Tired of people asking for discounts

Apple Apple🍎
Apr 2 38 Comments

I don’t know how some people do it. Like I haven’t spoken to that person in a long ass time and then one day they would randomly ping and ask for discount on Apple products. Initially I was okay helping them but now it’s getting on my nerves.
How to politely say no to such messages? I want to use the discounts for my family and close friends not for people who only text when they need favors.

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TOP 38 Comments
  • Two Sigma 3oQklL
    can I get a discount?
    Apr 2 7
    • New crpjnd
      OP, you know how to say NO
      Apr 2
    • Apple Apple🍎
      OP
      Yeah, because I don’t know these people
      Apr 2
    • Two Sigma 3oQklL
      I’m trying to be smart by stretching my dollar farther, you know iPhones are expensive!
      Apr 2
    • Microsoft / Eng
      tarasenko

      Microsoft Eng

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      tarasenkomore
      Woooooooosh
      Apr 2
    • Microsoft / Cust. Srv.
      Grumpy PM

      Microsoft Cust. Srv.

      BIO
      Axe yo momma
      Grumpy PMmore
      Right over his head. We might be underpaid, but I go to bed at night knowing that I have good common sense. 🤔🤣
      Apr 2
  • New crpjnd
    Hey man, can I get discount? Please DM me
    Apr 2 0
  • Microsoft Tay.I.
    Come to Microsoft, that’ll stop.
    Apr 2 2
    • Tableau / Eng
      ThePlague

      Tableau Eng

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      ThePlaguemore
      You'll start getting the messages around "my dad got locked out of his outlook account, can you help?"
      Apr 2
    • Apple Apple🍎
      OP
      Don’t even get me started on such messages.
      Apr 2
  • Microsoft dfoG08
    If you want to be aggressive, respond directly with "are you contacting me solely to use my discount?" - they'll either back off or tell you to piss off and never contact you again. Either way it's a win.

    Option 2 is to tell them you have a limit on discounts and you are reserving them for close family/friends only.
    Apr 2 1
  • Google Mmkaay
    Is the discount really big?

    When people hear that I am traveling to my home country they start sending me messages to buy them electronics, clothes, etc and some even ask me for ‘loans’.
    Apr 2 2
    • Oracle pzd
      Yeah it's crazy. They know I'll refuse, so they just ask my wife. Poor girl just never learned to say no. (Guess that worked to my advantage, in a way.)
      Apr 2
    • Apple Apple🍎
      OP
      The discount is 15%
      Apr 2
  • OpenDoor Juleslee
    Do you have a limited number of discounts per year? If so just say you’re all out
    Apr 2 3
    • New crpjnd
      He doesn't need to lie.
      Apr 2
    • Apple Apple🍎
      OP
      We do have a limit per year. I am already half way done with mine and it’s only been 3 months into the year.
      Apr 2
    • OpenDoor Juleslee
      It’s technically not lying to say “I don’t have any more to give out”
      Apr 2
  • Intel movaxbx
    Friend me. I need a discount on a phone. Prefer android. Thanks
    Apr 2 1
    • Apple Apple🍎
      OP
      I prefer to keep you away from my friend list. Thanks
      Apr 2
  • LinkedIn / Eng Eewt72
    It's me your brother, can I have a discount?
    Apr 2 2
    • Apple Apple🍎
      OP
      I don’t have a brother from my mother or another mother.
      Apr 2
    • Oracle pzd
      How do you know for sure?
      Apr 2
  • Just say, come work for us. That’s what I say to people asking me for Juul pods.
    Apr 2 1
    • Microsoft / Cust. Srv.
      Grumpy PM

      Microsoft Cust. Srv.

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      Axe yo momma
      Grumpy PMmore
      Hey dog. Can I get a pod hookup?
      Apr 2
  • Oracle yuingf
    Just say that you are out of quota.. end of the discussion. Why is it that hard? 🤷🏽‍♂️
    Apr 2 1
    • Apple Apple🍎
      OP
      It doesn’t sound very convincing in the beginning or the year. If it’s in the second half of the year then there is a high probability of someone running out of the quota.
      Such requests reach all time peak when Apple launches new products during the regular product release cycle
      Apr 2
  • New / Eng 666 666
    Give them incorrect code! You are welcome.
    Apr 2 0
  • Apple
    AirPower

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    AirPowermore
    You know they can use Apple products for any kind of crime. And Apple makes it easy to trace the entire history of the product. So when Apple says that you can buy it only for family and friends then make sure that they fit the definition and do not buy products for strangers. The product receipt has your name on it. There was a guy who was buying products on discounts and then reselling on Craigslist to make some paltry amount of money. He was questioned on why was he buying so many products. I don’t see him around any more.
    Apr 2 1
    • Apple Apple🍎
      OP
      Thanks for the heads up!
      Apr 2
  • Big Switch Networks yAOW18
    Can I get discount on the Galaxy S10+?
    Apr 3 0
  • Same thing happens to me lol
    Apr 2 0
  • Tektronix BazzokaGrl
    Say: Sorry I can't help you with that. And change the subject.
    Apr 2 0
  • Cisco Wakeup
    Say that, hey am already done with them this year
    Apr 2 0
  • Please do the needful. Period
    Apr 2 0