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Humor: This Customer Wanted to Know Where He Could Find a Better Ring

The jeweler was at a loss for words.

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“I had repaired (for the third time) a really poor-quality engagement ring for a young man (he had purchased it at Walmart), and I advised him that he should consider a better made ring for longevity. He agreed and asked if I could recommend a good place to get one. We were standing in front of my bridal section at the time. I looked at my showcases and back at him and replied, ‘No.’ He thanked me and left. I’m not sure why I feel like I dodged a bullet on that one.” — Rick Sanders, Sanders Jewelers, Gainesville, FL

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