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"I was ripped off"

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Sat 16/07/05 at 14:21
Posts: 5,953
Had my haircut today, the place I normally go was full and I really wanted to get it cut as soon as possible, meaning I had to go to a nearby salon type place.

Cutting my hair is fairly simple, it doesn't even require scissors. I have a number 4 on top and a 3 around the back and sides. Easy, yes? Normally I pay 3.50 for this, which some may say is a bit expensive but today I almost had a heart attack after hearing the price.

Rip-off merchant: "That'll be 9, please."
Me: "9!!!!"
Rip-off merchant: "Yeah, 9. Oh no, wait, you're under 18 so it's less."
Me: *sigh of relief*
Rip-off merchant: "It's actually 8."
Me: *shocked again, but pay anyway*

I only had 8 on me, it was unbelievable. It wasn't even a particuarly good cut, I think it was somebody on work experience that did it. Bah.
Wed 20/07/05 at 20:52
Posts: 5,848
Well, somebody I know gets their hair cut at Tony & Guy, which costs 35 - 40 for a light trim every time !

This extravagance is so he can watch MTV on a Plasma tv screen while he gets his hair cut, he owns a Plasma tv anyway and the cuts aren't particularly great

So in a way I'm linking back to Celestines' point about paying for your location and the service you get, sometimes more than the cut itself
Wed 20/07/05 at 19:58
Posts: 4,345
Clazon wrote:
> London = 9.00 a snip.
> So...

Couldn't have said it better myself. Costs me 9 wherever I go around here.
Wed 20/07/05 at 19:56
"the burning sky"
Posts: 4,984
Went today, for the first time in 6 months and not suprisingly the price had gone up slightly. Tis 6.50 now and it was a pretty fine half-hour cut with scissors. The place was empty at the time I went, so I guess they didnt feel the need to rush it...
Mon 18/07/05 at 11:10
Posts: 1,902
It cost me 5. Thats the cheepest I can find it around my area. One place is 15!!!
Sun 17/07/05 at 21:12
Posts: 1,055
It only costs 4.50 around here.
Sun 17/07/05 at 20:17
"ATAT Supremo"
Posts: 6,238
My Mums a hairdresser, so I get my hair done for free. ;-) Kind of ironic though that I don't actually have much hair.....
Sun 17/07/05 at 19:42
"Gamertag = Chavex"
Posts: 1,367
so funny i forgot to laugh!!
Sun 17/07/05 at 19:41
"Gamertag = Chavex"
Posts: 1,367

Your funny!!lol
Sun 17/07/05 at 19:40
Posts: 2,464
I'll rip you off in a minute, Chavez.
Sun 17/07/05 at 19:40
Posts: 4,279
I pay 5 for a short trim on top and grade 3 down the sides.

We get to watch music channels, allowed free coffee (not that I actually like the stuff) and there's also a pile of newspapers / fhm's / other manly magazines on the coffee table for us to read/perve.


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