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The chair is finally here

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Well, I never got the phone call giving me my delivery window. I called the store in a huff at about 4PM and was told that my delivery window was between four and eight! I sat all day doing nothing and going nowhere waiting. And of course, they showed up at 7:40, while I was in the middle of dinner. But at least I got the bare floors swept and the living room and hall vacuumed, which was badly needed.

But the chair is gorgeous, and SO comfortable! The old loveseat is so low it literally took me four tries to get up from. This chair is at least four inches higher, so I only need one. I haven't figured out how to make it recline yet, but even just slumped back into it, it's SO relaxing. However, I will keep trying until I get it to recline (I know it does. The delivery man tried it out and it reclined for him.).

However, the president of Ashley Furniture is still getting a letter. I don't recommend patronizing them, and I don't intend to ever again. Great furniture, but their service REEKS.
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MRS_TOAD 6/13/2012 8:16AM

    I'm glad your chair finally arrived and it is comfortable. Service seems to be a problem everywhere these days! Enjoy!

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KATRENIAH 6/10/2012 6:23PM

    Don't fall into a coma in that chair! emoticon

The Ashley's in Anchorage that I used was wonderful, so I'm thinking that each one is different. I work in retail, and I've learned that it's all about the management. When the managers actually do what they preach, walking the walk and talking the talk, so do their employees. When they say one thing and then act differently, their behavior is going to be copied by their employees.

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XTRACATE 6/10/2012 4:33PM

    Glad it did finally arrive

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MONETRUBY 6/10/2012 3:40PM

    How exciting! Well, the chair, not the bad service.

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CHEFSOPHIE 6/10/2012 2:57PM

    Glad it is finally there, and you are enjoying it after all you went through to get it. I will be avoiding Ashley Furniture based upon your stories.

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CAROLJEAN64 6/10/2012 1:24PM

    When do we see pictures?

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WOLFSPIRITMOM 6/10/2012 10:07AM

    Glad you got your chair! And yes, write the letter.

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COOLMAMA11 6/10/2012 9:20AM

    emoticon so glad you can enjoy your new chair! Isn't there a button or handle on the side of the chair to recline, or is it electric?

Hugs Elaine emoticon

Comment edited on: 6/10/2012 9:21:45 AM

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FERRETLOVER1 6/10/2012 8:26AM

    That delivery time stuff is just a huge joke. It seems like it's always at the end of the time frame before they come - except for the one time that you leave your house assuming it won't come early - then of course, it comes early!

Anyway - just enjoy your new chair - the comfort of it is what's important!!

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NASFKAB 6/10/2012 6:57AM

  Congrats great news

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SLIMMERKIWI 6/10/2012 5:33AM

    The chair sounds really devine :-) I know the difference it made when I got a chair raiser - soooo much easier to get out of the chair, therefore less pain. I am sure that you will enjoy it for many years to come :-)

Kris

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WORKOUTWITHPAM 6/10/2012 4:30AM

    The chair is beautiful, and I hope you get many years of enjoyment from it.

HUGS
Pam

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GLAMNGLOWDIVA 6/10/2012 3:22AM

    I'm glad the chair came, but boy so much trouble from them. I understand why you won't shop there anymore.

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BLUE42DOWN 6/10/2012 1:59AM

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So glad it has arrived and you can enjoy the comfort of it.

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