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PostSubject: Buying New Toys - Get to know yourself first   Fri Jan 07, 2011 10:37 am

In my previous life, we use to profile clients and consumers because it allows us to speak their language and achieve better communication context.

basically there are 4 types of people and we group them by colour and characteristic:

1. Blue - the "don't tell me what i need" bossy type

He/she is likely to only like to listen to themselves and make their own decision. if they like what they see they will buy but most likely they want what others do not have cos it makes them feel special.

at work - he or she will have a cluttered table at times but mostly filled with documents to show their importance. A picture on the wall will be photo with a famous person.

2. Green - the "i need to know everything to make a calculated decision" process-oriented type

This person is most likely to have visited every website, gone through the second hand market before making a choice of what it best to buy (not necessary what suits them). they will ask the most question and may have even make a mental or physical spread sheet listing buying price, second hand prices, do a SWOT analysis, ask the whole world before settling on a decision.

at work - a very clean and orderly table, unlikely to have picture and every document must be colour code and neatly stacked.

3. Yellow - the "i must be the first person to have those clubs" love to be the centre of attention type

he is most likely to click on "What's new or Coming" on a golf website and will not spare any thought on cost when buying. if its out in the market, he/she will not be interested to buy. when selling clubs, don't care what price cos he would rather be seen dead than those 6 months old club.

at work - totally cluttered table, picture on wall 'him/herself against a famous foreign landmark or expensive car or a michelin star restaurant and plus those certificate to show qualifications.

4. Red - the "i only buy what my friends use and family approved" group decision making type.

he/she is most likely to bring his entire family including non-playing wife, mother, father and maid to the golf shop. the grip colour must be approved by his wife, colour of bag after a family discussion and quote that his friend bought at a certain price.

at work - a must is family photo with everyone in, mostly likely more than one picture.

of course its not a straight category profile, some of us have a little of each and more of some. And the complexity change from time to time depending on your job and environment.

when i did the test years ago, i score almost perfect weighting in all four categories which make me a complex personality..haha

So which type are you will determine how you look at new clubs, when to buy them and how you come to a decision.

hope it helps.

DGman

PS - if you don't like this, too bad cos its the end of the post liao.


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PostSubject: Re: Buying New Toys - Get to know yourself first   Fri Jan 07, 2011 10:40 am

I am red.
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PostSubject: Re: Buying New Toys - Get to know yourself first   Fri Jan 07, 2011 11:24 am

Based on my work table, me yellow.

but hor, only applies for ZEN putter.


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PostSubject: Re: Buying New Toys - Get to know yourself first   Fri Jan 07, 2011 11:31 am

Master, how about me and shamusan?

*close eyes and blindly hand clubs over* "master, I trust u."
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PostSubject: Re: Buying New Toys - Get to know yourself first   Fri Jan 07, 2011 11:36 am

mUAr_cHEe wrote:
Master, how about me and shamusan?

*close eyes and blindly hand clubs over* "master, I trust u."

Red.

Only because it rhymes with Bad.
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PostSubject: Re: Buying New Toys - Get to know yourself first   Fri Jan 07, 2011 11:39 am

Mystery.Golfer wrote:
Red.

Only because it rhymes with Bad.

Are you Ris Low?
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PostSubject: Re: Buying New Toys - Get to know yourself first   Fri Jan 07, 2011 11:40 am

Oh my God! I'm so yellow!!

I got a picture of myself sitting in a Lamborghini on my desk at work.. along with others drinking champagne and clubbing..

Also, i'm bidding on the R11 - What's Coming! But before anyone else has it.. Same for my Daytona Rossa Ghost.. i got it wayyy before anyone else here saw it in the shops..

Yellow Yellow!!! Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Buying New Toys - Get to know yourself first   Fri Jan 07, 2011 11:43 am

TheFocalPoint wrote:
Oh my God! I'm so yellow!!

I got a picture of myself sitting in a Lamborghini on my desk at work.. along with others drinking champagne and clubbing..

Also, i'm bidding on the R11 - What's Coming! But before anyone else has it.. Same for my Daytona Rossa Ghost.. i got it wayyy before anyone else here saw it in the shops..

Yellow Yellow!!! Smile

You a simpson?


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PostSubject: Re: Buying New Toys - Get to know yourself first   Fri Jan 07, 2011 11:57 am

Trademark MC post
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PostSubject: Re: Buying New Toys - Get to know yourself first   Fri Jan 07, 2011 12:00 pm

I thought my trademark is 'no stock/slot'?
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PostSubject: Re: Buying New Toys - Get to know yourself first   Fri Jan 07, 2011 12:21 pm

Wow, I'm a Red(15%)-Green(80%)-Blue(5%)
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PostSubject: Re: Buying New Toys - Get to know yourself first   Fri Jan 07, 2011 12:29 pm

TheFocalPoint wrote:
Oh my God! I'm so yellow!!

I got a picture of myself sitting in a Lamborghini on my desk at work.. along with others drinking champagne and clubbing..

Also, i'm bidding on the R11 - What's Coming! But before anyone else has it.. Same for my Daytona Rossa Ghost.. i got it wayyy before anyone else here saw it in the shops..

Yellow Yellow!!! Smile

Eh.... i know a guy who use the R11 for awhile already.... anyway. Good luck in your bid.
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PostSubject: Re: Buying New Toys - Get to know yourself first   Fri Jan 07, 2011 1:51 pm

duffader wrote:


Eh.... i know a guy who use the R11 for awhile already.... anyway. Good luck in your bid.

is the guy u know TheFocalPoint?
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PostSubject: Re: Buying New Toys - Get to know yourself first   Fri Jan 07, 2011 2:21 pm

After reading the main post a few times, i realised!!!!

I am a bloody rainbow man, and a beautiful one at that!
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PostSubject: Re: Buying New Toys - Get to know yourself first   Fri Jan 07, 2011 2:27 pm

G_Man wrote:
After reading the main post a few times, i realised!!!!

I am a bloody rainbow man, and a beautiful one at that!

something like that?

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PostSubject: Re: Buying New Toys - Get to know yourself first   Fri Jan 07, 2011 3:20 pm

wow. MT very original.. YOU ARE NOW MY NEMESIS!!!!
ai jia kopi mai? Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Buying New Toys - Get to know yourself first   Fri Jan 07, 2011 11:06 pm

"the grip colour must be approved by his wife"...we all know girls like pink grips and happen that GP have pink MC grips.....thank god there is no hot pink GP tour wrap 2G
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PostSubject: Re: Buying New Toys - Get to know yourself first   Fri Jan 07, 2011 11:13 pm

women prefer their husband to use black grips...its less obvious and not so hiao...

i had a customer who changed to red grips, got scolding from wife and came back to change to black grips.

in the business i have seen everything...eg a customer pay part cash and part credit card...i look at him and asked "you think your wife do the same when she buy the LV handbag???"

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PostSubject: Re: Buying New Toys - Get to know yourself first   Sat Jan 08, 2011 1:26 am

Grip color controlled by wife???

Yao mo gao chor?


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PostSubject: Re: Buying New Toys - Get to know yourself first   Sat Jan 08, 2011 4:21 am

Part cash Part CC?

SMart! ahhaha
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PostSubject: Re: Buying New Toys - Get to know yourself first   Sat Jan 08, 2011 9:32 am

jurongtiger wrote:
Part cash Part CC?

SMart! ahhaha

Ya hor.. can tell wife the clubs only cost at the price of the credit card bill. Learn something today. lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Buying New Toys - Get to know yourself first   Sat Jan 08, 2011 9:33 am

TheFocalPoint wrote:
Oh my God! I'm so yellow!!

I got a picture of myself sitting in a Lamborghini on my desk at work.. along with others drinking champagne and clubbing..

Also, i'm bidding on the R11 - What's Coming! But before anyone else has it.. Same for my Daytona Rossa Ghost.. i got it wayyy before anyone else here saw it in the shops..

Yellow Yellow!!! Smile

Jason, if you missed on this auction, I can point you to where you can get the R11 head only.
Just give me a call or pm me. Cheers.
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PostSubject: Re: Buying New Toys - Get to know yourself first   Sat Jan 08, 2011 9:52 am

Poor guy he is...
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