Talk:Eastern Mountain Sports
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|A fact from Eastern Mountain Sports appeared on Wikipedia's Main Page in the Did you know? column on 7 December 2004. The text of the entry was as follows:
I have trimmed a lot of enthusiasm about of this article, which read more like a sales brochure than an article. Every company in the world thinks it has a highly-trained staff and concentrates on customer loyalty and uses only the best brands, etc. etc. - that's not encyclopedia fodder. (I am a frequent EMS customer, by the way ... not that it really matters, but it shows that I'm not operating out of complete ignorance!) - DavidWBrooks 19:56, 3 Dec 2004 (UTC)
- It probably was too enthusiastic, but what are your objections to listing their major competitors? - Lifefeed 20:44, Dec 3, 2004 (UTC)
- I think I left them in - REI and the other one - I just took out a comment that they're not as well-staffed, or something like that. - DavidWBrooks 21:01, 3 Dec 2004 (UTC)
- Well look at that. I'm an idiot. - Lifefeed 21:58, Dec 3, 2004 (UTC)
- Wikipedia provides us all with massive opportunities to be idiotic! That's one of the things I like about i. - DavidWBrooks 17:33, 4 Dec 2004 (UTC)
"...EMS has focused back towards being a specialty outdoors fluff store." Fluff store?! What should they be selling to avoid this label? Prospecting gear and bear traps? Tolchocker 22:45, 17 June 2007 (UTC)
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