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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 04-17-2012, 10:37 AM Thread Starter
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United Breaks Guitars! (Great Video)

United broke his guitar so he paid them back


What a great story...and the tune is very catchy, as well. Enjoy and choose wisely your next airline...

A musician named Dave Carroll recently had difficulty with United Airlines. United apparently damaged his treasured Taylor guitar ($3500) during a flight. Dave spent over 9 months trying to get United to pay for damages caused by baggage handlers to his custom Taylor guitar. During his final exchange with the United Customer Relations Manager, he stated that he was left with no choice other than to create a music video for YouTube exposing their lack of cooperation. The Manager responded: "Good luck with that one, pal."

So he posted a retaliatory video on YouTube. The video has since received over 6 million hits. United Airlines contacted the musician and attempted settlement in exchange for pulling the video. Naturally his response was: "Good luck with that one, pal."

Taylor Guitars sent the musician 2 new custom guitars in appreciation for the product recognition from the video that has led to a sharp increase in orders.

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that was like a year or 2 ago, but good story
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Very cool. Funny how these heavyweights can do a complete 180 when they realize they've screwed over the wrong person

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This guy is a social media expert and does keynote presentations.

Hilarious. His example in his speeches is how UNITED screwed him, every where he speaks, he gets to tell hundreds of people.

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