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Why don’t you fix your little
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I love Sigforum, I just saw this online and didnt even bother to copy the URL. I knew it would already be here. I just came to add my "screw you" to Dicks as well.

Also, just saw a weird tweet from Ann Colter
"Dick is P*ssywhipped"

I am not sure if is in regards to Dick's or not. My money will go elsewhere.



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Posts: 2044 | Location: Central Virginia | Registered: November 06, 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I drive past Dick's all the time...on my way to Academy Sports. Haven't been in a Dick's in years and have zero intention of ever going in one again.


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Do you guys feel the same way about Walmart? Do you still shop there?


Yes and No. Rarely shop if ever at Walmart and Dick's has nothing of value since all of the goods they sell are made to be price sensitive and not performance based. Dick's main business channels are athletic wear, team sports uniforms and golf. There's very little in their 'Field & Stream' or, Lodge departments that interest me as all of it can be found online, Bass-bela's or, my LGS.
 
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I've never been to one of their stores.


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I haven't bought so much as a pair of socks from them since their last virtue signalling episode.

I was talking to a local cop this morning wo said he normally wouldn't try buying anything from them, but his 19 year old son wants and Ar, so he's going to take him there... and file a discrimination suit against them if they refuse on account of his age, since he's legal by state and Federal law. I wish him luck in using the left's tactics against them.




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I'm surprised any large corporate stores ever did sell them and they aren't somewhere I'd go to buy one anyway.
 
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I drive past Dick's all the time...on my way to Academy Sports.


This.

And the funny thing is we have a Field & Stream and a Dicks literally in eyeshot of each other.

Dicks has been on my shitlist for years for pulling a pricing stunt a handful of years ago. Ran a Black Friday special on ammo (buy one get one half off or something like that.) Didn't notice until I got home that they'd jacked up their price on ammo above their listed "everyday" price - and I think even above MSRP.
Letter to corporate got me a gift card for the difference of what it should have been.

Screw them both. Their shit is overpriced anyway.


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Looks like the Field & Stream store near me can just go out of business.



I read elsewhere (which doesn't mean it's true) that this doesn't effect the F&S store, which would be an even greater hypocrisy, but wouldn't surprise me, them playing both sides of the field.


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Looks like the Field & Stream store near me can just go out of business.



I read elsewhere (which doesn't mean it's true) that this doesn't effect the F&S store, which would be an even greater hypocrisy, but wouldn't surprise me, them playing both sides of the field.

That's incorrect. It ONLY affects the F&S stores because the Dick's chain already stopped selling ARs back in 2012.
 
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There is one in the newish shopping center near here. I was in it last year, languishing 3rd in line for the cashier who couldn’t seem to get the hang of ringing up a sale. A supervisor was en route, although no telling from where, maybe Austin, or HQ. I finally left without merchandise.

I have looked over their inventory of guns and accessories, and my impression was that it was something like buying a racing bicycle from Sears. You are far better off going to a real bike, or gun, store.




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I will actually continue to go to Dicks, well anytime I happen to be at the mall, which I avoid like the plague. I will make sure to browse and shop and load up my cart, because they have lots of good stuff. I might even make it to the checkout lane, and once everything is rung up inquire about certain polices. If I find out this is true then I just might have to not buy anything and leave everything I picked up at the register. I might have to check their policies several times a year....I need something to do for fun while the family shops around.


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I will actually continue to go to Dicks, well anytime I happen to be at the mall, which I avoid like the plague. I will make sure to browse and shop and load up my cart, because they have lots of good stuff. I might even make it to the checkout lane, and once everything is rung up inquire about certain polices. If I find out this is true then I just might have to not buy anything and leave everything I picked up at the register. I might have to check their policies several times a year....I need something to do for fun while the family shops around.

Ahh yes, the old "Be a dick to people who don't have anything to say about corporate decisions" maneuver. Classic.

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Never thought much of their selection of gear anyhow.


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Where do I go now to shop from disorganized piles of Under Armor and yoga pants? Razz




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So I had to go next door to Dick's and decided to go in and back to the firearms department.

Just happened that the salesperson I ran into is an Army veteran. When I pulled out the piece of paper with the CEO's statement he rolled his eyes and sighed.

I asked- "So in your CEO's letter he mentions "high capacity" magazines will no longer be sold...
What does Dick's consider a "high-capacity" magazine?
Is it like the people's republic of NY?" (I.E. anything over 10 rounds).

He said that they have been told that for Dick's the definition means 30 round magazines.
 
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If you're a golfer, don't shop at Golf Galaxy either. Piss on 'em.
I can buy balls and get clubs worked on at Golf Superstore...and corporate will know *why* I'm not spending any more money at ANY of their outlets.
Too bad, the guys at Golf Galaxy - holdovers from Golfsmith - knew what they were doing. (the guys that helped me anyway)
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DSG owns and operates a variety of retail locations, including Golf Galaxy, LLC, a golf-specialty retailer with a world class selection of brand name golf equipment, apparel and accessories; TrueRunner, which offers a prime selection of premier footwear, clothing and accessories for the avid runner; Field & Stream, which offers a wide variety of outdoor brands and provides top of the line in-store services; and Chelsea Collective which offers the fit and fashionable woman a curated, premium assortment of products and superior customer service in an elevated, retail environment.

Furthermore, DSG offers numerous premium brands including, CALIA by Carrie Underwood, a lifestyle brand with a versatile line of apparel and accessories designed to fit the lives of active women; FITNESS GEAR, a fitness brand providing uncomplicated fitness tools to achieve the athletes' desired results; MaxFli, a premium golf brand delivering performance to the golf enthusiast; PRIMED, a sports and fitness training brand focused on helping athletes achieve their full potential; and TopFlite, an established golf brand trusted by golfers at every skill level with decades of innovation in its products.

Additionally, through three subsidiary entities, Blue Sombrero, LLC, Affinity Sports, LLC. and GameChanger Media, Inc., DSG offers a suite of digital tools. Collectively known as Dick's Team Sports HQ, DSG provides athletic teams, leagues, schools, corporate entities, or other organizations with access to functionality including but not limited to: free online registration, team websites, custom uniforms and fan wear, as well as a mobile app through which teams can schedule and communicate with each other.


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I am astounded to discover that Edward Stack, Chairman and CEO of Dick's Sporting Goods lives in Edgeworth, Pennsylvania...

(Per Wikipedia).


I think corporate headquarters is here in the Pittsburgh area as well.
 
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