Recently, a friend of mine attended a trade show, where he heard a variety of lame sales lines intended to get him to make a buying decision on this or that product or service. He emailed me and suggested I write a post about some of these lines.

I thought this would be a fun post to write, so here are a dozen lame questions and lines that make salespeople look stupid.

(Warning: There is a serious dose of sarcasm in the accompanying comments.)

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