Catalogue chain Argos showed it has street cred when replying to a customer´s query and complaint on Twitter
When a Twitter user named ‘Badman’ asked Argos when the store would be “getting da ps4 tings” at his local store Argos responded in kind.
The customer service team informed Immy ‘Badman’ Bugti, who warned that he “Ain’t waitin no more”, the customer: “Safe, we gettin sum more PS4 tings in wivin da next week y’get me”.
The customer also complained about a rude sales assistant at a Moss Side store who had “bare attitude”.
Argos replied: “Soz bout da attitude, probz avin a bad day yo”.
The tweets went viral, resulting in more than 1,500 re-tweets in the space of a few hours. Hundreds of people favourited the messages.
‘Badman’ Bugti seemed happy with the firm’s response, replying @ArgosHelpers: ‘respect. Sick guy’.
Many other users commended Argos’ customer service team on their response and knowledge of slang.
@TathanM wrote: ‘Some of the people working for large company twitter accounts are just brilliant’
@OldBoysCo wrote: ‘Fantastic response from the Argos help team. Safe Badman!’