"We're not happy until you're not happy"

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Sat Dec 23 18:17:14 UTC 2006

The usual business slogan is "If you're (the customer) not happy, we're  (the 
business) not happy." Recently, it's been "We're not happy until  you're not 
happy." In today's Austin American-Statesman, it's said that this is  the 
motto of the U.S. General Services Administration. Government always has it  
A check shows that the phrase has also been attributed to the FAA, to SONY,  
and to tech support, all since 1997.
(Just spreading a little happiness this Christmas.)
_What it takes to preserve 'affordable' housing_ 
Austin American-Statesman  (subscription), TX -  <NOBR>21 ho
... that the US General Services Administration — the agency in  charge of 
getting the project built — has a motto: "We're not happy until  you're not 
happy." ...
    From:  Mark R. Huston   Date:  Fri, Jan 3 1997 12:00 am   Email:   "Mark 
R. Huston" <yaz_..._ 
um=195&hl=en) @why.net>  Groups:   dfw.internet.providers 


Mark Huston 
n) @why.net 
We're not happy until you're not happy. 
_Lookout for QEMM95_ 
+not+happy"&rnum=167&hl=en#9fed6767afef2b7c)        ... the calls to tech 
support. Remember, Tech Supports motto  is, "We're not
happy, until  you're not happy"! Basically they told me to  ... 
_alt.windows95_ (http://groups.google.com/group/alt.windows95?lnk=sg&hl=en)  
- Aug 21 1997, 7:35 pm by  anselad... at fwb.gulf.net - 3 messages - 3 authors  
_To NWA Pilots..._ 
're+not+happy"&rnum=165&hl=en#25f72aa2bfd2c4c7)        One of them made the 
comment that their motto is "We're  not happy until you're  not
happy." I guess they're gettin' happier, eh? -  Regards, JAWilliams 
(http://groups.google.com/group/alt.flame.airlines?lnk=sg&hl=en)  - Sep 1 1998, 5:56 pm by JAWilliams -  14 messages - 9 authors 

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