Tucson By Choice!: False Advertising and the Bathroom Break

False Advertising and the Bathroom Break

Any port in a storm...  We were driving through New Mexico last week, and saw the Necessary as we pulled off Interstate 10. 

No Key Needed was painted in five inch high letters, but as I got closer, it was apparent that this was indeed, false advertising.  LOL







I'm Mike in Tucson, your preferred Tucson, Arizona mortgage lender.
Mike Jones (Tucson Mortgage Company, LLC): Loan Officer in Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
Think of me as your local expert...Looking for the next exit

Comment balloon 23 commentsMike Jones • April 27 2008 06:54AM


I guess it got you there...now all  you needed wasa crowbar and elbow grease!
Posted by Gary L. Waters Broker Associate, Bucci Realty, Fifteen Years Experience in Brevard County (Bucci Realty, Inc.) over 12 years ago

Would that be puffery or a failure to disclose?

Posted by Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News (Integrity Real Estate Group) over 12 years ago
No key was needed to do your business right there "did you want to go inside?
Posted by Steve Loynd, 800-926-5653, White Mountains NH ( Alpine Lakes Real Estate Inc., ) over 12 years ago
It looks like a situation I've seen before. 
Posted by Brian Sharkey, SharkeyRE - #SouthFloridaBroker (SharkeyRE LLC) over 12 years ago

I hate false advertising! and in this case they may get a package (that they did not want) outside the door! lol



Posted by Charles McDonald, REALTOR®, Blogger, Principal Broker®, Owner (Charlottesville Real Estate Solutions) over 12 years ago
I would have finished the deal in front of the door just for fun,but I am a little off,
Posted by Greg Hampton, North Georgia Mountain Property,Blue Rid (Re/Max Around The Mountains) over 12 years ago
Looks like you had a choice to make --- finish the offer or walk away from the deal.  Noticed they have a different way of designating the "male" door.  Lots of fun.  Hope you didn't have to negotiate very long.
Posted by L. Wayne Denton, I have a handle on your market!!! (Denton Properties, Inc.) over 12 years ago
No key needed to walk in and buy something.  I would have peed on the door lol
Posted by Gary McAdams (GMAC Schwartz Property Sales) over 12 years ago
Priceless!!!!  Did you check the backdoor?
Posted by Don Rogers, Realtor, Broker, CDPE, GRI, OnullFallon MO & St Charles County MO homes (Keller Williams Realty Chesterfield) over 12 years ago


Maybe you enter through the ice cooler door!!! LOL Thanks,   Fran

Posted by Fran Gaspari, "The Title Man" - Title Insurance - PA & NJ (Patriot Land Transfer, Inc.) over 12 years ago


I love your posts and your pictures. I'm super impressed that you take your camera everywhere you go... and you really do take it everywhere you go. :)


Posted by Sandy Nelson, your Olympia area Realtor (Riley Jackson Real Estate Inc.) over 12 years ago
Originally did not need a key but after repeated misuse they decided a key would control the problem. Too ofter we mess up a good thing when others don't treat the offering the way they should.
Posted by Terry & Bonnie Westbrook, Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re (Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner) over 12 years ago
 Now THAT"S funny!!
Posted by Joan Mirantz, Realtor, GRI, CBR, SRES - Concord New Hampshire (Homequest Real Estate) over 12 years ago

Not sure I would want to use them key or not!


Posted by Susan Davis, Excellence Advocate over 12 years ago
That is perplexing as they advertise the restroom to death, dress it up, and then deny you access. Its not just a simple entry lock on the handle but a padlock! Maybe they had it locked up for the yearly cleaning.
Posted by Jeff Fullmer, Real Estate Investor/Financier (FM Properties) over 12 years ago

I wonder if you got the key by buying something?  Did you suggest saving a lawsuit by switching to combination locks?  LOL

Posted by Kent Simpson, Real Estate Is About People (Realty One Group Mountain Desert) over 12 years ago
I hope you didn't wait too long to stop.  I'm sure that was from the olden days. 
Posted by Doreen McPherson, Phoenix Arizona Real Estate ~ (Homesmart ~ Scottsdale ~ Tempe) over 12 years ago
Hope you found a key before you had an accident!  :-)
Posted by Nancy Brenner, Roswell Georgia Real Estate Agent (Referral Associates of Georgia, Inc.) over 12 years ago
Mike - well, how did you take care of this problem???
Posted by Billnulls Blog Florida Realty Professional, AHWD (Charles Rutenberg Realty) over 12 years ago

Okay.  Slooow down.  You have to read ALL the words!  LOL

Think of me as your local expert...Looking for the next exit

Posted by Mike Jones, Mike Jones NMLS 223495 (SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC (BK-0907366, NMLS 145171) ) over 12 years ago
I saw that.  Do you mean to say they didn't have the key?  You had to go to another place?  oops!
Posted by Doreen McPherson, Phoenix Arizona Real Estate ~ (Homesmart ~ Scottsdale ~ Tempe) over 12 years ago
I hope it wasn't pressing need!
Posted by Shannon Aldrich, NH & Maine Real Estate Seacoast (Keller Williams Coastal Realty) over 12 years ago

This is hilarious! I can always count on starting my day off right in the rain :)

Posted by Chip Jefferson (Gibbs Realty and Auction Company) about 12 years ago

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