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Petrol Station Owners

#1 Post by YellowRoad » Sun Nov 24, 2019 6:57 pm

This site would be great for an OTR.

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Re: Former LeCornu Redevelopment | Mixed Use

#2 Post by obituary resider » Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:51 pm

YellowRoad wrote:
Sun Nov 24, 2019 6:57 pm
This site would be great for an OTR.
dont tempt fate :lol:

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Re: Former LeCornu Redevelopment | Mixed Use

#3 Post by rev » Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:02 pm

YellowRoad wrote:
Sun Nov 24, 2019 6:57 pm
This site would be great for an OTR.
Nah, South Australia doesn't need any more dodgy servos.

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Re: Former LeCornu Redevelopment | Mixed Use

#4 Post by SBD » Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:21 pm

rev wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:02 pm
YellowRoad wrote:
Sun Nov 24, 2019 6:57 pm
This site would be great for an OTR.
Nah, South Australia doesn't need any more dodgy servos.
South Australian, family-owned businesses are "good" in some contexts. We seem to like buying food and wine from them, why don't "we" like buying our fuel from them?

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Re: Former LeCornu Redevelopment | Mixed Use

#5 Post by rhino » Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:34 pm

SBD wrote:
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:21 pm
South Australian, family-owned businesses are "good" in some contexts. We seem to like buying food and wine from them, why don't "we" like buying our fuel from them?
To be honest, I would rather buy most of that stuff from a family-owned deli or general store, and buy my fuel from a family owned service station with friendly driveway service from a chatty attendant. Don't laugh, we have both of these in Nairne, and the fuel is always several cents cheaper than the On The Run in Littlehampton, which may be a family-owned franchise, but is beholden to another very rich family down in an expensive Adelaide beachside suburb. :D
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Re: Former LeCornu Redevelopment | Mixed Use

#6 Post by ghs » Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:54 pm

SBD wrote:
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:21 pm
rev wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:02 pm
YellowRoad wrote:
Sun Nov 24, 2019 6:57 pm
This site would be great for an OTR.
Nah, South Australia doesn't need any more dodgy servos.
South Australian, family-owned businesses are "good" in some contexts. We seem to like buying food and wine from them, why don't "we" like buying our fuel from them?
There's some pretty dodgy people running petrol stations in Adelaide. I worked for the owners of the X-Convenience petrol stations and
they're business practices are very dodgy.

Have you ever noticed that the liberty stations and the X-Convenience stations are normally cheaper than all the others ?

It's because they hire Indian staff and just pay them $10 or $12 an hour.
Unfortunately our pathetic government is too hopeless to crack down on it.

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Re: Former LeCornu Redevelopment | Mixed Use

#7 Post by Patrick_27 » Tue Nov 26, 2019 2:15 pm

ghs wrote:
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:54 pm
SBD wrote:
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:21 pm
rev wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:02 pm


Nah, South Australia doesn't need any more dodgy servos.
South Australian, family-owned businesses are "good" in some contexts. We seem to like buying food and wine from them, why don't "we" like buying our fuel from them?
There's some pretty dodgy people running petrol stations in Adelaide. I worked for the owners of the X-Convenience petrol stations and
they're business practices are very dodgy.

Have you ever noticed that the liberty stations and the X-Convenience stations are normally cheaper than all the others ?

It's because they hire Indian staff and just pay them $10 or $12 an hour.
Unfortunately our pathetic government is too hopeless to crack down on it.
Have never been served by a foreign national at an X Convenience, and besides, not that any underpayment of staff is right but at-least they don't do what OTR have done and force their staff into Retail Cert courses so that they can pay them apprentice wages which are usually less than what you have mentioned.

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Re: Former LeCornu Redevelopment | Mixed Use

#8 Post by rev » Tue Nov 26, 2019 3:48 pm

ghs wrote:
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:54 pm
There's some pretty dodgy people running petrol stations in Adelaide. I worked for the owners of the X-Convenience petrol stations and
they're business practices are very dodgy.
Sure you did. Did you share with them your thoughts on the Italian & Greek communities and business people such as them selves?
Or do you reserve that for online forums where you (mistakenly) think you're anonymous?
Have you ever noticed that the liberty stations and the X-Convenience stations are normally cheaper than all the others ?

It's because they hire Indian staff and just pay them $10 or $12 an hour.
Unfortunately our pathetic government is too hopeless to crack down on it.
$10-12/hour for Indian staff? Right..that's why most of their employees are white Australians, and why there's an Indian guy at one X Convenience I regularly stop at that drives an Audi. He's been working at that store since before they created the X Convenience brand. Conditions must be so bad that he's stuck around for a decade. :toilet: :lol:

Between these guys and OTR, they like to keep our courts busy. Difference between what some of us say about OTR, and what you've said, is the OTR stuff is well documented and known. Hope for your sake that they don't read these forums.

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Re: Former LeCornu Redevelopment | Mixed Use

#9 Post by rev » Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:09 pm

SBD wrote:
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:21 pm
rev wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:02 pm
YellowRoad wrote:
Sun Nov 24, 2019 6:57 pm
This site would be great for an OTR.
Nah, South Australia doesn't need any more dodgy servos.
South Australian, family-owned businesses are "good" in some contexts. We seem to like buying food and wine from them, why don't "we" like buying our fuel from them?
Of course, the more locally owned businesses the better, it means more money stays within our borders and re-circulates on our shores, not overseas.
But a monopoly is a monopoly, and there are areas already flooded with OTR.

X Conv. - 22 stores
OTR - 130 +

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Re: Former LeCornu Redevelopment | Mixed Use

#10 Post by A-Town » Tue Nov 26, 2019 6:05 pm

ghs wrote:
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:54 pm
SBD wrote:
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:21 pm
rev wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:02 pm


Nah, South Australia doesn't need any more dodgy servos.
South Australian, family-owned businesses are "good" in some contexts. We seem to like buying food and wine from them, why don't "we" like buying our fuel from them?
There's some pretty dodgy people running petrol stations in Adelaide. I worked for the owners of the X-Convenience petrol stations and
they're business practices are very dodgy.

Have you ever noticed that the liberty stations and the X-Convenience stations are normally cheaper than all the others ?

It's because they hire Indian staff and just pay them $10 or $12 an hour.
Unfortunately our pathetic government is too hopeless to crack down on it.
Never seen an Indian at the South Plympton X Convenience.

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Who's the dodgiest owner of petrol stations in Adelaide ?

#11 Post by ghs » Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:22 pm

In my opinion the X - Convenience petrol stations are the most corrupt operation on the planet.

Please discuss.

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Re: Former LeCornu Redevelopment | Mixed Use

#12 Post by ghs » Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:34 pm

I've created another thread for petrol station arguments lol :


https://www.sensational-adelaide.com/fo ... f=4&t=7044

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Re: Who's the dodgiest owner of petrol stations in Adelaide ?

#13 Post by cmet » Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:08 pm

Why?

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Re: Who's the dodgiest owner of petrol stations in Adelaide ?

#14 Post by ghs » Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:41 pm

cmet wrote:
Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:08 pm
Why?
There was a discussion on petrol stations on another thread and all hell broke loose.

I thought it was best to start a dedicated thread.

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Re: Former LeCornu Redevelopment | Mixed Use

#15 Post by [Shuz] » Wed Nov 27, 2019 7:55 am

ghs wrote:
Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:34 pm
I've created another thread for petrol station arguments lol :


https://www.sensational-adelaide.com/fo ... f=4&t=7044
Now you're just being petty. :lol:
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