Last year, Rocker-Dude and I bought a new 'space foam' (lol) bed from The Mattress Firm. We also bought a new bed for Little Rocker-Dude and some other things so the total was just shy of 3k.
The bill never came and never came and never came. We were really busy so honestly didn't notice until about three months later. At that point, I worried that they had been sending the bill to the wrong address and we were seriously behind on the note. I took the purchase papers and ran to the store.
Imaging my shock as I found a man standing at the counter shouting at the finance manager, 'Look! I've been saying this for two months... we were pre-approved for a purchase but didn't make it. I never bought any bed here... Stop this collection action or I'll sue!"
I sheepishly walked up to the counter since I recognized this man and his wife from the day we bought our beds... "Um... I think I can help here. We never got billed for our purchase. About three months ago..." I handed my purchase papers to the finance manager while the other gentleman stood there staring.
The finance manager turned bright red, and then looking at the other gentleman said, "Sir, I have determined the source of the problem."
The poor guy... I wonder how long they would have harrassed this poor guy...