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Worst Rejection Excuse?

What are some of the most outlandish and ridiculous excuses have you been told by a prospect when you lose a deal?

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mrjve
Good Citizen
Account Executive
"Hey man, we're actually set. Thanks for the effort though" - After a full blown pilot, the team loving it and nobody but the CEO knowing why it didn't close.ย 
Savagedoge
Politicker
+7
Account Executive
I recently lost a deal to a competitor basically because, competitor had raised 4 rounds of funding and us only seed.ย 
DwightsEgo
Politicker
+3
BDR Manager
"yeah, Ill take a meeting if you can explain to me how you do this extremely niche and complicated workflow that has nothing to do with our initial disco"
AlexT
Opinionated
+2
Account Executive
"The payment link is really not convenient to use, I have tried 5 times but I lost patience, we will pass this time" - (noises of someone hitting their head on a desk)
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