Originally Posted by finfangfan
Not sure why there really needs to be a different answer for different card owners. If C is appropriate for a dealer, I dont think a non-dealer would ever be offended by getting the same clear cut offer as in C.
I think Tim meant to say ONLY use C with dealers. This cuts out the back and forth - tell the dealer what you want to pay and s/he will say yes or no. The worst part about receiving offers (from a dealer's perspective) is the time wasted haggling.