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Entries from January 31st, 2007

Don’t even ask about the underwear

January 31st, 2007 · Comments Off on Don’t even ask about the underwear · Funny, News, Stupidity

Former Deputy Secretary of Defense and now currently President of the World Bank might want go will and splurge. Like on a pair of socks.Especially when he knows he’s going some place for a photo op where he’s going to take off his shoes. Definitely shows a man who knows how to plan and take […]

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Credit where credit is overdue

January 31st, 2007 · Comments Off on Credit where credit is overdue · Customer Service, NYC, Subway

The MTA finally returned my call about my lost 30 day Metrocard this afternoon. That’s three days after I called, but they did eventually call back. And they noted that I had called on Sunday and what time, so I suspect they would actually factor that in when calculating the credit. It just takes them […]

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The people get the government they deserve

January 30th, 2007 · Comments Off on The people get the government they deserve · Funny, Videos

Funny, then sad, then scary. Discovered on Chapel Perilous.

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Red Ring of Death

January 29th, 2007 · Comments Off on Red Ring of Death · Customer Service, Xbox

When I turned on the Xbox 360 last night, hoping to shoot some bad guys in Rainbow Six Vegas, I got the dreaded red ring of death. I did the usual waving of a dead chicken at it to try and restore it to life, but alas, the unit is bricked, with only 14 months […]

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Misplaced

January 29th, 2007 · Comments Off on Misplaced · Customer Service, NYC, Stupidity, Subway

I use a “30-Day Unlimited Ride” MetroCard to pay for my transit around this fine city. I even get a tax break on it through a program at work. And in the five years I’ve been doing it, I’ve only lost one, and that was near the end of the month. Since the card is […]

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