June 17th, 2004

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01:41 am - new laptop
I went to Circuit City and bought myself a new laptop (a Toshiba Satellite M35-S320 - Centrino 1.5, widescreen, ultralight, GeForce FX 5200 video, very snazzy) tonight.

The cute young black girl working the register tried to get me to sign up for 3 free months of AOL (would you like fries with that?) while I was swiping my card to pay. "Ohhhh no," I replied, in no uncertain terms. She could tell how amused I was at the very idea, and apparently decided that I must have thought she was trying to extract more money from me. So she reassured me "but it's free!" - and I cheerfully replied "sure - but so is the clap," with my friendliest just-being-mischievous smile to take the sting out of it.

She actually blushed, grinned back at me, and said "words to live by."

Current Mood: content
Current Music: Carl Cox - Tribal Jedi

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From: (Anonymous)
Date: June 17th, 2004 - 09:45 am

Free my ass!

Best Buy pulled that shit on me the other day. When I was busy swipping my card, and was offered a free magazine: my choice of Sports Illustrated or Entertainment Weekly. I was fighting with that little electronic pen thing on the card swipper, and said "Yeah, sure, why not. EW." I expected to get a free magazine right there.

Still fighting the thing, she explained that I will start receiving my free subscription, and that after my subscription runs out I would have to call to cancel.

Looking at my receipt later, I noted that BB is going to give MY card information to EW, and if I don't call and cancel, I'll get automatically charged for subscription renewal. >:( I shall be cancelling today.

Be careful out there. Whenever the word "free" is used when your credit/debit card is in your hand, Think!

Jimbo, I do like what you told the clerk at Circut Shitty. Mind if I use that? I know several fundies who want to offer me the free gift of "knowing the lord Jesus Christ".

Dirty Dog

[User Picture] From: mtu_squirrel
Date: June 17th, 2004 - 01:43 pm
...so. did you get her number?

and... can a black girl really blush?

[User Picture] From: jimbojones
Date: June 17th, 2004 - 03:10 pm
1. no
2. whisper something naughty in a cute one's ear and find out!

[User Picture] From: handofme
Date: June 18th, 2004 - 11:33 am
I do so like thouse updates

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