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I, too, would have been on the phone, working my way up the chain until Marie was fired.
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GN, it's why we only pay for internet here. I haven't watched TV in 7 years, because it was stupid then and from what I've heard, it's only gotten dumber.
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Given how computer controlled these modern cars are, I'm not surprised. And yeah, the easiest method possible for "accidents" would be to disable brakes, go wide open throttle, and use the parking assistance to steer left. Either you hit a guard rail or you go into oncoming traffic. Really scary shit. This is why the car companies need to keep internet-accessing systems 100% isolated from the rest of the car. Sure, let people have their media, radio, GPS, cellphone connection, bluetooth, and web browsing, but make sure there's no way in hell that if that system's breached that it can do anything more harmful than mess with your climate control.
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In our (granted, rather small) city, we have one cab company with two cabs, and they're minivans. No bus, no trains, not even any other cab company. Oh, and half the sidewalks are crap. Goodness knows I've tripped over more than my share of sidewalk chunks.
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I dunno, that'd probably reduce the violence of the inevitable diarrhea blast.
Toggle Commented Jun 30, 2015 on You Had One Job Taco Bell at Retail Hell Underground
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Well, they gotta pay their players that million bucks a game somehow.
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Toner's an electrostatic power that's heat activated. It's also stupidly fine, and I've killed a vacuum trying to clean up a desk printer toner spill once, and had it blow toner dust through the HEPA filter. For reference, it clogs up the commutator in the motor, preventing proper electrical flow inside the brushed motor. End result is, at least in my case, a vacuum that barely turns the suction pump and a bigger mess to clean up. With a wet rag. Yeah, it's nasty stuff in its own right. Never again will I be cheap and try to refill my own cartridges. It's just a disaster waiting to happen.
Toggle Commented Apr 1, 2015 on Happy Monday at Retail Hell Underground
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And how, exactly, is removing the stamp vending machine supposed to be a fuckin' convenience?
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Red/Green/Brown and Blue/Purple here. Yeah, I got the crap end of the stick. I can tell some variations apart, but others just blur together and I can't tell those apart. But, despite the fact that I know I'm colorblind, I wouldn't trade it, personally, for anything. I'm not sure whether it's my minor lack of color vision, or just how my eyes are, but I can see in very low-light situations, and adjust quickly. But I understand the wish to see in full color. There have been a few times where I wished, for just a moment, that I could tell a shade of red or brown or green apart, or where I looked stupid in front of friends because I claimed a shade of dark blue was purple.
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Because it screws up your daily schedule for the next week or so. I wish they'd just set one variation or the other, either DST on or DST off, but stop wasting time changing clocks and screwing up my sleep schedule.
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It's probably there because of idiots coming through with "only 15" items and ringing up 20.
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Agreed. Personally would want their thin crust with sausage and pepperoni, but it does look good.
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Memaha, I've noticed that too. (Above statement is actually mine, posted when I was using an alternate name a while ago) You go much past 300,000 Scoville units, 90% of the population turns their noses up at it. Push past 500k, and that 10% withers back to the die-hards. Break 1 million and you're generally safe to enjoy your food. As for the use of hot peppers, I always stay within the realm of heat I can stand. Claim assault and I'll claim theft. After all, I would have eaten it. Peppers are about the only way to safely get back at thieves. Well, that, and just plain using food that's unappealing to others.
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Sad thing is, that sounds like something I'd do. However, it's a prank best done somewhere not at work.
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Wonder what it's made with... I'm notorious around here for having insanely hot food. (and yes, I did end up calling Dave's Insanity Sauce 'a bit weak' when I tried some a while back.)
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Same. Friday the 13th tends to be very lucky for me.
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Costs too much, isn't filling, and it's loaded with 50 tons of sugar. No thanks. There's this wonderful invention called a breakfast sandwich. Couple slices of toast, a few pieces of bacon, some sausage, a couple eggs scrambled, and a slice of cheddar cheese. Filling, fast, delicious, and inexpensive, because I'm not going to eat the whole box to feel full.
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Looks like $91.60 to me. Would have to strain to make anything else out of it.
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Honestly, I have a hard time figuring how the hell this happens in the first place. Every ATM I've ever used spits out $10 and $20 bills, not $50 or $100 bills. So the only thing I can think of is they're going in to their bank, saying "Gimme a hundred, just the one bill" and then being assholes to the world flashing that much cash around. I felt good being behind one of these idiots. "It's the smallest bill I got." "Why not go back to the bank you got it from, fuckhead, and get smaller bills? This is Burger King, not a fucking bank."
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Agreed, TT. Remove the warning labels and make common sense common again.
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American here. I actually don't mind carrying cash (coins go in your pocket, GN. At least that's what I was taught.) and prefer, actually, to pay in cash. Cash doesn't suddenly crash mid-transaction and leave you wondering whether your card's been charged or not, can't be hacked and leave you with nothing, and is accepted everywhere. Not to mention you always know how much you have on hand without needing to stop at an ATM and get a balance check. I've dealt with debit cards and personally hate the damn things. Best use for it: stopping at a cash machine and withdrawing cash.
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That'd be better than the regular Kit-Kat, if you ask me.
Toggle Commented Jan 22, 2015 on You Had One Job Kit Kat at Retail Hell Underground
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I wonder if it's bigger on the inside...
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Sad thing is, something like that would make me go out of my way just to defeat the lock and retrieve whatever was inside. As for what Nanny and kitai said about being useful for parents, I could agree if I believed the people who would buy such things were intending to use it for the purposes of actually putting restrictions on their pwecious widdle Sneauxflayke. For those curious about me... I have an obnoxious force of habit with trying to figure out how things work. Often times leading to the destruction of one device for the greater good. (Although that doesn't necessarily hold perfectly true for the 3 alarm clocks I've broken.)
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Worst part is, it looks like this has happened before given the holes in the ceiling.
Toggle Commented Jan 12, 2015 on Bowling Alley Mishap at Retail Hell Underground
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