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Comment: Re:Pepsi Max, Diet Mtn Dew, and Dr Pepper Ten (Score 1) 342 342

I disagree about the fries v chips, fries as you're thinking are the crap mcdonalds version. Whereas, fries at a decent place are seasoned and yummy. I LOVE that your local pizzeria will come back when you forget you ordered pizza because of your Parkinson's.

Comment: Re:so... (Score 1) 342 342

I generally do this as well... My work is right up the street, so I use that. And since I work at a hotel, we get all sorts of names over the course of a year. I usually decline to offer any true info... zipcode? Why yes, I happen to know one from across the country. Phone? Google voice, go ahead, call it. No one will ever pick it up. :-D

Comment: Re:Customer information sharing (Score 1) 526 526

I use my boss' card for work a couple times a week.
I've signed everything from his name to scribbling little pictures.
No one has ever said anything. And the 2x I've been IDed, I just told them it wasn't my card.
They processed it no problem. Cashiers don't much care.

+ - Wireless Carriers Block Access to FreeConference

Stitch_Surfs writes: "In a letter sent to customers today, FreeConference is reporting that AT$T/Cingular, Sprint and Qwest have begun blocking the telephone numbers that terminate into FreeConference's bridge, effectively making it impossible for millions of individuals to utilize their popular free conference calling service..."

+ - Modern Technology Reveals Mummy's Past

mamamia writes: The baby mummy had a European mom, and likely came from a wealthy family. But where he lived and why he died — and at such a young age — remain a mystery. The mummy, exhibited for the first time Thursday at the Saint Louis Science Center, has been the year-long focus of an international team of investigators. The museum said it may be the most extensive research project ever undertaken on a child mummy.

"Well, it don't make the sun shine, but at least it don't deepen the shit." -- Straiter Empy, in _Riddley_Walker_ by Russell Hoban