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Comment: Puffins attacked the craft services tent, allright (Score 4, Funny) 117

by RevWaldo (#47574585) Attached to: Unesco Probing Star Wars Filming In Ireland
~ They ate all the lobster salad and the chocolate chip power bars. Look at the feathers and tracks. It's just I never heard of them hitting anything this big before.

~ They didn't. But we are meant to think they did. These tracks are side by side. Puffins always march single file to hide their numbers.


Comment: Maybe I'm unclear how twitter works (Score 1) 888

Who the hell would have seen this tweet other than Southwest Airlines and whatever motley crew actually follows the perp / victim's account? Is there any chance at all this would have impacted SWA if they hadn't decided to take this into meatspace? Like "man criticizes SWA on twitter, picked up by wire services and Daily Show, stock price in freefall (no pun intended)."?


Comment: Que the ending for "Dinner at Eight" (Score 1) 509

by RevWaldo (#47459895) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Future-Proof Jobs?
Kitty (a blonde bombshell): Y'know I was reading a book the other day.

Carlotta (a world weary diva): (taken aback) Reading a book?

Kitty: Yes. It's all about civilization or something. A nutty kind of a book! Do you know that the guy says that machinery is going to take the place of every profession?

Carlotta: (giving her a once-over) Oh, my dear, that's something you need never worry about.


+ - Comcast Customer Service Rep Just Won't Take No For An Answer

Submitted by RevWaldo
RevWaldo (1186281) writes "The Verge and other sources post how AOL's Ryan Block ultimately succeeded in cancelling his Comcast account over the phone, but not before the customer service representative pressed him for eight solid minutes (audio) to explain his reasoning for leaving "the number one provider of TV and internet service in the country" in a manner that would cause a character in Glengarry Glen Ross to blanch. Comcast has as of now issued an apology."