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revenge on consumer reports
Given all the fun we've had laughing at CR for their absurd stance on the
value of cup holders, I thought the list would have fun with this one:
> Caller: "Hello, is this Tech Support?"
> Tech Rep: "Yes, it is. (asked for name/number/system) How may I help you?"
> Caller: "The cup holder on my PC is broken and I am within my warranty
> period. How do I go about getting that fixed?"
> Tech Rep: "I'm sorry, but did you say a cup holder?"
> Caller: "Yes, it's attached to the front of my computer."
> Tech Rep: "Please excuse me if I seem a bit stumped, it's because I am.
> Did you receive this as part of a promotional, at a trade show,
> how did you get this cup holder? Does it have any trademark
> on it?"
> Caller: "It came with my computer, I don't know anything about a
> promotional. It just has '4X' on it."
> At this point the Tech Rep had to mute the caller because he couldn't
> stand it. The Caller had been using the load drawer of the CD ROM as a
> cup holder and broke it off the drive...OOPS.
John Allred (firstname.lastname@example.org)
RTime Inc, Seattle, WA