July 13th, 2009

Dwarf

Domino's lousy cust service

Placed an order on line with Domino's Saturday night. Two Philly steaks, one with no onion, no green pepper and extra steak, one regular, order of cinnamon sticks and a 2L of coke.

Simple enough... only not.

Order shows up, both subs are identical. Regular steak subs with everything on them, I even opened both and put them side by side to see which was which. There was no difference between the two.

So, called the store number and have the following conversation:
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shoes bitch

Is there a surcharge for them now? Did I miss something?

Dear Midland McDonalds drivethrough,

Firstly, I was kind of annoyed you managed to run out of chicken nuggets. I was tired and cranky from a split shift at work and having a craving for them. Oh well. not the end of the world.

Thanks for getting the rest of my food to me quickly though. Maybe too quickly. Did you also run out of paper napkins, or are you too just too fucking bone lazy to throw them in.

No love,
Hungry dude in the just-bought black work uniform who now has to soak the mayonnaise/ketchup stain off his sleeve from your poorly made burger. D:

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Dear Bagel Place,

Please don't tell me that my bagel is fine when I tell you there's a green tint to it. No, I didn't order a 'greenish type' bagel, I ordered a blueberry bagel.  That greenish tint is telling me your bagels are old and not, as you say, 'baked fresh daily'.

EDIT:  Yeah, I completely agree that blueberry bagels will have a greenish tint because of the nature of things.  I've had these before with a greenish look to but it was near the berries.  This time it was part of the 'sheen' (if that's a correct description) of the outside of the bagel.  It's hard to explain - I guess it's just one of those gut instinct "this doesn't look right" kind of things.  (We've gotten into monsoon season here in the desert southwest so fresh, baked stuff doesn't have the usual shelf life it does when its a dry heat)
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Stoned at the Wiener's Circle

[edit: Sorry, I had never been there before and didn't know that the bad service was part of their whole deal. Sorry.]
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On Air And Sleepy!

Bloggers Beware!

I signed up for a Typepad blog, and deleted it before the payment period started.

It was a 14 day Free Trial, that has cost me 40 bucks. Now 40 dollars isn't really amount of money but for free, thats a big amount.

I recieved my credit card statement for May and noticed I had 2 charges for a typepad account. I thought it was a little weird because I had canceled it. I emailed their help support desk, and after a few brief emails . I was advised, that there is a glitch in the system and my credit card will keep being billed until they can fix it.

A few weeks agoes by, and we go into June and I am billed again for two charges. I e-mailed their help support  who advised me that they were still fixing it. Their payment engineer was still working on it, I just needed patience.

Not cool.

So I recieved an email on June 29, the amount of 40.00 will be refunded back to my credit card.

I've only recieved one refund of 9.99.

I waited two weeks due to the holidays and what not. I didn't want to seem like a pain in the bum.

Their help support advised me this time it was not on my end but my credit card company. Obviously I was reading it wrong, and I'm not reading my credit balance right. I confirmed with a visa rep that I had only recieved one. Their records show that they processed the payment correctly.

Today I recieved an email, stating that it was a mistake on their end and it's going to take a month to fix before I get the 30.00 dollar refund.

Ugh!!

Size Is Only A Number.....


I've probably had a million reasons to post on here but this is the most recent one this evening that just floored me.

Background Info: I went to a certain store that starts with Wal and ends with Mart today to pick up some cooler socks/undergarments/pjs because the weather has just been up and down like mad lately. The 'Intimates' section was pretty much empty except for me, another older lady and one of the store's female employees.

The Suck: Now the employee was busy restocking the underwear section of the department (which is weird because I never see them restocking! Maybe she was simply returning the clothing people had poked around the store??) I smiled and said hello as I walked over to her and began looking at the prices/cuts, she smiled back.

Now I'm terminally clumsy- I could trip on air it's literally that bad. I often joke that I was born without a center of gravity. 

I was reaching down to look at a pack my size buried behind two or three packs that were considerably smaller when I knocked them off the little shelf/holder stick everything is hung on. I said I was sorry and I sure as hell didn't ask her to help me pick them up- I have horrible customer!guilt. If I don't want it anymore I will put whatever it is back where I got it!- but before I could even bend down to pick up the packs the employee-lady let out this huge sigh and started snatching them off the floor.

Me: *smiles awkwardly* Sorry- I'm kind of klutz.
Her: *sneer* Whatever- they wouldn't have fit you in the first place.
Me: O____O *hoping I'd heard wrong*.....what??
Her: *snooty tone of voice* This isn't the Plus Section.
Me: *not amused* I know- nevermind.

Now, I know I'm not the smallest person in the world but I'm pretty tall for a woman (nearly six feet) so if I'm a little chunky than at least I don't look like someone stretched me out too far.  I've also been shopping for my own clothing for a long time now and I know my own sizes pretty much perfectly. The pack I was looking at was the same size and brand name I always get because they fit. 

The End: I was so furious I put everything I was going to buy back and left the department. As I was leaving the store I came across someone in a red vest. I told the guy that *employee's name* in Intimates needs a break or her meds or something and that I really didn't appreciate her round-about way of calling me fat. I doubt anything will come of it though- the guy kind of looked like a spooked rabbit the whole time I was telling him what happened and the customer service line was so long I was afraid if I'd stayed there any longer I would have marched back to that department and become a sucky customer.