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In another phishing scheme... Nah, just kidding, I won't put you through that again. The annual Groundhog Day extravaganza has come to a close.

I got the BlueTruck back from Dr. Goodwrench. After an inflated estimate based on the amount of time it took to diagnose the broken switch in the first place (which he should be embarrassed about to start with, considering the number of people who correctly guessed that to be the cause without even seeing the truck), he then tried to charge me double that, because after installing the switch, the truck start blowing fuses, and further time was required to trace down a bad wire. I pointed out that it wasn't really reasonable to expect me to think that the fuses were blowing due to some pre-existing condition, since I had never once blown a fuse before this. I got him to agree that since it was obviously his grease monkey mis-wiring something that lead to the fuse dealie, that I wasn't going to pay for that part.

So I walk out having paid probably twice what the job was worth, feeling like I got a bargain. Dr. Goodwrench is no dummy.

Play time: Escape the Room.
Links of the Day: SaveEnterprise.Com. There's also an MSNBC poll on the topic.
Pure Pwnage - 100,000 noobs pwned.
Stories of the Day: Woman indicted for giving fatal sherry enema. Thanks Warren.
Grandma admits to cheating on test -- in 1957.
Doctor Fakes Insanity to Avoid Military.
Science!: Gases Could Raise Temperatures 19.8 Degrees -Study and Carbon burial 'is climate option'.
Mirror that reflects your future self.
Augmented-reality machine works in real time. So we can get rid of those pills?
Dyslexia slows drivers' reactions. Especially at poSt signs.
The Funnies: FoxTrot. Thanks EricTheMad.
Images of the Day: Car vs. Telephone Wires in Texas. Thanks Compfused.com.
Media of the Day: Red Vs Blue - Welcome to the Internet. Thanks Hump.
Follow-ups: Avalanche man urinates his way into urban legend. What's Snopes debunking next, The Onion?
Beagle 2 'should never have been built'.
Thanks Mike Martinez and Ant.

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89. Re: SaveEnterprise Feb 8, 2005, 18:08 Malakai
 
Anyone happen to watch Farscape? One of the few (imo) decent sci-fi tv shows. Farscape, SG1 and ST: Enterprise (With that bald headed captain guy, Picard thats the one) were good. Most others are poor. Sorry about the below rant, i just happened to watch Resi Evil 2 and same an annoying TV show before it

 
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