Monday, February 12, 2007

Seamless technological integration.

How long to buy 3 fruit juices and two bottles of wine? Couple of minutes, 3/4 at the outside.
A farcical notion. 15 at least.

"These do not work"

Unexpected item in the bagging area please remove item and try again, Please enter staff ID code, Unexpected item in the bagging area please remove item and try again, seek assistance, Unexpected item in the bagging area please remove item and try again, verification required, Unexpected item in the bagging area please remove item and try again, please seek staff assistance Unexpected item in the bagging area please remove item and try again, Unexpected item in the bagging area please remove item and try again, Unexpected item in the bagging area please remove item and try again, Unexpected item in the bagging area please remove item and try again, Unexpected item in the bagging area please remove item and try again, enter verification code, Unexpected item in the bagging area please remove item and try again, Unexpected item in the bagging area please remove item and try again, Unexpected item in the bagging area please remove item and try again, enter staff code Unexpected item in the bagging area please remove item and try again, enter staff code, Unexpected item in the bagging area please remove item and try again.

3 staff were needed to constantly remedy these issues on 4 checkouts. I personally think they would be better put to use hhhhhm - on tills? They would also be safer there, further away from the irate customers.

Well done Sainsbury's - Why does Tesco not have this issue?
Next time I will simply shoplift.
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Thursday, February 01, 2007

Boom Bang a Bang!

For hi-jinx on an airplane, train or bus please follow the following procedure:

Bring out your laptop computer.
Place it on the tray in front of you.
Crank up the computer.
Make sure the person sitting next to you has got his/hers attention at both you and the screen.
Pretend to be a bit stressed and dry the palms of your hands on your thighs.
Close your eyes and take a deep breath.
Now click this link: http://www.thecleverest.com/countdown.swf