Date: 28 Aug 2001 09:51:55 -0400 From: Viktor Haag <vhaagnopsamnet> Subject: Re: Viggen seats in 9-3 SE?
Nutmegger<Menopsamcretroadagain.com> writes: > Hey Viktor - that is how life is! I mean, you just can't get > too far without waiting on hold anymore. Try calling a > computer manufacturer for tech support! Talk about being on > hold....I'm talking 15-20 mins. Maybe I'm just too patient, I > don't know. Doesn't mean I have to like it, or accomodate it. For this very reason I far prefer to get information from businesses face to face. Faster to get information, and I don't have to put up with the infernal phone. > >I can fire off a post to a newsgroup in well under a minute, > >and I don't have to sit holding the receiver waiting for > >answers. > > Yes, but you always trust the answers you get? No. > >Sometimes immediate answers is not as important as the amount of > >total time taken by the task. > > Hmmm......I see - you've got it all rationalized out huh> Oddly enough, I do. Primarily because of the company I work for and the little device I've been given to carry around with me (see <http://www.blackberry.net/> for more info): it really does change the way you think about communicating with other people in the world. > >Still, I agree, it does sounds crazy. > > It does, I must say but at least you didn't get all pissed off > about it. That would take far too much energy. > Where was the quote from, or you don't want to tell me? I found someone on the net who had posted a script he had written for the 'Ed' TV show. It's from that. -- Viktor Haag : Software & Information Design : Research In Motion +--+ "Its a robot! Its an evil robot constructed from evil parts that look like me designed to do EVIL!"