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Sometimes along comes something that makes you smile


KevSB
10 1.5k 5 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2012 1:21PM
Got passed this to me earlier

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digicammad e2
11 22.0k 37 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2012 1:25PM
Good marketing. Smile
mikehit e2
5 7.1k 11 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2012 1:59PM

Quote:Maybe the were a bit silly



That made me chortle Smile
cats_123 e2
10 4.3k 25 Northern Ireland
26 Jan 2012 2:16PM
at last someone who cares Grin
bangalicious e2
7 1.3k 5 England
26 Jan 2012 2:40PM
This has been flying around Facebook. Good bit of advertising.

'Chris King (age 27 & 1/3)' made me chuckle.
Carrera_c e2
5 271 3 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2012 2:51PM
Saw this in Facebook this morning as well. Love it!
janeez e2
6 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2012 4:16PM
This is really lovely. To just take that little bit of time to reply to this letter in such a nice way is wonderful. Don't care if it is good marketing/PR or what ever, Chris King (age 27 & 1/3) is a very nice man and I'll bet he never even considered the response it would get. Smile
digicammad e2
11 22.0k 37 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2012 4:17PM
I wasn't being cynical with my response, I think it is genuinely caring. However it is definitely good marketing, as far as I am concerned Customer Service (note the capitals) is the most important aspect of marketing.
janeez e2
6 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2012 4:52PM

Quote:I wasn't being cynical with my response


I know, I'm just an old softee! (Sometimes) Tongue
30 Jan 2012 12:02PM
This made me smile - came across it this morning radar.jpg

KevSB
10 1.5k 5 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2012 12:26PM
This one is a fake thats been doing the rounds, made me laugh when i saw it the first time tho

http://www.snopes.com/horrors/techno/radar.asp
30 Jan 2012 12:28PM
It did seem to strike a chord....Smile
KevSB
10 1.5k 5 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2012 12:38PM
My fave urban Myth is the Bristol zoo car park attendent:

Fw: A well-planned retirement

From The London Times:

Outside the Bristol Zoo, in England, there is a parking lot for 150 cars and 8 coaches, or buses.

It was manned by a very pleasant attendant with a ticket machine charging cars 1 pound (about $1.40) and coaches 5 (about $7).

This parking attendant worked there solid for all of 25 years. Then, one day, he just didn't turn up for work.

"Oh well", said Bristol Zoo Management - "we'd better phone up the City Council and get them to send a new parking attendant..."

"Err ... no", said the Council, "that parking lot is your responsibility."

"Err ... no", said Bristol Zoo Management, "the attendant was employed by the City Council, wasn't he?"

"Err ... NO!" insisted the Council.

Sitting in his villa somewhere on the coast of Spain, is a bloke who had been taking the parking lot fees, estimated at 400 pounds (about $560) per day at Bristol Zoo for the last 25 years. Assuming 7 days a week, this amounts to just over 3.6 million pounds ($7 million).

And no one even knows his name.
oldblokeh e2
3 925 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2012 1:01PM

Quote:My fave urban Myth is the Bristol zoo car park attendent:




I really guffawed whan I first read this one, as I actually know a man who's been working there as a car parking attendant for quite a few years now, and he most certainly isn't living on the Spanish coast. Grin
Lynx08 e2
6 1.2k England
30 Jan 2012 1:33PM
LOL @ oldblokeh, but is he just saving up for a few years.......

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