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How many BS words can you find in the following email, informing me that Elisheva's birthday camera isn't available even though they said two weeks ago that it was...
I'll help out by highlighting!

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: <>
Date: 2009/1/5
Subject: 351607 Back order
To: "" <>


Dear Valued [I suspect I'm neither to them!] Online Customer

You recently placed order ### with for product 2516949. We [it's a computer] regret [can you hear it in their voices?] to inform you that this product is on back order. The expected [they really have no clue] shipping date is January 30, 2009. This is an estimated [see?] date only; it is possible that we will receive stock at our warehouse earlier than this date. We [who's writing this letter, again?] apologize [I don't see an apology here] for any inconvenience. [or the poignancy of my daughter not being able to have a bloody camera for her bloody trip to Isrrael...]


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  1. Get a grip! Geez, in the big scheme of things, big deal! You can buy a different camera, or pick one up almost anywhere, even "bargain stores".
    Let us know next time you get personalized service from beginning to end from any vendor or service provider (store, utility, fuel, etc)How many times have you been "burned" at the grocery store because the scanned price wasn't what the advertised price was? Is that the cashier's fault?
    Sounds like you're suffering from PPD.

  2. Sheesh... I finally get a reader and it's Oscar the Grouch.
    If a cashier is stupid, it's the cashier's fault. Like if the price goes in wrong and she insists the hunk o' cheese really is $99.71.

    In any event, if you don't like my admittedly tedious life experiences, go out and get some different ones of your own...


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