Archive for November 2004

Life: Shopping For Phone

November 27th, 2004

I popped into Leicester City Centre today to do some shopping. There’s 5 DVDs I want (price of £30 each – that’s practically triple the selling price of the new Harry Potter DVD) and I know HMV has a number of stores that stock them. So I pop into HMV and ask if they could order them from one of those stores – they can’t and I have to order them order the internet.
What’s the point of having a HMV store in Leicester, UK and a HMV store in Tokyo, Japan if you can’t order from one or another 🙁

Then I tried to buy a mobile phone. The only catch – I need it to work in Japan as well as the UK. Japan has it’s own cell/mobile phone system which is not used anywhere else in the world. Would like a phone similiar to my existing Nokia 6210 (slimish, not too big and not too small, WAP and infrared). I asked 4 stores their recommendations for these simple requirements: results were from the “Can’t help go away” to downright deceptive to “very sorry sir, can’t help but..” to “This should do”.
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Joke: Christmas present

November 16th, 2004

voda_advert.jpgThanks to The Register for bringing this Vodafone advert (and humour) to my attention.

The heading at the top should read “Free video messaging phone: because Santa comes just once a year

Cheered me up a bit anyway – thanks El Reg!

Drunken: P—d off

November 16th, 2004

I’m reasonably drunk and I’m p—d off at stuff. Don’t bother reading this entry as I’m just letting off steam…
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