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15 Nov 2012 09:07 PM   |   15499 clicks   |   Philly.com
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cman    [TotalFark]  
media.philly.com

Ted Danson called, he wants his forehead back

15 Nov 2012 08:47 PM
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jake_lex    [TotalFark]  
My favorite line of TFA:

The spokesman would not comment on whether the customer would still have to pay the bill in question.

15 Nov 2012 08:52 PM
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antidisestablishmentarianism    [TotalFark]  
lh4.googleusercontent.com

15 Nov 2012 08:55 PM
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davidphogan     

jake_lex: My favorite line of TFA:

The spokesman would not comment on whether the customer would still have to pay the bill in question.


Something tells me T-Mobile is going to owe him a lot more than a month of service.

15 Nov 2012 09:11 PM
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HenryFnord    [TotalFark]  
The spokesman would not comment on whether the customer would still have to pay the bill in question.

This is why they're shocked and saddened.

15 Nov 2012 09:15 PM
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fjnorton    [TotalFark]  
I dont know whats worse. Verizon rapes me monthly

15 Nov 2012 09:17 PM
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Bit'O'Gristle     
In a written statement, a corporate T-Mobile spokesman wrote that the company was "shocked and saddened" to hear about the incident.

The spokesman would not comment on whether the customer would still have to pay the bill in question.



/q Baghdad Bob
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15 Nov 2012 09:19 PM
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skinink     
AT&T only rapes you once a month, no stabby stabby.

15 Nov 2012 09:19 PM
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buntz     
See, why the kid even CARED is what I don't get!

It's a problem of motivation, all right? Now, if he works his ass off and T-Mobile double-bills a few extra customers, he doesn't see another dime. So where's the motivation? And here's another thing, he probably has eight different bosses right now!
That's should be his real motivation - is not to be hassled. That and the fear of losing his job, but y'know, it will only make someone work hard enough not to get fired.

15 Nov 2012 09:20 PM
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Chinchillazilla     

jake_lex: My favorite line of TFA:

The spokesman would not comment on whether the customer would still have to pay the bill in question.


Yeah, I'm gonna guess the answer is no, that one's now on the house.

15 Nov 2012 09:20 PM
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Psycoholic_Slag     

skinink: AT&T only rapes you once a month, no stabby stabby.


Meh, I'll risk the occasional blade to the gut in order to not have to use AT&T.

15 Nov 2012 09:22 PM
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BumpInTheNight     

buntz: See, why the kid even CARED is what I don't get!

It's a problem of motivation, all right? Now, if he works his ass off and T-Mobile double-bills a few extra customers, he doesn't see another dime. So where's the motivation? And here's another thing, he probably has eight different bosses right now!
That's should be his real motivation - is not to be hassled. That and the fear of losing his job, but y'know, it will only make someone work hard enough not to get fired.


I bet he only does at most a solid twenty minutes of stabbin' a day.

15 Nov 2012 09:22 PM
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inglixthemad     
Hey, the guy grabbed his shirt. The kid felt threatened and had to Stand his ground. SYG, it's not just for guns.

15 Nov 2012 09:23 PM
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Erder     
This is relevant to my interests...

I'm thinking about ditching Verizon and my grandfathered unlimited data for a new phone..

There's a deal on T-Mobile $30/mo. 100 minutes, unlimited 4G unlimited text..

The extra steps seem to include never calling..
Order online/Walmart..
+Avoid the stabby guy
Answer several riddles
Balance on 1 leg while doing all of the above.

But dude! 30$ / month and I have Skype for outbound calls!

15 Nov 2012 09:26 PM
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vegasj     
lack of impulse control... slightly.

I've seen it somewhere before, I swear.

15 Nov 2012 09:28 PM
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herrDrFarkenstein     

BumpInTheNight: buntz: See, why the kid even CARED is what I don't get!

It's a problem of motivation, all right? Now, if he works his ass off and T-Mobile double-bills a few extra customers, he doesn't see another dime. So where's the motivation? And here's another thing, he probably has eight different bosses right now!
That's should be his real motivation - is not to be hassled. That and the fear of losing his job, but y'know, it will only make someone work hard enough not to get fired.

I bet he only does at most a solid twenty minutes of stabbin' a day.


Now that we had a chance to meet this young man. Boy he's just a straight shooter with upper management written all over him.

15 Nov 2012 09:35 PM
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fusillade762    [TotalFark]  
If only there were a number you could call when you have problems with your bill...

15 Nov 2012 09:36 PM
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davidphogan     

Erder: There's a deal on T-Mobile $30/mo. 100 minutes, unlimited 4G unlimited text..


Seriously? I don't want to go back to T-Mobile, but that is a nice deal.

15 Nov 2012 09:39 PM
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bunner     
Ohhh, somebody is getting an employee of the month plaque when they're released in 20 years!

15 Nov 2012 09:40 PM
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BarkingUnicorn    [TotalFark]  

buntz: See, why the kid even CARED is what I don't get!

It's a problem of motivation, all right? Now, if he works his ass off and T-Mobile double-bills a few extra customers, he doesn't see another dime. So where's the motivation? And here's another thing, he probably has eight different bosses right now!
That's should be his real motivation - is not to be hassled. That and the fear of losing his job, but y'know, it will only make someone work hard enough not to get fired.


The customer disrespected him, obviously.

15 Nov 2012 09:49 PM
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asciidic     
I've worked in a few cell phone retail stores. I wanted to stab a lot of customers but didn't because of this "law" thing.

15 Nov 2012 09:53 PM
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halB     
I hear they already offered him 250 megabytes of free data.

15 Nov 2012 09:53 PM
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Erder     

halB: I hear they already offered him 250 megabytes of free data.


Sir calm down. We are prepared to offer you 3 free ringtones!

15 Nov 2012 10:00 PM
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jtown     
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15 Nov 2012 10:02 PM
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Purdue_Pete     
Let's get this thread back on track...

behance.vo.llnwd.net

15 Nov 2012 10:02 PM
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accelerus     
how did I know it was going to be a black guy... seriously, before I even clicked on the article, my ethnic crime sense started tingling.

15 Nov 2012 10:05 PM
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fluffy2097     
"Hey buddy! Why the long face?"

"I was born this way..."

15 Nov 2012 10:13 PM
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Bingledak     
The best call I ever got working for TM was when the husband thought the dog ate the phone and he was calling his phone number and putting his ear up to the dog's stomach to see if he could hear it ring......

My husband's best call ever...... ( we both worked there ) "Mam, if you put the gun down, I will give you minutes". Just put the gun down. PLease don't shoot my dealer. "

15 Nov 2012 10:13 PM
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Gyrfalcon     

Chinchillazilla: jake_lex: My favorite line of TFA:

The spokesman would not comment on whether the customer would still have to pay the bill in question.

Yeah, I'm gonna guess the answer is no, that one's now on the house.


Oh, I hope they bill him anyway. His attorney will have a field day with it.

15 Nov 2012 10:18 PM
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JohnAnnArbor    [TotalFark]  
www.djyoshi.com

15 Nov 2012 10:18 PM
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stirfrybry     
Odds are good that this guy voted Obama. Just saying.

15 Nov 2012 10:20 PM
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JohnAnnArbor    [TotalFark]  

stirfrybry: Odds are good that this guy voted Obama. Just saying.


I kinda doubt he voted at all.

15 Nov 2012 10:25 PM
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shiattynick     
He should have read the fine print

15 Nov 2012 10:30 PM
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IamAwake     
I'd like to "stab" the t-mobile girl, if you know what I mean...

15 Nov 2012 10:34 PM
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lelio     
If I was the stabber I would turn to the people in the mall and yell out "Are you not entertained!?"

15 Nov 2012 10:38 PM
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astouffer     
Just came to brag about being grandfathered into Virgin Mobile's $25 unlimited* data plan with 300 talk minutes.

*really they mean 2.5GB which is throttled if you go over.

15 Nov 2012 10:43 PM
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CigaretteSmokingMan     

cman: [media.philly.com image 324x394]

Ted Danson called, he wants his forefivehead back


Fixed that for you.

15 Nov 2012 10:44 PM
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Cyclometh    [TotalFark]  
"on the lam"?

Really?

15 Nov 2012 10:55 PM
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RatMotor     

Purdue_Pete: Let's get this thread back on track...

[behance.vo.llnwd.net image 600x840]


Mmmm...the things I would like to do to that Ducati

15 Nov 2012 10:57 PM
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KrispyKritter    [TotalFark]  

accelerus: how did I know it was going to be a black guy... seriously, before I even clicked on the article, my ethnic crime sense started tingling.


R-E-S-P-E-C-T, find out what it means to me... --another real popular 'whateva' from people raised so poorly they don't even know what self-respect is.

/people skillz is hard and he got up in my face yo

15 Nov 2012 11:59 PM
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Gyrfalcon     

Cyclometh: "on the lam"?

Really?


Why not?

(Please tell me you didn't think it was "on the lamb")

16 Nov 2012 12:54 AM
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DeadBaby     
I just don't understand why the employee would go on the run after something like this. I guess panic. But still, be a man ferchrissakes, they know every last detail about you. You'd have to move to bloody Mexico and suck dick to make a living and then they would probably catch you anyway.

It works a lot better for you if you turn yourself in, especially in a non-premeditated crime. You might even be able to say you felt threatened, but not after you farkin' run away.

I guess he is black, so maybe he feels he won't get a fair shake. I, mean, I guess he did stab a goddamn customer, so fair shakes or otherwise it won't be pretty. Man, I am glad I'm not black mostly because of the bullshiat that would get handed to me just because some other black asshole can't handle his shiat. My buddy from Africa has to vent on me about the shiat he goes through on a regular basis because of prejudice. No bueno, man.

16 Nov 2012 01:06 AM
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rmz     

antidisestablishmentarianism: [lh4.googleusercontent.com image 512x253]


I'm still somewhat amazed that people consider XKCD to be so funny. I mean, I've laughed at some of his stuff, but the majority of it...really?

(He wrote a math problem on a check and then "what now, biatches?"! Ha ha ha! It's funny because Verizon won't know what to do with it!)

16 Nov 2012 01:09 AM
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SPLAMM     
Why the long face?media.philly.com

16 Nov 2012 01:13 AM
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Abner Doon     

Erder: This is relevant to my interests...

I'm thinking about ditching Verizon and my grandfathered unlimited data for a new phone..

There's a deal on T-Mobile $30/mo. 100 minutes, unlimited 4G unlimited text..

The extra steps seem to include never calling..
Order online/Walmart..
+Avoid the stabby guy
Answer several riddles
Balance on 1 leg while doing all of the above.

But dude! 30$ / month and I have Skype for outbound calls!


That's what I have too. It's badass. I used Google Voice and GrooVe IP for free calls.

16 Nov 2012 02:42 AM
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fusillade762    [TotalFark]  

Purdue_Pete: Let's get this thread back on track...

[behance.vo.llnwd.net image 600x840]


frachelli.com

OK!

16 Nov 2012 02:49 AM
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elguerodiablo     

accelerus: how did I know it was going to be a black guy... seriously, before I even clicked on the article, my ethnic crime sense started tingling.


Wait I thought it was Mexicans who were preternaturally stabby. I need to brush up on my racial stereotypes.

16 Nov 2012 04:00 AM
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elguerodiablo     

DeadBaby: I just don't understand why the employee would go on the run after something like this. I guess panic. But still, be a man ferchrissakes, they know every last detail about you. You'd have to move to bloody Mexico and suck dick to make a living and then they would probably catch you anyway.

It works a lot better for you if you turn yourself in, especially in a non-premeditated crime. You might even be able to say you felt threatened, but not after you farkin' run away.

I guess he is black, so maybe he feels he won't get a fair shake. I, mean, I guess he did stab a goddamn customer, so fair shakes or otherwise it won't be pretty. Man, I am glad I'm not black mostly because of the bullshiat that would get handed to me just because some other black asshole can't handle his shiat. My buddy from Africa has to vent on me about the shiat he goes through on a regular basis because of prejudice. No bueno, man.


I drove a cab for a while and got to hear a lot of Africans complain about African-Americans. It was simultaneously amusing and disturbing.

16 Nov 2012 04:10 AM
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schief2    [TotalFark]  

rmz: antidisestablishmentarianism: [lh4.googleusercontent.com image 512x253]

I'm still somewhat amazed that people consider XKCD to be so funny. I mean, I've laughed at some of his stuff, but the majority of it...really?

(He wrote a math problem on a check and then "what now, biatches?"! Ha ha ha! It's funny because Verizon won't know what to do with it!)


IMHO a lot of is "ha ha ha - I get the joke, therefore it's funny and I'm so smart!". Humor via a sense of superiority.

16 Nov 2012 04:17 AM
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Shadowtag     
Power corrupts. A tiny, miniscule amount of power hurts a lot.

16 Nov 2012 04:26 AM
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