Wow. I think she actually believed me! Thought it took some explaining to help her understand what a black hole is, and that I was taken by aliens. I almost felt bad when she actually sounded convinced!
“So we’ll be secure from the swine flu, right?”
“If I get myself a degree, maybe I can kill them buggers!”
“I could be wrong, but I think it’s a monkey.”
Sheesh! What does it take to find out how to get a balloon ride?
If I ever attend a focus group in California, I’ll have to look this guy up – since I supposedly know him so well.
I have to give this guy credit. It took me about five minutes to get my recorder up and running, all the while he was just waiting. I had to get him to start his schpeel while I rebooted the program. Then he stayed on the phone for a good fifteen minutes or so after that. I’m surprised he didn’t catch on when I asked him if they do Hot-dog delivery. But when I demonstrated that I am interested in what he is trying to sell me, I found a way to get him to offer me an eleven cent rebate… well… sort of.
You have to listen at the very end – after I hang up. I think the guy’s cough is a cover for his laughter. I’m quite sure I made his day.
Jenni called me at work, and Lunch Bucket begged for the chance to talk to me. After about five minutes, I realized it would be fun to record the rest of the call, so I did. This is about half of the call.
Hooda thunk? My old buddy from high school called! Okay, so he thought I thought he was an old buddy…