Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Friday, July 15, 2011
You are a New Zealander’s dream – you are a flock of easily fucked sheep. You are stupid enough to buy into Tony Abbotts campaign designed to attack the incumbent PM on a basis of gender, not policy. You are stupid enough to buy into a campaign based upon sexism and outright bullying. And why is this?
|Says it all|
“There is no way a GST will ever be part of our policy. Never, ever. It’s dead; it was killed by the voters in the last election.”
Then, in 1996, just prior to the election, he stated;
“My government will not introduce any new taxes and will not increase existing taxes.”
By June 2000 Howard was busily selling the GST to the nation and insisting that prices would not increase. Lies built upon lies.
|Fucking shameful behaviour from a weak prick not fit to lead the country|
|Did you vote for a GST as well? Of course not, you easily led dickheads|
Wake up and smell the cat food.
Friday, July 08, 2011
The recent commentary about the utterly awful Coles ‘Downtown’ campaign certainly has displayed Social Media at its best (worst). The whole debacle is a classic example of how PR firms are able to put a positive spin on anything, even a negative campaign against Coles by, well, people. For those who don’t know, the ad features a pile of celebrity chefs, singing Downtown so out of tune and off key that Petula Clark would be spinning in her grave if she was dead. As it is, if she heard the song she might wish she was dead. Typically Facebook pages have been established to complain about the ads, but people who start complaint pages on sites such as Facebook aren't social media 'experts', such as those at PR companies, so they don't know what they're talking about. Or so we’re told, by the experts themselves, who decry anyone using the same tools that they use - if you're not working for a PR firm then you simply do not know what you're doing and shouldn't be using sites such as Facebook, Twitter, GoogleBuzz or the like.
Woolies was the winner there, dragging out the original celebrity chef, Margaret Fulton, to whip out some of her own cheapie recipes - just when we all thought Maggie was dead too, here she comes, like Oliver Cromwell, riding over the bridge to show that whippersnapper how things are really done. It's times like these that I wish Bernard King was still around, if only to tell a lot of those 'celebrity chefs' to simply get stuffed. Imagine Masterchef with Bernard? That'd be a ratings killer - and they could use ole Ernie Sigley as the host.
I’m not a fan of social media ‘experts’ if only because they push their own barrel. I find I can’t even have a conversation with them anymore as they tend to want to sell me something – ANYTHING. And I’m not really buying. Plus they’re worse than University philosophy students in that they firmly believe that if you’re not one of them, then you have no idea what you’re talking about. The truth is that any PR company worth its salt can put a positive spin on anything – hell, if Hitler was alive and working today he’d have a pile of PR companies all over the world telling everyone what a good guy he really is, and how he’s just trying to unite Europe. And therein lies the key – PR companies are whores – they’ll sell anything, fiddle with the figures, spin more than Senna did in the wet and basically ignore anything that goes against what they say. Goering would be proud of some of the people I know who work for PR firms these days.
Now that’d be good PR surely?
Won't happen though.
|"Bash it, Curtis."|
|"This shit costs $10 alone!"|
Now that’d be good PR surely?
Won't happen though.
Sunday, July 03, 2011
We also decided that, and this is keeping with eBay rules, every item has to go registered and insured. During 2008 we lost an amazing $2,000+ to buyers who insisted that we not ship insured or registered, lesson learned. We quote the actual postage cost, more times than not we lose money on it, but, again, better safe than sorry.
BUYER: Hi. Shipping is too high because 1/ you want registered and 2/ insuurance.
I want minimum shipping please. Money is hard to earn (especially today).
Thanks to update shipping.
As clearly stated in our auction listing, we do not ship to France under any circumstances. As such your bid is being canceled
I apologise for any disappointment, but this was clearly stated within the conditions of this auction.
No, I do not give up the auction and if you persist, I go to court for discrimination.
US: Good afternoon.
According to Ebay guidelines, I DO have the right to restrict which countries I choose to do business with.
I will reporting this matter to them. YOU have failed to adhere to the conditions of the auction by 1) bidding when the conditions clearly state you shouldn't, and then B) for arguing the postage price AFTER the close of the auction - which, by bidding, you agreed to.
This is precisely why we don't ship to France. EVERY transaction has turned into a nightmare.
BUYER: Do you realize the stupidity of your message. Because you had some bad dealings with France (which can happen with "any other country ...), you condemn a population of 60 million French people ..... Your speech is purely racist and demonstrates your low intelligence and your narrow-mindedness. it's people like you that create discrimination and, 60 years ago you would have been a perfect Nazi ..... you defend your terms of sale which are an insult to France, a country of tolerance. you do not want France, rest assured, FRANCE lives very well without you.
I remain buyers with 100% positive feedback. I do not cancel the transaction but I'll pay your shipping costs.
I now expect a message telling me that my mother was a hamster and my father smelt of elderberries, or that this clown farts in my general direction. And another pal wonders why I have absolutely no interest in going to Paris. And bub, I live very well, EXTREMELY well in fact, without you, or fucking France and your fucking nuclear bombs and your fucking piss weak cheap wine that tastes like wallpaper paste mixed with cordial and your fucking croissants in my life too, so feel free to drop dead. If I want culture I'll wander around here, if I want culture overseas then there's plenty of places that are far more interesting that France will ever be.