Lightbulb police? (was RE: Anyone off to VCF-UK)
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Fri Jun 4 12:53:51 CDT 2010
> On 04/06/10 00:36, Fred Cisin wrote:
> > Ever ask a Fry's employee for a serial printer cable?
> No, but I've asked a Maplins employee for a Y-cable to split a 5.25"
> floppy drive power connector into a 5.25" and a 3.5" connector.
> "Durrrrh, I don't think they make those, it'd, like, overload your power
> "They're a standard part, and you list them on your website."
> "That must be one of our competitors' websites, like, trying to pass
> themselves off as us and, like, confuse our customers..."
> I had a walk around and found a Y-cable, and the "Computer Department
> Sales Expert" was still wittering on about how my PSU was going to blow
> up... Idiot.
I learnt mean years ago that the correct answer to a Maplin (or Radio
Shack, back whenwhe had such shops over here) employee asking 'can I help
you ' was 'No'. :-)
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