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"This about sums up the customer service desires for a certain nation-wide retailer," notes Brian


"The advice 'always clearly specify what you want' doesn't only apply in ICT," writes Mark. "We wanted a door without losing our network cables and electricity in the cable channel screwed to the wall. Well, we got it."


"Go ahead," Laith Juwaidah challenged, "I dare you to open this door."


"This is a playing card from the game Imaginiff," writes Scott, "you'd think they'd at least be able to spell their own name right!"


"Hmmm," Paul wrote, "I didn't know that these required microwaving. You learn something new every day!"


"I spotted this sign in Ashbourne, Co. Meath, Ireland," wrote Ronan, "at least the recession has brought the price of some things down!"


"The rental market may be tight," Craig said, "but I know where there's at least one works chop for lease."


"I think this speaks for itself," Jimena writes.


Nick Howarth spotted this HANDY and USEFUL sign in his local hardware store.


"This receptacle has been driving me crazy," M Welch notes. "Only glass, only cans, or only waste? How do you use this recycle bin/garbage can!?"


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