• Scoldog (unregistered)

    When you read the word "trapezoid" did anyone else think of the Simpsons?

    "First, let me assure you that this is not one of those shady pyramid schemes you've been hearing about. No sir. Our model is the trapezoid!"

    I half expected Gaye B to jump out the window to escape.

  • Falcon (unregistered) in reply to Hank Yarbo
    Hank Yarbo:
    Then there was the day a friend of my mother came over and tried to sell us all on Primerica... *sigh*.
    Would you like to sign up for Kramerica Industries instead?
  • moz (unregistered) in reply to Brazen
    Brazen:
    Yeah I couldn't believe it at the end. I would love to find a client that's just itchin' to throw money at anything. TRWTF is that he didn't take the job.

    The problem is that web site design would only ever be a small part of your work. From time to time, he might ask you your opinion on some aspect of the web site. He may even, in a less confident mood, express concerns to you about the project as a whole.

    You could tell him that you don't believe that it will succeed, and never did, but took the job anyway. Or you could string him along for a bit longer.

    There is some overlap between the skills needed to make a good web designer and a good con artist, but it's not that much. Maybe Gaye didn't have the knack for it.

  • Steve Urkel (unregistered) in reply to JuanCarlosII

    How about:

    $ cd sandwich $ ./configure --topping=ham $ make && make install

  • tation (unregistered) in reply to Mogri
    Mogri:
    Wait, Alice and Bob have a kid? They can't even communicate properly!
    I suppose that explains the name they chose.

    I wonder if he has a sibling called Gaye A. Or did the main character simply make funny sounds as an infant?

  • Franz Kafka (unregistered) in reply to Falcon
    Falcon:
    Hank Yarbo:
    Then there was the day a friend of my mother came over and tried to sell us all on Primerica... *sigh*.
    Would you like to sign up for Kramerica Industries instead?

    Speak for yourself - I'm in good with this guy from VanDelay Industries.

  • ClaudeSuck.de (unregistered) in reply to Nick
    Nick:
    "half-million-dollar homes with the occasional Bentley or Rolls Royce in the driveways"

    Ok, either this guy knows nothing about realestate, or is completely full of it.

    Who has a $500,000 house with a $100,000 - $300,000 car?

    For that matter who considers $500,000 a nice house.

    Hell, here for $500,000 you are looking at a either a crappy house in a bad neighborhood or something so far out of the city it would take you 2hrs to get to work each morning.

    Do you live in Brussels?

  • Jay (unregistered) in reply to Nick
    Nick:
    "half-million-dollar homes with the occasional Bentley or Rolls Royce in the driveways"

    Ok, either this guy knows nothing about realestate, or is completely full of it.

    Who has a $500,000 house with a $100,000 - $300,000 car?

    For that matter who considers $500,000 a nice house.

    Hell, here for $500,000 you are looking at a either a crappy house in a bad neighborhood or something so far out of the city it would take you 2hrs to get to work each morning.

    Wow, here in Michigan, with the way real estate values have plummeted, for $500,000 I think you could buy half of Detroit.

    I heard a story on the news that said the median sale price of a home in Detroit last year was $4,500. Of course, if you decide to move to Detroit to save on your mortgage payments, remember to offset that savings with the amount that you'll lose to muggings.

  • Hamstray (unregistered)

    The cats actually own the house. He's just a subtenant.

  • (cs) in reply to fuzzix
    fuzzix:
    I'm interested in this visual assistant thing. What is it and what can it do for me?

    Indeed. And how can I join the newsletter?

  • Ben (unregistered) in reply to Mel

    I knew a Sergeant Gay, and went to basic with Privates Ball and Sack. Also, by now Lieutenant Wood should be a Major... You see lots of weird names in the military.

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