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01/14/12 11:44 - ID#55915

Best Buy!ARGH.. Warrantes ARGH

So Don't like to write about people who aren't me but Warranties are something I wrote about before in the past and how they are kinda stupid... Yes they do help people but in terms of a camera you might be covered but it snows to much and you aren't covered....

Here is the issue My Sis bought a computer some kind of dell with monitor and printer it is a wireless printer so no USB cord... Really that cheap that it doesn't come with a USB cord...ARGH! In any event she gets Kasp... how ever you spell it and the extra warranty from best buy.... So we go out there today cause she has the from what I've heard nasty windows 7 virus and guess what virus isn't covered the people with the virus protection I guess hung up on her..................... $200... What?! Sounds like a scam to me.... Who has $200 when how much would a new tower be maybe you could find a decent one for 300-400? Again it just isn't right... If you make something and you charge people just fix it......................

Now she does have a friend who has a Brother who knows about computers she might take it to Rochester but not sure what she will do.... But I think Best Buy should just fix it.... If they give you software that doesn't do what it is supposed that kinda puts them at fault .... Yes I get it you have to pay the geek squad people in every store... But pass part of the cost onto the virus people?
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Category: philosophy

01/12/12 06:12 - ID#55893

Loyalty=I Hate My Job

Ok I admit the Term Hate is a bit strong...... Dislike is more like it... But see Job isn't really Correct... Cause I like what I do but not the way people there work.... No Loyalty at all..... It is funny how before the boss was fired people would work all kinds of overtime even if some of it wasn't really needed but for the new guy "oh I'm to good for this place"..... "Oh I have a life outside of this place" .... Well if the place didn't have a 401K and Paid Vacations and good Medical you would be living on the street....Have some Loyalty Jack asses......

Now Granted one could argue that when a friend mine got in trouble for something that wasn't his fault (orders didn't go that didn't have to go) and his boss didn't get in trouble and he did and some how he lost his job I could have and almost did quit cause it was Bull shit.... But one has to be loyal to the company....

Then When One of our shitty workers rated out the boss and he kept his job but the Boss lost his.... Everyone wanted to quit I think... But we didn't cause see we are loyal to the company...

Now is the company loyal to us? How would you tell I guess so.... Well they are more loyal I think to the people who make the product but who knows really....

But see as much as the people piss me of at where I work... That is just the tip of the ice berg....

My Bank is HSBC and that will Change Very soon.... Isn't it odd that they and the city couldn't work out a deal with that Tower or getting a new Building and all of a Sudden .... Ok we are leaving Western New York... Hey how about having some Loyalty to the people who bank with you... How about saying to us if you want you can stay with us and we will wave all ATM Fees..... Nope just sell off all your banks... To bad I really liked HSBC......ARGh

How About Trico...... They sure had a lot of good workers in Buffalo from what I have heard.... Ah screw Buffalo if we move to Mexico it costs us less money... Now on a larger level.... Well people in the USA buy all our wiper blades lets go to mexico.....

Here is lack of Loyalty.... Wal-Mart... There is all ways this talk that Wal-Mart goes into a small town and it closes down all the shops.... Is it true that they offer a cheaper price and more Variety and one stop shopping ....Yeah of course.... But what causes that is lack of Loyalty... That Hardware store you love so much and maybe even the guy you go to church with... Eh fuck him wal-mart has it for 20 cents less again no loyalty....

Sports Teams...... How many times does some team take a chance on some kid who is unproven and the team works with them trains them turns them into a great player... Now if it wasn't for this staff no one would know who he is "Oh I want More Money"... Even if before he was getting more then he was worth... No loyalty......

The Lack of Loyalty in this country drives me insane........
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Category: photos

01/08/12 10:33 - ID#55872

WWE Test

So Maybe a couple weeks back I went to WWE in Buffalo and It was what is called a house show.... Now on my camera the pictures looked ok.... But on the computer they look pretty dark so this is kinda a test where I slide a bunch of pictures over onto here and see how they turn out......

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Well that is plenty for the test.....
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Category: photos

01/07/12 11:48 - ID#55864

Sky Skiffling

So first of all it was Nice to Talk With (e:MrMike) at the show last night... Skiffles as I call them never put on a bad show and the food was great... Yes I ate all the wings also but I also missed lunch so.... Yes I have sky pictures from before the event so....

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Again It was a great time... On my way home I got a few more sky shots.... It is odd the flash made the clouds vanish?

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Category: photos

01/02/12 12:18 - ID#55836

New Years 3 2011-2012

Again it was a great time thanks everyone............ Hoping 2012 is better then 2011... On a bit of a side note did the Fireworks people in china invent New Years!? HA.... How about the Champagne Companies? Or maybe the company that makes the hats and Glasses hope everyone had a good time and sorry I didn't capture everyone the roof was fun but crazy I could here people but couldn't see them.....
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Category: tv

01/02/12 11:26 - ID#55835

MSG Advertising



So Time Warner and MSG currently are no more! Bastards .....

TV impasse is bad news for viewers of Sabres games
MSG pulls broadcasts from Time Warner
By Mark Sommer
NEWS STAFF REPORTER
Published:
January 1, 2012, 10:16 PM


Updated: January 2, 2012, 8:04 AM

Watching games for Sabres fans in the foreseeable future may come down to subscribing to Direct TV or FiOS, or attending a local bar carrying one of those.

That's because the ongoing impasse between MSG and Time Warner Cable remains frosty, despite the expiration Saturday of the contract, signed in 2005, between the sports cable channel and the giant cable provider.

The Sabres next play Tuesday against the Edmonton Oilers -- the first of 12 games that MSG was to have televised in January -- and again Friday and Saturday. One game -- Jan. 18 against the Chicago Blackhawks -- airs on the Versus network, which will be relaunched today as the NBC Sports Network.

For most Time Warner subscribers, it's likely to be a waiting game, as both sides each other for the failure to reach a deal.

"Right now we are waiting for MSG to come back to the table. We are eager to resume negotiation for a reasonable price on behalf of our customers," Time Warner spokesman Matthew Tremblay said Sunday.

Michael Bair, president of MSG Media, cast similar blame on Time Warner, saying the last "meaningful conversation" between the two parties was about two weeks ago.

Bair suggested viewers consider subscribing elsewhere.

"We urge them to select an alternate provider and switch from Time Warner to ensure they don't miss any games. We have no other choice, because we want to make sure the fans don't miss their games," Bair said.

MSG, which removed Sabres games from the Time Warner lineup, will hold a "viewing party" Tuesday in Tully's sports bar at Main Street and Transit Road in Clarence. Free chicken wings will be offered along with ticket and merchandise giveaways.

Rep. Kathleen C. Hochul, D-Amherst, issued a statement Sunday urging both parties "to come together and resolve this situation quickly."

Downstate, MSG also carries games for the NBA's New York Knicks and the NHL's New York Rangers, New York Islanders and New Jersey Devils. Those games, too, no longer are available on Time Warner.

Friday, Bair said the majority of MSG's market is in the New York City area, where, he said, "the biggest battle is brewing. It's unfortunate that Buffalo is caught up in this ..."
msommer@buffnews.com

So Here is the thing...... I have Time Warner and Really like.... Can't believe these bastards on both sides... Now I don't know how the money works in NHL but I have a good guess based on how it works in the NFL...
  1. People come to game so they see the ads at the arena and on the boards some of these change based on event think Lacrosse as an example
  2. People watch the game on TV and see these ads on the boards or where ever else they have them where TV will pick them up.. (this was a problem in the NFL cause some got upset that kids saw beer ads in the stadium when watching)

How many people see the stuff on the boards is what gives those ads value... The less people the less value they have... Now who gets that money if it is the team or the arena or if there is some kind of split I have no idea.... But with the lose of TV that = loss of people viewing that so someone is losing money... Now at some point the Ad people are going to either want some of their money back (unless they got a great deal) or won't pay as much since no one on time warner sees those... Now this isn't true for just the sabres but for the rangers and Devils as well.... I assume basketball has some kind of ads also think it might be signs that change?

Now the next part of this is TV..... There are people who have Time Warner and who when they watch Hockey they wouldn't be watching any thing else so Viewer ship drops... Now the less people are watching the less they can charge for some ads I'm thinking the local stuff you might see during the sabres game... Not sure if it is enough people to effect things...

During Sabres games you have at least a few companies that pay for like the ad of the power play or the Celino and Barnes stuff.... I assume that the other hockey teams do this type of stuff as well.... So now that these games aren't on MSG on Timewarner that means less viewers so that ad space just lost value.... So again Not sure if this hurts MSG, The sabres or how that money gets split up.....

What I do know for sure is see MSG wants you to switch to Direct TV cause then MSG doesn't lose any Viewers they don't lose any ad dollars and it gives them more power to hold hostage sports in NYS and NJ (Devils games)......

Now Time warner thinks it is better to just lose the money and if so lose some viewers they might be right on that.... What I wonder though is Could the Sabres sign a Deal with another Station?

For example every NHL is recorded.... Who's Cameras are those...NHL? Sabres? MSG? Who pays for the TV guys who also do the Radio? Is it the Sabres or MSG... See if it is MSG I doubt they would allow the sabres to make a deal with some other Channel on Time Warner...

Bottom line is who losses the most honestly is the fans.... Ok with how they are playing maybe the fans really win... But everyone losses really....
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Category: photos

01/01/12 08:09 - ID#55834

2011-2012 New Years 2

Happy New Years..... Again what a great time was had.... There where what seemed like a bunch of people I didn't know and I know I didn't get everyone in pictures but here are some more...... Again Thanks to everyone.....
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01/01/12 12:10 - ID#55831

Happy New Years ! 1 2012

So that to the (e:PMT) and all the people who brought all the Booze......

I didn't get everyone's pictures :( ........ So Hoping others got pictures as well.....

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Well this seems like a logical place to stop .... It is so Weird it is New Years day and NFL Football.... Looking forward to Watching the Dallas Vs. Giants game tonight winner wins the Division could be a great game....
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Category: philosophy

12/31/11 05:47 - ID#55825

Foodtrucks=Carnies ?

So One thing I hate about the shower is that it makes you think.... Hot water relaxes you and then thoughts come to mind and this isn't political it is just some thoughts on Food trucks...
  1. I Am a Fan of them
  2. What got me going in the entire debate all over the web was that some people wanted to boycott places that didn't like them, But now would it be ok if say I like say Just Pizza to boycott food Trucks.....NO
  3. Not sure if the laws and rules got made legal I know they where voting but not sure I think they did pass and they seemed fair except The garbage can thing
    > I get it they are mobile and they should keep the place where they part Clean but do you really want that trash back inside a moving Truck?..........Um No........ ---> Also the distance is from the property line so that means where how does one know the property line of a building.....
  4. What I think that I'm the only one talking about is the fact that there is this perception that the trucks aren't regulated and Clean.........
  5. Again it is a perception... Any truck can just roll up and serve and then vanish off into the night like a gypsy
  6. Think of it this way if you where walking to the store and before you got there and someone was selling Bread and Milk what would you think? Would you go hey it is snowy and blowy and cold and this upstanding young man is out here making money .... Doubt it would be more of a milk and bread on the street I don't think so.... It sure would look shady but is it.....
  7. If There was a Well established Theme Park with games that if you play basketball on a team you can win but no one else has the skills or maybe a pro bowler could win that other game..... How would you feel if the on the road leading to your place a Traveling Carnival set up.... Yes with a Freak show and rides and games that are rigged ..... Yes dancing Girls and the Kooch show..... Don't think you would like it very much... Yes the freak show would be great.........

Now to be honest I didn't have a point these where just some thoughts that one of the issues with the food trucks is that they appear to be a fly by night business.... Not that they are... But in theory they could go where ever they want sell what they want then Vanish off into the night... Yes it is true that they being some places will cost some places Business but they will also help get some people Business... But Again some places don't see that.... Say I'm walking down Elmwood there are two kinds of people those that
  1. Plan where they are going to go and that is what they are doing
  2. People who walk and just go to where or what they feel like

Now if you plan and see oh Food truck on elmwood ok I'll make that part of it then yes you are taking food away from where ever you would have planned to go if the truck wasn't there.... But if you get there and the line is 11 people guess what the plan changes even though you really want lloyds "Oh Wait ETS is kinda pricey and Jim's has Tacos ok I'll go there"

Now if you are the person who just walks if you will be on elmwood again soon then you might go... Taco's two days in a row um no.... So you have to pick a Taco Place if the food truck is first then you might go... Cause the food truck won't be there the next time on elmwood......

See that is what the places don't get is that the food trucks do bring more people to where they are and that helps everyone.... But I do get why the people who have worked for years getting there name established don't see this.... I think a big part of that (again not them so I shouldn't be writing for them) is that they see them as kinda the old world gypsy they come here get your money and steal your babies....

Again though just some thoughts.......
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Category: movies

12/31/11 04:55 - ID#55824

Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

I admit that It had (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo) had an amazing Opening that was so cool.... Now I never read any of the books so I have no idea where this story is book wise or how it translates... What I thought I heard is that this is a Remake of the Sweedish Movie based on the book but I have no idea.... Yes some of it was a bit brutal to say the least but the chick seems pretty cool to me... Or maybe her being nude help? I also saw some interesting Previews of some cool looking movies.... One of them was just a poster Tim Burton has a movie called "Abraham Lincoln Zombie Hunter" The poster is pretty bad ass.... Now when I last went to a movie it was at the Galleria Mall and gotta say those seats that move didn't like and the cup holders that pull down kinda tough.... But after this long movie maybe those are a good idea my lower back was very tight well it was a good time..... Oh yeah and on the way home got some Champagne and some Flavored Vodka for tonight!
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