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The Joys of Extending Your Car Warranty...

Here's the deal:  I was peacefully sitting at my desk, reviewing the news of the day, and the telephone rang.

As I occasionally do, I answered the phone... hoping it was a friend.

What followed was the good news that we ALL are waiting for:  that if I acted now... right now... I could be one of the lucky ones to "extend" the warranty on my car.  Press one, I was told, and a "consultant" would be with me shortly.

So... like a good little girl who always does what she's told... I pressed "one."

Some nice pleasant (not) music played for awhile, and then I was connected to my "consultant."

He asked me if he could get some information first.  Sure, I said.  How many miles on my vehicle ?  26,000.  What year, make and model ?  2007 Honda CR-V.  And my zip code... which I gave him.

OK... he seemed pleased so far.  Now... next up was my address.  Ma'am... may I have your address ?  Sure.  1357 Disney Lane

And your last name, Ma'am?  Mouse... M - O - U - S - E.

And your first name ?  Minnie... M - I - N - N - I - E.

I then heard nothing but silence.  Then he repeated... Minnie Mouse on Disney Lane ?

I said Yes !  Then I asked him how it felt having someone waste HIS time... like he wasted mine when he called me ?  Hmmm... all I got was silence... and then a dial tone.

Oh well... back to reading the news...

Comment balloon 43 commentsKaren Anne Stone • December 30 2008 10:57AM
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