Apparently we do not have much time left on this earth…
Last weekend I received a Good Housekeeping Magazine (april 2007 issue) from my sister as some sort of weird surprise. There is a woman on the cover who lost 102 lbs and I thought my sister was trying to hint that I am a some sort of fat fuck… which I don't deny.
Baffled, I look through this high quality publication with disgust flipping through page after page still not getting WTF my sister was trying to get at. So she tells me to turn to page 91. There I find an article called "Google for free repairs". I think my sister turned into my grandma and started to snip articles of anything related to Google. She tells me to read… I do. I get to the 4th paragraph, or 3rd bullet point and see the following:
Be Clear And Concise
Recently, my son's video iPod appeared to be dead. But before buying a new one, I decided to bring the old iPod back to life. After Googling "my iPod froze", I was directed to WERTY.NET (caps added for dramatic effect), a blog that includes tech information (but also – fair warning – some four-letter words). The blog's two-step thawing trick: "Toggle the Hold switch on and off. (Slide it to Hold, then turn it off again.) Press and hold the Menu and Select (center button) buttons until the Apple logo appears, about 6 to 19 second." Voila! The iPod revived, and so did my bank account. Savings: $249 (cost of new iPod).
So how flipping brilliant is it that my shitty blog can wear this sweet baby:
If you don't believe me, RUN over to your local grocery store and flip to page 91 and you will see this:
Anyhow, thank you Richard Eisenberg for showing the trose some LOVE. <3
It has been a week and I am still waiting to get some sweet milf /housewife action out of this name drop.
Update: Now on their website for those naysayers!