If you contact me by email, with a simple request, I will reply to that email within 15 minutes. The second email will take me 24 - 48 hours to respond to. If you contact me by phone first, I may call you back within a week, or I may wait for a second phone call before calling you back the first time. If you knock on my door to ask a question, I will ask you to send it to me over email, and then ignore it for a week
It's just this, this is it
Geof's letter could have been a single paragraph, with the email that kicked off the petition as a footnote. To the extent that he explained why he signed the petition, it's all in one paragraph already - all the rest of his editorial is personal information that I don't think is as relevant to his decision as he thinks it is
Dog beer... beer for dogs
I am looking forward to the day that this awful plaque is sent to the Archives and I get to accession it
President's office said, that looks legit, and instructed the library director to pay the $200, out of the library budget, for the fake-ass plaque
however the head of Marketing/Communications said, hey, this is great, we're going to announce it in the campus-wide newsletter. Library director said, are you sure? and checked with the President's office
Our library director got an email saying that we'd won Best Library for our town. She was confused, first because it looked like a spam email, and second because we're not a public library
There's a company that runs a fake "Best Of [City]" awards scam. They email you and tell you that you've been selected as the best, say, optometrist in your town, and if you pay them $200 they'll mail you your award...
God damn, my place of work just keeps getting grifted by consultants and other scammers
This sounds like a lawsuit waiting to happen
I came across a press release for a branding firm that my employer hired. The consultant boasts about creating a "signature scent" for this college. It's a perfume that they spray on all application materials they mail out. They also claim that the admissions department has the scent piped into its offices
I know for a fact that I got my first and second jobs specifically through listing Maynard as a reference. Although I can't imagine he gave me a very positive reference, and I think it's possible they didn't even contact him; just that his name on my resume got me those jobs.
The year of living dangerously... for archives
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