Ulta District Manager Apologizes For "No Writing Anything Down" Policy

Ulta District Manager Apologizes For "No Writing Anything Down" Policy

Last week, Daynah wrote about how she was forced to stop writing anything down during a recent shopping trip to the cosmetics store Ulta. At the time, Daynah grudgingly gave in because she really wanted to make a purchase (she tests products for consumers). But once she left the store, she took the fight back to Ulta.

Ulta Manager: "Take Your Pen To Your Car, You're Not Allowed To Write Anything Down"

Ulta Manager: "Take Your Pen To Your Car, You're Not Allowed To Write Anything Down"

In a world where smartphones can shoot video, snap photos, record audio, scan barcodes, and let you make price comparisons via text message, it’s almost funny to run into a paranoid manager like the one at an Ulta makeup store in Seattle. Well, funny except for that petty tyrant part where she tells you that you’ll have to take your old-school pen and papers out to the car and come back empty handed before she’ll sell you any makeup.

Gas Station Writes "Big Fat Black Lady" On Customer's Receipt

Gas Station Writes "Big Fat Black Lady" On Customer's Receipt

The gas station clerk needed some way to identify a customer who was returning after being shorted $10 at the gas pump. Before scrawling “Black Lady – Big – Fat” on her receipt, however, he probably should have realized that she would be taking the receipt with her.

Wachovia Teller Refuses To Deposit Check Written In Two Ink Colors

Wachovia Teller Refuses To Deposit Check Written In Two Ink Colors

“The best advice I can offer to those who wish to commit check fraud against Wachovia Bank,” writes Jim, “is to purchase a typewriter.” Although he’s been a customer of the bank for years and had a hefty balance that more than covered the deposit amount of his handwritten check, because the dollar amount was in black ink and the signature was in blue ink the teller said it might be fraudulent and refused to take it.

World's Lamest Promo? Buy $48 In Tickets, Receive 4 Free Tacos!

World's Lamest Promo? Buy $48 In Tickets, Receive 4 Free Tacos!

Holy mother of sponsor deals! Yesterday and today only, if you visit ComcastTix.com and spend $48 on a Taco Bell Family 4-Pack for the Sesame Street Live “Elmo Makes Music” event at the Sovereign Bank Arena in Trenton “We Don’t Have A Corporate Sponsor Yet But Give Us Time” New Jersey, you’ll receive 4 free tacos from Taco Bell! Oh, but “additional fees may apply.”

FreeCreditReport Hires Ed McMahon To Rap In "Viral" Videos

FreeCreditReport Hires Ed McMahon To Rap In "Viral" Videos

We’re warning you now, so that you won’t bother to fall for the “you-gotta-see-this!” absurdity of an 85-year-old former talk show announcer and sweepstakes pitchman reduced to self-mockery in order to make some money. We don’t begrudge McMahon his career, but as you know we deeply begrudge “free”creditreport.com for its misleading name, commercials, promises—well, pretty much everything.