For those of you who were wondering why you recently bought an empty box from Best Buy, look no further for your answer. Three Best Buy employees from a Bridgewater, NJ store were busted for removing items from their boxes and placing them inside the boxes of less expensive items, which they would then buy.
Reader John tells us that he witnessed some Best Buy employees announcing “the very last Wii” over and over again. Oh those crafty kids at Best Buy!
Reader Jeff tells us Genuardi’s grocery in South Jersey is running a special now where if you buy three cans of Old El Paso Refried Beans, you get zero for free. Quick, someone post it to Fatwallet. Price tag errors are all around us, and if we look close enough, they’re potentially amusing. Other times, they’re not funny and cost you money. Wait, maybe that’s not a zero. Maybe that’s what your rectal chute looks like after eating three cans of Old El Paso Refried beans. They’re advertising the “unique product benefit.”
The New Jersey Nets have located their perfect sponsor after what was said to be a rigorous search. Izod!
6 people have fallen ill due to e. coli contaminated frozen hamburger, according to the Associated Press. Three of the illnesses required hospitalization.
Speculators beware: Foreclosure sales are great buying opportunities, except that you only get to inspect the house after the old owners move out, and that’s when you discover the over two dozen dead cats and dogs, over 100 live cats, and feces six to ten inches high covering the basement.
A New Jersey man is suing Starbucks after sustaining 3rd degree burns from hot tea that he claims was improperly “lidded.” The man’s lawyer says, “when he went to pick up the cup, the top wasn’t on correctly. The top came off.
Reader MarktMan sends this photo of the “rollback” at the pharmacy at the Walmart in Elmwood Park, NJ. Sure, they’re probably renovating or something, but it’s still funny and sort of cute.
-hour flight from Fort Lauderdale to New York turned into a “25-hour odyssey” for 150 passengers.
Parents, get used to it. At any time, and for any reason, there could be porn. You could be walking down the street and accidentally get hit by a truck full of porn. You could be watching Tom Brokaw host a special about healthcare and suddenly, wham. You’re watching porn. You could be watching the Disney channel, get up to go clean the bedroom, come back and your 5 year old will be watching hard core porn. Get used to it. From the NY Daily News:
The “Handy Manny” cartoon on Playhouse Disney was abruptly interrupted yesterday morning when Comcast honchos mistakenly aired the porno in sections of Jersey.
Back in November, Walmart slashed the price on this sewing machine by 13 cents. Now they’ve pulverized it by another $1.11! OH MY GOD WE LOVE YOUR EVERYDAY LOW PRICES SO HOT! — BEN POPKEN
At least one Enterprise rental place has a cheat sheet for manipulating buyers into buying what is sometimes unnecessary car insurance. Here’s a transcript of the document one of our readers snagged from an Enterprise in Fort Lee, NJ .
Its customers generate twice as much cash flow as the average subscriber, said Comcast spokeswoman D’Arcy Rudnay.
Get ready to be Comcasted! —MEGHANN MARCO
UPDATE: Delta Finally Refunds Man Who Tracked Down And Got Prosecuted Baggage Handler Who Stole His Camera
Remember our reader, Charles, who got his camera stolen by a Delta baggage handler? And how Charles found the camera on eBay and got the guy tracked down, fired, and arrested? And how Delta didn’t give a shit and wasn’t going to refund Charles any money? After we ran his story, the fine folks at the PeterGreenberg radio show stepped in, and Delta agreed to reimburse Charles for the full cost of his original flight. Here’s what they said:
New Jersey has had enough. The New Jersey Assembly Consumer Affairs Committee has proposed several bills directed at cell phone companies, once of which is called the “Wireless Telephone Consumer Protection Act.” It would require “full disclosure of service levels and fees and set standards for cell phone advertisements, contracts and billing,” according to the Star-Ledger.
We were so excited yesterday to go to IKEA that we left the lights on and our car battery died.
Delta won’t refund Charles’ money after his camera was stolen from his luggage by a baggage checker, even after he tracked the camera down on eBay and got the thief fired, arrested, and prosecuted.