TGI Fridays Servers Can Thank ‘Office Space’ For Their Lack Of Flair

TGI Fridays Servers Can Thank ‘Office Space’ For Their Lack Of Flair

Today’s kids may not remember, but waiters and waitresses at casual dining restaurants around the country were once covered in “flair,” pins and buttons — some whimsical, some carrying marketing messages — intended to give these otherwise anonymous eateries a level of quirkiness. It was an effort at synchronized idiosyncrasy, wherein servers were encouraged to express themselves… in the exact same manner as all the other servers at all the other thousands of identical restaurants. And then came Office Space. [More]

Microsoft Won't Offer Upgrade Discount On Office 2010

Microsoft Won't Offer Upgrade Discount On Office 2010

The bad news: Confirming rumors that circulated earlier this year, Microsoft won’t offer existing Office owners a discount if they want to upgrade to the latest version, Office 2010. The even worse news: The new version hasn’t done away with the Ribbon. The good news: According to PC Magazine, There really isn’t any reason to upgrade if you’re happy with your current version of Office (or OpenOffice or Google Docs). [More]

FedEx Office Charges $40 An Hour For Dirty Unheated Meeting Room

FedEx Office Charges $40 An Hour For Dirty Unheated Meeting Room

When you rent a meeting space, should it have heat? Chairs that are clean and not broken? We think so! Reader Mark does too. FedEx Office doesn’t. [More]

The Dumbest Dell CSR Who Ever Lived

The Dumbest Dell CSR Who Ever Lived

Jessica L. thinks she possibly made contact with the stupidest person to ever man the Dell phone lines.