Walmart Pulls "Credit Card" Panties

Walmart Pulls "Credit Card" Panties

Walmart has pulled the prostitution panties, according to Fox News.

The panties, which were sold in the juniors department, seemed to suggest that girls don’t need money, they just need a sugar daddy — in this case Santa Claus.

Activision Acknowledges Guitar Hero III Wii Sound Issue, Will Offer Replacement Discs

Activision Acknowledges Guitar Hero III Wii Sound Issue, Will Offer Replacement Discs

We recently became aware that some consumers have not been able to enjoy the full audio output in the Nintendo Wii version of Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock. We are currently working with Nintendo and are planning to issue an improved audio experience in future versions of the game. We expect to have re-mastered discs available by early 2008 and we will be offering consumers replacement discs at no cost once they become available. We thank all of our customers for their support and patience.

No more rocking in mono, hooray!

Comcast Apologizes For Calling You A Liar

Comcast Apologizes For Calling You A Liar

George, who was called a liar by an ill-tempered Comcast CSR (who didn’t believe that George had been quoted a lower price than the one that was noted on his account) has written in to let us know that Comcast apologized:

http://consumerist.com/2007/10/31/jake-whose-laptop-was-smashed/

Jake, whose laptop was smashed by a jerk TSA agent who then threatened him with arrest, has posted an update to his blog. The TSA called him and (basically) gave him the same information we did. [Jake Rhymes With Cake]

Update: Why I Did Not Cancel Comcast

Update: Why I Did Not Cancel Comcast

Remember “Mr. Pants,” the guy that was canceling Comcast? Well, a Biblical-grade swarm of technicians descended upon his home like locusts with service trucks. So he’s keeping them.

Best Buy Adds Disclaimer To Secret Website

Best Buy Adds Disclaimer To Secret Website

In response to being sued and humiliated on the internet over their “secret website,” reader MK says Best Buy has added a disclaimer that warns customers that the in-store kiosk doesn’t display the same prices as the public website.

Too Sexy For Southwest Airlines Woman Appears On The Today Show

Too Sexy For Southwest Airlines Woman Appears On The Today Show

The woman who was too sexy for Southwest Airlines appeared on the Today Show this morning in the outfit she was wearing on the flight.

Walmart Flip Flop Woman Writes In To Defend Herself

Walmart Flip Flop Woman Writes In To Defend Herself

Kerry, the woman whose feet suffered some sort of burn from wearing flip flops, has written in to defend herself against the comments on Consumerist.

Anonymous Businessman Settles Elderly Couple's Tax Nightmare

Anonymous Businessman Settles Elderly Couple's Tax Nightmare

Remember the Atwoods? They were facing the possibility of losing their home after it was sold to pay $1.63 in property tax.

Home Depot Revises Policy After It Sent A Sex Offender To Work In A Single Woman's Home

Home Depot Revises Policy After It Sent A Sex Offender To Work In A Single Woman's Home

Back in May Boston’s ABC 5 tracked down a convicted sex offender who was working as an unlicensed contractor for Home Depot. Not only was the guy a registered sex offender…he didn’t even refinish cabinets well.

UPDATE: Applebee's Is Sorry About Huge Insect Leg In Salad

UPDATE: Applebee's Is Sorry About Huge Insect Leg In Salad

Remember that huge grasshopper-ish insect leg that Reader Stacie pulled out of her mouth while eating an Applebee’s Apple Walnut Chicken Salad? After her story was posted to the Consumerist, Stacie was contacted by Applebee’s and finally got the apology that she wanted.

PayPal Says Deadspin Fund Is “Open”

PayPal Says Deadspin Fund Is “Open”

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All Laptops Break. Period.

All Laptops Break. Period.

This Consumer Reports chart ranks how quickly different laptops need repair.

Tape On Your Wet Cellphone Won’t Help You At All

Tape On Your Wet Cellphone Won’t Help You At All

In response to our post on Saving A Wet Cellphone, and specifically the advice we for some reason gave about trying to trick companies to pay for dropping the blasted phone in the sink by taping over the water damage sticker, an anonymous tipster wrote:

WalMart *Does* Sell Purple Ribbon

WalMart *Does* Sell Purple Ribbon

We’ve been covering this Wal-Mart in Missouri accused of refusing to sell “immoral” purple Mardi Gras ribbon. Eagle-eyed reader Beth took a close look at some of the pictures the NoCoast blog posted to support their claim.

Photos: WalMart Won’t Sell Sinful Mardi Gras Ribbon

Photos: WalMart Won’t Sell Sinful Mardi Gras Ribbon

We earlier reported that a Missouri Wal-Mart might be refusing to stock ribbons useable for Mardi Gras decorations. Jon asserts that when he tried to buy purple ribbon, he was told Mardi Gras was immoral, un-Christian, caused rape, and he was escorted from the store by Wal-Mart employees.

UPDATE: Chase/Bank One Merger Super Fun For Customers

Earlier, Sharon complained how the BankOne/Chase merger messed up her online banking. Despite several calls to the customer service, she was unable to fix her problem.

UPDATE: Wal-Mart’s ‘Sinful’ Purple Ribbon, a Hoax?

UPDATE: Wal-Mart’s ‘Sinful’ Purple Ribbon, a Hoax?

As we reported earlier, a Missouri Wal-Mart was accused of refusing to sell purple ribbon, stating it could be used for immoral Mardis Gras celebrations.