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Thursday: April 1, 2010

New survey shows that office April Fools pranks are inappropriate.New survey shows that office April Fools pranks are inappropriate.

No fooling -- at least not during the Great Recession. April Fools Day is no joke in this down economy. A survey of 500 advertising and marketing executives finds office pranks are now out of place. That's according to two-thirds of those asked. 

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 6:46 AM | Tags (7) | aprilfools | dwight | jim | kmov | office | pranks | survey |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 19 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: February 19, 2010

American gold medalist may might get her own Ben & Jerry's flavor.American gold medalist may might get her own Ben & Jerry's flavor.

And this is all due toher giving a shoutout to her home state of Vermont upon winning the gold. So let this be a lesson to all successful Vermont residents, don't forget where you came from. The results may be delicious.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 6:44 AM | Tags (7) | icecream | ben | jerry | gold | medalist | olympics | kmov |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: January 7, 2010

Park ranger over in New Hampshire finds Big Foot, says he needs permit.Park ranger over in New Hampshire finds Big Foot, says he needs permit.

He was dressed as Bigfoot when a park ranger put a stop to his performance art project. Doyle didn't have a permit. But the New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union Foundation argues that Doyle's free speech rights were violated.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 6:44 AM | Tags (6) | bigfoot | newhampshire | kmov | permit | ranger | freespeech |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: December 23, 2009

Mother decides to call 911 on son who won't stop playing video games.Mother decides to call 911 on son who won't stop playing video games.

I'm sure this was a great use of police time who had to respond to this 'emergency' call. Whatever happened to just pulling the plug from said video game console? Are parents not allowed to do that anymore?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 6:15 AM | Tags (6) | 911 | dumb | habits | kmov | videogames | waste |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 15, 2009

Yes, it's quite possible to ring up $22,000 worth of charges on your cell phone.Yes, it's quite possible to ring up $22,000 worth of charges on your cell phone.

The charges in question were actually caused by the data usage of a thirteen year old boy. The bright side to all of this is that Verizon has stepped in and made a promise to credit the entire amount of astronomical charges.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 6:41 AM | Tags (8) | phone | mobile | verizon | data | usage | charges | high | kmov |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 21 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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