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Jul 11, 2013
Regarding Stui's comment of Oct 18, 2012...
@Stui, Pinocchio is a famous liar from an Italian story for children. In this case, "doing the backstroke" is a phrase meaning "completely relaxed with." In "Satan's septic tank" means in league with The Devil. In essence, this strip says that the marketing department in in league with the devil.

I think it's really somewhere between the Prince of Darkness and Phi the Prince of Insufficient Light.
 
 
Oct 19, 2012
We're all Dilbert fans for a reason. I wish more people here remembered that before resorting to disrespectful behavior.
Today at the canteen I mentioned that Canadian girl who committed suicide because not only she was a crime victim, but her school colleagues humiliated her on a daily basis because they knew the background.
Let that be a lesson to all of us to be nice to each other, and then hopefully, people will be nice to us.
 
 
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Oct 18, 2012
I love the line about Pinocchio and the devils septic tank. I don't understand the relationship to an ad campaign but I still love it.
 
 
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Oct 18, 2012
@boredTodeath - glad I dont work for you. I want a tenible job that I can keep. IF one must resort to criminal behavior to remain employed, tehn sooner or later one is going into the iron-bar hotel, or will get stuck with a law suit, therefore reaping unto oneself, the aforemensioned poverty you where trying to avoid.
 
 
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Oct 18, 2012
If you think capatalism is bad, then check out the experience the Russians had with the alternative over the last seventy years or so. One of the biggest things for any company to deal with is if they make/design/market a clearly junk product they may sell some to an unsuspecting customer, but sooner or later the reputation of it will come back to bite them via the Internet. Buyer's remorse has become a deadly weapon on the net, but the advice "caveat emptor" is still a prime focus for any one of us. I have been fantasizing about buying a new car lately, and I have been searching the net for any number of entries blogging about car A, B, or C. Also have talked to mechanics about them, read magazine articles, and, especially, talked to owners of the cars in question. Thou shalt do thy homework....
 
 
 
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