All posts for “rant”


SSPR - Please Stop Spamming Bloggers (Updated with SSPR Response)

Posted by: leelefever on July 2, 2008- 5:00pm

Categories: PR, rant, spam, thissite


Dear SSPR,You have been sending me emails for months now, apparently from someone named Sarah who always has a "Story Idea:" for me. Since then I have asked three times (including a voicemail) to be removed from your distribution list. What happened today?  I received another email from Sarah about another awesome "STORY IDEA". I've given up trying to stop your emails. You obviously don't care about my requests, or care that you're proving to me and a lot of others that you accomplish the... Continue Reading

A Spammer is Spoofing My Email Address

Posted by: leelefever on April 20, 2008- 5:00pm

Categories: email, rant, spam


How fun.  Imagine my delight to wake up the last couple of days to find thousands of bounced emails - all with my address in the From: line.  It's such an honor to see my address associated with other legitimate brands that are so proven in the fields of appendage enlargement.  Here's what happens... A spammer needs to send spam emails and they don't want to use an address associated with them.  So, they add someone else's address to the From: field of the email.  When the email bounces, it... Continue Reading

Dear Apple, You're Pretty, But Defective

Posted by: leelefever on August 2, 2007- 5:00pm

Categories: Apple, ourwork, rant


Looking back over my posts recently, I might call the theme "Off-topic and Rant-y". This being the case, I'll continue the theme for one more post. In listening to my friends who have Macs, I was under the impression that they heal the sick, feed the poor, turn water to wine and help you get laid all at once. The truth is I tire so quickly of all the Apple adoration. I love their designs, I want an iPhone, I own a Mac, love Final Cut, I respect Steve Jobs and know that OS X is better than... Continue Reading

Sean's T-Mobile Hell

Posted by: leelefever on June 18, 2007- 5:00pm

Categories: customer service, mobile, rant


Sean O'Driscoll unravels a long chain mishandled and unfortunate situations within the bowels of T-Mobile customer service. Sean's experience is sadly not unique, but his perspective is. He manages the community support services team at Microsoft and is tightly focused on the future of customer support. It appears that T-Mobile has provided him a great worst case scenario - he left the service because of it. “sean, can I just have the agent call you back so we can handle this? Me: “NO... Continue Reading