Monthly Archives: August 2010

Seriously, you cannot really be this stupid?

Cardiff telephone numbers changed over to the 029 area code in April 2000. At that time, local numbers changed from 6 to 8 digits, by prefixing the digits ’20’ onto the beginning of the local number. From then on, local … Continue reading

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Savi Trading – not at all web savvy

Let’s say you’re a small financial company based in London, and one day someone has this bright idea to set up a company account on Twitter. Let’s assume it was also decided to post all messages using the API, and … Continue reading

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Canned Responses

If you’re going to send out canned responses and try to pass them off as being from a real person, don’t send the mail from an address like: canned-responses@corp.thecompanyname.com Just sayin.

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countrycodes.com – Dial F for Fail

If you have a site which supposedly contains a list of UK telephone area codes, it’s important to not have typos like these: Blackbum, Brent Knoli, Dumbartor, Gilford, Runcom, Sevenosks, Stocke -on-tren, Suthend-on-sea, Tauton else it begins to look like … Continue reading

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Fake 0203 area code for Burberry

Listen up. It’s now fifteen years since Coventry stopped using the 0203 area code. Coventry changed to 01203 in 1995, and then to 024 in 2000. It is ten years since London changed from having 0171 and 0181 codes to … Continue reading

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Chloe have no clue.

If you ever find yourself in the position that you might want to buy something from a Chloe boutique, you’d naturally look to their website for the details of their nearest emporium. Should you do this, by looking at their … Continue reading

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Morons in Cyberspace : Waterstones

Waterstone’s customer service department has email, but their marketing department does not. Waterstone’s customer service department tell me that in order to contact their marketing department, I need to send a letter in the post to their head office. A … Continue reading

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