Saturday, December 6, 2003

It's official: AOL is lame

They're not offering me enough...

So I got an offer (that I 
can refuse): Try AOL 9.0 blah blah blah and get a free 3-day, 2-night "getaway" at a Fairfield Inn by Marriott. Right-o. I think I can see a few problems with this:
  1. It's not really 3 days, it's 2 nights. Nobody stays in the hotel during the day.
  2. The closest Fairfield Inns to me are... over 2,000 miles away. No, it doesn't include airfare.
  3. This presumes that they expect me to at least try AOL, and they're not indicating that they'll pay my usual (very reasonable, I might add) hourly rate for putting up with things that suck horribly.

So. All AOL needs to do is throw in airfare and a steamer trunk full of cash, and... I'll think about it. 

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