Ok, full disclosure - the post about how life was great at Circuit City was about as reliable as a Peter Arnett report from Baghdad. Actually, I had a red-shirted minion hovering around me wondering what I was doing with the HP Media Center laptop I was playing with. He sortof left me alone after he saw I was saying nice things about the place.
Actually, it was going ok, till I finished saying how wonderful it all was, then walked up to the Camera counter. Seems I was just in time for the effing parade. Parade? Yeah, the parade of people just browsing or pretending to want to buy a camera, and monoplizing the two sales guys' time. One woman, with three kids in tow, asked the kid the same two questions about the same two cameras about five or six times. The pain agony was obvious on the sales kid's face. This tells me I'm not cut out for retail sales - on maybe the third and certainly by the fourth go round, I would have probably used the Digital Rebel, swinging it on the end of the security lanyard like a bolo, and whacked her upside the head with it. Probably a poor customer relations technique.
Finally, the guy gets to me. Exactly two questions - 'what type of battery?' and 'it does include a USB cable, correct?'. I picked up a set of rechargables plus charger, and less than 3 minutes 37 seconds after the terminally clueless woman wandered off still mumbling with technical confusion, I was out the door with a Nikon Coolpix 2100 in the bag. Badabing...well, you know the rest.
Sidenote to Ken
- they have an Oyster Point road that changes to Victory Blvd where it crosses I-64 then passes by a PUD named Kiln Creek in Yazoo too!
Now, after fiddling around and having the camera software refuse to recognize that the camera was attached...yank the memory card, and put it in a flash reader and...
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