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slate: turkey shoot

a food article about avoiding the complicated newfangled thanksgiving dishes, instead enjoying tradition, relying on good ingredients, and having a stressfree (ur, less stressful) thanksgiving meal. the article doesn’t mention dealing with your family, however, i like my family, so this comment is there merely for those that fear and loathe going home for the holidays…you know who you are.

slate: turkey shoot, by regina schrambling

slate: turkey shoot

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nytimes: ghost phone

the times investigates ghost calls, those phone calls where you pick up and get no answer. most of the time (apart from actual stalkers and ghosts), these come from predictive dialing machines that telemarketing companies deploy to relay their messages. the hangup occurs when the machine succesfully connects to a person, but there are no free telemarketers available, thus the fcc requires that the dialer hang up. lovely.

technology: battling ghost calls, that telemarketing annoyance, by peter wayner

nytimes: ghost phone

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what's online: big fees for little credit

in case you didn’t get it, the enormous mustache on the credit card driving the harvesting machine connotes evilness…bwahaha!

SOME issuers of credit cards are “quietly collecting hundreds of millions of dollars in profits selling nearly worthless, predatory credit cards targeting vulnerable consumers, including those with bad credit,” according to a report published this week by the National Consumer Law Center (consumerlaw.com).

nytimes.com: what’s online, by dan mitchell

what’s online: big fees for little credit

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what’s online: big fees for little credit

in case you didn’t get it, the enormous mustache on the credit card driving the harvesting machine connotes evilness…bwahaha!

SOME issuers of credit cards are “quietly collecting hundreds of millions of dollars in profits selling nearly worthless, predatory credit cards targeting vulnerable consumers, including those with bad credit,” according to a report published this week by the National Consumer Law Center (consumerlaw.com).

nytimes.com: what’s online, by dan mitchell

what’s online: big fees for little credit

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