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From: Scott Shafer <>
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2001 13:54:22 -0700
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Ross/Eric (does anyone still believe they are different people?),

I recommend large quantities of red meat, halotestin, and ephedrine. And a nice Chianti. After all, if you are going for the rage, make the most of it!!!


Scott Shafer, Anger Maximization and Hostility Specialist (aka, DBA) San Antonio, TX

"Mohan, Ross" wrote:
> Eric,
> I join with you in emptying the contents of my venom sac deep
> into the putrid flesh of shitty vendors like Oracle, Microsoft, and
> yes..COMCRAP.
> Getting tired of reading "Service is Our Number One Priority" when it
> is clearly fifth or sixth, directly under. "F*cking You Hard When We Can"
> or "Doing Kind of The Best We Feel Like, Depending on the Weather" or
> "You'll Get NOTHING, and LIKE IT", or "You're Our Plaything Now That You've
> Drunk from the Proprietary Kool-Aid"
> Good Customer Service is really really really rare, especially when you
> factor in consistent delivery of same.
> Multibillion dollar corporations that get away with murder on a
> daily basis are...well...a dime a dozen.
> Now I must my venom sacs once again fill with their sweet liquid
> of death....
> - Ross
> -----Original Message-----
> Sent: Monday, September 10, 2001 5:17 PM
> To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L
> K-
> I apparently made the mistake of thinking that the US constitution
> says that there is a right to FREE SPEECH in this friggin country.
> I'm reporting what a reseller is saying about his several years of
> experience, and what bugs the daylights out of the people that
> ACTUALLY PAY MONEY FOR A PRODUCT (known as "customers" for those that
> have never heard the word before).
> Note that the resalescritter was specifically addressing the
> headaches reported by CUSTOMERS at sites using service offerings in
> the "SUB-enterprise" category.
> Anyone feel free to call me an idiot (HELP), that I'm wrong, or
> whatever, but absent the technical merits of a "pro-Compaq" position
> having been presented in detail, all I hear is someone acting like a
> pissy little fascist.
> My writing wasn't exacty at the level of the Great Bard, but it would
> help if people would read a bit more carefully before they barf.
> Speaking of which, I'm sick of all the crap (lying/etc.) from vendors
> and their employees and the friends of their employees, and having
> them expecting the customers to kiss their a$$es all the time because
> they are some big megacorp.
> Of course the good news is that I can now go around telling people
> that if they want good services, they should buy IBM since there are
> so many a$$holes in the Compaq world.
> brgrds,
> ep
> [ via ORACLE-L Digest -- Volume 2001, Number 251]
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > From: Kimberly Smith <>
> > Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2001 08:16:35 -0700
> > Subject: RE: Interesting News..
> >
> > Jon, you need to get some thick skin. My company is destroyed quite often
> > in this list (although it has been a while).
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > Sent: Friday, September 07, 2001 4:50 AM
> > To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L
> >
> >
> > Eric:
> >
> > While I can appreciate that your opinion of the Compaq Services division
> > might be less than positive, would you please, for the sake of those who
> > actually work for these companies, be a little less dramatic in your
> > expression of that opinion.
> >
> > Jon Walthour

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