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April 26th, 2007
the perils of trade shows

My company is running a conference in Baltimore. I made the Porkchop come with me because a) it’s boring, b) I need a drinking buddy every night and c) with him here, I have a good excuse to not go out with my bosses at night.

So far, at the airport the mean people threw away about $50 worth of lotions and lipstick. Granted, I forgot my little plastic baggie, but I figured they’d have one (every other time they have), but they didn’t, so I had to toss my stuff.

Then the taxi tried to kill us.

Also, being in this close proximity to my boss for this many hours is very, VERY wrong.

posted in: job travails — @ 11:25 am

6 Comments »

  1. I learned recently after a ton of my crap was thrown out that if you just take it out, all your lotions or whatever, and put them in their own seperate tub without a baggie they will let you keep them. I did it in NY, OR and WA. So far no problems that way. :)

    Comment by The Sister — Thursday.April.26.2007 @ 11:12 pm

  2. Why don’t you people just buy some damn baggies?

    Sheesh.

    Comment by grampa — Friday.April.27.2007 @ 1:05 am

  3. Sis.. tried that. No go. Bastards.

    Grampa: Shut up jerk. :P

    Comment by the insider — Friday.April.27.2007 @ 10:01 am

  4. lol, I almost got caught in the JFK airport because one of the ladies said:

    “you carrying liquids, lotions or any drink?”
    “no,no and no”
    “ok, follow the queue”
    ( after crossing the control the woman said )
    “you sure you don’t have nothing in your bag”
    “I am sure….why?”
    “You sure? I think you are a liar”
    ( huhhh???????? )
    “You have a bottle of water”
    “IT IS ONLY WATER! and I forgot, I AM SORRY!”
    “LIAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAR”

    Imagine the situation, that cow yelling on me and the rest of the passengers waiting … ¬¬ silly.

    Comment by Me, Myself and I — Saturday.April.28.2007 @ 3:36 am

  5. Just stopping by to say hi – how’ve you been?

    Comment by JB — Sunday.April.29.2007 @ 12:39 pm

  6. Me.. I know, I hate them too. Sigh.

    JB.. hey where ya been? I’m good, how’s life?

    Comment by the insider — Sunday.April.29.2007 @ 7:47 pm

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