Submitted by cwmenne on July 10, 2013
I hate it when I get solicitation calls at my office. Most of my employees know that they are not to let solicitors get through to me, but today one got through and I thought it was kind of funny (ironic). The gentleman on the other end of the call was from a company that drills for natural gas and oil wells and wanted to know if I was interested in investing in their company... "Uh, no thank you". So he proceeds to try and convince me about how great the industry is these days... "No thanks, not interested, please take me off your list". So he starts pushing some more and I said "you want to know something, I have an electric car on order, I'm really not interested." He was a really persistent guy, even as I was laughing at him, he asks me, "you go to the grocery store, right? Do you know how all the groceries get there? On big, smokey, diesel trucks!" -I'm starting to get the idea that I'm not the first person to tell him I have an electric car. It was really funny, I wonder if this is a sign of things to come (bad for him). I didn't tell him about my big, smokey, airplane ;-) I'd much rather save our world's fuel resources for airplanes, rather than for cars.
Anyone else ever have any funny dinosaur (fossil fuel) exchanges happen?