Re: [rumori] The Next Droplift Project

From: Hammer Presley (
Date: Sat Dec 16 2000 - 05:02:58 PST

> >Amazing. Are you saying you actually think a significant
> >number of stores would just give the CD away when someone
> >tried to buy it? What possible support do you have for this
> >idea? Don't you realize stores are in the business of
> >selling things?
> Ah, steve, you clearly haven't read the news stories. In fact, many of the
> folks who actually tried to buy the damn thing were given it FOR
> FREE. Why? Because the lack of a bar code confused the hell out of the
> poor salesfolks. It wasn't in the database. It must be a promo or
> something. So they gave it away. Just amazing really. And yes, several
> journalists took the copy they were given for free, walked across the
> street and droplifted it somewhere else! Haha!!

After spending nearly 30 minutes desperately searching the computer for
the CD, I had one store clerk finally go into the back office of the
store, open the damn thing and read the liner notes, then come back out
and then excitedly explain to me in full all about the droplift project
and its supposed purpose before finally giving me my CD back for free.
Unfortunately, I didn't get any video of that one.

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