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You want your phone back? Our haircuts are half price today...

Friday,  07/09/10  10:45 PM

This you will not believe...  so I pulled off into a truck stop while driving up Route 99, had a bite to eat and did some work, and as I drive away I have that *bad* feeling like a left something behind... yep, left my phone.  Yikes!

sometimes you have to do strange things to get your phone backSo I go back to the diner, and check the booth in which I'd sat, and my phone is gone.  Crud.  So I find my waitress.

"Hi, did you happen to find my phone?
"Um, I might have found a phone, what did it look like?

(what!  I was just here...  you know you have my phone...)

"It's a black Palm Pre, c'mon I really need it back...
"Huh.  Well today we have a special on haircuts, half price, would you like one?

(what!  haircuts, WTF?)

"Haircut!?  What about my phone?  I really need my phone...
"I just thought maybe you'd like a haircut... they're half price today!

(I'm thinking this girl is crazy, I have to be nice or I might never see my phone back.)

"I. Really. Need. My. Phone.   Please?

To make a weird story short, after five minutes I did finally get my phone back, and I did not have to get a haircut.  Whew.  On the road again...

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