Bargains

My DECT phone started playing up a couple of days ago, so I took it back tonight and got a full refund of £60, then popped to the shop next door and picked up a triple-pack of the same handset for £70. I think that qualifies as a good deal.

Happy belated birthday to my Inbred, which was two years old on the 24th. Well, that was the day I first rode it, the frame had arrived two weeks earlier.

How slow?

Status: Your order has been accepted and is awaiting processing. 23/07/2003[11:50:43]
Your order has been picked, and is awaiting despatch. 23/07/2003[16:56:09]
Your order has been despatched by Parcel Force/Royal Mail 29/07/2003[10:25:26]

Nearly six days to actually dispatch a package which was ready to dispatch? Bunch of useless tossers.

Oh, and the item showing as

Status: Your order has been accepted and is awaiting processing. 23/07/2003[11:50:43]

was the mystery package which arrived yesterday.

Why bother with online order-tracking if it’s not going to be accurate?