I got the stupidest call this morning.
A phone research company called me up. They wanted to ask how I felt about Bank of America. Fair enough, I guess.
But then the first thing the caller says is this:
"Any ideas for customer service that come out of this conversation will belong to Bank of America, with no monetary award to you."
I kid you not.
I started laughing. I told the caller, "Hey... mad props for honesty. After having screwed the economy to death, they're out of ideas on how to steal even more money. So they call me up and ask me for ideas. For free."
She was not amused. I don't know why. At least I was laughing. I imagine most of the people she calls are simply going to be screaming invective.