The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Wednesday, August 08, 2007

Not going at all …

Since I haven't heard back about the auction, and I still own the domain in question, it seems that my offer of $5,000 was a bit too much for it.

Ah well, didn't hurt to try.


Snippits of an overheard conversation at Lester's Diner around 11:30 pm

“My niece only has to get past a background check before she can get her dream job with the government. The only thing she's worried about is her credit score.”

“Credit score? For a background check?”

“Yes, credit score.”

“I thought a background check for a government job was stuff like criminal records, school records, getting character references, not a credit check.”

“Before I got hired by the government, my credit was checked.”

“Bizarre.”

“Well, people who are in financial trouble are more susceptible to bribery.”

“So if you get hired by the government, you undergo a credit check, but not if you get elected?”

“Yup, I guess that's how it works.”

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