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, July 15, 2009

“Let's Go Shopping!”

Yesterday I mentioned my skepticism of TamPogo because of two reasons:

  1. I can't locate any reliable information about the company;
  2. I can't even browse their store since it wasn't open yet.

The store's “Grand Opening” is supposed to be July 15th. According to the calendar, today is July 15th. And by 4:30pm I would have expected the store to be open.

Ooh look! “Coming Soon. Grand Opening July 15.”

Or is it the case that I have to sign up to shop?

Update on July 16th, 2009

The store has actually opened!

Update at 9:30pm on July 16th, 2009

I've received some strong feedback on this entry for basically making snarkish remarks on a site that hasn't even opened yet. And yes, I admit, this was a cheap shot, given that the Computer Industry has an extensive history of late products.

Why, hello, Mr. Kettle. Nice to meet you. That's some mighty fine crow you have there.

Tasty crow aside, I've also had to make major editing changes to yesterday's entry due to some changes TamPogo has made over the past 24 hours.

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