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October 10th, 2003

I Want My Birthday Donuts.

A little over nine months ago, I asked if online petitions were worthwhile. I did so by demonstrating their worthlessness by starting a petition to get myself a dozen donuts from Krispy Kreme on my birthday.

Well, here it is, my birthday. And in the past nine months, my petition has gotten eight lousy signatures. Eight! And I even made up one.

I guess that proves that online petitions are pretty lame. But I still want my donuts.

Posted in Everyday Life

FROM: Greg
DATE: Friday October 10, 2003 -- 9:29:56 am
Should Krispy Kreme make specially design donuts to reflect the numbers in your age or will any old round donut do?



FROM: Dave Walls [E-Mail]
DATE: Friday October 10, 2003 -- 9:50:23 am
Look on the bright side, Paul:

If the petition works with that few signatures, there won't be a whole lot of people to share the donuts with.

That said, you've got nine..remember
who to hook up. ;)



FROM: jk
DATE: Friday October 10, 2003 -- 10:34:59 am
(stating the obvious)


HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



FROM: Dave Walls [E-Mail]
DATE: Friday October 10, 2003 -- 12:37:01 pm
Speaking of free food on birthday's, doesn't Denny's still offer a free Grand Slam breakfast (or something) on your birthday? It's a step down from Krispy Kreme, but if it's free....;-)



FROM: Ryan
DATE: Friday October 10, 2003 -- 3:06:39 pm
One of the Mexican restaurant chains in the VA/MD area offers a free dinner on or around your birthday (a few days before or after) if you fill out a card. Not a bad deal.



FROM: jk
DATE: Friday October 10, 2003 -- 3:34:47 pm
Applebee's used to offer a free dessert which is useless now that they have eliminated their Chocolate Glacier. I think the brownies are ok.



FROM: Matt
DATE: Friday October 10, 2003 -- 6:36:28 pm
Famous Dave's offers any free entree for a birthday gift. All you have to do is fill out a card and you'll get a postcard in the mail. I did it last year and ate like a king.



FROM: Robert [E-Mail]
DATE: Sunday October 12, 2003 -- 6:38:15 pm
See, I think this Ping was an elaborate ploy to get us to wish you a happy birthday!



FROM: Misty
DATE: Thursday April 8, 2004 -- 7:21:43 pm
There is a japanesse buffet here that offers a free meal on your birthday and then marie callendars also offers a free slice of pie to you and your guest on your birthday. but now i really want krispy kreme1



FROM: Dyan
DATE: Saturday May 15, 2004 -- 8:43:07 am
Today's my birthday - where' my free dozen? :)



FROM: Michelle
DATE: Saturday December 10, 2005 -- 2:42:56 pm
It is December 10th--my birthday! I still don't know where to go for some free eats on my birthday! Help! What to do?!?

Hungrily,

Michelle :(




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