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March 17th, 2004

They must love their WD-40

Thanks to Pinger Chris for passing along this gem: The WD-40 Fan Club. And it’s official!

As a member of the fan club, you get access to the “2000 uses list,” “fun freebies,” an “e-“newsletter, and an “e-“tip of the week. I wonder if WD-40 can help get rid of those pesky “e“s.

What I really want to know, though, is how Chris came across this… has he been a member all this time without telling us?

Posted in Just Plain Odd

FROM: Joseph
DATE: Wednesday March 17, 2004 -- 9:32:53 am
My mechanic is a Scot. He says "WD-Farty." I snicker every time. He still doesn't know why.

FROM: Chris [E-Mail]
DATE: Wednesday March 17, 2004 -- 10:10:30 am
I was going to join, but they were asking for too much personal info. Do they really need my address to share lubrication tips?

I have this image now of Bevis and Butthead saying, "heh, he said lubrication."

I actually saw it mentioned on some marketing blog as a good example of a consumer products co. using the web.

Personally, I'm waiting for the lubrication tips RSS feed.

FROM: Alex
DATE: Wednesday March 17, 2004 -- 11:11:38 am
Awe, come on Chris. Most of the personal info requested is optional. Besides, once you become a member, you can download a WD-40 computer Lub game! Wow, I didn't know what I was missing!

FROM: Ryan [E-Mail]
DATE: Wednesday March 17, 2004 -- 4:21:00 pm
Do they really need my address to share lubrication tips?

That sentence will come back to haunt you if you ever run for president.

FROM: Chris
DATE: Wednesday March 17, 2004 -- 10:07:13 pm
I've got much bigger skeletons in the closet that that! No danger of me every doing anything to attract that kind of attention.

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