| 10:59 am on Feb 9, 2006 (gmt 0)|
That reminds me of several years ago when I created my first PDF file in Photoshop. It was an advertisement for the local newspaper. I sent it out to the newspaper and they called me back and said they could not read the file because some fonts where missing and asked me to include the fonts into the PDF.
But instead of selecting "include fonts" when saving the PDF, I copied the font files together with the pdf file into a zip file and sent everything to the newspaper.
| 11:44 am on Feb 9, 2006 (gmt 0)|
Sometimes we forget just how much knowledge is involved in SEO!
Theres lot's and lot's to take onboard.
| 3:43 pm on Feb 10, 2006 (gmt 0)|
jecasc, that is absolutely hilarious! just what i needed for a friday chuckle...
| 5:08 pm on Feb 10, 2006 (gmt 0)|
This thread could plunge into another water-cooler chat about funny user bloopers. "Any Key", anyone?
Recently had a moment where someone was tipped that their site content was duped. They selected a few sentences of text from their site and pasted them into the Google box. When 120,000 results returned, they panicked... 120,000 sites stealing my content?!
I suggested they put the text in quotes and try again
Turns out the site content was indeed duped. by 2 scrapers, not 120,000
| 9:51 pm on Feb 12, 2006 (gmt 0)|
A new hire at the agency (more on the media side of things - no so much focused on search) not to long ago, for months tried to figure out why we were always talking about paperclips and what paperclips had to do with advertising campaigns on Google and Yahoo!
| 8:14 am on Feb 13, 2006 (gmt 0)|
Erm... what DO they have to do with them? Or are you not talking about the little bent wire things to - well - clip papers together?
(Sorry, I'm not an English native speaker so I might miss a pun in here)
| 8:18 am on Feb 13, 2006 (gmt 0)|
Pmkpmk, the person misunderstood Pay Per Clicks as Paperclips.
| 8:41 am on Feb 13, 2006 (gmt 0)|
*slapping hand against forehead*
| 12:22 pm on Feb 13, 2006 (gmt 0)|
I had a similar hilarous experience with a delivery man, it is not related to the web but it is as funny as pmkpmk's story.
"Don't ask to a delivery man to call his office, he is just a newbie delivery man"
While we were waiting for the delivery man to come, his office called us asking for him. The guy arrived few minutes later.
"Your office has called, you can take a seat here and call them back"
So the guy took a seat on the chair looking strangely at the phone. The phone was the old-type of phone, the one that our grannies used to have, with the handset and the noisy numbered wheel. After a while - I though he was trying to remember the number of his office - he dialed the number on the wheel without picking the handset. We were all laughing behind our desk. After completed the number, he was stupidly waiting for somebody to speak.
I had never seen that before and had a big laugh in front of him while one of my colleague was nicely explaining him how to use a phone.