Okay, so today there is this email asking me to take some kind of horse product survey. It promised that it wasn’t a sales promotion and made me eligible to be automatically entered into a $100 cash drawing. The survey began by asking personal information like age, gender etc. It asked me which income bracket I was in and the next section asked my age and when I clicked on the correct age bracket I received the message, “SORRY. YOU CAN'T CONTINUE PARTICIPATING IN THE SURVEY”.
So, I go back to my email and reclick on the fricking link. I click that I am a 35 year old chick with an income of $100,000 a year before taxes and that I have a master’s degree and bingo! I’m in like Flynn. (That’s an old saying that goes back to Errol Flynn who starred in the first Robin Hood movie and was a notorious womanizer, for those of you who are too young to know.) The product is a new fly spray with some super ingredient that is supposed to be effective on either you or your horse for a period of a year or so. This is one of those surveys that has boxes to check: Strongly agree. Somewhat agree. Don’t agree or disagree etc. Then it starts to ask all these stupid questions that I would only know if I had already used the product; “Doesn’t irritate your skin; Is effective; Performs better than other products.” Then I came to a box for “Good Value” This fly spray was $24 for less than a pint. I mean, I could spray one side of my horse and maybe my left arm pit. So, I marked “disagree.” That’s when the survey mysteriously froze up and wouldn’t allow me to continue. I guess I can kiss off my $100.