Category Archives: Rants

Rants, pet peeves and things that irritate me

Parallax Forum Posts Now Considered Illegitimate

Any posts by Chris Savage on the Parallax Forums are to be considered illegitimate / fraudulent / fake. Apparently posts on the Parallax Forums can be modified for content at will, meaning anything posted may not be what the original … Continue reading

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Tabletop Kiosks: The New Spies On The Block

If you’ve recently eaten at Red Robin, Applebee’s or Chili’s, you may have noticed a tabletop kiosk that allows you to order food, play games and even pay your bill. These devices are becoming more and more popular in restaurants. … Continue reading

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Microsoft Telemetry Hits Windows 7/8.1

Back when Microsoft was cramming Windows 10 down everyone’s virtual throat, force-installing it onto their PC if the updates were allowed to install automatically, I went to great lengths to insure I didn’t end up with Microsoft’s spyware-infested O/S on … Continue reading

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McDonald’s No More…For Me!

What would you do if you saw your orange juice being filled from the overflow tray at the bottom of the machine? Yeah, me too! Gross! But that’s what happened to me this morning!

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Progressive Auto Insurance

If Progressive Auto Insurance offered to insure my vehicles FREE for LIFE, I would decline. Here’s why…

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Auto Insurance Company Tactics

As of January 3, 2017 I have had four vehicles rear-ended by another driver who either wasn’t paying attention or was driving recklessly. In all four cases the other driver had insurance at the time of the accident and was … Continue reading

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Hyundai Motor Finance

Hyundai vehicles are some of the most reliable and robust I have ever driven. That’s why when I moved to CA from NY I kept buying Hyundai. The warranty couldn’t be beat and the reliability and bang for the buck … Continue reading

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AT&T Cares…not!

AT&T Cares…they care not…they care…they care not. My daisy ran out of petals a long, long time ago. This is how it seems to go every year with things flipping at the end of each contract period. Such is the … Continue reading

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AT&T Issues…Again…

I used to have a blog entry on AT&T on my old website. It was so large that when I moved my blog to a new site I didn’t want to move so much content and I thought my issues … Continue reading

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Texting & Driving

In the last 5 years or so I have seen an increasing number of drunk drivers. Well, okay, they’re not drunk, but they drive just like a drunk driver. They veer off the side of the road and when they … Continue reading

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