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Most viewed posts of 2010

Here’s NH2F’s top 10 posts of 2010… 10) “Mayor Staypuft,” or Adam gets bitter about Toronto’s mayor, throws insults, but still puts forward good questions, to which no one cares to discuss. 9) “Fear Of Fighting,” or Adam yammering1 about the author. 8) “Vistek,” or Adam yammering about shitty customer service. 7) “How Did JFK Get My Spaghetti Video,” or Adam photographs a hottie. 6) “The End of,” or Adam has an idea to make the world a better place, but no one gives a shit. 5) “Poutine,” or I’m drunk. 4) “Apple & Canadian English,” or Adam doesn’t like that his iPhone neglects his nation. 3) “Scott Pilgrim… Read More »Most viewed posts of 2010

Vistek Part II

First off, I should say the tripod arrived the next day. I also got a call from “Paul” making sure it arrived, again thanking and apologizing to me. I also just received this email. Hi Adam,  I’m the Project Manager at Vistek and I also head up Customer Relations.  I have been working here for over 15 years and most of my years here were as Ron’s Executive Assistant.  I have handled many transactions for Ron’s customers including Leo Baeck Day School.  I was informed about your experience at Vistek and as I’m still shocked about the entire incident, I’m writing to apologize to you.  I am truly sorry that… Read More »Vistek Part II


As I’ve said before, I work for a private day school. Recently we had some budget to purchase a couple of SLR cameras, and the school has a relationship with a Toronto store called Vistek. I called the owner, who didn’t answer his phone, instead a secretary told me they’d get the details we want, and have a sales rep write me a quote. The owner would then modify pricing. I was cool with that. I used to work for Carbon Computing, and everyone who called and asked for Ron usually wouldn’t get to Ron, it seemed I was always the guy who was told to quote on those products.… Read More »Vistek