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This would be the case of the broken thermometer. When I was in fourth grade I love my teacher so much that I would incessantly volunteer to clean up things and all, fix the shelves and all, and play teacher and all. Everyday. Everyone is doing it in class anyways and it's been a fad to be the teachers favorite. I would not want to be left out or be marked the bad kid in fourth row.

So on with the thermometer...clean, clean, clean I go and I hit this thermometer on the wall. Naturally, (and I don't need to compound on what forces and vector quantities hurled it away from the stationary) out from the wall it went and straight to the floor...spilled out them mercury and all.

Who's the hero? Ain't me no more. Teacher comes up, and says, "you pay for that". I said, "Ok".

Here's the clincher....it's been 12 years since. And I haven't paid no single penny just yet, she forgot about it but I'm still haunted by that to date.

posted by Jdavies @ 9/05/2002,


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Jdavies lives in Quezon City, Philippines and has been blogging since 2002. A brand manager in a leading technology company and a freelance new media/web strategy consultant, he has refocused his blogging from personal, political & sociological observations, to marketing-related efforts and Internet trends that are relevant to his career and branding advocacies.

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This blog is a depot of thoughts and observations on marketing trends which remain personally relevant to the Author as far as his marketing career is concerned. Having evolved from the personal blog of Jdavies, much of the earlier work contained herein are laced with personal speculation, political views, and similar advocacies. These posts are being kept for posterity's sake and for no other reason. No effort is being made to claim that the author will not contradict himself from his previous positions or that such advocacies are absolute.


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