Echo|Fox (echofox@wingzero.net)
Tue, 12 Sep 2000 00:14:27 -0700


I was cleaning out my inbox (gah! 500 unsorted messages going back 6 months.
Unpleasantness.) and found this bit of comedy from a while back on the list.
Burke, you might want to add this to the humor page since its just so damned
good =)

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Dynon" <ajdynon@students.latrobe.edu.au>
To: <mektonz@mecha.com>; <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Sunday, April 30, 2000 4:03 AM
Subject: [gundam] [Humor] Anaheim Electronics Customer Satisfaction Survey

> This is an adaption of the McDonnel Douglas Customer Satisfaction Survey > found at www.terrylane.melb.com/tweek.html > > Warranty Card > Thank you for purchasing an Anaheim Electronics mobile suit. In order to > protect your new investment, please take a few minutes to fill out the > warranty registration card below. > > Answering the survey questions is not required, but the information will > help us to develop new products that best meet your needs and desires. > > 1. [ ] Mr. [ ] Mrs. [ ] Ms. [ ] Miss [ ] Lt. [ ] Gen. [ ] Archduke > [ ] Classified [ ] Other first name: > Initial: > Last Name: > Password (Max. 8 Characters): > Code Name/Nickname: > Latitude-Longitude-Altitude: > > 2. Which model mobile suit did you purchase? > [ ] MS-06 Zaku > [ ] RX-78 Gundam > [ ] RGM-79 GM > [ ] MSZ-006 Zeta Gundam > [ ] Classified > > 3. Date of purchase (Year/Month/Day): 00__/__/__ > > 4. Serial Number: > > 5. Please check where this product was purchased > [ ] Recieved as a gift/aid package > [ ] Catalog showroom > [ ] Independent arms broker > [ ] Mail order > [ ] Discount store > [ ] Stolen (adolescent newtype) > [ ] Stolen (other) > [ ] Classified > > 6. Please check how you became aware of the Anaheim Electronics mobile suit > you have just purchased > [ ] Heard feet stomping/shooting, looked up > [ ] Store display > [ ] Espionage > [ ] Recommended by friend/relative/ally > [ ] Political lobbying by manufacturer > [ ] Lying around with cockpit open > [ ] Was attacked by one > > 7. Please check the three (3) factors that most influenced your decision to > purchase this Anaheim Electronics product > [ ] Style / Appearance > [ ] Speed / Manuverability > [ ] Price / Value > [ ] Comfort / Convenience > [ ] Kickback / Bribe > [ ] Reccommended by salesperson > [ ] Anaheim Electronics reputation > [ ] Advanced weapons systems > [ ] Backroom politics > [ ] Negative experiences opposing one in combat > > 8. Please check the location(s) where this product will be used > [ ] North America > [ ] Colonies > [ ] Colonies > [ ] Middle East > [ ] Colonies > [ ] Europe > [ ] Colonies > [ ] Space (not colonies) > [ ] Colonies > [ ] Africa > [ ] Colonies > [ ] Asia / Far East > [ ] Colonies > [ ] Misc. Earth > [ ] Colonies > [ ] Classified > [ ] Colonies > > 9. Please check the products that you currently own or intend to purchase > in the near future > [ ] Color TV > [ ] VCR > [ ] Droppable Space Colony > [ ] Ridiculously-powerful Beam Gun > [ ] CD Player > [ ] Artificial Newtype > [ ] Space Fleet > [ ] Home Computer > [ ] Nuclear Weapon > > 10. How would you describe yourself or your organisation? > (Check all that apply) > [ ] Anti-Earthnoid > [ ] Anti-Spacenoid > [ ] Terrorist > [ ] Crazed > [ ] Neutral > [ ] Fascist > [ ] Dictatorship > [ ] Corrupt > [ ] Incompetent > > 11. How did you pay for your Anaheim Electronics product? > [ ] Deficit spending > [ ] Cash > [ ] Bars of gold > [ ] Personal check > [ ] Credit card > [ ] Ransom money > [ ] Travelers' cheque > > 12. Your Occupation > [ ] Homemaker > [ ] Sales / Marketing > [ ] Angst-ridden teenager > [ ] Revolutionary > [ ] Clerical > [ ] Mercenary > [ ] Tyrant > [ ] Middle management > [ ] Defense Minister/ General > [ ] Retired > > 13. To help us understand our customers' lifestyles, please indicate the > interests and activities in which you and your spouse enjoy participating > on a regular basis > [ ] Golf > [ ] Boating / Sailing > [ ] Sabotage > [ ] Running / Jogging > [ ] Propaganda / Disinformation > [ ] Destabilisation / Overthrow > [ ] Angst > [ ] Gardening > [ ] Crafts > [ ] Black market / Smuggling > [ ] Collectibles / Collections > [ ] Watching sports on TV > [ ] Wines > [ ] Interrogation / Torture > [ ] Household pets (includes Haro-style robots) > [ ] Crushing rebellions > [ ] Espionage / Reconnisance > [ ] Fashion clothing > [ ] Border disputes > [ ] Mutually Assured Destruction > > Thank you for taking the time to fill out this questionnaire. Your answers > will be used in market studies that will help Anaheim Electronics serve you > better in the future - as well as allowing you to recieve mailings and > special offers from other companies, governments, extremist groups and > mysterious consortia. > > As a bonus for responding to this survey, you wil be registered to win a > brand new RX-78GP02 in our Operation Stardust sweepstakes! > > Comments or suggestions about our mobile suits? > Please write to: > ANAHEIM ELECTRONICS > Marketing Department > Military Aerospace Division > ________________________________________________________________ > > Andrew Dynon > > "When will those bloody adolescents learn to leave my Mobile Suits alone?" > - Bright Noah, from Kathleen Moffre's fanfic "Russian Roulette" > > "Keep 'em guessing. Never tell anyone the truth. Try to confuse them." > - Stefan Elliot on dealing with Hollywood executives. > > "Stories have to be told to exist. They exist in the telling and retelling." > - Itzhak Roeh > > - > Gundam Mailing List Archives are available at http://gundam.aeug.org/ >

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