United Breaks Guitars

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by A Boojum Snark, Jul 27, 2009.

  1. A Boojum Snark

    aa A Boojum Snark Toraipoddodezain Mazahabado

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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YGc4zOqozo"]YouTube - United Breaks Guitars[/ame]

    This is so awesome. Best way to get back at all those damn companies that give you the run-around. He told them he was hoping for 1m views in a year... he's already obliterated that goal, and I hope it rockets even further.

    I imagine this will actually cause them to lose more money than paying him :p

    see the video description for the story or the link to the long story.
  2. The Political Gamer

    aa The Political Gamer

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    United sucks, thats just the truth. I live in Chicago and have to deal with United and O'Hare quite a bit and it sucks. Still talk about bad PR.
  3. uma plata

    uma plata L6: Sharp Member

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    I feel the guys pain. Flew back from Texas a couple years back with one of these:


    That's a Martin, and they aren't cheap

    First they put it on the wrong plane, so they had to UPS it to my house a day later. Gets there and the headstock is split almost in half. I never tried to get a refund out of them, wasn't too expensive to get fixed

    I heard a story on this guy, and how United asked for the rights to the song, so they could use it in a training video. Good stuff
  4. PenPen

    PenPen L5: Dapper Member

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    With large corporations there's always a circle of blame going around.

    The only thing I like about United is that they used to give ice cream sandwiches on international flights. I don't think they do now, so there's one less reason for me to use their services.