atomic_fungus (atomic_fungus) wrote,
atomic_fungus
atomic_fungus

#1154: Boy, is it ever Monday.

And not only is it Monday, it's a Monday with little news that inspires any kind of commentary from me.

And I haven't got anything to talk about, either, since I already told the story of the amazing--

Oh!

Last night at work I saw something incredibly stupid; it's a gift card.

The Amazing Cake Man!



...Cake...Man...?

The Amazing Cake Man!

TACM is a Target gift card, and the card it's attached to bills Cake Man as "king of the candle holders". Flip a switch on his back, press his head, and he plays "Happy Birthday to You". (Melody only. And a bit flat.)

I laughed my ass off. And the coworkers who I showed TACM to also laughed their asses off. O Lord was it stupid.

And just as an aside, proving that there is an Internet forum for everything, we have the Target section of the gift card collectors forum.

I bet I could be really popular if I logged in there and said, "Hi, I'm a Target employee!..." except that I--while I may be pathetic--am not that pathetic.

Apparently the bar for being "king of the candle holders" is pretty low, since Cake Man can hold a maximum of two birthday candles. Two. While playing a monophonic "happy birthday" and sitting in frosting.

The feet don't even attach to Cake Man. You stick him in the frosting and put the feet in front of him.

If anything, Cake Man is the king of the moronic gift cards. Jesus.
Subscribe

  • #7761: Not going tonight

    My ankle feels all right, but I don't want to mess it up by taking a half-mile walk. Kind of a shame, because it's a pleasant evening. I rode by…

  • #7760: Well, that's the weekend, I guess.

    I was sitting here doing a little WoW for the first time in several days. It was quiet and nothing much was happening and my eyelids were getting…

  • #7759: It's a ridiculously nice day today

    It was a ridiculously nice day yesterday, too. Can't complain. * * * Karl Denninger talks about the vaccine for Wuhan Flu. "Nurses are walking out…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments