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November 13 2013

thatsridicarus

November 19 2012

thatsridicarus

Dear Customer Who Stuck Up For His Little Brother

Kristen Wolfe:

You thought I didn't really notice. But I did. I wanted to high-five you.

Yesterday I had a pair of brothers in my store. One was maybe between 15 and 17. He was a wrestler at the local high school. Kind of tall, stocky and handsome. He had a younger brother, who was maybe about 10 to 12 years old. The only way to describe him was scrawny, neat, and very clean for a boy his age. They were talking about finding a game for the younger one, and he was absolutely insisting it be one with a female character. I don't know how many of y'all play games, but that isn't exactly easy. Eventually, I helped the brothers pick a game called "Mirror's Edge." The youngest was pretty excited about the game, and then he specifically asked me, "Do you have any girl color controllers?" I directed him to the only colored controllers we have, which include pink and purple ones. He grabbed the purple one, and informed me purple was his FAVORITE...

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This story made my day. This family, the siblings, and especially this line, "how awesome big brother is, how sweet little brother is, and how Dad ought to be ashamed for trying to make his son any other way," It's just heartwarming to see the kids being right for once and the parent being wrong, and the protective big brother, aww. Really this is a modern society and nothing is considered 'gender-specific' anymore. Anyone can like anything.
(source: HuffingtonPost)
Reposted bykayurafiizEveRkilljillzEveR

October 17 2012

thatsridicarus
“With marketplaces, it’s that chicken-and-egg thing,” says Edelman. “Until you have lots of products, you don’t have lots of buyers.”
How a Teacher Made $1 Million Selling Lesson Plans - Businessweek
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