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224: Aggressive West Coast Seagulls

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In this episode, we explain why you should never leave a suitcase full of pepperoni on your hotel balcony. We also talk about breaking old habits in Vegas; T-Mobile’s latest lawsuit; the blackest black and pinkest pink; what happens when you invest in customer service. All this, a listener question and so much more.

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223: All You Really Need To Know

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In this episode, we pass along some salient wisdom to this spring’s recent graduates. There’s also a story about cocaine and so much more. Trust us: If you’re a recent graduate – and even if you aren’t – all you need to know you’ll learn in this episode.

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222: Luck, Timing, Skill, and Alison

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From traveling mailboxes, shower screens, ESPN’s Reply-Allpocalypse, a Starbucks big oops, and liars on LinkedIn, you have to have at least one of the four essential ingredients for success: Luck, Timing, Skill, and Alison.

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221: You Can’t Stop the Buzz

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In this episode we bring you up to speed on all the buzz! We talk about what has to bee the most Canadian thing ever; why Uber is feeling the sting of medically impaired riders; how Southwest Airlines response to slow WiFi made a customer feel like a Queen; why Google Maps is swarming to get ads to you while you’re driving; what member of the Animal Kingdom can teach you absolutely NOTHING about marketing; and we have an update on the Bee.C. bride who used social media to trash her photographer. All this, TWO made-up words and so much more!

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220: No Toiletries At Tim Horton’s

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In this episode we roll back the rim at our favorite Tim Horton’s and discuss Scott’s impending birthday month. We also talk about Stan Aubie’s lost PIN; the difference, or lack of, being rude and being French; what happens when Huawei entices good reviews; McDonald’s Stunt Logos; how Alaskan Airlines helped to preserve dignity. All this, a made-up word and so much more!

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219: Real-Time Podcasting

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In this episode – recorded exactly one week later than Episode 218, we promise – Scott is still in pain and Alison was absolutely right about the totally made-up word: bush league. Also in this episode we talk about a very personal American Airlines story with two sides; the advent of thrift-store fashion; why there won’t be as much knocking on doors in Ontario; the Flamin’ Hot story of Richard Montañez; and the possible dark side of Vero. All this, a made-up word and so much more!

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#218: Hurting Too Much For Coffee

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In this episode, Scott is in too much pain for coffee or pants. That doesn’t stop us from talking about the latest Facebook scandal; why Facebook use is on the decline; Kylie Jenner affects the stock market; Snapchat makes a HUGE mistake they would probably had rather not; William Legate automates anti-NRA DM messages to Amazon; Starbucks Pay Equity and other Seattle stories; and Scott goes Bush League. All this and peroshkis too!

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#217: The Strep Throat Show

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In this episode, a raspy-voiced Alison leads us into some stories, good, bad, and terrifying. We talk about flatulence that can force a plane to land; a gutsy American Airlines employee saving kids from a sex ring; a shirt that get you a kidney and a new friend; more reasons Millennials are broke and miserable; and an incredibly simple solution for smartphone abuse. All this and so much more!

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#216: This Episode Has a Lifetime Guarantee

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Great news! This episode of the UnPodcast comes to you with a lifetime guarantee! Press play and listen to us talk about Google Flights and trips to Mexico; what KFC is when there’s no chicken; the unexpected market that grew out of L.L. Bean’s return policy; and why Alison has no choice but to go grocery shopping after we record this episode (hint: It’s Amazon’s fault). All this and that lifetime guarantee as well! If this episode ever breaks, just come back for an absolutely free episode.

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#215: In The Year 2023

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In this episode of the UnPodcast, we look into the future; our future anyway. We also talk about the advent of subscription services; stories about some of the original subscription services we’ve used; why Abercrombie & Fitch is in a really bad HR place; and should you have the right, once you’re an adult, to edit your social media footprint? All this and more!

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