“A bookie might have given long odds on this one, but here’s the tale of Jim Navarde,” Chris Matyszczyk reports for CNET. “Or at least the tale he tells.”
“He says he decided to buy his wife an iPod for Christmas at a San Diego Target store,” Matyszczyk reports. “Navarde’s wife reportedly didn’t appreciate the gift very much, because when she opened the box, she found only erasers and index cards.”
“So he took it back to Target — a different Target store in San Diego, as it happens,” Matyszczyk reports. “At this Target, they believed his story. They asked Navarde to pick out a new box from the display. ‘We get a black one out of the case, bring it up to the front. I tell the lady, you know what, I want you to open it this time, because I don’t want to take it home and have it be full of erasers and then you really won’t believe me,’ he told CBS 8. You really won’t believe this, but this iPod box was also allegedly full of erasers — albeit of different colors. And, well, no iPod.”
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