The Web has a zillion sleuths just waiting to be activated, like that worm on your computer delineated on "60 Minutes" last night
(PC-only, in fact), in order to verify the veracity of your statements.
Microsoft’s new "Laptop Hunters" TV campaign, in which an uber-attractive girl professes she’s not cool enough to buy an Apple laptop and goes for a cheaper Windows machine.
Within moments, it was revealed that "Lauren" was not an average person, but a member of SAG (Screen Actor’s Guild) recruited from Craigslist
Then, it was revealed that the computer she purchased was an old model
with bad reviews:
Then a Mac user offered to GIVE HER his own Apple PowerBook so she could see what she was missing:
In other words, if you think you can pull the wool over the public’s eyes, with your lame excuse denying the truth, you’re wrong. The twenty first century is about transparency. Reveal the facts, admit the truth and move on. People today know life is complicated, mistakes and failures are part of the game: