He was giving away Zippos for answering a survey…. So, even though I don’t smoke, I took the survey. He asked what I smoked, and I answered “Marlboro Lights.” Divine inspiration. Then he asked the tough question. “Hard or soft?” Well, I had no idea cigarettes could hard or soft. I was pretty sure they were one consistency — rolled up stuff…. I’m a horrible story-maker-upper. He gave me the lighter anyway, even though I am a fake. —Julie Young
—Buy 3 & $ave (Work in Progress)
Yet another reason why you shouldn’t trust surveys. Fakers like Julie lie for trinkets, and the results are published somewhere in a magazine.