UNITED BREAKS GUITARS

UNITED BREAKS GUITARS

PostBy: 009to090 On: Fri Jul 10, 2009 8:45 am

Great story about a band getting even with an airline for damaging their guitars.

MONTREAL, July 9, 2009 (AFP) – An irked Canadian musician who accused United Airlines of breaking his prized guitar has taken his revenge, writing a song that has become an Internet hit and a public relations disaster for the airline.

Dave Carroll composed "United Breaks Guitars" and posted it on YouTube after he said the airline damaged his treasured Taylor acoustic at Chicago's O'Hare airport last year.

"We were sitting at the back of the plane with the band, and a woman who didn't know we were musicians yells out, 'Oh, my God they're throwing guitars outside'," Carroll told local media.



http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20090710/wl_canada_afp/canadausairlinemusicinternetoffbeat_20090710015423
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Re: UNITED BREAKS GUITARS

PostBy: SMITTY On: Fri Jul 10, 2009 10:26 am

You just can't find decent help ANYWHERE anymore... :annoyed:
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Re: UNITED BREAKS GUITARS

PostBy: Richard S. On: Fri Jul 10, 2009 12:58 pm

Well at least he got it back, you ever see those hidden videos with them sifting through bags stealing stuff?

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Re: UNITED BREAKS GUITARS

PostBy: mr1precision On: Fri Jul 10, 2009 5:08 pm

Richard S. wrote:Well at least he got it back, you ever see those hidden videos with them sifting through bags stealing stuff?


I could feel my blood boil watching that one! :mad: We get stuff damaged here all the time. After watching that I dont wonder why. Lucky for them it wasnt a sniper.;)
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Re: UNITED BREAKS GUITARS

PostBy: Richard S. On: Fri Jul 10, 2009 5:54 pm

mr1precision wrote:I could feel my blood boil watching that one! :mad:


LOL... that is so blatant I find it humorous. They're tossing *censored* around like it's a frisbee. :lol: Sad part is management must be around to see stuff like that. I should note the video I posted is not the one with the guitars or United Employees. I understand being a baggage handler is not exactly the most glamorous job in the world but damn have a little pride at least in yourself.
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