Thursday, July 28, 2005

Pest Control

You've all been there. At least, those of you who live in my neighborhood have.

You're sitting down for dinner with the family, or in the middle of watching a really good movie, or doing something during which you'd reeeeally rather not be interrupted, when it happens.

No, I'm not talking about tele-marketers, but a creature for more insidious - the most annoying parasite to ever see the light of day.

This post is being provided as a public service to anyone who is tired of answering their doorbell only to find some weirdo on the porch asking for a signature to support a local candidate's effort to get on the ballot for an upcoming election, or asking for a contribution to the happy-day, feel-good, do-nothing "cause du jour".

Rather that waste your time asking questions of the unwashed individual in front of you to determine whether you will sign your name to anything, just present that person with this...

The Massachusetts Volunteer Campaign Worker "Front Porch" Quiz

For those of you blessed enough to live outside the Bay State, you have my permission to alter this quiz, as necessary, to fit your individual needs. You can thank me later.