Sunday, March 01, 2009

Angry Shopping

So it's been a week since the workshop which marked the completion of stage I for my secret project, and I still haven't heard from my course coordinator.

Mum's been saying that maybe I should call him to find out what's happening because the normal application process for stage II should only take 2-3 days, but I've been telling her not to worry since I believe the course coordinator would call me the moment he gets it done. You know, as he promised.

Besides, having been in customer service myself, I really didn't want to (and hate to) be the pushy crazy biatch that we all hate.

But boy, was I wrong!

When I finally decided to pick up the phone and called him today to check on the progress, he actually told me, in a relaxed tone, that there seems to be a problem with my application.

According to him, my application to proceed to stage II is still pending because, apparently, the result of my theory test hasn't been uploaded to the related department yet.

Well, Mr. Genius, don't you think that you should've called and informed me that instead of holding it out for a whole freaking week when you clearly know that I'm pressed for time to sit for the practical exam before I leave for Melbourne?!

So I asked him (nicely, might I add) what was causing my result not being uploaded and what could be done to fix the problem.

And he simply brushed me off in the typical Malaysian "tidakapa" attitude and told me not to worry as he's going to handle it tomorrow.

Excuse me?! You frigging didn't just learn about the news of my pending application today and why the heck did you not handle the matter right there and then? Instead, you had to wait till I called you more than a week after I took that bloody theory test to tell me that the result was not uploaded?

And now, you have the fucking guts to tell me not to worry because you are going to handle the problem TOMORROW? Did you not have a freaking week to do so?!

Like hell if I won't be worried!! *Hyperventilating*

Still, not wanting to be that difficult bitch, the good little Asian girl in me simply said okay and hung up.

Afterall, would it really have made a difference even if I had persisted? This is Malaysia we're talking about!

All you'd probably get is "okay okay I'll look into it.", and then, nada. Nothing. Zero action.

As much as I'd like to have faith in my so-called home country, and my fellow countrymen, I'm seriously finding it increasingly difficult with each passing day.

With no other ways to vent out my frustration, I took it to lunch and downed a huge serving of mushroom creamy pasta, super sweet frizzy drinks, and a big slice of mille crêpe. Even Bee was surprised by how much I could eat. Haha.

We popped by Robinsons briefly as I needed to pick out a lipstick for my mum, but I ended up getting these:

With flash

Without flash

And a sweet little cardigan from Yen by Arthur Yen.

Although, the joy and satisfaction of angry shopping is rather short lived. I'm back to being pissed off and stressing over my stage II application the moment I got home. Arrrgghhhh!! *Pulls hair out*

Do you angry shop too?

8 left a petal:

emotionalistic said...

I cant shop when I'm angry. I would rather be alone than in a crowd :P.

prettybeautiful said...

havent done any really angry shopping, my mind says yes but bank says no. :(

and hey, the little lancome samples came free?

iamthewitch said...

Hey babe, totally understand how you feel. Sometimes I have the tendency to anger shop too, but now I learn to control it better, because more often than not, I'd end up regretting. I'd much rather anger EAT. Haha..

fuzkittie said...

Is that the Clarins Double Fix?

Doreen said...

No, I don't shop when I'm angry coz' I would be very insensible and would end up buying things that I don't actually use or need. I would however, scold the crap out of that very person who pisses me off. Hahaha

Lila said...

Waa..angry shopping haul.:P Is that Lancome foundation?

MisSmall said...

Emotionalistic: I know what you mean, gal. Normally I'm like you too, but I needed to run some errands that day, so I guess one thing just led to another.....:P

Prettybeautiful: Yes, they're GWPs! ^_^

Iamthewitch: I angry eat too! Food is SO comforting, especially those greasy sinful ones. Haha.

MisSmall said...

Fuzkittie: Yes it is! And notice the Majolica Majorca mascara? I just had to get them after seeing your gorgeous lashes picture after picture! :D

Doreen: I hate confrontations, especially when I clearly know that it's gonna lead to nowhere. I guess angry shopping doesn't really make much difference to me since I'm usually an insensible impulse buyer anyway. Haha.

Lila: Yes, it's the Teint Idole Ultra Fluid Foundation. :)