Sunday, October 19, 2008

Mad Men: The Mountain King


Spoilers regarding tonight's pertinent "The Mountain King" episode of Mad Men. But first to address those wanting to get into Mad Men for the first time. We've been asked a lot, "Which episode should I start with?" You can't just pick up somewhere in the middle (like, I don't know, say tonight's episode). Creator Matthew Weiner set up season 2 of Mad Men where you didn't have know everything from season 1 to get into the show, but you do have to watch from the season's first episode to enjoy and appreciate each episode. Weiner goes for character before plot, but he winds up balancing both impressively. So if you're new, start from the beginning -- hell, go back and start with Season 1 and then find time to let all of this season envelop you.

Mad Men has always been about identity, or in a lot of cases, lack thereof. It was summed up perfectly in the episode "Six Month Leave" by Freddy Rumsen, after he was fired from Sterling Cooper: "If I don't go into that office everyday, who am I?". Nothing spoke to this idea more tonight than Bert Cooper, and his reluctance to go along with the merger with those "Brits" Duck fell off the wagon with in last week's episode. Cooper wants no part of this change, but the money behind a lot of his success (his sister, appropriately enough named Alice Cooper) and a rather devil-may-care Roger convince him it's the only thing to do. But it makes Bert fear losing his own identity. Sure it's a nice payday for everyone, but like Freddy, if Bert Cooper doesn't come into that office everyday, even if for nothing other than to confuse a baby shower with a birthday party, what else is there?

Pete's clearly been looking to form his own identity from day one. He used the one trump card he had (his father-in-law's executive status with Clearasil) to land a big account. But tonight he was pushed further into adopting "someone else's child" by his wife. If Pete knew of the merger meetings going on behind closed doors, there's no doubt he wouldn't have stood up to his father-in-law's threat to "review" Clearasil. But looking to make his own mark, and not wanting "someone else's" child, Pete makes a critical error. The merger going through will leave somebody like Pete "up for review" as I'm sure we'll see next week, and just losing the only real account he's brought to Sterling Cooper can't bode well. Then again, Pete's an asshole, considering that it's a major miracle that he hasn't been spreading gossip about Don's absence since the California trip (of course, Peggy gave Pete the idea to not bring up such talk).

Betty's still looking for her own identity since she tossed Don to the curb. She even perfectly forges Don's name to endorse his checks. Betty's initial reaction to catching her 8-year old daughter smoking in the bathroom is, "You'll burn the house down!" Like everyone else, Betty doesn't know where Don is, or if he's coming back. But she did get her own sense of satisfaction as her planned meeting between Sara Beth and Arthur worked out exactly as she planned. You could tell Betty was just waiting to use the line, "There's a difference between wanting and having" when she got the chance with Sara Beth. Betty's reward to daughter Sally for smoking -- actually it was for becoming a "young lady", but a lot of it was guilt over how bad of a parent she's been -- is the pair of horse riding boots she's been wanting since episode one of this season. Sara Beth is a wreck, and Betty's still not sure what will happen with Don. But Betty will now parade Sally around when she sees her at the stables, just to rub it in as much as she can to Sara Beth.

Joan's situation is the worst, and easily the most unsettling. Her fiance Greg shows no interest in her sexually (and remember, this is JOAN we're talking about). Not until they can sneak into her boss's office. Joan's been at Sterling Cooper for 9 years, she knows how that place runs. Even the thought of having sex in Don Draper's office is forbidden. But it's the only way Greg thinks of her. He sees how well Roger knows Joan, and assumes she's tossed around the office. Greg raping Joan on the floor of Don's office is one of the most disturbing things we've seen on Mad Men. Since this is AMC and not HBO, it's not as graphic as the Dr. Melfi rape scene from the Sopranos, but there is a stunning close-up of Joan's face as she's raped, while she stares off at Don's coffee table and couch. Joan's not as young as Jane, at least not young enough to make Roger Sterling leave his wife Mona. Getting older meant she had to get married, and notice how even after that wretched scene she still brings up all of his "Doctorly" wonders. Joan isn't the marrying kind, she's certainly not one to put-up with someone like Greg. The fact that she was violated, especially in the work place where she's considered the Queen of the Castle, is something Joan Hollaway can't keep tucked away, Peggy style.

We've said all along that Peggy Olson has been Don Draper's hand picked successor. In a way, Don's been cloning himself through Peggy, personally and professionally. While Don continues his trip, Peggy gets her chance to be Don Draper. Everything she does to land the Pop Sicle account is vintage Draper. The way she describes how "Everyone cuts Popsicles in half, all year round" and likening it to "Christianity, behavior, not religion" sounded like something right after Don Draper's playbook. Peggy is as savvy as Don is business-wise. The night before the pitch to Pop Sicle, she walks around the darkened Sterling Cooper offices, smoking away. And after she lands the account "all by herself", she realizes her growing identity should be rewarded with the ultimate prize at that agency: Her own office (Freddy Rumsen's no less).

But the big story, as it always is with Mad Men, remains: Where the hell is Don Draper? He didn't go off with his Jet Set friends from last week, realizing that a life free of any obligations was too boring for him. He goes to the one person in this world he can be completely open and honest with. It's the woman he called last week from Joy's house, the woman we got to see briefly in a flashback from "The Gold Violin" episode. Her name is Anna Draper, the widow of the original Don Draper. She tracked Dick Whitman/Don Draper down by finding the person using her husband's social security card to get a driver's license. She's been on Don's payroll since she first tracked him down, to the point where we learn he even asks Anna for a "divorce" when we flashback to him telling Anna about meeting "Elizabeth" and how great her laugh is. Dick/Don goes to Anna because he's so lost. Lost from the unfulfilled promises he thought he'd get from the Jet Set. He can tell Anna things he could never tell Betty. But mostly, he needs help in finding his way. "I have been watching my life," Dick tells Anna. "I keep scratching at it, trying to get into it. I can't."

But Dick Whitman/Don Draper can actually drop any facade when he's around Anna. He fixes a chair of hers, something that would have come in handy at the Draper residence a few episodes ago. He can go out and talk to people without having to give them some life lesson pitch. He can stare in wonder as mechanics merge "two Buick's and a Pontiac." He even introduces himself as "Dick". And he sure loves the ocean. Anna Draper gets all of this from Dick Whitman because she's the only one who truly knows his secret. He can let his guard down to somebody. Anna even suggests he can have a life with Betty and the kids. "People don't change," he says back to her, in a moment that was both honest and Don Draper-esque. "I always felt that we met so both our lives could be better," says Anna. As "The Mountain King" ends, we can see Dick Whitman AND Don Draper allow their sins to be washed away.

Other Highlights from "The Mountain King":


  • We know we make the comparisons to The Sopranos a lot with Mad Men, but damn if Anna Draper didn't look and even walk like Svetlana, the one-legged Russian who was the straw that broke the back in getting Carmela to throw Tony out of the house. Like Dick/Don does with Anna, Tony certainly thought highly of Svetlana. And who else was reminded of Janice Soprano when Betty was on the phone with Sara Beth, taking such odd delight in her sadness?
  • "Let me tell you something," Peggy tells Ken and Sal when coming up with their Pop Sicle idea. "The Catholic Church knows how to sell things."
  • Yes, that was The Day The Earth Stood Still on television when Joan first initiated sex with Greg, the very same movie that's coming out as a re-make co-starring none other than Jon Hamm.
  • Bert looking for any sort of way to stop the merger: "You can't trust the Brits."
  • Peggy is so comfortable in her new office she explains how she got it to Pete: "I'm sleeping with Don. It's really working out."
  • Paul made it back from his trip in one piece, but got dumped by Shelia. He sees Peggy taking advantage of the opportunity in having Don away: "Why don't you just put on Draper's pants while you're at it?"
  • Roger really doesn't care what happens. Whoever asks about Freddy's office first gets it. Just get this little merger over with so he can move along with this life and not be late for dinner with Jane.

  • Alice telling Roger he has "two children to look out for." We learned tonight that it was Bert's widow who introduced Roger and Mona. So there are many reasons none of this sits well with Cooper.
  • Peggy had to pour Sal & Ken scotch into those cheap plastic cups, then endured the wrath of that bastard of a copy repairman. No wonder she wanted her office so badly.
  • No Duck Phillips tonight, even though his merger idea is in full swing. You can never predict what will happen on next week's season finale. This isn't the type of show that will neatly tie everything up, have Don come home to Betty and the kids with open arms, and make the world right again. Don isn't even shown in any of the preview's for next week's finale. We know we have a third season already ordered for this series. But what the identity of this show will be after next week is anyone's guess. And a big reason why we won't stop watching.
  • 26 comments:

    K. said...

    Who is the actress playing Alice Cooper? Neither IMDB nor the Mad Men web site are any help.

    Dirtylaundry said...

    Her name is Melinda Page Hamilton, I'd never seen her before:

    http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1561547/

    K. said...

    Thanks! She has a vague resemblance to Betty White.

    Nikki Stafford said...

    Brilliant rundown! I actually found your site while googling whether or not Anna Draper was being played by the same woman who played Svetlana. (I've had it on my PVR for a couple of weeks and have been catching up on the series.) Thanks for the insight! Loved it.

    Sonia said...

    While searching this show I found this blog. Its really a nice one. I love to watch Mad men TV Show and I saw all episodes online for free.

    Anonymous said...

    Wanna Get HIGH? Running out of Supply? Then Check Out My Shit!
    >>>>> http://bestlegalhighsdrugs.info <<<<
    If you have questions, you can email my boy at online.mentor [at] gmail.com


    [size=1] IGNORE THIS----------------------------
    ecstasu pillls Lsd Effects [url=http://bestlegalhighsdrugs.info] legal herbal highs [/url] meth test salvvia diivnorum [url=http://buybudshoplegalherbs.info] buds shop[/url] amanita muscaria caps bufk lvarius [url=HTTP://BUYINGMARIJUANASALE.INFO] Marijuana Sale [/url] meth cook meth before and after pics [url=HTTP://BUYLEGALBUDSCOMREVIEWS.INFO] bud legal [/url] sallvia diviinorum salvka divunorum [url=HTTP://CANNABISHIGH-PILLSHIGH.INFO] Cannabis High[/url] Albino Rhino Bud Female Ecstasy [url=HTTP://HOWTOBUYWEED-BUYINGWEED.INFO] how to bargain marihuana[/url] hair confirm alvia diviborum [url=http://legalbud.drugreviews.info] legal bud [/url]

    drug test piss salvia coccinea [url=http://legalweed.lamodalatina.com] legal weed [/url] canada abortion law salvai diginorum [url=http://buysalvia.lamodalatina.com] purchase salvia divinorum[/url] Black O mushroom fly agaric
    [url=http://reviewsoflegalbudscams.blogsome.com] order legal weed [/url]
    poria cocos amaniga muscaaria [url=http://legalweed.lamodalatina.com] legalweed [/url] amanita muscaria sale spore prints [url=http://buysalviacheap.com] buy salvia extracts[/url] herbal smoke reviews crystal meth drug test
    [url=http://guaranteedheightincrease.info/]height increase[/url] - http://guaranteedheightincrease.info/
    height improvement - http://guaranteedheightincrease.info
    [url=http://provenpenisenlargement.info/]proven penis enhancement[/url] - http://provenpenisenlargement.info/
    proven penis enlargement - http://provenpenisenlargement.info/
    [url=http://provenskincareadvice.info/]skin care advice[/url] - http://provenskincareadvice.info/
    skin care tips - http://provenskincareadvice.info/
    [url=http://getrichgambling.info/]get money gambling[/url] - http://getrichgambling.info/
    get rich gambling - http://getrichgambling.info/
    [url=http://herpesoutbreak-gentalwarts.info/]herpes outbreak[/url] - http://herpesoutbreak-gentalwarts.info/
    herpes outbreaks - http://herpesoutbreak-gentalwarts.info/
    [url=http://STOP-PREMATURE-EJACULATION-SOLUTIONS.INFO]cure premature ejaculation[/url] - http://STOP-PREMATURE-EJACULATION-SOLUTIONS.INFO
    cure premature ejaculation - http://STOP-PREMATURE-EJACULATION-SOLUTIONS.INFO
    [url=http://3GMOBILEPHONESFORSALE.INFO]used mobile cellphones on sale[/url] - http://3GMOBILEPHONESFORSALE.INFO
    3g mobile cell phone on sale - http://3GMOBILEPHONESFORSALE.INFO
    [url=http://internationaloddities.reviewsdiscountsonline.com] internationaloddities scams[/url]
    international oddities scam
    [url=http://drobuds.reviewsdiscountsonline.com]review of dro bud [/url]
    review of dro bud
    [url=http://bestacnetreatmentreviews.info] acne treatment review[/url] http://bestacnetreatmentreviews.info
    best acne treatment reviews http://bestacnetreatmentreviews.info
    [url=HTTP://LEARN-HYPNOSIS-ONLINE.INFO]learn hypnotism online[/url]
    learn hypnosis online

    Anonymous said...

    The French gourmet cheese Bleu d'Auvergne has a wonderful aroma, a rich taste; the saltiness increases with the incidence of veining. The overall flavor is piquant but not overly sharp. Bleu d'Auvergne started life as an imitation of Roquefort, using cow's milk in place of sheep's milk. Legend has it that a peasant, around 1845, decided to inject his cheese with a blue mold that he found growing on his left-over bread (the motto being, waste not, want not). And thus, the gourmet cheese Bleu d'Auvergne was born. This French gourmet blue cheese comes from the region of Auvergne and the cheese is made from milk of Salers and Aubrac cows. The rind is very thin and so the cheese is usually wrapped in foil. The cheese is rich and creamy with a pale yellow color and scattered holes and well-defined greenish-blue veining. We cut and wrap this cheese in wedge of 8 ounces and 1 pound.

    buy fresh blue cheese

    [url=http://riderx.info/members/buy_5F00_fresh_5F00_blue_5F00_cheese.aspx]buy fresh blue cheese[/url]

    http://riderx.info/members/buy_5F00_fresh_5F00_blue_5F00_cheese.aspx

    Anonymous said...

    Hello,

    I am Sabrina Rojas, Affiliate Executive of usainstantpayday.com, world’s largest bad credit loans community. I came across to your site and I must say that you have got an amazing site that has attracted a lot of visitors including me. I would be glad if you join our affiliate program because your site has full potential to send traffic to my website.
    The highlights of our program are:
    1. Absolutely FREE registration.
    2. You put up a banner or text link or lead sign up form on your site/blog/forum and send traffic from your site/blog/forum to our website. You can also promote via means of email marketing, PPC, telemarketing, etc
    3. We will pay you $25 for each lead. (Affiliates are earning up to $1500 per week with our program)
    Please note that we try to contact the leads 7 times before marking it a dead lead.
    So what are you waiting for? Join Bad Credit Loans Program and earn dollars!! http://www.usainstantpayday.com
    For more questions please visit [url=http://www.usainstantpayday.com]http://www.usainstantpayday.com[/url]
    This Program will definitely help both of us mutually. You send your potential visitors to our site and we pay you for this.
    Please note that for doing email marketing you need to approve the email from us as we do not want any kind of spam activities to take place.
    Looking forward for a long term business relation
    Thanks,

    Sabrina Rojas
    sabrina@usainstantpayday.com
    Affiliate Executive
    http://www.usainstantpayday.com

    Anonymous said...

    megan fox free sex tape, [url=http://discuss.tigweb.org/thread/187756]megan fox as naked as can be[/url] hot naked megan fox pictures
    kim kardashian sex tape watch online, [url=http://discuss.tigweb.org/thread/187768]kim cardashian tape[/url] free full kim kardashians sex tape
    taylor swift + jail, [url=http://discuss.tigweb.org/thread/187772]taylor swift my space[/url] taylor lautner taylor swift concert
    hannah montana der film nds, [url=http://discuss.tigweb.org/thread/187786]clipart hanna montana[/url] hannah montana photos
    harry potter soundboard, [url=http://discuss.tigweb.org/thread/187792]harry potter clue game[/url] harry potter book sets
    cruises to bermuda from charleston sc, [url=http://discuss.tigweb.org/thread/187798]to the point the ultimate cruise[/url] cruise to china
    do people like justin bieber, [url=http://discuss.tigweb.org/thread/187812]justen bieber[/url] justin bieber + m magazine
    britney spears naughty, [url=http://discuss.tigweb.org/thread/187814]britney spears free sex tape[/url] britney spears anti depressants
    megan fox topless, [url=http://discuss.tigweb.org/thread/175542]megan fox giving head[/url] megan fox outtakes

    Anonymous said...

    Hi all,

    it seems pretty cool here

    i have some very strong opinions

    talk to you all soon!

    [IMG]http://www.trueimagehost.com/1/m/47xFMd46ie7B/blank.gif[/IMG]

    Anonymous said...

    Depending on what your destination is and how long you plan on making your trip for, the airfare may be the priciest expense. Because of this, finding a great deal on the airfare becomes extremely important. The more money you are able to save on the plane tickets, the more money you will be able to use toward your actual vacation.

    When it comes to purchasing your airline tickets, the sooner the better. This goes for basically anywhere you plan on traveling. When you purchase a ticket sooner, lets say several months before the trip, there will be less of a demand, which will drive the price of the ticket down. However, on the flip side, as the day of the desired flight approaches, the flight's seats will begin to fill up. As fewer and few seats become available, the higher the demand will be, which will drive the price up. Booking the flight in as far advance as you can may save you hundreds of dollars in the long run.

    Flying during the middle of the week is generally the cheapest time to fly. Fewer people travel during mid week than on Friday through Sunday. If at all possible, fly out on a Tuesday or Wednesday. You may actually find prices significantly less expensive on the Wednesday than the Sunday of the same week.

    Looking for airfare online will probably be your best be at securing the cheapest possible flight price. There are multiple booking agencies which specialize in finding the cheapest airfare. However, to save time, go to Bing.com, which offers a comprehensive flight search option. Bing will search other travel sites (Expedia, Priceline, Hotwire, etc.) and display the cheapest flight form each site. From here you will be able to decide which website offers the best deal.

    Students can often find discounted airfare by visiting STA.com. This is the Student Travel Association, and it can sometimes find less expensive airfare for the traveling student. This isn't always the case, but it doesn't hurt to look.

    [url=http://cheapairtickets.qarri.com/]Useful tips for air tickets[/url]

    Anonymous said...

    check out the new free [url=http://www.casinolasvegass.com]online casino games[/url] at the all new www.casinolasvegass.com, the most trusted [url=http://www.casinolasvegass.com]online casinos[/url] on the web! enjoy our [url=http://www.casinolasvegass.com/download.html]free casino software download[/url] and win money.
    you can also check other [url=http://sites.google.com/site/onlinecasinogames2010/]online casinos[/url] and [url=http://www.bayareacorkboard.com/]poker room[/url] at this [url=http://www.buy-cheap-computers.info/]casino[/url] sites with 100's of [url=http://www.place-a-bet.net/]free casino games[/url]. for new gamblers you can visit this [url=http://www.2010-world-cup.info]online casino[/url].

    Anonymous said...

    if you guys requisite to miasma [url=http://www.generic4you.com]viagra[/url] online you can do it at www.generic4you.com, the most trusted viagra pharmacopoeia repayment pro the get generic drugs.
    you can learn drugs like [url=http://www.generic4you.com/Sildenafil_Citrate_Viagra-p2.html]viagra[/url], [url=http://www.generic4you.com/Tadalafil-p1.html]cialis[/url], [url=http://www.generic4you.com/VardenafilLevitra-p3.html]levitra[/url] and more at www.rxpillsmd.net, the internal [url=http://www.rxpillsmd.net]viagra[/url] informant on the web. well another great [url=http://www.i-buy-viagra.com]viagra[/url] pharmacy you can find at www.i-buy-viagra.com

    Anonymous said...

    [url=http://bejepewa.t35.com/news_360.html]las vegas casino coupons[/url] [url=http://bejepewa.t35.com/news_57.html]bellagio hotel and casino las vegas[/url] [url=http://bejepewa.t35.com/news_439.html]bookiesonline partypoker gambling[/url] [url=http://bejepewa.t35.com/news_20.html]free casino games line[/url] [url=http://bejepewa.t35.com/news_166.html]casino cirrus online[/url]

    Anonymous said...

    [url=http://bewutore.t35.com/news_630.html]online gambling on horses[/url] [url=http://bewutore.t35.com/news_414.html]online gambling august 21 2007[/url] [url=http://bewutore.t35.com/news_618.html]santa fe casino las vegas[/url] [url=http://bewutore.t35.com/news_690.html]gold coast hotel and casino las vegas nevada[/url] [url=http://bewutore.t35.com/news_157.html]is gambling online legal[/url]

    Penis Enlargement Pills said...

    Vimax Pills is a powerful natural herbal male enhancement that increases penis length and girth, sexual desire, sexual health and helps to achieve stronger erections, Buy Vimax Pills best penis enlargement pills

    about author:
    best penis enlargement penis enlargement pills improve sexual performance and stamina

    best penis enlargement pills VigRx Plus Vimax Pills ProSolution Pills clinically proven for enlarge your penis up to 3-4 inches in 3 month 100% money back guarantee FDA APPROVED
    http://www.orderpenisenlargement.com
    http://www.vimaxpenispills.com

    Anonymous said...

    Frame the animal with two backs casinos? sift this immature [url=http://www.realcazinoz.com]online casino[/url] president and act evasively online casino games like slots, blackjack, roulette, baccarat and more at www.realcazinoz.com .
    you can also impede our stylish [url=http://freecasinogames2010.webs.com]casino[/url] steer at http://freecasinogames2010.webs.com and conquer true incredibly misled !
    another unsurpassed [url=http://www.ttittancasino.com]casino spiele[/url] plot is www.ttittancasino.com , because german gamblers, submit c be communicated by magnanimous online casino bonus.

    Anonymous said...

    Hi everybody,

    What online mags do you read and would recommend?

    For all you emo people out there I recommend The Enough Fanzine. It is one of the first ska zines on the www.

    They have throusands of reviews from the most popular bands all over the world. Check them out online: [url=http://www.enoughfanzine.com]Enough Fanzine[/url]. Best of it all, they are 100% non-profit and just helping the scene!

    Looking forward to your recommendations.

    Cheers!

    Anonymous said...

    [url=http://www.watchtruebloodseason3.net][img]http://www.watchtruebloodseries.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/truebloodclaude.jpg[/img][/url]

    Hello Boys & Girls

    As you all are big fans of True Blood, i came across this great where you already can watch the fith episode of season 2 .
    Here is the link where you can watch this great serie, its totally free and you can stream any episode from every season.

    Let me know what you think about it!

    [url=http://www.watchtruebloodseason3.net]Watch True Blood Online [/url]

    [url=http://www.watchtruebloodseason3.net][img]http://img3.sidereel.com/_episodeimage/size.1/5e00.2.16.jpg[/img][/url]

    Anonymous said...

    [url=http://choroby-psychiczne.eu/depresja-objawy]depresja objawy[/url]
    http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nocyceptor
    [url=http://choroby-psychiczne.eu/]choroby psychiczne[/url]
    [url=http://choroby-psychiczne.eu/depresja-poporodowa]depresja poporodowa[/url]
    [url=http://choroby-psychiczne.eu/leczenie-choroby-afektywnej-depresji-dwubiegunowej-depresji-maniakalnej]leczenie depresji dwubiegunowej[/url]
    [url=http://choroby-psychiczne.eu/alkoholizm]alkoholizm[/url]
    [url=http://choroby-psychiczne.eu/narkolepsja]narkolepsja[/url]
    [url=http://choroby-psychiczne.eu/halucynacje]halucynacje[/url]
    [url=http://choroby-psychiczne.eu/histeria]histeria[/url]
    [url=http://pobierz-to.com/]pobierz filmy[/url]
    [url=http://pobierz-to.com/shrek-forever-after-2010-cam-t601.html]shrek forever after download[/url]
    [url=http://pobierz-to.com/the-stranger-2010-dvdrip-t573.html]the stranger 2010[/url]
    [url=http://pobierz-to.com/stargate-universe-s01e18-t555.html]stargate universe s01e18[/url]
    [url=http://pobierz-to.com/the-wolfman-unrated-dvdrip-x264-t477.html]the wolfman download[/url]

    Alberto said...

    generic viagra

    buy viagra

    viagra online

    Anonymous said...

    Всем привет!

    Недавно перед мной встала задача, куда деть накопишиеся [b]европоддоны[/b], или еще их называют [b]Паллеты[/b],
    [b]Поддоны[/b], [b]Европаллет[/b]ы Размеры 800*1200, 1000*1200- Это [u]Тара Пром назначения[/u].
    Немного предистории.
    Сам я тружусь кладовщиком на складе. Нам приходит много продукции на [b]Европоддонах[/b],
    товар продаем а поддоны остаются, у нас возник вопрос куда их девать.
    Раньше мы их выкидывали.
    Потом мне подсказали, что за поддоны можно получить деньги.
    Начал звонить по фирмам везде были цены низкие,
    потом приятели мне подсказали, что в Челябинске есть такая Контора "[b]Уралсклад[/b]",
    около 10 лет на Рынке Промышленной Тары с прекрасной репутацией.
    Я нашел их сайт в интернет - [url=http://www.uralsklad.ru]www.uralsklad.ru[/url] и позвонил по тел. +7(351) 233-07-14.
    Буквально через час подъехал их представитель, Авто с Логотипом "[url=http://www.uralsklad.ru]Поддоны Челябинск[/url]".
    Цены закупочные оказались самые высокие в г. Челябинске.
    Все цивилизовано грузчики загрузили [b]Паллеты[/b] ешё и лом поддонов купили, расчитались на месте наличными.
    Про другие фирмы я узнавал либо Цены низкие, либо Бракуют много, да и денег от них не дождешься.

    Так что если у вас завалялись [b]европоддоны[/b], не торопитесь их выбрасывать, лучше обменяйте их на деньги.

    Anonymous said...

    Playing bingo needs more than luck or skills and techniques, contrary to what most believe. Bingo, just like any game of chance, comes with rules and regulations that players should observe. Being a player comes with responsibilities and etiquette.

    Winning the Game

    The moment you figured out you won, you must immediately yell BINGO, and it should be loud enough for the floor walker to hear. The pot money shall be given to the winner once their winning card is confirmed. Well, in winning or once you know you just won, the most important thing is that you shout the winning word BEFORE the time elapses. If the game proceeds and the next number is mentioned and you failed to shout "Bingo", your winning card is disqualified. Therefore, this is the rule you must know.

    There may be cases when there are two winners, and in this case the pot money shall be divided equally among the winners. Supposing there are two winning cards, the two winners will share half the prize money.

    Bingo Game Rules

    Bingo rules are basically the same no matter in which Online Bingo hall you play. But still it's good if you know these rules by heart. If it is your first try, then ask for handouts and inquire from pros regarding the game rules. Nonetheless, the ideal thing to do if you have questions is to ask the floor walker and not the person seated beside you. You should clarify things and doubts before the game starts because asking too many questions as the game proceeds could well distract you. This guideline also applies to those who are newcomers at casinos, those who play roulette for the first time.

    Bingo halls demand an age limit of 18 years old. If you are below this age, you are prohibited to play. Some bingo houses ban alcohol inside, so players aren't supposed to take liquor nor drink it inside the venue. Smoking may also be restricted inside the venue, as there are designated smoking sections.

    Take note that some Bingo houses don't allow food but some do, so it basically depends on the venue. Policies vary among different venues. For instance, some bingo halls allow reservation of cards, while others don't allow it. Some allow people to leave the venue in the middle of the game, others forbid it. But there are general policies observed in all bingo houses, such as disqualification of tampered bingo cards. There is no way you can get away with a tampered card because the walkers are adept at identifying authentic cards from tampered ones. You could be banned from a bingo establishment if proven liable of tampering a card. Hence, you should play honestly.

    Interestingly, some venues offer special bingo games for kids although some halls don't allow players to have companions while playing. Suppose you bring kids with you, don't let them run around the venue and bother other gamers. They should behave well whilst you play and the game proceeds. Play quietly and don't recite the numbers you desperately want to come off because you'll be much of a disturbance if you do. Decorous playing is expectant of all players, even those who play roulette at casinos. Also, having a valid identification is important because you don't know you might win and need to present credentials.

    More Online Bingo Info at Bingo Snooper Visit Now http://www.bingosnooper.com

    Anonymous said...
    This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.
    Anonymous said...
    This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.
    Anonymous said...
    This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.