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Tesco Checkout Girl Test (TCGT)

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Julian at Camera anguish confirms that blogging comes of age:

There is a golden thermometer that I and others use for technology
known generally as the Tesco Checkout Girl Test (TCGT). This is the
test of what happens when someone, with often limited ability, has to
use technology in order to carry out their job tasks, such as credit
card checkers, changing till rolls, rebooting an electric till etc. It
comes as a shock to me then to have been standing in a queue in my
local Tesco tonight and hear two checkout girls discussing the optimal
ways to ensure comment moderation in their blogs and discussing the
merits of Blogger versus MySpace, Facebook or TagWorld. In fact when it
came to my turn to be served I went and stood in another queue and left
them to it so I could listen some more.

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3 Responses to “Tesco Checkout Girl Test (TCGT)”

  1. William
    on Jan 21st, 2007
    @ 22:26 pm

    Yeah? Well I was on a train right and this boy and this girl (15 ish) were talking about their relationships and he says so you going out with him then and she says well I dunno I think so but I looked on his MySpace and I’m not there so maybe not


  2. alan patrick
    on Jan 22nd, 2007
    @ 2:59 am

    Quite so….and the answer was?

    And maybe bloggers hould start a Tesco v Waitrose discussion in response :D

  3. Sam
    on May 5th, 2009
    @ 13:27 pm

    “with often limited ability”

    Excuse me? I’d like to see this person spend a week behind a checkout desk

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