Altruism (al-troo-iz-uhm) noun - The principle or practice of unselfish concern for or devotion to the welfare of others. (as opposed to egoism)
NERD Altruism - Giving away online codes for cheap pizza.
Domino's has felt the compulsion to inform me by electronic mail that the school holidays are upon us in Malaysia (Truly Asia). Their strangely appealing marketing suggestion is that one should purchase pizza from their plethora of outlets to commemorate this occasion.
With the following code "EMSB3" one may purchase online, one large pizza, one regular pizza and a large bottle of Coca-Cola for RM34.80. But wait, there's more. They'll also chuck in a free "CinnaStix", which is a strange cross between a loaf of bread and a donut. To quote from Mick "Crocodile" Dundee....."You can eat it but it tastes like shit".
Despite my godlike will power and gargantuan mental strength, I feel I am not able to contain myself any longer and I shall be visiting their website to place my pizza order within the next 24 hours. Resistance is useless methinks. I could try not to order Domino's in the next 24 hours but I would not be successful. It would be an act in futility.
So go forth my skinny Malaysian friends.....Order away! Save yourself from that vulgar task of ordering over the phone in Manglish and achieve true nerd status instead by buying your pizzas online. No mix-ups and no ghastly rehearsed marketing spiels.
Code expires 30th June 2007.
Right, I'll get my coat.....