Re: Critique of instructions for preparing Pop-tarts

Subject: Re: Critique of instructions for preparing Pop-tarts
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Emily Berk <emily -at- armadillosoft -dot- com>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 17:35:02 -0800 (PST)

> And then they have, uh, microwave directions. You can microwave a
> Pop-Tart. That just blew me away that you could do that. How long
> does it take to toast a Pop-Tart? A minute and a half if you want
> it dark?! People don?t have that kind of time? Listen, if you need
> to zap-fry your Pop-Tarts before you head out the door, you might
> want to loosen up your schedule. And I swear, it says ?Microwave on
> high for three seconds"! That?s all. I don?t think I want to wake
> up and be eating in three seconds. You know, the alarm goes off?

I don't have a toaster....well, I do, but it is broken....the slices
don't stay down.

Did you ever microwave a poptart for about 30 seconds? I did. I WISH
I'd read the instructions to only zap for 3 seconds.

John Posada
Senior Technical Writer

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