For anyone who shops at Bed, Bath and Beyond (or more likely, has a girlfriend/mother/other female friend who shops there), you should be aware that there is a class action lawsuit settlement that you might be interested in.
Basically, the suit alledges that for the last 7 years, BBB has misled consumers in their advertising for bedsheets, pillow cases, bedskirts, comforters, shams, duvets, and down pillows, by listing the number of threads in the warp, rather than the number of yarns.
BBB has denied any wrongdoing, but has reached this settlement anyway.
So they've got 3 options.
1. If you have a receipt showing that you have one of these products, and you don't want to keep it, you can return it and they will refund the price.
2. If you have a receipt showing that you purchased one of these products and you don't want to return it, OR if you have a CC or bank statement showing that you spent more than $125 in one trip to BBB, you can receive a $10 gift card.
3. If you have neither of these, you can receive a coupon certificate good for 20% off for one visit, with a maximum discount of $50.
Obviously none of this costs the store very much money, but if you frequent BBB, you might as well go for option 3, at least. Saving 20% beats a sharp-stick in the eye.
To take part in this, print out and mail a claim-form request from Click Here (bbbthreadcountsettlement.com)
The Smallville Season 2 DVD is slated for the first half of 2004 now (as opposed to September 2004). Ah, when the series backed away from Freaks of the Week and more into campy melodrama and superpowers.