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  The Best Boy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
There are actually two separate best boy positions -- the best boy/electric and the best boy/grip -- who are second in command to the gaffer and to the key grip.
The best boy/grip is in charge of the rest of the grips and grip equipment.
The best boy/electric is in charge of the rest of the electricians and the electrical equipment.
tms.ecol.net /movies/whobest.htm   (61 words)

 Best Buy initiates a battle of the brands | CNET News.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The products' broader purpose, however, is to help Best Buy fill in a few gaps on its shelves, in some cases, and boost its overall ability to compete with companies such as Dell, as well other retailers, including Wal-Mart and Sears.
Many of Best Buy's intentions are the same--it aims to guard against competitors and expand its sales--however, it also wants to use the Insignia brand to offer consumers lower-priced products, which others, including PC makers and traditional consumer electronics makers, may not be willing to do, analysts said.
Best Buy isn't planning to release any additional Insignia models anytime soon, but "We'll be ready for the ability to expand that more as we get more into the future," Vitelli said.
news.com.com /Best+Buy+initiates+a+...+brands/2100-1041_3-5392962.html   (1606 words)

 The Best Boy
The best boy can be the second in charge of any team, but the term usually applies to the lighting/electrical and grip departments on a film set.
The origin of the term best boy is unclear.
Best boy was a title used in early sailing and whaling crews, who were often employed during shore leave to work as stage hands.
www.mediacollege.com /employment/film/best-boy.html   (210 words)

 Best Buy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) is a Fortune 100 company and the largest specialty retailer of consumer electronics in the United States and Canada, accounting for 17% of the market.
Best Buy building exteriors are usually light brown in color with the entrance in an area designed to look like a blue box emerging from the rest of the structure.
Best Buy was the subject of media attention on two separate occasions in late 2005 and again in late 2006 during the release of two popular gaming consoles; the Xbox 360, and the Playstation 3.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Best_Buy   (1624 words)

 Best Buy Community Relations
Best Buy Co., Inc is North America's number-one specialty retailer of consumer electronics, personal computers, entertainment software and appliances.
Best Buy is committed to recycling in our daily operations.
Best Buy’s Waste Minimization and Recycling efforts extend to many other products produced in the course of doing business.
communications.bestbuy.com /communityrelations/recycling.asp   (307 words)

 Best Buy Receipt Check: Epilogue - die.net
Originally I had written up my experience at Best Buy to share with friends but was urged by several to forward a copy of this to Best Buy.
Best Buy does not condone or tolerate behavior on the part of its employees that creates an intimidating, hostile or threatening environment.
Best Buy does not have this system and in order to verify the purchase, the Loss Prevention specialist MUST check the receipt to verify that the item has been paid for.
www.die.net /musings/bestbuy/epilogue.html   (2988 words)

 USATODAY.com - Best Buy expands store plans for U.S., China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Best Buy repurchased $200 million in shares during its last fiscal year.
Best Buy also said it would open "lab stores" in China in the next year to year-and-a-half.
Best Buy shares rose $1.02, or 2.1%, to close at $50.22 in Wednesday trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
www.usatoday.com /money/industries/retail/2005-04-27-bestbuy_x.htm   (591 words)

 Best boy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In a film crew there are two kinds of best boy: best boy electric and best boy grip.
Best boys are responsible for the daily running of the lighting or grip department.
Female best boys are quite common, though they are still credited as "best boy".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Best_boy   (296 words)

 DVD Review - Best Boy
BEST BOY won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 1980.
Now, though Ira says he was partially motivated by people asking him over the years how Philly was doing, the sequel also gives him the opportunity to precipitate another major event in his cousin’s life – his bar mitzvah at the age of 70.
But BEST BOY (with BEST MAN thrown in) deserves a place of distinction on your DVD shelf.
www.filmsinreview.com /FilmReviews/DVDs/dvrev-bestboy.htm   (584 words)

 Apple expands Best Buy foothold | CNET News.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Best Buy, North America's largest consumer electronics retailer, and Apple are flogging the new MacBook units, as well as the MacBook Pro, Mac Mini and iMac systems, said Samir Bhavnani, an analyst with Current Analysis.
Best Buy has been selling Apple's popular iPod music players and Mac Minis for some time, but the latest move represents a major expansion of Apple's retail efforts with Best Buy, as well as those outside of its own retail stores, Bhavnani said.
Best Buy is a destination shopping stop for electronics buyers of all stripes, Bhavnani said.
news.com.com /Apple+expands+Best+Buy+foothold/2100-1041_3-6078784.html   (416 words)

 FORTUNE: Best Buy's giant gamble - April 3, 2006
Keeping Best Buy (Research) out of those beds -- and staying a jump ahead of scary rivals like Wal-Mart (Research) and Costco (Research) -- is the challenge that Brad Anderson, Best Buy's jolly gambler of a CEO, wants his people to focus on.
Best Buy's researchers comb through reams of sales and demographic data to determine whether a particular location should be tailored to, say, Ray or Buzz.
Best Buy also invests in schooling employees in financial metrics such as return on invested capital so that they can gauge for themselves the effectiveness of merchandising displays.
money.cnn.com /magazines/fortune/fortune_archive/2006/04/03/8373034   (2920 words)

 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Best Buy
The Best Buy chain is eschewing use of the word "Christmas" in their 2006 holiday print advertising.
It is true that Best Buy's 2006 Holiday Electronic Press Kit (EPK) consistently uses the phrase "holiday season" without making specific reference to Christmas, and when we contacted the company's marketing department, they confirmed that "Happy Holidays" is their primary advertising theme for the 2006 holiday season:
We have, however, noted recent Best Buy television commercials featuring Christmas-specific imagery (Santa Claus, stockings hung by the chimney, a tree in the corner of the house), so the company does not appear to be eschewing references to Christmas in all forms of advertising.
www.snopes.com /politics/christmas/bestbuy.asp   (443 words)

Best Buy doesn't install the lighting equipment and wiring, but once the high voltage bits are in, an installer comes to connect and configure your existing A/V setup, and then train you on how to use it.
You know, for a minute there, just a fleeting moment, we thought Best Buy was for serious about its attempt this year at making the procurement of a next-gen console a bit less of the painful, scarring memory that the Xbox 360 launch was for many.
Sure, Best Buy still might have a few tricks up its sleeve to appease the next-gen faithful, but to us this newfound love and acceptance of console crazies was best represented by the burgeoning line of Burbank-campers.
www.engadget.com /tag/BestBuy   (3066 words)

 Best Buy
If you were wondering whether walking through Media, and loudly proclaiming to a customer that this wasn't your department and that that gentleman over there could help you, on the way to a piss break was fun, why yes, yes it was very fun.
The best part about working here is the fact that nobody cares about whether you sell things or not, and neither do you.
I didn't plan to stick with Best Buy forever, so needless to say I was minimalistic in my efforts to push this PSP, barely meeting my status quo to get by and not be sent to Media.
www.msu.edu /~raghuna1/when/bestbuy.htm   (1080 words)

 Best Buy
Best Buy is using Adaptive IT Portfolio Manager™ (ITPM) to manage its enterprise application integration (EAI) architecture.
And, still further, the processes can be linked in with the enterprise business architecture for a complete top-to-bottom management capability.
Best Buy selected Adaptive to replace an in-house repository due to the power and flexibility of the repository, the view and visualization capability over the web, and its openness, extensibility and support for standards.
www.adaptive.com /casestudies/bestbuy.html   (237 words)

 Best Boy
One of the most highly acclaimed documentaries of all time, the Academy Award®- winning BEST BOY is a profoundly touching story of love, overwhelming courage, and human dignity.
In a style that is both sensitive and engaging, BEST BOY follows Philly Wohl, a cheerful and lovable 52-year-old man who's been mentally handicapped since birth and still lives with his parents.
And as they set about to change his life, their "Best Boy" ultimately proves that it is possible to overcome any obstacle, no matter how insurmountable it might seem.
www.docurama.com /productdetail.html?productid=NV-NVG-9611   (404 words)

 Best boy midwest soccer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
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 Best Buy Scam
Using concern about a purchase from Best Buy and possible credit card misuse as bait, the fraudulent e-mail message urged recipients to go to a special Web site and correct the problem by entering their Social Security and credit card numbers.
Best Buy officials say the company did not send the message.
If you have questions about the Best Buy incident, call Best Buy Customer Care at 1-888-BEST-BUY or visit http://onlinepressroom.net/bestbuy/ For more information about spam, visit the FTC's Web site at www.ftc.gov/spam.
www.ftc.gov /opa/2003/06/bestbuyscam.htm   (393 words)

 Best Buy Customer Ratings, Reviews and Prices at ResellerRatings
The lines at Best buy are so longggggg, the cashiers always ask you for extended warranty, they keep scores on these for each cashier.
I called Best Buy customer service once again, only to be told that my purchase had been flagged by their fraud unit - even though it had been approved by my bank.
Several phone calls and emails followed, with Best Buy telling me that they were still having problems processing my order even though the transaction had been verified by my bank.
www.resellerratings.com /store/Best_Buy   (3434 words)

 CNN - Review: 'The Best Little Boy in the World Grows Up' - November 25, 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Now, 25 years after the publication of "The Best Little Boy in the World," the veil has been lifted and the author has laid claim to his work.
I could identify with the "The Best Little Boy in the World," and I felt on some level that I shared his struggle.
And if you haven't read "The Best Little Boy in the World," you may not care that he grew up and made it out of the mountains.
www.cnn.com /books/reviews/9811/25/best.little.boy/index.html   (761 words)

 CD Baby: BUTT BOY: Best Of Butt Boy - from musicshopper
Thus Butt Boy began in Houston during "Living in Leather '93," copying the cassettes of his debut album "Feel the Music" under the table as quickly as he was selling them.
Butt Boy has single handedly carved a niche for himself in the music industry where independent ideas are not as welcome as one would believe.
Butt Boy is committed to bringing his music, as well as the leather message, to all who are progressive enough to listen.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/buttboy3/from/musicshopper   (588 words)

 MacNN | Merrill: Best Buy may sell Mac Mini at select stores
Best Buy may begin selling Macs again, which in turn could accelerate the iPod halo affect, according to a report released by Merrill Lynch.
To the best of my knowledge, Target never announced they were putting minis in their stores.
Now...if only Best Buy can actually place the Mac Minis in a location that can be seen by customers rather than tuck them under a discreet glass drawer as I've seen them do with the iPods.
www.macnn.com /articles/05/01/28/best.buy.may.sell.mac.mini   (1405 words)

 Improv Everywhere Mission: Best Buy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Agent Carlson remained undetected filming from a Best Buy demo camera, and despite the fact that her camera was the least hidden, Agent Reeves was never discovered.
At that point a Best Buy employee wearing a fl shirt came running over shouting “She doesn’t work here!” but the girl was already heading down the escalator.
I found the best answer, besides my story that I was waiting for my wife shopping for baby supplies across the street at Burlington Coat Factory, was to actually ask some question about something in the store.
www.improveverywhere.com /mission_view.php?mission_id=57   (8438 words)

 Best Buy Community Relations
At Best By, we believe community service and volunteerism are also important.
That’s why the Best Buy Scholarship Program rewards students for all of their homework — inside and outside of the classroom.
On-line shoppers and students living in remote areas outside of the 50 mile radius are also eligible to apply under a special category.
communications.bestbuy.com /communityrelations/scholarships.asp   (242 words)

The Game Boy was the first cartridge based handheld console When first released, the graphics, sound and size was amazed by all people around the world.
The Game Boy Color had a function that no other Game Boy system has, Infa red signals, which could send information through a panel at the top of the system.
The Game Boy Advance SP was released as update from the GBA.The Game Boy is completely aimed at adults.The machine looks completely different from any other Game Boy system, with a new flip top screen and compact size.
www.geocities.com /gbaextreme2000/gameboytimeline.html   (531 words)

 Dimmer, track & recessed lighting for interior, outdoor & landscape fixtures
Best Buy Electric is completely dedicated to your total satisfaction.
Best Buy Electric guarantees low prices on all our kichler items we carry.
Best Buy Electric will not issue an RMA for merchandise for home and other interior items that was invoiced more than 30 days prior to the date of request for an RMA.
www.bestbuyelectric.com   (965 words)

 IGN: Best Game Boy Advance Artistic Design of 2005
It was a strong year for the Game Boy Advance and there are plenty of arguments to be had about which titles were indeed the best.
After you've voted be sure to keep checking IGN Game Boy for the results of your voting which should be compiled some time in January.
After you've finished voting for the Game Boy channel, you can vote again for the Nintendo DS Awards), and be sure to vote in the Overall Awards.
gameboy.ign.com /articles/677/677532p1.html   (700 words)

 Gothamist: Piotr "Ski" Jagninski, Gaffer/Best Boy
When the twin towers went down and rubble blocked all access to what remained, it was not the police or the army who turned the lights on for the rescue effort during the first few nights… it was film lighting technicians.
The Gaffer could also be named "chief lighting technician" and a Best Boy is his next in command.
He oversees that all the wiring is correct, that the generators are all kept within operating limits and helps the Gaffer co-ordinate the rest of the electricians.
www.gothamist.com /archives/2005/02/10/piotr_ski_jagninski_gafferbest_boy.php   (2298 words)

 :: BOY ART WEB PORTAL :: Current Page > Home
The Boy Art Pictures category hosts a selection of the best picture based websites and photo accounts that have been found.
Finally the Boy Art Videos category which is also the freshest has an ever expanding collection of clips, movie snippets and home made videos for your enjoyment.
The Boy Art Web Portal is hosted and maintained for FREE by Jammy because he wants to.
www.djatom.co.uk /boy_art_web_portal/site_pages/portal_home.htm   (401 words)

 Britney Spears gives birth to a Baby Boy | Best Syndication
At this time the gossip magazines are assuming that she gave birth to a baby boy.
September is a big month for Britney and Kevin; they also will be celebrating their second wedding anniversary on September 18th.
Important: The material on Best Syndication is for informational purposes only and is not meant to be advice.
www.bestsyndication.com /?q=091306_britney-spears-give-birth-to-second-baby-boy.htm   (230 words)

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