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Built2Last

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08-02-2010 09:04 PM

Topic tags/keywords: humor

Men are getting scammed!!!

Women often receive warnings about protecting themselves at the mall and in
dark parking lots, etc. This is the first warning I have seen for men. I
wanted to pass it on in case you haven’t heard about it.

A ‘heads up’ for those men who may be regular customers at Lowe’s, Home
Depot, Costco, or even Wal-Mart. This one caught me totally by surprise.
Over the last month I became a victim of a clever scam while out shopping.
Simply going out to get supplies has turned out to be quite traumatic. Don’t
be naive enough to think it couldn’t happen to you or your friends.

Here’s how the scam works:

Two nice-looking, college-aged girls will come over to your car or truck as
you are packing your purchases into your vehicle. They both start wiping
your windshield with a rag and Windex, with their breasts almost falling out
of their skimpy T-shirts. (It’s impossible not to look).
When you thank them and offer them a tip, they say ‘No’ but instead ask for
a ride to McDonald’s.

You agree and they climb into the vehicle. On the way, they start
undressing. Then one of them starts crawling all over you, while the other
one steals your wallet.

I had my wallet stolen Mar. 4th, 9th, 10th, twice on the 15th, 17th, 20th,
24th, & 29th. Also Apr. 1st & 4th, twice on the 8th, 16th, 23rd, 26th &
27th, and very likely again this upcoming weekend.

So tell your friends to be careful. What a horrible way to take advantage of
us older men. Warn your friends to be vigilant.

Wal-Mart has wallets on sale for $2.99 each. I found even cheaper ones for
$.99 at the dollar store and bought them out in three of their stores.

Also, you never get to eat at McDonald’s. I’ve already lost 11 pounds just
running back and forth from Lowe’s, to Home Depot, to Costco, Etc.

So please, send this on to all the older men that you know and warn them to
be on the lookout for this scam. (The best times are just before lunch and
around 4:30 in the afternoon.)


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bamasawduster

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#1 posted 08-02-2010 09:57 PM

You could sued by us guys who have fallen down on the floor laughing and can’t get up.

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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docholladay

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#2 posted 08-02-2010 10:06 PM

That is hilarious. Thanks for the laugh.

-- Hey, woodworking ain't brain surgery. Just do something and keep trying till you get it. Doc

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brunob

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#3 posted 08-02-2010 10:48 PM

Can’t talk now…on my way to Lowe’s.

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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Wolffarmer

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#4 posted 08-03-2010 01:06 AM

How much does a case of wallets cost?

Randy

-- That was not wormy wood when I started working on it.

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lew

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#5 posted 08-03-2010 03:30 AM

I know this is true- it happened to me last week, 4 times ;^)))

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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reggiek

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#6 posted 08-03-2010 03:39 AM

Dang…where is this happening? I’ve been to all the WalMarts,McDonalds, Lowes…looking for those scammers. I want to spank…err teach them a lesson….that I will not be screwed…errr scammed out of my wallet….LOL…Great Laugh…thanks for posting.

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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Roz

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#7 posted 08-03-2010 07:05 PM

What is the address of that Lowes?

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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Cozmo35

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#8 posted 08-04-2010 01:28 AM

Anybody need anything from Lowes or Home Depot?!?

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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Beginningwoodworker

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#9 posted 08-04-2010 01:37 AM

Thats a good one.

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BTKS

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#10 posted 08-06-2010 07:20 AM

Dang, the store is closed at this hour.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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