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No more excuses -- Girl Scouts now accept credit cards
LAT ^ | February 3, 2012 | Deborah Netburn

Posted on 02/04/2012 8:23:32 AM PST by Daffynition

When Girl Scout cookie season starts up in your neighborhood, those earnest young saleswomen bearing boxes of sweets may be armed with a new secret weapon: a mobile credit-card reader attached to their smartphones.

That's right people. The Girl Scouts have firmly entered the digital age, and our waistlines may never recover.

Think of the implications: Before, if you saw a tempting table laden with Samoas and Thin Mints outside the grocery store, being low on cash could prevent you from buying a box or two, or five, or 10.

Not anymore.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Food; Society
KEYWORDS: abortion; abortionadvocates; girlscoutcookies; girlscouts; girlscouts4abortion; plannedinfanticide; plannedparenthood; prolife; scouting; scouts; smartphones

1 posted on 02/04/2012 8:23:36 AM PST by Daffynition
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To: Daffynition

LOL
Just can’t give to them now they are so much connected to the planned parenthood


2 posted on 02/04/2012 8:28:20 AM PST by manc (FOX, DRUDGE, HAS BEEN DISGUSTING IN THEIR BIASED ATTACKS V NEWT. I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: Daffynition

3 posted on 02/04/2012 8:29:30 AM PST by NakedRampage (Puttin' the "stud" in Bible study)
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To: Daffynition

The girl scouts have been corrupted and are now run by lesbian feminists and godless evil harlots and vex and brainwash the minds of female children. This is a fact and well known by those who monitor the depraved ways of the godless left.
I will not buy or eat any of their cookies anymore.


4 posted on 02/04/2012 8:30:46 AM PST by kindred (Jesus Christ is the Lord God and Messiah of Israel, a present help in time of trouble.)
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5 posted on 02/04/2012 8:31:41 AM PST by hoosiermama (FR Unite... Get active contacting MSM, RNC. etc... freepmail : Mountain Mary.)
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To: Daffynition

But will they now accept EBT cards? GS cookies are a right, ya know :)


6 posted on 02/04/2012 8:36:40 AM PST by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Daffynition

This just adds to me list of reasons that I cannot buy their cookies...

1. I cannot support what they teach the girls...
2. The cookies are not that good...
3. The cookies are way over priced...
4. I do not use credit cards...


7 posted on 02/04/2012 8:37:29 AM PST by WorldviewDad (following God instead of culture)
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To: WorldviewDad

“me” should be “my”


8 posted on 02/04/2012 8:38:57 AM PST by WorldviewDad (following God instead of culture)
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To: Daffynition

Fine, I will simply tell the little girls and their mommies that the GS will not get another dime from me or my family as long as they have a left-ward bent on social issues.


9 posted on 02/04/2012 8:46:25 AM PST by Grunthor (Mitt Romney and anyone supporting him can go fornicate themselves with a cactus)
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To: Daffynition

I miss those chocolate mints the Campfire Girls used to sell about 45 years ago - $1 a box.


10 posted on 02/04/2012 8:47:53 AM PST by dainbramaged (I lost my mantra around 1969.)
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To: WorldviewDad
“me” should be “my”

Your original is fine. Just say it in a Popeye the Sailor Man voice.
11 posted on 02/04/2012 8:52:43 AM PST by Dr. Sivana (May Mitt Romney be the Paul Tsongas of 2012.)
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To: Daffynition

Thank you!

There is nothing like laughter.


12 posted on 02/04/2012 8:54:00 AM PST by JohnG45
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To: Jane Long

And will they accept bitcoins?


13 posted on 02/04/2012 8:57:45 AM PST by mc5cents
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To: Dr. Sivana

Thanks...I hadn’t thought about it that way. :)


14 posted on 02/04/2012 8:59:27 AM PST by WorldviewDad (following God instead of culture)
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To: NakedRampage

The best humor has a grain a truth ... The girl scouts broke my wrist 7 years back ... I was playing line tag while waiting for my daughter .. They can be evil when they see a purpose ... Evil...


15 posted on 02/04/2012 9:03:59 AM PST by reed13k (Knight Rampant Bibliophile, Protector of Knowledge, Purveyor of Inquiry, Defender of Aged Wisdom, an)
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To: Daffynition

Just won’t do it.


16 posted on 02/04/2012 9:34:43 AM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Grunthor

Your tagline

kinky

it might appeal to the Paultards...


17 posted on 02/04/2012 9:45:49 AM PST by Tennessee Nana (Romney I like firing people......and I’m not concerned about the very poor.)
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To: dainbramaged

When I was a Brownie we sold a butter cookie with the raised leaf emblem molded on one side...

they were good...


18 posted on 02/04/2012 9:48:16 AM PST by Tennessee Nana (Romney I like firing people......and I’m not concerned about the very poor.)
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To: Mortrey
Besides, what could possibly go wrong...an 8 y/o with your credit card info? Heh.
19 posted on 02/04/2012 9:49:31 AM PST by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: reed13k
The best humor has a grain a truth ... The girl scouts broke my wrist 7 years back ... I was playing line tag while waiting for my daughter .. They can be evil when they see a purpose ... Evil...

In the last few months I heard some lib (Bill Maher???) use the phrase, "the banality of evil"....The phrase sorta stuck in my craw...waiting for a chance to regurgitate it back on a unsuspecting reader...

20 posted on 02/04/2012 10:02:48 AM PST by FDNYRHEROES (It's 3 AM. Let me sleep on it. I'll get back to you in 16 hours.)
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To: NakedRampage
Thanks for posting that image. I love it!


21 posted on 02/04/2012 10:05:25 AM PST by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: manc
My favorite is when parents bring them to work to sell. People who I *never* have anything to do with and purposely avoid like the plague....come up to you and start begging for an order. Whatzupwitdat? The usual excuse ...*I just bought 100 boxes from the GS who lives across the street from me.*..only problem, if anyone was paying attention to my lame excuse........would know by now, the little GS who lives across the street ....would be 108 y/o and a great-grandmother by now. :)


22 posted on 02/04/2012 10:16:50 AM PST by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: dainbramaged

23 posted on 02/04/2012 10:19:42 AM PST by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: WorldviewDad
1. The cookies ARE good.

2.I have one credit card and charge everything I buy...even a gallon of milk. I pay it in full, never pay a interest fee, and get points...once $500 check back.

I don't have to write a lot of checks or go to the bank for cash.

I write 3 checks a month to pay bills...others are put on CC or go thru bank. When my utility company starts to take CC, I'll write 2 checks per month to pay bills.

I hate to write checks and mail bills!

24 posted on 02/04/2012 10:21:58 AM PST by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Mortrey
If you *must have GS cookies...the knock-offs are just as good and way cheaper.


25 posted on 02/04/2012 10:24:14 AM PST by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: lonestar

You would give you CC to an 8 y/o and expect it to remain secure?


26 posted on 02/04/2012 10:29:37 AM PST by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: lonestar

you = your


27 posted on 02/04/2012 10:31:14 AM PST by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Daffynition

They are connected to Planned Parenthood and a bunch of unsavory leftist crap. Perverts.


28 posted on 02/04/2012 10:46:46 AM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: kindred

You can buy the same cookies made by the same company at the dollar store.


29 posted on 02/04/2012 10:47:57 AM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Daffynition
Girl Scouts now accept credit cards,

My excuse for not buying them is this..

PLANNED MURDER (aka Planned Parenthood) and EXPENSIVE...

30 posted on 02/04/2012 11:05:20 AM PST by ExCTCitizen (If we stay home in November '12, don't blame 0 for tearing up the CONSTITUTION!!)
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31 posted on 02/04/2012 11:35:02 AM PST by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: Daffynition
"A Girl Scout is honest."

LOL!

32 posted on 02/04/2012 12:42:14 PM PST by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: manc

You got that right.

Guess that means you can buy more “Trails End” Popcorn from the Boy Scouts come fall.


33 posted on 02/04/2012 1:34:58 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: lonestar

34 posted on 02/04/2012 2:59:44 PM PST by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: lonestar
I disagree about the cookies being good...but then again I am some what spoiled...I have a wife and several daughters that bake home made cookies on regular occasions. And sorry, Girl Scout cookies cannot compare.

I have made one purchase in my life on a credit card. The company offered me a great deal on my first purchase so I made one purchase...cut up the card...paid my bill...and canceled the card...that was over 25 years ago. No regrets here.

35 posted on 02/04/2012 4:33:11 PM PST by WorldviewDad (following God instead of culture)
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To: Daffynition

Imposter alert!!!!!


36 posted on 02/04/2012 5:21:30 PM PST by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Daffynition

JUST SAY NO!

The reasons are EASY

-I have already bought some cookies

-I am in training

-I don’t use credit cards

-HANG A NO SOLICITING sign next to your door.

-My doctor said no

These little girls (or parentally confused boys) are being USED as PAWNS in a political ploy. No reason to hurt them when a simple “no thank you” works well.

Starve the beast of money.


37 posted on 02/06/2012 10:12:53 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: lonestar

good? odd, they tasted like saw dust. It seemed to be all the low end processed ingredients.

Remember these are knockoffs of commercial cookies rebranded for those easily attacked via guilt.


38 posted on 02/06/2012 11:17:42 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: longtermmemmory
When my kids were little, the three of them harassed anything with a pulse, to buy from their Scout *Tom Watt* kits [don't get me started] ...I feel an obligation to return the favors granted....but find my *excuse* work just find now.

Times have changed. Heh. :)


39 posted on 02/06/2012 11:58:47 AM PST by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: longtermmemmory
When my kids were little, the three of them harassed anything with a pulse, to buy from their Scout *Tom Watt* kits [don't get me started] ...I feel an obligation to return the favors granted....but find my *excuse* work just find now.

Times have changed. Heh. :)


40 posted on 02/06/2012 11:59:08 AM PST by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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