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Cowboys season tickets
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Posted on 08/01/2013 6:04:21 PM PDT by gop4lyf

My doorbell rang an hour ago and when I opened the door there was a flat package on my porch. The package had my address but not my name. I saw that the package said "Dallas Cowboys ticket office" on it and I said to my wife, "I bet that these are season tickets." I opened it up and sure enough, there were 2 sets of tickets to every Cowboys game this year. There was also a letter to the guy that has his correct address on it as well. I took the tickets to the address listed and no one answered. I tracked down a neighbor and she said the guy doesn't live there anymore and is renting it out. I finally ended up calling a Cowboys contact number that is on the letter and left a message. I don't know how much season tickets are but I can't imagine not having to sign for them.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Sports
KEYWORDS: cowboys; nfl

1 posted on 08/01/2013 6:04:21 PM PDT by gop4lyf
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To: gop4lyf

Is scalping a Cowboy action?


2 posted on 08/01/2013 6:06:44 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: gop4lyf

It might be a trick to get you to go see the games.


3 posted on 08/01/2013 6:07:04 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: gop4lyf

Did you need my address to send them to me? LOL


4 posted on 08/01/2013 6:09:09 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: Paladin2

ouch


5 posted on 08/01/2013 6:11:09 PM PDT by bigheadfred (INFIDEL)
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To: gop4lyf

Well, the guy exists, so you should ask his tenant how to reach his landlord. Don’t leave the tix with anyone- give them to him. He paid for them. That is th right thing to do.


6 posted on 08/01/2013 6:11:26 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: bigheadfred

Depends on where one puts the comma (or pause).


7 posted on 08/01/2013 6:13:45 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: SamAdams76

I snickered at your post. Good one!


8 posted on 08/01/2013 6:16:53 PM PDT by gop4lyf (Are we no longer in that awkward time? Or is it still too early?)
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To: gop4lyf

Try attending a game with those tickets. I imagine the mystery guy will be their waiting for you.


9 posted on 08/01/2013 6:18:31 PM PDT by Born to Conserve
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To: gop4lyf

Tickets these days are bar coded and get scanned when you enter the stadium. If the rightful owner reports them lost or stolen, the Cowboys can nullify the tickets and they will be worthless.

Continue to do the right thing.


10 posted on 08/01/2013 6:19:25 PM PDT by Yo-Yo
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To: gop4lyf

Sell them on the street for a bargain price to someone who can’t identify you. They probably won’t be usable for the one who buys them though


11 posted on 08/01/2013 6:23:09 PM PDT by Figment
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To: gop4lyf

I’ll just wait to hear back from the ticket office and they will probably just send the guy a new set and void out the set that I have.


12 posted on 08/01/2013 6:23:26 PM PDT by gop4lyf (Are we no longer in that awkward time? Or is it still too early?)
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To: gop4lyf

“I’ll just wait to hear back from the ticket office and they will probably just send the guy a new set and void out the set that I have.”

Just return ‘em to the Cowboys. Don’t wait for the Cowboys to contact you. Send ‘em via USPS 2-Day Priority Mail. That way, you have a receipt proving that they were signed for by someone in the Cowboys organization.


13 posted on 08/01/2013 6:26:44 PM PDT by MplsSteve
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To: SamAdams76

My first thought as well.


14 posted on 08/01/2013 6:27:25 PM PDT by Past Your Eyes (You can't force people to care.)
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To: SamAdams76

LOL - post of the day!


15 posted on 08/01/2013 6:28:05 PM PDT by jtal (Runnin' a World in Need with White Folks' Greed - since 1492)
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To: gop4lyf

Cue Admiral Akbar pic, “It’s a trap!”..
You might end up going to see Romo, fumble, throw an interception, cry, get sacked 10 times.....


16 posted on 08/01/2013 6:29:40 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Skip impeachment and move straight to deportation..)
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To: gop4lyf

2 tickets to each game that my BIL won, was worth around $10,000 before taxes.


17 posted on 08/01/2013 6:31:35 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: SamAdams76

Bada-Bing!


18 posted on 08/01/2013 6:33:17 PM PDT by Bullish (Psalm 46)
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To: cardinal4
You might end up going to see Romo Homo, fumble, throw an interception, cry, get sacked 10 times....

Ooops... Did I do that?

19 posted on 08/01/2013 6:35:56 PM PDT by Bullish (Psalm 46)
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To: gop4lyf
Lots of interesting possibilities to explain that kind of “shipping error”...most involve fraud or intentional incompetence.

OTOH, I know a person who had supposedly constantly refrigerated prescription insulin delivered via UPS to her home address, when no one was home to sign for it.
When she found it the next morning, it was no longer cold, since there were no dry-icepacks involved in the package.
In Florida, in the summer.
She didn't have the money to pay out of pocket prices for another batch of the medicine, so was forced to use the degraded batch.
Naturally, it was nobodies fault but hers, and nobody was willing to do the right thing, and replace the bad batch.
The lack of a two dollar charge for “signature required” shippers fee, and the cost of a dry ice pack saved the drug seller about $5.00 on the $800.00 prescription they billed her insurance company.

But somebody got a promotion for cutting costs...

20 posted on 08/01/2013 6:36:43 PM PDT by sarasmom (The obvious takes longer to discover for the obtuse.)
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To: gop4lyf

I thought this was going to be a joke or something. Like that commercial where those guys deliberately destroy their cell phones so they can get a cheaper one with the same features.


21 posted on 08/01/2013 6:41:09 PM PDT by rabidralph (Gray State Movie)
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To: Paladin2

right ouch teehee


22 posted on 08/01/2013 6:42:48 PM PDT by bigheadfred (INFIDEL)
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To: GeronL

2 tickets to each game that my BIL won, was worth around $10,000 before taxes.

Yikes! !!!


23 posted on 08/01/2013 6:42:55 PM PDT by gop4lyf (Are we no longer in that awkward time? Or is it still too early?)
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To: gop4lyf

and since he is living off an annuity he also got a refund on the taxes that the Cowboys/Lottery paid.... around $3,000..

Sometimes.... eerrrr...


24 posted on 08/01/2013 6:44:25 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: rabidralph
nope
25 posted on 08/01/2013 6:47:21 PM PDT by gop4lyf (Are we no longer in that awkward time? Or is it still too early?)
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To: gop4lyf

http://www.johnspeedie.com/healy/cowboys.wav


26 posted on 08/01/2013 6:47:22 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: gop4lyf

Sounds fishy. Return them to the Cowboys.


27 posted on 08/01/2013 6:56:21 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: freekitty

Do not, and I repeat, do not go to any parties the Cowboys may be throwing before the season starts.

Whoever the tickets are for might just be a fugitive and this is their way of trapping him.

I believe several years back they did this with Yankee tickets. They tried it once with Jets tickets but no one showed up.


28 posted on 08/01/2013 6:59:50 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
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To: gop4lyf
I had the same thing happen to me two years ago with Giants tickets - same house number but different street in the development behind me. I drove over there and delivered them to the owner - he was so happy he gave me two tickets for my troubles.

You're better off returning them - alls the owner has to do is call the office to say he didn't receive them - the staff will look to see who is sitting in his seats during game time and you'll be asked how you got the tickets - it could get ugly.

29 posted on 08/01/2013 7:08:18 PM PDT by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: freekitty
This is how the scam works. While you're attending the game, surprise, the burglars who bought them for you clean you out, because they KNOW you won't be home for roughly 5 hours.

To screw them over, make sure you "happen" to have someone heavily armed at your home, house sitting, and wait for the burglars to show up.

For extra measure, have the house sitters WAIT until they pry your door open, then ventilate them with prejudice.

This is Texas after all.

30 posted on 08/01/2013 7:30:38 PM PDT by boop ("You don't look so bad, here's another")
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To: cardinal4

Sounds like a great game.


31 posted on 08/02/2013 6:55:58 AM PDT by DeaconBenjamin (A trillion here, a trillion there, soon you're NOT talking real money)
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To: sarasmom

That happened to someone in our church (not insulin) and they forced the drug provider to overnight a replacement. I wonder why that couldn’t be done in the instance you describe.


32 posted on 08/02/2013 6:57:43 AM PDT by DeaconBenjamin (A trillion here, a trillion there, soon you're NOT talking real money)
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To: DeaconBenjamin
Because her insurance company adamantly refused to back her over the drug provider.
She didn't have the money for a lawyer, and wouldn't let me help her deal with them....
33 posted on 08/02/2013 3:10:56 PM PDT by sarasmom (The obvious takes longer to discover for the obtuse.)
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