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Computer Glitch Leads To Brawl At Wauwatosa Kmart (2 People Arrested)
wisn ^ | 11/26/2007 | Staff

Posted on 11/27/2007 5:05:31 AM PST by Red in Blue PA

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Give me a dog any day over people.
1 posted on 11/27/2007 5:05:33 AM PST by Red in Blue PA
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To: Red in Blue PA

I have a funny image of some manager (who had been worked-over by the IT dept. in the past) just saying, “send the IT guy over and let him deal with it.” :)


2 posted on 11/27/2007 5:08:28 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: Red in Blue PA
Give me a dog any day over people.

Don't lump everyone together. There are good people just like there are bad dogs. I'd bet that if you knew more details about this event there would be clear patterns as to who was involved and why.

3 posted on 11/27/2007 5:09:34 AM PST by rogue yam
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To: Red in Blue PA

Sounds like they accidentally used the subprime mortgage generator.


4 posted on 11/27/2007 5:10:04 AM PST by Larry Lucido (Hunter 2008)
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To: Red in Blue PA

HA!

Live by the computer, then PAY by the computer!

Too freakin’ bad for the KMart and the fiance pimps!


5 posted on 11/27/2007 5:10:19 AM PST by Mr. Jazzy (Very Proud Dad of LCpl Smoothguy242 USMC of 1/3 Marines, back in the U.S.A.!!!)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Has Wauwatosa fallen that far? Besides, who would want a K-Mart credit card?


6 posted on 11/27/2007 5:10:32 AM PST by Last Dakotan
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To: Red in Blue PA

FREE MONEY!!!


7 posted on 11/27/2007 5:12:49 AM PST by LRS (It's time to put Hillary on the 3:10 to Yuma...)
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To: Red in Blue PA
"They were having a big fight. Two ladies was jumping a lady over credit cards," witness Sylvester Wilson said.

Reporters NEVER quote people correctly...

I'm sure this was supposed to be:

"They WAS having a big fight..."

8 posted on 11/27/2007 5:14:06 AM PST by Onelifetogive (* Sarcasm tag ALWAYS required. For some FReepers, sarcasm can NEVER be obvious enough.)
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To: Last Dakotan
Has Wauwatosa fallen that far?

Apparently so. It wuld be interesting to know why.

Besides, who would want a K-Mart credit card?

Someone who shops there and who is perfectly willing to steal and cares not at all about ever having a good credit rating and who intends never to pay for the goods they've charged.

9 posted on 11/27/2007 5:14:46 AM PST by rogue yam
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To: rogue yam

I read stories like this every day about people.....cannot say the same about dogs.


10 posted on 11/27/2007 5:16:29 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (Truth : Liberals :: Kryptonite : Superman)
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To: Red in Blue PA

It’s the most wonderful time of the year...


11 posted on 11/27/2007 5:19:25 AM PST by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: Last Dakotan
I don’t know if they changed it, but I had a Sears card I got for a riding lawnmower (one year no interest - I paid it off), pretty soon I got a letter that I could now use it at Kmart, and not long after that we got another letter saying it was now not a Sears/Kmart CC, but a MasterCard (good anywhere). I cut it up, but I wonder if all Sears/Kmart cards are now open ended MasterCards.
12 posted on 11/27/2007 5:19:30 AM PST by codercpc
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To: Larry Lucido
Sounds like they accidentally used the subprime mortgage generator.

LOL

13 posted on 11/27/2007 5:19:58 AM PST by agere_contra (Do not confuse the wealth of nations with the wealth of government - FDT)
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To: Red in Blue PA
Again, some people.
14 posted on 11/27/2007 5:24:22 AM PST by rogue yam
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To: Last Dakotan
Besides, who would want a K-Mart credit card?

People who have no intention of ever paying the bill.

15 posted on 11/27/2007 5:26:56 AM PST by Graybeard58 ( Remember and pray for SSgt. Matt Maupin - MIA/POW- Iraq since 04/09/04)
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To: Graybeard58

Hence the “free money” mentality


16 posted on 11/27/2007 5:28:57 AM PST by Teacher317 (Eta kuram na smekh)
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To: Last Dakotan
Mayfair Mall
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mayfair Mall is a shopping mall located on Mayfair Road (Highway 100) between North Avenue and Center Street in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA...

It serves the greater Milwaukee area...

Mall Crime and PGR

The mall has experienced heightened race and class tensions in recent months. In March of 2007, a policy of no unaccompanied minors was instituted on Friday and Saturday nights after a series of disturbances in the mall created a minor public uproar. PGR, an acronym for "Parental Guidance Required", left many feeling that the program was unfairly targeted towards African-American teenagers from Milwaukee who patronize the mall via the many bus lines that end at the Macy's wing of the mall. The following month, a coalition of Milwaukee groups known as ACORN filed over 40 complaints of racial profiling against Mayfair with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. This has also caused many teenagers to stop shopping at Mayfair along with many protests and loss of profit.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayfair_Mall

17 posted on 11/27/2007 5:29:32 AM PST by rogue yam
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I cut it up, but I wonder if all Sears/Kmart cards are now open ended MasterCards.

Cutting it up is not enough. The account is still open and if and when they decide to start charging an annual fee, you will be charged. Call them, cancel the account and ask them to send you verification that it is closed via U.S. mail. They are required to do that if you request it.

18 posted on 11/27/2007 5:31:15 AM PST by Graybeard58 ( Remember and pray for SSgt. Matt Maupin - MIA/POW- Iraq since 04/09/04)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Give me a dog any day over people.

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I feel the same some days about my cat. He’s my best companion. At least I don’t have to worry about him starting a riot. LOL

This is one of many reasons why I won’t shop in any store (other than the supermarket) if I don’t have to at this time of year. I do my holiday shopping online or by phone....more recently, I’ve resorted to gift cards. Heck of a lot easier...you don’t have to fight crowds and you avoid riots.


19 posted on 11/27/2007 5:31:59 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: Graybeard58

Exactly. Credit means “free money” to some people.


20 posted on 11/27/2007 5:34:31 AM PST by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: Red in Blue PA
"free money" ???

Sheesh

21 posted on 11/27/2007 5:36:39 AM PST by Sue Perkick (And I hope that what Iíve done here today doesnít force you to have a negative opinion of meÖ.)
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To: Red in Blue PA
I read stories like this every day about people.....cannot say the same about dogs.

What would a dog do with a credit card? Now let's say that K-Mart was accidently giving away cooked bacon, then you would see dog fights.

22 posted on 11/27/2007 5:40:29 AM PST by SampleMan (We are a free and industrious people. Socialist nannies do not become us.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Are you kidding? Dogs are freeloaders. They never do any work that produces either a product or revenue, they sleep most of the day and all of the night, yet they get free meals and snacks, and free massages any time they demand them.

The only exceptions are true guard dogs and actual cattle/sheep herding dogs. They work for their perks. (Maybe some show dogs, too, if they earn money, rather than just ribbons.

(I am the owner of a Golden Retriever who fits the description in the first paragraph above. So there.)


23 posted on 11/27/2007 5:42:09 AM PST by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: Red in Blue PA

I forgot the smiley winky face.


24 posted on 11/27/2007 5:44:20 AM PST by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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Re: Dogs are freeloaders.

Huh? They want to serve. I trained mine to get the newspaper every morning.


25 posted on 11/27/2007 5:47:32 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (Truth : Liberals :: Kryptonite : Superman)
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At least they weren’t dropping turkeys out of a helicopter.


26 posted on 11/27/2007 5:48:05 AM PST by Fresh Wind (Scrape the bottom, vote for Rodham!)
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Maybe they SHOULD be dropping turkeys from a helicopter. Frozen ones.


27 posted on 11/27/2007 5:52:16 AM PST by -=SoylentSquirrel=- (I'm really made of people!)
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"They were having a big fight. Two ladies was jumping a lady over credit cards," witness Sylvester Wilson said.

Stereotype confirmed.

28 posted on 11/27/2007 5:53:15 AM PST by TankerKC (You don't have to believe everything you think.)
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Besides, who would want a K-Mart credit card?

K-Marks got some good stuff when it be free.

29 posted on 11/27/2007 5:54:58 AM PST by TankerKC (You don't have to believe everything you think.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

I was kidding. See #24.


30 posted on 11/27/2007 5:55:35 AM PST by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: savedbygrace

Sorry.


31 posted on 11/27/2007 5:58:40 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (Truth : Liberals :: Kryptonite : Superman)
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To: Fresh Wind
At least they weren’t dropping turkeys out of a helicopter.

"As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly!!!" -- Arthur Carlson, WKRP in Cincinnati

32 posted on 11/27/2007 5:59:34 AM PST by TankerKC (You don't have to believe everything you think.)
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To: savedbygrace

You forgot hunting dogs who put food on the table and do double duty as guard dogs all year!


33 posted on 11/27/2007 6:02:00 AM PST by Beagle8U (FreeRepublic -- One stop shopping ....... Its the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: Red in Blue PA
Absolutely - dogs are much smarter, as a rule.

Carolyn

34 posted on 11/27/2007 6:03:43 AM PST by CDHart ("It's too late to work within the system and too early to shoot the b@#$%^&s."--Claire Wolfe)
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To: codercpc

Do cancel the card.

yes - Sears used Citigroup (I think) for their card administration, and with the diminishing returns on Sears cards, Citi took it and turned everyone’s into Master Cards.

I called the cancel-my-new-card number on the new card they sent, then cut up the card (Did you know you can get more than 50 pieces of plastic outta ONE card!!!) (But you have to be moticated! ;-P)


35 posted on 11/27/2007 6:03:43 AM PST by MortMan (Have a pheasant plucking day!)
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I trained mine to get the newspaper every morning

Oh yeah? Well MY dog not only fetches the newspaper, she tears it into tiny bits and pees on it as well! (Good doggie!)

Thanks for posting this one. I live in the area, but FR is the first place I go to catch up on the news. Since I didn't turn on the radio yet this a.m. I hadn't heard about this one. Nothing surprises me anymore when it comes to Milwaukee and the surroundings.

36 posted on 11/27/2007 6:05:32 AM PST by Mygirlsmom (Bill and Hill are perfectly clear on the meaning of "is" as long as it's used in the word SOCIALIST)
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To: Beagle8U

True.

(But everyone who owns a freeloader knows what I’m talkin’ ‘bout.)

P. S. I’m just kidding. Nobody should take any of this freeloader-dogs stuff seriously.


37 posted on 11/27/2007 6:12:07 AM PST by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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“Someone who shops there and who is perfectly willing to steal and cares not at all about ever having a good credit rating and who intends never to pay for the goods they’ve charged.”

Nice smear of Kmart and people who have Kmart charge cards. I guess Sears, JC Penny, Lowes, Home Depot, etc. are all havens for miscreants to obtain charge cards too.


38 posted on 11/27/2007 6:14:29 AM PST by Rb ver. 2.0 (If piece is the answer, Bill Clinton asked the question.)
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Nice smear of Kmart and people who have Kmart charge cards.

I did not smear Kmart nor all people who have Kmart charge cards. You have posted nonsense.

39 posted on 11/27/2007 6:24:25 AM PST by rogue yam
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Oh, I didn’t take it seriously. I just like Dawgs.

( The difference between dogs and Dawgs is the latter work for a living..lol)

40 posted on 11/27/2007 6:24:58 AM PST by Beagle8U (FreeRepublic -- One stop shopping ....... Its the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: savedbygrace

The only exceptions are true guard dogs and actual cattle/sheep herding dogs. They work for their perks. (Maybe some show dogs, too, if they earn money, rather than just ribbons.

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Service animals (e.g., dogs for the blind) also generate wealth in an indirect way. I have a blind neighbor who is a corporate attorney. He travels by bus every day with his guide dog. So in a sense, the guide dog generates revenue in that he allows my neighbor to go out and earn a living.

But I will say this, even though our pets may not generate money per se, what they do give us is often far more valuable.


41 posted on 11/27/2007 6:35:07 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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I think ‘moticated’ is going to wind up along with ‘series’ and ‘hugh’ pretty soon.


42 posted on 11/27/2007 6:41:38 AM PST by dglang
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To: Red in Blue PA

A Blue light special! They even threw in a siren or two!


43 posted on 11/27/2007 6:42:09 AM PST by azhenfud (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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Do cancel the card.

Did it already. I only got the card originally (years ago) to take advantage of the no interest, which worked out great, and never used it again. But when they sent me an unwanted and unneeded MC, I canceled. I had only kept it originally because Sears is a great place to shop for major purchases.

44 posted on 11/27/2007 6:42:41 AM PST by codercpc
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To: fatnotlazy

See my posts #24 & 37. I was just kidding and forgot the smiley winky face in my first post about all that..


45 posted on 11/27/2007 6:42:45 AM PST by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: Onelifetogive

Not “They”.

“DEY”


46 posted on 11/27/2007 6:44:14 AM PST by azhenfud (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: savedbygrace

My dogs “payment” of 2 3 cups of kibble a day, and a vet visit now and again is more than earned by his every vigilant guarding of my home, and the fact that while a loving caring pet, will defend with his life my wife and children.

Way I figure it, like every dog I’ve owned, when his time on this earth is done, he’s more than earned his rest, and I’ve gotten the better end of the bargain.


47 posted on 11/27/2007 6:45:49 AM PST by HamiltonJay
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Are you kidding? Dogs are freeloaders. They never do any work that produces either a product or revenue, they sleep most of the day and all of the night, yet they get free meals and snacks, and free massages any time they demand them. ...

(I am the owner of a Golden Retriever who fits the description in the first paragraph above. So there.)

Sounds like your dog owns you:)
48 posted on 11/27/2007 6:47:01 AM PST by posterchild ("Congress does two things very well: one is nothing and two is overreact." - Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga)
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Now, Cats.. .cats on the other hand, are the ultimate freeloader.

Unless you live rather slovenly and have a rodent problem, they bring nothing of value to the proposition other than companionship when they feel like gracing you with their presence.


49 posted on 11/27/2007 6:47:05 AM PST by HamiltonJay
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You got that right.


50 posted on 11/27/2007 6:49:08 AM PST by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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