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Old 06-24-2015, 08:45 AM   #4401
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When I met DH back in the 70s I didn't own a pair of jeans. He rarely wore dress pants and I think I made him uncomfortable being in slacks all the time. I now own jeans but still wear a lot of slacks but it doesn't bother him now. He wears what he wants and I wear what I want.
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Old 06-25-2015, 11:08 PM   #4402
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Our idiot neighbor decided to mow his lawn with his huge rider at 7:30 this morning. We have rules in the subdivison covenants that state that no mowing, weed whacking or other equipment is to be used before 9 am, but this guy doesn't feel any of the rules apply to him. I thought about going out and ripping him a new one, but he wouldn't care.
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Old 06-25-2015, 11:30 PM   #4403
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Our idiot neighbor decided to mow his lawn with his huge rider at 7:30 this morning. We have rules in the subdivison covenants that state that no mowing, weed whacking or other equipment is to be used before 9 am, but this guy doesn't feel any of the rules apply to him. I thought about going out and ripping him a new one, but he wouldn't care.
Are there any penalties for this infraction?
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Old 06-25-2015, 11:44 PM   #4404
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Nope. This is the same guy who parked all his 6 landscaping trucks in his driveway. The County Attourney had to ban his equipment after we all complained as we're zoned residential, not business, and even though the sheriff banged on his door every day, he refused to answer. They also don't pay the rec assoc. dues, but still use the pool, they just show up with the family when someone else is there and the gate is unlocked. He's also wiped out a number of my pine tree branches with his trucks and he and his wife have both taken out my mailbox several times, though his wife is the only one to admit to it.

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Old 06-26-2015, 07:29 AM   #4405
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El Pollo Loco is a fast food drive thru. I like their chicken. Upon reading the tons of wasteful junk mail I receive every week, I saw an El Pollo Loco coupon that read like this....

A big $5 on the top left corner of the coupon along with a picture and words saying a 2 pc. meal.

It only saves you $5 with that coupon when you read the fine print and order a ton of other items with that so called 2 pc meal $5 coupon. Not fair. It's like, they draw you in with a promise of savings, but you have to read the really small fine print on that small coupon. Not fair!
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Old 06-26-2015, 11:20 AM   #4406
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El Pollo Loco is a fast food drive thru. I like their chicken. Upon reading the tons of wasteful junk mail I receive every week, I saw an El Pollo Loco coupon that read like this....

A big $5 on the top left corner of the coupon along with a picture and words saying a 2 pc. meal.

It only saves you $5 with that coupon when you read the fine print and order a ton of other items with that so called 2 pc meal $5 coupon. Not fair. It's like, they draw you in with a promise of savings, but you have to read the really small fine print on that small coupon. Not fair!
Like I always get coupons for items that I usually buy. Read the small print before you start cutting out. "For use at Walmart only." I don't shop Walmart and don't even have one close by. I can find the same coupons without the small print in other flyers I receive. I now have the Walmart flyers blocked.
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Old 06-26-2015, 11:49 AM   #4407
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When I complained to the local district manager, she almost said the same...read the small print! I still say they got me driving to El Pollo Loco with that coupon under almost false pretenses. Lesson learned.

A coupon exclaiming a 2 pc meal with a large $5 printed in the top left corner of that coupon...come on! Not fair. The print is tiny. Clever if devious advertising, if you ask me.
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Old 06-26-2015, 11:53 AM   #4408
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Life is not fair, Caslon. Don't let this eat you up.
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Old 06-26-2015, 11:55 AM   #4409
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Fine print of that kind is nothing more than an overt attempt to deceive you. Not something a reputable business should do.
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Old 06-26-2015, 12:12 PM   #4410
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My eyes are old. I have trouble reading the fine print with my reading glasses.
They should do away with putting restrictions like that in fine print. They bait you.
"Cannot be combined with other offers" or "coupon expires on 6/30/2015" are acceptable in fine print.
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