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Old 06-26-2015, 12:25 PM   #4411
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Some of the fine print is so small I need a magnifying glass to read it.
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Old 06-26-2015, 12:41 PM   #4412
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That district manager who manages the owners 3 El Pollo Loco stores emailed me a very sarcastic reply too. She probably won't even bother to send me a coupon for a free 2 pc. meal.

It used to be district representatives of major companies would try and do anything to avoid bad public relations.
She pretty much replied to me with an insult condescending email reply, and asked me.."what will please you?" Really sarcastic like. I'm not getting any free meal coupon in the mail.

I said her off with the joke about the genie who grants 2 workers and a manager their wishes at their lunch break. The first two wish for their hearts desire and it is granted by the genie. The manager uses her wish that the two be back after lunch as usual. Cruel !
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Old 06-26-2015, 01:30 PM   #4413
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Most upper management of El Pollo Loco got rid of their company stock since it went public almost a year ago. That says a lot about the company.
As a retail investor I own a bunch of shares of LOCO. At this point in time I wish I didn't own any. But I do like their chicken.
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Old 06-26-2015, 01:32 PM   #4414
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I think that coupons like that are very poor marketing. What's the chances that Caslon goes to a Polo Loco soon?
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Old 06-26-2015, 01:39 PM   #4415
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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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Ugh, what a nightmare neighbor, Dawg. Hopefully the law will catch up to him before he does any more damage or tries to skate under the radar. Can't stand it when people get away with stuff like that, when everyone else is following the rules.

We don't have an HOA here in my neighborhood, but I (and other neighbors close by) are so frustrated with the guy who lives directly behind me. We share a common fence, his back yard is next to mine. He is in love with his godforsaken leaf blower and uses it EVERY SINGLE MORNING between 8 and 9. That's not particularly 'early', but he is the only one on the block who disturbs the quiet enjoyment of this neighborhood. I dislike those things so much.
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Old 06-26-2015, 04:33 PM   #4416
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That's so irritating, Cheryl. Some people just have no respect. I remember the previous guy (who lived in the house before the neighbor from hell) using his leafblower at 6:30 am on a Sunday morning. I did go out in my jammies and ripped him a new one, and it never happened again. The current guy couldn't care less, and just does whatever he wants. And takes no responsibility for his actions.
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Old 06-26-2015, 10:59 PM   #4417
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That's unacceptable. Aren't there city bylaws about noise?
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Old 06-27-2015, 02:55 AM   #4418
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Our idiot neighbor decided to mow his lawn with his huge rider at 7:30 this morning...
Suddenly, the Wicked Witch to my north doesn't seem so evil. Dawg, I'm sorry to hear you have to put up with such a...jerk.

I had to admit that my neighbor-from-hell has softened up a bit. We talk pleasantly to each other. Almost friendly-like. It's amazing what happens to a person when a big change occurs in their life. For my neighbor, her son decided to go into the military after one year of college. He told her college seemed too easy, he wanted a challenge, and he figured it wouldn't hurt to have the advantage of financial support for college from his military service. He wanted to be a Marine. She was afraid for him, so she talked to a friend who is an Army recruiter. He, in turn, convinced the young man that the Army was good...and he then trained to be a Ranger! After a year in Korea he came home for a few weeks leave. Sadly, it looks like he'll be part of the group being sent to the middle east on this latest round of deployments.
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Old 06-27-2015, 08:34 AM   #4419
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Early in the morning and I have a case of severe frustration. I am looking for the post that I think taxlady made about removing the top of the McCormick grinder for the peppercorns. Someone please come to my rescue.

How can I use the peppercorns in the McCormick grinder for my personal grinder? I asked my son to pick me up some peppercorns. And he brought home the more expensive one. I just wanted some peppercorns. My personal grinder has a nice handle on it and is so much easier to use for my old, very old hands.

SO HOW DO I GET THE DANG GRINDER OFF THE MCCORMICK JAR? Help Please!!
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Old 06-27-2015, 08:52 AM   #4420
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Early in the morning and I have a case of severe frustration. I am looking for the post that I think taxlady made about removing the top of the McCormick grinder for the peppercorns. Someone please come to my rescue.

How can I use the peppercorns in the McCormick grinder for my personal grinder? I asked my son to pick me up some peppercorns. And he brought home the more expensive one. I just wanted some peppercorns. My personal grinder has a nice handle on it and is so much easier to use for my old, very old hands.

SO HOW DO I GET THE DANG GRINDER OFF THE MCCORMICK JAR? Help Please!!
I remember a post from Kayelle about this refillable grinder from Trader Joe's.

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