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Old 04-03-2015, 04:02 AM   #22571
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Gah! This sickens me, Addie. Thank goodness the Pirate was there at the right place and time. Hope his knuckles heal well, and that the creep gets what he deserves.
Pirate was so concerned with the little girl, he let the man get away. But he was able to identify him. He is now a marked man.
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Old 04-03-2015, 04:03 AM   #22572
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Addie, your son is a hero to that little girl and her parents. Good thing he was in the right place at the right time.

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I am enjoying the act of sitting. Now that the weather is warming up (60 today!) my motor is humming a bit faster. Not only did I work outside, but I re-potted three plants, two indoor varieties and a cute little pansy plant that is on my kitchen windowsill for now. Between that, a load of laundry, a bit of cleaning, and making breakfast and dinner, I can't feel the least bit guilty about relaxing. I just hope I can move tomorrow!
After the winter we have had, all of us deserve more days like today. So glad you made fun in the sun.
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Old 04-03-2015, 07:53 AM   #22573
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Home sweet home. Got to sleep in my own bed last night, in fact I'm still in it. My plan is to be lazy today.

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Old 04-03-2015, 07:54 AM   #22574
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Omg Addie, that's absolutely crazy! I hope that man is caught and put away.

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Old 04-03-2015, 08:02 AM   #22575
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Addie did the supermarket have security and CCTV ? , hopefully the man can be found ?
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Old 04-03-2015, 09:32 AM   #22576
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Got another phone call of a person claiming to be one of my grandsons. Second such a call within a year. This time when I got done with him he said "sorry" and hung up.
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Old 04-03-2015, 09:45 AM   #22577
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Got another phone call of a person claiming to be one of my grandsons. Second such a call within a year. This time when I got done with him he said "sorry" and hung up.
How weird...what would be the motive for that?
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Old 04-03-2015, 10:08 AM   #22578
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How weird...what would be the motive for that?
It's a well known scam to get money from people. If not with the first call, then to establish a relationship. Later the emergency call from some foreign country that they have been arrested or in an accident and need money NOW.
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It's a well known scam to get money from people. If not with the first call, then to establish a relationship. Later the emergency call from some foreign country that they have been arrested or in an accident and need money NOW.
Wow...never heard of that here in UK. I guess it relies on the ability not to detect who the grandson is. I would have thought some elemental questions would sort that out, i.e. name, age etc.
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Wow...never heard of that here in UK. I guess it relies on the ability not to detect who the grandson is. I would have thought some elemental questions would sort that out, i.e. name, age etc.
They will sometimes have that info. Someone mentions their grandparent, with a link, on FaceBook. Next thing someone collects enough info to trick the grandparent. Of course it doesn't always work. But, sometimes the panic of grandchild-needs-emergency-medical care or whatever, freaks out the grandparent enough to forget to ask the right questions.
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