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Old 12-08-2012, 08:26 AM
DEPENDABLE LANDSCAPING DEPENDABLE LANDSCAPING is offline
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We had someone get a hold of my american express # .
$11,500 dollars later i got my statement at 1:30 am when i opened it i almost fell off my office chair getting to the telephone!
Amex was great about it and reversed all charges but they had no idea what happened.
Apparently someone in mexico was having a damn good time.
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Old 12-08-2012, 09:43 AM
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I didnt know it was possible to have that many grammatical errors in 3 sentences.
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Old 12-08-2012, 12:00 PM
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I've heard of those things happening with banks before but I've wondered how it happened? maybe I'm just lucky, I've always had my bank call me if there were any issue's, but I guess it could get by them. I only have two guys and myself so payday loans aren't an issue, I would probably see it differently if I were in your shoes, didn't mean to sound so harsh about it. I'm going to buy my crew leader a pair of good work boots for Christmas he's always complaining about his feet hurting and doesn't have the money to get a good pair of boots so I can see where your coming from on a small scale. It's such a fine line sometimes trying to be the boss yet show some sympathy for the guys, I'm still learning on that front, I was a DI in the Army so compassion isn't my best trait.
I'd hate to work for you! I can see it now. A worker trips and falls and cuts his hand open and is bleeding all over the place and you tell him, get back to work soldier, we don't have time for your little azz to be bleeding. Now drop down and give me 20. j/k
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Old 12-09-2012, 02:19 AM
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I guess I don't have a problem with this for several reasons. One, I'm a little more stout that most guys. So I guess they think twice about trying to stick me up. Second, I'm not going to run around my entire life afraid of what might happen - but probably won't happen. And three, that's not a lot of money. If I lose $300 or $400, it's not that big of a deal. I wouldn't be happy about it. But it's not like we wouldn't eat or pay the mortgage that month. We'd still be just fine.
Theft / Robbery rarely happens the way we foresee it.
It didn't happen to me for many years, because I had all the angles covered.
Or so I thought, and like yourself I grew confident.

When it happened, the thief or thieves helped themselves.
I didn't even see it coming, the money was gone before I knew it happened.

No, I know, that can't happen to you.
But when it does and they get away with a lot, they'll be back for more.

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Old 12-09-2012, 09:11 PM
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Nah, I don't think I have all my bases covered. I just live in a fairly safe area, I work in a really nice part of town and the all things considered the risk is very low. But if it happens, that's fine. I'll go to the bank on Monday and pull out some more.

But your comment about them coming back for more doesn't make sense. What? They're going to look for me around town? Follow me all over and jump me again??? Come to my house and rob me a second time???? Now we're getting really ridiculous.
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Old 12-09-2012, 10:30 PM
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Theft / Robbery rarely happens the way we foresee it.
It didn't happen to me for many years, because I had all the angles covered.
Or so I thought, and like yourself I grew confident.

When it happened, the thief or thieves helped themselves.
I didn't even see it coming, the money was gone before I knew it happened.

No, I know, that can't happen to you.
But when it does and they get away with a lot, they'll be back for more.


You mean they came back and robbed you again?
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Old 12-09-2012, 10:34 PM
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Nah, I don't think I have all my bases covered. I just live in a fairly safe area, I work in a really nice part of town and the all things considered the risk is very low. But if it happens, that's fine. I'll go to the bank on Monday and pull out some more.

But your comment about them coming back for more doesn't make sense. What? They're going to look for me around town? Follow me all over and jump me again??? Come to my house and rob me a second time???? Now we're getting really ridiculous.
Jim I made my last post before reading your last post. Looks like we were thinking the same thing.
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Old 12-10-2012, 02:36 AM
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Tell you one thing I have learned over the years.

There exist other folks with this false perception, such as thieves and robbers.
That is why I never carry a large chunk of cash with me.
Not on me, not in my truck, no $100 not even $50.

Not unless I have previously arranged to pay for something and I am on my way there, this rarely happens.

Any LCO ever gets robbed with a large amount of money on them puts us ALL at risk!
They rob some fat wallet guy omg we made $700 hell yeah you're next!

My own rule is I never have much over $20 cash on me at any time,
now they can still come and take it but they won't get away with much.
And hopefully they'll figure it's not worth it, and won't go after anyone else.
Smart. I rarely carry cash.
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Old 12-11-2012, 01:50 AM
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I am sorry that this redneck would not be up to your standards.
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Old 12-11-2012, 11:06 AM
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I didnt know it was possible to have that many grammatical errors in 3 sentences.
Try three grammatical errors in ONE sentence - Walking out of a grocery store, I hear a young woman say "She say she mad atchoo" That takes skill man.

A lot of guys on here just type a response out quickly and don't worry about spelling, grammar, etc. They must have work to do, I guess ? Go easy, I am more interested in their input than I am in their grammar.

BTW - Ridiculous shows up often here as rediculous. If you want to insult someone, you probably ought to use spell check. Or, just don't call people rediculous in the first place ?

Alright, one more. There refers to a place, as opposed to their which refers to something that someone else possesses. That one shows up here more than any other grammatical error. But I taught public high school for many years and can tell you that some of the smartest kids I ever met are rediculous spellers and tell me to kiss there butt when I correct them.

Regarding cash. I live in the capital of New York state. I don't know anyone who has been robbed on the street, and I am 56 years old. Like others have said, if cash makes my life easier, I am not going to worry about something that is very unlikely to happen. If it happens, I'll have a good story to tell, and the lost cash will be a minor inconvenience. Anyway, most street thieves are desperate drug addicts. It's a stupid crime to commit - they don't know if I am a cop, a black belt. carrying a gun or willing to fight to the death for my money. If they are that stupid, and that desperate, they are probably pretty easy to fight off.
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