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beware.....

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by goonieman, Jan 31, 2012.

  1. Jan 31, 2012 at 4:44 PM
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    goonieman

    goonieman [OP] Well-Known Member

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    so these two teenage girls (not good looking at all) knock on my door. They are part of a project to get points and collect business cards. Smelled a scam.
    They took my business card before I realized what they were doing. Then they pull out this flyer to sell magazines. Gut instinct told me no and told them no. They were very slick talkers. I asked to see a reference or receipt from the company and saw MID WEST CIRCULATION.

    Finally got rid of them and quickly went on google to search. All I see is 'beware' 'scam'....They apparently take your checks and drain your account.
    Went outside to check and they were at my neighbors place. Told them to leave the apartment complex ASAP or calling the cops. They definitely would have taken advantage of my neighbor. Older couple.

    They like using tactics like 'former military need help' and things like that.
    Ask first for a receipt and see who you are paying. If it says MID WESTERN CIRCULATION, call the cops. They are scammers.
     
  2. Jan 31, 2012 at 4:46 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    I saw "beware"
    and your username "goonieman" and laughed

    but this is no laughing matter....havent heard of these guys before.
     
  3. Jan 31, 2012 at 4:48 PM
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    Tigahshark

    Tigahshark Senior NEWBIE

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    Yeah now days people no like have real jobs they rather just scam innocent people
     
  4. Jan 31, 2012 at 4:52 PM
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    Alderleet

    Alderleet Ace of Spades

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    So what exactly does this outfit do?
     
  5. Jan 31, 2012 at 4:52 PM
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    mgbulldog

    mgbulldog . . .

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    I've seen them hanging around Ft Bragg a lot. They're always trying to "earn points for meeting people" or some crap then pull out their little page of magazines nobody wants.
     
  6. Jan 31, 2012 at 4:53 PM
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    BEEFY_CHEESY_TACO

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    I've had these people come to my place a couple times saying they were selling magazine subs for their college and the winner got a free cruise. They were really pushy and annoying.
     
  7. Jan 31, 2012 at 4:53 PM
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    theredofshaw

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    we keep getting guys knocking on our door at 830 at night saying they are selling magazines to fund them going to school to get their ged...through the door, i tell them we don't answer the door after dark unless we know who it is, no matter what....

    makes me wonder if they are the same "company"
     
  8. Jan 31, 2012 at 4:54 PM
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    Alderleet

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    Hey beefy!

    Are you at hill, or ellsworth? I've seen a asston of taco's on hill, but none are tw members.
     
  9. Jan 31, 2012 at 4:58 PM
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    neontrail

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    as long as they didnt leave anything reading stuff behind that says "Watchtower" on it. You should be safe!
     
  10. Jan 31, 2012 at 4:58 PM
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  11. Jan 31, 2012 at 4:59 PM
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    Aw9d

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    I get these girls about once a year.. I just tell them 'if you want me to buy anything, your going to have to fuck me first"..

    Haven't had to buy a thing yet. ;)
     
  12. Jan 31, 2012 at 5:01 PM
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    goonieman

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    hahahah!!.............

    Main thing to look out for is MID WEST CIRCULATION.
    They have some kind of ring leader that puts them in a days inn or motel 6, and they hit up all the neighborhoods. It's a shame, alot of these young kids are runaways.
     
  13. Jan 31, 2012 at 5:02 PM
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    himmie

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    I have had to tell people like this off on a few occasions around Phoenix. Once, they knocked on my door...other times approached outside of a store. It was always guys though, not girls.
     
  14. Jan 31, 2012 at 5:02 PM
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  15. Jan 31, 2012 at 5:31 PM
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  16. Jan 31, 2012 at 7:04 PM
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    BEEFY_CHEESY_TACO

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    Just left Ellsworth and came to Hill about 2 months ago..
     
  17. Jan 31, 2012 at 7:22 PM
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    Tiedie

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    Haha,if they get past the gate at my place then I answer the door with my pistol:quickdraw: .They leave right away,the way they came in walking out, did I mention we live way out in the mountains you know where you here the government flying over at night doing manovers and looking for weed:cool:.
     
  18. Jan 31, 2012 at 7:32 PM
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    I am with you--If anyone comes to my door --they are NOT selling magazines--let the dogs out!!!! BANG BANG ready!
    Still a little "country" areas around---They would spend more in gasoline than possible "magazine subs"
    Unfamiliar people get long looks.
     
  19. Jan 31, 2012 at 7:36 PM
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  20. Jan 31, 2012 at 7:36 PM
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    derekabraham

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    I really hope this guy has better grammar for his reports. :eek:
     
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