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WTF of the day: Your debit card might spontaneously combust

Discussion in 'Random Nonsense' started by ThunderRd, Aug 12, 2018 at 3:16 PM.

  1. ThunderRd

    ThunderRd Irreverent Query Chairman Staff Member

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    Hmm, I'd better send mine right in, I didn't know I had a fire in my pocket, I just thought I was happy to see you, LOLZ

    'Dear costumer,...'
    'as a precushion we are issuing an urgent safety recall' [in case you need a pillow?]
    'This is a matter of the uppermost emergency' [and the utmost urgency]
    'our factory in Molton Keynes' [Kaitain, please take note, you have been spelling it wrong]
    'PIN number is for verification purposes only' [oh, of course]
    'destroyed immediately upon a rival' [I love that one]
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    Hey this happened to me! Right after I received my last bill. Lucky for me I had it out and was cleaning it with lighter fluid. When it suddenly caught fire!

    A less unfortunate side effect was that my last bill was also consumed in the tragedy.

    Having had to live thought one such a meltdown, I have sworn never to clean another card,

    To insure my resolve, to never have another card.

    But I do see the advantage of having a self burning card. The savings on lighter fluid alone justifies having one.

    A side note:

    What would happen if you used a flaming credit card to buy a flaming Galaxy to call a "Hot line"

    for pornsters?

    "like smoke beyond all repair.?
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    LOL!
    However the banks want to remove cash as a version of money. Then they'll have full control over everyone. No, but seriously they wante to helping the little guy oh so much.
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    Daniel~ Chief BBS Administrator Staff Member

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    They helped me right into our credit union.":O}
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    booman Grand High Exalted Mystic Emperor of Linux Gaming Staff Member

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    Thats awesome! I thought Telemarketing scams were tedious... these guys went the extra step and mailed it out!
    It probably worked too... some people are afraid of everything they don't understand.
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    Wells Fargo, a "shining city on the hill." Of pure crime. Oh, you mean crimes against the nearly defenseless? Defenseless? You mean that bug in the street? Oops, I meant ordinary person.
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    "Beware! it's every man for himself now."
    The Dolly Lama

    I believe he's telling us that our institutions, commercial, industrial, religious and legal no longer serve the good of the people.

    Just as we begin to enter the time of great and unpredictable changes out infrastructure is shot, our politicians almost completely self-serving. self avowed Christians vote for evil without even blushing.

    If we don't claim the Good as our own and stand ready to defend what it right...Who will?

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