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the_ignored
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Posted - 04/23/2013 :  17:11:28  Show Profile Send the_ignored a Private Message  Reply with Quote
This is happening because of medical bills that had to be paid and such...this looks grim for the guy, so I'm posting this around for some help.

Coming off of disability, 60% base pay, calculated by using 60% of the disability period my doc recommended which means an efective rate of 0.36 base pay, while my medical expenses doubled, left me broke, I just didnít have any reserve. I asked if they could would accept $800, every dime I had and could pawn or borrow. They said theyíd see if that were acceptable Ė the next day eviction papers were served, which I take to mean the answer was no.

I work two jobs plus FTB, every single day I work, seven days a week, between six and 12 hours, with no hobbies, no vices, no social life, and yet I still simply donít make enough to cover the expenses incurred from a heart attack, disability calculated from already terrible base pay, and subsequent surgery, heart meds, copays, utitilies and rent. Itís not a moral failing, itís sure not laziness on my part, itís just math.

>From: enuffenuff@fastmail.fm
(excerpt follows):
> I'm looking to teach these two bastards a lesson they'll never forget.
> Personal visit by mates of mine. No violence, just a wee little chat.
>
> **** has also committed more crimes than you can count with his
> incitement of hatred against a religion. That law came in about 2007
> much to ****'s ignorance. That is fact and his writing will become well
> know as well as him becoming a publicly known icon of hatred.
>
> Good luck with that fuckwit. And Reynold, fucking run, and don't stop.
> Disappear would be best as it was you who dared to attack me on my
> illness knowing nothing of the cause. You disgust me and you are top of
> the list boy. Again, no violence. Just regular reminders of who's there
> and visits to see you are behaving. Nothing scary in reality. But I'd
> still disappear if I was you.

What brought that on? this. Original posting here.

Another example of this guy's lunacy here.

On fire for Christ
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Saudi Arabia
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Posted - 04/23/2013 :  18:36:45   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send On fire for Christ a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I'm skeptical, it could be a con artist

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Dave W.
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Posted - 04/24/2013 :  04:01:39   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by On fire for Christ

I'm skeptical, it could be a con artist
I guess "innocent until proven guilty" only applies to certain people.

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On fire for Christ
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Saudi Arabia
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Posted - 04/24/2013 :  15:58:27   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send On fire for Christ a Private Message  Reply with Quote
different circumstance. No one is going to investigate this guy. Clearly not the same as the other topic where we are awaiting more info. Also he's asking for money so one needs to make a judgement call. But nice to see you being a contrarian again even if it means being inconsistent.

Edited by - On fire for Christ on 04/24/2013 16:01:00
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Storm
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Posted - 04/24/2013 :  15:59:43   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Storm's Homepage Send Storm a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I say go bankrupt.
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Dave W.
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Posted - 04/24/2013 :  21:28:57   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by On fire for Christ

different circumstance. No one is going to investigate this guy.
Nobody from the "lynch mob" is going to investigate the couple, either.
Clearly not the same as the other topic where we are awaiting more info.
You're suggesting that you can't get more info on this guy?
Also he's asking for money so one needs to make a judgement call.
It's obviously a judgment call as to whether to give him money or not.
But nice to see you being a contrarian again even if it means being inconsistent.
Just pointing out your hypocrisy again, is all.

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Kil
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USA
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Posted - 04/25/2013 :  09:15:06   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Kil's Homepage  Send Kil an AOL message  Send Kil a Yahoo! Message Send Kil a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by Storm

I say go bankrupt.
Bankruptcy costs a lot of money. New laws have made it so that a poor person can't afford bankruptcy. The attorney fees alone put bankruptcy out of reach for the people who need it the most. And how would that protect the guy from being homeless? It's a horrible feeling, thinking you are about to become homeless. I know. I've been there. I'm still struggling.

I hope you didn't mean that, Storm.

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Dave W.
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Posted - 04/25/2013 :  13:52:07   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I'd expect a scammer to say something like, "I only got half the money I needed, but I sweet-talked the landlord into giving me another week, so please keep on donating!"

Instead, we're now treated to, "got enough, thanks!"

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Dr. Mabuse
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Posted - 04/26/2013 :  01:16:32   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Send Dr. Mabuse an ICQ Message Send Dr. Mabuse a Private Message  Reply with Quote
If you are uneasy donating to some "unknown blogger at FTB", then there are causes closer to home:

The fundraise to send Kil to TAM has not reached its target yet.

Dr. Mabuse - "When the going gets tough, the tough get Duct-tape..."
Dr. Mabuse whisper.mp3

"Equivocation is not just a job, for a creationist it's a way of life..." Dr. Mabuse

Support American Troops in Iraq:
Send them unarmed civilians for target practice..
Collateralmurder.
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sailingsoul
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Posted - 04/27/2013 :  09:15:17   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send sailingsoul a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by Dave W.

I'd expect a scammer to say something like, "I only got half the money I needed, but I sweet-talked the landlord into giving me another week, so please keep on donating!"

Instead, we're now treated to, "got enough, thanks!"
Now that's a clever evil Atheist con man and a very clever con job. Ask for money with a contrived story and then just a couple of days into the con actually post that you don't (need) any more help so please stop (giving cash) and thank you. That Atheist obviously has no morals or scruples at all. What is the world coming to with people turning away God and becoming Atheists that pull con jobs like this?
It's diabolical!

Edit: added Blue words

There are only two types of religious people, the deceivers and the deceived. SS
Edited by - sailingsoul on 04/28/2013 08:37:38
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the_ignored
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Posted - 04/29/2013 :  17:41:11   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send the_ignored a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Here's another sign that he's on the level: He's offering to give the extra cash that he got to others.




>From: enuffenuff@fastmail.fm
(excerpt follows):
> I'm looking to teach these two bastards a lesson they'll never forget.
> Personal visit by mates of mine. No violence, just a wee little chat.
>
> **** has also committed more crimes than you can count with his
> incitement of hatred against a religion. That law came in about 2007
> much to ****'s ignorance. That is fact and his writing will become well
> know as well as him becoming a publicly known icon of hatred.
>
> Good luck with that fuckwit. And Reynold, fucking run, and don't stop.
> Disappear would be best as it was you who dared to attack me on my
> illness knowing nothing of the cause. You disgust me and you are top of
> the list boy. Again, no violence. Just regular reminders of who's there
> and visits to see you are behaving. Nothing scary in reality. But I'd
> still disappear if I was you.

What brought that on? this. Original posting here.

Another example of this guy's lunacy here.
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Dave W.
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USA
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Posted - 05/01/2013 :  14:12:38   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message  Reply with Quote
All that and then this bad luck.

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Dave W.
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Posted - 05/01/2013 :  14:12:42   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message  Reply with Quote
All that and then this bad luck.

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sailingsoul
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Posted - 05/01/2013 :  16:34:33   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send sailingsoul a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I know the last few years have just been a bad run of luck. There are plenty of people who have way worse luck, this sure could have been worse. But when you have one bad luck event after another, itís easy to understand how less skeptical people might start seeing cosmic conspiracies or supernatural intervention. You search, for a cause, for a solution, but there isnít one, because itís just bad luck.

Shit happens! If you like it it's written off as good luck, if your don't it's bad luck. Certainly he's been having good luck while he's having bad luck because shit is always happening. He's to busy to notice his good luck from focusing on the bad events incorrectly. Like thinking his heart attack was bad luck. Wouldn't surviving it be the good luck he didn't see. I see this event as very good luck one because of the outcome and what worse it could have been. This was a very good luck.

There are only two types of religious people, the deceivers and the deceived. SS
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Kil
Evil Skeptic

USA
13462 Posts

Posted - 05/01/2013 :  18:21:52   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Kil's Homepage  Send Kil an AOL message  Send Kil a Yahoo! Message Send Kil a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by Dave W.

All that and then this bad luck.
Born under a bad sign

Uncertainty may make you uncomfortable. Certainty makes you ridiculous.

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Dave W.
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USA
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Posted - 05/02/2013 :  07:39:35   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by sailingsoul

Shit happens! If you like it it's written off as good luck, if your don't it's bad luck. Certainly he's been having good luck while he's having bad luck because shit is always happening. He's to busy to notice his good luck from focusing on the bad events incorrectly. Like thinking his heart attack was bad luck. Wouldn't surviving it be the good luck he didn't see. I see this event as very good luck one because of the outcome and what worse it could have been. This was a very good luck.
I think he typically has a decent grasp on seeing the good amongst the bad. For example, his older post-heart-attack post, I may have been bitten by a radioactive spider. The most-recent run of bad luck may suck, but he's glad to be alive and all that.

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