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If it sounds too good to be true - it is too good to be true!

 

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Oh, I remembered one I did fall for.... Kinda.. One of those dumb time share things where you pay $299.00 for a condo on the ski lift for a weekend... Catch was, sitting through an 8 hour "advertisement" lecture. And a 72 hour cancellation policy with a full refund.

Right tongue.png As soon as I figured out the 8 hour lecture, which they hid from my until I paid and they sent an itinerary, I called to cancel, and they obliged... But then I didn't get my money back. A week went by with no refund, so I called to tell them if they were going to keep my money, then I would go ahead and keep my arrangement, and again, they obliged and confirmed my reservation..

I show up, and you guessed it, they wanted their $299.99 lol... I tried everything aside from siccing the dog on them lol; I even showed them my paid invoice, and reservation, then they suggested next time, I just cancel and get a refund. SMH. tongue.png
Edited by shortgrass - 11/8/15 at 8:18pm
http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/990759/chickens-in-permaculture

http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1008185/lets-talk-relocation

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http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/990759/chickens-in-permaculture

http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1008185/lets-talk-relocation

3rd generation of Colorado ranchers, raising organic alfalfa, corn, Red Angus cattle, Suffolk sheep and of course, chickens! Comitted to a lifetime of health without chemicals, I am entirely dependent on what God has given me to nurture soil, plant, and animal. Sharing...
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post #13 of 15
Thanks for sharing that one Blooie and taking the time to write out the whole scenario. Man, that was a sneaky one!
I got a call from "Microsoft" before and realized right away that it was a scam so I played along...hehehe
I pretended like I was at my computer clicking all the things they wanted me to click. After a while the man was like "ma'am are you at your computer?" I said yes, he was all puzzled and finally hung up on me. LOL Another time I got the call and I said I didn't have a computer and the guy couldn't believe me. Then I started to tell him that I was a Christian and computers were from the devil, yeah that guy hung up too! I haven't gotten a call since! I love scams! I mess with them! Hehehe

"When raising chickens you must think like a chicken...NOT like a human!"

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"When raising chickens you must think like a chicken...NOT like a human!"

http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies-diseases-injuries-before-they-happen 

 

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post #14 of 15
MeepBeep is correct. I show dogs and we fly them all the time. Including internationally. I suggest if you want to purchase a dog from a legitimate source start with the American Kennel Club. They have a list of all reconciled breed clubs. Find a dog show in your area and meet the folks that have the breed your interested.
post #15 of 15
I would say beware of mail order dogs, most times if they aren't a legitimate breeder they are a puppy mill, in Wisconsin people who breed more than a set number of dogs a year are required to obtain a license, which to me is a dead give away, I believe you should always see where your dog is coming from, I have bought from legitimate breeders and they all seem to be delusional about their dogs, so always check out your sources, you don't want to encourage animal suffering or overbreeding.
Chickens, muscovy ducks, turkeys, donkeys , goats, dogs, fish, parakeets, a parrot, and a cat.

Chickens and dogs are healing to the soul.

I brake for squirrels.

Some of my birds.
http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/my-wisconsin-flock
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Chickens, muscovy ducks, turkeys, donkeys , goats, dogs, fish, parakeets, a parrot, and a cat.

Chickens and dogs are healing to the soul.

I brake for squirrels.

Some of my birds.
http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/my-wisconsin-flock
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