Blind Woman sued for 1 cent overdue bill.

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  1. Prowl

    Prowl Well-Known Member

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    Eh, she got an automated letter and nothing more. It's something a quick phone call coulda fixed.
     
  3. Bryan

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    I regularly leave $5 to $10 unpaid on large debts (furniture, last round of utilities, etc.). They always write it off.

    It's obnoxious. I don't know why I do it.
     
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    TheIncredibleHulk Find Gary Busey!

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    Bet she didn't see that one coming....
     
  5. Prowl

    Prowl Well-Known Member

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    lol. I just like the comment made by that one person "I just don't see why it wasn't paid when the bill initially came in." How do you send a penny?
     
  6. Ziero

    Ziero TFW2005 Supporter

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    It's almost as funny as the complaint that stamps alone cast 47 cents. Again, a simple phone call could have fixed this non-issue. But because she's old and blind, it gets great media hyping behind it.
     
  7. Tekkaman Blade

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    Okay I know we are in a recession but that's rediculous.
     
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    I've never understood sending out a bill for less than what a stamp costs. Just let it carry over until the next one and add it on.
     
  9. NIDARAM12

    NIDARAM12 Robot art guy

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    I love how the fact that she is blind and old is supposed to make us go ZOMG HOW EVIL WHAT A POLICE STATE.

    It was automated, and only a penny. I wish my utility bills were one cent.
     
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    :lolol 
     
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    I guess the city of Attleboro, MA needs every penny they can get.

    About 12 yrs ago, I thought I finally paid off a loan from a credit union. The nextweek I stopped by there to cash my paycheck and some lady clerk told me that I still owe 11 cents from the loan. So I said to her, "My God!!! Here let me pay it, so this credit union won't go out of business and you all won't be out of a job!!!" Some lady who was standing behind me inline heard me say that and she was laughing.
     
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    Isn't Attleboro just north of Pawtuckett/Providence?

    :lol 
     
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    Damned automated computer systems not using discretion when dealing with the elderly. :lol 
     
  14. Lance Halberd

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    It's east, and North Attleboro is west of that.
     
  15. General Magnus

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    lol. funniest quote of the thread
     
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    Poho That's MISTER Poho to you

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    good sir you have just made my day.
     
  17. Smasher

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    Nah -you are just supposed go ZOMG HOW STUPID!
     

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