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Old January 20, 2012, 07:13 PM   #1
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Deer Tick Warning

I hate it when people forward bogus warnings, but this one is real and it's important. So please send this warning to everyone on your e-mail list: If somebody comes to your front door saying they are conducting a survey on deer ticks and asks you to take your clothes off and dance around with your arms up, DO NOT DO IT! IT IS A SCAM! They only want to see you naked.

I wish I'd gotten this yesterday. I feel so stupid now.
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Old January 20, 2012, 07:37 PM   #2
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Are you SURE it was a scam?????

I mean.....seriously, look in the mirror......would someone really want to see that naked?
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Old January 20, 2012, 07:40 PM   #3
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Not a scam. There's been a rash of deer ticks infected with horrible diseases imported from China.

They're hitching rides in shipments of defective ammo.

The dancing part is to see if you're suffering neurological damage from tick infestation. Quickest way to check, really.
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Old January 20, 2012, 07:53 PM   #4
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I'm sure glad I was not drinking my morning coffee when I read these post, I sure would have spewed it all over my computer.

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Old January 20, 2012, 08:02 PM   #5
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I figured it might be a hoax.....too dang cold up here for ticks. Can't trust anyone, some little girls in uniforms came by the other day trying to sell me thin mints and cookies...I saw right thru their sneaky scam.
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Old January 20, 2012, 08:47 PM   #6
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So how many boxes of their tick repellant did you buy?
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Old January 20, 2012, 08:52 PM   #7
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Ok, The image of Art dancing naked will require some serious eye bleach. Rye here I come.
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Old January 20, 2012, 09:47 PM   #8
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God I love this forum!!
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Old January 20, 2012, 09:50 PM   #9
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Maybe people in Terlingua celebrate April Fools day early?
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Old January 20, 2012, 09:52 PM   #10
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Maybe people in Terlingua celebrate April Fools day early?
That was my guess......
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Old January 20, 2012, 09:57 PM   #11
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkNiyqkgt7Q

Yup Dancing ticks
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Old January 20, 2012, 10:57 PM   #12
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The mentally conjured vision of that dance made me choke on my last sip of Old Pallbearer.
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Old January 21, 2012, 09:05 AM   #13
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Thanks for the heads-up Art...

...but, hey, if that 'someone' at the door looks like Jennifer Lopez...I'm droppin my linen and I'll be .

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Old January 21, 2012, 09:10 AM   #14
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dangit ART, that guy was so friendly too.
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Old January 21, 2012, 09:27 AM   #15
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Art, I guess your local representative is only providing partial service. The Austin American-Statesman just reported the "Deer Tick guys" are offering Hernia checks and Prostate Exams as part of their full service to ensure tick larva were not hiding in 'strategic places'.
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Old January 21, 2012, 09:35 AM   #16
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dangit ART, that guy was so friendly too.
You had a GUY come to your door?
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Old January 21, 2012, 02:09 PM   #17
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well yeah, I asked if they had any women that could administer the test but something about privacy and sexual harrassment suits so men had to test men and women had to test women...
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Old January 21, 2012, 07:50 PM   #18
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Party's gettin' rough. Think I'll put on my clothes and go home.

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