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Old 03-15-2012, 08:07 AM
 
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I read a news article that said TIDE laundry detergent is being used as currency by drug dealers. Hard to believe, but TIDE is being stolen in large quantities from many stores -- the cops said that one guy got caught stealing a lot of it and said he was using it to buy drugs.

Tide detergent hot item to steal, then use to buy drugs | Detroit Free Press | freep.com (http://www.freep.com/article/20120315/NEWS07/203150567/Tide-detergent-hot-item-to-steal-then-use-to-buy-drugs - broken link)

 
Old 03-15-2012, 08:08 AM
 
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Yeah, I read that, too. Guard your mailboxes! LOL

I'm wondering, though, how anyone can sneak multiple jugs of Tide out of the grocery store?
 
Old 03-15-2012, 08:26 AM
 
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I'm wondering, though, how anyone can sneak multiple jugs of Tide out of the grocery store?

I know! That guy got caught stealing $25,000 worth of TIDE!!!
 
Old 03-15-2012, 09:19 AM
 
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Maybe that's where those baggy pants come in ...
 
Old 03-15-2012, 10:55 AM
 
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
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I read a news article that said TIDE laundry detergent is being used as currency by drug dealers. Hard to believe, but TIDE is being stolen in large quantities from many stores -- the cops said that one guy got caught stealing a lot of it and said he was using it to buy drugs.

Tide detergent hot item to steal, then use to buy drugs | Detroit Free Press | freep.com (http://www.freep.com/article/20120315/NEWS07/203150567/Tide-detergent-hot-item-to-steal-then-use-to-buy-drugs - broken link)

Drug dealers do laundry?
 
Old 03-15-2012, 12:18 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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I know! That guy got caught stealing $25,000 worth of TIDE!!!
That sounds like he hijacked an 18-wheeler........
 
Old 03-16-2012, 09:08 AM
 
Location: Orlando, Florida
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I know! That guy got caught stealing $25,000 worth of TIDE!!!
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Originally Posted by Ohiogirl81 View Post
Yeah, I read that, too. Guard your mailboxes! LOL

I'm wondering, though, how anyone can sneak multiple jugs of Tide out of the grocery store?
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Drug dealers do laundry?


Maybe they are using it for something else.....

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y56/ZootHouse/SexLaundramat.jpg (broken link)
 
Old 03-16-2012, 09:10 AM
 
Location: Orlando, Florida
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For those of you who don't post on the Freebie Chat Thread, please don't forget to
Congratulate Wurzig on her Fourth Star!

http://www.city-data.com/forum/commu...l#post23430977
 
Old 03-16-2012, 09:11 AM
 
Location: Orlando, Florida
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I've had a SAD freebie week. I thought I was going to move, so I held up on ordering a bunch of freebies because I didn't know if the post office would forward it.
Guess I can endure a small dry spell....but I'm making up for it with ordering EVERYTHING now.
 
Old 03-16-2012, 12:08 PM
 
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I haven't seen much lately that I'm interested in. I dunno what that means, LOL.
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