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(NewsNet5)   How to get even with competitors for selling cheaper fuel: Put glue in credit card readers, spread deer repellent on pumps and throw beer bottles through windows. Then display license plates for surveillance cameras before wiping hands on pants   ( divider line
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2006-09-19 05:36:20 PM  
I saw this shiat in the Plain Dealer this morning. Not as interesting as the former Dean of Weatherhead School of Management, Anvari, getting arrested for drug trafficking.
2006-09-19 05:37:10 PM  
'Sticking' it to the man.
2006-09-19 05:38:56 PM  
That sounds like something 2l33t4u2pwn would do.

/gets it out of the way.
//stop looking at me like that.
2006-09-19 05:39:05 PM  
Wouldn't deer attractent be better?
2006-09-19 05:40:46 PM  
At least they were mature about it
2006-09-19 05:41:22 PM  
very sneaky, putting deer repellent around...

deer buy LOTS and LOYS of gas~
2006-09-19 05:42:03 PM  
let's see.. I just got burnt by bad gas/watery gas.

/mind gears turning.
2006-09-19 05:42:25 PM  
Yeah, deer repellant? Way to keep them pesky deer away from your competitors, there Copernicus.

/I suppose it may smell bad, or like grizzly's farking, or something, but, deer repellant? Is that the best you've got? Really?
2006-09-19 05:42:25 PM  
Oooo and high class gas stations too like Clark
(4 year Clark vetern, I thought they went out of biz....)
2006-09-19 05:42:58 PM  
I'm confused by the deer repellent as well. Everyone knows that deer drive electric cars.
2006-09-19 05:43:03 PM  
Ha 2l33t4u2pwn it the dumbass of the day... Too good..
2006-09-19 05:45:01 PM  
Deers prefer full service stations anyway.
2006-09-19 05:45:55 PM  
i didn't rtfa, but i come from a rural area and afaik deer repellent is often something like coyote urine.
2006-09-19 05:46:02 PM  
For those of you who have never used deer repellent, one ingredient in it is coyote urine. The stuff reeks.
2006-09-19 05:47:16 PM  
if there's ever been a more deserving recipient of the Dumbass tag i don't know who it is

/unless it's one of those 'intelligent design' jackwads
//they usually get the Asinine or Sad tag anyway
2006-09-19 05:47:25 PM  
deer repellent = pee, no?
would make sense.
2006-09-19 05:47:30 PM  
rotten deer carcasses woulda been much better.

/ohio tag warming up in the bullpen
2006-09-19 05:49:09 PM  
Man I've always seen the deer as a rail riding bovine myself. Not back in the cattle cars with the...(well, you know), but up front, maybe in the bar car, having a few cocktails. Civilized like.
2006-09-19 05:49:29 PM  
Coyote urine? There's a postal worker in Ohio saying "I'm kickin it up a notch"
2006-09-19 05:51:14 PM  
Coyote Urine. dibs on that as a band name.
2006-09-19 05:51:21 PM  
Fighting to keep gas prices high?

Give this farker the chair.
2006-09-19 05:54:12 PM  
Coyote Urine?

they all said "she's just another groupie slut"
and I said I thought you were anything but
think again, sometimes reputations outlive their applications
and sometimes fires don't go out, when you're done playing with them
I feel so funny deep inside
when you kiss me goodbye


we could go out and not even leave the house
a t.v. set and a bottle of wine is just fine
making out on that old pull out couch
watching saturday night live, I guess that's why
I feel so funny deep inside
when I lick between your thighs



and I have searched both far and wide
and I've explored the deepest caverns of my mind
to try and find an explanation why
I get this funny feeling deep inside
when you kiss me goodbye
and when I lick between your thighs


/shivers... coyote shivers...
//my bad
2006-09-19 05:55:12 PM  
Police used surveillance tapes to identify a license plate and the owner.
He pleaded not guilty Monday in court to four counts of vandalism.
He will go on trial in January.

my guess is he is going to lose
2006-09-19 05:56:53 PM  
At least while he's away in prison, his gas station will probably fail and go bankrupt. Yay for his stupidity.
2006-09-19 05:58:34 PM  
I love reading Fark and going "Boy, this sure sounds like something that would happen in my state." Only to realize, lo and behold, it IS my state. (Xtra points for being near Cleveland)
2006-09-19 05:59:49 PM  
From the Intarweb tubes:

Six repellents were tested in a recent Connecticut study. Generally, repellents were more effective on less preferred plants. Here are the findings:
Big Game Repellent also known as Deer Away, made from putrescent (rotten) whole egg solids was 46 percent effective.
Hinder, made from ammonium soaps of higher fatty acids was 43 percent effective.
Thiram, a bitter tasting fungicide, now commonly used in repellents, was 43 percent effective.
Mesh bags of human hair, collected from hair styling shops, was found to be 34 percent effective. (Hair should be dirty, not collected after a shampoo.)
Magic Circle deer repellent, a bone tar oil which was soaked into 10 by 30 cm. burlap pieces, was 18 percent effective.
Miller Hot Sauce, containing capsicum, an extract of hot peppers, was 15 percent effective.

Repellex is another recently introduced deer repellent. It comes in two forms. One is a liquid which is sprayed on the foliage. The other is a dry product with a fertilizer analysis of 14-2-2. This form is a systemic repellent. It is worked into the soil surface and then watered in. The plants absorb the repellent, and one treatment is said to be effective for up to two years.

Some people believe the fertilizer Milorganite (from the City of Milwaukee sewage treatment plant) is an effective deer repellent.

Others claim to get results by tying pieces of deodorant soap on the branches of trees. A large bar is cut into about six pieces and each piece is placed in a mesh bag. Heavily perfumed soap is preferred. Non-deodorant soap does not seem to work as well.

Predator urine and manure are sometimes used to deter deer.
2006-09-19 06:04:17 PM  
Were the offending gas stations near a Deer Crossing?
2006-09-19 06:06:56 PM  
What's the difference between beer nuts and deer nuts?

Beer nuts cost a dollar fifty, but deer nuts are just under a Buck.
2006-09-19 06:13:53 PM  
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2006-09-19 06:26:06 PM  

2006-09-19 06:36:22 PM  
and when his dumb ass is in jail the other two gas stations can agree to price fix since their is no other competition left and charge more for gas
2006-09-19 06:45:17 PM  
Well, this is undoubtedly the best use of the dumbass tag I've seen in quite a while. Seriously, WTF. He really must have run out of ideas. Of course, that implies he had ideas in the first place. Which he probably didn't.
2006-09-19 06:47:38 PM  
I live in Medina, Ohio. I never shop at Herold's shell becuase their prices are always higher than the Marathon and Clark and Citgo and Speedway and Sunoco and BP and Circle K and...

Personally I hope this greedy SOB loses his franchise.
2006-09-19 06:49:11 PM  
One way ticket to pump me in the gas(tank) prison.
2006-09-19 06:57:40 PM  
One very good way to get back at a retail store which has done you wrong is to show up at their door on Thanksgiving Day when they are closed, and squirt super glue into all the locks.

They show up on Black Friday, which is supposed to be the biggest day in retail sales, only to find they can't get their doors open. They not only can't accomidate the big crowds they expected, they have to pay the staff to stand around with their hands in their pockets while a locksmith is called to rectify the situation.

It is truly one hell of an expensive mess.

Of course you know this post is for amusement purposes only, I trust none of you Farkers would ever dream of doing anything like that. . . . .

\\\of course.

\\\\it goes without saying.

\\more slashies.

\\got nothin' just like to doodle slashies...............
2006-09-19 07:07:05 PM  
ah yes ohio. how we love it so.

if god doesnt smite dayton he owes sodom and gamorah an apology.

F the rustbelt.

/be there on friday
2006-09-19 07:07:34 PM  
He pleaded not guilty? Geez, at least try for a plea bargain or throw yourself on the courts mercy!

Let's see, oil prices are at about 1 first born's soul per gallon, and this guy is sabotaging his cheaper competitors?

If he was a hispanic/black guy representing himself, wearing an 'I did it' t-shirt in Court, whilst burning the american flag and tearing off pages out of the bible and wiping his ass with them, after testifying that not only did he rape and murder a 5 year old, but did it while clubbing a babyseal to death, and showing the video he made of himself doing it to the jury -- he'd still have a better chance of being found not guilty.
2006-09-19 07:13:33 PM  
olddinosaur: One very good way to get back at a retail store which has done you wrong is to show up at their door on Thanksgiving Day when they are closed, and squirt super glue into all the locks.

If you think Black Friday customers won't break the farking doors down if the store doesn't open their doors promptly at 6AM, you've never worked retail.
2006-09-19 07:19:47 PM  
Better story in the Plain Dealer:

This is amazing. I take my cars in there for service. Their prices are competitive and he always calls the next day to see if you're satisfied with the job done on your car. Amazing.
2006-09-19 07:33:52 PM  
from Speaker2Animals link about same story:

"In 2001, Herold raised his prices to $3.99 a gallon for about an hour the night of the Sept. 11 attacks, saying he worried wholesale prices would rise."

wow, this guy is a nut.
/ wahoo, paid $2.59 this morning here in CT
2006-09-19 07:39:43 PM  
"I saw this shiat in the Plain Dealer this morning. Not as interesting as the former Dean of Weatherhead School of Management, Anvari, getting arrested for drug trafficking."

Hurray for Case!

/Love my university.
//Do you Hear me? LOVE it!
///A doped-up dean goes a LONG way in explaining that farked-up looking structure known as the Peter B. Lewis Building.
2006-09-19 08:18:56 PM  
farked-up looking structure known as the Peter B. Lewis Building.

Thank You!
After reading the PD art critic constantly sucking Gehry's and Lewis' peeners about that building I began to wonder if I was the only one who thought it looked like MechWarrior had taken a dump.
2006-09-19 08:50:21 PM  
It figures this would happen in Cleveland. Here in PITTSBURGH we don't do shiat like that.

/We'd blow the other stations right the fark up.
//Perhaps Browns/Indians fan don't realize that gas will burn.
2006-09-19 10:55:05 PM  
Did the BLACK KNIGHT! turn him in?

2006-09-19 11:16:47 PM  
yeah... i like when the headlines longer than the freaking story... and wouldnt deer piss be more humorous? imagine coming to work and seeing a bunch of deers humping gas pumps...

and pgh9fan, it was medina, miles away from cleveland. i hate when people in medina say theyre from cleveland. and people in cleveland know all sorts of fun facts about things burning... take the cuyahoga river for example...
2006-09-20 03:22:01 PM  
I used to work for Shell, and this is considered valid problem resolution procedure and acceptable behavior.
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