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12.18.2009

News That Confuses Me

Mall "officials" can just seize my merchandise simply because they find it offensive? And what's up with this sentence: "[T]he kiosk owner could pick up the confiscated shirts later but probably would have to pay a fine." A fine? What the what?

41 comments:

Anonymous said...

I wonder how long it will be before Wordkill posts some useless Political drivel or wears us out with his Dr Phil routine.

Anonymous said...

At first I thought it would turn out that the T-shirts had obscene words or pictures on them. But I am FLOORED that they only had stuff on them that potrayed the merchants' town in a negative light! All kinds of violation of free speech involved here! And a FINE could be included? WOW! Being non-governmental, the mall security seems to have committed conversion--the civil version of theft--which will make them liable for the value of all the seized T-shirts. They may not know it yet, but they just bought a bunch of T-shirts!

mzchief said...

Don Gladden is rolling over in his grave.

Anonymous said...

All right people, settle down. You really can't make an informed decision about this without seeing the contract that the merchant had with Town East Mall. There is probably a clause about selling offensive material. What is offensive could the be the subject of civil litigation. However, this is not a first amendment issue since the mall is neither Congress or any other governmental body under the 14th amendment. This is a private enterprise presumably exercising rights under a written rental contract signed by the merchant or owner of the business. I agree that the shirt is not offensive, just satirical, but none of us have a dog in this fight.

Anonymous said...

10:47 Are you really that jealous of Wordkyle? Very sad.

Anonymous said...

10:47 - Right on.

HHL said...

11:01 is correct. Almost certainly covered by the terms of the lease. And calling it a "fine" is probably a misnomer -- more likely a "penalty" imposed under the contract.

Anonymous said...

I'm shocked not one person has made a comment about the Mall Cops "confiscating" the shirts. That had to of been a "major bust" for them. I wonder if they were wearing their tactical gear, googles and helments?

Anonymous said...

It's has nothing to do with jealousy,nobody wants to hear that boring dried out crap.

wordkyle said...

Dear Pilgrims,

Y'all need to get over your fascination with me. As flattering as I might find your attention, we can never be more than friends. You've gotta give yourself what you wish I were giving to you.

Sincerely,
Fake Double Fake Dr. Phil

Anonymous said...

10:47 - didn't take him too long this time.

mzchief said...

To wordkyle...
*LOLHysterically*
Some of your best comments are when you are mocking and derisive. But, Hey! That is just how I roll.

BTW...Merry Christmas and countless blessings to you and all those whom you love.

Anonymous said...

Wordkill,that was a wonderfully informative post less the regurgitated boring uselss political drivel.

Keep it up,you are probably salvageable.

Anonymous said...

If the shirt said, "Welcome to Wisw County", would it show a sheep being thrown into the trunk?

Anonymous said...

If the shirt said, "Welcome to the Green law office", would it show a jackass being thrown into the trunk?

mzchief said...

If the t-shirts had said "Welcome To Pleasant Grove" and had rainbows and unicorns springing out of the trunk, would someone have complained about portraying Pleasant Grove in a false manner?

Since when it is an actionable offense to tell the truth? Oh right, since the Loony Leftist Liberals have determined it is better to be PC than accurate.

Anonymous said...

Mzchief,I often wonder if you and Wordkill aren't the same person because y'all are both TARDS no matter what.

Anonymous said...

I'm offended by trucks that have decals of children pissing on Fords, or Chevys or whichever way that goes...but I don't think the offended manufacturer should take that person's truck. I think truck owners should have the right to have a pee pee decal as the primary impression they leave on others.

wordkyle said...

Dear Pilgrims,

Please don't make this harder than it has to be. You're only causing yourself pain. Don't make me the center of your life. You need to move on. Remember, you’re only lonely if you’re not there for you.

FDFDrP

Anonymous said...

Several posts and no political content....exxxccceeeellent.

wordkyle said...

To Mzchief:
Thanks for the kind words.
С Рождеством Христовым, и вы продолжаетесь задавить дурачков!

mzchief said...

To anonymous 12:55...
There is no possible way I could be wordkyle. Wordkyle is far more patient with the band of bozos who comment on Barry's Blog than I would ever attempt. Wordkyle, typically, posts comments with the false hope of educating the gits who engage him in dialog that, usually, devolves when the cretins hurl random personal attacks. I, on the other hand, post comments for the chief reason of pissing off the people I, being among the living, tend to irritate to the point of their losing their minds. I actually enjoy the wall-eyed, snot slinging fits I cause the morons who cannot keep from personally attacking me.

Anonymous said...

The Truth is a Terrible Thing To Say!

Red Nick

Anonymous said...

Santa is NOT gonna come down your chimney after that little outburst.

mzchief said...

To wordkyle...
*LOL*
Perfect greeting!

wordkyle said...

To Mzchief:
A small correction. I don't comment for the purpose of git-enlightenment. I try to provide, for those readers who never comment, an alternate view to the ubiquitous Liberal agitprop. I'm talking to them, not the no-names.

Anonymous said...

"They've all been confiscated," the mall's community-relations director, Debbie Screws, said afterward.
Community relations director? What a name

Anonymous said...

12:09 - right again!

Anonymous said...

In the Phoenix airport, there are T-shirts with a skeleton sitting up against a cactus and a caption "yeah, but it's a DRY heat". In other words, come to Phoenix and die in the heat. To me, those T shirts are offensive to Phoenix and should be confiscated by concerned gangs of citizens who don't want people thinking Phoenix is too hot, yes? If not, why not?

Anonymous said...

"Room Please!", said Wordkyle while melting under the sultry look of Mzchief in the lobby of the new La Quinta hotel in Bridgeport.

I think I'm going to hurl.

Anonymous said...

Wonder if any of the image-conscious business owners in Pleasant Grove have bars on their business windows or razor wire running along the tops of their fences?

Anonymous said...

Hurl away, dumbass 6:03. Those two people who bring about your illness happen to be the second and third smartest people who comment here.

I'm the first. You"re an idiot.

Anonymous said...

Whoa there, MzChief at 12:36 -

You can bet the farm that the people that wanted to get those T-shirts confiscated were conservatives.

I'm liberal; most of my friends and family are liberal; apparently our blog host is too. We are big supporters of the First Amendment rights - for everyone, not just those that agree with us.

So at least for the people I know, you are wrong.

I don't think you can assume that you understand the reasoning behind those that you attack. You do not appear to be a very empathetic person.

Anonymous said...

Wordkyle -
I don't think I have ever agreed with a single opinion you have expressed.

But I have to admit, your comment @ 11:34 made me laugh out loud.

Unlike Mzchief's comments, yours aren't mean, condescending (well I did think your 2:44 post was a bit condescending), or bragadocious.

As for your 2:44 post - I am one of the "no-names" you allude to - for reasons of my own choosing. Being anonymous can be used for good or not-so-good reasons. But it's not inherently bad. Just like choosing a nom de plume is not inherently good. We all have our own specific situations, don't we?

Back to my main point - 11:34 comment was funny, even if I might be one of your targets.

Merry Christmas,
A no-name

Anonymous said...

I WANT A SHIRT!!!! WHERE CAN I GET ONE???? Someone get me one for crimmus!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Do they make them for Bridgeport?

Anonymous said...

I think next time there is a murder in Pleasant Grove, the media's equipment should be confiscated if they show up and try to report there has been a killing in Pleasant Grove.

Anonymous said...

shut up, mzchief

Anonymous said...

I am among the "anonymous" posters on this blog and I have fun posting regularly. If I were to call myself "The maestro" instead of anonymous, and if I were to accompany a post from "the maestro" with a fake pic or sketch of me that you all came to recognize, and if I had my own blog full of fabricated information about myself; or even factual information yet without anything that would allow fellow posters to actually know who I am...would I be any less anonymous than I currently am? No. So why do so many of you nicknamed and consistent posters consider yourselves to be somehow bolder or braver or otherwise less anonymous than all of us who are simply anonymous?

Anonymous said...

Excellent points, 11:42, excellent points.

Anonymous said...

You WordKyle and MzChief stalkers need to get over the two of them being smarter than y'all.