This isn't quite inboxer - but someone posted it on my Anatomy and Physiology 2 message board. How do I politely tell her to go to snopes.com?
quote:I posted this in lecture class too. My daughter e-mailed this to me today and I thought everyone should be aware of the new wave of personal attacks taking place. Send this along to others you know. Sometimes just a reminder to be more aware of your surroundings can save someone from danger. Wendy
This happened in North Carolina - be careful.
> A friend stopped at a pay-at-the-pump gas station to > get gas. Once she > filled her gas tank and after paying at the pump and > starting to leave, > the > voice of the attendant inside came over the speaker. > He told her that > some-thing happened with her card and that she needed > to come inside to > pay. > The lady was confused because the transaction showed > complete and > approved. > She relayed that to him and was getting ready to leave > but the attendant, > once again, urged her to come in to pay or there'd be > trouble. She > proceeded to go inside and started arguing with the > attendant about his > threat. He told her to calm down and listen > carefully: > He said that while she was pumping gas, a guy slipped > into the back seat > of > her car on the other side and the attendant had > already called the police. > She became frightened and looked out in time to see > her car door open and > the guy slip out. The report is that the new gang > initiation thing is to > bring back a woman and/or her car. One way they are > doing this is > crawling > under girls' &women's cars while they're pumping gas > or at grocery stores > in the night-time. The other way is slipping into > unattended cars and > kidnapping the women. > Please tell other women, young and old alike. > Be extra careful going to and from your car at night. > If at all > pos-sible, > don't go alone! > The message: > 1. ALWAYS lock your car doors, even if you're gone for > just a second! 2. > Check underneath your car when approaching it for > re-entry, and check in > the > back before getting in. > 3. Always be aware of your surroundings and of other > individuals in your > general vicinity, particularly at night! > > > > AND GUYS...YOU TELL ANY WOMEN YOU KNOW ABOUT THIS. > Thanks, > Barbara Baker, Secretary > Directorate of Training > U.S. Army Military Police School > > THIS IS TOO SERIOUS ... DO NOT DELETE. PLEASE PASS IT > ON (TO YOUR WIFE, > DAUGHTER, MOTHER, AUNT, FRIEND, ETC.)!!