Anybody Gonna Be In Prime SLC On Tues?

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PackRat's Comment
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I have stopped fueling there because every time, somebody walks up needing money.

I hate weirdos walking up on me uninvited and getting within 10 feet. Good way to end up with smoking holes.

Stevo Reno's Comment
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I'm feelin cheated haha ain't seen any lot lizards.......YET ! But I'm barely starting lol. Did have guy come up to window asking for change then walked the line looking for others awake (6am) lol told him " Dude this is my 1st day aint got paid yet am broker than you are" lol

Rob D.'s Comment
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BTW, the Flying J in off of I-270 or the Love's in St. Charles doesn't have as seedy an element. So my wife might feel a little safer if I met you there.

Plus, I think that the Love's in St. Charles is Kearsey's favorite truck stop in St. Louis.

Brett Aquila's Comment
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I can only think of a couple times that I WASN'T approached by a scam artist, addict, panhandler, or someone that "ran out of gas and has no money".

I had a regular pickup in Chicago at one time. This same guy would come up to me almost every time with a new story. Finally, one day I said with a smile, "Man, don't you recognize me by now? This is easily the 10th time you've asked me for money."

He said, "Oh no, man. Not me. I've never been here before. That wasn't me."

I just smiled and said, "Oh I'm sorry. I thought I'd seen you here before."

Trust me, it was him. Again.

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Turtle's Comment
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The Tales of Woe are pretty interesting at times. Still, I try to cut them short and shoo them away.

My wife, bless her heart, will endure the long sad saga, even feigning interest before politely but unmistakably giving them the boot. I really think she enjoys making them work for their rejection.

PackRat's Comment
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I can only think of a couple times that I WASN'T approached by a scam artist, addict, panhandler, or someone that "ran out of gas and has no money".

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I had a regular pickup in Chicago at one time. This same guy would come up to me almost every time with a new story. Finally, one day I said with a smile, "Man, don't you recognize me by now? This is easily the 10th time you've asked me for money."

He said, "Oh no, man. Not me. I've never been here before. That wasn't me."

I just smiled and said, "Oh I'm sorry. I thought I'd seen you here before."

Trust me, it was him. Again.

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There are some exit/entrance ramps around the country where I have seen the same people, with the same sign, looking for handouts, for YEARS! Can't believe this is the way to live.

I may give out a bottle of water, but I never will give one money.

PlanB's Comment
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Last time I was there I had just finished backing into one of the 90° spots adjacent to the fuel island, and before I even set my brakes this guy was at my door waving his veterans ID claiming he had no money because of a medical procedure and needs gas money.

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approached by a scam artist, addict, panhandler, or someone that "ran out of gas and has no money".

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I think I've had all of that happen just during my 30 minute break there...

PJ's Comment
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That pilot is really bad. My yard is just around the corner so I stay there.

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