Exactly - unless it's somewhere like Sam's Club where you're under contract to do so. And I always go out my way to be patient with them, as annoyed as I am that they exist. Or at least when I had a membership - it's not generally worth it to me.
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They're not just not doing business, first of all. They're pulling out of a contract at the city level (if even that), when what the state does is out of the city's control. Or at least threatening to. Now what's the definition of extortion?
the practice of obtaining something, especially money, through force or threats.
This is exactly what they are doing.
I've been threatened and shouted at for just walking out with a $3.99 Blu-Ray and even held out my receipt while walking by. Guess it depends where you live, but I'm not in a major city or even a large suburb.
Or at the very least, the business can make a cake / work of art that is generic and has no message - but is that really possible if it's not off-the-shelf? Being forced by law to put a particular message on a cake for someone is a violation of your freedom of speech. Refusing to sell a standard product to someone is discrimination, and I don't support that.
That's when you say in your gruffest voice "I'm a lady!" And then see if they apologize profusely.
I actually did that one the phone with cable Internet tech support when they questioned whether I was really the customer. I wasn't, I was calling on behalf of a woman whose computer I was working on. They were extremely apologetic and it was hilarious.
So they're taking the moral high ground with extortion? Yeah, that doesn't seem right.
I don't show my receipt at the door unless it's at a membership store where I could lose my account
I hate to say it, but I personally love walking out of Best Buy while their "security guard" yells at me but then does nothing about me not stopping. It's not stolen, and I'm not going to be treated like it is.
(yourareacode) 867-5309. Chances are, it's already in the system too.
Your basal metabolic weight is higher the more you weigh. She was at equilibrium at ideal + 30lbs. It takes energy expenditure to keep even fat cells alive (somewhere around 5-10 calories per lb of body fat). So once you lose those 30lbs., your BMR has decreased by 150-300 calories per day. Eating more than your BMR, of course means you gain weight. Eating less than the BMR will lose weight.
Where are you buying wheat Doritos? They are made of corn.
A word can have different meanings depending on context. In this case, they are intending the common-usage definition (i.e. "a compound or substance that has been purified or prepared, especially artificially"), when it's more appropriate here to read it as the scientific term.
You're really just being a pedant, but then again so am I.
Interestingly, the celery-cured meats (anything where the nitrates are from a natural source) are required by law in the U.S. to be labeled as "uncured." I really do wonder who bought and paid for that change in word meanings.
But that same corn is used for cornmeal, corn flakes, hominy, masa for tortillas... It's definitely used for human consumption, even if it's not sweet corn.
That same corn is where you get cornmeal, corn flakes, hominy, masa for tortillas...
Months before harvest? Monsanto includes directions on using glyphosphate to speed up drying right before harvest for a lot of grains, including corn and wheat. It's OK if it kills the plant at that point - that's what helps dry it out. But that means the risk of residues is a lot higher than you think.