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heelraiser1 Feb 10, 11:23 a.m.
So you are sayiing he went to a jewelry store put down 30k and based on that 30k down payment was given some time to pay the remainder of the bill.
Pretty simple business transaction if you ask me.
None of your business where he got the money or if the store owner agreed to let him pay the money back in a certain period of time.
Happens every day.
kato_karma3.4 Feb 10, 11:10 a.m.
"QUACK, QUACK, QUACK!!!" - Lance Thomas
(maybe he was working a side job for Phil Robertson...yeah, that's the ticket)
903 Hail Providence Feb 10, 11:04 a.m.
If it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, and waggles like a duck...it is highly likely it is a duck
But it sounds like he's calling UNC's decades of academic fraud going back to Dean Smith's first championship "a duck" or something...
KT donated a coloring book to ke Feb 10, 11:02 a.m.
so you have no proof is what you're saying?
kato_karma3.4 Feb 10, 11:00 a.m.
Lance was sued by a New York company based on his purchase of five pieces of jewelry at a cost of $97,800 while he was enrolled at Duke University. Rafaello & Co. extended Thomas a line of credit for $67,800 so he would have the funds to purchase the jewelry. Thomas was required to, and delivered a $30,000 down payment.
If it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, and waggles like a duck...it is highly likely it is a duck (and endless keystrokes from bogey does not change Lance from being a duck).
BogeyBoy Feb 10, 10:27 a.m.
What indication do you have that Lance Thomas' family didn't have any money? What do you have to show that his mother was only making $50K a year? Given that the median hourly wage for assembly line workers at the Big 3 plans is $27 which works out to $56K annually it would seem rather odd that someone in management would be making less than that. Especially someone who lives in a town where the median household income is $97K.
And, as 903 pointed out, Thomas' mother wasn't his only relative. As Jeff Goodman wrote at the time, Thomas' uncle Monty was a business owner who made certain that his nephew didn't lack for anything.
Finally, terrific work on that rent stuff. You would almost have a point if by "during the same period could not afford his rent" you meant "a few months after he couldn't afford his rent." You know... actions that would be consistent with someone who blew a nest egg of cash his family had given him.
Sorry for the paragraphs - I know it can take a lot of time to sound out all those words.
BogeyBoy Feb 10, 10:05 a.m.
I realize three paragraphs constitutes an AFAM term paper over there...
But yeah, way to address the substance of the message.
903 Hail Providence Feb 10, 9:28 a.m.
so Lawson was getting impermissible steaks and bloomin' onions while meeting his agent?
KT donated a coloring book to ke Feb 10, 8:45 a.m.
I had to report markie for his 6 post tirade. Not off to a good start on your new s/n.
kato_karma3.4 Feb 10, 8:44 a.m.
John Henson's father is Matt Henson...vice president for the OSI Restaurant Group which owns several national chains including Outback and Carrabba's.
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