Monday, June 24, 2013


Read the middle sign. The one about pre-paying for gas. Taken at a gas station in Canton.


Anonymous said...

Would love to know the story behind that middle sign.

Anonymous said...

OMG, I am a blond so I understand!

meople said...

A lot of weed smoked in Canton... But the good thing is it probably goes something like this "hey baby... Gimmie sixty-seven cents on pump two"

Anonymous said...

I see those around, not just in Canton.

Anonymous said...

I'm guessing it has something to do with scammers walking up and claiming they paid ten or twenty dollars earlier and forgot to pump it, and now they want ten or twenty dollars worth of gas without paying. Then it gets ugly when the clerk refuses.

Anonymous said...

I guess it's sorta like, "Don't forget to take your change!"

I gave a ticket taker a $20 bill for a $5 ball game fee and drove off. She hollered me down to give me $15 back.

Anonymous said...

It represents the status quo the Blackmons wish to maintain as the status quo.

Anonymous said...

I too have seen these signs in other states.
I figured that the baby boomers are aging and are a still a large blip in consumers.
Senior moments...
I'm just surprised, unlike everywhere else, it isn't followed by the same in Spanish

Anonymous said...

Prolly has to do with paying for gas with an EBT card (I'm sure that's probably allowed now). If they forget to pump it after "paying" for it, no big deal........

Anonymous said...

Nice try to stir Bubba (well, it seems as if if partially worked, too), but if anyone recalls when Mac's Gas (across from Julep) made EVERYONE pre-pay b/c of outdated pumps, this was a regular occurrence--especially AFTER patrons from Julep would purchase gas apres happy hour. There were signs and in some cases, regulars were told the next time they were there that they left without pumping their gas.

Anonymous said...

Anybody but me out there walked out of Kroger without their groceries?

Anonymous said...

Why does race have to come into play every time? Good to see some good people trying to clean up boneheads.

Anonymous said...

Sorry 9:20. Not even a good try. Can't pay for gas on an EBT card.

meople said...

@ 10:40 am - your a race baiter. not once have i seen race brought up in this thread... poverty yes. Race no. please explain. make yourself useful and go play in traffic.

Anonymous said...

Racists are people that look at a story about a Canton gas station and immediately assume that anyone finding it amusing is a racist. It doesn't matter if race is even mentioned, because we're all talking in code.

The funny part is she (10:40am) says "why does race have to come into play every time?" when she's the one who brought it up.

Anonymous said...

So this is not talking in "CODE" wink wink.

"A lot of weed smoked in Canton"
"hey baby... Gimmie sixty-seven cents on pump two"

"It represents the status quo the Blackmons wish to maintain as the status quo"

"Prolly has to do with paying for gas with an EBT card (I'm sure that's probably allowed now)"

At the very least, stop calling readers of this blog stupid. REALLY.

Kingfish said...

Didn't care where the sign was. If I had seen it in Madison or Brandon, I would have still published it. It was funny.

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