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    Re: What are they building?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post
    Great treasures? Even in the new location The Ark is a horrible pet store. I've never been in there without the tanks just full of dead fish. Meanwhile all the employees are sitting behind the front counter.

    Don't get me wrong I hate box pet stores too, but calling The Ark a treasure is something else. I spend my money at Dyvig's Pet Shoppe in Ames. A place that actually takes care of everything they have for sale. Hell at least Petco will be clean.

    My 2 cents.
    agreed on the Ark. Heard some straight up awful stories about their treatment of animals from people who used to work there.


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    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Just because you graduated doesn't mean you can't walk around in baseball pants whenever you want.
    I like being able to wear a cup, accentuates my package. Like yoga pants for men.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Rabbuk View Post
    I like being able to wear a cup, accentuates my package. Like yoga pants for men.
    sheer see through, though?


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    SEZ???




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    Re: What are they building?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post
    Great treasures? Even in the new location The Ark is a horrible pet store. I've never been in there without the tanks just full of dead fish. Meanwhile all the employees are sitting behind the front counter.

    Don't get me wrong I hate box pet stores too, but calling The Ark a treasure is something else. I spend my money at Dyvig's Pet Shoppe in Ames. A place that actually takes care of everything they have for sale. Hell at least Petco will be clean.

    My 2 cents.
    IIRC Dyvig's was selling puppy mill puppies. I only went in there once and wasn't very impressed.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Rabbuk View Post
    I like being able to wear a cup, accentuates my package. Like yoga pants for men.
    When you get holes in the knees, then you can cut them off, realllll short. Just like coaches shorts from the 80s. I'd link a picture, but I'd worry about copy write infringement.



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    Re: What are they building?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post

    My 2 cents.

    I get great service from The Ark and it seems like the staff really care.



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    Quote Originally Posted by mtowncyclone13 View Post
    sheer see through, though?
    Extra see through. of course.



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    Re: What are they building?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cycsk View Post
    I get great service from The Ark and it seems like the staff really care.
    The last time I went into the Ark I watched the employees take rats/mice out of a cart, hold them by the tail, and whack them on the floor to "stun/kill" them before they put them in with the snakes. I realize they are going to die, but there has to be a better way than that. Didn't seem to bother them that the store was full of customers watching them in amazement.

    The Ark has always just left a sour taste in my mouth.


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    Quote Originally Posted by stateofmind View Post
    I'd link a picture, but I'd worry about copy write infringement.
    This whole Getty picture dustup has only inspired me to redouble my efforts in posting random pics.


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    Re: What are they building?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post
    The last time I went into the Ark I watched the employees take rats/mice out of a cart, hold them by the tail, and whack them on the floor to "stun/kill" them before they put them in with the snakes. I realize they are going to die, but there has to be a better way than that. Didn't seem to bother them that the store was full of customers watching them in amazement.

    The Ark has always just left a sour taste in my mouth.

    ??? You didn't eat the rats, did you?


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    Re: What are they building?

    Sports store is much needed.
    Man.....Too bad they couldn't have put Kohls, JC Penny, Younkers, Sears, Best Buy, Petsmart, Sports Authority etc etc. into its only shopping mecca or mall setting. But that wouldn't be smart growth now would it?



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    Re: What are they building?

    Speaking of Sports Authority, I see Seneca Wallace is going to be at their West Des Moines store this Saturday from 1-2:30 for their "Grand Reopening" (they have been doing some remodeling).



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    Re: What are they building?

    Quote Originally Posted by nwiafan View Post
    Brekke's on 30 east of town is my favorite pet/farm feed supply store in the area. High quality, reasonable prices, and great people!
    This. We get most our pet supplies from Brekke's. You get the same dog food at PetSmart in Ankeny for $10 more then you can at Brekkes.



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