Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 35

Thread: weight charge

  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 122,158, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    simply1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Salt Lake City
    Posts
    5,478
    Points
    122,158
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 55
    Given: 6

    weight charge

    embarrassing I'd imagine...

    Nail Salon Charges More For Overweight Customers - News Story - WSB Atlanta


    “I said, Ma’am, you can’t charge me $5 more. That’s discrimination because of my weight,” said Fonville.
    Salon manager Kim Tran told Philips that the surcharge was due to costly repairs of broken chairs by overweight customers. She said the chairs have a weight capacity of 200 pounds and cost $2,500 to fix.


    I don't do signatures. Blondes, brunettes, and red heads are a different story.

  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 80,905, Level: 88
    Level completed: 42%, Points required for next Level: 1,045
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    RyCy04's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    2,345
    Points
    80,905
    Level
    88
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 121
    Given: 13

    Re: weight charge

    This is my stylist's place and I never have a problem like that.



  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 25,431, Level: 48
    Level completed: 89%, Points required for next Level: 119
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    redrocker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Ames - West-CY'd
    Posts
    2,244
    Points
    25,431
    Level
    48
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 24

    Re: weight charge

    “The word has to get out there that these people are discriminating against us because of our weight. I mean come on, we’re in America. You can’t do that,” said Fonville."

    Yeah, because we are all overweight? In that case, do I get a skinny guy discount?



    2009 FLHR - Vivid Black


    I don't sweat the petty things,... I pet the sweaty things

  4. #4
    Starter
    Points: 12,341, Level: 33
    Level completed: 56%, Points required for next Level: 309
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    cycloner29's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    762
    Points
    12,341
    Level
    33
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 39
    Given: 21

    Re: weight charge

    I think WalMart should charge double that for all large people that use the motorized scooters just to be using them. I'm on crutches going into Super Walmart in Ames and there is a larger woman and her two young sons just looking at me as I'm trying to sit down. She is just sitting on a scooter talking away on her cell phone. All of the sudden she gets up and walks out to the parking lot with her kids. I should have gone postal on her.



  5. #5
    Legend
    Points: 218,151, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    10,307
    Points
    218,151
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 241
    Given: 311

    Re: weight charge

    quit breaking the chairs and they won't charge you.


    Nobody but HB knows for sure. You pretty much know nothing....like Knownothing would like to say.
    Word

  6. #6
    Pro
    Points: 59,397, Level: 75
    Level completed: 57%, Points required for next Level: 653
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    League City, TX
    Posts
    2,900
    Points
    59,397
    Level
    75
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: weight charge

    Would she prefer the salon institute a, "You break it, you bought it" policy?



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 398,526, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 65.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    58,778
    Points
    398,526
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 551
    Given: 349

    Re: weight charge

    Get a 500 pound fatties chair and offer it for five bucks more.


    Let my Fred's Posse Ride: Georges, Naz, Hogue, Bryce, Nader, Monte, Matt, and McKay.

  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 122,158, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    simply1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Salt Lake City
    Posts
    5,478
    Points
    122,158
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 55
    Given: 6

    Re: weight charge

    I'm surprised the minimum is that low, given the current state of america's collective belly.


    I don't do signatures. Blondes, brunettes, and red heads are a different story.

  9. #9
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 42,433, Level: 63
    Level completed: 61%, Points required for next Level: 517
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    3,673
    Points
    42,433
    Level
    63
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 18
    Given: 13

    Re: weight charge

    Often it's not just the weight, it's how overweight people sit down. If you watch, many of them back up to a seat and simply crash down on it.

    I forgot the guy's name, but the former photographer who did the research on the elite athlete publications maintains that he could spot a world class athlete simply by how they sat in a chair. They know how to utilize their core body strength so they almost always sit down in a controlled manner as opposed to crashing down like the less coordinated do.



  10. #10
    Legend
    Points: 314,511, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    CyCrazy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    In a Bunker
    Posts
    14,656
    Points
    314,511
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 202
    Given: 36

    Re: weight charge

    Fat people need loving too. Although it is a stretch to get them outta thier rascals but once you do........ Oh boy hang on.



  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 122,158, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    simply1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Salt Lake City
    Posts
    5,478
    Points
    122,158
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 55
    Given: 6

    Re: weight charge

    where's GC at???


    I don't do signatures. Blondes, brunettes, and red heads are a different story.

  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 152,250, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    temperflare's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Bondurant
    Posts
    7,458
    Points
    152,250
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 233
    Given: 60

    Re: weight charge

    Quote Originally Posted by redrocker View Post
    “The word has to get out there that these people are discriminating against us because of our weight. I mean come on, we’re in America. You can’t do that,” said Fonville."

    Yeah, because we are all overweight? In that case, do I get a skinny guy discount?
    I would argue that overweight people are discriminating against a healthy diet and excersize.


    "The difference between keeping what you have all to yourself and coveting what someone else has lies within your willingness to give versus your desire to take"

    - temperflare

  13. #13
    Pro
    Points: 30,435, Level: 53
    Level completed: 63%, Points required for next Level: 415
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    tube1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    2,017
    Points
    30,435
    Level
    53
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6
    Given: 12

    Re: weight charge

    Quote Originally Posted by simply1 View Post
    embarrassing I'd imagine...

    Nail Salon Charges More For Overweight Customers - News Story - WSB Atlanta


    “I said, Ma’am, you can’t charge me $5 more. That’s discrimination because of my weight,” said Fonville.
    Salon manager Kim Tran told Philips that the surcharge was due to costly repairs of broken chairs by overweight customers. She said the chairs have a weight capacity of 200 pounds and cost $2,500 to fix.
    Then I should get a $4 credit for trying to understand their 'Engrish'.


    Quote Originally Posted by 2020cy View Post
    I agree with Tube1.
    Sweeeeeeet...

  14. #14
    Legend
    Points: 206,560, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialCreated Album picturesVeteran50000 Experience Points
    dmclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    50131
    Posts
    13,478
    Points
    206,560
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 271
    Given: 372

    Re: weight charge

    Once again we realize that 1/3 Americans are now obese but on Cyclone Fanatic it's 1/1000. I think the internet makes people skinny.


    As far as this weight charge, I'm fine with it. They will lose money over it but that's their right.



  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 181,216, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Marshalltown
    Posts
    9,959
    Points
    181,216
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 125
    Given: 122

    Re: weight charge

    I think they would have been better off charging everyone $2 more and saying it is for increased costs.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: FOX
  • Iowa State vs. Baylor
  • September 27, 2014
  • 07:20 PM