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Chicago cop sued for asking woman on a date

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Batman, Jan 9, 2012.

  1. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Not going to quote all that, Boom, but I'm fired up to know I can get sushi at Walgreen's!
  2. Lieslntx

    Lieslntx Active Member

    I'm telling you. He should have given her a warning and and written a short, sweet note on the back of her card.

    I just don't see myself ever trusting someone that went through my records like that to locate me. I would seriously worry about what stuff he would do in the future.

    I heard some instances above that were OK and yes, would make a great story many years later. I just don't think this is one. IMO.
  3. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    One more post!
  4. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Not the direction I was going at all. Just being sympathetic as a one-time single loser who had a hard time meeting women (and was pretty hamfisted in his attempts when the opportunity did arise).
  5. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    As a one-time single loser myself, I appreciate the direction you're going. But I think you're very strongly underestimating the fact that he committed a serious crime in his "hamfisted" effort at asking a woman out.

    No matter how innocent his intentions may have been, I think most women would see this for what it really was: an abuse of power that borders on stalking. That's Jason Voorhees territory, not Lloyd Dobler.
  6. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Damn straight! That did bother me
  7. I Should Coco

    I Should Coco Well-Known Member

    Am I the only ex-Chicagoan who laughed about the cop being from Stickney?

    I think that town might be tied with nearby Lyons for most dive bars (and creepy dudes drinking in them) per square mile.
  8. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    If he would have thrown in a reference to handcuffs, he might have had a better shot.
  9. Iron_chet

    Iron_chet Well-Known Member

    Doesn't see the problem

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  10. Tarheel316

    Tarheel316 Well-Known Member

    Blue font?
  11. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    You're going to set my country music award on fire?
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  12. KJIM

    KJIM Well-Known Member

    I'm a woman and I don't see the big deal whatsoever.

    I'm fairly confident the cop could have found all her personal information on the Internet. Maybe using DMV records was a shortcut, maybe it was a straight search one of the Internet sites anyone can use. The story didn't really specify, but it's all out there.

    Rip up the letter and forget about it.
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