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HarlemHxC814 Icon : (26 August 2014 - 03:13 PM) I'm just glad there aren't anymore greedy bastards on the team to deal with
HarlemHxC814 Icon : (26 August 2014 - 03:13 PM) Or street thugs
HarlemHxC814 Icon : (26 August 2014 - 03:13 PM) f*** a CB problem
Jetsman05 Icon : (26 August 2014 - 03:49 PM) need 1 more in the fantasy league
RetireChrebet Icon : (26 August 2014 - 08:33 PM) Dimitri suspended for the rest of preseason. I'm sorry, I know we are bone dry at corner these days but they should have cut this prick on the spot . He's going to get torched regardless this year and I'd rather cut ties with any potential cancerous attitutudes before the season even starts.
RetireChrebet Icon : (26 August 2014 - 08:34 PM) Where I come from you take responsibility for your actions. Not showing up for a game is cowardly and selfish. f*** him
RetireChrebet Icon : (26 August 2014 - 08:36 PM) Also he doesn't know what the acronym AWOL means so he's also an idiot. No wonder he's never been anything but a journeyman corner is this league.
azjetfan Icon : (26 August 2014 - 09:11 PM) So how do you really feel?
RetireChrebet Icon : (26 August 2014 - 11:18 PM) I think my last three posts pretty much summarize how I feel haha. He's making 1.5 mill this year and no call no shows because his feeling are hurt. Would rather you play corner azjetfan than this guy
MikeGangGree... Icon : (27 August 2014 - 08:12 AM) Need 1 more for FFB!!
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (27 August 2014 - 08:39 AM) Stephen Hill is going to get cut, guy sucks. Greg Salas is a better football player and deserves a spot over him
HarlemHxC814 Icon : (27 August 2014 - 11:27 AM) So when do we show up to 115s house with pitchforks, tar and feathers?
Jetsfan115 Icon : (27 August 2014 - 12:03 PM) i'd rather see idzik go then hill. fire idzik
bleedsgreen Icon : (27 August 2014 - 12:21 PM) Hill is such a disappointment. I really was hopping for so much when he scored 2 TDs his first game
MikeGangGree... Icon : (27 August 2014 - 03:11 PM) We need to get the J-E-T-S chant back this year to the way it was
MikeGangGree... Icon : (27 August 2014 - 03:13 PM) idk if any of u guys went to any of the games last year[Im sure some of u did] but im not a fan of the drumline leading the chant
MikeGangGree... Icon : (27 August 2014 - 03:14 PM) its not the same as 70,000 people doing it during every kickoff and after every score
Jetsfan115 Icon : (27 August 2014 - 05:43 PM) injuries and poor QB play aren't good for a WR to develop
Jetsman05 Icon : (27 August 2014 - 06:08 PM) 115 and Hill. Lol!
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (27 August 2014 - 10:18 PM) the excuses, Hill is just a terrible football player. no debate, just a fact. guy is soft as shit as well
Jetsfan115 Icon : (Yesterday, 10:43 AM) right cause all our other WRs were lighting it up
HarlemHxC814 Icon : (Yesterday, 07:04 PM) Hill is useless bro lol
ROBJETS Icon : (Yesterday, 09:05 PM) All I can say I streamed this game and if anyone thinks about recording it from NFL Network at 4pm Eastern Saturday.....DONT!!!!!!!!!!!!!
ROBJETS Icon : (Yesterday, 09:07 PM) This game was pure sh1t. Even though it was back up players the Jets got totally destroyed in this game. After seeing this game Im really worried about the Jets starting core because these backup guys looked like they shouldn't have even been on the field at all. I just hope the starters are 3000 times better than these guys that played in game 4
ROBJETS Icon : (Yesterday, 09:09 PM) The Jets got horse f*cked by the Eagles in this game.
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:24 PM) we are hosed in the secondary
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:26 PM) we need to cut this assclown patterson
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:34 PM) did Hill get cut yet?
ROBJETS Icon : (Yesterday, 09:36 PM) lol. We might need to look at the Eagles cuts for possible 2nd and 3rd stringers
ROBJETS Icon : (Yesterday, 09:36 PM) If they keep ZHill after this game I will be shocked.
ROBJETS Icon : (Yesterday, 09:38 PM) Philly gave us a worse ass whipping than Detroit gave Buffalo. only difference is we scored
ROBJETS Icon : (Yesterday, 09:42 PM) Im just wondering what manning will put up on our secondary? 70?
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (Yesterday, 10:12 PM) who cares about getting destroyed in a preseason game, especially the 4th one. Most of these guys won't even make the team
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Yesterday, 10:15 PM) Hill cut yet?
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (Yesterday, 10:18 PM) FIRE IDZIK
HarlemHxC814 Icon : (Yesterday, 10:21 PM) Yeah this game means nothing...except to Stephen Hill (who fumbled lol) and 115
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (Yesterday, 10:23 PM) Hill is a bum, hes pretty much never shown much football skill. The Jets fucked up big time taking him over Alshon Jeffery.
HarlemHxC814 Icon : (Yesterday, 10:29 PM) I'm still pissed off about that
ROBJETS Icon : (Yesterday, 10:43 PM) Its not that Im worried about the preseason game itself. i could care less about that. Its the fact of how bad we got destroyed. And some of the guys will be on the team and others on the fringe so getting destroyed like that doesnt fill me with confidence
ROBJETS Icon : (Yesterday, 10:44 PM) It would be one thing if it was just the second half or 4th quarter but this was the whole game. especially getting destroyed in the 1st quarter and at least part of the 2nd where a lot of the guys will be on the team
ROBJETS Icon : (Yesterday, 10:48 PM) 2nd and 3rd stringers making the team had something to prove and even our 2nd stringers got owned so yes Im very concerned. The first stringers need breaks and also if some of them get injured they need to step up. So no after this performance start to finish Im very concerned
HarlemHxC814 Icon : (Today, 06:39 AM) Meh...you're reading too much into it
HarlemHxC814 Icon : (Today, 06:40 AM) Even in seasons where the Jets blew, I haven't seen anyone refer to the preseason to complain. Ever.
Jetsfan115 Icon : (Today, 09:15 AM) fire izdik http://theredzone.or...rs/Default.aspx
Jetsman05 Icon : (Today, 11:17 AM) I picture Rob and 115 as real life friends
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Posted 31 October 2011 - 05:47 PM

I watched all those type of shows my whole life . one step beyond ,chiller , in search of , to many to recall right now. think more like Moses passing down knowledge by word of mouth.
maybe some of you guys can chime in it would be fun.
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Posted 01 November 2011 - 09:34 PM

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Bank of America fee retraction shows effect of consumer rage
By Bruce Horovitz, USA TODAY

Consumer rage in an electronic age has corporate titans doing something few have so willingly done before: back-pedaling.

When Bank of America announced Tuesday that it was nixing its widely panned plan to charge consumers a monthly $5 debit card fee, it joined a handful of other familiar banks that also had back-pedaled. The unusual moves follow a recent, customer-instigated about-face by Netflix, which scrapped plans to split into two businesses and ultimately charge customers more.

"Every company is now sitting on electronic quicksand," says Howard Rubenstein, the famed New York PR guru. "It may look like solid ground, but one wrong move and you're up to your chin."

Some see it as the Occupy Wall Street of the no-longer-silent majority. Most corporations only become aware of the wallop of this emerging consumer power when they make a serious mistake and fall victim to it. This new, power-to-the-grumbler movement is only going to grow.

There's a considerable price to be paid in damaged reputation — and lost business — to companies that don't pay heed. Some $58 billion in transactions may be at risk from Americans who had a problem with a product or service purchased within the last year, estimates a study due out today from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.

"Most companies don't handle problems well," says Mary Jo Bitner, the business professor who oversaw the study. "And that only gets people more enraged." Behind the banter:

•Social media explosion. "For the first time ever, the volume of response is now visible because of social media," branding consultant Martin Lindstrom says.

For example, Consumers Union reached out to 780,000 people on its opt-in list following the original BofA debit card fee announcement, and some 40,000 of them asked for a congressional investigation into the fees, says Norma Garcia, manager of the watchdog group's financial services program. "The bigger message is: consumers matter," she says.

•Frustrated consumers. The sheer number of people experiencing serious problems with companies, products or services keeps growing, Bitner says. The figure, which should be declining, she says, instead ballooned this year to 45% of consumers from 32% in 1976.

•A chance to matter. Many consumers are anxious about their jobs; angry about their salaries and increased workloads; upset about climbing health care costs; and worried about their mortgages, notes Bitner. She says there's still one thing under their control: the chance to speak out.

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View PostFlyHiJets, on 01 June 2013 - 08:35 PM, said:

You're the scumbag that thinks everyone should kiss the as$es of a bunch of criminals but I'm a dumbass. Yeah okay douchebag. Go give some illegal wetback or Revis another blowjob. But then again.....don't you live in an entirely different country but yet think you can tell us how to live? Go fvck yourself little boy. You're likely still living with mommy & daddy. Pu$$y.


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1) He is a racist. By constantly using race as a battling tool.
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3) He is one of those people who will never admit fault, error or defeat.
4)His life sucks and he takes it out on people who don't share in his views.
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Posted 01 November 2011 - 09:43 PM

That is the way it should be. The consumer dictates the terms of the product. Not an overgrown out of control government.
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Posted 01 November 2011 - 11:31 PM

porkin a girly from the bank
she was giving me some insight on her meetings about these new policies they are trying to enforce

apparently their whole angle to the fees is to steer customers to use their credit cards. so if you go to ur bank and bitch about fees they will tell you to apply for their credit card. that way you can spend what you want on it and pay it at the end of the month. yeah so for you to freely spend your money they are trying to get you to open a credit line with them. total money grab. its a good business tactic but come on fuck off.

not only do they want to potentially add fees per transaction on a debit card
they are considering adding limits to your debit card every month so say you can only spend 300$ on ur debit then you are charged a fee for going over the 300 like 5 bucks or whatever
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Posted 02 November 2011 - 01:19 AM

View Postazjetfan, on 01 November 2011 - 10:43 PM, said:

That is the way it should be. The consumer dictates the terms of the product. Not an overgrown out of control government.


Yeah it was the government's fault that Bank of America wanted to charge it's costumers a $5 debit card fee. Yep Obama, Plouffe, and Daley cooked that one up right there in the oval office. :rolleyes: There's a reason why it's called Occupy Wall Street and not Occupy Pennsylvania Avenue. The protesters know when Wall Street says "jump", the government says "yes massa, through which hoop?."
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View PostFlyHiJets, on 01 June 2013 - 08:35 PM, said:

You're the scumbag that thinks everyone should kiss the as$es of a bunch of criminals but I'm a dumbass. Yeah okay douchebag. Go give some illegal wetback or Revis another blowjob. But then again.....don't you live in an entirely different country but yet think you can tell us how to live? Go fvck yourself little boy. You're likely still living with mommy & daddy. Pu$$y.


View Postazjetfan, on 02 July 2014 - 03:36 PM, said:

There are a few things I have realized about Mr. Jet over a few topics.

1) He is a racist. By constantly using race as a battling tool.
2) He is an extreme Liberal. If you are on either extreme you are probabaly more wrong than right.
3) He is one of those people who will never admit fault, error or defeat.
4)His life sucks and he takes it out on people who don't share in his views.
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Posted 02 November 2011 - 08:15 AM

View Postsantana, on 01 November 2011 - 09:31 PM, said:

porkin a girly from the bank
she was giving me some insight on her meetings about these new policies they are trying to enforce

apparently their whole angle to the fees is to steer customers to use their credit cards. so if you go to ur bank and bitch about fees they will tell you to apply for their credit card. that way you can spend what you want on it and pay it at the end of the month. yeah so for you to freely spend your money they are trying to get you to open a credit line with them. total money grab. its a good business tactic but come on fuck off.

not only do they want to potentially add fees per transaction on a debit card
they are considering adding limits to your debit card every month so say you can only spend 300$ on ur debit then you are charged a fee for going over the 300 like 5 bucks or whatever


Thats Such BS. they don't want you to access your own money? What BS
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Posted 02 November 2011 - 09:14 PM

View PostMr_Jet, on 02 November 2011 - 01:19 AM, said:

Yeah it was the government's fault that Bank of America wanted to charge it's costumers a $5 debit card fee. Yep Obama, Plouffe, and Daley cooked that one up right there in the oval office. :rolleyes: There's a reason why it's called Occupy Wall Street and not Occupy Pennsylvania Avenue. The protesters know when Wall Street says "jump", the government says "yes massa, through which hoop?."

I think you missed the point.
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Posted 02 November 2011 - 09:44 PM

View Postsantana, on 01 November 2011 - 11:31 PM, said:

porkin a girly from the bank
she was giving me some insight on her meetings about these new policies they are trying to enforce

apparently their whole angle to the fees is to steer customers to use their credit cards. so if you go to ur bank and bitch about fees they will tell you to apply for their credit card. that way you can spend what you want on it and pay it at the end of the month. yeah so for you to freely spend your money they are trying to get you to open a credit line with them. total money grab. its a good business tactic but come on f*** off.

not only do they want to potentially add fees per transaction on a debit card
they are considering adding limits to your debit card every month so say you can only spend 300$ on ur debit then you are charged a fee for going over the 300 like 5 bucks or whatever

If there whole angle was to steer people into using there CC they would not tell a retail associate. More than likely this was a poor job of a branch manager trying to show X-Sell opportunities. Also the banks make the same exchange rate on Debit card purchases when a PIN # is not used as they do CC transactions. Its only when you use your PIN # does the bank loose out on some of the exchange fee (then it goes to the processor). Also most banks do not house there own CCs. BofA, Wells and Citi may be the only ones that do. No profit there from interest for the rest. Also a bank could care less if you have $20,000 or $100. Banks can no longer make money by storing your money. Most banks and Unions have all the capital they need to fund loans aquire banks ect without your deposits. With the secondary market buying loans as fast as the banks and unions can make them they will never run out of capital. Also the Fed is paying banks 0% right now so there is only cost to banks for people who have accounts (Paying FDIC,overhead,fraud transactions ect). This is where the fees comes in. More than likely your girl was mislead by a poor manager or was not catching all the info.
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Posted 02 November 2011 - 10:38 PM

View Postazjetfan, on 02 November 2011 - 10:14 PM, said:

I think you missed the point.


My point was that Bank of America went for a greedy money grab and the government had nothing to do with it...well other than being an enabler.
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View PostFlyHiJets, on 01 June 2013 - 08:35 PM, said:

You're the scumbag that thinks everyone should kiss the as$es of a bunch of criminals but I'm a dumbass. Yeah okay douchebag. Go give some illegal wetback or Revis another blowjob. But then again.....don't you live in an entirely different country but yet think you can tell us how to live? Go fvck yourself little boy. You're likely still living with mommy & daddy. Pu$$y.


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There are a few things I have realized about Mr. Jet over a few topics.

1) He is a racist. By constantly using race as a battling tool.
2) He is an extreme Liberal. If you are on either extreme you are probabaly more wrong than right.
3) He is one of those people who will never admit fault, error or defeat.
4)His life sucks and he takes it out on people who don't share in his views.
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Posted 03 November 2011 - 08:26 AM

Bank of America has got to be one of the biggest jokes in the country. They've backed down from their debit card monthly fee, but no matter what they are still THE single greediest bank in this country. They took billions from the bailout only to give money to their execs and then export another billion plus in jobs to India for the second time in about ten years.
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Posted 03 November 2011 - 11:27 AM

View PostMr_Jet, on 02 November 2011 - 10:38 PM, said:

My point was that Bank of America went for a greedy money grab and the government had nothing to do with it...well other than being an enabler.


Ummmm OK. Not sure where you are going with that. My point was we the people should be dictating terms set by retailers by what we buy/use. You can pick whatever company you want.
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Posted 03 November 2011 - 01:15 PM

View Postazjetfan, on 02 November 2011 - 10:44 PM, said:

If there whole angle was to steer people into using there CC they would not tell a retail associate. More than likely this was a poor job of a branch manager trying to show X-Sell opportunities. Also the banks make the same exchange rate on Debit card purchases when a PIN # is not used as they do CC transactions. Its only when you use your PIN # does the bank loose out on some of the exchange fee (then it goes to the processor). Also most banks do not house there own CCs. BofA, Wells and Citi may be the only ones that do. No profit there from interest for the rest. Also a bank could care less if you have $20,000 or $100. Banks can no longer make money by storing your money. Most banks and Unions have all the capital they need to fund loans aquire banks ect without your deposits. With the secondary market buying loans as fast as the banks and unions can make them they will never run out of capital. Also the Fed is paying banks 0% right now so there is only cost to banks for people who have accounts (Paying FDIC,overhead,fraud transactions ect). This is where the fees comes in. More than likely your girl was mislead by a poor manager or was not catching all the info.


Agreed
most likely just a x-sell tactic
Generate more business using their own fees to their advantage
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Posted 03 November 2011 - 03:05 PM

What's sad is within the next year 2 BILLION dollars will be spent just on the presidential election by both campaigns alone, and most of that money is going to come from Wall Street. And that's not counting congressional and state and local races. Yet we can't afford to rebuild this country's aging infrastructure and keep from laying off cops, firefighters, and teachers? It doesn't matter who's in the White House, it doesn't matter who is Speaker of the House. The entire system is fucked up. I'm just glad people have finally started protesting this corrupted of system.
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View PostFlyHiJets, on 01 June 2013 - 08:35 PM, said:

You're the scumbag that thinks everyone should kiss the as$es of a bunch of criminals but I'm a dumbass. Yeah okay douchebag. Go give some illegal wetback or Revis another blowjob. But then again.....don't you live in an entirely different country but yet think you can tell us how to live? Go fvck yourself little boy. You're likely still living with mommy & daddy. Pu$$y.


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There are a few things I have realized about Mr. Jet over a few topics.

1) He is a racist. By constantly using race as a battling tool.
2) He is an extreme Liberal. If you are on either extreme you are probabaly more wrong than right.
3) He is one of those people who will never admit fault, error or defeat.
4)His life sucks and he takes it out on people who don't share in his views.
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Posted 03 November 2011 - 04:48 PM

View PostMr_Jet, on 03 November 2011 - 03:05 PM, said:

What's sad is within the next year 2 BILLION dollars will be spent just on the presidential election by both campaigns alone, and most of that money is going to come from Wall Street. And that's not counting congressional and state and local races. Yet we can't afford to rebuild this country's aging infrastructure and keep from laying off cops, firefighters, and teachers? It doesn't matter who's in the White House, it doesn't matter who is Speaker of the House. The entire system is fucked up. I'm just glad people have finally started protesting this corrupted of system.


There is alot of truth in that statement. Wall Street should not be singled out though.
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Posted 03 November 2011 - 04:53 PM

View PostMr_Jet, on 03 November 2011 - 04:05 PM, said:

What's sad is within the next year 2 BILLION dollars will be spent just on the presidential election by both campaigns alone, and most of that money is going to come from Wall Street. And that's not counting congressional and state and local races. Yet we can't afford to rebuild this country's aging infrastructure and keep from laying off cops, firefighters, and teachers? It doesn't matter who's in the White House, it doesn't matter who is Speaker of the House. The entire system is fucked up. I'm just glad people have finally started protesting this corrupted of system.




*edit* Just to echo, it isn't solely Wall Street's/big business that corrupted and all but killed the country. Their political enablers are to blame as well. Every single one of them.
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Posted 03 November 2011 - 05:48 PM

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Posted 03 November 2011 - 06:14 PM

View PostMr_Jet, on 03 November 2011 - 04:05 PM, said:

What's sad is within the next year 2 BILLION dollars will be spent just on the presidential election by both campaigns alone



None of the protesting is going to make a damn bit of difference though considering the American general population does not elect the new president.
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Posted 03 November 2011 - 07:05 PM

View PostFlyHiJets, on 03 November 2011 - 07:14 PM, said:

None of the protesting is going to make a damn bit of difference though considering the American general population does not elect the new president.


But how would you resolve this issue? Abolish the Electoral College? Amend the Constitution to ensure that the Presidential Electors follow the popular?

Not that I think either proposal could reach a serious level in Congress, let alone be passed.
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Posted 03 November 2011 - 07:15 PM

There will never be a fix because the people who fix it are mostly on the take. What George said is true. And its both sides of the fence. Where is Ross Perot?
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Posted 03 November 2011 - 11:06 PM

View PostMr_Jet, on 03 November 2011 - 04:05 PM, said:

What's sad is within the next year 2 BILLION dollars will be spent just on the presidential election by both campaigns alone, and most of that money is going to come from Wall Street. And that's not counting congressional and state and local races. Yet we can't afford to rebuild this country's aging infrastructure and keep from laying off cops, firefighters, and teachers? It doesn't matter who's in the White House, it doesn't matter who is Speaker of the House. The entire system is fucked up. I'm just glad people have finally started protesting this corrupted of system.


I think I remember McCain running on a platform of changing campaign financing. Too bad we got Change instead.
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