MIL Got carded today...

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  1. Gatsby

    Gatsby New Member

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    for buying a "mature game", while I was in uniform. :rofl::rofl:

    Dude wanted to scan my drivers license too, to verify age. :nono:
     
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    Maybe he was telling you that you're immature
     
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    Some stores are required to check you out wether you look 80 or 10...
     
  4. RougeOgre

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    Walmart? :greddy:
     
  5. tan koi

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    maybe they thought you were 17

    take it as a compliment
     
  6. GammaRadiation

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    Or maybe its not too hard to dress up like you're in the service....though for a video game. :rofl:
     
  7. NisAznMonk

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    You were in ACUs to buy a video game?
     
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    army :greddy:
     
  9. MrRyan

    MrRyan Gary Johnson 2016 OT Supporter

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    They are required to scan in one of the states...I can't remember which one and I freaked out on a poor store clerk about it, but apparently it's the law.
     
  10. eu4ia

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    Ever heard of a px?
     
  11. NisAznMonk

    NisAznMonk New Member

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    Yep, but the PX has never asked for ID when purchasing anything other than alcohol.
     
  12. eu4ia

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    I got asked by an MP to check my ID while in uniform just to enter the px before.
     
  13. tan koi

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    now that i think about it, our gamestop in the px does this too
     
  14. Blackfox

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    :ugh2:Why would you freak out about having to pull out your ID?
     
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    :werd: dudes just doing his job. Although yesterday at a mexican restaurant I didnt get carded, dude assumed I was 21, but I just turned 20 two days ago :mamoru:
     
  16. MrRyan

    MrRyan Gary Johnson 2016 OT Supporter

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    I've not done the research on what meta-data is coded into the two different bar-codes on the I.D.s - there is no published privacy policy and I really have no desire to invalidate all the work I've done to get on all the do not call, do not mail, do not solicit lists.
     
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    Besides - it's not pulling out the ID - it's allowing my ID to be scanned for a purchase. This is an Orwellian response to illegal alcohol sales. We have to assume risk at some point for the procedures in place - There's no established policy on what they're going to do with the information gathered from my purchase. Are they tracking that I'm buying bud light every other night? Are they tracking that I made a purchase in Point A at 8:25 and Point B at 8:30; 30 miles away?
     
  18. Blackfox

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    You are really not that important.
     
  19. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    His point is still valid.

    I don't want companies tracking my purchases unless I give them permission - by signing up through a rewards program or other system.

    I would never let someone scan my Mil ID or Driver's License.

    I don't even let my Mil ID out of my physical control except at military gates.
     
  20. Blackfox

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    What the hell does it really matter if someone is tracking your purchases and where you travel too? You obviously don't even know it's actually going on, so how as it truly affected your life, if in fact it is going on???
     
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    I'll never understand why people are so paranoid about this big brother shit.
     
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    Or if you go out , use you Military ID and get told they need to see another form of ID cause that ones too easy to replicate
     
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    YOU WILL NOT TOUCH MY FIREARM
     
  24. Joe_Cool

    Joe_Cool Never trust a woman or a government. Moderator

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    So if you're not important, you don't get privacy?
     
  25. Joe_Cool

    Joe_Cool Never trust a woman or a government. Moderator

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    That's kind of sad.
     

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