Niagara Gazette

Opinion

December 15, 2012

LETTERS FROM THE ISLAND: The Island’s naughty and nice list

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NAUGHTY: BJ’s Wholesale. We stopped in to buy a gift card for an out-of-town member and were told that since we aren’t members, we’d either have to join, or pay a $115 surcharge to buy a $100 card for their own merchandise. As with the cannon at the crèche, we couldn’t make this up. Any merchant will tell you a large percentage of gift cards go unredeemed, so selling one is like finding money in the street. It’s more stupid than naughty, but still ...

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NICE: Fahim Mojawalla at Island Ship Center. The attention he pays to our copying needs for a few farthings is remarkable and we always leave better informed than when we came in. You, Santa, know the importance of precise shipping, and we’d love to hear you guys swap some yarns.

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Come visit. Soon. We’ll keep the fireplace off.

Polly and DougE-mail pollyndoug@hotmail.com

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