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Woman Calls Cops On Salvation
Army Workers For Ringing Bells

CBS News, by Staff

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Posted By:Drive, 11/22/2012 1:46:47 PM

PORTSMOUTH, N.H.– For some, the idea of Christmas coming early is anything but welcome. Local shop owner Sarah Hamilton-Parker, tired after years tolling bells sounded by Salvation Army workers for hours on end during the holiday season, took matters into her own hands by reaching out to local authorities to complain about the noise. “I listen to this for 200 hours a year,” Hamilton-Parker told the Portsmouth Herald. “This is my fourth year and I can’t take it anymore. I’m so sick of it.”

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Sad woman. Ice cream trucks are worse

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: strike3, 11/22/2012 1:53:55 PM     (No. 9029554)

Maybe Sarah should invite the United Way to replace them - so she can support only liberal causes.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Grambo, 11/22/2012 1:55:22 PM     (No. 9029557)

Bah! Humbug!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jl80863, 11/22/2012 1:58:54 PM     (No. 9029561)

The tip off to her attitude is the hyphenated name.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dcomd, 11/22/2012 2:17:13 PM     (No. 9029575)

I wonder if she´d rather live next to a mosque with their incessant ´call to prayer´?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: fiddle ed, 11/22/2012 2:19:44 PM     (No. 9029578)

In a nearby Kroger store, the Salvation Army bell was much more subdued this year. It was just a gentle tinkle compared to the Notre Dame clang of previous years.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 11/22/2012 2:24:55 PM     (No. 9029587)

Notice that she called police instead of just discussing it with the Salvation Army. At the end of the article the Salvation Army representative mentions possible resolutions.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: avikingman, 11/22/2012 2:26:19 PM     (No. 9029588)

Portsmouth, NH.
Liberalville.

OSHA vehicles are worse.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 11/22/2012 2:34:06 PM     (No. 9029593)

one of the possible fixes: including the idea of giving ringers a bell that doesn’t audibly ring.

so - what would that make them - bell wavers???

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Reply 9 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 11/22/2012 2:42:07 PM     (No. 9029603)

Peace on earth, good will toward menn.....

NOW WHERES MY OBAMAPHONE!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Crasher, 11/22/2012 2:54:25 PM     (No. 9029614)

Maybe people should buy a small cheap item from her and wish her "Merry Christmas". Kinda like heaping coals of fire upon her head.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 11/22/2012 6:10:00 PM     (No. 9029804)

To make matters worse, those damn bell ringers are probably { gasp } Christians.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: yatahay, 11/22/2012 6:39:39 PM     (No. 9029825)

I will have a pack of gum and Merry Christmas to you ma´am.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: mominNoCA, 11/22/2012 6:44:03 PM     (No. 9029827)

#10,

I´d just browse through her merchandise for a long time. I´d inspect every item, decide not to buy anything and leave with a "Merry Christmas".

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Reply 14 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 11/23/2012 4:00:41 PM     (No. 9030907)

Could be worse. You could be stuck having this liberal ding-dong as your neighbor.

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