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Pawn Shop Intrigue

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Dick Quickwood, Apr 28, 2004.

  1. Dick Quickwood

    Dick Quickwood 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Aug 25, 2002 Messages: 14,783 Likes Received: 14
    My mom sold a DVD at a pawn shop, and I noticed that they asked for her ID card, and entered some numbers from it into a computer, and seemed to read something on the screen. I don't know what they did exactly, but I surmise that it had to do with criminal records, state police "stolen property databases", or the like. Can just anyone do this, perhaps on a DMV website?
     
  2. When

    When 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: May 4, 2000 Messages: 10,294 Likes Received: 3
    they probably have access to some sort of database
    i doubt its dmv records though
    because even high ranking government workers
    often dont get access to those
     
  3. mr.yuck

    mr.yuck Veteran Member

    Joined: May 12, 2000 Messages: 6,952 Likes Received: 6
    I used to supply pawn shops with various goods. I think they just take your id to see if you have pawned anything with them before. They also match your name to what you give them incase it turns out that the merchandise is stolen. Umm..it got to the point where they stopped asking me for my id.
     
  4. <KEY3>

    <KEY3> Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 24, 2004 Messages: 6,878 Likes Received: 2
    pawn shops have to keep a record of ever seller in case the goods turn out to be hot.

    that's it.
     
  5. Fondles

    Fondles Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 31, 2001 Messages: 7,858 Likes Received: 24
    yall must be POOR!! hahahehiim laughing atu r misfortune!@!11

    j.k
     
  6. Overtime

    Overtime Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Apr 22, 2003 Messages: 13,986 Likes Received: 311
    awesome
     
  7. ScreenName42

    ScreenName42 New Jack

    Joined: Nov 28, 2003 Messages: 49 Likes Received: 0
    shoutouts to my nig arcel
     
  8. suburbian bum

    suburbian bum 12oz Loyalist

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    How much do they buy DVD's for?
     
  9. Weapon X

    Weapon X 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Sep 6, 2002 Messages: 14,905 Likes Received: 202
    Re: Re: Pawn Shop Intrigue

    Haha, sorry about your family’s financial state, b. For what it’s worth, my friend’s mom is a gambling addict and a compulsive ebay seller. She hasn’t gotten to his or his dad’s baseball memorabilia collection yet. Let’s hope she doesn’t go that far.
     
  10. Milton

    Milton Senior Member

    Joined: May 21, 2003 Messages: 2,253 Likes Received: 0
    Pawnshops, at least in this state have a special license to operate, and they have to keep a record of your id number in relation to the goods you brought in, so that if they are hot, they dont get fucked and you do...
     
  11. Dick Quickwood

    Dick Quickwood 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Aug 25, 2002 Messages: 14,783 Likes Received: 14
    i don't remember exactly, less than five dollars




    Screenname42: G-mail me
     
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