Valdosta Daily Times

Rant & Raves

December 4, 2013

Raves for Wednesday, December 4, 2013

VALDOSTA — Editor’s Note: In 2013, Wednesdays will be  rave-only days. Thank you to our readers for your support.

I want to send a big thanks to the man who brought us Thanksgiving dinner to the store Thursday evening.  It was so nice to think there were people who take the time to show that kind of kindness to those of us that have to work on the holidays. We want you to know it was much appreciated. God bless.

I want to give a HUGE rave to the employees of Toys-R-Us. I was shopping on Black Friday and the store was packed with customers. Each employee I had an interaction with was so polite. Each employee spoke as they walked past me and you could even hear them on the walkie talkie jumping to help each other. True customer service at its finest.

Thanks to Ashley and Don for making my experience of buying a 4-Runner at Toyota Nissan. I had a wonderful experience. Thanks!

Thank you to Austin, waiter at the new Waffle House on Bemiss. Thank you  for taking your time and being extra nice and special.

A big thank you to the lady who paid it forward at the Lake Park Vet's office. My cat didn't make it, but you made me have faith in humanity again.

I just wanted to give a huge thank you to Cody from Outback Steakhouse. He waited on my husband and I this past Saturday night. At the end of our meal, he thanked my husband for serving our country. What an amazing young man, not even Veterans Day and yet still thanked my husband regardless.

Thank you to whoever donated the pink Barbie dream-house at Repeat Boutique last Tuesday. It made a mother and two little girls very happy!

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  • Rants & Raves

    Valdosta Daily Times, you have done a remarkable job in keeping our community posted about the waste treatment situation. Please look into our gasoline crisis situation. I just returned from Florida where I bought gasoline 20 cents per gallon cheaper than what is being charged in Valdosta. Something is wrong with this picture.

    April 16, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

    I want to thank Brittney who has been my family’s favorite waitress at Cheddar’s since they opened their doors. Saturday night was no exception. She never lost her composure while I witnessed some crude treatment from the customers seated near us. Keep your head up.

    April 14, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Monday, April 14, 2014

    VDT, please refrain from posting gun control comments. My son and I were at breakfast and he mentioned the low price of assault rifles at a gun show. I said that I was opposed to these. Two fellows overheard this and on their way out, the larger one said that I sounded like some the "communists" writing against America in the newspaper. He said that if were up to him I would be “lined up.” He got into a dilapidated Dodge pickup with anti-Obama, pro NRA, and a Baptist Church bumper sticker.

    April 13, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Friday, April 11, 2014

    It wasn’t  Remerton where  the rats were escaping to Azalea Drive, it was  from the raw sewage. At least  they are smarter than people.

    April 11, 2014

  • Rants & Raves

    Thomas Jefferson said that we don't keep and bear fire arms for any other reason than to protect ourselves from tyrannical government action. That is why the liberals are trying to suppress Christians’ freedom of speech and why the government is trying to label gun ownership as a bad idea.

    April 10, 2014

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    The Swiss issue all adult men a firearm. Owning a gun does not condone, or create, violence. Lay blame on the person not the tool. If you really believe that banning firearms will end the violence you are sadly misled. All that will happen is law abiding people will not have guns and the criminal (who doesn't obey the law anyway) will.

    April 9, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Tuesday, April 8, 2014

    I don't know of any gun owners who fantasize about being "the good guy with a gun." Just when you think you have heard the most ignorant statement possible, along comes one that tops them all.

    April 8, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Monday, April 7, 2014

    Monday, I observed a woman at Walmart getting into her car, with two boys around the age of 8, one of which seated a young infant on his own lap in the rear seat, not using his seat belt. As the lady began backing out, I jumped out of my car and asked her to put that baby in a car seat. Stupid! Please, parents, don’t have a kid, if you don’t care to put them in a seat belt, or wear yours.

    April 6, 2014

  • Rant & Rave for Friday, April 4, 2014

    To all Facebookers: You look like idiots when you post these “dares” of jumping in cold water or pictures without makeup. What do you think you are accomplishing? Absolutely nothing ... Send money to support the organizations and then you will be making a difference.

    April 3, 2014

  • Rants & Raves

    I smell something even worse than the Withlacoochee River. A big tax increase to help pay for all the lawsuits. Someone needs to pay for this and it isn't the citizens of Lowndes County.

    April 3, 2014

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