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Lowe’s is ‘updating’ its discount program for military veterans

Lowe's is 'updating' its discount program for military veterans - Bent Corner

Home improvement store Lowe’s is “updating” their military discount program. If you are active duty military or a veteran, you can sign up on their website and after they verify your military status, you receive a 10% off discount on every purchase. At least that’s what used to happen. I took the above photo the …

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Fanatics is terrible and I hate it

Fanatics is terrible and I hate it - Bent Corner

I received an email this morning from the MLB shop, a “Fanatics Experience.” That distinction means the email was actually from Fanatics. That’s because Fanatics paid MLB a lot of money to take over its e-commerce presence. Fanatics did a similar deal with the NFL, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, Lids, and a host of other entities …

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AT&T is unreliable and its customer service to terrible

AT&T is unreliable and their customer service to terrible - Bent Corner

I’ve been having intermittent problems with AT&T Wireless. I’m having difficulties using their “Fastest in Hagerstown wireless network.” Because I drive for both Uber and Lyft, this problem is more than a small annoyance. It stops me from earning money. Either I cannot accept ride requests, or I cannot end a passenger’s ride because my …

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Walmart is trying to sell someone’s grungy, disgusting used hat

Walmart is trying to sell someone's grungy and disgusting used hat - Bent Corner

I was perusing the clearance section of Hagerstown’s original Walmart store (not the new store) when I stumbled upon this gem. It’s a Callaway golf hat on clearance for only $5. Even though I like golf hats and things on clearance, I passed on this hat. The reason? Because it’s obviously used and extremely disgusting. …

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