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Oct 30, 2013 08:50 AM

Fat letter instead of candy

A North Dakota mom plans to give these out to some children, instead of candy

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    1. Is she familiar with this concept: mischief night? And thanks to news reporting, she may experience it big time.

      A ND mom who made a pretty big assumption on national tv.

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      1. re: HillJ

        Hahahahahaha exactly what I was thinking, I think I know what house is going to get egged this year! (and rightly so in my opinion).

          1. re: jrvedivici

            I was thinking TP'd, then rained on (wet toilet paper is so hard to remove!), but egging works, too. Maybe both, egg the house and TP the car, trees, and shrubbery

          2. re: HillJ

            Exactly, HillJ. All the locals in ND know who she is, I'm sure. And if they don't? Once she gives out a few of these, they will! Perhaps Mischief Night in ND will be on November 1st.

            Really - why doesn't she just TURN OFF HER FRONT DOOR LIGHT and not answer the door? Moron.

              1. re: LindaWhit

                It sounds like she will be giving out candy to the thin kids who deserve it. And she genuinely wants to help the moderately obese children by humiliating them publicly and shaming their parents. Thanks to this woman, come November 1st we will finally be able to check America's childhood obesity problem off our to-do list once and for all. MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!

                1. re: DeppityDawg

                  Exactly. The entire country is in her debt. She said on the radio interview:

                  In an interview with Y-94 Radio in Fargo, she explained her reasoning behind her letters.

                  "I just want to send a message to the parents of kids that are really overweight," she said. "I think it's just really irresponsible of parents to send them out looking for free candy just 'cause all the other kids are doing it."

                  Then SEND A LETTER TO EVERY HOUSE IN MOORHEAD, ND if you want to send a message to all parents. Shaming the kid is a bitchy, stupid move.

                  1. re: LindaWhit

                    For the record, Moorhead is in Minnesota.

                    I think the dingbat in question lives in Fargo. North Dakota (as did I briefly as a child).

                    The Red river ( which flows north into Canada) divides them.

                    Geography lesson over. Please continue solving the nation's childhood obesity problem.

                    1. re: C. Hamster

                      Ahh - sorry. Was going with her Fargo Moorehead, West Fargo comment in her letter.

                2. re: LindaWhit

                  "All the locals in ND"

                  Hahaha! ND is pretty big.

                  think "All the locals in New England"

                  Thats a lot of locals with eggs, toilet paper and shaving cream (or maybe fat free cool whip)

                  1. re: C. Hamster

                    Well, I kinda meant in her town. But I'd be fine with "all the locals in ND" papering and egging her house.

                    1. re: LindaWhit

                      What a waste! Save those eggs for your fat kids' second breakfast and fourthmeal.

              2. If she's so desperate to make children hate her, why doesn't she just give out raisins?

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                    1. re: small h

                      My hockey coach had us all eat dexedrine tablets before games. I didn't love it, and was not sure how it helped. I haven't heard the word since high school.

                1. If I were the mom of one of these kids, I'd compose a reply, likely starting with C U Next Tuesday…..

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                  1. re: linguafood

                    Wow....would have expected something a little harsher from you Lingua, but inviting her to meet with you next Tuesday once the Holiday and the weekend has passed is very reasonable of you.

                    1. re: linguafood

                      Dear Fat Letter lady

                      This is to inform you that in my opinion you are a douche. I know my kid is overweight but perhaps no one has had the stones to tell you how unpleasantly judgemental you are.

                      Please seek help

                      Signed, Everyone

                    2. I gong the note, but she could give gallons of bottled water to the fat kids to drag along the rest of the evening and shuck a few calories.