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Author Topic: hoffmans new promo on face book  (Read 1965 times)

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Re: hoffmans new promo on face book
« Reply #11 on: February 10, 2019, 08:15:49 AM »
"Cucumber in the pants for luck!"
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But it will be like teaching a pig to sing, a waste of your time, and you'll only succeed in anoying the pig.

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Re: hoffmans new promo on face book
« Reply #12 on: February 10, 2019, 11:00:12 AM »
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"Cucumber in the pants for luck!"
   

I thought he shit himself.   :bowrofl:

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Re: hoffmans new promo on face book
« Reply #13 on: February 11, 2019, 12:36:07 PM »
Funny Hoffman's ad.
Bet the State tries to prosecute them.

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Re: hoffmans new promo on face book
« Reply #14 on: February 12, 2019, 06:26:48 AM »
And predictably (and like clockwork) the local media is on the case....

Newington gun store sparks controversy with flyer mocking undocumented immigrants
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NEWINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) - At Hoffman's Gun Center in Newington, they proudly proclaim "guns for the good guys." But a controversial flyer posted to the store's Facebook page has the business facing public backlash.

The flyer reads, "Free Guns for CT. Illegals... so they can protect their family on their perilous journey to and from the border and to keep thieves away from their food stamps and all the other freebies they so richly deserve." It also features a razor wire-topped border wall with an image of President Trump standing guard.

"Why post that?" wondered Jesus Morales Sanchez of immigrant rights advocacy group Unidad Latina en Accion. He called it very hurtful.

"I mean, I simply thought it was ridiculous. Mocking that experience, mocking that pain, mocking that hurt, all that trauma, it's beyond unacceptable and it's appalling," he explained.

We tried to get an explanation from Hoffman's. Instead, we were told to leave. Meanwhile, the flyer, now deleted, is still causing drama around town.

"You shouldn't even put it up," said Damion Kelly of Hartford. "You should just never put it up."

"I think it's very bad, offensive for everybody, even for me, and I'm a United States citizen," Puerto Rico native Pedro Rodriguez said.

"I feel like it's racist," Marielis Laboy of Newington told us.

News 8's Mario Boone asked Morales Sanchez if he has a direct message to Hoffman's for posting the flyer.

"If you got nothing nice to say, don't say anything at all," he said.

We should note it doesn't appear the gun store ever actually gave away free guns to any undocumented immigrants.

State Senator Matt Lesser (D-Middletown) has called for the business to apologize.
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Re: hoffmans new promo on face book
« Reply #15 on: February 12, 2019, 07:04:48 AM »
^^^ I notice "WTNH" won't even open a comments section on their post.???

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Re: hoffmans new promo on face book
« Reply #16 on: February 12, 2019, 07:47:44 AM »
That’s the ad they should have run in the Hartford Courant.

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Re: hoffmans new promo on face book
« Reply #17 on: February 12, 2019, 08:02:06 AM »
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^^^ I notice "WTNH" won't even open a comments section on their post.???
The comment section for most if not all stories on WTNH have been closed for a while now. Most comments tended not to be nice to WTNH or Democrats.  ;D
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Re: hoffmans new promo on face book
« Reply #18 on: February 12, 2019, 08:23:17 AM »
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And predictably (and like clockwork) the local media is on the case....

.......
We tried to get an explanation from Hoffman's. Instead, we were told to leave. Meanwhile, the flyer, now deleted, is still causing drama around town.......

State Senator Matt Lesser (D-Middletown) has called for the business to apologize.


Good for throwing them out.

Bad if Hoffman's apologizes.


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Re: hoffmans new promo on face book
« Reply #19 on: February 12, 2019, 08:24:04 AM »
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And predictably (and like clockwork) the local media is on the case....



State Senator Matt Lesser (D-Middletown) has called for the business to apologize.

They knew the hornets nest they were kicking.
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Re: hoffmans new promo on face book
« Reply #20 on: February 12, 2019, 08:33:22 AM »
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They knew the hornets nest they were kicking.


If they do NOT apologize I will consider purchasing my next gun from Hoffman's.


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Re: hoffmans new promo on face book
« Reply #21 on: February 12, 2019, 08:52:23 AM »
Most businesses need to get every last customer they can and not risk a social media blow-up that will leave a black mark. Hoffman’s has had more business than they can handle for years with an extremely dedicated customer socio-political affiliation. This will only get more people in the store and free advertising on TV. Not a bad move, definitely calculated to capitalize on reactionary outage.

And they use their best weapon- their parking lot.
Protestors will give up once they can’t park within 50 feet of the door.

I may not be a Hoffman’s customer, but I commend their willingness to flip-off the media and light-up the political correctness outage.

* Edit, actually am a past hoffman’s customer if you count 1990 when I mowed lawns all summer at age 13, made $300, Dad took me to Hoffman’s when it was in the red barn building up the road more, picked out my first Ruger 77/22 stainless with Zytel. Still have it in the safe.
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