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Plate of shrimp: Shrimp bandit hits South End Whole Foods again

A lot of people don't realize what's really going on. They view life as a bunch of unconnected incidents and things. They don't realize that there's this, like, lattice of coincidence that lays on top of everything. Give you an example, show you what I mean: suppose you're thinkin' about a plate of shrimp. Suddenly someone'll say, like, "plate," or "shrimp," or "plate of shrimp" out of the blue, no explanation. No point in lookin' for one, either. It's all part of a cosmic unconsciousness. And then you hear that some guy has just run out of the Whole Foods Market in the South End with several plates of shrimp, 'round 9:25 p.m. And he's done it before.

UPDATE: Per Thomas J. O'Leary, the shrimp man was captured.

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back in the hippie days?

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The Repo Man spends his life getting into Tense Situations !

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Anyway, like I was sayin', shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. There's uh, shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo. Pan fried, deep fried, stir-fried. There's pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad, shrimp and potatoes, shrimp burger, shrimp sandwich. That- that's about it.

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NO CHRISTIANS EITHER!

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The more you drive, the less intelligent you are.

Did someone piss on the floor again?

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Hopefully, the getaway car isn't a 1964 Malibu. Whole foods often has sushi, too, and this guy might do more crime, by not paying for that, either

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I have to go build a picnic table.

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The life of a repo man is always intense.

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that of the Universal Hub man.

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Society made me what I am.

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That's bullshit. You're a white suburban punk just like me.

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TWO WAY MIRRORS

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And he come to the door in a dress.

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"Let's go do some crimes."

"Let's go get sushi and not pay!"

:-)

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That is the perfect description of when things like this happen.

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...a picnic table...

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I once encountered a man at the corner of Tremont and Stuart in the Theater District – in the middle of summer – attempting to sell 50lbs of shrimp in a clear plastic garbage bag.

No, sir, I would not like to purchase your shady garbage bag shrimp.

I often find myself thinking about how the rest of his afternoon went that day. Who was this guy? Did he eventually find some sucker willing to buy this shrimp? And why/how did he have a clear plastic bag filled with 50lbs of shrimp?

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He was going to give the proceeds to Reverend Bob to send Bibles to El Salvador.

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I bought his shrimp.

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Was his name Ricky, by any chance? Or maybe Julian?

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If they shrimp didn't sell within 4 hours hours he loaded the bag back into the truck parked around the corner and resumed his delivery route to whole foods

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I had mac and cheese for dinner, then had to run out of the house to perform in a concert.

Then some crazy guy at the far end of the subway car shouted, "Mac and cheese!" out of nowhere.

Did I have some on my shirt and he was trying
to warn me, and he could somehow see it from that far? Or coincidence?

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We went to a supermarket today (Big Y in Walpole) that had a mac and cheese bar.

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I went to that big Y for the first time in a while just before Thanksgiving. I was delighted to see a cherry tomato bar - many varieties, mix and match, one price by the pound. Out of season locally, of course, but still good.
It seems like a pretty good store; closer to me than Whole Foods, with which I’m getting disenchanted since Bezos took over.

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People shouldn't steal shrimp for grocery stores. He should pay like everyone else.

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I have the power.

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actor who plays Shahna, Angelique Pettyjohn, Captain Kirk's love interest in the original-series episode "The Gamesters of Triskelion", and evoked strange stirrings deep within me that I didn't understand when I first watched it as a seven-year-old, appears briefly in a party scene as a "Repo wife". I understand she ended up her career as a feature dancer in Vegas strip clubs.

I wrote a short-story piece for a high-school English class, an alien-abduction story featuring a heavy who drew mightily from Shahna. I got an A on it, but my teacher, Mr. Newton -- one of those brilliant, rare public-school toilers that made a lasting mark on my education, notably my eventual writing career, with his care and smarts and encouragement -- unforgettably scribbled in the margins that my broad caricature of a dead-sexy, curvy alien in a tin-foil bikini was "a bit much". I laughed to read it at the time, but that trenchant, deadpan observation still echoes in my mind decades later.

Anyway: "Look at those assholes, ordinary fucking people. I hate 'em."

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You find one in every car.
You'll see.

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Otto parts?

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...you will see a picnic table, then you will think of UHub.

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I'll have a Drink.

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I am currently sitting outside the pool area of the Y, waiting for a lane to open up. The ad appearing at the top of this post is the Seaport Residences ad showing 2 swimmers underwater.

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The police just followed the line of shrimp tails.

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