McDonald's Tells Patrons to Pull Up Their Pants

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Blacklicks Only Poster

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Oct 4, 2013
 
Texas McDonald's Tells Patrons to Pull Up Their Pants
By Sarah B. Weir, Shine Senior Writer | Fashion 3 hours ago

Sign outside Dallas McDonald's"No shoes, no shirt, no service" is a common rule posted outside many restaurants, but now you can add saggy pants to the list of forbidden attire. At least two Houston-area McDonald's have banned low-slung, baggy trousers. "The signs say,'Pull your pants up or don't come in. Try to have some decency and respect for others. No one wants to see your underwear,'" the manager of one of the restaurants told Yahoo Shine (he preferred not to use his name). He added that the rule doesn't apply to young children.

A spokesperson for McDonald's said that she had heard of the ban and that individual franchises are free to impose their own dress-code policies. "It's our understanding [that the restaurants] chose to do so of their own accord and to reflect what they feel is appropriate for their community business," she explained via an email to Yahoo Shine. "We continually strive to maintain a positive restaurant environment in which everyone feels valued and accepted."

While the trend might just be starting in Houston, Dallas City Council member Dwaine Caraway, who once served as mayor of the city, has made it his personal mission to "stop saggers" since he first ran for office in 2007. He said that in Dallas, the number of businesses, including at least 25 McDonald's, that have followed his lead "are too many to count, but not enough." Caraway has been speaking out against men wearing pants that expose their underwear and hopes to spark a national movement. "They show a tremendous disrespect for society, themselves, and especially women," he told Yahoo Shine.

In July, when the New Jersey beach community of Wildwood banned saggy pants on its boardwalk, it faced accusations of racism. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony member Bizzy Bone told the Urban Daily, "Are they talking about black people? How can they do that? This is racist and ridiculous." West Coast rapper The Game promised to reimburse the fines of the first five people ticketed under the law. Caraway, who is African American, insists that its not about race. "All saggers are not bad people. I'm not trying to stereotype anyone. It's an educational process." He added, "You change the attitude of people and you have a better, safer environment in the city."

Caraway even wants rappers like Kanye West and Jay-Z to back the anti-sag movement. "They should be the ones out front; people like their music, so they won't suffer from encouraging fun, clean, respectable behavior." He added that while Jay-Z might may wear saggy pants on stage, he wears more professional attire "to the bank."

While some schools and businesses have sought to slap bans on other clothing, such as leggings, skinny jeans, and T-shirts with offensive slogans, saggy pants are the most commonly targeted piece of attire. In Texas alone, entire malls have banned people from wearing them, as has the Fort Worth, Texas, public bus system. Recently, more than a dozen Houston-area apartment complexes have instituted a fine of $100 or even eviction for renters who wear saggy pants on the properties.

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Pants on the ground, pants on the ground. Looking like a fool with your pants on the ground.
They cannot kill a Spook

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Catman Dave wrote:
Pants on the ground, pants on the ground. Looking like a fool with your pants on the ground.
Update on kitten thread please

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Pants on the ground, pants on the ground. Looking like a fool with your pants on the ground.
If the pants fit....wear them ( a take on....if the shoe fits..)
Nothing is worse than pants hung low.......ugh
What's the purpose? To draw attention then claim racism?
Hmmmmmm
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If the pants fit....wear them ( a take on....if the shoe fits..)
Nothing is worse than pants hung low.......ugh
What's the purpose? To draw attention then claim racism?
Hmmmmmm
now dat is jus' so racis'

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Blacklicks Only Poster wrote:
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now dat is jus' so racis'
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Lol

BTW....where is Blacklick????? How far from Columbus .
I suppose I can google it but it's more. Fun to converse!
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BizzyBee wrote:
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Lol
BTW....where is Blacklick????? How far from Columbus .
I suppose I can google it but it's more. Fun to converse!
Lol
East of Columbus out Broad Street to Reynoldsburg-New Albany Road. Turn north. When you reach the railroad tracks you are in Blacklick, Ohio.

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Blacklicks Only Poster wrote:
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East of Columbus out Broad Street to Reynoldsburg-New Albany Road. Turn north. When you reach the railroad tracks you are in Blacklick, Ohio.
Oh so you're right there in Columbus area.
I was there about three times.....
Twice to take state board tests for licenses and another to meet with some Topix friends.
Met at Polaris mall. Wow it is a great mall!
hey hey black Albert

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Once I learned of McDonalds' "365Black" racism program and their in-house program to subsidize black franchisees and that it was now groid food I haven't been in one of the sh^tholes. Say, have they installed 2" thick bullet proof plex at the counter? Hired armed guards at the stores to manage the black undertow? I wonder if nation of Islam's security arm can enforce the dress code and mitigate the Chimpouts!

Pull up the pants? Ha. Just serve them their order on the floor.
hey hey black Albert

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See here. The sh^tstain in this video is McCooon's most desired customer. And a filthy obama supporter to boot.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-24435...

Sure sure...order up some diversity.

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hey hey black Albert wrote:
Once I learned of McDonalds' "365Black" racism program and their in-house program to subsidize black franchisees and that it was now groid food I haven't been in one of the sh^tholes. Say, have they installed 2" thick bullet proof plex at the counter? Hired armed guards at the stores to manage the black undertow? I wonder if nation of Islam's security arm can enforce the dress code and mitigate the Chimpouts!
Pull up the pants? Ha. Just serve them their order on the floor.
Inbred, I think yo mama...who's also your aunt, spit you out in the wrong era. You must live buried in some godforsaken mosquito filled holler. Boy, you're a basket case.
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If the pants fit....wear them ( a take on....if the shoe fits..)
Nothing is worse than pants hung low.......ugh
What's the purpose? To draw attention then claim racism?
Hmmmmmm
If the shoe fits ??????
When they tried the shoe on Cinderella it fitted perfectly
But if it had fitted perfectly how come it fell off in the first place ?

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If the shoe fits ??????
When they tried the shoe on Cinderella it fitted perfectly.
But if it had fitted perfectly how come it fell off in the first place ?
Good question!
The day my divorce was final, I ran down the steps from the courthouse, and guess what? I lost a shoe, just like
Cinderella did...and they fit!
Go figure! We both were running down the steps.......lol
Went to have champaign and celebrate!!!
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Good question!
The day my divorce was final, I ran down the steps from the courthouse, and guess what? I lost a shoe, just like
Cinderella did...and they fit!
Go figure! We both were running down the steps.......lol
Went to have champaign and celebrate!!!
Drank champaigne and celebrated after getting divorced ?
Most have been a marriage made in heaven lol
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WISE AMERICAN wrote:
<quoted text> Inbred, I think yo mama...who's also your aunt, spit you out in the wrong era. You must live buried in some godforsaken mosquito filled holler. Boy, you're a basket case.
Why aren't you in Detroit? You know demonstrating the greatness of blackdom. Or did you mis-spell wise when you were in fact asking 'whys'? You're the stain that insisted polar bears live in Antarctica...just because you thought it so. Shheeeeeyit.

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Why's up ......No one outside the MSM loop worships humpty dumpty. When the house of cards falls there will be much weeping in the obamanation.
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I love the pants on the ground, pants on the ground. It's wonderful.
We have a black friend when one of her grandyounguns comes around her, she pulls them up so far creating them a wedgie. Needless to say, now they come around her looking decent.
Thank GOD for the black grandma and the Houston McDonalds!!!

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dunadd wrote:
I love the pants on the ground, pants on the ground. It's wonderful.
We have a black friend when one of her grandyounguns comes around her, she pulls them up so far creating them a wedgie. Needless to say, now they come around her looking decent.
Thank GOD for the black grandma and the Houston McDonalds!!!
Grannie sounds old school. I'll bet those brats stick their tongues out at her behind her back.

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