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Fri Feb 15, 2013, 02:57 PM

Man Quits Job Over "Mark of the Beast" On His Tax Form

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Man Quits Job Over "Mark of the Beast" On His Tax Form

Opening your form W-2 can be traumatic for many folks but for one Tennessee man, it was enough to make him quit his job.

Walter Slonopas, a maintenance worker at Contech Casting LLC in Clarksville, Tennessee wasn’t upset with the dollar figures on the form but rather the control numbers. The form W-2 he received was stamped by the payroll company with the number 666. To the payroll company, it represented the order in which the forms were mailed out to taxpayers. But for Slonopas, it was much more sinister: it was the “number of the beast.”

According to Slonopas, who considers himself a born again Christian, the number is often used as a symbol of the devil. That, he figured, left him two options after the receipt of the W-2: quit his job or go to hell. He chose the former, saying, “If you accept that number, you sell your soul to the devil.”

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Reply Man Quits Job Over "Mark of the Beast" On His Tax Form (Original post)
Judi Lynn Feb 2013 OP
Harmony Blue Feb 2013 #1
Marrah_G Feb 2013 #2
get the red out Feb 2013 #4
LiberalElite Feb 2013 #20
onehandle Feb 2013 #3
Puzzledtraveller Feb 2013 #5
CrispyQ Feb 2013 #6
NoGOPZone Feb 2013 #7
Enrique Feb 2013 #8
Drunken Irishman Feb 2013 #9
Puzzledtraveller Feb 2013 #13
Puzzledtraveller Feb 2013 #14
sharp_stick Feb 2013 #10
nolabear Feb 2013 #11
Flashmann Feb 2013 #12
louis-t Feb 2013 #15
Initech Feb 2013 #16
brooklynite Feb 2013 #17
klyon Feb 2013 #18
BainsBane Feb 2013 #19
SaveAmerica Feb 2013 #21
madinmaryland Feb 2013 #22

Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 02:58 PM

1. No wonder the younger generation is non religious

Perfect example of irrational behavior.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 02:58 PM

2. So now he is unemployed idiot

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Response to Marrah_G (Reply #2)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 03:00 PM

4. I wonder

I wonder if his Church will be pissed when his donations drop off from no income?

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Response to Marrah_G (Reply #2)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:23 PM

20. Maybe another born-again will hire him that's his only hope eom

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 02:59 PM

3. I just nicknamed his car '666.'

He better send it to me, or else my pal Beelzebub will be all over his ass.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 03:00 PM

5. I admit, that number always causes me a little discomfort

I get that on a receipt from time to time. I once had a server adjust the total of my bill, I didn't tell her too, she glanced at it before handing it to me and said "let me chanhe this" she brought it back with 6.65.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 03:02 PM

6. I was a grocery store cashier for many years.

On three occasions the total came to $6.66 & in all three cases the customer purchased something else.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 03:03 PM

7. His future job interviews are going to be interesting.

"Why did you leave you last position?"

"I didn't want to sell my soul to the devil."

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 03:03 PM

8. maybe that's why the Pope quit

someone check his tax form.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 03:06 PM

9. He looks like a penis.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Reply #9)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 03:15 PM

13. ah, that's low

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Reply #9)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 03:16 PM

14. Hmm...

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 03:06 PM

10. I used to live at 668 Thornhill a long time ago

My roommate added a tag to the mailbox that said "The Neighbor of the Beast".

He was the best roommate I ever had, I still sometimes wonder what he's up too.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 03:10 PM

11. I once had a 666 license plate number. I got the weirdest reactions.

When I picked it up they told me that there were people who wouldn't accept one. To me it was just a chuckle, but the biggest worry got to be that someone would take a liking to it and steal it. I got strong positives from little goth kids and negatives from fundies and some who were just superstitious. I was just happy I could easily remember it!

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 03:13 PM

12. Man Quits Job

I saw this story a week or so ago....An article linked to the story referenced texts from earlier times than the King James version,in which the number was 616,and was changed inexplicably for inclusion in the more modern version,for whatever that's worth......

Beyond that,though..This guy still is required to file a tax return and include the appropriate copies of all pertinent documents...Quitting his job changes none of that......

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 03:17 PM

15. Where I grew up we had a phone exchange of 666.

It took many years, but eventually people made the phone company stop using it.

My best story is when I used to bowl on leagues. One game, both teams on our lane had matching total pins in the (8th) frame of 666. I pointed it out and someone said "hey, play that in the lottery." The next day, the 3-digit was 666.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 03:22 PM

16. I take it he's not an Iron Maiden fan.



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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 03:24 PM

17. Guess he can't file his taxes either...

Maybe he'll get 666 on his prison uniform.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 08:05 PM

18. great it opens up a job for a young person that probably

will be smarter than Uncle Fester

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 08:17 PM

19. Darwin comes to mind

Whenever I read this sort of story.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 10:25 PM

21. I love that his Bible looks crisp, clean, and never-been-read.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 10:52 PM

22. So now this teabagging douchebag is on the government dole. Betcha he is

out protesting government "handouts" while collecting those same "handouts"

Fucking Douchebag.

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