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#2822661 - 04/11/12 09:35 AM
Oh No they didn't?
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Not sure if anyone else gets the Uline supply companies catalog at work. But on their new Spring/Summer 2012 cover they posted a picture of a very nice jumping Asian Carp! shocked

I sent them this note to let them know:
Dear Uline
I am not sure that you may be aware? But the jumping fish you printed on your new Spring/Summer 2012 catalog is an Asian Silver Carp which is an invasion species which states like Minnesota and others are spending millions of dollars to try and eradicate before it spreads up the Mississippi river and into the lakes. Just thought you may want to know that. Steve A.

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#2822676 - 04/11/12 09:50 AM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: leech~~]
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LOL. Maybe it represents the company jumping and invading new territories...

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#2822696 - 04/11/12 10:18 AM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: slipperybob]
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haha thats awesome hopefully you get a response.

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#2822716 - 04/11/12 10:33 AM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: mrklean]
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Evidently "Boaters & Fisher people" are not the only ones who need to be educated on Invasion Species! whistle

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#2822723 - 04/11/12 10:38 AM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: leech~~]
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I saw that the other morning there was one sitting on the break table at work.

Not good.


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#2822743 - 04/11/12 10:58 AM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: Sifty]
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Mine is different, has a wilderness print, a grill, t shirt and some other misc stuff.

"If I have to explain, you wouldn't understand." Unknown
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#2822750 - 04/11/12 11:05 AM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: low277]
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Maybe they want people to consider targeting them as a game fish.
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#2822781 - 04/11/12 11:39 AM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: low277]
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Originally Posted By: low277
Mine is different, has a wilderness print, a grill, t shirt and some other misc stuff.
Sounds like an old one you may not have gotten the New one yet?

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#2823294 - 04/12/12 08:12 AM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: mrklean]
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Originally Posted By: mrklean
haha thats awesome hopefully you get a response.
Well here was their standard reply:
Dear Steve,

Thank you for contacting Uline Customer Service.

I forwarded your feedback to the appropriate department. We appreciate your information regarding your thoughts on our new catalog.

Please feel free to contact us if we can assist you with anything else.

Sincerely, sleep

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#2823334 - 04/12/12 08:54 AM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: leech~~]
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very well thought response haha

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#2823371 - 04/12/12 09:21 AM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: mrklean]
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Did they change it already or do they have different cover pictures depending on where it's sent? I just looked at the catalog and it shows a (poorly photoshopped) truck driving through a mountain road.
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#2823399 - 04/12/12 10:09 AM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: lotsofish]
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Pretty sure it is only on the newest one that just came out. I got mine Wed. If your company gets them it should be on it's way. I always love it when people who do not fish or hunt make up advertising cover photo's. It will be some one holding up a deepsea rod and a Trout or something! laugh

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#2823407 - 04/12/12 10:25 AM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: leech~~]
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Pics, or it didn't happen.
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#2823461 - 04/12/12 11:32 AM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: Sonicrunch]
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I did the same thing yesterday after reading this post. Pretty much wrote the same statement about the carp. I was curious to see what they would say. Here is the response I received:

Dear Erik,

Thank you for contacting Uline Customer Service.

That is very interesting. I forwarded your feedback to the appropriate department. We appreciate your suggestion as we are always looking for ways to better improve our knowledge about the community and service our customers.

Please feel free to contact us if we can assist you with anything else.

Sincerely,
confused
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#2823464 - 04/12/12 11:36 AM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: Sonicrunch]
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Originally Posted By: Sonicrunch
Pics, or it didn't happen.
Well here is about the best I can do at work with a dump cam.


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#2823479 - 04/12/12 11:56 AM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: leech~~]
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I just recieved theres on 4/11/12 and it has stickers and uline tags , flammable stickers, but no carp.
There must be all different ones out there.
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#2823525 - 04/12/12 01:33 PM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: bluewater2]
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Man, that thing looks downright sporty!

Ah, well, I am a great and sublime fool. But then I am God's fool, and all His work must be contemplated with respect.
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#2823711 - 04/12/12 06:52 PM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: Stick in Mud]
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Wow really people dont have anything better to then email a company because of the fish thats on the cover of there new catalog?
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#2823742 - 04/12/12 07:51 PM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: LOTWSvirgin]
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Originally Posted By: LOTWSvirgin
Wow really people dont have anything better to then email a company because of the fish thats on the cover of there new catalog?
Um, maybe you should spend some time reading up on "that" fish's subject and then ask your self why a company would want to represent it to their customers on the cover of their product catalog?

But then maybe you have better things to do then to give a hoot about our rivers and lakes! smirk

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#2823751 - 04/12/12 07:58 PM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: leech~~]
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This asian carp infestation has gone too far! grin

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#2823927 - 04/13/12 06:52 AM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: OnAFly]
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I think they just wanted a pic of a fish jumping out of the water without a lure attached and thats the easiest one to get. How often do you see the state fish doing that. It would look better with an arrow sticking through it.
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#2823951 - 04/13/12 07:41 AM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: HooknHorns]
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Originally Posted By: HooknHorns
I think they just wanted a pic of a fish jumping out of the water without a lure attached and thats the easiest one to get. How often do you see the state fish doing that. It would look better with an arrow sticking through it.


+1

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#2824004 - 04/13/12 08:31 AM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: Stick in Mud]
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Hey at least when they get up to Red Wing we can get in some Batting practise out on the river! Better get use to wearing a helmet when fishing! grin

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#2824124 - 04/13/12 10:37 AM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: leech~~]
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Where is their sticker??????

It's called fishing not catching!!
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#2824833 - 04/14/12 05:34 PM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: ib_jigged]
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#2825279 - 04/15/12 03:26 PM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: Wanderer]
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See all the fun we could be having! laugh
Huum why is this fish a problem on a company catalog or anywhere! crazy

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#2825298 - 04/15/12 04:00 PM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: leech~~]
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Nice video. Looks fun.
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#2825484 - 04/15/12 08:49 PM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: leech~~]
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Originally Posted By: leech~~
Well here is about the best I can do at work with a dump cam.

Well done my good man.

We should all promote these fish as a sportfish with a limit of 50. That'll get rid of em.
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#2825489 - 04/15/12 08:54 PM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: Wanderer]
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I am going to do this... but I'll be wearing a cup :-)
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#2825493 - 04/15/12 09:20 PM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: HooknHorns]
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Originally Posted By: HooknHorns
I think they just wanted a pic of a fish jumping out of the water without a lure attached and thats the easiest one to get. How often do you see the state fish doing that. It would look better with an arrow sticking through it.


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#2827465 - 04/18/12 08:00 PM
Re: Oh No they didn't? [Re: Seeker of Clayface]
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Is that the new invasive specie sticker.LOL
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