Want to make a quick $250?

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Want to make a quick $250?

Go to Well Fargo online, take about 5 minutes to fill out an application and open a checking account with $25. Use the debit card 10 times and they'll give you $250. (Go to the gas station and put a $1 in 10 times, etc.) Then simply close the account and withdraw the money.

Here's the link: https://www.wellsfargo.com/jump/checking/prospect-offer

Easy peasy.

Don't say I never gave you anything. ;)

Update 3/11: Apparently, the link is now dead. Good going for all those who got it.


Gone in 8.6


GONE
CHARLOTTE comes stage center on an empty stage. The whistle of a descending plane can be heard in the background, first as a whisper, growing more intense.
CHARLOTTE
Today is the day I die.
CHARLOTTE looks to the roof and smiles.
A row of airline passenger seats roll onto stage. Two frantic passengers are sitting there in the seats. CHARLOTTE sits down between them and places the oxygen mask on as the two passengers panic.
STEWARDESS enters from side-stage dressed in vintage 60's (Pan-Am) outfit, grabs the intercom:
STEWARDESS
Brace. Brace. Brace...
The three passengers brace for impact. The sound of the air, and descending sounds grow more and more. CHARLOTTE, still with her head down opens her eyes and looks above her mask at the audience like a line-backer ready to tackle. The sounds become opaque for a moment.
CHARLOTTE
(CHARLOTTE laughs)
You know how they say your life flashes before your eyes when you die?
Bright Light from the roof of the stage (aircraft). The PASSENGER sat beside CHARLOTTE is catapulted into the air via cable and weight. 
BLACKOUT.
As the lights come up, CHARLOTTE and BOWIE hold hands and spin to music.
They fall down, laying beside one another.
BOWIE
May I kiss you?
CHARLOTTE
Um, well. I have a confession.
BOWIE
I'm listening.
CHARLOTTE
I've never actually kissed a boy.
BOWIE
But you've kissed plenty of girls?
CHARLOTTE
NO!!!! I just, well, I thought I'd wait till the time was right.
BOWIE
Seems like the right time to me.
CHARLOTTE
We barely know each other.
BOWIE 
Well then we should probably try to catch up.
CHARLOTTE 
I'm serious!
BOWIE
Okay where do you see yourself in ten years?
CHARLOTTE
Out there. Traveling, seeing the pyramids, the Eiffel Tower, back-packing across Spain!
BOWIE
Why wait ten years, why not do that now.
CHARLOTTE
I don't know, well for one thing, mom and dad would never let me. Then there's the money. Oh God, my mother would just flip! Ha! Mom flips if I go to fifty miles down to L.A. for the day.
BOWIE
You're 19 Charlotte, you're the only girl in college I know with a curfew of 9PM.
CHARLOTTE
I know right? But it's better to be safe, right.
BOWIE
What if for once you weren't?
CHARLOTTE 
What?
BOWIE 
What if one kiss could change your life? What if, just this once, you did what you wanted, rather than what you're supposed to do? How might that one little kiss change your life?
They kiss, the stage fills with sunshine, then fades to BLACKOUT.
(In blackout...)
CHARLOTTE
Mom, I'm pregnant.
Lights up, MOM (who is likely pregnant as well) & CHARLOTTE stand on stage. Tires screech (Dad drives a green 76 Ford F-150), door slam, DAD enters holding a shot gun.. CHARLOTTE glares at MOM.
MOM
Now, now, your dad has a right to know.
CHARLOTTE
MOM!!!! You promised not to tell him!?
DAD 
(cocks gun)
Where the fuck is he?
CHARLOTTE 
(Desperately)
He's not here dad!
DAD begins to walk off.
DAD
Well I'm going to find him, fry him, and hang his hide in my trophy case.
CHARLOTTE
No!!!! (reaches for her father) Please!!!
DAD turns around and slaps CHARLOTTE. 
DAD
You're not my daughter anymore. Go have your demon baby, but never ask me for another cent again.
MOM lights up a cigarette and pats CHARLOTTE on the head uncaringly, CHARLOTTE is on her knees sobbing, and dad exits with another screech, and the sounds of his truck droning into the distance.
MOM 
(nonchalantly) 
See what you did. You've ruined our lives.
BLACKOUT
CHARLOTTE sits in a Doctor's office, the doctor walks in holding a chart, and sits.
DOCTOR
Well Charlotte, looks like everything went well. However... (flips through charts)
CHARLOTTE
You removed it, right?
DOCTOR 
The post-op blood tests indicate, well, the presence of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Now, now, we're going to do a few more tests before we take action.
CHARLOTTE
What does that even mean?
DOCTOR
Nothing now, but, should the results come back positive. We're looking at a reduction in expectancy?
CHARLOTTE
I'm going to die?
DOCTOR
No you're going to live, perhaps a long time, maybe two years or longer if we're successful chemo treatment.
BLACKOUT
Sound of a cell phone dialing. The stage is empty as the lights rise, headlights in the distance casting their glare upon the street. Charlotte stands center stage, it's raining on-stage. Charlotte stands there drenched with her cell phone in her hand.
CHARLOTTE
I just thought you should know. Today is the day I'm going to stop listening to you. You, that ever persistent voice in my head. That voice that makes me stop when I should have gone, ran when I should have stood strong. That voice searching for meaning in life, which could only be answered by facing death. Today I'm going to stop letting your fears rule my life. Today I'm going to start living, and there's nothing you can do about it. This is my goodbye.
CHARLOTTE drops the phone on the ground and crushes it with her foot. BOWIE enters Stage Left, they grab hands, spin, then kiss intensely. Suddenly a shot it heard, and BOWIE slumps in CHARLOTTE's arms. 
CHARLOTTE
Nooo!!! (pause) You bastard!!!
BOWIE
(in a death whisper)
Run Char, run and never look back.
BOWIE dies.
BLACKOUT
Row of airplane seats appears again on center stage facing the audience with the same two passengers as before. 
CHARLOTTE indicates to the audience that she's aware they're there. She takes a seat.
STEWARDESS (OR PILOT)
Welcome on board Icarus Flight 86 with non-stop service from Los Angeles to Paris. Flight attendants prepare for cross-check.
CHARLOTTE buckles her seat, stops, looks at the audience and smiles.
CHARLOTTE
8.6 minutes. That's approximately the amount of time you have after your heart stops beating before brain function ceases. When we die, our eyes close, our body is paralyzed, and if we're lucky enough to die of old age; we will do so with loved ones standing over us, mourning, as we're lost for all time. But, we're not actually gone yet; not for 8.6 minutes. The brain continues to function for 8.6 minutes after the body dies. That's practically a lifetime to live through past emotions; a last poetic gift of the experiences and memories you've collected in this life. It will either be 8.6 minutes of tragic regret, or something so transcendental, maybe one last synapse will fire a final smile.
The airline seats rotate 180 degrees as if the entire audience is a part of the plane. TWO (or four) FLIGHT ATTENDANTS move down the aisle-ways of the theatre asking individuals to buckle their seats and place their seats in an upright position.
The engines begin to thrust up for take up.
CHARLOTTE
You know how they say your life flashes before your eyes when you die?
What if this, right now- what we’re living is that flash?















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