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#1 Tip

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Posted 15 September 2019 - 06:45 PM

Okay, so we lost my wife’s step-father in early 2017, and we lost her mom in early 2018. Both deaths were duly recorded with the State of Illinois. So imagine our surprise when we received two letters (one addressed to each of them) informing them that their FOID cards were about to expire and that they needed to renew them. Imagine our total shock when I went and ran them only to find out that they were both STILL ACTIVE and got approved for transfer. So you get rejected for putting Rd. Instead of Road on an app but are still good to go even if you die..... Good Job Illinois!!
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Posted 15 September 2019 - 07:02 PM

Oh, dear!!


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Posted 15 September 2019 - 07:13 PM

It’s only fair that if the dead are allowed to vote in Illinois they can posses firearms.

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Posted 15 September 2019 - 07:15 PM

My daughter got a notice that her CCL was due to renew and she has been out of the state for at least 3 years if not more. AND she did send her stuff back.



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Posted 15 September 2019 - 07:22 PM

... Imagine our total shock when I went and ran them only to find out that they were both STILL ACTIVE and got approved for transfer....


Well, you can just let them expire, then the antis will label them as "revoked" and get the ISP to execute a search warrant on their residence (which I guess is your residence, since you got the letters), possibly in a no-knock, pre-dawn raid, for the children.

Edited by Euler, 15 September 2019 - 07:23 PM.

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Posted 15 September 2019 - 07:23 PM

I still get mail addressed to my grandmother from the soil conservation service about her farm and she past away in 1967


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Posted 15 September 2019 - 07:25 PM

Man, we have such an efficiently run government that it amazes me on a daily basis.

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Posted 15 September 2019 - 08:18 PM

SO ... there must be a black market out there for deceased folks Active FOIDs that will result in un-traceable firearms ??
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Posted 15 September 2019 - 08:26 PM

SO ... there must be a black market out there for deceased folks Active FOIDs that will result in un-traceable firearms ??


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Wow, makes one wonder.........

Edited by Bubbacs, 15 September 2019 - 08:27 PM.


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Posted 15 September 2019 - 08:37 PM

... Imagine our total shock when I went and ran them only to find out that they were both STILL ACTIVE and got approved for transfer....Well, you can just let them expire, then the antis will label them as "revoked" and get the ISP to execute a search warrant on their residence (which I guess is your residence, since you got the letters), possibly in a no-knock, pre-dawn raid, for the children.


Don’t they accidentally knee-cap the children on those raids?

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Posted 15 September 2019 - 08:54 PM

Well, you can just let them expire, then the antis will label them as "revoked" and get the ISP to execute a search warrant on their residence (which I guess is your residence, since you got the letters), possibly in a no-knock, pre-dawn raid, for the children.


Don't they accidentally knee-cap the children on those raids?


Only to get a headline when they don't find anything.
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Posted 16 September 2019 - 06:10 AM

 

... Imagine our total shock when I went and ran them only to find out that they were both STILL ACTIVE and got approved for transfer....Well, you can just let them expire, then the antis will label them as "revoked" and get the ISP to execute a search warrant on their residence (which I guess is your residence, since you got the letters), possibly in a no-knock, pre-dawn raid, for the children.


Don’t they accidentally knee-cap the children on those raids?

 

After they shoot the dog.


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Posted 16 September 2019 - 06:11 AM

It’s only fair that if the dead are allowed to vote in Illinois they can posses firearms.

They have rights.



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Posted 16 September 2019 - 09:08 AM

There is an easy cure for all these dead people still on the rolls of different agencies. The social security office puts out a Death Master list  that all the credit reporting agencies use to mark accounts.

Just run the names in any of the databases against the Death Master.

https://en.wikipedia...ath_Master_File


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Posted 16 September 2019 - 09:28 AM

95% accurate at best, they say......

So the two listed in this post were the ones that slipped through.
And when talking about millions, that’s a lot of dead people still listed as alive.

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Posted 16 September 2019 - 09:33 AM

There is an easy cure for all these dead people still on the rolls of different agencies. The social security office puts out a Death Master list  that all the credit reporting agencies use to mark accounts.

Just run the names in any of the databases against the Death Master.

https://en.wikipedia...ath_Master_File

Mom died 19 months ago.  Since then she has received notice to renew her FCCL, her license plates, and several offers for new credit cards.  However, she is no longer listed as a registered voter.


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Posted 16 September 2019 - 09:42 AM

Man, we have such an efficiently run government that it amazes me on a daily basis.

 

^^^^^^^^^^^^THIS^^^^^^^^^^  Gotta love Hellinois!!!



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Posted 16 September 2019 - 05:32 PM

Lol 

 

Anyone want to sell me a firearm ?

Just ran my foid thru the database it says I am approved !!

 

I havent been a resident for almost 2 years

 

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Edited by Warped, 16 September 2019 - 05:33 PM.

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Posted 16 September 2019 - 09:57 PM

Lol 
 
Anyone want to sell me a firearm ?
Just ran my foid thru the database it says I am approved !!
 
I havent been a resident for almost 2 years
 
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Be very careful

You just happened to REMEMBER your FOID number and ran it right?
We all know it’s law to turn in your actual FOID if you move out of state!


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Posted 17 September 2019 - 05:18 AM

 

Mom died 19 months ago.  Since then she has received notice to renew her FCCL, her license plates, and several offers for new credit cards.  However, she is no longer listed as a registered voter.

 

 

She must have been a Republican.



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Posted 17 September 2019 - 07:24 AM

95% accurate at best, they say......

So the two listed in this post were the ones that slipped through.
And when talking about millions, that’s a lot of dead people still listed as alive.

True but its a start and easy to do. 


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Posted 17 September 2019 - 07:47 AM

There is an easy cure for all these dead people still on the rolls of different agencies. The social security office puts out a Death Master list  that all the credit reporting agencies use to mark accounts.
Just run the names in any of the databases against the Death Master.
https://en.wikipedia...ath_Master_File


Don’t forget about the living listed as dead in that database.




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