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Old 03-18-2013, 02:59 PM   #1
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Convenience-store owners in Maine are concerned that the state lottery wants to rebrand its scratch-off lottery tickets as "Kwikies."
“That’s going to be real uncomfortable for my girls behind the register to have guys come in and say, ‘Hey, give me a Kwikie,’” David Welch, owner of Village Market in Fairfield, Me., told the Bangor Daily News after receiving a letter from the Maine State Lottery informing him of the plan.
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The comments by Yahoo users below the article are even funnier. Sample:

"buy a scratcher and ask the clerk if you can rub one out at the counter."
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I stopped buying the ones that are crosswords. I scratch off the whole ticket and look and look but can't find any angry words at all...
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