- Report: #1022387
Report - Rebuttal - Arbitrate
Complaint Review: American Mensa Ltd.
American Mensa Ltd.1229 Corporate Dr. W. Arlington, Texas United States of America
American Mensa Ltd. -Sin, degradation, gluttony, low living, drunkenness Arlington, Texas
*Consumer Comment: You know what Brian, you're absolutely right
*Consumer Comment: @BHO
*Consumer Comment: anonymous charges = weaker than weak
*Consumer Comment: @JR - (United States of America)
*Consumer Comment: Mensa Bulletin
*Consumer Comment: Allegedly this, allegedly that
*Consumer Comment: Creepers
*Consumer Comment: Reputation?
*Consumer Comment: Fattys
*Consumer Comment: Mensa
*General Comment: Sour Grapes
*Consumer Comment: Plus size women
*Consumer Comment: AX
*REBUTTAL Owner of company: plus sized women
*Consumer Comment: Daniel Gilmore has spoken!
*Consumer Comment: About that Daniel Gilmore...
*General Comment: um.
*Consumer Comment: Another member of the good-old-boys club
*UPDATE Employee: I'm not anonymous
*Consumer Comment: Thank you to Ripoff Report
*Consumer Comment: The Mensans don't have enuff to fight about on all their Facebook groups???
*Consumer Comment: Speaking of "dirty skanks"
*Consumer Comment: Mike's fan club
*Consumer Comment: Mike Ganopoulos
*Consumer Comment: lame
*Consumer Comment: You think you people have it bad..
*Consumer Comment: This is not a joking matter
*Consumer Comment: Typical Mike Ganopoulos.
*Consumer Comment: JR, the expert in all that's credible!
*Consumer Comment: NONE of this is credible
*Consumer Comment: Mike Gino Ganopoulos
*REBUTTAL Owner of company: dogs
*General Comment: Let's all jump on the bandwagon.
*Consumer Comment: GenX banning of Gino/Mike
*Consumer Comment: He attacked me too
*Consumer Comment: Just a question.
*Consumer Comment: No.
*Consumer Comment: Just the facts...
*Consumer Comment: Weak satire.
*General Comment: Thanks for the laugh
*Consumer Comment: This is not an accurate picture of Mensa
*Consumer Comment: Ah yes, I remember you!
*Consumer Comment: Similar experience
*UPDATE Employee: Mensa Society by a Real Member
After getting my graduate degree from Brigham Young and leaving the university, I felt wanting for intellectual opportunities, so I joined Mensa, the alleged high-IQ society, and what a horrible shock I received when attending one of their gatherings, which turned out to be nothing more than a celebration of vice and sin.
The first thing I noticed upon entering the event, held at a conference hotel, was the presence of many women, from their 20's to their 70's, dressed immodestly and behaving suggestively. I have no idea what this is supposed to do with intelligence, and my suspicions were arisen almost immediately. Several of them tried to greet me, with hugs and kisses inappropriate for anything but a married couple, and with this greeting- "Welcome to Mensa. Mensa is free." What is that supposed to mean? I had to avert my eyes to avoid "wardrobe malfunctions" as this inappropriate groping was taking place. Eventually I retreated to the mens room to collect my thoughts and keep my mind pure.
As I walked around the gathering, I noticed people wearing identifying tags, with color codes and symbols, like some kind of a cult. Several people were drunk and alcoholic beverages (of which I never partake) were freely available. This is intelligence? There was card-playing going on, and some kind of board game involving sheep.
"Welcome to Mensa. Mensa is free."
Amidst all this debauchery, people stuffing their faces with pizza and alcohol, and immoral, degrading conduct, I tried asking a few people what the blazes was going on, and someone asked me if I had taken "the Vow." Vow? What vow? I had no idea what they were talking about. They sent me down a corridor, and as walked I passed rooms with closed doors and strange sounds coming from them. Some had music, some had laughter, and some had the sounds of whipping and screaming. There was one where they were chanting in some language I did not recognize. Now I am really frightened of what I had gotten myself into. At the end of the hall, people were waiting to enter this large room, and I heard some of them discussing this vow and what would happen after they took it.
Then into the room walked this heavy-set fellow with a beard, and a GOAT on a leash! I do not know what was done with that goat, and I would probably be sick if I did. I turned around and left.
"Welcome to Mensa. Mensa is free."
Yeah, free of morals, dignity, decency, and prudence. How can this possibly be a high-IQ society? I felt ripped off. From now on I am limiting my social experiences to church-centered activities. And I believe somebody needs to investigate this Mensa society, explain why there is so much sex and drinking going on, what this vow is all about, and what they're doing with goats behind closed doors.
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