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    J E R S E Y S B E S T Jerseysbest's Avatar
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    I'm totally over Walmart

    I moved a few weeks ago and there's a Walmart within easy biking distance. So I did a lot of shopping there, mainly cause they were the only store around. I bought some basic stuff like food, a wireless PCI card for my desktop, new somewhat better computer speakers, a cloths iron, sheets, and a few other minor miscellaneous stuff.

    Returned the iron after 2 days cause it didn't work. The wireless PCI card started to work only occasionally, returned that. Returned second iron cause it barely got hot enough to iron anything, and now, the friggin speakers are making terrible noise. And the sheets I bought have threads hanging out everywhere. WTF, anything over $10 I buy from that store is complete crap. To think I had thoughts of buying a LCD tv from there... I ain't buying **** from there again....


    EDIT: okay, maybe its the beer talking, but I'm pissed!
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    Yea i only food from Walmart and things that will get broken or ripped in the next few days.
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    Slavemart.

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    What took you so long?
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    By the time you got to the claspy thingy, I would have taught you plenty

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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    Oh don't even get me started on Walmart.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind
    Oh don't even get me started on Walmart.
    Ditto.

    I'd symbolically urinate on Walmart, but who would notice?

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    I don't care about the social issues, it's just a miserable place to shop. I have no issue paying a few bucks more to go somewhere that doesn't feel so disgusting.

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    Target > Walmart


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    Hey SBW, what up? I'm liking the new avatar.
    Originally Posted by merider1
    By the time you got to the claspy thingy, I would have taught you plenty

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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    Actually it's an old avatar. I felt like I was cheating on my mtbs so I had to reaffirm my love for the hardtail.

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    Walmart is a ****ty grocery store, ****ty hardware store, ****ty sporting goods store, ****ty everything store and is the only general store left in town where you can get ****.

    Oh and they loose their minds when I try to bring my bike inside, even into the chain link garden supply area.

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    I bought boxer shorts from Wal Mart 4 years ago. They still work today.

    Everything else I bought at Wal Mart is broken though.
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    Manufacturers have to make things cheaper to be able to have walmart buy their products. It is walmarts fault, 100%. They force manu. to sell them items cheaper and cheaper "or else". That is why I refeuse to even go there. My Mom loves kmart and I hate that one as well. I tell Mom,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind
    Oh don't even get me started on Walmart.
    wheres that start button....*looks all over the place*
    sign here so we can do stuff to your stuff...

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    Yep, you've usually given up something in order to get it cheaper there. I've also found that sometimes Target is actually cheaper on the the same thing, like Rubbermaid or trash bags. Plus, I don't get the heeby jeebys touching stuff. I stopped going probably about 2 years ago. Now it's maybe once a year in a pinch.

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    'Bout time.

    I haven't shopped at WM in over 4 years. Don't miss it, either.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Minesbroken
    wheres that start button....*looks all over the place*
    I'm betting yours is broken cuz ya bought it at Fall-apart.
    Why isn't 11 pronounced onety one?

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    J E R S E Y S B E S T Jerseysbest's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by dpb13
    What took you so long?
    Never really shopped there. Only would buy stuff like a pair of socks or soap if I need it and was passing by.
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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    We must have abnormal Walmarts here........

    Here Walmart paid for 50% of a commuter bike trail network over in West Lafayette that services Purdue University and the Industrial Research park and the NW Side of West Lafayette and links with another Bike trail (MUP), that coincidentally link at the West Lafayette Supercenter.

    All of them have bike racks, and are relatively easy access by bike. They also have a security camera pointed at the bike racks, very visible!

    Not saying they are perfect, but by and large, seem to be a distinct cut above other areas!

    We have 3 walmart Supercenters here and 1 Meijer, and Walmart is the more accessible by bike.
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    The Houston WalMart on Dunvale Rd. is a cesspool of illegal immigrants. No exaggeration, at least 1/3 - 1/2 of their customers at any given moment are no doubt here illegally (and, as a corrolary, are most likely felons too, in terms of tax fraud, ID theft, and so on). But WalMart doesn't care, because money is money to them, and they have a proven trackrecord of a willingness to exploit third world impoverished.

    I am totally pro-capitalist, and WM is one of the few businesses I hope and pray will go under someday.
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    I won't shop at Wal*Mart but they do have a pretty amazing logistics system to support their stores all around the world.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Towlie
    The Houston WalMart on Dunvale Rd. is a cesspool of illegal immigrants. No exaggeration, at least 1/3 - 1/2 of their customers at any given moment are no doubt here illegally (and, as a corrolary, are most likely felons too, in terms of tax fraud, ID theft, and so on). But WalMart doesn't care, because money is money to them, and they have a proven trackrecord of a willingness to exploit third world impoverished.
    I've actually been there before; just helped my friend move to Houston and we bought a tv there. We were probably the only two that spoke english...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe
    We must have abnormal Walmarts here........

    Here Walmart paid for 50% of a commuter bike trail network over in West Lafayette that services Purdue University and the Industrial Research park and the NW Side of West Lafayette and links with another Bike trail (MUP), that coincidentally link at the West Lafayette Supercenter.

    All of them have bike racks, and are relatively easy access by bike. They also have a security camera pointed at the bike racks, very visible!

    Not saying they are perfect, but by and large, seem to be a distinct cut above other areas!

    We have 3 walmart Supercenters here and 1 Meijer, and Walmart is the more accessible by bike.
    Tom, I think it's the whole university aspect. The Walmart outside of Champaign-Urbana was decent, too - at least it was 15 years ago when I bought a swimsuit there.
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    Meh, most of the crap I've bought there seems to hold up o.k. Cheapest kitty litter in town!

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    WALMART RULES!!!!

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