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Old 07-21-18, 07:40 PM
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Walmart is scary as hell

was there the other night and heard both the parents and there kids around 10 useing the f word. another kid was rideing a bike thru the aisles.
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Old 07-21-18, 07:54 PM
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I assume you have never been to a Walmart? Pretty much SOP.
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Originally Posted by spinnaker View Post
I assume you have never been to a Walmart? Pretty much SOP.
I go there very seldom and itís always like 4 am
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Old 07-21-18, 08:58 PM
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Why would you complain if someone was riding a bike? Sounds perfect to me.
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Originally Posted by Aubergine View Post
Why would you complain if someone was riding a bike? Sounds perfect to me.
time and place for bikes not in Walmart .
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Originally Posted by windhchaser View Post

I go there very seldom and itís always like 4 am
Most of our Walmarts started closing overnight a year or two ago. You wouldn't get in until 7 am.
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The only strange thing I've witnessed is a parent bringing in a very trashed bmx style bicycle and walking out with a brand new one, and not paying a dime.
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Old 07-22-18, 06:48 AM
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Originally Posted by texaspandj View Post
The only strange thing I've witnessed is a parent bringing in a very trashed bmx style bicycle and walking out with a brand new one, and not paying a dime.
heard a story about people bringing infants in the store and slice open the disposable diapers and stuff their diaper bags full. The managers let this go on because they would send the less than full diaper packages back to the manufacturer and tell them it was a defective product. They were able to keep the customers shopping that way and probably spend more money because they didn't have to spend it on diapers.
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Old 07-22-18, 07:25 AM
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Scariest thing I ever saw in a store was at a Home Depot. A guy in front of me was buying a landscaper's bow saw, duct tape, heavy-duty trash bags, and 4 bags of quick-set concrete mix. I didn't see any news reports in the following days about a missing person. . . . . .
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Originally Posted by skidder View Post
Scariest thing I ever saw in a store was at a Home Depot. A guy in front of me was buying a landscaper's bow saw, duct tape, heavy-duty trash bags, and 4 bags of quick-set concrete mix. I didn't see any news reports in the following days about a missing person. . . . . .
What about zip ties?
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the worst may be the traffic coming out of there , drivers swelling with pride

over their paltry savings supposed benefits to their miserable lives ,

and not paying attention to the road..
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Not that I visit Walmart often...but almost inevitability the ones I do visit (due to being the only store in an area) have crying kids, and disorganized aisles... and are generally NOT a nice shopping experience.

The one exception to that was a Walmart near Hurricane Utah, on the way to Zion park... cleanest, quietest, neatest store I have ever been in... the only odd thing were the shoppers in long prairie dresses. But not one single crying baby in the place. It was erie, like a Walmart transported to somewhere else.
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Originally Posted by windhchaser View Post

I go there very seldom and itís always like 4 am

late night/early morning Lady Gaga cd buying binges?
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Old 07-22-18, 10:30 PM
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Originally Posted by texaspandj View Post
The only strange thing I've witnessed is a parent bringing in a very trashed bmx style bicycle and walking out with a brand new one, and not paying a dime.
Lol. Our local one stays open 24/7 and always has people at the door checking receipts. I imagine that if you were in a store where a kid could ride their bicycles down the aisle, he could probably ride it right out the door.
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Originally Posted by texaspandj View Post
The only strange thing I've witnessed is a parent bringing in a very trashed bmx style bicycle and walking out with a brand new one, and not paying a dime.
Probably a return. She bought the BMX bike for her kid 3 days earlier. That's how long it took for the ting to fall apart. She brought it back to exchange it.
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Back when Albertson's grocery store was open 24/7 we used to go there after the bars closed to get snacks and be entertained by the shoppers and staff.
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Originally Posted by skidder View Post
Scariest thing I ever saw in a store was at a Home Depot. A guy in front of me was buying a landscaper's bow saw, duct tape, heavy-duty trash bags, and 4 bags of quick-set concrete mix. I didn't see any news reports in the following days about a missing person. . . . . .
There's a fun party game about thinking of three things to buy at a grocery store (or hardware store) that would make the cashier freak out.

Example: Pregnancy test kit, hangers, scissors.
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Originally Posted by windhchaser View Post
was there the other night and heard both the parents and there kids around 10 useing the f word.
Don't judge. They probably live in a realy tough neighborhood. It's get tough and act tough or get beat up or even die maybe.
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I was out in front of a Walmart before Christmas one year ringing the bell for the Salvation Army. There aren't many people who have been annoyed or upset by that when I've done it at other places, but there were a bunch of them at Walmart. I asked for a different spot for that group the next year, and they applogized for putting us there the year before.
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Outside of being slow, and difficult to return things, I can't say I have seen anything, And the local Walmart is enormous. And not far from the interstate (Everything around here is not far from the interstate).
The shoppers can seem out of place for the area though. But again many are not from the area.
One guy smelled really bad, but I think he was working at the local state fare, probably with animals and was just lazy about his hygiene. He asked me what my problem was because I made a face as I passed him. I ignored his hill billy ass and kept walking.

When we have decent weather I will go for late night coffee walks, and sometimes go there. Usually between 10PM-1AM. Only a 20 minute walk away.
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Your IQ drops just walking through the door of a Walmart.
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Your IQ drops just walking through the door of a Walmart.
Eh?
Could ya dumb it down a shade?
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My 19 year old son is a department manager with Walmart while going to school. He always has the most amazing stories when he gets home. It really kinda makes you question the direction of society to be honest.
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Think of a time years ago when there were mom and pop stores and specialty shops with knowledgeable clerks who could actually tell you about a product.
Then, Wal Mart, Home Depot, Lowes, etc came to town and closed all those. The very few that managed to survive have now been closed by Amazon. The three places I mentioned along with just about every other brick and mortar retail establishment out there is threatened by what Amazon is trying and managing to do.
I only go to Wal Mart now because there is simply no where left to shop. I have learned that going out looking for something specific is wasting my time and gas, so I have now become part of the problem and buy 85% of what I want online. I have been playing with the idea of buying all my bulk dry goods that way as well....but I sure hate having to return clothing by mail.

To jump down off my soapbox and talk about the subject at hand....we have three Wal Mart within a fairly close drive. One of them is in a decent part of town and is usually stocked fairly well, but carries all the low end product lines. There is another over in hell town. Nothing is ever stocked, the store always looks like ****, and the employees are no where to be found. The third is in an upscale area. Store is beautiful, well stocked with mid to high end items and all the employees are constantly around, smiling, and helpful. You wouldn't know they were the same company.
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