Subject: Re: Grocery store ploys
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2003 19:33:54 -0500
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I bet this gal is also one who lets her kid eat a banana and them informs
the cashier that "oh by the way, there were 6 bananas before junior ate
one". Well lets just sit him up here and weigh him up at .33 lb. By the
way dear, that's shop-lifting.
"Don K" wrote in message
> "defeated" wrote in message
> > "Chotii" wrote in message
> > >
> > > On the contrary: at least she pays for them. The type of parent who
> > > juvies would probably tell the kid to hide the bar back inside the box
> > > the shelf, at the back, and just walk out. Presumably she takes the
> > > the candy bar out of the kid's hide (or piggy bank) at home.
> > Yeah, what she said...while I've been reading everyone's posts
> > criticizing SlinkyToy and her parenting, I've been thinking about all
> > of the loose, unattended snots I've seen tearing through store aisles,
> > eating from open packages of cookies and candy, and the subsequent
> > cast off open packages stashed in the aisles, ripping open bags of dog
> > food and throwing kibble at each other (and these were teenagers ! )
> > and worse. We may recoil from ST's kid's behavior, but I give her
> > props for being on top of the kid enough to catch the stolen bar, and
> > then own up to it with the cashier.
> Read the 2nd sentence below and tell me what it means.
> What results do you think she's talking about that they, the store,
> have to deal with? I think she is saying the store has to deal with
> a customer who refuses to pay.
> "On more than one occasion I've been "too slow to stop him" and handed
> an open, missing-one-bite candy bar to the cashier. I'm of the
> opinion that if they load the check-out aisles with child temptations,
> they need to deal with the results."
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