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Old 02-19-2015, 11:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I went to Walmart to pick up some ice cream on a late night binge and I decided to stop by the card section. There were two let's just say kids well adults looking at the Pokémon cards. I noticed that she had a little purple scale and she was weighing each individual Pokémon pack.
So of course I confronted her and I said oh nice weighing the packs huh? And her response was I'm tired of not getting any good cards for my money. So I said why don't you buy hobby packs then instead of trying to rip off a retail store. This is when she got a little belligerent and decided to curse at me and call me a kid and to get out of her face. So what did I do. I nag even more I said quit stealing from the company and she said you know what dude why don't you just get out of here or you will grown man to my reply was yes she said well I'm just a kid I said no you're not you're a fat lady with tattoos and face piercings and you're stealing from the company and stealing hits from kids.

So she told her little buddy to get somebody and I said yes please get somebody and I will explain the situation and then she started yelling loudly excuse me excuse me security so I waited security never came of course. A cashier showed up but didn't do anything so I went and got the management. I told him what the lady was doing and they looked at me like I was stupid of course then I asked management if there was security and they said I don't think we have that

So she said she would get upper management and go over and talk to them and that's when I left it's pretty sad that people trying to search packs of Pokémon cards
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Walmart leases out it's card section to a third party, so they honestly couldn't care about packsearchers as long as they aren't stealing or damaging packs. To them, it's the same as weighing lettuce to get the biggest one.

Honestly, it isn't worth having a big confrontation with them. If you feel like you need to say something, just say something about stealing from kids and walk on. Maybe a good shaming will curb their behavior.
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So you took the time to put an accent over the "e" in Pokemon, but couldn't bother to punctuate? That was like reading "Flowers for Algernon".
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Old 02-19-2015, 11:54 PM   #5 (permalink)
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So you took the time to put an accent over the "e" in Pokemon, but couldn't bother to punctuate? That was like reading "Flowers for Algernon".

I didn't take the time to do anything. That was speak to text while driving home from Walmart.
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Holy run on sentence.
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Wait, so this is all about Pokemon cards? What would they be weighing for, foil cards? I'd imagine most of the foils aren't worth much more than a base card. But if a couple of (presumably) grown people getting into a public screaming match over shiny cards of fictitious monsters made you feel like your Thursday night was complete, more power to you.

More importantly, what flavor ice cream?
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I kinda like that you said something. I'd probably just go fart in the aisle, loudly I might add, then walk away as if nothing happened.
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I kinda like that you said something. I'd probably just go fart in the aisle, loudly I might add, then walk away as if nothing happened.
Probably more productive.
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I would have just walked up and grabbed all the pokemon cards then bought them... And then return them later..
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So I went to Walmart to pick up some ice cream on a late night binge and I decided to stop by the card section. There were two let's just say kids well adults looking at the Pokémon cards. I noticed that she had a little purple scale and she was weighing each individual Pokémon pack.
So of course I confronted her and I said oh nice weighing the packs huh? And her response was I'm tired of not getting any good cards for my money. So I said why don't you buy hobby packs then instead of trying to rip off a retail store. This is when she got a little belligerent and decided to curse at me and call me a kid and to get out of her face. So what did I do. I nag even more I said quit stealing from the company and she said you know what dude why don't you just get out of here or you will grown man to my reply was yes she said well I'm just a kid I said no you're not you're a fat lady with tattoos and face piercings and you're stealing from the company and stealing hits from kids.

So she told her little buddy to get somebody and I said yes please get somebody and I will explain the situation and then she started yelling loudly excuse me excuse me security so I waited security never came of course. A cashier showed up but didn't do anything so I went and got the management. I told him what the lady was doing and they looked at me like I was stupid of course then I asked management if there was security and they said I don't think we have that

So she said she would get upper management and go over and talk to them and that's when I left it's pretty sad that people trying to search packs of Pokémon cards

So out of all this you make a post about nothing being done, they were weighing the packs so there was no damage done to the packs which means the store really has no right to do anything and you insult a woman about her weight and her physical appearance with all this being over pokemon cards? Sorry man but that is pretty pathetic
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This thread reminds me of the 76 Chevette.

Really dumb idea and prone to backfire.
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This thread reminds me of the 76 Chevette.

Really dumb idea and prone to backfire.

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Both sides were immature and wrong. I'd look down on both of you as typical "People of Wal-Mart".

What's even worse is you're on your phone while driving, yet you complain about someone weighing packs?
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So in other words they did nothing.
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Just stick to making sale threads OP, you are much better at that. At this point we all know there are pack searchers at most retail outlets so why even bother making threads like this or buying retail packs?
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I kinda like that you said something. I'd probably just go fart in the aisle, loudly I might add, then walk away as if nothing happened.

I do that all the time just for fun. But not when my wife is with me....
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I love these threads...98 times out of 100 they make the thread starter look worse than the pack searcher.

Oh...and no pictures of the MILF?

Total fail...
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Why is this in the baseball section again?
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Maybe a good shaming will curb their behavior.
These types of people have no shame.
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I do that all the time just for fun. But not when my wife is with me....
I usually only do it when my wife is with me. I blame it on her 90% of the time. It usually leads to hanky panky when we get home.
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Appreciate the gesture, OP, as a general "shame on you" is always in order during these scenarios. I'd propose to the BO community that from now on, a nice shaming would be to walk up to a pack searcher, take your phone out, comment about what they are doing, and then proceed to take their picture and let them know it is going to be shared with the card community. Something along those lines may stick in their mind(s) later on, and hopefully they'd feel ashamed/humbled enough to stop the behavior. Just a thought...
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