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Old 08-07-2008, 06:36 PM   #41
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...If you're not using a handicap parking place why would it bother you that someone is even if they don't look like they need it? ...
Because I've seen that white haired lady with a cane struggle to get out of her car and have to walk the longer distance from a regular parking spot to get into the store as the perfectly healthy 30 year old woman gets into her car that's parked in a handicapped spot. I guess I'm just a compassionate person and am tired of the "It's all about ME" generation!
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Old 08-07-2008, 06:50 PM   #42
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I do not think this was posted yet:

People that do not bring the carts back after they are done putting grocery's into the car.....
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Old 08-07-2008, 06:52 PM   #43
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Because I've seen that white haired lady with a cane struggle to get out of her car and have to walk the longer distance from a regular parking spot to get into the store as the perfectly healthy 30 year old woman gets into her car that's parked in a handicapped spot. I guess I'm just a compassionate person and am tired of the "It's all about ME" generation!
Okay let me try to calm you down. My husband had a very severe heart attack and for the last 3 months before he died, he had to park in handicap because he couldn't walk more than a couple hundred feet. No one could have known this when he got out of the car and walked into a store. He didn't drag his feet, walk very slowly or show any outward signs of being handicapped. You can't know what a person has to deal with just because they are able to walk. Not all handicapped people are unable to walk. Feel better now?
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Old 08-07-2008, 06:53 PM   #44
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I go to the grocery store and I buy my groceries. Sure, there may be someone standing in the way, talking to friends, talking on a cell phone, a baby may be upset. It sounds like these things seriously affect your lives. Sorry, but really? I just don't want my chicken in with my lettuce nor my tomatoes in with my potatoes.

I love the grocery store - I guess I'm just too dumb and happy (thanks VickiQ ) to let all these things get to me.

And a trip to the grocery store can be a family experience. I had the best times at the grocery store with my son. At a very young age he politely told a lady she needed to check to make sure her eggs weren't broken in the carton as he noticed she did not check to his horror and then he showed her how. And he very politely told the lady who was selling the frozen Sara Lee cheesecake that while it was good it really wasn't cheesecake. If she wanted he would take her to where they had real cheesecake in the back He actually took her by the hand and said, "come on, I'll show you". She actually let him and I stood there and watched her "stuff".
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If it is only a few items and does not cost to much and as long as it is nutritious food I have been known to pay it for them. This was in response to the people who get peeved when someone had to put things back when they do not have enough of money.
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Old 08-07-2008, 08:11 PM   #46
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Blocking the isle, looking at you like your in THEIR way and continue to block.
People that run into you and don't have the morals to appologize!!
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Old 08-07-2008, 08:35 PM   #47
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Chill out folks, life is too short and getting angry at these things you feel so strongly about will only make your life shorter. I take my time, shop to my heart's contend and don't sweat the small stuff. Shopping for food can be a fun and an uplifting experience. Stay happy.
Expressing what bothers you is a healthy way of staying healthy and living a longer life. If you bottle up what bugs you, it causes stress and leads to further issues.

suziquzie ~ no one here has singled out you and your kids, but a lot of what you've said I personally don't understand. I'm trying not to upset you but I don't understand defending people with screaming kids. I removed my daughter from the store if she even thought of behaving in such a way and I don't understand the comment "could not finish another time." Why? Is everything in your cart so crucial that you have to have it NOW and not another time?

The "lack of sympathy" as you call it is because our children never did such things and we can't understand. Short of formula and diapers there was never anything crucial in my cart that I had to have. The rest could always wait.
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Old 08-07-2008, 08:45 PM   #48
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I've shopped in the same store for 11 years...
David worked there for 7 of those years...
I know the people, they know me, they know I've been there
a million times and still I hear " Did you find everything you need?" Everytime I'm there... at least 4 times. I don't know why but it bugs me I know where every thing is better than some of the workers. lol
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People that do not bring the carts back after they are done putting grocery's into the car.....
Just curious. Do you work at a grocery store?
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Old 08-07-2008, 09:08 PM   #50
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...and still I hear " Did you find everything you need?" Everytime I'm there... at least 4 times. I don't know why but it bugs me I know where every thing is better than some of the workers. lol

It's probably something they are required to say. If they don't, they may get a reprimand. Same as "Do you want fries with that?"
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