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A Hard Lesson Finally Learned....

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Lunachick, Mar 7, 2009.

  1. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    I hope....

    Rule # 1 - Don't venture out to the grocery store when it's 70 degrees out on Saturday early March.....EVERYONE comes out of the woodwork, including wack jobs - no offense, I'm a wack job myself in some ways, but OMG driving there and parking was fine, but then you enter the ZONE.... (said Grocery Store) Every Isle I went down I kept bumping into this woman that likes to talk to everyone and no one about ANYTHING...I just ignored her and went on.

    Later when we (hubby & I) were ready for checkout, I picked a short line there was an older guy with his cart ahead of me, no problem....I'm loading my stuff on the counter when "Mrs" shows up, yes the woman I kept bumping into! She kept checking out my order and asking non stop about what we were buying and how did I like it and how she could earn points on this and that , & did I know I could save some money if I did this or that?????, so I ignored her - I have my own bags to put groceries in and was busy with that & her hubby was on his way out but she wouldn't move! She kept jabbering on.. My stuff is huddling up on the end of the counter and I literally had to nudge her with my cart to get her a$$ out of the way. [​IMG]

    I couldn't wait to get home and be with my little environment, away from it all.
  2. colby318

    colby318 got 'dottes?

    Jul 14, 2008
    Stamping Ground, KY
    I feel your pain! I hate having to go to Lowe's or TS on the weekends. DH and I are on a mission. In and out! 100# of chicken feed, wood shavings and calcium chips. People who hang out in the middle of the aisle to talk about what so and so wore to church, and should so and so being wearing that outfit AFTER church. Usually spoken by a hooge woman wearing a 3 size too small tasmanian devil cartoon and/or winnie the pooh t shirt that rightfully belongs to a 10 year old kid.

    That's my rant for the day![​IMG]
  3. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 31, 2008
    i will only go out to the store monday through friday...8am - noon.... cause the wack jobs are not there

    or i will go to the 24 hr grocery store at like 3 am cause there is no one else in the store...

    wait if i am grocery shopping at 3am...does that make me a wack job? [​IMG]
  4. Knight Hawk Ranch

    Knight Hawk Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 19, 2007
    Labelle, Florida
    I don't go to the grocerie store after 9am. If I can't make it by then, I will wait till the next day to go. I find that few people are there and less hassle.

    Although, today I did get a little sidetracked by going to get hay first. At the grocery store, ran into a very nice lady asking me where I bought my hay from. Guess what, she has chickens too!

    But as a rule, I refuse to go after 9am.
  5. gypsy2621

    gypsy2621 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2008
    New Hampshire
    This would be the reason I only go out when absolutely necessary and then only to the swaps. no abnormal whack- a- doos there.
    When I do go out in public( stores etc) I have to be medicated, PTSD makes me not a nice person around so many rude people.
    Nothing sets me off faster than some inconciderate person slamming me in the back to get something off a shelf before I have a chance to move, or runs my heels in their rush to get done. [​IMG]
    or pinch one of the kids with their carts as they try to squeeze by my carrage, even though its so far against the shelves that you couldnt slip a paper between them. [​IMG]
    I could go on and on.
    but at least with chcken swaps its wide open fresh air and no rude people.
  6. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    Quote:No! If you're just shopping and not BOTHERING anyone you're a fine shopper! No one is seeing you at 3 am anyway! [​IMG] except for those little cameras in the ceilings......
  7. Steve

    Steve Ye Olde Henhouse Builder

    If I am the one who has to go grocery shopping, I go on a Saturday before 8 a.m.

    No one is awake and thinking shopping at that time....makes it quick, easy and painless.
  8. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    What I love about days like that is when you run into people talking on their cell phones using bluetooth, they look like they are talking to themselves.

    I've almost gotten used to seeing that now, so I don't think twice about it and assume that these people carrying on these one sided conversations are on their phones.

    I was behind a woman in a checkout line the other day and she was all into her conversation for several minutes when i dawned on me that she was carrying on both sides of the conversation.

    Then she turned around and you could plainly see that she did't have a cell phone! [​IMG]
  9. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 31, 2008
    Quote:No! If you're just shopping and not BOTHERING anyone you're a fine shopper! No one is seeing you at 3 am anyway! [​IMG] except for those little cameras in the ceilings......

    I forgot to add that I am usually in my PJ's....lol flannel pants and a t-shirt... with pink fuzzy crocs...lol...now theres a mental image for ya
  10. Ec_Prokta

    Ec_Prokta Continuum Shift Anomaly

    Jan 14, 2009

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