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Date: 12/19/11 1:34 PM

NO COMMENT NECESSARY!!

Just watch this video and then try to get the video and song out of your head!

In no way does this reflect our local WM. I live in a college community. Our local store is always in tiptop condition. During the 11+ years I have lived in this area, WM has had the same employees (have learned some of their names), but management has changed three times.

The only skimpy clothing I have seen are the "shorty-shorts" worn by coeds. Adults are decently dressed year round.

It does seem as though the store reflects the community. No shorties in sight when it is the end of the school year and only foreign students, graduate students and the football team remain in town.



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Date: 12/19/11 2:05 PM

Strangest thing I've ever seen in Walmart is a guy in a kilt and after watching this it wasn't all that strange.

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Date: 12/19/11 2:41 PM

I'm on the hate side of this. I'm a Target shopper. My Walmart is messy, loud, and always has long lines. The few dollars I might save aren't worth it. I'd rather shop at a thrift store than Walmart.

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Date: 12/19/11 3:04 PM

I detest Walmart. Gad, the filth and disorder--just beyond the pale around here.

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Date: 12/19/11 4:04 PM

I loathe Walmart and the fact that legions of people shop there to buy chinese-made goods while at the same time bitching that there are no jobs in the US.
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Date: 12/19/11 4:14 PM

I just had to share this on Facebook
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Date: 12/19/11 4:41 PM

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I loathe Walmart and the fact that legions of people shop there to buy chinese-made goods while at the same time bitching that there are no jobs in the US.
I hear you there! And they now have produce from China--read labels carefully!

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Date: 12/19/11 5:03 PM

Walmart has the contact lens solutions we use for about 30-40% less than Target charges, and I have to go past Walmart and the mall to get to Target. Result is I only get to Target once every couple of years. If the locations were reversed I would never go to Walmart. Can you tell I hate the mall congestion worse than I hate Walmart?

I only go to Walmart once every two or three months to stock up on contact lens solutions and other health-care type staples.

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Date: 12/19/11 5:07 PM

I live in a rural county, 25 miles from a large store such as Target or Joanns. There is a Wal-mart here around the corner from my work. I ran in there the other day to buy 100% cotton thread for those microwave potato bags. I certainly don't love the place, but it's better than making a 50 mile round trip for 1 or 2 things.

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Date: 12/19/11 5:39 PM

I like Walmart for thread, and as someone mentioned before, contact lens solution. Our still has a fabric section, although 1/2 the size it used to be, but it still has things I like pertaining to sewing. DD#2 and I just went there before her ortho appt. this afternoon and she picked out two beautiful sheers for scarves for her friends as well as a great canvas print for totes. Christmas presents that I have to make in a few days, although she's the one that's doing the cut out.

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