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Do you put the shopping carts back in the corral?

Started by The Walrus, November 03, 2017, 07:59:45 AM

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cramx3

Quote from: Kattelox on May 24, 2019, 12:12:02 PM
... okay, it's a steak dinner, but we're going to Applebee's now.  :lol

damn, but yea the severe downgrade makes sense  :lol

It's funny how every time I have a cart and finish loading my car with groceries that I immediately think of this thread

TAC

Quote from: wkiml on June 08, 2012, 09:06:35 AMwould have thought the same thing but seeing the OP was TAC i immediately thought Maiden or DT related
Quote from: Buddyhunter1 on April 22, 2023, 05:54:45 PMTAC got a higher score than me in the electronic round? Honestly, can I just drop out now? :lol

King Postwhore

I send pictures to Tim of the corrals when I shop.
"I don't like country music, but I don't mean to denigrate those who do. And for the people who like country music, denigrate means 'put down'." - Bon Newhart.

TAC

Quote from: kingshmegland on May 24, 2019, 04:41:50 PM
I send pictures to Tim of the corrals when I shop.

You're not the only DTFer that does that! :lol
Quote from: wkiml on June 08, 2012, 09:06:35 AMwould have thought the same thing but seeing the OP was TAC i immediately thought Maiden or DT related
Quote from: Buddyhunter1 on April 22, 2023, 05:54:45 PMTAC got a higher score than me in the electronic round? Honestly, can I just drop out now? :lol

King Postwhore

"I don't like country music, but I don't mean to denigrate those who do. And for the people who like country music, denigrate means 'put down'." - Bon Newhart.

The Walrus


Cool Chris

Quote from: Evermind on May 24, 2019, 03:29:17 PM
You also have zero obligation to surrender your seat in a bus to a pregnant woman or an elderly person.

Not sure if regional or national but on the transit system I used to ride you are required to give up your seat for the elderly/handicapped. Not sure if you have to for pregnant women.

King Postwhore

Quote from: Cool Chris on May 24, 2019, 06:19:27 PM
Quote from: Evermind on May 24, 2019, 03:29:17 PM
You also have zero obligation to surrender your seat in a bus to a pregnant woman or an elderly person.

Not sure if regional or national but on the transit system I used to ride you are required to give up your seat for the elderly/handicapped. Not sure if you have to for pregnant women.

I bet she left the carriage next to a car.
"I don't like country music, but I don't mean to denigrate those who do. And for the people who like country music, denigrate means 'put down'." - Bon Newhart.

Evermind

Quote from: Cool Chris on May 24, 2019, 06:19:27 PM
Quote from: Evermind on May 24, 2019, 03:29:17 PM
You also have zero obligation to surrender your seat in a bus to a pregnant woman or an elderly person.

Not sure if regional or national but on the transit system I used to ride you are required to give up your seat for the elderly/handicapped. Not sure if you have to for pregnant women.

It's suggested and encouraged here, but it's not required or enforced.
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bosk1

Quote from: eric42434224 on May 24, 2019, 11:31:40 AM
This isn't about safety, profit margin, liability, or labor.  It is simply about personal responsibility and laziness.  Nothing more, nothing less.  Those who take the extra 30 seconds to secure a cart in the corral are ensuring the cart will not do any damage to any vehicle.  Those who don't are willing to take the chance, no matter how small, that the cart might do some damage or cause an inconvenience to another shopper....all in the name of 30 seconds.  Regardless of any rationalization, you simply can't know that leaving a cart outside the corral won't have detrimental result. 
It isn't a huge deal in the grand scheme of things....but it is laziness....just own it.
JMHO.

Just looked up the definition of "lazy" just to make sure it didn't change when I wasn't looking.  That pretty much confirmed that laziness has NOTHING to do with what PG and others have posted.  Properly leaving a cart somewhere other than a corral has nothing to do with laziness.  What a pointlessly judgmental thing to say. 

King Puppies and the Acid Guppies

To all of you saying that you leave your carts in the parking lot in a place that won't be in the way or cause damage to other peoples property, you know the store has conveniently already made a place for that (most stores have multiple places, usually within a 10 second walk of any parking space on the lot), called a cart corral.

Or if you have to leave it somewhere else, at least put it in the bike lanes along the street, since the bicyclists don't use them... :biggrin:
aka Puppies_On_Acid
Quote from: Evermind on May 06, 2024, 07:39:06 AMHey Stadler, your PM inbox is full.
Quote from: HOF on April 02, 2024, 07:30:16 AMDerek Sherinian probably stands 10 feet away from the urinal, shoots from downtown, and announces loudly that he's making history.
Quote from: TAC, definitely not KingThes sng is are sounds rally nece an I lyke tha sungar

The Walrus

I mean it really doesn't matter if you 'properly' leave it somewhere else anyway because there's already a designated place for it. One that's made of steel, and built for the sole purpose of keeping them all together. Ain't that unreasonable to call it laziness tbh. EDIT: But if you do leave it out... if your car one day gets damaged, you'll find no sympathy here! :lol

EDIT 2: What Pup said.  :lol

King Puppies and the Acid Guppies

Quote from: Kattelox on May 26, 2019, 02:21:05 AM
I mean it really doesn't matter if you 'properly' leave it somewhere else anyway because there's already a designated place for it. One that's made of steel, and built for the sole purpose of keeping them all together. Ain't that unreasonable to call it laziness (which it is!).
That was my point
aka Puppies_On_Acid
Quote from: Evermind on May 06, 2024, 07:39:06 AMHey Stadler, your PM inbox is full.
Quote from: HOF on April 02, 2024, 07:30:16 AMDerek Sherinian probably stands 10 feet away from the urinal, shoots from downtown, and announces loudly that he's making history.
Quote from: TAC, definitely not KingThes sng is are sounds rally nece an I lyke tha sungar

The Walrus

Quote from: Puppies_On_Acid on May 26, 2019, 02:22:35 AM
Quote from: Kattelox on May 26, 2019, 02:21:05 AM
I mean it really doesn't matter if you 'properly' leave it somewhere else anyway because there's already a designated place for it. One that's made of steel, and built for the sole purpose of keeping them all together. Ain't that unreasonable to call it laziness (which it is!).
That was my point

I know. I wasn't responding to you!   :loser:

wolfking

I pulled into a car space at the supermarket yesterday where some cunt left their trolley.  The trolley bay was two fucking spaces away.  TWO FUCKING SPACES!!

King Puppies and the Acid Guppies

Quote from: Kattelox on May 26, 2019, 02:24:27 AM
Quote from: Puppies_On_Acid on May 26, 2019, 02:22:35 AM
Quote from: Kattelox on May 26, 2019, 02:21:05 AM
I mean it really doesn't matter if you 'properly' leave it somewhere else anyway because there's already a designated place for it. One that's made of steel, and built for the sole purpose of keeping them all together. Ain't that unreasonable to call it laziness (which it is!).
That was my point

I know. I wasn't responding to you!   :loser:
:facepalm: :lol
aka Puppies_On_Acid
Quote from: Evermind on May 06, 2024, 07:39:06 AMHey Stadler, your PM inbox is full.
Quote from: HOF on April 02, 2024, 07:30:16 AMDerek Sherinian probably stands 10 feet away from the urinal, shoots from downtown, and announces loudly that he's making history.
Quote from: TAC, definitely not KingThes sng is are sounds rally nece an I lyke tha sungar

eric42434224

#821
Quote from: bosk1 on May 25, 2019, 10:48:56 PM
Quote from: eric42434224 on May 24, 2019, 11:31:40 AM
This isn't about safety, profit margin, liability, or labor.  It is simply about personal responsibility and laziness.  Nothing more, nothing less.  Those who take the extra 30 seconds to secure a cart in the corral are ensuring the cart will not do any damage to any vehicle.  Those who don't are willing to take the chance, no matter how small, that the cart might do some damage or cause an inconvenience to another shopper....all in the name of 30 seconds.  Regardless of any rationalization, you simply can't know that leaving a cart outside the corral won't have detrimental result. 
It isn't a huge deal in the grand scheme of things....but it is laziness....just own it.
JMHO.

Just looked up the definition of "lazy" just to make sure it didn't change when I wasn't looking.  That pretty much confirmed that laziness has NOTHING to do with what PG and others have posted.  Properly leaving a cart somewhere other than a corral has nothing to do with laziness.  What a pointlessly judgmental thing to say.

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lazy

lazy adjective       la·​zy | \ ˈlā-zē  \       lazier; laziest
Definition of lazy (Entry 1 of 2)
1a : disinclined to activity or exertion : not energetic or vigorous
The lazy child moderator tried to avoid household chores putting the cart back to the corral.

Nope, the definition hasn't change, and it fits.  Even the example of it in a sentence was spot on!  ;)

Herrick

Quote from: Evermind on May 24, 2019, 03:29:17 PM

Edit: it's also a good way to tell I've been drinking—if you see me posting in this thread, I've been drinking.

Ha ha!  :lol

XJDenton

It just occurs to me that this entire debate is a uniquely american problem since most places in europe have these beasties:


ReaperKK

Ok I'm stupid, what are those? I get that's to prevent carts getting stolen but how does that prevent someone just leaving the cart where ever?

King Postwhore

You put a coin in to release it and return it to get the coin back.  Am I right?
"I don't like country music, but I don't mean to denigrate those who do. And for the people who like country music, denigrate means 'put down'." - Bon Newhart.

XJDenton

Precisely. I mean, you can leave it anywhere, but then you are out of a euro/dollar/quid/whatever. Most people will spend 30-60 seconds to save a euro.

TAC

Quote from: wkiml on June 08, 2012, 09:06:35 AMwould have thought the same thing but seeing the OP was TAC i immediately thought Maiden or DT related
Quote from: Buddyhunter1 on April 22, 2023, 05:54:45 PMTAC got a higher score than me in the electronic round? Honestly, can I just drop out now? :lol

The Walrus

gonna write my congresspeople to introduce legislation to bring those to the land of the free, home of the brave, realm of the lawless

Anguyen92

Quote from: XJDenton on May 27, 2019, 04:27:09 PM
It just occurs to me that this entire debate is a uniquely american problem since most places in europe have these beasties:



Quote from: XJDenton on May 27, 2019, 04:54:18 PM
Precisely. I mean, you can leave it anywhere, but then you are out of a euro/dollar/quid/whatever. Most people will spend 30-60 seconds to save a euro.

Awesome.  Another mundane thing that shows us how lazy we have become.

Grizz

Quote from: Anguyen92 on May 27, 2019, 05:18:17 PMAwesome.  Another mundane thing that shows us how lazy we have become.
Yeah gonna call bullshit on the notion that we've "become" "lazy" as a collective

Ruba

Quote from: XJDenton on May 27, 2019, 04:27:09 PM
It just occurs to me that this entire debate is a uniquely american problem since most places in europe have these beasties:



Yep, I think these are a good invention. I've rarely seen rogue carts at market parking lots.

I remember somebody mentioning that unless you don't have any spare change, then you're outta luck and cart. That is certainly true, but you can also buy metallic/plastic tokens for about 50 cents that fit into the coin slot.

JayOctavarium

My GF and I shop at Aldi all the time. We have a designated cart quarter in her car in a special place so we don't spend it. She was loading her groceries into her car, and a woman parked next to her, and grabbed her cart as she putting the last of the items in the trunk, and ran into the store with it, thus stealing her quarter.

This isn't the first time this has happened. Aldi is the only store in our area that does this, and people are assholes....

Chino


King Puppies and the Acid Guppies

aka Puppies_On_Acid
Quote from: Evermind on May 06, 2024, 07:39:06 AMHey Stadler, your PM inbox is full.
Quote from: HOF on April 02, 2024, 07:30:16 AMDerek Sherinian probably stands 10 feet away from the urinal, shoots from downtown, and announces loudly that he's making history.
Quote from: TAC, definitely not KingThes sng is are sounds rally nece an I lyke tha sungar

JayOctavarium

Or don't be a bag of dicks and block the sidewalk with them. There is plenty of space in the dirt for them.

I'm semi serious.

bosk1

Quote from: JayOctavarium on May 28, 2019, 12:40:25 PM
Or don't be a bag of dicks and block the sidewalk with them. There is plenty of space in the dirt for them.

I'm semi serious.

:lol  Exactly.  Aside from the above pic being fake, there's no reason to put carts blocking a walkway, even if you don't put them in the corrals.

TAC

Quote from: bosk1 on May 28, 2019, 12:43:14 PM
Quote from: JayOctavarium on May 28, 2019, 12:40:25 PM
Or don't be a bag of dicks and block the sidewalk with them. There is plenty of space in the dirt for them.

I'm semi serious.

:lol  Exactly.  Aside from the above pic being fake, there's no reason to put carts blocking a walkway, even if you don't put them in the corrals.

Right. It looks like DTF Productions.
Quote from: wkiml on June 08, 2012, 09:06:35 AMwould have thought the same thing but seeing the OP was TAC i immediately thought Maiden or DT related
Quote from: Buddyhunter1 on April 22, 2023, 05:54:45 PMTAC got a higher score than me in the electronic round? Honestly, can I just drop out now? :lol

King Postwhore

"I don't like country music, but I don't mean to denigrate those who do. And for the people who like country music, denigrate means 'put down'." - Bon Newhart.

Ruba

So we've moved on to Fake Corral News?  :justjen

Quote from: bosk1 on May 28, 2019, 12:43:14 PM
:lol  Exactly.  Aside from the above pic being fake, there's no reason to put carts blocking a walkway, even if you don't put them in the corrals.

There's no reason, but I know people can be stupid/inconsiderate/asshole enough for it to be plausible.