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Scubadoo
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Walmart doesn't invest in a whole lot of training in their hourly associates. I think it has to do with the high turnover rate.

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Posted : October 15, 2018 10:54 am
speee1dy
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one time i ordered potato chips, a couple of cans of hash and a cast iron skillet. can you guess what happened.
i complained and they again sent the chips with the cans of hash.

i have learned to order differently from them

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Posted : October 15, 2018 11:47 am
caribstx
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one time i ordered potato chips, a couple of cans of hash and a cast iron skillet. can you guess what happened.
i complained and they again sent the chips with the cans of hash.

i have learned to order differently from them

Is that the Moroccan, Lebanese or Afghani hash?

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Posted : October 15, 2018 12:07 pm
speee1dy
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lol

one time i ordered potato chips, a couple of cans of hash and a cast iron skillet. can you guess what happened.
i complained and they again sent the chips with the cans of hash.

i have learned to order differently from them

Is that the Moroccan, Lebanese or Afghani hash?

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Posted : October 15, 2018 12:10 pm
stjohnjulie
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And here I thought they were just being passive aggressive.

Walmart doesn't invest in a whole lot of training in their hourly associates. I think it has to do with the high turnover rate.

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Posted : October 16, 2018 6:27 am
mtdoramike
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Well in the States, about better than 50% percent of none food related items I order online from either ebay or Amazon. On Island surprisingly not that much, I either load up and bring with me each time I come or I try and make do with what I have.

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Posted : October 24, 2018 11:39 am
islandjoan
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Cvs has a good sale going - 30% off with no minimum, plus free shipping.

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Posted : October 24, 2018 11:31 pm
singlefin
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I ordered a small custom window from a company in South Carolina. I let them know about issues I’ve had getting fragile items shipped before. They did a great job packing it and the box looked better than any box I’ve ever picked up from the US Post Office before.
When I got it home, I decided to open it up on a large table, outside on the gallery. As soon as I lifted the first cardboard flap open, about a hundred thousand white styrofoam peanuts got swept up in the breeze and went flying everywhere.
I haven’t seen anyone use those things in years. They did the job though. The window was in perfect condition, however I spent the remainder of my day chasing styrofoam peanuts all over the neighborhood.

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Posted : October 28, 2018 12:21 pm
Scubadoo
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As soon as I lifted the first cardboard flap open, about a hundred thousand white styrofoam peanuts got swept up in the breeze and went flying everywhere.
I haven’t seen anyone use those things in years.

Perhaps they were the biodegradable type, not Styrofoam? Put some in water and see what happens.

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Posted : October 28, 2018 12:56 pm
Alana33
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Thanks for chasing and retrieving them, singlefin!

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Posted : October 28, 2018 6:02 pm
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