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RE: throw away society/shopping

The frenzy northerners are also busting the stores too... even without a
snow storm on the way....

Being on vacation this last week, I hit all the busy stores early in the
am. Was surprised that they were not bad.... but later in the day, got
crazy, so I left.


> That seems to be a pretty expensive plant to sacrifice as a temporary
> center piece. But what do I know.
> We all seem to be more inclined to internet shopping than mall combat.
> And so it comes as a shock to me to go, as I did yesterday, to
> Wal-Mart. A battle zone. Many times, I had to park the cart on the end
> of an aisle and worm my way through shoppers, squalling kids, carts,
> and stocking  employees to find a box of raisins or bag of split peas.
> It was like those shopping frenzies that occur up north after storm
> warnings.

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