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I Go Barefoot to the Store

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    Barefoot At Walgreens

    Whenever I go to Walgreens, I always go in there barefoot. They have really nice cool floors and I'm never hassled for being in my barefeet. There are times whenever I drive pass by a Walgreens, I ask myself if I need anything just so I can walk inside barefoot. One time I went...
    Barefooter25 Barefooter25 36-40, M 4 Responses Jun 17, 2012

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    Barefoot In The Store

    Wow we have had several good days that are warm and sunny. I went to the ATM, car wash, Liquor store all brefoot today. The other day I went to the laundramat, Karls, bike shop, auto parts stoe and gas station all barefoot. I also was able to fit in a barefoot bike ride at the...
    iwonto iwonto 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 6, 2012

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    Today (June 1st) is National Go Barefoot Day!

    I went to the grocery store, 7-11, post office, Best Buy, Petco, ****'s Sporting Goods, bank, and Target. Shorts, my "Barefoot is Better" T-shirt, and of course, barefoot! Where did you go barefoot today?
    thx1138xyz thx1138xyz 51-55 1 Response Jun 1

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    Barefoot At Mcdonalds

    One day, I was at McDonalds with one of my co-workers (we both work at this particular one). I had sandls on which usually means that I will not wear them less I absolutly have to. We were walking outside to speak with one of our managers while she had a cigarette and as we were...
    Lonliness Lonliness 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 12, 2010

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    Barefoot Shopping Isn't Just For The Internet

    I remember being a little girl playing in the yard when my mother would come out of the house and tell me to get in the car because she needed to go pick something up from the grocery store. More often than not, I was playing outside barefoot, so therefore, I got in the car...
    sweetprofanity sweetprofanity 31-35, F 10 Responses Jan 4, 2012

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    I love shopping barefoot.

    I've gone into malls, stores, supermarkets & c-stores in my bare feet, with mixed results. Sometimes I've gotten kicked out, other times I've walked around barefoot for hours. If the floor is dusty my bare feet get dirty & my soles really blackened.
    MeghanL MeghanL 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    Caught by the boss! Well,

    one of them anyway... So last year, while I trying to public barefoot, I was once again low on gas. Having not gone anywhere barefoot that day, I decided to leave my flip flops at home and hop in my pickup. I pulled up to a Hess station and pumped the gas barefoot. Easy enough...
    Barefootconservative Barefootconservative 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 19, 2014

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    Barefoot

    I have been doing all of my shopping and errands totally barefoot now for over 2 weeks. My soles have toughened up and I can walk on almost all surfaces except really hot pavement or sharp rocks. I have been to over 30 stores, local and national. All kinds of stores, businesses...
    Barefoot58 Barefoot58 56-60, M Aug 2, 2013

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    6 Degrees C And I Am Going Barefoot To The Supermarket

    It is 11pm when my partner tells me we have run out of milk and could I go and get some? She knows this means I will have to walk on my bare feet and crutches across our muddy yard to my car and that I will be doing this totally shirtless as well. I have been getting around on...
    barefootshirtless barefootshirtless 41-45, M Jun 4, 2013

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    Kicked Out Of Fresh And Easy!

    Well it finally happened to me. I got kicked out of a store for the first time for the crime of going barefoot. I was at "Fresh and Easy" last night and again I was barefoot. I was told by a store shelf stocking hack that I cauld't be in the store barefoot. I said OK and left my...
    iwonto iwonto 41-45, M 5 Responses May 29, 2012

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    I Have A Dream (The Barefoot Edition)

    -I have a dream that one day, all across this nation, people will be able to go barefoot in public places without fear of ridicule and judgment. -I have a dream that one day, people who wear shoes will not look at people who don't wear shoes as disgusting or mentally challenged...
    barefootward barefootward 56-60, M 2 Responses May 20, 2013

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    Left My Mark

    I was at the local supermarket, barefoot of course, and wasn't really paying attention to things around me. Well I wound up walking right past a "caution wet floor" sign, where they had just mopped. It didn't dawn on me until it was too late. I looked back to see about 10 dirty...
    moosebob moosebob 26-30, M 3 Responses May 22, 2012

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    Store Floor Feet

    why is it that the soles of your feet seem to get dirtier from the tile floors in stores than it does from the cement ground outside? anyway, i go barefoot to the store all the time. i'm always barefoot at home, i always drive barefoot, and i'm usually barefoot at friends houses...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses May 19, 2011

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    It has hit 60 degrees

    and this is my first barefoot shopping day of the year in Lubbock! Oh how I've missed it! My poor feet are so glad to be out of shoes today!
    Barefoot58 Barefoot58 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 18, 2014

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    Sears

    Needed a new mattress and Sears had a great sale. I had been in this Sears store several times while barefoot and was told to leave once. This time I was barefoot with shorts on, so it was obvious I wasn't wearing flip flops or anything. I walked in and passed 2 employees right...
    moosebob moosebob 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 10, 2013

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    Got kicked out of a store

    for the first time! I decided not to fight 'cause that woman wasn't worth my time/annoyance. There wasn't even a sign, but I guess if she doesn't want a paying customer, I'll go somewhere else.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 24

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    Went into 2 stores without any shoes at all.

    It felt great. I could feel the contrast between 87° heated sidewalk and the cool smooth tiles of the stores with my bare feet. It was great. None of the employees cared even though I ignored the "shoes required" sign.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jun 8

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    Going Barefeet And Bare Chested For A Haircut

    That was fun. I needed to get a haircut so I rang the girl where I always go and got an appointment. When the time came I hopped out to the car on my crutches, barefoot and bare-chested with my left leg in a plaster cast and drove down there, no shirt or shoes in the car so I had...
    barefootshirtless barefootshirtless 41-45, M Apr 2, 2013

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    Barefoot In Supermarket

    I always go to the supermarket barefoot usually wearing skinny jeans or long shorts with coloured cords on both ankles. I always see other people shopping barefoot even families. It is down to earth and casual, like going to your big kitchen. Keep barefooting, Hardbarefeet.
    hardbarefeet hardbarefeet 46-50, M 6 Responses Apr 28, 2011

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    Going Barefoot 4 Weeks

    Starting on my 4 th week barefoot. All of the shopping and places I go have been almost totally barefoot. Nobody has said anything yet still or even given me any funny looks. I think all of you that are afraid to go barefoot should just quit worring about what other people will...
    Barefoot58 Barefoot58 56-60, M Aug 11, 2013

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    I Walk Barefoot To The Corner Store

    i have a corner store up the street that i walk to about 1-5 times a day. not a gas station, a corner store. family business, puerto rican family owns it. in the summer, if im out side barefoot, in the back yard or whatever, and i need to buy something, like popsicles or...
    siciliana88 siciliana88 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 18, 2010

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    All Weekend

    I was barefoot all weekend! Took my shoes off as soon as I punched out at work and walked to my car barefoot. This barefoot weekend I have been to a fair, my inlaws, chinese tool store, grocery store, chinese takeout place, dollar store, auto store, pet store, michaels craft...
    moosebob moosebob 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 1, 2013

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    A Well Known Barefooter

    Shopping barefoot is common for me since my student days. At that time I began to walk barefoot in public. I had longed since childhood to live without shoes, and now it was possible. So I never missed an opportunity to explore new places with my bare feet. Barefoot shopping was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 30, 2012

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    At Walgreens

    Went to Walgreens, barefoot of course, and actually saw another barefoot person! It was a girl around 13 with her mother and sister I would guess. They had sandals on but she was barefoot and scrunching her feet around while waiting in the checkout line. Her feet weren't that...
    moosebob moosebob 26-30, M Jun 30, 2013

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    Barefoot

    Barefoot, That's me, Sometimes, When goin' to the store, Too lazy, For puttin' on shoes, You know, I go barefoot!
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 1 Response Apr 2, 2012

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    I Love Target

    Target is my favorite store to go barefoot. I spend hours just walking around the entire store sliding my barefeet across the cool white shiny tiled floors. I have really thick calluses now on the pads of my feet because I love sliding and twisting my feet while I'm walking. I...
    TargetFeet TargetFeet 36-40, F 8 Responses Jul 19, 2012

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    Living At The Beach

    I live a few blocks from the beach in a resort area, so I tend to be barefoot a lot of the time. Many others around here do the same. May through September, I usually just wear a pair of shorts or swim trunks. Growing up here, I always thought it was normal, until I moved away...
    walt1981 walt1981 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 7, 2013

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    My Dirty Pleasure

    I love to go barefoot to the store. I enjoy dirt and grime and any thing else nasty you can get on your feet. I walk through spills and other messes. Once I tried walking on a broken glass vase at hobby lobby. No cut or scrapes! I go to Wendy's barefoot and enjoy the greece...
    xxbarefootxxfarmxxgirlxx xxbarefootxxfarmxxgirlxx 22-25, F 10 Responses Sep 21, 2012

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    I love shopping at thrift stores cuz that is the only place I can find something in my size.
    peppit peppit 36-40, M 5 hrs ago

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    I've been feeling really stressed lately and with the weather fairly nice this morning I took myself for a walk in the woods near where I live. I wasn't actually planning to go...
    psychologykate psychologykate 31-35, F 22 hrs ago

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    I like being barefoot so much I drive my truck barefoot, I have a pair of boots nearby when I get stopped lol
    bigmac02 bigmac02 41-45, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    This afternoon I ran to the grocery store to pick up a couple of things and while I was there I noticed these two boys, probably about 6 or 7 years old, and they were just running...
    olivia81401 olivia81401 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    fekuluya fekuluya 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Im barefoot at the gas station by my house so much, the girls that work there comment on the few times I actually have shoes on
    redgator2007 redgator2007 41-45, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Today I went to put gas in my car when lo and behold, I saw some guy walking into the gas station barefoot. Believe it or not, it's really rare to see another barefooter down here...
    Barefooter25 Barefooter25 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Today while I was at the grocery store with my mom I noticed this little old lady trying to reach a can of soup that was on the top shelf but she was too short to reach it by...
    iamabigtease iamabigtease 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    walking barefoot through wet grass is the best feeling in the world that isnt sex
    StrawberrryMilk StrawberrryMilk 18-21, F 10 Responses 6 days ago

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    obviously, I wear sneakers and socks out and about but as soon as I cross the threshold of my home, off they come and I let my feet breath.
    JamesAnthonyCarter1994 JamesAnthonyCarter1994 18-21, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    It's been about three months of driving and going a lot of places barefoot and it's feeling great! I have less dead skin on my feet and it's something of a de-stresser. As a kid, I...
    Freefeet4 Freefeet4 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 27

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    I do away with foot wear whenever I can and the soles of my feet are toughened to walking outside. On a slightly different note, I like to chat barefoot with those who are barefoot...
    BlackCrowWatchman BlackCrowWatchman 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    I love driving barefoot. I feel I have a lot more control of the car. In fact, I've found that if I'm driving a manual shift I can't work a clutch if I'm wearing shoes. By the...
    MeghanL MeghanL 26-30, F 10 Responses Jul 25

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