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I Hate Walmart

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    Email I sent to WALMART due to my

    experience: To Whom It May Concern; Subject: Carelessness of 2 employees. I was at the 17041 Jefferson Davis HWY Dumfries, VA 22026 store on 12/12/13 between 1730 – 1750 (time stamped on the receipt). During which time I was at the counter where keys are made. While there I...
    rivasmx3 rivasmx3 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 29, 2014

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    Nessybabi Nessybabi 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 26, 2014

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    I Don't Shop There

    I realize Wal*Mart is the largest retailer in the universe, I accept that fact. There aren't any stores all that close to where we live, although there are many throughout the metropolitan area. I've been to the stores on a few occasions, I simply don't like the feeling I get...
    ts92 ts92 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 6, 2012

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    Walmart Hates Us!

    OK...There are 3 yes THREE Walmarts in our town that are about 2 miles from each other. Why ? This is ridiculous do we really need this? Of course NOT. Walmart has grown to be a monster that really hates the US consumer. Do you really save money there when you have to buy 3 pairs...
    smithos smithos 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 17, 2007

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    Killthesouthernbelle Killthesouthernbelle 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 7, 2014

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    Use me and I'll use you back.

    Finally found out why I'm not being interviewed to run my own department. My Zms is blocking me, stating a csm's position is opening up soon that never will. Meanwhile I'm back up csm's and customer service (do the job with no pay). I have remodeled and flipped enough Wal-Mart's...
    candie29 candie29 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2014

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    Legalized Slavery....

    Walmart is what is all wrong with capitalism today. The Walton family makes billions annually while they drive their employees like slaves and deprive them of benefits and other things. This story has been told and retold but I know...because I worked for Walmart for almost a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 21, 2012

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    Anyone seen the documentary "Death By China"?

    Catch it on Netflix... You won't want to shop at Walmart again when you realize the effects of sending jobs abroad.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 11

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    Everytime I walk into one I feel like I'm

    walking through the gates of hell... God damn you walmart and your low prices!
    anjay813 anjay813 26-30, F Apr 9, 2014

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    Low Price Leader?

    ok I have to say what makes me so mad is when people say that they shop at walmart because it's sooooo much cheaper.  Come on people do you have your head in the sand?  I'm not sure, I could be wrong about other cities or states, but here where I live, walmart...
    pj143 pj143 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 1, 2009

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    Twice This Year ..

    I shopped twice this year at Walmart ..both time's for work as i was out doing the company's business and Walmart was close ..other than that ..i NEVER  shop at Walmart. It is not the merchandise that bug's me ..it is there way of OCCUPYING territory and driving other stores...
    maindensdragon maindensdragon 61-65, M 3 Responses Dec 27, 2007

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    Walmart Customer Disservice

    Used to be loyal Walmart customer until my fiancée and I decided to order the HBO series "Game Of Thrones" from Walmart.com...We had to go this route because, Walmart does NOT carry it in any of their stores...We chose the Slow To Store option for shipping because it is free...
    JandM2011 JandM2011 31-35, M 5 Responses May 13, 2012

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    I Don't Hate It As Much As...

    I don't hate it as much as I think it is bad for the country.  Importing all that cheap Chinese junk instead of selling American made products (which it use to make an effort to do when Sam Walton was alive) sends jobs overseas and weakens the dollar. 
    devilsadvokt devilsadvokt 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 17, 2007

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    Working there was hell.

    They don't really train you at all, the managers are A holes, they treat you like you are completely stupid, and they don't rely on common sense. I was there on my second day, left alone I might add, swamped by customers and looking at the cash register like "WTF do I do?!". Oh...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 23

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    While at WALMART a store full of WTF.

    .. 2 boys are in the electronics section being what...totally fudging obnoxious. I ask one of them if they had hearing and of sound state of mind...in which quietly they reply we are fine..." Great shut the hell up, up our driving me and "The People of Walmart" insane. You...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Feb 3

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    Yes, I go through the double doors

    and their it is my own very own "FREAK SHOW!" The trailer court....THE TWILIGHT ZONE! <-- I may need to visit the WALMART... I do like me some TWILIGHT ZONE....
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 26

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    More specifically, I hate what goes on at my

    local store. They don't keep the handicap scooters charged or available, they don't restock their shelves, we can rarely find a spot for handicap parking. Other Walmarts lower their prices, but this one raises them instead. I have actually bought things at the online Walmart...
    Simpfan Simpfan 56-60, F 2 Responses May 16

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    Calling All Walmart Haters... Walmart Exposed... Let's Band Together!

    Hi Everyone,I have the inside scoop...I have too many stories about that place to mention even half of them. I'm not the only one in my family who hates them. My mom and brother (and his wife) all feel the same way. I recently pulled some information from Walmart's website and...
    TheWalmartHaterSolution TheWalmartHaterSolution 46-50 7 Responses Feb 18, 2012

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    It Is Sooo Not Worth It

    I used to shop for groceries there because I was convinced that it was less expensive.  But week after week, I would wait and wait and wait in line, fight thru whatever "charity" was collecting money at the door and try and try to find my small car hidden somewhere...
    noexcuses noexcuses 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 9, 2007

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    Some numbers to remember in regard to Walmart:

    The Walton family has given less than 1% of all their profits to charity. Bill Gates has given 58%. Walmart drives down retail wages $3 billion every year. Walmart cost taxpayers $1,557,000,000.00 to support its employees. Walmart takes $1.008 billion in subsidies, taking away...
    warriormaiden17 warriormaiden17 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 31, 2014

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    There's an insidious publicity machine

    that presents Walmart as a logical and necessary outcome of free market capitalism. This is a myth. Walmart's only way to sustain and and increase investor returns is to forcefully repress any organized labor. In a free market, workers are free to organize. Share a story about...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 26, 2014

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    Last Minute Rope A Dope For Thanksgiving And Black Friday

    Since I started working for walmart, if i needed a certain day off, i would have to race against a schedule that was made three weeks in advance. Imagine our surprise that the schedule for the week of thanksgiving and black friday hasn't been posted. So we can't make any family...
    candie29 candie29 31-35, F 7 Responses Nov 15, 2013

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    Boycott Walmart

    http://www.blackfridayprotests.org/?source=dailykos
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Nov 26, 2013

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    I went to Walmart today.

    It was a convenient stop after work since my fridge is pitifully empty. Normally, I'd just throw my crutches in a cart and lean on it for support....but my legs have been spasming for days and what control I do have is weaker than normal, so I swallowed my pride and used one...
    Triscuitan Triscuitan 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 11, 2014

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    The lines are too long,

    not enough workers at busy times. Every time I walk in the doors it smells funky. Refuse to buy any produce, once I bought an onion and it had no flavor or smell... Strange for an onion. Most products there are cheep, but you get what you pay for. The employees look very tired...
    Kelloggs207 Kelloggs207 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 17, 2014

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    Jawzenator Jawzenator 36-40, M Sep 10, 2014

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    I Hate My Job

    Today i was forced to take back used pregnacy test (2) of them!!!!!!!!!!! What other retail store would allow that?  My Wal-mart sure did. My little store is the return capitol of Wal-Marts, I love working in retail and a lot of my customers are real nice but this store blows...
    cookiieemonster69 cookiieemonster69 41-45 4 Responses Jan 9, 2012

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    OSoQuiet OSoQuiet 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 3

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    Wal Mart Turns a Blind Eye

    I can't believe how the Wal Mart in my town is still in business. I live in a small Kansas town and for the past 6 months my mother and I have been harassed by Wal Mart employees. We have complained to everyone in our district but the employees are not only still working there...
    laurawkansas laurawkansas 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 10, 2007

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    I have worked at a Walmart

    for a little over 6 months now...two as a cashier, four in the produce section. Things weren't too bad as a cashier, except my feet and back and legs ached so badly at the end of the day that I could barely walk. But I was holiday help. And they wanted to keep me on. I had a...
    SunnysBlueForever SunnysBlueForever 18-21, F 4 Responses May 22, 2014

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    Zombified

    WalMart always makes me feel like a zombie when I come out.  I only go there if I have tried every other option and don't have time to wait for whatever it is I need.  Otherwise, it's internet shopping for me.  The new "feel good" WalMart commercials make...
    mj915 mj915 31-35, F 12 Responses Nov 5, 2007

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    Scary Walmart Customers

      You'll enjoy this!  Please share it for me! Thanks 
    jrd304 jrd304 31-35 2 Responses Oct 11, 2011

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    F... Walmart

    This off-shore money laundering outfit is single handedly destroying the manufacturing industry in the Western Hemisphere. I will not enter a Walmart and make every effort to prevent my wife from wanting to enter the place. All of us as customers must send a clear and loud...
    robertmcg48 robertmcg48 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 15, 2012

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    The employees are rude,

    and lazy. They stand around or pretend they are working. Half the customers are in your way, talking on their cellphones, letting their brats race down aisles, screaming for toys, candy, etc.... The people of Walmart website is the ONLY good thing about Walmart, you never see...
    psychologicallydamaged psychologicallydamaged 41-45, F Nov 30, 2014

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    Whatcha Mean We Have No Heat

    Your favorite surly cashier is back with another dumb quote from the execs at Wally world. Its thirty degrees here today but we have no heat. When I asked when they would turn on the central heat I was informed that we didn't have central heat cause, quote, "We live in Florida...
    candie29 candie29 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 13, 2013

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    I work there. I hate it

    so much. I dred going to work. Its horrible.
    EllieAmazing EllieAmazing 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 27, 2014

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    I just ******* hate Walmart!

    !!! I hate it so much from the depth of my soul honestly worst place ever hate it hate it hate it hate it hate it hate it.... HATE IT!!!!!!!!!!! I don't even know y... 😁
    Kblue99 Kblue99 16-17, F 1 Response May 19, 2014

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    I don't work for Walmart,

    but I USED to shop there. They charged my debit card twice for the same purchase and refuse to fix it!! Now I have to dispute the charge with my bank and cancel my debit card, so I will be without a debit card and will have to update all my automatic payments once I get my new...
    dbern020 dbern020 31-35, F Feb 7, 2014

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    So much for low price leader.

    .. They opened a 5below dollar store and I purchased a case for my tablet for $5.00. The very next week while walking through walmart I found the EXaCT same case...same manufacturer same packaging same color same design except-- walmart's price was $39.99. You know the...
    gypsyofwildcatcreek gypsyofwildcatcreek 46-50 1 Response Mar 9, 2014

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    Twenty First Century Slavery

    Slavery is alive and well in the 21st Century!New Study Finds Wal-Mart Could Easily Afford to Pay 12$ an Hour, So Why Don’t They?Omar Rivero It’s no secret that after Sam Walton’s death, his heirs that took over Wal-Mart have skirted all sense of corporate social...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2013

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    That smug *** roll back smiley counting all of

    my cash and laughing because my town does not have a Super Target for competition.
    bombchu bombchu 22-25, F Oct 6, 2014

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    It's Official.

    now that they've stopped carrying yarn, i have absolutely no need to ever go back to one again. hooray! i'm finally free! i hate wal-mart, you see. not because of any sort of big business scruples or similar, but simply because everytime i go to one, i leave feeling all...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 27, 2008

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    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Dec 4, 2013

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    I work for the company

    for 14 years. I transfer from NJ to Md, work in the worst store. After beening in the store for a year I got fire, for my job performing. After my good review in the store, then I was told I was making to much money then other employment in the store. I was fire day after...
    ozzy799 ozzy799 61-65 1 Response Jul 3, 2014

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    I have gone through 4 automobile batteries of

    theirs in 5 years, each of which is advertised as a 4 year battery. Today, I gave them a print out of an analysis by AAA stating that the battery which Walmart install 3 months ago is not holding a charge. I demanded that they warrantee it out. Not only did the Auto Manager...
    mctraveler mctraveler 66-70, M 1 Response Jun 20

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    Anything For a Buck

    Unscrupulous bastards. For those who require proof that Wal*Mart is interested in nothing beyond the bottom line: The where - Spring Hill, Florida The what - In an effort to build a store that would see maximum profit for minimum investment, they purchased a huge chunk of the...
    thedimmestbulb thedimmestbulb 31-35 1 Response Aug 20, 2008

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