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NYVet Donating Member (822 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-29-08 06:01 PM
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16. But EVERYONE who shows up knows that there are not enough for everyone who wants the items
however, I didn't see anyone pulling a baseball bat to beat granny over the head at Wal Mart in Watertown, nor did we have the mass stampedes that you saw around the US.

There is no scam when they CLEARLY state in the ad that there are limited quantities of items.
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  -Should Toys R Us be held criminally liable as well? Scooter24  Nov-29-08 05:39 PM   #0 
  - I thought these deaths were due to a gang-related matter, not a "doorbuster" ad?  Bluebear   Nov-29-08 05:40 PM   #1 
  - Yes.  Radical Activist   Nov-29-08 05:41 PM   #2 
  - Oh, so the killers should be set free? And punish the store?  earthlover   Nov-29-08 06:00 PM   #14 
  - When did I argue against punishing the individuals?  Radical Activist   Nov-29-08 06:13 PM   #22 
  - But EVERYONE who shows up knows that there are not enough for everyone who wants the items  NYVet   Nov-29-08 06:01 PM   #16 
  - Exactly. Everyone knows that they have to rush to get it before others.  Radical Activist   Nov-29-08 06:15 PM   #23 
     - So why aren't there stories from every town in the US  NYVet   Nov-29-08 06:23 PM   #24 
        - If the economy continues to decline  Radical Activist   Nov-29-08 07:14 PM   #31 
           - No it shouldn't be a crime.  NYVet   Nov-30-08 07:12 AM   #37 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-29-08 06:03 PM   #18 
  - No. Few stores can protect their customers from gun-wielding maniacs.  Nay   Nov-29-08 05:43 PM   #3 
  - I disagree...  Scooter24   Nov-29-08 05:45 PM   #4 
  - What are they gonna do frisk everyone, put up metal detectors. come on.  xultar   Nov-29-08 05:46 PM   #7 
  - They already do that in SCHOOLS - for CHILDREN to purportedly GET EDUCATED in.  HypnoToad   Nov-30-08 07:22 AM   #39 
  - Some private venues *do* frisk people for weapons  DBoon   Nov-29-08 05:47 PM   #10 
  - Yes, games and concerts yes. Target and TRU no.  xultar   Nov-29-08 05:48 PM   #11 
  - what the fuck? Check Youtube, there's a plethora of videos showing people stampeding, falling  cryingshame   Nov-29-08 06:02 PM   #17 
     - You said it perfectly.  surrealAmerican   Nov-30-08 07:24 AM   #40 
  - This is the best, most concise explanation for Wal-Mart's negligence. Thank you for posting. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Nov-29-08 05:49 PM   #12 
     - This thread is about Toys R Us.  xultar   Nov-29-08 06:37 PM   #28 
        - Yes, but I was responding to post # 3.  ColbertWatcher   Nov-29-08 11:47 PM   #34 
  - No. The shooting had nothing to do with the store.  xultar   Nov-29-08 05:45 PM   #5 
  - Any retailer that advertises products in a way that causes people to become excited  Dis Pater   Nov-29-08 05:45 PM   #6 
  - The shooting had nothing to do with the sale. Two doodes who hated each other met in the store by  xultar   Nov-29-08 05:46 PM   #9 
     - With their marketing techniques they created an environment that encouraged  Dis Pater   Nov-29-08 05:58 PM   #13 
        - sorry, but the stores merely want to create an environment to sell their product  earthlover   Nov-29-08 06:05 PM   #21 
        - Hey good luck earthlover, I agree walmart shares some responsibility but not all, the  madmom   Nov-29-08 07:20 PM   #33 
        - Certainly, the idiots with the guns are 100% to blame ...  surrealAmerican   Nov-30-08 07:37 AM   #42 
        - You obviously have not read the memo "Crazed consumers are victims".  pampango   Nov-30-08 08:05 AM   #43 
        - The store encouraged two gangbangers to shoot each other. ROFL.  xultar   Nov-29-08 06:36 PM   #27 
           - Just like the store encouraged the mob stampede that killed that man.  Dis Pater   Nov-29-08 06:49 PM   #30 
  - No, the store did nothing to encourage this  DBoon   Nov-29-08 05:46 PM   #8 
  - bull. the same thing has happened every year, for years.  Hannah Bell   Nov-29-08 06:04 PM   #19 
  - Of course not. It's just like this country of too many lawyers  trollybob   Nov-29-08 06:01 PM   #15 
  - "as well" as what?  gristy   Nov-29-08 06:05 PM   #20 
  - Yes they should be liable!  ilrslr3   Nov-29-08 06:27 PM   #25 
  - Toys R Us could not have predicted that 2 guys with guns would choose their  Spectral Music   Nov-29-08 06:30 PM   #26 
  - Yesterday was not the first time there was a Friday immediately  usnret88   Nov-29-08 06:49 PM   #29 
  - No. TRU was random, Wallyfart was predictable and caused by Wallyfart. n/t  Breeze54   Nov-29-08 07:18 PM   #32 
  - OMG, this was totally terrifying to read at first...  ContinentalOp   Nov-30-08 01:34 AM   #35 
  - Only for that lame giraffe mascot.  Forkboy   Nov-30-08 02:50 AM   #36 
  - I'm a pacifist but I'll be damned if anyone buys the last Barbie Jeep before me.  rug   Nov-30-08 07:15 AM   #38 
  - Only so you can put Barbie in the back seat with that new "Molest Me Elmo" doll.  HypnoToad   Nov-30-08 07:24 AM   #41 
  - No, and they won't be.  TexasObserver   Nov-30-08 08:28 AM   #44 

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