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panzermk2wife
01-18-2007, 09:51 PM
I can't believe what just happened to me a little while ago. I went to the Walmart here in town like I always do to get diapers and so on. Well I am in the baby section and an employee asks me if I am finding everything okay and I say yeah I am just looking for my list. Now this employee has a box with baby toys that go in the aisle I am in, but he doesn't put them on the shelf. Well the fool goes through the baby aisle 3 more times.

Well then I go to another aisle to get some paper goods and there he is again. Well I proceed to the pharmacy section to get some medicine and guess who is there again when I turn to walk out of the aisle....yep you guessed it the same employee.

Now most of the guys here on the forum know what I look like thanks to panzer
http://fivesevenforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5438

Do I look like I need to be follwed through the store like a thief or something?

Well so I checkout and then go to the Customer Service desk and ask to have the Corporate number to complain about one of their emplyees following me through the store making me feel like a criminal. Well the little twit doesn't know the answer to give me so she calls the manager over. Guess who the manager is? The same buttmunch who was following me through the store. Well he gives me the generic number to the corporate office.

So as I walked out I said that I will be filing a complaint and I am the wrong "type" of person you should be following through the store and that I will find another store to shop at tat would appreicate my business. And then I walked out.

In my 33 yrs. on this earth I have never been profiled or followed through a store to the point that it mak\de me feel like a criminal.

jmz5
01-18-2007, 09:54 PM
That sucks, I hope you get somewhere with your complaint.

Nosferatu
01-18-2007, 09:55 PM
Hell, I'd follow you around the store too! :D

panzermk2wife
01-18-2007, 09:56 PM
Hell, I'd follow you around the store too! :D

lol, you bad Kevin :)

That sucks, I hope you get somewhere with your complaint.
thanks, so do I.

jmz5
01-18-2007, 09:57 PM
Maybe he thought you were single?:D

panzermk2wife
01-18-2007, 10:04 PM
I don't know how he could miss both my wedding & engagement rings. He was such a buttmunch.

btown02
01-18-2007, 10:05 PM
I don't know how he could miss both my wedding & engagement rings.
Simple, he wasn't looking at your hands. :D

panzermk2wife
01-18-2007, 10:07 PM
yeah, yeah, yeah :rolleyes:

jmz5
01-18-2007, 10:07 PM
Exactly.

btown02
01-18-2007, 10:08 PM
yeah, yeah, yeah :rolleyes:
Ask a question and we'll give you an answer. :)

panzermk2wife
01-18-2007, 10:09 PM
I should have known :D

btown02
01-18-2007, 10:13 PM
I should have known :D
As Justin would or will say. Yep. :D

jmz5
01-18-2007, 10:14 PM
Yep.

panzermk2wife
01-18-2007, 10:18 PM
Yeah, well if you would see how I am dressed I don't think you follow me through the store to check me out. I am wearing a baggy sweatshirt, Jay's sweatpants and a ponytail without makeup.

btown02
01-18-2007, 10:20 PM
a ponytail without makeup.
Why would you want to put makeup on a ponytail anyway. :D

panzermk2wife
01-18-2007, 10:37 PM
okay smarty pants

tqtran
01-18-2007, 10:46 PM
You should've walked up and down every single isle three times at a good pace to give him a work out. Then walk up to him when he's out of breath and say "PERV! ARE YOU STALKING ME?" :MM

panzermk2wife
01-18-2007, 10:48 PM
You should've walked up and down every single isle three times at a good pace to give him a work out. Then walk up to him when he's out of breath and say "PERV! ARE YOU STALKING ME?" :MM



lmao, too bad he won't get the chance to do it again. I will drive the 20 minutes to the Walmart by my parents house :D

panzermk2
01-19-2007, 12:27 AM
she should have tased him and called 911 saying she was afraid he was going to assault her

jmz5
01-19-2007, 12:38 AM
That would have made a nice headling, "Walmart employee tazered for stalking customer"

Medula Oblongata
01-19-2007, 01:03 AM
...I am wearing a baggy sweatshirt, Jay's sweatpants and a ponytail without makeup.

Or, as we like to call it, "shoplifting uniform." :rolleyes:

I've been followed around like that many times, but always in higher class establishments, and when I walked in wearing grubbies.

Sounds like this manager needs a beat down, or better yet, Panzer to drop in and pay him a little visit... :machinegu

Fallschirmjaeger
01-19-2007, 05:03 AM
This illustrates so well the difference between the way men and women think.
You thought he couldn't miss the rings, we Knew he was looking at other things :eek:

Bad, bad man though, it was not only impolite, but unprofessional behavior on his part.

btown02
01-19-2007, 07:57 AM
Or, as we like to call it, "shoplifting uniform."
Yep, when you dress properly people notice. :D

EARS
01-19-2007, 10:21 AM
I don't think he was profiling the way you thought. He just saw what Panzer and all of us saw and wanted more. I'm not saying his actions were the correct thing to be doing as the manager, but look at the "sun shine" you brought into his life.

kamo
01-19-2007, 10:30 AM
yeah, thats happened to me before

tqtran
01-19-2007, 11:03 AM
I've been profiled before at the store. What I do is actually pretty funny really.
If I am alone and I can tell I am being profiled, I have fun with it(especially if its an undercover shopper). I follow the profiler/secret shopper around for about half an hour(usually they give up by then). I just walk up next to them and pretend to look at something in the same isle. When they move I wait a second and follow in pursuit. Its actually pretty amusing. Usually the secret shopper gets pissed off and retreats to the emplyee lounge. And I leave the store with a smile on my face.

edit: The basic theory is that you switch the roles and you hold the position of power, not them. You follow them around not the other way around. You would be amazed how you feel and how they appear to feel once this is done.

Poseidon5
01-19-2007, 01:08 PM
another amusing thing to do is when you realize they are following you, while walking around the store shopping, pick up the small items that you were going to get anyway, but instead of holding them, put them in your pockets. make it extremely obvious, then when you goto the counter, just unload and pay for it. they usually have a pretty pissed off look knowing that they just followed you around for absolutely nothing. just don't forget to take out all the stuff ;-)

rips31
01-19-2007, 03:13 PM
he probably thought you stole that mustang. :p

kamo
01-19-2007, 03:15 PM
just get next to them, and let one rip. lol

Medula Oblongata
01-19-2007, 03:30 PM
another amusing thing to do is when you realize they are following you, while walking around the store shopping, pick up the small items that you were going to get anyway, but instead of holding them, put them in your pockets. make it extremely obvious, then when you goto the counter, just unload and pay for it. they usually have a pretty pissed off look knowing that they just followed you around for absolutely nothing. just don't forget to take out all the stuff ;-)

Be very careful if you do this. In some states, concealment alone is suffecient grounds for detainment on a charge of shoplifting. In other states where you must pass the final point of sale, all the while the employee maintaining a complete and unobstructed view, this would be a lot of fun. But watch out for concealment only states like Missouri.

sturmgewehr
01-19-2007, 04:32 PM
I don't know how he could miss both my wedding & engagement rings. He was such a buttmunch.
99% of the men in this world ignore wedding rings. Chances are he was some pervert watching you because you're attractive.

I've had freaks literally stop and stare at my fiance. The first 10 seconds I'm flattered, after that I get pissed. She's been followed, whistled at, and just plain harassed many times.

This is my fiance with the President. :p

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m167/tharmsen/sara_1-1.jpg

Medula Oblongata
01-19-2007, 05:17 PM
Well, at least a good wax manequin..

sturmgewehr
01-19-2007, 05:48 PM
Well, at least a good wax manequin..
I thought he was a little stiff and unresponsive. I thought he was just acting "Presidential". :D

panzermk2
01-20-2007, 02:12 AM
I think he was plain stiff because of your fiance

sturmgewehr
01-20-2007, 02:40 PM
I think he was plain stiff because of your fiance

:p

BunkerBuster
01-20-2007, 05:39 PM
Employees 'following customer around' incidents happend too often in South Central LA, Compton, Crenshaw, Inglewood during early 90s

:MM

Slim Chance
01-21-2007, 03:12 PM
Most likely, he was just attracted to you and not socially advanced enough to make an attempt at an introduction. You are an attractive woman and sadly will be forced to deal with this type of cretin. He may have had the good sense to realize you would flog him unmercifully if he got within arms reach.

panzermk2wife
01-21-2007, 07:05 PM
I don't think he was profiling the way you thought. He just saw what Panzer and all of us saw and wanted more. I'm not saying his actions were the correct thing to be doing as the manager, but look at the "sun shine" you brought into his life.

He's just lucky I didn't put my size 7 sunshine where the sun don't shine :D

he probably thought you stole that mustang. :p

lmao :D

just get next to them, and let one rip. lol
that's alright I will leave that to Panzer