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lilybids Report 31 Mar 2013 10:34

Knocked kneed and bandy :-D :-D


patchem Report 31 Mar 2013 10:34

If you are going to the supermarket and find a trolley on the pavement, you take it back to the shop with you.
Pavement cleared, no problem.
(Which is what Maggie also put, apologies for repeating, but it is an obvious course of action)

Our supermarket uses trolleys that 'lock' when taken too far in the wrong direction - so they would not reach a busy pavement.

I think that it depends what sort of area the supermarket is in whether it has a deposit required.
Sorry, but if the supermarket thinks they are going to be nicked then they will take action. If the area has low crime rate, or low trolley nicking, no deposit required?


AnnCardiff Report 31 Mar 2013 10:33

doesn't "waddle" very fast, does he


Island Report 31 Mar 2013 10:31

LOL you can resist anything but temptation eh John? :-D


Island Report 31 Mar 2013 10:29

No, that's God Ann :-D

Back to topic.........I thought all supermarkets had pound deposit slots on the trolleys :-S It's a very very long time since I've seen one without.


JustJohn Report 31 Mar 2013 10:26

Squirming is good for the soul. Good for burning those calories. Good for showing an example to those indolent, idle layabouts who leave trollies everywhere, who drop litter everywhere. Squirm is a great word ;-)


AnnCardiff Report 31 Mar 2013 10:24

he's superhuman - didn't you realise - he can be everywhere at once - still, he has said he has "waddled off this thread" - Amen to that


Island Report 31 Mar 2013 10:19

I would have thought you'd be tooting your horn elsewhere today John.

I really am surprised to see you playing here on this holy day.


~Lynda~ Report 31 Mar 2013 10:10

Obserserving overweight lazy, young, uncaring people, who need to push and walk more? Instead of observing them perhaps you ought to get out of you car and ask them if they would like any help taking back there trolley, as they may not be all of the above, they may have disabilities.

That's, what a true christian would do, or for that matter that's what caring people do.

Your remarks about others make me squirm.


JustJohn Report 31 Mar 2013 10:08

John waddles off thread in total exasperation :-( :-(>>>>>>>>>>>>>>


lilybids Report 31 Mar 2013 10:02

Hear, Hear


AnnCardiff Report 31 Mar 2013 10:00



Island Report 31 Mar 2013 09:58

Did someone fall off their trolley? :-S


AnnCardiff Report 31 Mar 2013 09:58

well said!!!!


ChAoTicintheNewYear Report 31 Mar 2013 09:45

John this is a thread about people abandoning trolleys where they inconvenience others. It was not a thread about fat bashing. You really need to read a thread properly and make sure you understand what a thread is about before you start posting things that have no relevance.


Wend Report 31 Mar 2013 09:44

Happy Easter John :-D


JustJohn Report 31 Mar 2013 09:40

I will just point out a couple of things to Paula and others.

I was contributing to this thread and I observed that overweight people were part of this lazy problems who always left their cars and their trolleys round store entrances instead of parking furthest from the store and walking a bit. That is my opinion and is often my observation. And I think it was a worthwhile point to make and is made often is papers and on the radio phone ins. With general agreement, to be honest.

This attracted a post from Lolly ".As usual John your compassion for others shines through" I took that as sarcastic, so perhaps I am at fault.

Then I noticed 3 of my 4 posts had been reported by somebody. So I though "what is the point of contributing to this thread and trying to make points? I will delete my fourth post and leave thread".

Then somebody started saying what I had written in my fourth deleted post and trying to make me out the villain, so I tried to reconstruct what I had said - and if anybody did keep a copy of original it will not be very different.

Then The BlackKnight wades in and tells me what my motives are, that I am a bad man etc etc.

Now I realise there is little point in defending my motives and actions on this thread, but I also get fed up with (at nearly 67) having to move trollies out of the roadway and from parking bays before I can park my car. It is not older people that do it. It is usually the young uncaring ones. It is often those who really do need to walk and push more than others.

This never used to happen in my days managing in supermarkets. It was only in certain towns in 1970's and 80's that we had to introduce expensive trollies with coin slots. The customers pay for these trollies indirectly and it is yet another example of where we pay a lot more for the selfish and sometimes illegal actions of others (ie stealing trollies, insurance claims inflating insurance premiums)

If Lolly's post was meant to be nice and comlimentary, I apologise. If it was meant to be sarcastic, I maintain she is the villain of this thread and not me. BK's motives are as usual totally unclear.


Paula+ Report 31 Mar 2013 08:51

Lolly I am Iin total agreement with you, and to be honest I am sick of it. It's making ontersting threads turn into war zones.


LollyWithSprinklez Report 31 Mar 2013 03:46

BK it is a shame that John manages to alienate so many people, myself I was quite ambivalent towards him until last evening, when he blatantly posted and then removed his own post, replacing it with what he professed was a repetition of the first, when it bore no resemblance.

I shall in future attempt to avoid his posts as they often appear to follow the same suit, wind up and then backtrack.

It is not fair to the OP especially Michael who put up a thread in good faith to have it turned into a quarrel

As i said before shame this has to happen when it is normally interesting to hear others views and even if you disagree there is usually a point where you can at least agree to disagree & accept we have differing opinions, without resorting to the insults & sarcasm John hands out.


TheBlackKnight Report 31 Mar 2013 02:51

Like I said my post was a fact & true. If you wish to turn whatever I say on the boards around in a way to suit you, so to attack me that’s fine with me, people can see what you do & the way you do it the more you do it.

As for you saying to me...
------------- You seem to know very little about anything.
Well if that’s not goading or insulting or abusive or offensive I'll be stunned, it's also against T&C rules of the site but I won't report it this site has enough people that could do that if they so wish to.

As for shopping trolleys it's real easy you get your trolley from the trolly station so do the right thing & put it back in the trolley station. No trolleys would found sitting on the pavement/entrance, or roll in to people/cars etc.