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Eeyore13 Report 30 Mar 2013 15:17

What mild abuse? There was no abuse in it at all-so why did you report it?


KittytheLearnerCook Report 30 Mar 2013 15:21

Iceland near us have a £1 deposit on their trolleys as does the Coop, the other large supermarkets don't.

Maybe this is the way to go to stop the stray trollies.


JustJohn Report 30 Mar 2013 15:21

I very rarely report anything. Nothing this weekend at all (or for at least last 2 weeks). Tend to say when I report a post and why.

Why assume I had reported it when I said I saw nothing wrong, Eeyore. I am confused by your post :-S


Eeyore13 Report 30 Mar 2013 15:28

Well you pointed it out & then apologised if the content upset anyone else lol . !!!!

As for paying for trolleys-I think thats the way to go plus people park them properly so you don't get them escaping & hitting people & cars.


JustJohn Report 30 Mar 2013 15:42

Oh silly me, Eeyore. Must be me that can't read then. Must give myself a smack.

:-| :-|


maggiewinchester Report 30 Mar 2013 17:02

Sylvia - sorry about the late reply - I Redeem the money. :-D
I used precious shoe leather to take that trolley back :-|


JoyBoroAngel Report 30 Mar 2013 17:04

i always put my trolley back
but if everydy did the trolly dollys would be out of a job


terryj Report 30 Mar 2013 17:13

our road has an ally leading to the local co op car park and so a lot of people in the road wheel their shopping home in the trolely and take the trolley back the next time they go that way
some toe rag started coming around at 4 in the morning in a hi vis and collecting up all the trolleys plus the £1 coins in them caught him a treat coming home at stupid oclock one sunday a quick threat of serious viiolence and injury put a stop to him in our road :-D


JustJohn Report 30 Mar 2013 19:14

Joy. I think Ken Barlow and the other trolley dollys are still in a job when the £1 applies.

Most people leave trolly in a bay adjacent to where they parked. But pick them up as near to entrance as possible. So someone has to go out to the far ends of the car park and "snake" them back to the store.

In our local store they use a vehicle, so quite a skilled and important job for the dolly.


ChAoTicintheNewYear Report 30 Mar 2013 19:27

Really terryj you think threatening someone with violence is funny? :-S


JustJohn Report 30 Mar 2013 19:31

Think Terry is roughly same age as me. We fought in the wars and do threaten like Corporal Jones. But not quite as able to go througth with it as Clive Dunn was :-) ;-)

All huff and no puff. But huff stops these things from happening often :-)


TheBlackKnight Report 30 Mar 2013 21:32

Just to set the record straight. John I did not abuse you in my posting early today. For you to say I did is untrue & unfair. I did point out what you was doing but that was a fact & true. If you are going to report me at least be man enough & honest enough to admit it.


JustJohn Report 31 Mar 2013 00:01

BK. I think you did. It was. It was not true or fair in any way. I would be, but I didn't. And I wouldn't.

And you have done exactly the same thing with this post. Nothiong about the thread at all. Just a determination that you know my motives. You seem to know very little about anything.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 31 Mar 2013 00:10

I always put the trolley back...but then I don't have (nor could I afford) a car to push the trolley to ;-)


maggiewinchester Report 31 Mar 2013 00:17

Same here. Rose - hence the 'chauffeur'. I pay the petrol - he drives up and we go for a walk after.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Wend Report 31 Mar 2013 09:44

Happy Easter John :-D