[ExI] walmart again

Emlyn emlynoregan at gmail.com
Mon Dec 22 04:06:40 UTC 2008

Maybe you need this?


2008/12/20 spike <spike66 at att.net>:
> I began doing all my shopping online approximately the minute it became an
> option to do so, sometime back in the 90s.  This allowed me to eliminate the
> last venue in which I routinely came into actual contact with the
> proletariat.  Proletariat other than myself I mean, and my family.  And my
> friends.  And my colleagues.  But I could avoid contact with proles other
> than these.
> By bad planning and business trips I found myself in need of a ten dollars
> or less gag gift for an office party so I went to Walmart.  I have heard
> many criticisms of Walmart, some from posters on this list, but I found my
> own mileage varied.  For instance, some have said they felt dirty after
> shopping there, felt the need to go home and shower.  I saw the various
> house fraus with butts a meter wide in stretch pants, the broken down
> geezers, the usual examples of that demographic of society, and it made me
> feel clean all over.  Compared to them, you know.  I felt the need to rush
> home and roll in the mud for an hour.  But I felt so inadequate in the geek
> department: many at Walmart were even less fashionable than I.  I feel the
> need to get my geek on.
> spike
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