Supermarket trolley parking

There was a thread a few days ago about this but I can't find it.
It was about lazy people being anti-social and not putting the trolley
back in their right place.

Just saw, read this.

https://www.thesun.co.uk/motors/18858084/shocking-moment-lazy-bmw-driver-dumps-trolley-priceless-karma/
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  • Pollycat
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    From the article:
    She can be heard on the footage saying: "Just be a decent human being and put it back."

    I have a number of pet hates, including people putting their feet on bus/train seats.
    But I never comment or confront them as you never know what maniac you might be dealing with.
  • Thumbs_Up
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    Pollycat said:

    I have a number of pet hates, including people putting their feet on bus/train seats.

    This is all down to upbringing pure and simple, I have visited a couple inner London schools way back and I tell you some of the children were little monsters and later in life will be future bigger monsters.
    But I never comment or confront them as you never know what maniac you might be dealing with.

    I was parked up in a beautiful London park, the parked car in front of me were a young couple when the driver toss out a humongous size MacDonald’s paper bag! I was going to get out my car and have a word but in my heart i knew this would have ended in a fight. I thought to myself why should i possibly  loose my employment over ***kers like that.

     




  • robinwales
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    This is why I no longer visit supermarkets. The stores themselves are a nightmare with loud pop music, and often the customers behave appallingly. I prefer to shop on-line including Sainsbury's home delivery - it also saves money and avoids driving. And they wonder why the High Street is dying.
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    Thumbs_Up said:
    I was parked up in a beautiful London park, the parked car in front of me were a young couple when the driver toss out a humongous size MacDonald’s paper bag! I was going to get out my car and have a word but in my heart i knew this would have ended in a fight. I thought to myself why should i possibly  loose my employment over ***kers like that.

     




    You were quite sensible not to say anything. I've had several confrontations with pedestrians recently on a shared use cyle/walk path I use. Some were very unpleasant and nearly resulted in violence. I now just ride right on and say nothing, which is the best policy.

  • Brie
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    Must admit I had a go at a young (14yo?) girl in Lidl yesterday.  Her younger brother was getting some pain au chocolate and dropped one on the floor.  She picked it up and put it back with the others.  I told her she couldn't do that and she looked a bit shocked.  She picked it out again and didn't know what to do with it so I told her to give it to me as there was a bin right there.  So much though for having signs about using tongs!!
    "Never retract, never explain, never apologise; get things done and let them howl.”
  • diystarter7
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    I'd love to tell people off, remind them politely etc about trollies, litter, bad driving and so on but I'm fearful of the response.
    IMO, the vast majority could not care less about their anti-social ways and most are often nasty people I guess.

    The video, credit to the bloke for making the bloke put the trolley back in its proper place but I could never do that.
  • molerat
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    There was a thread a few days ago about this but I can't find it.
    It was about lazy people being anti-social and not putting the trolley
    back in their right place.
    Probably got thrown out with the bathwater by the forum team, likely after a few reports, after being completely derailed by a poster with a rather ironic user name
  • diystarter7
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    This is why I no longer visit supermarkets. The stores themselves are a nightmare with loud pop music, and often the customers behave appallingly. I prefer to shop on-line including Sainsbury's home delivery - it also saves money and avoids driving. And they wonder why the High Street is dying.
    Since covid we have when we could early on into Coid did click and collect and delivery than were able to get, join Tesco's delivery sytem and can book 4 weeks in advance.

    Since leaving work we have and now started again to by odds and bits from these places during off peak hours - often Wed
    and other days from about 6-40pm on or around 11-30 and by 12 noon.
  • soul1
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    Hi, I was the original poster of the thread on trolleys. It was a good forum thread initially, but got a bit nasty due to differing views on the subject. I only really posted about it because I've suffered damage to my car a couple of times because of trolleys and it's really expensive to get it fixed. People who leave the trolleys anywhere and don't put them back in the designated trolley bays within the car park especially at supermarkets etc don't seem to realise this until it happens to them. The supermarkets wash their hands clean of any liability with regards to this due to the multiple signs in their car parks re we are not liable for anything that happens in the car park etc.
    The other point that I made in my original thread is that trolleys just left anywhere in the car park could also cause injury to other shoppers if they end up moving due to wind etc.
    However I disagree with this to a point as if all trolleys in all supermarkets had a coin system to force customers to return their trolleys back to the designated trolley bays, then this problem would be much less of an issue.
    Just my opinion though :)
  • diystarter7
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    soul1 said:
    Hi, I was the original poster of the thread on trolleys. It was a good forum thread initially, but got a bit nasty due to differing views on the subject. I only really posted about it because I've suffered damage to my car a couple of times because of trolleys and it's really expensive to get it fixed. People who leave the trolleys anywhere and don't put them back in the designated trolley bays within the car park especially at supermarkets etc don't seem to realise this until it happens to them. The supermarkets wash their hands clean of any liability with regards to this due to the multiple signs in their car parks re we are not liable for anything that happens in the car park etc.
    The other point that I made in my original thread is that trolleys just left anywhere in the car park could also cause injury to other shoppers if they end up moving due to wind etc.
    However I disagree with this to a point as if all trolleys in all supermarkets had a coin system to force customers to return their trolleys back to the designated trolley bays, then this problem would be much less of an issue.
    Just my opinion though :)
    I thought I was not searching for it properly.
    Your points are valid and ones I agree with.
    Thanks for your time and effort for letting me know.
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