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Lookin' for a cheap date? Try Wal-Mart
CNN Money ^ | 04/08/2005 | Parija Bhatnagar

Posted on 04/08/2005 12:43:28 PM PDT by BJClinton

The food, makeup, underwear is at "Everyday low prices" but a Wal-Mart "date" could be for free.

Wal-Mart's taking on the role of retail matchmaker to some of its customers.

NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - Just when you thought you'd heard it all from the king of discount shopping, Wal-Mart is now pitching itself as the new dating hot spot -- with everyday low prices to boot.

(Excerpt) Read more at money.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Germany
KEYWORDS: bargain; buymorejunk; cheapjunk; cheapskate; chinacrap; dating; hookup; itsjunkjustbuyit; madeinchina; maidinchina; singles; walmart
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I would assume the "flirting points" would include the condom aisle.
1 posted on 04/08/2005 12:43:29 PM PDT by BJClinton
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To: BJClinton

Is that going to be made in China as well...........


2 posted on 04/08/2005 12:45:19 PM PDT by Dan from Michigan ("If Stabenow were any bigger a roadblock, she could halt traffic on all of I-75.")
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To: Dan from Michigan

So will they have ethnic dating aisles and regular aisles, like food. Or maybe they can just have a bunch of russian ladies with price tags hanging around there necks, for the guy who just wants to cut to the point.


3 posted on 04/08/2005 12:48:39 PM PDT by aft_lizard (This space waiting for a post election epiphany)
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To: BJClinton
I like Wal-Mart just fine and shop their all the time, but if they implement this they will someday mark it as the beginning of the end.
4 posted on 04/08/2005 12:48:42 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Drug prohibition laws help fund terrorism.)
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To: BJClinton
Lookin' for a cheap date? Try Wal-Mart

You might be a redneck....

5 posted on 04/08/2005 12:48:52 PM PDT by Rytwyng (we're here, we're Huguenots, get used to us...)
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To: Dan from Michigan

LOL, that was my first thought too, that they'll only fix you up with Chinese people...

LQ


6 posted on 04/08/2005 12:49:57 PM PDT by LizardQueen
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To: BJClinton

What's their "return" policy? ;-)


7 posted on 04/08/2005 12:52:34 PM PDT by adaven
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To: BJClinton

Frankly, I think you'd be doing better with the clientele of a Walmart than a typical dating bar.


8 posted on 04/08/2005 12:52:44 PM PDT by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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To: Dan from Michigan

The women are in a truck out back.


9 posted on 04/08/2005 12:54:46 PM PDT by bmwcyle (Washington DC RINO Hunting Guide)
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To: Rytwyng

Back off a second, it beats the laundramat.

All that "hugging the greeter" gone wild.

I always flirt with the lady at the walmart bakery. At least I know she can cook.


10 posted on 04/08/2005 12:55:12 PM PDT by Lokibob (All typos and spelling errors are mine and copyrighted!!!!)
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To: Rytwyng

First thing that came to my mind, too.


11 posted on 04/08/2005 12:55:15 PM PDT by BJClinton
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To: lepton

You do not shop at the same Wal-Mart I do...


12 posted on 04/08/2005 12:57:04 PM PDT by BJClinton
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To: BJClinton
You can tell a lot by a person by what is in their buggy...

Pet food, hemorrhoid cream, trashy novels, Guns & Ammo magazine, a super-duper 1000 condom party pack, size 12 faux tiger fur spike heels, pickled pigs feet, a bag of live gold fish....
13 posted on 04/08/2005 12:58:22 PM PDT by najida (I wish I had Tina Turner's legs, Ann Coulter's brains and Paris Hilton's credit cards.)
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To: lepton

Our Wal-Mart is a little frightening. If I were single I would take my chances at the bar. Or at least the new Target they opened down the street.


14 posted on 04/08/2005 12:59:22 PM PDT by retrokitten (I heart Tony Snow)
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To: BJClinton

I've joked for years that, one day, Walmart would install mini apartments for it's workers and the public. Or sell funeral packages.

That "dating" thing is even creepier.


15 posted on 04/08/2005 1:01:29 PM PDT by myheroesareDeadandRegistered (Ann Coulter/ Mark Levin tag team in '08)
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To: BJClinton; Dan from Michigan

Wal Mart is strictly for Chubby Chasers. If portly girls and single moms are your thing, Wal Mart is the place to be.


16 posted on 04/08/2005 1:01:35 PM PDT by Clemenza (Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms: The Other Holy Trinity)
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To: BJClinton
You do not shop at the same Wal-Mart I do...

Probably not... Nor do I go to the same bars. :)

17 posted on 04/08/2005 1:01:38 PM PDT by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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To: najida

I'm only interested if I see beer in her cart.


18 posted on 04/08/2005 1:02:44 PM PDT by BJClinton
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To: Clemenza
Wal Mart is strictly for Chubby Chasers. If portly girls and single moms are your thing, Wal Mart is the place to be.

Nahhh... The best place to meet wimmins is out at the Planned Parenthood clinics! Why would they be there, if they wasn't loose wimmin?

Mark

19 posted on 04/08/2005 1:05:17 PM PDT by MarkL (I've got a fever, and the only prescription is MORE COWBELL!!!)
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To: Clemenza
I've been to a WalMart once in the last 9-10 years(when it was the only place in a vacation town on my way up north). I avoid it like the plague.

It's my populist side.

20 posted on 04/08/2005 1:07:47 PM PDT by Dan from Michigan ("If Stabenow were any bigger a roadblock, she could halt traffic on all of I-75.")
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To: Clemenza

If Kobe Tai doesn't shop there it's not the place for me.


21 posted on 04/08/2005 1:08:24 PM PDT by ASA Vet (Sick minds think alike.)
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To: najida

Funny thing.. cute chick was chatting me up yesterday at wal-mart.
I was there for allergy stuff and cough drops as it's that time of year again.
So I've just got stuff to keep me from sneezig my fool head off.

Quick glance in her cart reveals the following inventory of duct tape, lacy bras (4 pair), lacy undies (4 pair), various nylons, two romance novels, and a pack of ribbed trojies.

Somehow, my allergies suddenly seemed the least of concerns.


22 posted on 04/08/2005 1:09:32 PM PDT by Darksheare ("I'll tell you once more before I get off the floor, don't bring me clowns." -misheard lyrics)
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To: MarkL

The best place to meet women is your local weekly meeting of sex addicts anonymous. Score!


23 posted on 04/08/2005 1:10:12 PM PDT by LanPB01
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To: najida

You can tell a lot by a person by what is in their buggy...a super-duper 1000 condom party pack, size 12 faux tiger fur spike heels....

You been peeking in my cart again?

Love, Thag


24 posted on 04/08/2005 1:12:13 PM PDT by thag (Notice how they call it a "Thagline"?)
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To: Dan from Michigan
Being that the closest Wal-Mart is 35 minutes away (without traffic), I have no great urge to make a trip for any reason whatsoever. Besides, their quality s-cks, and their prices are not as great as people say they are.

I should also add that I have not been in a Wal-Mart in 5 years, nor have I been in a McDonald's in 10 years.

25 posted on 04/08/2005 1:14:50 PM PDT by Clemenza (Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms: The Other Holy Trinity)
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To: ASA Vet
I never thought I would ever see the name "Kobe Tai" posted on this website.

Hey, if it aint Vivid, it aint real cinema! ;-)

26 posted on 04/08/2005 1:16:30 PM PDT by Clemenza (Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms: The Other Holy Trinity)
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To: BJClinton

The cheaper the better. :) HA!


27 posted on 04/08/2005 1:19:24 PM PDT by writer33 ("In Defense of Liberty," a political thriller, being released in March)
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To: myheroesareDeadandRegistered

Actually, I believe you can buy coffins at some Sam's Clubs.


28 posted on 04/08/2005 1:20:40 PM PDT by sharktrager (The masses will trade liberty for a more quiet life.)
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To: BJClinton

Wanna party?


29 posted on 04/08/2005 1:21:35 PM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: MarkL

Ever been to a Planned Parenthood?

The women there are generally not to happy with men at the moment.


30 posted on 04/08/2005 1:21:57 PM PDT by sharktrager (The masses will trade liberty for a more quiet life.)
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To: BJClinton
"On Friday nights, singles looking for romance, mindless flirting or just a new friend head over to their neighborhood Wal-Mart where they're given a big bright red bow to attach to their shopping cart or shopping basket."

No thanks.

31 posted on 04/08/2005 1:27:38 PM PDT by scott7278 ("Please disperse...there is nothing to see here.")
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To: sharktrager

Costco, too.


32 posted on 04/08/2005 1:28:20 PM PDT by retrokitten (I heart Tony Snow)
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To: retrokitten

Hmmm...volume purchasing of women.


33 posted on 04/08/2005 1:31:10 PM PDT by BJClinton
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To: BJClinton
"You do not shop at the same Wal-Mart I do..."

The fun "people-watching" begins after midnight at my local Wal-Mart. I think there's some sort of bell that rings or maybe a National Weather Service alarm.

6:00 - 8:00pm is safe, but you have to be gone by 11:59pm. Trust me.

34 posted on 04/08/2005 1:32:05 PM PDT by scott7278 ("Please disperse...there is nothing to see here.")
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To: BJClinton

I've often heard people complain that Walmart is trying to take over the world. It might just be true!


35 posted on 04/08/2005 1:32:56 PM PDT by VRWCisme
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To: Darksheare
Quick glance in her cart reveals the following inventory of duct tape, lacy bras (4 pair), lacy undies (4 pair), various nylons, two romance novels, and a pack of ribbed trojies.

Add some whiskey and nipple clamps and you've got everything you need for a good weekend.

36 posted on 04/08/2005 1:33:36 PM PDT by Modernman ("I'm in favor of limited government unless it limits what I want government to do."- dirtboy)
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To: BJClinton

LOL! I meant coffins!


37 posted on 04/08/2005 1:34:32 PM PDT by retrokitten (I heart Tony Snow)
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To: Clemenza

Maybe in your area. Here is depends on the time of day, but most of the women are married. All the looker moms are out in the mornings doing their shopping when the masses are out at work. At night, your assessment is pretty much right on.


38 posted on 04/08/2005 1:34:58 PM PDT by cupcakes
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To: billorites

lol!


39 posted on 04/08/2005 1:35:24 PM PDT by tiredoflaundry (My quaker parrot can talk, can Your honor student fly?)
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To: Clemenza
Besides, their quality s-cks, and their prices are not as great as people say they are....I should also add that I have not been in a Wal-Mart in 5 years,

Well, I'll take that for what its worth....

40 posted on 04/08/2005 1:36:44 PM PDT by XJarhead
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To: Modernman

My area, the duct tape is sufficient for some.
*wincing*


41 posted on 04/08/2005 1:37:01 PM PDT by Darksheare ("I'll tell you once more before I get off the floor, don't bring me clowns." -misheard lyrics)
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To: cjshapi

Ping.


42 posted on 04/08/2005 1:39:08 PM PDT by Junior (FABRICATI DIEM, PVNC)
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To: Darksheare

You were buying allergy medicine and you were tempted to buy antibiotics!


43 posted on 04/08/2005 1:40:41 PM PDT by uglybiker (A woman's most powerful weapon is a guy's imagination.)
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To: Clemenza

You said exactly what I was thinking before I could post it. Actually, that sounds like the demographic for all of mid GA......ugh.......


44 posted on 04/08/2005 1:41:59 PM PDT by musical_airman (I never get into bloody Taglinius Freerepulicus! What about MY self esteem? ;))
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To: Junior

Wouldn't you know this is my favorite place to shop? We have a new super center here and it is spotless.

But I'd feel like a real dork with a red bow on my cart.


45 posted on 04/08/2005 1:43:07 PM PDT by cjshapi
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To: BJClinton
"Wal-Mart is now pitching itself as the new dating hot spot -- with everyday low prices to boot."

Well, one does run into ALL sorts of people there. LOL!

46 posted on 04/08/2005 1:43:40 PM PDT by sweetliberty (Never argue with a fool. People might not know the difference.)
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To: Rytwyng
"You might be a redneck...."

You read my mind!

47 posted on 04/08/2005 1:44:32 PM PDT by sweetliberty (Never argue with a fool. People might not know the difference.)
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To: Clemenza

But somehow you know the type of people in there even with your very limited experience venturing in one. Funny how that works;-)


48 posted on 04/08/2005 1:45:19 PM PDT by cupcakes
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To: Darksheare
Ms Staplegun's younger sister?
49 posted on 04/08/2005 1:45:38 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Donate or the bunny is stew! Or donate and we stew the bunny. To Stew or not to stew your choice!)
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To: uglybiker

Pretty much!

But she was cute at least.


50 posted on 04/08/2005 1:46:37 PM PDT by Darksheare ("I'll tell you once more before I get off the floor, don't bring me clowns." -misheard lyrics)
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