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Old 03-24-2015, 11:48 PM   #1
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Walmart Shopping Carts

Why do half the carts in every WalMart store have flat spotted wheels? How to the people who work there stand the racket?

Just one of the things that irritate me.
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And, why would anyone push such a cart more than ten feet without either returning it to the foyer, or better yet, turning it upside down right in the middle of the floor?
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Old 03-25-2015, 01:34 AM   #3
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And why when I have a perfectly good cart that I leave for a few minutes when I return has developed flat wheels.
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Old 03-25-2015, 02:27 AM   #4
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They just want to give you something to take your mind off of the long, slow check-out lines.
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Its a plot to keep old people from speeding with their carts.
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Old 03-25-2015, 02:34 AM   #6
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I wonder how Targets carts are?
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It's funny you posted this.

Just last week in Walmart a guy was pushing a cart while holding the back two wheels off the floor.

I smiled and he said "Flat spot was driving me crazy."
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They have flat spots because they now retrieve them with "power cart pushers" and side skid them, through the parking lot's, to make turns. Maybe?
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They have flat spots because they now retrieve them with "power cart pushers" and side skid them, through the parking lot's, to make turns. Maybe?
Bingo!
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Typical of Wal*Mart to have low quality carts, and as for how the workers stand it... You do know they are so well paid that half of them qualify for food stamps right.
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They have flat spots because they now retrieve them with "power cart pushers" and side skid them, through the parking lot's, to make turns. Maybe?
You got it right. They drag the front of the line of carts sideways to make turns while the power cart pushes from behind.
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Hunting hawk;

I never thought of that. Instead of putting the speed bumps on the floor, put them on the cart wheels.

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In our local Walmart they have the same issue and then the idiots no longer have those carry baskets they had. The ones you use for small loads you carry by your hand. I won't use the carts unless I have no choice and often don't buy more than I can carry in my hands.


Think of the sales they are loosing out on.
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The " Idiots" probably figured out that you will buy more stuff, if you have a big cart, instead of a small basket.

Marketing, marketing, marketing.
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