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Old 06-30-2011, 03:54 PM
 
Location: San Diego, CA
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I am not sure there is a way to win with these people.

I was walking into Albertsons minding my own business. This lady is standing there smoking her cigarette and as I walk by she says:

"Where do you think you are going?"

I kind of smile and ignore her. She makes another remark.

It seems sometimes when you ignore these people and don't confront them they still become angry.

What is the best way to stay out of trouble?

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Old 06-30-2011, 04:19 PM
 
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Walk softly and carry a huge stick!
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Old 06-30-2011, 04:39 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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A very big stick....
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Old 06-30-2011, 05:02 PM
 
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How about you just say "I am going into Albertsons"?
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Old 06-30-2011, 05:09 PM
 
Location: San Diego, CA
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How about you just say "I am going into Albertsons"?
I guess that would be a way to deal with it.
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Old 06-30-2011, 05:11 PM
 
Location: Finally made it to Florida and lovin' every minute!
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Doesn't matter. She would have had another remark. I wonder why it mattered to her. I mean, wasn't it pretty obvious you were going into Albertsons??? BTW, I miss ours.
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Old 06-30-2011, 05:35 PM
 
Location: playing in the colorful Colorado dirt
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I've always found that the best way to deal with dipshidiots is to ignore them whenever possible. It REALLY pisses off my inner redneck but it beats going to jail for stomping one into the pavement.
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Old 06-30-2011, 06:16 PM
 
Location: Out there somewhere...
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Just smile, nod your head turn and go into the store. If she's a pain to others, tell the store manager. If she's a nuisance he/she may call the police and have her removed. She could prove to be nutso on durgs or something. It's bad for business with people hanging around like that. My take.
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Old 06-30-2011, 06:38 PM
 
Location: I never said I was perfect so no refunds here sorry!
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If this is someone just out of the blue then I'd just leave then right there and not even acknowledge I heard them.
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Old 06-30-2011, 06:44 PM
 
Location: Back in COLORADO!!!
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I've always found that the best way to deal with dipshidiots is to ignore them whenever possible. It REALLY pisses off my inner redneck but it beats going to jail for stomping one into the pavement.
Wow! That is exactly, word for word, how I feel about it.

If I was in charge of writing the law, an appropriately applied ass-whoopin', when applied to a dipshidiot who desparately needs it, shall not be considered assault. Instead, it shall be considered a tax deductable act of public service......

Ps, mind if I borrow the word dipshidiot? Love it!
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