Choose your color scheme:
The Vette Barn  
 
Go Back   The Vette Barn > Off Topic/Babes/Other > Off Topic

Off Topic Off Topic - General non-Corvette related discussion.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Share Thread Tools
Old 06-15-2019, 05:57pm   #21
DAB
Sparkles Flambeaux
Barn Stall Owner #4
Barn Raising I,II
NCM Supporter '13,'14,'15,'16,'17
Bantayan Kids '13,'14,'15,'17
Points: 130,095, Level: 100
Activity: 70.5%
 
DAB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Posts: 54,947
Thanks: 9,812
Thanked 19,803 Times in 10,522 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $42006882
Default

be glad you didn't go to Target today.

their registers all shut down.
DAB is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-15-2019, 06:42pm   #22
MrPeabody
A Real Barner
Points: 53,584, Level: 100
Activity: 98.7%
 
MrPeabody's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Northern California
Posts: 29,490
Thanks: 11,169
Thanked 9,355 Times in 4,810 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $2193839
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DAB View Post
be glad you didn't go to Target today.

their registers all shut down.
Last time I operated a cash register you could crank it by hand if the power went out.
MrPeabody is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to MrPeabody For This Useful Post:
Old 06-15-2019, 07:08pm   #23
JRD77VET
Barn Stall Owner #327
NCM Supporter '16,'17,'19
Bantayan Kids '13,'14,'15,'17
GTMS Ď18
Points: 73,552, Level: 100
Activity: 93.2%
 
JRD77VET's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Zionsville,PA
Posts: 36,839
Thanks: 17,280
Thanked 13,412 Times in 6,158 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $5966917
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DAB View Post
be glad you didn't go to Target today.

their registers all shut down.
Target is anti gun. I will NOT shop there.
JRD77VET is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to JRD77VET For This Useful Post:
Old 06-15-2019, 07:19pm   #24
chinaski
A Real Barner
Points: 26,356, Level: 100
Activity: 65.8%
 
chinaski's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Earthquakeville
Posts: 8,062
Thanks: 2,282
Thanked 4,682 Times in 1,985 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $312
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by NEED-A-VETTE View Post
The Whole Foods is pretty huge. Thereís a restaurant there and a juice bar. And the salad and food bar is much bigger.

Iím curious to see what they put in the space where the old Whole Foods was...rumor is either Sprouts or H-Mart. Either is fine with me because I drive to the Granada Hillís Sprouts now. And if I want to go to the Asian Market, I hit the Galleria at Devonshire and Reseda. So, having either of those in the old Whole Foods space would be nice.

For the new shopping area, aside from Whole Foods...

AMC, Nordstromí Rack (already open), Ulta (already open), Peetís Coffee, Lure Fish House, Gusís BBQ.

https://www.thevineyards.com/

But what Iím looking forward to is Portoís in Northridge.

https://www.sfvbj.com/news/2019/may/...en-northridge/
HOLY ****! NO WAY!!!!!! OMG OMG OMG
chinaski is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-15-2019, 07:40pm   #25
NEED-A-VETTE
Moderatrix
BR Organizer II,III,IV

NCM Supporter '17
Bantayan Kids '13,'15,'17
Points: 50,358, Level: 100
Activity: 99.3%
 
NEED-A-VETTE's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Now all the vampires walkin' through the valley move west down Ventura Boulevard óó Los Angeles
Posts: 14,893
Thanks: 6,216
Thanked 8,706 Times in 3,097 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $9959254
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by chinaski View Post
HOLY ****! NO WAY!!!!!! OMG OMG OMG
Name:  0079E644-2C21-4DE2-B002-B2F710362AF7.gif
Views: 69
Size:  3.05 MB
NEED-A-VETTE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-15-2019, 08:12pm   #26
markids77
A Real Barner
Points: 12,376, Level: 76
Activity: 26.0%
 
markids77's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: sweatin' on the oldies
Posts: 7,231
Thanks: 3,790
Thanked 1,533 Times in 1,015 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $5800015
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DAB View Post
be glad you didn't go to Target today.

their registers all shut down.
Target is so anti gun that they ban even uniformed police officers from carrying in their stores. Our locals hope they never have a call there because they will all have to stay outside and deal with the perp when he/she exits the store. They don't shop there either.
markids77 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-15-2019, 08:41pm   #27
snide
Barn Raising II,III
NCM Supporter '13
Bantayan Kids '17
Points: 89,586, Level: 100
Activity: 99.5%
 
snide's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: I could never live there.
Posts: 50,914
Thanks: 25,539
Thanked 10,238 Times in 5,330 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $119003577
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by JRD77VET View Post
Target is anti gun. I will NOT shop there.
Quote:
Originally Posted by markids77 View Post
Target is so anti gun that they ban even uniformed police officers from carrying in their stores. Our locals hope they never have a call there because they will all have to stay outside and deal with the perp when he/she exits the store. They don't shop there either.
Soooo, what I'm hearing is, if I were to hold up a Target store at gunpoint, I'd likely get away with it?
snide is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-16-2019, 06:42am   #28
Stevedore
Bantayan Kids '17
Points: 6,578, Level: 56
Activity: 17.9%
 
Stevedore's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Long Valley, NJ
Posts: 1,416
Thanks: 580
Thanked 423 Times in 267 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $404858
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by markids77 View Post
Target is so anti gun that they ban even uniformed police officers from carrying in their stores. Our locals hope they never have a call there because they will all have to stay outside and deal with the perp when he/she exits the store. They don't shop there either.
Do you have a link to that nonsense? Everything I read on the all-knowing interweb says Target's gun policy is a "request", but they won't enforce it. And I've seen a cop with a gun in a local Target, I'd guess responding to a shoplifting complaint.
Stevedore is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-16-2019, 08:49am   #29
Touringmike
A Real Barner
Points: 9,596, Level: 67
Activity: 10.7%
 
Touringmike's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Sussex, Wi
Posts: 1,837
Thanks: 199
Thanked 572 Times in 364 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $609345
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by VITE1 View Post
I love when they ask "Did you find everything you wanted?". So I say "Were you hiding stuff?". Only one old guy teller got it. The rest just look at me with a confused look.


As an older guy, I'm going to use that line in the near future.
It's usually a teen/young adult asking the question.
Touringmike is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Touringmike For This Useful Post:
Old 06-16-2019, 09:37am   #30
aerovette
Chief Electrician
Barn Stall Owner #7734

Bantayan Kids '15
Points: 37,167, Level: 100
Activity: 43.6%
 
aerovette's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: South of insanity
Posts: 15,617
Thanks: 5,219
Thanked 6,364 Times in 2,987 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $289569
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by VITE1 View Post
I love when they ask "Did you find everything you wanted?". So I say "Were you hiding stuff?". Only one old guy teller got it. The rest just look at me with a confused look.
That's funny.

I usually say "I couldn't find any of the free stuff".
aerovette is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to aerovette For This Useful Post:
Old 06-16-2019, 01:47pm   #31
bill_daniels
Barn Stall Owner #90125
NCM Supporter '19
Points: 97,030, Level: 100
Activity: 99.7%
 
bill_daniels's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Houston, Tejas, Estados Unidos
Posts: 38,338
Thanks: 10,472
Thanked 13,820 Times in 7,297 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $2599965
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DAB View Post
be glad you didn't go to Target today.

their registers all shut down.
That's OK.....can I still use the women's bathroom there?



Asking the real questions, right here.
bill_daniels is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-16-2019, 02:27pm   #32
MrPeabody
A Real Barner
Points: 53,584, Level: 100
Activity: 98.7%
 
MrPeabody's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Northern California
Posts: 29,490
Thanks: 11,169
Thanked 9,355 Times in 4,810 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $2193839
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by VITE1 View Post
I love when they ask "Did you find everything you wanted?". So I say "Were you hiding stuff?". Only one old guy teller got it. The rest just look at me with a confused look.
I usually say "Well, it's a little late for that now that I'm at the checkout."
MrPeabody is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-16-2019, 03:55pm   #33
mrvette
Latin American Goat Roper
Barn Stall Owner #101
Bantayan Kids '13
Points: 79,369, Level: 100
Activity: 53.8%
 
mrvette's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Orange Park Florida
Posts: 46,403
Thanks: 22,731
Thanked 6,469 Times in 3,630 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $1129077
Default

Talk about a piss poor 'mgmt' decision, linking ALL the stores together into some master computer, as if it's SO criticality ONE to keep store stock backup current.....they could just go online maybe at midnight or 2 am, some such, and order stock......and submit sales totals, etc.....

so they lost many millions of bux in sales and pissed off many cussin tomers not to mention the restocking charges/wages to put the abandoned crap back on the shelves, ASSuming the frozen food was not all rotten by then.....

mrvette is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-16-2019, 07:19pm   #34
markids77
A Real Barner
Points: 12,376, Level: 76
Activity: 26.0%
 
markids77's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: sweatin' on the oldies
Posts: 7,231
Thanks: 3,790
Thanked 1,533 Times in 1,015 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $5800015
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Stevedore View Post
Do you have a link to that nonsense? Everything I read on the all-knowing interweb says Target's gun policy is a "request", but they won't enforce it. And I've seen a cop with a gun in a local Target, I'd guess responding to a shoplifting complaint.
Best bud is a 25 year veteran locally. This came from him. YMMV?
markids77 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-16-2019, 09:59pm   #35
benny42
That One Guy
Vette Barn Crew
Points: 6,355, Level: 55
Activity: 1.4%
 
benny42's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Magnolia, Tx
Posts: 977
Thanks: 661
Thanked 106 Times in 72 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $2112
Default

Even if the checker isn't noticing what you're buying, the computers do. I bought enough grape juice concentrate to make 3 gallons of juice and 2 packets of yeast (bread yeast) and the register created coupons for some brand of cheap California wine for me.
benny42 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

The Vette Barn > Off Topic/Babes/Other > Off Topic


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:18pm.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright © 2009 - 2019 The Vette Barn


Support the Barn:
 
Download the Mobile App;
 
Follow us on Facebook:

Become a Stall Owner

 

Apple iOS App        Google Android App

 

Visit our Facebook page