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I went to Walmart today to take my mother who wanted some Garden Deco stuff so while I was inside Walmart I made my way to the toy section to see if this store actually had a reset... My surprise they actually did a reset and had some newer stock so I started looking around.

While I was in the toy section I missed a employee pegging up a new case of HWs. I asked the employee if he had anymore cases that he can peg up as the 2 guys before me wiped out all the newer Cars from the cases ( 50-60 cars, which made room for another case ) so he said give me a min and I will get you a fresh case. Once he returned he had another employee with him that turned out to be this new lady who runs the toy dept ( toy manager ). She said she is not putting out a new HW case in front of me because I am a collector. She said we do not put out cases in front of collectors because they take all the good stuff and that I should know the drill while shopping at her store. Huh ??? :freak: I should know the drill while shopping at her store ??? What is that suppose to mean ??? :rolleyes: ... I laughed at her and said I guess jobs are plentiful today as I can report you for refusing to sell merchandise to a paying customer and I have 3 witnesses standing here hearing what you just said to me. She turned and walked away.

Well, I am still thinking about reporting her to Walmart HQ to teach her a good lesson in life whether she gets written up or not or gets fired, I at least can make a small difference in that store for the collectors. She needs to learn what PR is about while working at her fabulous top paying job. :D I have to say some people really take their jobs serious at a low paying position :rolleyes:....
 

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She probably thinks she protects the world from scalpers. Haha. Just another reason why I don't want to collect mainlines any more.
 

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We have Hector, the toy guy, who told me to my face i was taking cars out of little children's hands while digging thru a bin one day, and when i said excuse me, he looked at me and said because of my smart mouth i'd never see anything good while he worked there, at this point i told him to F off, and left, Hector was fired 3 days later for going thru a purse at an unattended cart, in oher words, screw these people!
 

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I hear ya... These are toy Cars right ??? It's not like I was going to retire off of that new case they had.... LOL :lol:
 

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I hit a P case dump bin and got the following :

2- Scooby Doo Mystery Machines
2- Angry Birds RED BIRD
1- chevy silverado
1- new body style 2012 beetle
1- monster dairy delivery


But back to this topic .. i think that the employees at my local store are taking the hunts .. becuase i had just seen the bin put out and i went through and through and not ONE hunt of any kind ... plus the cases looked to have already been opened too .. so !
 

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Yep Yep Yep, I have been told the exact same thing Bro! Not in front of a collector! Whatever I gave up on mainlines a long time ago. Heck I shook mainlineitus a few years ago.
I say report the windbag! I did!
 

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i would of talked with the manager as well as let them know that an official write uo would be going to wlamart HQ. I did this once before when we stood inline for over 1.5 hours to check out and had someone call me from the store within 3 days to talk about what happened. Some will say Walmart doesnt care about their customers, but on this one time i can say they did. If the case was already on the floor it is supposed to be "fair game" and to be sold
 

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I wish I could say I was surprised. I know there are good people working at Wal-marts but some just make you want to shake your head and wonder.....
 

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I went to Walmart today to take my mother who wanted some Garden Deco stuff so while I was inside Walmart I made my way to the toy section to see if this store actually had a reset... My surprise they actually did a reset and had some newer stock so I started looking around.

While I was in the toy section I missed a employee pegging up a new case of HWs. I asked the employee if he had anymore cases that he can peg up as the 2 guys before me wiped out all the newer Cars from the cases ( 50-60 cars, which made room for another case ) so he said give me a min and I will get you a fresh case. Once he returned he had another employee with him that turned out to be this new lady who runs the toy dept ( toy manager ). She said she is not putting out a new HW case in front of me because I am a collector. She said we do not put out cases in front of collectors because they take all the good stuff and that I should know the drill while shopping at her store. Huh ??? :freak: I should know the drill while shopping at her store ??? What is that suppose to mean ??? :rolleyes: ... I laughed at her and said I guess jobs are plentiful today as I can report you for refusing to sell merchandise to a paying customer and I have 3 witnesses standing here hearing what you just said to me. She turned and walked away.

Well, I am still thinking about reporting her to Walmart HQ to teach her a good lesson in life whether she gets written up or not or gets fired, I at least can make a small difference in that store for the collectors. She needs to learn what PR is about while working at her fabulous top paying job. :D I have to say some people really take their jobs serious at a low paying position :rolleyes:....
dude that sucks but happens all the time.i thought you were only collecting M2 now and quit mailine stuff altogether:confused:
 

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report her to corporate, then the store manager has to answer to them as to what happened, I know of more than one person locally who has been fired from the process
 

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Bury her.She doesn't own the store or company.

If she felt that way about things she could have just said we don't have any more to put out.
 

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This attitude comes from people who have NO authority in real life, and think because they run a toy section, they are something special, i have had a manager tell me i could open the cases for a bin, but i had to leave the good cars for other people, i told him i would buy what i wanted, i had money, he went and got a dolly and put the bin in the back, when i complained to the head store manager, the bin was brought back out, and i bought what i wanted, two supers, left 2 behind, and as i was walking out, the toy manager told me i wasn't welcome in his store anymore, i went home, got my month worth of diecast and food reciepts(i keep such things) and went back, showed the manager what i spend in the store, and told him start to finish what happened, he works in the garden center now.
 

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dude that sucks but happens all the time.i thought you were only collecting M2 now and quit mailine stuff altogether:confused:
Yes you are right as I buy very little HW Mainlines these days, but I saw what the other 2 guys had in their hands which were the Angry Birds and the Mystery Machines....
The 2 guys walked away with 50-60 Cars close to a case, so I figured I would ask if they had another case which they did, but refused to put it out in front of me.

I wanted to get them to help out others here on Hobbytalk who would want them in their collection. I guess the hunt continues for the Mystery Machines.
 
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