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Return The Shopping Cart To The Store!


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It adds a bit more movement in your day and shows respect by taking care of something that doesn't belong to you. It prevents damage to vehicles, keeps the carts out of the heat, cold, rain or snow. The cart won't clog up the parking spaces if they are put back in the store. Most of all, it's not that hard and doesn't take very long to just return the cart to the store where others can use it.

- Submitted by *MADGE* 10/8/2010 in Everything Else | 7 Comments
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MARYJOANNA 10/9/2010 5:52:00 AM

    How true it is. Also it is a matter of integrity to do your part in returning the cart to its proper place. If everyone did this it would be wonderful. Why are people so lazy?
GOANNA2 10/9/2010 4:03:00 AM

    Thanks it also makes supermarkets put up prices
STEPH2STEPH 10/9/2010 12:19:00 PM

    Nothing irritates more at the grocery store than people who are too lazy to take the cart back to the entrance or the cart area. If someone is elderly or disabled, I offer to return the cart for them. I also take carts into the store when I arrive and am preparing to shop.
***DEBRA*** 10/9/2010 6:26:00 AM

    It's my habit to grab a stray cart/buggie from the parking lot as I'm walking to the store.
It unclutters the parking lot and it saves me time.

It's good to hear that other people do the same.


SHAMROCKY2K 10/9/2010 12:23:00 AM

    Another thing I like to do is as you are walking into the store offer to take a cart from a customer that is just about unloaded.
STORMY724 10/9/2010 12:14:00 AM

    I'm so glad you posted this. One of my pet peeves is people who leave carts in the middle of parking spaces. I have had several hit my car as they drifted downhill. At the very least, take them back to the cart return area, but it is better, yet, to return them to the store because, as you say, it keeps them out of the weather.
TECAVINESS 10/8/2010 10:13:00 PM

    Great comment. As someone who works in retail, it only takes a few minutes to return the cart to its right place. We all appreciate those customers who do.

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