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What is the grossest thing you've ever found on the handle of a grocery cart?

I can't say specifically but the handle has been sticky before. :( My hands are always filthy after grocery shopping though so I know they are disgusting.

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Asked by Nonoluna at 3:18 PM on Feb. 28, 2011 in Just for Fun

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  • Its a given there are germs there. Germs are every where. I never actually have seen anything I could identify stuck to a handle though.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:23 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • Gum. Who does that! So nasty and disrespectful.

    Answer by WARNING at 3:24 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • Gum. I take those Wet Ones sanitary wipes and wipe down cart handles with them any time I go shopping. You just never know what someone touched before touching that handle. I'm not even a germaphobe and it grosses me right out.

    Answer by Nanixh at 3:26 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • a nasty half eaten sucker stuck under the handle EEEWWW

    Answer by SabrenaLeigh at 3:27 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • no plastic that covers it broke off or something.

    Answer by americansugar80 at 3:38 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • A thick brown substance..'twas a mystery to what it actually was, but I think it was some sort of chocolate (I hope). I love the wipes they have at Walmart, the convenient disinfecting wipes they keep by the carts. However, even those wouldn't have cleaned that gunk off - I had to trade carts.

    Answer by -AJ at 3:39 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • Dried chunks of what looked like vomit... no joke.
    Also bird crap, gum, suckers... so nasty, those wipes are my best friends.

    Answer by Gnomeofmyheart at 4:16 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • boogers/snot

    Answer by flmomma4 at 9:30 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • I think it was maybe baby poop. i didnt smell it to find out. our grocery store has antibiotice wipes near the carts. they also disinfect them daily. i always wipe the cart handle and when i am leaving a take a wipe to use on my hands after i am done with the cart. thankfully they have people that will take your cart to your car and unload it.

    Answer by Dianakk at 11:07 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • Our store provides hand wipes at the door so you can wipe off any nasties ~

    Answer by tasches at 11:57 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

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