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I can't believe this just happened! Spanking.....and Walmart......

Posted by on Jun. 10, 2012 at 6:01 PM
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I really can't believe this just happened. So, here's the scene. My mother went with me to buy a bed rail because my youngest is rolling and we cosleep. So I am babywearing my youngest and my oldest is in the cart, both being really good and we go to check out.

The cashier was talking with the people in front of me about how more kids need to be spanked. I kept my mouth shut because I generally do not like confrontation.........but then when it was my turn to check out she started with me.

Cashier: "I was just talking to the people before you about how kids need to be spanked more."

Me: "I don't believe in spanking"

Cashier "What?!"

Me: "I don't believe in spanking"

Cashier: "Well then how are you going to punish your kids"

Me: "I don't use archaic methods"

Cashier "It's not archaic"

Lady behind me motions to husband "He loves being spanked"

Me: "Oh yeah, it's great now....but when you're a kid, no. Anyway, I wasn't spanked and I turned out fine"

Mother "Yeah, I talked to my kids"

Cashier: "There are going to be so many heathens, just heathens running around!"

It took all I had to leave.....and I'm sooo glad my kids were well behaved for all of that.

by on Jun. 10, 2012 at 6:01 PM
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Mommototwo
by on Jun. 10, 2012 at 6:11 PM

No one, really? The whole way home I was thinking OMG this is so CM lmao.

raegansmom
by Gold Member on Jun. 10, 2012 at 6:14 PM
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 I spank.  But that being said, it's a cashier....at Walmart.  I wouldn't put too much stock in their opinion one way or another.

RhondaVeggie
by on Jun. 10, 2012 at 6:15 PM
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You mean to say that someone who works at Walmart is a complete idiot? Shocking!
destiny2nv
by Platinum Member on Jun. 10, 2012 at 6:16 PM
I spank...
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 on Jun. 10, 2012 at 6:16 PM
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Eh, she has a right to her opinion just .like you do yours
DanaG70
by Platinum Member on Jun. 10, 2012 at 6:17 PM
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 I don't believe you, cashiers at wal-mart don't talk, they grunt......

Mommototwo
by on Jun. 10, 2012 at 6:18 PM

I understand, but do you think her workplace is where she should be airing out her controversial opinions to the public?

Quoting Anonymous:

Eh, she has a right to her opinion just .like you do yours


Mommototwo
by on Jun. 10, 2012 at 6:19 PM
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Right?! I have never had more than a "hello, did you find everything ok?"


Quoting DanaG70:

 I don't believe you, cashiers at wal-mart don't talk, they grunt......


SlightlyPerfect
by on Jun. 10, 2012 at 6:19 PM
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Heathens! Hilarious.

Good for you!

I've been in similar situations. I just say, "If I am going to teach my child that it is ethically unacceptable to physically harm another human being (aside from, like, self-defense), spanking contradicts that."

slightlyperfect

SlightlyPerfect
by on Jun. 10, 2012 at 6:20 PM

How old was she?

Quoting Mommototwo:

I understand, but do you think her workplace is where she should be airing out her controversial opinions to the public?

Quoting Anonymous:

Eh, she has a right to her opinion just .like you do yours



slightlyperfect

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