Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 22
  1. #1
    Speechless
    Points: 467,298, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 68.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    70,964
    Points
    467,298
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,377
    Given: 2,181

    Can You Top This Story?

    Lawsuit says Walmart bag's failure led to Nebraska woman's death - Omaha.com
    This reminds me of a movie where things moved along to cause a tragedy.

    The checker who did not doublebag was the start. The current flimsy walmart bags barely make it home.

    The need to be environmentally sound at WalMart by making flimsy thin bags scored another victim.


    Let Prohm's Posse Ride: Hallice, Brady, Stu, Lard, Naz, Deonte, Monte, Matt, Simeon, Jordan, and Babb.

  2. #2
    Starter
    Points: 13,575, Level: 35
    Level completed: 33%, Points required for next Level: 475
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Social1 year registered10000 Experience Points
    4theCYcle's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Location
    Altoona, IA
    Posts
    982
    Points
    13,575
    Level
    35
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 184
    Given: 207

    Re: Can You Top This Story?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    Lawsuit says Walmart bag's failure led to Nebraska woman's death - Omaha.com
    This reminds me of a movie where things moved along to cause a tragedy.

    The checker who did not doublebag was the start. The current flimsy walmart bags barely make it home.

    The need to be environmentally sound at WalMart by making flimsy thin bags scored another victim.
    Officially mind blown...



  3. #3
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 122,545, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranCreated Album pictures
    TXCyclones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    TX
    Posts
    4,432
    Points
    122,545
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,402
    Given: 777

    Re: Can You Top This Story?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    Lawsuit says Walmart bag's failure led to Nebraska woman's death - Omaha.com
    This reminds me of a movie where things moved along to cause a tragedy.

    The checker who did not doublebag was the start. The current flimsy walmart bags barely make it home.

    The need to be environmentally sound at WalMart by making flimsy thin bags scored another victim.
    It's the butterfly effect. An inbred Nebraskan is conceived, and then...


    It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

    Remember, you're unique. Just like everyone else.

    Praying I'm overwhelmingly shocked when bowl-season rolls around... I'll gladly change my user-name to TXCrowEater! - TXCyclone 12/15/15

  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 140,794, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    oldman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    5,575
    Points
    140,794
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 672
    Given: 2,092

    Re: Can You Top This Story?

    Why didn't they sue when the can broke her toe?


    "Just remember, what you choose to do with each day is very important because you are exchanging a day of your life for it" -ET

    "I'm trying not to sweat the small stuff in my life, but there is a definite learning curve." -CE

  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 312,230, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 77.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranSocial50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    cowgirl836's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    26,420
    Points
    312,230
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6,878
    Given: 9,204

    Re: Can You Top This Story?

    well ****, I should have done this when I lived in Ames. Plastic bag broke going up the stairs, and got me so distracted trying to hold everything that I nearly went into the wrong apartment. If I had gone in and gotten shot for breaking in, could I have sued Hy-Vee?


    slushy button whore

  6. #6
    Rookie
    Points: 16,255, Level: 38
    Level completed: 76%, Points required for next Level: 195
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    427
    Points
    16,255
    Level
    38
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 154
    Given: 232

    Re: Can You Top This Story?

    I can come pretty close to this series of unfortunate events. One time I was trying to make a drug bust and things went horribly wrong. Here's video of the incident. Edit - and yes, this all went down in Mexico!




  7. #7
    UVA est, ut destruatur
    Points: 854,240, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 63.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    60,395
    Points
    854,240
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10,686
    Given: 4,753

    Re: Can You Top This Story?

    With all due respect to the deceased, I think washing your funky feet is on you to a large extent.



  8. #8
    Pro
    Points: 75,059, Level: 85
    Level completed: 13%, Points required for next Level: 1,491
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    intrepid27's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Marion, IA
    Posts
    3,056
    Points
    75,059
    Level
    85
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 440
    Given: 578

    Re: Can You Top This Story?

    What are the odd the victims' name was Crystal Beth?



  9. #9
    Recruit
    Points: 2,400, Level: 13
    Level completed: 84%, Points required for next Level: 50
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    1000 Experience Points1 year registered

    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Posts
    85
    Points
    2,400
    Level
    13
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Can You Top This Story?

    No but I did eat a brownie once



  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 105,735, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Erik4Cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Urbandale, IA
    Posts
    9,086
    Points
    105,735
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,154
    Given: 1,074

    Re: Can You Top This Story?

    Everyone is OBSESSED with blaming someone else in this country for their inadequacies, failures, bad luck, stupidity, etc. And I am kind of a "wal-mart hater" of sorts too, but the judge needs to throw this one out.

    Funny story, but not topping it. My GF manages a big, successful restaurant here in DSM and she actually had to use her food comp on a womans meal because she got lost on Hickman on the way and she "claims" she was previously told the wrong directions or didn't hear an employee over the phone and she kept going back and forth on the wrong road for 40 minutes. WHY SHOULD SOMEONE COMPLAIN AND GET A FREE MEAL FROM THAT??? I would never force that on a place because that is my fault I wasn't smart enough to use my gps, google it, call someone, etc. to get to a place...just a moron.



  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 52,119, Level: 70
    Level completed: 70%, Points required for next Level: 431
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    NickTheGreat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    5,978
    Points
    52,119
    Level
    70
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 856
    Given: 1,131

    Re: Can You Top This Story?

    Quote Originally Posted by Erik4Cy View Post
    Everyone is OBSESSED with blaming someone else in this country for their inadequacies, failures, bad luck, stupidity, etc. And I am kind of a "wal-mart hater" of sorts too, but the judge needs to throw this one out.

    Funny story, but not topping it. My GF manages a big, successful restaurant here in DSM and she actually had to use her food comp on a womans meal because she got lost on Hickman on the way and she "claims" she was previously told the wrong directions or didn't hear an employee over the phone and she kept going back and forth on the wrong road for 40 minutes. WHY SHOULD SOMEONE COMPLAIN AND GET A FREE MEAL FROM THAT??? I would never force that on a place because that is my fault I wasn't smart enough to use my gps, google it, call someone, etc. to get to a place...just a moron.
    That's a terrible story. I lost a little respect for the (unnamed) restaurant, honestly.



  12. #12
    All-Star
    Points: 37,136, Level: 59
    Level completed: 41%, Points required for next Level: 714
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    IsUaClone2's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    In front of the computer
    Posts
    1,857
    Points
    37,136
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 55
    Given: 130

    Re: Can You Top This Story?

    Quote Originally Posted by Erik4Cy View Post
    Everyone is OBSESSED with blaming someone else in this country for their inadequacies, failures, bad luck, stupidity, etc. And I am kind of a "wal-mart hater" of sorts too, but the judge needs to throw this one out.

    Funny story, but not topping it. My GF manages a big, successful restaurant here in DSM and she actually had to use her food comp on a womans meal because she got lost on Hickman on the way and she "claims" she was previously told the wrong directions or didn't hear an employee over the phone and she kept going back and forth on the wrong road for 40 minutes. WHY SHOULD SOMEONE COMPLAIN AND GET A FREE MEAL FROM THAT??? I would never force that on a place because that is my fault I wasn't smart enough to use my gps, google it, call someone, etc. to get to a place...just a moron.
    About 10 years ago, I googled the address of an Olive Garden in Ann Arbor, MI to meet another couple traveling through. The site also provided directions. I used them to no avail; there was no Olive Garden any where near. Some time later I found the restaurant and showed my printout to the manager. His comment was that had happened before and maybe somebody hacked the site (I suppose some Univ. of Michigan student could have done then) or corporate put it in wrong. I wasn't looking for compensation, but I thought he would have been more concerned.


    Will will win!

  13. #13
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 67,926, Level: 80
    Level completed: 93%, Points required for next Level: 124
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Posts
    4,474
    Points
    67,926
    Level
    80
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 354
    Given: 315

    Re: Can You Top This Story?

    So let me get this straight, the University of Nebraska Medical Center is one of the top cancer treatment centers in the nation, but the rest of the medical community in the Omaha area can't prevent a cut on the big toe from killing someone? I guess the conclusion here is that unless you have cancer, please don't seek medical attention in Nebraska.



  14. #14
    Pro
    Points: 36,363, Level: 58
    Level completed: 77%, Points required for next Level: 287
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    ISpyCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Harlan, IA/Lincoln, NE
    Posts
    2,566
    Points
    36,363
    Level
    58
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 184
    Given: 66

    Re: Can You Top This Story?

    Quote Originally Posted by CarolinaCy View Post
    So let me get this straight, the University of Nebraska Medical Center is one of the top cancer treatment centers in the nation, but the rest of the medical community in the Omaha area can't prevent a cut on the big toe from killing someone? I guess the conclusion here is that unless you have cancer, please don't seek medical attention in Nebraska.
    It's the same UNMC that gave my grandpa 4-7 days to live after his stroke....today marks day 52. He celebrated his 88th birthday by eating cake and ice cream and going on a walk (with assistance) on day 38.

    ....just sayin'.




    Cyclones | Vikings | Royals | Red Wings

  15. #15
    All-Star
    Points: 22,456, Level: 45
    Level completed: 90%, Points required for next Level: 94
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    StClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Wisconsin
    Posts
    1,940
    Points
    22,456
    Level
    45
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 171
    Given: 275

    Re: Can You Top This Story?

    Quote Originally Posted by Erik4Cy View Post
    Everyone is OBSESSED with blaming someone else in this country for their inadequacies, failures, bad luck, stupidity, etc. And I am kind of a "wal-mart hater" of sorts too, but the judge needs to throw this one out.
    I know what you mean. All those red states that get more than they pay into taxes from the FED. The Walmart Clan chumming the public to pay the social expense of their low wages. Good thing there are people here to defend the Billionaires from the likes of an unfortunate old lady whose life was cut short for what ever reason. I am sure if something unfortute happened to you you shut up and crawl away to lick you wounds and never consdider finding a resolution.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBA
  • Football Season Opener vs. UNI
  • September 3, 2016
  • 07:00 PM