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    A little early?

    I was on my way to Indianola today and stopped at the Hy-Vee on Army Post to get a few things. I was walking through the candy aisle and this is what I saw.



    It's July 28th and they have Halloween candy out. WTF?


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    Re: A little early?

    wow.. i better start cooking my thanksgiving turkey



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    Re: A little early?

    Quote Originally Posted by ketchupnmustard View Post
    I was on my way to Indianola today and stopped at the Hy-Vee on Army Post to get a few things. I was walking through the candy aisle and this is what I saw.


    It's July 28th and they STILL have Halloween candy out. WTF?

    Fixed it for you.


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    Re: A little early?

    What? You guys haven't put up your Christmas tree yet?

    Slackers....



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    Re: A little early?

    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyMac View Post
    What? You guys haven't put up your Christmas tree yet?

    Slackers....
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    Re: A little early?

    Quote Originally Posted by jsmith86 View Post
    Who says I ever took it down?
    Touche



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    Re: A little early?

    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyMac View Post
    Touche
    Well, you know....there are low hanging fruit and then there are the ones that are so low you hit your head on them while walking under the tree.


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    Re: A little early?

    Quote Originally Posted by ketchupnmustard View Post
    I was on my way to Indianola today and stopped at the Hy-Vee on Army Post to get a few things. I was walking through the candy aisle and this is what I saw.



    It's July 28th and they have Halloween candy out. WTF?
    It appears from the picture that there is one missing. So, if someone is willing to buy it now it isn't too early.



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    Re: A little early?

    Quote Originally Posted by ketchupnmustard View Post
    It's July 28th and they have Halloween candy out. WTF?
    It's a marketing ploy. Candy always tastes better when it's packaged in Halloween wrappers.


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    Re: A little early?

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    It appears from the picture that there is one missing. So, if someone is willing to buy it now it isn't too early.
    But, what if they used that shelf space for something that people are more likely to buy?



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    Re: A little early?

    Quote Originally Posted by ketchupnmustard View Post
    I was on my way to Indianola today and stopped at the Hy-Vee on Army Post to get a few things. I was walking through the candy aisle and this is what I saw.



    It's July 28th and they have Halloween candy out. WTF?
    Trying to get rid of last year's Halloween merchandise before the new **** comes in.


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    Re: A little early?

    This is nothing - I was at Hobby Lobby in DSM on Saturday and they had all their Christmas stuff out.

    As for Halloween candy, they are probably early, but the crazy thing is - people will buy it. They'll be sold out of candy corn early, because all the people will buy it to mix with salted peanuts.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Three4Cy View Post
    This is nothing - I was at Hobby Lobby in DSM on Saturday and they had all their Christmas stuff out.

    As for Halloween candy, they are probably early, but the crazy thing is - people will buy it. They'll be sold out of candy corn early, because all the people will buy it to mix with salted peanuts.
    If you're a man, nut punch yourself for being in Hobby Lobby.


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    Re: A little early?

    Quote Originally Posted by jsmith86 View Post
    Who says I ever took it down?
    When I was in college, we had a little christmas tree in our house that we left up year round. Gotta keep the Christmas spirit around!


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