A little early?

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  1. ketchupnmustard

    ketchupnmustard Well-Known Member

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    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.

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

    CycloneGB Well-Known Member

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    wow.. i better start cooking my thanksgiving turkey
     
  3. jsmith86

    jsmith86 Well-Known Member

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    Fixed it for you.
     
  4. DaddyMac

    DaddyMac Well-Known Member

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

    Slackers....
     
  5. jsmith86

    jsmith86 Well-Known Member

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    Who says I ever took it down?
     
  6. Clones21

    Clones21 Well-Known Member

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    :biglaugh:
     
  7. DaddyMac

    DaddyMac Well-Known Member

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    Touche
     
  8. jsmith86

    jsmith86 Well-Known Member

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    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.
     
  9. Clonehomer

    Clonehomer Well-Known Member

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    It appears from the picture that there is one missing. So, if someone is willing to buy it now it isn't too early.
     
  10. cyclones500

    cyclones500 Well-Known Member

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    It's a marketing ploy. Candy always tastes better when it's packaged in Halloween wrappers. :yes:
     
  11. ianoconnor

    ianoconnor Well-Known Member

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    But, what if they used that shelf space for something that people are more likely to buy? :wink:
     
  12. GeronimusClone

    GeronimusClone Well-Known Member

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    Trying to get rid of last year's Halloween merchandise before the new **** comes in.
     
  13. Three4Cy

    Three4Cy Well-Known Member

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    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.
     
  14. GeronimusClone

    GeronimusClone Well-Known Member

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    If you're a man, nut punch yourself for being in Hobby Lobby.
     
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  15. cyclonedave25

    cyclonedave25 Well-Known Member

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    When I was in college, we had a little christmas tree in our house that we left up year round. :biggrin: Gotta keep the Christmas spirit around!
     
  16. Three4Cy

    Three4Cy Well-Known Member

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    Excuse me for taking my 8 year old daughter to get some craft supplies for camp, maybe I should just let her drive herself.
     
  17. mikeiastat

    mikeiastat Well-Known Member

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    Nut punch your self twice for taking a ripping like a little girl. :yes:
     
  18. MookInLincoln

    MookInLincoln Well-Known Member

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    This! We decorated with beer cans of course :embarrassed:
     
  19. GeronimusClone

    GeronimusClone Well-Known Member

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    It's like when Barry Bonds used his son to deflect steroid questions.
     

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