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Grocery Store Manners

chocchipcookie | Sep 7, 2008 06:06 AM

I was in Fresh Market yesterday, a saturday and kind of busy. Our store is dimly lit and the aisles are narrow. Why they build there stores that way I'll never know. Anyway, it seemed like everywhere I went, somebodyelse wanted to be there. I could not stand in front of the baking section without others hovering over my every move. I like to shop and I like to compare products. I do not like people staring at me waiting to get in the exact spot that I am in. It seemed to happen everywhere I went. So my question is, if you are shopping and someone is standing in front of the exact spot you need to be, do you stand there a few seconds and wait? Do you politely say excuse me if you are in a hurry? Or do you go and get other things needed and return later? A guy loudly cleared his throat while I was looking for some dressing. I ignored his behavior and kept my ground. Nobody says excuse me *politely* anymore and it just flips my lid.

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