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Re: Made my once every month and a half shopping trip.

Oh look what the censor did! 🤣
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Re: Made my once every month and a half shopping trip.

Big Lots Corporate emailed me back and said they called the store manager about the issue. I hope they do. 

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Re: Made my once every month and a half shopping trip.

I was at the endodontist last week for a root canal. Woman Sad The technician had to take a panorex x-ray, where I stand and put my chin on a "shelf," and she stands right in my face to help with the positioning. Obviously l couldnt wear a mask for this adventure. Woman Tongue

 

She had on a blue medical face mask and a face shield. I felt safe until the mask slid down below her nose. It was either too loose to begin with, or stretched out from over-wearing it. She said she wasn't even aware that it had slid, b/c wearing the face shield all day made her lose her perception. WTH?! Woman Surprised

 

Then it happened again, and l had to tell her a second time. At least she had on the face shield. I couldn't wait to get the heck out of there! I'm not a risk-taker, and this was over-the-top for me. I hope l don't need any more urgent dental care anytime soon! Woman Frustrated

 

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Re: Made my once every month and a half shopping trip.

@SeaMaiden @We were in Trader Joe's yesterday and encountered a man who wasn't wearing a mask.The guy kept pulling his cart close to us and others.I tried to stay away from him but he wasn't concerned about how close he got.He had some kind of tag around his neck that my dh thought was probably an exemption.My question is why doesn't he social distance at least?

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Re: Made my once every month and a half shopping trip.

@SilleeMee @We have the n95 mask and goggles so we wear that for protection.I think medical people wear that as their safety fro the patients who for sure are sick so I assume it's about as good as it gets.

.We have had those masks for years as we use them for sanding prior to painting just Incase someone wonders how we have that mask.

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Re: Made my once every month and a half shopping trip.

Reading all these misadventures, I am reminded of coworker who used to joke that his boys just did the boat thing when he asked them why.....but, but, but, but

 

Did you leave without finishing?  Did you notify management?  Follow up with correspondence?  Notify the local health folks?  Decide to only do pickup from now on?

The old if you are not part of the solution then you are part of the problem.

 

Yes, I have lived since March without setting foot in any store.  Pickup and order only.  It's not hard to do.

 

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I'm now hosting a travel COVID nurse for 3 months. Previous to her I hosted another travel nurse for 5 months. I rarely leave my house except to walk my dog a couple of blocks --- and every few weeks I go to the bank and Walmart. I wear a mask and have trouble breathing when it's over my nose. I try to be SAFE - but not SCARED!!!

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Re: Made my once every month and a half shopping trip.

We tried the new Walmart+ this week.  It seemed to work, so we may join.  I think you can order odds and ends with your grocery order.

 

We have been doing Kroger pick up, but Walmart delivery is so easy we may do it twice a week.

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Re: Made my once every month and a half shopping trip.

@Free2be I too have lost my patience with the anti-science people.  I don't even want to see those people.

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Re: Made my once every month and a half shopping trip.


@SeaMaiden wrote:

@Tinkrbl44 wrote:

@SeaMaiden wrote:

I went to Costco, the dollar store.... and Big lots.  I left early so no crowds. Had my list and got out pretty fast. 

 

Costco was great. Everyone had masks on and were wearing them correctly. Love Costco ❤️

 

  At the dollar store, I got there  right when they opened....so it was pretty empty...maybe four customers.   Just my luck there  was one customer walking around WITH NO MASK ON.  She received some real dirty looks.....but no one said anything....

 

At Big Lots, the store was empty pretty much except for me and the employees....was surprising that the four employees who were working all had their  maskes BELOW their noses.....  I did not comment as I just was not in the mood for a upsetting day. But I  emailed corporate and told them how upset I was about it. 

Now I will self quarantine for a week or two.....

 


 

@SeaMaiden 

 

So why didn't YOU say something?   

 

I've done it twice in stores ... "Hey!  Where's your mask?"    and both times managers suddenly appeared and dealt with the person.  Either managers or security personnel should step in, but if you have to bring it to their attention, so be it.  Complaining because "nobody said anything"  is ridiculous ... YOU  should have said something.

 

And I have no idea why you think you need to self-quarantine.   You had your mask on, right?  

 

Mask   Mask   Mask


@Tinkrbl44  my Wearing the mask correctly protects others from my not spreading the virus if I had it. The mask for all intentions does not protect me from getting the virus...so that is why it takes EVERYONE to wear a mask....we protect one another from each other.  


do you realize how far down the rabbit hole people have gone over this thing? I go out daily, wear a mask in stores because its mandated, walk in the park daily, try to live a 
normal life, Meanwhile my brother who is a clinical psychologist tells me he is busier than ever because so many people are not only depressed but suicidal, even school age kids because of all this. All that people worry about is getting the "virus" and dying, taking away social acitivites, school functions, work from home shop from home, attend church services via zoom. This is not a healthy lifestyle. So you're not dead? Isolation is worse than death, 

Your statement about the mask wearing that you protect others but it does not protect you? Where did that come from? So logically if half your face is covered, you can't sneeze, cough, or breathe on anyone as the particles won't get past the mask, yet if someone coughs on you, their particles can get through the mask from the other side and infect you. That doesn't even make sense, I'm sick of the whole thing and so are my nurse friends who work in healthcare and have to wear heavy medical masks 12 hours a day, They can't stand it anymore.