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  • cowpieTX
    if retail is doing so good, why does TGT have to be open on Thanksgiving and WMT brought back layaway? you can't spin that as a positive.
    11/15/11
    Reply (21)
    • 1980XLS: Brought back Layaway, cuz banksters won't provide credit any more. Need to preserve capital for X-Mas bonuses.
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    • Native Texan: I think it's a fluke. Nobody spent the year prior; finally spent some savings on clothes for their kids going back to school.
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    • cowpieTX: i have inside knowledge on CBRL in San Antonio. None of the stores are making y/y sales targets now. steep drop in traffic for November.
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    • Native Texan: I eat there twice a week. Love that place. They should try focusing less on merchandise and open up more tables.
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    • 1980XLS: Gas prices. Some retards think it takes over $4 for pain. They are dillusional. Northeast heating bills to be up HUGE $3.75 per gallon.
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    • cowpieTX: Native, i really think it has to do with the NBA lockout. After a Spurs game we like to go eat there. No games, no fun.
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    • Native Texan: Is it just me or do the Spurs seem to be the most civil and non-thugish of the other teams?
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    • gdwigan: Hey cowpie, I suggest you stroll past any AAPL store tonight or tomorrow and feel freed from your usual horrendously cycnical sarcasm
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    • cowpieTX: will do gdwigan, it's on the way home. btw, Native, Spurs may be civil, but they smoke lots of weed. worse kept secret in NBA.
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    • connorj21: All basketball players smoke weed, in the NBA and NCAA. I have inside knowledge.
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    • Ocean Man: I think about 60% of NBA does. My friend used to deal to Ron Artest and Brad Miller in Chicago.
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    • 1980XLS: Artest. Now there is one oustanding individual, LOL http://bit.ly/sWLUZY See what drugs do to you!
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    • connorj21: He's a changed man now, lol.. He is Metta World Peace
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    • Native Texan: Dirty rotten street thugs.
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    • realornot: there is one fear what if WMT layaway cust forfeited the held items. Will create massive layaway left over inventories before X'mas.
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    • Ocean Man: Hey, what's with getting back on topic?!
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    • 1980XLS: OK, WMT sucks. I shoulda shorted it this am. I may still do so.
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    • lfpdinc: Artest ruined BB here in Indy....when he rushed into the stands in Detroit, it revealed the thug below the surface of him & several others
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    • 1980XLS: Tony George Ruined Open Wheel racing too.
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    • Ocean Man: Ron Artest ruined Indy's Tanner Momentum.
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    • lfpdinc: xls Indy Car is looking weak for sure.....@500, you can see empty seats
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