You can find anything at Wal-Mart

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  1. artabr

    artabr New Member

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    Like the title says, you can find just about any thing at Wally World.
    This happened about 20 miles to the west of me.

    Personally I like nutrias. They are pretty cool as far as 20+ pound rodents with 3" orange teeth go. They can be pretty destructive to levees though.
    But, as far as being aggressive not a chance, barring being sick.

    http://www.abbevillenow.com/content/woman-sues-wal-mart-over-nutria-store

    Woman sues Wal-Mart over nutria in store

    By Chris Rosa
    Posted April 30th, 2009

    A nutria like this one was seen in Wal-Mart The last thing one expects to see running down the aisles of Wal-Mart in Abbeville while shopping is a nutria. But according to a lawsuit filed this week, a nutria called “Norman” is what Rebecca White saw in an aisle.
    Randal and Rebecca White of Abbeville hired Anthony Fontana to represent them in the lawsuit.
    According to the lawsuit, Rebecca was in the grocery aisle shopping on Oct. 11, 2008. Her basket was full of food when suddenly and without warning, a large nutria came from behind the Coke rack and ran straight towards Rebecca, the lawsuit said.
    Rebecca, fearing for her safety, pulled the shopping cart towards her to protect her from the nutria andas she did, the cart rolled over her left foot causing her to stumble and causing her to suffer an injury.
    Wal-Mart’s employees came to assist her and told Rebecca that, “she had an encounter with Norman” a name the employees had given the nutria, the lawsuit stated.
    Rebecca was transported to Abbeville General by Acadian Ambulance for treatment.
    The lawsuit state that Wal-Mart and its employees are negligent. The lawsuit said Wal-Mart did not:
    • Warn her of the nutria prior to her entering the store.
    • Did not take steps to protect her from the nutria.
    • Did not warn her that she is shopping at her own risk because there is a wild animal loose in the store.
    • Did not attempt to capture the nutria.
    As a result of the above, White suffered:
    • Pain, suffering and mental anguish.
    •Fear of being bitten by a wild animal causing a panic attack.
    • Painful disabling injury to her back and foot.
    • Interference with her daily activities.
    • Medical expenses past, present and future.



    Art

    This is not "Norman". :D
     

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  2. Hide the nutria! If 358 sees it, it will likely end up in the oven and served with some Jalapeño sauce! :D;):p
     

  3. mrkirker

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    Never figured nutria as a sugar lover.
     
  4. pinecone70

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    Why did the nutria go for her? Was she wearing a grass skirt?

    LOL!

    I always knew walmart was a crazy place....
     
  5. mrkirker

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    Maybe she had a bag of lolipops in her cart!
     
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    They are kinda tasty if you cook em right.

    Being that I just ate some fried chicken (Popeyes), this reminded me of a story.
    Years ago some friends and I were in a bar in the French Quarter. I'm sitting next to this old guy when all of a sudden there's all kind of noise and commotion.
    I look at the ol' guy and hes got a chicken in his arms. :eek:
    I'm just staring at the guy, dumbfounded and drunk. He looks at me and starts petting the chicken on the head and says...."Yeeap, this is my buddy tonight and dinner tomorrow".

    That was a memorable road trip. ;) :p :D


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  7. glocknut

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    Either that or she smelled like a pet shop.... :rolleyes:

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    "smelled like a pet shop"

    Eeeeeeeuuuuuuuuu!
     
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    And we have another frivolous lawsuit brought on by the average American's "gimmie gimme a handout cause I don't wanna work" mentality:rolleyes::rolleyes:

    This lawsuit contridicts itself. She says she was in danger from the animal, but yet Wal Mart was negligent by not making their employees put themselves in danger by trying to catch it? Please. Suing for crippling injuries to her foot and back? I've had shopping carts roll over my foot before and I'm fine. I've also fallen many times and I'm also fine. And here's the kicker...suing for medical bills PAST, present, and furture?! How can she sue for PAST medical bills?! PAST implies BEFORE this incident. This is just another example of someone trying to get money for free because of the gimmie mentality that got Obama elected. :rolleyes:
     
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    OMG, yuck! Pet shop stink lady.
     
  11. glocknut

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    Well, you know...if she hadn't done her anual "maintenance" she might smell a little bit like the jungle or maybe a pet shop... i dunno... :D:D;)

    The little bugger was probably reminded of the smell of home...or something... i dunno...

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    wow, that's pushing the grossness envelope, even for me:eek::p:p:D;)
     
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    You ever smell marsh mud? :eek: :D

    Think Ron and bad eggs. :eek: :p :D

    Sorry Ron, but I HAD to go there. :eek: :D


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    If Tranter took a 38 to a mouse what would he do to a nutria?:rolleyes:
     
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    What about poor Norman, he must have night mares after going thru that traumatic experience. Maybe a counter suite on mental anguish.

    Imagine what she would have done if he had been a capybara!!