Self-checkout lines gather no support

Self-checkout lines gather no support

There are 48 comments on the The Times Herald story from Feb 21, 2010, titled Self-checkout lines gather no support. In it, The Times Herald reports that:

Some callers don't like my previous reference to do-it-yourself grocery store checkouts.

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elsie goss

United States

#1 Feb 22, 2010
555o about the self help check outs at grocey stores- i do not believe in them- eventually they will do away with an employee or two- let the check out girls do what they are there for. help them keep their jobs-
Yuri

Central District, Hong Kong

#2 Feb 22, 2010
I can check out faster and get out of the store faster by myself. If cashiers were fast and efficient, stores would not have shifted over. As it is, they are slow. They whine all the time including to customers. The error rate is astronomical and theft is high. Plus, it's a boring dam job. Let the clerks have more satisfying work.
Wrinkled Scrotum

Detroit, MI

#3 Feb 23, 2010
right on Yuri. get rid of the clerks..especially the ones in unions.
Blowmonkey

Brooklyn, MI

#4 Feb 23, 2010
Unions suck
Wrinkled Scrotum

Detroit, MI

#5 Feb 23, 2010
and they blow too. just like girls from capac..if ya know what i mean
Wrinkled Scrotum

Detroit, MI

#7 Feb 24, 2010
I saw CapacMom buying some knee pads at Sears yesterday...go figure. LOLOLOL
Likes it in but

Brooklyn, MI

#8 Feb 24, 2010
I heard she was a snow blower.
Wrinkled Scrotum

Detroit, MI

#9 Feb 24, 2010
I'm not sure about the "snow" part but the other part i am sure of.
Marysville Man

Jackson, MI

#10 Mar 2, 2010
I refuse to use the self checkout lines. I prefer to keep people working and not replace them with machines.
Never had a problem with rudeness or theft, which seems silly to me - how are they going to steal when they are watched so closely. Maybe the problem with rudeness starts with the customer, I was in Marysville Meijer yesterday and had a very pleasent young lady checking my groceries, she said she liked working there and enjoyed the custtomers.
Wrinkled Scrotum

Detroit, MI

#11 Mar 2, 2010
You won't use a self check out line? do you ever go a do it yourself car wash? do you use vending machines? how about gas stations..do you pump your own gas? i bet you're the first in line at those pig out restaurants where you don't have anyone waiting on you. have you ever rented a carpet cleaner so you don't have to hire the experts? etc, etc, etc,
Marysville Man

Jackson, MI

#12 Mar 2, 2010
Car wash? nope...I take it to the big one in Marysville, AND leave a tip....gas stations? show me one with full service, but I do only go to Marathon, an AMERICAN company....don't go to buffet style places, full of slobs who sneeze all over the food and handle everything. I own my own carpet cleaner, and tools for car work, and ladders for painting...and supplies for cleaning...and so on and so on....what's your point?
So far from all the comments I have read from you on this forum regarding ANYTHING, you have acted like an uneducated child. When you can put together a decent argument for this debate, feel free. Until you can grow up and show somewhat of an education...shut up.
You like those self serve checkout lines, good, if Walmart has it's way you'll see many mnay more of them. I prefer to do my part in keeping some people working, no matter what job they have.
Curly Merkin

Detroit, MI

#13 Mar 2, 2010
Marysville Man sounds like a real tar packer to me.
Bone in the bum

Brooklyn, MI

#14 Mar 3, 2010
I agree.
Wrinkled Scrotum

Detroit, MI

#15 Mar 3, 2010
I agre with the bum boner
Bone in the bum

Brooklyn, MI

#16 Mar 4, 2010
you agre huh?
Peckerbreath Girl

Detroit, MI

#17 Mar 4, 2010
I agree with Wrinkled Scrotum
Ran down her leg

Brooklyn, MI

#19 Mar 5, 2010
I ran down your leg too
Wrinkled Scrotum

Detroit, MI

#20 Mar 5, 2010
who's leg? Marysville 1977?..he sounds like a real sissy tar packer
FAST FREIGHT

Rincon, GA

#21 Mar 5, 2010
you idiots really gettin off on this?
Wrinkled Scrotum

Detroit, MI

#22 Mar 6, 2010
FAST FREIGHT wrote:
you idiots really gettin off on this?
I hear ya, marysville 1977 is a real butt hole tar packing idiot.

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