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plape tickler
Oct 20, 2012

by Nyc_Tattoo


PBUC

plape tickler fucked around with this message at 04:18 on Oct 11, 2018

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Hed
Mar 31, 2004



Fun Shoe

Marklar posted:

Was in a D.C. area Costco tonight, and they were all out of water - sent it all to the Carolinas. PBUC

I was going to say the same, CC out of water but no shortage of $5 chickens. :patriot:

I would blow Dane Cook
Dec 26, 2008


What’s Costco like during the hurricane?

Navin Johnson
Mar 1, 2016



Hypnolobster posted:

7 cubic foot hisense chest freezer for like $130.


New kegerator day, baby.

Get ready to buy a new one SOON. Hisense is Chinese for basura.

KakerMix
Apr 8, 2004

8.2 M.P.G.



I would blow Dane Cook posted:

What’s Costco like during the hurricane?

Probably closed and quiet with only the wind and rain.
Before the hurricane though it's barely contained insanity with employees being much harsher and stern with people about how much water you can load into your cart and buy.

durrneez
Feb 20, 2013

I like fish. I like to eat fish. I like to brush fish with a fish hairbrush. Do you like fish too?


Navin Johnson posted:

Get ready to buy a new one SOON. Hisense is Chinese for basura.

I am Chinese and can confirm that this is an accurate translation

i have never purchased anything hisense

Quaint Quail Quilt
Jun 19, 2006



Dr. Tim Whatley posted:

Every time I go I tell them I don’t use self checkout because I prefer people to have jobs and they thank me and then I go check out with my man Jerome.

I can see this at other stores, but I want to believe that Costco would not only pass the savings on to the consumer, but pay their other employees more to compensate.

I work union jobs and they all hate self checkout for that reason.

Jack Skeleton
Dec 7, 2006


I don't know, not to speak ill of the sacred church, but I worked there back in 2000 and they put me on cart duty. The tools were a simple rope with a hook on it and we had to drag 10 carts back to the front at a time. I quit pretty soon later as I didn't want to do that back breaking work in the hot SoCal sun. For many years I saw other older gentlemen who I worked on do the same thing for the better part of 15 years before they finally bought those motorized shopping cart collectors.

They aren't always the fastest to adapt new technology

I would blow Dane Cook
Dec 26, 2008


They’ve gotten rid of the mango smoothie :(

Taima
Dec 31, 2006

tfw you're peeing next to someone in the lineup and they don't know

Quaint Quail Quilt posted:

I can see this at other stores, but I want to believe that Costco would not only pass the savings on to the consumer, but pay their other employees more to compensate.

I work union jobs and they all hate self checkout for that reason.

Ok but does it really make sense to hate efficiency? If you must hate someone in this scenario, hate the society that penalizes its own workers when new technology is created.

PS the limited edition Japanese collaboration Chivas Regal is on clearance right now if anyone wants it. I think it was 20 bucks. Great deal.

KakerMix
Apr 8, 2004

8.2 M.P.G.



Looks like Costco is finally going to be the cheapest place to get some KO2 tires this time, they've been beaten by a local 4x4 place here in Florida both times before. I can't have them install the things as they won't touch my cars, but hey! Savings all the same!

Im Ready for DEATH
Oct 5, 2016



It's time again my supplicant brethren. Time... for sherpas.

durrneez
Feb 20, 2013

I like fish. I like to eat fish. I like to brush fish with a fish hairbrush. Do you like fish too?


Im Ready for DEATH posted:

It's time again my supplicant brethren. Time... for sherpas.

:gary:

I would blow Dane Cook
Dec 26, 2008


They are so comfy.

EAT FASTER!!!!!!
Sep 21, 2002

Legendary.


:hampants::hampants::hampants:


The Kirkland 7 year bourbon is a loving steal at $40.

I would blow Dane Cook
Dec 26, 2008


Sending lots of love to all my Costco brothers and sisters riding out the hurricane.

FogHelmut
Dec 18, 2003

Your authority is not recognized in Fort Kickass.


EAT FASTER!!!!!! posted:

The Kirkland 7 year bourbon is a loving steal at $40.

Is that a different bourbon? The regular Kirkland bourbon is rear end.

BaconCopter
Feb 13, 2008

:coolfish:

:coolfish:


gently caress ME I NEED SOME GOD drat BLESSED DOGS RIGHT NOW

Renegret
May 26, 2007

THANK YOU FOR CALLING HELP DOG, INC.

YOUR POSITION IN THE QUEUE IS *pbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbt*


Cat Army Sworn Enemy


Greetings brothers and sisters, and listen to my tale of caution.

On leaving Costco yesterday for a quick $200 just essentials run, I stopped to get an italian sausage sandwich (with sausage and peppers). After I paid, I was told that they actually didn't have any ready and they were just starting to cook them, and I could wait 10 minutes or just get 2 hot dogs right now. I ended up taking the 2 dogs because I had a ton of frozen stuff and really didn't want to wait. My plan was to eat one dog, then give the second dog to the homeless guy who hangs out by the traffic light near my apartment.

So I ate my dog, and turns out, the homeless guy wasn't there today. The siren's call of the hot dog was just too much. I told myself I'd just eat one bite. JUST ONE BITE. Which turned to two, which turned into the entire second hot dog.

It's now the next day and my burps still smell like hot dog. I swelled up from all that sodium so much I had trouble getting my ring off, and my stomach was in knots the entire night. And my bowel movements. Oh god, the poop. The endless poop.

Please heed my tale of warning. Do not overindulge. I'm a headache short of a really nasty hangover right now.

Renegret
May 26, 2007

THANK YOU FOR CALLING HELP DOG, INC.

YOUR POSITION IN THE QUEUE IS *pbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbt*


Cat Army Sworn Enemy


Bought some more Dublin cheese though, two king sized pillows for $17, and protein shakes were on sale so I bought two boxes of those. Also finally bought a jumbo box of eggo waffles even though it takes up half my freezer because pregnancy cravings are a weird thing, and those delicious spinach ravioli for those nights I don't feel like cooking.

I think somewhere in there was some fruits and vegetables too but who gives a poo poo about that.

Fake James
Aug 18, 2005

Y'all got any more of that plastic?


Buglord

Question, are those coupon mailers actually coupons or just ads showing what currently has big discounts? I threw mine out thinking it was just a monthly ad. Did I just miss out on savings from our lord?

Also, fun tidbit: I work for a staffing agency that supplies the company that makes the Costco pizzas. The pizza making facility is really awesome on a technical level but poorly managed so I hope there is no shortage of pizzas any time soon :ohdear:

FogHelmut
Dec 18, 2003

Your authority is not recognized in Fort Kickass.


No coupons, it's just a price guide.

Sticky
Jan 1, 2006

Pornhub. XTube. I know these names, better than I know my own grandmothers.

RoastBeef posted:

Wayne or Edison?

Wayne I think. It's in a big plaza with like a macys and a Nordstrom Rack.

sandball
Jan 6, 2006


The only actual mailer with coupons in it, afaik, is the yearly executive member one.

Vakal
May 11, 2008


Fake James posted:


Also, fun tidbit: I work for a staffing agency that supplies the company that makes the Costco pizzas. The pizza making facility is really awesome on a technical level but poorly managed so I hope there is no shortage of pizzas any time soon :ohdear:


That company sounds weak. Now's your chance to stage an uprising and seize the means of pizza production in order to become the benevolent pizza emperor for life.

the mean lunch lady
Jun 24, 2009

went mad at sea
lots were drawn
Kroenke didn't survive
he was delicious


I bought a pair of the Puma joggers and they're super comfortable.

Also finally trying a chicken bake :getin:

Quaint Quail Quilt
Jun 19, 2006



Taima posted:

Ok but does it really make sense to hate efficiency? If you must hate someone in this scenario, hate the society that penalizes its own workers when new technology is created.

I never said I hated self checkout, but the union mindset is give them an inch and they'll take a mile, also it kinda sucks that instead of having 5-16 lines of great baggers has slimmed down to one line open that sells smokes and a mess at self checkout.

plape tickler
Oct 20, 2012

by Nyc_Tattoo


Self checkout is an adrenaline rush. How many things can I accidentally forget to scan this time?

ArbitraryC
Jan 28, 2009
Pick a number, any number

Pillbug

buncha grocery stores in my area had self checkout but eventually abandoned them because they were slower and created more work for the employees. I personally do like self checkout cause I tend to shop regularly and only ever really use a handbasket, but I dunno if they're really an improvement with how dumb people are in general + idiots with a full cart clogging up the machines thinking they'd somehow be faster than an actual cashier even if they somehow managed to not fuckup any of their weight based purchases.

They could put up signs I guess but no one ever pays attention to them with express lanes so I doubt they would with self checkout either.

JIZZ DENOUEMENT
Oct 3, 2012

STRIKE!


Costco is good. Costco is life.

binge crotching
Apr 2, 2010



The self checkout at my local usually only has one or two people using it, but I also avoid going at busy times if I can help it. It works really well for buying one or two items, but I think most people are ringing up significantly more things and stay away.

Mustached Demon
Nov 12, 2016



Produce codes scare people.

OXBALLS DOT COM
Sep 11, 2005

by FactsAreUseless


Young Orc

I would blow Dane Cook posted:

They’ve gotten rid of the mango smoothie :(

But they brought back the berry sundae

Renegret
May 26, 2007

THANK YOU FOR CALLING HELP DOG, INC.

YOUR POSITION IN THE QUEUE IS *pbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbt*


Cat Army Sworn Enemy


The only thing self checkout is good for is when you have one or two items and just want to get the gently caress out right now. There is no such thing as one or two items at Costco so it makes no sense.

I worked at BJ's way back in college and we had a self checkout there. It was a nightmare.

Hawkline
May 30, 2002

¡La Raza!

I'm pretty sure a nearby location (Lewisville, TX Costco) had self-checkout, and now they don't. I used to stop by this one on the way home from work for rotisserie chickens, and it was the fastest way to get out of the store. It's possible they just roped them off and put carts in front of them for ~reasons~ and I didn't see them, but this may be a sign that not all of Costco is trending towards self-checkout.

EDIT: even if they're still there i'm not going to use them as solidarity to my costco cashier peeps.

Linnear
Nov 3, 2010


I went to Costco recently after a several years hiatus since someone bought a membership for me. They no longer had sushi, which was a little disappointing. So I left.

luchajones
Jan 28, 2018

I have no beard, and I must scream


Linnear posted:

I went to Costco recently after a several years hiatus since someone bought a membership for me. They no longer had sushi, which was a little disappointing. So I left.

the people in this thread will praise Costco for getting rid of sushi so you wont get mercury poisoning.


it's a cult. run far far away!

Trastion
Jul 24, 2003
The one and only.


Don't eat store/gas station sushi. Go to a real sushi place it is a million times better if you get it from a decent place.

Vakal
May 11, 2008


Trastion posted:

Don't eat store/gas station sushi. Go to a real sushi place it is a million times better if you get it from a decent place.

Or just quit being a pussy and eat a raw salmon right from the river like a bear.

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EAT FASTER!!!!!!
Sep 21, 2002

Legendary.


:hampants::hampants::hampants:


Vakal posted:

Or just quit being a pussy and eat a raw salmon right from the river like a bear.

Someone posted in here a while back about how to get sashimi cuts off the salmon filets they sell at Costco.


PBUC.

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