To have the urge to knock all the items off the shelf
rottentomatoes · 04/05/2013 15:37
at the supermarket checkouts where products are put at child height for the sole purpose to pester the adult.
I was shocked today at the supermarket, it had one of those single queue snake systems that leads to all the tills. We were in the queue moving forward an inch at a time and we were literally surrounded by sweets and crap put at child height on both sides for the entire length of the queue. Nearly all the parents spent the whole time saying no as their children pestered and pulled things off the shelves whilst juggling baskets and shopping.
AIBU to be so annoyed by this. If it hadn't been the only supermarket in the area I would have walked out.
Saidar · 04/05/2013 15:48
Been like this since I was small. Remember my Mother being cross about it. It's seems to be the done thing
If you're too tired to distract DC with "Let's count/check off against our list" I'd employ the whole "If you're good in the supermarket we will have/do X when we get home", bribery trick. Prempt the whole process before you even leave.
I would have been cross as the children pulling stuff off the shelves too.
HollyBerryBush · 04/05/2013 18:10
Might I suggest for revenge purposes, you rearrange herbs and spices thus:
Italian Style Seasoning (there is one)
you can follow it with
Amuses me for hours buggering up their displays
little things please little minds
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