Shes genna be in a math textbook I just know it
She's gonna sell that shzt on eBay. I used to work for this company and we had ppl come in and buy tons of stuff to resale.
@wassapi , I live in an area where there are yard sales on every corner for all the saturdays between March and September, and I can confirm, have of the stock at these things is marked up resale. We did one one time and a lady came by as were were packing up, offered to buy everything for a flat rate and sold it at her yard sale for a markup the next week
@wassapi , I saw a picture from a Walmart on Black Friday of a lady with three shopping carts filled to the brim with only Spider-Man PS4s. She was definitely gonna resell them but thankfully she got stopped and her carts taken away because most smart stores have a policy about how many of one thing you can buy to stop these people.
It seems like it’s this type of person that then turns around and buys groceries with hundreds of dollars worth of food stamps.
@CaptainCrunchyCvnt, welp, great. Now it’s political.
@HighlySuspected, ah crap I didn’t mean to make it about that. It’s just something I’ve personally noticed.
@CaptainCrunchyCvnt, nah dude, that wasn’t sarcasm, I love a good intellectually motivated debate about existing social issues.
FIGHT! FIGHT! FIGHT!
@CaptainCrunchyCvnt, is it bc she's black, the candle purchase, her clothing choice, or another aspect of the situation?
@TheSeasonIAm, welp, great. Now it’s racial.
@TheSeasonIAm, well idk what the hell race or clothing has to do with anything, I meant the purchase of that many candles seeming like an exorbitant waste of money.
@CaptainCrunchyCvnt, they have absolutely nothing to do with it, I was just naming possible variables. Also calm down, this is a civil conversation Captain.
@TheSeasonIAm, ah I’m calm, didn’t mean to intensify anything. I suppose the use of “hell” made it come off like that. Sorry, I didn’t mean it to be inflammatory just my common use of sentence seasoning I suppose. Though if those things don’t have anything to do with the pic, why would you feel the need to introduce them? Seems counterintuitive to me.
@CaptainCrunchyCvnt, I think it may just be odd that you went to food stamps from $1k worth of candles and they were trying to figure out what would cause that inference for you. I am equally curious why you’d come to that conclusion based on an exorbitant waste of money. I don’t have a lot of knowledge about the spending habits of people on food stamps, so to me, that’s an interesting leap.
@aervin85, from personal experience I guess. I grew up in a town of about 250-300 people with I’d guesstimate from knowing most of them about 40-50% on some form of government assistance. I remember them spending a lot of money on stuff like this because they didn’t have to worry about things like groceries which is a good thing. It was just frustrating knowing we were also poor and in virtually the same situation but just barely over the too much income threshold and thus had to barely scrape by for everything.
@CaptainCrunchyCvnt, since i didn't know the purpose of your comment i didn't really know if they had anything to do with it or not. I was just naming different reasons that you may have said it, whether they were stereotypical or not
@TheSeasonIAm, well crap, now it's... sexy?
@CaptainCrunchyCvnt, As someone who works with people on food stamps, I can tell you there’s really not a lot of money in it nowadays. I’ve got people who, after rent and utilities, have maybe $200 to their name each month. They get maybe as much as $150 in food stamps, all the way down to $16. Granted, it’s different if you have kids, but in my experience, not by that much, and it goes down each year.
@Berntley, yea I’ve heard that it’s gone down a lot too. Seems like it went from too much to not enough. It’s good they get more with kids, but it also creates a viscous cycle where they’re having kids just to get more and forcing even more children into poverty.
@CaptainCrunchyCvnt, I can assure you that is not happening. Nobody is going through nine months of hell, followed by eighteen years of more hell, just to get $35 more a month. There are extraordinary socioeconomic factors in play, and they’re often broken down into minute, specific issues to be played as scapegoats in the public eye.
@Berntley, i know of at least 6 personally. Yes they do, both white and black.
@cruss4612, you have six friends who have expressed to you in some way that they had multiple children with the intent of scamming public assistance?
@Berntley, i didnt say friends. I said I know of at least 6 people. I do not associate with them either.
@cruss4612, So you know of six people, whom you don’t associate with, who have told you that they had multiple children with the intent of scamming public assistance.
It's 5AM right now and that story was not worth my lack of sleep
The candles were on sale for $2.50 or $3.00 if I remember so she spent around $300 or so. Not bad in terms of candles. She may have had a coupon on top of it all too.
@RiffRaff, I was wondering if the candles were $10 each. That math did not add up
This reminds me of that tweet where someone asks for help with their budget and it’s all $2,000 on candles. Someone says “spend less on candles” and they go “no”
Am I the only one that thinks it might have been for an event, like a wedding?
@Bluemama, no, its definitely a sale, then resell thing.
@Bluemama, no one spends a ton of cash on smell good candles for a wedding.
Home girl is taking them down to Mexico to sell them for a higher price. We use to have customers come into our clothing store and do this exact thing. Buy everything at a discount, then cross the border and sell for profit.