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Got Pliny Jacked today at Whole Foods

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by RBassSFHOPit2ME, Jun 8, 2012.

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  1. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Initiate (0) Michigan Mar 17, 2010

    Really? I usually mow down pedestrians, punch my bus driver in the nose, jaywalk daily, throw my own poop (I don't poop dog poop, not sure why PNWesterners do...) at people's windows, and line cut everyone. In short, I'm an asshole. I guess that's too much to ask in the PNW. Sad, but maybe not so surprising.
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  2. pschul4

    pschul4 Advocate (660) Illinois Jan 7, 2011 Verified

    Damnit you beat me to it. I currently live in Chicago tho so I do all of that to a greater degree :p
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  3. Pussy. You should have said "Hey asshole! I was here in line before you, now wait your motherfucking turn!". Alternatively, you could have said to the clerk "what the fuck!?!? Was I not standing here asking you for some Pliny?". Manners are overrated in a world full of assholes.
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  4. Easy to call someone a pussy from your keyboard... why don't you rap about it?
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  5. Danielbt

    Danielbt Savant (380) Texas May 4, 2012

    You know that saying "every problem is a nail when your only tool is a hammer"?

    Insert "asshole" in there somewhere, and it's probably pretty applicable to your attitude.
  6. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Initiate (0) Michigan Mar 17, 2010

    every problem is a nail when your only asshole tool is a hammer...

    I don't think I did it right... :oops:
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  7. draheim

    draheim Poobah (1,110) Washington Sep 18, 2010 Verified

    How about this: "every problem is a nail when your only tool is a hammer, asshole."
  8. Danielbt

    Danielbt Savant (380) Texas May 4, 2012

  9. stayclean

    stayclean Savant (370) Wisconsin Mar 17, 2012

    I don't know why, but this made me laugh.
  10. ChanChan

    ChanChan Advocate (610) California Dec 12, 2009 Verified

  11. draheim

    draheim Poobah (1,110) Washington Sep 18, 2010 Verified

    Try reading it in the "Church Lady" voice ;)

  12. I would have politely reminded the store employee that he/she dealing with me before the other "gentleman," and that he/she should finish with me before helping the next customer.

    Then I would have asked her for all the Pliny the store had.
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  13. SammyJaxxxx

    SammyJaxxxx Champion (985) New Jersey Feb 23, 2012 Verified Subscriber

    I have a similiar story:

    The other day I'm at WHole Foods and I know they just got a Pliny shiipment. There is none on display. So I take my cart over to the cheese counter to see if they have any behind the counter.

    I am waiting patiently as some other guy is trying to figure out how many he wants. I can see that the employee is frustrated with him as well.
    I was going to buy 20 bottles. I had a group of friends from BA coming over and I know a number of them had never tried Pliny.
    So while the other guy is still trying to figure out what he wants, the employee gives me a look like "tell me what you want while this guy figures out what he is doing.". I figure I will leave him a few bottles so. I ask for 15 bottles. The employee puts them in my cart. I say thank you and start to leave.
    While I'm leaving, this guy who still doesn't know what he wants, starts giving me the stinkeye.
    Serves me right for being nice. Next time I will take all of the bottles.
  14. mtp

    mtp Disciple (50) Jun 2, 2012

    Suck's for me. There is no pliny in New England. but we do have heady topper!
  15. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poobah (1,345) Wyoming Sep 14, 2002 Verified

    I'm glad I don't have to play games like that when I buy my favourite locally available DIPA...Odell Myrcenary. :rolleyes:
  16. Giovannilucano

    Giovannilucano Savant (460) Wyoming Feb 24, 2011

    Oh boy! Well, I can see where people have different manners in different parts of the country. I live in New Jersey, and now I know why things are said about this state. It is fast paced, crowded, most with out manners, etc.

    Of course people will be fine with that, but not to be really too deep, it is not fine at all. My parents and grandparents did NOT teach me to act disrespectful, but honorable. I can not expect that at all of course but whatever is all I can say.

    For me I love to share beer with others, I do not seek out beers, hyped or not. I let it be natural and that is more enjoyable. I do for others with total heart, with no expectations.
  17. Check the way your state treats same sex couples and immigrants and that let us know if you still believe your state is civilized.
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  18. stayclean

    stayclean Savant (370) Wisconsin Mar 17, 2012

    Ha! To be fair, it's not like MOST of America has a great track record for either of those.. sadly.
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  19. smakawhat

    smakawhat Poobah (1,315) Maryland Mar 18, 2008 Verified Subscriber

    I think we officially need to add the term "Pliny Jacked" to the official beer lexicon...
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  20. Totally agree.

    PS: Love the avatar.
  21. weatherdog

    weatherdog Savant (470) Illinois Nov 7, 2007

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  22. cubbyswans

    cubbyswans Savant (380) Missouri Jun 10, 2008

    I honestly don't think you would have been out of line or rude or anything like that at all to say to simply say "Excuse me, I was here first." to the worker at the store and the person who stuck his cart in front of you. I'm not saying start an altercation by any stretch of the imagination here... but man up or something.
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  23. FTowne

    FTowne Initiate (0) Missouri Jan 27, 2012

    I've had "free reign" of a desirable beer before and I've always left a few behind for somebody else. BUT, if I come back a few days later and it's still sitting on the shelf I always help myself again. I just can't bring myself to wipe out the shelf. I'd feel like a dick.
  24. Jose2412

    Jose2412 Savant (250) Michigan Feb 25, 2012

    this thread brought the ROFL's
  25. draheim

    draheim Poobah (1,110) Washington Sep 18, 2010 Verified

    What, you mean this? Not sure how we treat immigrants, guess I could ask my wife.
  26. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Champion (795) North Carolina Feb 16, 2011 Verified

    its 23.5 hours doooooood
  27. yo how you gonna let him straight up disrespect you like that? I'd be all like 'no you di'int' and shit.
  28. My GOD...this is not what I was trying to start. Spare me / us...and yes my sister and best friend is GAY Professor Politics...
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  29. Bobheed

    Bobheed Savant (355) Texas Dec 27, 2010

    Nah, I think it's "every problem is a nail when your only asshole is a hammer"?

    On the real though, that's pretty lame. On the bright side, you got 4 bottles of Pliny at one store, which is more than I can get at any local store, but man that guy was a dick. Even if none of my stores had limits, I wouldn't do that shit, deprive other craft beer enthusiasts of the glory of Pliny. The almighty beer karma will get him back.
  30. Read all my replies before making a comment like that...as I mentioned (if you read the thread) I'm slim no never quiet in these situations. It actually makes my wife pretty uncomfortable actually when these types of things occure and I open my mouth; HOWEVER, I knew the shipment was no more than an hour old, so figured I was in the clear...love all you keyboard tough guys. ;-)
  31. Devi0us

    Devi0us Advocate (565) California May 3, 2011

    Since I have a beer shop with no Pliny limit, I don't know what this feels like...But if I were in your situation, I would have politely said "Bitch, you were helping me first"...Then proceeded to buy my 5 or whatever then say to the guy, it's your turn now and be on my way...

  32. cubbyswans

    cubbyswans Savant (380) Missouri Jun 10, 2008

    I am not a tough guy by any means. I have no problem admitting that. But i don't think simply saying 'excuse me, my turn' is going to ruffle anyone's feathers. You don't have to throw the guy in a figure 4 leg lock... but it was your turn. Say so. That's all. If the guy cocks his fist and the clerk agrees with that, then so be it.... the Pliny is his. But it is probably not going down that way if you just say something.
  33. Motherfucker say what?
  34. dude, the 'pussy' part was me being facetious. Seriously, though you should have checked the rude dude who cut you in line or at the very least said something to the cashier. Gotta man up at some point, just saying.
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  35. Brewzer1010

    Brewzer1010 Savant (280) California Feb 17, 2010 Verified

    Are you frustrated with getting just 4 PtE? Rough deal I guess. As for the guy who cut...say something in a civilized manner. I know, you've already stated you knew there was enough....so again, are you complaining about getting just 4 PtE?
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  36. Crackerroll

    Crackerroll Savant (380) Missouri Jan 16, 2011

    Overrated. SN Torpedo!!! hahahaha
  37. draheim

    draheim Poobah (1,110) Washington Sep 18, 2010 Verified

    This thread inspired me to pick up a couple Plinys @ Whole Foods today. Bottled 053112, and not a douchebag in sight. Delicious! Cheers!
  38. stupac2

    stupac2 Initiate (0) California Feb 22, 2011

    Check the mirror!

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  39. Holy crap! My bad dude. For some reason I thought you were the guy from New Mexico I was in another conversation with earlier. Truly sorry about that one man, seriously.
  40. I apologize. It was a mistake on my part for a number of reasons. 1.) I had the wrong poster (I thought he was a guy from New Mexico I was talking to earlier) and 2.) It had no business being in this thread anyways. My bad. Apologies all around.
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