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    Default Man pays $4.88 for plasma TV at Wal-Mart

    MONROE, La. - While Wal-Mart is known for dropping its prices, one West Monroe man took the ad campaign seriously when he dropped the price of a plasma television from $984 to $4.88. Police arrested Chandon L. Simms, 23, on Tuesday at the retail store on a charge of felony theft.

    According to police reports, Simms carried a 42-inch Sanyo Plasma TV to a self-checkout aisle after switching the original price tag of $984 with one for only $4.88. Wal-Mart Loss Prevention officers witnessed the alleged transaction and called police.

    When the store officers stopped Simms on his way out the door, he produced a receipt for a television purchased at the West Monroe Wal-Mart, authorities said.

    Simms told officers that he purchased a TV from the West Monroe store and planned to returrn that one and keep the one he purchased for only $4.88 from the Monroe store. He was then arrested and booked into the Ouachita Correctional Center.
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    I'll have to cross that off my list of things to try...

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    Actually he may have been on to something there....... or on something.
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    nice try, but a little too greedy there... if the price wasn't so off (like only $200 off), he probably would've been ok... why doesn't somebody here try that and let us know how it goes!
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    You can't even buy a remote for $4.88. Fuckin' idiot.
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    ahh..

    He should have been arrested for shopping there in the first place..
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    what about the moron that sold it to him? surely they didnt think a tv would sell for 5 bucks?

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    He went to the self checkout, there is no clerk.

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    Dumbass.
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    that and he had a reciept from another store that looked like he paid full price... the problem is, anyone goin to self check out with that large and/or high price item is of course going to get noticed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FatStrat85 View Post
    I'll have to cross that off my list of things to try...
    Nah...you can try it at Best Buy. Those morons can barely tell when the lights are on.

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    I'd love to see the look on that bouncing smiley face as he walked out the door.

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    You're never really alone in a so-called "self-checkout" line. Always someone watching, either in person or on camera.

    Dumbass needs to pick his scams better. If he had put that tag on a $10 item, he might have got away with it. But a fucking PLASMA TV???

    Hell, if you could actually pull that off, it would be enough to make ME shop at WalFart.
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    I don't understand why that didn't work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FORD View Post
    You're never really alone in a so-called "self-checkout" line. Always someone watching, either in person or on camera.
    It's painfully obvious that you've never been rewarded with the so-called "bliss" of shopping at Winn-Dixie.
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