Don't go to Walmart tonight!

United States
March 21, 2009 4:15pm CST
A few days ago I got emails and text messages from about every woman I know warning me not to go to Walmart because a gang initiation was going to take place. I live in Florida but I heard other states went through the same thing. Did you get the messages? What state do you live and did you actually fall for them? To be honest, it was my first time hearing about such a thing so I did fall for it at first.
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@payout (3722)
• United States
21 Mar 09
I got that Text Message (Txt Msg) a few days ago it was in our news paper it was all just a joke and not true. for a moment I thought it was but it wasn't I live in the state of Delaware. I heard that text Message went in different states as well for example FL, Wisconsin, and etc. Who ever made up that Text Message it was not funny. I don't know if Walmart lost money or not but yeah.. I heard about it as well.
• United States
21 Mar 09
To be quite honest, I was thinking that maybe someone spread the rumor in order to get people to Boycott Walmart. It was a pretty big news story down here though too.
@spalladino (17926)
• United States
21 Mar 09
So that's what they were talking about on the news the other night. I caught the tail end of it...the part about it being a hoax...but I didn't know what the hoax was. Someone has it in for Walmart, I guess. Probably a disgruntled former employee.
@elisa812 (3033)
• United States
21 Mar 09
I did hear something the other day about gangs at Walmart, but I didn't pay much attention to it. I didn't realize it was a gang initiation thing. I probably wouldn't have really believed it, although it probably would have still made me just a little nervous about going to Walmart at first anyway! It's so sad that someone has nothing better to do with their time than to make up hoaxes like that! It would be interesting to know how many people really fell for it and if Walmart's business went down temporarily at all.