Isle Road Rage in Super Markets/Grocery Stores

United States
March 15, 2011 10:31pm CST
It's a good thing I don't have a bad temper. Going to grocery stores or department stores when it is full of people so much that you have to wait your turn constantly in the store is very nerve racking. I know most people feel this way when they are in this situation.In situations like this it really tests your patience. It makes you feel like shoving your way through with your shopping cart. Man, I hope I'm never in the store with someone that goes through Isle Road Rage in the store and starts banging everyones carts and starts screaming because they have had enough because that is what we all feel like doing in situations like this. It really tests my patience that is for sure when I am in the store and I have to buy a lot of things and it takes it seems like a half an hour to go through one isle and people are taking forever to get through.Some people are talking to eachother having a reunion in the isle.LOL. I know that this sounds crazy but I know we all feel this way sometimes going shopping. It's kind of a funny picture to to see yourself doing. What do you think.
3 people like this
10 responses
@KrauseHome (35517)
• United States
17 Aug 11
What seems to bug me the most is the people that HOG the aisles, or move right in front of you when you are in that part of the aisle and then you have to maneuver around them even if you are wanting the same items that they are right there looking at. These are the same people that give you dirty looks if you move their cart or ask them to move a little bit, but if you were in their way they would almost be SCREAMING at you. Also people that run into people they have not seen in awhile and end up blocking the aisle to where you cannot get thru is annoying as well. Personally I guess I see nothing wrong with catching up and standing there talking for a while if you feel like it, but try and make sure you are out of other people's way as some people might be on a time limit.
• United States
17 Aug 11
Those are the things that bother me too or someone having their cart infront of the shelf that I need to get something at and they are looking somewhere else and taking forever.That does bother me a lot when people are in your way and they notice that and just ignore you and continue visiting.
1 person likes this
@JenInTN (27565)
• United States
18 Mar 11
It is aggravating to be in a store and a reunion taking place right in the center of the very aisle you need to be going down..lol..I only get close to "road rage" if I have to be somewhere at a certain time and the reunion is putting me behind.
• United States
18 Mar 11
It can be very aggravating when you have to be somewhere at a certain time LOL. Thank you for commenting.
@bunnybon7 (37399)
• Holiday, Florida
17 Mar 11
my son sometimes has a little road rage while driving. i try to keep him calmed about it. but not in stores he dont. even though its the same here. we tolerate it by not staying long. we both have panic disorder concerning crowds, so we go and split in the store, each of us getting part of what we need so we can get out quick. the hardest part is at check out when we have to wait. but somehow we manage.
• United States
17 Mar 11
Waiting at the cashier for a while can get nerve racking too. Especially when there is lots of cashier areas without cashiers and 5 or more shopping carts at each cashier area waiting to pay for things. Thank you for sharing your experiences.
@iklananda (1204)
16 Mar 11
Isle road rage need more super market to prevent long quequing
• United States
16 Mar 11
Thank you for commenting. They need to do something. LOL.
@sid556 (31005)
• United States
16 Mar 11
Oh I hate the store when it is packed. For the most part I will try to avoid it and go at times when I know it isn't going to be crazy busy. If I can't then I just syke myself into it before going and just be patient. What else can you do?
• United States
16 Mar 11
I know what else can you do. You got to go shopping.You can't go without the things you need.I know I am patient. It is a good thing. The things that go through my mind at times being in situations like that let me know I am so happy I am patient. Situations like that really test a persons patience that's for sure. Thank you for commenting.
@foster11 (15)
• United States
16 Mar 11
I hate it when they block isles to chit chat. Pull your cart to the side if you need to catch up. I was in a store once and these people put thier carts sideways then chatted about what happened after they had coffee that morning and verified the following mornings coffee. I said excuse me more than once and finally backed up to go down another aisle. One of them came up the other aisle and called me a rude b-----. I'm new here so I hope that comment was ok but that is what they said.
• United States
16 Mar 11
Their the ones that are rude b****. That is awful when people don't give room for you to go through because of hogging the isle with their carts.Some people do get attitudes when you nicely say please excuse me. It is all about them and they don't want nobody changing anything on what they want to do.Thank you for sharing your experience.
• United States
16 Mar 11
Please remain patient, and you ought to be thankful that you are living in a lively area. The area where I live, there is no so much shopping crowds. Many store have closed their doors and relocte.
• United States
16 Mar 11
I remain patient thank goodness. I keep my cool. I control my temper good. I never get attitudes with people.I live in a town that doesn't have department stores or grocery stores. I know what you mean. I have to drive 40 miles to go shopping.
@daeckardt (6245)
• United States
16 Mar 11
I have had that happen when I used to do a lot of shopping. For the most part, it didn't bother me, but when people would just block an aisle in order to visit that would be too much. More than once, I would ask someone to move so I could get by. Apparently these folks don't see each other for quite a while and if they don't talk now, they will never see each other again or something. Fortunately, most of the time when I go to the store, I am in no rush so if it takes a while no big deal.
• United States
16 Mar 11
I think that is what it is too they don't see each other much and think they might not see each other again so they visit. LOL.Thank you for commenting. Have a good week!
• United States
16 Mar 11
It does appear that at times people really test our patience in grocery stores. I mean they park their carts in the center and even after several excuse me's they still insist on staying right in the middle. I try to take several deep breaths but often wonder what is going on in their mind when I am still waiting there. I guess some people really do have the extra time to spare.
• United States
16 Mar 11
I understand exactly how you feel. They see us there waiting and they won't move. Sometimes I wish I could speak up nicely but beable to do it. Will you please move out of my way so I can get out of here. Thank you very much. LOL.
@annapplez (209)
• Australia
16 Mar 11
I find it hard to keep my cool sometimes. I live in a small town and everyone is always having conversations and catching up in the aisles and at the checkout. Even the supermarket workers get in on the chatting. It's even harder with kids, sometimes I wish people would just look behind them and show a bit of courtesy for those who are trying to get in and get out in 20 minutes or less before the next tantrum hits.
• United States
16 Mar 11
I know exactly what you mean. It bothers me even when the workers are putting away food on the shelf sometimes. They will stay in front of the shelf you need something on and not move but I guess that's there job but it still frustrates me that I can't buy something on that shelf because the worker is in the way and won't move when she sees me at the shelf waiting for her to move. LOL.