HoneyCreek Package Store -3552 Highway 20 SE Complaint - Sexist, Chauvinist - Spirits/Liquor

Review by Getrich83 on 2010-07-23
CONYERS, GEORGIA -- I figure it would be a matter of time before I would find a site that I could comment about the store I visited.

I would drive to it because it was convenient on route to going to my place of abode. This particular day was not different other than the rude, arrogant, chaunistic ways of the store had finally EMERGED.

Now I had normally been given the one-tw- sucker punch by one of the employee, male, wears glasses always commenting something smart, sexist, and chauvinistic from snide remarks about apperance to trying to withhold my money from the change given, to just being ignorant as if there practice was the norm or custom in their country. Speaking of which and not to discriminate they appear from Pakistan, India or the Middle East in which differently there is a practice of women being subservient, complacent, and put on the lower totem pole. WE LIVE IN AMERICA, land of the free, home of the BRAVE.

This package store is behind times, maybe the hate seeing wome have money, buying liquor or what but get over it!

So that day I had taken all I could take, the day was long, I was hot and bothered and I walked in to get a simple cocktail. No one at the cash register to take purchases, and the employee appeared consume with his stupid phone call. Now I don't know what you call customer service, but their lack of attentiveness, good customer service SUCKED.

After standing there waiting for a few minutes I asked for some service so I could check out and go. I could have stole it, but that would have been another story. So I waited! The old man got grumpy and said didn't I see him on the phone and in other words shut up 'n wait chick.

My blood boiled, my college coolness wore off and I let me have it. He decided he was going to REFUSE SERVICE to me!

Dummy, you did me a favor fool. Now I can cut back on my intake, spend my dollars wisely at some other establishment that would glady enjoy having my money.

These guys in this package store are a disgrace to American entrprenuers every where. Go back to you country and practice that backward, ignorant sexist, chauvinistic behavior on your own kind- NOT IN AMERICA!!!!!!!
Comments:26 Replies - Latest reply on 2010-07-24
Posted by MRM on 2010-07-23:
Posted by goduke on 2010-07-23:
Not sure where I see what happened as being sexist. Seems like just bad service.
Posted by momsey on 2010-07-23:
Yeah, what goduke said. Sounds like crappy customer service. I don't see any sexism.
Posted by FlShopper on 2010-07-23:
Agreed. Lousy service. I don't see anything deeper or more sinister than that.
Posted by Getrich83 on 2010-07-23:
..that's why only in America!
Posted by Anonymous on 2010-07-23:
I'm confused....a packaging store that sells liquor?
Posted by goduke on 2010-07-23:
Liquor stores in some parts of the country are called package stores. Or packies.
Posted by Anonymous on 2010-07-23:
Or State Stores.
Retail stores sell beer and wine and the state store sells the liquor.
Posted by yoke on 2010-07-23:
The OP seems to be having problem getting good service. Maybe it is the way she comes off to people. Always looking down on others. Look at what she did to Bubba in her other complaint.
Posted by momsey on 2010-07-23:
Wow, yoke, I didn't even notice that it's the same person!!!
Posted by yoke on 2010-07-23:
momsey, I did not notice it at first, but when reading the back to back threads they sounded alot alike. The OP seems like a rude person and expects everyone to bend over backwards for her.
Posted by jktshff1 on 2010-07-23:
she was getting something to drink, after that last experience with Bubba! LOL!
Posted by Skye on 2010-07-23:
jkt :)
Posted by yoke on 2010-07-23:
Or she was already 3 sheets to the wind when Bubba showed up and that is why Bubba or the guy at the package store wanted to deal with her.
Posted by Starlord on 2010-07-23:
I have never seen a package store that sold cocktails. If they are selling mixed drinks, it is a bar or saloon. I also fail to see anything sexist, as I am sure a man would have received the same treatment. It appears to me that thisOP is doing exactly what she is accusing the clerk of doing. As far as refusing her service, it appears she is unaware that the owners and employees of any business have the absolute right to refuse service to anyone, as long as it is not obviously based on race, gender or sexual orientation. She was rightly refused service for being a jerk, or jerkette.
Posted by jktshff1 on 2010-07-23:
They have premixed cocktails in a bottle.
Posted by Anonymous on 2010-07-23:
Well we can certainly tell it's been awhile since Starlord has been shopping in a liquor store or he shops in states with some restrictive laws.
Posted by Starlord on 2010-07-23:
I had forgotten about the canned or bottled cocktails, my bad. I live in one of the states where the state sells the liquor, which to me is a conflict of interest. You can buy beer or wine at any grocery store and most drug stores, but you can only buy liquor at state-owned stores. There is a bill in the state legislature to privatize liquor sales, but the liquor store employees are battling it, as they do not want to lose their cushy state jobs.
Posted by jktshff1 on 2010-07-23:
Only Liquor stores in TN Can sell booze and wine and nothing else. Beer can be sold in any convenience or grocery store.
They are trying to get it changed so they can sell booze just like milk. That passes, it will put a lot of businesses..out of business and the big chains will have won again.
Posted by Anonymous on 2010-07-23:
Jkt, VA is talking about doing something similar.
Posted by goduke on 2010-07-23:
I'd make a moonshine crack about Oklahoma, but I wouldn't want to offend anyone.
Posted by jktshff1 on 2010-07-23:
never mind
Posted by GenuineNerd on 2010-07-23:
lakisha j (07/23/2010)
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Or State Stores.
Retail stores sell beer and wine and the state store sells the liquor.

Some states, including Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, have a state "monopoly" regarding the sales and pricing of booze, as well as limiting the number of outlets selling it. In Ohio, it used to be that liquor was sold only at "state stores", run by unionized state civil servants. The state stores only sold booze, nothing else. Some state stores were "self-serve", while others had the bottles of booze in display cases, and you handed a slip of paper to a clerk with the brand and amount you wanted to buy, and the bottle(s) were handed to you over the counter. There were also "state liquor agencies" in small towns, often in conjunction with a grocery, beverage, or convenience store. By the early 1990's, the Ohio Department Of Liquor Control did away with the state-run liquor stores, and liquor licenses were issued to various retailers, including supermarkets and convenience stores. However, liquor is still not as conveniently available in Ohio as in some other states, where there is a liquor store (or package store) on almost every street corner in some areas, mainly "inner-city"...and liquor is still "price controlled" in Ohio, meaning that the price of a bottle of booze is the same statewide...no discounting. I know that West Virginia and some other states operate "ABC stores" ("ABC" meaning "Alcoholic Beverage Control") that sell only booze...some are still state-run, others are private. Pennsylvania requires beer to be sold at "beer stores" or "beer distributors"; I think liquor is handled the same way. You can't buy beer, wine, or booze at a supermarket, gas station, or convenience store in PA.
Posted by Anonymous on 2010-07-23:
Hehehe thanks for filling me in--I thought the OP was talking about something like the UPS store or FEDEX/Kinkos. LOL
Posted by FlShopper on 2010-07-23:
Alex, that's what I thought the first time I heard someone talking about getting booze at a package store. I pictured a UPS place with a few racks of vodka next to the cardboard boxes and shipping labels.
Posted by PepperElf on 2010-07-24:
wow. and here i thought "package store" was just some phrase the air force used ... cos i remember visiting a couple of air force bases and that's what they called the alcohol store.

never realized it was a regional thing.

and ... what was the other complaint?

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