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Shop 'N' Kart Market Compliment - Thank God for Honest People

Review by Starlord on 2011-01-05
Today, Tuesday, January 4, my wife and I were in the Shop 'N' Kart Market, on N. National Ave in Chehalis, WA. We made our purchases and went to te Burger King in Centralia, WA, where we got the chicken sandwich special for dinner. While we were at BK, I placed my hand on my belt and discovered my cell phone was missing. My wife called my cell with hers, and a minute or two later, her cell rang. It was a cashier at the Shop 'N' Kart. It turned out the phone in it's case fell off my belt as I was bagging our groceries, and the cashier found it after we left. We have always gotten great service at this store, along with good prices. Being in the Yardbirds complex, it doesn't look so great, but what it lacks in the fancy looks of the big chains, it makes up in other areas. I was so grateful that someone honest found my phone and answered the call that let us find it much faster than retracing my steps.
Comments:30 Replies - Latest reply on 2011-01-05
Posted by MRM on 2011-01-05:
As Ive said on the rental car post that I would have panic attack when I thought I have lost my phone.

Posted by MRM on 2011-01-05:
Bravo to Shop N Kart for being honest.
Posted by MRM on 2011-01-05:
Starlord, what kind of phone do you have? I dont want to be rude, but if this is a Tracfone, its not worth a steal. But, if this is an Android phone, like mine, they would be having a field day with it.
Posted by Alain on 2011-01-05:
This was a nice review to start my day with, Starlord!
Posted by momsey on 2011-01-05:
Very nice!

In other news, did you happen to win half the Mega Millions? One of the winning tickets was sold in WA.
Posted by MRM on 2011-01-05:
Son of a biscuit!
Posted by Anonymous on 2011-01-05:
Angels are everywhere.
Posted by Starlord on 2011-01-05:
No winner. We live in western Washington, and Ephrata is in th eastern side, dagnabit, LOL. MRM, the phone is a Tracfone,and Tracfone has served us well for over nine years now. Even a Tracfone is valuable for criminal types. They steal the phone, then use it unil it is deactivated or runs out of minutes, then ditch it. During the time they have it, who knows how many drug deals can be set up, or other criminal activities? I have the phone principally for emergencies,as I am disabled and a diabetic. I know exactly what you mean about a panic attack.
Posted by Anonymous on 2011-01-05:
Good the hear they were honest and returned your phone. I'm always worried about my Blackberry getting lost or stolen. I have so much personal info in it.
Posted by MRM on 2011-01-05:
Little Little, do you have an app called "Lookout Mobile Security" on your BlackBerry? If it ever gets lost or stolen, you can track your phone and other stuff. Its a lifesaver and its free!
Posted by Anonymous on 2011-01-05:
there ya go Little, our good friend mrm has given you a excellent suggestion to keep track of your phone horah mrm.
Posted by Anonymous on 2011-01-05:
MRM is my good friend?
Posted by MRM on 2011-01-05:
Your fellow M3C is appropriate.
Posted by PepperElf on 2011-01-05:
star - hell criminals don't even have to steal tracfones for that. just pay for everything on it with cash only. not to mention some of their models are under 15 bux.


and yeah some people really are pretty honest about phones.
i once found a blackberry in the college parking lot. i was going to head over to security when i realized the phone had received a call just a couple of minutes before i found it... so i called them back. turned out the owner was trying to find the phone by calling it. he had his phone back within oh 5 minutes because of that :)
Posted by Anonymous on 2011-01-05:
That's great, Starlord. Of course, some of the nicest people live in Washington state!
Posted by madconsumer on 2011-01-05:
great review.

very good to hear there are still decent people in this world!
Posted by MRM on 2011-01-05:
I would have thoughts of leaving my Android phone at the check-out counter and forgetting about it. It still hasnt happen to me yet.
Posted by jktshff1 on 2011-01-05:
Ya lucked out
Posted by Starlord on 2011-01-05:
At Shop 'N' Kart, you bag your own purchases, nd there is a board about six inches high to prevent your items from falling out. Apparently, while reaching for the dog food, my phone hooked on the divider and fell off my belt. A black case on a black background, I failed to see it. Pepper, you are great, but you miss the point here. Why pay anything when you can get a phone that cannot be traced to you for nothing. The only person it could possibly be traced back to would be me. Close to 650 minutes would be a windfall, plus they would have use of the phone until February 27.
Posted by MRM on 2011-01-05:
Starlord, that is the reason why I dont keep my phone on a belt holster for fear of falling out. That has happen to me with a mp3 player and a phone, which I both lost. And this incident was years back.
Posted by jktshff1 on 2011-01-05:
If they made phone holsters like my gun holsters, ya wouldn't have that problem :)
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2011-01-05:
I didn't know they made holsters for squirt guns.
Posted by MRM on 2011-01-05:
DeeBee! We should have made the news today! What went wrong?!?! I was embarassed coming to work today.
Posted by jktshff1 on 2011-01-05:
You KNOW better than that.
Posted by Starlord on 2011-01-05:
jkt, I checked, and Blackhawk does not make a Serpa holster for a Motorola V-170, LOL.
Posted by MRM on 2011-01-05:
Anywhere i go, I am holding on to my Samsung Intercept like its a hundred dollar bill!
Posted by MRM on 2011-01-05:
I dont want to put the phone in my pants pocket because of the lint and dust build up on the phone.
Posted by jktshff1 on 2011-01-05:
:) Starlord, why did I know that? I just left an ATT store looking for a belt holster for the IPod 4..pain in the rear getting a new phone.
Posted by Anonymous on 2011-01-05:
Honest people seem to be few and far between these days. It's awesome that the cashier found it and held it and actually called your wifes phone back.
Posted by MRM on 2011-01-05:
Steve, have you ever print anything from your EVO? I would like to print from my Android.

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