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This article was published on November 9, 2012


Watch: iPads in flight, or a cautionary tale about shopping at Walmart

Watch: iPads in flight, or a cautionary tale about shopping at Walmart
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If it wasn’t for smartphone cameras, a huge percentage of dumb employees would get away with sabotaging customer food orders or breaking warehouse stock of the latest consumer gadget.

An enterprising quartet allegedly hailing from Pikeville, Kentucky decided that they wanted to fall into the second category, filming themselves showing “why you don’t buy an iPad from Walmart.”

The resulting 48 second video includes some expert commentary, poor throwing arms and the perfect excuse for their employment to be terminated:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_DLJK4o2YM

Reddit user ‘SeniorPierre’ says that he was sent the video by a person who worked at the store. The four people involved were apparently “fired and prosecuted.”

Surprised?

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