Shopping Carts

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Why do I need to insert coins into shopping carts?

Shopping Carts

You might be surprised to find that shopping carts are often chained up at the store entrance and can only be "freed" by inserting a 1 DM coin into a slot. That's because the carts are very popular 'free furniture': a lot got stolen before this method was introduced. Don't worry, you will get you money back once you chain up the cart again. Also note: nobody will pack your groceries. You need to buy plastic bags and pack your goods yourself.

   

Comments

7/9/2009 11:09:06 PM
Melanie said:

Germany vs. USA had put up a video saying basically the same thing. I find this extremely funny!




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