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Why are the ABC stores closed today?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by jimmyjames8, Dec 26, 2019.

  1. jimmyjames8

    jimmyjames8 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    My local was closed and the interweb said the Creedmoor was closed. WTF? I couldnt even get in the parking lot of mine on Monday. Outta town until today and now the damn thing is closed. Sez they open tomorrow at 10am. I'm skeptical. If there was ever a reason for the state to get out of the liquor business, the way the stores are run by the county boards is it. No inventory. Limited hours and high prices. This is the only thing I agree with Gov. Copper on. DEREGULATE IT!
     
  2. kcult

    kcult Alcohol fueled dumbass Charter Member Supporting Member

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    You want me to head over to ours and grab you something? Hurry with your answer, coz they close at 7 tonight.
     
  3. Miss Lily

    Miss Lily Moderator-Mom-Instructor Staff Member Benefactor Charter Life Member

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    I feel your pain. I stopped by today and found the same. I should have paid more attention to the holiday schedule signs when I was last there.
     
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    Jeppo Ginormous Member Staff Member Benefactor Life Member Supporting Member

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    Why should gubmint be in the liquor biness?
     
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    Guaranteed revenue. Lifetime customers. How many more you want????
     
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  6. jimmyjames8

    jimmyjames8 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Monopoly. Think about a state with liquor stores the size of walmarts and every stop and rob and grocery store sells liquor. The selection gets better and the prices get lower.
     
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    Our ABC store had a sign on the door about Boxing Day
     
  8. jimmyjames8

    jimmyjames8 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    I saw that on Google. Are you kidding me. England and Canada. What a bunch of shite. I know a mgr of one of my country's ABC store. I'm going to give him eternal hell for that. I no it's not his fault but it's still BS. I'm buying a case of liquor tomorrow and I'll be done for a while. Too damn aggravating to deal with Wake Cos BS.
     
  9. kcult

    kcult Alcohol fueled dumbass Charter Member Supporting Member

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    So, tomorrow is unboxing day?
     
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    Yesterday was unboxing day. I think Boxing Day refers to returns
     
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    Naturalized Tarheels, sometimes referred to as Rednecks, drink to get drunk and raise hell. Statistics prove closing the stores saves lives so it may be best to leave things the way they are or move to a more civil area of the country.
     
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    Absolutely privatize it. Get rid of the corrupt ABC system. How many county ABC commissioners are in prison for public corruption?
    NC has among the highest craft distilleries per capita of the states. They should be able to easily get their product to any store. Or there could even be sites threat specialize in NC craft distilled beverages.
    I don't drink. But I would love to be able to more easily access NC products when I buy for family.

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    concepthomes1 When do we start? Staff Member Benefactor Charter Life Member

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    Mine was open tonight, just got back from there
     
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    skiles Reloaded Charter Member Supporting Member

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    I had no idea I agreed with Cooper on anything, shocking it is this. I love NC and loathe the ABC Board. What a bunch of .gov crap.
     
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    Tim I am....an enchanter. Staff Member Benefactor Charter Life Member

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    I always chuckle when I head up north and see the liquor bottles stacked at the gas station checkouts. They even have DRIVE THRU liquor stores in MI.

    no way should the state be in the biz.
     
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    Catawba was open. Pretty sure Caldwell was too.


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    DrPhudd Joe thinks I'm clever

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    I was at my ABC at 5 mins to opening time today. My local happens to be the largest one in the county. The guy was rolling back the metal scissor gate as slow as he possibly could and shuffling around like he was on the clock or something. 6 of us standing in line to check out at the one available cashier. I know from my acquaintance who is a mgr at one of these that they keep them terminally understaffed. When you are a monopoly, you dont have to hire a lot of staff. Keep us pissed off and waiting. Where else are we going to go. Bastards!
     
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    This thread is a certain tellall as to who is a native and who isn't. Any native that runs out of booze knows a bootlegger in his neighborhood and does his business there. Folks, it's our way of helping out small busineses, remember, buy NC.
     
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