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So how many new Dollar General stores you got now?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by rolltide_pisco, Jun 16, 2013.

  1. JohnBT

    JohnBT NRA Benefactor

    Feb 24, 2000
    Richmond, Virginia
    We also have 2 Ollie's Bargain Outlets.

    I've purchased hardback books, tarps, Progresso soup, Wye River clam chowder and 2 Lamiglas graphite spinning rods for $49 each and a cheap Shimano Sahara reel for $42.

    I like the medium Lamiglas rod so much I put my Shimano Sustain 4000FE on it. Unfortunately, the good rods were a one time purchase from some chain store.
  2. Cashgap


    May 3, 2013
    Music City, USA
    "Sell to the classes and you'll live with the masses. Sell to the masses and you'll live with the classes."

  3. NewWaveGuy

    NewWaveGuy BRAVIA 4 LIFE!

    Aug 26, 2010

    Yes, but what does the investor do after 10 years when the tenant decides to leave? The investor is then left with a building that has VERY limited uses. And if you do get a new tenant, more likely than not, they're going to rent the building for MUCH less than the original tenant. And lets say the building is in a great location, often times Dollar Gen, Family Dollar will leave once their lease is up and build a larger building next door. Net leases are a tricky beast!
  4. ray9898


    May 29, 2001
    Ehhh....they might have some cheap stuff but they also have some great prices on quality items, the same stuff you find at any other store. I guess I don't think so much of myself that I can't stop in. Great place for household cleaning items, detergent, drinks and some hygiene stuff.
    Last edited: Jun 16, 2013
  5. AZ Husker

    AZ Husker

    Mar 25, 2003
    And a junk yard has some great prices on some car parts. But do you want one in your neighborhood?
  6. HollowHead

    HollowHead Firm member

    May 16, 2005
    Where the buffalo roam
    You guys are all wrong. Nothing destroys a neighborhood like a White Castle. HH
  7. Gonzoso


    Jan 29, 2008
    NE PA
    Yeah, I am not impressed by the quality of their merchandise.

    I am not wealthy enough to buy cheap things.

    I can only afford to buy something once so I buy quality.

    I am sure they have good deals on some stuff there. My problem is I don't really consume much of what they sell. Now I've not gone through their shelves thoroughly but what I've seen is large quantities of junk/processed food.

    I eat a lot of fresh fruit, vegetables, etc. I prefer to eat meat I've killed myself, although I certainly do buy some from the store as well as I can't keep chickens.

    Snobbery isn't the only reason I don't go. I buy most of my work/casual clothes from Salvation Army. I have a sometimes dirty job, and in my spare time I work on cars/motorcycles, ride motorcycles, hike, camp, etc etc so it doesn't make sense to buy new clothes. I bought a pair of nice cargo pants, and ruined them the first day I wore them this spring. 2$, not a big deal.
  8. Deployment Solu

    Deployment Solu Kydex Crafter

    Jul 18, 2007
    Dollar Tree gets my vote. You can't beat their prices(everything is $1.00) and I buy stuff there that is much more expensive at Wal-Mart. They have many varieties of Arizona tea and many times have Monster and coffee drinks for much less that retail stores.

    yes, they have junk too, but don't pass up their flavored coffees pouches. 7 oz for $1.00 makes them reasonably inexpensive and they are great!!. No, it is NOT Starbucks.
  9. rolltide_pisco

    rolltide_pisco NRA Life Member

    Mar 3, 2012
    Western Kentucky
    Save your strength buddy. It's only June :supergrin:
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  10. certifiedfunds

    certifiedfunds Tewwowist

    Apr 23, 2008
    Late one night I got pulled over in a bad neighborhood. Cop thought I was there to buy crack. No sir, I just need some White Castle.
  11. certifiedfunds

    certifiedfunds Tewwowist

    Apr 23, 2008
    Does Dollar General sell oak tree poison in Alabama?
  12. costanza187

    costanza187 I like Macs

    May 10, 2003
    I live in a small town, 1 Dollar General and 1 Family Dollar
  13. Joshhtn

    Joshhtn The eBay Guy Silver Member

    Mar 31, 2009
    Middle Tennessee
    I have one about 2 miles from my house, and I live in what would be considered an upscale neighborhood... They have some of the best customer service that I've seen in some time, and as a small business owner, this is important to me. I only shop there for odds & ends, but I enjoy giving my business to them.
  14. rolltide_pisco

    rolltide_pisco NRA Life Member

    Mar 3, 2012
    Western Kentucky
    I think they have some earwax for Les

  15. NEOH212

    NEOH212 Diesel Girl

    Mar 25, 2008
    North East Ohio
    But it wouldn't be complete without:

    1. Skinny trashy guy with wife beater shirt and BO.

    2. Fat guy that thinks he's built with a MMA T-shirt.

    3. Fat woman wearing the same pair of sweat pants from last week leaning over the shopping cart that's full of junk food.

    4. More body odor and otherwise severely neglected personal hygiene, not to mention jacked up teeth.

    5. Two rather trashy overly tattooed women smoking generic cigarets talking about Roller Derby and how their boyfriend is such a drunk.

  16. HKLovingIT

    HKLovingIT Resident Evil

    Aug 20, 2010
    Out On The Tiles
    The way you say it, that's kind of hot.

  17. certifiedfunds

    certifiedfunds Tewwowist

    Apr 23, 2008
    You know why nick saban doesn't go to Dollar General in Tuscaloosa?

    His ego won't fit through the door

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  18. rolltide_pisco

    rolltide_pisco NRA Life Member

    Mar 3, 2012
    Western Kentucky
    He might be worried about some thug trying to steal one his many National Championship rings.
  19. NEOH212

    NEOH212 Diesel Girl

    Mar 25, 2008
    North East Ohio
    Well.......... Thank you............

    I think..........:headscratch::worried:

  20. certifiedfunds

    certifiedfunds Tewwowist

    Apr 23, 2008
    You call them thugs. Saban calls them redshirt freshmen.