Alien VS. Predator :: Walmart VS. Tacoma Maul
by NineInchNachos on 5/15/2012 @ 1:16am
|shop safe folks! |
by Erik on 5/15/2012 @ 1:28am
|Awesome work RR.Bring back memories of the Tacomic on top of my fridge:|
by NineInchNachos on 5/15/2012 @ 1:30am
|next week Ebay Cartoon!|
by troysworktable on 5/15/2012 @ 5:40am
|The sickly yellow makes this one for me.|
by fredo on 5/15/2012 @ 6:08am
|"No matter who wins...we lose"|
So the millions of dollars generated which pay for homeless shelters, outreach programs, reconciliation parks, sister cities, boys and girls clubs, libraries, continuing education, artists grants, police, fire, emts, street maintenance, loans to developers, convention centers, public transit, curb cuts, canopy programs, Arizona trips, baseball parks for millionaires, parking garages, libraries, stamped concrete crosswalks, custom office furniture, and Mayor Strickland's new Nissan Leaf are of no value? That's harsh RR.
by The Jinxmedic on 5/15/2012 @ 7:47am
|Money for Libraries? Well, maybe not for libraries in "brown neighborhoods"...|
by NineInchNachos on 5/15/2012 @ 8:02am
|I heard Walmart is going to bribe some bureaucrats to convert their stores into a religion (on paper) and thus avoid paying for all that jumble of stuff in Fredo's comment. We live in a harsh, uncaring universe bro!|
by NineInchNachos on 5/15/2012 @ 8:04am
|And it's a good thing they're located so close to medical services! Trampled black friday employees can drag themselves over for treatment before expiring their mortal coil.|
by fredo on 5/15/2012 @ 8:06am
Council had a choice...libraries for brown people in the poor neighborhoods or reconciliation park for rich people in the northend and they chose accordingly.
by The Jinxmedic on 5/15/2012 @ 8:09am
|^ what Fredo said ^|
by NineInchNachos on 5/15/2012 @ 8:35am
|Oh rattlesnakes, that was before they knew Eric Anderson was bamboozling 'em. And Libraries are for all colors of the rainbow. Poverty is colorblind daddio |
by The Jinxmedic on 5/15/2012 @ 8:37am
|Keep believing that.|
by NineInchNachos on 5/15/2012 @ 8:43am
|Strickland/Fey/Walker for congress!|
by The Jinxmedic on 5/15/2012 @ 8:52am
|Isn't Strickland the one who called all republicans "racists" and tried to get the student report to surrender her recording of the comments? Yup. Thought so.|
by NineInchNachos on 5/15/2012 @ 8:58am
by The Jinxmedic on 5/15/2012 @ 9:24am
|Sheesh- "report" = "reporter"|
by NineInchNachos on 5/15/2012 @ 9:24am
|it's them! |
by Jesse on 5/15/2012 @ 9:28am
|Here is a link from a group who are documenting old malls and how they died. Many good roadmaps to kill the Tacoma Maul while still offering top notch shopping options for the area... and quite possibly bringing shopping back to downtown!|
My personal opinion is to build a bigger suburban mall out further into suburbia, re-use the current mall area for a lifestyle village, and have higher end shopping in the downtown core of Tacoma.
Also, I think a great idea would be to eliminate on and off-ramps at 38th street. Before you laugh at that idea, hear me. I'd replace them with on and off-ramps for Tacoma Avenue. This way you are serving the 38th street business district from the direction of Tacoma Ave, making Tacoma Avenue a main street in Tacoma again (Like Pacific), creating a sandwich effect of two high volume streets between Tacoma Ave and Pacific Ave, and NOT serving the Tacoma Maul with easy access in and out of it's downtown crushing operation.
by NineInchNachos on 5/15/2012 @ 9:39am
|I like it! Thanks Jesse. |
> and now a message for Beatonville, AR
I demand a bribe!
by fredo on 5/15/2012 @ 9:51am
Nobody is preventing high end retailers from entering the DT Tacoma scene. Imagine if you will one side of Pacific Avenue lined with Prada, Dior and Louis Vuitton, and on the other side...Dorky's!
by NineInchNachos on 5/15/2012 @ 9:57am
by Jesse on 5/15/2012 @ 10:08am
|@fredo: When I say "High end" for Tacoma, I'm talking about Sax Fifth Avenue, Pottery Barn, or Crate and Barrel. I'm not talking about Tiffany's, Prada, or Louis Vuitton level stuff as I don't think there's a market for those things in Tacoma. Just my opinion.|
by cisserosmiley on 5/15/2012 @ 10:15am
|7-11 is high end for Tacoma|
by The Jinxmedic on 5/15/2012 @ 10:19am
|Have you been to one of those new 7-11's? Yowza!|
by Jesse on 5/15/2012 @ 10:44am
|Fatty (Jesse) says: 7-11 maple bars are the shiz-nit.|
by cisserosmiley on 5/15/2012 @ 10:49am
|New 7-11 on center X Tyler just opened. Slurpees on the home from fircrest Lowes|
by NineInchNachos on 5/15/2012 @ 12:43pm
|meanwhile ! |
by L.S.Erhardt on 5/15/2012 @ 12:51pm
|Given the economics of Fredopia, Goodwill Outlet = Prada
by debivans on 5/15/2012 @ 1:26pm
|I would love to see Reverend Billy in Tacoma for the grand opening! Campaign?|
by fredo on 5/15/2012 @ 1:27pm
Is Sax Fifth Avenue any relation to Saks Fifth Avenue?
by Jesse on 5/15/2012 @ 1:40pm
|Thinks spill cheeker frito!|
Sax Fifth Avenue sells saxophones so when Bruce Springsteen is in town next time, he'll like Tacoma.
Sex Tacoma Avenue is for hookers n' blow.
Saks Fifth Avenue sells women's clothing to the posh ladies.
by NineInchNachos on 5/15/2012 @ 1:47pm
|@debivans I'll put in a request!|
by JesseHillFan on 5/15/2012 @ 2:37pm
|"My personal opinion is to build a bigger suburban mall out further into suburbia, re-use the current mall area for a lifestyle village, and have higher end shopping in the downtown core of Tacoma."|
Jesse there are two huge 6 story apartment buildings that are being built right next to the Mall.One is right in front of the Tacoma Mall Office building -you know the one that has the armed forces recruiting station in it and it's already about half built and another one huge 6 story apt building with parking will be built on the west side of the Tacoma Mall on their (The Malls) current parking lot.However there is a strong need for a supermarket in the area.
by cisserosmiley on 5/15/2012 @ 4:49pm
|The mall area is way more "urban" than the rest of Tacoma. You can live in a multi story condo, walk to the fitness club, get a new cell phone and a wet burrito on your stroll back. Freeway is right there, diversity, new building development, metro parks STAR center, s. Tacoma farmers market, even transit shuttles every 15 minutes...|
by NineInchNachos on 5/15/2012 @ 4:52pm
|not a bad argument.|
by JesseHillFan on 5/15/2012 @ 7:47pm
|Walmart in trouble againusnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/05/15/11...|
by fredo on 5/15/2012 @ 8:11pm
|"Walmart in trouble again" |
I'll bet getting sued is a daily occurance for a giant retailer like this. I read the facts pertaining to the lawsuit you linked. Some teenager grabbed the WM public address microphone and made some derogotory remarks. The store manager got on the mic and apologized. Apparently this isn't good enough for the litigious crowd.
If I were on the jury I wouldn't award any damages. There were no damages.
by NineInchNachos on 5/15/2012 @ 8:11pm
|ORIGINAL SURPLUS TACOMIC PENCIL ART SALES MATRIX UPDATED! |
SAVE MONEY. LIVE BETTER. ALWAYS. LOW LOW.
by NineInchNachos on 5/15/2012 @ 8:19pm
|@fredo they should just bribe him till he goes away. (hint hint walmart)|
by fredo on 5/15/2012 @ 8:21pm
RR, according to Jenyum, WM has a program to hire handicapped and autistic employees. Is this a good thing or a bad thing?
by NineInchNachos on 5/15/2012 @ 8:28pm
|I would like to see WM make bold moves and install autistic employees, women etc in positions of upper management.|
by fredo on 5/15/2012 @ 9:08pm
RR, do the local businesses you profess to prefer over WM have "bold" programs for hiring autistic job applicants? Are there a lot of women in upper management at Lincoln Hardware? Lot's of handicapped workers at Tacoma Food Coop?
by cisserosmiley on 5/16/2012 @ 7:43am
|If 500-1000 ft buffers from schools, parks, etc. are implemented for MJ dispensaries, walmart will be the only biz in Tacoma with a big enough buffer to sell cannabis!|
by NineInchNachos on 6/18/2012 @ 12:25am
by cisserosmiley on 6/28/2012 @ 9:05am
|The SCOTUS decision on healthcare is great great great for Walmart in WA state, could be called "Walmart Care"
Washington State will expand Medicaid voluntarily as a public health service, conservative states will take a cue from the court and NOT expand Medicaid. States that expand Medicaid will have a built in health plan for Walmart associates to go onto at the expense of our entir tax base, thereby giving Walmart in WA employees free healthcare as an employee benefit paid by sales tax.
by The Jinxmedic on 6/28/2012 @ 10:42am
|Suddenly, employment at Wal-Mart looks even more attractive!|
by cisserosmiley on 6/28/2012 @ 12:00pm
|I am practicing my happy smiley face already. Call me Walmart, I want a second interview too!|
by NineInchNachos on 6/28/2012 @ 12:02pm
|Put me down as a reference!
by cisserosmiley on 7/2/2012 @ 7:59am
|Happy Birthday Walmart! The big 60!|
by JesseHillFan on 7/2/2012 @ 1:39pm
|Who could forget this classic (though not classy) Walmart story.|
by troysworktable on 7/5/2012 @ 12:20pm
|McAllen, Texas converted an empty Wal-Mart into a library, in fact, the largest single-story library in the nation!|
by low bar on 7/5/2012 @ 2:21pm
|I GET MY BOXER SHORTS AT KMART IN CINCINNATI
by NineInchNachos on 7/5/2012 @ 3:42pm
|Kmart sucks Ray