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Walmart "Embarrassed" by Video of Employees Abusing iPad Inventory

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News Posted: Sat, Nov 10 2012 11:54 AM
The next YouTube video that's likely to go viral is that of Walmart employees tossing around iPads in the warehouse of a Kentucky store. Apple iPad devices are shown being thrown like several feet in the air like frisbees not always getting caught. In one instance, an employee purposely slams a boxed iPad to the concrete floor and says, "Oh wow, sorry about that iPad. I hope nobody buys that."

Throughout the 48-second video, the employees are heard laughing and making sarcastic comments. At the beginning of the video, the narrator sets the stage by saying, "Alright, this is why you don't buy an iPad from Walmart." We've embedded the video below, though be warned it's NSFW due to language.



A local CBS news affiliate in Kentucky got in touch with Walmart about the video, who said it was "embarrassed" by what it saw.

"We've seen the video of several nightshift associates destroying merchandise in the back of our store in August and, as anyone can imagine, it made us wince. We are also embarrassed," Walmart told WKYT.

Walmart said the associates shown in the video no longer work for the retailer, adding that it hasn't received any returns on merchandise since "this unfortunate incident."
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3vi1 replied on Sat, Nov 10 2012 2:38 PM

It's not like there's moving parts in an iPad. Considering the size of the boxes, I'll bet none of them were damaged. If there even were iPad's in the boxes.

Still - these guys are morons. And filming it was even more moronic. What did they think was going to be the "best" possible outcome of all this?

What part of "Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn" don't you understand?

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3vi1 replied on Sat, Nov 10 2012 3:13 PM

*there are

What part of "Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn" don't you understand?

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MCaddick replied on Sat, Nov 10 2012 4:20 PM

They weren't doing anything more than an apple sanctioned pre-stress-test. Thats why all you apple fans who have shelled out a collective $6billion+ for screen repairs have devices with hopelessly fragile screens.

Drop an iPhone - iPhone breaks

Drop a Nokia - Floor Breaks

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Walmart said the associates shown in the video no longer work for the retailer

I doubt those idiots even care that they lost their low-wage jobs.

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