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Supermarket 101 (36790011)

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The mission of the supermarket, like everything in our modern culture, is supposedly dedicated to one end: choice. Sad to say it is not so much for your choice; rather it is the retailer's. It turns out that each inch of space is scientifically calibrated to hold only what you will buy at the highest possible margin. Consumer attention is "malleable," according to some researchers who investigated "space elasticity," and whose study sought to "parameterise a model that allows us to compute an upward bound on the returns that might accrue to an 'optimal' shelf set."

 

On the other hand, here I've compiled the 10 interesting games you can play in a supermarket:

 

1. Take shopping carts for the express purpose of filling them and stranding them at strategic locations.

2. Ride those little electronic cars at the front of the store.

3. Set all the alarm clocks to go off at ten minute intervals throughout the day.

4. When someone asks if you need help, begin to cry and ask, "Why won't you people just leave me alone?"

5. Play with the automatic doors.

6. As the cashier runs your purchases over the scanner, look mesmerized and say, "Wow. Magic!"

7. Try on bras over top of your clothes.

8. Get boxes of Condoms and randomly put them in peoples carts when they don't realize it.

10. Look right into the security camera, and use it as a mirror while you pick your nose.

 

Have a blasting weekend everyone :-)

 

Gears: Leica R6 with Summicron-R 2,0/35 on Konica Centuria 100

Location: Mydin Mall, Padang Hiliran, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia

Processing: None

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Taken on January 18, 2009