Has shoplifting (from corporations) turned into a virtue?

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    • #110314
      Anonymous
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      Any lads here absolutely hate shoplifters but couldn’t stand seeing scrotes get away with it so much (and companies not care) so you decided to start doing it? At least with mega-corporations, not small businesses.

      >Walmart
      >Target
      >Who else?

      Also, will you get caught long-term if you keep using an alternate barcode (peeled off of a discounted item) for cheap items to ring up more expensive things at self checkout? Once you scan the candy bar 50% off sale barcode over the expensive fish’s normal barcode, even if it detects the weight is incorrect, the message goes away in a few seconds in lots of stores. Does that trigger some kind of backend notice to management so they can review the footage? What if you do it hundreds of times with the same barcode?

    • #110318
      Anonymous
      Guest

      Also, what are these things? They are newly- installed every couple of yards on both sides of an isle that does not have overhead cameras watching it. They have wires under/in the back of them. Little black screen-looking things in front. I’m pretty sure they are cameras, no? They are in nearly every isle though, in varying numbers, but in the isles with no overhead cameras, they are literally every 6 feet or so on both sides of the isles.

      • #110330
        Anonymous
        Guest

        counters that sense when some one walks in front of it. Gives the grocer more feedback on what products are gathering traffic

        • #110332
          Anonymous
          Guest

          That’s it? For real? Not cameras? So one can load up right in front of them and not be seen, provided no overhead cameras exist? Kino.

        • #110347
          Anonymous
          Guest

          Most overhead "cameras" don’t even have a cam in them, no freaking way they were putting one every 6 feet in every aisle.

      • #110411
        Anonymous
        Guest

        >no overhead cameras
        I work in a grocery store. There are overhead cameras, trust me. The ones you can see are there to provide people with the sense they are being watched, not to provide full coverage. For every camera you can see, there is 1-2 more hidden ones.

        I don’t work in a store with self-checkout, so I’m afraid I cannot answer your other questions.

        • #110413
          Anonymous
          Guest

          OH NO… CAMERAS!!!! Who cares? Cops won’t spend any time investigating petty theft. Also you can unsuspiciously wear a mask with hat thanks to coronachan

          • #110416
            Anonymous
            Guest

            OP seems to care, that’s why I addressed it. My store actually recently had an overhaul where all the cameras were replaced with higher-definition ones. The guys doing it were there for a week, pulling camera after camera out of the ceiling tiles.

            So yeah, I can’t speak for every chain, but "the cameras don’t even work lol" isn’t true everywhere. And if the OP is concerned about it, he should definitely cover his face. Not being able to see a camera doesn’t mean there isn’t one.

        • #110433
          Anonymous
          Guest

          Lmao
          hidden cameras… yeah
          Hidden so well they can’t see you, and you can’t see them
          Hidden so well that they don’t even exist because there is no budget for that kind of shit hahaha

          • #110454
            Anonymous
            Guest

            Anon, I literally watched them be installed all day. I had to work around the ladders.

            Our company apparently decided on the upgrade because our previous cameras were low-rez enough that when someone caught covid, they weren’t sure who to send home. Theft wasn’t even the motivator, ironically.

        • #110450
          Anonymous
          Guest

          I work for Walmart. The self checkout machines have around 3 cameras. One staring downwards from the ceiling. One inside the machine pointing at the item (where you scan). And one that watches your face.

          They use a mix of AI + People who can see the products you scan to see if you are fake swiping. They match colors + other metrics to figure it out.

    • #110320
      Anonymous
      Guest

      a man who masters the skills of a thief can accomplish anything

    • #110322
      Anonymous
      Guest

      Don’t steal petty shit.
      If you want to do damage steal and destroy Municipal property like storm drains and manhole covers, unbolt handrails.

      • #110327
        Anonymous
        Guest

        […]

        Another Anon on here said that Walmart makes companies that sell their products at Walmart pay Walmart back for anything that’s stolen. So it’s not Walmart taking the hit, it’s the companies. Is this truk0ra4e?

        • #110328
          Anonymous
          Guest

          >Is this truk0ra4e?
          *Is this true. freaking browser/captcha shit.

        • #110378
          Anonymous
          Guest

          Holy fuck what a loser. Imagine comic books having this kind of an impact on you but you still aren’t willing to work out. Lmao

        • #110449
          Anonymous
          Guest

          People like this make me believe we evolved from apes, human nature and wisdom isn’t all that spectacular

      • #110329
        Anonymous
        Guest

        I’ve got a plan cooking to steal steaks. $40 for a ribeye, huh fuckers?
        >just walk right
        >through the door
        >walk
        >right
        >through
        >the
        >door

        This anon is quite the devious prankster. Economic warfare is the only thing that really seems to hurt these demons.

    • #110323
      Anonymous
      Guest

      I don’t steal myself but if I see someone stealing from the LCBO or Beer Store (government owned stores) I support it

      • #110354
        Anonymous
        Guest

        fuck ya bud. im not poor enough to steal but ill buy stolen booze from some junkbag every time lol. i used to know a junkie who took orders i could ask for a few different bottles and hed come back with them under a giant coat a few hours later. imagine being that clever and resourceful and using it all for a couple hits of dope lol

    • #110331
      Anonymous
      Guest

      If I steal/get bribed it has to be so much that I never have to steal again.

      • #110421
        Anonymous
        Guest

        nah fuck that just steal a truck load of shit

    • #110333
      Anonymous
      Guest

      Stealing from other people is objectively scrotetier. Stealing from international billionaires is woke af.

      t. guy who stole at least .5 mil worth of shit from Walmart over a decade

      • #110336
        Anonymous
        Guest

        Mein sis! Fuck these huge garden gnome companies ruining my country. Not ruining my life though!

      • #110342
        Anonymous
        Guest

        >.5 mil worth

        master, please teach me the way

      • #110351
        Anonymous
        Guest

        woke af thief

    • #110334
      Anonymous
      Guest

      freaking low effort glowie

    • #110335
      Anonymous
      Guest

      I may or may not steal about $10k worth of shit every year from self checkout lines. Obviously only globohomo companies, since they’re the only ones with them. Also, this is just for satirical purposes. But make me bag my own shit or wait in 20 minute lines because you fired so many wagies…lol, no. Gibsmedats shit garden gnome

    • #110344
      Anonymous
      Guest

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJRN76hxFz0

      I work retail, I won’t steal but I don’t mind giving tips.

      Changing the barcodes for reduced barcodes can work, but it’s easy to spot if the staff are attentive. It goes without saying, but if the shop is busy, it’s a lot easier to get away with freaking around with the self checkout. Staff are likely to just approve the discrepancy while they undo the belligerent alco’s security lock. The message about weight going away is usually okayed by a overworked staff member (different stores have different procedures, some like to have the wagie walk over in person/others just let them use the tanoy to okay the weight), an easy way to keep suspicion off is to use your own bag, ideally a havisack so staff think its just your bag setting off the weight alert and not your soon to be stolen goods.

      It can trigger a timestamp of when certain items were bought, but this is time consuming and then they have to take timestamp and search it in the footage. Nobody really wants to do that and they have to realise something fishy it up. It’s pretty normal for a muscle sis to buy like 5+ protein bars. It’s technically possible, but its unlikely.

      If you repeat it with the same barcode a lot it will flag the system. Stock wise it’ll look weird when they have 12 chocolate bars on the shelf but they should have 0 because 12 were ‘sold’ earlier. Any decent stock controller should catch this, but it’ll obviously be after the crime. So don’t use the same trick multiple times in succession.

      • #110353
        Anonymous
        Guest

        >It can trigger a timestamp of when certain items were bought, but this is time consuming and then they have to take timestamp and search it in the footage. Nobody really wants to do that and they have to realise something fishy it up. It’s pretty normal for a muscle sis to buy like 5+ protein bars. It’s technically possible, but its unlikely.
        >If you repeat it with the same barcode a lot it will flag the system. Stock wise it’ll look weird when they have 12 chocolate bars on the shelf but they should have 0 because 12 were ‘sold’ earlier. Any decent stock controller should catch this, but it’ll obviously be after the crime. So don’t use the same trick multiple times in succession.

        Thanks m8. Yeah, this kind of stuff is what I’m curious about. Let’s say you’ve been using the same 50% off discount candy bar code for a year to ring up tacos, beef, etc. at the same store for that year, every other day or so. But that candy bar has not been on sale for 6 months. There’s no doubt that creates a flag, no?

        t. Scared.

        • #110356
          Anonymous
          Guest

          Candy bars can be reduced for different reasons, such as it’s not being sold anymore, it’s sell by date is coming up as opposed to a sale. It’s possible the barcode changes price too. So it returns to original price. Not 100% sure how it works for USA though.

          I’d say get the stickers off the reduced to clear stuff occasionally, rather than using one chocolate bar sticker for years.

          • #110358
            Anonymous
            Guest

            https://i.imgur.com/7gvUPz8.gif

            Great idea, already thought of it before. It’s not just a candy bar, you can use reduced cans, etc. too. Employees are looking at me differently though. LP follows me, etc. Feels like heat even though I don’t really do anymore than that. I feel like some kind of flag gave way to them keeping track. Oh well.

            • #110366
              Anonymous
              Guest

              Anyone who’s worked any time in security learns to profile customers with a glance. Methheads you can spot just by their jaunting gait, drunks you can smell before you see and so on. Shopping is supposed to be a braindead activity were you buy more bugburgers, so anyone who’s shifty and tense sticks out. Luckily you can wear a mask, hat and glasses to hide your emotions.

              If you’re nervous about the candy bar barcode trick, start smaller and just pocket a few items. Idly placing a item in your pocket isn’t too overt and is easy to do so outside of vision.

              Always buy something though, classic mistake I see a ton of times is idiots walking to the meat fridge and walking out. That gets the guard sprinting after them. If they’d gone to the meat fridge then bought some milk it’s a lot less suspicious.

              • #110368
                Anonymous
                Guest

                No, no, I got all that covered. I’m not nervous, etc. I’m friends with everyone, buy things as well, all that. I’ve just used the same discount barcodes so many times for so long is all. Thanks for all the tips. Do companies really "add up" small thefts and wait until they are felonies to catch the offender? I’m sure things might be different in bongland, but let me know.

                • #110372
                  Anonymous
                  Guest

                  stock going missing is referred to as shrink. That includes theft, damaged, out of date and even not being delivered. Companies do expect to have a certain amount of stock lost from shrink, there is a certain limit on each item before it becomes unacceptable and gets flagged. I’d guess it’s around 5-10% of total estimated stock missing on count. Like I said though, it’s hard to pinpoint why exactly a certain item is missing.

                  I seriously doubt they keep a database of thieves. In Bongland we don’t even call the police anymore, they know all the thieves and basically just release them without any penalty. It’s not worth the time. Security I’ve interacted with were always subcontracted and outside of the company. They didn’t have a record of thieves at different stores, basically just a whatsapp group of local thieves and they’d ping each other when one of them was doing the rounds. More complex security firms have walkie talkies but it’s not much different.

              • #110370
                Anonymous
                Guest

                Honestly it’s a lot easier to just learn the closing times and go in 15 minutes before. You can get a day’s worth of calories for £1, mostly in hot chickens and baked goods.

          • #110361
            Anonymous
            Guest

            >Product A is £10
            >Product B is 10p
            >Both weigh the same
            >Scan Product B by accident, then attempt to scan Product A
            >Machine says "Thank you, that’s scanned. Please place the item in the bagging area"
            >Place Product A in the bagging area
            >Scan Product B and place in the bagging area
            >Pay the 20p and leave

            • #110367
              Anonymous
              Guest

              you can do that, but I’d wager your ability to accurately weigh products with just a glance was wasted in pinching from woolies

        • #110409
          Anonymous
          Guest

          >that candy bar has not been on sale for 6 months. There’s no doubt that creates a flag, no?

          "Sam, we are making money on products that we aren’t even buying from the manufacturer."
          "Great work, Fred, let’s give ourselves a raise!"

    • #110345
      Anonymous
      Guest

      no but i got the vaccine once i saw blacks were the only ones not getting it

    • #110346
      Anonymous
      Guest

      I don’t, but I’ve often asked myself why the right doesn’t formulate a civil disobedience and sabotage strategy. Literally e v e r y t h i n g else has failed. You will only be respected and listened to if you cause inconvenience and damage to the ruling powers.

    • #110348
      Anonymous
      Guest

      Yes. The mask mandates make it real easy. I have some meth heads that I sell to and then they resell for meth. I will never get caught.

    • #110350
      Anonymous
      Guest

      ITT: scrotes behaving like scrotes and trying to justify it by saying "um well the other scrotes are doing it too so I’d like to get ahead of the competition"
      Literally the reason black societies fail and white societies don’t, and now you’re choosing to act like a scrote.

      • #110371
        Anonymous
        Guest

        Imagine being a law abiding citizen in a tyrannical dystopia

      • #110377
        Anonymous
        Guest

        >white societies
        These don’t exist anymore.

    • #110355
      Anonymous
      Guest

      It is an absolute fact that nothing can be stolen from a garden gnome, because anything a garden gnome has amassed was through thievery. Taking from gnomish companies is not stealing. If you see a garden gnome alone, beat him, rob him of everything he has. You will have done nothing wrong. Kill him if you please. No harm done to a garden gnome could ever be considered anything other than righteous and necessary by any rationale man. The opinions of women, garden gnomes, and scrotes on this matter are irrelevant.
      I’d go as far too say that not taking from garden gnomes is simply allowing them to steal from you.

    • #110365
      SAGE
      Guest

      >couldn’t stand seeing scrotes get away with it
      >starts doing it

    • #110373
      Anonymous
      Guest

      its legal in california

    • #110375
      Anonymous
      Guest

      In Dallas they decriminalized shoplifting under 500 bucks.

      As a white guy I saw the writing on the wall for what it would mean for nigs.

      I looked up all the city council members, found their spouses or kids had buisnesses. Then went and intentional stole stuff right up to that limit as a form of protest……

      I recommend you do the same.

      • #110401
        Anonymous
        Guest

        totally freaking woke af.

    • #110376
      Anonymous
      Guest

      Hardest way to hit the stores is to hack it and make the cameras go off.
      or have an inside man there, he shuts things off or sets it up to avoid your area.
      Go in and pick one by one or go big and pick it clean.

      Another way is planned robbery.
      Get a friend and have him rob the store, done, you get all that shit without you being investigated.

    • #110379
      Anonymous
      Guest

      Fun fact, in Britain, you can pick up whatever you want and walk straight out the door. The only thing that may stop you is a scrotebrained scrote guard who forgot he isn’t allowed to physically stop anyone.
      So long as you don’t cause any physical violence, the police will not be called to the scene. There is no limit on the value you can take, it used to be around 200£ but now they’ve scrapped it to be unlimited.
      This country is a freaking joke and I wish to see our government get Guy Fawkes’d

      • #110387
        Anonymous
        Guest

        t. worked in a store where they promoted pic related

        • #110424
          Anonymous
          Guest

          […]

          the inclusion box is revolting to my autism

      • #110393
        Anonymous
        Guest

        t. worked in a store where they promoted pic related

        • #110404
          Anonymous
          Guest

          lmao I recognise these slides, what’d we expect when we literally worked for Cohen?

    • #110380
      Anonymous
      Guest

      It’s allowed if you’re a scrote.

    • #110398
      Anonymous
      Guest

      Yes, I steal anything and everything. Have gotten thousands upon thousands over the years. Also stole out of rooms when I was hotel maintenance. Pic related a nice 18k gold chain stolen from a drug dealing thugs room when he went out for lunch. Was screaming, crying, and howling in the lobby for about 30 minutes. Police came, took a report while rolling their eyes, then we never heard anything again. Easy

    • #110400
      Anonymous
      Guest

      I’ve been heavily shop lifting despite having a high paying government job, for the last 1.5 years due to how the major supermarkets here treat people regarding covid. We are treated like absolute dog shit, arrows on the floor, forced to check in with their shitty QR codes, wipe our own trolleys down, all the staff standing like 2 metres away from you when they talk to you, and they use covid as an excuse to mark their prices up because "it helps cover the risk to our employees!".

      Fuck them. Ontop of all that, they want me to bag my own shit? Then I’m subsidizing your products.Treat me like a scrote, and I’ll act like one.

    • #110402
      Anonymous
      Guest

      Since im not a hypocritical scrote

      No

    • #110403
      Anonymous
      Guest

      anyone member in like 09 when the fake coupons were all over /b/? what happened to that crazy?

    • #110405
      Anonymous
      Guest

      My friend started stealing from walmart.
      I refuse to thieve, but I will task him with stealing me a bag of chips and a soda if hes going to do it anyway that way my hands stay clean.

    • #110407
      Anonymous
      Guest

      I support trunk meat

    • #110408
      Anonymous
      Guest

      I used to care. The way things are going? Let scrotes nig and ruin their locales. At some point companies will refuse to send anymore to that location. It’s a self-correcting problem.

    • #110410
      Anonymous
      Guest

      and its only the chimp pet caste of the ((goblin)) thats allowed to do it bc corporate is scared of some viral video of a monkey getting beat up by security goons starting a chimpout

    • #110412
      Anonymous
      Guest

      Its not shoplifting if its owed to you. I dont work for less than $20/hr. Stores got rid of cashiers and helpers so now I make sure I get paid for my work.

    • #110414
      Anonymous
      Guest

      Fascinating. This is a whole new world to me. After reading through this thread I am completely lost. Guess I need this explained like I’m 5.

      How does scanning an alternate barcode work exactly? Doesn’t the security scanner know that there was an expensive item that wasn’t scanned, when you exit the building? Wouldn’t an alarm go off if it sees you have an unscanned ribeye in your cart?

      • #110423
        Anonymous
        Guest

        >Oh no! Not ribeye!
        For fucks sake man just take the meat. If you look desperate enough for food I doubt anyone would prosecute even if caught. If you’re in California, it’s practically expected of you anyways

      • #110425
        Anonymous
        Guest

        Theres no AI security scanners, this isnt sci-fi. The self-checkouts have scales, so they know the weight of items on the unscanned side has to match the weight on the scanned side. The barcode tells it what item it is and the price. So you put a tin of beans down on one side, it registers the weight – you scan it, the label tells it "beans, 50p", then you put it down othe other side, and it checks the weight is the same.

        The easiest way to scam this is to take a llabel from saomething cheap and put it on something expensive of the saem weight. Eg 1kg of sugar is much cheaper than 1kg of steak. So you take the sugar barcode, put it on the 1kg steak. All the machine knows is theres something that weighs 1kg there, and the label tells it, its sugar, it costs whatever sugar costs. It doesnt have a meat detector, or antyhnig that can tell what the item actually is.

        • #110432
          Anonymous
          Guest

          This is mind-blowing. And all this time I thought that the exit door sensors were keeping track of specific barcodes. Thankfully my income is alright, so shoplifting is something I’ve never thought about doing.

          • #110443
            Anonymous
            Guest

            I dont do it but I did it just for an experiment because it seemed like a massive loophole that could be exploited. I’m don’t even know if the barcode even tells it the weight, so you probably don’t even need the items you swap labels to be the same weight, you could juts put any barcode on anything, and the machine would think it was that. As long as the scales register the same sttartwe ight and end weight, they’re happy.

            Might try it, put a barcode off some tiny item like chewing gum on ta much heavier item. All the machine will know is what the barcode tells. it. Once you leave the checkout, nothngi is scanning you with your stuff in your bag lol.

            • #110452
              Anonymous
              Guest

              I 3D print shit and make fake packaging and put a barcode on it for something around 1-4 dollars and put it on the shelf. I have come back weeks later to find that they have been sold or removed. Reverse stealing a thing?

    • #110418
      Anonymous
      Guest

      Don’t, it’s not worth ending up with a criminal record. Nearly every company these days does an extensive background check and getting caught doing this will fuck you

      • #110427
        Anonymous
        Guest

        day of the rake comes soon

        • #110436
          Anonymous
          Guest

          Remember that you were warned when you can’t get anything beyond a retail job

    • #110420
      Anonymous
      Guest

      Over the years I’ve probably stolen about ten thousand dollars worth of shit. I just am a good looking white guy, and my trade mark move was to walk out like acting very naturally. I’ve never even been confronted.

    • #110422
      Anonymous
      Guest

      Even if you’re caught they won’t do shit. Even if they throw you out of the store you can still keep coming and stealing shit. It’s all a big LARP. You won’t be caught. If caught you won’t be tresspassed. If they call the cops after you’re trespassed, you won’t be arrested. If arrested, you won’t be prosecuted. If prosecuted, you will not be convicted.

      t. used to work retail security

      • #110426
        Anonymous
        Guest

        Back when I was 18 I shoplifted from a grocery store and before I left the store the loss prevention worker tackled me to the ground and held me until cops got there. So some security guards who are wannabe cops will do something. Ironically the video of him doing that caused the company to drop charges

    • #110428
      Anonymous
      Guest

      just mace anyone coming at you if you get caught
      it does not give them the right to touch you

      • #110434
        Anonymous
        Guest

        lol I wouldn’t physically stop a thief when I did that shit job, but if anyone had done that I would’ve broken bones and gotten away with it.

        • #110441
          Anonymous
          Guest

          No, I meant if you get caught stealing, use mace on employees and security

          • #110442
            Anonymous
            Guest

            I know. If you get caught stealing, just keep going because no one’s going to do shit. If you spray somebody he’s totally within his rights to kick your ass.

            • #110447
              Anonymous
              Guest

              No one is going to kick your ass once you spray them with OC spray. You can easily kill a person once you blind them with mace they can’t do shit to you they’re blind. Trust me I mace a lot of people who are on meth/mdma and it shuts their eyes down.

              • #110448
                Anonymous
                Guest

                I know. I’ve been sprayed. It sucks but you can fight through it. If you managed to get a good squirt on the guy who caught you, you would have a strong advantage in the fight until other employees/security arrived, but there absolutely would be a fight, unlike what the leaf said, and you’ve moved from something that cops and prosecutors don’t give a shit up to a serious crime.

    • #110430
      Anonymous
      Guest

      My GF constantly shop lifts but you have to realise that here in Australia grocery stores increase the price of all items to cover theft. So everything is already jacked up in price to cover people stealing. In other words there is nothing wrong with shop lifting from a billion dollar business which already charges you extra for shop lifting coverage.

    • #110435
      Anonymous
      Guest

      No, because I’ve never been a huge scrote. Shop lifters don’t effect you. Do you genuinely think they take it out of a wagie’s check? Then you’re freaking scrotebrained. The only places you shouldn’t steal from are small businesses.

      • #110445
        Anonymous
        Guest

        >small businesses

        yeah dont steal from small business. butt fuck target and wally all u want tho. take the money u save from stealing from wally and give it to the small biz

    • #110453
      Anonymous
      Guest

      Have a sister who works in a grocery store in a lower class area in Southern California. They steal with TOTAL impunity here. You can’t detain, touch, or do anything to shoplifters here. EVERY day there’s homeless poopyholes and scrotes walk into the store and just walk out with armfuls of whatever they want. Sometimes they take ALL of one item (like hot roasted chicken) and there is none left to sell to the customers.

      One day, one homeless guy stabbed and killed another homeless in front of the store because he couldn’t be arse bothered to go into the store to steal his own stuff. The store had to close for 4 hours while a "hazardous biological waste" clean up crew came to mop up the blood. (I said just get bleach from the isle and pour in on the blood, and then hose it off, but no because "muh california")

      My sister has a senior job (paperwork) so she hides in the office counting off the days until retirement, when she can leave California forever.

      For me it’s about how much stuff is in glass cases. I live equidistant between two Wal Marts. One is big, has everything in stock but EVERYTHING is in freaking glass cases. I once had to wait 20 minutes for someone to open the case for a bag of socks. Also they won’t put anything in your cart from a case (even socks) they take it to the front "for you". The other Wal Mart is smaller, always out of stuff, but only a few things are in the glass cases. I HATE having to go to the big (poor) Wal Mart, when the small (rich) one is out of crap I need.

      It is an absolute fact that nothing can be stolen from a garden gnome, because anything a garden gnome has amassed was through thievery. Taking from gnomish companies is not stealing. If you see a garden gnome alone, beat him, rob him of everything he has. You will have done nothing wrong. Kill him if you please. No harm done to a garden gnome could ever be considered anything other than righteous and necessary by any rationale man. The opinions of women, garden gnomes, and scrotes on this matter are irrelevant.
      I’d go as far too say that not taking from garden gnomes is simply allowing them to steal from you.

      This is inverted from the Talmud, isn’t it? (goyem replaced with garden gnome)

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