Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Things Walmart frowns on: Trying to pay $2 for a $228 TV
By John Nova Lomax - Houston Press Blogs
Fans of the old BBC comedy Blackadder will remember Blackadder's humorously idiotic servant Baldrick and his evermore ridiculous "cunning plans."
Baldrick's spirit lives on in an Abilene Walmart, where on Friday 52-year-old William Keltner had a "cunning plan" of his own.
According to KTXS, Keltner's alleged plan was as follows.
1. Take a TV worth $228 and put it in a cart.
2. Take off the TV's real barcode and replace it with one valued at $1.17 and take it through a self-checkout line.
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