Originally Posted by highwhey
those dollar stores around here are ghetto af. people get stabbed and shot in the parking lot.
if there isn't a knife fight going on, it's just depressing overall (drug addicts hanging around, etc).
i mean, i'm sure you can save money for sure, but i haven't found one of those stores that doesn't have a parking lot that looks more like a prison yard.
maybe they're different in other states, idk. if there was a decent one around, i'd try it for sure.
They are a little rough
Actually just a few months ago my mom was in a Dollar Tree and had to duck down in one of the aisles during a police standoff with a belligerent customer
. And it's not like this was even in a bad part of town, it was in an otherwise clean, safe plaza. Dollar stores just tend to attract folks of all sorts of dispositions, many of which are the type you normally want to avoid...