I was in wal-mart yesterday buying various ammo with some friends. We were all planning on shooting and sharing so one guy offered to buy one of the boxes of .22lr that I had in my pile to spread the cost amongst us. Strangely, the cashier stubbornly protested, deeming it a 'straw purchase' which she could be fired for unless she prevented it.
Has anybody ever heard of this bizarre policy? We bought about $200 of .22lr, .223, 9mm, .45acp, .410g and 12g. She said because I was the one who asked for it out of the case that I had to pay for it. I said "well I changed my mind, put it back on the shelf and then take it off and give it to him cus he wants some." He was already buying other ammo and I still had some .22lr in my pile.
Can anyone make sense of this or is it just a 'wal-mart' thing?