News Parents Behaving Badly At Easter Egg Hunt

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  1. BethSucks

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    Locust" parents shove, steal kids' candy at Easter egg hunt
    CBS/AP March 27, 2016, 10:53 AM

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    The scene at the Easter egg hunt at Pez headquarters in Orange, Conn., on March 26, 2016.

    WFSB

    ORANGE, Conn. - An Easter egg hunt in southern Connecticut turned into a shoving match after pushy parents ignored the rules.

    Saturday's event at the Pez Visitor Center in Orange drew hundreds of people, some of whom didn't wait for the starting time, overwhelming Pez employees staffing the event.

    Pez General Manager Shawn Peterson told CBS affiliate WFSB-TV that people "rushed the field and took everything."

    Event organizers placed more than 9,000 eggs on three fields with the intention of having staggered start times for each age group.

    But Pez officials say the crowd moved from field to field without being directed to do so.

    Peterson said the crowd was "kind of like locusts."

    Pez in a statement apologized for "an unfortunate situation" and said the actions of a few turned the event into "a mess."

    "We sincerely tried our best to create a fun, free activity for everyone to enjoy," Pez said.

    No injuries were reported. Orange police did not respond to the event, but they did speak with company officials afterward.
     
  2. Mr. Potato Head

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    Fucking white people :rolleye:
     
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    There are more than white people there. :secret:
     
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    Savages
     
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    Participation trophy narcissist generation.

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    I bet you're going to an Easter dinner somewhere today. :coffee:
     
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    See what happens when you plan something for free. Should have charged a few bucks thin out the crowd alot
     
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    ...i dunno, since it was pez i think a lot of them were seeking ebay treasures, ya know like limited edition dispensers right from the h.q. easter egg hunt.
     
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    "This hunt was wicked shitty. Bunch a nuttahs up here".
     
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    Vanity!
    This wouldn't have happened in Lancaster.

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    Acting a fool for Pez, one of the grossest of the candies. Disgrazia!
     
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    [​IMG]This photo depicts people waiting for relief supplies after the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Can you imagine what would happen when these animals at the Conn. Easter egg hunt really were in need of something. It's not a race issue, it's a culture issue. The culture of the me me me society we live in. I'm sure there were plenty of decent people who watched the animals tell their demon offspring to go ahead and start collecting before the official word was given that wanted to speak up, but unfortunately it's just not worth it. The next thing you're in a fight in front of your kids. Why would anyone subject their families to anything like this? Stay home and hide your own eggs.
     
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    I guess no one shops here,have you seen the price of eggs lately
     
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    ...but where do all these animals come from, how did they get so fucked up. somebodys parents failed long before these people showed up to teach their kids how to be assholes.
     
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    No argument here...100% on the money. And in 20 years their kids will be the adults knocking kids over to get their kid's eggs. And so on and so on...
     
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    Jesus must be rolling over in his grave.