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It might be an understatement to say that Walmart is one of the most interesting places on Earth. Since its early beginnings, Walmart has been one of the most popular general stores where you can buy everything you might need for super-low prices.. But over the years, Walmart has also gained the reputation of holding some of the strangest people, who should certainly have their name in the franchise’s Hall of Fame. Here’s a collection of the strangest, wackiest, and most perplexing people caught shopping at Walmart.
1. Why Should He Wear One Hat If He Can Wear Four?
Now here’s something that seems pretty logical. This guy probably thought to himself, why wear just one hat, when he could literally wear four of them on his head? So that’s exactly what he did.
From that day on, he became known as Punk Santa, and it’s safe to say that his looks brought a lot of holiday cheer to everyone who was around him.
2. Walmart Shopper Gargles Mouthwash, Spits It Back Into Bottle, Puts Bottle Back On Shelf
There are funny things, and then there are just unacceptable things that happen at Walmart. What the woman in this picture is doing is certainly the latter, as her attitude is simply disgusting.
Back in 2019, she accepted a hellish challenge posed by her friends, in which she would gargle some mouthwash at Walmart, and then spit it back into the bottle, yuk.
3. These Were The Tallest Heels They Had
These are easily the tallest pair of heels that we’ve ever seen. What’s even more surprising than the heels themselves, is the fact that this person decided to wear them to Walmart, from all places she could have chosen!
Walmart can already be a hard place to walk around in with regular shoes, now imagine with that pair of super tall heels?
4. The Child Might Be Stuck
If we’ve been grocery shopping with our parents once or twice as kids, we might remember the good ol' days with some nostalgia. We actually used to fit in the cart, and for those who were lucky enough, the parents were cool enough to let us ride them.
But this mom might have not noticed that the goods in her cart were beginning to make her child disappear.
5. Texas Woman Banned From Walmart After Eating Half A Cake, Demanding To Pay Half Price
Okay, the nerve that some people have is just out of this world. Can you believe this woman?
She literally walked into a Walmart store, cut a sealed cake, ate half of it, and then thought she had the right to demand to pay only for half of it. Obviously, management said a hard no and told her to pay for the entire thing, but seriously, the nerve!
6. A Woman With A Goat Carrier
It’s really hard to understand what people have on their minds when they take certain types of animals anywhere, let alone Walmart. But a goat in a goat carrier is probably really high up there on the list of strange things that people do.
After one look at her, it seems like her shopping trip is going as normal as it could, she’s got her shopping list, her cash, and obviously, her baby goat with her.
7. Wizards Also Need To Go Shopping
While some might see a random man wearing a piece of a silly cloak, we see a hardworking wizard who also wants to access some affordable prices.
And seriously, the fact that he has the courage to rock his wizard’s cloak is one of the coolest things we’ve seen in a while. We hope that he found everything he needs.
8. Just The Normal Things You See At Walmart
These hilarious peeps thought it would be fun to start messing around the store with their horse and cow heads.
Funny enough, they both headed to the meat section and began making a huge scene as they cried for their loved ones who were now being sold as mere pieces of meat. As hilarious as the situation is, it does feel a bit tragic.
9. A Wizard Is Always On Time With His Shopping
Yet another wonderful wizard decided to show up for his monthly shopping trip at Walmart, and obviously, everyone around him was completely dumbfounded (with the exception of that large group of kids in the background).
That’s the thing about Walmart, some people may have seen so many strange things already that even the sight of Gandalf shopping may not shock them anymore.
10. Owning The Ankle Monitor
There is a saying that we might have heard out there, or we might have totally made up, but “you can either own the ankle monitor, or you can let the ankle monitor own you”.
And we’re pretty sure that this woman totally owned her monitor, adding some cute sparkling decorations and making it even catchier than any other regular one.
11. When It’s Laundry Day But You Need To Go Shopping Anyway
Yep, this guy clearly couldn’t care less about what others thought of him for wearing that unusual outfit. Perhaps he was just caught on laundry day and truly had to do some shopping, so he went out wearing that strange outfit anyway.
You can tell from the photo just how self-assured he is. Guess it really is freeing to stop caring about what everyone else thinks of you!
13. A Satyr Spotted At Walmart
The real question we’re asking ourselves with this picture is: does Walmart even stock the type of pants that this Satyr needs? We’d think that there’s some sort of Walmart that specifically caters for Satyrs, but we might be wrong about that.
This guy has reminded the world that Walmart does have something to offer to everyone, so good for him!
12. When You Just Need To Take A Nap
You know, sometimes life gets way too overwhelming and all you want to do is take a good nap. Apparently, this is exactly what happened to this guy.
And since all, or at least most, Walmart stores are open 24 hours a day, they make for a perfect place to take a nap in, even if that means doing it on the floor like this guy.
14. Halloween Came Early This Year
Now, this is quite the outfit to wear to go for a quick stroll at Walmart. And while there are many reasons why this person could be wearing this outfit, these are the two most logical ones:
Either it’s Halloween and they’re still in the holiday spirit, or they bought the outfit there and are now looking for a refund. Who knows, really?
15. Just A Regular Day At Walmart
Here’s the thing, when nap time comes there is nothing that can stop some people from going straight to sleep. And for this little guy, when nap time was there he had to find a way to make it even if that meant being a little bit uncomfortable.
Not surprisingly, for those around the family, that was just another day and common image at Walmart.
16. Beach Day
Another case of people who felt way too comfortable at Walmart, and ended up showing up at the store only with their underwear on.
Now, you’d think that people would think twice before wearing something like this to a store full of people, but that wasn’t the case. We can assume from the picture that both of them were completely comfortable with the situation.
17. How Quickly Did You Spot The Lemur?
People at Walmart are known for a few uncommon things, including wearing strange outfits, eating things they shouldn't, and of course, bringing some of the most unusual animals to the store.
And although it is completely illegal to do so, some people still bring their exotic pets and hope for the best. Just like this guy who brought a lemur on his head.
18. What Is Happening Here?
So, there are things that are funny as soon as we see them, and then there are things that are just strange and somehow unthinkable. How do people even come up with this stuff?
These two grandchildren and their grandfather decided to head off to Walmart, with one of the children looking like a sex doll, which couldn’t have been more disturbing.
19. At Least She Put Him On A Leash
Here we go again! Another person decided to ignore the animal rules at Walmart and bring their strange and unusual pet shopping with them.
And this time we’re not talking about a dog or a cat, we’re literally talking about a full-grown duck on a leash! If we’re going to look at the positive side, at least they seem happy.
20. Little Pokemon Kid
As we clearly see from this list, not all strange things at Walmart are necessarily bad. Sure, there are some strange people out there doing strange things, but there are also some of the cutest little humans walking around the famous store.
Like this little pokemon guy for example, how cute is his outfit and how much he is rocking it?
21. A Classic Move
There is nothing more courageous or perhaps silly about proclaiming publicly that you have a porn habit. Like this guy for example. He clearly won or bought some porn gear and chose to wear it full-on at one of the most “family-friendly” stores.
Obviously, everyone who noticed was completely dumbfounded, and someone even managed to snap a photo of it to post on Reddit.
22. Just Taking A Small Break
Sometimes it can be really tiring to spend an entire afternoon shopping, especially at a huge store like Walmart. But while back in the days that would be a sign that shopping time was over and it was time to go home, this woman isn't totally ready to call it quits yet.
Instead, she decided to sit on a pile of apples that a bunch of people are eventually going to buy and eat, yuk!
23. Just Wearing The Occasional Chainmail
If there’s a chance that we’ll see someone randomly wearing chainmail these days, it's probably at probably Walmart.
Seriously, who even thinks about just throwing their chainmail on, wearing some khakis, and walking to the grocery store like they have nothing on them? This is the guy, ladies, and gentleman. And we must say that he is totally rocking his strange outfit.
24. Well, That’s An Interesting Way To Take Action
Now here’s a guy who knows exactly what he wants, and was not willing to wait any longer for dating apps, which are whatever young people are doing these days.
Instead, he just wrote a huge sign on the back of his shirt that basically told people to call him in case they were looking for a good man. We wonder if it actually worked.
25. A Brilliant Trolley
Isn’t it just cool how people can innovate in the coolest ways? Take this man for example. He was probably looking for a feasible option that was somewhere between riding an electric bike and walking with a cart, and this is what he came up with.
As funny as it is, we’ve got to say that it looks kind of brilliant while also a tiny bit dangerous as well.
26. Another Married Couple
It is beyond our understanding why someone would want to show up in their wedding dresses at Walmart, but hey, maybe they’re onto something.
Because clearly, it hasn’t happened once or twice, it has happened many times since the inception of Walmart. And well, by the looks of this picture, we can assume that at least this couple is not actually getting married there.
27. There Are So Many Questions
This picture brings up so many questions, and we just wonder how some people get to this point. It’s fun, sure, but sometimes fun goes a little bit too far and it just becomes super awkward.
And this man’s rendition has reached a point where other Walmart shoppers don’t even know how to react anymore, all they can do is accept the situation.
28. The Perfect Wedding Venue
While we wouldn’t choose Walmart as our wedding venue, we see the practicality in it. Especially if the couple has some sort of tie to the store. Who knows, maybe they met there, fell in love there, or even got engaged there.
So why not just go to Walmart and get that romantic wedding over with? All we can say is congrats to the happy couple.
29. The Therapy Baby Alligator
We all know that there are tons of therapy animals out there, especially dogs. And though Walmart doesn’t allow animals in, they do allow therapy dogs.
But it seems like the man felt like his “therapy baby alligator” also belonged to that category, hence this picture. He simply brought his alligator on a leash and proceeded with his regular shopping experience.
30. Even A Transformer Needs Some Cough Medicine Sometimes
Yes folks, if you thought that transformers were invincible, here’s some proof that they are not. Clearly, transformers too, need some cough syrup every once in a while.
At least this time the man pictured in the background is reacting the way we were guessing most of these occasions would deserve to be reacted to.
31. It Is As If He Is Not There
Yet another strange occasion that has blended so well with the daily strange happenings at Walmart that basically, no one notices it.
The cashier in this picture seems to be completely calm, considering that she actually has a floating head in front of her. But then again, she is not just another cashier, she is a Walmart cashier, so she has seen some stuff in the course of her life.
32. So Much Happened
Okay, we don’t even know where to start with this one because so much happened! According to the newspaper headline, this woman, her son, and their dog caused an entire situation at Walmart. They managed to do some karate, to get naked, and let their dog steal some cornbread mix.
To top all of that, the son also tried to run over an officer with a scooter.
33. Some Nuts For The Squirrel
And yet again we find ourselves with another case of a person who just couldn’t leave their animal at home during their trip to Walmart. This time though, it’s not an alligator, a lemur, or a disguised dog, it’s a freaking squirrel!
And this cute little one seems to blend in quite well, probably just waiting for the moment he can get some yummy nuts.
34. Why Even Wear A Whole T-Shirt?
I mean, it’s just Walmart right? So why should this woman even bother to wear a whole t-shirt on her shopping trip, when she can just wear her favorite ripped t-shirt?
Hopefully, though, she will pass by the clothing section and will get herself a new one because it’s time for a change, and definitely for a new t-shirt.
35. Well, That’s One Way To Dress Up
We’ve seen that people wear pretty much everything they want to Walmart, including costumes, ripped clothes, and sometimes absolutely nothing, because why not?
But then there's this guy, who just got out of his house dressed up in a dominatrix-style leather situation, and huge thigh-high stilettos. Well, we’re guessing that even a dominatrix needs to put some time aside for that Christmas shopping.
36. Wait, We Didn’t Get How He Feels About His Second Amendment
Let’s start by counting everything this man has going on in his argument in relation to guns. First of all, he has got three guns on him in person, yeah you heard it right, he has three guns!
One gun on each hip and then one gun on the back, and then well, one gun on his shirt. Whoever is thinking about messing with this guy should think again.
37. Just Warming Up Some Cheese
There is something so disheartening about people who feel that it’s okay to sit on the food that someone else is going to buy.
Like this woman for example, sure we understand that walking around Walmart can be super tiring, but for sure there was a better place to sit than in the first freezer she found with a ton of cheeses.
38. You're Not Really American Until You Wrestle A Deer On Top Of Ol' Roy Dog Food At Walmart
Well, this is certainly not an easy one to understand. Sure, we can piece together the fact that this deer probably found itself in the wrong place at the wrong time, and one guy was ready to show his skills.
It seems like he choked the poor deer, which makes us wonder why on earth they didn’t just call animal control.
39. No Matter What, Always Look Your Best
Some people out there always dress to impress, no matter who they are with or where they are going. And we feel like this guy is one of the best examples of this.
He really went all-in with his outfit for Walmart that day, and obviously, he got noticed by almost everyone in the store. The guy seriously rocked his cherry outfit!
40. Just Don’t Do It
Man… sometimes people just like putting others around them in the most uncomfortable situations ever. Like this couple for example.
This guy just had to put his hand inside his significant other’s pants with absolutely no worry or shame in this world. It not only is an uncomfortable gesture, but it’s also pretty unsanitary if they’re about to start grabbing a bunch of groceries.
41. Don't Ever Grow Up
There are more and more t-shirts with clever and witty sayings out there, and a t-shirt representing something we believe in existing almost everywhere.
But this guy wanted something a little bit more personalized, so he went ahead and wrote it down himself. This time though, he went straight to the point, and we’re pretty sure that not many people were that impressed.
42. When You Realize That You Actually Don’t Like Zucchini
Let’s assess this situation. It seems like someone saw a bunch of zucchinis and decided to pick up one and started eating it.
Mid-eat, they realized that they didn’t actually like zucchinis and therefore they proceeded to grab the other half and put it back with the batch. Oh well, at least this person knows what he or she likes, right?
43. The Blue Family
We’ve got to give this family credit for their commitment to doing the entire thing together. The family decided that that day they were going to dress up and get all painted in blue, resembling a Smurf family.
So obviously, when they showed up at Walmart people just had to stop them and understand what the deal was.
44. Excuse Me Sir, I Need To Ask You A Few Questions
We would love to know what this officer is saying to this guy, as this situation couldn’t be more ridiculously funny. The guy is just strolling around with his “baby”, although he clearly knows that animals are not allowed at Walmart.
Maybe he thought that putting the doggie in disguise would let him pass. Unfortunately though, his disguised dog just brought even more attention to them.
45. In Case You Wanted Some Ash On Your Fries
If this is not the most unusual sight ever, then we don’t know what is. This McDonald's employee (we know it's not Walmart but it was IN the Walmart) is literally smoking a cigarette while cooking fries for his customers, bringing up so many questions.
What’s even more confusing about the entire situation is that no one around seems to be bothered by it, so we might be missing something here.
46. Two Cats For The Win
Going with one cat on one’s shoulder to Walmart isn’t enough, so this person decided to double the dose and to take two cats instead.
Exactly, she literally brought her two fur cuties for some grocery shopping, and they both look incredibly comfortable and happy with the situation. Yet again, this is just another regular and random day at Walmart folks.
47. You Missed A Few Buttons, Sir
Look at this guy, just chilling and rocking his very unusual outfit at Walmart. He is clearly not ashamed at all for wearing a bra, so props to him, but there’s more.
He seems to actually be proud of it, since he chose to unbutton his shirt so that everyone could see the wonderful bra he is wearing, just in case they would have missed it.
48. Why On Earth Would Someone Do That?
There are funny things, and then there are just really disrespectful things out there. Like what this person did for example. They didn’t just eat a few grapes and disappeared or something.
They actually ate an entire meal of fried chicken and then proceeded to deposit the remains of it on a shelf for someone else to clean up after them, yuck!
49. Lewis And Clark Are In The House
It is so fascinating that this pair really dressed up as if they were about to head out to the Oregon Trail. Yet, once again, the guys were just strolling around Walmart in their Lewis and Clark outfits and we’re as confused as the people around them probably were.
In the photo, they seem to be in a very heated discussion around the crescent rolls they grabbed.