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Norms are defined as the expectations or rules of behavior that develop out of values For this project I was required to violate a norm The norm that I chose to violate was to push my sister Nicole through the Wal-Mart store in a childrens ambulance buggy By doing this activity my sister and I deviated from the norms that are expected of a customer in a department store The status of customer normally includes the activities of pushing around a buggy gathering the items that you would like to purchase purchasing the items and then leaving the store My sister and I did this but we had a little fun with it We arrived at the Wal-Mart store around 1000 PM just to pull up next to a large shopping buggy that was designed to look like an ambulance The ambulance was designed with a seat for two children inside which also turned out to be just enough space for my 19-year-old sister It was a little bit late but at 10 oclock there are still quite a few customers at Wal-Mart Nicole climbed into the ambulance while we were still out in the parking lot The hardest part was for the two of us to look as if we were shopping while keeping a straight face A few people that passed by us on their way out of the store looked twice to make sure they werent hallucinating The expected norm in this situation would have been to see a child in the ambulance but that wouldnt have violated a norm now would it The first reaction that stood out from the constant stares and grins was that of an elderly man with an elderly woman who seemed to be his wife They played the role of a stereotypical old redneck couple The man wore a flannel shirt and had an old hat with a confederated flag embroidered onto it The woman was
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