Panic buying, hoarding

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Re: Panic buying, hoarding

Postby Paulatic » 23 Dec 2020, 8:56am

I think I’d rate the couple shopping right up there with the inexperienced shopper. Regardless of signs there seems an endless supply of those who feel exempt.
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Re: Panic buying, hoarding

Postby pete75 » 23 Dec 2020, 9:04am

mjr wrote:
Things with a place name on the label should come from there, else it's false advertising.



The Morris Oxford passes your test but what about the Austin Cambridge? :lol:

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Re: Panic buying, hoarding

Postby thirdcrank » 23 Dec 2020, 9:20am

Nothing to do with panic buying, but the current drift reminds me of Alex Patterson, chief constable of Leeds when I joined. In those far-off days of manpower shortages, he had the canny idea ( he was from Scotland, the home of canniness) of poaching experienced people from other forces by advertising all promotion vacancies nationally. The extra personnel took the collar numbers over the 800 point so the resented incomers were quickly dubbed the 800 club. One notable comer-in was always referred to as the Norfolk Duckling.

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Re: Panic buying, hoarding

Postby rjb » 23 Dec 2020, 12:14pm

pete75 wrote:
mjr wrote:
Things with a place name on the label should come from there, else it's false advertising.



The Morris Oxford passes your test but what about the Austin Cambridge? :lol:


As its that time of year can i have a riley elf dropped down the chimney. :lol:
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Re: Panic buying, hoarding

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 23 Dec 2020, 12:24pm

Hi,
Paulatic wrote:I think I’d rate the couple shopping right up there with the inexperienced shopper. Regardless of signs there seems an endless supply of those who feel exempt.

What and no holding hands in the aisles :P
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Re: Panic buying, hoarding

Postby Paulatic » 23 Dec 2020, 1:28pm

rjb wrote:
pete75 wrote:
mjr wrote:
Things with a place name on the label should come from there, else it's false advertising.



The Morris Oxford passes your test but what about the Austin Cambridge? :lol:


As its that time of year can i have a riley elf dropped down the chimney. :lol:

Wouldn’t that be a little Impish :D
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Re: Panic buying, hoarding

Postby Paulatic » 23 Dec 2020, 1:32pm

NATURAL ANKLING wrote:Hi,
Paulatic wrote:I think I’d rate the couple shopping right up there with the inexperienced shopper. Regardless of signs there seems an endless supply of those who feel exempt.

What and no holding hands in the aisles :P

It would be good if they held hands and kept close control of each other. Usual modus is spread out either side of a trolley causing SD backlogs.
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Re: Panic buying, hoarding

Postby Cyril Haearn » 23 Dec 2020, 1:43pm

Yes but if one is sent shopping alone, one has to keep calling SWMBO to ask exactly which of the fifty types of yogurt to buy, etc, &c :wink:
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Re: Panic buying, hoarding

Postby Oldjohnw » 23 Dec 2020, 2:16pm

Cyril Haearn wrote:Yes but if one is sent shopping alone, one has to keep calling SWMBO to ask exactly which of the fifty types of yogurt to buy, etc, &c :wink:


Mrs has Yeo Valley organic plain. I have Alpro.

Generally a good reason to shop at Aldi: reasonable quality, modest range.
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Re: Panic buying, hoarding

Postby pete75 » 23 Dec 2020, 6:58pm

rjb wrote:
pete75 wrote:
mjr wrote:
Things with a place name on the label should come from there, else it's false advertising.



The Morris Oxford passes your test but what about the Austin Cambridge? :lol:


As its that time of year can i have a riley elf dropped down the chimney. :lol:


But be careful it don't disturb the Hornet wintering there....

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Re: Panic buying, hoarding

Postby Debs » 23 Dec 2020, 11:50pm

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Re: Panic buying, hoarding

Postby Oldjohnw » 24 Dec 2020, 5:58am

pete75 wrote:
mjr wrote:
Things with a place name on the label should come from there, else it's false advertising.



The Morris Oxford passes your test but what about the Austin Cambridge? :lol:


Brussels sprouts? French Fries? Turkish Delight? Scotch Eggs?
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Re: Panic buying, hoarding

Postby pwa » 24 Dec 2020, 8:16am

Oldjohnw wrote:
pete75 wrote:
mjr wrote:
Things with a place name on the label should come from there, else it's false advertising.



The Morris Oxford passes your test but what about the Austin Cambridge? :lol:


Brussels sprouts? French Fries? Turkish Delight? Scotch Eggs?

Roman candles :lol:

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Re: Panic buying, hoarding

Postby Oldjohnw » 24 Dec 2020, 8:19am

pwa wrote:
Oldjohnw wrote:
pete75 wrote:

The Morris Oxford passes your test but what about the Austin Cambridge? :lol:


Brussels sprouts? French Fries? Turkish Delight? Scotch Eggs?

Roman candles :lol:


Yorkshire pud. Arctic Roll. Danish pastry.
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Re: Panic buying, hoarding

Postby pwa » 24 Dec 2020, 8:26am

Oldjohnw wrote:
pwa wrote:
Oldjohnw wrote:
Brussels sprouts? French Fries? Turkish Delight? Scotch Eggs?

Roman candles :lol:


Yorkshire pud. Arctic Roll. Danish pastry.

Mjr is wisely ignoring this juvenile humour.