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EvenBob
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December 20th, 2020 at 8:18:24 PM permalink
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You think a lot of people believe you are better than them but wonít admit it?



Well yeah, that too..
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AZDuffman
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December 21st, 2020 at 4:16:05 AM permalink
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We've gone full circle. We're going
back to everything being delivered
to your door. It's the most efficient
low overhead way to run a retail
business. I'm all for it.



That is a mixture. Specialized stuff it is. Things that turn fast and are generalized not so much. I like Amazon because when I buy there I buy stuff the local store does not really carry or I do not want to hunt for. Grocery delivery I do not use. I like to cook and thus like to think about what I am making. I am in and out fast because much stuff is "regular" buys and lots of that is fresh and not suitable for delivery.

Sears opened stores because it was more efficient to send thing that moved to one store vs. 1000 homes. But there was little choice in the stores. Now what we have is a specialized economy. I want this or that item but might be one of 50 in my county that do. Delivery makes sense there. But for bread or a mainline brand of snack food? Not as much.
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EvenBob
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December 21st, 2020 at 6:49:18 PM permalink
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Grocery delivery I do not use. I like to cook and thus like to think about what I am making. I am in and out fast



I cook every meal from scratch.
My pantry looks like a small
store, I have multiples of
everything I use regularly. I
look at a recipe and I usually
have all the ingredients. I find
store shopping to be tedious
busy-work and a bore. It's a
task, like vacuuming or dusting.
If there a way to avoid it, I will.
There's a reason people of
affluence never go to the grocery
store, why Bush Sr did know the
cost of milk. They have people that
do all the menial tasks. Now I have
Walmart doing mine.

I had a list of 45 items for delivery
on Sun. It tickled me no end that
there was a 'shopper' going all
over the store doing what I hate.
And for $8 a month? Living the dream..
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Keyser
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December 21st, 2020 at 7:13:14 PM permalink
You may not realize it, but not going to the store to shop is actually bad for you in many ways.
StevieRayShine
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December 21st, 2020 at 8:11:32 PM permalink
Curious to know what you think about online penny auction platforms like DealDash. Productive or harmful? I know, for example, DealDash has gotten somewhat of a bad rap previously but based on their recent reviews on SiteJabber, it looks like people are finding it to be helpful during the pandemic. Thoughts? Has anyone tried their luck on any of these sites?
EvenBob
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December 21st, 2020 at 8:36:14 PM permalink
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You may not realize it, but not going to the store to shop is actually bad for you in many ways.



Why, because doing tedious boring
tasks gets you into heaven faster?
I'll pass..
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EvenBob
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December 21st, 2020 at 8:40:01 PM permalink
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Curious to know what you think about online penny auction platforms like DealDash. Productive or harmful? I know, for example, DealDash



A total scam, don't even consider
it. For suckers only. It's a form
of gambling and the house has
a huge edge here.
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mcallister3200
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December 21st, 2020 at 8:47:13 PM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

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There's a reason people of
affluence never go to the grocery
store,..



I must have missed where Whole Foods went out of business.
EvenBob
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December 22nd, 2020 at 12:18:19 AM permalink
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I must have missed where Whole Foods went out of business.



So you think people with real
money do their own grocery
shopping? Really?
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AZDuffman
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December 22nd, 2020 at 2:29:57 AM permalink
Quote: EvenBob



I had a list of 45 items for delivery
on Sun. It tickled me no end that
there was a 'shopper' going all
over the store doing what I hate.
And for $8 a month? Living the dream..



See, it does nor bother me. Talking an hour a week and usually less. When I am in the store I might see something new I want to try or rediscover something I have not had. A few times a year I go on a real couponing kick and save a ton while I load the pantry. Online would take me nearly as long and then I would have to wait.

Or I just want to pick the sushi, produce, and meats that I want personally.
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