Groceries running out

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  1. fnp

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    At least in WA, Woolies responded to the initial toilet paper shortage with buying limits that same day but by then it was too late, the panic had started. I thought they did about the best you could expect under the circumstances but the universe always invents a better idiot.
     
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    went to woolies at 8pm tonight, no bog roll of course but everything else was there. i was one of about 5 people in the store. it was great! PRAISE COVID!
     
  3. MR CHILLED

    MR CHILLED D'oh!

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    Everyone too scared to go out now. But restrictions easing again normality should resume.

    I hereby declare the bog roll crisis now over......again.
     
  4. Lost Property

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    Imagine all the full pantries, fridges and freezers having bought enough food for the apocalypse only to find out things will be fine after a few days.
     
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    imagine being one of the bogans who put a couple of thousand bucks worth of booze and toilet paper on their visa card
     
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  6. JSmithDTV

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    Won't be any shortage in the household for me, took delivery from Amazon for my bog rolls. Note: not a panic purchased, was purchased before anyone knew anything about the lockdown :p I tend to buy them in bulk anyways.

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  8. mesaoz

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    YOU ARE LITERALLY TAKING SHIT TICKETS AWAY FROM MY KIDS, YOU RUINED XMAS

    Nah we got a huge bulk pack of TP from Costco ages ago. One of things that you know you'll use eventually and nice not to have to buy it all the time
     
  9. MR CHILLED

    MR CHILLED D'oh!

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    Send me your address, I'll send you kids a couple of dunny rolls in crissy wrapping :leet:
     
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  11. Lost Property

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    ^ Either you've put you're christmas tree up in the wrong room or it's not going to be pleasant around you're tree this year.
     
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    Oh nooes not another 'you put the roll on the wrong way'
    I purposely change the roll around at the mother inlaws place ,just because I know how much it annoys her.
     
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    Ummm, no, it's around the correct way :weirdo:
     
  15. Lost Property

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    For weeks the local news has been telling us that fruit and veg, especially fruit is going up in price. Of course Christmas is always a free pass for the stores to put prices up but this year with the added no backpackers to work for less than minimum wage picking fruit we've been told to expect 50% price hikes on things like cherries, peaches and oranges etc. While I'm sure prices will go up, here we are 2 weeks before Chrissie and I just paid $2.99/kg for cherries. Aldi are selling them for $12.99/kg and Coles 15.99/kg. Guess the green grocer has a special little stash that Coles and Aldi don't know about!
     
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    I'll be off to the local markets tomorrow and see what I can find because I wanted cherries last week but they are massively expensive, so much so that I'm not buying them unless the price drops.

    Also found king prawns to be pricey this year too at the Woolies and Coles at around $40-$50/kilo. So tomorrow I'm grabbing some from Samtass Seafoods at about $32/kilo which is still pricey but a bit more reasonable.
     
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    I purchased some plain raisin scrolls from woolies... get home, label says pain raisin. Here's hoping for no pain... :Paranoid:
    Agree, $13 for a bag is insane.



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  18. macktheknife

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    well pain means bread in french, if they're using a french recipie that might be why.
     
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  19. BurningFeetMan

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    Interestingly, after I read your post I put a roll in the wrong way, and magically, a visit to the loo a day later I see that it had swapped itself around.

    You learn something new about your partner everyday. :lol:

    As for groceries running, on Wednesday my local Coles had run out of sugar - shelf was completely bare.
     
  20. Lost Property

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    The only thing my local Coles has run out of is fair prices.
    Iceberg lettuce, half the size they were last week at $1.80 on special this week for just $2.50
    Banana, small, already ripe, no green $2.99 last week, $3.90 on special this week.
    Capsicums on special for 13.99 k/g
    And once again just like in pandemic days the chicken mince that is usually $6 for one or $10 for 2 is this week $6.50 for one.
    Christmas is really a time for bargain hunting in the supermarkets.
     

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