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Old 27 November 2013, 02:48 AM
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Yep, at even one bag per child per trip, that's what, 20 bags of groceries, for $25 ?!

Wow. I should really start praying before I go grocery shopping!
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Old 27 November 2013, 03:18 AM
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Also - these are those fictitious children that all happily help carry groceries from the car (probably singing a happy song about it like the children in sound of music). The 5 year old probably wanted to help but couldn't - being on crutches and all - ever since the accident... - if only they had the money to pay for the operation (but that won't happen now because of the death panels)

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Old 27 November 2013, 04:33 AM
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Wouldn't it have made more sense to buy one turkey and buy everything else (and place all of these items in ONE cart), take those items out to the car, and re-enter the store to buy the second turkey?
I know in this case it is one person doing the buying, but I can remember my mother lining up us 3 kids with a turkey and $20. With mother and father each buy one on sale as well that was 5 turkeys on sale for the family and only one trip. A trick she used often and it meant some day dragging us around shopping all day and long and longs waits in lines on sales days.
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Old 27 November 2013, 01:21 PM
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I know in this case it is one person doing the buying, but I can remember my mother lining up us 3 kids with a turkey and $20. With mother and father each buy one on sale as well that was 5 turkeys on sale for the family and only one trip. A trick she used often and it meant some day dragging us around shopping all day and long and longs waits in lines on sales days.
Makes waiting in line for an iPhone or PS4 sound much more interesting now, does it?

"I waited in line for 4 hours and all I got was this nsfbsking, half-thawed turkey!"
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