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2 hours ago, dilligaf said:

Pretty sure that is the purpose of home delivery, otherwise everyone would just pick the longest dated stuff.

was told this by a store boss several years ago

They rely on people not looking at use-by dates.  I check everything, and usually pick from the back.  I doubt the home delivery shoppers would be so fastidious, even if they don't deliberately select the oldest stuff.

Still don't understand why you go 2-3 times per week though.  Wouldn't you save more if you planned and did it all in one go?  Going 2-3 times means you have 2-3 times more temptation to buy crap you don't need as a result of Tesco's extremely clever marketing and product placement.

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5 hours ago, Gizo said:

He doesn’t go 2 or 3 times a week, he was trying to prove a point that the car park is full all the time and randomly threw in this claim. 

Yes we do

If I go, I will usually forget something my wife wants and vise versa

I am sure when we get a new American type fridge freezer, we will make fewer trips

Wrighty is correct though about buying more crap because we see more each visit, but making lists and the like is not for me, even though last week I popped in for a pack of Diet Pepsi and ended up spending over £90, mostly on crap because I was hungry

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53 minutes ago, Chris C said:

Never shop when you're hungry! You still haven't said where you park when the car park is full. Is that because it never is?

For “full” read “very very busy”. Is that better to help you sleep without worrying about me ?

often have to wait for a space too

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6 hours ago, Gizo said:

He doesn’t go 2 or 3 times a week, he was trying to prove a point that the car park is full all the time and randomly threw in this claim. 

you'd know all about random...

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Sorry, but popped a couple of hours ago for a bunch of tulips for my wife and ended up buying £9 worth of lottery tickets too.

Can't help it.

There were however at least 20 spaces in the carpark, which is about the same number of cars in shoprites carpark when we went past on the way home.

That tells you something :ph34r:

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24 minutes ago, dilligaf said:

Sorry, but popped a couple of hours ago for a bunch of tulips for my wife and ended up buying £9 worth of lottery tickets too.

Can't help it.

There were however at least 20 spaces in the carpark, which is about the same number of cars in shoprites carpark when we went past on the way home.

That tells you something :ph34r:

Did you run this past Gizzo first for confirmation as to its accuracy?

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43 minutes ago, dilligaf said:

Sorry, but popped a couple of hours ago for a bunch of tulips for my wife and ended up buying £9 worth of lottery tickets too.

Can't help it.

There were however at least 20 spaces in the carpark, which is about the same number of cars in shoprites carpark when we went past on the way home.

That tells you something :ph34r:

You must of taken the long way home?

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2 hours ago, finlo said:
2 hours ago, dilligaf said:

Sorry, but popped a couple of hours ago for a bunch of tulips for my wife and ended up buying £9 worth of lottery tickets too.

Can't help it.

There were however at least 20 spaces in the carpark, which is about the same number of cars in shoprites carpark when we went past on the way home.

That tells you something :ph34r:

You must of taken the long way home?

Er, no and it is "have" not "of":lol:

 sorry finlo. just one of my pet hates.

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