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Old Jan 25th 2011, 9:10 am
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Why do people who block an aisle with their trolley when browsing the shelves look completely surprised and completely taken aback when someone behind them says "Excuse me please"?

Duh it's a supermarket!!!

(Not just in Oz by the way. It seems to be common everywhere!)


What are you faves?

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Old Jan 25th 2011, 9:47 am
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Originally Posted by Alfresco View Post
Why do people who block an aisle with their trolley when browsing the shelves look completely surprised and completely taken aback when someone behind them says "Excuse me please"?

Duh it's a supermarket!!!

(Not just in Oz by the way. It seems to be common everywhere!)
What are you faves?

Rant away.
The irritation of having made a shopping list ready for a complex recipe to find half the ingredients are out of stock.

Also having to listen to kids with ridiculous names such as Zen, Coby, Jaslynne and Cregg being told by off their chavvy parents

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Old Jan 25th 2011, 10:43 am
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Having my favourite products discontinued with no warning! And I'm not even talking about special stuff, I'm talking about kitchen towels or washing powder...
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Old Jan 25th 2011, 11:04 am
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having to go to a seperate shop to get booze
the fact that you have to buy about 20L of coke to make it worthwhile
approximately 300 styles of tuna, all overpriced
decaf tea is twice the price of normal tea and only in the form of tampons, why?
bread costs anything from $2 to 5 dollars a loaf
I have spent around $30,000 dollars at coles and my fly buys points entitle me to a free chupachup
last but not least, the complete paucity of interesting and quality food
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Old Jan 25th 2011, 11:05 am
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Sodding sweets at the checkouts
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Going to the store hungry and buying four times the amount you actually need
Going there stuffed and returning with beer and a bag of crisps.
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Ten types of sultanas, but no raisins
Four brands of "icing mix" with added wheat, but no pure icing sugar
Cornflour made out of wheat (does the UK have this?)
Labels on seafood that say "mix of imported and local product", tempting me to ask the deli assistant to pick out the Australian product for me
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Originally Posted by Alfresco View Post
Why do people who block an aisle with their trolley when browsing the shelves look completely surprised and completely taken aback when someone behind them says "Excuse me please"?

Duh it's a supermarket!!!

(Not just in Oz by the way. It seems to be common everywhere!)


What are you faves?

Rant away.
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Old Jan 25th 2011, 1:27 pm
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Originally Posted by Alfresco View Post
Why do people who block an aisle with their trolley when browsing the shelves look completely surprised and completely taken aback when someone behind them says "Excuse me please"?

Duh it's a supermarket!!!

(Not just in Oz by the way. It seems to be common everywhere!)


What are you faves?

Rant away.
I thought I was alone. Absolutely everyone does this except me!
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Old Jan 25th 2011, 1:47 pm
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Crappy bloody layouts. I mean you shop to buy food so the cereal should be next to the milk, bread next to the jam, steak next to the eggs etc.
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Crappy bloody layouts. I mean you shop to buy food so the cereal should be next to the milk, bread next to the jam, steak next to the eggs etc.
they aim to keep you in there as long as bloody possible, so that serves its purpose.
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they aim to keep you in there as long as bloody possible, so that serves its purpose.
Yup bread near the front milk at the opposite end, forcing you to walk all the way through the store.
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Old Jan 25th 2011, 3:58 pm
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Other customers.

Shops in general would be fine if they would get rid of all the other customers.

But then I generally don't like "the public" anyhow.
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choosing the checkout que that was moving ........STOPS !!!!
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Old Jan 25th 2011, 9:09 pm
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I thought I was alone. Absolutely everyone does this except me!
Two of us then.
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