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Old Nov 11th 2014, 1:26 am
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Originally Posted by dbd33 View Post
Why would someone who doesn't drink go through two check outs? Is it because lack of alcohol has so adled their brains that they queue up not to buy booze?
This is a Canadian's stupid mentality, in the UK everything goes through-yes that how it's spelt not thru-one check out.
In Canada you take grocery through one check out and then go next door for beer which is another check out which makes two, why can you not buy and pay for all at one check out ?? No problem in the UK you just put the everything in your trolley, pay for the lot and away you go simple
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Old Nov 11th 2014, 1:45 am
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Originally Posted by nikki dreaming View Post
Why don't you tell us and the op what you do love, may give some of your posts a bit of integrity and balance
Love Halifax-people, scenery, Quebec, Toronto, Niagara Falls. OK ?
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This is a Canadian's stupid mentality, in the UK everything goes through-yes that how it's spelt not thru-one check out.
In Canada you take grocery through one check out and then go next door for beer which is another check out which makes two, why can you not buy and pay for all at one check out ?? No problem in the UK you just put the everything in your trolley, pay for the lot and away you go simple
I am familiar with the process of purchasing alcohol, in NS, in ON, in the UK, in a great number of other places. I don't understand though why izzi81, who doesn't drink and isn't originally Canadian would be queueing up twice, is it to do with the price of eggs?
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I am familiar with the process of purchasing alcohol, in NS, in ON, in the UK, in a great number of other places. I don't understand though why izzi81, who doesn't drink and isn't originally Canadian would be queueing up twice, is it to do with the price of eggs?
Lost me on this one ??
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Lost me on this one ??
Oh.
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Oh.
Is anyone else going what the heck is going on in this thread?
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Default Re: Potentially moving to Halifax, NS

Originally Posted by graham the eggman View Post
This is a Canadian's stupid mentality, in the UK everything goes through-yes that how it's spelt not thru-one check out.
In Canada you take grocery through one check out and then go next door for beer which is another check out which makes two, why can you not buy and pay for all at one check out ?? No problem in the UK you just put the everything in your trolley, pay for the lot and away you go simple
I think you missed the point
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Oh.
OK, as you know outside of Canada you just pick up beer etc with the rest of your grocery go through one check out job done no problem.
Canada NO, you have to go to the liquor store usually next door and another check out, why ???
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I think you missed the point
How ?
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OK, as you know outside of Canada you just pick up beer etc with the rest of your grocery go through one check out job done no problem.
Canada NO, you have to go to the liquor store usually next door and another check out, why ???
It doesn't bother me at all... you just get used to it and don't ever think about it.
Supermarkets close at 4pm on a Sunday in the UK...that's way too early. How stupid!!!!
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OK, as you know outside of Canada you just pick up beer etc with the rest of your grocery go through one check out job done no problem.
Canada NO, you have to go to the liquor store usually next door and another check out, why ???
Because that would be too easy. Sort of like going to buy a car then having to leave the dealership to go and get it registered and then returning to the dealership to show them the registration and valid sticker to put on your licence plate and then being allowed to drive it off the lot.
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Because that would be too easy. Sort of like going to buy a car then having to leave the dealership to go and get it registered and then returning to the dealership to show them the registration and valid sticker to put on your licence plate and then being allowed to drive it off the lot.
Rubbish
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OK, as you know outside of Canada you just pick up beer etc with the rest of your grocery go through one check out job done no problem.
Canada NO, you have to go to the liquor store usually next door and another check out, why ???
To protect the jobs of the pampered staff of the liquor control boards. It's daft, but is it life changing?
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Rubbish
Whats rubbish the too easy part or the part about buying a car from a dealer?
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It doesn't bother me at all... you just get used to it and don't ever think about it.
Supermarkets close at 4pm on a Sunday in the UK...that's way too early. How stupid!!!!
Again rubbish, many are 24 hour or 10pm close.
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