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Old Jan 19th 2006, 10:06 pm
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Default The price of my groceries at the English shop!

OK, so call me sad but today I went to the English shop to stock up a bit. Thought I would compare the cost here and at Tescos.

I bought the following....
3 tins beans, 2 tins spagetti, one sachet Angel Delight, 2 packs buttons, a flake, pickled onions, pickled beetroot, birds custard, jar of mint sauce and some HP sauce.

The cost at Tesco 8.07

Cost at the English shop













$46.78 !!!!!!!!! :scared: :scared:

Now tell me a good business to open.
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Old Jan 19th 2006, 10:11 pm
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Originally Posted by bored-silly
OK, so call me sad but today I went to the English shop to stock up a bit. Thought I would compare the cost here and at Tescos.

I bought the following....
3 tins beans, 2 tins spagetti, one sachet Angel Delight, 2 packs buttons, a flake, pickled onions, pickled beetroot, birds custard, jar of mint sauce and some HP sauce.

The cost at Tesco 8.07

Cost at the English shop













$46.78 !!!!!!!!! :scared: :scared:

Now tell me a good business to open.
Just picked up a few things today, Heinz baked beans $2.08 a can, Walkers crisps 90c, supply and demand I guess....Can you not get pickled beetroot at your American store?
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Old Jan 19th 2006, 10:18 pm
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Default Re: The price of my groceries at the English shop!

Originally Posted by gruffbrown
Just picked up a few things today, Heinz baked beans $2.08 a can, Walkers crisps 90c, supply and demand I guess....Can you not get pickled beetroot at your American store?
Not Haywards!

I feel like I got a bargin on the beans now - $1.60!
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Originally Posted by gruffbrown
Just picked up a few things today, Heinz baked beans $2.08 a can, Walkers crisps 90c, supply and demand I guess....Can you not get pickled beetroot at your American store?
Heinz beans $1.39 a can at Wegmans.
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Originally Posted by mandpete
Heinz beans $1.39 a can at Wegmans.
In that case, I may go down and offer to finish building their store tomorrow
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They can pay me in beans, a hill of beans
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Prices like these make me glad I have weened myself off most things except for PG Tipps which cost me $6.99 at Cost Plus. I did see that there is a new dark chocolate flake, but at $2.09 I wasn't about to try one. I think at christmas we spent more than $10 on a tiny can of spotted dick and a small packet of custard in the Brit store as a gag gift to one of my brother in laws.
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Default Re: The price of my groceries at the English shop!

Originally Posted by bored-silly
OK, so call me sad but today I went to the English shop to stock up a bit. Thought I would compare the cost here and at Tescos.

I bought the following....
3 tins beans, 2 tins spagetti, one sachet Angel Delight, 2 packs buttons, a flake, pickled onions, pickled beetroot, birds custard, jar of mint sauce and some HP sauce.

The cost at Tesco 8.07

Cost at the English shop




$46.78 !!!!!!!!! :scared: :scared:

Now tell me a good business to open.
Thought you were on a diet ? whos the flake for ? is it on your graph ?
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Old Jan 19th 2006, 11:37 pm
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Originally Posted by Eskimo
Thought you were on a diet ? whos the flake for ? is it on your graph ?
Who are you - the diet police?
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I want a Milky Bar... where the eff is the Milky Bar Kid when you need him?
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Originally Posted by bored-silly
Who are you - the diet police?
It's better than the chocolate button inspector
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Originally Posted by gruffbrown
It's better than the chocolate button inspector
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Default Re: The price of my groceries at the English shop!

OK, I brought some fry's chocolate cream, crunchies, flakes, fruit pastiles, dairy milk (with oraange crisp), extra strong mints and lockets back at xmas.
Was going to ration them to myself over the next few months, but am prepared to sell them to the highest bidder now.

Who'll start me at $50 for the lot ??
No time wasters please
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Originally Posted by BigDavyG
OK, I brought some fry's chocolate cream, crunchies, flakes, fruit pastiles, dairy milk (with oraange crisp), extra strong mints and lockets back at xmas.
Was going to ration them to myself over the next few months, but am prepared to sell them to the highest bidder now.

Who'll start me at $50 for the lot ??
No time wasters please
I see an Ebay opportunity
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Originally Posted by anotherlimey
I want a Milky Bar... where the eff is the Milky Bar Kid when you need him?
i know it's not quite the same, but three muskateers?

and lordy, did not know about dark chocolate flake. that's the stuff of dreams, that is!
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