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What grocery store do you frequent the most? (Thanks, Jaimie.)

Posted - March 24

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  • 6622
    Walmart and Kroger. When I was a little kid, (50's)  I got a toy train set for Christmas thanks to the 'Top Value' stamps Kroger would give out. I would not have a toy train set otherwise. We were too poor to have enough money for that sort of thing. I remember getting used children's books for Christmas one year. I said "hey! these books are used!" and then momma cried. This post was edited by B.H.Wilson at March 24, 2020 9:16 PM MDT
      March 24, 2020 11:07 AM MDT
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  • 9034
    What a sad ending to your story.
    Now, aren't you glad that even back then they thought of recycling?  Why didn't we think of the word recycling earlier?  We were doing it back then without having a title to it.
    I like that thought.
    Happy and Healthy Vibes to you B.H. Wilson.  I hope you are safe.
      March 24, 2020 12:20 PM MDT
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  • 29403
    A used book means it was well read...you know it was worth reading.
      March 24, 2020 1:33 PM MDT
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  • 9034
    :) :)!!
      March 24, 2020 1:51 PM MDT
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  • 19579
    Country Mart, Price Chopper and Walmart
      March 24, 2020 11:18 AM MDT
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  • 3705
    Safeway and Trader Joe's are my most-frequented. 
      March 24, 2020 11:18 AM MDT
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  • 5121
    Quality Foods.  QF is a small food chain here on the Island and when I shop there everbody knows my name and there allways glad I came. Cheers!
      March 24, 2020 11:26 AM MDT
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  • 6622
    Didn't Harry & Megan Windsor just move there on yer island?  
      March 24, 2020 3:16 PM MDT
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  • 5121
    They did and since I used to know a cousin to the Queen of England I figure I will be getting a invite to their first garden party.  Cheers! This post was edited by Nanoose at March 25, 2020 10:34 AM MDT
      March 24, 2020 4:04 PM MDT
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  • 29403
    Keep us updated, eh.
      March 24, 2020 8:07 PM MDT
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  • 6622
    Cool. I am also distantly related to the crown, but not the current family. More like Henry 8th and further back. We are poor since all the money has been spent. 
      March 25, 2020 10:31 AM MDT
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  • 4505
    Raley's.  It is the most expensive store in town, but ever since they opened up the homeless shelter by Safeway, it's not safe to go there.
      March 24, 2020 12:18 PM MDT
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  • 9034
    I don't have a prefernce.  It's the one I am closest to at the moment.
    In all honesty, I know the floor plan for almost all the places that offer fresh produce and fresh meat and ice cream around town.
    Here are some of the most popular I have found:
    Sprouts
    Trader Joes (I try to go to these if I am close over the others.  They are a bit more expensive but I am only buying for two and we don't eat that much which is surprising as to how much of a mess I make preparing meals ;))
    Ralphs
    Vons
    Walmart.  Until really recently, I never knew they even offered food.  I only went into the clothes section and didn't venture beyond t-shirts, shorts and sandles.
    Amazing what you learn when you step outside your box! This post was edited by Merlin at March 24, 2020 9:18 PM MDT
      March 24, 2020 12:26 PM MDT
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  • 11999
    That's a Super Walmart.  The Walmart I go to only has food.  
      March 24, 2020 1:11 PM MDT
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  • 29403
    I thought they were all superstores.
      March 24, 2020 1:35 PM MDT
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  • 19579
    No. We have a Walmart and a SuperWalmart. The bigger city about an hour from us has Neighborhood Market. 
      March 24, 2020 2:43 PM MDT
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  • 11999
    No.  The superstores have much more square footage.  This used to be a different supermarket so it's big, but not big enough to be considered a superstore.  Also, there's a regular Walmart not far from there that doesn't carry food.
      March 24, 2020 4:10 PM MDT
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  • 9034
    WOW!!  That is a total shock to me.  
    All these years I've only known Walmart to have quick and cheap clothes.  
    I'm not putting that down.  I know I run in there when in dire need and have some great t-shirts and shorts and sandals from there.  I'm more likely to wear them than other articles of clothing I buy from other stores because of my life choices and style at the moment.
    Wear and tear works great and I don't weep at the cost if it happens!
    But just going there to buy groceries is a whole different concept.  
    The Walmart I go to has a much bigger selection in clothes than food.
    The pharmacy seems to do well.  
    Talk about a one-stop shop!  Ours even has a McDonalds inside.  
    I about died when they put that in.... :(.
      March 24, 2020 1:46 PM MDT
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  • 6622
    My Walmart has a bank. The head manager is a buddy and we have played golf together back in the day.   This post was edited by B.H.Wilson at March 24, 2020 9:18 PM MDT
      March 24, 2020 3:20 PM MDT
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  • 11999
    They took over what was formerly another large supermarket chain, Waldbaum's, so the store was already set up for food.  It isn't as large as the superstores, and there's a regular Walmart that sells the other merchandise but not food not far away.  I've bought jeans there and t-shirts, but that's about all.  
      March 24, 2020 4:08 PM MDT
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  • 567
    I don't shop.  I have someone who does that for me.  I got kicked out of H.E.B. for cussing out the manager, and to be honest, Walmart doesn't have squat, never has.  
      March 24, 2020 1:27 PM MDT
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  • 29403
    I rarely buy food at walmart and the one we have close-by is nasty.
      March 24, 2020 1:36 PM MDT
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  • 29333

     (close by)

    No hyphen. 
      March 24, 2020 9:19 PM MDT
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  • 8151
    Canadian Superstore,  many no-name products. Cheaper than Costco. 
      March 24, 2020 3:10 PM MDT
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