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    SilentRider FrankBattle's Avatar
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    Stimulus this ..

    So, I'm in my SuperDuper Wally's World today trying to get some red bell pepper to make some native stew. I went there 'cos I figured it'd be cheaper than the grocery store.

    One 0.3 lb red bell pepper = $3.78

    Not 1 lb. Not 1 pack of 3. ONE!!! And it was tiny!

    My god. The other day I wandered into the nut aisle of the grocery store expecting to pick up some cashew to snack on. $8.99/lb up from $6.19/lb a month ago.

    So I get my reduced stimulus check next week (reduced because of "high income") and this is somehow supposed to give the economy a shot in the arm and provide relief from high food prices.

    Never mind the gas prices ..

    Okay. Done ranting.

    That is all.

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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    Welcome to the world of predator pricing at WalMart. Mine retail for $1.99 lb.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    Welcome to the world of predator pricing at WalMart. Mine retail for $1.99 lb.
    Word. Except for loss leaders and Walmart exclusives, they really don't have particularly low prices.

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    i plan on using that check to invest in other countries foreign goods like Japanese and Swedish candy
    riding and pimpin again

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    I plan to buy American... use the check and my tax refund for some Renfaire garb, and perhaps a Technet Plus subscription, so I can get access to download big updates as they come out.

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    Wow, you Americans have some pricey produce. Red bell pepper is $1.19 a pound at my local grocers. I bought 10 lbs of potatoes for $2.50.

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    So Mr. Trump, now you see why it's always less stressful to have one of the kitchen staff buy the peppers...
    Last edited by HPS; 04-26-08 at 01:10 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sledbikes View Post
    i plan on using that check to invest in other countries foreign goods like Japanese and Swedish candy
    Japanese candy! *drool*

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrbubbles View Post
    Wow, you Americans have some pricey produce. Red bell pepper is $1.19 a pound at my local grocers. I bought 10 lbs of potatoes for $2.50.
    Not just America. Last summer we went to Quebec. Food was more expensive there than what I'm used to paying in the grocery store here.

    Course when you have a garden...
    The search for inner peace continues...

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