The Born Loser by Art and Chip Sansom for August 08, 2022

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    angelolady Premium Member 6 months ago

    The celery and cabbage might not make it home in that one bag.

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    enigmamz  6 months ago

    Who puts bread in with a bottle of ketchup?

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    LookingGlass Premium Member 6 months ago

    Don’t complain Brutus!! Go to Wally-World, buy ten items and walk out with 12 plastic bags!!!


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    GROG Premium Member 6 months ago

    To think what $100 used to buy back in the 1970’s. Now that same amount could put you in the 8 items or less line.

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    mathteacher678  6 months ago

    You’ll have to pay extra for the second bag, though.

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    KA7DRE Premium Member 6 months ago

    When I’m in the store with the cart, when the top basket near me is full, I check out… It doesn’t take a whole lot to feed me.

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    Zykoic  6 months ago

    But that cost tens cents more for the extra bag.

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    Justanolddude Premium Member 6 months ago

    Yes I will take the second bag. I sell them on craigslist as retro book cover kits and use the money towards buying my heart medicine.

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    The Reader Premium Member 6 months ago

    For a small repackaging fee…

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    jmworacle  6 months ago

    Do the Eco-Nazis know this store is still using bags?

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    bobwigg761  6 months ago

    Come to NJ, where you have to bring your own bags.

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    e.groves  6 months ago

    He needs a second bag. That one looks overloaded.

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    timbob2313 Premium Member 6 months ago

    My wife has been saying that for years. Every time there are fewer items in the bag and they always cost more

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    Chris  6 months ago

    only if the food gets to be duplicated without adding to the price.

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    mckeonfuneralhomebx  6 months ago

    and pay another nickel for another bag…are you insane woman!!

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    gopher gofer  6 months ago

    wow, a grocery store that offers bags. we have to pay extra for bags the store provides and have been bringing out own totes (called マイバッグ, mai baggu – say it out loud ☺) for years and years now…

    long before japan suddenly decided to go green in incremental steps i’d been riding by bike to the supermarket and putting my groceries in a backpack at the register, often having to argue with the cashier about not putting everything in a plastic bag first. how times change…

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    treutvid  6 months ago

    You get bags? Have to bring my own where I live.

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    Just-me  6 months ago

    Hard to remember the last time I saw a paper bag used in a grocery store. As a kid we used paper grocery bags to make book covers for our school books which were given to us each year, for the year. Now, they’re all plastic and cost you…

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    CorkLock  6 months ago

    Take out that box of useless cereal Brutus. Save big money and eat better also.

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    heathcliff2  6 months ago

    Brutus is considering what certain people are ignoring. If she puts the groceries into two sacks, then inflation will only increase. During the next visit the same dollars will trade for less, again.

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    Rich_Pa  6 months ago

    Yes I would.

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    preacherman  6 months ago

    With the plastic bags, they use many bags I guess to add the psychological effect.

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    paranormal  6 months ago

    They switched to plastic bags to give you the illusion that you’re getting more.

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member 6 months ago

    How kind of her…really nice!

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    rockandrollanimal  6 months ago

    I still have a lot of plastic bags.I give them to my family and friends whenever they need it.i use those to ship out CDs and DVDs.when I go on vacation,I put the bathroom items and snacks in plastic bags.

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    cuzinron47  6 months ago

    No doubt, the eggs are on the bottom.

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    Brent Rosenthal Premium Member 6 months ago

    Careful Brutus. They charge for extra bags

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    paulscon Premium Member 6 months ago

    Supposedly inflation is at 9% but I think groceries have increased by 50% in the last year. Two bags of groceries at Trader Joe’s used to cost about $50. Now one bag cost me $106 last week.

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    Walter Parmantie Premium Member 6 months ago

    Ah, shrinkflation. And all this time, I thought my hands were getting bigger.

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    htenhoeve  6 months ago

    when we got married our first grocery bill was $35.00 48 years ago. sigh.

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    Lola85 Premium Member 6 months ago

    I’ve said this before, but I think it bears repeating. If you can afford to, please donate something—even $5—to food banks. There are families and seniors who are going hungry because of the high grocery prices, and they need help.

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    raybarb44  6 months ago

    Might just double the pain. Just leave it like it is…

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    patbracey  6 months ago

    Am I the only one to notice the grammatical error? Here ARE your groceries – NOT “Here’s (contraction for here is) your groceries.”

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    cat3crazy Premium Member 6 months ago

    I recently retired and it’s not fun trying to make ends meet. My rent has increased over 50% in the last 6 years. The cost of gas is outrageous. I can’t afford to feed my cats because of the increase in the price of pet food. It’s nearly doubled in the past few years. This is not the life I had planned for after retirement!

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    edeloriea14  6 months ago

    Brutus might want to shop at Aldi.

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    JeremyLaMastus  6 months ago

    A grocery that still uses paper bags? Those still exist?

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