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Hope you don't need anything at Stop & Shop

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Pete85, Apr 11, 2019.

  1. tuna

    tuna NES Member

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    Ok. You’ve found a use for what, eight bags? Like I said, at least the turtles will eat the plastic ones.
     
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    And for bacon when if first came out of the pan!
     
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    Son of a bitch, now I need to find a S&S
     
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  4. AHM

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    Be Very Very Careful with that.

    A metabag; if you will...
     
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  5. Pete85

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    Yep, I remember doing that too. We'd also use the paper bags to put recyclable paper in, back when you had to separate paper from other materials in the recycling bin.
     
  6. buckfarack

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    I went to the Big Y today, asked the guy in butcher dept if he’d cut me some short ribs English style (the sideways cut, if you have never seen it). “Yes sir, how much would you like?” He happily cut me a couple of pounds. When I [used to] ask for something in the butcher dept at Stop & Shop I’d get a grumble & a stare - when there was someone actually in the butcher shop. I’m glad I stopped going to S&S altogether, their customer service sucks.
     
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  7. drgrant

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    Apparently at stop & shop there's no union classification for "advanced butcher". [rofl] The grumbling happens because the non-existent employee with that title is supposed to do that job, its the union way....

    -Mike
     
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  8. zboys

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    Stop & Shop closing in Gardner gets better, Tractor Supply is moving into their old location
     
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  9. Waher

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    S&S, Shaws, Star Market are flea market grocers.
    America's Food Basket, Family Dollar, Super 88 are dumpster diving grocers.
     
  10. Broccoli Iglesias

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    What's your problem with Americas Food Basket?

    They have a lot of things from Latin America that are not easy to find.
     
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    Have you been to Seabra? Lots of good LatAm stuff.
     
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    I haven't. The closest one to me is 14 miles away.
     
  13. 42!

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    Take a picture of them burning in your front yard, post on FB with the line "exactly how is this helping the environment?"
     
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  14. Waher

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    The Field's Corner location and the small one that is/was off of Columbus Avenue near Mass Ave in Boston make me wonder if they paid bribes to pass inspections. Very run down and antiquated stores. Which I don't even understand at the Field's Corner location because it was a Bradlees until not too long ago, so it has no excuse for being like that.
     
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    Inconvenient fact: paper bags release exactly the same amount of carbon whether they're buried, composted, or burned.
     
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  16. AHM

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    Got to bury them so deep they don't decompose.
    Maybe find a plate subduction boundary trench
    where you can feed the bags like a giant tectonic shredder.
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    When the compounds outgas as burning stuff in an island arc volcano,
    blame Xenu or something...
     
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  17. 42!

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    Could do the same with the plastic bags.
     
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  18. AHM

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    Good answer, good answer; I like the way you think.
    P. S. This post contains a sekrit microdot...
     
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    MB just started getting Pumpkins in Saturday
     

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    Do you know NOTHING? Burning paper bags is carbon neutral. Carbon taken from the air (by trees) and returned to the air (by burning).

    Ironically, all those thin film plastic bags that we gave up trying to save the dolphins? Remember those?

    Tell me, 42. What did you do with those bags AFTER you got you groceries home and then reused the bag for the bathroom trash can or to pick up dog poo? That's right. You throw it away. And it went to a landfill where it was buried.

    Think about that for a moment.

    We buried the bags.

    In the ground.

    42...

    42... Where do thin film plastic bags come from?

    (hint - plastic is made from oil and oil comes from the ground)

    So they solved a net carbon neutral "problem" with a solution where thousands, perhaps millions of us NOW use the paper bags for starting their wood stove, burning them just to get rid of them or even recycling them, which ultimately keeps that carbon in our environment even longer, perhaps as house insulation, a newspaper / magazine, Amazon boxes or whatever recycled paper is used for.

    That's right. A net carbon neutral system became a net carbon POSITIVE problem. More carbon is staying in the environment and for longer because of those dunderheads.

    People just don't think things through anymore.
     
  21. 42!

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    Don't get me started on plastic bags! I did my research when the lunacy hit the Ham. I presented the facts to the town meeting. I argued for sanity..... I lost. It's become a touchy thing for me [angry]
     
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  22. Spanz

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    that stop and shop robot is dumb as a bag of hammers. i keep asking it where "the real stuff is", but it just wanders around looking at the floor....

     
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    Put four cans on the floor around it. It'll be stuck.
     
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  24. AHM

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    OK, I enlarged it until it's a sekrit minidot.
     
  25. Spanz

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    you do that.
    i am not going to taunt it that way!

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