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Old 11-03-2009, 05:42 PM
 
Location: Somewhere in northern Alabama
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Ever try to be frugal and end up getting ripped off? Tried ONE can of Harvest Choice Chunky Clam Chowder. Not a SINGLE CHUNK in the whole damn can, much less a clam. Guaranteed, but no phone number on the can. May you go out of business quickly.

Seriously glad I only bought a test can.
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Old 11-04-2009, 04:45 PM
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There are a lot of things I've tried when I had coupons/sales that I totally skip now. Along the soup line was those microwave bowl soups. I had gotten them for like $.25 so I tried them...they were mostly water, then reading the side it said it served 2!!!
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Old 11-08-2009, 07:24 PM
 
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Harry, we live in the same town. This sounds like a local store house brand (?) where did you get it from? Publix?

You should really look into Aldi's. They are in Decatur, yes it is a drive but the savings and quality is worth it. They will be opening in Madison in 2010 I hear.
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Old 11-09-2009, 07:41 AM
 
Location: Somewhere in northern Alabama
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I've been to the Aldis in the Florence area. SOME of the prices are good, but I can often do better by shopping at Sav-a-lot up in Pulaski, or even power-shopping the specials at the regular stoopidmarkets. Which reminds me, I need to do an updated pricebook some rainy day. The ranges of prices for similar items are extreme up here, and not just on groceries.
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Old 11-14-2009, 07:12 PM
 
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Buy cheap(good stock,lol)eat high.
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