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Old 06-30-2011, 02:13 PM
 
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cookies & cream w/lotz of oreo cookies...
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Old 06-30-2011, 02:21 PM
 
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Half Gallon of Ice Cream 64 oz. Correct... next time your shopping and you see Ice Cream on sale check out what your getting. That 1/2 gallon container now is 56 oz. or do to the printing & graphics on the carton 48 oz. They are doing it with all products... coffee ~ crackers ~ cookies ~ candy bars. Paying more and getting less.... what a rip off. We as consumers should be out raged....... write the company for the product and give them your 2 cents... they all have web address.
Everything is that way anymore. Notice laundry soap, shampoos, V8 bottles with that 'hourglass' shape....all of that takes away from the ability to fill them to full capacity. Marketing. We dont like it but these days its lack of choices. Unfortunately, all the complaining in the world wont change it. It might take 3 months of boycotting every product a manufacturer makes to even make a dent.
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Old 06-30-2011, 08:41 PM
 
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Blue Bell is still a whole gallon yall and boy is it good... caloric, but good. Even their sugar free and sorbet is pretty decent.
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Old 06-30-2011, 09:20 PM
 
Location: Lake Norman, NC
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Blue Bell is still a whole gallon yall and boy is it good... caloric, but good. Even their sugar free and sorbet is pretty decent.
I was going to say the same thing! The only ice cream I buy now is Blue Bell Pistachio Almond.

( I thought it's a 1/2 gallon tub though. )
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Old 07-01-2011, 06:54 AM
Status: "On a farm money grows in rows." (set 11 days ago)
 
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Everything is that way anymore. Notice laundry soap, shampoos, V8 bottles with that 'hourglass' shape....all of that takes away from the ability to fill them to full capacity. Marketing. We dont like it but these days its lack of choices. Unfortunately, all the complaining in the world wont change it. It might take 3 months of boycotting every product a manufacturer makes to even make a dent.

It's amazing how crazy some of the marketing tactics are that manufacturers throw at us. Anyone with a brain can tell less product more money.
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Old 07-01-2011, 07:13 AM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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It's amazing how crazy some of the marketing tactics are that manufacturers throw at us. Anyone with a brain can tell less product more money.

They'd be crazy if they didn't work - but they work (people buy into it) so these tactics continue. Same for shampoo with beer in it and ipods.
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Old 07-01-2011, 09:02 AM
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They'd be crazy if they didn't work - but they work (people buy into it) so these tactics continue. Same for shampoo with beer in it and ipods.

We really don't have much choice in the matter. All the manufacturers are downsizing products. Consumers will always have to purchase their products, it's a win - win situation for them.
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Old 07-01-2011, 09:08 AM
 
Location: Wallens Ridge
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Maybe with this country's obesity problem...they're actually doing us a favor by making smaller portions......nah It's all about the mighty dollar
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Old 07-01-2011, 01:50 PM
 
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I was going to say the same thing! The only ice cream I buy now is Blue Bell Pistachio Almond.

( I thought it's a 1/2 gallon tub though. )
Oh yes... I love it... have u tried the berry cobbler? I don't think I have tried a flavor I don't like. Now Rocky Road will heal what ails ya I don't buy any other either... Why waste time and money
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Old 07-01-2011, 05:25 PM
 
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The cost of food increases, yet, my salary was also cut, no COLA for me, for two years. Thanks Obama.
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