Panic buying

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ShaunWhite
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Derek27 wrote:
Tue Apr 26, 2022 8:43 pm
I've just bought a litre of sunflower oil from Lidl. :D :D

Shall we start the bidding at £80? :lol:
Had prior warning on GQT a couple of weeks ago.

They were talking about sunflowers and mentioned who's the worlds largest grower so I put 2 and 2 togther and ....forgot to buy any :)
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ShaunWhite wrote:
Tue Apr 26, 2022 8:49 pm
Derek27 wrote:
Tue Apr 26, 2022 8:43 pm
I've just bought a litre of sunflower oil from Lidl. :D :D

Shall we start the bidding at £80? :lol:
Had prior warning on GQT a couple of weeks ago.

They were talking about sunflowers and mentioned who's the worlds largest grower so I put 2 and 2 togther and ....forgot to buy any :)
Vegetable oil is a good enough alternative, but I needed to top up my deep fat fryer and didn't want to mix it up.
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Derek27 wrote:
Tue Apr 26, 2022 8:56 pm
ShaunWhite wrote:
Tue Apr 26, 2022 8:49 pm
Derek27 wrote:
Tue Apr 26, 2022 8:43 pm
I've just bought a litre of sunflower oil from Lidl. :D :D

Shall we start the bidding at £80? :lol:
Had prior warning on GQT a couple of weeks ago.

They were talking about sunflowers and mentioned who's the worlds largest grower so I put 2 and 2 togther and ....forgot to buy any :)
Vegetable oil is a good enough alternative, but I needed to top up my deep fat fryer and didn't want to mix it up.
Rapeseed oil too is very good. No overbearing flavour and high flashpoint like Sunlfower oil.
Oh crap! Have I just started a panic buy?
No matter we've got loads and long term can produce loads more.
We just need to import some more Ukrainians to help. :-) I think that would be quite easy!
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Don't know the background, but a nation like the US running out of baby milk is quite staggering!
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Could always not deep fry stuff until things get better ... some say it would be more healthy! :shock:
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People panic buying candles now!
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Egg shortage. I've just got one left for tomorrow's breakfast and then I'm buggered!
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Derek27 wrote:
Sat Oct 08, 2022 1:43 am
People panic buying candles now!
If we have a power cut the house might smell of Gwyneth Paltrow.
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ASDA and Lidl to ration eggs!!
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Derek27 wrote:
Wed Nov 16, 2022 10:06 pm
ASDA and Lidl to ration eggs!!
Only to stop resellers buying up their stock though. I don't call being limited to two boxes of eggs per visit 'rationed'.
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jamesedwards wrote:
Wed Nov 16, 2022 11:49 pm
Derek27 wrote:
Wed Nov 16, 2022 10:06 pm
ASDA and Lidl to ration eggs!!
Only to stop resellers buying up their stock though. I don't call being limited to two boxes of eggs per visit 'rationed'.
Call it what you like, it must be serious to be on the front page of the Daily Mail on the eve of budget day!

Or perhaps they're too embarrassed to mention the budget after their last budget front page. :lol:
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I can see why eggs have been taken off the shelves. King Charles is coming to town.
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Here we go again. Went to Tesco at lunch and noticed a lot of fruit and veg was missing: -

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-64718823
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"It's not Brexit", says Mr Mortimer "Or at least, I don't think so". :lol: :lol: :lol:

Denying Brexit has anything to do with each and every problem the nation has is the new norm. :D
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Euler wrote:
Tue Feb 21, 2023 4:49 pm
Here we go again. Went to Tesco at lunch and noticed a lot of fruit and veg was missing: -

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-64718823
Feel like its been missing for weeks, but its going to get a hell of a lot worse now
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