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to think this is pretty shit. Greggs sausage rolls related...

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TheSecondComing Thu 24-Jan-13 13:24:09

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theodorakisses Fri 25-Jan-13 12:53:12

Here's some irony. Just got back from shopping in the expat's favourite supermarket in Doha. Iceland microwave chips, kebabs and deep fry chips, all stamped with the Iceland £1 price, all in excess of £5! Great, expensive cheap food.

FirstTimeForEverything Fri 25-Jan-13 11:49:44

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fuzzpig Fri 25-Jan-13 11:47:12

I do think education is the key to improving diet but I agree that pricing is very manipulative.

theodorakisses Fri 25-Jan-13 11:20:39

secondcoming, this would make about 12 greggs size sausage rolls

Astley Fri 25-Jan-13 09:06:19

Right can I report back that after eadng this thread, last night I made soup for the first time grin

Carrot and potato, not rerribly exciting, but add some cream and it looks good. Lunch time will reveal if it's actually any good....

Suburban Thu 24-Jan-13 22:12:43

I don't get this.

Yes multi buy offers take advantage of people and get them to buy more and on the case of food consume more than they necessarily want/need to but it's not only/always on junk food.

I find the greengrocers and fruit and veg market the absolute worst for this. Nothing is priced individually and quantities are enormous. Would much rather have bought 1 Mango for 20p than the 5 for £1 I bought today, but that's not the offer.

MrsKeithRichards Thu 24-Jan-13 21:39:21

Anyway this argument is totally null and void. Have none of you ever even been in Iceland? You can buy frozen greggs sausage rolls, 4 for the princely sum of £1.50that you can cook whenever the fancy may take you!

TeaJunky Thu 24-Jan-13 21:34:53

TSC I luffs you and ya hanging bags of oats and honey hives euphemisms

TheSecondComing Thu 24-Jan-13 21:29:43

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TeaJunky Thu 24-Jan-13 21:27:26

What what , what hoitiness?

I've missed loads ain't I blush

TeaJunky Thu 24-Jan-13 21:25:15

I STILL think TSC is having a larf


TrampyPants Thu 24-Jan-13 21:24:09

Nilby thank you.

Buttered pasta? Fucking hell!

I'm with TSC, I'm shocked and saddened at some of the hoitiness on this thread.

TeaJunky Thu 24-Jan-13 21:23:53

You TWO, even. grin

TeaJunky Thu 24-Jan-13 21:22:55

bakingnovice and owllady


I just LOVE this thread - just got back to it after stressful dinner/bedtime and laughed my head off at you too waaaaay up thread grin

Acky123 Thu 24-Jan-13 21:16:04

Has anybody else noticed that the pastry on Greggs' sausage rolls has changed?

It seems puffier and drier than it used to be. Don't like them any more sad

TheSecondComing Thu 24-Jan-13 21:12:04

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TravelinColour Thu 24-Jan-13 21:08:30

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TheSecondComing Thu 24-Jan-13 21:03:20

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TheSecondComing Thu 24-Jan-13 21:01:56

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Pixel Thu 24-Jan-13 21:01:32

I've just had a look at the special offers on the ASDA website. Straight away I saw mulitbuy offers for stir fry veg, cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, mandarins, melons, various fruit salads, yogurts...
It's not just junkfood.

HollyBerryBush Thu 24-Jan-13 21:01:26

errrrrrrrrrr . this joke is all over FB tonight ..... well played OP!!!!

Went in Greggs today I said how much are sausage rolls? she said 2 for £1
I asked how much for one she said 70p

I said i'll have the other one

TheSecondComing Thu 24-Jan-13 21:00:22

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munchkinmaster Thu 24-Jan-13 20:54:34

Let them eat buttered pasta.......

Bad enough you're poor but now you're decadent if you eat more than bread and water.

fourfingerkitkat Thu 24-Jan-13 20:38:34

Marmalde - must just be people local to me then grin. A few times in recent months I've heard something along the lines of "c'mon this wean is starving, I'm away to buy her a Gregg's dummy...." found it quite amusing...

MustTidyUpMustTidyUp Thu 24-Jan-13 20:38:04

I'm with cog. Give a man a fish....

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