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Which items have you never ever bought in a supermarket?

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Collision Tue 31-May-11 13:51:18

I have never ever ever bought

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Pork pies
Fray Bentos pies
Cream for piles
potato waffles
frozen cauliflower, sprouts or mixed veg

will think of more

MardyBra Tue 31-May-11 13:53:27

Sprouts -I hate the feckers.
Most tinned veg.
Hot roasted chicken - don't get that at all.

MardyBra Tue 31-May-11 13:54:14

Dog food.

MardyBra Tue 31-May-11 13:55:31

Never ever is quite hard actually, because there's all sorts of shite, like Pot Noodles or value loo roll, which I'd buy 25 years ago and not touch now.

ChippyMinton Tue 31-May-11 14:02:27

hmm Supermarkets carry tens of thousands of different items. Good luck listing everything you've never bought! grin

Collision Tue 31-May-11 14:04:17

Actually chippy - just think of the things you have never bought. It is not that easy.

And I do know that supermarkets carry tens of thousands of different items.

usualsuspect Tue 31-May-11 14:04:52

cous cous
lentils
expensive loo roll

Collision Tue 31-May-11 14:05:50

yes to expensive loo roll

Love lentils and couscous though!

ChippyMinton Tue 31-May-11 14:14:08

I'll leave you to it then...

schroeder Tue 31-May-11 15:03:54

Chippy by name, Chippy by nature grin

LordOfTheFlies Tue 31-May-11 15:40:09

Don' buy meat-vegetarian.
Buy chicken and sausages for DCs and visitors eg parents.

Wine.Don't drink.

Those cooked chickens smell like a fart in a bag IMHO

Prepacked cakes- how long have they been there?
In the ethnic section- "Cock Soup" I kid you notice FnarrFnarr. I assume its made of male chickens rather than....

TorcherQueenie Tue 31-May-11 15:45:26

Expensive loo roll
Ready made mash
Ready made yorkies
Most ready made food but otherwise we'll try anything grin

Xiaoxiong Tue 31-May-11 16:40:08

Mardy and Lord we often buy a whole roast chicken, pot of garlic mayo, baguette and a few finger salady things (radishes, cherry toms etc). Then sit in garden/favourite park/scenic spot/bus shelter and eat chicken with fingers, dipped in garlic mayo. Best picnic ever. Never noticed a fart smell but we've only ever bought from Waitrose (closest to the bus stop!)

Never bought:
white sandwich bread (the plastic kind)
anything in a tin that's not a basic ingredient (ie. I've bought chickpeas and tinned tomatoes, but never a chicken curry in a tin)
sweet popcorn

Taffeta Tue 31-May-11 18:25:20

Dragon or sharon fruit
Pepperami
pre cooked sausages
Kidneys or liver
Tinned peas or beans
Tinned peaches
Pot Noodles or similar
Tinned pies
Tinned pasta
Dog food
Frozen ready meals
Frozen yorkshire puddings
Frozen potato products (eg potato waffles) except chips
Longlife fruit in syrup or juice
Doughnuts
Muffins
Very expensive area saw you coming shite eg £20 olive oil etc
Whiskey
Rum
Soda water
Ovaltine/Horlicks

thejaffacakesareonme Tue 31-May-11 19:14:38

passion fruit
rhubarb and gooseberries - the gps grow so much there's always plenty in the freezer
tapioca
stilton and other blue cheeses
ready cooked chicken

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