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I can't believe what I just saw at the supermarket!

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pinkwhistle Wed 16-Feb-05 05:03:08

I was doing my food shopping this morning (no not before 5am! It's 1pm here!) and was going down the "personal products" aisle - you know, toothpaste, deodorant, razors, soap, tampons etc. A man was looking at the men's deodorant section. As I came past, he lifted up his t-shirt and sprayed a generous amount of deodorant under each arm!!!

I couldn't believe what I was seeing. Then he put it back on the shelf, lingered a moment longer and wandered off. He had no trolley or other items and I think he left the shop soon after!

I mean, I thought pinching a grape or two was bad enough. But this...ew. I will be taking my deodorants from the back of the shelf from now on!

(At least it wasn't a roll-on! )

Chandra Wed 16-Feb-05 05:05:40

Just when I wsa thinking there was nothing new under the Sun, somebody surprises me with his originality . Yuk!

Chandra Wed 16-Feb-05 05:05:41

Just when I wsa thinking there was nothing new under the Sun, somebody surprises me with his originality . Yuk!

WigWamBam Wed 16-Feb-05 11:24:26

Some people have no shame!

Miaou Wed 16-Feb-05 11:26:37



Was his wife further down the aisle doing her makeup?

ImuststopdrinkingBlossomhill Wed 16-Feb-05 11:31:56

I must admit I often spray things to see whether I like the smell or not

Have to add that I don't spray anything under my arms though

littlemissbossy Wed 16-Feb-05 11:32:52

almost as bad as eating grapes without paying for them

woodpops Wed 16-Feb-05 11:32:54

We used to have girls putting full make up on from testers when I was a little saturday lass. It used to really wind me up

ImuststopdrinkingBlossomhill Wed 16-Feb-05 11:34:19

Yeah but what if I don't like the smell

Have to admit though even if I do like the smell I never buy the one I've sprayed as it isn't a full can I am terrible

snafu Wed 16-Feb-05 11:35:22

What, you mean none of you have ever popped into Boots to 'refresh' your lipstick? {grin]

KeepingMum Wed 16-Feb-05 11:36:38

Maybe he had an important and stressful meeting (i.e. sweat inducing) that day and had forgotten to put some on in the morning. I would have been tempted I think. He didn't open a toothbrush and try some toothpaste next did he?

Caligula Wed 16-Feb-05 12:10:55

God, his girlfriend/ wife is a lucky woman, isn't she?!

pinkwhistle Thu 17-Feb-05 02:55:52

Um no he definitely wasn't dressed for an important meeting, KeepingMum! But he smelled better than he looked afterwards at least.

littlemissbossy, I don't take grapes without paying for them myself (yuk, like to wash my fruit well first) but it's the only other thing I've seen that comes close...apart from actually shoplifting a whole item I guess.

lol, miaow about the makeup!

eidsvold Thu 17-Feb-05 03:53:22

oh I thought you had seen me shopping with screaming baby and tantruming 2yo ..... {grin]

eidsvold Thu 17-Feb-05 03:53:51

that should have been

bobbybob Thu 17-Feb-05 07:28:49

I wouldn't think anyone will be eating grapes without paying now if they've read the slug thread.

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