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To not understand the MN obsession with shopping lists?

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TenPenceMixture · 17/04/2013 07:42

Even my own shopping list is boring, why is someone else's seen as MN entertainment unless they are buying deep fried unicorns or something equally weird.

Is it just me?

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ImTooHecsyForYourParty · 17/04/2013 07:48

I don't think it is (either obsession or entertainment) in itself, more that it's an in-joke, stemming from some thread or other. (naice ham?) Like the whole pombear/penguin/red rug stuff.


FruOla · 17/04/2013 07:54


TenPenceMixture · 17/04/2013 08:05

Mmmm okay, if the list had something stylish or slatterny on it, I could get it.

But on the times I have clicked in list threads they are just normal lists - that's the ones that Confused me

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ImTooHecsyForYourParty · 17/04/2013 08:08

people like to feel part of it?


KatoPotato · 17/04/2013 08:08

Check the one on my profile, it was brilliant!


GibberTheMonkey · 17/04/2013 08:09

People also like the speculation. To feel like detectives.
I don't tend to post on the threads much but I do find them intriguing.


ssd · 17/04/2013 08:11

couldn't agree more tenpencemixture

my life is sad and boring but christ, the day I keep someone elses shopping list to copy onto a website for others to read is the day I stick my head in the oven


Rainbowinthesky · 17/04/2013 08:12

I was going to post here to agree with the OP until I read Katopotato's shopping list - it is really funny!


Wincher · 17/04/2013 08:16

I agree - there are very often lists left in the trolleys at my local supermarket and they are always v boring! It isn't an event at all to find a list.


TenPenceMixture · 17/04/2013 08:19

kato your to do list is funny, I grant you. Is it your to do list, in which case what an interesting and errrr diverse life you lead Grin

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KatoPotato · 18/04/2013 16:57

Gosh no! Haha! I found it in the bank of Scotland Paisley Branch!


ssd · 18/04/2013 18:52

it was probably dh's then


KatoPotato · 18/04/2013 20:13

Did he go for a short run to the bookies?


ssd · 19/04/2013 11:22


MomsNetCurtains · 19/04/2013 11:22

I liked the 'short run' and then lower down 'Deep Heat.' HA!!!!

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