To think that the free fruit offer in tesco shouldn't be abused
Frazzled50yrold · 27/07/2017 00:11
Was shopping in tesco about half hour before closing last Sunday. I noticed a 30 something yr old female filling a plastic bag with the oranges/apples/bananas which are provided free for children. Initially I wondered how she would pay for them as they were all mixed together then realised she wasn't going to as she went up to her husband at the self service till and walked out with him. I'd estimate she had at least 20 pieces of fruit, it made me so cross
CorbynsBumFlannel · 27/07/2017 00:18
My kids will often have 2 or 3 pieces each while we walk around. I'd often wondered if you were only supposed to take one. Taking a bag full with you is a bit cheeky but like a pp said maybe she was skint? Not something I could get overly worked up about tbh.
SantasLittleMonkeyButler · 27/07/2017 00:43
Of course you're only supposed to take one piece! The sign in our Tesco clearly says this.
What you saw was blatant piss taking OP. If everyone (or even a few) did that there wouldn't be any left for children to have one piece each would there?
Some people have the absolute cheek of the devil.
Hudson10 · 27/07/2017 00:53
Don't seem to have it in our local Tesco, if we do I haven't seen it.
Grabby behaviour like that is probably why it isn't rolled out everywhere though!
Seriously, just why would you grab handfuls? Take a piece, not next to the entire lot.
What happens if everyone takes several pieces? Surely you can see that if everyone took that attitude there'd be some going without too?
DramaInPyjamas · 27/07/2017 00:54
I was saying it would be probably be going in the bins as our local Tesco love wasting perfectly OK food - just an assumption based on that.
We don't have a free-fruit scheme - (I remember my granny giving me a bunch of grapes to munch going round in the trolley)
- thief or early free-fruit pioneer?
Hudson10 · 27/07/2017 00:58
I remember my granny giving me a bunch of grapes to munch going round in the trolley
don't even get me started on that how you're expected to weigh the fruit at the end when it's on your kid's belly is beyond me, and why a child can't wait until AFTER the supermarket shop without being plied with food I'll never know.....
AnneGrommit · 27/07/2017 01:15
Are people really getting worked up about someone getting more of something that's free? Or taking something from fucking tesco fgs? It's not like she mugged the bloody dali lama or something. Tesco are not nice people. And you are not personally losing anything by someone taking something that is free and doesn't belong to you anyway.
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