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Standing at a supermarket checkout

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Tigerdove Sun 22-Dec-19 23:24:34

Are you ever surprised by the contents of other people’s shopping trolleys? Today I saw one that just had 4 ornamental reindeer (£22 each) and 12 boxes of cling film!!

A few months ago I saw a very elderly lady with just 6 tins of brush cleaner.

Callistemon Sun 29-Dec-19 18:48:30

Yes, I have bought trays strawberries for jam making.

But I wouldn't clear the shelves

Callistemon Sun 29-Dec-19 18:49:31

A sparkly candle fountain for a cake burnt my worktop!
Very dangerous.

MamaCaz Sun 29-Dec-19 19:16:43

On one occasion, I had to confirm that I was over 18 when buying a cross stitch kit online, because it contained a needle.
That's only happened the once though, so I presume the seller was being just a tad (to put it mildly) over-cautious!

MamaCaz Sun 29-Dec-19 19:25:05

This thread came to mind today when I was in Aldi, when I saw that the young woman ahead of me had 15 boxes of Camembert cheese in her basket!

At some point, our eyes met, so I grinned, nodded at the cheeses and laughingly said "I'm not even going to ask". She grinned back and explained that she needed them to put in bread - if I understood correctly, she bakes them in the bread, which is then dipped in them. She even told me which bakery I could buy them from. Sounded lovely, I have to say! smile