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2020-03-17 -Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Suid-Afrika maatreƫls (measures) - Pick n Pay Grocery offers 'elderly only' hour to shoppers older than 65 due to coronavirus
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Posted by Besoeker 2020-03-17 09:51|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6502 views ]  Top

#1 Thanks, B, It's nice to see stories of sane people from time to time.
Posted by magpie 2020-03-17 10:09||   2020-03-17 10:09|| Front Page Top

#2 Think I heard Dollar General is doing something similar, as shopping has replaced the NHL post-season.
Posted by swksvolFF 2020-03-17 10:53||   2020-03-17 10:53|| Front Page Top

#3 Our grocery store is out of sugar, flour, rice, beans, milk, eggs, potatoes, onions, carrots, ground beef, ramen today, in addition to the expected toilet paper etc. But they have beer & wine, so it's ok.
Posted by Glenmore 2020-03-17 12:52||   2020-03-17 12:52|| Front Page Top

#4 /\ Same south of ATL, the hoarders holiday has nearly come to an end. Airplane noise has been substantially reduced.
Posted by Besoeker 2020-03-17 12:58||   2020-03-17 12:58|| Front Page Top

#5 Mrs Fool went to Costo yesterday. There was a line _outside_ the doors as they were only allowing a certain (relativly few) people in the store at a time. To keep down on the crowds and, we believe, avoid being closed down by the King Governor Inslee (Wa) who closed down resturants and bars last week.
Posted by CrazyFool 2020-03-17 14:32||   2020-03-17 14:32|| Front Page Top

#6 Our store's online order pick up service is full until at least Friday (if they have stuff to sell you.)
Posted by Glenmore 2020-03-17 15:37||   2020-03-17 15:37|| Front Page Top

#7 I have plenty of food, will just have to get creative in cooking. Lack of onions is going to hamper me. Low stock of beans, rice and potatoes will to, to a lesser degree. If I run out of protein I can go shoot a pig (or a copperhead...)
Posted by Glenmore 2020-03-17 15:39||   2020-03-17 15:39|| Front Page Top

#8 Herbs, spices, and sauces everyone. Moral is important too.
Posted by swksvolFF 2020-03-17 16:33||   2020-03-17 16:33|| Front Page Top

#9  Herbs, spices, and sauces everyone. Moral is important too.

The local weed store just announced delivery service, so we got the herb covered.

If I run out of protein I can go shoot a pig (or a copperhead...)

Protein is protein, but it sounds like there are still some hard feelings left over from the War Between the States.
Posted by SteveS 2020-03-17 17:45||   2020-03-17 17:45|| Front Page Top

#10 Hah, as well as The Herb covered.

I had heard the potpriators get getting ran on as well. Joked with the wife, "Watch them spend a goodly chunk of their money on buzz, and forget to have food for the munchies."
Posted by swksvolFF 2020-03-17 17:54||   2020-03-17 17:54|| Front Page Top

#11 Taters. Best bang for the buck.
Saved the European working class from starvation again and again.
Posted by Lex 2020-03-17 22:33||   2020-03-17 22:33|| Front Page Top

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