Posts tagged ‘panic buying’

March 7, 2018

Pineapple on Pizza ?

by duncanr

it’s a controversial subject but it would seem that in the UK, at least, the verdict is in –


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February 27, 2018

Taiwanese in the Shit

by duncanr

fearing they might be caught short by a run on toilet paper, shoppers in Taiwan have been bulk buying rolls of loo paper

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March 30, 2012

Panic at the Pumps

by duncanr

I put £20 of unleaded in my tank every Saturday morning – that generally is enough to see me through the week

Yesterday morning, however, I noticed I was getting dangerously low – the result of a trip to Tamworth last weekend for a party.

No matter, I thought. I’ll fill up on the way home from work

It was a good plan but . . .

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March 20, 2012

Kiwis face Marmageddon

by duncanr

Panic buying has been reported in New Zealand as consumers stock up on supplies of Marmite following an announcement by the company that makes the vile stuff the spread in Christchurch, that production of Marmite which had ceased following earthquake damage to the company’s manufacturing plant will not resume until July.

In the meantime, the company has suggested consumers spread marmite on hot toast rather than bread since the heat from the toast will thin the marmite out meaning less will be required to cover the surface

[Hhmmm, can I suggest Kiwis switch to marmalade on their bread and reserve Marmite for filling potholes in roads ?]

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