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It's said that Tesco is useful because it keeps the riff raff out of Waitrose.

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Message 1 - posted by U2379384 - alt id 3, May 1, 2007

How do we feel about the biggest retailer in Europe? Is it taking over the world? Does it drive farmers out of business? Does it treat the rest of us like sheep?
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Message 2 - posted by Alan Amp, May 1, 2007

Buy a tin of green beans from Tescos and one From Sainsburys.
Sainsburys tin is packed to the brim with green beans.
Tescos is not .
Should I mention baked beans or have I made my point.


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Message 3 - posted by U2379384 - alt id 3, May 1, 2007

We used Tesco online a couple of times but they seem to use it as a method of off-loading stuff near its sell-by date or ripe fruit and soft root veg.
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Message 4 - posted by U3312314, May 2, 2007

Well there are no Wairtrose stores in Plymouth, so perhaps even the local Tesco isn't man enough to keep the hordes of Plymouyh rif-raf out of a quality food store!
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Message 5 - posted by U2379384 - alt id 3, May 2, 2007

There is an excelleny medium sized Waitrose at Carkeel just two minutes from the Tamar Bridge which is enthusiastically used by Plymouth gentlefolk. Not a patch on Waitrose at Okehampton but then Plymouth is a much lower income fundamentally chav area.
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Message 6 - posted by U3312314, May 2, 2007

But don't you have to pay to get into Cornwall? Surely that would stop the rif-raf from heading west?
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Message 7 - posted by U2379384 - alt id 3, May 2, 2007

No, you pay to get out.
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Message 8 - posted by U2022869, May 2, 2007

I guess I must be riff raff then because I shop in Tesco. I don't buy stuff in tins and always go to the back or the tray under the top to get fresh fruit and veg. I really don't see what the fuss is all about. Tesco is successful why knock them down as we always do in this Country with anything.
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Message 9 - posted by U3312314, May 2, 2007

No I think I must stand corrected. Whilst my tow has a couple of Tescos there is a Waitrose not far away in Sidmouth. I prefer to shop there but fiancial constraints force me to be careful - I always spend too much in Waitrose. So most opf the time I use Tesco - and the goods on sale seem OK. Just have to be cautious sometimes abd avopid the goods on the front of the shelf!
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Message 10 - posted by Bazza, May 3, 2007

I think its dreadful the prices we have to pay.
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Message 11 - posted by witchymummy, May 3, 2007

Tesco dont have deliveries of "fresh" fruit + veg every day - rather every other - that's why your veg etc go off within 10 mins of opening.

I only shop at Tesco's in an emergency - because 2 years ago when my son was 8 months I was cooking him a meal and wanted to use some "fresh" peas (incidentally that had come from kenya). While emptying said peas into a bowl to wash i discovered a bright coloured caterpillar!!!!!! Remember always always wash your fruit & veg before eating even if it says as mine did "washed and ready to eat". Mr Tesco was informed of this disaster and I even posted the dead creature to them and got ............a 2 line letter (not even apologising but stating that due to use of less pesticides this is to be expected!) and a 5 pound voucher- nice
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