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View Poll Results: What happens/what do you do when you go for shopping at a supermarket?
meticulously write down every single item you intend to purchase 19 41.30%
write down the few things that you absolutely must not forget 18 39.13%
List? how silly..I just need a few things...(then)Oh no, I bought everything BUT those few things... 6 13.04%
You get distracted as you arrive, & your purchase ends up totally different from the list. 3 6.52%
you bring your ipac, consult with the personal inventory record in your database. 0 0%
you bring a telephone, and consult on location with your family memeber on what you guys need. 0 0%
you are a walking computer. you have got everything down perfectly in your memory. 6 13.04%
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Old 09-28-2005, 01:59 PM   #11
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When I go to the grocery store I take my list, do ever get everything on that list? NO!! Wanna know why? 1...kids cant sit still, 2 the dang carts at Super Store are stupid, 3, The ol' man is impatient, 4 I hate dealing with people over my shoulder and Im rushed!!!

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Old 09-28-2005, 02:02 PM   #12
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All i really do is look at what i have/need before i go and i remember everything.

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And... I also found all those STRIDENT ON SALE SIGNS are very often the culprit for messing up our shopping lists and spending much more than we thought we would...
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Old 09-28-2005, 02:47 PM   #14
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i go to the store with a somewhat distinct idea of what i want, and buy those items, but also just toss items into my shopping cart. if it looks like something i'd like, i might buy it. i haven't been shopping in awile.
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Old 09-28-2005, 03:44 PM   #15
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Old 09-28-2005, 04:18 PM   #16
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I tend to do the 2nd one, although I try my hardest to make a list of everything I need & stick to it.
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Old 09-28-2005, 06:26 PM   #17
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i'm #2 and #3. i write everything down then we buy things that weren't on the list and usually end up forgetting one or three things
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Old 09-28-2005, 06:35 PM   #18
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I'm #1. I check grocerygame's site, check off what I need, print it out on the computer, add my needs for the next 4-5 days' dinners, clip the appropriate coupons and buy what's on my list. If I ever get anything besides that, it's fresh produce (which doesn't have coupons anyway) that looks really pretty.
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Old 09-28-2005, 06:42 PM   #19
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I have to say it's a blend between 1 and 2. I usually carry my recipes to do my grocery shopping then add stuff that I know I need and still get stuff not on the list. But a blend of 1 and 2 is closest.

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Old 09-28-2005, 07:39 PM   #20
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I don't do the grocery shopping.
I make a list of what we will be having for dinner for the week.
I make a list of what we will need to make the dinners, plus other odds and ends that is needed. ( I have cereal every morning and a sammy or left overs for lunch). We usually eat out on the weekends.
Then........Hubby does the shopping.

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