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Onliine shopping

is it always like this

BOYDEL  Male  Surrey
29-Mar-2020 13:50 Message #4774175
Again far too many assumptions as you know nil of my medical history, nor that of family/friends/colleagues etc.
BOYDEL  Male  Surrey
29-Mar-2020 14:16 Message #4774177

I read elsewhere that the Morrisons food box at £35 delivered has around £15 worth of groceries and is pot luck what you get - but may be the difference between starving and risking an infection if shopping instore of course.
wonderoushen  Female  Gwynedd
29-Mar-2020 18:06 Message #4774203
Well as you share so little except numbers, facts and figures we can't know anything about your situation, it is your right to share as much or as little of yourself as you please, but if you choose the latter then you can hardly complain that people are making assumptions about you as we can only go by the iinformation you give us.
BOYDEL  Male  Surrey
29-Mar-2020 18:20 Message #4774207
You seem to be the only one making assumptions - prompted by my earlier suggestion that anyone forced to use online grocery shopping now has a limited spectrum of foods to choose from and nil gtee of their arrival at all.

It goes without saying that anyone with food intolerances/allergies will have added challenges in ensuring they have sufficient food for survival.

We can only hope that the added stock we are promised actually arrives in the stores - and that newly recruited delivery drivers are not exceeded by those going off sick for whatever reason. I know Sainsbury mandate 8 drops an hr by their deliver drivers and that is a pretty challenging schedule - albeit helped latterly by lighter traffic.
NoSaint  Female  Devon
30-Mar-2020 11:49 Message #4774270
Received my online shopping delivery yesterday including toilet rolls, kitchen rolls and pasta. Once the nutters stop panic buying the shops will be better stocked and returning to normal.
Hierophant  Male  East Anglia
31-Mar-2020 11:17 Message #4774350
Well I've just got back from my first trip to a supermarket for over 10 days and I have to say my local Tesco impressed me.
It was well controlled with calm queues of people clinging to their trollies in the chilly wind and I managed to get everything I wanted.
They have clearly sourced products from other suppliers as the toilet roll and pasta was an unfamiliar brand - so well done Tesco!...
tumbled  Male  Gloucestershire
31-Mar-2020 11:33 Message #4774356
My initial Tesco reaction yesterday was a bit ominous.....but it ended up ok....

Before my chemist sitdown yesterday ( another thread ) , I went to tesco.....and people were queuing all around the car park....2m the queue went on for miles.....well maybe not miles....

Queued for half hourish, moving closer every now and again.....

All trollies were locked up.......but they were handing people a trolley....without the need for the £1 thing.....I'm not sure if that is everywhere...or just our one....

Once in, I got most items I wanted......I didn't check some aisles.....I should have checked the pasta one....Maybe next time....

At the checkouts.....One person at a time at each open checkout......Next person standing back as far as the aisle....

All a bit of extra time spent.....but well organised and everyone well behaved......
Colonel_Blink  Male  Buckinghamshire
31-Mar-2020 11:44 Message #4774358
Our local supermarkets have become better organised. Customer flows and distancing much better. Stock almost back to normal but anything the big supermarkets haven’t got is readily available in smaller shops.

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