Anyone with an IGA grocery nearby, go right now and get these things!greenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) Preparation Forum : One Thread
I don't know if they all have the same sales - hope so - but I stopped in mine today and found IGA's brand pinto beans, 1 lb. sacks, and boxed macaroni & cheese dinners for 25" - no limits. They also had Chicken of the Sea waterpack tuna for 25" a can - limit 2. Piles of it. Send everybody in the family in separately with 50".
Sure hope this isn't just local.
-- Scat (email@example.com), August 16, 1999
Sorry - I'm in Missouri, that might help!
-- Scat (firstname.lastname@example.org), August 16, 1999.
Thanks for the heads up, I will check it out. Another tip: I live in Washington State, I visited the local Safeway and was talking to the box person when he took my groceries out. I asked when the next canned goods sale would be and he says in Oct. a big one. Meaning, corn, green beans, beets, and more = 4 for 88 cents! Ask your local market box people, they seem to know about upcoming sales and are willing to share the info.
-- Sammie Davis (email@example.com), August 17, 1999.
The boxes of macaroni and cheese were on sale here yesterday for 75 cents each, but they are date stamped for Sept. 99--uh, that doesn't work. I did buy some canned pears in their natural juice 3 for $2. I can't bring myself to buy anything in sugary syrup.
-- Mara Wayne (MaraWAyne@aol.com), August 17, 1999.
Just got the flyer out of the mailbox. Mostly same ol', vegies 3 cans/$1, Ramen noodles 10/$1, Mac and cheese 5/$2, But then I saw IT. Louisiana hot sauce 3 for a dollar!! Now, we're talkin' real food!
Ole Lon, down on the bayou
(I buy most of my canned goods from a surplus/salvage grocery. If you don't know where one is, check with the state health dept, they usually license them)
-- Lon Frank (firstname.lastname@example.org), August 17, 1999.
Safeway has a sale going on now [at least here in Southern Oregon] ... veggies are 6 for 96 cents!!! But, you need that Safeway card. Limit 6 per visit. So, go and pack up your trunk .... and go back in for another 6 cans .... at another check-out counter, of course.
-- Cheryl (Ckufta@Internetcds.com), August 20, 1999.