Funny comments in supermarket

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  1. northone

    northone Full Member

    I was in my local Tesco this morning and had several strange comments from other shoppers.

    I had a lady ask me why I was reading the food labels in such detail - obviously I told her I was looking at carb/fat/sugar content, then she walked off looking all bemused!

    I got another comment from a man in the checkout queue, this time about the 6x1.5ltr Evian and my bag of apples. I told him it was a regular purchase and he proceeded to inform me it was a waste of money because you can grow your own apples and get water from the tap!
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  3. Starlight

    Starlight Gold Member

    Weight Watchers
    How rude!! Glad I dont shop in your Tesco, cant imagine what theyd make of me wandering about with my points calculator in my hand lol
  4. northone

    northone Full Member

    they'd go crazy over a points calculator! its like something out of little britain lol
  5. KD

    KD Gone fishing

    Was Cambridge, now maintaining
    I always read food labels. I want to know exactly what I'm putting into my body!

    Never been picked up on it, thank goodness.

    Don't go for the bottled water though. Don't trust it. Prefer fresh...but that's just me.:)

    Glad I'm not near your Tescos :D
  6. misscheeky

    misscheeky Gold Member

    i do buy at least 4 if not 5 5litre bottles of water every week. i swear some people think im mad but our water is full of limescale so i cant drink it. sometimes i bring a bottle of two and refil at my mum's they have lovely cool fresh water from the well. if only they lived closer :(
  7. Lynn8124

    Lynn8124 Gold Member

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    That's awful, what business is it of theirs what you do or buy? :( :confused:
  8. Anisah

    Anisah A pound at a time

    Cambridge Diet
    How rude of them. Was the guy at the check out queue the cashier or another customer? I can't imagine what the owner would think of a cashier telling someone their purchase was a waste of money. More people should be reading labels whether they are dieting or not. It just makes sense to know what you're eating.
  9. missmf

    missmf getting slimmer

    cambridge, sole source. (trying!)
    i'd play on it if i was you, if someone asked me why was checking the labels, you should give them a bit of a mad answer and then see them squirm!! x
  10. sazzy34

    sazzy34 Gold Member

    cambridge diet / weight watchers
    Have you thought of buying a water filter jug and just refilling the bottles, better on your purse and the environment. ( doing my bit to be green) LOL
  11. misscheeky

    misscheeky Gold Member

    yeah well i have a filter system here that we got put into the house and i do use it for tea and that i just dont drink it i know im mad!! i do recycle the bottles though!! :)
  12. northone

    northone Full Member

    I am looking into getting an inline filter fitted (from as the tap water is not that great to taste - probably get one for the office too as a few of us a doing diets.

    Our company recycling policy now caters for the vast amounts of plastic bottles.
  13. stinkabell

    stinkabell Full Member

    My recycling box only has evian bottles in, the binben think I'm weird.
  14. mollydog

    mollydog Silver Member

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    I didnt drink a drop of water before CD so when our fridge needed replacing we decided to spend extra on one that has a dispenser in it so the water is filtered and ice cubes at the press of a button. I know this sounds extravagant but i can now drink loads of water and the kids do too so it was worth the extra.
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