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#245716 - 02/08/09 02:10 AM Re: What yummy thing are you eating tonight? [Re: CV]
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That's probably worth it. I suppose my own personal boycott doesn't do much good, but otoh, I save money. And I make a pretty mean ice cream myself.
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#245717 - 02/08/09 02:11 AM Re: What yummy thing are you eating tonight? [Re: Ken.C]
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Do you make it in one of those soccer ball ice cream makers?

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#245718 - 02/08/09 02:11 AM Re: What yummy thing are you eating tonight? [Re: Ken.C]
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I hear you. I don't buy beer anymore since its not $.35 a glass anymore at my favourite watering hole. ;\)
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#245755 - 02/08/09 10:48 AM Re: What yummy thing are you eating tonight? [Re: fredk]
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There's a difference between known price increases and under the table size decreases at the same price. One is at least honest.

And Charles, no, I go old school--nice wooden bucket with an aluminum can in it. I do use an electric motor on it...
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#245765 - 02/08/09 11:48 AM Re: What yummy thing are you eating tonight? [Re: Ken.C]
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I think all the ice cream companies did the same thing... ent from 2 quarts to 1.75 quarts to 1.5 now.... \:\(
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#245769 - 02/08/09 12:14 PM Re: What yummy thing are you eating tonight? [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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Same with all chocolate bar manufacturers. There are two sides to the equation: what it costs to produce, and what a consumer is willing to pay.

When chocolate bars hit $.25 (yes, long long ago in a land far far away ) they started to shrink. Why? because a quarter is what you got from your parents to go to the store for a treat. Charge more than a quarter (tax in) and you lose sales to other cheaper candy.
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#245770 - 02/08/09 12:21 PM Re: What yummy thing are you eating tonight? [Re: fredk]
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Freakin' parents. It's their fault. \:\)
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#245777 - 02/08/09 01:56 PM Re: What yummy thing are you eating tonight? [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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 Originally Posted By: MarkSJohnson
I think all the ice cream companies did the same thing... ent from 2 quarts to 1.75 quarts to 1.5 now.... \:\(


And we're sure quarts didn't get bigger, right? People are always talking about quarts movement.

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#245779 - 02/08/09 01:59 PM Re: What yummy thing are you eating tonight? [Re: CV]
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 Originally Posted By: CV
quarts movement.

Is that Beethoven?
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#245784 - 02/08/09 02:25 PM Re: What yummy thing are you eating tonight? [Re: Adrian]
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Ken, just wondering if you stoped buying canned products of any type, ie soups, fruit etc., since they pretty much just keep making them smaller for the same price, too. And this has been going on for years. Seems when ever they decide they need to adjust the price, the price either goes up or they just make the product a few percent smaller and keep the price the same and nobody will notice.
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