Category Archives: Shopping

When $2.50 is 20% of $7.50 at Coles

It’s funny, but a little worrying, when supermarkets can’t do maths correctly on their signs. I suppose this is erring on the side of caution, saying you get 20% but giving you 33%, rather than saying you get 33% any … Continue reading

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Kill Bill, the new killer women’s fashion

The new fashion trend gracing windows of the Queen Victoria Building in Sydney is black & yellow. Very reminiscent of The Bride from Kill Bill. Upstairs are the dresses and tops. And downstairs, the matching shoes. Are these clothes you … Continue reading

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When your gingerbread men don’t sell. Invert and add antlers

When your gingerbread men don’t sell. Invert them and add antlers. You now have reindeer. But, isn’t it the wrong time of year for those?

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Oh, no, #PowerRangersSamurai have been raiding #Madonna’s wardrobe

In the world of children’s toys, there are some strange combinations out there. Take for instance this Mighty Morphin Rita Repulsa figure, a villain from Power Rangers Samurai. Has she been raiding Madonna’s wardrobe? Are conical bras still in vogue? … Continue reading

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Hungry escalator only leaves kids shoe at Woolworths #photo

The escalator had stopped. And stuck at the end was a small child’s shoe. The escalator must have been hungry, if all it left was a shoe. Shoppers were inconvenienced, trudging down the busiest escalator at Woolworths Town Hall. Past … Continue reading

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I was going to try ‘self-scan’, but couldn’t find my own barcode #photo

So, all the big name supermarkets are implementing self-scan checkouts. Is this to make checkout faster? Reduce staffing numbers? Save the supermarkets money? Or just put more load back on the customers? A bit like ‘client side scripting’ I suppose. … Continue reading

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It seems, @ClickFrenzy, some retailers’ websites have crapped themselves even before 7pm

An alliance of Australian retailers trying to make themselves still relevant in the online shopping world (something they have ignored for may years hoping it would die) have decided to try and emulate the US’s Cyber Monday with their effort … Continue reading

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When Dr Who needs to chill out, he reaches for his Tardis bong… #photo

Walking past Galaxy Bookshop in Sydney CBD I noticed what Dr Who must use when he needs to chill out… the Tardis bong. Oh, wait, it’s just a tea pot.

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Warning: Cybermen spotted at Freedom!

Cyber ottomen are infiltrating people’s homes thanks to “Freedom”

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Hold on, that’s a thong (photo)

In Australia they’re called thongs, though elsewhere people call them flip-flops, but, did we really need a vending machine of them? (Spotted in The Galleries Victoria, Sydney)

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