Tag 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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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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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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Warning: Cybermen spotted at Freedom!

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

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Would you give this werewolf to your 3 year old?

Found this werewolf in a toy store. The packaging says for ages 3-8 years, but really, do you think this is the sort of thing you would give to a 3 year old? Yes, the 3-8 years labelling is probably … Continue reading

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Where do they get the extra cheese from? (photo)

Packets of Bega cheese display an extra 25% offer at the moment. I suppose the extra 25% must come from somewhere. And some packs seem to be be shorted as a result.

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Choose cheese with care, you may not have been dealt a full pack

Notice the 3 pack with only 2 packs in it? Someone much have got the munchies for cheese while going round Coles. Or it just packed up and left itself.

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The key(ring) to Tintin (photo)

A large selection of Tintin key-rings spotted in Modern Tines in Newtown. Should satisfy most Tintin obsessed, or cause turmoil trying to decide which to get.

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