The Shopping List Compendium:
a collection of abandoned shopping and grocery lists




132 - Brand Whore



It amazes me how many people in my collection are so specific about the brands of goods they buy. This one is just silly, listing far too many brands for my liking. "Cathedral City", "McCain Fry Chip", "Flash Floor Cleaner", "Yorkshire T/Bags", "Dorito's (note the poor use of apostrophe there)", "Clover Butter", "Kingsmill Thick White Loaf", "Kleenex Packets Tissues". The thing is, though, while the shopper is incredibly specific about such items they don't care what kind of "apples" they get, nor "potatos". If you have a system, shoppers, please ensure it remains constant throughout.

It's interesting that this shopper, who specifies specific brands, can't even be bothered to buy a legitimate copy of Red Hot Chili Peppers Live in Hyde Park. Scoundrel!
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This site is made possible by the kind people who abandon their shopping list at the end of a trip to the supermarket. I collect those shopping lists. You might refer to these as grocery lists, which strikes me as a bit strange because not all the items on the lists are groceries. Anyhow, I won't worry myself about it if you won't.

For those of you who have asked why I do this, please just be content with the fact that I do. I saw a list lying abandoned in a trolley once, and thought, "I'll have that". So I did.

Each shopping list I find is added to my collection along with comments about each list, which usually consist of me spouting on about the possible personality of the person who wrote it. I'm quite harsh at times, at others I feel a pang of compassion. Sometimes I just don't know what items are. Hopefully it will aid your procrastination.

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