The idiocy (and selfishness) of panic buying

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  1. sir baconface

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    Having survived the great bog roll stampede and seen candles sell out on Merseyside, what is the next shortage you will plan for?

    Edit, 21 March: How quickly things have changed. I was guilty of starting this thread under a different title just 9 days ago, when the bog roll stampede was little more than an amusing peccadillo. We could poke fun at panic buyers then. Not any more!
     
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  2. worsleyweb

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    Twix chocolate bars - i absolutely love twixes
     
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  3. mexico1970

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    We haven't bought any more than we usually buy, the only thing we have taken into account is handwash which we have made from scratch using aloe vera and Isopropyl alcohol after buying a litre of alcohol and a few 500g bottles of aloe vera.
     
  4. Mayor West

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    I wouldnt say panic buy, but we have stocked up just in case of self isolation
     
  5. bigquinn772

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    Same here.
     
  6. bigquinn772

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    Those ingredients are impossible to find here in NY suburbia.
     
  7. sir baconface

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    Ingenious. You can drink it if there's any left over.
     
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  8. mexico1970

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    I ordered them on ebay, is that not an option where you are bud? If you can get any it's 60% alcohol and 40% aloe vera.
     
  9. mexico1970

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    I'm in an at risk category so I will die happy with a mouth full of 99.9% proof hooch ;)
     
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  10. KnaresboroughBlue

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    Not panic buying or stocking up.
     

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