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    Default Odd. Me and my mom went shopping. No shortage.

    That was around Christmas. No shortage at Kroger's and Walmart. Long lines to be sure, but plenty of supply.

    At Kroger's supermarket, this is what it looked like at that time.

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    The thing is everyone gets to evaluate the situation for themselves, we all have a front row seat to watch what is happening in our stores.
    Too many of you take the path of least resistance hoping that this Shit Storm blows over. It wont.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye10 View Post
    The thing is everyone gets to evaluate the situation for themselves, we all have a front row seat to watch what is happening in our stores.
    You better buckle up when the truth comes!
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    Quote Originally Posted by AProudLefty View Post
    That was around Christmas. No shortage at Kroger's and Walmart. Long lines to be sure, but plenty of supply.

    At Kroger's supermarket, this is what it looked like at that time.

    The only item at my store that seems to have selection that is somewhat limited is cat food.

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    LOL. You should see it now. Quite a few empty shelves. Somebody did a good job shoring that up so that Christmas didn't suck for everybody who doesn't shop in October, but right now they aren't doing so well. It seems that folks that live by the ports have full shelves, folks that live in "flyover" country, not so much. This seems to be most likely due to the shortage of truck drivers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cypress View Post
    The only item at my store that seems to have selection that is somewhat limited is cat food.
    In Soviet Russia, the cat food is limited for the fishes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AProudLefty View Post
    That was around Christmas. No shortage at Kroger's and Walmart. Long lines to be sure, but plenty of supply.

    At Kroger's supermarket, this is what it looked like at that time.

    You and Mom? Please tell us you are not a cellar dweller
    LET'S GO BRANDON!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stringfellow Hawk View Post
    You and Mom? Please tell us you are not a cellar dweller
    You and your mom don't visit each other from time to time?

    And if she visits you, doesn't she blast you for how dirty your place is?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stringfellow Hawk View Post
    You and Mom? Please tell us you are not a cellar dweller
    I should tell an anecdotal story and find an image of empty shelves. You'd all believe me, right? Then Cypress could chime in and tell you how he personally has had no problem so nobody could have.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Damocles View Post
    I should tell an anecdotal story and find an image of empty shelves. You'd all believe me, right? Then Cypress could chime in and tell you how he personally has had no problem so nobody could have.
    While my story is true, you proved the point.
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    New Years was horrible here for both bread and produce...many stores were almost out of both for several days....we were told because of labor problems.....large numbers of people refusing to turn up to work around the Holidays.
    Too many of you take the path of least resistance hoping that this Shit Storm blows over. It wont.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stringfellow Hawk View Post
    You and Mom? Please tell us you are not a cellar dweller
    I took my mother grocery shopping all the time when she got older so I help carry and unload her bags.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cypress View Post
    I took my mother grocery shopping all the time when she got older so I help carry and unload her bags.
    He was baiting you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cypress View Post
    The only item at my store that seems to have selection that is somewhat limited is cat food.
    Same here! And I'm about 3000 miles from you!


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    Quote Originally Posted by AProudLefty View Post
    That was around Christmas. No shortage at Kroger's and Walmart. Long lines to be sure, but plenty of supply.

    At Kroger's supermarket, this is what it looked like at that time.

    I went to Walmart yesterday. Plenty of food and supplies, but selections were skewed. No red bell peppers, just yellow and some softening orange ones. No wheat crackers, but plenty of whole grain and regular. There were gaps of empty shelves in almost every section.

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