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Tesco > Sainsbury's > That Northern One > ASDA.
the rest dont exist
Anarchy within 2 responses, this website.
Tesco > Northern one > Sainsburys > Asda
but i want my love of Lidl on the record
Pinkerton > Blue > Maladroit > Red > Green > Hurley > Raditude > Make Believe.
Purely because it's big enough to have night-time drunken adventures in.
I mean, come on, get a dimmer switch. I'm drunk FFS.
Morrissons probably take up 87% of their space with sausage rolls and pork pies
Asda just seems like a poor persons hangout who wants to be somewhere other than a bargain booze
Saisnburys is full of the hummus eating, scarf wearing nancy boys & girls
purely because you're less likely to see a fight around the reduced items area at 6pm in Sainsburys than you are in Tesco
...same as me. I didn't think anyone else put them in that order. Pint?
You can sort sing Tesco Sainsbury's Morrison's ASDA to the tune of the Manics Natwest Barclays...
Waitrose must be getting pretty big now...
big plus point.
Everyone would only shop at Waitrose if they could, obviously.
Except for try-hards like kik.
but only cos its walkable from my house, really.
That said I have a lot of time for the Tesco's in Perivale, which is on the site of the old Hoover Factory immortalised in song by Elvice the C. Its a listed building and they've kept it luverly:
Google it you lazy fuckers.
it's tesco or starve
Do they exist in the south?
Oh and Asda because everything else is above my studenty budget.
Although there's a Sainsburys nearby that I've started shopping at because I'm lazy and it's close.
It's the best
I find Tesco really shit. They have a really limited range and stuff seems to always be out of stock. But having worked in both Sainsburys and Tesco I noticed people were prepared to put up with a lot more in Tesco.
Sainsbury - WHAT? YOU'RE OUT OF LEMON LUCOZADE?!!!!!!!!!!! and start giving you a lecture about how it was like shopping in the USSR. Tesco if something wasn't on the shelves people wouldnt even ask to check out the back. There'd be huge queues and no one would even get close to complaining.
Morrisons reminds me of shopping in the 90s. I don't think I've ever knowingly been in an Asda
isn't it about time we had a genre of music inspired by hypnagogic memories of that? Kwik Wave. *coined it*
give me a shout you fancy forming a band to do this
I can see you're going to be the influential figure spearheading the 'kwikwave' movement.
let me see if I can find out my sister's old Casio keyboard...
eat some meat, yeh girl. have a sausage.
quotes done stole my post
I'm a vegetarian. Morrisons hates me. It reminds me of my friends at college, telling me to eat some meat at every opportunity.
AND THEN THE FUNNY QUOTE.
Do you drive to them in your solid gold car?
too many working class fat mums buying crisps and cola in the others.
*posted without irony*
there's a waitrose down the road at home, only really get drinks from there. their still lemonade <3 also, they sell cans of coke for less than the shop does
at lunchtime. we could get £4 worth of stuff for £1.50.
S = range + quality
M = range + cheap
A = cheap
T = total mediocrity + doesn't beat any of the above at anything
Championship: Co-op >> Waitrose = Lidl/Aldi >> M&S
C = local + good guys + like to put on a veneer of quality a little bit above their customers, but they don't buy the posh stuff so there's loads of good stuff on discount
W = range + (not-so-local) good guys
L/A = tidbits of cheap quality
M = overpriced + not all that
Also Waitrose is KING for xmas food shopping.
The co-op better than Waitrose? The fuck are you on. They've got a bad range at a higher cost. Terrible ale selection too. Nah, you only go to the co-op because it's closest.
The only reason you *don't* go to Waitrose any time you need something is because you're a bit too poor or because there isn't one close enough. End of.
Big picture. Obviously Waitrose has the upper hand on quality - it's what M&S wishes it were - fine for getting some nice bits from.
But would I ever shop there regularly for a proper shop (which, ultimately, is the #1 thing reason for a supermarket to exist - otherwise, I'm off to the separate greengrocer, cheesemonger etc)? Not if there's a Co-op next door, with it's reliable quality level and acceptable prices. Co-op wins.
and all of them are behind Waitrose.
At least with the other two you can get Nector/Cubcard points which you can use to buy flights. The Co-Op is a terrible excuse for a supermarket. It doesn't have the stuff you need for a 'proper' shop.
I'd also say Waitrose isn't that expensive. It just misses out that 'basics' range as its 'essentials' are the 'normal' stock in the other supermarkets. (You can prove this by opening a can of Waitrose essentials chopped tomatoes: white can inside with ring-pull. You only get that if you go one step up from basics/value in Sainsbury's/Tesco.)
Without question the best range and quality. Expensive of course, worth it yes (except when you go in looking for the ingredients for one specific meal, spag bol suddenly costs £40...)
The co-op was shite. Their only own brand product that was any good was the fish cakes. They never had any spinach and sold the greenest bananas I'd ever seen until I moved here and tried to buy bananas from the Co-op next to work. I'd often go in with the intent of doing a full week's shopping, get to the end of the store and realise I had about 3 days' worth of food and there was nothing else in the shop I wanted to buy. Even their filled pasta and sauce was sub-standard.
But I couldn't afford to shop at Waitrose much, so made do. Although there's nothing sweeter than hitting Waitrose just after the reduced prices go out (YOU HEAR ME MEOWINGTON?!) and getting a full week's worth of food (admittedly mostly ready meals) for a little over £15. Better diluting juice, too.
It's really not that cheap and its food really isn't good.
But mainly because our local Sainsbury's is staffed by hungover seventeen year olds. The staff in Tesco are much more helpful.
I haven't actually shopped in Asda since I was 19 and trying to survive in London on hardly any money, but I loved it then.
even the m&s is cheaper
The one near me is usually full of old biddies buying bread with pennies and spending too long chatting to the cashier.
as they clearly label everything and use less animal ingredients, although sainsburys seems to be pretty good at labelling stuff too now
Like the baked bean wars of the late 90's.
Man, those that were there don't even talk about them now, but everyone has a story.
where they explain that all the fats food outlets had a war, and only Taco Bell survived.
Need to watch that film again.
fresh pastry goods
love their cornish pasties
And it is so full of dememted people (me included) that it is impossible to shop there.
that's shit htough
hardly any bread
But since Wesfarmers have taken over Coles and applied a bit of the Bunnings discipline, it is far better. Woolies meanwhile has taken a bit of a backward step. They seem to figure we've got you for your big shop, we'll screw you on milk, bread and butter. At least that was the case, until Coles started a price war.
From memory, Aldi outpoints them both, but we don't have them in the west so I'm going off old data.
IGA can GAGF.
Morrisons, never been in one I don't think
Sainsburys I boycott as they never have any bread/milk, their fruit all rots within 2 days and they cut down all the trees in the nature reserve here
Speaking of produce, I think it could be due to the fact its Stoke-on-Trent and the majority of the population live on fags and chips, but no matter which supermarket I go in the fruit and veg section is always understocked.
That alone makes it far superior to Tesco
Such greatness was surely wasted on Hampshire's crappest town.
superior in almost very way.
Morrisons >>>> Asda >>>> Sainsburys >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> tesco
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