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Fyi.... key foods will be open all night and tomorrow
I HATE waiting on line for anything..I'd rather do without...
Walked to Westside Market (3rd Ave.) on Sunday ~ 9 a.m. Walked in, got some essentials (milk, bread, multi-purpose cruciferous veggie, i.e. a cabbage), checked out quickly and was home in 1/2 hour.
I can wait a day or two than wait.
Why is it grocery stores get cleaned out before every snow storm? Is there a rational fear that there won’t be food for more than a day? I have to imagine most people have a frozen pizza/burritos/cereal in their kitchen, as well as a couple bottles of water, to last through a day of store closures or water shut offs. Or do people really have so few supplies at home that even the slight risk of 48hrs of no groceries sends them into a panic? When was the last time a major snow storm caused stores to shut down for more than a day?
Panic buying is just an experience that some get to enjoy. The entire cycle from the calm before the storm to the actual event is about the adrenaline rush of stocking up on essentials when the storm hasn't arrive to the meditative lull conducive for consumables when the storm is in effect.
these people are so annoying, because I can never just pop in to get dinner ingredients since they think they need to sustain themselves with snow shopping
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