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violet wrote: Sat Sep 02, 2023 3:49 am
Clutch Cargo wrote: Thu Aug 17, 2023 6:43 pm
Ryan754326 wrote: Thu Aug 17, 2023 8:26 am Is all of this economic turmoil not the expected result of shutting the world down for almost 2 years, while handing out trillions of dollars?
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And companies like Qantas which were bailed out by the government to the tune of billions of dollars to help them survive refuse to pay any of it back despite billions of dollars of profit. It’s obscene. So wrong. I hope they go bust in whatever next disaster occurs.
Agree, and I hope people vote with their feet, like me.
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Tootsfriend wrote: Sat Sep 02, 2023 6:36 am
violet wrote: Sat Sep 02, 2023 3:49 am
Clutch Cargo wrote: Thu Aug 17, 2023 6:43 pm
Ryan754326 wrote: Thu Aug 17, 2023 8:26 am Is all of this economic turmoil not the expected result of shutting the world down for almost 2 years, while handing out trillions of dollars?
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And companies like Qantas which were bailed out by the government to the tune of billions of dollars to help them survive refuse to pay any of it back despite billions of dollars of profit. It’s obscene. So wrong. I hope they go bust in whatever next disaster occurs.
Agree, and I hope people vote with their feet, like me.
Not a lot of alternative choice within Australia - hopefully that changes too
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violet wrote: Sat Sep 02, 2023 6:51 am
Tootsfriend wrote: Sat Sep 02, 2023 6:36 am
violet wrote: Sat Sep 02, 2023 3:49 am
Clutch Cargo wrote: Thu Aug 17, 2023 6:43 pm
Ryan754326 wrote: Thu Aug 17, 2023 8:26 am Is all of this economic turmoil not the expected result of shutting the world down for almost 2 years, while handing out trillions of dollars?
Image
And companies like Qantas which were bailed out by the government to the tune of billions of dollars to help them survive refuse to pay any of it back despite billions of dollars of profit. It’s obscene. So wrong. I hope they go bust in whatever next disaster occurs.
Agree, and I hope people vote with their feet, like me.
Not a lot of alternative choice within Australia - hopefully that changes too
After a hard week actually working in front of Govt committees defending his actions he was awarded a $10mil severance payout - fucking joke - little prick
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I was looking for this thread with the milk shortage 👉🏽general-chatter/milk-shortage-t55943.html
But this thread is more relevant , the price of milk here shot up in the past week from $4.10 to $4.35 at the major supermarket ..
for the 2000ml of dutch mill “selected “ milk we always buy
I wondered if it was because of the heat wave and they were paying for all of the air conditioning they do there
nothing over there is a bargain But +.25¢ for milk ? Whoa 😳
so I checked the farmer market and it felt about the same @ 17,500 local money .
Anybody else noticed an increase in milk ?
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pissontheroof wrote: Wed May 08, 2024 4:56 pm I was looking for this thread with the milk shortage 👉🏽general-chatter/milk-shortage-t55943.html
But this thread is more relevant , the price of milk here shot up in the past week from $4.10 to $4.35 at the major supermarket ..
for the 2000ml of dutch mill “selected “ milk we always buy
I wondered if it was because of the heat wave and they were paying for all of the air conditioning they do there
nothing over there is a bargain But +.25¢ for milk ? Whoa 😳
so I checked the farmer market and it felt about the same @ 17,500 local money .
Anybody else noticed an increase in milk ?
Might be the supermarket raising the price, might be the importing distributor raising the price, might be the Thai producer raising the price.
Sometimes prices go up because the importer had previously been bringing it into Cambodia on a less-than-official basis and can't do that anymore, but that is very unlikely to apply in this case.
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its the same price here, 99 baht ( $2.72)
prices have been the same ( baht wise) for awhile
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phuketrichard wrote: Wed May 08, 2024 5:42 pm its the same price here, 99 baht ( $2.72)
prices have been the same ( baht wise) for awhile
That might be due to local factors such as the competition pricing.
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phuketrichard wrote: Wed May 08, 2024 5:42 pm its the same price here, 99 baht ( $2.72)
prices have been the same ( baht wise) for awhile
I thought it seemed high here , I remember getting a gallon of milk for around $4 and change . Back where I came from .
We drink alot of milk . Now the price is up here I don’t remember using it in thailand but remember when 500 baht was $20
What can you do ?🤷🏾‍♂️
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Bluenose wrote: Wed May 08, 2024 7:15 pm

That might be due to local factors such as the competition pricing.
I’ve checked a couple more stores , so the price has gone up on milk at all of them this week ..
🤞🤞maybe Mr.B will touch on the reason why during his weekly news coming tonight or tomorrow
I really want to know - a few guys on the grapevine ( myface ) are asking where to go for deals on beans etc
The price of everything in the air conditioned marts is high , and going higher -
instead of an american chocolate bar , i went for a donut 🍩 .
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pissontheroof wrote: Thu May 09, 2024 3:42 pm
phuketrichard wrote: Wed May 08, 2024 5:42 pm its the same price here, 99 baht ( $2.72)
prices have been the same ( baht wise) for awhile
I thought it seemed high here , I remember getting a gallon of milk for around $4 and change . Back where I came from .
We drink alot of milk . Now the price is up here I don’t remember using it in thailand but remember when 500 baht was $20
What can you do ?🤷🏾‍♂️

current gallon ( 128 oz) of milk in Safeway ( US) $5.99-7.99 on their website
so Thailand, at $2.72 for 2 ltrs (67.6 oz) is cheaper
cant recall exactly when 500 baht was $20, but think in the early 80's when i first went there
In a nation run by swine, all pigs are upward-mobile and the rest of us are fucked until we can put our acts together: not necessarily to win, but mainly to keep from losing completely. HST
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