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Author Topic: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread  (Read 207181 times)

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2475 on: February 24, 2020, 10:01:09 AM »
paper bags actually do more harm to the environment than plastic bags
in order to produce paper bags it causes more greenhouse emissions than producing plastic bags

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2476 on: February 24, 2020, 02:45:54 PM »
So it looks like GG found a loophole. They are allowed to sell their bags, and then after you buy them, they will use them to bag your groceries.

They are selling them in bundles of 5 only for 25 cents.

I just don't understand. They used to be free. Why are they marking them up to a 25 cent minimum. Even if they want to sell in bundles of five so it doesn't look funny, why can't they charge 5 cents for five?!? Now every time I purchase anything there, there is an automatic 25 cent surcharge. Multiply this by the amount of daily customers they have. They are making good $$ on this new law!
I wish I had the option to buy plastic bags for 5 cents each. Pomegranate is not offering that option

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2477 on: February 24, 2020, 03:00:27 PM »
I wish I had the option to buy plastic bags for 5 cents each. Pomegranate is not offering that option

So what is Pomergranate doing? Boxes? Paper bags?

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2478 on: February 24, 2020, 03:12:18 PM »
So what is Pomergranate doing? Boxes? Paper bags?
small paper bag $.05
Pom Medium paper bag $.15
Pom Large paper bag $.20
Pom Red Cloth bag $.50
Pom Poly Woven white bag $1
Pom Jute bag $5
Box .75
limited time offer bundle of 25 bags for $2.50 (but doesn't say that they will bag the stuff for you)

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2479 on: February 25, 2020, 08:37:49 AM »
small paper bag $.05
Pom Medium paper bag $.15
Pom Large paper bag $.20
Pom Red Cloth bag $.50
Pom Poly Woven white bag $1
Pom Jute bag $5
Box .75
limited time offer bundle of 25 bags for $2.50 (but doesn't say that they will bag the stuff for you)

Stores are taking advantage and profiting of this new law.

I believe there is a way to stop this. Buy your bags at one store and use them to shop at their competitors. If enough people do this, they will give bags out for free again!

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2480 on: February 25, 2020, 11:08:33 PM »
Lots of pluses and minuses in 5towns, but the ability to sneak out with the Mrs and walk to a quality place like cork and slice at 9:30pm on a Rosh Chodesh Tuesday night is pretty great. Usually the place has disappointed (being good but not great), but this meal was perfect. Maybe we should always go late...

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2481 on: February 27, 2020, 05:38:54 PM »
Any truth to rumor that Bingo supermarket is moving into former Staples location on Rockaway Turnpike before Pesach?

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2482 on: February 27, 2020, 05:47:21 PM »
Any truth to rumor that Bingo supermarket is moving into former Staples location on Rockaway Turnpike before Pesach?

that would be huge
please let this be true

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2483 on: February 28, 2020, 11:45:14 AM »
Any truth to rumor that Bingo supermarket is moving into former Staples location on Rockaway Turnpike before Pesach?

This has to be like the 5th rumor about bingo coming in as many years, I'll believe it when I see it. The GG monopoly never let so why would it be different now?
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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2484 on: February 28, 2020, 12:07:18 PM »
This has to be like the 5th rumor about bingo coming in as many years, I'll believe it when I see it. The GG monopoly never let so why would it be different now?
What does it mean to "not let"? Do they take everyone who tries to open a grocery to Beis Din?

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2485 on: February 28, 2020, 01:38:05 PM »
What does it mean to "not let"? Do they take everyone who tries to open a grocery to Beis Din?

They don't take them to Beis Din. They pay them off and convince them it wont work.

Bingo was seriously considering opening in the Five Towns. But someone is strongly convincing them they wont make it here, and that people here wont shop in that type of store, even if they will save money.

I was just in Bingo to purchase all our Purim foods, and it's just amazing how KolSave/GG are ripping us off.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2486 on: March 04, 2020, 03:06:55 PM »
Fresh from GKR News e-mails:

"Bingo Wholesale, the "Costco" of Kosher stores, is opening a new location on Rockaway Turnpike, that will hopefully be open before Pesach, according to a source we spoke to at the Boro Park location. The store has locations in Monsey and Lakewood as well. Best of luck on the new location! Stay tuned for more updates as they come in".

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2487 on: March 04, 2020, 04:07:01 PM »
Fresh from GKR News e-mails:

"Bingo Wholesale, the "Costco" of Kosher stores, is opening a new location on Rockaway Turnpike, that will hopefully be open before Pesach, according to a source we spoke to at the Boro Park location. The store has locations in Monsey and Lakewood as well. Best of luck on the new location! Stay tuned for more updates as they come in".

i hope this really makes GG lower their prices and be competitive

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2488 on: March 04, 2020, 04:10:06 PM »
Just go bingo... gg ainít that great

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2489 on: March 04, 2020, 04:14:16 PM »
i hope this really makes GG lower their prices and be competitive

Can't see how it wouldn't.