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Author Topic: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread  (Read 353929 times)

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #3000 on: November 01, 2020, 08:27:52 AM »
If it's not free shipping it's not worth it.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #3001 on: November 01, 2020, 12:10:02 PM »
https://abc7ny.com/several-homes-catch-fire-after-gas-explosion-in-nassau-county/7542126/

I jumped out of bed, it scared the you know what out of me!
how close to meadowmere do you live?? ???
I must have missed the giveaways. What were they giving?

KolSave also is not a cheap store. They used to be cheap. Now they are cheaper on a few items. Many items are even cheaper at GG. And especially recently, their selection is horrible and some sale items are near expiration dates.

S&S might only be one aisle, but it is a very big aisle with a much better selection than KolSave or GG. If you would take all the Kosher brand items in KolSave, pull them out and put them in one asile, you wouldn't have much more than Stop &Shop has.
right by the door they gave out small packet of cookies, some kind of dessert chocolate chummus and a pizza kit. i missed the mini cutting board giveaway though.

yes i was very impressed with the selection in that one aisle but i cant imagine kolsave can fit everything in one aisle..
kolsave meat prices are the best around for sure idk about other items.
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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #3002 on: November 01, 2020, 03:36:54 PM »
how close to meadowmere do you live?? ??? right by the door they gave out small packet of cookies, some kind of dessert chocolate chummus and a pizza kit. i missed the mini cutting board giveaway though.

yes i was very impressed with the selection in that one aisle but i cant imagine kolsave can fit everything in one aisle..
kolsave meat prices are the best around for sure idk about other items.

When I wrote you can fit most of the items in KolSave in one aisle, I was referring to the "heimeshe" brand items. And I was referring to the same size aisle that is in Stop & Shop.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #3003 on: November 01, 2020, 06:15:14 PM »
Was just there today and honestly was not blown away with the prices. Was comparing with GG online and a lot of the items I checked were cheaper in GG.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #3004 on: November 01, 2020, 07:00:47 PM »
Was just there today and honestly was not blown away with the prices. Was comparing with GG online and a lot of the items I checked were cheaper in GG.

I was also not blown away. But GG is not hard to compete with. GG does not have a selection on "heimeshe" brands. They only carry what they get good deals on (as per conversation with their distributors). And on non-heimeshe brands they are a rip off.

When you price-matched, were you comparing identical brands? A lot of the brands sold at Stop & Shop are not available at GG at all. Also, you forget to mention that many items are significantly cheaper at Stop & Shop. 

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #3005 on: November 01, 2020, 11:31:14 PM »
I was also not blown away. But GG is not hard to compete with. GG does not have a selection on "heimeshe" brands. They only carry what they get good deals on (as per conversation with their distributors). And on non-heimeshe brands they are a rip off.

When you price-matched, were you comparing identical brands? A lot of the brands sold at Stop & Shop are not available at GG at all. Also, you forget to mention that many items are significantly cheaper at Stop & Shop.
I compared Haolam cheese for example. I compared a few other items which I can't recall but they were the same exact brand and product. Chobanni flips though had a special of 10 for $10 so that is def cheaper than GG

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #3006 on: November 02, 2020, 12:04:22 AM »
I compared Haolam cheese for example. I compared a few other items which I can't recall but they were the same exact brand and product. Chobanni flips though had a special of 10 for $10 so that is def cheaper than GG
kolsave has that deal all the time. Itís the only time I buy chobani
ETA: I apologize you said chobani flip- usually kolsave has 4 for 5$ on flips
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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #3007 on: November 02, 2020, 08:23:30 AM »
I compared Haolam cheese for example. I compared a few other items which I can't recall but they were the same exact brand and product. Chobanni flips though had a special of 10 for $10 so that is def cheaper than GG

If your going to compare the non-heimesh brands, then you can go to the Pepsi at .88 for a 2 liter. Less than half the price of GG or Kolsave.

Their Kosher sugar free gum was on sale for half the price too.

Overall the shopping experience is much less of a head ache at S&S, there is a better selection, and you save money too.

I am hoping GG feels the competition finally and steps up and improves their store. In Lakewood where there is competition, GG is much nicer, has a huge selection, and is a lot cheaper than they are here.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #3008 on: November 02, 2020, 12:19:33 PM »
kolsave has that deal all the time. Itís the only time I buy chobani
ETA: I apologize you said chobani flip- usually kolsave has 4 for 5$ on flips
Yup and I think GG has on sale occasionally 5 for $6

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #3009 on: November 04, 2020, 03:37:57 PM »
Anybody know of any gas stations where I can get air for free?

I know Speedway on Burnside used to, but now they charge.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #3010 on: November 04, 2020, 11:40:46 PM »
Anybody know of any gas stations where I can get air for free?

I know Speedway on Burnside used to, but now they charge.
You asked them and they said they charge? Cuz last I was there they had the sign up but when I just asked them to turn on the air they did it no problem. This was a few months ago though.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #3011 on: November 04, 2020, 11:41:51 PM »
You asked them and they said they charge? Cuz last I was there they had the sign up but when I just asked them to turn on the air they did it no problem. This was a few months ago though.

I don't know if this is every year, but I often find that places Will charge during the winter and have free for the summer
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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #3012 on: November 05, 2020, 08:53:50 AM »
Legally, every gas station in NYS has to offer free air. But few follow that.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #3013 on: November 05, 2020, 08:54:42 AM »
Legally, every gas station in NYS has to offer free air. But few follow that.

Really? I often see machines that charge as much as $1.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #3014 on: November 05, 2020, 09:44:42 AM »
Really? I often see machines that charge as much as $1.
My bad. Might be only Nassau (or even Town of Hempstead law). Although it's a few years old, here's a link
to some more info https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.newsday.com/amp/long-island/nassau/hempstead-free-air-gas-station-1.16368196

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #3015 on: November 06, 2020, 11:23:53 AM »
You asked them and they said they charge? Cuz last I was there they had the sign up but when I just asked them to turn on the air they did it no problem. This was a few months ago though.

I asked them, and they told me it's not free anymore. They want 1.50 from now on. And they are in Nassau County.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #3016 on: November 06, 2020, 12:47:46 PM »
Anybody know of any gas stations where I can get air for free?

I know Speedway on Burnside used to, but now they charge.

BP on mill and peninsula free

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #3017 on: November 10, 2020, 12:25:04 PM »

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #3018 on: November 10, 2020, 01:22:17 PM »
It was repealed. The one good thing the pols gave us and they had to take it away.
https://www.newsday.com/long-island/nassau/hempstead-town-board-1.21428238#:~:text=Hempstead%20Town%20Board%20members%20Wednesday,eliminated%20the%20law%20in%20August.
Makes sense. Should a pizza shop be mandated by the government to provide free french fries to anyone who asks, even when they do not buy pizza?

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #3019 on: November 11, 2020, 03:39:29 PM »
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