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otc

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I just bought Charmin for probably the first time ever, because it was the only brand available.
Supposedly a lot of branded CPG prices have been blowing up recently.

Didn't happen at first since nobody wanted to look like they were gouging, but once everyone saw enough stories about costs going up and shortages further up the chain, it became an opportunity to drive prices up.

So I'm not at all surprised that food/household brands would be advertising heavily during this. Although since I don't really watch live TV or read magazines/newspapers, my exposure to CPG advertising is noticeably limited. The ads I see are all targeted online ads, and I'm into enough hobbies/clearly segmentable enough that the CPG companies must be easy to outbid for my attention. When adblock is turned off, most of the ads I see are either for climbing/biking/skiing gear, tools, or shoes.
 

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hardboiled eggs may be the most gadgeted food ever, are they really that popular? or: really that much work?
 

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People who make $2/3/400K+, are in charge of large departments and hundreds of millions at work, but can't pay their credit cards on time/in full because they're too unorganized/lazy. Just a really weird dichotomy.
I was a loan agent before the 2008 collapse.
I used to scratch my head at some of the apps. Paystubs that show ytd monthly averages of 10, 15, 20K a month, and they'd be calling in for 5K, 10K loans.
 

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Lifestyle creep.

"Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen pounds nineteen and six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery." -- Dickens.
 

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I still can't figure if Elon Musk is the biggest genius or the biggest hoax of the last seven or eight decades.
 

otc

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So use surrogacy as a tool to abolish the family as a way to subvert capitalism?
 

imatlas

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Hydrofeminism?
 

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I'd say she's trying to merge feminism with Thales' philosophy, but then he too obviously belongs to the swine raper males cathegory
 

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I'd say she's trying to merge feminism with Thales' philosophy, but then he too obviously belongs to the swine raper males cathegory
it’s eugenics of 21th century, In the sense that Scholars we will look back in 100 years and go “yeah that idea was sort of retarded”.
 

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I think iOS autocorrect is passively trying to censor me. No matter how many times I write “fuck” and “fucking” it refuses to learn the word and autocorrect to it. Ducking Apple
 

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Thank you for that insight into incel philosophy, wojt.
 

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