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01-02-2019, 12:14 PM
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I'm told we should stockpile food and medicine because of Brexit and the chaos, doom and gloom and complete disaster that is going to happen when we leave the EU.

But.. we do stockpiling every time it snows. I see armies of people stockpiling fruit, veg, loaves of bread, tins of beans etc all because there is forecast 1cm of snow.

Same thing at Christmas, Easter and Bank Holidays... the shops are closed for a whole day so off they go again, to the supermarkets, stockpiling beans, loaves of bread, fruit and veg etc.

It's a way of life for us Brits, its what we do and what we always did. Nobody bats an eyelid.... it's almost "normal".

Why is stockpiling for Brexit so different to what we have been doing for decades and decades ?

We are British ... it's what we do ...
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01-02-2019, 12:16 PM
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Toilet rolls! Don't forget them!
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01-02-2019, 12:18 PM
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It is stockpiling that causes the shortage. If everyone just acted normally all would be fine.
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01-02-2019, 12:19 PM
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I'm going to Majestic Wine because I started earlier than expected on my stockpile of Chateu Neuf du Pape.
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I always act normally!
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01-02-2019, 12:20 PM
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Toilet rolls! Don't forget them!
Good point !

I've got enough tin foil to make 3 large hats
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01-02-2019, 12:20 PM
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I'm going to Majestic Wine because I started earlier than expected on my stockpile of Chateu Neuf du Pape.
I reckon Sweetie Pie is already there so you had better run.
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01-02-2019, 12:41 PM
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it is stockpiling that causes the shortage. If everyone just acted normally all would be fine.
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01-02-2019, 01:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Bread ->
I'm told we should stockpile food and medicine because of Brexit and the chaos, doom and gloom and complete disaster that is going to happen when we leave the EU.

But.. we do stockpiling every time it snows. I see armies of people stockpiling fruit, veg, loaves of bread, tins of beans etc all because there is forecast 1cm of snow.

Same thing at Christmas, Easter and Bank Holidays... the shops are closed for a whole day so off they go again, to the supermarkets, stockpiling beans, loaves of bread, fruit and veg etc.

It's a way of life for us Brits, its what we do and what we always did. Nobody bats an eyelid.... it's almost "normal".

Why is stockpiling for Brexit so different to what we have been doing for decades and decades ?

We are British ... it's what we do ...

A lot of animal species do the same to survive hard times. Seems a sensibel action even though survival is not garantued..
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01-02-2019, 01:47 PM
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If we have rationing, I think Brexiteers should be at the back of the queue!

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