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Naming and shaming

Discussion in 'Diabetes Soapbox - Have Your Say' started by Diakat, Oct 10, 2018.

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  1. Diakat

    Diakat Type 1 · Moderator
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    Naming Urban Express at London Bridge Station and shaming for trying to charge 99p for a single Baby Bel. They are 49p at Charing Cross...
     
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    Mr_Pot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That works out at nearly £50 per kilo making it one of the most expensive cheeses in the world!
     
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    Rachox Other · Type 2 - well controlled. Moderator.
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    They are half price in Tesco at the moment pack of 6 for 97p :hungry:
     
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    And they don't even taste like cheese...
     
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    I find a few eating places on the motor way charge you for a slice of toast that could buy a loaf of bread , how they get away with this I have no idea
     
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    The harsh reality of a commercial world is, it's called supply and demand, Patsy. Particularly on the motorway, there is usually more than one eatery to choose from.

    Service station eating is always going to be contentious in all sorts of ways. Sometimes a picnic/tapas is the answer.
     
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    I used to work for a motorway service area company many moons ago. They are charged huge sums for access to the motorway, have to heat, light, and staff the area 24/7 365 days a year to keep their licence, provide toilets and washroom facilities FOC, and although fuel prices are ridiculously high on the pump, very few people pay it, the majority of customers having business fuel cards. When I left over 10 years ago the profit on between 40 and 60 thousand litres of fuel was about £1000.
     
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    That's an interesting nugget!
     
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