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Sam's Club
« on: February 23, 2014, 03:30:54 PM »
I must be the last person in the world to get a Sam's Club membership.  $55/year, roughly a dollar a week.

After I gave my ID to the "customer service" girl to set up my membership, she wandered over to the other end of the counter where a group of employees were talking.  After standing there for about fifteen minutes, I wandered over to find out they were discussing what they wanted for lunch.
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Re: Sam's Club
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2014, 05:45:07 PM »
I must be the last person in the world to get a Sam's Club membership.  $55/year, roughly a dollar a week.

After I gave my ID to the "customer service" girl to set up my membership, she wandered over to the other end of the counter where a group of employees were talking.  After standing there for about fifteen minutes, I wandered over to find out they were discussing what they wanted for lunch.

I don't think you'd find that problem at Costco. Wish we had one of those in our area. We're "members" of Sam's Club too, but would much prefer Costco over Sam's.
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Re: Sam's Club
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2014, 05:58:14 PM »
I don't think you'd find that problem at Costco. Wish we had one of those in our area. We're "members" of Sam's Club too, but would much prefer Costco over Sam's.

Costco is slightly better than Sam's in terms of breadth of selection and pricing.

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Re: Sam's Club
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2014, 06:32:02 PM »
I wasn't impressed by the selection, but the prices were okay.  I'll have to take my receipt to the grocery store to see how much I saved. 

I probably could have gone to Aldi's instead, and I think some of the store-brand items at Kroger may have been cheaper.
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Re: Sam's Club
« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2014, 10:14:57 PM »
I wasn't impressed by the selection, but the prices were okay.  I'll have to take my receipt to the grocery store to see how much I saved. 

I probably could have gone to Aldi's instead, and I think some of the store-brand items at Kroger may have been cheaper.

Sam's is a hit or miss with savings.  I go there for dog food, paper products, and coffee primarily.  Then I scope out other good deals.  Sometimes it's charcoal, or  meat, or fire safes.  There's usually something.  Aldi's gets the rest of my shopping, and for a few items, it's Kroger/Tom Thumb. 
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Re: Sam's Club
« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2014, 10:18:28 PM »
Sometimes it's charcoal, or  meat, or fire safes.   

Charcoal, meat, and fire safes - in the same sentence.

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Re: Sam's Club
« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2014, 10:26:32 PM »
Charcoal, meat, and fire safes - in the same sentence.

I think you're trying to tell us something, tots!

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Re: Sam's Club
« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2014, 10:29:15 PM »
I was a Costco member when I was younger. I am a Sam's Club member now. I wouldn't go back to Costco with a gun to my head.
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Re: Sam's Club
« Reply #8 on: February 23, 2014, 10:44:58 PM »
Costo is run by liberal shitbags.  They're not getting my dollar.  Never mind that the closest one is either in the ghetto on the west side of town or half an hour south of here.

I did notice the abundance of paper products.  I'll have to go back when I make another donation to our local Humane Society (usually paper towels and cat food).
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Re: Sam's Club
« Reply #9 on: February 24, 2014, 12:04:25 AM »
I did notice the abundance of paper products.  I'll have to go back when I make another donation to our local Humane Society (usually paper towels and cat food).

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