Inflation Beyond the Stars Thread for April 12

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2022 Apr 12, 12:49am   126,537 views  1,237 comments

by AmericanKulak   ➕follow (8)   💰tip   ignore  

Since we know the numbers are going to suck since Peppermint Patty is leading the Amen Corner Media to blame Putin for it:

Frankly, I prefer my spaceship to have big tits and not fake inflated ones.

EDIT - numbers drop:
America goes back to the 80s: Surging gas prices and higher rents push inflation to 41-year high of 8.5% as White House blames it on Putin invading Ukraine
The consumer price index rose 8.5% in March from a year ago, the fastest increase since December 1981
Housing costs, which make up about a third of the index, have escalated and show no signs of cooling
Gasoline prices soared 49% in March from a year ago as the war in Ukraine rocked energy markets
Biden's administration tried to get ahead of the dire inflation news by blaming Russian leader Vladimir Putin
But Republicans place the blame for soaring prices on 'Democrats' reckless spending and failed policies'


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1125   zzyzzx   2024 Jun 4, 9:20am  

AD says

Remember when it was $5 for a footlong sandwich at Subway ? I think that was about 5 years ago.


Introduced in 2007, the $5 footlong deal initially allowed sandwich lovers the chance to order any sandwich of their liking for just five bucks.

Then one day in 2015, the deal tiptoed off the menu altogether.

Subway began advertising $6 footlong sandwiches in early 2016.

Two years later, the $5 deal tried to make a comeback, but Subway CEO Trevor Haynes had to pull the plug on it entirely as complaints ran rampant among franchisees, who claimed their margin of profit was next to nothing. As Hayes told USA Today, each store, which is independently owned and operated, now had a choice to decline the $5 footlong promotion.

1127   zzyzzx   2024 Jun 5, 6:04am  

Shrinking tampons:

1133   HeadSet   2024 Jun 10, 6:20am  

Patrick says

Unfortunately, the "abortion" hysteria has legs and will bring female votes to Biden.
1134   stereotomy   2024 Jun 10, 11:34am  

Why do women consider the greatest gift that they can offer the world - the power to bring new life forth - as a curse or an "inconvience?"
1136   zzyzzx   2024 Jun 14, 6:27am  

Spotted at Dollar Tree:

1146   WookieMan   2024 Jun 15, 8:27am  

AD says

At least we get at least 8 and 1/2 months of beach weather and the water visibility is +40 feet and the beach sand is white.

Derailing the post a bit, but I don't think people understand the panhandle. Hands down the best beaches in America. I just don't think many people active in the present or past on patnet have ever been there. I literally think AD and I are the only ones that have been. Maybe I'm wrong.

Pensacola, Destin and Panama City are your bigger places with more food and entertainment options. My preference is Navarre Beach. I drive over to Fort Walton but haven't stayed there. Cool smaller town. St. George Island is cool if you got $$$. Stay in the Plantation. Appalachicola is a cool which is the nearest big town. No high rises anywhere there.

I actually don't want people to go there. Navarre I think has agreed to not build any new towers. National sea shore park to the east. Super quiet all things considered. Kind of shitty food options, at least the last time I was there. But you can drive over to Pensacola, Fort Walton, Destin for more options. On a calm day, it's the US mainland Caribbean.
1147   HeadSet   2024 Jun 15, 10:38am  

WookieMan says

I literally think AD and I are the only ones that have been. Maybe I'm wrong.

I have been to Pensacola. They had the concrete bathtub boat races going at the time.
1150   zzyzzx   2024 Jun 17, 6:14am  

Thinner crackers:

1152   AmericanKulak   2024 Jun 17, 10:48am  

zzyzzx says

When I spot a bread machine at the thrift store, it's time to get back into it. Right now I just make Pancakes and Johnny Cakes and Corn Pone for myself and the kids for weekend breakfast. Teaching the eldest how to make the basic flour recipes, surprisingly he loves bannock and simple pan breads, plain!
1153   AmericanKulak   2024 Jun 17, 10:50am  

zzyzzx says

Spotted at Dollar Tree:

King Size is often the old standard size or close to it.
1154   HeadSet   2024 Jun 17, 11:46am  

AmericanKulak says

bread machine

Yes, best ever homemade dinner rolls and for loaves you can make variations like parmesan bread.
1160   zzyzzx   2024 Jun 21, 5:01am  

Hair dye:

1161   zzyzzx   2024 Jun 21, 5:01am  

Now 2oz less almonds:

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