The latest shortage

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    Bumped into a friend I haven’t seen in a while and had quick socially distanced chat. He’s looking for Dawn dishwashing liquid. He said he’d been to every store and there was none to be had. Sure enough there is none on the shelves.

    Anyone notice a shortage of Dawn or anything else? We have TP & PT, bleach and many of the things that were in short supply a short time ago
     
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    Ammunition. Some calibers are unobtainable. Supplies like brass and gunpowder are hard to find. Even reliable sources for online/mail ordering are out.
     
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    Kmart today...Couldn’t buy a crock pot for winter cooking. Extension leads power boards are gone. Toasters...kitchen item shelves are bare.
     
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    The grocery store that we go to most often has put a "Limit Two" policy in place for almost everything. As a result, they almost always have everything in stock. There have only been a couple of items that I've seen out of stock here and there. For that reason, we're almost always able to get the things that we need at the moment, but we have to make more trips to the grocery store, which is fine. Instead of going once every week or ten days, we're going to the grocery store every 3 or 4 days, which is fine.

    And they actually enforce it too. My wife got three boxes of cereal, not realizing that there was a limit of two per cart. When we got to the cashier, she made us return one of them - which was the correct thing to do, of course.

    I don't understand why more grocery stores are not operating like this. It would not prevent supply side shortages, but it sure would prevent (or slow down) most of the panic buying.
     
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    Tell you something else. I am going to stop shopping at businesses that do not make it mandatory to wear a mask for customers. Unbelievable that people do not get this. And extremely sad for our society. What till Mars attacks.
     
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    All good up here. Hey, as long as there's no beer shortage !
     
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