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MommaNoodle 2 kids; Pennsylvania 13115 posts
Jan 2nd '13
Quoting I'm Marbles:" Please explain why the price of Candy bars went up to a dollar? The price of milk going out. Prices ... [snip!] ... going out. Prices go up for more than just people stealing, but people stealing things in the long run causes prices to rise."


i do agree with you that the cost of items rises from theft. but... the milk prices going up has something to do with farmers losing their funding or something.

user banned Altadena, California 11084 posts
Jan 2nd '13
Quoting MommaNoodle:" i do agree with you that the cost of items rises from theft. but... the milk prices going up has something to do with farmers losing their funding or something. "


I know but I was talking about just general merchandise, I just choose to use milk.

MommaNoodle 2 kids; Pennsylvania 13115 posts
Jan 2nd '13
Quoting I'm Marbles:" I know but I was talking about just general merchandise, I just choose to use milk. "


OT, but i have been craving milk recently and i am sooooo pissed that it's gonna get too expensive for me to buy. boo.

Dovahkiin 1 child; 1 angel baby; Kentucky 16776 posts
Jan 2nd '13

Um, I wouldn't do anything. I don't care.



And prices don't go up because people steal things from the store. Who told you that? :?

user banned 2 kids; Georgia 24891 posts
Jan 2nd '13
Quoting bbbt:" Um, I wouldn't do anything. I don't care. And prices don't go up because people steal things from the store. Who told you that? :?"


It's common sense.

Dovahkiin 1 child; 1 angel baby; Kentucky 16776 posts
Jan 2nd '13
Quoting I'm Marbles:" Please explain why the price of Candy bars went up to a dollar? The price of milk going out. Prices ... [snip!] ... going out. Prices go up for more than just people stealing, but people stealing things in the long run causes prices to rise."


Wow, no it doesn't. I suggest you do some studying on economics or something.

user banned Altadena, California 11084 posts
Jan 2nd '13
Quoting MommaNoodle:" OT, but i have been craving milk recently and i am sooooo pissed that it's gonna get too expensive for me to buy. boo. "


It has stayed at 2.49 a gallon here. it went to 2.69 for a week or so but I cant see myself paying out of ass for some milk.

user banned Altadena, California 11084 posts
Jan 2nd '13
Quoting bbbt:" Wow, no it doesn't. I suggest you do some studying on economics or something. "


I suggest you do some studying in the common sense department. Prices go up due to a lot of reasons and theft is one of them.

user banned Altadena, California 11084 posts
Jan 2nd '13
Quoting A❤T=P+[It's a Girl:" It's common sense."



Apparently not to her.

user banned 2 kids; Georgia 24891 posts
Jan 2nd '13
Quoting I'm Marbles:" I suggest you do some studying in the common sense department. Prices go up due to a lot of reasons and theft is one of them."


lol.

MommaNoodle 2 kids; Pennsylvania 13115 posts
Jan 2nd '13
Quoting I'm Marbles:" It has stayed at 2.49 a gallon here. it went to 2.69 for a week or so but I cant see myself paying out of ass for some milk."


it's close to $4/gal here. sucks! i can't imagine paying like $6-8/gal. like, not in my budget.

Dovahkiin 1 child; 1 angel baby; Kentucky 16776 posts
Jan 2nd '13
Quoting I'm Marbles:" I suggest you do some studying in the common sense department. Prices go up due to a lot of reasons and theft is one of them."


Wow, good one. It's called inflation and has nothing to do with crackheads stealing candy bars from the grocery.

user banned Altadena, California 11084 posts
Jan 2nd '13
Quoting MommaNoodle:" it's close to $4/gal here. sucks! i can't imagine paying like $6-8/gal. like, not in my budget. "



Yeah I use to be the girl who wouldnt pay over 2 dollars for a gallon of milk. Now I cant see me paying more than 2.75 IF I have too.



We arent big milk drinkers tho.

MommaNoodle 2 kids; Pennsylvania 13115 posts
Jan 2nd '13
Quoting bbbt:" Wow, good one. It's called inflation and has nothing to do with crackheads stealing candy bars from the grocery. "


uh... what? inflation is a totally other issue. they are right--prices do rise in some stores as a result of stolen merchandise. granted, it doesn't happen automatically, it takes awhile of it happening, but... they have to make up their loss somehow and that is one way.

user banned Altadena, California 11084 posts
Jan 2nd '13
Quoting bbbt:" Wow, good one. It's called inflation and has nothing to do with crackheads stealing candy bars from the grocery. "


Inflation is ONE of the reasons. THEFT is ANOTHER.



You mean to tell me, if someone came in the store once a week a stole lets say a box of tampons. The store would be at a loss for those tampons eventually and the price of them WILL go up.