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Old 03-26-2020, 07:48 AM
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Never mind the price gouging. How many rolls of Toilet paper have they hoarded to be able to do this. A good answer to this is to **** on them by boycotting them both now and in the future.
Does that mean you, as a matter of principle, will refuse using any of their TP because you deem it dirty?
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Old 03-26-2020, 07:49 AM
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Went to City Fire @ LSL to check on the take out menu. Lo and behold, the are selling toilet paper ($2 a roll, limit 2), bread, rubber gloves, all kinds of bottles of booze (is that legal?), and assorted other stuff. I wonder if that is price gouging and if they are paying taxes on all that stuff. Just sayin.
This is actually very creative ... kudos to CF for being that smart and resilient
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Old 03-26-2020, 08:15 AM
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Never mind the price gouging. How many rolls of Toilet paper have they hoarded to be able to do this. A good answer to this is to **** on them by boycotting them both now and in the future.
So you think businesses go out to Wal Mart or Publix every week and buy paper goods? They stock up with large purchases, and now, with the restaurants closed they have no use for so they are creatively getting rid of it by giving customers an opportunity to buy it.
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Old 03-26-2020, 08:22 AM
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Went to City Fire @ LSL to check on the take out menu. Lo and behold, the are selling...all kinds of bottles of booze (is that legal?), and assorted other stuff...
Selling bottles of booze would require an off premise liquor license, which can cost $100K in Florida. The only way at this time they would get caught would be if a competitor reported them, such as a liquor store or another bar, they're taking a very big chance for a few dollars.
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Old 03-26-2020, 08:51 AM
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I believe selling booze with take out was ok'ed...
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Old 03-26-2020, 09:11 AM
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I don't see a problem with it. Some people cannot get up at 7 AM to buy toilet paper, and they don't want to wait in the toilet paper line.
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Old 03-26-2020, 09:14 AM
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They also must have hoarded the stuff!
Restaurants and other businesses get their TP, cleaning items, and other supplies from wholesale suppliers, like Sysco. They buy in bulk. They do not go to the local grocery store, so you don't have to be concerned that they emptied the shelf before you got there.
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Old 03-26-2020, 10:05 AM
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You're assuming they bought this TP after the Virus scare began. Business usually stock up on dry good so they don't run out during business season. Imagine the reaction if a customer went to the toilet and there was no TP and the business owner told him, "We ran out."
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Old 03-26-2020, 11:39 AM
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More importantly, why DON'T you?
Why would I care if they are selling toilet paper for $2 a roll. Simple answer, don't buy it if it's ruining your whole day. My guess is that they have long since had massive quantities of toilet paper, seeing how they are a restaurant (and have toilets)!

I think it's great they are trying to lessen the losses they are undoubtedly experiencing.
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A business doesn't buy a six or twelve pack they buy by the big cases from the supply house. So if they got a delivery and they're closed why not sell it. A commercial case has 96 rolls of toilet paper depending on the brand per Amazon .com
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This is the friendliest hometown, right?
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