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Old 24.03.2017, 08:03
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Coop Albisrieden Keeps Running Out Of Crunchy Peanut Butter!

I'm sitting here eating toast with SMOOTH peanut butter because for the third week in succession my local Coop has stopped stocking the crunchy variety. It was either buy smooth or die of starvation.

Honestly, what use to man or beast is smooth peanut butter?!?!

I'll have to go and shop in the Migros across the road in case they have it, or worse still go to Letzipark which is at least a 10 minute bike ride.

I am quite sure that supermarkets in the UK and the Netherlands - other countries I have lived in - would stock crunchy peanut butter in all situations even tidal waves and earthquakes. Though I am sure Odile will have a valuable anecdote about UK supermarkets in the 1970s only ever stocking lard and coal.

I'm now going to go to work in a bad mood. On a Friday!

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Old 24.03.2017, 08:05
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Re: Coop Albisrieden Keeps Running Out Of Crunchy Peanut Butter!

A bit early to be on the pop, isn't it?
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Old 24.03.2017, 08:06
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Re: Coop Albisrieden Keeps Running Out Of Crunchy Peanut Butter!

Shouldn't this be in the First World Problems thread?
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Old 24.03.2017, 08:08
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Re: Coop Albisrieden Keeps Running Out Of Crunchy Peanut Butter!

No it's Friday. I want my very own Friday thread! Especially if my breakfast has an uninspired toast topping.
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Old 24.03.2017, 08:17
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Re: Coop Albisrieden Keeps Running Out Of Crunchy Peanut Butter!

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No it's Friday. I want my very own Friday thread! Especially if my breakfast has an uninspired toast topping.
Sounds like an ideal excuse to go to a Konditorei and get the full monty instead
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Old 24.03.2017, 08:18
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Re: Coop Albisrieden Keeps Running Out Of Crunchy Peanut Butter!



A proper complaint!!!
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Old 24.03.2017, 08:18
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Re: Coop Albisrieden Keeps Running Out Of Crunchy Peanut Butter!

Don't worry. I'll be making up for it
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Old 24.03.2017, 08:21
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Re: Coop Albisrieden Keeps Running Out Of Crunchy Peanut Butter!

Serves you right for living in Albisrieden and still using that username.
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Re: Coop Albisrieden Keeps Running Out Of Crunchy Peanut Butter!

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Though I am sure Odile will have a valuable anecdote about UK supermarkets in the 1970s only ever stocking lard and coal.
Which in true blitz spirit could be combined in a 50/50 mix with 3 drops of Peanut essence to make a suitable Crunchy Peanut Butter replacement.
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Old 24.03.2017, 08:35
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Re: Coop Albisrieden Keeps Running Out Of Crunchy Peanut Butter!

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Serves you right for living in Albisrieden and still using that username.
Good point. It might be that Coop is assuming that Nickis still in Basel and have moved all stock there accordingly. So they might be very customer-oriented.
my suggestion is that Nick visits all Coop supermarkets in Basel and then reports back.
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Old 24.03.2017, 08:56
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Re: Coop Albisrieden Keeps Running Out Of Crunchy Peanut Butter!

Nick, worst case you could try Nutella with chocolate sprinkles.

I have the exact opposite problem, since smooth peanut butter is better than crunchy it runs out sooner than crunchy.

We all have our crosses to bear.
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Re: Coop Albisrieden Keeps Running Out Of Crunchy Peanut Butter!

What I take from this is that Odile is the new Wolli.

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I'm sitting here eating toast with SMOOTH peanut butter because for the third week in succession my local Coop has stopped stocking the crunchy variety. It was either buy smooth or die of starvation.

Honestly, what use to man or beast is smooth peanut butter?!?!

I'll have to go and shop in the Migros across the road in case they have it, or worse still go to Letzipark which is at least a 10 minute bike ride.

I am quite sure that supermarkets in the UK and the Netherlands - other countries I have lived in - would stock crunchy peanut butter in all situations even tidal waves and earthquakes. Though I am sure Odile will have a valuable anecdote about UK supermarkets in the 1970s only ever stocking lard and coal.

I'm now going to go to work in a bad mood. On a Friday!

Cheers,
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Old 24.03.2017, 09:32
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Re: Coop Albisrieden Keeps Running Out Of Crunchy Peanut Butter!

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I have the exact opposite problem, since smooth peanut butter is better than crunchy it runs out sooner than crunchy.
Blasphemy!
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Re: Coop Albisrieden Keeps Running Out Of Crunchy Peanut Butter!

What a relief ... Finally a thread about an important issue facing us all, instead of that irrelevant stuff about coral reefs, feminist video games, the future of the world, etc.
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Blasphemy!
Help, help, Moderator abuse of power!

I don't see why I deserve a groan, I merely stated a simple fact of life.
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Old 24.03.2017, 10:04
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Re: Coop Albisrieden Keeps Running Out Of Crunchy Peanut Butter!

Can't you just crush a few whole peanuts and mix them in? You can have whatever consistency you like then.

Not speaking from experience, I hate the stuff.
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Re: Coop Albisrieden Keeps Running Out Of Crunchy Peanut Butter!

Clearly natures way of telling you to eat less peanut butter

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Though I am sure Odile will have a valuable anecdote about UK supermarkets in the 1970s only ever stocking lard and coal.
Don't be stupid. The miners were on strike for the whole 1970s.
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Old 24.03.2017, 10:28
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Re: Coop Albisrieden Keeps Running Out Of Crunchy Peanut Butter!

Check Oerell Fuesli book shop in Zurich - on the top floor they sell books in english and crunchy peanut butter, hotdog relish, brown sause, yorkshire tea and other US/UK stuff.
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