Do you make an effort to support your local economy?

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by banksy, Jul 11, 2013.

?

Support your local economy?

  1. I do.

    78.9%
  2. I do not.

    21.1%
  1. banksy

    banksy FAT FADED FUCK FACE VIP

    Reputations:
    69,207
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    74,003
    Likes Received:
    8,528
    I don't. None at all.

    Quality, convenience, and price determine where I spend fat stacks.

    Why the fuck go to Bob's Hardware and hope they have the thing you need when you know Home Depot's got that thing plus a whole lot of other shit you didn't even know you needed?
     
  2. ChuckZ

    ChuckZ Stay in bed, float up stream VIP

    Reputations:
    209,976
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    209,766
    Likes Received:
    42,160
    no effort, but I do anyways
     
  3. Capn Crud

    Capn Crud The Pride of Cucamonga VIP

    Reputations:
    98,515
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    65,257
    Likes Received:
    9,502
    Whenever practical. But when I can get 10 iPhone screen covers from China for $2 or go to Best Buy and get one for $25, China wins.
     
  4. Mr. Potato Head

    Mr. Potato Head ~Would Like to Play~ Gold

    Reputations:
    120,319
    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2010
    Messages:
    68,837
    Likes Received:
    23,588
    I'm with chuck. I won't go out of my to go to a national chain store.
     
  5. Smell Muhfinger

    Smell Muhfinger "is just really nice?"

    Reputations:
    -3
    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2010
    Messages:
    4,323
    Likes Received:
    0
    I buy vegetables from the godless Amish's markets sometimes. Home grown tomatoes and stuff.. :pimp:
     
  6. basketcase

    basketcase Pissed that Naz only has 2 legs

    Reputations:
    31,006
    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2013
    Messages:
    34,568
    Likes Received:
    5,960
    i only buy from my local dealer
     
  7. Mr. Potato Head

    Mr. Potato Head ~Would Like to Play~ Gold

    Reputations:
    120,319
    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2010
    Messages:
    68,837
    Likes Received:
    23,588
    If you get the good one at Best Buy, you only need one.
     
  8. banksy

    banksy FAT FADED FUCK FACE VIP

    Reputations:
    69,207
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    74,003
    Likes Received:
    8,528
    because of better quality/price/convenience?

    or just for the sake of buying local?
     
  9. Capn Crud

    Capn Crud The Pride of Cucamonga VIP

    Reputations:
    98,515
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    65,257
    Likes Received:
    9,502
    I'm on the same chineese one for a year now, so I guess 10 is overkill
     
  10. Daveindiego

    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Gold

    Reputations:
    553,912
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    78,487
    Likes Received:
    34,289
    I hit my neighborhood Starbucks and taco shops all the time. :mrpeanut:
     
  11. banksy

    banksy FAT FADED FUCK FACE VIP

    Reputations:
    69,207
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    74,003
    Likes Received:
    8,528
    better quality or price?

    certainly not convenience.
     
  12. nazdrowie

    nazdrowie Sultan of Sweat Gold

    Reputations:
    196,070
    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2010
    Messages:
    127,156
    Likes Received:
    25,885
    I bought a can of paint from Home Hardware last summer

    is that good enough?
     
  13. Smell Muhfinger

    Smell Muhfinger "is just really nice?"

    Reputations:
    -3
    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2010
    Messages:
    4,323
    Likes Received:
    0
    MUCH better quality, a little better price, convenient for me, it's on my way home from the Wal Mart.:c
     
  14. banksy

    banksy FAT FADED FUCK FACE VIP

    Reputations:
    69,207
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    74,003
    Likes Received:
    8,528
    [​IMG]
     
  15. Ridic Too

    Ridic Too New Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    25
    Joined:
    May 5, 2013
    Messages:
    3,787
    Likes Received:
    2
    I don't go to chain restaurants. Does that count?
     
  16. banksy

    banksy FAT FADED FUCK FACE VIP

    Reputations:
    69,207
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    74,003
    Likes Received:
    8,528
    makes sense then

    I'm looking for peeps that drive further or spend more for the same product

    just for the sake of "buying local"
     
  17. TonyJax

    TonyJax White Privilege Denied. VIP

    Reputations:
    135,965
    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2012
    Messages:
    26,846
    Likes Received:
    13,892
    I dont date Russian woman.
     
  18. banksy

    banksy FAT FADED FUCK FACE VIP

    Reputations:
    69,207
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    74,003
    Likes Received:
    8,528
    depends on the reason
     
  19. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car?

    Reputations:
    112,144
    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    44,556
    Likes Received:
    17,031
    I go to local restaurants. That's about it.
     
  20. Ridic Too

    Ridic Too New Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    25
    Joined:
    May 5, 2013
    Messages:
    3,787
    Likes Received:
    2
    Because they fucking suck and taste like dog shit.