what's an off-brand product that you think is better than the brand name version?

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  1. Harry Gibbs

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    the only one i've found is member's mark (i.e., sam's club) brand paper towels as a substitute for bounty paper towels. not sure how they compare price-wise, but sam's gave away free rolls one day so i took one and used it and thought it worked better than bounty. so that's what i use now.

    i've heard there's some grocery store brand ketchup that is supposed to be better than heinz, but i'm skeptical.
     
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    Anything from Costco.
     
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    Ramses condoms
     
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    i wish i had a costco closer. i hear they have great prime meat sometimes.
     
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    you're supporting the Koch brothers and walmart? :no:
     
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    Not sure about better but equal
    Cvs brand meds- NyQuil, Tylenol etc
    Store brand frozen veggies
     
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    this guy slays.
     
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    none,especially food products.
     
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    they might be fucking up america and, by proxy, the world, but they sell a legit paper towel product bro. what's a white guy to do -- NOT destroy the world and buy paper towels some other place? that seems like a lot of work to me.
     
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    cvs brand dissolve-tab version of claritin is the shit, too. good call.
     
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    Kirkland jeans are better than Levi's now.
     
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    this stuff is supposed to be better than heinz. i can't buy into that one.
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    heinz simply ketchup is legit.
     
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    Sunny Select mayo is equal to national brands.
     
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    the lazy will inherit my scorn. you're on the list.
     
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    it's just so much work and i mean, come on. i'm a white guy. what do i have to worry about in this world? i save 3 cents per roll on paper towels. you gotta understand the incentive i have to do nothing for the world, right?