Toilet paper

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  1. REELDOC

    REELDOC EYES OPEN, NO FEAR Benefactor Supporting Member

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    Just got back from Lowes. This toilet paper shortage is galling my butt. They had 12 rolls of TP on the shelf for a buck each. Glad I don't need it any time soon.

    When I can find it in bulk I'm going to buy enough to fill a dang storage building and just wait until things get stoopid again. I think CFF needs to go in and buy some toilet paper machines and make our own. We need a spiffy name for the company..........
     
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    Toilet paper shortage? First Ive heard of this, what happened?
     
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    Two things I know I will never run out of . Toilet paper and ammo. Plan ahead...
     
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    Sent you a PM with a source fo bulk.
     
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    To piggyback on @DCGallim contact food distribution sources
    Example - orrells in Tyro (just south of lexington) has TP in large cases, about 50c a roll, I think it's a 96 roll case. So 50 bucks but, dang, it's a lot of TP
     
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    I havent been in a Sam's yet that doesn't have any.
     
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    I have room to store it at the office so I don’t mind buying that much. I installed one of the paper towel dispensers in the bathroom since I was having such a hard time find regular roll paper towels. It’s so damn convenient I’m thinking of putting one in my kitchen.
     
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    Toilet paper was a little scarce when we first got here. We always had plenty on hand so, we were OK. But, I feel all of this "shortage" stuff will be back around before the end of the year. Early morning at the local Chinamart was the time to buy toilet paper. Overnight they would stock and the early birds would buy it all up by 10AM, limit one per customer.

    We have added a little more to our stash, we're good for a long time now. Now, everywhere has near normal stocking of toilet paper. The same people that were complaining about not being able to find toilet paper will be the same ones complaining next time. Always keep a supply of all things that you use on a regular basis, not just toilet paper.
     
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    Don't need any but I'm dang sure speculating for buying now and making a profit later. Roadside TP stand.:cool:
     
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    I was told to go to Amazon and look for the commercial sized rolls.

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    My wife has bought 2 big packs (the 24 MEGA rolls size) Of Charmin Ultra in the past week or so ... she has no place to store it in the pantry, linen closet or such so they are on the floor of the bedroom closet. I’m guessing we already had half a Sam’s Club 36 roll pack which I bought before this stuff started. I told her she had a TP hoarding problem ... to which she replied “Do you want to start talking ammunition?” ... I shut the hell up.

    oh yeah ... in reference to the OP price per roll ... the price I paid $23 for the 36 pack of “super” size rolls at Sam’s for 64¢ per and she paid $24 for the 24 pack of “mega” size rolls (mega rolls are larger ... almost to large for the toilet paper holder at first) for $1 per.
     
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