2012 Costco thread

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Re: 2012 Costco thread

Postby Tiger Mountaineer » 07 Apr 2012, 12:07

Dragonbones wrote:I completely agree on the Nestle. Much too sweet, and not good quality. I was doing a price comparison for business purposes. Thanks, though! Was that French stuff in chip form?

No it's in bars, but I just chop it into chunks. Looks better that way in cookies anyhow :wink:

For comparison, this guy sells 500g of Belgian chocolate in disk/chip form for $300 ($220+$80 shipping).
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Re: 2012 Costco thread

Postby Dragonbones » 07 Apr 2012, 13:48

Lovely, thanks! :)
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Re: 2012 Costco thread

Postby John » 23 Apr 2012, 21:56

Not sure if this is old or new news (I only go to Costo about once every 4 months), but on Sunday I noticed they were selling avocados...beautiful, fatty (not watery) avocados!
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Re: 2012 Costco thread

Postby Tempo Gain » 23 Apr 2012, 23:01

Old news, but still good news!

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Re: 2012 Costco thread

Postby Icon » 23 May 2012, 17:14

Any opinions on the bedsheets from Costco? Two of mine -brought from the ol' country- dissolved in the wash yesterday, I need to buy new ones. The ones I saw in Costco looked nice though pricey. If they are good and lasting, I may pay what they ask. Any experience with them so far?
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Re: 2012 Costco thread

Postby ceevee369 » 23 May 2012, 19:11

Can we start a petition for they import Lay's Salt & Vinegar Chips ? :thumbsup:
It's a complete rip-off @ City Super or Jasons paying 125-145 a bag :thumbsdown:

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Re: 2012 Costco thread

Postby k.k. » 23 May 2012, 21:16

ceevee369 wrote:Can we start a petition for they import Lay's Salt & Vinegar Chips ? :thumbsup:
It's a complete rip-off @ City Super or Jasons paying 125-145 a bag :thumbsdown:


Ah yes, salt and vinegar chips. I prefer the Old Dutch brand we get in Canada, but Lay's will do. I remember fondly as a kid holding a salt and vinegar chip by your fingers in your mouth and inhaling deeply to cause a cough. Why, I don't know. Something we did as kids. Vinegar chip huffing I guess? :ponder:
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Re: 2012 Costco thread

Postby Mr He » 24 May 2012, 08:12

Speaking of Costco, when does the Taoyuan shop open? Should be soon.
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Re: 2012 Costco thread

Postby Deuce Dropper » 24 May 2012, 17:28

Why is the Junghe Costco so damn ghetto?

-after you get out of your car you begin to choke because the parking lot is full of scooter exhaust (not an issue in Xizhi and Neihu)...ghetto!
-they have no escalators...wtf? really?...super ghetto!
-you can always find more expensive shit that is sold out at other Costcos (the reason I went)...so ghetto!
-people stare at you like you've all of a sudden been beamed down to Yunlin County...mad ghetto!
-you may get run over by the hordes of people rambling for a sample...wicked ghetto!
-the pizza in the canteen has fucked up portioning...ghetto style!
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Re: 2012 Costco thread

Postby best_intentions » 25 May 2012, 11:50

Pretty lame first post, but does anyone know if Costco sells "Sun Chips"...? Preferably French Onion flavor. I'm not even a big chips fan but the lack of snacks I like in TW is pushing me toward shelling out NT155 for a bag filled halfway :)
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