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View Poll Results: At the checkout counter, do you prefer paper or plastic to carry your groceries?
Paper 15 34.09%
Plastic 29 65.91%
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      03-25-2006, 02:34 PM   #1
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Paper or Plastic?

Just thought I'd make a poll that is just as meaningless as the bevy of other polls around here.
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      03-25-2006, 03:04 PM   #2
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Should also add "both".
It our local stores, if you ask for paper, you get both.
Just my two cents on this meaningless poll.
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      03-25-2006, 03:05 PM   #3
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You fail at making useless polls. I will make a superior poll in a second.
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      03-25-2006, 03:08 PM   #4
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I would have to say plastic. This is because the handles on the paper bags easily get ripped off. They are not strong enough compared to the elastic strength of a plastic bag IMHO.
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I prefer paper because I can reuse it if I meet a butterface.
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I prefer paper because I can reuse it if I meet a butterface.
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shim is definitly my favorite poll maker. way to "stoop" to his level led.
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We dont get paper here
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When I worked at a grocery store in High School, I was told to ask "Is plastic okay?" Instead of "paper of plastic". That was 12 years ago. Plastic bags are cheaper, and it was thought that if we ask "is plastic okay" that it would cut down on paper bag consumption. These days, they don't even ask here in Houston, they just stick in plastic. And cheap places like Walmart don't even carry paper.

I always try to get paper though because I heard its better for the environment. It also comes in handy for keeping things (i don't throw them away).
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we get a paper bag with a plastic bag on the exterior. best of both worlds
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there is NOTHING off topic about this thread.
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i hate costco.......they always boxed your items with huge reusable boxes!
i dumped all the boxes in the parking lot before leaving........
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My wife let some Tide clothes detergent spill on my high zoot leather briefcase now I use plastic grocery bags for important business documents.
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Paper! I can generally get more in a paper bag thus having less bags to carry!
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re: your lengthy poll
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You fail at making useless polls. I will make a superior poll in a second.
You meant to say inferior, but I concur.
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shim is definitly my favorite poll maker. way to "stoop" to his level led.
I bet you do paper.... or do you carry one of those reusable canvas bags?
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PLASTIC

I have a small kitchen with no place to put a trash bin so I put two screws in the side of the cabinet and hang plastic bags there until they are filled and then change them.

It works very well for me.
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plastic, its easier
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i haven't had somebody ask me "paper or plastic" in a long time. they just automatically use plastic now.
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We recycle all our plastic that we don't use.







So there.
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