View Poll Results: Have you hoarded for isolation?

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  • I'm in isolation and have hoarded some items for it

    8 14.81%
  • I'm in isolation and have not hoarded items for it

    23 42.59%
  • I'm not in isolation and yet have hoarded items for it

    2 3.70%
  • I'm not in isolation and have not hoarded items for it

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  1. #21
    I didn't, and the supermarkets here are having issues with some stuff, so maybe the mistake was on me for not being a greedy idiot like everyone else.
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    am not hoarding but here stores are still recovering from the massive buying of toilet paper.
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    I stocked up a bit extra on a couple items that I will use pandemic or no: frozen vegetables and froze a few steaks and chickens. Otherwise been shopping "in a regular way" through Amazon Prime Now.

    Edit:
    Oh, a couple things I have done that I rarely ever do: made a bunch of chicken and vegetable stock and froze it. Made enough dough for 6-10 loafs of bread and froze it.

    Yeah, I'm a little paranoid.
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  5. #25
    I'm not in isolation and have not hoarded items for it.

    With my profession i cant go into isolation unless its the end of the world.
    And since my company has almost everything on shelfs (food,water, toilet paper and medicine) their is no need to hoard since i got my supplies at work when it really comes to it.

  6. #26
    No, and the 1-2 item per customer thing should be enforced a lot harder. I have everything I need but it's a pain in the ass sometimes, people are going crazy on fresh meat, rice, pasta etc.

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    No.

    Hoarding in this situation is kinda stupid. You're still allowed to go out to grocery stores and buy shit. You can still get shit delivered.

    The people who hoarded toilet paper should be put in a rocketship and sent to the sun.

  8. #28
    No. I was in self-isolation for 4 weeks due to a possible Covid-19 infection. I asked a family member to shop and deliver to my door during this period, so I didn't need to hoard.
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    I stocked some food cans and extra rice bags for emergency reserve, otherwise I make purchases for two weeks. If I have to tap into the reserves they should last me additional two weeks or a little more. I didn't hoard more than that, because it seems Finnish stores can keep up well enough.

    I don't think I can be counted among the vulnerable, as I merely have a mild asthma, so mild that I haven't taken any medication for it in years. Be that as it may I have isolated myself to my home to minimize spreading the virus. And tbh, there's been reporting that perfectly healthy people have gotten sick pretty bad. I'd rather not push my luck past visiting the store every two weeks and maybe visiting the nature every now and then.
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    As soon as i heared Italy was infected i went to store and got as much stuff as possible. The less i go out, the smaller the chance to get infected and also the mask usage is reduced. I kinda wish i got more chocolate .

    I also took a vacation from work, just before it hit the country to reduce the change of getting something.

  11. #31
    No, there isnt a food shortage, there is an increase of visible things for idiots to worry about.

    a friend works for tesco, perhaps the biggest supermarket in the UK, they have just opened up another warehouse in my area so they can get food out faster to cope with the extra demand.

    i also like to eat fresh veg so queueing two to 3 times a week is really annoying.

  12. #32
    Nope. Hoarding is extremely selfish and stupid. Anyone who did so, should just get banned from visiting or buying (delivery) from stores for the next two months. Not enough food for that long? Well, then they can taste the nada they left for others with their hoarding in the first place.
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    Not really. I did make a "buy a little more stuff than usual" grocery run just before this whole thing started escalating in the US (just to limit my trips out for a while), but I didn't go crazy.

    The grocery store here is still open and fairly well stocked anyway. I'm trying to limit my trips there right now for obvious reasons, but as of the last time I went (which was about 4 days ago), the only thing that wasn't really well stocked was toilet paper. And they did still have a couple of small packs of the store brand 1-ply stuff that nobody wants.
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  14. #34
    I live like two blocks from Whole Foods and a couple of other food stores. No need to hoard.

  15. #35
    Did I hoard? No. Did a buy extra so that I do not have to go to the store for a few weeks? Yes.

    I am immune compromised and I do not like being out right now, even to the grocery store. People should be buying extra if possible and not going to the store every day or every few days.

  16. #36
    Not at all. It is the presence of mind in untried emergencies that the native metal of man is tested.

  17. #37
    No hoarding; moving across the country in a couple months and need to get the condo ready for sale. Sucks that sooooo many cleaning supplies are in short supply now. I just look at the empty shelves and think “how dirty was everybody before this started?!”
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trassk View Post
    Who here has hoarded items for the quarantine or isolation?

    Maybe you have a reason to do so since you are counted as vulnerable and can't go out for 12 weeks.

    Maybe your doing so because your afraid of running out of needed items?

    Maybe you haven't hoarded at all and just living week by week.

    Also if you have, what have you stocked up on?
    I have lots of stuff at home, but it has always been like that. Grew up in a family where the pantry was always full...hell...my grandparents would always have coal, potatoes, apples for the entire winter, grandma would always make preserves from garden fruits and stuff like cabbage etc.

    So I guess that stuck with me. It is also something that (every?) national crisis prevention center has suggested since forever...have a few weeks supply in canned food, water, noodles, rice..stuff like that. I think if I rationed myself I easily have 3 months of food, though it would become boring and calorie deficient.

    But since I live in a flat, there is a limit especially to storing water..so ...if we stopped having running water for weeks most of us would be screwed anyhow, as I have only about 50 litres of drinking water at home...which...if rationed to borderline thirsting probably would barely last 2 months - but without running water, hygiene suddenly becomes the biggest issue and not food. If anyone of us is locked in without running water...and that means no way to flush the toilet....yuk....suddenly food becomes less interesting

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    Quote Originally Posted by Azadina View Post
    Nope. Hoarding is extremely selfish and stupid. Anyone who did so, should just get banned from visiting or buying (delivery) from stores for the next two months. Not enough food for that long? Well, then they can taste the nada they left for others with their hoarding in the first place.
    plus they should be charged a hoarder tax of several dollars per transaction for every transaction after that in perpetuity.

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    No hoarding; moving across the country in a couple months and need to get the condo ready for sale. Sucks that sooooo many cleaning supplies are in short supply now. I just look at the empty shelves and think “how dirty was everybody before this started?!”
    you won't believe how filthy some people can live.
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