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13 signs you're an expert Lidl-or-Aldi shopper

The grandmaster of the fruit and veg aisle.

1. You have a practised eye for the best cardboard box to put your shopping in

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2. You feel the secret thrill of the mystery bin

And know what day of the week to go in to get first pick of the specials.

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3. You know that it’s physically impossible to only buy one thing

4. But also, the pain of impulse-buying too much ‘to save in the long run’… and having to carry it home.

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5. You have bought presents there for people you love

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6. You’ve attained Grandmaster level at matching odd-sounding products to their brand-name equivalents

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7. You know which queue moves quickest

And have internally rated all the cashiers’ levels of expertise. “I’ll stand here, the dark-haired one is dead fast.”

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8. You have developed a serious addiction to at least one brand of chocolate you’d never previously heard of

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9. You know that not EVERY special offer is a good special offer

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10. But some are just… very special indeed

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11. You are aware that most of the wine descriptions would also fit the perfect man

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12. You have known the confusion of trying to stack your groceries as the cashier fires them through at 100mph

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13. So now you take your shopping over to the special shelf at the front, to pack at your leisure while making this face:

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Congratulations! You have attained Expert Lidl or Aldi Shopper status.

Now go, eat cheap groceries.

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