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'That? That's a store, hon. In the olden days people would buy things in stores instead of online.'
'You're not bidding on something again, are you? . . . So when some goofy item and a debit in our account show up at roughly the same time, I am to assume what?'
The Off-line Store
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Tags:modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, modern technology, modern technologies, online retailer, online retailers, online shopping, online shopper, online shoppers, death of the highstreet, cheaper online, internet retailer, internet retailers, internet shopping, internet shopper, internet shoppers, laptop, laptops, tablet, tablets, dot com company, dot com companies, dot-com company, dot-com companies
"I picked him up cheap on eBay."
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E-commerce for shoplifters.
"Excellent choice, Madam... Customers who ordered the Campanelle also ordered: our butter-dipped radishes, three additional napkins, stain-b-gone 3.5 fl oz, and a new sleeveless bubble-hem blouse in ivory."
"Hello yes, I placed an order on seamless and it's been nearly an hour."
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"No, no, the Queen in not in the counting house. She's at the computer selling stuff on e-Bay."
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"It looked better online."
'Mom, did the Stork offer free shipping when I was born?'
General Store: We Now Carry Items!
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'I like the dress but let me do a little comparison shopping, on the internet, first.'
"Oh man. You're buying toilet paper on amazon? way to support an evil billionaire and his draconian labor practices."
Tags:toilet paper, toilet papers, loo paper, loo roll, loo rolls, loo-roll, loo-rolls, bathroom, bathrooms, businessmen, businessman, big business, big businesses, online shopping, internet shopping, high street, small business, small businesses, artisan, artisans, labor law, labor laws, labor practice, labor practices, labour law, labour laws, labour practices
"Computer, order me two long-sleeved cotton crewnecks in dark wine and green heather."
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"It's this amazing new thing that I'm never going to use."
"Thank you for your order! It will be shipped today by airmail."
"Customers who bought 'The Three Little Pigs' also bought...."
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The "This Item Not Sold In Any Store" Store
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"Even though I enjoy the convenience of online shopping, I really miss being a difficult customer."
You'll see, Chet; sales will pick up as soon as this whole Internet fad blows over.'
'Enough EBAY already!'
"Aren't you glad we stayed in? I had time to order us some more sweatpants."
Tags:staying in, staying home, anti-social, introvert, introverts, introverted, technology, computer, computers, shopping, shopper, shoppers, internet shopping, online shopping, ecommerce, e-commerce, sweatpants, fashion, pants, trousers, lazy, laziness, couple, couples, date night, date nights, date, dates, dating, relationship, relationships, marriage, marriages, married life
"Hi! I'm Carl, from Amazon fulfillment. Would you mind telling us how you feel about your online shopping experience?"
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"Of course, it's a knockoff. What did you expect from something you got off Greg's List?"
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