What's the one thing you run out of that sends you immediately to the grocery store?

Asked by Jane Belanger

September 22, 2010

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Prince Charming

From Little Italy (Fashion Designer)

Diet Coke. I probably drink eight liters a day...it’s a lot; it’s pretty bad. I buy the two liters, or I’ll go to 7-Eleven and get a Double Big Gulp; they’re two liters by themselves. When I was in the Navy I had to go out to sea for a long time. I couldn’t drink my soda, and everybody thought I was going to have withdrawals. I just really like the flavor and the way the carbonation burns in my throat.

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Alan Alzona

From Mira Mesa (Manager)

Hair spray. Got 2 B Glued Freezing Spray. It’s the only hair spray that works. It’s in a big yellow can. I’ve been using it for, like, six years. Four dollars at Target; Albertson’s, $8; Walmart’s, like, $3, but it’s too far and I never go there. It’s amazing. I buy it in bulk.

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Ryan Fitzgerald

From Pacific Beach (Clothing Designer)

Chocolate milk. I buy it premade. I don’t drink milk, so it’s like my coffee. I don’t drink it every morning, but if I’m in the mood for coffee or milk or something like that, I’ve got to get my chocolate milk.

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John Nguyen

From Carmel Mountain (Sales Rep)

Beer. I just have to have it there to have it there, even if I’m not drinking it. Just knowing that it’s there makes me feel good. If I go to the fridge and there’s not one in there, I’ll shoot right out the door and be right back. I’m not an alcoholic or anything, but I just have to have it there in case I want it with dinner or to watch the game.

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Dan Stringer

From Bankers Hill (Student)

Condoms! Can’t be without those. Or...I could do without most foods for a while, but when I run out of crunchy things like pretzels or chips, I’ll go out. I need some sort of good crunchy snack in the house.

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Debbie Cherry

From Point Loma (Food Server)

Milk. Not for coffee or cereal or anything. I drink it straight, two percent. Gotta have it every day. I drink a lot of milk!


normaz Sept. 23, 2010 @ 11:09 a.m.

North Park

Toothpaste! Can't have stinky breath, that's just gross!

Downtown Law Firm


David Dodd Sept. 25, 2010 @ 5:32 a.m.

Tequila and Fresca. The supermarkets sell tequila on the cheap, and well, Fresca is the perfect chaser. Sometimes I even buy groceries there ;)


doughardy Sept. 27, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m.

Toilet paper...that will get me out to the store...I hate to shop.


Duhbya Sept. 28, 2010 @ 5:21 a.m.

Does he get your doughnuts, too? ;>)


Rocket_J_Squirrel Oct. 12, 2010 @ 10:55 p.m.

tortillas, peanut butter and cheese makes the world go round.....


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