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shortchef

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  • Joined: 1/28/2004
  • Location: Nokomis, FL
Dale and Thomas popcorn Wed, 10/25/06 8:33 PM (permalink)
In our Sunday paper there was an ad in the coupons that offered a bag (or two) of their popcorn for just the shipping charges. They sent me a peanut butter and a dreamy chocolate popcorn. Absolutely out of this world. They sent me a catalog, too. I would normally not get this excited about popcorn but theirs is delicious. www.daleandthomas.com. This is not a commercial.
 
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    ken8038

    • Total Posts: 1559
    • Joined: 2/4/2004
    • Location: scotch plains, NJ
    RE: Dale and Thomas popcorn Wed, 10/25/06 9:29 PM (permalink)
    I don't know. It seems to me that at $2.95 per 4 cup bag they are making money on it. I browsed around and the 6 bag sampler, with six 5 cup bags is $28.00 plus $ 6.95 shipping. So if they can ship 6 bigger bags for $6.95 I don't think it costs $5.90 to ship 2 bags.

    OK, I'm a cynic, but if they are really serious about giving popcorn away, why not a coupon for a free bag (no shipping) at one of thier retail locations.

    It reminds of those infomercials where they offer to send you (FREE!!) a whole bunch of somewhat outdated computer discs for only $ 9.95 shipping and handling.
     
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      SassyGritsAL

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      • Joined: 10/27/2005
      • Location: Huntsville, AL
      RE: Dale and Thomas popcorn Fri, 10/27/06 4:46 PM (permalink)
      I received the "free" popcorn the other day. It was pretty good, but I was disappointed in the size of the bags. I agree that free should mean that (no shipping charges). Oh well, another lesson learned.
       
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        billyboy

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        • Joined: 1/23/2005
        • Location: New York City, NY
        RE: Dale and Thomas popcorn Fri, 10/27/06 9:51 PM (permalink)
        Sad to say, there is no such thing as "for free" anymore. I'm finding lately, that everything has a "catch" to it and its usually listed in fine print. That being said, I used to work down the street from a Dale and Thomas and I love their popcorn! It can't compare though to my friend Norma's caramel corn that she gives me a tub of every Christmas. I barley get through the day before I finish it off. Soooooooooo good!
         
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          fabulousoyster

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          • Joined: 11/17/2005
          • Location: new york, NY
          RE: Dale and Thomas popcorn Fri, 10/27/06 11:18 PM (permalink)
          I love chocolate covered popcorn! Its wonderful!
           
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