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what have you purchased generic of, regretted, and went back to name brand?

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hibbingmom

Asked by hibbingmom at 11:32 AM on Nov. 22, 2010 in Shopping

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  • There are only a few items that I buy brand name for. One that comes to mind is Pillsbury Crescent rolls. The generic brand is just awful.

    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 11:34 AM on Nov. 22, 2010

  • Toilet paper
    Sharell8710

    Answer by Sharell8710 at 11:35 AM on Nov. 22, 2010

  • Hmmm... Pasta. For whatever reason I just can't cook cheap pasta without it ending up mush...
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 11:35 AM on Nov. 22, 2010

  • Sliced cheese. LOL I tried the generic, but I just can't do it. I gotta have Kraft sliced cheese!!
    smiles551

    Answer by smiles551 at 11:35 AM on Nov. 22, 2010

  • On time i bought generic mayonaisse because i was to lazy to go to the other store and buy Hellmans Yuck never again i love my Hellmans Mayo!
    Truelove77

    Answer by Truelove77 at 11:35 AM on Nov. 22, 2010

  • There aren't many store brands that I think are vastly inferior to name. Parents Choice diapers. I used like three of them, got poop all over my house, and took them back.
    I can't think of another time...
    Jenny-talia

    Answer by Jenny-talia at 11:36 AM on Nov. 22, 2010

  • Diapers - I bought the store brand once to save money and I ended up cleaning more clothes, sheets, etc. then ever before!
    tarakenyon06

    Answer by tarakenyon06 at 11:38 AM on Nov. 22, 2010

  • Cereal. It's probably just in my head, but I don't think the generic brands taste as good as the name brands. I use a lot of generic items, but I won't bend on cereal. LOL.
    cbk_mom3

    Answer by cbk_mom3 at 11:40 AM on Nov. 22, 2010

  • Cereal. When I lived in VA and we qualfied for WIC, the only cereal we could get was store brand. Some were okay, but others were not.
    Izsarejman

    Answer by Izsarejman at 11:40 AM on Nov. 22, 2010

  • Diapers, wipes, baby clothes, cereal
    kiansmom0423

    Answer by kiansmom0423 at 11:41 AM on Nov. 22, 2010

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