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DSC02721The new Similares Pharmacy opposite Marilyn Monroe has now been open for a couple of weeks – complete with blaring music to attract passers by.  So I yelled my request for a packet of tablets – the note from the Doctor had said a packet of 30 tablets, but they come in packets of 20, and as I’d already got one packet, I just needed another  to make up the balance.   They produced two packets and yelled back that I needed them and I yelled No I don’t, and yelled the explanation all over again – and they yelled and I yelled – by now we were reading each other’s lips.   They brought out the senior phamacist to yell too.  Finally the explanation came through in a brief pause of the “music” : there was a special offer on, buy one packet and get the second packet free.  Well in that case, Yes I will have that 2nd packet after all !

How about having a packet of this to accompany it?  No thank you.  Or this?  No.  Or … NO! Or how about this product on special today?  What’s it for?  An upset stomach.  Thank you I don’t have an upset stomach.  (But I was beginning to have a headache…  and a sore throat from all the shouting!)  I would however like 2 packets of this tablet – they brought out three. No, I said TWO and we went through it again – lo and behold another special – buy 2 get 3 !  OK –  sold!  Anything else – how about – NO, thank you!  Just the bill.  Paid and started to leave but no – she pointed to a display at the front and indicated  I could have my choice – a small bag of rice or sugar or toilet rolls.  No, I’m fine thank you, really.  Ah – but they’re FREE! OK! I’ll take a bag of rice for the TE then, thank you.  No!  You get TWO bags free!

Just another shopping experience in Bucerias.

By | 2014-08-29T17:43:16-05:00 August 20th, 2014|Featured, It's That Bucerias Moment|1 Comment

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  1. CJ August 21, 2014 at 10:12 am

    Don’t you just love the blaring music? The Rotisserie place had to finally turn off their music so I could place an order, the speaker being almost on top of the counter (smile).

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