Bargain hunter nabs 51 packs of paper plates slashed to 2p each – but people can’t decide if it’s really a good deal | The Sun

A SAVVY shopper found England flag paper plates for just 2p a pack in Asda and was so pleased she bought 51.

Akisha Stapleton was so pleased with the purchase that she took to Facebook group Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK to share news of the discount.

She shared a photo of the immense stack of paper plates, all with the England flag design.

She said: "Think I may have the best bargain of the year!!

"I got all these England throw away plates for 2p a pack!!

"The total cost was £1.02 the bags where 30p each almost more expensive than the plates lol.

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"All together I think I have around 620 plates. Should last me the year."

Akisha showed a photo of the Asda receipt to prove how cheap her purchase was.

The post has now amassed more than 2k likes but not everyone was impressed with her 620 plate shop.

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One person said: "I’d rather eat of the floor lol. Just saying like."

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Another said: "I'd die of embarrassment."

A third said: "But will you use 620 plates? Only a bargain when you have use for them."

Another said: "I couldn’t eat anything off them best place is the bin."

While another said: "They're cheap because no body wants them!"

And another added: "Wouldn’t want them if there were free."

But not everyone agreed with the comments.

One person said: "So many negative comments on this page. I am not a fan of eating off paper plates, but I have bought them for xmas day and foil containers.

"Xmas day is a throwaway day and I don't care what anyone says.

"Whatever makes life easier for the individual. Enjoy your bargain and ignore the jealous people who did not bag this bargain."

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Another said: "Think some people are just jealous they have to keep washing up for the next 620 days."

While a third joked: "At least the plates are going home!"

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