myTakes: Shopping & Gifts

Does bad packaging annoy you?

Bad packaging is a common frustration for consumers. Whether it's difficult to open, wasteful, or poorly designed, bad packaging can be more than just an inconvenience – it can be downright irritating. One of the most...
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Car Brands Ranked From MOST👍 To LEAST👎 Reliable 🇯🇵🇰🇷 Part I

Note: 'Major' brands are always mentioned first in bold with 'minor' brands (such as luxury ones and acquired ones) written in brackets. Honda 1. 𝗛𝗼𝗻𝗱𝗮 [Acura]: 👑This one takes the crown as the 'MOST RELIABLE'...
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My Review of the 2012 Ford Fusion SE as a new driver

This is my first car, a 2012 Fusion SE. When it came into my possession last year, it had 237k miles on it. It now has 238,880. Talk about being driven. This ten-year old sedan has little issues for all its use, and for...
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Why Peugeot is The Greatest Car Manufacturer Ever (Not Toyota)

In response to this myTake... I think you could easily make a case for any of about five different companies as being "The Greatest Car Manufacturer Ever", or at least better than Toyota. For the sake of argument...
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87, 89, 91: What even is Super Premium Gasoline?

I ride an antique motorcycle so I can't buy any of them... But we'll get to that. First things first, what is the difference between 87, 89, and 91? What do those numbers even mean? and why are there all these new...
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Cars I would buy

I would buy: 1. A car that is reliable I work shift and there is a curfew in my country to deal with the COVID 19 virus so it would be essential for me to own a reliable car. Reliable cars don't break down or wear out...
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Sears Had Everything: The decline of an American institution

Sears had everything. Sadly, today I learned that the retailer Sears will close another group of stores, leaving only 30 retail stores remaining. This is from a peak of over 3000 stores. Sears had always been the go-to...
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Why we buy impulsive? Is it normal?

Well, we all have seen thou long line of random article you need to walk trough to get to the cashier when at stores and have wonder who buys all this stuff, or you might be sitting there right now with a pack of sweets...
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Home Chats

Top 8 Best Birthday Gift Ideas That You Can Give Your Girl In This Pandemic Period

You don’t need to have a special occasion to gift something to your lovely lady, be it your girlfriend, mom, or sister. But if it's a special occasion like your girls Birthday then no need to brainstorm for ideas. Here...
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Small businesses need your support now more than ever!

It's no secret that the coronavirus has hurt lots of businesses. Small businesses have been hurt the most. Many laying off or furloughing workers with some never reopening. Some big national retailers are going bankrupt...
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Mytake For Cigarette Smokers

As businesses are shutting down. Recession a possibility. People should be finding ways to spend less, not more. For those who smoke cigarettes, one way to save tons of money is to make your own. I've done this for years...
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Cars I wouldn't buy

I would not buy: 1. Fiat. In my country they cost much and have very little resale value. They also have a bad reputation for reliability issues. The parts are not easy or cheap to get. I had an old boss who bought a...
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The Portillo's Experience and some other mall stuff

At the Schaumburg Woodfield Mall in Illinois. They had opened for the holiday season a so called pop up version of the Portillo's Restaurants located in the Chicagoland area and suburbs. So I decided to share some of my...
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My time at the Volo antique and thrift shops

I was going to use pictures of the place in a question but there were so many things to share I felt it would do better as a mytake This starts with me standing next to a real terminator prop used in terminator 2 sent...
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Childhood Memories: 'Tinkertoy'

Insipred by @Jjpayne's recent question about collecting Hot Wheels or similar type collector cars, I set out to my parent's house shortly after answering Jj's question to dig through old mementos in my parent's attic &...
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How to get your girlfriend or spouse the gifts she actually want!

I hear so many men saying it’s so hard to find a gift for my girlfriend or spouse. Well here is a great tip. If she has Pinterest, make a fake account and start following her . You can look through her pins and choose...
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Americans Will Buy ANYTHING!!! Top Five Stupid Infomercial products

If you've ever watched TV you are probably familiar with the Infomercial and the "As Seen on TV" product. Some like Oxi Clean or Flex Seal are awesome and work well. But, these are some products that just plain stupid...
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Are Cashless Transactions Actually Making You Cashless?

Hello and welcome everyone! It's your boy Hal and I've been seeing several amateur takes on dating and relationships so here's something to slightly change your mood lol (Yes I'm cocky 🤣🤣). This is mainly my personal...
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From The Red to the Black: Some Fun Facts About Black Friday

One week from Today many retailers online and brick and mortar all over the world will be at war over your Holiday purchasing dollars. The day called "Black Friday" hasn't always had a cheery meaning. In the 1800's it was...
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Black Friday 2018: If You're Going to Shop Online or In-Store, Here's What You Should Know

It's officially the Holiday Shopping season. Stores and online retailers are competing to earn your hard earned dollar. Walmart and Amazon look to retain their titles as the champions of American Holiday shopping. While...
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