NO POTATOS...on August 15th 2009.
Don't potatos, or potato products, on August 15th. Join the Potato Famine!
"In April, 1997, there was a "potato out" conducted nationwide in protest of potato prices. Potato prices dropped 30 cents a pound overnight.
On August 15th, 2009 all internet users are asked to not go to a grocer and purchase potatos in protest of high potato prices. potatos are now over $3.00 a pound in most places!
There are 73,000,000+ American members currently on the internet network, and the average American spends about 30 to 50 dollars on potatos per month.
If all users would refuse potatos and potato products (potato chips, potato bread, potato rolls, latkes, hash browns, even French fries!) on the 15th, it would take $2,292,000,000.00 (that's almost 3 BILLION) out of the potato companies pockets for just one day. Lets try to put a dent in the mid-western potato industry for at least one day.
If you agree (and I can't see why you wouldn't) resend this to everyone on
your contact list with it saying 'Don't buy potatos on August 15th'."
Join the rebellion! By killing potato prices dead, we can stop polygamy (Frito-Lay), and lower potato prices for everyone! Think of all the hungry people who would like a potato now and then.
Together, we can show Big Spud whose boss!