Generic or brand name ...?

What HAS to be brand name for you (regarding anything ... food, household items, clothing, etc)?

What things do you settle with generic for?
Update: I'll add some of my own examples ... I usually have to get brand name cereal ... generic usually tastes like chemicals. Same with water ... I have had gross experiences with store brand water ... I usually get Poland Spring water or Smart water now ... I get brand name canned food and snack foods (like... show more I'll add some of my own examples ...

I usually have to get brand name cereal ... generic usually tastes like chemicals.

Same with water ... I have had gross experiences with store brand water ... I usually get Poland Spring water or Smart water now ...

I get brand name canned food and snack foods (like oreos) ...

I will buy generic chips, juice, milk, any household things like tp, paper towels, paper plates ...

I like brand name cleaning stuff ... like Kaboom.

I think all clothes have a "brand" ... but I don't buy really expensive brands. I probably wouldn't spend more than $20 on a shirt, not more than $40 on jeans ... but I won't buy crappy stuff either ... like ... I want the seams to be sewn straight ... lol.
17 answers 17