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    • SandraScarlett
    • By SandraScarlett 18th Nov 09, 11:30 PM
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    Boots Time Delay Night Serum - 20p!
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    • 18th Nov 09, 11:30 PM
    Boots Time Delay Night Serum - 20p! 18th Nov 09 at 11:30 PM
    Time Delay Night Serum was £12, then £11.74, but is now available in stores for £6. If you take this to a manned till (it won't work on SS), and point out that your Skinnie (voucher) is valid for this, because it isn't cleansing, so meets the criteria, they will stare at it very closely , but you just smile brightly and they will, eventually, over-ride it.

    For all you Bright Young Things, this will cost you £1, and you'll earn 24p in points, because, due to the over-ride transaction, the points are based on the till price of £6, so that's a BLC (Boots Logic Cost) of 76p.

    But when it comes to the over 60s, because they have to over-ride it, they take the discount prior to deducting the voucher. So 10% of £6 is 60p, leaving £5.40, less your Skinnie, means you pay 40p.

    Us oldies are then given points on £5.40:- 5 x 4p = 20p, so we've had to pay a BLC of 20p for a £12 cream! Simples!

    xx
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    • tara747
    • By tara747 18th Nov 09, 11:35 PM
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    • 18th Nov 09, 11:35 PM
    I nearly caused a riot in my local Boots the last time with this, the SA was so angry!!!

    Might chance my arm again
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    • SandraScarlett
    • By SandraScarlett 18th Nov 09, 11:41 PM
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    • 18th Nov 09, 11:41 PM
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    • 18th Nov 09, 11:41 PM
    I nearly caused a riot in my local Boots the last time with this, the SA was so angry!!!

    Might chance my arm again
    Originally posted by tara747



    xx
    • tara747
    • By tara747 18th Nov 09, 11:43 PM
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    • 18th Nov 09, 11:43 PM
    Blimey, your thanks count is HUGE.
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    • SandraScarlett
    • By SandraScarlett 18th Nov 09, 11:50 PM
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    • 18th Nov 09, 11:50 PM
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    • 18th Nov 09, 11:50 PM
    Blimey, your thanks count is HUGE.
    Originally posted by tara747
    Well, in The Olden Days, when we had the Grabbit thread, I often used to get 50 plus thanks for a post, recounting my Jolly Days Out, or writing a poem etc.

    But this went against the grain with Some People, who only wanted glitches, glitches and more glitches!

    But it's nice to be able to say, conversationally, when on the bus, or in the Sainsbury queue "Do you know I have a huge thanks count on MSE" - it leaves folk very impressed!!!!

    xx
  • epsilondraconis
    • #6
    • 19th Nov 09, 1:20 AM
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    • 19th Nov 09, 1:20 AM
    Well, in The Olden Days, when we had the Grabbit thread, I often used to get 50 plus thanks for a post, recounting my Jolly Days Out, or writing a poem etc.

    But this went against the grain with Some People, who only wanted glitches, glitches and more glitches!

    But it's nice to be able to say, conversationally, when on the bus, or in the Sainsbury queue "Do you know I have a huge thanks count on MSE" - it leaves folk very impressed!!!!

    xx
    Originally posted by SandraScarlett
    Sandra, it looks like you took your eye off of the ball for some of your posts. It appears that you weren't thanked for 12 of them.

    I've got a good mind to find them and thank each of them just so you are thanked for all of your posts.

    Keep up the good work - the reason this forum works so well is because of people like you.
    • The Old Bag
    • By The Old Bag 19th Nov 09, 1:23 AM
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    • #7
    • 19th Nov 09, 1:23 AM
    • #7
    • 19th Nov 09, 1:23 AM
    Time Delay Night Serum was £12, then £11.74, but is now available in stores for £6. If you take this to a manned till (it won't work on SS), and point out that your Skinnie (voucher) is valid for this, because it isn't cleansing, so meets the criteria, they will stare at it very closely , but you just smile brightly and they will, eventually, over-ride it.

    For all you Bright Young Things, this will cost you £1, and you'll earn 24p in points, because, due to the over-ride transaction, the points are based on the till price of £6, so that's a BLC (Boots Logic Cost) of 76p.

    But when it comes to the over 60s, because they have to over-ride it, they take the discount prior to deducting the voucher. So 10% of £6 is 60p, leaving £5.40, less your Skinnie, means you pay 40p.

    Us oldies are then given points on £5.40:- 5 x 4p = 20p, so we've had to pay a BLC of 20p for a £12 cream! Simples!

    xx
    Originally posted by SandraScarlett
    Or Not !

    Unfortunately my boots stores just go by the what the till says.
    If the till says no - end of story.

    I will give it a try if I see some, but just thought I would pre-warn less experienced Bootsers, that these glitches are often down to luck and determination.
    Luck on who is on the till etc,
    and determination....do you want to keep trying at different tills and on different days if you get refused first time
  • foxy-lady
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    • 19th Nov 09, 7:25 AM
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    • 19th Nov 09, 7:25 AM
    I have a few vouchers to use up. Does anyone know what the cheapest thing the coupon will scan on is?
    xx

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    • tara747
    • By tara747 19th Nov 09, 8:28 AM
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    • 19th Nov 09, 8:28 AM
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    • 19th Nov 09, 8:28 AM
    Well, in The Olden Days, when we had the Grabbit thread, I often used to get 50 plus thanks for a post, recounting my Jolly Days Out, or writing a poem etc.

    But this went against the grain with Some People, who only wanted glitches, glitches and more glitches!

    But it's nice to be able to say, conversationally, when on the bus, or in the Sainsbury queue "Do you know I have a huge thanks count on MSE" - it leaves folk very impressed!!!!

    xx
    Originally posted by SandraScarlett
    lol

    I miss the old Boots thread... I mostly lurked but really enjoyed your posts.
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    • tara747
    • By tara747 19th Nov 09, 8:30 AM
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    I have a few vouchers to use up. Does anyone know what the cheapest thing the coupon will scan on is?
    xx
    Originally posted by foxy-lady
    Think it's the Olay face wash @ £5.86 so only 86p to pay. Do try the Time Deay Radiance Booster thought, it's an extra 98p but sooo worth it! You use it as a mask or under makeup a la Beauty Flash Balm and it is fab!!!!!

    HTH.
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    • bylromarha
    • By bylromarha 19th Nov 09, 8:54 AM
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    Sandra, it looks like you took your eye off of the ball for some of your posts. It appears that you weren't thanked for 12 of them.

    I've got a good mind to find them and thank each of them just so you are thanked for all of your posts.

    Keep up the good work - the reason this forum works so well is because of people like you.
    Originally posted by epsilondraconis
    Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to go back and find those 12 posts and rectify the error
    Who made hogs and dogs and frogs?
    • TBeckett100
    • By TBeckett100 19th Nov 09, 9:20 AM
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    i remember when the local boots was offering Olay from £20 to £5 and it spat out a £5 voucher off for Olay products, the freebe also generated a new voucher. By the end of the lunch hour, the voucher was recycled around the office and the store was empty of the stuff. needless to say my OH
    • *Jelly Tots*
    • By *Jelly Tots* 19th Nov 09, 10:14 AM
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    Nice one, SS !x
    • tara747
    • By tara747 19th Nov 09, 10:19 AM
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    i remember when the local boots was offering Olay from £20 to £5 and it spat out a £5 voucher off for Olay products, the freebe also generated a new voucher. By the end of the lunch hour, the voucher was recycled around the office and the store was empty of the stuff. needless to say my OH
    Originally posted by TBeckett100
    Your OH what? I am dying to hear the end of this sentence (although I have a feeling I know what it will be ).
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    • SandraScarlett
    • By SandraScarlett 19th Nov 09, 11:30 AM
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    Your OH what? I am dying to hear the end of this sentence (although I have a feeling I know what it will be ).
    Originally posted by tara747
    Oh this is worse than Corrie! What happened with your OH? Did he erm, cover himself in Olay and kiss the mirror, saying "Who's a pretty boy then"!

    Regarding the coupon not immediately scanning, and the SA refusing it, why not try saying "Oh, I'm so sorry. So that I don't make a mistake again, can you just explain to me please what is wrong with the coupon".

    xx
    • SandraScarlett
    • By SandraScarlett 19th Nov 09, 11:34 AM
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    Your OH what? I am dying to hear the end of this sentence (although I have a feeling I know what it will be ).
    Originally posted by tara747
    Still laughing!

    xx
  • formaldehyde_perfume
    Think it's the Olay face wash @ £5.86 so only 86p to pay. Do try the Time Deay Radiance Booster thought, it's an extra 98p but sooo worth it! You use it as a mask or under makeup a la Beauty Flash Balm and it is fab!!!!!

    HTH.
    Originally posted by tara747
    ohhh thank you so much. I still have one of the 86p things from last time and I'm making a hamper for my Gran and this radiance booster along with the wash will be brilliant to go in with it... And my local shopping mall (including boots) is open until 9pm tonight, hurrah!
    • Karmacat
    • By Karmacat 19th Nov 09, 12:06 PM
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    Erm.... newbie to this board. Loving this thread - can anyone point me to where I can get a voucher? I'm near a big Boots store this afternoon.
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  • karenx
    You need to spend over £5 to get a voucher, so do some shopping get a voucher then go back and get the serum!
    • Karmacat
    • By Karmacat 19th Nov 09, 12:08 PM
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    That was fast! Thanks.
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