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    • redfox
    • By redfox 16th Jun 16, 8:27 PM
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    Elite 11+ shopping and chat thread
    • #1
    • 16th Jun 16, 8:27 PM
    Elite 11+ shopping and chat thread 16th Jun 16 at 8:27 PM
    Welcome to a new long lasting Elite 11+ glitch and chat thread.

    Please see post number 2 for all the relevant information on the thread. Savvybuyer's excellent lists are in the subsequent posts.

    It's a great group and community so enjoy!
    Last edited by redfox; 16-06-2016 at 9:38 PM.
    I'm a Board Guide on the Quick Grabbit, Food Shopping & Groceries, Shop but don't drop, Loans and Cutting Tax boards which means I'm a volunteer to help the boards run smoothly and I can move and merge threads there. Pease remember, board guides don't read every post. If you spot an illegal or inappropriate post then please report it to forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com (it's not part of my role to deal with this) Any views are mine and not the official line of MoneySavingExpert.

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    • Sarahdol75
    • By Sarahdol75 9th Oct 16, 9:48 AM
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    Sarahdol75
    Good morning everyone.

    Thinking of you rhosynbach.

    Its a lovely day in North Wales today.
    Walk 2000 miles in a year challenge 2017 -

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    • aau1
    • By aau1 9th Oct 16, 9:48 AM
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    aau1
    They must be a aid by the brands/manufacturer to push certain products on a certain offer plus a commission/fee.

    I would think they can demonstrate success given we on Elite and rest of the HUKD/10ways/glitch/Cashback/coupon community are on it boosting "sales" .

    Anon
    Originally posted by Anon
    exactly

    and it's pretty much real time monitoring whereas if you are running a coupon campaign it takes ages for all the stores to send them back to Valassis for processing and for them to feed back to the brand

    Then there is the cost saved by not designing, printing, distributing coupons
    Apparently, everybody knows that the bird is the word a moorhen
    • mhoc
    • By mhoc 9th Oct 16, 9:50 AM
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    mhoc
    It should still work as offers are still on in A and T. Someone reported some flavours not working yesterday though I am not sure if we established why as I have not read back yet.

    Yes Schw should also be good for CoS or CS - just check you choices are listed in the app and that they compare to T.

    Hth

    Anon
    Originally posted by Anon
    yes, should be good, its relativly low risk anyway, all stuff we use plus cashback items so fingers crossed and i can get the pepperami and savages as well - Ive got an APg to use up today
    “Create all the happiness you are able to create; remove all the misery you are able to remove. Every day will allow you, --will invite you to add something to the pleasure of others, --or to diminish something of their pains.”
    • TrulyMadly
    • By TrulyMadly 9th Oct 16, 9:52 AM
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    TrulyMadly
    Jo and Jen are very helpful - jo does seem to work all hours though. You wonder if it is a small outfit .

    Anon
    Originally posted by Anon
    Generic names I guess

    Anyone know where to find the Trek bars in A please?
    To do is to be. Rousseau
    To be is to do. Sartre
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    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 9th Oct 16, 9:52 AM
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    bubbs
    They must be a aid by the brands/manufacturer to push certain products on a certain offer plus a commission/fee.

    I would think they can demonstrate success given we on Elite and rest of the HUKD/10ways/glitch/Cashback/coupon community are on it boosting "sales" .

    Anon
    Originally posted by Anon
    From the admin fee they charge each company per redemption that is made

    Same way that Valassis makes money acting as the go between for companies that issue MOCs and supermarkets that accept them
    Originally posted by aau1
    Thanks both
    Glad i started doing it should have started ages ago
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15

    -2 stone 8 1/2 lb week 13
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 9th Oct 16, 9:53 AM
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    Generic names I guess

    Anyone know where to find the Trek bars in A please?
    Originally posted by TrulyMadly
    For a min i thought it was 2 of my sisters i used to be the only one name not starting with a j, till my youngest sister came along
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15

    -2 stone 8 1/2 lb week 13
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 9th Oct 16, 9:55 AM
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    Sarah has dh recoverd ok now?
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15

    -2 stone 8 1/2 lb week 13
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 9th Oct 16, 9:57 AM
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    Check your ebay accounts , i have 50% off final value fees until tues , need to opt in at the bottom of your selling page
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15

    -2 stone 8 1/2 lb week 13
    • MKS
    • By MKS 9th Oct 16, 9:58 AM
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    MKS
    Mines empty

    But I do have a pretty good excuse
    Originally posted by queen of cheap
    Hope that you had a lovely time, queenie.
    I have to start packing as off tomorrow.
    • Anon
    • By Anon 9th Oct 16, 9:59 AM
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    Anon
    Good morning all


    Dh would not wait a t's Checkout with me last night I ONLY had 4 separate orders and two hipp coupons


    He had got a yogurt shop for DIL on Friday and cashier remarked how similar this two shops were He was not cool


    I need house stuff,small bits and pieces so its trailing the shops for an hour or so later


    Enjoy whatever you do We have sunshine yah
    Originally posted by mrsmac10

    Sounds like he needs to toughen up a bit . Good on him getting involved though.

    Two identical shops is a training session - build him up to 5 or more and he will get the hang of it . Self scan can cut down the hassle particularly if there is no alcohol or other items needing CS intervention - and if you do need them, they don't tend to hang about observing as too busy .

    Anon
    • Snap-ant
    • By Snap-ant 9th Oct 16, 10:00 AM
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    Snap-ant


    Just wanted to show off my Bonio clock. Purchased from Bonio with coupons on the boxes many years ago. Noticed it last night up above the back door, still makes me smile

    Our Family Motto ~
    ♦ If all else fails - read the instructions ♦

    • Snap-ant
    • By Snap-ant 9th Oct 16, 10:01 AM
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    Snap-ant


    I had a mug too - the handle was a Bonio. It got broken but I still have the handle
    Our Family Motto ~
    ♦ If all else fails - read the instructions ♦

    • MKS
    • By MKS 9th Oct 16, 10:04 AM
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    Hello and thanks for your reply, and the help. My friend is Alison she has been away for a few weeks her eldest son went missing and their was concerns for his safety. He has been found is getting the help he needs and she is coming home Tuesday as has the results to her biopsy then.
    Originally posted by WelshFarmerswife
    Hi, please say hi to rhos for me. I hope that things go as well as they can for her.x
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 9th Oct 16, 10:07 AM
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    MKS , if i dont see you again before you go have a lovely holiday and safe trip x
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15

    -2 stone 8 1/2 lb week 13
    • SweetnSavvy
    • By SweetnSavvy 9th Oct 16, 10:10 AM
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    Highlights of my Waities shop, on offer and PYO

    Colliers cheese =£1.60
    Small chicken =£2.40
    Part boned chicken breasts =£2.40
    Finish lemon dishwasher cleaner = £1.20 ea (buy in 2s)
    Dettol 84 kitchen wipes = £1.20 ea. (buy in 2s)

    There are also a few items in the 3 for £10 meats offer that are also in PYO, braising steak, Hereford mince beef, mini chicken fillets from memory but I didn't get these.

    Also some Waities bacons are reduced and PYO. And the curry meal deal has plenty in the PYO but I'm sure these were better value when in the 2 - £6.

    HTH

    SweetnSavvy
    • MKS
    • By MKS 9th Oct 16, 10:13 AM
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    MKS
    MKS , if i dont see you again before you go have a lovely holiday and safe trip x
    Originally posted by bubbs
    Thanks, bubbs. Will try.
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 9th Oct 16, 10:16 AM
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    bubbs
    Highlights of my Waities shop, on offer and PYO

    Colliers cheese =£1.60
    Small chicken =£2.40
    Part boned chicken breasts =£2.40
    Finish lemon dishwasher cleaner = £1.20 ea (buy in 2s)
    Dettol 84 kitchen wipes = £1.20 ea. (buy in 2s)

    There are also a few items in the 3 for £10 meats offer that are also in PYO, braising steak, Hereford mince beef, mini chicken fillets from memory but I didn't get these.

    Also some Waities bacons are reduced and PYO. And the curry meal deal has plenty in the PYO but I'm sure these were better value when in the 2 - £6.

    HTH

    SweetnSavvy
    Originally posted by SweetnSavvy
    Thanks was just looking for offers
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15

    -2 stone 8 1/2 lb week 13
    • mhoc
    • By mhoc 9th Oct 16, 10:28 AM
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    mhoc
    I was at a loose end in Tesco yesterday afternoon so I was just getting the beans for TCB and then I thought about the shwartz -
    One of my COS accounts is due for withdrawal so I thought no harm in getting 6 herbs so I wont need any fillers.

    As you can see Tesco admit they have a multi buy but not that Asda has

    and like an idiot I put the beans through on the same shop so I lost 25p there

    The moral of the tale is never ever go off piste and buy anything other than what is on the shopping list

    On the plus side the Hipp and tea went straight into the food bank basket, I got my TCB cashback and another £5.01 from COS and a receiupt to scan for receipt hogg and shopprize and Ive got spare herbs I can give to eldest child, an excellent chef who nearly always cooks from scratch
    and not much real money spent



    1x

    SCHWARTZ BASIL 10G JAR
    £1.00 † £1.02 n/a £1.61

    1x

    SCHWARTZ CORIANDER LEAF 7G JAR
    £1.00 † £1.02 n/a £1.61

    1x

    SCHWARTZ ITALIAN HERB SEASONING 11G JAR
    £1.00 † £1.02 n/a £1.61

    1x

    SCHWARTZ RUBBED SAGE 10G JAR
    £1.00 † £1.02 n/a £1.61

    1x

    SCHWARTZ THYME 11G JAR
    £1.00 † £1.03 n/a £1.61

    1x

    SCHWARTZ GARLIC SALT 73G
    £1.00 † £0.89 n/a £1.61

    1x

    HIPP ORG APPLE, STRAWBERRY & BANANA 100G
    £1.00 £0.67 £0.70 n/a

    1x

    HIPP ORGANIC APL PEAR & BANANA 4 MTH+ 100G
    £1.00 £0.67 n/a n/a

    2x

    HIPP ORG PEACH, APPLE, BLUEBERRY RASPBERRY 100G
    £2.00 £1.34 n/a n/a

    1x

    HIPP ORGANIC PEAR BANANA & KIWI 6 MTH+ 100G
    £1.00 £0.67 n/a n/a

    1x

    HIPP ORG APL, BANA & R/BERRY B/FAST 6M+ 100G
    £1.00 £0.67 n/a n/a

    1x

    HEINZ BAKED BEAN IN TOMATO SAUCE 415G
    £0.50 £0.75 £0.60 £0.75

    1x

    T. EDAY VALUE STILL WATER 2LTR
    £0.17 n/a n/a n/a

    1x

    T. EDAY VALUE SPARKLING WATER 2LTR
    £0.17 n/a n/a n/a

    1x

    SOFCELL TOILET TISSUE 6 ROLL
    £1.00 n/a n/a n/a

    1x

    TESCO EVERYDAY VALUE TEABAGS 40S 100G
    £0.25 n/a n/a n/a

    Tesco comparable total £12.50 £1.50 £6.50
    Competitor shop total £10.77 £1.30 £10.41
    The difference £1.73 £0.20 -£3.91
    “Create all the happiness you are able to create; remove all the misery you are able to remove. Every day will allow you, --will invite you to add something to the pleasure of others, --or to diminish something of their pains.”
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 9th Oct 16, 10:37 AM
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    bubbs
    2 for £10.00 on Selected Toys @ Argos inc Little Tikes Cash Register (£6.99 each at Argos - £15 elsewhere) / My 1st Pushchair (£7.99 each)
    http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/2-for-10-selected-toys-argos-inc-little-tikes-cash-register-6-99-each-argos-15-elsewhere-2522577
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15

    -2 stone 8 1/2 lb week 13
    • Sarahdol75
    • By Sarahdol75 9th Oct 16, 10:51 AM
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    Sarahdol75
    Sarah has dh recoverd ok now?
    Originally posted by bubbs
    Thanks bubbs, its a lot better, still not 100% but got an appointment with the specialist later this month, for a checkup, so we will know more then.



    Just wanted to show off my Bonio clock. Purchased from Bonio with coupons on the boxes many years ago. Noticed it last night up above the back door, still makes me smile

    Originally posted by Snap-ant
    Love it, my Harley loves bonios.
    Walk 2000 miles in a year challenge 2017 -

    229.37 January
    222.5 February
    218.80 March
    290.10 April
    248.49 May


    Completed Race for Life 25 June 2017

    A huge thankyou to everyone who sponsored me
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