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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, 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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    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 14th Oct 16, 9:25 PM
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    Tinyshoes
    My hubby wont play ball either, but then he does not have a car

    I did that last time and SA said going to ring hubby to do same
    Originally posted by bubbs
    Mr TS only filled his car up end of last week, I took his car last time but he doesn't do that many miles so not sure if I would get a tenner in or not. And it's not like the petrol station is on our doorstep.

    Can't believe how many points I have now, I have gone well into 5 figures.
    I'M A FROCKY
    Total spend for Frugal October £201.75/£100 for 3 of us. Wine glitch and M&S sale my downfall.
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 14th Oct 16, 9:25 PM
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    Something different


    Build your own radio advent calendar, Haynes @ Amazon £14.99
    http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/build-your-own-radio-advent-calendar-haynes-amazon-2528495
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    FOR ALL YOU MOANERS , LOOSE GRAPES, MUSHROOM DOES NOT COUNT ON APG DO NOT BUY AS FILLER
    Happy now?
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 14th Oct 16, 9:26 PM
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    bubbs
    Originally posted by Snap-ant
    Tamping, that word makes me
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    FOR ALL YOU MOANERS , LOOSE GRAPES, MUSHROOM DOES NOT COUNT ON APG DO NOT BUY AS FILLER
    Happy now?
    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 14th Oct 16, 9:27 PM
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    Tinyshoes
    I have a till spit for triple points in store and also a £15 spend 300 points, would they both work together?
    Originally posted by bubbs
    They should do bubbs, don't forget mycoupons too and nectar.com.

    Although I did forget mycoupons today , but think I might have done my 6 swipes now for nectar bonus.
    I'M A FROCKY
    Total spend for Frugal October £201.75/£100 for 3 of us. Wine glitch and M&S sale my downfall.
    • Serendipitious
    • By Serendipitious 14th Oct 16, 9:27 PM
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    Serendipitious
    I have a till spit for triple points in store and also a £15 spend 300 points, would they both work together?
    Originally posted by bubbs
    I was wondering too as I have identical ones... I still have 4 swipes to go.
    “All shall be well, and all shall be well and all manner of thing shall be well.”


    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 14th Oct 16, 9:27 PM
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    bubbs
    Mr TS only filled his car up end of last week, I took his car last time but he doesn't do that many miles so not sure if I would get a tenner in or not. And it's not like the petrol station is on our doorstep.

    Can't believe how many points I have now, I have gone well into 5 figures.
    Originally posted by Tinyshoes
    Hopefully i will have near £100 when i have finished tomorrow (not all from this weekend)
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    FOR ALL YOU MOANERS , LOOSE GRAPES, MUSHROOM DOES NOT COUNT ON APG DO NOT BUY AS FILLER
    Happy now?
    • TrulyMadly
    • By TrulyMadly 14th Oct 16, 9:27 PM
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    My SA at T was nice the other day - I warned him I had coupons and he just laughed and said that sounded ominous and were they going to end up paying me...

    He gave me one of his sweets. Which I accepted.
    Originally posted by Serendipitious
    Tart




    I don't believe in astrology; I'm a Sagittarian and we're sceptical.
    Arthur C Clarke.
    • aau1
    • By aau1 14th Oct 16, 9:28 PM
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    Don't blame you - you'd think they'd have had a deal with Marmite too, to make sure they were well-stocked well in advance of all this.

    I saw a Mail the other day with no number on the back - just a blank space where it should have been.

    Have you seen the bulb offer? Postage is pricey though at nearly £6...
    Originally posted by Serendipitious
    That happens, you just go through the "missing number" link and answer a question based on the contents of that paper
    Apparently, everybody knows that the bird is the word a moorhen
    • mhoc
    • By mhoc 14th Oct 16, 9:28 PM
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    mhoc
    If your cats eat felix pouches there are some special boxes with a free pouch if treats in it (states on box) inside however there is also 70p of a box of pouches and 30p off cat treats, the boxes are 2 for £5 in both asda and tesco so go well with mullers xx
    Originally posted by emmad5689
    thanks for this - just what i need for the asda list

    not that any if my 3 are eating Felix ...
    “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.”
    • purpledonkey
    • By purpledonkey 14th Oct 16, 9:29 PM
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    My SA at T was nice the other day - I warned him I had coupons and he just laughed and said that sounded ominous and were they going to end up paying me...

    He gave me one of his sweets. Which I accepted.
    Originally posted by Serendipitious
    You flirt
    'I solemnly swear that I am up to no good'
    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 14th Oct 16, 9:29 PM
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    Tinyshoes
    Bloke behind me didnt have a nectar, i nearly turned back and said i do
    Originally posted by bubbs
    Lady in front of me didn't I did wave mine about but the SA didn't quite get me and said you back for more.
    I'M A FROCKY
    Total spend for Frugal October £201.75/£100 for 3 of us. Wine glitch and M&S sale my downfall.
    • Snap-ant
    • By Snap-ant 14th Oct 16, 9:30 PM
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    Snap-ant
    Good Evening


    Eventually got here. Had to avoid so many roads with problems, so cut across country to avoid M40, M25 & A3
    But took for ever when you're sat in back seat with a Tempur pillow & feeling sleepy

    So got my BIL to dig out his Nectar card & stopped at S in Shrewsbury - filled up (I know) - 2000 points
    Need him to understand he could of done it several times but he was so chuffed with the 2000 points

    Went to IKEA to buy my Kivik sofa - didn't like it once I'd sat in it So pleased I could try them out. Rather taken with a red chenille Stocksund one instead
    Our Family Motto ~
    ♦ If all else fails - read the instructions ♦

    • TrulyMadly
    • By TrulyMadly 14th Oct 16, 9:32 PM
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    TrulyMadly
    Bloke behind me didnt have a nectar, i nearly turned back and said i do
    Originally posted by bubbs
    We should have been waving a placard outside
    I don't believe in astrology; I'm a Sagittarian and we're sceptical.
    Arthur C Clarke.
    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 14th Oct 16, 9:33 PM
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    Tinyshoes
    Hopefully i will have near £100 when i have finished tomorrow (not all from this weekend)
    Originally posted by bubbs
    I think I started today with about 7600 points that's about £35 isn't it?
    I'M A FROCKY
    Total spend for Frugal October £201.75/£100 for 3 of us. Wine glitch and M&S sale my downfall.
    • Serendipitious
    • By Serendipitious 14th Oct 16, 9:35 PM
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    Serendipitious
    Tart




    Originally posted by TrulyMadly
    You flirt
    Originally posted by purpledonkey

    Good job DGD wasn't with me, she would have really told me off...

    She was horrified once when I opened a bottle of Comfort in the shop to smell the fragrance, went and told her mother I was misbehaving!
    “All shall be well, and all shall be well and all manner of thing shall be well.”


    • 3Dogs
    • By 3Dogs 14th Oct 16, 9:36 PM
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    3Dogs
    From having no APGs I now have 3, only about £10 worth but in a quandary what to spend them on - not printed them off yet incase inspiration does not hit me

    If all else fails I will just get more cat food for my three to sniff and walk away from
    Originally posted by mhoc


    Evening Elite friends

    Off to update my sig with a net spend of £7.44 for some whoopsied fruit and veg (about 60% off), and things for QuidcoCS. i got 6 Hipp with cashback items and as they only had 3 flavours I could use for comparison, I was looking for extra fillers, thropwing a back of Kettles Veg Chrisps into trollwy ..... I though, £1.50 sounded expensive enough not to be a problem (ignoring the fact I should have got non-branded item - I had it the other way round in my silly head) and they compared to £2.48 so I lost 98p, still £2.54 wasn't a back BG. I get the Hipp for a friend who is struggling financially at moment, by the way, and these and the Little Dishes are helping her so much

    No Sainsbury garage anywhere near me, and my nearest store is small and out of my way, so never really go there, so no extra points for me But am enjoying seeing all the points being awarded
    R.I.P. Mr 3Dogs 3rd July 2012
    3Dogs'Mam 31st March 2013

    FRUGAL groceries - Oct £55.98/£60 (for 3 weeks) Nov £62.96/£80 Dec £3.38/£60
    NSD's Oct-18 Nov 16 Dec 2/15
    eBay Oct - £116.33/£100 Nov £76.71/£50 Dec £22.83/£50
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 14th Oct 16, 9:36 PM
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    bubbs
    They should do bubbs, don't forget mycoupons too and nectar.com.

    Although I did forget mycoupons today , but think I might have done my 6 swipes now for nectar bonus.
    Originally posted by Tinyshoes
    I was wondering too as I have identical ones... I still have 4 swipes to go.
    Originally posted by Serendipitious
    I will, where did you get the swipes from nectar.com?
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    FOR ALL YOU MOANERS , LOOSE GRAPES, MUSHROOM DOES NOT COUNT ON APG DO NOT BUY AS FILLER
    Happy now?
    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 14th Oct 16, 9:36 PM
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    Tinyshoes
    Well the Frockers have made it through another week

    Originally posted by TrulyMadly
    I'M A FROCKY
    Total spend for Frugal October £201.75/£100 for 3 of us. Wine glitch and M&S sale my downfall.
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 14th Oct 16, 9:38 PM
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    bubbs
    I think I started today with about 7600 points that's about £35 isn't it?
    Originally posted by Tinyshoes
    think so i just look in value mine says £69.xx
    PD behave
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    FOR ALL YOU MOANERS , LOOSE GRAPES, MUSHROOM DOES NOT COUNT ON APG DO NOT BUY AS FILLER
    Happy now?
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 14th Oct 16, 9:40 PM
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    bubbs
    Hi 3dogs
    Sorry you cant join in
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    FOR ALL YOU MOANERS , LOOSE GRAPES, MUSHROOM DOES NOT COUNT ON APG DO NOT BUY AS FILLER
    Happy now?
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