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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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    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 15th Oct 16, 9:59 PM
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    bubbs
    Been nice here today but rain forecast for tomorrow

    You will be singing along bubbs

    Hope you remember Motown songs
    Originally posted by tweets
    Yes same with weather here , yes i remember
    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 15th Oct 16, 10:03 PM
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    Tinyshoes
    Mr TS has just had a nosey in the brown cardboard box marked xmas. I still haven't unpacked it since we finished the kitchen.

    He found the xmas cake (last years ) and five xmas puddings.

    He was after some chocolate I had told him to look in the box on top not the one underneath. He is now tucking into Liz Shaw Amaretto sticks.
    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 15th Oct 16, 10:04 PM
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    bubbs
    Mr TS has just had a nosey in the brown cardboard box marked xmas. I still haven't unpacked it since we finished the kitchen.

    He found the xmas cake (last years ) and five xmas puddings.

    He was after some chocolate I had told him to look in the box on top not the one underneath. He is now tucking into Liz Shaw Amaretto sticks.
    Originally posted by Tinyshoes
    cant hide nothing can we
    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?
    • aau1
    • By aau1 15th Oct 16, 10:09 PM
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    No can use on anything they sell, just £10 splits hth
    Originally posted by bubbs

    Qualifying spend excludes spirits and liqueurs, first stage baby milk products, National Lottery, Tobacco, gift vouchers, gift cards, prescription medicines, over the counter medicines, postage stamps, savings stamps, mobile phone vouchers, phone cards, e top-up, pay point payments, charity products and car park tickets.
    Apparently, everybody knows that the bird is the word a moorhen
    • zippydooda
    • By zippydooda 15th Oct 16, 10:11 PM
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    DM AND OTHER CRUISERS.

    I love this tip about lifts. Lots of other good tips in today's mail



    Also like the wine one

    It is great news about zippy. God can you imagine him as a granddad... 'If Carlsberg done Grandfathers.... he would be Zippy'.
    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    baby boy 14/10/15 6lb 12oz
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 15th Oct 16, 10:11 PM
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    bubbs
    Qualifying spend excludes spirits and liqueurs, first stage baby milk products, National Lottery, Tobacco, gift vouchers, gift cards, prescription medicines, over the counter medicines, postage stamps, savings stamps, mobile phone vouchers, phone cards, e top-up, pay point payments, charity products and car park tickets.
    Originally posted by aau1
    So sorry
    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 15th Oct 16, 10:12 PM
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    Tinyshoes
    Oh and Mr TS came in hugging a red bottle of wine earlier, only one of those really expensive ones.

    He said but there are five of them, well would have been four if he drunk that one, but I said they are for special occasions now I know how much they are worth.

    So I swapped it for this one instead.

    https://www.vivino.com/wineries/fr-chasse/wines/winemakers-selection-costieres-de-nimes-2014
    I'M A FROCKY
    Total spend for Frugal October £201.75/£100 for 3 of us. Wine glitch and M&S sale my downfall.
    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 15th Oct 16, 10:16 PM
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    Tinyshoes
    cant hide nothing can we
    Originally posted by bubbs
    I really should have unpacked it by now, I move it to hoover when I do the stairs.

    Just me being lazy...

    Also found some mince pies in the box on top. I think they may end up in the compost bin surely they can't still be ok.
    I'M A FROCKY
    Total spend for Frugal October £201.75/£100 for 3 of us. Wine glitch and M&S sale my downfall.
    • davemorton
    • By davemorton 15th Oct 16, 10:17 PM
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    DM AND OTHER CRUISERS.

    I love this tip about lifts. Lots of other good tips in today's mail


    Originally posted by zippydooda
    Soooo excited to try this. Im away next week so will be able to try it then
    • simone10
    • By simone10 15th Oct 16, 10:17 PM
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    Message to Matty
    I didn't get to sainsbury today to play the game so will go tomorrow. I have a little shopping trip tomorrow but not as long as SSM! Tesco for 6 hipp (feel brave doing this many at a time), sainsbury 4x£10 maybe 5 if focus will take it! Then to wrose for 60 ariel tabs for 7.20 and free coffee then to asda for whoopsies and outlet to see if there are any cheap trainer schetchers. Need to check amazon first before buying. I do not add up my spends on food but this week it has been really low. £10 is my maximum a week for 2 of us but of course is there is a really good 'special offer' I will stock up.
    Originally posted by matty17r
    If you don't manage to find the Ariel 60 tabs in W/rose. You could go for a target shop AvW. I did this on Thursday and posted about it
    • davemorton
    • By davemorton 15th Oct 16, 10:18 PM
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    Oh and Mr TS came in hugging a red bottle of wine earlier, only one of those really expensive ones.

    He said but there are five of them, well would have been four if he drunk that one, but I said they are for special occasions now I know how much they are worth.

    So I swapped it for this one instead.

    https://www.vivino.com/wineries/fr-chasse/wines/winemakers-selection-costieres-de-nimes-2014
    Originally posted by Tinyshoes
    Thats not a bad wine, had a few of those.
    • Jelly Biactol
    • By Jelly Biactol 15th Oct 16, 10:20 PM
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    Jelly Biactol
    Where in the world have you been this week?
    Originally posted by TrulyMadly
    Deep cover - if I told you I'd have to kill you only joking of course
    Been making tote bags, of all things ... now taking orders for Christmas

    'It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.'
    Groucho Marx

    • davemorton
    • By davemorton 15th Oct 16, 10:21 PM
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    Curious about the lift comment though. Why would a fire fighter love the lift one, surely they would not be using the lift?
    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 15th Oct 16, 10:25 PM
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    Tinyshoes
    Thats not a bad wine, had a few of those.
    Originally posted by davemorton
    I guess from mystery boxes?

    I must have originally priced it up far less than the average as I put it right at the top of the wine rack.

    I'm having some Ts cava from a mystery fizz box, not sure how long it's been around for. Not as nice as Prosecco but thought best use it up.
    I'M A FROCKY
    Total spend for Frugal October £201.75/£100 for 3 of us. Wine glitch and M&S sale my downfall.
    • zippydooda
    • By zippydooda 15th Oct 16, 10:39 PM
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    Curious about the lift comment though. Why would a fire fighter love the lift one, surely they would not be using the lift?
    Originally posted by davemorton
    There are occasions when they use them
    Fireman's elevator (or Firefighter's elevator in the United States) is a type of elevator which enables firefighters to use in order to rescue people who may be trapped on upper floors during an event of fire in a building.
    It is great news about zippy. God can you imagine him as a granddad... 'If Carlsberg done Grandfathers.... he would be Zippy'.
    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    baby boy 14/10/15 6lb 12oz
    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 15th Oct 16, 10:40 PM
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    Sunshinemummy
    Deep cover - if I told you I'd have to kill you only joking of course
    Been making tote bags, of all things ... now taking orders for Christmas

    Originally posted by Jelly Biactol
    Jelly, you do do the most random things!

    Frugal November £100 for 4 adults (one of which has a huge appetite!) fingers crossed.
    • davemorton
    • By davemorton 15th Oct 16, 10:50 PM
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    davemorton
    You are just a font of knowledge Zipppy!
    • TrulyMadly
    • By TrulyMadly 15th Oct 16, 10:52 PM
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    TrulyMadly
    Just come to bed with some porn












    It's the Sainsbugs Christmas Food to Order mag.......I'm drooling


    I'm fancying beef fillet this year
    I don't believe in astrology; I'm a Sagittarian and we're sceptical.
    Arthur C Clarke.
    • TrulyMadly
    • By TrulyMadly 15th Oct 16, 10:53 PM
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    TrulyMadly
    Jelly, you do do the most random things!

    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    It's just a cover for something altogether more sinister
    I don't believe in astrology; I'm a Sagittarian and we're sceptical.
    Arthur C Clarke.
    • Picasso7
    • By Picasso7 15th Oct 16, 11:30 PM
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    Picasso7
    It may not be a good idea to highlight that some shops are taking loads of these. I am sure the t&c is 1 per transaction, so they are right (except you can do more than 1 transaction a day). I would try a different SA/store. I have done 5 lots of 18 vouchers today, with no problems x



    I got a bit of a lecture... he asked;
    do you have an e-mail - yes
    do you know how to use the e-mail - yes I am not that old

    I told him I would set mum's card up with a second e-mail linked to mine.... he said that is not technically possible... I asked him how old he was!

    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    why
    including me, we are lucky to be getting away so far by using more than one at a time.
    there will be more just fights to come.
    dont give them reason to look into the coupons they do give us.
    i know the wording is 1 per transaction (so poss many per day) but on the other hand we have been getting away with many per transaction. elite rule "dont draw unnecessary atention

    funny enough, the only one to refuse more than one coupon at a time , was my favourite sa. so i thought management has had words with the staff. but as a true elite i chanced it again with another sa and all went ok
    Originally posted by zippydooda
    OK. Will swallow ire and take it on the chin!!! Thanks for the advice, both.
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