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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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    • gocat
    • By gocat 16th Oct 16, 11:16 AM
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    Re the sizzling pub meals. Do u know straight after ordering sol if u have won one ? Tia xx
    Originally posted by cjj
    Mine didn't come through till the next day. One to say Id won and another to say I not won lol I used 2 sol vouchers for mum and myself.
    hth.
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 16th Oct 16, 11:16 AM
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    Morning bubbs. You must have needed that extra sleep after the week you have had. Hope ur ok
    Originally posted by gocat
    Thanks i was totally shattered and not getting any yonger
    It is quiet dark to as throwing it down, well eased up a bit now, might nip sains
    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?
    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 16th Oct 16, 11:23 AM
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    Re the sizzling pub meals. Do u know straight after ordering sol if u have won one ? Tia xx
    Originally posted by cjj
    Yes email came through almost immediately to say either you have or haven't won so you know either way. x
    Originally posted by Tinyshoes
    Mine didn't come through till the next day. One to say Id won and another to say I not won lol I used 2 sol vouchers for mum and myself.
    hth.
    Originally posted by gocat
    When I can get the family together, I intend going ordering 2 Sol's for each of us.... and hoping we get enough meals to eat... if not more Sols... I have 11 Sols to use. x
    Frugal November £100 for 4 adults (one of which has a huge appetite!) fingers crossed.
    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 16th Oct 16, 11:30 AM
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    Mine didn't come through till the next day. One to say Id won and another to say I not won lol I used 2 sol vouchers for mum and myself.
    hth.
    Originally posted by gocat
    Oh wonder if they have changed it we used our sol vouchers on last Monday of September. I was still in the pub drinking it when my email came through.
    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 16th Oct 16, 11:32 AM
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    Good Morning Llovelies


    Nice sunny morning after lots of rain

    I've steam cleaned Dad's bedroom tiles as the cleaner doesn't bother smells nicer now

    Found a Futtocks End DVD so I'll borrow it Whether it is as I remembered from childhood?

    Also Weymouth & Portland in the 1960s DVD
    Our Family Motto ~
    ♦ If all else fails - read the instructions ♦

    • bargainqueen8
    • By bargainqueen8 16th Oct 16, 11:33 AM
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    TM, hope you have enjoyed your riffraff porn!

    Bargainqueen, that is some classy porn... off to google it!

    I've google Booths... OMG the prices of food was eye watering.... Thank god I got my turkey from Morribobs for £1...
    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy

    the photos in the book are beautiful.yep,its our only supermarket in town at the mo but aldi opens end of next month,booths wont know whats hit them.
    • Dizzy Ditzy
    • By Dizzy Ditzy 16th Oct 16, 11:34 AM
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    Very true!



    Are you working as an escort again??

    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    My phone number appears next to yours on cheeky!!!!!.com

    Does your contract allow you to accept it QoC?

    Years ago Mr TS was left money in one of his clients will, a substantial sum too would have made such a difference to us at the time. But there is a clause in his contract that he is not allowed to accept gifts etc. In the end he was allowed to accept but then had to gift straight to the charity he worked for.

    Probably different circumstances to you but the client could not understand the help Mr TS was giving him he was already getting paid for. He did try and explain. The solicitor contacted Mr TS direct and said his client hoped he could accept it. I guess in the end he has indirectly benefitted by it going to the company who pays his wages....
    Originally posted by Tinyshoes

    I do that. We were in Birmingham on a job and I started talking with their accent, really didn't know I was doing it. It just happens.



    The question is does she know you are paid by your company to do the work? If she knows then she obviously wanted to give you a bonus.
    Originally posted by Enterprise 1701C
    I'll answer both together - said person runs a private practice but wasn't getting any work because the information an a particular website was well out of date - I said to change it to mine straight away to stop them losing any more business and now I am paid by my company to work for them directly. Person does know that the company pays me. I shall look it at as an early Christmas present I think
    I used to be a queen, now I'm just me...
    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 16th Oct 16, 11:39 AM
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    My phone number appears next to yours on cheeky!!!!!.com






    I'll answer both together - said person runs a private practice but wasn't getting any work because the information an a particular website was well out of date - I said to change it to mine straight away to stop them losing any more business and now I am paid by my company to work for them directly. Person does know that the company pays me. I shall look it at as an early Christmas present I think
    Originally posted by queen of cheap
    Well if they know they obviously want you to have it. And if there is nothing in your contract to say you can't accept then you are good to go.

    Well done you must have made a big difference for them.
    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 16th Oct 16, 11:41 AM
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    When I can get the family together, I intend going ordering 2 Sol's for each of us.... and hoping we get enough meals to eat... if not more Sols... I have 11 Sols to use. x
    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    You will be running out of time soon.
    I'M A FROCKY
    Total spend for Frugal October £201.75/£100 for 3 of us. Wine glitch and M&S sale my downfall.
    • Anon
    • By Anon 16th Oct 16, 11:41 AM
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    I fell asleep in front of the tv again last night . I am losing track of which programmes I have watched all the way through .

    Anon
    • Anon
    • By Anon 16th Oct 16, 11:44 AM
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    Good morning all, been raining here but calming down now.

    Finally persuaded OH he should really get his petrol today rather than tomorrow, he wont split the spends though
    Originally posted by Enterprise 1701C
    As a compromise would he agree if you went in with or instead of him to pay? Such a great opportunity ... I am think of borrowing neighbours cars as mine is full .

    Anon
    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 16th Oct 16, 11:45 AM
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    Tinyshoes
    I fell asleep in front of the tv again last night . I am losing track of which programmes I have watched all the way through .

    Anon
    Originally posted by Anon
    I think the Elite have caught some sleeping bug.

    I was in bed by 11pm last night. Saturday night too.

    Although I did wake up around 2am for some reason and 7am this morning I thought it was still middle of the night as it was so dark.
    I'M A FROCKY
    Total spend for Frugal October £201.75/£100 for 3 of us. Wine glitch and M&S sale my downfall.
    • gocat
    • By gocat 16th Oct 16, 11:52 AM
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    Oh wonder if they have changed it we used our sol vouchers on last Monday of September. I was still in the pub drinking it when my email came through.
    Originally posted by Tinyshoes
    Got mine the first Wednesday of October, so they could have changed it. Or it was just slow coming to my gmail maybe ?
    See what others say.
    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 16th Oct 16, 11:55 AM
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    the photos in the book are beautiful.yep,its our only supermarket in town at the mo but aldi opens end of next month,booths wont know whats hit them.
    Originally posted by bargainqueen8
    I bet you don't shop in town!



    My phone number appears next to yours on cheeky!!!!!.com


    I'll answer both together - said person runs a private practice but wasn't getting any work because the information an a particular website was well out of date - I said to change it to mine straight away to stop them losing any more business and now I am paid by my company to work for them directly. Person does know that the company pays me. I shall look it at as an early Christmas present I think
    Originally posted by queen of cheap
    I have my number marker penned to the fence post..... dead posh where I live!!

    It is really lovely that your hard work and commitment has been recognised, but I would proceed with caution x

    You will be running out of time soon.
    Originally posted by Tinyshoes
    I know, you would not believe that I am offering them free alcohol and food.
    Frugal November £100 for 4 adults (one of which has a huge appetite!) fingers crossed.
    • bargainqueen8
    • By bargainqueen8 16th Oct 16, 12:01 PM
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    I bet you don't shop in town!





    I have my number marker penned to the fence post..... dead posh where I live!!

    It is really lovely that your hard work and commitment has been recognised, but I would proceed with caution x



    I know, you would not believe that I am offering them free alcohol and food.
    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy

    nope but i did used to work for them.
    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 16th Oct 16, 12:06 PM
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    Tinyshoes
    Got mine the first Wednesday of October, so they could have changed it. Or it was just slow coming to my gmail maybe ?
    See what others say.
    Originally posted by gocat
    We used hotmail and btyahoo emails.
    I'M A FROCKY
    Total spend for Frugal October £201.75/£100 for 3 of us. Wine glitch and M&S sale my downfall.
    • hampydoodums
    • By hampydoodums 16th Oct 16, 12:11 PM
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    Hope you are having a lovely relaxing time hampy.......if you have nothing to do and you are feeling a bit bored on the sunbed this afternoon could you see if you can find an online glitch that'll keep me out of mischief tonight
    Originally posted by TrulyMadly
    will let you know TM, yes having a lovely time thank you.

    Anyone grow Elephant garlic? I'm thinking it might be mild.
    Originally posted by TrulyMadly
    Yep, me has. Can grow up to the size of a man's fist . Mine were quite large and agree, mild tasting not too strong (oo er missus)
    Nanny to 2 Cherubs
    • davemorton
    • By davemorton 16th Oct 16, 12:12 PM
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    i had a bit of a money dilemma this week. I was very kindly given a cheque by someone I'm doing some work for, but I'm paid by my company to do this persons work. It was a very generous payment compared to the work I've done I tried to decline it but was told that I should keep it the cheque is still waiting for me to decide whether I should bank it or not
    Originally posted by queen of cheap
    As already said now that I have caught up and seen, make sure it does not put you in breach of contract, it may be an idea to clear it with your employer first before cashing it. A bonus is lovely, but not worth getting fired over.

    Good morning everyone.

    5 days until I go on holiday, getting very excited.
    Originally posted by Sarahdol75
    Me too
    • mrsmac10
    • By mrsmac10 16th Oct 16, 12:15 PM
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    The 4 pack of Mahou lager is worth adding to shopping in S....£4 and £2.50 CB on cos
    Originally posted by juju17
    I got three today (sep shops) two with £6.00 wine and one with free carling and a baking tray


    I could not fill my car with the last £10.00 of fuel £8.87 only plus 2 sweets Thanks to the op who mentioned it


    I am well chuffed 8 shops inc 2 petrol and £45 of points just booze DH is filling his van it will only take 2 maybe 3 lots He filled at a non participating branch on Friday


    Off to catch up
    Loved the Frocky challenge I will do this again in the New Year
    • Anon
    • By Anon 16th Oct 16, 12:16 PM
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    Why does my iPhone insist on zooming in on the cashback apps after I have lined up the receipt . Driving me crackers, as is autocorrect .

    Anon
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