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    • redfox
    • By redfox 16th Jun 16, 8:27 PM
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    redfox
    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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    • Enterprise 1701C
    • By Enterprise 1701C 14th Mar 17, 7:55 AM
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    Enterprise 1701C
    Good morning all, cloudy here but fine.
    What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare
    • hornetgirl
    • By hornetgirl 14th Mar 17, 7:55 AM
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    hornetgirl
    Morning all
    Unity is strength...Knowledge is power...Attitude is everything

    MF 30 June 2010

    Everything is fleeting, everything will change
    • juju17
    • By juju17 14th Mar 17, 8:06 AM
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    juju17
    Good morning

    Hugs again for ALL carers

    DH got his pension info £126pw Apparently he opted out at one point and has been self employed (Part time) since being made redundant 15 yrs ago

    His pal who has barely ever worked is getting £187

    Enjoy your day
    Originally posted by mrsmac10
    Mrsmac.....have you looked into class 2 voluntary nics for your DH?...are these a possibility for him?
    • tweets
    • By tweets 14th Mar 17, 8:29 AM
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    tweets
    Gosh thats alot, but will soon be sorted xxx

    Only you


    True but not easy, tweets will say it is
    Originally posted by bubbs
    Willpower my girl even though I have never smoked
    Lost 3st-1.5lb
    • tweets
    • By tweets 14th Mar 17, 8:35 AM
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    tweets
    Gotta be in it to win it....
    Originally posted by marmitelovemehateme
    Hope they don't win it

    ......I feel a Blue Moon a rising...
    Originally posted by marmitelovemehateme
    Put it away what a site to wake up to

    Good morning and a beautiful one it is too.....No red sky this morning but a wonderful BLUE sky......O what a beautiful morning....

    I'm off to work....Ive left the refreshments on the side...Help yourselves.....Use the BLUE mugs....the ones with the moon on the the side.....

    Morning tweets...
    Originally posted by marmitelovemehateme
    Wait til we meet in the league

    Good Morning Marmie
    Lost 3st-1.5lb
    • tweets
    • By tweets 14th Mar 17, 8:37 AM
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    tweets
    Good Morning
    Lost 3st-1.5lb
    • pacifica9
    • By pacifica9 14th Mar 17, 9:06 AM
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    pacifica9
    Sharpies good to go peeps.


    1x Gillette Venus Embrace 5 Blade Razor & Shower Holder (each)£5.00£1.00
    “Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while you could miss it.” ~ Ferris Bueller
    • mrsmac10
    • By mrsmac10 14th Mar 17, 9:34 AM
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    mrsmac10
    Mrsmac.....have you looked into class 2 voluntary nics for your DH?...are these a possibility for him?
    Originally posted by juju17

    Thanks Told him to phone but don't think he will


    Today and yesterday I seem to have overstepped in my job role. I am totally frustrated as there are special rules for one dept (which I cant agree)and wondering if it is all worth the hassle


    and a mhoc moment breathe
    Heathy eating plan

    week 5 -8 lbs


    Almost made target Just a pound off Not too bad
    • Serendipitious
    • By Serendipitious 14th Mar 17, 9:36 AM
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    Serendipitious
    Good morning all

    “All shall be well, and all shall be well and all manner of thing shall be well.”

    June grocery 62.91 July 89.07 Aug 48.15


    • braveheart60uk
    • By braveheart60uk 14th Mar 17, 10:37 AM
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    braveheart60uk
    O2 Priority Moments
    Remember free coghee from 12noon at Caffe Nerdo, remember to get a loyalty stamp on your card AND also another if using your own travel mug (£1 in surprise, Poundland) I have a print of this email I carry to "remind" staff"

    Also, I think the free bag of chocolates from Thornton's have moved AGAIN into main section from the Mother's Day section. I am not sure, but you might be able to claim again
    • Nannylala
    • By Nannylala 14th Mar 17, 10:38 AM
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    Nannylala
    just passing through and wanted to pop in for a cuppahope all is well with the Elite xx
    • braveheart60uk
    • By braveheart60uk 14th Mar 17, 10:39 AM
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    braveheart60uk
    PS Remember free cookie from Millie's Cookies to have with coughee
    • latest flame
    • By latest flame 14th Mar 17, 10:42 AM
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    latest flame
    Morning.
    Can anyone advise how long before a refund (for venus razors) should be emailed to me ?
    I refused one sub (of four) on Sunday, and five subs (of five) on Monday. Last night I got an email advising of a £15 refund. So I'm a bit baffled.
    Last edited by latest flame; 14-03-2017 at 10:45 AM.
    • pacifica9
    • By pacifica9 14th Mar 17, 10:47 AM
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    pacifica9
    Morning.
    Can anyone advise how long before a refund (for venus razors) should be emailed to me ?
    I refused one sub (of four) on Sunday, and five subs (of five) on Monday. Last night I got an email advising of a £15 refund. So I'm a bit baffled.
    Originally posted by latest flame
    I think it depends on store, staff, mood () etc. I'm still waiting for one from Friday. Perhaps the refund staff don't work weekends.
    “Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while you could miss it.” ~ Ferris Bueller
    • Snap-ant
    • By Snap-ant 14th Mar 17, 10:59 AM
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    Snap-ant
    Good Morning Llovelies


    Must of slept funny as my shoulder has frozen
    Our Family Motto ~
    ♦ If all else fails - read the instructions ♦

    • Sarahdol75
    • By Sarahdol75 14th Mar 17, 11:08 AM
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    Sarahdol75
    Good morning everyone.

    I will be lurking for a while, RL is a bit all over the place at the moment, I thought I had it bad with my eldest, but no he is an angel, compared to what the youngest is getting up to.

    If any big glitches appear, please shout or pm, I will try and pop on even just to read xx
    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
    • Snap-ant
    • By Snap-ant 14th Mar 17, 11:27 AM
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    Snap-ant
    Quiz
    Snap-ant was yesterday's smartest player!



    24 players played.

    http://www.funtrivia.com/private/main.cfm?tid=99008

    Today's Topic (Tuesday): General Knowledge 3 : Average


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

    • hornetgirl
    • By hornetgirl 14th Mar 17, 11:40 AM
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    hornetgirl
    (((x))) Sarah, stay strong.
    Unity is strength...Knowledge is power...Attitude is everything

    MF 30 June 2010

    Everything is fleeting, everything will change
    • LEJC
    • By LEJC 14th Mar 17, 11:55 AM
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    LEJC
    Good morning all..

    I too confess to have been MIA for a few days...this RL stuff seems to get in the way of most things that I enjoy...but hey ho.!

    I've had a brief skim back and know I've missed lots but if I can I wanted to add my penny worth in to saver sue who is clearly having the most challenging time.
    I am no expert when it comes to the care of an elderly relative other than having gone through the system a few years back with my mum.
    As many of you know she was the most obstructive self opinionated wonderful woman who ever walked the earth...and her view was that she would leave her house of 50 years by one means only....in a box.

    ......We tried to support those wishes but even my sister and I had to eventually admit defeat and she spent the last 11 months of her life in a very good and dare I say expensive nursing home....it took her 6 months to settle but I can honestly say that the final 5 months were the best .....and we all really embraced and enjoyed the time we had.

    I maintain it was expensive but good care and now with hindsight wish we had done it sooner,to allow her more time to transform back to the fun loving person she was many years before.Money so well spent.

    Sue please feel free to PM me if you ever need to off load to someone who has been there.... x

    Sarah....hoping things sort themselves out for the best....no advice other than do as I sometimes do and think what doesn't kill you makes you stronger xx

    In other news....there were 4 toiletries out and only one in last week....the in was a perfume tester vial....the outs a dove pampering creame bath from glitching days a couple of years ago, a sample sachet of body cream,and one of bath oil and a hair dye.

    frugal continues with little to report....and there have been several NSD's so I really am hoping that the credit card bill will notice the difference this month...

    ...oh and we bought a new property!
    seems as though the cheeky offer last week might not have been quite so cheeky as we thought....as they counter offered and we met them somewhere in the middle at £2k more than the original offer.

    This one is a doer upper....not sure what to make of it yet but it will grow on me and at least it will keep us busy over the next few months.

    But I must now stay away from Rightmove!!!!!!

    hugs to all those who would benefit and again wishing for a little bit of sunshine for us all this week.
    Last edited by LEJC; 14-03-2017 at 11:58 AM.
    frugal October...£45.59 of £40 food shopping spend for the 2 of us!
    Jan £41.60/£40
    Feb £54.58/£40...gave up this month 15/2
    Mar £37.02/£40...lots of help via a gift card and vouchers
    May
    2017 toiletries 110 out 87 in ...£13.96 spend
    • mhoc
    • By mhoc 14th Mar 17, 12:16 PM
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    mhoc
    Afternoon all - still not in the very best place in my head but I've rallied a bit - yesterday afternoon I went into total meltdown but it was the minor things that sent me over the edge - eg I put a line of towels out on the line, first dry blowey day for months and then my */=** of a neighbour decides it also a good day to set fire to paperwork in his oil drum sending white smoke directly over our garden, the garden was too fowl smelling to even go and rescue the towels.
    Towels still out on the line but they don't seem to smell of smoke which is odd but I might not have to wash them again.

    And then eldest child announced that we both have big birthdays next year - that really - how can I possibly have a child that is OMG - that old!!!!
    I said I would be going into deep hiding but looking at the cruise schedules for next year nothing has the right dates ..

    OH had a new bigger Lenova for his birthday and he was very happy getting it all set up yesterday afternoon - it took hours. I said that this could be his post-retirement new enterprise - setting up new tablets, laptops etc for people, £25 an hour plus unlimited coffee and cake, minimum of 5 hours work
    “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.”
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