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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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    • scamps1966
    • By scamps1966 16th Mar 17, 4:36 PM
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    scamps1966
    Anyone else having problems registering on the gregs app?

    Keeps saying a reward account already exists but it doesn't.
    Originally posted by fuzzgun19
    I've tried to sign up today and it says that I'm connected to the internet when I am!
    • tweets
    • By tweets 16th Mar 17, 4:37 PM
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    tweets
    Hello tweets
    Turned alot colder here today too typical weather changes for weekend
    Originally posted by bubbs
    Hiya bubbs

    Yes and I will also miss footie on Sunday kick off 12

    They have free WIFI in mums complex but it doesn't work in mums flat

    Will be watching match tonight
    Lost 3st-0.5lb
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 16th Mar 17, 4:46 PM
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    bubbs
    Hiya bubbs

    Yes and I will also miss footie on Sunday kick off 12

    They have free WIFI in mums complex but it doesn't work in mums flat

    Will be watching match tonight
    Originally posted by tweets
    Can you record it?
    Is footie on next weds eve?
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15

    -1 stone 12 1/2 lb week 8
    • altojack
    • By altojack 16th Mar 17, 4:46 PM
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    altojack
    So I managed to get a good parking space earlier, had a bacon buttie for lunch. Then I though I'd get boxes from co-op ready for DS4 to pack some bits and pieces in to take to his new home. Decided to but2 plastic storage boxes as there's bound to be 'stuff' he wants to keep but not take with him. They will be flung up in the loft for safe keeping.

    I then thought, coffee time and a catch up. Every time I was going to post, phone rings or someone at the door always someone stopping me in mid flow.

    Tea to sort so back later xx
    There's no place like home


    Stash Clearance of Face Creams, Lotions, Potions & Fragrance Samples
    Out 84
    In 30 most added to collection for Pamper Hampers
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 16th Mar 17, 4:57 PM
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    bubbs
    tea time back later
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15

    -1 stone 12 1/2 lb week 8
    • Enterprise 1701C
    • By Enterprise 1701C 16th Mar 17, 4:59 PM
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    Enterprise 1701C
    So I managed to get a good parking space earlier, had a bacon buttie for lunch. Then I though I'd get boxes from co-op ready for DS4 to pack some bits and pieces in to take to his new home. Decided to but2 plastic storage boxes as there's bound to be 'stuff' he wants to keep but not take with him. They will be flung up in the loft for safe keeping.

    I then thought, coffee time and a catch up. Every time I was going to post, phone rings or someone at the door always someone stopping me in mid flow.

    Tea to sort so back later xx
    Originally posted by altojack
    You seriously think 2 plastic storage boxes will be enough
    What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare
    • bcw123
    • By bcw123 16th Mar 17, 5:01 PM
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    Good to go guys.

    1x Gillette Venus Embrace 5 Blade Razor & Shower Holder (each) £5.00 £1.00
    Originally posted by pacifica9
    plenty in Burgh Heath also Wallington ( they are not hanging down with other razors but at the end of the aisle)
    • Savvybuyer
    • By Savvybuyer 16th Mar 17, 5:03 PM
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    Savvybuyer
    Bistro gravy granules 300 g on offer for £2 but scanned at 20p at Sainsbugs

    http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/sainsbury-s-misprice-bisto-20p-2636878

    Thanks to op
    Originally posted by ilovetoshop
    I bet that's because 20p is the price but their store has not yet updated its SEL. It looks like Bisto are moving to a bigger size but I bet they will be more expensive than 20p per 300g! At least until they themselves go onto clearance in several years' time whenever they are discontinued.
    Ignore the following as now out of date.
    M list - posts 3-13

    M lost items - post 37.
    M lost list part 2 - page 4, post 145.
    • Savvybuyer
    • By Savvybuyer 16th Mar 17, 5:04 PM
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    Savvybuyer
    yes I got 6 his morning only 3 types in my tesco.
    They do compare to M @ 3 for £5
    Originally posted by nanx4
    So they should! Which three did you get?
    Ignore the following as now out of date.
    M list - posts 3-13

    M lost items - post 37.
    M lost list part 2 - page 4, post 145.
    • emerald21
    • By emerald21 16th Mar 17, 5:06 PM
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    emerald21
    So they should! Which three did you get?
    Originally posted by Savvybuyer

    Has anyone who has received the 3,000 points for the Viking offer had them for purchasing £30 worth of gift vouchers please.
    • emerald21
    • By emerald21 16th Mar 17, 5:11 PM
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    Bought the Guiness on CS, having issues on selecting retailer on drop down menu, anyone else having this issue?
    Originally posted by LANGO1966
    Mine worked ok on my iPad app
    • Serendipitious
    • By Serendipitious 16th Mar 17, 5:14 PM
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    Serendipitious
    Snap Ant, so sorry to hear the worrying news about your sister x
    “All shall be well, and all shall be well and all manner of thing shall be well.”

    58


    • tweets
    • By tweets 16th Mar 17, 5:22 PM
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    tweets
    Can you record it?
    Is footie on next weds eve?
    Originally posted by bubbs
    No cant record it or I would. I watch on laptop

    Yes Germany playing England next Wednesday on itv1
    Lost 3st-0.5lb
    • Savvybuyer
    • By Savvybuyer 16th Mar 17, 5:30 PM
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    Savvybuyer
    It looks like the price collection is turning into a full-blown collection - I just can't stop!

    I criticised the Aunt Bessie's frozen pancakes (4 pack - total of 320g) last time - I initially couldn't find them and thought they might have gone back to 50p but I found them on Sunday at 87p. They were regularly 50p until going up to their most expensive pricing prior to Pancake Day (just about the only time not to buy them - and, with freezer items, we have little excuse as they can be stored). However, my criticism has now gone as I have them showing 35p RTC.

    I now have my store yesterday to thank for showing me full price SEL rather than regular £1 price on this and making me check it again today.

    Ballineen Chip Shop Style Irish Sausages in Batter (6 per pack - 300g)



    Unavailable in Morrisons


    • £1.50

    • ---

    • ---
    Had it said £1.00, I might have assumed it was still £1 'offer' price and that it was simply temporarily OOS online. I may have been continuing it wrongly on the list at £1 whenever I next update it. However, yesterday's store has got me to check today and I now know what "Unavailable" online means. It means 50p RTC.

    I've had them constantly on my list at £1. I should have avoided that as that was now twice the cost! Like all products now, they should only ever be bought when they are on clearance.

    I think I am being lucky with my stores on some of the Health & Beauty clearance items. There are several ranges at the moment - I think the Toni & Guys have gone from most stores so it's other items beyond those I am talking about: namely a couple of Pantene Youth Protect products plus two other Pantenes on RTC, the Dove advanced products (Oxygen Moisture etc.) and one specific VO5 Hairspray. I did, eventually, manage to find all of them last week but I did need my six-eight stores. I managed to find the VO5 early on, but that was only because I happened to pick the right store, had gone down even further (I had £1.97 before - it's now £1 RTC as far as I know). However, I ended up with it only in that one store so it was just one store out of 22. It's most probably gone from that store now, though I am unable to see if that's the case, but somehow I have managed to pick another store with it this afternoon - showing me £1 RTC.

    I have not found the Dove Advanced and Pantenes again yet though - I may end up with no trace though they must surely continue to be somewhere - perhaps in a store that simply has them lower down on the shelf rather than at eye-level so people haven't noticed their clearance SEL but only think I have managed to continue to have the VO5 because of my switching stores. I think it's more likely that APG, which I suspect stays in the same places each time, may have them on one occasion and then not. It could be a different time to me and could have now passed or still await happening, whereas my changing stores has meant I've continued to have them. Maybe.

    Anyway, I have an hour here now (of which nearly half an hour has passed) as I have somehow timed my home base for rush hour. I have up to three stores (however many I manage) tonight - including one store I have never visited before and no detailed directions or Sat Navs but just my memory to find where it is - seems to be easy to find. So, it may well be my usual six stores after all, if I manage all three tonight, although the first one this time was not a proper check but just a 15 minute look.

    The Hellmann's and Heinz RTC products do seem to have gone. I may find them (probably on an RTC shelf away from the normal aisles) later on but I think their time for potential APG comparison may have gone, way too shortlived, I will see if I find them later tonight - but, so far, no trace of any of them. I am not suggesting they have gone in M of course - I do not believe that! - but that they are now likely not to be found if my stores so far (last two days) are any guide, so quite likely collection stores will give no trace (unless the situation changes for me later tonight) but we never know, they may have the right store. I just doubt it at present but that's because the three stores I've visited so far have had nothing (and at least two of those did have something last time - but, then, maybe that's the point - places that had them showing RTC before are now likely to have cleared out? So, maybe they have yet to work on the APG and are about to start to do so. I doubt it - I think it seems the RTC was last week but, again, that's my stores putting it on the SELs then - they should all have done so around the same time if that's what the real prices were, we'd be relying on a price collection store being tardy and putting up the offer only this week - or maybe they will not do so and do so on one random week in six month's time - anything can happen with SELs!).

    My store that had a SEL for the Jelly Babies cartons (that I am waiting to go down to at least 75p if not 50p) but had no stock last week now has some stock back and has lost its SEL again. I just need stores with no SELs (and therefore stock) at the time whenever I happen to see a 50p SEL - a price that I believe has not yet come on this time round.
    Last edited by Savvybuyer; 16-03-2017 at 5:43 PM.
    Ignore the following as now out of date.
    M list - posts 3-13

    M lost items - post 37.
    M lost list part 2 - page 4, post 145.
    • neas
    • By neas 16th Mar 17, 5:57 PM
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    neas
    Someone mentioned if you have hit your £100 limit you can technically order more sharpies now, but don't click claim voucher and then move it into next month's allowance.

    Is this true?


    TIA
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 16th Mar 17, 5:57 PM
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    bubbs
    No cant record it or I would. I watch on laptop

    Yes Germany playing England next Wednesday on itv1
    Originally posted by tweets
    Ahhh thought it was footie because something we watched last night , cant rem what now said back in 2 weeks, hubby said whats on? I said bet its footie
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    -1 stone 12 1/2 lb week 8
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 16th Mar 17, 5:58 PM
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    bubbs
    Someone mentioned if you have hit your £100 limit you can technically order more sharpies now, but don't click claim voucher and then move it into next month's allowance.

    Is this true?


    TIA
    Originally posted by neas
    Yes you need to check it but not claim, can do next 3 shops
    Last edited by bubbs; 16-03-2017 at 6:08 PM.
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15

    -1 stone 12 1/2 lb week 8
    • vanilla twist
    • By vanilla twist 16th Mar 17, 6:17 PM
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    vanilla twist
    Funnily - I was in Kipling store yesterday & there was a bag with my sister's name on the monkey, plus it was in a colour only she would find attractive... so I bought it, that prompted a meltdown outside in the middle of Cheshire Oaks
    but she loves it



    Originally she was trying to 'pop' them, thinking they were cysts.
    She is an avid squeezer of spots, boils, lumps & black heads
    When we went to Parents the other weekend, she insisted a lump on Dad's face was an ancient black head .. So she squeezed it
    I wish we had filmed it for You Tube... it was up there with the best. Yards of dry compacted detritus came out in a long sausage

    TMI
    Originally posted by Snap-ant


    A little kilpling tale from my Belgium art teacher.

    Kiplings were made in Belguim around 20 years ago and she had an aunt who worked in the Factory Apparently the Monkeys were then named after members of staff.
    She was given a huge bag of obsolete monkeys and having no use for them gave them to a charity shop here in the UK.
    Think she is wishing she had held on to them.

    I don't know if Kiplings are still made there though.

    V x
    . I do think a chaise lounge is a good description of you though. Stylish yet comfortable and laid back
    Originally posted by fairclaire
    May the odds be ever in your favour

    SPC 7 Pot No 410 £232.63 Total
    • emerald21
    • By emerald21 16th Mar 17, 6:18 PM
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    emerald21
    I've tried to sign up today and it says that I'm connected to the internet when I am!
    Originally posted by scamps1966
    You mean " you need to be connected to the Internet " when you already are lol. Try again tomorrow maybe something wrong with the app.
    • Anon
    • By Anon 16th Mar 17, 7:08 PM
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    Anon
    Finally got my 3k points from Viking!

    I did message Nectar on fb about it, maybe that helped.
    Originally posted by fuzzgun19
    Well done. As a few of us are still waiting, out of interest, did you buy giftcards or something else?

    Many thanks

    Anon
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