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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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    • tweets
    • By tweets 20th Mar 17, 2:57 PM
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    Everyone who plays Snaps quiz should beat me today I found the questions extremely extra hard
    Lost 3st-1.5lb
    • Classy_Chick06
    • By Classy_Chick06 20th Mar 17, 3:05 PM
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    Ooooo, just received an email from Victoria telling me that i have won a Fairy Non Bio bundle in their competition!!
    Can anyone remember what the bundle consists of?? tia
    It`s nice to be important, but its more important to be nice.
    The world is full of people throwing stones at us. Its what you do with them that counts. Build a wall or build a bridge.
    • tweets
    • By tweets 20th Mar 17, 3:13 PM
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    Good Afternoon

    Hope everything goes ok with sis Snap
    Lost 3st-1.5lb
    • 3Dogs
    • By 3Dogs 20th Mar 17, 3:13 PM
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    3Dogs




    Typically, the sun is out now
    Mr 3Dogs 3-7-12 3Dogs'Mam 31-3-13
    FRUGAL groceries Oct £55.98 Nov £62.96 Dec £43.46 Jan £68.88 Feb £86.58 Mar X Apr £52.73 May X June £29.83/£75.00
    NSD Oct 18 Nov 16 Dec 21 Jan 16 Feb 19 Mar 19 Apr 20 May 16 June 16/16
    eBay Oct £116.33 Nov £76.71 Dec £60.96 Jan £71.28 Feb £24.12 Mar £104.04 Apr £10.75 May X June £0.00/£50
    • mrsmac10
    • By mrsmac10 20th Mar 17, 3:14 PM
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    ta for this, probally try Morribobs later.

    It did though make me realise that my clicksnappy submissions from last week have not even tracked yet so I've emailed them with photos. and the ID numbers - they should at least have been tracking by now.
    I emailed the other one on Friday as I could not even get an ID number after 2 attempts, no reply yet
    My Quidco purchase for superdrug on Friday afternoon tracked within minites

    Has anyone managed to find the Real Handful snacks yet in sainsbobs and if so whereabouts? Probably in the same region as the free drinks I could never find
    Originally posted by mhoc


    Mine were near the tinned fruit and fruit snacks for kids
    • Serendipitious
    • By Serendipitious 20th Mar 17, 3:14 PM
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    Everyone who plays Snaps quiz should beat me today I found the questions extremely extra hard
    Originally posted by tweets

    I think the Movies category should be banned...
    “All shall be well, and all shall be well and all manner of thing shall be well.”

    June grocery 55.10


    • tweets
    • By tweets 20th Mar 17, 3:18 PM
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    Poor Emily couldn't wait any longer so I found a lovely bright pink doggie coat for her and we went for a 15 minute walk up our street and next one. Plenty of grassy areas for her there. Both her coat and my fleece now in tumbler as it was stick chucking it down. Oh I had forgotten the joys of dog walks in the rain
    Originally posted by 3Dogs
    I always have to wash Poppy's coat don't know how she does it but its always muddy underneath and that's walking on pavements

    She didn't get her walk this morning rain was bouncing off the ground and she was ready harness coat and lead on but when I opened door she looked at me as though to say are you joking mummy I am going nowhere in that

    She was a good girl though waited til I got home from work before she went toilet

    Its stopped raining I believe its heading South So Poppy got her walkies
    Lost 3st-1.5lb
    • tweets
    • By tweets 20th Mar 17, 3:20 PM
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    Typically, the sun is out now
    Originally posted by 3Dogs
    She is gorgeous 3Dogs I love her wish Poppy would accept her and she could live with me when trained

    But I know Poppy wont let her in
    Lost 3st-1.5lb
    • tweets
    • By tweets 20th Mar 17, 3:21 PM
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    I think the Movies category should be banned...
    Originally posted by Serendipitious
    I agree I just guessed at answers I am not a Movies/film buff
    Lost 3st-1.5lb
    • rose28454
    • By rose28454 20th Mar 17, 3:38 PM
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    Wonderful to just let them get on with it. Let them take on all decisions and just sit back and walk into a lovely 'new' home when you get back in. So glad you don't have the worry of chasing things up as you just don't need this. What about exOH, as he was moving back in to his own space with you soon and had given notice where he . Does this still fit in with the timescale of reapirs?
    Originally posted by 3Dogs
    Luckily he hadn't given notice but he is going to get the man cave built and then he can move back just after I do. It should work quite well as lots more rubbish will be removed by both of us whilst I am not living there.
    • mhoc
    • By mhoc 20th Mar 17, 3:47 PM
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    mhoc
    Mine were near the tinned fruit and fruit snacks for kids
    Originally posted by mrsmac10
    oo thanks for that - that explains why I was getting nowhere - I tried unsuccessfully nut snacks, crisps, savoury biscuits and the Free from section ... how dim am I
    “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.”
    • mhoc
    • By mhoc 20th Mar 17, 3:49 PM
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    Luckily he hadn't given notice but he is going to get the man cave built and then he can move back just after I do. It should work quite well as lots more rubbish will be removed by both of us whilst I am not living there.
    Originally posted by rose28454
    When we had the boys bedrooms remodelled and made back into one room, replastered, painted, new ceiling and floor etc neither of us really wanted to put anything back at all into the bedroom - we wanted it to stay pristine clean and shiny new .... sadly real life took over
    “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.”
    • Savvybuyer
    • By Savvybuyer 20th Mar 17, 3:59 PM
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    Oh that's brilliant but can you remove " How much sex is enough ?" From the top right. I don't want our Poppy to feel inadequate
    Originally posted by TrulyMadly
    That's the first thing I noticed when I saw the picture of the cover - I always seem to notice the things in smaller print and ignore the big mast strapline - I didn't notice the huge text at first. Love - who wants that?

    To be fair, the word "sex" is in white and jumps out (or it did for me, which is not necessarily a bad thing and I'm not complaining) as if it has a bell sounding loudly and red flashing lights either side of it.

    Just, too much sex. Or, alternatively, not enough.

    How do you remove it anyway? Do you mean put area of empty space there? Well, that won't work, since I now already know what was there before that.
    Last edited by Savvybuyer; 20-03-2017 at 4:05 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.
    • 3Dogs
    • By 3Dogs 20th Mar 17, 4:02 PM
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    She is gorgeous 3Dogs I love her wish Poppy would accept her and she could live with me when trained

    But I know Poppy wont let her in
    Originally posted by tweets
    Aww bless Poppy, she is Mammy's only girl
    Mr 3Dogs 3-7-12 3Dogs'Mam 31-3-13
    FRUGAL groceries Oct £55.98 Nov £62.96 Dec £43.46 Jan £68.88 Feb £86.58 Mar X Apr £52.73 May X June £29.83/£75.00
    NSD Oct 18 Nov 16 Dec 21 Jan 16 Feb 19 Mar 19 Apr 20 May 16 June 16/16
    eBay Oct £116.33 Nov £76.71 Dec £60.96 Jan £71.28 Feb £24.12 Mar £104.04 Apr £10.75 May X June £0.00/£50
    • Savvybuyer
    • By Savvybuyer 20th Mar 17, 4:08 PM
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    Savvybuyer
    Look what a Facebook friend sent me of our Poppy

    Originally posted by tweets
    Since this is a money-saving forum, I ought to have noticed "NEWEST, FRESHEST, CHEAPEST", "100 mega deals for you" and "20% off...".
    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 20th Mar 17, 4:10 PM
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    Oh, it's last night and gone now. I'm catching up.
    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.
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 20th Mar 17, 4:16 PM
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    Afternoon all
    Not caught up from this morning yet, but been nurse, more blood tests in the morning, back to see her thurs.
    I then have to go on a days course thing
    Snap hope you're sister got on ok xx
    Im going to do a few jobs then will catch up hopefully after tea
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15

    -2 stone 8 1/2 lb week 13
    • zippydooda
    • By zippydooda 20th Mar 17, 4:49 PM
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    i got this response, from cs today concerning the guiness

    I'm sorry to hear you've had this issue.

    I've checked your account and I can confirm that your receipt has been awarded, but we're currently having an issue with some transactions not pulling through to your activity.

    We're working on getting this fixed as quickly as possible, so you should see the cashback appear in your account shortly.

    I'm sorry for any inconvenience caused in the meantime.
    i may add, my amstel has changed to 0 on the cs offers page,but that also is not showing in the activity page. ive also told them about this while i was replying to the above
    Last edited by zippydooda; 20-03-2017 at 4:52 PM.
    MyMail can exclusively confirm we will soon become the only place you can exchange Nectar points for M&S vouchers.

    From August, MyMail will be teaming up with Nectar
    • vanilla twist
    • By vanilla twist 20th Mar 17, 5:03 PM
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    vanilla twist
    Viking confirmed to nectar that my gift card purchase didn't qualify for 3,000 points



    But nectar have added them anyway as a gesture of goodwill


    I only sent one polite message via fb so it's worth dropping them a line and seeing what happens
    Originally posted by aau1

    Might have to try this.
    Contacted nectar and after 30 mins of faffing around they want to do a conference call with Viking to arrange points. I have already told them Viking told me to contact them.

    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
    • Enterprise 1701C
    • By Enterprise 1701C 20th Mar 17, 5:17 PM
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    Enterprise 1701C
    Ooooo, just received an email from Victoria telling me that i have won a Fairy Non Bio bundle in their competition!!
    Can anyone remember what the bundle consists of?? tia
    Originally posted by Classy_Chick06
    I got the same email

    Had a quick search and each bundle comprises of Non Bio Washing Powder (x 40 washes), Non Bio Liquitabs (x 30 pods) and Fabric Softener (x 76 washes).

    So not too bad
    What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare
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