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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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    • HILLBERN
    • By HILLBERN 19th May 17, 1:36 PM
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    HILLBERN
    My C&C today matched the deal. did initially say technical problems..

    An in store today had "insufficient items" even though 11 bought. Looks like an issue with the site, as Cpl, Jones would say "DON'T PANIC, DON'T PANIC!!"
    Originally posted by braveheart60uk
    ..and as private Frazer would say..."We're all doooooooomed!"
    • braveheart60uk
    • By braveheart60uk 19th May 17, 1:36 PM
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    braveheart60uk
    "Doomed I say!!"
    • Enterprise 1701C
    • By Enterprise 1701C 19th May 17, 1:39 PM
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    Enterprise 1701C
    Don't tell them your name Pike
    What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare
    • Jeremiah T Stone
    • By Jeremiah T Stone 19th May 17, 1:44 PM
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    Jeremiah T Stone
    I'm still up!
    Sad news though - Phantom pregnancy and labour

    She has had two previous litters, of only two puppies each - she is a Maltese and litter sizes are generally small. But labour lasted about 3 hours both times previously. So I took her to the Vets earlier as I was getting concerned.

    Vet did a thorough ultrasound and manual examination and definitely no puppies there
    She is still showing all the signs of labour though and even has milk.
    The Vet says she may have been carrying a puppy but it died earlier in the pregnancy and has been re-absorbed

    How sad and disappointing, but she has had an antibiotic and anti-inflammatory and a good check over.
    Don't let someone dim your light - simply because it is shining in their eyes.
    • aau1
    • By aau1 19th May 17, 1:45 PM
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    aau1
    Good morning.

    Has anyone spotted any free Sky Sports passes online anywhere please?

    Many thanks

    Anon
    Originally posted by Anon
    I've claimed a now tv sports pass from McDs. I was going to PM you details of the yopmail inbox that it's being sent to but you have PMs disabled.

    edit: problem solved. I've messsaged you on the exiled thread
    Last edited by aau1; 19-05-2017 at 1:58 PM.
    Apparently, everybody knows that the bird is the word a moorhen
    • LEJC
    • By LEJC 19th May 17, 1:51 PM
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    LEJC
    JTS....doggy needs a cuddle and you need sleep....off you both go and bed down

    sad news
    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 62 out 77 in ...£13.96 spend
    • fuzzgun19
    • By fuzzgun19 19th May 17, 2:06 PM
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    fuzzgun19
    https://www.tesco.com/direct/search-results/results.page?catId=4294967294&searchquery=Ladies+t rainers&SrchId=4294967294

    I got the neon coral ones, they are not actually lace up and the tongue is not separate. Most of the trainers they have looked to have a good arch in them but I only tried on those ones and the bubble mesh ones.
    Originally posted by Enterprise 1701C
    Thank you, i'll take a look.
    I Hate Jobsworths!!!
    • HILLBERN
    • By HILLBERN 19th May 17, 2:07 PM
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    HILLBERN
    I'm still up!
    Sad news though - Phantom pregnancy and labour

    She has had two previous litters, of only two puppies each - she is a Maltese and litter sizes are generally small. But labour lasted about 3 hours both times previously. So I took her to the Vets earlier as I was getting concerned.

    Vet did a thorough ultrasound and manual examination and definitely no puppies there
    She is still showing all the signs of labour though and even has milk.
    The Vet says she may have been carrying a puppy but it died earlier in the pregnancy and has been re-absorbed

    How sad and disappointing, but she has had an antibiotic and anti-inflammatory and a good check over.
    Originally posted by Jeremiah T Stone
    oh dear how sad for the poor little mite
    you must be exhausted with all that bell ringing...or lack of yesterday afternoon, !and the frivolity that followed then being up all night...
    Bed and rest for you now x
    • fuzzgun19
    • By fuzzgun19 19th May 17, 2:09 PM
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    fuzzgun19
    I would get onto HO with a complaint

    They are selling the promo packs so they should honour them. Particularly because their website says they will take internet coupons
    Originally posted by aau1
    I did this with pant mocs they said I couldn't use as I was getting them fraudulently!
    I Hate Jobsworths!!!
    • hampydoodums
    • By hampydoodums 19th May 17, 2:09 PM
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    hampydoodums
    I'm still up!
    Sad news though - Phantom pregnancy and labour

    She has had two previous litters, of only two puppies each - she is a Maltese and litter sizes are generally small. But labour lasted about 3 hours both times previously. So I took her to the Vets earlier as I was getting concerned.

    Vet did a thorough ultrasound and manual examination and definitely no puppies there
    She is still showing all the signs of labour though and even has milk.
    The Vet says she may have been carrying a puppy but it died earlier in the pregnancy and has been re-absorbed

    How sad and disappointing, but she has had an antibiotic and anti-inflammatory and a good check over.
    Originally posted by Jeremiah T Stone
    Afternoon luvlies, so sorry to read this JTS, awful for you and your family who will have been looking forward to puppies, even holding her hand , and must be heartbreaking for your little doggie bless her. Can you give her a couple of small teddies to nurse or is this not the done thing .
    Nanny to 2 Cherubs
    • Savvybuyer
    • By Savvybuyer 19th May 17, 2:21 PM
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    Savvybuyer
    FILLERS v Sainsburys

    1x Ryvita Fruit Crunch Crispbread (200g)£1.59£1.00
    1x ASDA Smart Price Sliced Mushrooms in Water (285g)£0.38£0.58
    1x ASDA Butcher's Selection Unsmoked Gammon Joint (750g)£3.75£2.50
    1x ASDA Butcher's Selection Smoked Gammon Joint (750g)£3.75£2.50
    Originally posted by 3Dogs
    A good filler against S should be the Macaroni Cheese tin. *Not* the SP version which is 40p elsewhere, but this, the standard range Mr A version:

    ASDA Macaroni Cheese (395g)


    55p 49p 12.4p / 100g

    35p 25p


    I bet that this is already common knowledge as I think it's something that's not.

    Just to confuse you - switching abruptly to versus T - Ryvita Original Crackerbread (200g) should be £1.09 vs 54p (the lowest price I've ever seen).
    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.
    • i been robbed
    • By i been robbed 19th May 17, 2:55 PM
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    i been robbed
    good afternoon

    [QUOTE
    Originally Posted by ChelseaFred View Post
    Thanks LEJC, pats accepted, no problem inc one for £21. 8 page between £13 & £19 too, very nice sa! Some more hopefully generated too......
    On the other hand they wouldn't take the Walkers vouchers as "there have been a lot of forgeries". I pointed out the numbers were different but no joy. Not a problem as I have a 'few' and can use at T or W.
    Drizzling with rain but have seen 4 separate middle aged men in shorts and t shirts, why?
    Have a great day everyone, will post results later.

    ChelseaFred��][/QUOTE]

    aau1[/B];72572675]I would get onto HO with a complaint

    They are selling the promo packs so they should honour them. Particularly because their website says they will take internet coupons
    by [B
    Are we aware that you can use the paypacket vouchers without authorization on SS till.

    i managed this at 4 different A's, loads of times

    this is how i do it.

    after scanning your items, scan your paypacket vouchers.

    ££
    ££

    shows on screen

    press finish and pay.
    you then have option how to pay, eg cash, card, etc

    then press card payment,
    screen pops up "voucher ok" "vouchers declined"
    your vouchers are under left hand side "vouchers ok"
    you then press ok and it comes off your shopping.

    at this stage you can cancel payment at bottom of screen, and revert back to previous page and pay cash instead with deductions still there.

    happy shopping

    Last edited by i been robbed; 19-05-2017 at 3:11 PM.
    • LANGO1966
    • By LANGO1966 19th May 17, 2:59 PM
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    LANGO1966
    I have just tried checking a long womble and my own JF shop. APG saying not enough items, hope system is just playing up
    Originally posted by izzeyb
    Same here with Lynx shop
    • ChelseaFred
    • By ChelseaFred 19th May 17, 3:25 PM
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    ChelseaFred
    I would get onto HO with a complaint

    They are selling the promo packs so they should honour them. Particularly because their website says they will take internet coupons
    Originally posted by aau1
    Yeah, that was my response to Trout. All I got was a shrug of the shoulders. "That's what we've been told"
    Didn't want to make a fuss as I was about to use several large PAG's I will contact Walkers rather than A HQ as this makes a mockery of their promotion.
    Worse thing was, kneejerk reaction was to take the crisps off my shopping - realised on way home that shop was less than 8 items. Toothpaste & Bodywash to go back next week

    Fingers crossed that the PAG machine is not broken.

    ChelseaFred

    (It's much easier on a proper screen rather than battling with predictive text and cramped mobile screen!)
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 19th May 17, 3:25 PM
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    bubbs
    Afternoon all
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15

    -1 stone 13 1/2 lb week 9
    • ChelseaFred
    • By ChelseaFred 19th May 17, 3:28 PM
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    ChelseaFred

    Originally posted by i been robbed
    Was this today ibr?

    SS are well supervised in both my A's, no chance of getting any vouchers through

    ChelseaFred
    • zippydooda
    • By zippydooda 19th May 17, 3:30 PM
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    zippydooda
    womble dated 15th
    5 items on your receipt qualify for comparison Asda Tesco
    1x ASDA Reduced Sugar & Salt Baked Beans in Tomato Sauce (410g) £0.30 £0.31
    2x ASDA Grower's Selection Cooked Beetroot (300g) £1.24 N/A
    1x ASDA Smartprice 15 Eggs (15pk) £1.19 £1.25
    1x ASDA Smartprice 10 Single Cheese Slices (200g) £0.69 N/A
    1x ASDA Butcher's Selection Smoked Lean Diced Bacon Pieces (155g) £1.10 N/A
    1x ASDA Farfalle (500g) £0.55 £0.56
    1x The Polish Bakery Kolodziej Bread (450g) £1.00 N/A
    1x ASDA Fresh Reduced Fat Soured Cream (300ml) £0.95 £0.95
    1x ASDA Coarse Ardennes Pate (175g) £0.60 £0.60
    1x ASDA Butcher's Selection Chicken Breast Fillets (650g) £4.00 N/A
    Comparison total (compared products only) £3.59 £3.67

    only 29p but wanted to try an apg

    is it just todays wombles/shops that are not processing
    IT NOW SAYS LATER THIS YEAR, NO MENTION OF MAY
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    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 19th May 17, 3:42 PM
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    bubbs
    womble dated 15th
    5 items on your receipt qualify for comparison Asda Tesco
    1x ASDA Reduced Sugar & Salt Baked Beans in Tomato Sauce (410g) £0.30 £0.31
    2x ASDA Grower's Selection Cooked Beetroot (300g) £1.24 N/A
    1x ASDA Smartprice 15 Eggs (15pk) £1.19 £1.25
    1x ASDA Smartprice 10 Single Cheese Slices (200g) £0.69 N/A
    1x ASDA Butcher's Selection Smoked Lean Diced Bacon Pieces (155g) £1.10 N/A
    1x ASDA Farfalle (500g) £0.55 £0.56
    1x The Polish Bakery Kolodziej Bread (450g) £1.00 N/A
    1x ASDA Fresh Reduced Fat Soured Cream (300ml) £0.95 £0.95
    1x ASDA Coarse Ardennes Pate (175g) £0.60 £0.60
    1x ASDA Butcher's Selection Chicken Breast Fillets (650g) £4.00 N/A
    Comparison total (compared products only) £3.59 £3.67

    only 29p but wanted to try an apg

    is it just todays wombles/shops that are not processing
    Originally posted by zippydooda
    Must be, mines not going through either
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15

    -1 stone 13 1/2 lb week 9
    • ChelseaFred
    • By ChelseaFred 19th May 17, 3:49 PM
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    ChelseaFred
    Must be, mines not going through either
    Originally posted by bubbs
    Same with mine, womble from yesterday ok but nothing from today so far.

    ChelseaFred
    • locarr
    • By locarr 19th May 17, 4:05 PM
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    locarr
    Same with mine, womble from yesterday ok but nothing from today so far.

    ChelseaFred
    Originally posted by ChelseaFred

    Didn't something like this happen at the end of the great APG Glitch back in 2012 ?
    "I've never looked at myself and said that I need to be a certain way to be around a certain sort of people. I've always wanted to stay true to myself, and I've managed to do that. People have to accept that."
    Jay-Z


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