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    • redfox
    • By redfox 6th Nov 17, 3:30 PM
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    Elite 11+ shopping and chat thread part 2
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    • 6th Nov 17, 3:30 PM
    Elite 11+ shopping and chat thread part 2 6th Nov 17 at 3:30 PM
    Welcome to a new long lasting Elite 11+ glitch and chat thread.

    It's a great group and community so enjoy!

    All the relevant information can be found in post number 2.
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    • marmitelovemehateme
    • By marmitelovemehateme 1st Dec 17, 3:31 PM
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    marmitelovemehateme
    Oops, sometimes planning ahead doesn't quite work out does it, think how much I have been caught out doing it nearly year before.
    Originally posted by Tinyshoes
    It's still good to plan ahead TS
    13 Days to go
    3Dogs lists....Posts 210 211 212 213 214

    OMG, I'm rich! Silver in the hair, Gold in the teeff, Crystals in the Kidney, Sugar in the blood, Lead in the butt, Iron in the arteries and an inexhaustible supply of natural gas! I never thought I would accumulate such wealth!!
    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 1st Dec 17, 3:33 PM
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    Tinyshoes
    Now I have posted that there are some left of the slippers I have just thought who else I could have got a pair for.

    Can't go back as we have SIL coming round tonight for a meal, I am meant to be cleaning and tidying but not even started yet.
    Birds flying high, You know how I feel, Sun in the sky, You know how I feel,
    Reeds driftin' on by, You know how I feel

    It's a new dawn, It's a new day, It's a new life, For me, And I'm feeling good...
    • newbie1980
    • By newbie1980 1st Dec 17, 3:35 PM
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    newbie1980
    2 x 69.99 alcatel A3s arrived today, credit will be used for international calls, 2 x 50 to claim back from alcatel and 2 x 83 CEX credit to get the kids a wii u with mario 8 (we always seem to be at least 1 console generation behind, the kids are not hard core gamers, only really use it as a fun mulitplayer activity when they have friends over)
    Originally posted by michaels
    anyone who still wants the black friday deal if you google alcatel a3 black friday deal it will still let you buy at the 69.99+ 10

    also hope you dont forget the 5 tcb money
    Last edited by newbie1980; 01-12-2017 at 4:45 PM.
    • marmitelovemehateme
    • By marmitelovemehateme 1st Dec 17, 3:36 PM
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    marmitelovemehateme
    Now I have posted that there are some left of the slippers I have just thought who else I could have got a pair for.

    Can't go back as we have SIL coming round tonight for a meal, I am meant to be cleaning and tidying but not even started yet.
    Originally posted by Tinyshoes
    Come on young lady .....chop chop....Put on some music and before you know it you'll be finished....
    13 Days to go
    3Dogs lists....Posts 210 211 212 213 214

    OMG, I'm rich! Silver in the hair, Gold in the teeff, Crystals in the Kidney, Sugar in the blood, Lead in the butt, Iron in the arteries and an inexhaustible supply of natural gas! I never thought I would accumulate such wealth!!
    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 1st Dec 17, 3:45 PM
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    Tinyshoes
    It's still good to plan ahead TS
    Originally posted by marmitelovemehateme
    I have to laugh about it but the year my mum passed I had done all her xmas shopping in the B00ts sale that I was left with.

    Would have been ok if I hadn't done my own as well. The girls got loads in their stockings that year.
    Birds flying high, You know how I feel, Sun in the sky, You know how I feel,
    Reeds driftin' on by, You know how I feel

    It's a new dawn, It's a new day, It's a new life, For me, And I'm feeling good...
    • lesliejack
    • By lesliejack 1st Dec 17, 3:46 PM
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    Hall of Fame

    Top 5 players at the end of each month will be written into the hall of fame, forever!



    Nov 17

    42 players played during the month.
    1. Snap-ant (434 points, 2 wins) (by 1 point!)
    2. lesliejack (433 points, 7 wins)
    3. sweeties (394 points, 4 wins)
    4. ms-money-penny (375 points, 3 wins)
    5. NineTails (350 points, 4 wins)
    6. Glyndwr (342 points, 0 wins)
    7. Seren (342 points, 0 wins)
    8. ak5 (328 points, 2 wins)
    9. midwinter (296 points, 0 wins)
    10. Queenriderbrekke (288 points, 1 wins)
    Originally posted by Snap-ant

    ONE MEASLEY POINT!!
    not that I am competitive!!
    essex girl in exile
    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 1st Dec 17, 3:52 PM
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    Tinyshoes
    Come on young lady .....chop chop....Put on some music and before you know it you'll be finished....
    Originally posted by marmitelovemehateme
    Young

    Music now why didn't I think of that. I put my 20p in the juke box.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPf0YbXqDm0
    Birds flying high, You know how I feel, Sun in the sky, You know how I feel,
    Reeds driftin' on by, You know how I feel

    It's a new dawn, It's a new day, It's a new life, For me, And I'm feeling good...
    • Picasso7
    • By Picasso7 1st Dec 17, 3:57 PM
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    I would probably forget to even take it with me to do that. It is good to see everyone getting their bargains before xmas. I don't need anything, xmas shopping was done in the January sales but maybe I should start for next year.
    Originally posted by Tinyshoes
    That is precisely what I am doing -- as well as donating to the care home Mum is now living in.
    • Picasso7
    • By Picasso7 1st Dec 17, 3:59 PM
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    Aynsley can be against either T or S...Just check that the flavours match A v T S
    Originally posted by marmitelovemehateme
    Thank you. I was actually planning to get some Heinz beans with sausages and hope they will work in a similar way. I shall have to go and ponder MSM!
    • marmitelovemehateme
    • By marmitelovemehateme 1st Dec 17, 3:59 PM
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    marmitelovemehateme
    Young

    Music now why didn't I think of that. I put my 20p in the juke box.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPf0YbXqDm0
    Originally posted by Tinyshoes
    Here we go TS....This will get you moving with the hoover...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QT4ojkLZOS8
    13 Days to go
    3Dogs lists....Posts 210 211 212 213 214

    OMG, I'm rich! Silver in the hair, Gold in the teeff, Crystals in the Kidney, Sugar in the blood, Lead in the butt, Iron in the arteries and an inexhaustible supply of natural gas! I never thought I would accumulate such wealth!!
    • gocat
    • By gocat 1st Dec 17, 4:01 PM
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    they are holding the transaction over...they know all about small shops and the promotion and have done similar in previous years....they are grateful of the increased business it generates.
    Thats why they were happy to take the details of both cards and put them through tomorrow.

    It also means I have my order placed and they can start preparing for what is a busy time for them.
    Originally posted by LEJC
    Oh right. That makes sense then. Phew.
    • Sarahdol75
    • By Sarahdol75 1st Dec 17, 4:14 PM
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    Sarahdol75
    Was thinking this morning would I be the only one on a list of not having done an APG for the gift sets.

    Just can't get my head around it, been far too long since I did one, and my track record of forgetting to use the bloomin voucher is putting me off...
    Originally posted by Tinyshoes
    I have only done 3 shops, and 2 were today
    Walk 2000 miles in a year challenge 2017 -

    229.37 January 222.5 February 218.80 March
    290.10 April 248.49 May 130.73 June 220.51 July
    162.39 August 311.97 September
    227 October Total so far 2261 miles



    Pretty Muddy 16 September, completed
    • Snap-ant
    • By Snap-ant 1st Dec 17, 4:16 PM
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    Snap-ant
    Hi TS - I've been to SD as well

    missed these

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

    • Snap-ant
    • By Snap-ant 1st Dec 17, 4:17 PM
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    Snap-ant


    But got these





    Huge size for 50p
    Our Family Motto ~
    ♦ If all else fails - read the instructions ♦

    • lesliejack
    • By lesliejack 1st Dec 17, 4:30 PM
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    Afternoon all, black ice seems to have gone for now thank goodness.
    Can anyone tell me does COS only work if you have a fancy phone or can I upload receipts on my PC the same as Quidco etc?? xx
    essex girl in exile
    • Chrisv
    • By Chrisv 1st Dec 17, 4:38 PM
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    Chrisv
    Sorry 3dogs I have more new comparisons from last night, all seem to make things cheaper again!

    Nivea Xmas kisses 3 v 1.37 T. 23p each

    My maths could be a little out but I've written what I think they work out at now if someone would like to double check my maths x
    Originally posted by emmad5689
    Aren't the nivea kisses 1.87 at t?
    Originally posted by abailey54
    Yes sorry mistype however price works out the same as I did that from the proper price x
    Originally posted by emmad5689
    Pay 6, compares 9 v 5.61, APG 3.95 so work out at 68p each.
    Not wanting something is as good as possessing it Donald Horban
    • marmitelovemehateme
    • By marmitelovemehateme 1st Dec 17, 4:39 PM
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    marmitelovemehateme
    Savvy.....You will like this......Not mine from a womble..

    A v M

    1x Baileys The Original Irish Cream (1l) 10.00 15.00
    13 Days to go
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    OMG, I'm rich! Silver in the hair, Gold in the teeff, Crystals in the Kidney, Sugar in the blood, Lead in the butt, Iron in the arteries and an inexhaustible supply of natural gas! I never thought I would accumulate such wealth!!
    • Chrisv
    • By Chrisv 1st Dec 17, 4:39 PM
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    Chrisv
    Afternoon all, black ice seems to have gone for now thank goodness.
    Can anyone tell me does COS only work if you have a fancy phone or can I upload receipts on my PC the same as Quidco etc?? xx
    Originally posted by lesliejack
    I do mine on laptop lesliejack
    Not wanting something is as good as possessing it Donald Horban
    • xxlouisexx56
    • By xxlouisexx56 1st Dec 17, 4:41 PM
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    xxlouisexx56
    Today's shops


    11 items (9 different) on your receipt qualify for comparison Asda Tesco
    1x Walkers Baked Variety Crisps (6x25g) 1.50 1.00
    1x McCoy's Salt & Malt Vinegar Flavour Ridge Cut Potato Crisps (6x27g) 1.45 1.00
    0.17x ASDA Grower's Selection Loose Onion (order by number of onions or select kg) (per kg) 0.13 0.12
    1x Haribo Starmix (1pk) 0.10 0.10
    1x Swizzels Refreshers Original Lemon Flavour (18g) 0.10 0.10
    0.13x ASDA Grower's Selection Loose Carrot (order by number of carrots or select kg) (per kg) 0.08 0.07
    1x ASDA Spaghetti Loops in Tomato Sauce (210g) 0.25 0.29
    3x TRESemme Colour Revitalise Hair Gift Set (each) 18.00 7.86
    1x Barratt Flumps (12g) 0.10 0.10
    Comparison total (compared products only) 21.71 10.64



    That's unusual! We weren't the cheapest this time
    We want you to be 10% better off at Asda, so there's a voucher for you below.
    Based on comparable items... Tesco Sainsbury's Morrisons Waitrose
    The cost of your shop at Asda was: 7.08 7.19 7.76 2.05
    The competitor cost would have been: 6.31 5.68 6.94 2.29
    To be 10% cheaper Asda needed to be: 5.67 5.11 6.24 2.06
    Compared to the 10% cheaper price 1.41 more
    2.08 more
    1.52 more 0.01 less
    Asda was... Not 10% cheaper
    Not 10% cheaper
    Not 10% cheaper 10% cheaper
    How was this worked out?
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    11 items on your receipt qualify for comparison Asda Sainsbury's
    1x Muller Corner Banana Yogurt with Chocolate Flakes (135g) 0.68 0.50
    1x Muller Corner Toffee Yogurt with Chocolate Hoops (135g) 0.68 0.50
    1x ASDA 12 Potato Waffles (680g) 0.95 1.15
    1x Muller Corner Strawberry Yogurt with White Chocolate Shortcake Balls (135g) 0.68 0.50
    1x Muller Light Fat Free Vanilla & Dark Chocolate Yogurt (165g) 0.68 0.35
    1x Muller Light Fat Free Strawberry Yogurt (175g) 0.68 0.35
    1x ASDA Chopped Tomatoes in Tomato Juice (400g) 0.34 N/A
    1x Muller Light Fat Free Coconut with Lime Yoghurt (175g) 0.68 N/A
    1x Muller Corner Vanilla Yogurt with Chocolate Balls (135g) 0.68 0.50
    1x ASDA Grower's Selection Carrots (1kg) 0.45 0.60
    1x Muller Light Fat Free Cherry Yogurt (175g) 0.68 0.35
    1x Muller Light Fat Free Vanilla Yogurt (175g) 0.68 0.35
    1x ASDA Red Kidney Beans in Water (400g) 0.35 0.53
    Comparison total (compared products only) 7.19 5.68
    +1.51 cheaper
    For your information:


    Sainsbury's
    1x Muller Corner Banana Yogurt with Chocolate Flakes (135g) 0.68 0.50
    1x Muller Corner Toffee Yogurt with Chocolate Hoops (135g) 0.68 0.50
    1x Muller Corner Strawberry Yogurt with White Chocolate Shortcake Balls (135g) 0.68 0.50
    1x Muller Light Fat Free Cherry Yogurt (175g) 0.68 0.35
    1x ASDA Mashed Potato (900g) 1.15 N/A
    1x Muller Light Fat Free Orange with Dark Chocolate Yogurt (165g) 0.68 0.35
    1x Muller Light Fat Free Vanilla Yogurt (175g) 0.68 0.35
    1x Muller Light Fat Free Vanilla & Dark Chocolate Yogurt (165g) 0.68 0.35
    1x Muller Light Fat Free Strawberry Yogurt (175g) 0.68 0.35
    1x ASDA Red Kidney Beans in Water (400g) 0.35 0.53
    1x Muller Corner Vanilla Yogurt with Chocolate Balls (135g) 0.68 0.50
    Comparison total (compared products only) 6.47 4.28


    9 items on your receipt qualify for comparison Asda Sainsbury's
    1x Muller Corner Banana Yogurt with Chocolate Flakes (135g) 0.68 0.50
    1x ASDA 1% Fat Milk (4pt) 1.09 1.10
    1x Muller Corner Toffee Yogurt with Chocolate Hoops (135g) 0.68 0.50
    1x Muller Corner Strawberry Yogurt with White Chocolate Shortcake Balls (135g) 0.68 0.50
    1x Muller Light Fat Free Cherry Yogurt (175g) 0.68 0.35
    1x Muller Light Fat Free Vanilla Yogurt (175g) 0.68 0.35
    1x Muller Light Fat Free Vanilla & Dark Chocolate Yogurt (165g) 0.68 0.35
    1x Muller Light Fat Free Strawberry Yogurt (175g) 0.68 0.35
    1x ASDA Chopped Tomatoes in Tomato Juice (400g) 0.34 N/A
    1x ASDA Mexican Style Bean Mix in Water (300g) 0.48 N/A
    1x Muller Corner Vanilla Yogurt with Chocolate Balls (135g) 0.68 0.50
    1x Muller Light Kiwi & Pineapple Fat Free Yogurt (175g) 0.68 N/A
    Comparison total (compared products only) 6.53 4.50
    • poundsinbucks
    • By poundsinbucks 1st Dec 17, 4:44 PM
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    poundsinbucks
    For pepper77 who asked for details of my shop, hope this helps? Let me know how I could have improved 😉.

    10 items (8 different) on your receipt qualify for comparison Asda Tesco
    3x Gillette Fusion Razor Blades (4pk) 33.00 26.00
    1x Cadbury Fudge Chocolate Bar (25.5g) 0.25 0.26
    0.13x ASDA Grower's Selection Loose Red Onion (order by number of onions or select kg) (per kg) 0.10 0.13
    0.16x ASDA Grower's Selection Loose Banana (order by number of bananas or select kg) (per kg) 0.12 0.12
    1x Haribo Starmix (1pk) 0.10 0.10
    1x Cadbury Curly Wurly Bar (26g) 0.35 0.30
    1x ASDA Smart Price Chopped Tomatoes in Tomato Juice (400g) 0.29 0.31
    1x ASDA Strawberry Laces (45g) 0.25 N/A
    1x Barratt Flumps (12g) 0.10 0.10
    Comparison total (compared products only) 34.31 27.32
    +6.99 cheaper

    Here's your voucher for 9.73Why 9.73?

    Poundsinbucks x 😎
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