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    • redfox
    • By redfox 6th Nov 17, 3:30 PM
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    redfox
    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.
    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 volunteer to help get your forum questions answered and keep the forum running smoothly. 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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    • emerald21
    • By emerald21 4th Dec 17, 7:39 AM
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    emerald21
    Good morning....Lovely fullish moon this morning.....Makes it good for walking the boy...Can see where I am going....

    Where did the last week go too....Doesn't time fly when you are having fun...

    Have great days...Not long until the Xmas break for those that work...

    Originally posted by marmitelovemehateme
    Yes it does help
    • silvercar
    • By silvercar 4th Dec 17, 7:52 AM
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    silvercar
    good morning Techie advise needed I have bt broadband but I use aol emails(my old provider) I have received message from aol stating that they will be discontinuing AIM has any one else received this message and if so does it mean I will not be able use an aol email address any help appreciated
    Originally posted by bcw123
    AIM is instant messaging. Your emails should be OK.
    • hornetgirl
    • By hornetgirl 4th Dec 17, 7:52 AM
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    hornetgirl
    I saw someone in your local getting a grilling last night over a 20+ APG

    Heard him saying about gift sets on offer in Tesco etc etc.

    Waited for him to come out to chat, but he must have gone out via the other exit.
    Originally posted by Bikertov
    Mine was 13 odd and it did get queried. The cashier said there was something wrong with it and asked her supervisor. Supervisor said to put it through as they knew it was the gift sets because they are much cheaper in T, but praised the (very young) cashier for checking as theyve had a few funny ones lately.

    Morning all
    Unity is strength...Knowledge is power...Attitude is everything

    MF 30 June 2010

    Everything is fleeting, everything will change
    • silvercar
    • By silvercar 4th Dec 17, 8:02 AM
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    silvercar
    .....but praised the (very young) cashier for checking as theyve had a few funny ones lately.
    by hornetgirl
    Not a nice way to talk about michaels!

    • braveheart60uk
    • By braveheart60uk 4th Dec 17, 8:03 AM
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    braveheart60uk
    good morning Techie advise needed I have bt broadband but I use aol emails(my old provider) I have received message from aol stating that they will be discontinuing AIM has any one else received this message and if so does it mean I will not be able use an aol email address any help appreciated
    Originally posted by bcw123
    Quite a lot of providers do this, another way to try and blackmail you into staying with them. Unsure if AOL allow you to keep it for a certaim length of time or not.

    Best thing to do is get a free provider google/hotmail etc.

    if your email at AOL is something like

    thisismyemailaddress@aol.com

    try checking to see if free provider has a similar one free

    thisismyemailaddress@freeprovider.com

    easier to remember and easier for others to change their address book to.
    PS best to have a very private addy and a public one, helps keep junkmail down on "real" email address.
    • braveheart60uk
    • By braveheart60uk 4th Dec 17, 8:06 AM
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    braveheart60uk
    Oh, morning.

    Another Droid day

    Usual reminder re week ahead:

    For O3 and WonTwo I would recommend checking daily due to time of year, may be (laughs) some treats.
    Tuesday free O3 coughee BUT after 2pm ( Grrr )
    Wednusdae new WonTwo offers.
    • tweets
    • By tweets 4th Dec 17, 8:12 AM
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    tweets
    Good Morning
    Lost 3st-3lb
    • Anon
    • By Anon 4th Dec 17, 8:18 AM
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    Anon
    good morning Techie advise needed I have bt broadband but I use aol emails(my old provider) I have received message from aol stating that they will be discontinuing AIM has any one else received this message and if so does it mean I will not be able use an aol email address any help appreciated
    Originally posted by bcw123
    Quite a lot of providers do this, another way to try and blackmail you into staying with them. Unsure if AOL allow you to keep it for a certaim length of time or not.

    Best thing to do is get a free provider google/hotmail etc.

    if your email at AOL is something like

    thisismyemailaddress@aol.com

    try checking to see if free provider has a similar one free

    thisismyemailaddress@freeprovider.com

    easier to remember and easier for others to change their address book to.
    PS best to have a very private addy and a public one, helps keep junkmail down on "real" email address.
    Originally posted by braveheart60uk
    I was going to advise the same - I broke free years ago when I realised I would lose my email address when changing internet provider (or they could come up with a charge to keep it). I switched to Gmail as my main email account and I was then free to walk away if required from V1rgin. I also took the Oporto out to undubscribe from mailing lists. It took a little effort to login to banks, utilities etc to change the email address but it didnt really take that long.

    As it happens, my old NTL email is still live as I have negotiated well each year .

    Anon
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 4th Dec 17, 8:20 AM
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    bubbs
    Morning all
    If anyone does a b and h shop and gets results before 12 ish would you post please as my sister us you g to do her 2nd shop on her own today
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 350 for 2015, 2016 400 Actual345, 400 for 2017 Actual 500
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    :-4 stone 5 1/2lb week 37
    • midwinter
    • By midwinter 4th Dec 17, 8:21 AM
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    midwinter
    Good morning everyone

    Did my first shop yesterday for Dove Men+Care gift set with Shower Tool Gift Set, and it worked very nicely, thank you!

    Have a very good day, one & all.
    The mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work unless it's open
    • TrulyMadly
    • By TrulyMadly 4th Dec 17, 8:25 AM
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    TrulyMadly
    Just popping in to mention that I got the 1000 nectar points email too

    As far as I can see theres nothing to do other than open it?

    So much milder today but the snow is still lying
    To do is to be. Rousseau
    To be is to do. Sartre
    Do be do be do. Sinatra
    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 4th Dec 17, 8:31 AM
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    Tinyshoes
    Morning

    Check your emails mine was in junk

    Bogof Krispy Kreme Xmas donuts today only includes Tesco stores
    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...
    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 4th Dec 17, 8:35 AM
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    Tinyshoes
    East Anglia Co op initiative to stop food waste - items to sell for 10p

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-42217026
    Originally posted by Serendipitious
    Was going to post this too. . Now when have dates ever bothered most of the Elite . Hope it's phased out quickly to other areas too.
    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...
    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 4th Dec 17, 8:37 AM
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    Tinyshoes
    Just popping in to mention that I got the 1000 nectar points email too

    As far as I can see theres nothing to do other than open it?

    So much milder today but the snow is still lying
    Originally posted by TrulyMadly
    I'm not feeling the love you know

    No nectar email, no little parcel and still no waities conditional spends....
    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...
    • Enterprise 1701C
    • By Enterprise 1701C 4th Dec 17, 8:41 AM
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    Enterprise 1701C
    Good morning all, mild but dull here.

    Brag time my new parka is a size 16 not an 18 or 20 and I can wear my thick jumper under it
    Originally posted by tweets
    I bet that feels so goooood

    Yes, do you use it as well?
    Originally posted by josie_ann57
    With kids like ours we had to, put out food, blink, it was gone

    It is wonderful now the kids have left home, I can put things in the fridge and they are still there when I come back from being out for 2 minutes
    What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare
    • Enterprise 1701C
    • By Enterprise 1701C 4th Dec 17, 8:42 AM
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    Enterprise 1701C
    I'm not feeling the love you know

    No nectar email, no little parcel and still no waities conditional spends....
    Originally posted by Tinyshoes
    Double check - the email I got was from Sainsbury!
    What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare
    • michaels
    • By michaels 4th Dec 17, 8:54 AM
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    michaels
    Was it you !

    I won't say anymore details to identify you, but I was 2 self checkouts behind

    Waited for about 10 minutes to have a chat but couldn't wait any longer

    I was going to use a large APG myself, but decided not to after seeing the supervisor grilling you.
    Originally posted by Bikertov
    We always park at the back cos it seems quieter although with the ss tills being at the front it doesn't save much in terms of a walk anymore.

    Supervisor attention really doesn't worry me especially as A is not a normal store for me anyway. Half the problem actually seemed to be the stafff didn't know how to do an apg rather than suspicion. It did make one cross lady wait for a long time behind us but we did warn her as she started to unload onto our belt that it was likely to take a while as we were using vouchers.

    Sub 20 it seems to work just by keying item code the scanning bc on original receipt and then confirm voucher at pay stage, no need to get receipt marked or even deposit apg into voucher slot - oucky really as I was able to self process two 19+ vouchers after the supervisor had been called to process the 22 one.
    Cool heads and compromise
    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 4th Dec 17, 8:58 AM
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    Tinyshoes
    Double check - the email I got was from Sainsbury!
    Originally posted by Enterprise 1701C
    No nothing
    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...
    • Westvleteren
    • By Westvleteren 4th Dec 17, 9:08 AM
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    Westvleteren
    Morning

    Check your emails mine was in junk

    Bogof Krispy Kreme Xmas donuts today only includes Tesco stores
    Originally posted by Tinyshoes
    Best place for it!
    Something unexpected happened which made me smile and still continues to make me smile.

    2017 Walk 4000 miles in a year challenge: Jan: 277.5. Feb:262.6. March 287. April 297.5. May 318. June 132.35

    • Sarahdol75
    • By Sarahdol75 4th Dec 17, 9:14 AM
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    Sarahdol75
    Good morning everyone.


    Awww, touching.

    good morning Techie advise needed I have bt broadband but I use aol emails(my old provider) I have received message from aol stating that they will be discontinuing AIM has any one else received this message and if so does it mean I will not be able use an aol email address any help appreciated
    Originally posted by bcw123
    Quite a lot of providers do this, another way to try and blackmail you into staying with them. Unsure if AOL allow you to keep it for a certaim length of time or not.

    Best thing to do is get a free provider google/hotmail etc.

    if your email at AOL is something like

    thisismyemailaddress@aol.com

    try checking to see if free provider has a similar one free

    thisismyemailaddress@freeprovider.com

    easier to remember and easier for others to change their address book to.
    PS best to have a very private addy and a public one, helps keep junkmail down on "real" email address.
    Originally posted by braveheart60uk
    I havnt been with AOL in about 7 years, but still use my AOL email address.
    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
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