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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
    • #1
    • 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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    • midwinter
    • By midwinter 5th Dec 17, 7:16 AM
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    midwinter
    Morning all

    Another day, another dollar......
    The mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work unless it's open
    • Serendipitious
    • By Serendipitious 5th Dec 17, 7:35 AM
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    Serendipitious
    Good morning all


    All shall be well, and all shall be well and all manner of thing shall be well.

    June grocery 62.91 July 89.07 Aug 71.25 Sept 82.74 Oct - not much; Nov - probably even less


    • braveheart60uk
    • By braveheart60uk 5th Dec 17, 7:37 AM
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    Toesday
    Today a good day for a wee trip on O3
    Free Millee Cookee , come inside Hansel, you too Gretel.
    Free Gold coins WHSmyth, aaah Jimlad. Pices of eight pieces of eight SQUWACK!!
    Free HALford Freshner, "What are you doing Dave?
    Free Coughee AFTER 2pm Do I hear a fiddle playing?
    • elainemn
    • By elainemn 5th Dec 17, 7:44 AM
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    elainemn
    Good morning
    • Enterprise 1701C
    • By Enterprise 1701C 5th Dec 17, 7:49 AM
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    Enterprise 1701C
    Good morning all, mild but cloudy here.

    Yet another day of cabling here. We always become hideously busy this time of year, which means I rarely have time to do what I need to do for Christmas
    What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare
    • diluvsdiscounts
    • By diluvsdiscounts 5th Dec 17, 8:05 AM
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    diluvsdiscounts
    Good morning all


    Originally posted by Serendipitious
    Love this picture. I'm trying to decide whether I need these or not
    https://www.therange.co.uk/basket
    Weight lost so far 2 stone 5lb
    • davemorton
    • By davemorton 5th Dec 17, 8:06 AM
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    Love this picture. I'm trying to decide whether I need these or not
    https://www.therange.co.uk/basket
    Originally posted by diluvsdiscounts
    What are they?

    Morning all.
    Im a board guide on Pie Making Moneysaving. I'm a volunteer to help the pie production & consumption run smoothly. I can help merge tastes and fillings. Any pies made are mine & are not those of other Moneysavingexperts. Im a board guide not a qualified baker and as such do not make every type of pie. If you spot a quiche or flan please report it.
    • diluvsdiscounts
    • By diluvsdiscounts 5th Dec 17, 8:08 AM
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    diluvsdiscounts
    What are they?

    Morning all.
    Originally posted by davemorton
    A picture and a lamp shade did you click on the link, I don't know how to show them.
    Weight lost so far 2 stone 5lb
    • hornetgirl
    • By hornetgirl 5th Dec 17, 8:10 AM
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    hornetgirl
    Morning all
    Unity is strength...Knowledge is power...Attitude is everything

    MF 30 June 2010

    Everything is fleeting, everything will change
    • davemorton
    • By davemorton 5th Dec 17, 8:10 AM
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    davemorton
    A picture and a lamp shade did you click on the link, I don't know how to show them.
    Originally posted by diluvsdiscounts
    Yeah, just shows an empty basket. You would have to post links of the direct page each item is on. I know what is there now though, so I am happy. If you want them, get them, life is too short for self-denial.
    Im a board guide on Pie Making Moneysaving. I'm a volunteer to help the pie production & consumption run smoothly. I can help merge tastes and fillings. Any pies made are mine & are not those of other Moneysavingexperts. Im a board guide not a qualified baker and as such do not make every type of pie. If you spot a quiche or flan please report it.
    • diluvsdiscounts
    • By diluvsdiscounts 5th Dec 17, 8:14 AM
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    diluvsdiscounts
    Yeah, just shows an empty basket. You would have to post links of the direct page each item is on. I know what is there now though, so I am happy. If you want them, get them, life is too short for self-denial.
    Originally posted by davemorton
    Permission granted I think I might haha

    https://www.therange.co.uk/picture-frames-and-wall-art/posters-prints-and-visual-artwork/canvas-art/suren-nersisyan-gathering-birds-canvas/

    https://www.therange.co.uk/furnishings-and-lighting/lighting/table-and-floor-lamps-/lamp-shades/colourful-birds-print-shade/
    Weight lost so far 2 stone 5lb
    • hornetgirl
    • By hornetgirl 5th Dec 17, 8:18 AM
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    Hornet girl glad to hear mil is on the road to recovery. Could she go into respite for a few weeks? I think the quicker you can get her out of the hospital the better.
    With regards to her home I'm trying to remember what my dad had. He had a frame around the toilet, a comode for downstairs. Grab rails at the back door and in the bathroom and a Zimmer frame which he hated and would be off without it at any given oppurtunity
    I think the main thing for you to decide is whether you think she will be capable of living on her own, I don't envy you its a horrible decision to make especially with her just becoming a widow too.
    If there's anything you want to know pm me and I'll ask my mum.
    're the respite I'm sure you get something like 6 weeks paid for but if they own their own home you would have to pay the top up. I think there's also a difference as to whether she needs residential care or nursing care.
    And it doesn't come cheap either I'm sure my mum was paying 750 a week
    Originally posted by diluvsdiscounts
    Thanks Di. She doesnt actually live alone, my BIL is there also, but works long hours and often isnt home until 9pm. Its more the short term while she recovers fully that were initially concerned about, plus what she will get up to during the day when there is nobody else there. Her view will be that she is home from hospital, therefore she must be ok
    Unity is strength...Knowledge is power...Attitude is everything

    MF 30 June 2010

    Everything is fleeting, everything will change
    • Anon
    • By Anon 5th Dec 17, 8:21 AM
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    Good morning.

    A deal noticed on HUKD - 50

    A free Google Home device (allegedly worth 129) with a year’s subscription to Telegraph Premium online for 50.
    https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/telegraph-premium-50-per-year-plus-free-google-home-worth-129-2847914

    So obviously it is not free, but it seems a reasonable deal?

    I haven’t looked at the details and am not sure what Google Home usefully does or if I need one .

    HTH

    Anon
    • janed9388
    • By janed9388 5th Dec 17, 8:21 AM
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    janed9388
    Morning all. I have a day off today and was planning on maxing my android entries but can you tell me if you do a few in succession at the self scan tills is it best to open the envelopes in between each or leave them all until afterwards ? I know it isn't keen if there is less than a minute between each (which seems like a long time to kill if there is a queue!)
    • diluvsdiscounts
    • By diluvsdiscounts 5th Dec 17, 8:22 AM
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    diluvsdiscounts
    Thanks Di. She doesnt actually live alone, my BIL is there also, but works long hours and often isnt home until 9pm. Its more the short term while she recovers fully that were initially concerned about, plus what she will get up to during the day when there is nobody else there. Her view will be that she is home from hospital, therefore she must be ok
    Originally posted by hornetgirl
    Oh I don't envy you, they become like children, my dad became naughty, well we both have a bit of a wicked sense of humour and he pushed his to the limits at times. I remember the crossroads lady going to sit with him one day so my mum could go out for a couple of hours, she went to get my mum's washing in and whilst she was in the garden my dad got up, he could hardly walk because of the Parkinson's, went across two rooms to the drinks cabinet and poured himself a large glayva
    Weight lost so far 2 stone 5lb
    • MKS
    • By MKS 5th Dec 17, 8:34 AM
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    MKS
    Awww thanks, thats what friends are for xx
    Well hope you get to the bottom of it, you need to for you xx
    Well done on your shops but make sure you look everywhere they are all over the hocky
    What did you get in waities please?
    Oh thats a bummer for your pork, how rude of them
    I was in a steop last week after sts and then 1/2lb , i need 11 1/2lb too my target
    Originally posted by bubbs
    Waities shop




    Couldn't find the xmas yogurt at all, then DS said to me this morning that he saw them last week, so will look again.

    How long are you giving yourself to get to target? I have adjusted mine to take into account the weight of the implants.
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 5th Dec 17, 8:35 AM
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    bubbs
    Morning all
    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
    • MKS
    • By MKS 5th Dec 17, 8:37 AM
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    MKS
    Fewer of these schoolgirl errors in future please!
    Does the Famous Grouse pick up 15 for Sains. (may be able to help curl girl)?
    Originally posted by Savvybuyer
    Will try, Savvy.

    For curl girl

    11 items (8 different) on your receipt qualify for comparison Asda Sainsbury's
    1x Lynx Attract for Her Washbag Gift Set (each) 7.00 N/A
    4x Heinz Beanz in Barbecue Sauce (390g) 3.80 3.20
    1x Lynx Duo Black Body Gift Set (each) 4.00 3.50
    1x Cravendale Semi Skimmed Milk (2l) 1.75 1.75
    1x Tassimo Kenco Americano Smooth Pods (128g) 3.99 3.00
    1x Dove Happiness Collection Duo Body Gift Set (each) 4.00 N/A
    1x Lynx Duo You Body Gift Set (each) 4.00 N/A
    1x Lynx Duo Africa Gift Set (each) 4.00 3.50
    1x Impulse Unique Mini Tin Gift Set (each) 4.00 3.50
    1x Tassimo Kenco Cappuccino Pods (260g) 3.99 3.00
    1x The Famous Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky (1l) 16.00 15.00
    Comparison total (compared products only) 41.53 36.45
    +5.08 cheaper
    • elliemoo
    • By elliemoo 5th Dec 17, 8:46 AM
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    elliemoo
    Good morning all, happy Tuesday.
    • MKS
    • By MKS 5th Dec 17, 8:51 AM
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    MKS
    Id appreciate it if anyone can offer any advice on MILs situation please. The hospital are suggesting she will be ready to go home in a couple of days time. She is 82 years old, has just had major surgery and was widowed less than a month ago. Should anything be happening before she is released - should her home be assessed or anything like that first?
    Sorry if this is a daft or nave question but we have no experience of anything like this and have no clue what to expect.
    Originally posted by hornetgirl
    Hi HG.
    When I was in this situation a couple of years ago, I was given a pamphlet of items (chairs, bed wc etc) to put measurements into and answer questions, bath or wet room, microwave etc. Who can help at home, distance that you live from the person etc. (Sounds tough but if you put yourself down, don't expect any further help). I stood my ground as was working/looking after DGC at the time and could only spend a couple of hours a day with Dad, which wouldn't have been enough for his safety. He was then sent to a local home for 6 weeks rehabilitation/ease back into living alone. Good luck.
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