'Tesco Flash 50% off clothing sale Friday – looking a bit better blog' discussion

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  • JimmyTheWig
    JimmyTheWig Posts: 12,199 Forumite
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    50% discount (half price to celebrate half a year).
    Am looking forward to the logical follow-up to this in a further 6 months time!
    It goes without without saying that the site will be busy on Friday.
    That was my first thought when I heard of the deal. Their site will crash within minutes.
  • Edinburghlass_2
    Edinburghlass_2 Posts: 32,680 Forumite
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    Facebook open, tick

    Tesco clothing open, tick

    Goods in basket, tick

  • aliasojo
    aliasojo Posts: 23,053 Forumite
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    Lol E, I did that too then decided I was just buying for the sake of it so have shut everything down again and am going to ignore it all. :)
    Herman - MP for all! :)
  • Edinburghlass_2
    Edinburghlass_2 Posts: 32,680 Forumite
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    oh I've had my sensible head on for too long, so its TGIF day!
  • ShakeyStacey
    ShakeyStacey Posts: 34 Forumite
    I've got Facebook open, I've got the website open, I've got my carefully selected items in my basket (just the two things, and things I would have needed to buy anyway), debit card primed and ready and I'm getting the facebook alerts sent to my mobile (also sat next to me). Is there anything else I should be doing? (other than exam revision :P)
    Good luck everyone, I hope you all get what you want :D
  • beautyqueen88
    beautyqueen88 Posts: 296 Forumite
    Code now live XX-FBFFMAY
    managed to get my order in and confirmed after having it open on the enter coupon code page all morning but now site appears to be down completely.
    good luck, hope you managed to get in, quickest copy and pasting i've done in my life lol
  • ShakeyStacey
    ShakeyStacey Posts: 34 Forumite
    I seem to be stuck at the contacting your bank stage... hope it works :)

    Oh! As I was typing this I got my order confirmation e-mail through. So it looks like the site is still working. Just verrrrry slowly. Stick with it guys :D
  • spoddams
    spoddams Posts: 58 Forumite
    took me 20 minutes, but I did it.
  • xemmax
    xemmax Posts: 686 Forumite
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    edited 7 May 2010 at 1:04PM
    got confirmation email but when i go into 'my account' it says i haven't placed any orders!

    edit: just spoke to customer services who confirmed my order had gone through and it would be showing in my account soon but would take a while as obviously the site's really busy at the moment
  • Mine appears to have gone through although it was v-e-r-y s-l-o-w! I have had an email confirmation of my order too. Didn't go mad, got some school uniform, shoes and summer skirts for my kids. All stuff that was needed anyway :)
    :D Skint but happy with my lovely family :D

    Hypnotherapy rocks :j
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