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    • redfox
    • By redfox 16th Jun 16, 8:27 PM
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    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.
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    • simpson100
    • By simpson100 18th Apr 17, 9:42 PM
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    simpson100
    I understood that bit, 10 returns £85 on the APG - 2 would give you £170 losing £70 as APG is capped at £100 ... unless of course you have ordered 1 to cash in this month and 1 for May, in which case be careful when spending the vouchers that you don't do too many shops and lose the "May" shop. Also be careful they don't link your accounts, which I believe some people have experienced on here.

    Anon
    Originally posted by Anon
    Yes this is true on each account I've been doing one for current month, claim e voucher then use that purchase next month's, certainly since the increase to £9.50 I've over 20 accounts so not had any problems with losing vouchers or merging of accounts ( 6 different cards ) Christ knows how they've not Cottened on. Thanks to the elite the food banks are full around here.
    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 18th Apr 17, 9:45 PM
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    Tinyshoes
    I've used the Currency Club a few times in the past. Rates have always been very competitive and the service has always been good, can't vouch for any others though.
    Originally posted by redfox
    Redfox please do you know if the currency club charge a fee for using a debit card? I have read some reviews that say they do now but can't find it in their T&Cs. I don't do online banking so not sure if bank transfer will be possible. Their rate for the amount I want to exchange is pretty favourable at the moment.

    EDIT: I have found it it's 0.25%
    Last edited by Tinyshoes; 18-04-2017 at 9:56 PM.
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    It's a new dawn, It's a new day, It's a new life, For me, And I'm feeling good...
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 18th Apr 17, 9:51 PM
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    Yes this is true on each account I've been doing one for current month, claim e voucher then use that purchase next month's, certainly since the increase to £9.50 I've over 20 accounts so not had any problems with losing vouchers or merging of accounts ( 6 different cards ) Christ knows how they've not Cottened on. Thanks to the elite the food banks are full around here.
    Originally posted by simpson100
    20? have you got a brass neck too?
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017 Actual £500
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    :5 st 2 1/2 lb
    • TrulyMadly
    • By TrulyMadly 18th Apr 17, 9:55 PM
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    Received a Wilkinson razor in the post today.
    Thanks to TM for posting.
    I now have a free razor as i didn't participate in the sharpie shopping.
    Originally posted by curl girl
    Ooh I got one too
    To do is to be. Rousseau
    To be is to do. Sartre
    Do be do be do. Sinatra
    • simpson100
    • By simpson100 18th Apr 17, 10:00 PM
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    20? have you got a brass neck too?
    Originally posted by bubbs
    Hmmmmm tub of brasso has been known to be in the order.

    As I'm using the lockers, and never see a human it's easier to get a brass neck
    • redfox
    • By redfox 18th Apr 17, 10:07 PM
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    Redfox please do you know if the currency club charge a fee for using a debit card?
    Originally posted by Tinyshoes
    I see you have found the answer

    I use bank transfer when I do it which doesn't attract a fee. You can always arrange a bank transfer in your bank branch if you don't do online banking.
    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.

    • TrulyMadly
    • By TrulyMadly 18th Apr 17, 10:20 PM
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    I told a little fib earlier. I did manage to dip into the thread earlier at work as I was trying to see if the crisps worked.

    I read a full page from last Thursday before I realised

    Unsurprisingly, there were no crisp shops
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    To be is to do. Sartre
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    • Serendipitious
    • By Serendipitious 18th Apr 17, 11:43 PM
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    Back from DD's where things are moving on quickly and it's getting quite exciting - basically it's the contents of 2 homes going into one, so there's going to be a lot of surplus to attend to and lots of sifting and sorting to be done.

    Went to T on the way, all Easter stock sold out, got DD's shopping and had a coupon so got my milk and bread for free.

    Snap, I'm glad your Dad can stay at home. Hope he gets better soon.
    “All shall be well, and all shall be well and all manner of thing shall be well.”




    • izzeyb
    • By izzeyb 19th Apr 17, 4:07 AM
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    Morning.

    Ending today, 3 for £20 beers

    http://www.mysupermarket.co.uk/asda/bundle/820753_2057714.html

    Best comparison I can see for buying 3 is the San Miguel v Sainsbobs. £30 v £27. £4.77 each.

    Other comparisons would have to be bought in 6s.
    Boddies v Tesco 2 for £16
    Strongbow v Morries 2 for £16
    Bud v Morries 2 for £16


    6 for £25 wines

    http://www.mysupermarket.co.uk/asda/bundle/818481_2098373.html

    I cant find any comparisons where Asda isn!!!8217;t already the cheapest
    As it's 4.00 am I could have missed one so please feel free to check


    Del Monte tinned fruit £1 each or 2 for £1.50

    http://www.mysupermarket.co.uk/asda/bundle/661172_1791030.html

    Peach slices in syrup and juice, and Pineapple slices and chunks should compare to Sainsbobs 80p. 47p each.


    Kinder Surprise Chocolate Egg 77p each or 3 for £2.00.

    http://www.mysupermarket.co.uk/Shopping/FindProducts.aspx?Query=kinder%20eggs

    Should compare to 65p in Sainsbobs. 48p each.


    Kellogg!!!8217;s Crunch Nut 2 for £5.00 and Grace Soups Asda already cheapest and !!!8216;I am Supergrains!!!8217; appears only to be sold in Asda.
    Asda pickled onions/beetroot/red cabbage - very small apg on red cabbage and even smaller apg on couple of the onions. Not enough to do a shop for (if they do compare)


    Check offer comes off at till/price they scan through at in case price drops later and don't shop too early - not exactly sure of what time is too early though
    Last edited by izzeyb; 19-04-2017 at 5:17 AM.
    • tbw
    • By tbw 19th Apr 17, 7:08 AM
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    tbw
    Now that my click snap receipts have all tracked on Quidco, how long does it usually take before the cash can be withdrawn ? I thought it would be like cos and be payable straight away but it seems more like tab. I would appreciate any advice please.
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    11st2lbs down to 9st2lbs - another 5lbs gone due to alcohol abuse (head down toilet syndrome)
    • diluvsdiscounts
    • By diluvsdiscounts 19th Apr 17, 7:11 AM
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    diluvsdiscounts
    Thanks izzey unfortunately there are no beers there that dh would be interested in. The crisps are still not showing any multis on A website, not sure if that means anything.

    Having a trip to waities on Thursday and I was wondering if there were any fabulous offers on there at the moment.

    We've had plenty of bird activity in the garden, lots of birds making lots of nests, why suddenly this year I really don't know because nothing has changed. Wrens have made nests in two boxes, blue Tits in one and a blackbird made a nest in the bay tree which had three eggs in it. She would fly off every morning when i went to peg the washing out which gave me a chance for a quick look anyway one day she didnt fly off but i could see she wasn't on the nest and when I looked the eggs were gone. We had a Magpie nest three gardens down which has been mobbed by a parliament of crows who have now moved in. We'll be lucky if any birds stay.
    Anyway the blackbird has now starting making a nest right outside the back door which will be interesting. Dh was having a look last night when he said so is the other nest empty still I followed him down the garden and watched him saying, I can't see it. So I pointed to where it was and when I looked in I said I cannot believe my eyes there were three tiny blue eggs in there, it was only when I realised dh was nearly on the floor with laughing that they were tiny Easter eggs and he had put them there.......planning my revenge as we speak.........
    • mrsmac10
    • By mrsmac10 19th Apr 17, 7:38 AM
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    mrsmac10
    Good morning all

    Thanks to izzey b Got 6 packs but could not recall all the details

    Di You made me giggle this morning

    Enjoy whatever you do
    • Serendipitious
    • By Serendipitious 19th Apr 17, 7:45 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.”




    • MKS
    • By MKS 19th Apr 17, 7:50 AM
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    MKS
    Update on DS mole.

    He had appointment at hospital 10am today.

    Today they removed the mole .

    Cant write what I want someone will turn it around .

    I tried twice

    He had one stitch put in where they had removed the mole.
    Originally posted by tweets
    That's fantastic news, tweets. x
    • wendyak
    • By wendyak 19th Apr 17, 7:54 AM
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    wendyak
    sending (((hugs))))

    Just back from hospital in wales OH got Olecranon bursitis his elbow is huge.
    Originally posted by Sarahdol75
    mine too, not much to be done with it if its not infected xx
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 19th Apr 17, 8:07 AM
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    bubbs
    Morning all
    Di I have just been in waities, will be going back at some point today hopefully fairy 24wash is 3 4 £10 plus my picks so you ff you have money off coupons will be cheap
    Just that I needed to add to my picks and no signal there
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017 Actual £500
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    :5 st 2 1/2 lb
    • hornetgirl
    • By hornetgirl 19th Apr 17, 8:13 AM
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    Morning all
    Lol at Di's eggs
    Unity is strength...Knowledge is power...Attitude is everything

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    • diluvsdiscounts
    • By diluvsdiscounts 19th Apr 17, 8:15 AM
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    Morning all
    Lol at Di's eggs
    Originally posted by hornetgirl
    Stop laughing at my eggs now I've had an intense training course on tinypic I might venture out and take a photo
    • Anon
    • By Anon 19th Apr 17, 8:17 AM
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    Anon
    Now that my click snap receipts have all tracked on Quidco, how long does it usually take before the cash can be withdrawn ? I thought it would be like cos and be payable straight away but it seems more like tab. I would appreciate any advice please.
    Originally posted by tbw
    When they change to confirmed it then usually takes a few days (sometimes weeks) - my Celebrations receipt was uploaded yesterday and has now changed to confirmed but not yet payable. An item uploaded on 11/4 is confirmed and payable.

    Hth

    Anon
    • izzeyb
    • By izzeyb 19th Apr 17, 8:17 AM
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    izzeyb
    Thanks izzey unfortunately there are no beers there that dh would be interested in. The crisps are still not showing any multis on A website, not sure if that means anything.

    Having a trip to waities on Thursday and I was wondering if there were any fabulous offers on there at the moment.

    We've had plenty of bird activity in the garden, lots of birds making lots of nests, why suddenly this year I really don't know because nothing has changed. Wrens have made nests in two boxes, blue Tits in one and a blackbird made a nest in the bay tree which had three eggs in it. She would fly off every morning when i went to peg the washing out which gave me a chance for a quick look anyway one day she didnt fly off but i could see she wasn't on the nest and when I looked the eggs were gone. We had a Magpie nest three gardens down which has been mobbed by a parliament of crows who have now moved in. We'll be lucky if any birds stay.
    Anyway the blackbird has now starting making a nest right outside the back door which will be interesting. Dh was having a look last night when he said so is the other nest empty still I followed him down the garden and watched him saying, I can't see it. So I pointed to where it was and when I looked in I said I cannot believe my eyes there were three tiny blue eggs in there, it was only when I realised dh was nearly on the floor with laughing that they were tiny Easter eggs and he had put them there.......planning my revenge as we speak.........
    Originally posted by diluvsdiscounts

    Di the crisps have gone into a new link save offer this morning, 3 for £3.00 Now 118 items.

    It is showing online for me and discount does come off when added to shop.

    Worth a check as maybe showing different things, in different browsers. It wouldn't be the first time.
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