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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
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    • mhoc
    • By mhoc 9th Mar 18, 1:40 PM
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    mhoc
    Also has anyone on their Boots app or with the paper coupons that come in the mailings. You have to buy 3 baby toiletries to get 2 off the bill.

    I have been in touch with Boots and they are being stubborn saying I've not bought the right items and they say I need to buy the premium products like Burts Bees. This is despite the picture on the app being of the same Boots baby bath as I bought. I've sent them pics of the items I bought and screen shots of the app and of the paper voucher but they are not budging.

    They are putting on 200 points for the till spit which would not scan for 200 points and another 50 points for the baby wipes coupon that would not scan so at least its something.
    Create all the happiness you are able to create; remove all the misery you are able to remove. Every day will allow you, --will invite you to add something to the pleasure of others, --or to diminish something of their pains.
    • Danigrace
    • By Danigrace 9th Mar 18, 1:40 PM
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    Danigrace
    Hello, the whites seem a better offer, but I needed red today.
    Vs T
    6x Faustino VII Rioja (75cl) 44.88 48.00
    works out 4.71 each

    Vs M
    3x Freixenet Prosecco D.O.C. (75cl) 35.94 27.00

    Both shops today at 11.30am.
    Danigrace
    • curl girl
    • By curl girl 9th Mar 18, 1:48 PM
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    curl girl
    Thanks bubbs for mentioning the chickens.
    Approx 1.7kg 2.25 each T.
    In case anyone missed this!

    Afternoon peeps.
    curl girl with a space - even though there is no space in my cupboard!!!
    • curl girl
    • By curl girl 9th Mar 18, 1:51 PM
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    curl girl
    Also has anyone on their Boots app or with the paper coupons that come in the mailings. You have to buy 3 baby toiletries to get 2 off the bill.

    I have been in touch with Boots and they are being stubborn saying I've not bought the right items and they say I need to buy the premium products like Burts Bees. This is despite the picture on the app being of the same Boots baby bath as I bought. I've sent them pics of the items I bought and screen shots of the app and of the paper voucher but they are not budging.

    They are putting on 200 points for the till spit which would not scan for 200 points and another 50 points for the baby wipes coupon that would not scan so at least its something.
    Originally posted by mhoc
    I had same problem. Bought similar to picture on app but was refused saying that you have to buy the premium items that are listed as included.
    Very misleading.
    curl girl with a space - even though there is no space in my cupboard!!!
    • mhoc
    • By mhoc 9th Mar 18, 1:59 PM
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    mhoc
    Thanks bubbs for mentioning the chickens.
    Approx 1.7kg 2.25 each T.
    In case anyone missed this!

    Afternoon peeps.
    Originally posted by curl girl
    I noticed that chickens were in the marks dine in this week - might be of interest if anyone has AP 3 or 5 codes to use up ...
    Create all the happiness you are able to create; remove all the misery you are able to remove. Every day will allow you, --will invite you to add something to the pleasure of others, --or to diminish something of their pains.
    • michaels
    • By michaels 9th Mar 18, 2:06 PM
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    michaels
    If you are with Sky for BB, they are putting up their BB prices and phone line which seems to have opened the door to leave/renegotiate. Current retention deals are being discussed here:

    https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/sky-broadband-incl-line-rental-11-retention-2904673

    It seems normal BB people are achieving 11 or 8.99 including line rental. I negotiated for a family member for Fibre and phoneline only earlier this week and achieved 18 per month for 12 months . Saved them 20 per month, using the TT offer as an example of cheaper elsewhere .

    VM are offering various retentions deals but random what people achieve as you are relying o. Them calling back. 100mb BB and line only was reported yesterday someone achieved 19:

    https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/retention-deal-virgin-media-broadband-phone-line-1940pm-x-12-months-23280-2906445

    HTH

    Anon
    Originally posted by Anon
    So I went with BT, Infinity 1, basic TV but no sport, weekend calls and max MOBILE which after cb, MasterCard I think comes to 17.40pm for broadband plus 4pm for mobile. Upfront cashback hopefully means if there is a price rise allowing early termination I come out quids in.
    Cool heads and compromise
    • rhosynbach
    • By rhosynbach 9th Mar 18, 2:08 PM
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    rhosynbach
    Thank you Rhos....I!!!8217;m going into panic mode. The Linda McCartney sausages are on offer in A 1.25 with CB on TCB.

    I!!!8217;ve got breakfasts sorted now thank you. I!!!8217;m thinking onions carrots celery etc with the lentils herbs and spices?

    The Sunday Roast might look a little different this weekend
    Originally posted by TrulyMadly
    Don't forget to check your bread and get a pack of either flora vegan or vitalite for breakfast.

    I use red lentils, tinned chopped tomatoes and veg you fancy, but I do peas carrots and onions so nice colours. Then add herbs and spices to taste. I often throw in some garlic and a few chilli flakes. Cook it all in pan with added water. Then top with sweet potato mash. Then brown. Simple
    Last edited by rhosynbach; 09-03-2018 at 2:10 PM. Reason: Wash lentils well forget to tell a friend and hers was gritty.
    • Sunflower1227
    • By Sunflower1227 9th Mar 18, 2:09 PM
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    Sunflower1227
    Suggestions please.

    I am getting quotes for annual travel insurance can anyone suggests any specialist travel insurance companies they use?

    We have worldwide travel insurance as part of our Nationwide Flexplus packaged account but because of OHs medical conditions we have to pay for the upgrade - 144 a year - this is on top of the 13 a month the package costs us so 156 plus 140 a year total 300.

    The Flexplus package now only covers travel insurance, mobile phone insurance and breakdown/recovery - the later I can get from Groupon if I can remember the name of the company ...

    So far I've rung Staysure who have quoted me 162 (although it does not cover dodgy places USA, Canada, Caribbean, Bermuda, Mexico, Thailand, China & Hong Kong which we are never likely to get to anyway)
    We are only booked up until the end of this year so this might be the final year of the long trips away anyway ...
    Originally posted by mhoc
    https://www.allcleartravel.co.uk

    We used these when hubby had his heart attack a few years back
    I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it.
    • Snap-ant
    • By Snap-ant 9th Mar 18, 2:16 PM
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    Snap-ant
    Our Family Motto ~
    If all else fails - read the instructions...

    • Snap-ant
    • By Snap-ant 9th Mar 18, 2:25 PM
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    Snap-ant


    Been & bought the 2.25 Chickens in Ts & found the ones weighting just over 2kgs still scanned at 2.25

    Also they have Hearty Food Company (dry) spaghetti at 20p

    And they also have boxes of 300 (240 + 60) PG tips for 4 on a separate shelf from the teabags. I approached an elderly lady perusing the tea aisle & was going to buy the 240 for 5.99, & showed her the offer. Luckily she didn't think me mad or how dare you & bought 3 boxes

    Dropped in on That Sister & admired her man bun hair line - We spent time trying to half a MST sachet as she has to reduce her intake - we were like a couple of druggies with our cards & lines
    Our Family Motto ~
    If all else fails - read the instructions...

  • E.ON Company Representative: Malc
    E.ON Tariffs
    Thanks for your second reply.
    I don't really want smart meters, 1st or 2nd, but both the eon and bg tariffs that were the better rates on my list stipulate that you have to have smart meters installed.
    I will have to stay on standard rates with bg until I find something better.
    More research is needed....

    Morning peeps.
    Originally posted by curl girl
    Sorry we can't help at this time curl girl.

    Have a good weekend.

    Malc
    Official Company Representative
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    • Enterprise 1701C
    • By Enterprise 1701C 9th Mar 18, 2:26 PM
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    Enterprise 1701C
    We set off for wedding on the 21.3.18. Ive been absent due to work... hence the midwlife crisis resignation! The idea is to relax and get things done before we set off and to be able to enjoy the time away. Despite doing a few hours work this morning i am bored already...bu i know it will be hard to adjust from silly hours to a life....... The hen do has evolved..... significantly. I have 12 tjings that buzz packed in my suitcase omg!
    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    Just make sure the batteries are safe to pack - you might have to have them in uour hand luggage
    What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare
    • emerald21
    • By emerald21 9th Mar 18, 2:27 PM
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    emerald21
    From an email this morning from Closer magazine - I cant see what the price is or the edition or how long you have to use, probably a week or so but it has a Greggs flash on the front.

    A voucher for a free hot drink and a donut from Greggs

    Although the AP people are drowning in Greggs 3 and 5 vouchers and by now loath the place

    Might be of use if you have a conditional spend to use and you don't have enough shopping or you need to top up your Waitrose or Booths shop to get a free newspaper/magazine/magazine etc. Or you have a stray low value wombled APG to use up.
    Possibly you can use Boots points to buy magazines???
    Originally posted by mhoc
    Oh. O I dont loathe the place lol. In fact for my dinner Im having a tomato soup from there along with one of those pasties with bacon and cheese in and a ring iced doughnut for Dawn
    • SweetnSavvy
    • By SweetnSavvy 9th Mar 18, 2:30 PM
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    SweetnSavvy
    12 items (10 different) on your receipt qualify for comparison Asda Morrisons
    1x Jacob's Salt & Black Pepper Flatbreads (150g) 1.00 1.00
    1x Jacob's Ciabatta Caramelised Onion Crackers (5x28g) 1.00 1.00
    0.13x ASDA Grower's Selection Loose Banana (order by number of bananas or select kg) (per kg) 0.10 0.09
    0.11x ASDA Grower's Selection Loose Onion (order by number of onions or select kg) (per kg) 0.08 0.08
    1x Jacob's Ciabatta Sundried Tomato & Basil Crackers (5x28g) 1.00 1.00
    0.09x ASDA Grower's Selection Loose Carrot (order by number of carrots or select kg) (per kg) 0.05 0.05
    3x Villa Maria Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough (75cl) 28.44 18.00
    1x Barratt Flumps (12g) 0.10 0.10
    1x ASDA Smart Price Longlife Soya Drink Unsweetened (1l) 0.59 0.59
    1x Jacob's Ciabatta Original Crackers (5x28g) 1.00 1.00

    12.25pm today
    • curl girl
    • By curl girl 9th Mar 18, 2:36 PM
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    curl girl
    Have you had messages from Rachel - very stubborn she is. I might be near a city centre store tomorrow - thinking of taking them back, asking for a supervisor and starting all over again I think it would not even work with premium brands

    Ideally I just want to get Boots baby soap and then they would go into food banks
    Originally posted by mhoc
    No I don't bother chasing anything like this.
    Too much bother!
    curl girl with a space - even though there is no space in my cupboard!!!
    • curl girl
    • By curl girl 9th Mar 18, 2:39 PM
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    curl girl
    I noticed that chickens were in the marks dine in this week - might be of interest if anyone has AP 3 or 5 codes to use up ...
    Originally posted by mhoc
    Thanks.
    I didn't know the dine in was on!
    curl girl with a space - even though there is no space in my cupboard!!!
    • bargainqueen8
    • By bargainqueen8 9th Mar 18, 2:48 PM
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    bargainqueen8
    through my own stupidity i have fallen fowl of the 10 receipts a month rule for the first time.have i lost this apg or can i claim it next month.tia.
    • HILLBERN
    • By HILLBERN 9th Mar 18, 3:02 PM
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    HILLBERN
    through my own stupidity i have fallen fowl of the 10 receipts a month rule for the first time.have i lost this apg or can i claim it next month.tia.
    Originally posted by bargainqueen8
    I have claimed the following month when that happened to me, providing you use the same email addy as you have just used
    • curl girl
    • By curl girl 9th Mar 18, 3:03 PM
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    curl girl
    Sorry we can't help at this time curl girl.

    Have a good weekend.

    Malc
    Originally posted by E.ON Company Representative: Malc
    Hi Malc
    Are your smart meters second generation please?
    Plus are you still partnered with nectar for points?
    Tia.
    curl girl with a space - even though there is no space in my cupboard!!!
    • bargainqueen8
    • By bargainqueen8 9th Mar 18, 3:04 PM
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    bargainqueen8
    I have claimed the following month when that happened to me, providing you use the same email addy as you have just used
    Originally posted by HILLBERN
    thankyou,i didnt reaslise as i dont do many apg it would add together mine and oh`s accounts to arrive at 10.
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