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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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    Elite 11+ shopping and chat thread part 2 6th Nov 17 at 3:30 PM
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    • mhoc
    • By mhoc 11th May 18, 3:03 PM
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    FINALLY! I have the meatballs for pasta..........Yeh!!!!!!
    Only to discover when I got home COS have put a new freebie on
    Originally posted by nettiebobs
    I've tried 2 big stores with no success - I dont know what I was going to do with them if I ever found them
    I've still got them as free on my COS list with 4 days to go
    My friend says her kids are savages and they would eat anything but I think even she would draw the line
    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.
    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 11th May 18, 3:03 PM
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    Good afternoon Folks.

    All still good with the mullers today and the curly wurlys still work, ie. 5 for 1 in A, trigger being the fizzy wands (rabbit on the front of the pack)

    1x ASDA Coriander & Lemon Cous Cous (110g) 0.42 0.45
    2x Kingsmill Medium 50/50 Bread (800g) 2.10 2.00
    1x ASDA General Purpose Sponge Scourers (10pk) 1.35 N/A
    1x ASDA Giant Milk Chocolate Buttons Bag (140g) 0.79 N/A
    2x Muller Corner Strawberry Yogurt with White Chocolate Shortcake Balls (135g) 1.36 1.00
    4x Cadbury Curly Wurly Bar (26g) 1.40 1.00
    1x ASDA All Purpose Cloths (10pk) 0.75 1.00
    1x ASDA Longlife Skimmed Milk X6 (6x1l) 4.00 4.25
    1x ASDA Smart Price Sweetcorn in Water (326g) 0.35 N/A
    1x ASDA Special Flakes (500g) 1.09 1.10
    2x Muller Rice Original Low Fat Dessert (1x180g) 1.36 1.00
    1x Fridge Raiders Flame Grilled Mini Meatballs Tangy & Smoky BBQ (3x25g) 1.50 N/A FOR COS
    3x Muller Corner Vanilla Yogurt with Chocolate Balls (135g) 2.04 1.50
    2x Muller Rice Vanilla Custard Low Fat Dessert (1x180g) 1.36 1.00
    1x Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Bean Paste (60ml) 5.70 4.50
    1x ASDA Tie Handle Pedal Bin Liners 35 Litres (40pk) 1.70 1.95
    1x ASDA Skimmed Milk (4pt) 1.09 1.10
    1x ASDA Smart Price Chopped Tomatoes in Tomato Juice (400g) 0.29 0.30
    1x ASDA Sunflower Oil (1l) 1.09 1.20
    Originally posted by Danigrace

    Thabks i can stop my delay tactics lol
    186.4
    • mhoc
    • By mhoc 11th May 18, 3:08 PM
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    It was me yes well remembered



    I bought my dad that shirt last year but blue boats on white. He put it on as soon as I gave it him but it was never seen again after that day. I think nursing homes should be accountable for these things they charge enough. I also bought him a big book of cars of the decades which also went missing but their good news was they found it in time for my mum clearing his room after he had passed away..... please don't ask if I would recommend that home
    Originally posted by diluvsdiscounts
    We had that dreadful job - my sister had to sew name labels into all of my Dads clothes. THe place my Dad was in had its own laundry and it was all done in house but even so I think things like socks and underwear got swapped around.
    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.
    • LANGO1966
    • By LANGO1966 11th May 18, 3:35 PM
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    COS happy down 6 claims tosco
    • fuzzgun19
    • By fuzzgun19 11th May 18, 3:41 PM
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    It is basically a GC for 2.45 to spend today only.
    20p off for using travel mug.
    What Costa sizes mean:
    http://www.plainenglish.co.uk/news/947-our-coffee-cup-overflows-with-jargon.htl


    Possible prices:
    https://uk.menuwithprice.com/costa-coffee-menu/


    So for hot drinks using own mug you get 2.65 value against what you buy.


    If you want anything else but more expensive, pay the difference.


    And no harm and trying 2 GCs at the same time, they can only say no.


    Watch out, I bought a coughee priced at 1.95 and the suspected manager serving me asked how much Wontwo voucher was for, I answered honestly "up to 2.45" .I watched the till display and the cheating so and so amended the price to 2.45 .
    If someone does that to me again I am going to ask for receipt to put the frighteners on them and maybe mumble "trading standards"
    Originally posted by braveheart60uk
    What a berk/jobsworth!

    I think I'm fully wired with coffee right now!

    I had 3 handsets so 3 codes, got a 'medium' flat white this morning, I always get a receipt, and when I looked they had put it through as cash, so still 2.45 on the Wonton code!

    I then went inside at lunch time and got a large latte, and a muffin, paid with Wonton.

    Then this afternoon used the last of the Wontons on a Med latte.

    Never drank so much coffee in one day lol.. buzzin
    I Hate Jobsworths!!!
    • aau1
    • By aau1 11th May 18, 3:43 PM
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    I have been using this name for years now - it never crossed my mind that it could be read that way!

    Originally posted by pandoraskids
    welcome to the Elite
    Apparently, everybody knows that the bird is the word a moorhen
    • aau1
    • By aau1 11th May 18, 3:46 PM
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    It is basically a GC for 2.45 to spend today only.
    20p off for using travel mug.
    What Costa sizes mean:
    http://www.plainenglish.co.uk/news/947-our-coffee-cup-overflows-with-jargon.htl


    Possible prices:
    https://uk.menuwithprice.com/costa-coffee-menu/


    So for hot drinks using own mug you get 2.65 value against what you buy.


    If you want anything else but more expensive, pay the difference.


    And no harm and trying 2 GCs at the same time, they can only say no.


    Watch out, I bought a coughee priced at 1.95 and the suspected manager serving me asked how much Wontwo voucher was for, I answered honestly "up to 2.45" .I watched the till display and the cheating so and so amended the price to 2.45 .
    If someone does that to me again I am going to ask for receipt to put the frighteners on them and maybe mumble "trading standards"
    Originally posted by braveheart60uk
    Someone on HUKD pointed out there are 2x "try for 50p" biscuits on Shopmium that are exclusive to costa.

    They cost 1.55 so you could buy 2 for 3.10, use a 2.45 voucher, pay 65p and get 2.10 back.

    That's assuming you just have one costa voucher.

    Or, you could just buy one pack of biscuits and 2 lindt truffles at 45p each. Then you would have nothing to pay at all and could claim back 1.05
    Apparently, everybody knows that the bird is the word a moorhen
    • pepper77
    • By pepper77 11th May 18, 3:48 PM
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    Cheese never lasts in my house

    Does anyone know if the mullers are working today please? x
    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    11 items (9 different) on your receipt qualify for comparison Asda sainsbury's

    1x Muller Corner Banana Yogurt with Chocolate Flakes (135g) 0.68 0.50

    0.07x ASDA Grower's Selection Loose Red Onion (order by number of onions or select kg) (per kg) 0.05 0.07

    2x Muller Corner Peach & Apricot Yogurt (150g) 1.36 1.00

    0.13x ASDA Grower's Selection Loose Banana (order by number of bananas or select kg) (per kg) 0.10 N/A

    1x Muller Light Fat Free Cherry Yogurt (175g) 0.68 0.35

    0.13x ASDA Grower's Selection Loose Carrot (order by number of carrots or select kg) (per kg) 0.06 0.07

    1x Muller Corner Red Cherry Yogurt (150g) 0.68 0.50

    1x Muller Light Fat Free Vanilla & Dark Chocolate Yogurt (165g) 0.68 0.35

    2x Muller Corner Blueberry Yogurt (150g) 1.36 1.00

    1x Muller Light Fat Free Raspberry & Cranberry Yogurt (175g) 0.68 0.35

    Comparison total (compared products only) 6.23 4.19
    +2.04 cheaper
    Cherry bakewell trigger. 12.09 pm shop
    • nettiebobs
    • By nettiebobs 11th May 18, 3:57 PM
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    I've tried 2 big stores with no success - I dont know what I was going to do with them if I ever found them
    I've still got them as free on my COS list with 4 days to go
    My friend says her kids are savages and they would eat anything but I think even she would draw the line
    Originally posted by mhoc
    They were in a famous NW coastal seaside resort @'s.
    • fuzzgun19
    • By fuzzgun19 11th May 18, 4:07 PM
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    fuzzgun19
    No not yet but will try at 3 for 10
    Thanks for posting
    Afternoon peeps.
    Originally posted by curl girl
    Did anyone else try the Little Duck loo rolls?

    I think the quality is much the same as Nicky, but theres slightly less on each roll.
    Im not good at maths not sure which works out better value, but since the Nicky price increase, think Ill stick to Little Duck.

    I Hate Jobsworths!!!
    • Snap-ant
    • By Snap-ant 11th May 18, 4:38 PM
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    Our Family Motto ~
    If all else fails - read the instructions...

    • Snap-ant
    • By Snap-ant 11th May 18, 4:39 PM
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    Snap-ant
    Our Family Motto ~
    If all else fails - read the instructions...

    • bargainqueen8
    • By bargainqueen8 11th May 18, 4:40 PM
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    They were in a famous NW coastal seaside resort @'s.
    Originally posted by nettiebobs

    are you local to us or just visiting?i`m assuming the resort has a tower.
    • Serendipitious
    • By Serendipitious 11th May 18, 4:52 PM
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    Originally posted by Snap-ant
    Aww, they missed off Clan Fair pull Gwyneth.
    All shall be well, and all shall be well and all manner of thing shall be well.




    • zippydooda
    • By zippydooda 11th May 18, 4:57 PM
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    zippydooda
    Zippy, had you ordered flowers from Waitrose florist before? I am wondering if this is why they confirmed one of my orders (strangely they had not wrote to say that they had cancelled my other orders).

    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    1st time of ordering, also never ordered a grocery shop.
    • marmitelovemehateme
    • By marmitelovemehateme 11th May 18, 5:18 PM
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    marmitelovemehateme
    Muller and Nivea


    19 items (12 different) on your receipt qualify for comparison Asda Sainsbury's
    1x Wagg 'Mmms with Chicken (400g) 1.00 N/A
    1x ASDA Fruit & Fibre (750g) 1.45 N/A
    1x ASDA Baker's Selection Cheese Topped White Rolls (6pk) 0.65 N/A
    1x Robinsons No Added Sugar Orange & Pineapple Squash (1lt) 1.00 1.05
    1x ASDA Semi Skimmed Milk (4pt) 1.09 1.10
    1x Muller Light Fat Free Banana & Custard Yogurt (175g) 0.68 0.35
    1x ASDA Raisin & Almond Granola (1kg) 1.59 2.00
    2x Muller Light Fat Free Vanilla & Dark Chocolate Yogurt (165g) 1.36 0.70
    1x Muller Light Fat Free Strawberry Yogurt (175g) 0.68 0.35
    1x Muller Light Fat Free Raspberry & Cranberry Yogurt (175g) 0.68 0.35
    1x ASDA Smart Price 15 Eggs (15pk) 1.19 1.30
    1x ASDA Grower's Selection Ready to Eat Bananas (5pk) 0.66 N/A
    1x Muller Light Fat Free Cherry Yogurt (175g) 0.68 0.35
    2x Muller Light Fat Free Orange with Dark Chocolate Yogurt (165g) 1.36 0.70
    1x Muller Light Fat Free Vanilla Yogurt (175g) 0.68 0.35
    6x Nivea Caring Shower Cream Indulging Moisture Cashmere (250ml) 8.10 6.00
    Comparison total (compared products only) 19.09 14.60
    39 Mouses

    OMG, I'm rich! Silver in the hair, Gold in the teeff, Crystals in the Kidney, Sugar in the blood, Lead in the butt, Iron in the arteries and an inexhaustible supply of natural gas! I never thought I would accumulate such wealth!!
    • mhoc
    • By mhoc 11th May 18, 5:20 PM
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    Remember the taste inc chicken fillets that cod were giving away free a while back? Well they!!!8217;re running Facebook and Twitter voucher giveaways (from email received today). Can!!!8217;t post linky but a quick search should find the correct account.
    Originally posted by lalli_pickle
    well despite my saying that it was well worth a go but that they would have 2321942 gazillion entries via facebook and twitter for the meagre 200 vouchers on offer - I got a direct message today to say I've won one

    Sadly its coming in the post so I don't think it will come in time to be of use for the COS offer.

    The moral of the tail though is even with insurmountable odds its still worth a go
    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.
    • mhoc
    • By mhoc 11th May 18, 5:26 PM
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    mhoc
    Has anyone any suggestions as to what I can add to the Waitrose list for this weekend

    Ideally
    things for cashback - free or almost free
    things I might find a coupon for - free or almost
    things that work out so cheap after cashback or MOC that if no one eats them they can go into the foodbank collection

    Just going to go through the MSE MOC list now in the hope of finding something I've not printed off.

    So far I've only got 3 things but no back up items
    Lurpak - for GJ as its then as cheap as own brand after cashbook
    Venus - my store apparently does sell them - MOC
    Laughing cow - for shopimumms
    (plus the usual latte, magazine, newspaper to get to a tenner)
    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.
    • mhoc
    • By mhoc 11th May 18, 5:27 PM
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    Aww, they missed off Clan Fair pull Gwyneth.
    Originally posted by Serendipitious
    and Mould
    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.
    • Anon
    • By Anon 11th May 18, 5:38 PM
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    Anon
    It is basically a GC for 2.45 to spend today only.
    20p off for using travel mug.
    What Costa sizes mean:
    http://www.plainenglish.co.uk/news/947-our-coffee-cup-overflows-with-jargon.htl


    Possible prices:
    https://uk.menuwithprice.com/costa-coffee-menu/


    So for hot drinks using own mug you get 2.65 value against what you buy.


    If you want anything else but more expensive, pay the difference.


    And no harm and trying 2 GCs at the same time, they can only say no.


    Watch out, I bought a coughee priced at 1.95 and the suspected manager serving me asked how much Wontwo voucher was for, I answered honestly "up to 2.45" .I watched the till display and the cheating so and so amended the price to 2.45 .
    If someone does that to me again I am going to ask for receipt to put the frighteners on them and maybe mumble "trading standards"
    Originally posted by braveheart60uk
    Why watch out...? So long as they process our order why should we care what price they put in the till? The voucher is dead whether 2.45 is used or not (and the tills recently changed which means they can no longer tell).

    Anon
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