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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
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    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.
    Last edited by MSE Andrea; 19-02-2018 at 11:48 AM.
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    • curl girl
    • By curl girl 4th Jan 18, 8:52 PM
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    curl girl
    Youll never find a glass big enough
    Originally posted by TrulyMadly


    According to the new Boots magazine, dry January is unrealistic, people are better drinking in moderation as in February we binge drink to make up for depriving ourselves all month.

    Interesting reading.
    No decent coupons though.
    curl girl with a space - even though there is no space in my cupboard!!!
    • MAGNAMONEY0009
    • By MAGNAMONEY0009 4th Jan 18, 8:53 PM
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    MAGNAMONEY0009
    That last post was for where!!!8217;s my cash back, newbie have you used the gift cards?
    • emerald21
    • By emerald21 4th Jan 18, 8:56 PM
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    emerald21
    Good evening elite

    Having hell on earth with AP, trying to use the marky with sparky ones is proving impossible, so two questions:

    Can you use them on reduced items? As the whole of my basket was RTC food, I tried breaking it to two transactions, but the manager said it wasnt working because its cast as sale iitems.

    Can you use them all at once?

    Please any advice????
    Originally posted by MAGNAMONEY0009
    They will tell you anything. You can only use one at a time I believe. They just dont know how to do them.
    • MAGNAMONEY0009
    • By MAGNAMONEY0009 4th Jan 18, 8:56 PM
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    MAGNAMONEY0009
    My original plan was to try and use them all together then refund onto a giftcard, looks like that!!!8217;s never going to happen, I get all my food through wombled apg!!!8217;s so I wanted to try the same with these very annoying, although the staff were helpful.
    • curl girl
    • By curl girl 4th Jan 18, 8:57 PM
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    curl girl
    Am also still 'dry' but struggling this evening.
    Must be something in the water!
    Originally posted by hippychicky
    Sadly nothing in the water.

    I have decided I'll have a drink on Saturday night as a treat. Plus I have 2 opened bottles of Taste the Difference from New Years eve that i can't throw away.
    curl girl with a space - even though there is no space in my cupboard!!!
    • pacifica9
    • By pacifica9 4th Jan 18, 8:58 PM
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    i believe some of the gift cards are being seen as gift card others as money off your bills.
    ie bella italia and marks and sparks can not be used with other offers
    but others can be
    Originally posted by newbie1980
    I used a 3 M&S today, for a box of Belgian choc biscuits reduced from 6 to 3, with no problem at all. Just showed SA the details on my phone.

    Goodnight again.
    Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while you could miss it. ~ Ferris Bueller
    • MAGNAMONEY0009
    • By MAGNAMONEY0009 4th Jan 18, 9:00 PM
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    MAGNAMONEY0009
    I know there talking crap but I try and keep my cool as they are people and it!!!8217;s only giftcards.
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 4th Jan 18, 9:00 PM
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    I used a 3 M&S today, for a box of Belgian choc biscuits reduced from 6 to 3, with no problem at all. Just showed SA the details on my phone.

    Goodnight again.
    Originally posted by pacifica9
    Bed!!!!!!!!!!!!! night
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 350 for 2015, 2016 400 Actual345, 400 for 2017 Actual 500
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    :5 st 3 lb
    • marmitelovemehateme
    • By marmitelovemehateme 4th Jan 18, 9:04 PM
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    So, who is going to be more nervous, him or you

    Exciting times, I am sure we will all be keeping our fingers crossed for him.
    Originally posted by Enterprise 1701C
    I think me probably.....He has gone out this evening with a friend...I told him to get out and enjoy hmself....
    29 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!!
    • Wheres My Cashback
    • By Wheres My Cashback 4th Jan 18, 9:04 PM
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    Wheres My Cashback
    i believe some of the gift cards are being seen as gift card others as money off your bills.
    ie bella italia and marks and sparks can not be used with other offers
    but others can be
    Originally posted by newbie1980
    Have used M&S gift cards on the last Dine in for 10 offer which was an effective 75% discount on individual prices. Cash paid = NIL.
    • michaels
    • By michaels 4th Jan 18, 9:05 PM
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    michaels
    Good evening elite

    Having hell on earth with AP, trying to use the marky with sparky ones is proving impossible, so two questions:

    Can you use them on reduced items? As the whole of my basket was RTC food, I tried breaking it to two transactions, but the manager said it wasnt working because its cast as sale iitems.

    Can you use them all at once?

    Please any advice????
    Originally posted by MAGNAMONEY0009
    I haven't done this but someone said they need to be treated as coupons not gift cards?
    Cool heads and compromise
    • izzy65
    • By izzy65 4th Jan 18, 9:06 PM
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    izzy65
    Ok so 3 4 2 3 each , in t 2 4 5 buy 6, 18 v10 = 8 diff, so 10-8 = 2 -10% = 1.80?
    Originally posted by bubbs
    3 for 6
    6 for 12 v 6 for 15
    If 3 4 2 not picked up 18 v 15. - 10% of the competitor price 1.50
    12 -4.50 =7.50
    7.50 divided by 6 = 1.25
    The person who never makes a mistake never learns anything.
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 4th Jan 18, 9:06 PM
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    bubbs
    WMCB, can you confirm my maths is wrong please
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 350 for 2015, 2016 400 Actual345, 400 for 2017 Actual 500
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    :5 st 3 lb
    • MAGNAMONEY0009
    • By MAGNAMONEY0009 4th Jan 18, 9:07 PM
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    MAGNAMONEY0009
    Are people using self service? Or going to a cashier?
    • marmitelovemehateme
    • By marmitelovemehateme 4th Jan 18, 9:08 PM
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    marmitelovemehateme
    My shop from this evening....Nice APG....

    Victoria bisquits BB 18/11....I'm sure they may stretch to Xmas...

    AvW

    15 items (11 different) on your receipt qualify for comparison Asda Waitrose
    1x Ryvita Fruit Crunch Crispbread (200g) 1.00 0.79
    3x McVitie's Victoria Carton (600g) 9.00 3.00
    2x Amoy Peanut Satay Stir Fry Sauce (120g) 1.98 1.02
    1x Heinz Salad Cream (425g) 1.50 0.99
    1x HP Brown Sauce (450g) 1.50 1.07
    1x Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise (800g) 3.00 1.50
    1x Ryvita Deli Pumpkin Seeds & Oats Rye Crispbread (200g) 1.00 0.79
    2x Amoy Sweet Thai Chilli Stir Fry Sauce (120g) 1.98 1.02
    1x McVitie's Moments 12 Varieties (400g) 4.00 1.25
    1x McVitie's Family Circle (670g) 2.00 0.75
    0.16x ASDA Grower's Selection Loose Banana (order by number of bananas or select kg) (per kg) 0.12 N/A
    1x Ryvita Deli Cracked Black Pepper Rye Crispbread (200g) 1.00 0.79
    Comparison total (compared products only) 27.96 12.97
    +14.99 cheaper
    29 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!!
    • izzeyb
    • By izzeyb 4th Jan 18, 9:09 PM
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    izzeyb
    Lidl Weekend offers 13th/14th January

    Merlot 2.99

    Cheese
    Deluxe West Country Crunchy Cheddar Vintage Reserve 250g or Extra Mature 320g 1.39

    Crownfield Muesli Bars 8 pack 59p
    Choc & Banana/Hazelnut & Almond/Cranberry or Chocolate

    Naturis Multivitamin Juice 6x 200 mls 79p

    .
    • Serendipitious
    • By Serendipitious 4th Jan 18, 9:10 PM
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    Serendipitious
    Ok so 3 4 2 3 each , in t 2 4 5 buy 6, 18 v10 = 8 diff, so 10-8 = 2 -10% = 1.80?
    Originally posted by bubbs

    If they are 2 for 5 in T and you buy 6, it will show as 15 won't it?

    So won't it be 18 v 15?

    And with the 10% ...... 18 v 13.50

    Unless I am missing something.
    Last edited by Serendipitious; 04-01-2018 at 9:15 PM.
    All shall be well, and all shall be well and all manner of thing shall be well.




    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 4th Jan 18, 9:10 PM
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    bubbs

    These are 3 4 2
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 350 for 2015, 2016 400 Actual345, 400 for 2017 Actual 500
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    :5 st 3 lb
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 4th Jan 18, 9:13 PM
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    bubbs
    [
    these are 3 4 2
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 350 for 2015, 2016 400 Actual345, 400 for 2017 Actual 500
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    :5 st 3 lb
    • Wheres My Cashback
    • By Wheres My Cashback 4th Jan 18, 9:14 PM
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    Wheres My Cashback
    My original plan was to try and use them all together then refund onto a giftcard, looks like that!!!8217;s never going to happen, I get all my food through wombled apg!!!8217;s so I wanted to try the same with these very annoying, although the staff were helpful.
    Originally posted by MAGNAMONEY0009
    It can probably be done just as it can with Costa/Greggs. It's all about finding someone knowledgeable enough in store who can do it , but nowadays most CS staff in retail/banking get bear minimal training and the training they do receive is poor.

    Advice. NEVER ever believe what you're told without querying it, especially when dealing with banks/retail. I wouldn't have a fraction of the bank accounts/stoozing deals/SoGA refunds etc I've had if I believed what I'd been told.
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