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Bargain boast

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Jade-clothing, Apr 3, 2013.

  1. Jade-clothing

    Jade-clothing Well-Known Forumite

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    I'm sure by now everyone knows how much I love a bargain - particularly second hand clothes - I NEVER buy anything new when there are so many lovely used clothes to be had. I particularly like the Katharine house pound shop and the 50p rail at Roma and take great delight when people tell me how nice I look by telling them my whole outfit cost less than a fiver! I love boasting about my bargains so thought I would start a thread so we can tell each other if we have found a real bargain - doesn't have to be clothing, anything at all that you are pleased as punch with to have got for a song.
    My bargain today was a pair of smart grey Ted Baker trousers for £2 from Katharine house - the full price shop (as I call it)
    Let's hear about your bargains?
     
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  3. My Name is URL

    My Name is URL Well-Known Forumite

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    Never knew there was a KH £1 shop... will check it out. Cheers
     
  4. Jade-clothing

    Jade-clothing Well-Known Forumite

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    It's in that row of shops behind the Co op in town
     
  5. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    Next-door to the Shelter Shop, at the back of the Co-op store on Princes Street.

    edit - great minds....

    [​IMG]
     
  6. That-Crazy-Rat-Lady

    That-Crazy-Rat-Lady Well-Known Forumite

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    Two tins of paint from Homebase:

    Dulux 5L of 'Pacific Breeze' for £6 (then with 15% off)
    Dulux 2.5L 'Raspberry Diva' for £4 (then with 15% off)

    Should have cost around £45 but came to £8.50

    Bargain!
     
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    14 big metal plant pots on ebay for £20

    They'd be about £8 each at the garden centre.

    Also bought a double belfast sink for £6

    Bargin
     
  8. tek-monkey

    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    Just picked up 6 bars of G&B chocolate for 25p each from Sainsburys :D

    [​IMG]

    EDIT: 100g bars, this is just for illustration ;)
     
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    Oh Bob that Belfast sink is amazing!
     
  10. My Name is URL

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    Nice buy on the plant pots.

    Royal Doulton sink no less.... would be interested to know your plans for it. I do like the spelling in the listing..... "few scares" hehe....

    Would also be interested to know how the seller thinks the knocks in it are "repairable".....

    Two good buys though :)
     
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    Excellent buys, glad to see I'm not the only one with an eye for a bargain :)
     
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    I'll be planting the sink up, probably with herbs, I've got that one and two singles now, just need a couple more and I'll have a proper little vegie patch going on :)

    Good work on the snooping though, I'm impressed!
     
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    The sink is now planted with spring onions and baby leeks.
     
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    No quite a bargain boast but certainly a rip-off avoidance...

    At staffs uni they tried to charge me £1.20 for a bottle for water!

    £1.20!!! £1.20!!! For water!!!

    So I took a little trip over to the cafe and claimed my FREE tap water - just as delicious and did I mention it was FREE?
     
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    At the gym they charge £1.60 for bottled water.
     
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    Yesterday I brought a lovely Monsoon dress from Katharine House for £4 and a pair of black leather Gabor shoes from Roma for 50p!
     
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    Only if people are daft enough to pay it.
     
  18. Gramaisc

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    They were there the other week.

    I've got a kitchen like that, too..
     
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    Packets of 14 Birds Eye fish fingers currently at £1.46 in Tesco I've just been advised. Youngs whole tail scampi on at £2.00.
     
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    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    wmrcomputers Stafford PC & laptop repair specialist

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    The wife has found cracking swimshorts for our boys ready for their holiday this year, in that quid clothing store. Can't remember what she paid though... honest ;)
     

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