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Best time to hit the 'Reduced To Clear' section?

Discussion in 'suburban75' started by killer b, May 22, 2013.

  1. og ogilby

    og ogilby Well-Known Member

    Big haul for me yesterday from Morrisons. People should keep their eye on the weather when deciding when to go yellow sticker shopping. Last week we had the first warm sunny day of the year and it was a yellow sticker bonanza. Yesterday it didn't stop raining and again, there was so much stuff people had filled their baskets and there was still loads left. Everything was marked down to 20p no matter the original price.
  2. pinkmonkey

    pinkmonkey 2.4 hour party person

    Four packets of basil at 17p a packet = fresh pesto for our pasta for tea. Would never be able to afford it otherwise!
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  3. Santino

    Santino lovelier than lovely

    It's almost July and the reduced section in my local Waitrose has still not found a permanent home since being moved for the Christmas smoked salmon and big ham display.
  4. killer b

    killer b Gazing vacantly at a plate of mince

    Waitrose buffet has gone to shit recently. I barely bother going there anymore.
  5. Santino

    Santino lovelier than lovely

    The Co-op has switched from the standard yellow reduced price stickers to orange ones.
  6. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist my world is fire and blood

    local Nisa seems to just be clearing out goats cheese. Good showing on the dried goods though, OOD walker lots of
  7. Santino

    Santino lovelier than lovely

    I got posh Earl Grey teabags reduced from 7.49 to 2.49 the other day, but that was because the packaging was slightly foxed.
  8. Orang Utan

    Orang Utan Sub-Sub-Librarian

  9. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist my world is fire and blood

    out of date walkers crisps.
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  10. Libertad

    Libertad Sweetie

    I read that as a GoT spoiler.
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  11. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist my world is fire and blood

    three large pork shoulder steaks with a chinese glaze. BBQ ready or shallow fry I think. A pound.
  12. farmerbarleymow

    farmerbarleymow daft apeth

    Four large kiwi fruits in Marks for 50p each. A bag of four 'king oranges' for a quid - they're massive oranges so some kind of mutant strain.
  13. farmerbarleymow

    farmerbarleymow daft apeth

    Wandered to Marks to see what I could get reduced to clear, and picked up these for half price of less - two large veg pasta bakes, two packs of avocados (fuck knows what I'm going to do with them), two packs of pain au raisins, two cantaloupe melons.

    Got a lot of food to get through in the next few days. :hmm:
  14. Spymaster

    Spymaster Cockney Wanker

    Saw a great reduced sale in Booths this afternoon. Someone had left a trolly full of shopppng without paying. Rather than put it all out again they repriced it quickly and put it in the RtC section. I couldn’t get near it for the scrum but there were some very happy people judging by some of the sounds and someone said there was a turkey crown for 2 quid.
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  15. The Boy

    The Boy danny la rouge is probably wrong.

    Naff all in Waitrose comely bank this morning. Well, that's not strictly true - there was hunnerds of middle class tosser braying about like that wanks that they are. Jeans and shirts and dress shoes as casual wear type wankers.

    But nothing of interest in the RTC sections.
  16. The Boy

    The Boy danny la rouge is probably wrong.

    How much do you pay for a kiwi fruit that 50p is a bargain? Or am I really old and still using 1990s prices in my head.
  17. scifisam

    scifisam feck! arse! girls! drink!

    Lots in my local shops just now. Tons of veg reduced to pennies. The chickens are very happy :) My chickens, that is - I don't think the ones in the shops are particularly joyful :D
  18. farmerbarleymow

    farmerbarleymow daft apeth

    Fruit in Marks is usually good quality so it is worth spending more. I've no idea what the cheapest price is for kiwi fruits - they aren't something I buy that often.
  19. nogojones

    nogojones Well-Known Member

    I hit Morrisons 10 minutes before closing and they had fuck all. Well 20% off some kiwi fruit don't register on my woopsie scale. Much disapoint
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  20. iona

    iona toxic clown

    Aldi do packs of six for 50-60p...
  21. Throbbing Angel

    Throbbing Angel "That's my secret Captain, I'm always angry"

    Smaller and a different variety.

    Local Sainsburys had nothing worth getting at 3pm on the RTC
  22. angusmcfangus

    angusmcfangus Well-Known Member

    Met the stepson and daughter in law while having a mooch round mark's with Mrs mcfangus.
    They introduced us to a strip of 10p carrot batton stickers they had conviently found.
    Yo ho ho ho, beef and marrowbone pie for boxing Day.
  23. nogojones

    nogojones Well-Known Member

    10p carrots, sprouts, parsnips, leeks and brocolli and some 2p thyme
  24. davesgcr

    davesgcr Reading books

    Tesco , circa 1600 , for great quality breads marked down to about 50p , as opposed to £1-50 to £2-00) ....
  25. QueenOfGoths

    QueenOfGoths Fuck you Dave!

    Two boxes of crackers for £1.20 each, a candy pizza for 90p, box of Diary Milk for £1.60, three boxes of Christmas cards for 50p each from Sainsbury's. (Plus a further 15% off those produces for staff discount)

    Box of biscuits for a quid, 14 mince pies (including chocolate and ginger ones) for 95p, 4 wooden decorations for a quid, two Christmas craft sets for 63p each from Waitrose.

    All part of the post Christmas sell off
  26. Fez909

    Fez909 toilet expert

  27. Reiabuzz

    Reiabuzz Well-Known Member

    Did the title of this thread get changed at some point? Or is it a very similar one to the beggars banquet one?
  28. QueenOfGoths

    QueenOfGoths Fuck you Dave!

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  29. Fez909

    Fez909 toilet expert

  30. Fez909

    Fez909 toilet expert

    It did. It was "tramp's buffet" before, but there was a big debate and it was deemed to be offensive or something, and got changed.

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