A Bargain Or What...

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  1. JJ

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    Rufty Tufty Off Site Freeloaders love a bargain...

    Continente Super Markets here in Portugal have been running a Pyrex Promotion (now ended) since last November.

    Spend €20 and you get a sticker to put on your "card". Collect stickers and get various Pyrex products FREE.

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    Yesterday I collected these two measuring jugs.

    Each one "cost" 15 stickers (selos).

    I have spent (well over) €600 and got two free jars.

    What a Bargain!

    JJ :cool:
     
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  2. Mel

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    I have a wife who loves free gifts from supermarkets.
    One day she will know what free costs
    If it ever gets cold we have 300 blankets,700 coffee cups.
    & many many more things.
    One day we will need them.
     
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    Still have 'Pudsey', Children in Need coffee mugs........free with Shell Petrol..............1986 !!


    (y)
     
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    Glad to see you know the value of a true bargain. If there's a discount what does it matter that you never needend it in the first place? I'm sure your new jugs will be invaluable though :happy:
     
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    I want a daily politics mug:crying:
     
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  7. scotjimland

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    Bought one of these in Tesco JJ.. . think I paid £4 .. so yours were indeed a bargain.. o_O

    sadly, I have to report, it is probably the worst measuring jug I have ever owned..

    it's almost impossible to pour without it dribbling everywhere


    out of interest... why two ?
     
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    The second one is obviously to catch the dribbles from the first :LOL:
     
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    One to pour out the donkey FB pie, the other to pour out the horse FB pie !(y)
     
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    Jim - if you continue to dribble, then I can offer the grandsons pelican bib ;)
     
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    .....that implies the presence of "meat"
     
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    No problem pouring out of mine...

    Maybe these are not the quite the same as the Tesco one or, as another possible theory, maybe "operator error".

    JJ :cool:
     
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    most likely.. clearly I haven't learned the skill of pouring :confused:


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    Don't give up young Jim... I am certain the art of pouring without dribbling is easily within your grasp! (y)

    JJ :cool:
     
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    600 Euros in 4 months is a hell of a lot of FB pies. What ya gonna use the jug for, making gravy ?.
     
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    Ha! You're all amateurs - I have the following:
    Towels - petrol station promotion stickers
    Bathrobes - petrol station promotion stickers
    Desk clock - petrol station promotion
    Cereal bowls - Macdonalds
    Glassware - petrol station promotion stickers
    Mugs - petrol station promotion stickers and Macdonalds
    Cast iron cookware - Tescos stickers
    Pyrex glass cooking pots - Tesco stickers
    :p:p:p:p:p
     
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    Ok, who collected these?? and the fake bullet holes? Happy days........

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    You must admit...... that is a great pair of jugs, though.......(y)

    .....no wonder Jim is dribbling ;)
     
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    I like jugs, ther bigger the better.
     
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    happy days..

    Esso.. put a Tiger in your tank ..
     
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