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A big shout out to Reastie.

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VoldemortsNipple Sun 22-Dec-13 19:22:25

Okay, we went through a few gates over the past few months, Robotgate, Muradgate... but all in all I've never had so much fun internet shopping and really have saved a fortune thanks to the bargain thread.

Thank you Reastie for keeping it going, it felt like a full time job keeping up with the thread at times. I don't know how you managed it.

Also thank you to everybody who participated in posting bargains and helping others find special requests.

Thanks for introducing me to claiming freebies from magazine subscriptions. These have saved me a fortune with the gifts I've had.
Elemis bath milk
Rihanna perfume x2
Oasis watch (which will find a good home through the local toy appeal)
Gift of Murad
Sanctuary goodies
Dove hair sets x2
Body Shop (not arrived yet, but never mind)

Thanks also to the mnetters who posted about the following...
Furby boom (£33)
Elemis body cream from house of fraiser
Make up sets from house of fraiser
The many stocking fillers from China on Amazon
The Tesco toy bundles
And all the information about flash sales or codes for money off and free delivery.

I hope you all have a wonderful Christmas.
See you all next year fgrin

MissBeehiving Sun 22-Dec-13 19:32:38

Agree - thank you Reastie and thank you for the Mners who posted details on the following;

Hotel Chocolate
Finger lights
The Hut
Sainsbury scarf
The Spicery
Ned's wristbands
Light up shoelaces
Paper Jamz microphone
Book People Codes


98percentchocolate Sun 22-Dec-13 19:35:25

Thank you Reastie and all who posted!

lunar1 Sun 22-Dec-13 19:38:02

Thank you reastie, you have saved me a fortune, and cost me a fortune all at the same time.

VoldemortsNipple Sun 22-Dec-13 19:38:30

Ahh..Hearmuffs, the one that got away. I kept stalling over them and then they went full price again. sad

HoneyDragon Sun 22-Dec-13 19:39:54

Brilliant thread, thanks Reastie. wine

Frozenatchristmas Sun 22-Dec-13 19:40:53

Well said. Well done Reastie. Same place next year x

ChristmasJumperWearer Sun 22-Dec-13 19:43:01

<wild applause for Reastie>

MrsAFlowerpot Sun 22-Dec-13 19:44:28

wine thanks Reastie

Alwayscheerful Sun 22-Dec-13 19:44:32

Thank you for the l'occitane codes.

HermioneWeasley Sun 22-Dec-13 19:45:04

Agree- massive thanks to Reastie and all the bargaineers. Wishing you a happy Christmas.

Funkybutnot Sun 22-Dec-13 19:45:43

Thank you reastie. Very grateful. X

HRHwheezing Sun 22-Dec-13 19:47:50

Thank you not just for this but last year too

Damnautocorrect Sun 22-Dec-13 19:49:45

Thank you thanks

JaquelineHyde Sun 22-Dec-13 19:53:57

A massive thank you from me. I have no idea how I would have afforded Christmas this year of it wasn't for the bargain threads.

Now who wants to start us off in the January sales this time? Then we can be done by the summer and feel even more smug than this year fgrin

thanks thanks

Guitargirl Sun 22-Dec-13 19:56:37

Great big thanks from me too!

Golddigger Sun 22-Dec-13 19:59:28

I didnt use it but lurked a couple of times.
I could see what work Reastie was putting in, so I too would like to acknowledge her hard work.

TheHOHOHOnlyPink Sun 22-Dec-13 20:02:15

Well said Voldemort I have been staying away since I finished my shopping but I have saved an absolute FORTUNE thanks to the bargain threads. My budget stretched further than I ever imagined.

Huge HUGE thank you to everyone who posted, I really enjoyed them and almost regretted finishing my shopping so early and having to stay away! Looking forward to seeing you all again next year!

A very festive wine for all! fgrin

worm77daisy Sun 22-Dec-13 20:04:51

Thank you to Reastie for her mammoth help and to all who took the time to help others save. I managed to save a lot and found things I never knew I even wanted! wine all round and hope you all have a not too frenetic next few days and a lovely and Christmas.

ImAnElfJeSuisUneElf Sun 22-Dec-13 20:06:31

Aw, lovely. I never posted but lurked and got a few bargains.

Thanks all of you. Happy Christmas !

trikken Sun 22-Dec-13 20:07:52

Thanks Reastie. Have been on the threads under two names and you have been so very helpful especially as we didn't have much to spend this year. You are truly brilliant.

WaitMonkey Sun 22-Dec-13 20:08:06

thanks wine Reastie. The purchase I loved the most from this thread is still the Ikea goat.

Gladvent Sun 22-Dec-13 20:09:11

Here here, thank you Reastie! And I hope Isaacs is here too because the pair of you have made my Christmas preparations so much fun and affordable smile

Merry Christmas Bargaineers!!

VoldemortsNipple Sun 22-Dec-13 20:11:53

Definitely need to start early next year Jacqueline DD turns 18 in July, my mum turns 70 in November and we have a trip to New York to celebrate grin

MinesAPintOfTea Sun 22-Dec-13 20:12:27

Only posted a couple of times but used a lot of your tip-offs. Thanks restie! brew wine thanks

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