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What can I buy from Argos for £4ish to win a bet?

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Shocksandboooos · 23/10/2018 10:40

I have £4 worth of Argos vouchers that run out on Friday.
Dh tried to throw them in the bin this morning, saying that I wouldn’t be able to get anything worth having with them without adding a lot on.
I need to win this bet as I lost the last one and haven’t lived it down.

I thought I’d cracked it when I found a pair of slippers but you have to pay online for TU clothes and the vouchers can’t be used online.
We have a 2 year old so stocking filers are a possibility. Please hit me with your best suggestions so that I can wipe the smug look off dh’s face. Grin

OP posts:
SDTGisAnEvilWolefGenius · 23/10/2018 16:42

Can you use Argos vouchers to buy more Argos vouchers?

peardropexplodes · 23/10/2018 16:56

Pair of pillowcases!

Shocksandboooos · 23/10/2018 17:02

Noooooooooo! I had to go to help one of the neighbours and when I got back and went to reserve my raven there are none in my area!!!
You! All of you! You bastards!! You’ve stolen my raven!!

OP posts:
SoupDragon · 23/10/2018 17:05

To win the bet, get the batteries.

However, you need a Raven in your life too. We had so much fun with a giant plastic owl one summer playing "hide the owl". I hung it from the doorframe of DSs bedroom one night so it was staring at him when he opened the door in the morning.

Happy days!

dontgobaconmyheart · 23/10/2018 17:06

Am very late to this party but skipped to the last page of the thread in the hope you got the raven. Gutted over this update.
Glimmer of hope though OP- check after 8pm, stock people have reserved usually resets after this time as the stores close at 8 so if they haven't been picked up they do often become available again after this time.

Eliza9917 · 23/10/2018 17:07

I want you to buy the raven but batteries will win better.

Storm4star · 23/10/2018 17:08

You! All of you! You bastards!! You’ve stolen my raven!!

OMG I am proper laughing at this Grin
Argos are probably wondering why the sudden increase in raven sales!! I hope you manage to get one!

OurMiracle1106 · 23/10/2018 17:09

Argos do a set of cutlery for £5.00 always good to have spare cutlery.

nonevernotever · 23/10/2018 17:09

Lots here OP! If you really want one, PM me your address and I'll post you one tomorrow. What's more as my contribution to you wiping the floor with your DH, it will be my present to you!

SoupDragon · 23/10/2018 17:10

Raven still in stock in Croydon... for now.

soupforbrains · 23/10/2018 17:10

plenty available in my area.... where abouts are you. I'm sure I can get it for you....

Eliza9917 · 23/10/2018 17:10

There's a raven in stock near me. Can you use your vouchers to buy/reserve it and I'll post it to you.

dontgobaconmyheart · 23/10/2018 17:11

Life lesson here to never help the neighbours Grin

Eliza9917 · 23/10/2018 17:12

I might have to get one and keep it forever more and it just be known as the Mumsnet Raven.

Eliza9917 · 23/10/2018 17:12

It could even go in a cloche. On a branch.

soupforbrains · 23/10/2018 17:15

Mine is going to be called Mortimer.

SoupDragon · 23/10/2018 17:15

I actually think I have a plastic raven in the garage. I never thought to bring him out for Halloween.

Eliza9917 · 23/10/2018 17:37

Just bought one Grin

Everyone that gets one (and the Argos notification says it's a lot) should put them in an out of the way obscure place and anytime anyone but visits or they go to a house everyone can play spot the raven Grin Grin

TyneTeas · 23/10/2018 17:37

The Raven has reminded me of Beyonce the metal chicken

thebloggess.com/2011/06/21/and-thats-why-you-should-learn-to-pick-your-battles/

dingdongdigeridoo · 23/10/2018 17:39

Having worked in online retail, I can tell you that someone in Argos will be looking at the site statistics and sales and will be most puzzled about why their raven is suddenly so in demand.

In our Monday meetings, we used to have a report of the top ten items for the last week. I hope the Mumsnet raven makes the list.

Storm4star · 23/10/2018 17:40

I've reserved mine Blush Grin
I'm going to call him Mordecai.

DonttouchthatLarry · 23/10/2018 17:52

Thanks very much - that bloody raven's popping up on my facebook now!

Beautifulblue · 23/10/2018 17:52

Please buy the raven Halloween Grin

fourquenelles · 23/10/2018 18:11

No help to the OP at all but I bought a raven in Sainsbury's a couple of years ago reduced to £1.50. Good to know that I am ahead of the game for once

Raven88 · 23/10/2018 18:11

Light bulbs

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