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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

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mrsbear81 · 23/10/2018 18:14

I happen to have just reserved a Raven for collection in the morning!

CarryOnScreamingValenta · 23/10/2018 18:19

Set of 12 teaspoons for £3.00. Very useful if you live in a house of magical disappearing tea spoons, like I do.

Rockbird · 23/10/2018 18:32

Reserved my raven. Rocky.

mrsm12 · 23/10/2018 18:34

56 ravens have been ordered in the last 48 hours 

AviatorShades · 23/10/2018 18:44


SoupDragon · 23/10/2018 18:45

56 ravens have been ordered in the last 48 hours 

I would say 56 ravens have been ordered in the last 8 hours or so 😂

Eliza9917 · 23/10/2018 18:47

Beyonce the metal chicken is hilarious, I've just cried laughing. And read it out to DP who thinks I'm a nutter.

Just wait til I come home with a fucking raven

LonelyOversharer · 23/10/2018 18:48

Oh god now I've reserved one! And I had to explain it to dp as he asked what I was looking at!

I'm imagining queuing up for him tomorrow, and there being 4 other people also waiting for their we smile knowingly at each other, or pretend it's a legit haloween decoration?

Rachie1986 · 23/10/2018 18:50

78 others looking at this item right now!
Still available in my area..

SoupDragon · 23/10/2018 19:05

Meet Colin. I have rescued him from the garage.

What can I buy from Argos for £4ish to win a bet?
Shocksandboooos · 23/10/2018 19:06

No think lampshade should be contacting them and asking for a cut if the profits.

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BertieBotts · 23/10/2018 19:07

Grin It's going to become the secret sign of a MNer, like the MN scarf. When you go to another mum's house for a playdate and you spot a raven standing unobtrusively in the corner of the room. You'll spot it and give the mum a knowing glance.

Shocksandboooos · 23/10/2018 19:08

Colin is majestic!

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BertieBotts · 23/10/2018 19:10

"And Laura and I were all “CHICKEN DOWN! CLEAN-UP IN AISLE 3” but he didn’t laugh."

:o :o :o

BehemothPullsThePeasantsPlough · 23/10/2018 19:14

I showed DH. He said “that’s not a raven, the proportions are all wrong. That’s a pigeon spray painted black.”

So it looks as if we will not be getting an Argos raven at Casa Behemoth this year Sad

Catsandbootsandbootsandcats · 23/10/2018 19:18

I have named my raven Balthazar Edgar Raven.

When I was picking him up the lady behind the checkout was holding a pack of batteries so I was suspicious that the OP was also there! 

The cat keeps eyeing Balthazar. 

BlueBug45 · 23/10/2018 19:23

@Catsandbootsandbootsandcats Thanks you have given me an idea so I need to pick up mine tomorrow...

SoupDragon · 23/10/2018 19:28

I showed DH. He said “that’s not a raven, the proportions are all wrong. That’s a pigeon spray painted black.”

It's the wrong shape for a pigeon. I could prove it by fetching a plastic pigeon from my Magic Garage of Crap but I won't embarrass myself by admitting I own one...

BertieBotts · 23/10/2018 19:29

The owl story has just reminded me that DSis and I when we were teenagers once cut out a picture of Alan Titchmarsh from a TV magazine and proceeded to blutac his face around the house in order to surprise the other. We did this for about two years until eventually we lost him. One of my boyfriends even got in on the act and every time he found him he'd announce "Alan."

LampShadeHeid · 23/10/2018 19:35

Grin I feel like I should have bought shares in raven decorations!

CrazyDaisy2018 · 23/10/2018 19:43

Now look what you've all done to my Facebook posts!

What can I buy from Argos for £4ish to win a bet?
AndBabyMakes3 · 23/10/2018 19:44

@CarryOnScreamingValenta all tea spoons eventually grow up into big spoons......

JeSuisPrest · 23/10/2018 19:53

My raven shall be henceforth known as...John C.Raven Grin

CarryOnScreamingValenta · 23/10/2018 20:04


I'll look forward to the emergence of 427 table spoons from a hidden cocoon!

SoupDragon · 23/10/2018 20:06

John C.Raven


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