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  • The Drugstore Game This Week: Starter Walgreens Transactions 4/4 – 4/10/10


    If you’re new to playing The Drugstore Game, these transactions should help you get started. If you don’t understand the transactions, read my Drugstore Game Primer, Common Sense with Money’s FAQ, and my explanation of How to Play The Drugstore Game at Walgreens. See a roundup of the weekly deals here.

    There aren’t any moneymakers this week, but there are still some good deals. Here’s one way to get started:

    Transaction #1:
    4 Velveeta Shells cups $1 each

    – 2 x buy one get one free Velveeta cups printable coupons

    Pay: $2
    Receive: $1.50 RR

    Transaction #2:
    1 Colgate Pro Clinical $3.99
    1 Pilot Erasable Frixion $1.19

    – $1/1 Colgate Pro Clinical Coupon
    – $1/1 coupon from Walgreens April monthly booklet
    – $1.50 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: $1.68 + tax
    Receive: $2 RR for Colgate

    Note: Since Walgreens coupons aren’t considered manufacturer coupons by the register, the pen acts as a filler in this case so you can use the RR.

    Transaction #3:
    1 U by Kotex product $3.49
    1 Pilot Erasable Frixion $1.19

    – $1/1 U by Kotex Pads, Liners or Tampons printable coupon or $1/1 U by Kotex Product coupon from April All You
    – $1/1 coupon from Walgreens April monthly booklet
    – $2 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: 68 cents + tax
    Receive: $2.50 RR for Kotex