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  • The Drugstore Game This Week: Starter Walgreens Transactions 5/9 – 5/15/10


    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. You can find all of this week’s Walgreens deals here.

    Transaction #1:
    1 EOS Ultra moisturizing shaving cream $2.99

    Pay: $2.99 + tax
    Receive: $3 RR

    Transaction #2:
    1 Schick Hydro 3 or 5 Blade system $7.99
    1 filler, e.g., W Candy 39 cents

    – $5/1 Schick Hydro Razor from 5/9 SS
    – $3 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: 38 cents + tax
    Receive: $5 RR

    You can keep rolling these deals for as long as you have Schick coupons, and pick up things you actually want/need along the way. For example:

    Transaction #3:
    1 EOS Ultra moisturizing shaving cream $2.99
    $2.01 worth of fillers, e.g., 3 cans of tuna 69 cents each w/ in-ad coupon

    – $5 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: 6 cents + tax
    Receive: $3 RR

    Now you can repeat Transaction #2, ad infintum until you run out of Schick coupons, using the profit to buy things you need or want for free!