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  • The Drugstore Game This Week: Starter Walgreens Transactions 5/16 – 5/22/10


    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 a list of this week’s Walgreens deals here.

    Transaction #1:
    1 Dulcolax $6.99

    – $4/1 Dulcolax Balance 4.1 oz

    Pay: $2.99 + tax
    Receive: $2 RR

    Transaction #2:
    2 Gillette Body Wash $4.49 each
    1 Royal Gelatin 19 cents

    – B1G1 Gillette Body Wash from 5/2 P&G (may be regional)
    – $2 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: $2.49 + tax
    Receive: $4.50 RR

    Alternatively, you could reverse the transactions and buy the body wash first, then buy the Dulcolax and use the remaining $1.51 ($4.50RR – $2.99) to buy something you want/need.


    1. Anonymous says:

      Ducolax–f you buy more fillers, can you use the IVC too–with the MQ?

    2. Chief Family Officer says:

      @Anon – I believe the IVC doesn't apply to the size on sale.