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  • Walgreens Starter Scenarios: 4/24 – 4/30/11 (Updated)

    You’ll find a list of this week’s Walgreens deals here.

    If you’re new to The Drugstore Game, these new starter transactions will help you get your feet wet and show you how The Drugstore Game can save you money on things you already buy. If you don’t understand the transactions, read my Drugstore Game Primer, Common Sense with Money’s FAQ (which has a handy explanation of acronyms), and my explanation of How to Play The Drugstore Game at Walgreens.

    Transaction #1:
    Buy 1 Luster White 7 Toothpaste @ $4.99

    Use $1.50/1 Luster White 7 Product 4/3/2011 SS

    Pay: $3.49 + tax
    Receive: $4 RR

    Transaction #2:
    Buy 1 Stayfree Maxi Pads $2.99
    And 1 Nexcare Bandages $2.99
    And 2 Splenda Sweetener 100 packets or granulated 3.8 oz $2.99 each
    And 1 Act II Popcorn $0.25 with in-ad coupon

    Use $1/1 Stayfree Product 3/27/2011 RP or $1/1 Stayfree product printable
    And use $0.55/1 Nexcare Product 4/3/2011 SS
    And use 2 x $3/1 Splenda Sweetener Product 4/17/2011 SS (or $2/1 Splenda Sweetener Granulated with Fiber printable; if you use 2 x $3/1, the second coupon will beep and need to be adjusted down per store policy)
    And use in-ad coupon for Act II popcorn
    And use $4 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: $0.68 + tax
    Receive: $3 RR for Stayfree + $2.99 mail-in rebate form for Nexcare + $3 RR for Splenda

    Nothing prints when you buy the Nexcare, you’ll need to look for a rebate offer sticker on the package!

    Keep the $3 RRs to roll next week, or use them to buy things you need that are on sale this week, like the cleaning products.