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  • Walgreens Starter Scenarios: 5/1 – 5/7/11

    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. In these transactions, I assume that you do not have any Register Rewards to start with.

    Transaction #1:
    Buy 1 Gillette Fusion Proglide @ $9.89
    And 1 Noxema Razors @ $3.99

    Use $4/1 Gillette Fusion Proglide Razor P&G Insert 5/1/2011
    And use $2/1 Noxema Razors 5/1 RP or printable

    Pay: $7.88 + tax
    Receive: $5 RR for Gillette and $3 RR for Noxema

    Transaction #2:
    Buy 2 Cottonelle 12pks @ $5 each
    And 2 Butterball Chicken Broth $0.50 each with in-ad coupon

    Use (2) $0.50/1 Cottonelle Bathroom Tissue or (2) $0.50/1 Cottonelle Bathroom Tissue (IE) Printable (FF)
    And use $1/1 Cottonelle 12 large rolls, May Coupon Book (Takes off $2)
    And use $5 RR + $3 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: Tax only
    Receive: $3 RR

    In sum, pay $7.88 for razors, chicken broth, a padded envelope and 24 rolls of toilet paper. You’d pay $8 just for the toilet paper at Target, and that’s with a sale, coupons and a gift card deal. Plus, you have a $3 RR to roll next week, or to pick up some Puffs tissue, Right Guard or Dry Idea deodorant, Bic razors, or more Noxema or Gillette razors.