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  • Walgreens Starter Scenarios: 7/17 – 7/23/11

    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 Idea:
    2 Dove Men+Care Body and Face Bar 6-pack @ 2/$12

    2 x $4/1 Dove Men+Care Body and Face Bar 6/26 RP

    Pay: $4 + tax
    Receive: $4 RR

    Transaction #2:
    1 Quilted Northern Bathroom Tissue, 9 big rolls @ $3.99 with in-ad coupon
    1 2-pocket folder or Splash Mini Highlighter @ $0.09

    in-ad coupon for Quilted Northern
    $4 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: $0.08 + tax

    In sum, you’ll pay $4.08 + tax for 12 bars of soap, 9 rolls of toilet paper, and a folder or highlighter. You could easily pay that just for the toilet paper at most other stores. If you don’t like Quilted Northern, you could save the $4 RR to roll next week, or use it on other sale items this week.