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  • Walgreens Starter Scenarios: 10/16 – 10/22/11

    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:
    1 Listerine Pocket Paks @ $2.99
    1 Bayer Asprin @ $0.99 with in-ad coupon

    $1/1 Listerine Products from 4/17 Smart Source or 10/9 Red Plum insert
    $1/1 Bayer Aspirin Products 9/11 Red Plum
    in-ad coupon for Bayer (hand this over last to avoid beeps; may beep anyway if your store has new computers)

    Pay: $1.98 + tax
    Receive: $2 RR

    Transaction #2:
    1 W Ultra Thin Maxi Pads $2

    $2 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: Tax
    Receive: $2 RR

    Transaction #3:
    2 Hefty One Zip Bag @ $3.49 (BOGO Free) with in-ad coupon
    1 Halloween pencil, tumbler or gift sack @ $0.13 with in-ad coupon

    $1/2 Hefty One Zip Bags from 7/10 or 8/14 Red Plum insert
    in-ad coupon for Hefty
    in-ad coupon for Halloween novelty
    $2 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: $0.62 + tax

    In sum, you’ll pay $2.60 + tax for Listerine strips, aspirin, feminine pads, two boxes of ziptop bags, and a Halloween novelty. You’d pay that just for one box of bags at Target!

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