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  • Walgreens Starter Scenarios: 4/15 – 4/21/2012

    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 Similasan Nasal Allergy Relief spray @ $6

    USE:
    $1.50/1 Similasan Product from April 2012 All You or 4/1 Smart Source

    Pay: $4.50 + tax
    Receive: $6 RR

    Transaction #2:
    BUY:
    1 Colgate Sensitive Pro Relief Toothpaste @ $3.99
    1 Aquafresh Kids Pump Toothpaste @ $2
    2 Lysol Toilet Bowl Cleaners @ 2/$3
    1 Goody Ouchless @ $1.99

    USE:
    $1/1 Colgate Total Advanced, Optic White or Sensitive Pro-Relief from 4/15 Smart Source
    $1/1 Aquafresh Kids Toothpaste or Training pasteprintable or from 4/15 Red Plum
    $1/1 Aquafresh Kids toothpaste Walgreens IVC
    $1/2 Lysol Toilet Bowl Cleaners or No Mess Automatic Toilet Bowl Cleaners from 4/15 Smart Source or printable
    $6 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: $0.98 + tax
    Receive: $3 RR for Colgate + $2 RR for Goody

    Transaction #3:
    BUY:
    1 Coppertone Sun Care @ $9.79
    2 Hunt’s Tomato Sauce @ $0.34 each with in-ad coupon

    USE:
    $1/1 Coppertone Suncare Product printable
    in-ad coupon for Hunt’s
    $3 RR from previous transaction
    $2 RR from previous transaction

    Pay: $4.47 + tax
    Receive: $3 RR for Coppertone

    In sum, you’ll pay $9.95 + tax for nasal spray, adult toothpaste, kid’s toothpaste, 2 toilet bowl cleaners, hair bands, sunscreen and 2 cans of tomato sauce – plus you’ll have a $3 RR to roll next week or spend this week, making your net cost just $6.95.


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