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14-09-2018, 12:51   #16
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Christmas Present Shopping Support

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So over the years friends or family always seem to ask me about certain items like whats the best TV to get or Games Console to buy or where can I get that toy that seems to be sold out everywhere, well I thought a thread here would be a big help to all those christmas shoppers. The Idea is that people can throw up a request or question and then we all try and help out as much as possible to help that person get the item they are looking for or suggest a better alternative or even a cheaper option, think of it as Santa's little helpers!!!

I'll kick off with a few sites that I use coming up to the big day.

Obviously there is our own bargain alerts thread

https://www.boards.ie/vbulletin/forumdisplay.php?f=346

Hot UK Deals for all the UK bragains https://www.hotukdeals.com/

This one is great its stock informer, keep an eye on or get alerts about the hottest item when it arrives in stock across multiple stores. This saved my skin a few years back to get a snow glow elsa. https://www.stockinformer.co.uk/

Happy Shopping Ho Ho Ho

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17-09-2018, 07:59   #17
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Good idea, I sourced a frozen doll thing here one year and sent it home as it was sold out in Ireland. This thread has the spirit of Christmas at heart.
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17-09-2018, 12:06   #18
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It is my 1st christmas abroad so shopping should be fun!!
I am so used to Amazon,e-bay and Smyths!!
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17-09-2018, 12:09   #19
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Where are you now? better shopping or worse?

I had a look at ordering hampers, there are some really nice once, I filtered for my location and it took all the nice ones out, anything with even a sniff of booze in them
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17-09-2018, 12:11   #20
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In Oslo,Norway ,Shopping is way worse.
It is non EU so I do get duty free when travelling but can't bring much into the country due to import duty.
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17-09-2018, 12:14   #21
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But, but, it will be snowy!!
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I know!!
I can not wait for all the snow.
2 of my kids saw the snow here last year but 2 missed it so you can imagine the excitement.
At the moment the weather is like Ireland,damp and dull.
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Quality street tubs 5euro in Tesco this week (also very handy for Hallowe'en if you get a lot of Trick-or-Treaters)
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I think Smyth's have a 20% off sale starting on Tuesday for about week. It includes most things apart from games, Xbox's, etc and nursery!
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25-09-2018, 11:15   #25
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Perfect time for toy shopping, think this is the only time smyths do this deal before Christmas.
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Dealz have tins of sweets for 4euro celebrations and quality street
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Dealz have tins of sweets for 4euro celebrations and quality street
I know where I'm heading this evening so!
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Dealz have tins of sweets for 4euro celebrations and quality street
Just make sure you check the date on these - Dealz are known for having short dates on things like this.
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Just make sure you check the date on these - Dealz are known for having short dates on things like this.
As long as they don't expire by Sunday I should be good

I deffo must take a look in Dealz this weekend for them, too good to pass up at that price.
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As long as they don't expire by Sunday I should be good

I deffo must take a look in Dealz this weekend for them, too good to pass up at that price.
Exactly what I was thinking. & if one or two get eaten between now & christmas, well so be it.
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