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12-03-2014, 01:44   #181
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They have HDMI cables etc in there for €1.49.
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19-03-2014, 11:11   #182
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2l Coke €1.49
24x330ml DietCoke €8
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One thing I've found in Dealz to be a bit of a false economy is their batteries.

I bought Kodak and Sony AA's for €1.49 and they have a really short life, you get 10 Sony Carbon Zinc Batteries for €1.49 and 11 Kodak Zinc Chloride Batteries for €1.49. The Kodak's last slightly longer but both have a woeful life, one of them only lasts about a week or ten days in my wireless mouse. I have stopped putting them in clocks now as the clock runs slow so often. Normal Alkaline batteries are far better.

I think I will buy a rechargeable kit and battery's soon.
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Lidl for €1.14 this weekend, coke and diet coke.
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One thing I've found in Dealz to be a bit of a false economy is their batteries.

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Yes noticed this too. They do have 4 packs of Sony alkaline batteries for €1.50, probably a better purchase.
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Bought 'The Stig's' autobiography in there yesterday for a whole 1.49!
Was debating whether or not to buy it when it was released first.
Worth a read for that price anyway.
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One thing I've found in Dealz to be a bit of a false economy is their batteries.

I bought Kodak and Sony AA's for €1.49 and they have a really short life, you get 10 Sony Carbon Zinc Batteries for €1.49 and 11 Kodak Zinc Chloride Batteries for €1.49. The Kodak's last slightly longer but both have a woeful life, one of them only lasts about a week or ten days in my wireless mouse. I have stopped putting them in clocks now as the clock runs slow so often. Normal Alkaline batteries are far better.

I think I will buy a rechargeable kit and battery's soon.

I put the Kodak ones in my camera, one picture and gone. That's really taking the piss
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The cheap batteries are crap, but I think they are fine for a remote control.
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Is it normal for my digital camera to use so many alkaline batteries?

Unfortunately, yes. Digital cameras use alkaline batteries at a rapid rate. If you are using a lot of alkaline batteries for your digital camera, your best bet is to switch to rechargeable NiMH batteries as quickly as possible. Not only will NiMH batteries power a digital camera much longer than an alkaline battery, they are a lot less expensive.

Why do my alkaline batteries run down so quickly when used in my digital camera?

Alkaline batteries are not designed to meet the high power demands of most electronic devices. Alkaline batteries have a high rated capacity, but they can only deliver their full capacity if the power is used slowly. Digital cameras place a high power drain on batteries, so it is much better to use rechargeable NiMH or NiCd batteries for this type of device. Lithium ion rechargeable camera batteries also work well in high drain applications like digital cameras but are often much more expensive.
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One thing I've found in Dealz to be a bit of a false economy is their batteries.
Most of the dealz stuff is false economy or the same or better deal in Tesco/Dunnes/SuperValu etc

2L coke 1.49 Tesco have these 2 for 3 euro or as someone else said here Lild 2 Liters for 1.19

Sarsons Vinegar 1.49 in dealz SuperValu its 98 cent

Capri Sun they sell it in packs of 5 for 1.49 its packs of 10 in Dunnes for 2 euro.

Andrex Toilet Roll they have it 2 rolls for 1.49 can get a 4 roll pack in SuperValu for 2 euro


Dealz looks cheap but its false economy they sell most stuff in smaller sizes than the main supermarkets so it looks cheap but it really isn't.
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Not necessarily.

They have Colgate toothpaste in 125ml tubes for €1.49.

A savvy shopper will work out the cost per roll/100g/etc.
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Most of the dealz stuff is false economy or the same or better deal in Tesco/Dunnes/SuperValu etc

2L coke 1.49 Tesco have these 2 for 3 euro or as someone else said here Lild 2 Liters for 1.19
That was a super saturday deal in Lidl, and the 2l is back at full price in tesco since midweek last week.

I wouldn't say most stuff is false economy - varies product to product, and depends on what offers are on elsewhere. And of course you have to look at the pack sizes. Having said that, we wouldn't really buy a lot of food there.

Their batteries are no different from any other cheap brand, in my experience. Grand for LED torches, remotes etc., but I wouldn't think of putting them in a digital camera.
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Most of the dealz stuff is false economy or the same or better deal in Tesco/Dunnes/SuperValu etc

2L coke 1.49 Tesco have these 2 for 3 euro or as someone else said here Lild 2 Liters for 1.19

Sarsons Vinegar 1.49 in dealz SuperValu its 98 cent

Capri Sun they sell it in packs of 5 for 1.49 its packs of 10 in Dunnes for 2 euro.

Andrex Toilet Roll they have it 2 rolls for 1.49 can get a 4 roll pack in SuperValu for 2 euro


Dealz looks cheap but its false economy they sell most stuff in smaller sizes than the main supermarkets so it looks cheap but it really isn't.
Dealz is owned by Poundland (They had to change name for Irl obviously) but channel 4 did a dispatches show on this last year.
It is exactly as you have said.
You can watch it here (If an ad pops up, just click through to the file).
They sell a lot of stuff in custom made sizes to deceive - it seems from the show anyway.
Enjoy
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24-03-2014, 10:53   #195
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They sell a lot of stuff in custom made sizes to deceive - it seems from the show anyway.
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How do they deceive? The packaging states the content clearly.
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