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For Tightwads only: How much money have you saved today?
« on: 12 September 2019, 10:17:38 »

En-suite toilet cistern valve failed, on Sunday of course. >:( Replacement Dudley valve, 29.99, not available in Screwfix until Monday. ???  Flomasta valve, 4.49 ::) ::) ::), available, collected and fitted in 2 hours. 8)
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Re: For Tightwads only: How much money have you saved today?
« Reply #1 on: 12 September 2019, 12:21:30 »

N ot to tempt fate by saying this, but I replaced all of my Portsmouth valves with Flomaster valves many years ago and they are still going strong - rapid and quiet fill, so happy bunny!

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Re: For Tightwads only: How much money have you saved today?
« Reply #2 on: 12 September 2019, 12:44:39 »

I have one in the toilet in the bathroom, been in about three years now.
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Re: For Tightwads only: How much money have you saved today?
« Reply #3 on: 12 September 2019, 13:10:47 »

I have sent a package down the toilet today, does that count?
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Re: For Tightwads only: How much money have you saved today?
« Reply #4 on: 12 September 2019, 13:24:57 »

I have sent a package down the toilet today, does that count?

Pretty sure that's what eBay/Amazon/everywhere sellers do to everything you order, too!  :D
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Re: For Tightwads only: How much money have you saved today?
« Reply #5 on: 12 September 2019, 13:25:33 »

I have sent a package down the toilet today, does that count?
Just the one?
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Re: For Tightwads only: How much money have you saved today?
« Reply #6 on: 12 September 2019, 16:16:56 »

I have sent a package down the toilet today, does that count?
Just the one?
It was a whomper, and when I flushed, I ran to the balcony to see it surf the sea...
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« Reply #7 on: 12 September 2019, 16:30:45 »

I have sent a package down the toilet today, does that count?
Just the one?
It was a whomper, and when I flushed, I ran to the balcony to see it surf the sea...
Lovely. Glad you're having a 'whale' of a time  ;D
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Re: For Tightwads only: How much money have you saved today?
« Reply #8 on: 12 September 2019, 16:53:29 »

I have sent a package down the toilet today, does that count?
Thank you for sharing but TMI. :-X
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Re: For Tightwads only: How much money have you saved today?
« Reply #9 on: 12 September 2019, 17:21:40 »

Don't provoke him!

Otherwise you're likely to get a short treatise on shape, colour, consistency....🤢
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« Reply #10 on: 12 September 2019, 19:11:25 »

Did it pass the bowel cancer test? ;)
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« Reply #11 on: 12 September 2019, 19:16:25 »

Sound like he didn't have time to catch any on the spatula!  ;D
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« Reply #12 on: 12 September 2019, 19:32:08 »

Sound like he didn't have time to catch any on the shovel!  ;D
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Re: For Tightwads only: How much money have you saved today?
« Reply #13 on: 13 September 2019, 07:43:05 »

Going on your figures I saved at least 4.49p as I didn't buy anything at all. :y Bargain :D ;D
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« Reply #14 on: 13 September 2019, 09:45:44 »

Going on your figures I saved at least 4.49p as I didn't buy anything at all. :y Bargain :D ;D

Result! :y :y :y
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