Extreme Couponers
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Kim

Trumann, AR

#21 Jan 1, 2011
Interested wrote:
You need to slow down a little bit. Your time is no more important than theirs is.
If you're in that big of a hurry go to a different line. Why don't you mention your idea to a manager? Never know, they may try it.
If I have a large amount of coupons to use I will usually ask a manager if they could open a lane for me to check out in and they will pull the lane closed rope behind me...some will and some won't but it's a courtesy I am willing to give to other shoppers who aren't in the mood to wait when I am trying to be frugal, save money, and ensure that my kids will eat and my bills will be paid.
Jefito

Jonesboro, AR

#22 Jan 1, 2011
A week or so ago, I was at Kroger. Typically, the place was busy, with two checkers open. Anyway, I got in the shortest long line, and waited. In about 12 minutes, the lady in front of me started checking out. Out came the coupons...and I was trapped between her and 4 carts behind me. The checker rang up her stuff in about 6 minutes. Then the coupon search started. Long story short, the checker spent about 6 minutes checking her stuff, then we had to watch this person for 15 minutes pulling coupons out of a stack three inches thick!!! And of course she paid with a check the checker had to get some kind of approval for.

If you shop with coupons, as you buy something covered by a coupon, put in your pocket, purse, or nose, so the rest of us won't have to pay for your frugality.

I use coupons for several things. I start my shopping with a small stack of coupons on a paper clip. As I buy something, I move the coupon from that paper clip to another paper clip, so when it is time to check out, I have all the coupons ready to go. Why someone waits til they are done checking out to initiate the "great coupon trackdown" is beyond comprehension.
quest

United States

#23 Jan 2, 2011
I think it is dumb
Ummmm

Little Rock, AR

#24 Jan 2, 2011
CRUS45 wrote:
I'm like Ron "Tater Salad" White,
I got coopuns, lol
I dont get it
Kim

Trumann, AR

#25 Jan 2, 2011
Today I bought groceries using coupons and at Kroger I spent $67 and saved $76 and at Target I spent $75 and saved $57.....for a total spent of $142 and savings of $133. I did not buy junk or 500 boxes of pasta, or 300 toothbrushes, or 6 million candy bars...I did however buy real groceries which included fresh fruits n veggies, Milk, cereal, various snacks, meats, breakfast foods, can foods, toilet paper, light bulbs, and so much more ..ALL NAME BRAND!!....The longest part of the whole process was the cashiers at both stores were untrained in the use and acceptance policy of coupons and one acted like she was mad at the world and didnt care. So the line behind me with my very organized coupons was not my fault but I was happy with my savings and some of those behind me were rather impressed too.
notlikeyou

United States

#26 Jan 2, 2011
WhoCares wrote:
I dont know about coupons but I do know they need a seperate isle for people who use them. Every department store and grocery chain including Walmart should have a special checkout for this. I absolutely despise someone in front of me shuffling through a whole stack of crumpled up paper searching for a coupon for an item. Not only are they costing the retailer time but are also taking up everyone elses time thats behind them waiting. This is so rude. Next time your doing this just take a look at the people behind you and the dirty looks your getting. One word of advice, try spending equal amount of time working at a regular job that you would spend hunting down, clipping, and searching products and you will not need those coupons.
What a pompus jerk!
Borrachone

Jonesboro, AR

#27 Jan 3, 2011
Ummmm wrote:
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I dont get it
"Coopuns" is what Yankees and people from California call coupons ("cuepons).

Ron White even did a routine about it for his standup comedy act.
Kim

Trumann, AR

#28 Jan 5, 2011
New Class Date set. We will be discussing saving at Kroger!

Jan 22 in Pgould at Mattress Plus Store 4pm Registration is $10...address and where to send payment is:

Misty Turner 2403 Linwood Dr. Paragould, AR 72450 (mail box locks)

We will tell you what the Extreme Coupon show does not about how they get those great savings!

Anyone welcome!
Guest

Dallas, TX

#29 Jan 5, 2011
Good to hear you did so well and got things you actually need and will use. I have a friend who gets like 10 deodorants, 20 shaving creams, 42 razors, etc. I may be exaggerating a little on those numbers but you get my point. I could understand that if the excess were being donated or shared with the less fortunate, but she just keeps this enormous amount of products she will probably never use. That just turned me off to it. We all need to learn to stretch our dollars these days. I will try to attend. Thanks!
peachy

United States

#30 Jan 5, 2011
Aren't you the one who got busted for having a party with a bunch of underage kids and some passed out in your bed?
Guest123

United States

#31 Jan 6, 2011
Sounds interesting. I can't come to this class but will try to catch the next one.
Belinda

Jonesboro, AR

#33 Sep 22, 2012
Kim wrote:
A friend and I teach coupon classes locally and with the info we give, you could do just what they were doing. We aren't that extreme but we are that good!
I really need to learn extreme couponing. My son had a bone marrow transplant which put us to one income. My email is [email protected] Please contact me with information on how to take your classes.
guest

United States

#34 Sep 22, 2012
guest wrote:
lol,it took the ppl on this show 2 to 3 hours to check out they had so much stuff. They got like 1000 dollars worth for about 50 bucks. It was pretty amazing. But they spend hours a day doing it.
i think its wasteful....they buy hundreds of 1 item and then it sits on a shelf and decays. why not buy just what you need in stead of being a horder.
Mendy

Lake City, AR

#35 Sep 23, 2012
I've attended a coupon class but never got the hang of it. I just wish I could find someone with this large " stock piles " like seen on tv, and let me shop from them. Look that way you get to make money for your next shopping trip while making room for more in your stock pile. Even at selling items in your stock pile for say $.25-$1 each look at the money you would be making! your next shopping trip wouldn't cost u anything outta your pocket, it could be paid for by the money I gave u for items in your stock pile! Makes sense to me! lol
Nichole

Hoxie, AR

#36 Sep 23, 2012
Luvit wrote:
Yeah, I also love it when the lady in front of me says, "Somebody's got this on sale for 39 cents" and then goes through the entire newspaper trying to find the ad that will save her a dime!
Just let me pay the dime difference, Lady, and get the #&!! outta the way!
Okay lady-I would be more that happy to let you pay the difference next time. It really adds up to more that you think. Leave your name and number so I can get the tab to you. Thanks!!
Coupon Fanatic

Plunge, Lithuania

#37 Oct 2, 2012
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Guest

Jonesboro, AR

#38 Oct 2, 2012
I seldom use coupons, but would be willing to clip them and drop them off some where such as a church or other community service site so that others can get some good out of them.

Any one know of anywhere in Jonesboro that I can drop them off? If so, address and hours please.
Guest

Jonesboro, AR

#39 Oct 2, 2012
P.S. or a store that have a coupon exchange drop off would be even better.

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