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helium cyclinder was £22.99 now £5.75 instore at sainsburys
helium cyclinder was £22.99 now £5.75 instore at sainsburys

helium cyclinder was £22.99 now £5.75 instore at sainsburys

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I went in to my local Sainburys (urmston) to see if the toy sale started as i passed on the way to work, alas that one is tomorrow. However i did notice that the balloon time helium cyclinder sets were reduced to £5.75 from £22.99, it comes up on the till as a discontinued item so it should have general availability allbeit limited to stores with stock, there were 3 left on the shelf when i bought one this morning, this is the 30 balloons set. Hope it helps someone out there.
If it has been posted before then apologies and just delete/expire as needed but i could not find this posted on hukd

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Great price-heat from me.

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I paid £25 for it at one point!!................. and you only brought ONE :w00t:........ You should buy the whole lot ...............:giggle:

Original Poster

I'm not that type of person tbh, i buy what i need then post it in the hope someone else gets a good deal.

agent_c;6713131

I'm not that type of person tbh, i buy what i need then post it in the … I'm not that type of person tbh, i buy what i need then post it in the hope someone else gets a good deal.


:thumbsup: REP you for that !!!

How very nice of yee! Rep left

jcaho7;6713261

:thumbsup: REP you for that !!!

+1;-)

I rung up my local and they said they have it but its not discontinued!! How silly!

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I'm not sure my landlady will see the funny side if I fly my flat to South America.

Ah, could have done with a few of these for our school winter fair that i run, but our sainsburys doesn't stock them

Great price! Will check on the way home, heat added - cheers!!!

I called 4 stores in the Glasgow area but none stock these - am looking for one for my LO birthday

Any idea how many times one can use it for some munchkin-voice fun? :-D

just been in one had loads the price was £22.99 and i asked at customer services to check the price tooo.:x

llyyrem;6715355

Any idea how many times one can use it for some munchkin-voice fun? :-D



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Joe Pasquallie charades is this years must have christmas game.

Just think - if Count Ferdinand Von Zeppelin had seen your deal, it would have prevented this:

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I hope my local have it for this price, great for the kids' parties. Possibly only certain stores discontinuing by sounds of it but always worth a look.

Just want to say hi to agent-c, my local is Urmston too so we must be neighbours.. so hi!:prop:

called three shop in newcastle no good

75becky19;6715356

just been in one had loads the price was £22.99 and i asked at customer … just been in one had loads the price was £22.99 and i asked at customer services to check the price tooo.:x


Yep same here......... still £22.99 and no half price toys !!!!.............. start again tomorrow !!!!....................:whistling:

Went into Frome Sainsbury this afternoon. They had a good few in stock but were priced at £22.99. Took one to Customer Services and told him word was they were discontinued and should be priced at a fiver. He checked his computer and said they weren't and that it wasn't being discontinued in their store. Apparantly only certain stores discontinue certain items depending on their demographic and store size. Just because one discontinues doesn't mean they all do. Lesson learned! Wasted trip but suppose I should have rung first

£22.99 in my local store too :-(

The tills won't know if an item is discontinued. The only prompt anywhere close is a DO NOT SELL prompt for items that have been recalled.

I got one of these in Asda for £18 the other day and compared that with the £45 I paid last year for one for my wedding thought I was on a bonus. Might go check out a couple of my local stores tomorrow as got tons of balloons to blow up for daughters party Fri, and my parents 60th in a couple of weeks, Oooh I hope they have them

still £22.99 in grimsby store been looking for one these for my sons christening in 3 weeks

Original Poster

Just got in from work, sorry for those whose journey was wasted just so you don't shout at me next post i went back and took a photo of the shelf they were on. (note how empty it is) Hopefully someone got the deal. Next time i'll take the picture when i see it, but i was in a hurry this morning !!!

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agent_c;6718082

just so you don't shout at me next post i went back and took a photo of … just so you don't shout at me next post i went back and took a photo of the shelf they were on.



Now that is some dedicated deal posting :w00t:

Full price in 2 I tried. If you can get it at this price lucky you.

Checked in Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Perton and Leicester and they are showing at the £22 price.... May be they will get reduced... well here's hoping....

Glad you got your bargain though !

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Checked in Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Perton and Leicester and they are … Checked in Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Perton and Leicester and they are showing at the £22 price.... May be they will get reduced... well here's hoping....Glad you got your bargain though !



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agent_c;6718082

Just got in from work, sorry for those whose journey was wasted just so … Just got in from work, sorry for those whose journey was wasted just so you don't shout at me next post i went back and took a photo of the shelf they were on. (note how empty it is) Hopefully someone got the deal. Next time i'll take the picture when i see it, but i was in a hurry this morning !!!



Now that is dedication LOL. But seriously, I think that was really decent of you because I won't deny that I, and probably others too, thought this might have been a bit pie in the sky as is seen on here occassionally. Cheers and rep added for being so thorough

The staff looked at me stupid when I asked if they had any helium balloon kits. No sir but they may sell them next door ( Wilkinsons ). Went to ASDA where I bought my last one. They had 3 types on the shelf and 3 prices marked below. £25, £20 and £18. Picked the £18 one and took it to self checkout. Scanned at £20 and they checked and it really was £20 so I said how misleading the price and stacking method was and got it for £18 Still no-where near as cheap as this deal but saved myself a couple of quid by being insistant.
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