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Costco: What would you get?

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Chat' started by RC, Aug 21, 2021.

  1. RC

    RC Low-Roller

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    I have a $40 off of a $250 online purchase coupon as part of my new membership and am looking for some ideas on what to get with it. I think one thing that I am going to get is a mini portable hard drive for about $100, but other than that I can't think of what else to get using this coupon on their web site. I don't need another laptop or tablet and any ideas would be appreciated ... thanks
     
  2. Joe

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    If it doesn't have to be electronics. Then olives, steaks, tp, paper towels
     
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  3. Mr Bulldops

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    They have quite a few already discounted restaurant gift cards.
     
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  4. ReTriggerMe

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    Unless you're different than the majority of Costco customers, just go there. You'll find things. Impulse purchases are part of their merchandising strategy.

    You may find a winter jacket. Or an appliance. The holiday decorations will appear soon. Those that know their stuff can find good wine or excellent alcohol deals.

    I go to Costco for coffee, vitamins and OTC drugs, some foods that will last or are in relatively small quantities. Bought a few TVs there, the tablet I using now. I'm usually unable to leave without a $4.99 monster rotisserie chicken.
     
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    Printer ink cartridges.
     
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    Of course, theres....
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    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    $40?

    Just buy what you normally buy. Food, cleaning supplies, wine, soda, water, flowers, etc etc etc

    I am a bit confused about the question.

    EDIT - I reread the question and see this is for online only. So, a few of those things are in store only. Still - just buy stuff you would normally buy.
     
  9. Electroguy563

    Electroguy563 Over-Fried Gambler

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    Costco is the only place where I go for one item (Toilet paper) and end up with a wagon full of steaks, dungeness crab, pork chops, huge pkg of Romaine Lettuce Hearts that half would spoil before I can eat them, a case of spam, monster jars of peanut butter, potato sack size packages of Doritos, Costco Jeans size 34X32,

    and 7 Costco hotdogs with pepsi drinks for the gang at home.

    The $19.99 pkg of toilet paper ends up more than $200 of "other stuff".
     
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    If you need to spend $250 online to get $40 off, I can think of a lot of things to buy, but it may not be what you want or need. LOL Usually when I order online, it's for stuff they don't normally carry in their brick & mortar stores or are too heavy or awkward to carry home myself.
     
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    Is it a.single item??? Or just any order that reaches $250? That would impact my strategy!
     
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    Tide and Costco dishwasher detergent pods, batteries, liquor and wine, vitamins and supplements, as well as Gillette Fusion razor blade refills.
     
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    Just stock up on stuff you would normally buy. Order it online for pickup.

    If you're buying stuff you don't really need or want just because you have a coupon, you're not getting any kind of a great deal.
     
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    You can get a 2 pack of Sonicare Toothbrushes for $99.95. Except for needing a crown replaced, my dental checkups have been nearly flawless since using one.

    A 3 lb. 3 Oz. can of Folgers Coffee is on sale for $6.99 at my local Costco, that will yield 400 cups, so after buying the Sonicare, that is almost an 8 year supply of Joe. Not VMB Joe.

    The double jar of jumbo olives is $10.99, so that will yield about 37 martinis based on 4 olives per martini. The Costco French Vodka is $19.99 for a 1.75 liter handle, so at a 4 Oz pour, that makes about 15 white blabbermouths. The regular Kirkland vodka is $12.99 and it’s a good mixer, but it’s not my first choice.
     
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  15. vegasdev

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    I would stock up on staples unless it is limited to one single item.
    Of course I would go for items that include free shipping.
     
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    That sounds like the best bet as long as they are not excluded.
     
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    TP, paper towels, napkins, tissues, laundry soap... Any necessary items to fill the bill.
     
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    50 chickens!?!!?

    Seriously, as already suggested, order regular stuff online and pick it up. If you are not sure what's there, take a recon trip and make a list.
     
  19. RC

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    Steaks sounds really good as I'm pretty sure that you can buy them online. W
     
  20. RC

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    It can be multiple items, but it must be an online order.
     
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