01/08: finish

saved 64%
cost: $1.32

i bought:
    finish powerball 20 ct $3.50
subtotal $3.50

used coupons:
    -$2.15 finish quantum 25 ct+, powerball or gelpacks (excludes quantum 10/12 ct) (exp 01/30/2012) 01/01/2012 ss (see screenshot of facebook post stating this coupon is okay to use on any size tabs or gelpacs)
= $1.35 + $.22 tax (used $1 eb + $.57 cvs gc)

    credit of $3.50 towards free $10 cvs cash card wyb $30 limit 5 01/08-01/14
    $.25 eb gbt scan (i count each scan as $.25 since 4 scans gives us $1 eb)

    spent $1.57 ($1 eb + $.57 cvs gc)
    earned $.25 eb
    cost: $1.32
    cvs got $2.15 in man. coupons to be reimbursed
    year to date man. coupons used: $2.15


this coupon is coded to prompt the cashier to enter a value (like a free item coupon). this is unfortunate because it can lead to the cashier scrutinizing the poor coupon wording and perhaps coming to the conclusion that it is not valid on the 20 ct. that said, i had no issues at my store!

the following verification was posted by finish on facebook, but it seems to have disappeared...

update 01/09: i couldn't find where the 1st comment was posted, but the 2nd post by finish confirms it!