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Recommended Suppliers Thread, 25th March. Aldi do computer stuff!! in Purchasing and Trading; Darn it, why is pay day a week off still?! lol .....
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    Darn it, why is pay day a week off still?! lol ..

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    Quote Originally Posted by laserblazer View Post
    I read somewhere that a family of 4 could save over 3000 a year by shopping at Aldi rather than ASDA.
    SAVE 3000 per year? Thats a 250 a month saving, crazy! How much does a family of 4 spend on shopping each month then?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SC-UK View Post
    Good luck. Anytime the stores around here have anything like that in, there's people queuing before opening time and a mad rush to get the 10/20/30 units usually allocated to each store unfortunately.
    Ours varies - sometimes it's like that and others the kit is there for weeks.

    If they're out it's not a biggie; I don't desperately need the drive yet and they do a 1.5TB one in Germany which I'm guessing will be on their next round of PC kit.
    Last edited by LeMarchand; 25th March 2010 at 02:13 PM. Reason: Afterthought

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    Mini Doughnut maker FTW!

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    The wireless Hub looks interesting. I might pop by my local Aldi tonight and see if they have any left.

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    We're a family of three and we easily spend 600 a month and we're not extravagant in our eating habits.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AyatollahPies View Post
    It is :-)

    You can share upto 4 USB devices from it.

    Just what I've been looking for.
    is that an ethernet port on the back?

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    Video of said monitor
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    Quote Originally Posted by patty04 View Post
    is that an ethernet port on the back?
    Yep, 10/100. Shame it isn't 10/100/1000, but then it is only 40 and I bought it for the wireless functionality.

    Quick overview for those interested:

    W-LAN: 802.11 b/g/n

    Encryption: WEP 64/128, WPA-PSK / WPA2-PSK, WPS

    Connectivity: 4x USB 2.0 ( 1xfront, 3x rear ) 1 x RJ45 10/100 Mbit/s, 1 stereo audio output (3.5mm jack)

    Ooh, it has a stand too

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    hmmm i could use that for my 360 instead of buying a 360 wireless adapter.

    the audio out, i wonder if that works like the apple air port extreme

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    We're a family of three and we easily spend 600 a month and we're not extravagant in our eating habits.
    I can quite believe that - there's just two of us and we spend more than 350 a month just in the supermarket - scary how quickly it adds up really. I should note that we are the most careful shoppers in the world!

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    for me and the girlfriend we spend 120 a month at the supermarket and maybe 20 on top for wine and sprits.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WStore_Dan View Post
    SAVE 3000 per year? Thats a 250 a month saving, crazy! How much does a family of 4 spend on shopping each month then?
    Now that both my daughters are at university I've a good idea of what can be saved. Normal spend for us (taking into account that Daughter 1 has to eat a low fat diet for medical reasons) was around the 100-125 a week mark. We had our Visa statement yesterday and our supermarket bill has fallen to around 35-40 per week. We don't unfortunately see any of this saving as it goes on the upkeep of our daughters.

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    our spend varies but is never anymore than 40 a week for two of us. Some weeks is only 25 others have been 15, all depends whats in the freezer, or left over.

    Yes we do eat out but not everyweek.

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    Quote Originally Posted by patty04 View Post
    for me and the girlfriend we spend 120 a month at the supermarket and maybe 20 on top for wine and sprits.
    surley that is the wrong way round? certainly is for me

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