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Mouse Print* -- Thanks for Nothing #2: Dollar General Found Selling Obsolete Motor Oil

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Your New HDTV's Specs are Probably Misleading

TV If you bought a new TV in time for the Super Bowl, you probably got snookered. Fast motion scenes can appear blurry on TVs with only a 60 hz refresh rate, so manufacturers have created their own (bogus) terminology to make you think you are getting a 120, 240, or faster motion rate. And LG has even been sued over it.

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See the Super Bowl Ads Again

Many people watch the Super Bowl more for the ads than for the game itself. In case you missed some of the commercials, or just want to see them again, here is where you can do it: site 1, site 2, site 4, site 5, and site 6.

The Most Fuel Efficient Cars

new car The most fuel efficient car gets the equivalent of 141 miles per gallon. Seriously. And it's not a Tesla... it's a BMW! Here is a list of the 27 most fuel efficient cars on the market.


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Bargain of the Week

Discounted Costco Membership

Living Social is offering one year Costco memberships for NEW MEMBERS ONLY (only former members before Oct. 1, 2015 qualify as new) for $55. That's the regular price. BUT... you also get: a $20 Costco cash card, coupons for 72 AA batteries, a $9.95 food stand pizza, a $4.99 bag of tortilla chips, and $25 off a $250 purchase. Read all the details at Living Social.

Cheap Valentine's Roses at Aldi

Through February 13, Aldi limited assortment grocers in 30 states, has a bouquet of six (not long stem) roses for only $3.99. Starting Friday, they have a 12 rose bouquet for $12.99. Supplies limited.

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Consumer Reports Gives Cautious OK to Timeshares, Part 2

Do timeshares really offer savings compared to hotel prices? Consumer Reports pushed the numbers to find out.


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