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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 14th Dec 16, 5:00 AM
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    Fall too Pieces
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    • 14th Dec 16, 5:00 AM
    Fall too Pieces 14th Dec 16 at 5:00 AM
    Hi Guys i am starting a new journal i am in the process of closing my former journal/account down.

    I will post on my former debt free diary so people know who i am soon. I recently went through a separation so things are not great at the moment.

    Alot of the guys will know me as the survey guru lol

    I will post again soon
    Last edited by Scott_Weiland; 14-12-2016 at 8:23 AM.
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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 21st Dec 16, 12:20 AM
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    Its all arranged Friday night a nice table booked in Durham at my favourite restaurant ie burger king lol.

    I am just scared i guess its being a while and i get nervous as hell on dates lol

    Re today big big money came in i received 16p from topcashback.co.uk

    I havent done any surveys today as i literally never stopped at work last night. Hopefully idiots will stop ringing asking me silly questions and i should get some done in the next hour or so.
    Debts 16274.64
    Cashback Earnings YTD £161.47 Survey Earnings YTD £426.10
    • Chandelier.
    • By Chandelier. 21st Dec 16, 12:49 AM
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    Chandelier.
    Hi!

    I followed your last diary under a different username and we had a couple of chats regarding mental health which were helpful... I just wanted to say you sound a lot more relaxed and chirpier and hopefully things continue to look up for you. Sometimes it does take big changes to make a substantive impact in our lives. Though sometimes painful in the long run its for the best.

    I keep meaning to look into these survey sights you mention. I have a lot of spare time at the moment. It's inspiring.

    All the Best.

    C
    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 21st Dec 16, 2:02 AM
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    Thanks Chandelier i do remember you :-)

    Yes i have changed a lot i am less uptight, actually getting the sleep i need has made a huge difference, living in a house where there's no arguments has made a huge impact too. I think exercise has made a huge impact on my mental health too, i never had time too workout or going running when i lived with the ex whereas now i am training a lot.

    I wish being honest i had left sooner, it took the ex getting found out for me too go. I am now using exercise rather than quetiapine too manage my condition. I have done everything in my power too stay well, i am on a diet a bodybuilder friend gave me, i am socializing a lot too stay occupied. I wont lie i am very angry and bitter at the ex especially considering the fact i haven't seen my dogs in weeks.

    How are you getting on Chandelier????
    Debts 16274.64
    Cashback Earnings YTD £161.47 Survey Earnings YTD £426.10
    • Chandelier.
    • By Chandelier. 21st Dec 16, 8:47 AM
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    Chandelier.
    Relationships are funny things sometimes. I left an unhealthy brief relationship last year which was shortlived. A huge weight was lifted off my shoulders when he left. His last words were "I know you better than yourself and you'll never find anyone like me". Surprisingly I didn't want to. I'm happy on my own .

    Quetiapine is the medication I've started a couple of weeks ago after seeing the consultant. I've titrated it up to limit prescribed. However I'm back there beginning of Feb for a review however my CPN may bring it closer. To be honest already I've seen a difference in myself and it's the only med regime I've ever stuck to. Aside from the dry mouth I've not really had any side effects.

    Let's say I'm starting to feel more human and I'm actually feeling some sorts of emotion. I feel more like a person than a robot.

    In my plan next year, I'd like to start exercising. I've never enjoyed exercising but I think it's more the thought of it rather than doing it. I like walking though. Sometimes I wish I had a dog to take for a walk. I wonder if there are any dog charities where you can walk their dogs lol.

    Hope you're well! I've rambled on a bit.
    • MistyMountainTop
    • By MistyMountainTop 21st Dec 16, 10:18 AM
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    Sometimes I wish I had a dog to take for a walk. I wonder if there are any dog charities where you can walk their dogs lol.
    Originally posted by Chandelier.
    There is an organisation called the Cinnamon Trust. You can volunteer to walk the dogs of elderly / infirm people in your area who can no longer do it themselves so they can keep them rather than give them up.

    http://www.cinnamon.org.uk/

    Local rescues would probably appreciate the help, and there is something called borrow my doggy, though I don't know much about it: https://www.borrowmydoggy.com/
    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 22nd Dec 16, 4:57 AM
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    Update re yesterday

    It was a sweetener £2.50 coming in from opinion outpost yesterday morning. I went too the gym post work and did a workout i am paying for it today sore doms are bad as heck. The rest of my day was dead quiet i spent 6-7 hours catching up my post night shift sleep.

    Work tonight has being dead busy but a laugh at the same time, the team leaders in here have all being dressed in santa onesies and have being bringing us tea's and coffees all night. Christmas songs have being blasting all night on the radio but its flew over.

    I am done with work as of 1 hour and 45 mins time i cant wait then i am free until the 27th. I am working the 27th and 28th then back off again until the 2nd.

    Today i have a busy schedule, gym/ xmas shopping/ haircut/ then i am out with a friend for a curry in chester le street. I dont know why i volunteered for all this lot in one day i am knackered after working 4 night shifts.
    Debts 16274.64
    Cashback Earnings YTD £161.47 Survey Earnings YTD £426.10
    • EssexHebridean
    • By EssexHebridean 22nd Dec 16, 10:48 AM
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    Can't beat a nice cheerful atmosphere and it being busy to make a work shift fly by! You do sound so much cheerier - it's really refreshing - but it's also not surprising that it took you finding out about your ex's behaviour to make you decide to leave - the fear of the alternative being worse than the current situation so often holds us back from making the decisions that, as it turns out, would have been best for us.

    As soon as my 0% card is accessible online I will be able to make my first £2.50 claim from Opinion Outpost I think - thanks for that tip off. I do find them slightly annoying in that I often seem to spend 5 minutes answering questions only to then get screened out. I'll probably stick with them for the time being though.
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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 23rd Dec 16, 12:19 AM
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    Can't beat a nice cheerful atmosphere and it being busy to make a work shift fly by! You do sound so much cheerier - it's really refreshing - but it's also not surprising that it took you finding out about your ex's behaviour to make you decide to leave - the fear of the alternative being worse than the current situation so often holds us back from making the decisions that, as it turns out, would have been best for us.

    As soon as my 0% card is accessible online I will be able to make my first £2.50 claim from Opinion Outpost I think - thanks for that tip off. I do find them slightly annoying in that I often seem to spend 5 minutes answering questions only to then get screened out. I'll probably stick with them for the time being though.
    Originally posted by EssexHebridean
    Your totally right i am a new person now totally different, i look different i am lighter much much leaner and overall much much happier. Its being an expensive month and debts wise i have paid them very little this month they will be my focus next month. I have had so much too buy as i left a lot of my gear with her ie clothes, work clothes, work clothes, i had too take on a new iphone as mine on 02 doesnt work up here.


    My aunt and uncles place is okay but behind where i was tech wise which is annoying. Going from 75meg broadband too snailband ie 4-5 meg is taking getting used too.

    Re today i will be totally honest i did bot all bar train after work, then go shopping then sleep, i got all my xmas shopping done bar 1-2 bits. I cancelled the haircut i had in, and i cancelled the indian with my mate. Spending an extra 3-4 hours a day travelling too and from work at the end of night shift 4 leaves me goosed.

    Survey wise i am on doing some today i am gunna stay up the next hour then crash.
    Debts 16274.64
    Cashback Earnings YTD £161.47 Survey Earnings YTD £426.10
    • jvr
    • By jvr 23rd Dec 16, 10:39 AM
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    Morning,


    Just seen you have moved diaries... you sound much more upbeat and positive about the future it is really lovely to see
    10 month debt free challenge + trip to South Africa starting on the 21st of July 2017!

    Starting point: £9000 needed to clear debt and pay for the holiday
    Now: £900£9000 paid......... £8100 to go!
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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 24th Dec 16, 1:25 PM
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    Hope everyone has good xmas and new year

    My date yesterday went well :-) i am seeing her again next week happy times ahead

    Once again all the best everyone :-)
    Debts 16274.64
    Cashback Earnings YTD £161.47 Survey Earnings YTD £426.10
    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 24th Dec 16, 2:54 PM
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    Right i know January is nearly upon us but what i am going too do on my journal is keep a running update of my survey earnings and cashback earnings between now and the end of the month it will probably be bot all but the plan is too continue it through the new year. So this from today and i will update this when anything hits my account

    I want people too see what can be earned via a bit of time and patients, I will start with the 2.50 earned this morning and build from there. I will update this regular but only when the money physically hits my bank or i get voucher codes not before


    Top cashback £1.40
    Survey earnings £5
    Surveys earnings total. £5
    Last edited by Scott_Weiland; 29-12-2016 at 6:57 PM.
    Debts 16274.64
    Cashback Earnings YTD £161.47 Survey Earnings YTD £426.10
    • louby40
    • By louby40 24th Dec 16, 6:04 PM
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    I wish I'd kept a tally of my survey payouts.

    It must be close to £100 since July through cash payouts and vouchers.

    I'm waiting on 1100 points on YouGov and only up to £15.20 on Onepoll. I've also lost £1.50 of my Prolific Academic payout so I'm short of my £20.

    Do you do the postal one too Quotas it's called? They send you letters and you have to post them back. I've only just started but earnt £5 a month guaranteed.
    Parent loan PAID IN FULL Sealed Pot Challenge 10 #572
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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 24th Dec 16, 7:00 PM
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    I have done in the past yes but i dont now. Well i think for the year i am at around 1300

    I think i might on new years eve do a reccy as i am working a 9-2am but i am doing really well.once in january my work income is back too normal every debt is going too get blitzed

    good luck re those two survey sites i get a payment off those two maybe every 6months they are slow

    try opinionoutpost.co.uk or powerofopinions.co.uk or isay.com they are much faster payers
    Last edited by Scott_Weiland; 24-12-2016 at 7:12 PM.
    Debts 16274.64
    Cashback Earnings YTD £161.47 Survey Earnings YTD £426.10
    • Bobarella
    • By Bobarella 24th Dec 16, 11:12 PM
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    Glad your date went well!
    " Your vibe attracts your tribe"

    Debt neutral 27/03/17 from £40k in the hole 2012.
    Roadkill 17 £56.58 2016-£62.28 2015- £84.20)
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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 26th Dec 16, 1:58 PM
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    It went really well bob i am seeing her again i think its on wednesday

    has being lots of messenger chats/on facebook etc etc
    Debts 16274.64
    Cashback Earnings YTD £161.47 Survey Earnings YTD £426.10
    • Bobarella
    • By Bobarella 26th Dec 16, 2:29 PM
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    That's so nice! You deserve it after your bad experience. Here's to 2017
    " Your vibe attracts your tribe"

    Debt neutral 27/03/17 from £40k in the hole 2012.
    Roadkill 17 £56.58 2016-£62.28 2015- £84.20)
    RYSAW17 £1900 2016 £2,535.16 2015 £1027.20
    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 26th Dec 16, 3:03 PM
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    Yeah we are getting on ace i think after 6-7 years of crap with the ex i deserve a break.

    I am nervous as hell but i am looking forward in a way too 2017. Plans are in place i am going too learn too drive and get through my test asap, then i think once i have done that look potentially for a rental place i cant impose on my aunt and uncle too long.

    Driving is my priority as when i get off nights i am exhausted its a 13-14 hour shift i am putting in with travelling.
    Debts 16274.64
    Cashback Earnings YTD £161.47 Survey Earnings YTD £426.10
    • MistyMountainTop
    • By MistyMountainTop 27th Dec 16, 12:16 PM
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    You've made some huge changes, I am glad it's going well. Roll on 2017!
    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 28th Dec 16, 4:24 AM
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    You've made some huge changes, I am glad it's going well. Roll on 2017!
    Originally posted by MistyMountainTop
    It is going well Misty i am looking forward too it.

    Right re me i spent yesterday with the lurgy, today i have being fine loads better i am currently at work but i am only working tonight and Wednesday night then i am off until the beginning January. Survey wise i have done a few tonight at work, i have loads of accounts that are no where near completion.

    toluna 78000
    one poll 1.25
    isay 140 points
    global test market 445
    Last edited by Scott_Weiland; 29-12-2016 at 6:34 AM.
    Debts 16274.64
    Cashback Earnings YTD £161.47 Survey Earnings YTD £426.10
    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 29th Dec 16, 6:44 AM
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    Plans going forward for 2017

    1) Get off my old mortgage

    2) Taking more breaks away

    3) Complete my first marathon in April

    4) Tackle the demon debts i am going too speak with step change later this morning.

    5) learn too drive.
    Debts 16274.64
    Cashback Earnings YTD £161.47 Survey Earnings YTD £426.10
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