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    • Sue-UU
    • By Sue-UU 4th Nov 16, 12:10 AM
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    "Sealed Pot Challenge ~ 10"
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    • 4th Nov 16, 12:10 AM
    "Sealed Pot Challenge ~ 10" 4th Nov 16 at 12:10 AM
    Alright then Potters, it seems awe-inspiring that we're starting off with with "SPC "No 10"!!! Where have all the years gone since it first began! So very hard to believe that by the end of this year we'll have been going for a full decade!!!!

    For all newcomers, yes "Old Timers" too - it's so very important to please read through this entire post to see what the SPC is all about, dates for counting up and our re-opening date etc.. However, please be sure to Join the forum first in order to be able to join the challenge - if you haven't already! For ALL SPC members, please chat away on this SPC 10 thread about your conquests, money-saving ideas etc from Post 4 onward, it gives encouragement to all, including yourselves as it keeps the motivation to save far stronger.


    Hello yet again dedicated MSE Sealed Pot Savers! We're off once more with another Sealed Pot Challenge No 10. We've had 9 amazinly money-saving years, but it's all purely through the determined saving of you all - many thanks to you amazing folk who have made SPC what it is!!

    For all newcomers - a really huge heartfelt welcome! We're a terrific bunch who just adore greeting more members to the flock. Please read through the whole of this post and you'll be aware of why SPC is so special. You all settle in straight away and become part of our saving family!

    The idea is to save as much as possible throughout the following year until just before Christmas - which this year will be to open our pots on Thursday the 2nd November 2017. We save it in pots that we've pre-sealed to stop us being tempted to open them. Any spare cash can be put away, every day/week/month, whatever is best for you. If you have change left over after you've been shopping - pop it in the pot! After all why not! However small the change...the likelihood is that it won't be missed, and might otherwise have been wasted!

    Most of us put the difference in that we've been saved on special offers etc, it's all saved at the shop so it makes sense to save it in the pot to mount up!

    Below are the basics for making your pot and sealing.

    Firstly: Get yourself a pot, and remember - it doesn't need to cost much - if anything. If money's tight then use any pot for now, i.e. A sweet tin, coffee jar..extremely MSE!! Next - seal it with sellotape and be sure to make a slit in the lid, big enough for a 50p to go in, that way all coins will fit in. Later on, if you wish, you can always take advantage of finding a cheap pot in the sales after Christmas, or put one you fancy on your Christmas list! You can always buy ready sealed tins from reasonably priced shops! They're usually about a POUND from a £ store!!

    It can also be interesting and challenging to make yourself a Papier Mach! pig (or any animal) etc by using Frugaldom's recipe by clicking here then going to Post No. 597 or by going to a totally separate thread papier mach! animal here. Many thanks to Frugaldom.

    After selecting your pot, seal round the lid with sellotape or superglue if necessary. Again, be sure to make a slit in the top that is the right size for a 50p to go in! NB. If you make a Papier Mach! pot you will need to "operate" on it at the end of each challenge! Still, you can always have the pleasure of making a new one towards the end of the year, or getting the kiddies involved - if you're the daring type! The mind could run riot with what to model!

    Anyone wanting to show a picture of their pot on the thread, here are directions by jakes-mum: "Go to www.photobucket.com and create an account, click the orange 'upload' button at the top and select your picture from your computer. Once uploaded, select the picture and click 'edit' then 'resize' change the first size number to 400 and click save. On the right hand side click the link next to 'direct', come back here and click the little picture of the mountain above the reply box, delete out the http and right hand click, select paste and your link should get pasted in. When you post your reply your pic should be there and not absolutely massive". Many thanks, jakes-mum, you are a gem!

    Terrimundi pots are available in many shops and on-line, they're very attractive and another ready sealed way to save, and though the manufacturers and retailers would have you believe differently, you DO NOT need to smash them to remove your cash!! I've used mine for 9 years...and at the end of each year's (since 2009 when I graduated from a carton!) challenge, hubby and I have a whale of a time, doing things the 'old' way by tilting the pot and using a knife! Though, a few years ago DH bought a 12" steel ruler in from the shed which is thin and broad and perfect for the job. So be assured that, so long as you go carefully, you CAN use them again and again....unless you drop the darned things!! They are costly though, but this is where your Christmas list comes in handy, though always keep a look out in charity shops too!

    Regarding the Sealed Cans many of you use, apparently the best way to open the sealed tins is, rather than using a tin opener, squeeze the side of the tin, where the seam meets and you can pop the seal and tip the money out that way.

    The term roadkill = any money found on pavements, parks etc; even in car parks or on shop floors etc.

    NB. A few notes of interest.

    1/ Any money given as a gift (other than Birthdays, Christmas etc) i.e.. Inherited can not be included as savings. Likewise any money put directly into the bank cannot be counted as savings with SPC. Money from small second jobs is ok, such as cleaning for Mrs Bloggs down the road/ taking in ironing, a part-time job or anything similar is ok to be saved. Any savings saved via Christmas Clubs can also be used in your SPC Totals, it's another way of saving for Christmas after all. Money received from cashback sites such as Quidco, topcashback etc can be included in your pots. Likewise, any money made from sales on E-Bay, Facebook or similar can be saved.

    Also it's possible to include all other savings from MSE Challenges with your SPC Totals i.e. the £2 Challenge as, apparently they aren't put down on the challenge threads themselves. If you're unsure, please ask on the thread, and remember - there's no so thing as a stupid question!

    Second incomes can come in many varied and very lucrative guises and anything such as that would be unfair to other members. Mostly the SPC is a challenge to see how much we can save during the year...mostly it's relatively small amounts which are saved from wages, housekeeping, good budgeting etc. Remunerations via the letting of second homes cannot be included in the SPC.

    2/
    Whenever you're in the dilemma of "ooh should I buy that?" If you don't need it, but just want it - leave it there and pot the cash instead, you'll be much more satisfied with the accomplishment, pleased with your self-discipline too. All too often, if I go back a second time I find I didn't even like whatever it was anyway.

    3/ You can ask me to put a Target on for you to try to meet (it goes alongside your name and number on the 2nd and 3rd posts below) but it's not necessary. If you do set one, but are unable to meet it, it doesn't matter at all, at least you will have tried! A few people keep account of all they save, but most of us count what we save daily or weekly, then put it on the thread to help encourage others then we pot it and forget about it and ....wait for the surprise at the end of the year! If you're hoping for a particular amount, but still want a surprise at the end of the saving year, work out what amount you'd like and what's needed per week to achieve it - save that amount weekly/monthly as well as still putting your bits of change in without holding the amounts in your head - you're bound to come out on top that way and still get a surprise!

    Please don't worry about the amounts others save! There are such differences with jobs, wages, commitments etc so some naturally find large sums easy to save, while others of us don't. However, it's the pleasure that counts - so be happy with yours, proud too, and remember it's NOT a contest!!

    4/ Mainly SPC is a challenge to see how much we can save in a year for Christmas 2017. However, over the last 9 years we've had some members who needed theirs throughout the year for bills, and personally I'd far sooner they take the cash out for that than pay more interest or...miss a due date! You can always start again, even if it's getting later in the year, you can even include what you needed to take out, after all, you will have saved it. Whatever you need to do, don't worry about it - be happy and proud you have saved!

    5/ If you wish to save for something special, a holiday, wedding etc then please do so, just please remember to declare it on November 2nd. The most important thing, is that you are saving ...and hopefully not tempted to take it out unnecessarily. If anyone has any other queries, then please sing out...though not too loudly.....you might shatter your pot/s!

    6/ At the end of the year (or when we've saved for what we wish) count up all your money saved and declare your Total either by waiting until the declaration date - or (if you've needed your cash for other things - by putting your Total on your MSE signature to remind you to include it in your full Total; that particularly applies to those using their money for holidays etc, but PLEASE remember to return to the thread on the 2nd November to declare those Totals to me. Some members prefer not to keep too much money in the house and count theirs up every now and then to bank it, in which case they always pop the amount banked on their MSE signatures.

    7/ DO KEEP YOUR POT or POTS SAFE!! If you hide it, be sure to remember where you put it as it wouldn't be the first time that members have forgotten where they've hidden it!

    8/ "Holding Pots": To anyone concerned about putting money into their pot...then possibly needing it later in the week/month: Why not use an unsealed pot or purse as a "holding pot" and pop the money in there first each day/week/month - then, if it's not needed (for car parking costs, little Johnnies school trip etc) - put it in your Sealed pot so it stays put. Do that each week and it'll save you taking money from the bank. Discipline yourself to only take what's needed though!

    9/ "Where to take bags of cash at the end of the year?": With regards to this all important question, here's vital help from girlatplay: "I bank with Bank of Scotland and they accept as many change bags as you have, as long as you take them to the business banking counter." That is so handy for members to know, many thanks to GAP. This applies to many banks, I suspect most banks/building societies are the same if truth be known.

    10/ Members who do not return by the end of November of any year will sadly now lose their numbers as, many people who sign up to the challenge then don't bother returning! To be fair, I think a lot get swept up in the excitement of it all, but then, for one reason of another, can't or don't wish to keep it up, but that then leaves me with a long list of non savers on the list which makes things very difficult over time. Sorry folks, but any saving members won't be at all worried about this - but if those 'defaulting' (bad word, but...!) members remember then - come on back and ask for another number, they will always be be more than welcome!

    On the 2 posts below is a list of members and their numbers, always display your No on your signatures please, that makes life so much easier for me and my DH when counting up all of our Totals. In December or thereabouts I declare the Grand Total of ALL that we members have collected, what a terrific sight that is! Please declare yours savings ASAP on or close to the 2nd November, many thanks.

    Just a quiet word of warning to all those in the Cambridge area - forget ever thinking of looking for roadkill there as jakes-mum will even tackle you the ground to get to it first! Think I'm joking??

    Once again, we've just had another truly amazing year, let's keep it up and see what we can achieve this year. Good luck everyone and save well!!

    PLEASE take note everyone Thursday 2nd Nov is the closing date for 2017, the day we declare what we've saved on the thread, kindly declare your monies saved within 2 weeks of the 2nd, thank you kindly.

    Anyone wishing to join us please post on the thread to ask and I'll give you a number and an official welcome so you can join in the fun......and please do note that...time means any time of year!

    It's Never Too Late To Join Us! and You Never Need To Re-join....well, unless you stop visiting us in November! However.......you can always return to the fold and be made very welcome!

    Many thanks for reading
    , Sue x
    Last edited by Sue-UU; 04-11-2016 at 12:11 PM.
    Sealed Pot Challenge 001 My Totals = 08 £163.95 09 = £315.78 10 = £518.80 11 = £481.87 12 = £694.53 13 = £1200.20! 14 = £881 15 = £839.21 16 = £870.48Grand Totals of all members (2008 uncounted) 2009 = £32.154.32! 2010 = £37.581.47! 2011 = £42.474.34! 2012 = £49.759.46! 2013 = £50.642.78! 2014 = £61.367.88!!
    2015 = £52.852.06! 2016= £52, 002.40!!!

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    • benten69
    • By benten69 4th Nov 16, 8:44 AM
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    benten69
    Morning all, back for another year!
    SPC9 #408 - £200.39 | SPC10 #408 - £121.22
    3-6 Month Emergency Fund Challenge #62 - 70.7% Complete
    Mortgage Sept '15: £161,250 | June '17: £154,432.16

    • Pinkwhisk
    • By Pinkwhisk 4th Nov 16, 8:48 AM
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    Pinkwhisk
    Morning,

    I only joined this challenge yesterday after being motivated over on SPC9!

    I've already started saving my spare change - this is probably all I will save this year so I'm excited to see what I get at the end fpr Christmas!

    Thank you for the thread

    PW x
    DRO submitted: 30/6/17
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    Joint debt (30/6/17) = £17686
    • e4rub
    • By e4rub 4th Nov 16, 8:48 AM
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    e4rub
    YAY, shiny new thread!!!
    Good luck potters!

    Potted £3

    Emily x
    SPC #209 £186 Banked VSP #15 £273.73 Debt free date 1st August 2016 Xmas 2017 Savings £150
    • curly33
    • By curly33 4th Nov 16, 9:11 AM
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    curly33
    Hullo everyone

    Curly here reporting for doo-dee

    Sooo excited to be a part of yet another year of potting

    Happy with the £300 target again this year for no.048, it seems to work well for me.

    20p going in to start off the old taped-up tin, can't wait to get a new one.

    Happy potting everybody

    Curly
    xx
    Sealed Pot Challenge Member no. 048
    SPC4 Total = £392.34
    SPC5 Total = £585
    SP6 Total = £341
    SP7 Total = £110.50
    SP8 £335.00SP9 Total = £404.49
    • sexyshark
    • By sexyshark 4th Nov 16, 9:36 AM
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    sexyshark
    Good morning 095 signing in for SPC #10 hoping to actually meeting my target next year
    Sealed pot member 095 SPC No 7 £578.32
    sealed pot No 8 Target £750 TOTAL £1059.86
    sealed pot no 9 Target £1200 TOTAL £1073.38
    sealed pot no 10 Target £1200 TOTAL £TBC
    Pay off all of your debts by xmas 2017 No 161 0/10532.29
    • lucyhope
    • By lucyhope 4th Nov 16, 9:44 AM
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    lucyhope
    Good morning everyone here we all are back again for another year!
    A great start for me of £20,money my daughter owed me and I'd forgotten about!
    Thank you Sue-UU for another year of encouragement, I'll pop in from time to time but days are going to be busy as DD2 has gone back to work from her maternity leave and we're looking after DGS.
    Sleepless nights will be a thing of the past now,we'll be shattered, he's just started standing and his commando crawl is getting him everywhere. Time to baby proof the lounge I think!
    Sealed Pot Challenge member 28 2010 total-£336
    2012 Banked 10/05 £410 07/10 £200 total £610
    2013 total £235 2014 total-£305
    2015 total £869
    2016 total £ 687
    • crimson.addict
    • By crimson.addict 4th Nov 16, 9:53 AM
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    crimson.addict
    The starting date for the next threadSPC 10 (for the year 2017) will be Friday 3rd November 2016. Yes, the following day!
    Originally posted by Sue-UU
    Sue is this paragraph correct?


    Hello everyone i found you! My poor nail polish is a little chipped from last nights counting.
    Sealed Pot Challenge member #071 VSP #4
    £723.44(SPC5) - £753.77(SPC6) - £857.19(SPC7) - £1,632.19(SPC8) - £2,707.15(SPC9) - £414.34(SPC10)...so far

    I love LC2 and Jakes-Mum
    Star's from Sue x28
    FINALLY DEBT FREE!! - EF - £2,165.72/£5,000 - H2B - £2,214.88/£12,000
    • Cinders:
    • By Cinders: 4th Nov 16, 10:45 AM
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    Cinders:
    Morning everyone, wishing you all good luck for a fantastic new sealed pot challenge x
    SPC # 115
    • jakes-mum
    • By jakes-mum 4th Nov 16, 10:56 AM
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    jakes-mum
    Morninnggggggggggggggg Potterssssssssssssssss

    Ooooo shiny new thread still haven't got a tin but hoping to pop in to town today and get one.

    Sue, could I up my target to £1000 purleaseee

    right off to find a tin and some money to put in it to get rid of that nasty 'empty tin' sound
    SPC No 002 SPC(3) £285/£250 (4) £519.84/£500 (5) £768.32/£500 (6) £911.30/£600 (7) £913.23/£600 (8) £1184.82/£750 (9) £2864.04/£750 (10) £1300/£1000
    Total Wins Of 2012 = £3015.03 Wins Of 2013 = £4427.11 Wins of 2014 = £2361.97 Wins of 2015 = £1754.90 Wins of 2016 £267.98 Wins of 2017 £25
    • villagelife
    • By villagelife 4th Nov 16, 11:35 AM
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    villagelife
    Please may I join.
    Not going to set a target this year but have found a pot and 50p put in already.
    • parksandrec
    • By parksandrec 4th Nov 16, 11:41 AM
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    So do I still have the same number as last year?

    Sealed pot #142 2016 £53.77 2017 £31.35/£3.54
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    • owlet
    • By owlet 4th Nov 16, 11:47 AM
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    owlet
    Hello potters, another year here already. I'm hoping this year will be more like 2015 - this year was abysmal. I see I've got the same number - ace, will update sig. Thanks Sue for running this again x
    I'll be saving £1 coins, £2 coins in one pot and a separate tin for odd sods . I didn't open my odd sods tin this year because that was abysmal too, so I'll just carry on with it, if that's ok.

    Sue, can I add a target of £300 this year please? Hopefully it will motivate me!
    Last edited by owlet; 04-11-2016 at 11:56 AM.
    SPC 8 (2015) #485 TOTAL: £334.65
    SPC 9 (2016) #485 TOTAL £84
    SPC 10 (2017) # 485
    • owlet
    • By owlet 4th Nov 16, 11:53 AM
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    owlet
    So do I still have the same number as last year?
    Originally posted by parksandrec
    You can check in the second post ☺
    SPC 8 (2015) #485 TOTAL: £334.65
    SPC 9 (2016) #485 TOTAL £84
    SPC 10 (2017) # 485
    • crimson.addict
    • By crimson.addict 4th Nov 16, 11:58 AM
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    crimson.addict
    So do I still have the same number as last year?
    Originally posted by parksandrec
    Yes You are still number 142
    Sealed Pot Challenge member #071 VSP #4
    £723.44(SPC5) - £753.77(SPC6) - £857.19(SPC7) - £1,632.19(SPC8) - £2,707.15(SPC9) - £414.34(SPC10)...so far

    I love LC2 and Jakes-Mum
    Star's from Sue x28
    FINALLY DEBT FREE!! - EF - £2,165.72/£5,000 - H2B - £2,214.88/£12,000
    • Sue-UU
    • By Sue-UU 4th Nov 16, 12:00 PM
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    Sue-UU
    Have a great day, Potters! Welcome aboard to new members!
    I'll join, just need to find myself a pot...
    Originally posted by Onmyway2
    Please may I join.
    Not going to set a target this year but have found a pot and 50p put in already.
    by villagelife
    A very warm welcome to you, Onmyway2 and villagelife, it's lovely to have you with us. Enjoy yourself saving, posting and be sure to join in the banter with us. You'll find your number at the bottom of the list on post 2nd post of page 1. Please read through post 1 as it'll let you know exactly what to do with the challenge. PS. We empty our pots and declare our savings in November, please make a note of this year's date: 2nd Nov.
    Please also subscribe to the thread by clicking on "Thread Tools" (lower green bar) and clicking "Subscribe to this thread"...or you may lose us! To put your SPC No on, go to "Quick Links" (right side of top green bar), click and then click on "Edit Signature" and you're away.

    *Please pop your numbers on your sigs, it really helps.


    A very good morning to you, all Potters! and thank you for your lovely replies, they don't go unnoticed I promise you. A huge thank you to you all!


    Please note this message SPCers. Just to let you all know: Due to the health of myself with epilepsy and my DD who has MS this will be my last year of SPC so I've no idea what will be happening afterwards. If anyone has the time and dedication to take it over they are perfectly welcome as it would be sad to see it go as we've helped so many people.

    All those having asking for Targets to be put on: I'm having HUGE problems with adding anything else to the 1st membership list as a sign comes up saying I have to delete at least 200 characters!!! I've already got rid of no end of dots that lead to folk's targets but that's not sufficient!!! Talk about maddening!!! So, there's pretty much nothing I can do to that post or your Targets, I'm sorry. Those I have been able to add will have '17 by the side so as not to get confused with ones still there from SPC 9 belonging to members who still haven't declared.


    Many thanks to you too, Purplemumof2, I've noticed your name popping up when you've helped with bumping the reminder threads, a huge thank you for that, to you also Lynne, Ruth and MrsC....tobe! Gold stars for all.

    MrsC....tobe, thanks so much for letting me know about the double up of 451, but I doubt it'll be long before only 1 returns, if not I'll sort it another way, but thank you so much. Your Target for £800 is there!

    Very well done, indigowarrior, you're away again!!

    Another shiny start off for you again, 12 month challenge! Thank you for your kind words.


    Good to see you on the thread, swimminginaseaofdebt, with a good start made with your savings!

    All sorted, Vicky! Don't forget to keep following DH to grab whatever he puts down!

    Your Target is down, Sammy64!

    Your ERNIE idea with the bonds sounds an excellent way of sorting out otherwise lost interest, kiplingmonkey!

    You're most welcome, mummytummy. Though this will be my last year, due mainly to illness, mine and my DD's MS.

    Well done, mrs-moneypenny, to be honest I'm struggling to alter Targets anyway as when I submit them a message says there are nearly 200 characters too many, crazy!!

    Lovely to see you, benten!

    Hello Pinkwhisk! You're probably wise to stick to the 1 challenge and focus on getting as much as possible, and you've made a great start!!

    You've made a start then, Emily, there's no stopping you now is there!!

    It's always good to see you, curly, you always make me smile too! So, is you hair really curly or like most named curly....as straight as it could be?!!!

    Hi sexyshark! why not come and see us more often!

    I'll pop in from time to time but days are going to be busy as DD2 has gone back to work from her maternity leave and we're looking after DGS.
    Sleepless nights will be a thing of the past now,we'll be shattered, he's just started standing and his commando crawl is getting him everywhere. Time to baby proof the lounge I think!
    by lucyhope
    Well done with the £20, lucyhope! Although I can understand about the caring for your DD's little darling, treasure it as it goes so fast, as you well know!

    Thanks for pointing it out, Ruth, not it isn't as it was supposed to read SPC 11, I will obviously alter it, however, due to the health of myself and my DD with MS this is my last year of SPC so I've no idea what will be happening afterwards. If anyone has the time and dedication to take it over they are perfectly welcome.

    Hi there Cinders: and lovely to see you.

    Sue, could I up my target to £1000 purleaseee
    by jakes-mum
    Morning jakes-mum, re Targets - I'm having problems with adding anything else to the 1st membership list as a sign comes up saying I have to delete at least 200!!!!! I've already got shot of no end of dots that lead to folk's targets but that's not sufficient!!! Talk about maddening!!!!!! So, there's pretty much nothing I can do to that post or your Target I'm sorry. BTW, see my message at the. top.

    Yes, parksandrec, you still have the same No as they go through automatically. Good to see you back.

    Ah good to see you here also, owlet, let's hope it's a better year for you.


    Another exciting time with SPC 10 being underway, folks!!

    Do your best to save hard!

    Sue xx


    2nd November is the opening date for 2017.


    Anyone wishing to join us, it's NEVER too late, so please just ask, you'll be made very welcome.
    Last edited by Sue-UU; 04-11-2016 at 12:04 PM.
    Sealed Pot Challenge 001 My Totals = 08 £163.95 09 = £315.78 10 = £518.80 11 = £481.87 12 = £694.53 13 = £1200.20! 14 = £881 15 = £839.21 16 = £870.48Grand Totals of all members (2008 uncounted) 2009 = £32.154.32! 2010 = £37.581.47! 2011 = £42.474.34! 2012 = £49.759.46! 2013 = £50.642.78! 2014 = £61.367.88!!
    2015 = £52.852.06! 2016= £52, 002.40!!!

    • crimson.addict
    • By crimson.addict 4th Nov 16, 12:08 PM
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    crimson.addict
    Thanks for pointing it out, Ruth, not it isn't as it was supposed to read SPC 11, I will obviously alter it, however, due to the health of myself and my DD with MS this is my last year of SPC so I've no idea what will be happening afterwards. If anyone has the time and dedication to take it over they are perfectly welcome.
    Originally posted by Sue-UU
    Sue i am very sad to see that this will be your last year! It is completely understandable however it will still be sad. I hope you will still be around taking part in the challenge.

    I'm sure someone will want to take up the challenge, I will happily do so if no one better comes forward. That is a discussion for the latter half of next year though i believe.

    Your family must always be your main concern and i do hope you all have better luck with health this year.

    You are a fantastic lady and this thread (and you) cause so much happiness to a lot of people.

    x
    Sealed Pot Challenge member #071 VSP #4
    £723.44(SPC5) - £753.77(SPC6) - £857.19(SPC7) - £1,632.19(SPC8) - £2,707.15(SPC9) - £414.34(SPC10)...so far

    I love LC2 and Jakes-Mum
    Star's from Sue x28
    FINALLY DEBT FREE!! - EF - £2,165.72/£5,000 - H2B - £2,214.88/£12,000
    • parksandrec
    • By parksandrec 4th Nov 16, 12:08 PM
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    parksandrec
    Sorry I didnt follow through with last year after opening my pot halfway through the year I'm going to make more of an effort this year x

    Sealed pot #142 2016 £53.77 2017 £31.35/£3.54
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    • indigowarrior
    • By indigowarrior 4th Nov 16, 12:29 PM
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    Sue-UU sorry to hear your ill and you DD.
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    • siju
    • By siju 4th Nov 16, 12:57 PM
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    And we're off.....

    £6.84 to start my 16/17 SPC. Many thanks for the new thread, I'm looking forward to the next 12 months.

    Sorry to hear that this is our last year as our leader Sue_UU, your encouragement and witty comments are such a delight, I shall surely miss them. Your health and well being must come first though and I'm sure we'll find a suitable candidate willing to take on the task.
    Last edited by siju; 04-11-2016 at 1:06 PM.
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    • mummytummy
    • By mummytummy 4th Nov 16, 2:12 PM
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    Sue-UU so sorry to hear you'll be "retiring" as our illustrious leader and matriarch at the end of SPC 10, you have truely been an inspiration and support to us all over the years but you have to do what's best for you and take care of yourself and your family. I'm sure someone or two will take the helm and keep your legacy going... I do hope so..

    Let's all try hard and make this the best year for Sue-UU and exceed all previous years totals
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