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    • ButtonF1Fan
    • By ButtonF1Fan 5th Feb 10, 11:05 AM
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    "Purely Creative" magazine scratch card. How to claim
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    • 5th Feb 10, 11:05 AM
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    "Purely Creative" magazine scratch card. How to claim 5th Feb 10 at 11:05 AM
    UPDATE, I didnt realise this thread was still running. As before I advise caution and NEVER EVER phoning the phone numbers or texting. Email seems best option (if its a hotmail type account rather than your main account).

    when this thread was started these cards were still winable, by doing what i advised below. My advice now is don't touch with a bargepole!!!

    If the £10 is no longer a prize i wouldnt bother, but i havent personally seen a card in about a year now. Sorry guys.

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    My sister regularly claims £10 (£8 to £9 if you consider the postage costs)per card that falls out of the mags. She sent me a letter explaining how to claim, and I'm going to write what she wrote to me. Never ever phone the expensive phone/text claim numbers agian.

    I hope someone finds this helpful. There is another post about these cards, but its mostly about comparing who found what symbols rather than cheap claiming. http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.html?t=234517

    Anyway, here we go....
    REMEMBER the most important thing is to read each cards small print, front and back twice just so you know what they want, the dept numbers and addresses


    Newspaper scratch cards - top tips
    ------------
    1. Whats my prize?
    So you've got 3 matching sybols (of course!), it says you might have won a million, a hundred thousand, twenty thousand... blah blah blah! Look at the small print, usually on the front. It will say quantities, only 1 or 2 big prizes, at the end of the list of prizes it will say "£10 x 5000+" that means most people win a tenner, assume thats all you've got.

    2. I've won a holiday!! Wow!
    don't bother. When it says "holiday in Switzerland 5000+" it probably means that the holiday is a coach trip, starting in switzerland, pay to get there yourself. Upgrades available, most likely for whacking fees. Also on the small print on the back states £75 per person deposit. Be careful. If you win a holiday or non cash prize above the minimum prize, its real.

    3. Get a claim number.
    Most of these cards are printed by purely creative ltd, they must, by law, have an address to write to for a claim number. It will be similar to "Dept PCN 54XXX". That number relates to the card design, as they do several cards. Write the following letters... (post 2)

    4. Stop the junk mail.
    Also always write to thier anti-junk deparment, also in the small print on the back. (See the letters My sister uses and copy them, they work for her) Otherwise you will get several tonnes of spam. (her words)

    5. And this cost me?
    2 sheets of paper (or 1 if printing carefully)
    3 envolopes,
    3 stamps.
    I'd say about £1.50

    6. Pitfalls and avoiding 'em
    *Get thier name and "Dept" number EXACT. Do not be tempted to write deparement, its dept etc.
    *Always cross reference the claim to the no junk letter, as in her examples.
    *If you do more than one type of card (you can only claim each type of card once!) write on the back of the sae the dept number you sent it to. This is so You know what card this relates to by the time it finally turns up. They get people that way
    *your claim number will take years to arrives, as will the prize cheque.
    *stick a post it note to your card to make it easy when the sae comes back. Write its dept number clearly on it, and keep all your cards in the same place whilst waiting for your claims

    7. I got my claim number! yay
    Ace. Never add your email addy or phone number to the claim form, You might not have one afterall Purelly always want a loose stamp, don't forget this. Thier claims address might have changed, check you write it exactly as you are told by them, don't get it wrong

    8. was it worf it??
    You have used in total
    2 sheets of paper
    4 envolopes
    3 second class stamps
    1 first class stamp
    and a post it note.
    Lets say £2.00 max.... so thats £8.00 profit against 30 mins actual effort, but a long wait


    It might seem complex, but whehn you get into the habit its so easy its untrue. Its only complicated becoz you are closing down the spam mail options, but its worth it

    PS, if you are really anti junk, write a no junk letter again and bung it in with your claim.
    Last edited by ButtonF1Fan; 04-02-2013 at 7:52 PM.
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    • smeeth
    • By smeeth 3rd Jul 16, 11:34 AM
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    smeeth
    m662 prize list
    3 x lolly = £1 million cash
    3 x lemon = £100,000 cash
    3 x present = autocruise motorhome
    3 x lizard = £1,000 to spend at ted baker
    3 x helicopter = usa road trip for 2
    3 x storm = £400 ikea or pets at home giftcard
    3 x kettle = canon mini photo printer
    3 x dice = cheese hamper
    3 x shirt = £500 cash
    3 x surfer = mary berry baking kit
    3 x bull = £75 cash
    3 x boat/cherry/crab = spanish sun week for two


    2 x top hat = £20,000 cash
    2 x star = £12,000 cash
    2 x suitcase = £4,000 cash
    2 x grape = £1500 cash
    2 x heart = £750 cash
    2 x pear = £250 cash
    2 x car = £100 cash
    2 x house = £50 cash
    2 x tyre = £25 cash
    2 x apple/feet/rose = £15 cash
    Anchor yourself to the foundations of everything you love.

    Thank you to all those who post competitions!
    • dalekcaan1963
    • By dalekcaan1963 5th Jul 16, 11:24 AM
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    dalekcaan1963
    I got three storm and two hammers. With three dogs, we'd absolutely love that pets at home voucher but is there a catch, and will they actually make good on their prizes? Have people lately been getting the prizes as promised or is it totally a scam?
    • jaks111
    • By jaks111 20th Jul 16, 10:19 AM
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    jaks111
    Has anyone taken up the Tenerife offer if so did you upgrade paying the extra ?
    Thanks
    • Slovell3003
    • By Slovell3003 6th Aug 16, 9:56 AM
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    Slovell3003
    So I've got one of these through with my magazine. 2 stars so according to above, £12,000.

    Worth a try for the cost of a stamp. However, their claim process on back of ticket seems confusing. How do I do it again?

    Sarah.
    • jcesx
    • By jcesx 7th Aug 16, 10:38 AM
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    M665C

    Helo, does anyone have the prize list for m665c?? would appreciate it if you share it out
    • Hayden2078
    • By Hayden2078 13th Aug 16, 9:07 AM
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    Cash card m666
    Hi All,

    Does anyone have the m666 prize list?

    Thanks
    • hopeowenx
    • By hopeowenx 15th Aug 16, 4:54 AM
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    m661 Prizes???
    Hi, just wondering if anyone knows the prizes of the m661 game yet? expires 30/04/17


    Thanks in advance
    • seffyp
    • By seffyp 3rd Sep 16, 10:43 PM
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    Has anybody got the answers for M661B?

    I have 3 cats and 2 grapes. Thanks ��
    • cc120
    • By cc120 8th Oct 16, 12:45 AM
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    cc120
    M666 too please
    Hi All,

    Does anyone have the m666 prize list?

    Thanks
    Originally posted by Hayden2078
    M666 too please?
    • cc120
    • By cc120 8th Oct 16, 12:49 AM
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    cc120
    M666 Win A Million, prize list ?
    Hi All,

    Does anyone have the m666 prize list?

    Thanks
    Originally posted by Hayden2078
    M666 Win A Million, prize list for me too please?
    • toadfinder
    • By toadfinder 13th Oct 16, 11:09 PM
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    toadfinder
    Another hopeful request for M666 - I have kettles & pineapples.

    Good luck all!
    • cc120
    • By cc120 14th Oct 16, 6:00 AM
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    cc120
    Another hopeful request for M666 - I have kettles & pineapples.

    Good luck all!
    Originally posted by toadfinder
    Please, please, please
    • KxMx
    • By KxMx 15th Oct 16, 9:35 PM
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    KxMx
    Maybe someone should go the postal claim route and post the prize list they get

    It'll only cost a few stamps.
    • Ashleypotts72
    • By Ashleypotts72 4th Jan 17, 9:34 PM
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    Ashleypotts72
    3 onions on the creative scratch
    Hi guys I just joined and trouled the forums about Purley creative scratch card for 1 million just wondering if anyone can tell me the winners list I have 3 onions
    Thanks in advance
    • darren72
    • By darren72 3rd Feb 17, 2:39 PM
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    darren72
    I haven't received any of these scratch cards for a long time. Are they still issuing them ?
    • elite_modder
    • By elite_modder 14th Mar 17, 6:07 PM
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    £1 Million Lucky Bag's - M661B & W668
    So thanks to this forum, I figured I had won a holiday for 2 adults, self catering to Pueblo Evita in Benalmadena Costa (not including flights and transfers) and decided I would try it out, will remain skeptical till it's booked. The letter came with another 2 lucky bags and a Fabyouless 12 month subscription, no idea what that is though.

    The first lucky bag was the £1 Million Lucky Bag. I got 3 x Basketball and 2 x Hammer, but not been able to find a list for M661 yet. Closing date - 30/04/2017, quite close.

    The second lucky bag was Magic Ticket lucky bag. I got 3 x Tree and 2 x Shoe, again still not found the symbols for W668 and not seen any at all starting with W. Closing date - 31/12/2017

    Any help would be greatly appreciated, especially for the M661B which ends in just over a month.
    • C0nfused
    • By C0nfused 24th Apr 17, 8:27 PM
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    C0nfused
    I'm annoyed at myself for texting to get the damn codes! Won the holiday and designer fragrance.. its a timeshare holiday (as I found out after).. I'm waiting for stuff to come through now and will decide what to do then..
    June 2016 Wins: £64 Argos Voucher July 2016 Wins: £25 Cash
    • wdah
    • By wdah 6th Jun 17, 10:33 AM
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    wdah
    I've had both a M677 and a M676C turn up in mags over the past week, so I'll send off for those and get the prize lists.
    • Mr. Bacchus the Cat
    • By Mr. Bacchus the Cat 25th Jun 17, 4:43 PM
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    Generally they are ok
    I've claimed many prizes over the years. Had about 12 x £10 cheques, aftershave, and about 5 years ago won a holiday to Tenerife twice on the same promotion (in the days when you could make more than one claim on each competition number). We went taking friends with us. Everything was fine and we had a great time.
    NEVER PHONE THE 0906 NUMBERS - cost you a fortune! Always use the postal route. Takes time but should work out OK.
    They have cocked up a couple of times - won another holiday to Turkey about 4 years ago I think , but the travel agent handling it went bust/disappeared so never actually got it.! Didn't lose anything though.
    In my experience, they are generally OK - not scammers.
    • flyingflea
    • By flyingflea 27th Jun 17, 11:50 AM
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    flyingflea
    I've had both a M677 and a M676C turn up in mags over the past week, so I'll send off for those and get the prize lists.
    Originally posted by wdah
    Do you have the M677 prize list? I have one of these scratch cards myself
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