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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
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    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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    • tgroom57
    • By tgroom57 29th Jun 17, 10:11 AM
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    tgroom57
    I have 3 tickets. M670 M676C and M675.

    To recap-
    cost is 2 stamps to send for the list of winning symbols. (1 out, 1 on your SAE)
    The only 'catch' is that some symbols don't win. You can have 3 (or 2) matching symbols on the card, and they might not be listed as winning symbols. You don't find out til you see the list, so there's a risk you've wasted 2 stamps.

    The lists are all different, and depend only on the number listed in very small print on the very bottom of the t&cs by the closing date, and in the address that you send to get the claim number.

    To see if someone has posted a list, use "search this thread" in the green bar at the top of this page and put in the list number you require eg M676C

    Small prizes are ok for stocking fillers. When I win I thank them on facebook, and they've just sent me another couple of cards for free.
    Last edited by tgroom57; 29-06-2017 at 11:23 AM. Reason: details

    • Wallisxxx
    • By Wallisxxx 6th Jul 17, 10:19 AM
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    Does anyone know what three symbols of three eyes are and two triangles are on a cash card?.?
    • Wallisxxx
    • By Wallisxxx 6th Jul 17, 10:22 AM
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    I have won a holiday to Spain for a week and a watch.All good.
    • Wallisxxx
    • By Wallisxxx 6th Jul 17, 10:24 AM
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    I received my watch yesterday and me and my partner are booked up for a Spanish holiday in November we have won.
    • darren72
    • By darren72 6th Jul 17, 10:24 AM
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    Does anyone have a prize list for M670, M677 or M678A ?

    I have the following:

    M670 - 2 x Bulls and 3 x Football
    M677 - 2 x Dice and 3 x Tomato
    M678A - 2 x Mushrooms and 3 x Glass

    Thanks in advance
    • Pritesh2
    • By Pritesh2 24th Jul 17, 12:44 PM
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    Does anyone have a prize list for scratchcards with the codes starting with M673, M675, M676, m677 or M678 ?

    I have the following:

    M673B - 2 x Mushrooms and 3 x Tyres
    M675 - 2 x Melons, 2 x Kangaroo, 3 x Elephants, 3 x Alarm clocks and 3 x Hands
    M676A - 2 x Melons and 3 x Alarm clocks
    M677 - 2 x Storm and 3 x Tyres
    M678C - 2 x Mushrooms and 3 x Tyres

    Thanks in advance
    • smeeth
    • By smeeth 28th Jul 17, 10:33 AM
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    smeeth
    M675
    3 Matching symbols:
    - Swiss roll, pyramids or cowboy hat = £1 million cash
    - Shooting star = £100,000 cash
    - Footballer = 16week Cunard World Cruise for 2 or £30,000 cash
    - Lion = £15,000 to spend at Currys or PC World
    - Racehorse = £10,000 cash
    - Jet Airliner = £5000 to spend at Ikea
    - Singer = £2500 Supermarket Spend
    - Car = £1000 cash
    - Superman = £500 Amazon Gift Card
    - Champagne = Apple iPad Air 2
    - House = Dambuster Flight or Champagne Dinner for 2
    - Alarm Clock, Hands or Elephant = A week at a Canary Island resort


    2 matching symbols:
    - Cherry = £20,000 cash
    - Ice Cream = Motorhome
    - Pear = 5,200 miles of taxi rides
    - Crab = Massage chair
    - Palm Tree = Samsung 55" Smart Tv
    - Boat = £250 M&S Gift Card
    - Strawberry = £100 cash
    - Burger = £50 cash
    - Carrot = Russell Hobbs coffee maker
    - Shell = £25 cash
    - Aubergine, Falcon or Kite = £15 cash
    - Sweet, Kangaroo or Melon = Silveri watch
    Anchor yourself to the foundations of everything you love.

    Thank you to all those who post competitions!
    • marksct
    • By marksct 11th Aug 17, 8:57 AM
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    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
    Did you ever get the prize list for M677?
    • cc120
    • By cc120 18th Aug 17, 3:14 AM
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    Seems that Purely creative is now watermarkgames.com
    Is that correct?
    Has anyone the symbols for the M680 millionaire scratch card?
    • cc120
    • By cc120 18th Aug 17, 3:52 AM
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    Has anyone the symbols for M680 please?

    By the way, has Purely Creative renamed itself Watermarkgames.co.uk?
    • Busylizzie
    • By Busylizzie 18th Aug 17, 8:28 AM
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    By the way, has Purely Creative renamed itself Watermarkgames.co.uk?
    Originally posted by cc120
    That's what I was thinking.

    Anyone got the prize list for M679 please?
    • wdah
    • By wdah 21st Aug 17, 10:29 AM
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    I sent off for 3 separate prize lists AGES ago and haven't had any back. Has anyone else had trouble? I received an extra two cards in the post not long after, so I guess they must have received my requests.
    • dec121
    • By dec121 21st Aug 17, 10:30 AM
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    I received one through the latest copy of the Radio Times, funny enough I was only thinking about what happened to those scratch cards that they used to give out etc, I've matched the 3 symbols so I've sent the card away wish me luck, I used the postal route rather than phoning that 0906 number.
    • darren72
    • By darren72 21st Aug 17, 11:28 AM
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    I sent off for the claim codes on 7th July - still waiting.
    • CK944
    • By CK944 21st Aug 17, 7:39 PM
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    If anyone has the prizes for M680, can they please share them on here? Thanks!
    • tgroom57
    • By tgroom57 22nd Aug 17, 10:09 PM
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    I sent off for claim codes on 28 June and haven't had them back. I'm just wondering if it's worth the hassle of chasing them up for the small watch I might have won. Considering binning the lot.

    • KxMx
    • By KxMx 24th Aug 17, 8:40 AM
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    I sent off for 3 separate prize lists AGES ago and haven't had any back. Has anyone else had trouble? I received an extra two cards in the post not long after, so I guess they must have received my requests.
    Originally posted by wdah
    I also got 2 cards in the post a few weeks back.

    Not sent in any claims or anything for ages so likely just a mailing promotion.
    • Olha
    • By Olha 26th Aug 17, 8:48 PM
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    If anybody needs results for 3 matching symbols for M 679. They are:
    3 Pyramids - 1000 pounds,
    3 Motorbike - New York break
    3 Triangle - 100 pounds cash
    3 Cowboy Hat - motorhome
    3 Racehorse, Onion or Lion - week in Spain
    3 Cup of tea - Odeon cinema for a year
    3 Aeroplane - 100000 pounds cash
    3 Kangaroo, 3 Jester's Hat , 3 Car - 1 million pounds cash.
    • Dardan
    • By Dardan 4th Sep 17, 6:18 PM
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    Can anyone please share M681 prize list ?
    • wdah
    • By wdah 9th Sep 17, 10:36 AM
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    wdah
    M676C

    3 MATCHING SYMBOLS
    £1m - Swiss Roll, Pyramids or Cowboy Hat
    £100k - Shooting Star
    Cunard World Cruise or £30k - Footballer
    £15k to spend at Currys - Lion
    £10k - Racehorse
    £5k to spend at Ikea - Jet Airliner
    £2.5k supermarket spending spree - Singer
    £1k - Car
    £500 Amazon voucher - Superman
    iPad - Champagne
    Flight or Champagne Dinner - House
    Canary Island holiday - Alarm Clock, Hands or Elephant

    2 MATCHING SYMBOLS
    £20k - Cherry
    Autocruise Motorhome - Ice Cream
    5,200 miles of taxi rides - Pear
    Massage Chair - Crab
    TV - Palm Tree
    £250 M&S gift card - Boat
    £100 - Strawberry
    £50 - Burger
    Coffee Machine - Carrot
    £25 - Shell
    £15 - Aubergine, Falcon or Kite
    Silveri Watch - Sweet, Kangaroo or Melon
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