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    • fairyclicks
    • By fairyclicks 2nd Apr 12, 2:48 PM
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    fairyclicks
    The Swagbucks Challenge
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    • 2nd Apr 12, 2:48 PM
    The Swagbucks Challenge 2nd Apr 12 at 2:48 PM
    This challenge is simple, its about using the site called swagbucks to make yourself some money.

    Swagbucks is one of several get paid to sites that i use but it one of my favourites, and i know for a fact that you can earn £25 a month by using the site because i do so nearly every month .

    If you haven't used a get paid to site before, it just means that you can earn either points or cash from completing certain actions on the site. Swagbucks offers many ways, such as surveys, videos, tasks, polls, games, competitions.......lots of things really.

    To make £25 a month via amazon vouchers on the site you will need to get to 4245 points (but you can claim a £5 voucher each time you get to 849 points)

    To make £25 a month via paypal you will need to get approx 6000 points (the exchange rate varies as you claim in $5 payments or more). To cash out via paypal you need a minimum of 700 points.

    Although i can't post an exact guide to earning on the site (cos they wouldn't like that too much!) i hope to be able to give some hints and tips, and maybe even get some new ones myself!

    So if you would like to take part in the challenge and increase your income by 300+ a year then feel free to join me

    For anyone new to SB here is a quick guide to daily earning:

    Daily Poll - 1SB
    NOSO - (just click right through to the video box and play, no need to sign up for anything!) 2SB
    Searches - random amounts allocated for random searches - min 2 wins a day
    SBTV - 3SB for every 10 videos (max 75 SB daily)
    Toolbar - if you download this you will get 1sb a day
    Surveys - easiest way to earn - check you have opted in for trusted surveys (there is a questionnaire to complete to get started)
    Special Offers - watch out for more videos and surveys in there, we will also let you know which other offers track ok in the thread
    Inbox - check out your inbox for extra earning opportunities.
    Tasks - some can be complicated and some quite easy - usually the check the details of website ones are easy.
    Games - play games for free - "SB awarded for every 2 completed and score submitted - max of 10 SB a day

    Other Useful Info

    The swagbucks day starts and ends at 8am our time in the UK

    The facebook page is a good source of info, though tends to be relating to offers in US rather than here.

    It is not against swagbucks terms to hold multiple accounts at the one address (however they seem to have an issue with more than 2). Multiple accounts are not to be held by one person or to be shared.

    £5 Amazon Vouchers are the most cost efficient use of points for claiming and cost 849 points usually (sometimes there is a sale)

    You can only claim 5 of any one reward in a month, but you can claim other rewards as well.

    $5 paypal payments = approx £3.07 but this changes daily with the currency exchange rates.


    Terminology Guide:

    SB - swagbucks (either the site or the points/currency)

    NOSO - no obligation special offer - relates to the NOSO section of the site

    Dub - The 2nd search win in a day
    Trip - The 3rd search win in a day
    Quad - The 4th search win in a day

    DQ - disqualified - usually relating to surveys

    Hope that helps do shout if you need any guidance - we all know lots of bits to do and are happy to share our knowledge!

    This Forum Tip was included in MoneySavingExpert's weekly email

    Don't miss out on new deals, loopholes, and vouchers

    Last edited by Former MSE Debs; 21-08-2012 at 1:29 PM.
    Debt at Aug 2010 (LBM) £21,908.86, Debt Freeeeee Date 4th Nov 2013 Massive Thanks to the £10 per day thread Next goals:
    Savings £1203.16/£10,000******Mortgage to Zero: £52,579.46 to go
    Feb Earnings: £711.20/£500 March: £434.41/£500
    Currently compiling an A-Z of earning sites and happy to share it
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  • mandamonster
    right guys I found one that's credited for me instantly ... downside it took 24 hours of popping back onto facebook to play a game however only for 2 mins every couple of hours. 49sb though.

    Supersonic Galaxy legion. No downloading and you do not need to let it post to your fb wall. Was really very little effort not massively interesting either lol.

    Take note of the small print sign in with facebook then you need to play till level 10. However it is one of these games where you run out of energy after a few moves so you have to let it fill up your energy and then come back.
    Originally posted by Torialou78
    Did this offer a while ago on three different walls and got credited for each (you can reset your game data once every 30 days). There are quick ways to play the game and get to level 10. Think the quickest I managed was within a couple of hours. Trick I found is to do the high paying missions and anytime you move up a level invest your Rank Points (under SHIP tab) in Engineers, which gives you more energy.
    • cally6008
    • By cally6008 1st Jul 12, 9:44 PM
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    cally6008
    ooo, might try that tomoro or when we have a high target day

    • Torialou78
    • By Torialou78 1st Jul 12, 10:03 PM
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    Torialou78
    ooo will keep an eye :-) easy enough to uninstall on fb as well might work lol.

    I just did the most strange daily survey ... It's credited ok and was very fast, think it was the fastest i have done but was so odd.

    It was american turned into uk I think. Prices were 5 cents (pounds) or 3 cents (pounds) think they meant pence lol.

    Then they asked me what I thought about some companies that I thought were only made up they were asking me to compare telephone tariffs. I had never heard of any of them did google one but ended up just saying I liked all there just above average. Random lol.
    • killerpeaty
    • By killerpeaty 1st Jul 12, 10:25 PM
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    killerpeaty
    I've just signed up to SwagBucks this evening, thanks to this thread. Heard about it years ago but it was very U.S.-centric at the time which is no good in this neck of the woods.

    Hoping to squirrel away as many of those lovely amazon vouchers as possible. Could be a chunk of my Christmas presents sorted - wahoo!
    Originally posted by GreenFairy
    Yay welcome to SB! >D
    Aims for 2015: Complete up to AAT level 4, save 7k and just be better!
    • cally6008
    • By cally6008 1st Jul 12, 10:32 PM
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    cally6008
    41 ./. 40

    that's me done for today

  • GreenFairy
    Yay welcome to SB! >D
    Originally posted by killerpeaty
    Heehee thanks. Have racked up 83 SBs already, thanks to the tv thingie. Aiming to get a fiver voucher a month between now and the start of December. Am delighted
    Grocery challenge: May '13 €289.37/€300.
    April '13 €277.74/€280March '13 €263.87/€250
    Feb '13 €287.26/€230. Jan '13 €150.20/€250
    2012 GC (
    Jul-Dec) €1526.25/€1580



    • FizzS
    • By FizzS 1st Jul 12, 10:59 PM
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    FizzS
    I've just signed up to SwagBucks this evening, thanks to this thread. Heard about it years ago but it was very U.S.-centric at the time which is no good in this neck of the woods.

    Hoping to squirrel away as many of those lovely amazon vouchers as possible. Could be a chunk of my Christmas presents sorted - wahoo!
    Originally posted by GreenFairy
    Welcome! I'm sure you'll fit right in!

    Feel free to ask if you have any questions.
    • killerpeaty
    • By killerpeaty 1st Jul 12, 11:27 PM
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    killerpeaty
    Heehee thanks. Have racked up 83 SBs already, thanks to the tv thingie. Aiming to get a fiver voucher a month between now and the start of December. Am delighted
    Originally posted by GreenFairy
    I assure you, you'll get much more than that! I haven't been a member for a month yet (I think I have 3 more days til then) and I could have taken £20 of amazon vouchers out already : ) You've actually earnt more than I have today. ^^ I too would like that much from the site but it's very impressive

    Well done for doing so well today!
    x
    Aims for 2015: Complete up to AAT level 4, save 7k and just be better!
    • BeenieCat
    • By BeenieCat 1st Jul 12, 11:32 PM
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    BeenieCat
    I've done all the Fisher tasks, just on the last one now and it won't end!!! Keeps giving me a new page of the same old repetitive boring questions! I'm at 106sb from them and thinking of sacking it off as its too boring lol.

    • Torialou78
    • By Torialou78 1st Jul 12, 11:40 PM
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    Torialou78
    I've done all the Fisher tasks, just on the last one now and it won't end!!! Keeps giving me a new page of the same old repetitive boring questions! I'm at 106sb from them and thinking of sacking it off as its too boring lol.
    Originally posted by BeenieCat
    OOO the fisher tasks back? cripes wonder if I have any?
    • mooomin
    • By mooomin 1st Jul 12, 11:43 PM
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    mooomin
    Code out on Facebook
    Comping again


    Wins this year: - two night trip to Belgium, £100 Gett taxi credit, tickets to Newcastle game, FIFA 2016 for PS4, stitch markers, Cumberstitching book
    • killerpeaty
    • By killerpeaty 1st Jul 12, 11:48 PM
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    killerpeaty
    Thanks ff, now only 12 left for me to get.

    88/100
    Aims for 2015: Complete up to AAT level 4, save 7k and just be better!
  • Alicarroll
    OMG The Fisher 'task' I tend to do it when I am really struggling for sb's other than that I avoid it lol.
    I find it a nightmare that you have to fill it in with the exact same info several times, I just copy and paste and scroll up and down....if that makes sense
    Really rubbish weekend. Made over 800 on Friday yet Saturday and Sunday I have made just over 200 combined. Fingers crossed it picks up tomorrow
    • BeenieCat
    • By BeenieCat 2nd Jul 12, 12:03 AM
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    BeenieCat
    The Fisher tasks for 10 are okay and not at all like the ones for 12. although there are some up for 12, they've got #1 and #2 at the end of title, try them they're quick

    • BeenieCat
    • By BeenieCat 2nd Jul 12, 12:13 AM
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    BeenieCat
    I'm wondering if misssarahleigh has done a new spreadsheet for the new challenge? I used the last one and found it helpful so thanks for that

  • sillyrabbit
    I've not seen the Fisher task before - just tried it now, spending ages answering the same questions over and over again (and also questions that contradicted themselves halfway through) only to be told my accuracy was 0%, as it appears not to have saved any of my answers! Great.
    Currently doing the Swagbucks challenge
    • killerpeaty
    • By killerpeaty 2nd Jul 12, 12:18 AM
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    killerpeaty

    Why can't I just get this last 9sb!?
    I will do an interpretative dance!
    I will make a swan out of things in the larder.
    Just give me the extra 9sb swaggy
    Aims for 2015: Complete up to AAT level 4, save 7k and just be better!
    • BeenieCat
    • By BeenieCat 2nd Jul 12, 12:23 AM
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    BeenieCat

    Why can't I just get this last 9sb!?
    I will do an interpretative dance!
    I will make a swan out of things in the larder.
    Just give me the extra 9sb swaggy
    Originally posted by killerpeaty
    Try the casino tasks, there's new ones now, and i know some of the Fisher tasks ask the same questions over and over but if you can do the ones for 10 they're different.

  • sillyrabbit
    Ha ha ha! I also just want a final 6sb.... come on!!
    Currently doing the Swagbucks challenge
    • BeenieCat
    • By BeenieCat 2nd Jul 12, 12:26 AM
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    BeenieCat
    I'm done for tonight, 276 in total today (126 from tasks)

    I hope you both get your missing bucks x (i'm surprised supersonic vids aren't out yet)

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