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    • cally6008
    • By cally6008 29th Aug 12, 7:43 PM
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    The Swagbucks Challenge - Part 2
    • #1
    • 29th Aug 12, 7:43 PM
    The Swagbucks Challenge - Part 2 29th Aug 12 at 7:43 PM
    Part One is here -

    (this post is copied from Part One)

    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.

    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.

    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!

    Useful Links - You may want to bookmark these
    Swagbucks USA Facebook page -

    Swagbucks UK Facebook page -

    Swagbucks Twitter page -

    Swagging 101 website -
    (lots of useful information on here)

    Swagbucks Swidget Link -
    (scroll down to see the widget on the right hand side, click SC to see if any swag codes are out, doesn't always tell the truth)

    Surveys - What you can and can't do

    Daily Surveys - Found on homepage tab

    You will see cards on the homepage which look like this

    There has been a lot of talk, arguments, upset and confusion over these.

    You are allowed to complete and get paid 70sb for ONE daily survey per day

    You are allowed to attempt as many daily surveys as you like ... BUT once you complete one (and see the confirmation page), that is your one done for the day

    If you do not receive your swagbucks straight away, screenshot the confirmation page ready to send in to support.


    Offer Wall Surveys (on Special Offers tab)

    You can do as many surveys on this section as you like.

    If the survey says "you may complete one survey a day" like shown on Trial Pay > Surveys > Ampario .. then that is all you can do

    Peanut Labs (aka PL) = If you have not looked at this offer wall yet, there is a small box at the top about joining for surveys (I can't remember exact wording). Fill in the questions truthfully, I think there's only about 20-25 questions and this opens up the PL surveys for you.

    Keep checking PL as you never know when surveys may appear.
    Some PL surveys give you 1sb for getting disqualified, some don't.

    Trusted Surveys

    I can't remember the exact wording on the page when you very first look at it but I think you have to activate it.

    Profile surveys are found on the right hand side.
    Fill these in when they appear, worth 2sb each (or whatever it says)
    There are a couple that don't finish properly. Do not worry about these, they go eventually and it has no impact on your surveys

    Main surveys will appear as and when they come out.
    Some people get lots, some people get surveys that you won't get.
    Do not worry about it, keep checking and surveys will appear eventually
    You get 1sb for getting disqualified for a maximum of 5sb a day (but only if you see the message telling you this!)

    Reward Payments
    You can only claim 5 of any one reward in a month, but you can claim other rewards as well.
    You can only claim 2 rewards per day

    Paypal payments

    Swagbucks/paypal do not charge for receiving paypal payments

    5 = 1049 sb
    10 = 1999 sb
    25 = 4949 sb
    50 = 9399 sb
    100 = 17,999 sb = best value

    Swagbucks have removed the option for UK members to claim USD paypal payments
    Some members may have USD payments in their wishlist so still able to claim them

    Amazon Vouchers - Prices updated 12 September 2012

    5 amazon voucher = 849 sb ... 999 sb
    25 amazon voucher = 5250 sb ... 4,699 sb
    50 amazon voucher = 9600 sb ... 9,199 sb
    100 amazon = 20,000 sb ... 17,999 sb
    500 amazon = 97,000 sb ... 82,999 sb = best value

    Also available are ... Please note - these are E-Gift cards so will be used for spending online
    House of Fraser
    New Look

    Not receiving credits for offers completed ? Read This ... (copied from GiftHulk website but same things apply to Swagbucks and Superpoints)
    Possible reasons for not receiving Hulk Coins for Offer Completion:
    1- If you did not fulfill or meet all of the requirements necessary to be awarded.
    2- Your browser security settings are configured to not accept third-party cookies, causing the report to fail.
    3- If you have ad blocking software it will prevent advertisers from placing the cookies required to track the offers.

    If all these reasons are irrelevant in your case, you can always get help from the Support Staff!

    General rules:
    Keep all proofs of completion (PIN numbers, confirmation texts, member registrations, payment receipts, invoices, etc.) for your records.

    In some cases a confirmation link is sent to your email address. Be sure to check your spam folder for pending confirmations.


    What steps do I need to take to complete an offer?
    The instructions to complete an offer are written under each offer description. For all offers, you MUST provide accurate information and meet the advertiser’s requirements. Points will not be awarded if you submit incorrect information. Also, do not refresh the page anytime during the completion process. It could harm our ability to track your progress.

    Can I complete an offer more than once?

    No, each offer may only be completed once. You will not be awarded for any additional attempts.

    If an error occurs during the completion process, do I still get my points?

    Unfortunately, points will NOT be awarded if an error occurs and you were not able to complete the offer requirements. Please report problematic offers to our customer support team and we will investigate the matter.

    How do I cancel or unsubscribe from an offer I completed?

    Products and services subscribed or purchased through Offer Walls and EZ Coins offers are all from third-party advertisers. To cancel or unsubscribe from an offer, you will need to contact the advertisers directly.
    Last edited by cally6008; 13-09-2012 at 8:16 AM.

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    • Lost2
    • By Lost2 26th Oct 12, 5:07 PM
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    Does anybody else have a problem with not hearing any sound on the songpeople ones? I'm always dsq'd because i can't here what the test sound is. The song window comes up the right and the play timer shows but i can't actually hear anything. I'm on a Mac using Chrome. I've tried disabling one or the other of the flash addons (one in chrome or independent one) but still doesn't work.
    Originally posted by littlesheepy
    me too littlesheepy am on an imac using safari
    it's nice to know it not just me
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    SwagBucks iTunes 50
    SwagBucks Amazon 266
    SwagBucks House of Fraser 100
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    • CathWales
    • By CathWales 26th Oct 12, 5:12 PM
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    SongPeople just worked fine for me in Firefox. I was under the target before it, but with another search referral and a vid that came up I'm on 135/70.
    • CathWales
    • By CathWales 26th Oct 12, 5:18 PM
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    It’s Mega Swag Bucks Day!

    by TeamSwagBucksIndia on Fri, October 26th, 2012 at 1:00 pm
    It’s Mega Swag Bucks Day! A day of big wins and big bucks – Team Swagbucks is giving away more than 1,000,000 Swag Bucks TODAY. This is the day where you have a chance of winning even crazier amounts of Swag Bucks with your searches. From 30 to 1,000 Swag Bucks on ONE search! It’s not a guarantee, but it definitely makes things exciting!
    If you want proof, go to the Swag Bucks Twitter feed. You’ll see lots of RTs (retweets) of users like you. If you’re lucky enough to win a Mega Bill (A Bill worth over 10 Swag Bucks) today, take a screen grab of that and upload it to Twitter with TwitPic or YFrog or any other service compatible with Twitter (there are TONS). Include “@Swagbucks” and “#MSBD” in your tweet and if we see it, it’ll be retweeted on the Swagbucks Twitter page. Let Swaggernauts far and wide revel in your victory!
    Also, check out the Mega Swag Bucks Day page, where you can follow along with our twitter feed, follow the #msbd hashtag and count the bucks as the accumulate!
    Good luck, Swaggernauts!
    What’s the most amount of Swag Bucks you’ve earned in one search?
    Last edited by CathWales; 26-10-2012 at 5:21 PM.
    • littlesheepy
    • By littlesheepy 26th Oct 12, 5:36 PM
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    me too littlesheepy am on an imac using safari
    it's nice to know it not just me
    Originally posted by Lost2
    I don't know if that's a good thing it's not just me or not lol
    Wins 2014 - LG 42" TV, Surround sound system, Stark infantry shield, 12 months Sky TV package
    • emmilou
    • By emmilou 26th Oct 12, 5:43 PM
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    Im on firefox and it doesnt work for me, last time though I installed the plug in they mentioned but havent had a survey since so not been able to test it yet
    • avocetgirl
    • By avocetgirl 26th Oct 12, 6:27 PM
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    yes I did it about 5 mins ago it didnt credit thought it was too good to be true as it was a fairly quick one!
    Originally posted by emmilou
    I just did it to and no credit! Don't know if to do another daily survey or just leave it be
    • misssarahleigh
    • By misssarahleigh 26th Oct 12, 6:29 PM
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    Anyone else finding that there is a substantial lack of offers of late. I've really been struggling this week. No supersonic vids, only one on PL and a few on the homepage. Been kicked out of most DS.

    And, as a side note. Does anyone notice their wins are bigger on a Friday? Because mine never are lol
    I get what i want. That isn't because i'm a brat or spoilt. It's because i'm determined, i work hard for it and i achieve my goals!
    • joeyjimbles
    • By joeyjimbles 26th Oct 12, 6:31 PM
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    I normally get my best wins on a Thursday - sometimes don't even get a win on Friday and today is no exception. However have had a daily and some vids today so mustn't grumble and there were two TS as well but I didn't qualify for one and the other was over-quota before I even started.
    I do peanutlabs and tasks on a different site now but they've been plentiful over there so presume it's the same on here.
    NOVEMBER -426 & 20/25nw & 19.50/150
  • Exotic
    And, as a side note. Does anyone notice their wins are bigger on a Friday? Because mine never are lol
    Originally posted by misssarahleigh

    The most I ever get on any day is upto 10sb

    had 59 once, but that flippin ages ago
    • CathWales
    • By CathWales 26th Oct 12, 6:40 PM
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    PL 60SB on Holland & Barrat Health supluments only took a few minutes and credits instantly.
  • Happi
    Just had quickest ever PL survey about Holland and Barrett ever, 60 bucks for less than a minute
    • joeyjimbles
    • By joeyjimbles 26th Oct 12, 6:49 PM
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    actually I thought I'd just check peanut labs on here and there was a completely different survey so I did it and it's credited. Makes up for the TS's that didn't.
    Have a lovely evening all - wishing you lots of swagbucks - I'm going to eat pizza and drink red wine!

    ETA - it was the Holland & Barratt one too but it doesn't show on the other site so that's interesting.
    NOVEMBER -426 & 20/25nw & 19.50/150
  • Techn
    510sb for the day. havent had any big TS this month but a couple showed up today.

    might make 7000 this month, a new record
  • mrsyardbroom
    And, as a side note. Does anyone notice their wins are bigger on a Friday? Because mine never are lol
    Originally posted by misssarahleigh
    I managed a 17sb win today. It's the biggest for ages. Usually it's 10sb or less.
  • mrsyardbroom
    Heavens above. I've just been dq'd from a TS for saying who I won't be voting for in the next general election.
    • littlesheepy
    • By littlesheepy 26th Oct 12, 7:35 PM
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    Heavens above. I've just been dq'd from a TS for saying who I won't be voting for in the next general election.
    Originally posted by mrsyardbroom
    Same here. No PL Holland & Barratt survey for me but i have somehow managed 214/70 so far today which i nice after the last 2 or 3 days being so SBing crap!
    Wins 2014 - LG 42" TV, Surround sound system, Stark infantry shield, 12 months Sky TV package
    • emmilou
    • By emmilou 26th Oct 12, 7:43 PM
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    I just did it to and no credit! Don't know if to do another daily survey or just leave it be
    Originally posted by avocetgirl
    I did another got credited fine

    Just did the Holland and Barrat one too on PL that was a good result
    • CathWales
    • By CathWales 26th Oct 12, 8:38 PM
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    Trial Pay Opinion Survey on buying music for 45Sb....I must be spending too much time on SB for the same survey to come up again lol. 259/70.
    • dinglefoot
    • By dinglefoot 26th Oct 12, 9:23 PM
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    Just got 10SB for searching Specsavers with the toolbar, that's my biggest toolbar win so far I'm at 86/70 for the day now
    SPC: #113 since 03/02/13
    Shiny stars from Sue! SPC 6 total: 327.05!
  • WeasyB
    Has anyone done the Daily Survey on energy suppliers? I've just completed it but didn't get credited. I have a screenshot of the page that says,
    Originally posted by mrsyardbroom
    I just did this and didn't credit either....just deciding whether to try for another daily. over target already so not sure i can face it!
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