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Old 07-12-2012, 11:14 PM
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Quick question...how does everyone else keep track of where they are with their amounts? I'm thinking the way i'm doing it now is ok, but a bit time consuming, anyone got an idea of how i can do it more effeiciently? how do you do it?
I used to do it how you're doing it when I first started this challenge (though I can't even remember how long ago that was ) but started losing track, and just taking forever to keep track of that I realised it was more hassle then it's worth, so just add things when I actually have the money.
So for example I wouldn't add 1 or 2 from Consumer Pulse when I entered the products, but would just add the 10 when I get the voucher.
Sooooo much easier (especially with sites where you have to work out the monetary equivalent of vouchers, which can vary as different values of vouchers work out different values in point etc etc!

This is how most of us do it, so whilst it's totally up to you what you want to do yourself, the way the majority do it is much much easier and quicker. (Even if it does feel a bit heartening for the first few weeks until things are up to redemption level!
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Old 08-12-2012, 7:10 AM
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Morning all
Another extra job done Thursday but been to busy to update so 30 to add and it takes me over my target so really happy with that
Will keep going and see what I can do.
Well done to everyone some great money making ideas and great to see the amounts coming in for everyone.
Up early as have to go do the dreaded Christmas shopping For presents all budgeted for of course So wish me luck I would really prefer to be a work than in the city shopping.I have my very small list of items that I cant seem to find online so here I go
Mav x

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Old 08-12-2012, 7:32 AM
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This looks fun, put me down for 5 a day









Debt target. Credit card 2100/2100 loan 8500/8500
Debt free for 2014
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Old 08-12-2012, 9:24 AM
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Hi Sampsun

It is a great motivation, i never realised how much i make from sites until i started aiming for 100 a month, now it really motivates me when the survey invites come in and i have already ordered two vouchers this month

If you need any help, ideas, referrals then just ask, the guys on here are great x
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Thanks for the replies regarding how you all keep track

I think i'll carry on doing it how i am for December, then in January i'll make a fresh start and do it once i receive the money/voucher as doing it the way i am for more than a couple of months will get incredibly confusing.

Thanks guys
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Old 08-12-2012, 10:05 AM
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Saved 50 pounds on my RAC by buying online went through TCB but not sure if it is 50 cashback as well or if I read it wrong.
Also sold a couple of things on eb8y,
Actually it was a large cross-stitch that I did when I was pregnant with my triplets, (I lost one when she was 3 months old) really sad to see it go but it has sat in the loft for too many years now.
I hope someone else enjoys it
sorry to hear about your loss SanFran

It is sad letting go of something sentimental but you know that the next person will enjoy it and a lot of love went into making it, so that will be shared. xx

it depends what policy you took out

http://www.topcashback.co.uk/rac_uk_breakdown/

different rates dependent on policy.
Make 10 a day October 2014 325.75
Pinecone vouchers earnt 2014 21; Roadkill 2014 7.62; Apptrailers 18.52; QMEE 2014 7.42; RECEET 7
Money earnt in 2014 1554.13
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Old 08-12-2012, 1:54 PM
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Thanks for the replies regarding how you all keep track

I think i'll carry on doing it how i am for December, then in January i'll make a fresh start and do it once i receive the money/voucher as doing it the way i am for more than a couple of months will get incredibly confusing.

Thanks guys
haha sorry I had kind of misunderstood - I too only count things when I 'cash out' as the add 10phere and there on onepoll for example would drive me mad...

however I do add them when I cash out as long as I know i'll receive it so paypal I would consider to be 'safe'...

I have a shiny (well actually rather scruffy) 5 to add from the sale of some earrings... and found 5p when tidying some little pots in the kitchen...

total up to 100.95

Hugs to all of you, and xxxx San Fran. xxxx
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Old 08-12-2012, 9:05 PM
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I'm sorry for your loss SanFran Xx

Adding 20 today for a gift card given by my employer for 'All my hard work this year'! As my employer is a supermarket & the voucher was for their own store, I put it towards my food shopping & will transfer 20 cash to debts.
Oct make 10 per day challenge 21.56/310
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The 'extra payment a week' challenge - this week 5.00 total in 2014 665.00 (total in 2012 710.42, 2013 584.11)
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Old 09-12-2012, 1:19 AM
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Evening all

A few days behind with the following
1. 29.12 ebay
2. 1 Sainsbury voucher
3. 3.24 found in car whilst searching for my phone...
4. 1 found whilst cleaning sofa..finders keepers.
October Grocery Challenge /450
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Old 09-12-2012, 3:01 PM
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hi everyone, i have made 7 today, i have edit my sig ... hope ur all well tc xxx
10 a day challenge - 2000 for 2014 (25/09/14-31/12/14) 135
feed the family for 4 a day october 0 / 124
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Old 09-12-2012, 7:07 PM
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hiya everyone
i know i am a bit late but cud i join please? i have moved away from the grabbit board and tryin to save money instead!!!

if i can i will start off at 5 per day please.

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if anyone cud help in lettin me know how u change signature it wud be much appreciated

TIA xx
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Old 09-12-2012, 7:24 PM
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Hi all ,
6.10 from cashback site
93.98 from cashback site
50.00 owed to me from a " friend " .. She borrowed some money off me months ago and has finally paid me some of it .. She has promised me the rest before christmas but i won't hold my breath lol
That makes my total 150.08 so far for this month ..

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" When I'm good I'm very good , but when I'm bad I'm better " ~ Mae West ..

Vouchers 2014 Arg. 50.00... Am 0.00... Misc 190.00...P/P 39.98
C 32.45
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Old 09-12-2012, 7:26 PM
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if anyone cud help in lettin me know how u change signature it wud be much appreciated

TIA xx
Hi ,
If you go into " user cp " at top of this page .... then down the left side you will see " edit signature " ...

terri x
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Vouchers 2014 Arg. 50.00... Am 0.00... Misc 190.00...P/P 39.98
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Old 09-12-2012, 10:20 PM
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I still have no money
Doing awfully this month, which is typical as it's the month we seem to need the most!
Doing a few Ebay listings, just 3 and 5 days ones mainly to try and get rid of a few more bits before Christmas, but I don't think people are wanting to spend too much money on non Christmas things at the moment so not holding out much hope really
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Old 10-12-2012, 6:52 AM
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Morning

Ebay free listings was a complete waste of time for me, the internet here has been playing up lately, so i have hardly had chance to get online all weekend. I did manage to get my relists done

43 carboot cash to add and a whopping 5 road kill

Hope everyone is well, and welcome to the late joiners
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Old 10-12-2012, 9:13 AM
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Monkeynut - I'm feeling the same with regards to ebay, not selling anything I have listed at the moment.. think everyone is just looking to spend their money on Christmas items. Trying to think of where else I can make money this month..
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Old 10-12-2012, 11:02 AM
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The 17.67 refund from BT has landed in the bank, so adding that, even though technically it's something I paid them in the first place - we haven't even been with BT for almost a year, and I'm doing awfully this month, so seeing as that's what made me finally sort it out, I'm adding it anyway
And 3 vouchers through from Pinecone.
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Old 10-12-2012, 11:03 AM
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Oh and
REDEEMED ON YOUGOV!!!!!!!!!!!
Not even going to look back and see when I actually joined, as it's my first redemption, but at least it's all added up at last. Don't know how long it takes to hit my bank account, so will wait before I add it here, hopefully this month though or I may well struggle to make double figures
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If you go into " user cp " at top of this page .... then down the left side you will see " edit signature " ...

terri x
Thank You for this!

I have received 37.75 from TCB & 5 for selling on facebook (was selling something for my Gran but she insisted we split the money, bless her!)
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