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Swagbucks Challenge May 2013
View Poll Results: What is the first thing you do eah login to earn swagbucks?
Daily Poll 113 59.79%
Play Games 2 1.06%
Check for Surveys 22 11.64%
SBTV 4 2.12%
NOSO 12 6.35%
Something on home page (like watch a video) 8 4.23%
An Offer 2 1.06%
I don't have one particular start point when i log in 26 13.76%
Voters: 189. You may not vote on this poll

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Apple Crumble
Old 04-07-2013, 8:48 AM
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Me too - very random, and quite large for July 4th! Be interesting to see what target the Americans have got.....
It is probably because the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776, so I guess the US would have the same goal as we do.
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Old 04-07-2013, 8:58 AM
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sorry, as a new SB user, could you explain whet DS is and where you earn from games?! sorry for silly questions! thanks
If you read the first post Phil its got lots of hints & tips & details on the shorthand used
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Old 04-07-2013, 9:06 AM
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11sb for search Gone with the wind
Sealed Pot Number 6842009..950.50 2010..256 2011..5262012..548.802013..758.882014..
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Old 04-07-2013, 9:16 AM
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Spent 15 mins doing TS survey only to be told 'I don't qualify'. Similar thing yesterday except was told they are 'over quota'.

I'm tired of this. The one swagbuck reward for my time (0.5p) is insulting.

It's just a pain all the time so I'm not doing any more surveys that are longer than 5 mins. I'm not going to spend ages checking for trusted surveys either.

I've signed up for nectar. Every surveys credits (so far), you get a point for every search and for every video watched you get points instead of points for every 10 videos. Number of points you can accumulate is limited, but at least they don't waste your time.
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Old 04-07-2013, 10:43 AM
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just done the NOSO and the captcha was Downward Slope! Are they trying to tell us something?
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Old 04-07-2013, 10:48 AM
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sorry, as a new SB user, could you explain whet DS is and where you earn from games?! sorry for silly questions! thanks
Its not silly As Trix-a-Belle said lots of info on first page.

DS is a Daily survey that shows up on the home page its the red card with date on, you can try and when you get the congratulations screen at the end your done. You can only do one a day.

TS are trusted surveys if I'm online I check every hour to a hour under answer -surveys. You can do as many as those as you like.

Games is under play tab and you get 2SB for every two games the most you can earn in a day is 10SB.

(Hope that helps,)
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Old 04-07-2013, 11:01 AM
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for anyone that has had no TS contact use the support button, i did and found out that my settings had been changed there end!!!!

Have had 2 surveys since receiving the email from them and both have credited.
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Old 04-07-2013, 1:56 PM
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Sorry, but a stupid question coming - When it says "install the app on Facebook" am I running the risk of getting a virus on my computer? I'm not very familiar with Facebook so not sure what I am actually doing by installing apps?

Also has anyone tried the "Jay Z" video / follow on Twitter. I have tried it both on Radium1 and PL and neither have credited, even though I got the "Congratulations" screen.
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Old 04-07-2013, 2:16 PM
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Spent 15 mins doing TS survey only to be told 'I don't qualify'. Similar thing yesterday except was told they are 'over quota'.

I'm tired of this. The one swagbuck reward for my time (0.5p) is insulting.

It's just a pain all the time so I'm not doing any more surveys that are longer than 5 mins. I'm not going to spend ages checking for trusted surveys either.

I've signed up for nectar. Every surveys credits (so far), you get a point for every search and for every video watched you get points instead of points for every 10 videos. Number of points you can accumulate is limited, but at least they don't waste your time.
Yes I agree I also just use Nectar Adpoints for watching tv ads as it pays per ad and is allot better than the Swagbucks TV.
I mostly use Swagbucks now for any surveys that come available and the odd search and any high paying offers, the rest like watching ads is higher with Adpoints and other places so I don't need to bother with SBtv anymore.
Time has to be used effectively to make the most from every site.
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Old 04-07-2013, 2:23 PM
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For anyone who may get the Leisure DS about cruises and holidays in Florida, don't bother. I was dq'd before and allowed myself to be suckered back in and was dq'd at exactly the same place as last time!
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Old 04-07-2013, 2:23 PM
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Just won 10 Swagbucks searching for 'bonus bonanza'
Nice as I haven't won anything in the last few days of searching for things.
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Old 04-07-2013, 2:24 PM
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For anyone who may get the Leisure DS about cruises and holidays in Florida, don't bother. I was dq'd before and allowed myself to be suckered back in and was dq'd at exactly the same place as last time!
Ok thanks will avoid that one. Thanks for the heads up.
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Old 04-07-2013, 2:28 PM
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Really quick DS on National Express (asks about UK public transport first), qualifed and completed within about 4 minutes.
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Old 04-07-2013, 3:28 PM
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Also has anyone tried the "Jay Z" video / follow on Twitter. I have tried it both on Radium1 and PL and neither have credited, even though I got the "Congratulations" screen.
yep, worked through Peanut Lab for me
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Old 04-07-2013, 3:28 PM
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I did the Jay Z one late last night and was credited.
You did need to click Follow on Twitter though before it credited.
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Old 04-07-2013, 5:07 PM
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enter dashieboy in the code box on the homepage before 7pm for 5 SBs.
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Old 04-07-2013, 6:13 PM
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This is the reply I have had off Sponsorpay. I don't really understand what they want me to send, I'm confused!

I would like to thank you for your inquiry.

Please note that a lot of surveys require you to pass an eligibility test first before you are actually able to start completing the real survey. If you do not like running the risk of being rejected for offer completion, please try other offers.

If you think you did everything correctly until the very end, please send us a screenshot of your survey history / your results with identification details.

We apologize for the delay you have experienced and look forward to resolving this matter for you promptly.
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Old 04-07-2013, 6:25 PM
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^basically they are not answering my query are they?
I just want to know why I don't get any offers anymore.
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Old 04-07-2013, 7:24 PM
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Anyone else got a problem with the games right now?
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Old 04-07-2013, 7:28 PM
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Anyone else got a problem with the games right now?
Ball rain is playing and crediting for me dolphin.
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