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    • Gem-gem
    • By Gem-gem 12th Dec 15, 9:11 PM
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    Gem-gem
    2.00 Savers Club 2016
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    • 12th Dec 15, 9:11 PM
    2.00 Savers Club 2016 12th Dec 15 at 9:11 PM
    Welcome to the 2 Savers Club 2016

    The aim is to collect every 2 coin you can lay your hands on! It is entirely up to you whether you want to:
    A) Save for a particular length of time e.g. monthly or till December 2016,
    B) Save for a particular reason e.g. to pay the car insurance, to pay for a family holiday or to buy birthday presents throughout the year,
    C) Save until you have a specific amount e.g. 20 or 100 or a pot full!
    D) Save for any other reason you can think of...
    You are also welcome to do what you wish with the money. Either bank it as you please or at the end of the year or spend it as required.

    Above all else remember this is a fun thread, but the aim of this website is to SAVE, so any encouragement, comments or help you can give to others are always very welcome.

    Anyone who wishes to join (or be removed though I hope that isn’t the case!) is always very welcome, please just ask and I will add you as soon as I can and allocate you a number. Also if anyone wants to add anything to the list such as a target or a date to aim for etc. then let me know and I will add it. However there is no pressure to do this as many people just wish to be able to save as and when they can.

    So that’s it. Start saving, comment regularly and hunt for those 2s. Any questions or comments please ask


    If you haven’t already, join the forum to reply!
    Last edited by Gem-gem; 13-12-2015 at 8:37 PM.
    2 Savers Club no 2 completed - target achieved
    Save 12k in 2016 - no 73 (4872/9000).
    Road kill rebels- no 3 40.70
    Declutter 2016 in 2016. Completed 5/11/16
    CCC no 19 900/600 5/ 8months
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    • getmyacttogether2016
    • By getmyacttogether2016 8th Oct 16, 12:30 PM
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    getmyacttogether2016
    Afternoon all

    Haven't updated for a while so thought it about time I did.

    16/9 - 8.00
    23/9 - 6.00
    30/9 - 2.00
    7/10 - 0.00

    Take care all

    GMAT
    DEBT - CC 1872.37/1872.37, DAD 2500.00/2500.00 all paid Nov 2016
    VSP 2016 #5 406.86 2 savers 2016 #32 226.00
    PAYDBX 2016 #33 4372.37/4372.37 100%
    MFiT - T4 # 41 0.00
    • Twiggy_34
    • By Twiggy_34 8th Oct 16, 5:48 PM
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    Twiggy_34
    Another 2 for me, which means I've hit my 250 target I've also been adding a few notes here and there and I have 500 in total. Which is great as I haven't missed the money through out the year and our special treat is a limousine ride as I will be 40 and my son 18.

    Thank you gem-gem for running this thread and Twiggy what a great idea, will definitely be doing this for a few of my friends, any chance of sharing your poem please .
    Originally posted by chocoholicqueen
    Hi Chocoholic

    No problem at all - I saved the poem, in case I want to do the same thing with different friends another time. It's nothing amazing, the best I could do that rhymed and within a time frame before losing patience with it

    A gift of money I'd love to give
    To buy all that you desire
    Instead this gift, you must forgive
    Is for you to self-acquire.

    2 pound coins in here belong
    And soon you will attain
    A sum around ()1500 strong
    To use for your own gain.

    Treat yourself to something nice
    And put yourself first
    Abandon all thoughts of price
    And quench a longing thirst!


    You can change the amount to suit the size of pot you gift, I think I only had one big enough for 1500 and the others were around 800.
    12k in 2016 #083 2900/2000 (7613 saved to date)
    2 Savers Club 2016 #23 TOTAL: 156 (2013-2015 = 540)
    New (lower interest) mortgage commenced 1.3.2016 with unlimited overpayment allowance.
    Overpayments commenced 1.1.2017 (just 40 extra each month, but better than nothing!).
    • Gem-gem
    • By Gem-gem 8th Oct 16, 7:08 PM
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    Gem-gem
    Great poem Twiggy. I will also use it for my friends and family for next year.
    2 Savers Club no 2 completed - target achieved
    Save 12k in 2016 - no 73 (4872/9000).
    Road kill rebels- no 3 40.70
    Declutter 2016 in 2016. Completed 5/11/16
    CCC no 19 900/600 5/ 8months
    • chocoholicqueen
    • By chocoholicqueen 9th Oct 16, 2:34 PM
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    chocoholicqueen
    Thank you so much Twiggy, I am useless at poetry and this is fab .
    Emergency Fund 100/500
    366 in 366 Days #42 0/520
    2.00 Savers Club 2016 #41 264
    • Gem-gem
    • By Gem-gem 9th Oct 16, 6:49 PM
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    Gem-gem
    2 Charles Dickens coin in my change today.
    2 Savers Club no 2 completed - target achieved
    Save 12k in 2016 - no 73 (4872/9000).
    Road kill rebels- no 3 40.70
    Declutter 2016 in 2016. Completed 5/11/16
    CCC no 19 900/600 5/ 8months
    • Gem-gem
    • By Gem-gem 12th Oct 16, 10:08 PM
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    Gem-gem
    2 coin added to the pot.
    2 Savers Club no 2 completed - target achieved
    Save 12k in 2016 - no 73 (4872/9000).
    Road kill rebels- no 3 40.70
    Declutter 2016 in 2016. Completed 5/11/16
    CCC no 19 900/600 5/ 8months
    • Gem-gem
    • By Gem-gem 13th Oct 16, 10:30 PM
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    Gem-gem
    Another 2 coin for not the pot.
    2 Savers Club no 2 completed - target achieved
    Save 12k in 2016 - no 73 (4872/9000).
    Road kill rebels- no 3 40.70
    Declutter 2016 in 2016. Completed 5/11/16
    CCC no 19 900/600 5/ 8months
    • carlislelass
    • By carlislelass 14th Oct 16, 2:25 PM
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    carlislelass
    9 more this week
    • Gem-gem
    • By Gem-gem 15th Oct 16, 9:01 PM
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    Gem-gem
    Another two for me. Florence Nightingale and a plain one.
    2 Savers Club no 2 completed - target achieved
    Save 12k in 2016 - no 73 (4872/9000).
    Road kill rebels- no 3 40.70
    Declutter 2016 in 2016. Completed 5/11/16
    CCC no 19 900/600 5/ 8months
    • Lou85
    • By Lou85 16th Oct 16, 11:21 AM
    • 135 Posts
    • 526 Thanks
    Lou85
    Managed to pot 8 this week. I was delighted when the cashier said 'sorry I've no fivers' and proceeded to hand me 3 coins :-)
    #27 2016 in 2016 = 763.61

    #42 2 Savers Club = 160

    [I]*Savers Club not included in overall 2016 savings until the tin is opened and my estimates have been confirmed later in the year.
    • Westie983
    • By Westie983 16th Oct 16, 12:00 PM
    • 3,220 Posts
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    Westie983
    Managed to pot 8 this week. I was delighted when the cashier said 'sorry I've no fivers' and proceeded to hand me 3 coins :-)
    Originally posted by Lou85
    The best type of change :-)
    Save 12k in 2016 #16 Total 14650/12000 = 122.08%
    Sealed Pot Challenge ~ 10 #97 Total (252) +13/300 = 88.33% ( x 10)
    Xmas 2017 1 a Day #6 Total 34.00/365 = 9.31%
    Virtual Sealed Pot #1 Total 800/800 = 100.00%
    2 Savers Club 2016 #104 Total (1060)+386/2000 = 72.30%

    Total 17195.78/15465 = 111.18%
    • LABMUM
    • By LABMUM 18th Oct 16, 3:21 PM
    • 69 Posts
    • 181 Thanks
    LABMUM
    I haven't updated in a while as I have not had any 2 coins but I had one today so that has gone in the tin.
    EFC #185 - 220.00/1000
    2.00 Savers #95
    50p Savers Club #8
    • Twiggy_34
    • By Twiggy_34 18th Oct 16, 6:58 PM
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    Twiggy_34
    3 coins today swapped with one of the lovely ladies at work
    12k in 2016 #083 2900/2000 (7613 saved to date)
    2 Savers Club 2016 #23 TOTAL: 156 (2013-2015 = 540)
    New (lower interest) mortgage commenced 1.3.2016 with unlimited overpayment allowance.
    Overpayments commenced 1.1.2017 (just 40 extra each month, but better than nothing!).
    • I Love comps
    • By I Love comps 19th Oct 16, 6:36 AM
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    • 1,106 Thanks
    I Love comps
    Finally had some 2 coins yesterday in my change, two of them. That brings my total now to 14.

    __________________________________________________ ________

    2 Savers Club 2006 #96 Total 14
    • Gem-gem
    • By Gem-gem 19th Oct 16, 10:18 PM
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    Gem-gem
    2 coin for me yesterday. Nothing today.
    2 Savers Club no 2 completed - target achieved
    Save 12k in 2016 - no 73 (4872/9000).
    Road kill rebels- no 3 40.70
    Declutter 2016 in 2016. Completed 5/11/16
    CCC no 19 900/600 5/ 8months
    • carlislelass
    • By carlislelass 21st Oct 16, 2:32 PM
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    carlislelass
    4 in today's change
    • lemonpopsicle
    • By lemonpopsicle 22nd Oct 16, 12:32 PM
    • 641 Posts
    • 4,312 Thanks
    lemonpopsicle
    I had a sneaky count up yesterday = 350

    Just realised when changing my sig that I've reached my target! Onwards and upwards
    Last edited by lemonpopsicle; 22-10-2016 at 12:35 PM.
    Life's little instructions- Treat everyone you meet like you want to be treated..Watch a sunrise at least once a year..Strive for excellence not perfection
    2 SC no.70 350/350
    SPC no.73 SPC9 248 SPC10 target 250
    DFBX12 No. 069 7719 / 7719 DEBT FREE 30/11/12
    2013 mfw No.4 MORTGAGE FREE 5/8/13
    • Grumpyoldmoo
    • By Grumpyoldmoo 22nd Oct 16, 7:18 PM
    • 268 Posts
    • 471 Thanks
    Grumpyoldmoo
    5 for me over the past couple of weeks, total for year so far is 286
    Mortgage @ Feb '15 118411.00 Jan '16 112665.10
    2.00 Savers Club 2015 no.112 total 332
    2.00 Savers Club 2016 #06, 258 (250)
    Emergency Fund 1125/1000
    • Gem-gem
    • By Gem-gem 22nd Oct 16, 11:06 PM
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    Gem-gem
    Emptied my pot today and took my coins out to finish off my Christmas shopping. 154.00
    454.00 for the year.
    2 Savers Club no 2 completed - target achieved
    Save 12k in 2016 - no 73 (4872/9000).
    Road kill rebels- no 3 40.70
    Declutter 2016 in 2016. Completed 5/11/16
    CCC no 19 900/600 5/ 8months
    • Westie983
    • By Westie983 23rd Oct 16, 12:55 PM
    • 3,220 Posts
    • 12,606 Thanks
    Westie983
    I have potted alot less then last year, but I have been on sick leave for two weeks and not been out of the flat, so no potting has been done.

    I am going back on Wednesday and hope to return with bags of 2 coins to pot :-)
    Save 12k in 2016 #16 Total 14650/12000 = 122.08%
    Sealed Pot Challenge ~ 10 #97 Total (252) +13/300 = 88.33% ( x 10)
    Xmas 2017 1 a Day #6 Total 34.00/365 = 9.31%
    Virtual Sealed Pot #1 Total 800/800 = 100.00%
    2 Savers Club 2016 #104 Total (1060)+386/2000 = 72.30%

    Total 17195.78/15465 = 111.18%
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