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    • mickey mouse
    • By mickey mouse 25th Dec 15, 9:25 AM
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    mickey mouse
    Roadkill Rebels 2016 Challenge
    • #1
    • 25th Dec 15, 9:25 AM
    Roadkill Rebels 2016 Challenge 25th Dec 15 at 9:25 AM
    Hello Roadkill Rebels,

    Welcome to the 2016 Roadkill Challenge. The purpose of this challenge is to find as much roadkill as you can every month.

    What is roadkill? Money found outside of your home and/or car - it has to be money that genuinely wasn't yours or your family's before you found it! So if you find it down the side of the sofa, it doesn't count!

    Exotic roadkill (foreign coins/notes) also count!

    We also collect wombled receipts and discarded lottery scratch-cards to see if we can make some pennies that way too, and we keep track of these earnings separately."

    Please feel free to sign up and don't forget to subscribe! Hope you find loads of roadkill this year!

    Note - we used to create a new thread every month but for 2016 we have decided to keep same thread throughout the year.

    Many thanks to Joylimited for running the 2015 challenge

    If you haven’t already, join the forum to reply!
    Last edited by mickey mouse; 27-12-2015 at 1:21 AM.
    £2 savers 2016 no:17
    Roadkill Rebel 2016 # 1 £6.71
    Wombling 2016 £328.67
    Make £2016 in 2016 £328.67
    W2S #3
    No buy unnecessary toiletries 2016 challenge UU21 IN4
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    • Raspberry Queen
    • By Raspberry Queen 20th Sep 16, 4:15 PM
    • 18 Posts
    • 14 Thanks
    Raspberry Queen
    Thank you Gem-gem
    • Bobarella
    • By Bobarella 20th Sep 16, 6:43 PM
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    Bobarella
    26p today pour moi
    £800 to pay =70% repaid
    RR 2016 #2 December £0.11 2016-£55.16 2015- £84.20)
    Wombling Free 2016#5 £2,217 2015 £1027.20
    NST December
    PAYDBX #7 £1890.53/£2,700 (70%)
    • Gem-gem
    • By Gem-gem 20th Sep 16, 10:42 PM
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    Gem-gem
    Hubby found 30p.
    10p in the car park.
    20p in the football ground.
    £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
    • Bobarella
    • By Bobarella 23rd Sep 16, 10:05 PM
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    Bobarella
    7p today
    £800 to pay =70% repaid
    RR 2016 #2 December £0.11 2016-£55.16 2015- £84.20)
    Wombling Free 2016#5 £2,217 2015 £1027.20
    NST December
    PAYDBX #7 £1890.53/£2,700 (70%)
    • Gem-gem
    • By Gem-gem 23rd Sep 16, 10:52 PM
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    Gem-gem
    29p found today
    4x 5p
    1x2p
    7x 1p
    £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 25th Sep 16, 8:35 PM
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    Gem-gem
    Yesterday I found £1.17 and hubby found a penny.
    ££3.05 so far this month.
    £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 26th Sep 16, 8:30 PM
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    Gem-gem
    Thank you Gem-gem
    Originally posted by Raspberry Queen
    You're welcome. I also find that train stations are good places. When I am at London Victoria waiting for a train I go for a wander looking under benches.
    £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 27th Sep 16, 10:48 PM
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    Gem-gem
    29p found today. 28p by hubby and a penny by me.
    £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
    • Bobarella
    • By Bobarella 28th Sep 16, 10:09 PM
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    Bobarella
    1p today.
    £800 to pay =70% repaid
    RR 2016 #2 December £0.11 2016-£55.16 2015- £84.20)
    Wombling Free 2016#5 £2,217 2015 £1027.20
    NST December
    PAYDBX #7 £1890.53/£2,700 (70%)
    • Gem-gem
    • By Gem-gem 29th Sep 16, 9:42 PM
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    Gem-gem
    1p found by hubby 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
    • Bobarella
    • By Bobarella 30th Sep 16, 8:33 AM
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    Bobarella
    1p yesterday for me.
    £800 to pay =70% repaid
    RR 2016 #2 December £0.11 2016-£55.16 2015- £84.20)
    Wombling Free 2016#5 £2,217 2015 £1027.20
    NST December
    PAYDBX #7 £1890.53/£2,700 (70%)
    • Gem-gem
    • By Gem-gem 30th Sep 16, 7:53 PM
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    Gem-gem
    £3.42 for the month.
    £36.16 for the year so far

    1's, 2's and 5's go into their pots.
    10p + gets put in to a bag until the end of 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
    • Bobarella
    • By Bobarella 30th Sep 16, 11:28 PM
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    Bobarella
    £3.23 for September
    £39.59 Year to Date
    £800 to pay =70% repaid
    RR 2016 #2 December £0.11 2016-£55.16 2015- £84.20)
    Wombling Free 2016#5 £2,217 2015 £1027.20
    NST December
    PAYDBX #7 £1890.53/£2,700 (70%)
    • Bobarella
    • By Bobarella 2nd Oct 16, 12:08 AM
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    Bobarella
    £1 nice find for first of the month.
    £800 to pay =70% repaid
    RR 2016 #2 December £0.11 2016-£55.16 2015- £84.20)
    Wombling Free 2016#5 £2,217 2015 £1027.20
    NST December
    PAYDBX #7 £1890.53/£2,700 (70%)
    • Azzzaa
    • By Azzzaa 2nd Oct 16, 11:32 AM
    • 338 Posts
    • 2,169 Thanks
    Azzzaa
    1p for me today in lidl car park after doing my shopping
    Personal loan to pay off - £20,881.47
    • Saver-upper
    • By Saver-upper 5th Oct 16, 12:01 AM
    • 1,253 Posts
    • 9,530 Thanks
    Saver-upper
    I am still here!!
    Haven't posted since June,but have definitely been road-killing.
    By end of June,I had found £16.43 in roadkill this year.
    July,found £2.23
    August,found a solitary 5p piece AND £14.02 in and around the slot machines in the games arcade at the Haven where we were staying.Arcades are fantastic for roadkill-last year I found about £15 also.
    September,I found £2.06,including my first £2 coin ever!!I was very excited with this .
    So,my finds for this year total £34.79 .
    Roadkill Rebel #14,2016:£34.79 £12,000in2016 #82=£2313
    SPC #155 x 7.SPC7=£751.10 SPC8=£651.04 SPC9=£843.00
    Pinecone £256,Valued Opinions £10.50




    • Gem-gem
    • By Gem-gem 8th Oct 16, 6:53 PM
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    Gem-gem
    Hubby has had a good week on the road kill front.
    He found £1, 5 x 50p, 20p and 2 pennies.
    £3.72 so far this month.
    £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
    • Raspberry Queen
    • By Raspberry Queen 9th Oct 16, 2:08 PM
    • 18 Posts
    • 14 Thanks
    Raspberry Queen
    You're welcome. I also find that train stations are good places. When I am at London Victoria waiting for a train I go for a wander looking under benches.
    Originally posted by Gem-gem
    Ah I see. I live in a small town so don't have many roadkill opportunities! I wondered how you were all so lucky at finding coins
    However, I did find a penny yesterday

    Also, I live in a holiday town that has arcades and slot machines. I could have a wander around there.
    • Gem-gem
    • By Gem-gem 9th Oct 16, 6:54 PM
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    Gem-gem
    Whenever we go to a holiday town I like playing on the 2p slot machines. Usually only spend my loose change. Meanwhile hubby goes round And looks for road kill. The floors can be quite a lucrative place for 2p coins

    11p found 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
    • Bobarella
    • By Bobarella 10th Oct 16, 10:44 PM
    • 7,956 Posts
    • 51,105 Thanks
    Bobarella
    Slow few days due to extreme illnesses. 5p to declare.
    £800 to pay =70% repaid
    RR 2016 #2 December £0.11 2016-£55.16 2015- £84.20)
    Wombling Free 2016#5 £2,217 2015 £1027.20
    NST December
    PAYDBX #7 £1890.53/£2,700 (70%)
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