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    • stevenJcarroll
    • By stevenJcarroll 4th Aug 16, 8:46 PM
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    Selling your soul to the devil
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    • 4th Aug 16, 8:46 PM
    Selling your soul to the devil 4th Aug 16 at 8:46 PM
    I've noticed over the last few months that comments on Facebook competitions seems to be getting quite intense. What I mean is the sob stories. e.g. Comment to win a toilet roll, I have only got six months to live and I've never won anything, thanks this awesome prize so generous of you and good luck everybody. Let's not forget the photos and the emojis.

    On a serious note does any of these comments make a difference in whether you win or not???
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    • Blueyez
    • By Blueyez 12th Sep 17, 2:15 PM
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    The "Married in Michigan in March" family are back with a photo for the final day of the Mars 100DaysofPlay comp!
    • dontone
    • By dontone 12th Sep 17, 2:38 PM
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    The "Married in Michigan in March" family are back with a photo for the final day of the Mars 100DaysofPlay comp!
    Originally posted by Blueyez
    I've just seen a comp to win a trip to Michigan. I wonder if they'll enter to see the 'wonderful son'
    And then they if they win, they can go on FB with lots of new photos.....
    Just saying
    Be Lucky
    BEST EVER WINS WON IN ORDER (so far) = Sony Camcorder, 32" lcd telly, micro ipod hifi, Ipod Nano, Playstation 3, Andrex Jackpup, Holiday to USA, nintendo wii, Liverpool vs Everton tickets, £250 Reward Your thirst, £500 Pepsi, p&o rotterdam trip, perfume hamper, Dr Who stamp set, steam cleaner.

    comping = nowt more thrillin' than winnin'
    • Blueyez
    • By Blueyez 12th Sep 17, 3:38 PM
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    I've just seen a comp to win a trip to Michigan. I wonder if they'll enter to see the 'wonderful son'
    And then they if they win, they can go on FB with lots of new photos.....
    Just saying
    Be Lucky
    Originally posted by dontone


    Oh Lord, no! Although I imagine the sob story would win them the prize" We would love to win this prize! Our dear dear wonderful son, married the love of his life this March in Michigan and we would love to surprise him with a visit! We were so sad to leave after the wedding was over, such lovely people! tagging the wife/Husband , fingers crossed, 'insert photo of son proposing to the love of his life' If I remember correctly, isn't he due to visit England soon?
    • dontone
    • By dontone 12th Sep 17, 3:46 PM
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    The "Married in Michigan in March" family are back with a photo for the final day of the Mars 100DaysofPlay comp!
    Originally posted by Blueyez
    It's the proposal picture. Apparently Mrs "Married in Michigan in March" Mam has broken her tablet........MEH!! tell us owt.
    Be lucky
    BEST EVER WINS WON IN ORDER (so far) = Sony Camcorder, 32" lcd telly, micro ipod hifi, Ipod Nano, Playstation 3, Andrex Jackpup, Holiday to USA, nintendo wii, Liverpool vs Everton tickets, £250 Reward Your thirst, £500 Pepsi, p&o rotterdam trip, perfume hamper, Dr Who stamp set, steam cleaner.

    comping = nowt more thrillin' than winnin'
    • Gigervamp
    • By Gigervamp 12th Sep 17, 3:57 PM
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    Oh Lord, no! Although I imagine the sob story would win them the prize" We would love to win this prize! Our dear dear wonderful son, married the love of his life this March in Michigan and we would love to surprise him with a visit! We were so sad to leave after the wedding was over, such lovely people! tagging the wife/Husband , fingers crossed, 'insert photo of son proposing to the love of his life' If I remember correctly, isn't he due to visit England soon?
    Originally posted by Blueyez
    I wonder if son moved to Michigan hoping he wouldn't have to see his parents very often?
    • GeeBee38
    • By GeeBee38 12th Sep 17, 10:22 PM
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    Just seen the "Married in Michigan in March" person for the first time, he's a lot older than i thought, he looks around the same age as my dad, I've yet to see the mum of 8 you all mention
    Last edited by GeeBee38; 12-09-2017 at 10:24 PM.
    • dontone
    • By dontone 13th Sep 17, 1:37 PM
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    Just seen the "Married in Michigan in March" person for the first time, he's a lot older than i thought, he looks around the same age as my dad, I've yet to see the mum of 8 you all mention
    Originally posted by GeeBee38
    The Mam with lots of kids has just popped up on a magazine comp for a poetry book. She isn't hard to find, lots of kids emoji's, etc.
    Tbh, I actually don't mind that as much as the 'Wot (ugh!) a lovely generous prize, etc, etc, etc'. *yawn* And Michigan Mam & Dad.
    Text speak gets right on my nerves. it's 'What' not 'Wot' yuck!!
    Rant over
    Be Lucky
    BEST EVER WINS WON IN ORDER (so far) = Sony Camcorder, 32" lcd telly, micro ipod hifi, Ipod Nano, Playstation 3, Andrex Jackpup, Holiday to USA, nintendo wii, Liverpool vs Everton tickets, £250 Reward Your thirst, £500 Pepsi, p&o rotterdam trip, perfume hamper, Dr Who stamp set, steam cleaner.

    comping = nowt more thrillin' than winnin'
    • strawberri_shortcake
    • By strawberri_shortcake 15th Sep 17, 10:54 AM
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    I've had to block so many people for the sake of my blood pressure. I think Rockstar Mum will have to be next.
    Why do mice have such small balls?
    Because so few of them can dance.

    • smitchy73
    • By smitchy73 15th Sep 17, 12:55 PM
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    Loving this thread, did anyone notice the stories on the National Lottery comp on Facebook yesterday? One guy his dad needs help with his critical illness - tennis elbow!! Then everyone started taking the proverbial out of it, even though one word was all that was required, lol.
    2015/16 - £200 High Street Vouchers/Vodafone Prize pack+Beats Headphones(£600)
    Thanks to all the comp posters.
    • Clotilde
    • By Clotilde 15th Sep 17, 1:55 PM
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    This thread is a real hoot! I don't enter very much on FB, so only came across Norman Bates yesterday. Wish I hadn't just taken a drink of tea. It went everywhere!!
    Just saw one where a grown woman said she wanted to be the "winner winner chicken dinner" ,lots of rainbows and unicorns... Maybe it's a 5 yr old who's hijacked the mother's FB.
    • serenity2012
    • By serenity2012 23rd Sep 17, 8:21 PM
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    So the latest thing I've noticed is people commenting lots of time on the same post to try and get mulitple entries, when the comp doesn't say this is allowed. https://www.facebook.com/prizequestar/posts/306717019800252

    Also noticed on instagram I get tagged by people on comps I have already entered, and notice that they tag everyone who is already entered to get more entries. I block these people.

    So sad, to see such desperation and unsporting behaviour imo.
    Originally posted by hdh74
    All AO fb comps are multiple entry. You can enter 1000 times if you can be bothered lol
    August-September 2017: Lots of stuff
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