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    • towser44
    • By towser44 4th Oct 16, 1:07 PM
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    Before I get excited - Anyone had a Beauty Base Email?
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    • 4th Oct 16, 1:07 PM
    Before I get excited - Anyone had a Beauty Base Email? 4th Oct 16 at 1:07 PM
    Just had a really short email from Beauty Base with 'Competition Winner' in the subject and in the body it just states

    Hi (and then my name)

    Congratulations you have won the competition Win Top Designer Fragrance Collection worth £700 on the beauty base website.

    Beauty Base

    I think its from the post below, but when I've clicked through to the comp page, it says the winner would be announced on 5th October and says the winner is 'Lisa'. Don't want to get too excited in case they've emailed all entrants by mistake lol! agrance+collection
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    • 2013yearofthehouse
    • By 2013yearofthehouse 4th Oct 16, 8:33 PM
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    Me too! Didn't get the "winning" email, but did get the second one offering 10% off. Can't even get a WEM when it isn't real

    I shall write them an email expressing my utter despair at not being included in their non-winners' club and I shall suggest that the person who didn't send me one should be sacked
    Originally posted by deb2112
    Finally someone else! My mum and I don't feel quite so left out now!

    Although, my mum, like you, got the 10% follow up email.....I however, didn't even get that! Time to feel left out again!
    • stressedaah30
    • By stressedaah30 4th Oct 16, 8:43 PM
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    just read this and had got all excited ive won
    JAN WINS- pepsi tshirt,
    • tammyk
    • By tammyk 4th Oct 16, 9:15 PM
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    I got it too...shame but never mind!
    2014£1100 2015£1350 2016£3610 2017£2800 June: Kurio Tablet, £25 John Lewis, Thomas Bundle July: Doh Vinci, £10 voucher, Orchard game. Aug: Family pass Sept: book, £50 amazon, xmas eve box, £50 amazon, Go Jetters bundle, Oct: backpack, smiggle bundle Nov: book, toy box, beauty advent calendar
    • GnashaLou
    • By GnashaLou 5th Oct 16, 10:48 AM
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    Blummin' heck! I got the email yesterday, went to work absolutely buzzing and slept with a smile on my face...woke up this morning, checked my spam folder and saw the 'sorry, but here have 10% off instead' email! Boo!

    I've had a little win since starting comping a few months ago...thought I'd managed a whopper win already! Oh well, keep trying...

    (They can stick their 10% up their backside...)
    Wins in 2016
    Children's tennis ball shaped chair, cat treats, £50 Staedtler stationery bundle
    • Midnighter
    • By Midnighter 5th Oct 16, 4:50 PM
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    Lol, I got the WEM, but not the 10% off second email :-)
    Originally posted by towser44
    Same here. Maybe we should start a petition to get the person responsible sacked.... or not.
    2017 Wins: Chocolate & Love Bar, Blair Witch DVD, Tatty Devine Earrings, Signed Mariella Frostrup Book, Rose Tremain's Gustav Sonata, Bottle of Black Cow Vodka, Apple Tree Yard DVD, Murder at the Manor, Jordans Superberry Granola, Stabilo Pens & £41.60.

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    • 2013yearofthehouse
    • By 2013yearofthehouse 5th Oct 16, 7:50 PM
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    Apparently some people got the "winning" email in their inbox, but the 10% off apology ended up in their junk email - they only found it because they went looking for it, but if you didn't know about it and didn't check your junk then could still be in for a disappointment unfortunately.
    • skinnylegs
    • By skinnylegs 7th Oct 16, 3:49 PM
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    I was elated & then disappointed too!
    • superhez
    • By superhez 7th Oct 16, 5:46 PM
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    Ah just got this, was so excited, glad I saw this so I wasn't excited for too long then disappointed.
    November wins: Cardinal DVD
    • kit34
    • By kit34 8th Oct 16, 3:11 PM
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    i have just got back off my hols to this email , i wrote saying yea hah type of thing then found the comp and saw the winners name ... then decided to investigate :P .. well looks like my dry spell is still a dry spell lol , hate the up then straight back down though !!
    my name is Kit and im addicted to competitions , the what if is my driving force !!

    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 10th Oct 16, 6:55 PM
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    Everyone who entered (and "won") September's prize draw is entered automatically into two October draws - each for £500 worth of fragrances.

    • laurxa
    • By laurxa 17th Oct 16, 9:41 PM
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    Won 2 weeks ago
    Hi , I won the competition from beauty base , received an email from them congratulating me of winning it. I sent them and email back saying thank you and asking if they have my details or should i forward them my address.. I didn't receive a reply. It was 2 weeks ago when I received the email but the prize has not arrived..
    Does anybody know whether I should wait for a little more or contact them instead ?

    Also it says on their web page a completely different name under the prize I should've won..
    • ebc
    • By ebc 17th Oct 16, 9:55 PM
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    Sorry to disappoint you but beautybase mistakenly sent out a message to all comp entrants (me included!) saying that they had won.

    You probably also had a later message from them saying ...we're sorry... but for some people that message went into spam folders.

    Better luck next time!
    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 17th Oct 16, 10:30 PM
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    One of several threads

    (If it had been a real win then unless a company says otherwise delivery of a prize should be within 30 days)
    Last edited by mjm3346; 17-10-2016 at 10:32 PM.
    • laurxa
    • By laurxa 17th Oct 16, 11:39 PM
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    Oh booo , was really excited to have won over ages .. ;/
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