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    • DoctorF
    • By DoctorF 5th Oct 16, 7:07 PM
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    What's the best thing you won on an advent?
    • #1
    • 5th Oct 16, 7:07 PM
    What's the best thing you won on an advent? 5th Oct 16 at 7:07 PM
    Started Comping earlier this year.
    Excited reading about the advents, looking for some inspiration!
    What's the best thing you won?
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    • nat_85
    • By nat_85 6th Oct 16, 4:51 PM
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    I won a £500 handbag in an instant win advent 2years ago, shaped like a Christmas pudding.

    Last year I won a 6k holiday in a Xmas short lived competition!
    • LornaJaykay
    • By LornaJaykay 6th Oct 16, 6:34 PM
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    I was lucky last advents to win a Nutri-Bullet :-) It's the only thing I have won on the advents in four years mind. Hope this year for something, anything!

    I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one
    • Lauzipop
    • By Lauzipop 6th Oct 16, 7:42 PM
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    I won an iPad Mini during one of the Advents I entered.
    • dan-dan
    • By dan-dan 6th Oct 16, 9:17 PM
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    £10 Sainburys gift card
    Cosplayer and proud
    • MaineBlue
    • By MaineBlue 7th Oct 16, 12:31 AM
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    My sanity back, sometime around early January
    S Aguero (16); Y Toure (45); S Aguero (47); S Nasri (50)
    E Dzeko (1); E Dzeko (56); Y Toure (90)

    • Bobble5366
    • By Bobble5366 8th Oct 16, 11:07 AM
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    didn't win anything on advents x
    • sofieellis
    • By sofieellis 8th Oct 16, 5:29 PM
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    The first year I was comping, I spent lots of extra hours doing the Advents and won nothing, so last year I didn't bother with them hardly at all. I can't decide what to do this year.
    • gizmobenny
    • By gizmobenny 11th Oct 16, 12:14 AM
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    An all inclusive skiing holiday for 4 in the French Alps. Catered chalet, lift passes, equipment hire and lessons. Flights and transfers. Worth about 5K
    The funny thing was, I hadn't even realised this was the overall prize. I had been entering for the daily camping/outdoor prizes.
    • SherlockFan85
    • By SherlockFan85 13th Oct 16, 12:36 PM
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    £500 Westfield vouchers on the final day of their FB advent from about 3 years ago on Xmas Eve? The same day my mum won the Magic FM advent of an Xmas hamper

    For karma, I didn't win a single sausage in any advent last year.

    Speaking of sausage, my mum genuinely won a single Pepperami on Twitter the other day XD
    • SherlockFan85
    • By SherlockFan85 13th Oct 16, 12:38 PM
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    And MaineBlue's last post is on point!!!!
    • JamboDP
    • By JamboDP 13th Oct 16, 10:18 PM
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    A Fridge freezer, a couple of years ago.

    don't get excited it is not worth it.
    Last edited by JamboDP; 13-10-2016 at 10:21 PM.
    I do it just for fun and whatever I win is a bonus
    • jacwins
    • By jacwins 14th Oct 16, 10:48 PM
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    I won a spa overnight stay at Ragdale Hall in their advent. I was entering for the soft toy to put in the operation children Christmas box and didn't realise there was a main prize. It was so lovely!
    Also won a tea set from whittards advent, which I donated to a Macmillan coffee morning raffle.
    2016 Wish List: Kindle, IPOD touch, days out / holidays for the family, Blu-ray player

    Latest Win: collection of lonely planet books
    • dontone
    • By dontone 14th Oct 16, 10:56 PM
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    Best I've done is £100 of Morrisons vouchers last year.
    I don't do very well with them tbh, but some people seem to win all the time. I think this year for FB, I will take a pic of my pooch wearing a daft Christmas hat and post it on every advert I see on there. Mainly 'cos I can't be !!!!!d (and my conscience won't allow it ) with writing sob stories.
    You have all been warned.......MUHAHAHHAH
    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'
    • Donnylover
    • By Donnylover 16th Oct 16, 7:36 AM
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    First 2 or 3 years of comping I spent hours doing them religiously and won a big fat nothing!

    So now it's very hit and miss if I do any. However last year I did do a few that tickled my fancy and won the following.....

    Krispy Kreme Gold Card (24 krispy Kremes a month for a year) *
    £ 200 Toys R Us voucher
    In the Nightgarden calendar
    £ 25 W.H. Smith Voucher

    So that made me feel a bit better about advents

    * I actually don't like Krispy Kremes but my sons girlfriend was overjoyed we got 4 out of the 12 lots and then she borrowed my card and lost it So a bit of a wasted prize really

    Good Luck to everyone who loves them
    • abigailflo
    • By abigailflo 16th Oct 16, 12:29 PM
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    Won a baby package on pushchair trader advent about five years ago which included the travel system, baby rocking chair and high chair worth over £1,200.00 which was my biggest win on adverts
    • LadyMorticia
    • By LadyMorticia 16th Oct 16, 12:43 PM
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    I've only won one thing on the advents in 5 years of doing them and that was a £100 clothing voucher (to a store I can't remember the name of. Haha.) I used to do them religiously but now I have two young kids and a chronic illness so I'm just going to do whichever ones take my fancy this year.
    ♫Cast your stones. cast your judgement
    You don't make me who I am♫
    • darrellburns347
    • By darrellburns347 17th Oct 16, 3:22 PM
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    I once won a full makeover in London but I couldn't go, and it was for women (which I'm not)
    • squishylove1989
    • By squishylove1989 17th Oct 16, 5:12 PM
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    I can't wait for the advents, they get me feeling really festive. I don't always have the best of luck with them but find I have better luck with some of the form filling ones as people focus on advents so other comps get neglected. I did win a gorgeous hamper last year though, filled with deliciousy Christmas bits which I shared with the family.
    • lisylou21
    • By lisylou21 18th Oct 16, 10:30 AM
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    Last year was my first advents and I won a huge teddy from hamleys and a bundle of 30 childrens books
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