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    • dontone
    • By dontone 14th Oct 16, 2:15 PM
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    Increase in number of phone calls.
    • #1
    • 14th Oct 16, 2:15 PM
    Increase in number of phone calls. 14th Oct 16 at 2:15 PM
    Afternoon peeps.

    Has anybody else suddenly had a rise in calls on their mobile/comping phones in the last couple of days? My mobile hardly ever rings (I ain't that popular lol) but I've had 4 in the last 2 days.
    Numbers are

    08432891083 - some holiday firm called yesterday (CLC?) - blocked the number

    08000319706 - might be the same place as above 'cos they said they'd ring me back around 5ish, and this came up.

    And today I've had -

    07513 610348 - which is another one of those automated 'you've won either an ipad or £500' aaarrrrghhhhhhh!!!

    And just now -

    08452863089 - which I can't find any info on. Someone please enlightened me, Ta.

    Anyway, it's getting annoying. Anybody else getting them as constantly as me? (a winning call would be spiffing btw)

    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'
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    • Ms Dee
    • By Ms Dee 14th Oct 16, 2:24 PM
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    • #2
    • 14th Oct 16, 2:24 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 2:24 PM
    I haven't.

    A lot of competitions have the phone number as an optional entry and not required, so I don't tend to fill it in.

    I also look closely for tick boxes and make sure I'm not signing up for marketing or anything.

    You can also join the TPS for free which usually stops or helps stop unwanted calls.
    Thank you to everyone who posts competitions and good luck to everyone who enters.

    Winter Wishes
    • dontone
    • By dontone 14th Oct 16, 2:37 PM
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    • #3
    • 14th Oct 16, 2:37 PM
    • #3
    • 14th Oct 16, 2:37 PM
    I haven't.

    A lot of competitions have the phone number as an optional entry and not required, so I don't tend to fill it in.

    I also look closely for tick boxes and make sure I'm not signing up for marketing or anything.

    You can also join the TPS for free which usually stops or helps stop unwanted calls.
    Originally posted by Ms Dee
    Hiya.

    I do that as well with the tick boxes, and I don't fill the number bit in unless I have to. It's like they've just picked on me for some reason.
    It's even more annoying the one that goes 'ipad/£500' 'cos every time I block the number, they call from a different one.
    I hope they get bored eventually.
    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'
    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 14th Oct 16, 3:00 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 3:00 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 3:00 PM
    If you entered this one they could be related to it

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5521722
    • thingamaBob
    • By thingamaBob 14th Oct 16, 5:16 PM
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    • #5
    • 14th Oct 16, 5:16 PM
    • #5
    • 14th Oct 16, 5:16 PM
    Afternoon peeps.

    Has anybody else suddenly had a rise in calls on their mobile/comping phones in the last couple of days? My mobile hardly ever rings (I ain't that popular lol) but I've had 4 in the last 2 days.
    Numbers are

    08432891083 - some holiday firm called yesterday (CLC?) - blocked the number

    08000319706 - might be the same place as above 'cos they said they'd ring me back around 5ish, and this came up.

    And today I've had -

    07513 610348 - which is another one of those automated 'you've won either an ipad or £500' aaarrrrghhhhhhh!!!

    And just now -

    08452863089 - which I can't find any info on. Someone please enlightened me, Ta.

    Anyway, it's getting annoying. Anybody else getting them as constantly as me? (a winning call would be spiffing btw)

    Be Lucky
    Originally posted by dontone
    Yes, I've been getting loads recently including the ones you mention but not the 0845. BUT, I've been getting them on a phone that I don't use for comping, only had a couple on my comping phone.
    Bob

    An inch of time is an inch of gold, but you cannot buy that inch of time with an inch of gold.
    • dontone
    • By dontone 14th Oct 16, 5:25 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 5:25 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 5:25 PM
    Yes, I've been getting loads recently including the ones you mention but not the 0845. BUT, I've been getting them on a phone that I don't use for comping, only had a couple on my comping phone.
    Originally posted by thingamaBob
    Hiya

    Just had an 0207 one, which was that CLC company, Told them I wasn't interested and he was quite incredulous that I wasn't interested in a massive discount.
    That's 3 that I know of for that company, wonder how many more there is?
    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'
    • lottie_19
    • By lottie_19 14th Oct 16, 5:54 PM
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    • #7
    • 14th Oct 16, 5:54 PM
    • #7
    • 14th Oct 16, 5:54 PM
    I've had call today from 0845 286 3089.
    It was result of me entering Immediate Media competition. They offered me 12 issues of Radio Times for a single payment of £1.
    Wins since June 2016:
    Renshaw icing bundle, Finding Dory Game, kid's book, Vitamin D supplement, Zombie book, Gluten-free hamper, £50 Bon Marche voucher, £100 Morrisons voucher, Friendship book, £3 worth of Babybel cheese, craft fair tickets, more craft tickets,chess book Lavender toiletries, tickets to concert and pack of wool.
    • hamsterfan1
    • By hamsterfan1 14th Oct 16, 6:23 PM
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    • #8
    • 14th Oct 16, 6:23 PM
    • #8
    • 14th Oct 16, 6:23 PM
    the first two are CLC which seem to be linked to a survey
    looking forward to 27/11 I gain a son in law
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