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    • Tarfy84
    • By Tarfy84 18th Oct 16, 1:14 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 1:14 PM
    Entered>Win Ratios 18th Oct 16 at 1:14 PM
    Hey all

    I'm just curious of how many people keep track of the number of comps they enter and if they know of their entered > win ratios?

    Since May 2016 I have entered 1755 competitions without a win yet. Before that it was 3458 before a win (but I did win quite a big prize so was happy with that )

    I started comping in 2007 and I used to enter the same amount of comps (100 or so per week) and win every 8-10 weeks. So roughly the ratio of my wins was 1000/1.

    Would be interested to see what other compers ratios are and how many comps they enter per week.

    Good luck everyone

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    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 18th Oct 16, 1:59 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 1:59 PM
    Some of the previous threads (given the number of variables and the small sample size none provide statistically useful information)


    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=3807277

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5439431

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5394918


    An ongoing thread about the numbers of wins a group has had

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5383110
    • ness13
    • By ness13 18th Oct 16, 5:57 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 5:57 PM
    I don't bother counting how many comps I enter, but I do know with Dailies, Mags Dailies, postals and new comps on the main board I enter more than 100 every day (often a lot more).

    As others have said it's best to enter and forget. Good luck!
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    • Helga14
    • By Helga14 18th Oct 16, 8:15 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 8:15 PM
    I very roughly estimate i win 1 in 1000. I do about 500-1000 a week and get a win about once a week.
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    • serenity2012
    • By serenity2012 26th Oct 16, 12:45 PM
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    • 26th Oct 16, 12:45 PM
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    • 26th Oct 16, 12:45 PM
    I very roughly estimate i win 1 in 1000. I do about 500-1000 a week and get a win about once a week.
    Originally posted by Helga14
    I agree with that estimate. I enter a min of 1600 a week and win around twice a week. The amount you're entering isn't very high. You could of course still win and probably will at some point but you have less of a chance the fewer comps you enter.
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