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    • bell
    • By bell 18th Oct 16, 5:19 PM
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    I might have won... but
    • #1
    • 18th Oct 16, 5:19 PM
    I might have won... but 18th Oct 16 at 5:19 PM
    I just got an email from Diane Lynham at Smooth telling me I had won flights to Singapore and Manchester Airport would be in touch.

    Email looks pretty genuine.

    The only thing is, I have been an active comper for about a year, and certainly don't remember an off the cuff entry at any point recently (it's possible I guess)

    There is a comp in Game Over for this prize, but I haven't ticked it (though it was around the time I was last active). Also a year seems a very long time to get around to awarding a prize!

    Guess I'll get in touch with Diane for further info *fingers crossed*
    Total Value of wins in 2009: £900 appox. 2010: £730

    Wins 2011: Carlisle Utd Tickets (twice!), Baby Food Hamper, Straighteners, Chugginton Toy
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    • toniq
    • By toniq 18th Oct 16, 5:21 PM
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    • #2
    • 18th Oct 16, 5:21 PM
    • #2
    • 18th Oct 16, 5:21 PM
    There was a recent comp as I saw it mentioned on twitter, recent as in last few weeks.
    HAPPY HAPPY JOY JOY!! HAPPY HAPPY JOY! HAPPY HAPPY JOY JOY!! HAPPY HAPPY JOY!

    • bell
    • By bell 18th Oct 16, 5:36 PM
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    • #3
    • 18th Oct 16, 5:36 PM
    • #3
    • 18th Oct 16, 5:36 PM
    Did a Twitter search but couldn't find anything.
    Total Value of wins in 2009: £900 appox. 2010: £730

    Wins 2011: Carlisle Utd Tickets (twice!), Baby Food Hamper, Straighteners, Chugginton Toy
    • Misslayed
    • By Misslayed 18th Oct 16, 5:37 PM
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    • #4
    • 18th Oct 16, 5:37 PM
    • #4
    • 18th Oct 16, 5:37 PM
    Fingers crossed for you that they're just reeeeeeeeaaaaaaally slow?
    • bell
    • By bell 18th Oct 16, 5:45 PM
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    • #5
    • 18th Oct 16, 5:45 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 5:45 PM
    Weird one. I've emailed to ask when/where this comp is from anyway.
    Total Value of wins in 2009: £900 appox. 2010: £730

    Wins 2011: Carlisle Utd Tickets (twice!), Baby Food Hamper, Straighteners, Chugginton Toy
    • toniq
    • By toniq 18th Oct 16, 5:51 PM
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    • #6
    • 18th Oct 16, 5:51 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 5:51 PM
    I just did a quick search and couldn't find but often they delete comps after they are over to stop entries still pouring in.

    well done x
    HAPPY HAPPY JOY JOY!! HAPPY HAPPY JOY! HAPPY HAPPY JOY JOY!! HAPPY HAPPY JOY!

    • DynasticDux
    • By DynasticDux 18th Oct 16, 6:08 PM
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    • #7
    • 18th Oct 16, 6:08 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 6:08 PM
    Hmmm, yea - comp ended 11th October 2015

    http://www.smoothradio.com/northwest/competitions-offers/singapore-airlines-flights/
    • 2013yearofthehouse
    • By 2013yearofthehouse 18th Oct 16, 6:20 PM
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    • #8
    • 18th Oct 16, 6:20 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 6:20 PM
    Is it possible you won this comp?

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5532359&highlight=singapore+smoot h

    It only ended 9 days ago. I know it's a trip to Houston, but the flights are with Singapore Airlines from Manchester Airport. Perhaps just a bit of a mix up with the wording in the winning email or crossed wires between Diane and a colleague?
    • Misslayed
    • By Misslayed 18th Oct 16, 6:29 PM
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    • #9
    • 18th Oct 16, 6:29 PM
    • #9
    • 18th Oct 16, 6:29 PM
    Is it possible you won this comp?

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5532359&highlight=singapore+smoot h

    It only ended 9 days ago. I know it's a trip to Houston, but the flights are with Singapore Airlines from Manchester Airport. Perhaps just a bit of a mix up with the wording in the winning email or crossed wires between Diane and a colleague?
    Originally posted by 2013yearofthehouse
    I really hope you're right!
    • grannybiker
    • By grannybiker 18th Oct 16, 8:31 PM
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    Is it possible you won this comp?

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5532359&highlight=singapore+smoot h

    It only ended 9 days ago. I know it's a trip to Houston, but the flights are with Singapore Airlines from Manchester Airport. Perhaps just a bit of a mix up with the wording in the winning email or crossed wires between Diane and a colleague?
    Originally posted by 2013yearofthehouse

    Wow Well done!
    And a huge "Hurrah!" to those who played detective
    Worse things will have happened in the world today...
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    • bell
    • By bell 18th Oct 16, 9:09 PM
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    I define didn't enter that one. As I said it's almost a year since I've actively comped on here
    Total Value of wins in 2009: £900 appox. 2010: £730

    Wins 2011: Carlisle Utd Tickets (twice!), Baby Food Hamper, Straighteners, Chugginton Toy
    • Helga14
    • By Helga14 18th Oct 16, 9:13 PM
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    Well fingers crossed you do win something really good. Flights are always a win to me.
    Wins in 2016 Film screening and afternoon tea, champagne, meals at four restaurants, £100 Amazon voucher, £200 hotels.com voucher, £1000 DFS voucher, leather wallet, trip to Eurodisney in Paris, trip to Savannah, USA and a trip to Hong Kong with £1000 spending money!
    • 2013yearofthehouse
    • By 2013yearofthehouse 18th Oct 16, 9:32 PM
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    The only thing is, I have been an active comper for about a year, and certainly don't remember an off the cuff entry at any point recently (it's possible I guess)
    Originally posted by bell
    I guess you meant "I haven't" rather than "I have"?

    I define didn't enter that one. As I said it's almost a year since I've actively comped on here
    Originally posted by bell
    Sorry, thought you meant you had been an active comper for the last year (and the "off the cuff entry" was referring to a comp not listed on MSE, rather than that you hadn't been entering comps at all), starting around this time last year, hence the possibility of the comp from Oct 2015, so I went looking for comps entered more recently and found the Houston one Shame, because it looked like a great trip! Fingers crossed it's something else fab
    Last edited by 2013yearofthehouse; 18-10-2016 at 9:36 PM.
    • Misslayed
    • By Misslayed 21st Oct 16, 9:48 AM
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    Did you solve the mystery?
    • bell
    • By bell 31st Oct 16, 1:23 PM
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    Nope.

    I've emailed the lady twice, but she hasn't responded. I have also yet to recieve contact from Manchester Airport either.

    I may email further up the chain at Smooth if nothing materialises soon.

    All very strange.
    Total Value of wins in 2009: £900 appox. 2010: £730

    Wins 2011: Carlisle Utd Tickets (twice!), Baby Food Hamper, Straighteners, Chugginton Toy
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