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    • Sue-UU
    • By Sue-UU 4th Nov 16, 12:10 AM
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    "Sealed Pot Challenge ~ 10"
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    • 4th Nov 16, 12:10 AM
    "Sealed Pot Challenge ~ 10" 4th Nov 16 at 12:10 AM
    Alright then Potters, it seems awe-inspiring that we're starting off with with "SPC "No 10"!!! Where have all the years gone since it first began! So very hard to believe that by the end of this year we'll have been going for a full decade!!!!

    For all newcomers, yes "Old Timers" too - it's so very important to please read through this entire post to see what the SPC is all about, dates for counting up and our re-opening date etc.. However, please be sure to Join the forum first in order to be able to join the challenge - if you haven't already! For ALL SPC members, please chat away on this SPC 10 thread about your conquests, money-saving ideas etc from Post 4 onward, it gives encouragement to all, including yourselves as it keeps the motivation to save far stronger.


    Hello yet again dedicated MSE Sealed Pot Savers! We're off once more with another Sealed Pot Challenge No 10. We've had 9 amazinly money-saving years, but it's all purely through the determined saving of you all - many thanks to you amazing folk who have made SPC what it is!!

    For all newcomers - a really huge heartfelt welcome! We're a terrific bunch who just adore greeting more members to the flock. Please read through the whole of this post and you'll be aware of why SPC is so special. You all settle in straight away and become part of our saving family!

    The idea is to save as much as possible throughout the following year until just before Christmas - which this year will be to open our pots on Thursday the 2nd November 2017. We save it in pots that we've pre-sealed to stop us being tempted to open them. Any spare cash can be put away, every day/week/month, whatever is best for you. If you have change left over after you've been shopping - pop it in the pot! After all why not! However small the change...the likelihood is that it won't be missed, and might otherwise have been wasted!

    Most of us put the difference in that we've been saved on special offers etc, it's all saved at the shop so it makes sense to save it in the pot to mount up!

    Below are the basics for making your pot and sealing.

    Firstly: Get yourself a pot, and remember - it doesn't need to cost much - if anything. If money's tight then use any pot for now, i.e. A sweet tin, coffee jar..extremely MSE!! Next - seal it with sellotape and be sure to make a slit in the lid, big enough for a 50p to go in, that way all coins will fit in. Later on, if you wish, you can always take advantage of finding a cheap pot in the sales after Christmas, or put one you fancy on your Christmas list! You can always buy ready sealed tins from reasonably priced shops! They're usually about a POUND from a £ store!!

    It can also be interesting and challenging to make yourself a Papier Mach! pig (or any animal) etc by using Frugaldom's recipe by clicking here then going to Post No. 597 or by going to a totally separate thread papier mach! animal here. Many thanks to Frugaldom.

    After selecting your pot, seal round the lid with sellotape or superglue if necessary. Again, be sure to make a slit in the top that is the right size for a 50p to go in! NB. If you make a Papier Mach! pot you will need to "operate" on it at the end of each challenge! Still, you can always have the pleasure of making a new one towards the end of the year, or getting the kiddies involved - if you're the daring type! The mind could run riot with what to model!

    Anyone wanting to show a picture of their pot on the thread, here are directions by jakes-mum: "Go to www.photobucket.com and create an account, click the orange 'upload' button at the top and select your picture from your computer. Once uploaded, select the picture and click 'edit' then 'resize' change the first size number to 400 and click save. On the right hand side click the link next to 'direct', come back here and click the little picture of the mountain above the reply box, delete out the http and right hand click, select paste and your link should get pasted in. When you post your reply your pic should be there and not absolutely massive". Many thanks, jakes-mum, you are a gem!

    Terrimundi pots are available in many shops and on-line, they're very attractive and another ready sealed way to save, and though the manufacturers and retailers would have you believe differently, you DO NOT need to smash them to remove your cash!! I've used mine for 9 years...and at the end of each year's (since 2009 when I graduated from a carton!) challenge, hubby and I have a whale of a time, doing things the 'old' way by tilting the pot and using a knife! Though, a few years ago DH bought a 12" steel ruler in from the shed which is thin and broad and perfect for the job. So be assured that, so long as you go carefully, you CAN use them again and again....unless you drop the darned things!! They are costly though, but this is where your Christmas list comes in handy, though always keep a look out in charity shops too!

    Regarding the Sealed Cans many of you use, apparently the best way to open the sealed tins is, rather than using a tin opener, squeeze the side of the tin, where the seam meets and you can pop the seal and tip the money out that way.

    The term roadkill = any money found on pavements, parks etc; even in car parks or on shop floors etc.

    NB. A few notes of interest.

    1/ Any money given as a gift (other than Birthdays, Christmas etc) i.e.. Inherited can not be included as savings. Likewise any money put directly into the bank cannot be counted as savings with SPC. Money from small second jobs is ok, such as cleaning for Mrs Bloggs down the road/ taking in ironing, a part-time job or anything similar is ok to be saved. Any savings saved via Christmas Clubs can also be used in your SPC Totals, it's another way of saving for Christmas after all. Money received from cashback sites such as Quidco, topcashback etc can be included in your pots. Likewise, any money made from sales on E-Bay, Facebook or similar can be saved.

    Also it's possible to include all other savings from MSE Challenges with your SPC Totals i.e. the £2 Challenge as, apparently they aren't put down on the challenge threads themselves. If you're unsure, please ask on the thread, and remember - there's no so thing as a stupid question!

    Second incomes can come in many varied and very lucrative guises and anything such as that would be unfair to other members. Mostly the SPC is a challenge to see how much we can save during the year...mostly it's relatively small amounts which are saved from wages, housekeeping, good budgeting etc. Remunerations via the letting of second homes cannot be included in the SPC.

    2/
    Whenever you're in the dilemma of "ooh should I buy that?" If you don't need it, but just want it - leave it there and pot the cash instead, you'll be much more satisfied with the accomplishment, pleased with your self-discipline too. All too often, if I go back a second time I find I didn't even like whatever it was anyway.

    3/ You can ask me to put a Target on for you to try to meet (it goes alongside your name and number on the 2nd and 3rd posts below) but it's not necessary. If you do set one, but are unable to meet it, it doesn't matter at all, at least you will have tried! A few people keep account of all they save, but most of us count what we save daily or weekly, then put it on the thread to help encourage others then we pot it and forget about it and ....wait for the surprise at the end of the year! If you're hoping for a particular amount, but still want a surprise at the end of the saving year, work out what amount you'd like and what's needed per week to achieve it - save that amount weekly/monthly as well as still putting your bits of change in without holding the amounts in your head - you're bound to come out on top that way and still get a surprise!

    Please don't worry about the amounts others save! There are such differences with jobs, wages, commitments etc so some naturally find large sums easy to save, while others of us don't. However, it's the pleasure that counts - so be happy with yours, proud too, and remember it's NOT a contest!!

    4/ Mainly SPC is a challenge to see how much we can save in a year for Christmas 2017. However, over the last 9 years we've had some members who needed theirs throughout the year for bills, and personally I'd far sooner they take the cash out for that than pay more interest or...miss a due date! You can always start again, even if it's getting later in the year, you can even include what you needed to take out, after all, you will have saved it. Whatever you need to do, don't worry about it - be happy and proud you have saved!

    5/ If you wish to save for something special, a holiday, wedding etc then please do so, just please remember to declare it on November 2nd. The most important thing, is that you are saving ...and hopefully not tempted to take it out unnecessarily. If anyone has any other queries, then please sing out...though not too loudly.....you might shatter your pot/s!

    6/ At the end of the year (or when we've saved for what we wish) count up all your money saved and declare your Total either by waiting until the declaration date - or (if you've needed your cash for other things - by putting your Total on your MSE signature to remind you to include it in your full Total; that particularly applies to those using their money for holidays etc, but PLEASE remember to return to the thread on the 2nd November to declare those Totals to me. Some members prefer not to keep too much money in the house and count theirs up every now and then to bank it, in which case they always pop the amount banked on their MSE signatures.

    7/ DO KEEP YOUR POT or POTS SAFE!! If you hide it, be sure to remember where you put it as it wouldn't be the first time that members have forgotten where they've hidden it!

    8/ "Holding Pots": To anyone concerned about putting money into their pot...then possibly needing it later in the week/month: Why not use an unsealed pot or purse as a "holding pot" and pop the money in there first each day/week/month - then, if it's not needed (for car parking costs, little Johnnies school trip etc) - put it in your Sealed pot so it stays put. Do that each week and it'll save you taking money from the bank. Discipline yourself to only take what's needed though!

    9/ "Where to take bags of cash at the end of the year?": With regards to this all important question, here's vital help from girlatplay: "I bank with Bank of Scotland and they accept as many change bags as you have, as long as you take them to the business banking counter." That is so handy for members to know, many thanks to GAP. This applies to many banks, I suspect most banks/building societies are the same if truth be known.

    10/ Members who do not return by the end of November of any year will sadly now lose their numbers as, many people who sign up to the challenge then don't bother returning! To be fair, I think a lot get swept up in the excitement of it all, but then, for one reason of another, can't or don't wish to keep it up, but that then leaves me with a long list of non savers on the list which makes things very difficult over time. Sorry folks, but any saving members won't be at all worried about this - but if those 'defaulting' (bad word, but...!) members remember then - come on back and ask for another number, they will always be be more than welcome!

    On the 2 posts below is a list of members and their numbers, always display your No on your signatures please, that makes life so much easier for me and my DH when counting up all of our Totals. In December or thereabouts I declare the Grand Total of ALL that we members have collected, what a terrific sight that is! Please declare yours savings ASAP on or close to the 2nd November, many thanks.

    Just a quiet word of warning to all those in the Cambridge area - forget ever thinking of looking for roadkill there as jakes-mum will even tackle you the ground to get to it first! Think I'm joking??

    Once again, we've just had another truly amazing year, let's keep it up and see what we can achieve this year. Good luck everyone and save well!!

    PLEASE take note everyone Thursday 2nd Nov is the closing date for 2017, the day we declare what we've saved on the thread, kindly declare your monies saved within 2 weeks of the 2nd, thank you kindly.

    Anyone wishing to join us please post on the thread to ask and I'll give you a number and an official welcome so you can join in the fun......and please do note that...time means any time of year!

    It's Never Too Late To Join Us! and You Never Need To Re-join....well, unless you stop visiting us in November! However.......you can always return to the fold and be made very welcome!

    Many thanks for reading
    , Sue x
    Last edited by Sue-UU; 04-11-2016 at 12:11 PM.
    Sealed Pot Challenge 001 My Totals = 08 £163.95 09 = £315.78 10 = £518.80 11 = £481.87 12 = £694.53 13 = £1200.20! 14 = £881 15 = £839.21 16 = £870.48 17 871.52 Grand Totals of all members (2008 uncounted) 2009 = £32.154.32! 2010 = £37.581.47! 2011 = £42.474.34! 2012 = £49.759.46! 2013 = £50.642.78! 2014 = £61.367.88!! 2015 = £52.852.06! 2016= £52, 002.40!!!

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    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 1st Sep 17, 10:41 PM
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    lynnejk
    Evening potters

    I have potted my usual weekly £10

    Had an add up and have removed £350 to go to the bank, as we are away on our holibobs in a couple of weeks, and left the shrapnel for now. I don't like leaving lots of monies in the house when it's empty. I have added the money to my signature and resealed my pot

    Hope you all have a super weekend
    Lx
    £10day..2014=3213..2015=3421..2016=3238..2017=2243....NOV=77.73/300
    GrocC..2014=2162..2015=2083..2016=2181..2017=1680....NOV=119.65/200
    Bulk buy.......NOV=21.09
    GC.NSD....2015=216....2016=213....2017=191....NOV=10/15
    SPC130x59...2014=1178...2015=1287...2016=4616...2017=3843.51
    OS WL= -4/8 ......CC =00......Savings = £10,250
    • DancingUnicorn
    • By DancingUnicorn 2nd Sep 17, 10:52 AM
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    DancingUnicorn
    Lucky old me had drinks bought for me all night by my amazing ex-colleagues! I'm potting £20 as that's the minimum I was expecting to have spent on this night out anyway.
    LBM: October 2016: £20,130 / Current: November 2017: £17,545 12.8%
    DFD: February 2024
    SPC#577
    • 32b3in2013
    • By 32b3in2013 3rd Sep 17, 5:38 PM
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    32b3in2013
    Afternoon

    £1.06 potted today.

    32b3
    SPC9 #125 - £816.85
    SPC10 #125 - £851.81
    • Sue-UU
    • By Sue-UU 4th Sep 17, 1:31 PM
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    Sue-UU
    A very happy Monday to all!
    Thanks Sue, I've added my number to my signature and have my first 14p ready to go in it's pot.
    Originally posted by debtaghh
    You're very welcome debtaghh, and well done on making a good start with saving cash in your pot!! Don't forget, every little bit helps! BTW does your username have a little German towards the end?

    Hi there SPCers! I hope you've all had a super weekend!!! Let's hope everyone has a lovely week!
    To all those members feeling poorly or who are low in spirits in any way, I do hope you all get well very very soon. Very best wishes and {{{{hugs}}}} to you all.


    Thank you very much indeed, 32b3, I was chuffed to bits. Well done with your own potting regardless of what it was, it's still safe with the rest! Great going with your other pottings!

    After a long time neglecting the pot I am pleased to say I potted £5 yesterday and hope to do the same today.
    Originally posted by squanderscouse


    You've been neglecting your pot, squanderscouse??!!!! Shocking!! Still, at least that £5er will have helped a lot. Don't forget - if you don't pot property you'll be disappointed come declaration day!!

    Very well done Chutney!

    Great potting Ant, and marvellous to hear your pots are gaining weight!! Mine too!

    Another new month for sure and Lost whizzing in with a lovely month's pottings!!! Brilliant saving!

    Well I guess if you hadn't taken advantage someone else would have had the change, DancingUnicorn!! Well done on being sensible and potting the amount you yourself could have wasted by drinking!!!!! Very wise!

    Well done on another £10er potted Lynne, and a lovely sum banked!!! Very wise not leaving that sort of cash in the house; even though your pot only has change in at the moment don't forget to hide it out of view when you go on holiday!

    Enjoy a great week, folks. ...keep those pots fed well!!!


    Sue xx

    2nd November is the opening date for 2017.

    Anyone wishing to join us, it's NEVER too late, so please just ask, you'll be made very welcome.
    Sealed Pot Challenge 001 My Totals = 08 £163.95 09 = £315.78 10 = £518.80 11 = £481.87 12 = £694.53 13 = £1200.20! 14 = £881 15 = £839.21 16 = £870.48 17 871.52 Grand Totals of all members (2008 uncounted) 2009 = £32.154.32! 2010 = £37.581.47! 2011 = £42.474.34! 2012 = £49.759.46! 2013 = £50.642.78! 2014 = £61.367.88!! 2015 = £52.852.06! 2016= £52, 002.40!!!

    • siju
    • By siju 5th Sep 17, 2:50 PM
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    siju
    Afternoon Potters

    Quick visit today - I have £6.85 to pot today Off on my holidays on Thursday so will be absent for the next 10 days.
    SPC 11 - #192
    Totals: 2014 - £264.51 2015 - £207.50 2016 - £396.79 2017 - £369.49
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 6th Sep 17, 11:06 AM
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    lynnejk
    Afternoon Potters

    Quick visit today - I have £6.85 to pot today Off on my holidays on Thursday so will be absent for the next 10 days.
    Originally posted by siju
    Hope you have a fantastic holibob
    Lx
    £10day..2014=3213..2015=3421..2016=3238..2017=2243....NOV=77.73/300
    GrocC..2014=2162..2015=2083..2016=2181..2017=1680....NOV=119.65/200
    Bulk buy.......NOV=21.09
    GC.NSD....2015=216....2016=213....2017=191....NOV=10/15
    SPC130x59...2014=1178...2015=1287...2016=4616...2017=3843.51
    OS WL= -4/8 ......CC =00......Savings = £10,250
    • siju
    • By siju 6th Sep 17, 12:46 PM
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    siju
    Thank you lynnejk

    Putting 15p in the pot today
    SPC 11 - #192
    Totals: 2014 - £264.51 2015 - £207.50 2016 - £396.79 2017 - £369.49
    • Chutney86
    • By Chutney86 6th Sep 17, 6:43 PM
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    Chutney86
    £2 potted for me today
    SPC #23 - 2015 = £319.60 / 2016 = £315.50 / 2017 = £490.75
    MFW #93 - 2017 = £1815.75/£1900
    MFiT-T4 #28
    • DancingUnicorn
    • By DancingUnicorn 6th Sep 17, 7:48 PM
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    DancingUnicorn
    74p potted today. My first in ages. I don't really know where it came from as I haven't bought anything but it wasn't lingering in my purse.
    Also my boyfriend potted some coppers from his wallet today. He's a good egg
    LBM: October 2016: £20,130 / Current: November 2017: £17,545 12.8%
    DFD: February 2024
    SPC#577
    • 32b3in2013
    • By 32b3in2013 6th Sep 17, 8:29 PM
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    32b3in2013
    Evening everyone.

    Have a lovely holiday Siju

    That must be magic money DancingUnicorn

    59p potted today.

    32b3
    Last edited by 32b3in2013; 07-09-2017 at 8:15 PM.
    SPC9 #125 - £816.85
    SPC10 #125 - £851.81
    • Frogletina
    • By Frogletina 7th Sep 17, 2:44 AM
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    Frogletina
    I've been to Waitrose twice this month because of the vouchers I've received giving me £8 off a £40 shop. I was sent 6 of these, all expiring on 10th September. There is no way I can use £240 worth of food in a month!

    I carried £40 worth of shopping back home on the bus today and my back is now aching just going to and from bus stops.

    However, I've made £16 for my sealed pot from the two visits, so mustn't grumble.

    I'm going on holiday again on 18th of this month. I'm not sure I'll need to buy much more food, apart from some fresh veg, so I'm doing ok.

    frogletina
    Not Rachmaninov
    But Nyman
    The heart asks for pleasure first

    SPC 8 #441 £1567.31 SPC 9 #441 £1014.64 SPC 10 #441 £1164.13
    • TheCatsandDogsMother
    • By TheCatsandDogsMother 7th Sep 17, 10:34 AM
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    Hi everyone
    Hopefully you are all well. I've managed to pot $400 in the last couple of weeks. I'm thinking that I might just add the money I was paying to the credit card in my pot. That way its nice and safe where I can't be tempted to spend it on things I don't need.
    Number 495
    • Sue-UU
    • By Sue-UU 8th Sep 17, 2:49 PM
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    Sue-UU
    Hello again folks! Have a wonderful weekend!!!!
    Hello again Pptters! I hope you've all had a super week!! If not that it'll be made up by a brilliant weekend!
    To all those members feeling poorly or who are low in spirits in any way, I do hope you all get well very very soon. Very best wishes and {{{{hugs}}}} to you all.


    Afternoon Potters

    Quick visit today - I have £6.85 to pot today Off on my holidays on Thursday so will be absent for the next 10 days.
    Originally posted by siju
    Well, I know you'll be at your end your destination by now, siju, but be sure to have a really wonderful time, with great weather if possible but if not then relax and enjoy it all! Excellent potting too!!

    Great work Chutney!

    Don't worry trying to work out where the cash came from, DancingUnicorn, the main thing is it's now potted along with new friends!! Very well done your BF, he's getting the gist of potting, a good egg for certain!

    Good for you too 32b3, you've never not had the gist!!!

    Excellent saving Frogletina!!!! A super sum in the pot and much of it for nowt!! A darn good job you didn't need to carry it ALL the way home, though you'd have possibly had to rethink things if it's a long way.
    No doubt we'll be seeing you before you're off on holiday again, but just in case we don't, have a wonderful time and... Relax!

    Hi everyone
    Hopefully you are all well. I've managed to pot $400 in the last couple of weeks. I'm thinking that I might just add the money I was paying to the credit card in my pot. That way its nice and safe where I can't be tempted to spend it on things I don't need.
    Originally posted by TheCatsandDogsMother


    Brilliant potting TheCatsandDogsMother!!!! A great idea to pot what you normally used to have to pay off your CC - why not!!!

    A lovely £15 in the pot and very happy with it too!!
    Our middle Grandson went back to university on Wednesday, shall really miss him... But our first Great-Grandchild is due in 9 days so really looking forward to that!!!!

    BTW, less than TWO MONTHS potting to go now!!!!!

    Here's wishing you all a fantastic weekend, folks. ...keep feeding them well!!!
    Sue xx

    2nd November is the opening date for 2017.

    Anyone wishing to join us, it's NEVER too late, so please just ask, you'll be made very welcome.
    Sealed Pot Challenge 001 My Totals = 08 £163.95 09 = £315.78 10 = £518.80 11 = £481.87 12 = £694.53 13 = £1200.20! 14 = £881 15 = £839.21 16 = £870.48 17 871.52 Grand Totals of all members (2008 uncounted) 2009 = £32.154.32! 2010 = £37.581.47! 2011 = £42.474.34! 2012 = £49.759.46! 2013 = £50.642.78! 2014 = £61.367.88!! 2015 = £52.852.06! 2016= £52, 002.40!!!

    • Frogletina
    • By Frogletina 8th Sep 17, 3:37 PM
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    Frogletina
    Frogletina!!!! A super sum in the pot and much of it for nowt!! A darn good job you didn't need to carry it ALL the way home, though you'd have possibly had to rethink things if it's a long way.

    No doubt we'll be seeing you before you're off on holiday again, but just in case we don't, have a wonderful time and... Relax!
    Originally posted by Sue-UU
    Thanks Sue

    My nearest Waitrose is five miles away, so no chance of walking back from there with shopping!

    This may be my last posting before my holiday, but you never know.

    I've been in all day as my brother was going to visit me today but he called to cancel. Probably good as he wanted to us to go out locally and explore the area where I live, which is where we grew up - and it's been rainy all day.

    We get on ok when we meet, but I can count his visits by the decade rather than the year, which is rather sad.

    He's re-arranged for next week, so fingers crossed.

    frogletina
    Not Rachmaninov
    But Nyman
    The heart asks for pleasure first

    SPC 8 #441 £1567.31 SPC 9 #441 £1014.64 SPC 10 #441 £1164.13
    • SeekingFlight
    • By SeekingFlight 8th Sep 17, 4:25 PM
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    SeekingFlight
    Hi can i join the challenge please? i'd like to start now to prepare for 2017
    [B]September make £5 a day £93.07/£150 October make £5 a day £269.18/£155, November make £5 a day £0/£150
    SPC 10 Member 581 - £102.90, SPC 11 Member - £0

    "Remember not to do too many things at once" said me to herself.
    • Sue-UU
    • By Sue-UU 8th Sep 17, 6:03 PM
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    Sue-UU
    Welcome aboard SeekingFlight!
    Hi can i join the challenge please? i'd like to start now to prepare for 2017
    Originally posted by SeekingFlight
    A very warm welcome to you SeekingFlight. It's lovely to have you with us. Have fun saving and enjoying the banter. You'll find your number (above) at the bottom of the list on the 3rd post of page 1. Please read through post 1as it'll let you know exactly what to do with the challenge. PS. We always empty our pots and declare our savings in November, please make a note of this year's date: 2nd Nov.

    Please also subscribe to the thread by clicking on "Thread Tools" (lower green bar) and clicking "Subscribe to this thread"...or you may lose us! To put your SPC No on, go to "Quick Links" (right side of top green bar), click and then click on "Edit Signature" and you're away.

    *Please pop your number on your sig, it really helps.



    My nearest Waitrose is five miles away, so no chance of walking back from there with shopping!
    by Frogletina
    Your Waitrose is about the same distance away as ours then Frogletina, definitely NO chance of hubby & I hoofing it either!
    Your Brother sounds the same as my DH's Brothers & Sisters, though they're always full of promises which they never carry out. Sadly there's only one of me "just as well at times!" says DH!!!!!!
    I really hope you have a smashing holiday doing all the things you're wanting to do... and that the weather is kind to you too.

    Have a ball.

    Here's wishing you all a super weekend, folks. ... and feed those pots super well!!!
    Sue xx

    2nd November is the opening date for 2017.

    Anyone wishing to join us, it's NEVER too late, so please just ask, you'll be made very welcome.
    Last edited by Sue-UU; 08-09-2017 at 6:05 PM.
    Sealed Pot Challenge 001 My Totals = 08 £163.95 09 = £315.78 10 = £518.80 11 = £481.87 12 = £694.53 13 = £1200.20! 14 = £881 15 = £839.21 16 = £870.48 17 871.52 Grand Totals of all members (2008 uncounted) 2009 = £32.154.32! 2010 = £37.581.47! 2011 = £42.474.34! 2012 = £49.759.46! 2013 = £50.642.78! 2014 = £61.367.88!! 2015 = £52.852.06! 2016= £52, 002.40!!!

    • Saver-upper
    • By Saver-upper 9th Sep 17, 12:43 AM
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    Saver-upper
    I am here,still potting .
    On Tuesday I potted £25 ,and when I can get up off this very comfortable sofa,I will pot a whole lot of £2 coins (£16),collected over the last few weeks.I think since SPC 10 started,I have only spent one £2 coin-the rest go into my pot .
    Roadkill Rebel #14,2016:£35.50 £12,000in2016 #82=£3163
    SPC #155 x 7.SPC7=£751.10 SPC8=£651.04 SPC9=£843.00 SPC10=£872.76
    Pinecone £292,Valued Opinions £10.50




    • AntoMac
    • By AntoMac 9th Sep 17, 9:30 PM
    • 181 Posts
    • 1,196 Thanks
    AntoMac
    A few more pounds potted this week. Maybe not potting quite enough to reach £500 target by 2 Nov but will know for sure soon enough.
    Hope everyone is well and has been enjoying the sun and the rain....and the sun....and the rain
    Sealed Pot Challenge No 46

    27/5/17 Mort 64,705 Bal Tfrs 19,040
    17/9/17 Mort 62,577 Bal Tfrs 17,602
    • SeekingFlight
    • By SeekingFlight 10th Sep 17, 10:51 AM
    • 30 Posts
    • 174 Thanks
    SeekingFlight
    Hi All,

    checking is as a newbie moved my change jar into the sealed pot to start me off a princely £7.63 plus the 96p from my purse.

    + 30p from my laundry
    Last edited by SeekingFlight; 10-09-2017 at 11:08 AM.
    [B]September make £5 a day £93.07/£150 October make £5 a day £269.18/£155, November make £5 a day £0/£150
    SPC 10 Member 581 - £102.90, SPC 11 Member - £0

    "Remember not to do too many things at once" said me to herself.
    • 32b3in2013
    • By 32b3in2013 10th Sep 17, 1:08 PM
    • 2,076 Posts
    • 18,007 Thanks
    32b3in2013
    Afternoon

    I've not potted anything yet today but just popped in to se if Jakes-mum has popped by. Hope the hurricane is not effecting you if you see this Jakes-mum.

    32b3
    SPC9 #125 - £816.85
    SPC10 #125 - £851.81
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