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    • Sue-UU
    • By Sue-UU 4th Nov 16, 12:10 AM
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    Sue-UU
    "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 = £870.48Grand 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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    • 32b3in2013
    • By 32b3in2013 24th Sep 17, 7:09 PM
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    32b3in2013
    Evening

    £4.20 potted today.

    32b3
    SPC9 #125 - £816.85 SPC10 -£405 banked so far
    Jan 17 NSD - 1/15

    CCC 2017 #24 - £116/£300
    • KONG
    • By KONG 25th Sep 17, 11:05 AM
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    KONG
    Potted 1.29£ today.
    "Sealed Pot Challenge" Member No. 938
    "Virtual Sealed Pot Challenge 2011" Member No. 7
    • mrs-moneypenny
    • By mrs-moneypenny 25th Sep 17, 2:55 PM
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    mrs-moneypenny
    Had to smile at the carboot on Sunday, a lady was selling two of those pot teramundi style money boxes, she said she wanted a pound each as she was sure she'd put a £1 con in each to shaft them off then her kids hadn't bothered with them. I didn't haggle as she said the coin was in them and they both rattled so I paid the £2 and took them both thinking they'd come in for another year. Got home and decided to use a plastic store card to wriggle the coins out as if they did contain any they'd be old style ones. Each pot contained £3! A £1 and a £2 coin in each pot so in total I'm £4 in profit. I'll change the coins to new ones and repot them in this years tin.

    So £24 potted this week
    grocery challenge August budget £400 spent £
    SPC~10 No100 : : X4 £2,700o/t fund so far
    read your books challenge-currently on the Kings curse
    xstitch challenge 63 Celtic Christmas
    17in 2017 challenge 3/17
    • 32b3in2013
    • By 32b3in2013 25th Sep 17, 8:36 PM
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    32b3in2013
    Evening

    £10.36 potted today.

    32b3
    SPC9 #125 - £816.85 SPC10 -£405 banked so far
    Jan 17 NSD - 1/15

    CCC 2017 #24 - £116/£300
    • TheCatsandDogsMother
    • By TheCatsandDogsMother 25th Sep 17, 11:18 PM
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    TheCatsandDogsMother
    Hi everyone

    I've managed to put about $1000 in my pot, it would have been more but I went to the show for the first time and had a lot of fun. It's nice knowing that I'm not just wasting the money that would have went on my credit card. This way it will go towards something useful.
    Number 495
    • Sue-UU
    • By Sue-UU 26th Sep 17, 3:34 PM
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    Sue-UU
    So sorry to be so long folks, not been at all well
    Hello at last Sealed Potters!! I do hope everyone is well. I haven't been at all well lately, in fact I've been quite rough. I've had so many epileptic seizures, and as they calmed down.. I had terrible pains with one of my molar teeth, I've had many problems with it recently but this time it was severe and I had to have a root canal fitting!! It was so very painful and I'm sure it was that which started another bout of seizures! Dentist told me it would be about 3 days to calm down - the gum area did but the actual tooth was and still is agony to touch, eat with or...clean! Back again yesterday and apparently I've got an abscess underneath it!!! I'm on strong antibiotics and really hope they soon kick in. Add to all that, the birth of our FIRST GREAT GRANDCHILD is imminent!!!! DGD has been induced but has been sent down town by hospital staff to try to speed the process up!!!!! She's with her DH and my DD but I'm shocked as I thought they would have needed to be monitoring her!

    Well that's my news and the reasons why I haven't been here on SPC with you, sorry folks but I just couldn't think of it.

    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.

    I see some amazing saving has been going on by you all, excellent work!!

    What a holiday you had, siju!!! I thought you'd gone to France, but no, cruising around the Baltics - it sounds fantastic and I'm delighted for you...

    ...you too in, was it Bulgaria, 32b3?!! I'd imagine it was amazing but a real shame you had to go down with a cold.

    So pleased you also had a great holiday, Westie!!! Sorry but I just can't remember where to now!

    Well done with your gains mrs-moneypenny!! A very lucky pot perhaps!! <= The 2 pots of course.

    BTW Hubby was given new 2 of the new plastic £10ers yesterday and there as 'orrible as the £5ers!!!!

    I'll be back with you all just as soon as I'm able - in the meantime - SAVE WELL AS WE'RE SOOOOO CLOSE!!!!!!! See you all soon.


    Enjoy a great week, folks. ..... feed your pots so very 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; 26-09-2017 at 3:36 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 = £870.48Grand 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!!!

    • DreamerHelen
    • By DreamerHelen 26th Sep 17, 11:56 PM
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    DreamerHelen
    *Slowly Hobbling Back In*....

    I have missed you ALL so much!! I'm afraid things have been hugely up and down this Year again....fortunately *touch wood* no deaths this Year but still very difficult with finances and mostly with health problems....work has also been up and down but very much up at the moment...and I'm trying to build up my Private Practice...that's going slowly....

    Still...I'm alive and relatively well....my Family are doing well....and I'm happy....although somewhat busy right now...but that's not a bad thing at all!

    Sue...I'm so sorry to hear about your Bereavement and about the recent troubles with your health...please don't worry about us AT ALL...come back when you are able....Thinking of you at this tough time... xXx

    Jakes-Mum....It sounds like you had an awesome Holiday...I've booked to go to Disneyworld and Universal in December next Year....And I cannot wait!! Did you do Universal as well? I am so looking forward to the Harry Potter stuff that they have there now....

    WELCOME to all our newest Members...and *Hugs* to anyone that is sick or hurting in some way....It will get better....

    I've been Potting....although had to dip in earlier in the Year....I think things will stay put now though...And hopefully I can add some more in the next couple of months before we open....

    I have a Trip to Disneyland Paris booked for Halloween...CAN'T wait!! Just for a couple of days....but to be honest I so need the break....And I know it will be wonderful....

    Anyway...I hope you are all well...I will try and Pop in more often xXx
    Committed To Paying Off My Debts AND Saving
    3-6 Month Emergency Fund #1 £25/£6000
    General £1000 Emergency Fund #13 £15/£1000
    MSE Sealed Pot Challenge #089 - Stars from SueUU x23
    • 32b3in2013
    • By 32b3in2013 27th Sep 17, 7:55 PM
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    32b3in2013
    Evening

    Hi DreamerHelen, welcome back its good to hear from you.

    Sorry to hear about your ill health again Sue, look after yourself xx

    £2.00 opted today.

    32b3
    SPC9 #125 - £816.85 SPC10 -£405 banked so far
    Jan 17 NSD - 1/15

    CCC 2017 #24 - £116/£300
    • 32b3in2013
    • By 32b3in2013 28th Sep 17, 9:48 PM
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    32b3in2013
    Evening

    £1.05 potted today.

    32b3
    SPC9 #125 - £816.85 SPC10 -£405 banked so far
    Jan 17 NSD - 1/15

    CCC 2017 #24 - £116/£300
    • Lost2
    • By Lost2 29th Sep 17, 7:56 AM
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    Lost2
    morning all sorry to read you haven't been feeling to well Sue


    I have potted £66.46 this month

    Take care all
    Sealed Pot Number 262009..£950.50 2010..£256 2011..£526 2012..£548.80 2013..£758.882014..£510 2015...£604.782016...£704.50 2017...

    SwagBucks £730
    • Chutney86
    • By Chutney86 30th Sep 17, 7:54 AM
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    Chutney86
    £2.25 potted for me today
    SPC #23 - 2015 = £319.60 / 2016 = £315.50
    MFW #93 - 2017 = £1645.63/£1900
    MFiT-T4 #28
    • cozicup
    • By cozicup 1st Oct 17, 9:26 AM
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    cozicup
    I'd like to join. Got so many big things to save for!
    Newly Engaged! 1/09/2017
    • MrsShazbat
    • By MrsShazbat 1st Oct 17, 10:05 PM
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    MrsShazbat
    No £2s to report (although I think there's a couple in my purse) but my Quidco notifications went mad this evening and I got 5 cashback confirmations in a row. So my total for the year has rocketed up to £97.65 almost £100 on last year's total!! I've also got some money to come from eB*y and last week I got a PPI/commission cheque for £481.44
    PAYDBX 2017 #71 £2352.41 / £3053.49 * Xmas 2017 #8 £465.53 / £365 * (2016 £424.32 / £366)
    * SPCNo.10 #66 (SPCNo.9 £442.64 inc Quidco to 2/11/16 £138.92 *
    • 32b3in2013
    • By 32b3in2013 1st Oct 17, 10:59 PM
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    32b3in2013
    I'd like to join. Got so many big things to save for!
    Originally posted by cozicup
    Hi and welcome

    Sue will be along to give you a number but have a look at the first post on page 1 to get you started.

    £1.20 potted today.

    32b3
    SPC9 #125 - £816.85 SPC10 -£405 banked so far
    Jan 17 NSD - 1/15

    CCC 2017 #24 - £116/£300
    • siju
    • By siju 2nd Oct 17, 12:44 PM
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    siju
    Happy Monday Potters

    Flying visit - I have £3.48 to put in my pot today

    Have a lovely week x
    SPC 9 - #192
    Totals: 2014 - £264.51 2015 - £207.50 2016 - £396.79
    • jakes-mum
    • By jakes-mum 2nd Oct 17, 1:00 PM
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    jakes-mum
    Morning Pottersssssssssssssssssssss

    Welcome back DreamerHelen we only did Disney as we felt doing both would be too much for us on a first visit, and with how much we did whilst over there we are absolutely positive we made the right choice! It was so totally amazing though and I am already desperate to go back again, can't stop myself checking the flight costs every so often We definitely need to do Universal next time though as we've come back and Miss Lily has suddenly become obsessed with Harry Potter (takes after her mum that one does ) she's quite often found sat on my bed using her Captain Phasma starwars cape as a wizards robe shouting 'expelliarmus' at the TV whilst watching one of the films she's currently on film 3 and i'm trying to get her to read the books but am currently getting moaned at about how looooooooong they are *rolls eyes*. I have told her all about Olivanders though so she keeps mentioning our need to go (we'd better get to Olivanders first thing when we go back as she really wants him to choose her )

    Ooooo Mrs Shazbat go you with your quidco! Mine just seems to sit there and sit there and sit there not confirming I have £105 tracking and some of that is from the beggining of last year

    Welcome to the gang Cozicup get thee a lovely sealed pot and start chucking your change in there! Sue our sargeant major, will be along soon to give you your very own one of a kind number to be loved and cherished and displayed proudly on your siggy Take a sneaky peek at the first post as it contains lots of very useful information about what we do, what you can include in your pot money and im pretty sure it says i'm awesome as well so it must all be true
    Don't forget to pop in and tell us when you pot some pennies as we love to know how people are doing

    How have I been doing potting wise . . . I have no ruddy idea! I know I chucked some money in the pots but I can't remember what it was, what coins, nowt soooooo, I declare an unknown amount of money in the pot last week I do have over £200 in my paypal right now though from my trusty fleabay / fb sales still got stuff to get rid of so im being good and leaving it there until I have to take it out and pot it

    EDIT: Ooooo Ooooo Ooooo! forgot to say paid off the last £630 of the holiday spends on friday from the SPC savings so will update my siggy, but that now brings my total to £2840 saved so far this year just think what next year will be like with all saving and no Disney
    Last edited by jakes-mum; 02-10-2017 at 2:06 PM.
    SPC No 002 SPC(3) £285/£250 (4) £519.84/£500 (5) £768.32/£500 (6) £911.30/£600 (7) £913.23/£600 (8) £1184.82/£750 (9) £2864.04/£750 (10) £2840/£1000
    Total Wins Of 2012 = £3015.03 Wins Of 2013 = £4427.11 Wins of 2014 = £2361.97 Wins of 2015 = £1754.90 Wins of 2016 £267.98 Wins of 2017 £25
    • SeekingFlight
    • By SeekingFlight 2nd Oct 17, 1:47 PM
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    SeekingFlight
    Right spent half my September £1 stash but have £18 to drop in the pot i will be dropping those in there. this eve.

    Go potters go potter inferno....
    September make £5 a day £93.07/£150 October make £5 a day £33.41/£150
    SPC Member 581 - 2107

    "Remember not to do too many things at once" said me to herself.
    • mummytummy
    • By mummytummy 2nd Oct 17, 3:19 PM
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    mummytummy
    #11 reporting that due to going on holiday at the end of the week I have counted up my pot (don't like to leave money in the house), will post as usual on declaration day which isn't that far away now - 30 Days
    Sealed Pot Challenge No.10 (2017) #11 ( from Sue-UU = 20) Save 12K in 2017 #17 MFiT-T4 #62 (51.64% saved) P.Bonds (started 03/10/17) £200
    • 32b3in2013
    • By 32b3in2013 2nd Oct 17, 8:46 PM
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    32b3in2013
    Evening

    £4.20 potted today

    32b3
    SPC9 #125 - £816.85 SPC10 -£405 banked so far
    Jan 17 NSD - 1/15

    CCC 2017 #24 - £116/£300
    • Saver-upper
    • By Saver-upper 2nd Oct 17, 11:23 PM
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    Saver-upper
    Ooooohhh,not long to go nowwwwwwwwww!! This year has gone so very fast.
    When I received my first new (polymer) £10 note in my change the other day,I almost immediately had to spend it (on petrol.To get home.Home without pushing the car ).
    So when I received a £10 note today,I raced home to put it in my pot before anyone else thought of something I needed to spend it on .
    Also to say,I pottted £1.61 one day last week when I was tidying up.
    Good luck with the final push,everyone .
    Roadkill Rebel #14,2016:£35.50 £12,000in2016 #82=£3163
    SPC #155 x 7.SPC7=£751.10 SPC8=£651.04 SPC9=£843.00
    Pinecone £289,Valued Opinions £10.50,Grocery Challenge June 17: £50.68/250




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