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    • mansey
    • By mansey 4th Dec 16, 8:50 PM
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    50 Challenges 2017
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    • 4th Dec 16, 8:50 PM
    50 Challenges 2017 4th Dec 16 at 8:50 PM
    NO MORE NAMES All 50 places have now been taken

    Good Luck all

    Last edited by mansey; 16-12-2016 at 10:46 PM.
    “I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.”
    ― Billy Joel
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    • Newnan
    • By Newnan 23rd Nov 17, 12:16 AM
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    Need some help ladies gizmobenny has won a raclette set.....we want to know what it is and what you do with it

    It is like a long tray with 3 candles underneath, it would take 3 hours to fry an egg
    Originally posted by mansey
    From what I remember, it's Swiss, and you use it for melting the end of a block of Swiss cheese, scraping it off onto bread, crackers or crudites, then melting some more and doing it all again, a real cheese fest
    • mansey
    • By mansey 23rd Nov 17, 12:32 AM
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    From what I remember, it's Swiss, and you use it for melting the end of a block of Swiss cheese, scraping it off onto bread, crackers or crudites, then melting some more and doing it all again, a real cheese fest
    Originally posted by Newnan
    It must take an awful long time to melt using 3 candles

    I will stick to my cheese toastie bags
    “I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.”
    ― Billy Joel
    • stefalfie11
    • By stefalfie11 23rd Nov 17, 1:37 PM
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    Need some help ladies gizmobenny has won a raclette set.....we want to know what it is and what you do with it

    It is like a long tray with 3 candles underneath, it would take 3 hours to fry an egg
    Originally posted by mansey
    These are really popular in Germany, often had them when I've been with my partners family (I have something else though because I don't like cheese ). The one that they've got is electric though and even then it takes a while to heat the little trays of food up so I can't imagine how long it would take with candles.....

    Last edited by stefalfie11; 23-11-2017 at 1:43 PM.
    50 Challenge 2017 - 47/50
    • GPark
    • By GPark 23rd Nov 17, 1:44 PM
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    I haven't been comping for almost 2 weeks

    After marching in heavy rain on Remembrance Sunday (son is a Beaver and I'm a "helper") I came down with a really bad cold, couldn't sleep for days as so wheezy whenever I led down then my youngest has been ill again too Just been too sleep deprived to comp.

    Finally feeling better though, so getting back to comping hopefully after bedtime tonight

    And just to cheer me up, I had a WEM this week, for a Smiggle Advent Calender My 10 year old will expect to receive it, but is it bad I want to keep it for myself, I'm such a big kid
    November Wins:

    Get More Vitamin Drinks, Smiggle Advent Calender
    • lucinad
    • By lucinad 27th Nov 17, 11:27 AM
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    i just won on bobs books instant christmas cracker! £10 voucher can i use it anywhere?.... hmmmm let me see nope dont think i can use it on any remaining letters
    50 challenge letters: ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    December wins: kettle, 20p topcashback, dahlia handbag, NYE at gullivers
    • stefalfie11
    • By stefalfie11 30th Nov 17, 1:44 PM
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    Just popping by on the last day of relative normality before the advents start..



    Good luck everyone



    It does feel a bit like going into battle against them! Is it too late to say I still haven't got a system set up. That's tonight's job
    50 Challenge 2017 - 47/50
    • mansey
    • By mansey 30th Nov 17, 2:46 PM
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    Just popping by on the last day of relative normality before the advents start..



    Good luck everyone



    It does feel a bit like going into battle against them! Is it too late to say I still haven't got a system set up. That's tonight's job
    Originally posted by stefalfie11
    Four or five year ago I suffered very badly with panic attacks, so badly I ended up in hospital a few times
    Now I take Beta Blockers (chill pills) to control my heart rate and to keep me calm, I am at the stage where I am so chilled I am almost horizontal!!

    Folks get themselves into such a state over the Advents and chew themselves up and give themselves more stress at the most stressful time of the year and it is pointless!!

    If you comp in your spare time, your not going to get more spare time in December to do the Advents if anything you're going to have less spare time, so something has to give if you want to do the Advents you will have to stop doing FB/TW/Daily Mags/C2Ws?

    As I said above I am at the stage that if it doesn't bother me or mine then I don't give a toss

    What gets done gets done what doesn't doesn't, bugga the comping enjoy Christmas and some family time
    “I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.”
    ― Billy Joel
    • mansey
    • By mansey 30th Nov 17, 3:11 PM
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    Well I reckon McLennan broke the comping ladies

    No one won something that flies!!
    Yes, I know Nanny won a holiday but she did not win an item that flies

    So who is December?
    And what is the Challenge?

    “I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.”
    ― Billy Joel
    • Newnan
    • By Newnan 30th Nov 17, 5:51 PM
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    Well I reckon McLennan broke the comping ladies

    No one won something that flies!!
    Yes, I know Nanny won a holiday but she did not win an item that flies

    So who is December?
    And what is the Challenge?

    Originally posted by mansey
    What about the spending money we won? That will be flying with me to Majorca

    (It all depends on your take on the word "flies" - it could just mean something that will be going on a plane, rather than something that flaps it's wings )
    • mansey
    • By mansey 30th Nov 17, 6:02 PM
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    What about the spending money we won? That will be flying with me to Majorca

    (It all depends on your take on the word "flies" - it could just mean something that will be going on a plane, rather than something that flaps it's wings )
    Originally posted by Newnan
    Ya always get a pedantic one divvent ya
    “I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.”
    ― Billy Joel
    • Newnan
    • By Newnan 30th Nov 17, 8:05 PM
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    Ya always get a pedantic one divvent ya
    Originally posted by mansey
    Yep! I was always good at splitting hairs.
    • lucinad
    • By lucinad 30th Nov 17, 8:25 PM
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    December - Ms Dee - Something wearable
    50 challenge letters: ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    December wins: kettle, 20p topcashback, dahlia handbag, NYE at gullivers
    • mansey
    • By mansey 30th Nov 17, 8:45 PM
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    December - Ms Dee - Something wearable
    Originally posted by lucinad
    Well that is very.........Open.............You lot are good at making challenges fit

    Tis funny that the biggest trier posted the next challenge
    “I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.”
    ― Billy Joel
    • mansey
    • By mansey 30th Nov 17, 9:44 PM
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    These are Farmers Wife's Challenges

    Easy: Win something to rhyme with 'tat'

    Hard: Win something you wouldn't show a Vicar


    The mind boggles with you lot
    “I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.”
    ― Billy Joel
    • lucinad
    • By lucinad 30th Nov 17, 9:54 PM
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    Hard: Win something you wouldn't show a Vicar
    Originally posted by mansey
    i read that as something you wouldnt SHOVE in a vicar! lol
    50 challenge letters: ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    December wins: kettle, 20p topcashback, dahlia handbag, NYE at gullivers
    • mansey
    • By mansey 30th Nov 17, 10:16 PM
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    Can you complete the following Competition Challenges next year?

    I have won £xxxx/£2018

    Monthly Challenges

    January Win something .. Pet related
    February Win a .. C2W prize
    MarchWin something .. Shiny
    April Win a .. Beauty product
    May Win .. Vouchers
    June Win .. Food/drink
    July Win something .. Yellow
    August Win something .. To give to charity
    September Win something .. Metal
    October Win .. Money
    November Win .. A horror DVD/Book
    December Win .. A Toy


    Easy Challenges
    Win .. Something Edible/drinkable
    Win .. Tickets to an event
    Win .. A book
    Win .. Something pleasant smelling (candle/perfume ect)
    Win .. A beauty product
    Win .. A back to school competition
    Win .. Chocolate
    Win .. A DVD/BluRay
    Win .. Something worth less than £10
    Win .. A toy
    Win .. Movie/TV/Game merchandise
    Win .. Something Battery Powered
    Win .. Something for your pet
    Win .. Something that rhymes with 'tat'
    Win .. Something blue
    Win .. Something plastic
    Win .. A Tee Shirt
    Win .. Something you could eat/drink on a picnic
    Help .. Post at least one competition per month not already posted
    Help .. If you spot something that is incorrect or missing from a post then reply to the thread or PM the OP






    Hard Challenges


    Win .. Something for your bedroom/bathroom/living room/kitchen/garden. You need to win 5 prizes to complete this challenge
    Win a prize package of 5 items or more
    Win .. High value vouchers (£1000 or more)

    Win .. A fish slice
    Win .. A mobile phone
    Win .. A laptop
    Win .. A holiday/break away/nice day out
    Win .. Something made of glass
    Win .. An Advent Calendar
    Win .. A high valued item you need for your home
    Win .. A bed
    Win .. Vouchers over £100
    Win .. A Car
    Win .. A competition with more than 10,000 entries
    Win .. Something to use or play with on a picnic
    Win .. Flowers
    Win .. Something Adult Only/XRated
    Win .. A Years supply of something
    Win .. On your birthday
    Win .. A year subscription
    Win .. Something you wouldn't show a Vicar
    Help .. Somebody else wins from a competition you posted
    Help .. Post a competition from a site that has been in existence for 6+ months but there have been no posts on MSE for the site



    Personal Challenge

    Add your own personal challenge here


    (45) I have won a FaceBook competition
    (Tell us what it was)

    (46) I have won a Twitter competition
    Vitasoya Hamper

    (47) I have won an Instant Win competiton
    I won a pen with Hobgoblin Boneyard

    (48) I have won an Effort Competition
    I entered a photo of Fizz our puppy into a competition and won her a prize with ColdNose



    (50) I have gone a whole day and entered NO competitions
    29th March


    Mansey's Extra Challenge(Just because I can)

    Win something to send to one of the bairns at Pen Pals

    I have completed 20/50 of my challenges so far this year
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    mansey
    chrissie57
    Moneybot
    stefalfie11
    becky004
    Marg2k8
    lucinad
    Ms Dee
    GPark
    bluesooz
    lisylou21
    jojogirly
    I Love comps
    mmm wine
    Blueyez
    LadyMorticia
    pate-ci0
    indie
    2013yearofthehouse
    aspella
    Donnylover
    Biker*Chick
    emmaar 22
    Mummy2 three boys
    Newnan
    3forholidays
    nelie
    purple_x
    Farmers-Wife
    Last edited by mansey; 04-12-2017 at 10:29 PM.
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    ― Billy Joel
    • mansey
    • By mansey 30th Nov 17, 10:19 PM
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    bluesooz and blueyes I need your challenges ASAP please
    “I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.”
    ― Billy Joel
    • Ms Dee
    • By Ms Dee 1st Dec 17, 10:36 AM
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    Welcoming in December by spending my morning entering competitions, I haven't entered many in the last few weeks but have been busy with them this morning.

    I hope you are all well, keeping warm, happy December everyone, may the luck be with you all!
    Thank you to everyone who posts competitions and good luck to everyone who enters.

    50 Challenges 2017 - 46/50
    • lucinad
    • By lucinad 1st Dec 17, 10:40 AM
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    good luck for December everyone.... hope everyone gets a win
    50 challenge letters: ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    December wins: kettle, 20p topcashback, dahlia handbag, NYE at gullivers
    • mansey
    • By mansey 1st Dec 17, 11:39 AM
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    December Challenge - Ms Dee

    Something wearable
    “I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.”
    ― Billy Joel
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