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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.”
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    • mansey
    • By mansey 1st Dec 17, 11:52 AM
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    Is summat happening today?

    Did someone mention Advents?

    Is it December?

    Are there Advent comps on the boards?

    Can't say I've noticed any

    Definitely haven't entered any

    Oh well I suppose I should go looksie
    “I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.”
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    • Ms Dee
    • By Ms Dee 1st Dec 17, 12:58 PM
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    Ms Dee
    Just got my December win from the following
    A: 24/12 In The Night Garden Advent - By 6pm Daily

    46/50 Challenges complete.

    I still have the following to complete.
    Challenge 1 - to get £2017 worth of prizes. Currently on £1120.61
    Challenge 4 - to win something worth £500 or more.
    Challenge 5 - to win something worth £1000 or more.
    Challenge 44 - to win something beginning with Z.

    Would be nice to complete at least one more challenge before the year ends, but not holding my hopes up!
    Thank you to everyone who posts competitions and good luck to everyone who enters.

    50 Challenges 2017 - 46/50
    • mansey
    • By mansey 1st Dec 17, 1:00 PM
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    Just got my December win from the following
    A: 24/12 In The Night Garden Advent - By 6pm Daily

    46/50 Challenges complete.

    I still have the following to complete.
    Challenge 1 - to get £2017 worth of prizes. Currently on £1120.61
    Challenge 4 - to win something worth £500 or more.
    Challenge 5 - to win something worth £1000 or more.
    Challenge 44 - to win something beginning with Z.

    Would be nice to complete at least one more challenge before the year ends, but not holding my hopes up!
    Originally posted by Ms Dee
    I never even won a magnet (I don't think)
    “I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.”
    ― Billy Joel
    • Ms Dee
    • By Ms Dee 1st Dec 17, 1:03 PM
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    I never even won a magnet (I don't think)
    Originally posted by mansey
    I received a text message to confirm, after the pop up.
    That's a shame! Hopefully you'll get a better win soon.
    Thank you to everyone who posts competitions and good luck to everyone who enters.

    50 Challenges 2017 - 46/50
    • mansey
    • By mansey 1st Dec 17, 2:46 PM
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    I am on post 101 of 388....So far I have book marked 3 comps to do daily

    Bah Hum Bug
    “I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.”
    ― Billy Joel
    • mansey
    • By mansey 1st Dec 17, 4:46 PM
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    I've lost the plot

    It is impossible to comp with 2 fully grown Border Collies sitting on you

    Now I know why I comp during the night
    “I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.”
    ― Billy Joel
    • mansey
    • By mansey 2nd Dec 17, 5:10 AM
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    I fell asleep

    How the hell do you keep up with this madness if you fall asleep woman?

    5.08 am and almost quarter of the way through

    I have decided to totally ignore FB (cos I can't be chewed with the chit) if you wanna tag me feel free to do so but I won't be entering any comps there through December.

    I will be do TW and Web comps mainly for the Advents, I like to click the doors

    Good luck all
    “I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.”
    ― Billy Joel
    • I Love comps
    • By I Love comps 2nd Dec 17, 6:42 AM
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    I Love comps
    My total in the Quidco game in November was £6.40.
    I had my first win of December , some fridge magnets from in the night garden worth £7.
    Managed to mark off three more challenges.
    Mansey Hope you win something soon.
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    • lucinad
    • By lucinad 2nd Dec 17, 9:44 AM
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    had my first Decemeber win.... from the advents
    i won a kettle from brioche pasquier advent.
    50 challenge letters: ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    December wins: kettle, 20p topcashback, dahlia handbag
    • mansey
    • By mansey 2nd Dec 17, 11:53 PM
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    had my first Decemeber win.... from the advents
    i won a kettle from brioche pasquier advent.
    Originally posted by lucinad
    Coffee with a splash of Bailey's please
    “I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.”
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    • Marg2k8
    • By Marg2k8 3rd Dec 17, 8:16 AM
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    I can cross off December. Won some fridge magnets.

    • 3forholidays
    • By 3forholidays 3rd Dec 17, 3:17 PM
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    Congratulations to those who have won in December!

    I've won £10 on the people's postcode lottery so I'm claiming this as my December win.
    A good life is when you assume nothing, do more, need less, smile often, dream big, laugh a lot, and realise how blessed you are.

    SPC 10 - No 043 £520
    • Moneybot
    • By Moneybot 3rd Dec 17, 3:53 PM
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    Good afternoon all.

    I had completely forgotten how much I hate this time of year. Usually get some kind of bug; feel awful and have too much to do.

    On the upside my rituals advent calendar that I got with my John Lewis voucher is turning out to be rather good. And i may even get to 200,000 thanks by Christmas
    "The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane."
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    • mansey
    • By mansey 4th Dec 17, 4:52 PM
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    Several of the challenges for next year are repeats and will be removed and replaced with fun/simple but hard to win items if you have any ideas let me know.

    We will be playing for points next year each challenge will be worth so many points and we will see who wins at the end of the year.
    (Again if you don't like that idea shout up)

    Hopefully the challenge should be ready to view in the next couple of days, but with comping/Secret Santa's/a house that looks like a bomb has hit/2 dogs ect I am flat out here

    I was thinking about doing a challenge where you have to win an item for each letter of your name, would it be better to use your real christian name or your comping name?
    Last edited by mansey; 04-12-2017 at 4:54 PM.
    “I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.”
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    • mmm wine
    • By mmm wine 5th Dec 17, 5:02 PM
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    mmm wine
    I can officially say i have had a win every month this year!! Won a £10 M&S voucher today

    I will cross off December, no idea what else i can cross off yet as haven't updated my list for ages :/
    • mmm wine
    • By mmm wine 5th Dec 17, 5:03 PM
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    Several of the challenges for next year are repeats and will be removed and replaced with fun/simple but hard to win items if you have any ideas let me know.

    We will be playing for points next year each challenge will be worth so many points and we will see who wins at the end of the year.
    (Again if you don't like that idea shout up)

    Hopefully the challenge should be ready to view in the next couple of days, but with comping/Secret Santa's/a house that looks like a bomb has hit/2 dogs ect I am flat out here

    I was thinking about doing a challenge where you have to win an item for each letter of your name, would it be better to use your real christian name or your comping name?
    Originally posted by mansey

    Have i chosen my challenges?? i can't remember..... lol
    • mansey
    • By mansey 6th Dec 17, 5:55 PM
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    I will be posting a new thread on CCC very soon with the final list for next years challenges.

    Please copy and paste the list into your own name ready to start on January 1st 2018

    NO CHAT on the page until all have copied their posts please.
    “I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.”
    ― Billy Joel
    • Moneybot
    • By Moneybot 6th Dec 17, 6:27 PM
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    Done coz I iz so good
    "The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane."
    Marcus Aurelius
    • GPark
    • By GPark 6th Dec 17, 8:57 PM
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    GPark

    I was thinking about doing a challenge where you have to win an item for each letter of your name, would it be better to use your real christian name or your comping name?
    Originally posted by mansey
    Comping name definitely, its shorter

    Having a manic December so far, 3 kids and a puppy don't leave much time for advents. Have had a week full of Christmas concerts and kids parties. Managing around 70 a day so far, but only entering ones with decent prizes.

    I've had one advent win so far, from Uni Ball, some sort of pen set I think.

    Also had Pandemonio board game arrive today, so that'll go on my eldest's Christmas pile Its great timing as I was just moaning this morning his pile looks tiny compared to the younger two.
    November Wins:

    Get More Vitamin Drinks, Smiggle Advent Calender
    • mansey
    • By mansey 8th Dec 17, 3:56 PM
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    93 folks have entered a comp to win a postcard!!!!

    Do you think they even read what they are entering for?
    “I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.”
    ― Billy Joel
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