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    • mansey
    • By mansey 4th Dec 16, 8:50 PM
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    mansey
    50 Challenges 2017
    • #1
    • 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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    • pate-ci0
    • By pate-ci0 14th Mar 17, 1:10 PM
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    pate-ci0
    Just won a Lol Goodman Band album from Older Is Wiser. March sorted.
    • mansey
    • By mansey 14th Mar 17, 1:34 PM
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    mansey
    Well done, everyone. What a clever lot you are


    I'm gutted to say that I'm bowing out of this challenge. I feel bad, especially as after Mansey chased me up I said I'd stay.


    We're nearly halfway through March and I still haven't won a solitary prize this whole year to date. That's with entering everything I can, I seem to spend every minute of my free time finding and entering comps. I used to win so much more without even trying hard IYKWIM


    I'm going to take a total break from comping, there's so much more I could usefully do with my time


    I'll possibly pop in from time to time to see how you are all doing (and depress myself even more). I wish you all the very best of luck


    Sorry to have let you down, Mansey xxx
    Originally posted by carbootcrazy
    Thanks for letting us know

    You could always join back in after a break
    I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.
    ― Billy Joel
    • Moneybot
    • By Moneybot 14th Mar 17, 5:31 PM
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    Moneybot
    I've won a spoon!

    Do you think it might be less than 1?
    Please note all references to "The Newt" are to my newt not to any other newt.


    ps Yes I know the newt is my imaginary pet newt so is in fact a made up newt and the other newt or newts might be real newts but I don't care!!!!
    • mansey
    • By mansey 14th Mar 17, 6:58 PM
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    mansey
    I've won a spoon!

    Do you think it might be less than 1?
    Originally posted by Moneybot
    It may be a solid gold spoon!!
    I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.
    ― Billy Joel
    • Moneybot
    • By Moneybot 14th Mar 17, 8:40 PM
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    Moneybot
    It may be a solid gold spoon!!
    Originally posted by mansey
    I doubt it there were 50 winners!

    Edit there were 90 winner but they are in fact limited edition golden spoons.
    Last edited by Moneybot; 14-03-2017 at 10:24 PM.
    Please note all references to "The Newt" are to my newt not to any other newt.


    ps Yes I know the newt is my imaginary pet newt so is in fact a made up newt and the other newt or newts might be real newts but I don't care!!!!
    • Ms Dee
    • By Ms Dee 15th Mar 17, 11:31 AM
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    Ms Dee
    I just had a lovely surprise...
    The post lady just bought me some beautiful Kawaii Fabrics, I've crossed off K, with A,Q,X,Z now left. I've still yet to work out the price of it but will add it later.


    UPDATE: I've added 25 to the total.
    Any Queen or X-men merchandise, I'm there! For Q and X
    Last edited by Ms Dee; 15-03-2017 at 12:48 PM.
    Thank you to everyone who posts competitions and good luck to everyone who enters.

    50 Challenges 2017 - 39/50
    • mansey
    • By mansey 15th Mar 17, 12:07 PM
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    I doubt it there were 50 winners!

    Edit there were 90 winner but they are in fact limited edition golden spoons.
    Originally posted by Moneybot
    See I told ya

    Was that with The Queen's Special K?
    I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.
    ― Billy Joel
    • Moneybot
    • By Moneybot 15th Mar 17, 1:30 PM
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    Moneybot
    See I told ya

    Was that with The Queen's Special K?
    Originally posted by mansey
    It was indeed and I won despite not posting either a sob story nor a photograph.
    Last edited by Moneybot; 16-03-2017 at 1:14 PM.
    Please note all references to "The Newt" are to my newt not to any other newt.


    ps Yes I know the newt is my imaginary pet newt so is in fact a made up newt and the other newt or newts might be real newts but I don't care!!!!
    • fraserbooks
    • By fraserbooks 15th Mar 17, 2:36 PM
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    I just won a 50.00 charity donation to a local charity. The charity shop where I help recently suffered an arson attack so it will help make up for a shortfall in funds. I posted a sob story but it was genuine!
    • pate-ci0
    • By pate-ci0 15th Mar 17, 9:39 PM
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    A bottle of Lee Kum Kee Chilli Garlic Sauce + Wok Along cookbook; not quite sure which comp produced that, could have been a couple, but nice to have it arrive unexpectedly in the post.
    • I Love comps
    • By I Love comps 16th Mar 17, 9:55 PM
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    I Love comps
    I have won a beauty product to test worth 32. Cannot update challenges as have used all those letters, but I have updated amount won in money value.
    I'm a Board Guide on all of the Shopping Boards. I'm a volunteer to help the boards run smoothly, and I can move and merge threads there. Any views are my own and not the official line of moneysavingexpert.com. Board Guides are not moderators. If you spot an inappropriate or illegal post then please report it to forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com
    • mmm wine
    • By mmm wine 17th Mar 17, 4:51 PM
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    woooooo!!!! Best win of the year so far!! 100 to spend at Missguided online!! i'll decide what to cross off when i've finished dancing round the room (i hardly ever win anything worth 3 figures lol)
    • Moneybot
    • By Moneybot 17th Mar 17, 7:42 PM
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    Moneybot
    woooooo!!!! Best win of the year so far!! 100 to spend at Missguided online!! i'll decide what to cross off when i've finished dancing round the room (i hardly ever win anything worth 3 figures lol)
    Originally posted by mmm wine
    The newt says well done.

    V for voucher might be a good one to cross off.
    Please note all references to "The Newt" are to my newt not to any other newt.


    ps Yes I know the newt is my imaginary pet newt so is in fact a made up newt and the other newt or newts might be real newts but I don't care!!!!
    • Marg2k8
    • By Marg2k8 18th Mar 17, 10:12 AM
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    I had a Burts Bees lipstick turn up in the post. There was a competition where they were giving away 100 every 8 hours, so I guess it was from that one. Hopefully there will be lots more MSE winners. I am crossing off 'B' for this one.

    • mmm wine
    • By mmm wine 18th Mar 17, 3:39 PM
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    mmm wine
    The newt says well done.

    V for voucher might be a good one to cross off.
    Originally posted by Moneybot
    good thinking!! would it count as prize worth over 100?? or does it have to be more than 100?? lol x x
    • mansey
    • By mansey 18th Mar 17, 4:47 PM
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    good thinking!! would it count as prize worth over 100?? or does it have to be more than 100?? lol x x
    Originally posted by mmm wine
    The challenge says 100 or more
    I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.
    ― Billy Joel
    • mmm wine
    • By mmm wine 19th Mar 17, 10:52 AM
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    mmm wine
    The challenge says 100 or more
    Originally posted by mansey

    so it does! i really should pay more attention
    • happysaz133
    • By happysaz133 19th Mar 17, 11:21 AM
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    My friend tagged me in a comp that won, but I've given the prize to her as I wasn't really keen A pair of 35 TOMS shoes. I had never even heard of them but they've arrived and are quite smart! Still counting in in my wins though
    GOAL - win 72 prizes in 2016.
    SO FAR - 29!
    • lucinad
    • By lucinad 21st Mar 17, 9:49 PM
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    lucinad
    ok so i need something to enter than might be an easy (even if rubbish) prize!

    there are 10 days left and i havent had a win in march!
    50 challenge letters: ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    June wins: safe, thank you magnet, family charging selection, trampoline
    • mansey
    • By mansey 21st Mar 17, 9:51 PM
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    mansey
    ok so i need something to enter than might be an easy (even if rubbish) prize!

    there are 10 days left and i havent had a win in march!
    Originally posted by lucinad
    35,000 razor blades, soup, instants
    I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.
    ― Billy Joel
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