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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 14th Dec 16, 5:00 AM
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    Fall too Pieces
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    • 14th Dec 16, 5:00 AM
    Fall too Pieces 14th Dec 16 at 5:00 AM
    Hi Guys i am starting a new journal i am in the process of closing my former journal/account down.

    I will post on my former debt free diary so people know who i am soon. I recently went through a separation so things are not great at the moment.

    Alot of the guys will know me as the survey guru lol

    I will post again soon
    Last edited by Scott_Weiland; 14-12-2016 at 8:23 AM.
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    • SusieT78
    • By SusieT78 31st Aug 17, 8:12 PM
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    He is yeah, he has being really good for a 14 year old teenager ie we have being out on the bikes 4-5 times since he has arrived. He gets up sorts his own breakfast, makes me a coffee lol

    Then we go cycling mid morning the rest of the day is either now tv/netflix or xbox one. I dont mind his taste in movies is much bareable than 10 year ago.
    Originally posted by Scott_Weiland
    Just a survey update, inbetween taking turns on Halo/Batman/Forza Opinium Research has paid me £25.00 quid, I have just dropped my first 20 via circle on pa and i have just dropped £40 from one poll.

    I have updated my signature re Opinium Research it paid out really quick i was impressed 4-5 days.
    Originally posted by Scott_Weiland
    Sounds like you've had a good week!
    I'm really enjoying the PA surveys, I'm finding they're much more interesting than ones on other sites and much better paid too.
    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 31st Aug 17, 8:18 PM
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    I like them to Susie just at the moment i am getting none pa is quiet this time of year in July i was 4-5 surveys a day now i am lucky to get one.
    Debts 15981.64 total paid 2078
    Cashback Earnings YTD £166.90 Survey Earnings YTD £535.12
    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 31st Aug 17, 9:03 PM
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    Well its being a weird ish day for me and i will explain why first i get a knock at the door off a baliff at 830am. The previous tennant of the flat i live in hadnt paid any bills i dont think, i have had an abundance of red letters for him. I had to dig out id to get shot of the balliff.

    Next at 845 i get an email from one of my debts basically moaning i am making too many payments to them lol I have a debt for trusted quid which is for around 100 quid plus. Everytime i have being getting money in off surveys or cashback i have being paying it off the debit. But its being a quid here 50p there 3-4 quid here etc The company emailed me asking if it was me making the payments and why the payments were small lol

    I have never had to justify paying a debt back which was strange but if as an example i got say a random amount like £3.55 from say top cashback i would split it. Ie 1.55 off this debt, 1 quid into savings emergency fund and leave the other quid in my current account. They were ok in the end i just found it weird.

    Next i got a phone call from stepchange to do a budget review, i have put my dmp payment up around 30quid pm ��
    Debts 15981.64 total paid 2078
    Cashback Earnings YTD £166.90 Survey Earnings YTD £535.12
    • Cumbria lass
    • By Cumbria lass 31st Aug 17, 9:10 PM
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    Well they say things happen in threes !

    Any nearer returning to work or did I miss it and you are back?

    How is the driving and the bike training ?
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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 31st Aug 17, 10:06 PM
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    I am back next week i will need to check my diary but i think i am in thursday, friday then off for four nights then back in four nights.

    Re driving its going well i am doing canny i am working on getting my manoveurs upto scratch then hopefully october november it should be test time,

    Bike training i am still going out but with my son being here and being an unfit teenager i am doing at most 8-12 mile rides, i think a 40-50 would kill my son.
    Debts 15981.64 total paid 2078
    Cashback Earnings YTD £166.90 Survey Earnings YTD £535.12
    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 1st Sep 17, 5:10 PM
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    Cashback received 50p woop woop all of that has gone in my pay debts off sooner account.

    I was chatting with stepchange yesterday and they said i can make extra payments of 25 quid upwards. So rather than sending odds and sods here there and everywhere i am just gunna gradually build upto 25quid then give them a bell. It wont take me long to build up as i am getting in easily 10-15 quid of top cashback/opinion outpost/swagbucks/pa combined. This is highlighted by the fiver i have just dropped off swagbucks today and £2.50 from opinion outpost.
    Debts 15981.64 total paid 2078
    Cashback Earnings YTD £166.90 Survey Earnings YTD £535.12
    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 1st Sep 17, 10:44 PM
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    Well i have just logged onto Stepchanges website its not loads but i have paid off in total 1680 off my debts via them. Its a drop in the ocean still for me i owe over 16200, i have upped my dmp from 110 to 144 but at the minute its all i can afford.

    Hopefully my survey earnings can boost things a bit otherwise i am on a dmp for 9 years plus.

    I have nothing really on my soa i can cut.
    Debts 15981.64 total paid 2078
    Cashback Earnings YTD £166.90 Survey Earnings YTD £535.12
    • Seasidegal58
    • By Seasidegal58 2nd Sep 17, 9:23 PM
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    Hi Scott I've been catching up with your diary. Wow lots of things have been going on. I was sorry to hear the sad news of your husky. It's so upsetting when you lose a beloved pet. But good news on your back healing and it sounds like you're into your biking with a vengeance! Hope you get work sorted out but it shouldn't be too long before you're whizzing around on four wheels as well as two!

    Surveys sound all good too and a nice little earner. On the back of your posts I signed up for the PA website. It's the first survey site I've ever joined! I spent ages filling in the questionnaire and then it said there was nothing for me at the present time! Do you reckon they think I'm a Pyscho!. I suppose I'll just have to keep checking in.
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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 3rd Sep 17, 11:06 PM
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    Hi Scott I've been catching up with your diary. Wow lots of things have been going on. I was sorry to hear the sad news of your husky. It's so upsetting when you lose a beloved pet. But good news on your back healing and it sounds like you're into your biking with a vengeance! Hope you get work sorted out but it shouldn't be too long before you're whizzing around on four wheels as well as two!

    Surveys sound all good too and a nice little earner. On the back of your posts I signed up for the PA website. It's the first survey site I've ever joined! I spent ages filling in the questionnaire and then it said there was nothing for me at the present time! Do you reckon they think I'm a Pyscho!. I suppose I'll just have to keep checking in.
    Originally posted by Seasidegal58
    Haha at the moment PA is dead dead quiet. I was getting 3-4 surveys a day off the site now i am lucky to be getting 1 survey every 3-4 days. PA you have to continually keep checking it the surveys are posted up by uni students so stick with it things will pick up.

    After the day i have had 4 wheels cannot come soon enough, i left the house at 745am and i didnt walk through the door till 930pm. Trains in this country suck, Virgin are bringing in new trains next year but there gunna make a minimal difference to me.
    Debts 15981.64 total paid 2078
    Cashback Earnings YTD £166.90 Survey Earnings YTD £535.12
    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 4th Sep 17, 6:23 PM
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    I feel bloody horrible today, after my son leaving yesterday my flat feels so empty and i hate being alone.

    I have being to the docs today to get signed off and he has said no. He wants me to start counselling again before i go back.
    Debts 15981.64 total paid 2078
    Cashback Earnings YTD £166.90 Survey Earnings YTD £535.12
    • Seasidegal58
    • By Seasidegal58 4th Sep 17, 10:05 PM
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    I'm sorry that you're feeling so low Scott and that you are missing your son. It's rotten. . Is there a long waiting list for the counselling?
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    • Cumbria lass
    • By Cumbria lass 4th Sep 17, 10:29 PM
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    Oh sorry to hear that, hope you get sorted soon. Keep posting to let us know how you are .
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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 5th Sep 17, 3:06 PM
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    I'm sorry that you're feeling so low Scott and that you are missing your son. It's rotten. . Is there a long waiting list for the counselling?
    Originally posted by Seasidegal58
    It is my lad lives the other end of the country so i know i shouldnt but i get mega down when he goes. Its hard as i am on my own since i split with my ex i am alone.

    Re counselling i am under the local mental health team Seaside i was diagnosed as having bipolar last year. The counselling i am basically having is ongoing i was having weekly appointments but now i have fortnightly ones.

    I am feeling loads better today not as miserable, yesterdsy i was superlow and my back was going made after ten-twelve hours on trains. I have ventured out on my bike today. Tomorrow is my birthday so dads taking me out for a few pints i think.
    Last edited by Scott_Weiland; 05-09-2017 at 3:13 PM.
    Debts 15981.64 total paid 2078
    Cashback Earnings YTD £166.90 Survey Earnings YTD £535.12
    • Seasidegal58
    • By Seasidegal58 6th Sep 17, 1:09 PM
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    Many happy returns Scott!!!!




    Hope you enjoy your celebration with your Dad tonight. Have a virtual beer on me!
    And glad to hear you are feeling better in your self.

    P.S. I finally made some cash on one of the PA surveys! 10 whole p! I'm getting there!


    SSG x
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    Finished Emergency Fund- £10,000 April 2017

    Next Scrimpy Goal - Save for New Kitchen!
    My debt free diary - " Paid off the £31,000 - BUT still scrimping!"
    • EssexHebridean
    • By EssexHebridean 6th Sep 17, 2:34 PM
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    Happy Birthday!

    Lots going on with you - overall though sounding like all on the up, well done on putting the DMP payment up a bit!

    Prolific is quiet as a quiet thing at the minute isn't it! Hopefully with the holidays ending it will pick up again.
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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 6th Sep 17, 4:11 PM
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    I will put more details up tomorrow as i am meeting dad at 6pm, but i also have a date on Tuesday :-)
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    • JoJoC
    • By JoJoC 6th Sep 17, 4:20 PM
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    Ooh! I'm a typical girl and can't wait to hear all about the date

    Happy birthday - hope you have a lovely day with your dad.
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    • Cumbria lass
    • By Cumbria lass 6th Sep 17, 6:20 PM
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    Happy Birthday Scott .
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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 7th Sep 17, 5:56 PM
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    Thank you for the nice birthday messages guys it was lovely. I had a nice birthday, my head is killing but I will live.

    Right before I get mugged by JojoC lol TELL ME ABOUT THE DATE NOW! Lol

    Well at the gym on friday I had done my weights and I went upstairs to do my cardio. There was a lass struggling to set away one of the treadmills, I explained the one she was on was knackered and that the gym kept fixing it but it kept braking. I said the one next to me works fine, she jumped on the treadmill next to me and didnt say another word till i was about to leave.

    From here she stopped me and said thank you for helping earlier, then she started chatting ie had i trained here long, what were the pt's like etc etc She then said "look i am here with a friend who lives up here i dont train here and would i like to grab a coffee while her mate finishes her pt session"

    I declined the coffee but i said look take my mobile number. I couldnt swan off with her for a coffee as my son my downstairs swimming with his cousins and grandad.

    Sorry for the long explaination but we have being texting loads, i am taking her into durham for drinkies on tuesday.

    she is 36 i have just turned cough cough 38, she lives in newcastle, she works for the police, has no kids.
    Debts 15981.64 total paid 2078
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    • Seasidegal58
    • By Seasidegal58 7th Sep 17, 9:17 PM
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    All sounding very positive Scott! Roll on Tuesday!

    SSG x
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    My debt free diary - " Paid off the £31,000 - BUT still scrimping!"
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