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    • Becles
    • By Becles 1st Jan 17, 9:14 PM
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    Becles
    Swagbucking into 2017
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    • 1st Jan 17, 9:14 PM
    Swagbucking into 2017 1st Jan 17 at 9:14 PM
    Welcome to the new thread.

    Newbies: please see the detailed information in this thread which explains how Swagbucks works and how you can make the best from it.
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5581051
    Last edited by Becles; 05-01-2017 at 8:24 AM.
    Here I go again on my own....
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    • andrew.77
    • By andrew.77 10th Oct 17, 3:23 PM
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    I think your ISP are having one with you....500GB of data is not a particularly massive amount - for example a game on XBox one is 50GB. A lot of films are 1GB+ and there are people who download hundreds a month. I cannot imagine your Swagbucks videos would be contributing that much either unless you have 20 on the go at once.
    Originally posted by mikep22
    I did have a second phone running videos most of the day, but yes my PS4 is probably contributing a lot too. I'm in the process of setting up a router to monitor bandwidth per device so I'm hoping that will have some interesting answers.
    • looie
    • By looie 10th Oct 17, 4:00 PM
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    looie
    Instant survey 34sb
    100 NSD in 2017 - 40/100
    • purplevamp
    • By purplevamp 10th Oct 17, 4:02 PM
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    purplevamp
    Instant survey 34sb
    Originally posted by looie
    I just did that one. One question was who do you find the most shocking parents? I chose swinger parents
    Mortgage: Was: £154,495 Oct 2039
    Now: £131,937.44 Mar 2038
    MFW #28 £1100/£3,000

    Swagbucks ~ £325 (2016 ~ £340)
    Surveys ~ £283.85 (2016 ~ £407.55)
    PTC, etc ~ $334.22 (2016 ~ $696.89)

    “Aren’t you a little short for a stormtrooper?” ~ Princess Leia

    Money's money my little honey! A rich man's jokes are always funny
    • parksandrec
    • By parksandrec 10th Oct 17, 4:33 PM
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    parksandrec
    Can anyone confirm that the gift card button on swago is working fine before I get a reward?

    Swagbucks rewards £130 Amazon vouchers. £70 Paypal vouchers £10 iTunes
    Qmee Rewards - £14.89
    If you can dream it you can do it - Walt Disney
    • vampire-girl
    • By vampire-girl 10th Oct 17, 4:34 PM
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    vampire-girl
    Can anyone confirm that the gift card button on swago is working fine before I get a reward?
    Originally posted by parksandrec
    yes my OH redeemed yesterday, all good
    • Lost2
    • By Lost2 10th Oct 17, 4:35 PM
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    Lost2
    Can anyone confirm that the gift card button on swago is working fine before I get a reward?
    Originally posted by parksandrec
    Yes it has worked for me
    Sealed Pot Number 262009..£950.50 2010..£256 2011..£526 2012..£548.80 2013...£758.882014..£510 2015...£604.782016...£704.50 2017...£4752018...£

    SwagBucks £885
    • parksandrec
    • By parksandrec 10th Oct 17, 4:44 PM
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    parksandrec
    yes my OH redeemed yesterday, all good
    Originally posted by vampire-girl
    Now for the struggle of deciding what gift card to claim

    Also another instant 12SB
    Last edited by parksandrec; 10-10-2017 at 4:47 PM.

    Swagbucks rewards £130 Amazon vouchers. £70 Paypal vouchers £10 iTunes
    Qmee Rewards - £14.89
    If you can dream it you can do it - Walt Disney
    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 10th Oct 17, 4:59 PM
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    mjm3346
    The spin and win swagstake entries are for this one that closes in 6 days, 1 prize of $1,000 paypal giftcard

    http://www.swagbucks.com/s/prize/1569/October-Spin-Win-Swagstakes


    entries from the previous swago are for this one, bizarrely with 21 days still to go, 1 x $500 and 10 x $50 prizes


    http://www.swagbucks.com/s/prize/1564/1-000-Fall-Giveaway
    • vampire-girl
    • By vampire-girl 10th Oct 17, 5:08 PM
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    Now for the struggle of deciding what gift card to claim

    Also another instant 12SB
    Originally posted by parksandrec
    depends what you want it for I guess.
    My OH always gets Amazon as he is after a new console plus saving for christmas presents. The £5 amazon's are better value than the higher rewards.

    I usually get either paypal but lately mastercard which I then self invoice myself.
    Sometimes I get amazon but not as often.

    Have never tried any of the other rewards.
    • parksandrec
    • By parksandrec 10th Oct 17, 5:11 PM
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    parksandrec
    depends what you want it for I guess.
    My OH always gets Amazon as he is after a new console plus saving for christmas presents. The £5 amazon's are better value than the higher rewards.

    I usually get either paypal but lately mastercard which I then self invoice myself.
    Sometimes I get amazon but not as often.

    Have never tried any of the other rewards.
    Originally posted by vampire-girl
    By self invoice what do you mean by that? So £5 gets put into your bank account so its better value than the paypal?

    Swagbucks rewards £130 Amazon vouchers. £70 Paypal vouchers £10 iTunes
    Qmee Rewards - £14.89
    If you can dream it you can do it - Walt Disney
    • MissPop
    • By MissPop 10th Oct 17, 5:51 PM
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    MissPop
    I've been collecting PC World vouchers for my last few redemptions - I had £75 that went towards a new camera before a holiday, and I'm £75 towards a new laptop as my current one is dying on its !!!!!! Really good value, I think, at 3400SB for £25.

    It's worth considering though, that some retailers may only let you use so many voucher codes in one transaction - PC World, for example, only accepts up to 5 vouchers per transaction, apparently, so I'm cashing out at £50 rather than my usual £25.
    Make £2017 in 2017 - £1302.50/£2017

    2017 totals
    GiftHulk - $125 | Swagbucks - £350
    Prolific Academic - £272.23 | Valued Opinions - £40
    • JadieH
    • By JadieH 10th Oct 17, 5:54 PM
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    JadieH

    It's worth considering though, that some retailers may only let you use so many voucher codes in one transaction - PC World, for example, only accepts up to 5 vouchers per transaction, apparently, so I'm cashing out at £50 rather than my usual £25.
    Originally posted by MissPop
    This is true of Debenhams also, they only accept a maximum of three payments per order, which means if you don't have enough in gift cards to cover the cost of your purchase then your debit card is one payment type, and you could only use a maximum of two gift cards.
    • vampire-girl
    • By vampire-girl 10th Oct 17, 5:55 PM
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    vampire-girl
    Parksandrec,
    The £5 paypal is 800SB and the Mastercard is 700SB
    Someone else wrote about it before but I can't remember who to thank.

    When you use the mastercard it deducts so it's roughly £4.63 you get.

    In paypal you go to 'send & request', then 'create invoice', send it to an email address you have that isn't associated to your paypal account.

    When the email arrives at the email address requesting payment follow the link, go for the non paypal payment option, input the online mastercard details that you get from swagbucks as the payment method, your contact details with the email address you sent the request to, & pay it. & say 'no thanks' when it gives you the option to set up a paypal account for that email address.

    Then login to paypal and withdraw funds as you usually would.

    It is a bit of a fuss but once you've done them a couple of times it's not so bad. If there is not a sale on then I usually get £25 but at the moment it's cheaper to get two mastercard five pounds than one ten pound one.

    I hope that makes some sense, if not am sure others (who don't rabbit on like me) can explain better.
    • MissPop
    • By MissPop 10th Oct 17, 5:55 PM
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    MissPop
    This is true of Debenhams also, they only accept a maximum of three payments per order, which means if you don't have enough in gift cards to cover the cost of your purchase then your debit card is one payment type, and you could only use a maximum of two gift cards.
    Originally posted by JadieH
    Ooh, didn't know that was a thing! Thanks for the heads up!
    Make £2017 in 2017 - £1302.50/£2017

    2017 totals
    GiftHulk - $125 | Swagbucks - £350
    Prolific Academic - £272.23 | Valued Opinions - £40
    • Throwaway1
    • By Throwaway1 10th Oct 17, 5:56 PM
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    Throwaway1
    This is true of Debenhams also, they only accept a maximum of three payments per order, which means if you don't have enough in gift cards to cover the cost of your purchase then your debit card is one payment type, and you could only use a maximum of two gift cards.
    Originally posted by JadieH
    Ooh, didn't know that was a thing! Thanks for the heads up!
    Originally posted by MissPop
    For Debenhams, if you go in store they will combine them onto one card. Obviously, having to go there and interact with someone puts me off but it is a handy way around the limit.
    Last edited by Throwaway1; 10-10-2017 at 6:03 PM.
    • JadieH
    • By JadieH 10th Oct 17, 6:12 PM
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    JadieH
    ShopButton for 3SB until 7pm. Don't forget to use the swagbutton for Swago
    • Tolteca87
    • By Tolteca87 10th Oct 17, 6:12 PM
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    Tolteca87
    I've been using the Mastercard's in paying my electricity bill. There's no deduction. £5 off the card in payments reduces the bill by the full £5.
    • Emmaaar22
    • By Emmaaar22 10th Oct 17, 6:51 PM
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    Emmaaar22
    Any discovers so I can tick off my box on Swago?
    • Emmaaar22
    • By Emmaaar22 10th Oct 17, 7:01 PM
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    Emmaaar22
    God almighty, I know I want to tick off the box on Swago but i`m not spending 32 minutes of my life on a survey that will probably not reward me for time or the little effort I put into it.
    • parksandrec
    • By parksandrec 10th Oct 17, 7:38 PM
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    parksandrec
    Parksandrec,
    The £5 paypal is 800SB and the Mastercard is 700SB
    Someone else wrote about it before but I can't remember who to thank.

    When you use the mastercard it deducts so it's roughly £4.63 you get.

    In paypal you go to 'send & request', then 'create invoice', send it to an email address you have that isn't associated to your paypal account.

    When the email arrives at the email address requesting payment follow the link, go for the non paypal payment option, input the online mastercard details that you get from swagbucks as the payment method, your contact details with the email address you sent the request to, & pay it. & say 'no thanks' when it gives you the option to set up a paypal account for that email address.

    Then login to paypal and withdraw funds as you usually would.

    It is a bit of a fuss but once you've done them a couple of times it's not so bad. If there is not a sale on then I usually get £25 but at the moment it's cheaper to get two mastercard five pounds than one ten pound one.

    I hope that makes some sense, if not am sure others (who don't rabbit on like me) can explain better.
    Originally posted by vampire-girl
    I've just ordered one now so we'll give that a try and then I'll get another one when I know it works x

    Swagbucks rewards £130 Amazon vouchers. £70 Paypal vouchers £10 iTunes
    Qmee Rewards - £14.89
    If you can dream it you can do it - Walt Disney
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