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    • andrew71
    • By andrew71 19th Mar 17, 4:12 PM
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    Postal entries (SAE or Postcard)
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    • 19th Mar 17, 4:12 PM
    Postal entries (SAE or Postcard) 19th Mar 17 at 4:12 PM
    I've purchased some second class stamps and I've decided to enter postal comps. Only problem is that we have countless envelopes but no postcards. Is using an envelope as good as using a postcard? or could there be a risk of them getting lost in the post due to the flimslyness of them compared to postcards

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    • Daphne01
    • By Daphne01 19th Mar 17, 5:26 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 5:26 PM
    From experience it makes no difference (My opinion only )

    But if it states on a postcard I use a postcard, if both then whatever I have to hand.

    Good luck with your postal entries
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    • bubblebobble23
    • By bubblebobble23 19th Mar 17, 6:15 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 6:15 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 6:15 PM
    i find bundles of postcards/ greetings cards in charity shops for really cheap! I use those!
    whsmith also sell some great card for crafting which you can cut up and use!
    • WoodyAllenJesus
    • By WoodyAllenJesus 20th Mar 17, 2:21 PM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 2:21 PM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 2:21 PM
    I buy books of postcards from The Works and send them. I also get stamps for free by doing the Royal Mail survey so it ends up super cheap to enter them.
    2017 Wins: Bottle of Cambridge Gin, Bottle of Plonk, Kids' Scooby Doo Costume, about a million books!

    2017 Surveys: Stamps, £15 L2S vouchers

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    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 20th Mar 17, 3:36 PM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 3:36 PM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 3:36 PM
    I buy books of postcards from The Works and send them. I also get stamps for free by doing the Royal Mail survey so it ends up super cheap to enter them.
    Originally posted by WoodyAllenJesus
    Complete surveys, post/receive items and they pay you in stamps instead of cash really making the stamps no more "free" than if they paid in cash and you brought the stamps.
    • WoodyAllenJesus
    • By WoodyAllenJesus 20th Mar 17, 3:52 PM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 3:52 PM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 3:52 PM
    errr.... yeah
    2017 Wins: Bottle of Cambridge Gin, Bottle of Plonk, Kids' Scooby Doo Costume, about a million books!

    2017 Surveys: Stamps, £15 L2S vouchers

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    • ness13
    • By ness13 20th Mar 17, 7:39 PM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 7:39 PM
    Complete surveys, post/receive items and they pay you in stamps instead of cash really making the stamps no more "free" than if they paid in cash and you brought the stamps.
    Originally posted by mjm3346
    Yeah, the three items I have to post this week takes up so much of my time!
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    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 20th Mar 17, 8:33 PM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 8:33 PM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 8:33 PM
    Yeah, the three items I have to post this week takes up so much of my time!
    Originally posted by ness13
    I found it varied a lot but they pay (or underpay) in stamps so the stamps are no more free than any cash or rewards are "free" from other survey sites.
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