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    • Joolski
    • By Joolski 18th Jun 17, 12:05 AM
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    Query re Contact Details
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    • 18th Jun 17, 12:05 AM
    Query re Contact Details 18th Jun 17 at 12:05 AM
    Hi all,
    Sorry if this sounds stupid but I'm interested to know how much detail you give when a competition asks you to email with "your contact details"...
    Do you just give name & phone number (and obviously they will also have your email address when you reply) - or do you give them your full address details too?
    It's just a little thing, but I've never really known for sure what is expected. Thanks for any feedback.
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    • thingamaBob
    • By thingamaBob 18th Jun 17, 12:48 AM
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    • 18th Jun 17, 12:48 AM
    I have a signature set up for my outgoing emails which contains Name, Address, Email Address and phone number and automatically send all of this unless they specify anything different. It's easier to delete anything not required than to add things in.
    They do sometimes specify that they want you to include an email address
    Bob

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    • hdh74
    • By hdh74 18th Jun 17, 5:37 AM
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    • 18th Jun 17, 5:37 AM
    I do the same as thingamaBob, but often leave out the phone number if I'm unsure of the company or the prize is small, to avoid spam calls.
    • sleepyjones
    • By sleepyjones 18th Jun 17, 11:27 AM
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    • 18th Jun 17, 11:27 AM
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    • 18th Jun 17, 11:27 AM
    As above ... need to check the actual competition text though, some of them require a telephone number so check if it's a requirement before sending off (if you're going to exclude it)
    • chocoholic123
    • By chocoholic123 18th Jun 17, 4:03 PM
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    • 18th Jun 17, 4:03 PM
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    • 18th Jun 17, 4:03 PM
    Same for me - always send name, address and email - phone number only if it is specified.

    • Joolski
    • By Joolski 18th Jun 17, 5:33 PM
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    • 18th Jun 17, 5:33 PM
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    • 18th Jun 17, 5:33 PM
    Thanks everyone, for replying. I don't really like to give out all my details unless it's requested, but because a lot of the email comps don't specifiy exactly what they want, I tend to put everything anyway (name, address, email, phone) to be on the safe side - but I've often wondered what everyone else does. Thanks for your comments.
    • dadsgoneshopping
    • By dadsgoneshopping 19th Jun 17, 11:31 PM
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    • 19th Jun 17, 11:31 PM
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    • 19th Jun 17, 11:31 PM
    Definitely include your full postal address. I have had many small wins that just turn up unheralded. Including a cheque for £100 and lots of books and things.
    • Joolski
    • By Joolski 23rd Jun 17, 12:37 AM
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    • 23rd Jun 17, 12:37 AM
    Thanks for advice. I like the thought of a cheque just turning up...!! Well done.
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