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    • zuzuspetals
    • By zuzuspetals 28th Jul 17, 4:31 PM
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    Long term compers, what have you NEVER won?
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    • 28th Jul 17, 4:31 PM
    Long term compers, what have you NEVER won? 28th Jul 17 at 4:31 PM
    I've been doing competitions for 11 years now. When I first started I used to win quite regularly. I hadn't won anything for years until I had a big 10k win a year ago, and haven't won anything since.

    I was just thinking that in all my years of comping, I have never won from a magazine like chat or take a break. I have never won a holiday or anything on Facebook either.

    Has anything eluded you over the years?

    I am very grateful for everything that I have won but I do miss the days of comping before social media took off !
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    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 30th Jul 17, 12:21 PM
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    Yes I have been doing comps for a while but never have won a magazine (like CHAT, Take a Break etc) comp. I wonder postal entry form people from magazine has a better chance to win than online entry people???
    Originally posted by Stardust7
    No, it's no different apart from postal costing about £25 a year per magazine.
    • Zanzib
    • By Zanzib 30th Jul 17, 3:18 PM
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    Never won an iPad, a bed, a sofa- I keep trying...
    • independance
    • By independance 30th Jul 17, 5:35 PM
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    Been pretty lucky over the years so can't complain , however as most people, have not won a car or Tech Pakage , or Three Piece Suite. These are on my wish list for this year but don't hold out much hope.
    • gizmobenny
    • By gizmobenny 30th Jul 17, 5:40 PM
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    The car is still on my wishlist . although 2 friends have won one .
    I've won the fish slice
    • I-Owe-You
    • By I-Owe-You 30th Jul 17, 6:31 PM
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    I've been comping for around 10 years and despite driving myself bonkers each December trying to keep up with the advents - I've never won from an advent competition!

    Organising bookmarks and the annual dose of RSI is hopefully going to pay off one Christmas!
    • hamsterfan1
    • By hamsterfan1 1st Aug 17, 9:50 AM
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    a fish slice or an entertainment package
    prood gran to 4 lovely boys
    • happysaz133
    • By happysaz133 1st Aug 17, 11:28 AM
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    I have never won an iPad. I don't even want a iPad. I just want to win one so I can say I have won one! I must enter hundreds of iPad comps every year.

    And a holiday. They have also eluded me. And a radio competition.
    I just enter and forget...hoping to win something!
    • angler71
    • By angler71 1st Aug 17, 1:06 PM
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    for me i have never won a TV or games console
    Thanks To Everyone Who Posts
    • bees**knees
    • By bees**knees 1st Aug 17, 4:05 PM
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    Ive never won a pair of 'posh' sunglasses - entered loads of comps.

    AND I havent won the fish slice- yet !
    • smitchy73
    • By smitchy73 8th Sep 17, 12:41 PM
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    Never won a 'big' prize on any of the comps on here, but did win a tech pack with LDC a couple of years ago, which had a Vodafone phone, tablet, top up vouchers - punted the lot of them.
    Been comping for about 15 years, but only the last 5/6 on here.
    Biggest win ever was a Med Cruise about 13 years ago on Radio Clyde(Glasgow radio station), it was the star prize from all the calls to enter the comp over the 5 days. Was fab
    My mum won £10k on Take A Break last year and for someone who doesn't have a lot, allowed her to take a trip of a lifetime to New York, Washington etc, still waiting for something out of it, lol!!!
    Last edited by smitchy73; 08-09-2017 at 12:42 PM. Reason: typo!
    2015/16 - £200 High Street Vouchers/Vodafone Prize pack+Beats Headphones(£600)
    Thanks to all the comp posters.
    • pate-ci0
    • By pate-ci0 8th Sep 17, 2:40 PM
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    Comping since 1987, I did win two cars back in the early nineties, within 5 years of each other, but am still striving for the fish slice. Despite a couple of European hols, never won a long haul and would REALLY like to win a holiday to Australia for daughter's honeymoon next year or one for me to indulge the carnivore within on steaks in Texas. Never won a telescope, convinced the TRUTH is out there...
    • vicks276
    • By vicks276 8th Sep 17, 3:51 PM
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    I've been comping for around 10 years, never won a holiday abroad or cash above £100
    Stuff & Thangs
    • JamboDP
    • By JamboDP 8th Sep 17, 11:54 PM
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    I have never won a car or a massive money prize, but have had a few holidays won quite a few times on the mag dailies and the weekly mags, this year I have won absolutely loads of electrical cleaning equipment, had a new washing machine in daughters garage for 4 years waiting for ours to pack in, it must be 12 years old and still going strong. Been comping going on 20 years.
    I do it just for fun and whatever I win is a bonus
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