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    • Marvqn1
    • By Marvqn1 10th Sep 17, 8:26 PM
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    • 10th Sep 17, 8:26 PM
    YouGov 10th Sep 17 at 8:26 PM
    If a YouGov survey is an Oracle survey, does this mean it's a prize draw survey only and not for points?
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    • MLE007
    • By MLE007 10th Sep 17, 8:42 PM
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    Yes I think so Marvqn1, I always give them a miss
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    • Spendingqueen
    • By Spendingqueen 11th Sep 17, 7:02 AM
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    Yes, Takes so long to get a cheque on that just by doing the points ones - I also give prize draw ones a miss on every site - All the entries I have had on multiple sites and never won anything - I am wondering if anyone actually wins?
    • mikep22
    • By mikep22 15th Sep 17, 12:59 PM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 12:59 PM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 12:59 PM
    Yes, Takes so long to get a cheque on that just by doing the points ones - I also give prize draw ones a miss on every site - All the entries I have had on multiple sites and never won anything - I am wondering if anyone actually wins?
    Originally posted by Spendingqueen
    Someone has to win else it is fraud on their part. Id never do it unless its super short though.
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    • fly-catchers
    • By fly-catchers 15th Sep 17, 1:07 PM
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    I won a pair of binoculars some years ago! Very useful
    • sonicology
    • By sonicology 15th Sep 17, 1:26 PM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 1:26 PM
    Every survey worth points, so if it is an Oracle survey or something else you're gonna have your points,
    have a good chance.
    Originally posted by Johnas
    I'm afraid this is not true, if you look at the small print of the Oracle surveys you will see the following:

    Upon completing the survey your account will show you have entered the prize draw. No points will have been taken from your account, the points for this survey are automatically allocated to the draw. There is no option to keep your points for this survey.
    • Hiddenidenity
    • By Hiddenidenity 15th Sep 17, 10:15 PM
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    Most of them are before a survey for points though.

    I've cashed out twice this year and back up to £21.75.

    Make sure you set it to send surveys as often as possible and keep an eye on it. If you miss a few it changes back to once a week/month rather than as often as possible
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    • sebloak
    • By sebloak 16th Sep 17, 12:28 PM
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    • 16th Sep 17, 12:28 PM
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    • 16th Sep 17, 12:28 PM
    I missed a few lately but its still set to "as often as possible". Still only getting 1 survey every 10-14 days & even then it could be a pointless prize draw entry survey.

    Nowhere near a 1st cashout even though i joined it last november
    • Marmaduke123
    • By Marmaduke123 16th Sep 17, 12:31 PM
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    • 16th Sep 17, 12:31 PM
    It takes me about 3 years to get enough points for the £50 payout. I do every survey I get sent
    • Mrs Soup
    • By Mrs Soup 16th Sep 17, 2:15 PM
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    Most of them are before a survey for points though.

    I've cashed out twice this year and back up to £21.75.

    Make sure you set it to send surveys as often as possible and keep an eye on it. If you miss a few it changes back to once a week/month rather than as often as possible
    Originally posted by Hiddenidenity
    How do you set it to send surveys as often as possible? I do everything I get sent but its never more than twice a week.
    • mikep22
    • By mikep22 16th Sep 17, 2:44 PM
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    Most of them are before a survey for points though.

    I've cashed out twice this year and back up to £21.75.

    Make sure you set it to send surveys as often as possible and keep an eye on it. If you miss a few it changes back to once a week/month rather than as often as possible
    Originally posted by Hiddenidenity
    I can only assume you are thinking of prolific. Like others I do every survey sent and I am at 2200 points after about 6 months.
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    • sonicology
    • By sonicology 17th Sep 17, 12:52 AM
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    Like others I do every survey sent and I am at 2200 points after about 6 months.
    Originally posted by mikep22
    I'm the same, started YouGov back in February and have just passed 2500 after doing every survey except the prize draw ones.
    • Wild_Rover
    • By Wild_Rover 18th Sep 17, 5:27 PM
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    It takes me about 3 years to get enough points for the £50 payout. I do every survey I get sent
    Originally posted by Marmaduke123
    That sounds like a bit of a pain..... tell me ... (he said, almost hesitating to ask this.... ) ...... are these £50 payouts classed as taxable income? Are you meant to declare them on a tax form ?

    I've thought about joining, but helping a company earn profits in exchange for a taxable £50 every three years isn't terribly exciting.....

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    • sonicology
    • By sonicology 18th Sep 17, 5:59 PM
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    That sounds like a bit of a pain..... tell me ... (he said, almost hesitating to ask this.... ) ...... are these £50 payouts classed as taxable income? Are you meant to declare them on a tax form ?
    Originally posted by Wild_Rover
    This post from the SwagBucks thread probably applies as much here as it does there:
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?p=72730208
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