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    • sleepyjones
    • By sleepyjones 30th Sep 17, 3:45 AM
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    That annoying moment when ...
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    • 30th Sep 17, 3:45 AM
    That annoying moment when ... 30th Sep 17 at 3:45 AM
    you're up late watching the new Pirates Of The Carribean film, having a wee drink ... there's a £150 million Euromillions draw taken place and you get an email saying :

    "We've got some news about your ticket from the draw on Friday 29 Sep 2017.

    Please sign in to your account as soon as you can for more information.

    Congratulations and thank you for playing. "


    Only to find they close their site at night
    Last edited by sleepyjones; 30-09-2017 at 3:48 AM.
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    • Blulu
    • By Blulu 30th Sep 17, 9:15 AM
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    • 30th Sep 17, 9:15 AM
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    • 30th Sep 17, 9:15 AM
    I didn't even know sites could open and close like that. What's the point of a website closing at night? Fingers crossed it's good or great news for you.

    Blu X
    Comping fairy fly to me. Make my bells go tinkle.
    Get your dust out for the lads, and let me have a sprinkle.
    • sleepyjones
    • By sleepyjones 30th Sep 17, 11:30 AM
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    • #3
    • 30th Sep 17, 11:30 AM
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    • 30th Sep 17, 11:30 AM
    £2.70 .... £2.50 a ticket, so technically I won 20p
    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 30th Sep 17, 11:58 AM
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    • #4
    • 30th Sep 17, 11:58 AM
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    • 30th Sep 17, 11:58 AM
    Congratulations

    All your friends and family will want a share of your 20p, or you could go on a luxury 1 day holiday by bike to Paisley.
    • smitchy73
    • By smitchy73 30th Sep 17, 12:20 PM
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    • #5
    • 30th Sep 17, 12:20 PM
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    • 30th Sep 17, 12:20 PM
    At least you had a chance to win it, lol.
    2015/16 - £200 High Street Vouchers/Vodafone Prize pack+Beats Headphones(£600)
    Thanks to all the comp posters.
    • sleepyjones
    • By sleepyjones 30th Sep 17, 1:00 PM
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    • 30th Sep 17, 1:00 PM
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    • 30th Sep 17, 1:00 PM
    Congratulations

    All your friends and family will want a share of your 20p, or you could go on a luxury 1 day holiday by bike to Paisley.
    Originally posted by One-Eye
    If I went to Paisley I'd be another £500 out of pocket after I get mugged and someone steals my bike
    • hdh74
    • By hdh74 30th Sep 17, 2:46 PM
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    • 30th Sep 17, 2:46 PM
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    • 30th Sep 17, 2:46 PM
    Off to work on my begging letter....
    • pate-ci0
    • By pate-ci0 30th Sep 17, 8:12 PM
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    • 30th Sep 17, 8:12 PM
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    • 30th Sep 17, 8:12 PM
    If I went to Paisley I'd be another £500 out of pocket after I get mugged and someone steals my bike
    Originally posted by sleepyjones
    Not to worry, you'd find it again for £50 round about Ferguslie Park....and just think of all the happy joy you would have communing with the natives! (I work in Paisley BTW, but don't live there, not even in Ferguslie)
    • sleepyjones
    • By sleepyjones 1st Oct 17, 1:52 PM
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    • 1st Oct 17, 1:52 PM
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    • 1st Oct 17, 1:52 PM
    Well, spent my winnings on a ticket for Saturday's Lotto and won a Lucky Dip for Wednesday so there's still a chance
    • I-Owe-You
    • By I-Owe-You 1st Oct 17, 3:16 PM
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    This mum of 7 would love a share of your 20p... so I can go and see my oldest son in Michigan.

    Thanks!
    • mansey
    • By mansey 1st Oct 17, 3:45 PM
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    This mum of 7 would love a share of your 20p... so I can go and see my oldest son in Michigan.

    Thanks!
    Originally posted by I-Owe-You
    Very funny
    “I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.”
    ― Billy Joel
    • sleepyjones
    • By sleepyjones 1st Oct 17, 4:12 PM
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    Sorry, you need to work on your sob story
    • hdh74
    • By hdh74 1st Oct 17, 5:09 PM
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    This mum of 7 would love a share of your 20p... so I can go and see my oldest son in Michigan.

    Thanks!
    Originally posted by I-Owe-You
    You forgot XOXOX and a lot of emojis.
    • sleepyjones
    • By sleepyjones 1st Oct 17, 5:21 PM
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    ... and the near death experience / battle with *insert your illness here*
    • sleepyjones
    • By sleepyjones 5th Oct 17, 11:51 PM
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    Well, I didn't get any emails about my lucky dip so I guess this is the end of the road for this thread ... it's a sad end to a very important chapter in my life. It's been tough, harrowing at times so I'd like to thank you all for the moral and emotional support, I couldn't have done it alone.
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