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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 27th Nov 17, 4:51 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Pay for birthdays and Christmas 2018 with surveys
    • #1
    • 27th Nov 17, 4:51 PM
    Pay for birthdays and Christmas 2018 with surveys 27th Nov 17 at 4:51 PM
    Hey,

    So I know a lot of us do surveys to supplement our spending and this is something that I plan to keep up even when I a debt free.

    I have decided that 2018 is the time to keep a better track of what I spend my survey earnings on and I have decided to use what I earn to pay for birthday and Christmas 2018.

    Who wants to join me in this epic (I think it is) challenge?!?!?!

    Dxxx
    Starting Debt - £15,000
    Remaining Debt - £980

    Starting Weight - 16st 7lbs
    Current Weight - 15st 9lbs
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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 5th Dec 17, 5:08 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Aw well done!!!

    Wish I had got something like that, perfect at this time of year aswell.

    Dxxx
    Starting Debt - £15,000
    Remaining Debt - £980

    Starting Weight - 16st 7lbs
    Current Weight - 15st 9lbs
    • dizzybee
    • By dizzybee 5th Dec 17, 9:44 PM
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    dizzybee
    Received some cheques today from
    In box pounds,£20.

    Populous £50

    Vivic £20

    total so far in savings is £105



    • DebtFreeDuo
    • By DebtFreeDuo 5th Dec 17, 11:35 PM
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    DebtFreeDuo
    That's a wonderful start dizzybee!
    Loan:1780.49 2207.38 Car Loan:2039.22 2419.64 0% CC:984.98 1063.48 Overdraft: 860 Overpayment:1781 Total: 7445.69 DFD Dec 18
    SPC 586
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 6th Dec 17, 8:03 AM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Received some cheques today from
    In box pounds,£20.

    Populous £50

    Vivic £20

    total so far in savings is £105
    Originally posted by dizzybee
    That is brilliant!!!

    I got some vouchers from Amazon and a £50.00 cheque this week but will be spending that on this Christmas and starting afresh January 2018.

    Dxxx
    Starting Debt - £15,000
    Remaining Debt - £980

    Starting Weight - 16st 7lbs
    Current Weight - 15st 9lbs
    • Stressedmummy
    • By Stressedmummy 6th Dec 17, 10:57 AM
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    Stressedmummy
    I always seem to get screened out of populus
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 6th Dec 17, 11:01 AM
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    Dolly Rocker
    I always seem to get screened out of populus
    Originally posted by Stressedmummy
    So annoying isn't it

    Dxxx
    Starting Debt - £15,000
    Remaining Debt - £980

    Starting Weight - 16st 7lbs
    Current Weight - 15st 9lbs
    • ilovetea
    • By ilovetea 6th Dec 17, 3:53 PM
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    ilovetea
    Hello.
    Can I join in please?
    Have sorted Christmas and have no more birthdays this year,so going all out for 2018.
    Do quite a few surveys so,hopefully some pat outs soon.

    ilovetea xx
    £2017 in 2017. #2 £1,511.20
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 6th Dec 17, 5:01 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Hello.
    Can I join in please?
    Have sorted Christmas and have no more birthdays this year,so going all out for 2018.
    Do quite a few surveys so,hopefully some pat outs soon.

    ilovetea xx
    Originally posted by ilovetea
    #12 - ilovetea

    Welcome to the thread.

    Looking forward to seeing how we all get on in 2018.

    Dxxx
    Starting Debt - £15,000
    Remaining Debt - £980

    Starting Weight - 16st 7lbs
    Current Weight - 15st 9lbs
    • DebtFreeDuo
    • By DebtFreeDuo 7th Dec 17, 3:21 PM
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    DebtFreeDuo
    Trying to keep myself motivated. Update:

    Swagbucks -
    78 - redeemed another £5
    Prolific - £27.43 - requested withdrawel of £20.58 to put towards SPC so won't count it below.
    Yougov - 1900 need 5000 for £50
    Ipsos - 2850 need 3000 for £25

    Banked
    £10.80 (£5 of which is on the way)

    Will hopefully receive the vouchers from the big research I just participated in very shortly. A part of me worries that I won't get anything as it still feels too good to be true.

    Someone must have read my mind as I received an email right after posting to say that the reward will be with me within 10 days after the researcher has confirmed that all parts have been completed. £100 will cover birthdays for the next 3 months for me and will get me off to a fantastic start.
    Last edited by DebtFreeDuo; 07-12-2017 at 3:29 PM.
    Loan:1780.49 2207.38 Car Loan:2039.22 2419.64 0% CC:984.98 1063.48 Overdraft: 860 Overpayment:1781 Total: 7445.69 DFD Dec 18
    SPC 586
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 7th Dec 17, 3:50 PM
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    Dolly Rocker
    Aw that is fantastic!!!

    Well done.

    Dxxx
    Starting Debt - £15,000
    Remaining Debt - £980

    Starting Weight - 16st 7lbs
    Current Weight - 15st 9lbs
    • swimminginaseaofdebt
    • By swimminginaseaofdebt 8th Dec 17, 12:45 PM
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    swimminginaseaofdebt
    Afternoon,

    Got my first £10 towards my £20 Argos target courtesy of Valued Opinions. Hopefully I'll hit my target before Christmas.
    SPC11 #564
    • Calling14
    • By Calling14 8th Dec 17, 2:33 PM
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    Calling14
    Can I join Dolly please. So we are counting our earnings from beg Dec?
    LBM 13039 1.1.13 NOW £990
    PAYDBX 2017 #16 £3310 /£4300 DFD 12/17
    E
    Fund #9 £100/£1,000
    1 x 100 days challenge £1567/2000 ends 29/12/17


    • DebtFreeDuo
    • By DebtFreeDuo 8th Dec 17, 4:03 PM
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    DebtFreeDuo
    I started counting mine from the day the thread started but everyone is starting at different times, some haven't finished this Christmas yet so are still using vouchers for that.
    Loan:1780.49 2207.38 Car Loan:2039.22 2419.64 0% CC:984.98 1063.48 Overdraft: 860 Overpayment:1781 Total: 7445.69 DFD Dec 18
    SPC 586
    • DebtFreeDuo
    • By DebtFreeDuo 10th Dec 17, 1:47 PM
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    DebtFreeDuo
    Quick check in

    Swagbucks - 275 Need 620 for £5
    Prolific - £8.90 Need £20 to cashout
    Yougov - 2125 need 5000 for £50
    Ipsos - 2875 need 3000 for £25
    Research opinions - I don't generally use this one but I'm waiting on the £100 from the big research I recently did.

    Banked
    £10.80 Amazon
    £20.58 SPC

    Target
    £650

    Today I worked out that to cover all birthdays and Christmas in 2018 I need £650. This will be the minimum amount required which I want to achieve just with amazon vouchers so it means approximately £12.50 in vouchers per week. Going to try my best but I don't think I will be able to cover the whole amount.
    Loan:1780.49 2207.38 Car Loan:2039.22 2419.64 0% CC:984.98 1063.48 Overdraft: 860 Overpayment:1781 Total: 7445.69 DFD Dec 18
    SPC 586
    • swimminginaseaofdebt
    • By swimminginaseaofdebt 10th Dec 17, 1:51 PM
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    swimminginaseaofdebt
    Can I join Dolly please. So we are counting our earnings from beg Dec?
    Originally posted by Calling14
    I've started counting mines because everything I earn from Dec is going towards gifts for next year.
    SPC11 #564
    • Calling14
    • By Calling14 11th Dec 17, 2:34 PM
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    Calling14
    Thanks just counted mine up so far from beginning of Dec up to today.

    £15.16 cash
    £20.00 sainsbury's vouchers.

    Will register with some I don't use reading this thread.
    LBM 13039 1.1.13 NOW £990
    PAYDBX 2017 #16 £3310 /£4300 DFD 12/17
    E
    Fund #9 £100/£1,000
    1 x 100 days challenge £1567/2000 ends 29/12/17


    • GunShotResidue
    • By GunShotResidue 11th Dec 17, 3:39 PM
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    GunShotResidue
    I'm counting some sites already, but because Swagbucks is fairly quick to pay out I'll use anything I get in the next week for this Christmas (still have a few stocking fillers to buy!). After that I will be counting everything towards next Christmas.


    I am aiming for about £400, it wont cover all of the Christmas presents (we have a huge family), but it will definitely help!


    Currently:
    Populus: 13/50 (£50)
    Branded Surveys: 695/1000 (£10)
    Answer points: 75/500 (£5) and £5 on it's way
    Crowdology: £1.04


    I'm really liking Branded Surveys (previously MintVine I think), lots available and you still get 6 points if you get screened out.
    • DebtFreeDuo
    • By DebtFreeDuo 12th Dec 17, 11:56 AM
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    DebtFreeDuo
    Swagbucks - 31 Need 620 for £5
    Prolific - £9.90 Need £20 to cashout
    Yougov - 2125 need 5000 for £50
    Ipsos - 2975 need 3000 for £25
    Research opinions - I don't generally use this one but I'm waiting on the £100 from the big research I recently did.

    Banked
    £15.80 Amazon
    £20.58 SPC

    Target
    £650
    Loan:1780.49 2207.38 Car Loan:2039.22 2419.64 0% CC:984.98 1063.48 Overdraft: 860 Overpayment:1781 Total: 7445.69 DFD Dec 18
    SPC 586
    • swimminginaseaofdebt
    • By swimminginaseaofdebt 12th Dec 17, 8:01 PM
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    swimminginaseaofdebt
    Reached my £20 Argos target and have ordered my niece's present.

    I'm going for £25 in Amazon vouchers next which I'll use to buy Christmas presents for next year.
    Last edited by swimminginaseaofdebt; Yesterday at 12:25 PM.
    SPC11 #564
    • Frugalwannabe
    • By Frugalwannabe 12th Dec 17, 8:41 PM
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    Frugalwannabe
    Yes please! I was thinking of doing this so perfect timing and accountability 😊
    Grocery challenge September £95.62/£400
    £1000 by December £308.33/£1000
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