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    • MotoringMore
    • By MotoringMore 2nd Jan 18, 6:05 PM
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    MotoringMore
    15 WOW
    Wombling 2018!
    • #1
    • 2nd Jan 18, 6:05 PM
    15 WOW
    Wombling 2018! 2nd Jan 18 at 6:05 PM
    Hi all,

    As some of you may be aware, there used to be some yearly wombling threads on here however, these seem to have been discontinued so why don't we start again?

    All you have to do is a post about any successful wombles which could be...

    - Found ASDA receipts for the Asda Price Guarantee
    - Found Sainsburys/Morrisons/Tesco receipts that you gain the Nectar/More/Club card points off
    - Roadkill (Money found in the 'wild')

    The idea is to keep a running total to see who the wombling champion of 2018 will be!

    I'll be number 1 - so far, I've had a 93p APG

    Contestants
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    1) MotoringMore - 2.26
    2) nelie - 4p
    3) Ladykernow - 1p
    4) tracey29 - Yet to Begin
    5) Needananswer - £5.10
    6) Adventureofmemories - Yet to Begin
    7) NBLondon - 28p
    8) Katiehound - 5p
    9) vickthestick - Yet to Begin
    10) bugslet - 4p
    11) Fingerbobs - 63p
    12) never too old - £5.17
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    Clubcard Points are 1p per point no matter if used in a boost promotion
    A McDonalds coffee bean is worth 22p

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    Last Updated 21/01 at 07:00 - If you have an issue with your number allocation please inform me ASAP. Also, to make my life easier, if you could place your running total in your signature, it'd be much appreciated!
    Last edited by MotoringMore; 21-01-2018 at 4:57 PM. Reason: Updated Standings
    2018 Wombling - Entrant 1 - Running Total: 93p
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    • adventureofmemories
    • By adventureofmemories 2nd Jan 18, 8:40 PM
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    • #2
    • 2nd Jan 18, 8:40 PM
    • #2
    • 2nd Jan 18, 8:40 PM
    I'll give it a go though can't promise much
    but be interesting to see how much i get from these.

    Do you just collect the receipts that are left on the self-service checkouts for an example?
    Debt to fiancee - £404.00 (left to pay) | Save £12,000 in 2018 - £371.90 all together|2,018 items in 2018 (8/2,018)
    • nelie
    • By nelie 2nd Jan 18, 9:17 PM
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    nelie
    • #3
    • 2nd Jan 18, 9:17 PM
    • #3
    • 2nd Jan 18, 9:17 PM
    I'm going to give this a go this year! My OH gets so annoyed when I pick up other recipts - but I'm not letting those boots points get away from me!

    Entry no. 2

    Total so far: £0.04
    Last edited by nelie; 12-01-2018 at 9:53 PM.
    2018 Wishlist: Camera Equipment|Skiing Gear|Skiing Holiday|Camping Gear|Running Gear
    Thanks to all posters - Have a lucky 2018


    Make £2018 in 2018 £100/£2018
    Wombling (no.2): £0.04
    • Ladykernow
    • By Ladykernow 2nd Jan 18, 9:20 PM
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    • #4
    • 2nd Jan 18, 9:20 PM
    • #4
    • 2nd Jan 18, 9:20 PM
    Found a costa receipt in the small bin at my work today. Used that on my receipt apps.
    Dec 2017 - Dec 2018 ~ Save £5000 £404/£5000
    • tracey29
    • By tracey29 3rd Jan 18, 2:25 AM
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    • #5
    • 3rd Jan 18, 2:25 AM
    • #5
    • 3rd Jan 18, 2:25 AM
    I’ll give it a try - sounds fun!

    Entry no 4
    • MotoringMore
    • By MotoringMore 3rd Jan 18, 7:15 AM
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    • #6
    • 3rd Jan 18, 7:15 AM
    • #6
    • 3rd Jan 18, 7:15 AM
    AdventureofMemories - You can do that but sometimes the checkout staff will spot you! For any shop, find out when the litter picking hours are - ASDA is a case of doing their Price Guarantee online but that's easy
    Nelie - I know what it's like especially when I pick up really wet ones (which can dry in a magazine)
    LadyKernow - Don't forget to give that an estimated value and give yourself and entrant number
    Tracey29 - It's really fun once you get into it!
    2018 Wombling - Entrant 1 - Running Total: 93p
    • need an answer
    • By need an answer 3rd Jan 18, 9:58 AM
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    need an answer
    • #7
    • 3rd Jan 18, 9:58 AM
    • #7
    • 3rd Jan 18, 9:58 AM
    i'm in

    been doing this for the last year so good to see a thread to record it on.
    Total for this year so far is £1.33 made up of wombled APG and T CC points and 4p roadkill.

    Last year totals were found money £13.11
    Wombles £140.40
    in S T F 9
    out S 3 T 1 F 5

    2017 -32

    2018 Wombling entrant No: 5 £6.37
    • NBLondon
    • By NBLondon 3rd Jan 18, 10:01 AM
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    NBLondon
    • #8
    • 3rd Jan 18, 10:01 AM
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    • 3rd Jan 18, 10:01 AM
    Coinstar Machines are my favourite target.... I never use them - not MSE to give someone 8% of your cash - but I find that some of those who do use them don't bother to check for rejects. OK, a lot of the rejects are Euro and I have to save them up to be converted later but a good haul can be 20p or 30p in silver - I think my best was just over a pound worth.

    So far this year - 1p picked up at the railway station yesterday.
    Last edited by NBLondon; 03-01-2018 at 10:02 AM. Reason: Clear gaps
    Womble #7 - Running Total £0.38 $0.00 Ä1.57
    • MotoringMore
    • By MotoringMore 3rd Jan 18, 10:01 AM
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    • #9
    • 3rd Jan 18, 10:01 AM
    • #9
    • 3rd Jan 18, 10:01 AM
    Need An Answer - That's a brilliant start to the year! Shame it didn't start earlier as I had a £5.50 APG on the last few days of December - good luck this year and allocate a number!
    2018 Wombling - Entrant 1 - Running Total: 93p
    • MotoringMore
    • By MotoringMore 3rd Jan 18, 10:01 AM
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    MotoringMore
    NBLondon - They're a great target!
    2018 Wombling - Entrant 1 - Running Total: 93p
    • need an answer
    • By need an answer 3rd Jan 18, 10:11 AM
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    need an answer
    I'm a bit of a spreadsheet geek and have recorded freebies for the past few years.
    I have updated my sig and allocated no:5

    The wombling is just a small part of what I record,as I also log free items,free film screenings,trials,vouchers and try me frees.

    Grand total for last year was £2367.49
    Just a little down on the previous year by about £50

    Looking forward to this years challenge!
    Good luck everyone.
    Last edited by need an answer; 03-01-2018 at 10:18 AM.
    in S T F 9
    out S 3 T 1 F 5

    2017 -32

    2018 Wombling entrant No: 5 £6.37
    • MotoringMore
    • By MotoringMore 3rd Jan 18, 10:30 AM
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    MotoringMore
    I'm a bit of a spreadsheet geek and have recorded freebies for the past few years.
    I have updated my sig and allocated no:5

    The wombling is just a small part of what I record,as I also log free items,free film screenings,trials,vouchers and try me frees.

    Grand total for last year was £2367.49
    Just a little down on the previous year by about £50

    Looking forward to this years challenge!
    Good luck everyone.
    Originally posted by need an answer
    That's an incredible amount!
    2018 Wombling - Entrant 1 - Running Total: 93p
    • Savethekipper
    • By Savethekipper 3rd Jan 18, 11:09 AM
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    Savethekipper
    With the APG, it says you now need a home shopping account?
    • MotoringMore
    • By MotoringMore 3rd Jan 18, 11:15 AM
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    MotoringMore
    With the APG, it says you now need a home shopping account?
    Originally posted by Savethekipper
    You do need to register for one however, you don't have to place an order. The only reason for doing this is so that ASDA can ensure there's a limit (10 per month I think)
    2018 Wombling - Entrant 1 - Running Total: 93p
    • NBLondon
    • By NBLondon 4th Jan 18, 9:51 AM
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    NBLondon - They're a great target!
    Originally posted by MotoringMore
    My other good source is supermarket trolleys abandoned on street corners with a pound still in them... I live about 3-4 minutes walk from a medium-sized Sainsbury and some of my neighbours think that's too far to carry their shopping home so will drag the trolley down the road (clearly the security thing that's supposed to lock the wheels doesn't always engage) and then not have the energy to walk it back. So being a good citizen, I will return it for them In fact, some years back one family just kept the trolley in their front garden until next time. I saw them once - couldn't see any reason the two large teenage sons weren't able to carry the bags.
    Womble #7 - Running Total £0.38 $0.00 Ä1.57
    • need an answer
    • By need an answer 4th Jan 18, 2:59 PM
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    need an answer
    updated my total today after a womble in A.
    Only found 1 receipt but it produced £1.24

    Not sure if it is my imagination,or the thread keeps moving and has yet to find a home for the year!
    in S T F 9
    out S 3 T 1 F 5

    2017 -32

    2018 Wombling entrant No: 5 £6.37
    • MotoringMore
    • By MotoringMore 6th Jan 18, 2:22 PM
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    Went & had a quick 5 minute look around ASDA again today but nothing - although I did come home to find that I've won a Nintendo Switch game!
    2018 Wombling - Entrant 1 - Running Total: 93p
    • tracey29
    • By tracey29 7th Jan 18, 11:15 AM
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    tracey29
    Went & had a quick 5 minute look around ASDA again today but nothing - although I did come home to find that I've won a Nintendo Switch game!
    Originally posted by MotoringMore
    Thatís brilliant! How do you find the competitions?
    • MotoringMore
    • By MotoringMore 7th Jan 18, 12:05 PM
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    MotoringMore
    Thatís brilliant! How do you find the competitions?
    Originally posted by tracey29
    Normally I use MSE & CompDB but, I just googled it after seeing an article on SuperLucky
    2018 Wombling - Entrant 1 - Running Total: 93p
    • Katiehound
    • By Katiehound 7th Jan 18, 9:43 PM
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    Katiehound
    I love Wombling! don't get much chance to do it here but when in ROI I am such a neat, tidy, helpful shopper at Mr T stores!
    Last year I clocked up 4200 points (over 12 weeks) which will go someway to buy a ferry ticket or two!!
    Being polite and pleasant doesn't cost anything!
    If you found my posting helpful please hit the "Thanks" button!
    Many thanks

    2018 Wombling .... Entrant 8 ... 700 More
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