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Daily Mail pre-Christmas Giveaway. Result?

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Can anyone help (and I'm not sure if this is the right place to be asking this question, but I'm sure someone will re-direct me if it's not). Around November last year, the Daily Mail were running a promotion where you had to choose prizes from three published in the paper each day, for about three weeks. Stick your choices on a saver card and then once completed, send it into the Daily Mail. Can't remember what it was called but could have been something like 'Christmas Giveaway. They then guaranteed you would get one of your choices as a prize. Now I'm sure the prize would be the cheapest, most ludicrous one. But I carefully chose all mine and stuck them on and sent it off, and have heard nothing. And would be interested to know if anyone else did the same and has had a result. Always optimistic, but it would be nice to get something back for the effort involved!
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  • monkey82
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    I can't help but same thing. My mum did this, sent off her form (photocopied it before she sent it) - I sent them an email last week asking about it, as I think we looked it up and the original T&C's said to allow 56 days for receipt (which was about the middle of Jan from the submission date), and got the following response:

    "Due to the high volumes of applications it has taken us longer than expected to collate and dispatch the gifts. A gift will be sent in due course."

    hmmm, I won't hold my breath!
  • i forgot all about this - i did the same too - carefully selected what i chose so at least it wouldnt be something i wouldnt want - never heard anything back - guess it was a waste of time????????
  • Roger1
    Roger1 Posts: 1,603 Forumite
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    My wife's 'prize' was a 2-4-1 voucher for longrunning stage shows in London. Such vouchers are widely available WITHOUT spending £££ on buying the wretched newspaper, so the value of the 'prize' was £0.

    OTOH, I have received nothing. Value to date: £0.
  • montymud
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    I also sent off my card - it was the first thing I have ever collected for and I have also recieved nothing! The pleace that it gets sent to is only down the road aswell lol!!
  • wonderwallet
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    Nothing for me yet either. I carefully selected so that I wouldn't get vouchers and I remember thinking that the cheapest item they could send would probably be a man's watch, no doubt a really crappy one!!!!
  • monkey82
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    Finally recieved our "gift"- funnily enough also a 2-4-1 theatre voucher- something that was not even on our gamecard (and we photocopied the card before we sent it so i am 100% sure)
  • mysuni
    mysuni Posts: 237 Forumite
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    Roger1 wrote: »
    My wife's 'prize' was a 2-4-1 voucher for longrunning stage shows in London. Such vouchers are widely available WITHOUT spending £££ on buying the wretched newspaper, so the value of the 'prize' was £0.

    OTOH, I have received nothing. Value to date: £0.

    I too got the voucher which went straight in the recycling bin. There are equivalent or better offers available for the choice of shows that the voucher was valid for.:(
  • miss_angie1
    miss_angie1 Posts: 457 Forumite
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    My cousin received a pair of the diamond earrings today but she said like they look worth about £5. I'm still waiting. I live in hope that they are completing the finishing touches on my Lexus before delivery;)
    My mantra is "Never pay full price!" ;)
  • Justme29
    Justme29 Posts: 125 Forumite
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    Really glad I didn't take up this offer now, thought it was to good to be true.
  • Debtbust
    Debtbust Posts: 56 Forumite
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    I am still waiting for mine. Hoping to get something soon.

    Monkey82 are you able to pm their email address so I can chase them as well?

    Thank you.
    Extra payment a week - this week £28 - total £187.11
    Pay as much as u can 2012-£3,280.89/£12,000
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