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    • Former MSE Helen
    • By Former MSE Helen 19th Nov 13, 6:34 PM
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    MSE News: £10k comping prize turns SkintDad into winning dad
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    • 19th Nov 13, 6:34 PM
    MSE News: £10k comping prize turns SkintDad into winning dad 19th Nov 13 at 6:34 PM
    "A dad-of-two has won a £10,000 windfall and help to set up his own business after inspiration from an MSE tweet..."

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    £10k comping prize turns SkintDad into winning dad




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  • Luckyone
    • #2
    • 19th Nov 13, 6:41 PM
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    • 19th Nov 13, 6:41 PM
    WoW

    What a wonderful win. So very pleased for you Ricky

    LO xxx
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    • fire**fly
    • By fire**fly 19th Nov 13, 6:50 PM
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    • 19th Nov 13, 6:50 PM
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    • 19th Nov 13, 6:50 PM
    great win, well done to ricky








    • independance
    • By independance 19th Nov 13, 6:52 PM
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    • #4
    • 19th Nov 13, 6:52 PM
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    • 19th Nov 13, 6:52 PM
    That's brilliant, well done. Best wishes for your future success.
    • elizabethp
    • By elizabethp 19th Nov 13, 6:53 PM
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    • 19th Nov 13, 6:53 PM
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    • 19th Nov 13, 6:53 PM
    Wow, well done on a brilliant win!
    Liz xx
    • Short-n-Sweet
    • By Short-n-Sweet 19th Nov 13, 6:59 PM
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    Short-n-Sweet
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    • 19th Nov 13, 6:59 PM
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    • 19th Nov 13, 6:59 PM
    Wooooohoooooo!
    Ask.. Believe.. Receive..

    Every Accomplishment Starts With The Decision To Try
    • tbaggins
    • By tbaggins 19th Nov 13, 7:05 PM
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    • 19th Nov 13, 7:05 PM
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    • 19th Nov 13, 7:05 PM
    Congratulations
    • elsien
    • By elsien 19th Nov 13, 7:07 PM
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    • 19th Nov 13, 7:07 PM
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    • 19th Nov 13, 7:07 PM
    That's fantastic news - congratulations.
    All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well.

    Pedant alert - it's could have, not could of.
    • missk9
    • By missk9 19th Nov 13, 7:08 PM
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    • 19th Nov 13, 7:08 PM
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    • 19th Nov 13, 7:08 PM
    So glad the prize went to a deserving guy... super for a family man x
    BACK and READY..... waiting on Royal Mail!!!
    • diabaz
    • By diabaz 19th Nov 13, 7:30 PM
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    Amazing! Well done!!
    • TREEZ
    • By TREEZ 19th Nov 13, 7:32 PM
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    Fantastic!
    2018 wins - The Missing Girl Book, £25 worth of doggy treats, 2 Beach Towels, Bottle of Ribena
    • tonkatol
    • By tonkatol 19th Nov 13, 7:48 PM
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    Congratulationas and well done Ricky. Please let me have your blog details - as a fellow Tunbridge Wells person I could use some of your tips to save money!! Well done on your hard work and I hope the job opportunity with your own website will turn your fortunes around!
    September Wins : One Direction posters, Kappa Football.

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  • xsheepx
    Wow, fantastic! Hope it works out well Ricky! Best of luck.
    • HurdyGurdy
    • By HurdyGurdy 19th Nov 13, 7:54 PM
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    Brilliant to hear this. Congratulations Ricky. So pleased for you
    • bossladysal
    • By bossladysal 19th Nov 13, 10:33 PM
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    Well done Ricky and all the best for your business venture
    • SkintDadUK
    • By SkintDadUK 19th Nov 13, 10:47 PM
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    Thanks everyone! I am totally overwhelmed!

    It has been an amazing day and I now want to use this to build a secure future for my family.

    With a dream and determination you really can achieve the greatest of things!

    My blog is skintdad.co.uk if you want to check it out
    Professional Blogger | Money Saver | Money Maker
    • Daphne01
    • By Daphne01 19th Nov 13, 10:49 PM
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    Well done that's brilliant news, good luck with the new venture
    A strong man stands up for himself, a stronger man stands up for others.





    • pantherchick
    • By pantherchick 20th Nov 13, 5:19 AM
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    WOW,,, well done Ricky! I hope to follow your progress. good luck in the new venture.. xx
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    • ThunderCat
    • By ThunderCat 20th Nov 13, 6:11 AM
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    Congratulations and good luck!
    2018 wins: Hong Kong holiday
    • pinktilgate
    • By pinktilgate 20th Nov 13, 6:40 AM
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    pinktilgate
    Wow!!! Huge congratulations! Well done!! I love seeing MSEr's winning big!!
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