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    • marialionza
    • By marialionza 4th Dec 19, 8:08 AM
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    Advent Chat ?
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    • 4th Dec 19, 8:08 AM
    Advent Chat ? 4th Dec 19 at 8:08 AM
    Looked around to see if I could find this Advent's Chat but couldn't find any.
    My question is A:
    24/12 Lifestyle Hotels did not ask for personal details when I entered. Is that due to Google Analytics or what?
    Sorry if there is an advent chat...
    Please help.
    TIA
    Thanks to those who help us to win !
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    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 4th Dec 19, 9:24 AM
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    • #2
    • 4th Dec 19, 9:24 AM
    • #2
    • 4th Dec 19, 9:24 AM
    Won't be Google Analytics what ever the reason is.
    Internet goodness 27349
    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 4th Dec 19, 9:29 AM
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    • #3
    • 4th Dec 19, 9:29 AM
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    • 4th Dec 19, 9:29 AM
    If it's this one

    https://www.lifestylehotels.net/en/advent-calendar-2019/

    there was a place to enter personal details after answering the question and clicking the "enter" button

    and the T&Cs include

    Entering personal data is necessary in case of success to inform the participant about winning
    Internet goodness 27349
    • marialionza
    • By marialionza 4th Dec 19, 2:31 PM
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    • #4
    • 4th Dec 19, 2:31 PM
    • #4
    • 4th Dec 19, 2:31 PM
    If it's this one

    https://www.lifestylehotels.net/en/advent-calendar-2019/

    there was a place to enter personal details after answering the question and clicking the "enter" button

    and the T&Cs include
    Originally posted by mjm3346
    Didn't come up earlier on but thanks
    Thanks to those who help us to win !
    • buddybear
    • By buddybear 5th Dec 19, 1:44 PM
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    • #5
    • 5th Dec 19, 1:44 PM
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    • 5th Dec 19, 1:44 PM
    How is everyone getting on with the advents so far? I definitely don't seem to be entering as many as previous years, not that I won very much even then! Anyway, lots of luck to you all and here's hoping for some big wins!
    'Keep your face always toward the sun and the shadows will fall behind you'


    A huge thanks to everyone who posts competitions
    • bees**knees
    • By bees**knees 5th Dec 19, 4:40 PM
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    • #6
    • 5th Dec 19, 4:40 PM
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    • 5th Dec 19, 4:40 PM
    I cant believe how many advents are on instagram this year - not good for me. I need some tuition on using it I think
    • REBECCAPW
    • By REBECCAPW 5th Dec 19, 4:45 PM
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    • #7
    • 5th Dec 19, 4:45 PM
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    • 5th Dec 19, 4:45 PM
    I'm finding there are way more hoops to jump over this year. So many social media advents are like: tag 20 friends, like 5 other social media sites and like 10 times to win a nail file.
    • badamsgirl
    • By badamsgirl 6th Dec 19, 1:33 PM
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    • #8
    • 6th Dec 19, 1:33 PM
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    • 6th Dec 19, 1:33 PM
    I had severe advent fatigue after 1 day. So now i'm generally sticking to the same ones each day and then entering others which i happen to spot on FB/TW/IG. i refuse to enter any where you need to tag people as i tend to have a lot of non compers on my social media and i don't like tagging my friends in order to win a book or novelty pair of socks! There is definitely a huge rise this year in the social media tagging comps so i can rule myself out of quite alot of comps. Still fairing well this year with my best comping month of the year and only 6 days in so i definitely won't complain too loudly!
    Happy New Year to you all! Good luck for 2020 Comping!

    My January 2020 wins: dry skin cream
    • cagsd
    • By cagsd 6th Dec 19, 6:14 PM
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    • 6th Dec 19, 6:14 PM
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    • 6th Dec 19, 6:14 PM
    I just can't really be bothered with the advents this year as has been mentioned, such a huge majority of them seem to be on Instagram, the ones that are on Facebook all seem to involve sharing and tagging so I won't do them, and there are also absolutely loads of comps from companies I've never heard of, offering prizes I have no interest in - eg. crafting, golfing or car related ones to name a few examples.
    So I'm literally doing about 20 to 30 a day, compared to probably more like 100 a day in the past.
    I'm not losing any sleep over it though. In the past 7 advents, the only decent prize I had won was a set of four tyres from Kwik Fit, other than that I'd only won stuff like pens and mugs so nothing to write home about.
    Whereas in previous years I was getting up an hour early to do the comps, this year I'm whizzing through them in about 20 minutes in the evening!
    Very, very underwhelmed by them, and very disappointed and nostalgic for years gone by!

    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 6th Dec 19, 6:49 PM
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    So I'm literally doing about 20 to 30 a day, compared to probably more like 100 a day in the past.
    Very, very underwhelmed by them, and very disappointed and nostalgic for years gone by!
    Originally posted by cagsd
    That's nearly 10 times more than I do most days - The majority of them are appropriate to be collected in a Pooper Scooper as far as I am concerned either for the desirability (or not) of the prize and/or what they want done to earn an entry.

    The year on year decline in worthwhile ones just about reached the bottom last year and I doubt that will change with so many people prepared to enter for complete dross - no need to provide Diamonds when Glass will do.
    Last edited by mjm3346; 06-12-2019 at 6:57 PM.
    Internet goodness 27349
    • hdh74
    • By hdh74 6th Dec 19, 7:11 PM
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    weeded quite a lot of them out, but still taking a fair amount of time just to look and see what the prize (or offer is) - but not actually bothering to enter many
    Last edited by hdh74; 06-12-2019 at 7:14 PM.
    • dizzyc
    • By dizzyc 6th Dec 19, 7:16 PM
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    I spent the first 2 days checking the majority of advents listed, but soon realised which ones are giving away prizes I either don't want or wouldn't bother wasting my time on as they are very small value in prizes. My life is not going to change massively if I win a mascara or box of biscuits lol.

    I did a list of Top 20 advents comps that I do daily, and another list of might do ones if I have time. Then I'm doing the non-advent comps instead, as they seem to be better prizes to be honest.

    Plus I work full time and I've got 5 kids so time is not on my side. I only get 1-2 hours a day for comping, plus some nights I'm just too knackered to bother...
    • marialionza
    • By marialionza 6th Dec 19, 7:51 PM
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    Wow ! I thought I was alone on my apathy... Anyhow winning or not hope you all have the best Christmas ... considering the times !
    Thanks to those who help us to win !
    • sleepyjones
    • By sleepyjones 6th Dec 19, 9:07 PM
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    I'm a bit meh about them this year too. I do find them quite hard to find though. I generally don't do FB/IG comps and most of the comps this year involve them in some way. When we had the "proper" advent thread it was easy to just blast through the Web Only entries and pretty much ignore the rest, but now there is no "order" to the MADNESSSSSSSS
    (I did start making my own page with links to the web ones but I got kinda bored and gave up )

    This is not to take away from CornishPasty or MsDee who both have advent lists ... I just think for me, I need it categorised
    I'm really busy this month so wouldn't really have time to maintain an advents list, but I think for next year if there are no volunteers then I'll just do it anyway, even if that means it only gets updated every couple of days as opposed to 42 times a day!

    But anyway, remember there will be advents that haven't started yet, so there may be big things to come (doubt it )

    Anyone had any luck yet?
    *Good Luck * Be Lucky * Stay Lucky*
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