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    • DestinyGamer
    • By DestinyGamer 8th Jan 19, 11:26 PM
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    A new hobby!
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    • 8th Jan 19, 11:26 PM
    A new hobby! 8th Jan 19 at 11:26 PM
    Iíve enjoyed entering competitions in the past but it ainít half time consuming. The best thing Iíve won was my XBOX One about 4-5 years ago which I still use today. Iíve decided to make comping my hobby along with volunteering for charity in 2019.

    Do you comp for a hobby? How do you keep it fun?
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    • JamboDP
    • By JamboDP 9th Jan 19, 11:45 AM
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    • 9th Jan 19, 11:45 AM
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    • 9th Jan 19, 11:45 AM
    Do not expect to win anything, and if you do win it will be enjoyed a lot more.


    Just enter as many as you can and forget about them.
    I do it just for fun and whatever I win is a bonus
    • Makeandsave
    • By Makeandsave 9th Jan 19, 11:47 AM
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    • 9th Jan 19, 11:47 AM
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    • 9th Jan 19, 11:47 AM
    I comp for a hobby, Like Jambo says enter and forget about them and then when you win you feel happy.



    2018 was a great year doing this hobby i won £3581.16 in prizes.
    Jan wins 19. £5 winneroo, £20 amazon,
    The Italian Chapel by Philip Paris.
    • nelie
    • By nelie 9th Jan 19, 2:08 PM
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    • #4
    • 9th Jan 19, 2:08 PM
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    • 9th Jan 19, 2:08 PM
    I love entering and do it for fun, its quick, easy and free to do!

    I don't dwell over not winning, i didn't have it in the first place so don't miss it.

    Ive had some wonderful prizes in the past and it's these that keep me coming back when I have the spare time.

    JANUARY WINS
    Self-tan Bundle, Spice Hamper, Glitter Makeup, Love Heart Sweets, At Dusk (book), HelloFresh months delivery, Shampoo, Turtles all the way down (book), £40 baby food vouchers, Mug, Lipstick, Pair of Tickets to Chelsea Football , Set of slogan lunchboxes, Bubble bath set, Non-Alcoholic Gin, Tickets to Carabao Cup Semi-Final (Chelsea!)


    Thanks to all posters - Have a lucky 2019
    • Monkey Chinchilla
    • By Monkey Chinchilla 10th Jan 19, 8:10 PM
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    • 10th Jan 19, 8:10 PM
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    • 10th Jan 19, 8:10 PM
    You have to enjoy it or you won’t stick with it. I enjoy finding competitions that haven’t already been posted almost as much as entering and when I’m having a dry spell, the messages of thanks from people who’ve won from my posts keeps me going. I haven’t won many competitions over the last few years but the few prizes I have won have been decent enough to spur me on.
    Love comping, hate trolls.
    • char98
    • By char98 10th Jan 19, 9:51 PM
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    • 10th Jan 19, 9:51 PM
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    • 10th Jan 19, 9:51 PM
    I’ve revently started comping as a hobby for the last 2 weeks. I haven’t won anything yet though ��

    Are there any other websites that advertise comps that anyone knows of?
    • Verksies
    • By Verksies 11th Jan 19, 11:44 AM
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    • 11th Jan 19, 11:44 AM
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    • 11th Jan 19, 11:44 AM
    I can see from your name youre clearly a gamer (Love Destiny btw)

    I literally enter comps in between matches on Overwatch, so literally in my spare time.

    If I win - great! If I don't thats fine too
    I'm back after a long break, be nice to me
    • BizKiTRoAcH
    • By BizKiTRoAcH 11th Jan 19, 8:57 PM
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    • 11th Jan 19, 8:57 PM
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    • 11th Jan 19, 8:57 PM
    I just do it for no more than an hour a day, usually while i'm side watching something on netflix. I do skip a lot of competitions now and only enter for things I want or things I can give to friends/family. Don't bother with click 2 wins or mag dailies and skip most facebook competitions too. I wouldn't say I enjoy doing it, but I don't dislike it either? It's just part of my routine like brushing my teeth or getting a shower
    • DestinyGamer
    • By DestinyGamer 12th Jan 19, 10:05 AM
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    • 12th Jan 19, 10:05 AM
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    • 12th Jan 19, 10:05 AM
    I can see from your name youre clearly a gamer (Love Destiny btw)

    I literally enter comps in between matches on Overwatch, so literally in my spare time.

    If I win - great! If I don't thats fine too
    Originally posted by Verksies
    Destiny is life! Iím a veteran I want to win anything gaming related. A new console would be grand.
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    #12 2019 1% challenge 2% of 100%
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