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    • sarah1972
    • By sarah1972 2nd Aug 17, 1:40 PM
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    • 2nd Aug 17, 1:40 PM
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    Royal Mail Monitoring and Posting Panel 2nd Aug 17 at 1:40 PM
    It is that time again for a new thread as the old one is about to approach its 314th page.

    Thanks to 3010 for posting the last thread

    Please note in post number two there is now a list of FAQ that 3010 very kindly posted on the old thread so I have copied it here. .

    Happy Posting

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    • NBLondon
    • By NBLondon 7th Jan 19, 9:00 AM
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    Enjoy your "Retirement".
    Originally posted by redagila
    Thanks! and hope you're recovery is going well.

    I have signed up for the international one instead (you're not supposed to do both together) and they immediately responded by asking if I could do a business version with my non-existent franking machine. So I'm not holding my breath....
    "I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered."
    • notbritishgas
    • By notbritishgas 7th Jan 19, 1:51 PM
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    Thanks! and hope you're recovery is going well.

    I have signed up for the international one instead (you're not supposed to do both together) and they immediately responded by asking if I could do a business version with my non-existent franking machine. So I'm not holding my breath....
    Originally posted by NBLondon
    I joined the International panel last year and like you the first contact I had was to take part in the business panel
    But eventually was invited to the residential and have been doing it ever since. prefer it to TNS as no preparation and 14 euros paypal per month.
    Late last year they appeared desperate for new members as they emailed me asking if I could recommend anyone, PM me if you want details.
    • Money maker
    • By Money maker 7th Jan 19, 1:57 PM
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    Money maker
    Received a med parcel today - first time I've had one this size. £5.75 first class, £4.50 2nd. That's a lot to stump up even if the value of vouchers is included. Must say, the box is a handy size though.
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    • Secret Lady
    • By Secret Lady 7th Jan 19, 2:10 PM
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    International?
    I joined the International panel last year and like you the first contact I had was to take part in the business panel
    But eventually was invited to the residential and have been doing it ever since. prefer it to TNS as no preparation and 14 euros paypal per month.
    Late last year they appeared desperate for new members as they emailed me asking if I could recommend anyone, PM me if you want details.
    Originally posted by notbritishgas
    Where do you find the international panel, does it have a name?

    Thank you
    Grant me the serenity to accept the people I cannot change, the courage to change the one I can and the wisdom to know it's me"
    • notbritishgas
    • By notbritishgas 7th Jan 19, 3:18 PM
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    Where do you find the international panel, does it have a name?

    Thank you
    Originally posted by Secret Lady
    Try this

    https://quotas.de/en/earn-money-with-our-postal-survey-unex-1322/
    • libra10
    • By libra10 7th Jan 19, 3:18 PM
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    Where do you find the international panel, does it have a name?

    Thank you
    Originally posted by Secret Lady
    I think it's probably this one

    https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=1880777&highlight=international
    • LalalaLindy
    • By LalalaLindy 8th Jan 19, 1:17 PM
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    Just accepted Unaddressed Mail invite online. Not had an email offering it yet though. Obviously online before emails are sent.

    Hope someone else gets on too.

    Edit: email arrived ten minutes later
    Last edited by LalalaLindy; 08-01-2019 at 1:30 PM.
    LBM 23/09/13 - DFD 08/10/17
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 8th Jan 19, 2:42 PM
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    Got one too
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    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 12 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger. ***Be the difference.***
    • Saetana
    • By Saetana 8th Jan 19, 2:54 PM
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    Saetana
    Nothing there for me but I start Unaddressed Mail next week anyway so it might clash.
    2019 Wins: £5.38 cash, scratchcard, 2 t-shirts
    • NBLondon
    • By NBLondon 8th Jan 19, 3:15 PM
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    NBLondon
    I didn't get an e-mail or an online message - but I did get:
    Congratulations! You are a Daily Prize Draw winner for today, 7th January! We’ll be sending you your £10 Love2Shop voucher in the next couple of days and we hope you enjoy spending it. Thanks for your continued help with the Royal Mail Survey.
    Leaving the survey is feeling a bit like quitting Scientology
    "I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered."
    • themadvix
    • By themadvix 9th Jan 19, 10:00 AM
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    themadvix
    It's a bit late I know, but is there still anyone who'd like a diary who didn't get one? I forgot to use it as planned over Christmas (as part of a game), and I won't use it for diarying... happy to post to anyone who'd like one.
    OPs 2018 = £2090
    Moving savings = £3085
    OPs 2017 = £3103
    Starting balance 2012: £132000; balance Jul 2018: £91,552
    MFW2018 no. 38
    • ChotaPeg
    • By ChotaPeg 10th Jan 19, 8:57 PM
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    Yes - themadvix - I'd love it. I am waiting for them to send one to me but not holding my breath (irritatingly, starting live panel just after Xmas means you don't automatically get a diary and from my experience of their panellist service I don't hold too tightly to anything promised!). CP xx
    • themadvix
    • By themadvix 11th Jan 19, 8:59 AM
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    themadvix
    Have PM'd you ChotaPeg

    Agreed re TNS. They've told me I'm finishing this stint and I think I've had my last posting pack (but that may not be the case...) but no presentation pack yet. Will wait and see!
    OPs 2018 = £2090
    Moving savings = £3085
    OPs 2017 = £3103
    Starting balance 2012: £132000; balance Jul 2018: £91,552
    MFW2018 no. 38
    • babs 103
    • By babs 103 11th Jan 19, 11:22 AM
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    babs 103
    As I said earlier, I too have a diary if anyone wants it.
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    • Money_Grabber13579
    • By Money_Grabber13579 12th Jan 19, 12:58 AM
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    I joined TNS about four years ago and only just got accepted on to the training program. However, I have a question, which I addressed to TNS and found their answer a bit silly (in my opinion) so thought i’d ask it here too.

    I have an item to post next Tuesday in the post box, before the last collection time. The last collection time is 9.00am and so I asked whether I could post it the night before, on the basis that it was more convienent for me and it would achieve the deadline of posting before the last collection time. However, they said no and to post it on Tuesday, even if it was after the deadline.

    This seems a bit silly to me in the basis that my approach would result in it meeting the last collection time on Tuesday (but equally, wouldn’t be collected any earlier as there is no evening collection) whereas the TNS approach means it won’t get picked up until Wednesday.

    What would anyone else do?
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    • Primrose
    • By Primrose 12th Jan 19, 10:26 AM
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    Primrose
    I have a similar 9am only posting time with my nearest post box and I not unregularly see the mail van arrive to collect the mail as late as 10 am so I do whatever is most convenient according to my daily routine.

    Since there is no 5pm evening collection I often post the previous evening to save having to rush out in the morning to meet the deadline and state on the return that it was posted around 8.30 am.

    If I can,t do that I just post at 9.30 am or whatever and let the powers that be sort their results out. Our postal collections rarely collect within 30 mins of the stated time on the box so I wouldn't bust a gut if you have to post after the designated time. If they,ve told you to state the actual posting time I would go with that. It's not going to be an exact science.
    • chrisbur
    • By chrisbur 12th Jan 19, 12:10 PM
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    chrisbur

    I have an item to post next Tuesday in the post box, before the last collection time. The last collection time is 9.00am and so I asked whether I could post it the night before, on the basis that it was more convienent for me and it would achieve the deadline of posting before the last collection time. However, they said no and to post it on Tuesday, even if it was after the deadline.

    This seems a bit silly to me in the basis that my approach would result in it meeting the last collection time on Tuesday (but equally, wouldn’t be collected any earlier as there is no evening collection) whereas the TNS approach means it won’t get picked up until Wednesday.

    What would anyone else do?
    Originally posted by Money_Grabber13579
    The following is in the Help section FAQs
    "Some of my postboxes have a last collection time of 09:00 Monday to Friday and 07:00 Saturdays. Is it okay if I post my items the night before in order to make the early collection the following day?
    Please post only on the scheduled day of posting, as posting a test item the night before will cause problems when you try to enter it online. It’s okay to post a test item at one of these boxes after 9am on the scheduled day, as long as you confirm the actual time of posting and that this was after the last collection time."
    • molerat
    • By molerat 12th Jan 19, 2:30 PM
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    molerat
    Just received my posting pack - 3 CUBES !!
    https://www.helpforheroes.org.uk/give-support/donate-now/
    • Purpleroses
    • By Purpleroses 12th Jan 19, 2:37 PM
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    Purpleroses
    Just received my posting pack - 3 CUBES !!
    Originally posted by molerat

    I got 3 cubes as well!
    #36 £2019 in 2019 ~ £851/£2019
    #88 CYDBX ~ £0/£6500

    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 12th Jan 19, 4:36 PM
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    beanielou
    Just received my posting pack - 3 CUBES !!
    Originally posted by molerat
    Blimey, that is a lot for one week.
    Thought it was to be one a month?
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 12 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger. ***Be the difference.***
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