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    • Sue-UU
    • By Sue-UU 2nd Dec 08, 1:56 AM
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    Sue-UU
    Sealed Pot Challenge 2 "The Return"
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    • 2nd Dec 08, 1:56 AM
    Sealed Pot Challenge 2 "The Return" 2nd Dec 08 at 1:56 AM
    Hi everyone. Here we are again with another Sealed Pot Challenge!

    The idea ...inspired by "mumzyof2" last year.. is to save as much as is possible for us all, as individuals, throughout the following year for Christmas, hence why we seal the pots to save us being tempted from opening and spending it. Any spare cash can be put away, every day, week, month, whatever is best for you all. It's all very easy and all newcomers will very soon get the idea, but below are the basics.

    Get yourselves pots, it doesn't need to cost much ...make yourself one by using Nykmedia's paper mache recipe by using this link http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.html?t=605703&page=30 (the recipe can be found near the bottom of the page) If making your own doesn't appeal then buy a money box, piggy bank, ready sealed (and cheap) tins in well known, reasonably priced shops! If you wish, use any pot for now then look out for something different/better in sales after Christmas, or put whichever one you fancy on your Christmas list. You can even use a coffee jar, gravy carton, drinking chocolate carton. There are many options in the house to choose from .....which are extremely MSE. After selecting your pot, seal round the lid with cellotape, make a slit in the top ....and away you go!

    NB. If you make a paper mache pig/cow/penguin or whichever you wish to turn it into, then you won't need to seal it, though you will need to "operate" on it at the end of the challenge!! Still, you can always have the pleasure of making a new one towards the end of the year. Terrimundi pots, widely available in shops and on line, are another already sealed way to save, though you may need to smash it come the end of the year ....or shake it to death! Though, not too sure how well that works.

    Here is a list of members from last time and their numbers which, if you wish - and to make it easy to remember, can be put on to your signatures. Below that list are all the members who have signed up over the past 2 or 3 months, here are your numbers you've waited so patiently (or not) for folks. We've just had an amazing year, let's keep it going and see what we can achieve next year. Good luck everyone and save well!!! I think we'll aim for the closing date to be Monday December 2nd 2009.

    Anyone wishing to join please post to say so and I'll give you a number so you also can join in the fun.

    Sue.

    NB. It seems that during the change-over period in late summer, three numbers appear to have been duplicated a little. No one's fault I'm afraid, but apologies in advance. So if anyone thinks their number is wrong please say so and I can give them a new one. However, if the members concerned are no longer with the challenge ...I never said that bit above!! :rolleyes:

    001 - Mumzyof2 - ....Target 250
    002 - TheUnknownStuntman
    003 - Meyore
    004 - Cat4772
    005 - MasterKay
    006 - SarahNeedle1872
    007 - Jeeves1983
    008 - Sea78 - Aim
    009 - PostingAlwaysPosting -
    010 - Benbenandme
    011 - Purpletea65 ....Target 250 towards Christmas 2009
    012 - Lucy7509
    013 - ChloeBelle
    014 - Woodstoke
    015 - Spud30
    016 - Jo1972 ......Target 500
    017 - SlowlyFading
    018 - Kittiej
    019 - Mrsmcawber
    020 - Skint_Spice
    021 - Babes21
    022 - Evertheoptimist
    023 - KiwiGirl
    024 - x_raphel_xx
    025 - Chevalier
    026 - brokewelshgirl
    027 - Jess444
    028 - Jazzyjustlaw
    029 - Mrsmortenharket .....Target 400
    030 - Pennyfrog
    031 - Candy0107
    032 - Shoey1610
    033 - Prozacthegigglefairy
    034 - LittlePickle
    035 - Toto
    036 - Stacy ............Target 500
    037 - Blackwidowz
    038 - C8ndice
    039 - Miss_corerupted
    040 - Sweetpea03
    041 - lilMissMup ....Target 1000
    042 - Debt Free Future ....Target 250
    043 - SkippyCat
    044 - Hayley_Bass
    045 - Hotpoint
    046 - Natlou
    047 - Ikkleosu
    048 - HighPeakLass
    049 - Bellie
    050 - Helenhugs
    051 - LoadedIWish
    052 - Princess Peach ....Target 250
    053 - Hypno06
    054 - Country Lover
    055 - TillyP
    056 - LadyGrim
    057 - DizzyDolly
    058 - Heavenleigh
    059 - Oopalah ....Target 500
    060 - Shell37
    061 - Surfbabe .....Target 200
    062 - Impomdasp
    063 - Ruby6kids
    064 - Falady
    065 - ClaireR
    066 - Nykmedia ....Target 50
    067 - Gryster
    068 - Don't Want To Be In Debt
    069 - Init Sister
    070 - Nix143
    071 - Mrsspendalot
    072 - Mollymop5
    073 - Cuba Cat
    074 - Nanaof2
    075 - Redmel1621 ...Target 60 for Christmas.
    076 - Helenhuss
    077 - Smitchy73
    078 - Catwoman150
    079 - LemonTree
    080 - Kisto
    081 - Headinthesand
    082 - Chocaholic110
    083 - CheekyVimto
    084 - Getting-sorted-Sarah
    085 - Cassie123
    086 - Linerlu
    087 - Rocky67
    088 - Irishgirlie
    089 - Di-Dough
    090 - Wornoutmumoftwo
    091 - Stressed.mum ....Target 500
    092 - Glitterycloud
    093 - Elly2
    094 - Lovely-cup-of-tea
    095 - Healthyhappybutskint
    096 - Flowerofthewest .....Target 300
    097 - Findingmyownway
    098 - Katyk
    099 - Auntymabel
    100 - Tesscha
    101 - Poppett
    102 - Frugalmum
    103 - Saversarn
    104 - Sugarcubed
    105 - Spendhappy
    106 - Moneygypsy
    107 - Gargoyle
    108 - Chick-chick
    109 - Always-amazed
    110 - Heffi
    111 - Countrymusicfan
    112 - Irishwexford .....Target 160
    113 - 98sidney ....Target 500
    114 - Artnoble
    115 - Rabbit .....Target 300
    116 - Kittyboo
    117 - Kmfry
    118 - Eagerlearner
    119 - Piglet6
    120 - Joyful
    121 - Frogga
    122 - Spendaholic Chick
    123 - Sarahowen ............Target - not break into it half way through!
    124 - Sanshing
    125 - Lil_me
    126 - Fallen Angel Shelley
    127 - Juliesg
    128 - Doelani
    129 - Embarrassed about my debt
    130 - Mariagti
    131 - Tigerseye
    132 - Penny2myname ...Target 50 for winter solstice plant
    133 - Huxley
    134 - Angelflower
    135 - Penguin83 ......Target 200
    136 - Pandapaws
    137 - NWLass
    138 - Taka
    139 - Teeni
    140 - hayley11
    141 - JamieDodger
    142 - CrumbledFlake
    143 - StressedSteph
    144 - LindsayGalaxy
    145 - Youngmumof2boys
    146 - Tracey04
    147 - Lelc
    148 - Liloandstitch
    149 - DdavidGoch
    150 - Tifnstav
    151 - PrincessLeia ....Target 200
    152 - WW2linz
    153 - Girlabouttown
    154 - CookieMonster
    155 - Mrsdoyle1981
    156 - Whitetigeress333
    157 - DollyPeeps
    158 - Kate123
    159 - Buffythedebtslayer ....Target 150
    160 - MadCad
    161 - NEgirl
    162 - OldMcDonald
    163 - Grunnie
    164 - Webtalk
    165 - Jcm1970
    166 - JCD_Capulte
    167 - Kirstieksf
    168 - Carolinabirichine
    169 - Chocolate.Orange
    170 - Louise1521
    171 - Petal9
    172 - Shelby161
    173 - InSearchOfMe
    174 - Tesco Point Addict
    175 - Azjh77
    176 - Jacquij123
    177 - Shop-to-drop
    178 - Moneysavingmumofone
    179 - Fizzel81
    180 - Discount-Diva
    181 - Pigpen
    182 - Gettinghelp
    183 - Sparky0107
    184 - Iwanttobefree
    185 - Reventon
    186 - JillD
    187 - Chunksmum
    188 - Poppety7
    189 - x Nadine x
    190 - Lornz23
    191 - Charlotte664
    192 - Diana Prince .....Target 200
    193 - Pinkpr1nc3ss
    194- Sammy_Kaye18
    195- little chicken ....Target 1000
    196- Looby Lou
    197- PIPPER
    198- lisababy2002uk
    199- misery-able
    200- jtb2412
    201- exessexmum
    202 -happycrystalmaid
    203 -MSHAWX
    204- Strawberry laces
    205a -Trying to save
    203 - Jaapie
    204 - sputnik15
    205 - Jamtart6
    206 - jjef
    207- sophiesmum
    208- JesaRose
    209- Jackiegibbo
    210- welshgirl78
    211- gazzak
    212- galantvr4
    213 - clare.ann.summers
    214-The shuffs
    215 -Puzzledbubbles
    216 - Airplanepics
    217-lysasparkles
    218- hcar-
    219- Sue-UU ...........Target 200 for something, not sure what yet!
    220-Phoenixchick
    221- Pania
    222-savingfortravel .....Target 350
    223- Diane_239
    224 - Raquela
    225 -prophecy-grrl
    226 - chal
    227- cleosmum
    228 Platimum Horse
    229-Frazzmunch
    230-lostindebt
    231-nephilim
    232 - Beans....again
    233-rach1989
    234 - daisykinn1
    235- robpw2
    236-Bella08
    237 -nicniven
    238-greenface
    239-stinkybell ....Target 300
    240-wereindedt
    241-cassy
    242 - mon1o
    243-reevo8
    244-pandora205 .....Target 500
    245-elliemoo ......Target 100
    246 - Lincs1205
    247-Sarellie8 ....Target 400
    248-eyelinerprincess
    249-quick-smart
    250- Tigerlily7
    251- BabyBee1984
    252- Moneypooh
    253- FelineFantastic
    254 - xredwebx
    255 - Diane_239
    256 - herewegoagain
    257 - mcjordi ........Target 200
    258 - Nopms
    259 - RhiBi
    260 - Nellis10
    261 - aliette
    262 - Drea
    263 - BP56134 .......Target 400
    264 - toottifrootti
    265 - inked3
    266 - cw676
    267 - NW-ANGEL
    268 - Toffee261104
    269 - thmaga
    270 - yogismum
    271 - elj2287
    272 -pen_and_paper
    273 - mummytummy
    274- tirlittan
    275 - jexybird
    276- cammumof3

    277 kyprice580
    278 vixsta7
    279 dizzyBee
    280 Mickey mouse ......Target 300
    281 loopymadlover
    282 too_much_debt ....Target 300
    283 Greenbynature ....Target 500
    284 petrafyde
    285 rkirstjm
    286 Kmac_Edin ......Target 200
    287 wrinkled English rose
    288 Jo3y83
    289 MargB ......Target 500
    290 trex170104
    291 emmerrrr
    292 AuntieH
    293 Suze4Dan2007
    294 chrisfreelander54
    295 rara32 ....Target 250
    296 loulybooly
    297 wanttobeasaver
    298 SpoonyOh
    299 savvykaz
    300 saveumcowboy
    301 andrinaperry
    302 mummytomygirls
    303 paybacktime2008 ....Target 500
    304 brummiebabe ....Target 300
    305 Shelly1977 .....Target 300
    306 CautiousPaul1981
    307 Aeshna
    308 NewlyFrugalMumof3
    309 gibboelli ....Target 100 for wedding!
    310 penniesgrowintopounds ....Target 500
    311 reventon .....Target 500
    312 izzoh ......Target 200
    313 harib0uk
    314 glendam .....Target 500
    315 broke mum of three
    316 nickynoo08 ...Target 300
    317 rancid-a
    318 jpwhittle ......Target 1000
    319 cally6008 ......Target 50
    320 Norton Blade
    321 ward_emmajane ......Target 600
    322 whitewine ......Target 200
    323 piquant
    324 bex 2002
    325 penniesgrowintopounds .....Target 730
    326 junior_j .........Target 250
    327 terri72 ..........Target 150
    328 stacy
    329 whatatwit ...Target 500
    330 traveller
    331 schoolrunmum ......Target 200
    332 laurenjs88
    333 gettingbetter .......Target 500
    334 Dizzie77 .......Target 120
    335 flying_fresian ....... Target 150
    336 Coolmum66 .......Target 200
    337 flubberyzing .......Target 300
    338 mai_tai .......Target 150
    339 edinburgher ......Target 150
    340 lingojingo
    341 sel_chick .......Target 300
    342 ALR
    343 bestpud
    344 dND
    345 JordanShannon ...Target 800
    346 jenchin66 .......Target 500
    347 blissfullydebtfreewannabe ....Target 500
    348 WISEOWL .......Target 800
    349 sam79
    350 PinkTwirl ........Target 200
    351 Maisie M ........Target 360
    352 Pips Mum
    353 kyllle ........Target 365
    354 lunar
    355 joop ....Target 500
    356 fedupandskint ....Target 200
    357 Snow White
    358 mogwai .....Target 150
    359 chunkytfg ...Target 500 in terramundi, then 'save' note proposing to OH & get her to smash open!
    360 little_miss_moneysaver ...Target 100
    361 ligrayfox ..........Target 300
    362 Greenie23468
    363 bumblebee87
    364 k8eh
    365 phantom9999 .....Target 150
    366 Miss Piggy
    367 Natty68
    368 ragstoricheswannabe ...Target to save enough for car Ins
    369 piglet39 ......Target 350
    370 ilovetea
    371 gaz_Jones ....Target 1000
    372 dealwithdebtdot ....Target 100
    373 CharlotteandEden ...Target 500
    374 debt12 .....Target 190
    375 mumofcookers ....Target 100
    376 Kittikins ....Target to stop eating rubbish and save some money
    377 Juno .....Target 125
    378 juicygirl ....Target to fill the pot
    379 gillypen
    380 Jellybean_2105 ...Target to get a sealed tin to fit 500 pound coins in
    381 Maddie57 .....Target 500
    382 ladsmadd ....Target 200 also mum 200 & sis 300 (if they know!)
    383 scubaangel ....Target to fill the 3ltr vodka bottle that lives bed!
    384 northernspender .....Target 250
    385 REE ....Target try to fill big tin from the pound shop that holds 500!
    386 cb66 .....Target 250
    387 Bagpuss741 ...Target 150
    388 WorkingHardDFW ...Target 200 to buy something lovely for house (so lovely)
    389 poorandindenial
    390 maz123
    391 urg123 ...Target 300
    392 Numpty Monkey ...Target 50
    393 littlepinkstars44
    394 mrssloan ...Target 500
    395 Dizzeepixie ...Target 300 dd a laptop for Xmas 09
    396 dumpling ...Target 200
    397 sunshine38 ....Target 150
    398 sarahb123
    399 coxy1072 ...Target 300
    400 Loz01
    401 lola34 ....Target 150
    402 cheap_Charlie ...Target to save for Christmas 2009
    403 Young Aged Pensioner
    404 sams247
    405 Purple_Sparkles
    406 ashia
    407 AgentM ...Target 200
    408 tomtombeanie ....Target possibly for August holiday
    409 brednall
    410 bookadict ....Target 700
    411 millyscarlett
    412 mistrey
    413 skint-student-nurse
    414 TheGiggsLady ....Target 400
    415 Nic25 ....Target 250
    416 TheBees ....Target 350 for mortgage or Christmas 2009
    417 Bluestaff ....Target 200
    418 ratty67 ....Target 500
    419 missessex01 ....Target to save 1000 for a car to purchase around august 2009
    420 katie2407
    421 moneysaver09
    422 magni
    423 NoDebtDiva
    424 mumoffour77 ....Target 1000
    425 cady
    426 Nancy888
    427 shorelines
    428 debtdesperado
    429 nikki2002-2008 .....Target 500
    430 Frogger2008
    431 NORTHEASTDFW
    432 Tinkdh .....Target 500
    433 andan
    434 spam.jam
    435 curs82 ......Target 500
    436 PowneyGirl
    437 turkolina.......Target 600
    438 kizzie01
    439 cw18
    440 ika200
    441 T. x .....Target 500
    442 sgmt2006 .....Target 250
    443 theskintfamily ......Target 300
    444 TurnaroundSue
    445 2009ismyyear
    446 hayleygrey
    447 CrunchyFrogSticks
    448 jenki2
    449 smellybeki
    450 gettingsorted .....Target 1000
    451 philipt1969 .......Target 100 pounds towards good lady wife's Christmas presents.
    452 snowbrow
    453 milliemonster ......Target 600
    454 Raychee
    455 I.m.hart
    456 SaneMoment Target 500 + towards hol in Boston Mass 2010 to see the autumn leaves and fufill chilhood dream!
    457 loveday69
    458 astraldreamer
    459 MissWorzel .......Target 500
    460 thriftyscotslass ......Target is 730 for Xmas 2009
    461 gizmo1409
    462 Katy1980 ......Target 100 spending money for my hols in Oct
    463 reb
    464 turbo5019 ...... Target 500
    465 Lula-Hula ......Target 250
    466 moneymabel
    467 sallyx .....Target 250 and hopefully to be debt free by Christmas 2009
    468 Tilli-Tot
    469 want2bdebtfree ....Target 200
    470 cath77 .......Target 150
    471 Shinulya .......Target 150
    472 ladyluck101
    473 Nicki_Sue
    474 slig
    475 jacci45
    476 viv17
    477 Gambit
    478 the rugby coach ........Target a complete guestimate as new to all this - 250
    479 darcyvugua .........Target 1250, some for mortgage payment
    480 trudij
    481 tigzem
    482 mf0u1098
    483 poorbabe
    484 CatwOman
    485 C8ndice
    486 Sammy_Girl
    487 gazza975526570
    488 louiser123
    489 FeeFeeDee
    490 zoelouise88 ......Target 365
    491 tori.k ..........Target 500 towards a family holiday next year.
    492 Katerz ........Target 300
    493 Liz33
    494 back_on_track
    495 D3BB13
    496 Head-Out-Of-Sound
    497 3_cheeky_princesses ...Target 250 challenge for Dec 2009
    498 1463emma
    499 reb
    500 kiora ......Target 500
    501 snickers0607
    502 mchll ......Target 100
    503 handmaiden .....Target is.... "not to break into the tin" until holiday
    504 joanie
    505 choccycat
    506 mommyof4 ...........Target 500
    507 katholicos
    508 JaneLiz
    509 oligeo
    510 zavarony
    511 LoLo
    512 elsie52 ........Target "save as much as I can towards Christmas"
    513 frenchconnection200 .......Target 500 for Christmas next year
    514 weanapoops ........Target 500
    515 Hayze1980
    516 pink1310
    517 Hales ..........Target 250
    518 Chicken Egg ..... Target 300 towards Xmas 09 and some towards wedding in 2010
    519 tiddly widdly
    520 spryte .....Target 350
    521 tinkerbell12
    522 meandmaboy
    523 BB_bunny
    524 simbalou .....Target 300 to treat the family to a weekend away after next Christmas
    525 sparkyt2
    526 sungiggs1 .....Target 1000
    527 luckycharlie ......Target 200
    528 wendyphant
    529 lauradora ......Target, just to keep the pot sealed until the date set!
    530 willowpeg
    531 BigBargainBrummy
    532 Rotwein44 ......Target, just as much as possible!
    533 tigger68
    534 c-101
    535 Kitleo ....Target saving towards paying off debts.
    536 martynh99 .....Target 250
    537 Aimee-lou .... Target 250 towards baby things!
    538 yippee kye yay ....Target 1000
    539 xxbabyxflutterbyxx .....Target - maybe 200 by Christmas
    540 vickster*arsenal
    541 chelseabun ....Target to save up to 300 for Christmas, but any amount will help!
    542 The real me ....Target 500 by Christmas 2009
    543 mgardner
    544 Annie021063 ....Target 500 by end of year to pay off mortgage
    545 AlwaysHappy ....Target 300
    546 flissy25
    547 Sweetpea01 .....Target hopefully reach 500
    548 smem
    549 Loulou
    550 moneysavingfamilycomp
    551 gillst
    552 princesswoo ....Target 500
    553 lozzieozzie ....Target 400
    554 ToastyPenguin ....Target 400. Going to use it to pay my car insurance next Jan
    555 Damita
    556 *Vikki*
    557 BabyBetty .......Target 350
    558 ringadingding ........Target 250 probably for Christmas... Or some shoes
    559 Frugal Fox
    560 eSparkles
    561 Glasgowkiss84
    562 dancingphil
    563 sam010185
    564 drusilla
    565 (Land of) Maz ..Target, for part Xmas 09, summer hol, or in bank & create rainy day fund!
    566 fayjmck
    567 sharronej
    568 sazzledazzle ...Target 100
    569 KarenWhitelaw
    570 keys .....Target 500 towards New York trip or Christmas presents.
    571 Gryfon ......Target to save as much as I can!
    572 mambury
    573 blairy
    574 asta88
    575 elizabunny ....Target 100
    576 rosepink1984
    577 sillyme
    578 shrimpy_80
    579 Kerfuffle
    580 claire1234 ....Target 600+ for a new sofa.
    581 crystal_lake
    582 fiddling flower petals
    583 purple_82
    584 mrskirsten
    585 ct24
    586 playa1406
    587 *CheshireBelle*
    588 mrssainted76
    589 MrsChips
    590 DelaneyJae
    591 Insurance Man
    592 inneedofmoney
    593 IcklePickle
    594 moneysavinghornette
    595 taleye
    596 thrifty81
    597 sonas_baby
    598 Natti_A
    599 Minimoneysaver .....Target 500 for Christmas
    600 The Catman .......Target maybe getting to New York
    601 marymint .....Target would like to save 300.
    602 claremylove
    603 wheredoesitallgo .....Target Hope for 300 by the end of the year to pay off debt!
    604 jenibob
    605 siobhan2711 .......Target I would like to set my challenge at 650
    606 dippykitty ........Target 250
    607 purdy2233 ........Target 500
    608 JimLad
    609 Bearcat ......Target 400 for next Christmas
    610 Emmsie21
    611 miss_keep_counting ...Target 100 to cover me spending in the sales next year!
    612 ruby_eskimo
    613 girlatplay
    614 debsthe1
    615 suelizab ........Target Christmas presents or may need it for a hefty gas bill
    616 Flat Eric
    617 kindlesgirl
    618 flatbroke49 .....Target 1000

    Membership list continued on 2nd post
    Last edited by Sue-UU; 30-08-2009 at 12:13 AM. Reason: Addendum
    Sealed Pot Challenge 001 My Totals = 08 = 163.95 09 = 315.78 10 = 518.80 11 = 481.87 12 = 694.53 13 = 1200.20! 14 = 881 15 = 839.21 16 = 870.48 17 = 871.52 18 = 800.00 Grand Totals of all members (2008 uncounted) 2009 = 32.154.32! 2010 = 37.581.47! 2011 = 42.474.34! 2012 = 49.759.46! 2013 = 50.642.78! 2014 = 61.367.88!! 2015 = 52.852.06! 2016 = 52, 002.40!! 2017 = 50,456.23!! 2018 = 47, 815.88!!!!

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    • By Sue-UU 2nd Dec 08, 1:59 AM
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    Sue-UU
    • #2
    • 2nd Dec 08, 1:59 AM
    • #2
    • 2nd Dec 08, 1:59 AM
    All more recent members listed below as too many to list above

    To answer one or two queries which may arise:

    1/ You don't have to put a Target at all if you don't wish to, just wait and see at the end of the year by all means. If you don't meet the target you set, it doesn't matter at all.

    2/ You can put money in your pots whenever you wish to, some of us can only put a few pence each day or each week, whilst others manage a couple of pounds, but then we may go for a couple of weeks without being able to put any in. If you have change left after you've been shopping - stick it in the pot! Why not, it won't be missed. So it's all entirely up to everyone to please themselves, but to save all you can for YOUR sakes!

    3/ Mainly it's a challenge to see how much we can save in a year for Christmas 2009. However, this year we've had some members who needed theirs for bills, and personally, I'd far sooner they take it out for that rather than pay more interest or miss a due date. You can always start again, even if it's getting later in the year, just be happy with what YOU wish.

    4/ Mainly we save for Christmas - but - if you wish to save for something special then please do so, the most important thing, to my mind, is that we're saving ...and hopefully not tempted to take it out unnecessarily. If anyone has any other queries, then please sing out ....though not too loudly, you might shatter the pots!

    Membership list continued below
    619 ATWHITZEND
    620 ifonlyitwaseasier .....Target 400 or 500
    621 lesleyvhalifax
    622 koopa_coffee
    623 Lindseyf584
    624 plsplshelpme
    625 aliwali
    626 SEASHELL .....Target to save for Christmas
    627 legally_brunette .....Target to save for Christmas
    628 doelani .......Target 1000 to be opened 1st September for holiday
    629 JonnySniper
    630 Tommy99
    631 niksyg ........Target 1000
    632 ANGEL50 .....Target 250
    633 tobedebtfree
    634 Katie1980
    635 owlet
    636 Icanandwillsavemoney
    637 kdalwayskint
    638 gratefulforhelp
    639 donnysaver
    640 scorgeous .....Target 200
    641 xx_Jo_xx
    642 eternal_sunshine
    643
    noynoy .......Target 150
    644 Mellika
    645 cira9teen7tee
    646 funfairprincess
    647 furneem
    648 orchid-69
    649 helnag ......Target 500
    650 rubyslipper ....Target 150
    651 redstararnie76 .......Target 150
    652 mogchops
    653 CherryPie ....Target 250
    654 moonflower
    655 AndyInYorks .......Target 100
    656 2705 .......Target 300
    657 sunshine girl
    658 nopms
    659 shrewsaver ......Target 300
    660 dozy-debtor
    661 taffydolphin
    662 bigbum
    663 dozy-debtor
    664 Bambi234 .....Target 200
    665 annm06
    666 star9
    667 lizzyshep
    668 Lilium
    669 jollymummy
    670 true27 ........Target 500 for Wedding!!
    671 NualaBuala
    672 rigsby1967
    673 lucy*locket ......Target 100
    674 Chick2organise
    675 redruby01
    676 shimmershelly
    677 so here we are
    678 catspaw .........Target 350
    679 bigdaftkid
    680 DaisyChainMaker
    681 focus888
    682 Kayleighpea ........Target 100
    683 louisewh123 .......Target 200 by August
    684 Lost2
    685 kilgore1080 .......Target 685
    686 KipKip .......Target 150
    687 *SallyCinnamon*
    688 Pauper1
    689 muchowing
    690 catsy
    691 Lightattheend
    692 pipo ..........Target 350
    693 benemm ..........Target 200
    694 keza
    695 London Welshcake
    696 lifeback
    697 RainyWednesday
    698 black cat
    699 euronorris .....Target €100
    700 amberowl28
    701 lllamedos
    702 hbandtr4eva
    703 cyclura ........Target 250
    704 lanieloola
    705 pmg19680
    706 loupee .......Target 100
    707 BlimusOreilly ......Target 400
    708 floris ......Target around 60
    709 moneytree1
    710 gabriella90
    711 toriaterrier
    712 starnac
    713 ThunderCat
    714 tiller_girl ........Target 100
    715 bubbles1984 ........Target for wedding next year
    716 blondy24
    717 Nikkidolphinangel
    718 BeautyandtheBeast
    719 tractor_girl1978 ...........Target 500
    720 Katy_M
    721 Itsarandom ..........Target 100
    722 hellen jelly .........Target 125
    723 SammyB .........Target 116
    724 zara*elise ..........Target 250 by 7th Jan 2010.
    725 3106catherine
    726 jackieglasgow
    727 MadWomble
    728 XSpender
    729 ferriswheeljunkie
    730 porkpie11
    731 jacki981 ..........Target 150 for holiday in January.
    732 pleasemakemedebtfree
    733 Twilightgirl
    Last edited by Sue-UU; 29-08-2009 at 11:56 PM. Reason: Addendum
    Sealed Pot Challenge 001 My Totals = 08 = 163.95 09 = 315.78 10 = 518.80 11 = 481.87 12 = 694.53 13 = 1200.20! 14 = 881 15 = 839.21 16 = 870.48 17 = 871.52 18 = 800.00 Grand Totals of all members (2008 uncounted) 2009 = 32.154.32! 2010 = 37.581.47! 2011 = 42.474.34! 2012 = 49.759.46! 2013 = 50.642.78! 2014 = 61.367.88!! 2015 = 52.852.06! 2016 = 52, 002.40!! 2017 = 50,456.23!! 2018 = 47, 815.88!!!!

    • chunkytfg
    • By chunkytfg 2nd Dec 08, 2:00 AM
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    • #3
    • 2nd Dec 08, 2:00 AM
    • #3
    • 2nd Dec 08, 2:00 AM
    can you set my target to 500 please?
    Last edited by chunkytfg; 02-12-2008 at 2:08 AM.
    Those who risk nothing, Do nothing, achieve nothing, become nothing
    MFW #63 0/500
    • Sue-UU
    • By Sue-UU 2nd Dec 08, 2:18 AM
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    • #4
    • 2nd Dec 08, 2:18 AM
    • #4
    • 2nd Dec 08, 2:18 AM
    All done chunky. Happy saving!

    Sue
    Sealed Pot Challenge 001 My Totals = 08 = 163.95 09 = 315.78 10 = 518.80 11 = 481.87 12 = 694.53 13 = 1200.20! 14 = 881 15 = 839.21 16 = 870.48 17 = 871.52 18 = 800.00 Grand Totals of all members (2008 uncounted) 2009 = 32.154.32! 2010 = 37.581.47! 2011 = 42.474.34! 2012 = 49.759.46! 2013 = 50.642.78! 2014 = 61.367.88!! 2015 = 52.852.06! 2016 = 52, 002.40!! 2017 = 50,456.23!! 2018 = 47, 815.88!!!!

    • chunkytfg
    • By chunkytfg 2nd Dec 08, 2:23 AM
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    chunkytfg
    • #5
    • 2nd Dec 08, 2:23 AM
    • #5
    • 2nd Dec 08, 2:23 AM
    Thank you

    chunky
    Those who risk nothing, Do nothing, achieve nothing, become nothing
    MFW #63 0/500
  • roves1
    • #6
    • 2nd Dec 08, 4:08 AM
    • #6
    • 2nd Dec 08, 4:08 AM
    Could this be the cause of the credit crunch? Everyone is borrowing money from the banks to put in sealed pots for Christmas. On a debt advice forum too. Bizarre.
    Last edited by roves1; 02-12-2008 at 4:33 AM.
    • whatatwit
    • By whatatwit 2nd Dec 08, 4:24 AM
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    whatatwit
    • #7
    • 2nd Dec 08, 4:24 AM
    • #7
    • 2nd Dec 08, 4:24 AM
    Thanks Sue for continuing this challenge.
    My tin is already starting to feel the benefits
    Official DFW Nerd Club - Member no: 203.
    • sparky0107
    • By sparky0107 2nd Dec 08, 5:29 AM
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    sparky0107
    • #8
    • 2nd Dec 08, 5:29 AM
    • #8
    • 2nd Dec 08, 5:29 AM
    Good Morning fellow "sealed pot challengers".
    Yesterday I received some very welcome news from HFC bank, they are repaying my PPI premiums from a loan 5 years ago, the princely sum of 1533.32 (Yay), this is on top of Tesco credit card repaying 774 in PPI, so it's going to be a great Christmas in our household this year, all thanks to MSE and the very helpful & knowledgable people on here. Well that's my bragging out the way.
    Welcome to round 2 of the sealed pot challenge, looking forward to all the banter and support from all the friends I've made on here. Don't forget were here to look after each other. My "new" sealed pot is a 2.5 Kg Celebrations tub with the lid glued on and a slit cut in the lid, there's already some coins in there this morning.

    Have a great day everyone, and a warm welcome to all the newbies who've joined this years challenge.
    Sparky0107 - Sealed pot challenge member #002. Total for SPC3 1,030.57 Total For SPC 4 2247.00 Total for SPC 5 2574.62 Total for SPC 6 4552.91
    LC2 & Jakes-Mum are off their heads :rotfl
    DEBT FREE AS OF 20/01/2012
    • Joyful
    • By Joyful 2nd Dec 08, 5:52 AM
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    Joyful
    • #9
    • 2nd Dec 08, 5:52 AM
    • #9
    • 2nd Dec 08, 5:52 AM
    Congratulations.
    ****Released the reins and am now Self employed****
  • phantom9999
    Could I join please? Target 150

    phantom9999
    • jenchin66
    • By jenchin66 2nd Dec 08, 6:11 AM
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    jenchin66
    Member 346 reporting for duty. I have yet to paint the pig I made so I will start off in a coffee jar.

    My husband said" thank god that pot is sealed I wont have to hear you count it every week" I have saved pennies and 5ps for a long while but useually cash them in every few weeks, so really looking forward to leaving them for a whole year.

    Thanks Sue for organising this

    Good luck everyone
    Pad, started 28.11.08 running total 3674.91
    Sealed pot challenge member 346
    • lilmissmup
    • By lilmissmup 2nd Dec 08, 6:20 AM
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    lilmissmup
    Morning all! I am going to aim for 500 again this year but hoping i beat it.
    Now a SAHM trying to earn some spare pennies each month
    • mooomin
    • By mooomin 2nd Dec 08, 6:24 AM
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    mooomin
    Number 335 here

    I have got an old margarine tub wrapped in Christmas paper and it's raring to go. I have fed in all of the coppers I had in another tin and have made a couple of little deposits already. Very exciting!!
    Comping again


    Wins this year: - two night trip to Belgium, 100 Gett taxi credit, tickets to Newcastle game, FIFA 2016 for PS4, stitch markers, Cumberstitching book
    • Surfbabe
    • By Surfbabe 2nd Dec 08, 6:27 AM
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    Surfbabe
    Morning all - happy saving for the next 12 months

    Now could someone tell me how to post a picture of Ziggie the Piggie please!!!!!
    • Miss Piggy
    • By Miss Piggy 2nd Dec 08, 6:28 AM
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    Miss Piggy
    Hello!

    Please can I join the challenge? I have a teramundi pot which a friend gave me many moons ago so shall use that. Won't set myself a target as will only be disappointed if I don't meet it!!

    Thanks

    Miss P
    xx
    **Keep Calm and Carry On!**
    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 2nd Dec 08, 6:31 AM
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    Purplemumof2
    Hi All,

    Due to unforseen circumstances I ended up pulling out of this challenge this year but I think that I will have another go if no one minds??

    I don't have a target but will see how much I can get saved in the demi-john.

    I will empty the demi-john and count it up and bank it and re-start it again for this challenge.

    Good luck all.

    Tea
    x
    Official DFW Nerd Club - Member no. 791 - Proud to be dealing with my debts
    MBNA: 4650.00 Lloyds: 8700.00 BC: 300.00 Cap One: GONE
    July LTW 3/22 ~ July NSD 2/10
    PAYDBX 2019 #041 PD 3474.49/5604.30
    Savings for Christmas 300.52/500 ~ EF 55/500
    20p Savers 2019 2 Savers 2019 50p Savers 2019 SPC 12 2019 #003
    • flubberyzing
    • By flubberyzing 2nd Dec 08, 6:37 AM
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    flubberyzing
    Hello! Looking forward to joining you all! I'm going to drop my first bit of change in the pot tonight. In the meantime, I've got to go to work!
    Because it's fun to have money!
    47.90/70 July GC
    January-June 2019 = 356.94/420

    • Candy0107
    • By Candy0107 2nd Dec 08, 6:52 AM
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    Candy0107
    Hi,

    Thanks for starting this thread - it really does work, I signed up last year with a target of 300, but got 494ish. It allowed me to make an overpayment to CCCS.

    Please can you give me a number for 2009? I have a coffee tin wrapped in Xmasy paper for 1 and 2, and an oversized plastic coke bottle for 20p and under.

    Once I have my new number, I will update my signature.

    Thanks
    Candy xxx
    Debts at the start of my journey - about 23,000 lightbulb moment 01.03.2007 (1st payment to CCCS)..Debt Free Date 25.06.2013 Deposit savings 2,500/30,000
    • Candy0107
    • By Candy0107 2nd Dec 08, 6:54 AM
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    Candy0107
    Hi (again),

    Looked up the wrong number, I see that I have a number already - please ignore my last post.

    Thanks
    Candy xxx
    Debts at the start of my journey - about 23,000 lightbulb moment 01.03.2007 (1st payment to CCCS)..Debt Free Date 25.06.2013 Deposit savings 2,500/30,000
    • fedupandskint
    • By fedupandskint 2nd Dec 08, 6:54 AM
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    fedupandskint
    Hi to everyone, thanks Sue for my no. it's member 356 here looking forward to learning to save for the first time in a long time. I'm using a jar until I find something more suitable in the sales.
    final unsecured debt to repay currently 8333
    Proud to be Dealing With my Debt
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