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    • linuxpenguins
    • By linuxpenguins 6th Oct 17, 6:25 PM
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    Nationwide - Refer myself?
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    • 6th Oct 17, 6:25 PM
    Nationwide - Refer myself? 6th Oct 17 at 6:25 PM
    Hi

    I was wondering whether I can recommend myself for the switch incentive to Nationwide and thus get 100 for recommending me, and 100 for me joining? That's 200 for me.

    Is this possible? I guess I wouldn't need to open a. Ew flexi account as I already have one, just recommend my Halifax account joins?

    Can't find any similar answers on the thread so here's hoping one of the regulars can help me out

    Thanks you great bunch!
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    • JuicyJesus
    • By JuicyJesus 6th Oct 17, 6:30 PM
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    • 6th Oct 17, 6:30 PM
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    • 6th Oct 17, 6:30 PM
    Nope.........
    urs sinserly,
    ~~joosy jeezus~~
    • Flobberchops
    • By Flobberchops 6th Oct 17, 6:36 PM
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    • 6th Oct 17, 6:36 PM
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    • 6th Oct 17, 6:36 PM
    Good luck. It's worth trying if only to see the advisor's face when you tell them what you're proposing.
    I work for a UK bank, but any comments made on this forum are solely my personal opinion. Caveat Emptor!
    • JuicyJesus
    • By JuicyJesus 6th Oct 17, 7:14 PM
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    • 6th Oct 17, 7:14 PM
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    • 6th Oct 17, 7:14 PM
    Good luck. It's worth trying if only to see the advisor's face when you tell them what you're proposing.
    Originally posted by Flobberchops
    "Hello, you know your recommend a friend scheme which is for existing customers to recommend new ones, and each separate person gets 100? How about I use it to recommend an existing customer, who is also the same person as the new customer, to open a new account with you, so I (the recommender) get 100 but I (the recommended) also get 100?"

    And that's how OP will discover what it's like to be sectioned under the Mental Health Act.

    I really don't understand how the OP came up with this absolute braincrash of an idea.
    urs sinserly,
    ~~joosy jeezus~~
    • pcman1985
    • By pcman1985 6th Oct 17, 8:29 PM
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    • 6th Oct 17, 8:29 PM
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    • 6th Oct 17, 8:29 PM
    Unlikely. If it was true then everyone would be referring themselves.
    • linuxpenguins
    • By linuxpenguins 6th Oct 17, 10:33 PM
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    • #6
    • 6th Oct 17, 10:33 PM
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    • 6th Oct 17, 10:33 PM
    Yeah, I thought as much!

    Okay, so if a friend recommends that I join.. and I am already an existing member - would that be okay?
    • Zanderman
    • By Zanderman 6th Oct 17, 10:50 PM
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    • #7
    • 6th Oct 17, 10:50 PM
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    • 6th Oct 17, 10:50 PM
    Yeah, I thought as much!

    Okay, so if a friend recommends that I join.. and I am already an existing member - would that be okay?
    Originally posted by linuxpenguins
    Yes, that's worked for me as an existing account holder (seems stupid of Nwide but that's their problem not mine).

    And bizarrely they do allow you to recommend someone who's openng a joint account with you, so you do, in effect, recommend yourself as you get the 100 for referring and your partner gets the 100 for being referred, even though you are a joint holder on the new account and so that 100 is half yours (which also seems stupid of Nwide but ditto...).
    • YorkshireBoy
    • By YorkshireBoy 6th Oct 17, 10:50 PM
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    • 6th Oct 17, 10:50 PM
    • #8
    • 6th Oct 17, 10:50 PM
    ...if a friend recommends that I join.. and I am already an existing member - would that be okay?
    Originally posted by linuxpenguins
    There is a FAQ section on the Nationwide site (just type "refer" in the search box, click the first result returned, and scroll down). The answer to your question will be found in FAQ No 1.
    • bigadaj
    • By bigadaj 7th Oct 17, 2:56 PM
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    • 7th Oct 17, 2:56 PM
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    • 7th Oct 17, 2:56 PM
    Yeah, I thought as much!

    Okay, so if a friend recommends that I join.. and I am already an existing member - would that be okay?
    Originally posted by linuxpenguins
    So long as the friend is a member, and not imaginary of course (the latter point purely based in the OP).
    • Annabananna99
    • By Annabananna99 13th Nov 17, 6:16 PM
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    Referral
    Hi, I am looking to open an account with Nationwide, would you want to refer me so we both get 100?
    • Nebulous2
    • By Nebulous2 13th Nov 17, 7:01 PM
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    Hi, I am looking to open an account with Nationwide, would you want to refer me so we both get 100?
    Originally posted by Annabananna99
    There's a referrer section of the forum, especially for that. At time of looking Nationwide is the top one on there.
    • radoslaff
    • By radoslaff 14th Nov 17, 4:09 PM
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    On the Nationwide website you can read this:


    You won!!!8217;t qualify for the offer unless you meet the following criteria.
    If you recommend us to a friend
    You need to:
    • Have a current account, mortgage (excluding buy-to-let and commercial) or savings account held in your own name or jointly with another member
    • Recommend us to someone else - you won't receive the 100 if you try to recommend yourself
    • Be 18 years of age or over
    • ST-User
    • By ST-User 15th Nov 17, 1:33 AM
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    It works within family, we referred each other with my wife and got the incentives, 400 altogether.
    • BarGin
    • By BarGin 15th Apr 18, 6:26 PM
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    Sorry to dig up this old thread but if I refer my daughter I assume we could both get the 100. Could she then refer me and both get the reward again?
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 16th Apr 18, 12:01 PM
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    Not sure BarGin?

    If you are going to join you could get her to do the referral anyway then see if it goes through?

    Dxxx
    CWP Goal Weight 21lbs/91lbs
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    2nd July 2018 - I have 3 Nationwide Referrals available, PM me if you want 100 to switch accounts
    • maxximus75
    • By maxximus75 16th Apr 18, 7:18 PM
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    Anyone wanting to switch and need a referral, PM me.
    • Westie983
    • By Westie983 17th Apr 18, 1:40 PM
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    Anyone wanting to switch and need a referral, PM me.
    Originally posted by maxximus75
    Please post this in the referrers board please.

    The first thread on this board is Nationwide 200 offer. http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5669193

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