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    • Purpleroses
    • By Purpleroses 27th Jan 09, 1:37 PM
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    Purpleroses
    FEBRUARY Make 10 a Day Challenge
    • #1
    • 27th Jan 09, 1:37 PM
    FEBRUARY Make 10 a Day Challenge 27th Jan 09 at 1:37 PM
    Hello to all newbies & regulars and welcome to another Make 10 a day challenge

    I know this first post is long, but please read it as it gives tips and info on how this challenge works!

    Batgirl started this challenge over a year ago and is now taking a well deserved break and thanks to Jesarose and Mizmir who also keep this thread going!

    If you're new to the challenge don't be scared - here's how it works:

    The aim of this challenge is to make 10 extra a day everyday for the month. A lot of people think this is impossible but this is some people's 18th month and it can and has been done (and in some cases some show offs have even doubled or tripled the monthly challenge).

    If you feel 10 is too much why not start at 5 or if you're brave join those who aim for 20 a day! Anything extra you make is great so set whatever target you think you can manage.

    The idea is that everyone posts how they are making extra money or saving money and these shared ideas help all of us to learn new ways to help cut debt or earn/save money.

    What cannot be added: wages
    What can: overtime at work, savings in shopping, daily clicks, sales, interest, vouchers

    Feel free to add any extra money earned (above normal wages) or any money you saved when out shopping. For daily clicks and sites like quidco its up to you when you add the money earnt there. Some add it when an amount tracks others when it's paid out - its your challenge so its up to you what you want to count and when you want to count it.

    This board moves so fast so here's some ideas for people to make money. (click the links for some shortcuts to threads on each subject):

    Amazon.co.uk, play.com, Green Metropolis - sell your old books/DVDs/CDs/games here. (Green met is for books only)

    Ebay - a place to sell anything and everything. There is a whole board about ebay which gives you ideas, hints and tips about selling

    Survey sites - I've found lightspeed and p!nec0ne to be the best (p!nec0ne is hard to find but well worth trying to find it) but there are many more it really depends on you finding the ones that work best for you - toluna, ciao, harris poll, valuedopinions etc etc

    Daily clicks - go to EagerLearners thread on this board and ask for her guide. last i checked it could get you 3 per day. Although clicks take time to add up its worth it in the end!

    Mystery shopping - Get paid to be a mystery shopper - I don't do it so know nothing about it but many on here do so ask if you need any advice.

    Up your income board - full of great ideas!

    Free Daily Scratchcards - a few of the b!ngo sites let you play one of their scratch cards each day for nothing (twice on Sundays) link: http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/...t=scratchcards


    Everyone is welcome - just post your target, update your signature and get going. If you have any questions just ask here and someone will help

    Please post your intention to take part and your target and I will add you to the list. Challenge starts February 1st - 10 a day this month will be 280.


    Lets go...

    1. Purpleroses
    2. JesaRose
    3. Yukkibear
    4. welshlassie
    5. phillipsdj
    6. Horace
    7. starlett
    8. PUD
    9. Hollyberry
    10. ElizabethJH
    11. Bikerchick1066
    12. bex2002
    13. tirlittan
    14. pinkneonmartini
    15. jenjade
    16. smem
    17. Addams
    18. froddington
    19. savingholmes
    20. kacie
    21. bozzy120
    22. dizzybee
    23. ilovetea
    24. glitterjunkie
    25. Jes_F1
    26. Scarlett647
    27. moneylover
    28. mrsjanejane
    29. mrssainted76
    30. stressed.mum
    31. debjones25
    32. ruthiejane
    33. flowerpower
    34. mumps
    35. AuntyH
    36. ECG202
    37. oligeo
    38. welshgirl78
    39. chrissie57
    40. JimLad
    41. Poshstock66
    42. spykey_uk
    43. nickynoo08
    44. ohara09
    45. shrimpy_80
    46. hypno06
    47. skint_chick
    48. Snow White
    49. ma-ri-ella
    50. wendz86
    51. Biggest*of*mooloos
    52. macsam
    53. welshsaver
    54. leothecat
    55. iwanttobreakfree
    56. cazziebo
    57. lucycat
    58. lauradora
    59. scurbaangel
    60. completely lost
    61. moneypooh
    62. laurasbump
    63. sarahs999
    64. retrocircles
    65. shazzer22
    66. ceza
    67. andan
    68. Hales
    69. timetobedebtfree
    70. ltm07
    71. moptortoise
    72. pippo
    73. kirstenc
    74. Spendaholic Chick
    75. Bibbitybob
    76. BabyJayne
    77. mizmir
    78. mrs tooti-frooti
    79. Miss Bez
    80. lupyloo
    81. riggerz
    82. Money Fritter
    83. Gambit
    84. ziggy2407
    85. Nicki_Sue
    86. snowbrow
    87. Alwayshappy
    88. alibongo85
    89. njk0327
    90. weezabird
    91. flowerpower
    92. Buffythedebtslayer
    93. Guesty6
    94. wilf55
    95. PigginSkint
    96. catw0man
    97. upferret
    98. Jaycee1972
    99. little_miss_moneysaver
    100. fionaB
    101. barrys-lass
    102. eireaine
    103. keys
    104. supernoodles
    105. silvadebtfree
    106. Animagdon


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    Last edited by Former MSE Wendy; 17-02-2009 at 6:18 PM.
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    • yukkibear
    • By yukkibear 27th Jan 09, 1:39 PM
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    yukkibear
    • #2
    • 27th Jan 09, 1:39 PM
    • #2
    • 27th Jan 09, 1:39 PM
    I'm in again for 10 please
    • Welshlassie
    • By Welshlassie 27th Jan 09, 1:40 PM
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    Welshlassie
    • #3
    • 27th Jan 09, 1:40 PM
    • #3
    • 27th Jan 09, 1:40 PM
    I'm in, need to find 4000 over the next few months, so it all helps.

    10p/d please!
  • phillipsdj
    • #4
    • 27th Jan 09, 1:40 PM
    • #4
    • 27th Jan 09, 1:40 PM
    Hi,

    Count me in for February! Although I may have to wimp out and aim for 5 a day if that is ok?

    Cheers!
    • Horace
    • By Horace 27th Jan 09, 1:42 PM
    • 14,111 Posts
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    Horace
    • #5
    • 27th Jan 09, 1:42 PM
    • #5
    • 27th Jan 09, 1:42 PM
    And me, I love this challenge it concentrates my mind on making free money LOL. 10 a day for me
    Semper in faeces profundum variat

    Make 5 a day challenge Oct 2014 126.00/155
    Make 5 a day challenge Nov 2014 157.40/150
    Make 10 a day challenge Dec 2014 392.90/310
  • Starlett
    • #6
    • 27th Jan 09, 1:42 PM
    • #6
    • 27th Jan 09, 1:42 PM
    Hurrah!! I saw the January thread too late... can I join in please!!

    I'm aiming for 15 a day please!!!
    LBM April Fools day 2008 - 20,345 debt!!!
    Current Debt NOTHING!! - DFD - June 2009 - I'm emigrating!! I've emigrated!!
    Official DFW Nerd Club - Member no. 949!
  • PUD
    • #7
    • 27th Jan 09, 1:53 PM
    • #7
    • 27th Jan 09, 1:53 PM
    Hello,

    I am totally new to this site but have read some super things.

    I would love to do this challenge but ill start with just 5 a day please

    Any hints and tips would be amazing to start me off

    Thanks in advance

    PUD
    • Hollyberry
    • By Hollyberry 27th Jan 09, 2:13 PM
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    • 4,575 Thanks
    Hollyberry
    • #8
    • 27th Jan 09, 2:13 PM
    • #8
    • 27th Jan 09, 2:13 PM
    (Wipes brow, deep breath, holds nose, takes plunge) I'll go for 10 a day in February.
  • ElizabethJH
    • #9
    • 27th Jan 09, 2:40 PM
    • #9
    • 27th Jan 09, 2:40 PM
    I've always seen this thread and thought... I wish!! Well s*d wishing put me in for 10 a day... I have no idea how I'm going to make this amount... I sometimes earn extra money at the weekend at bar job so that's bound to help towards the total... my computer is broken at home at the moment, but I've ordered the charger to fix it, so then I'll start on the ebaying and get back onto lightspeed (blocked at work!).

    I also need to start doing valued opinions as I'm signed up but tended to ignore the emails and concentrated on lightspeed before. Now I'll need them as well. I signed up and looked into daily clicks, but it just wasn't for me.

    I love my books but if all comes to all then I guess I'm going to have to get onto amazon.. lets leave that for the moment though!

    I think the final thing is going to be scratchcards... I think that'll be better for me then daily clicks.. I'll look into that tmw lunchtime!
    Wow if we make this challenge that's an extra 280 towards debt (and that's where it will go)
    Debt Free since June 2012
    Current Savings 2,400
  • bikerchick1066
    Going for it again.
    20 a day please!
    Married 19th May 2011 to the love of my life
    Cross Stitch Cafe Member Number 44
    CSC Challenge - to complete LEGS by end of December
    • bex2002
    • By bex2002 27th Jan 09, 3:08 PM
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    bex2002
    I will attempt 10 again thanks
    27.76/2018 in 2018
    • tirlittan
    • By tirlittan 27th Jan 09, 3:32 PM
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    tirlittan
    5 for me thanks.
    DEBT FREE OCTOBER 2012!
    Proud to have dealt with my debts!
    • pinkneonmartini
    • By pinkneonmartini 27th Jan 09, 3:43 PM
    • 668 Posts
    • 1,573 Thanks
    pinkneonmartini
    oooohhh join me up, the usual 10 per day for me, although january was ambyssmal!!!! this month i am determined to smash the target even if i have to sell a kidney! lol
    Debt@LBM1=4050 1st DFD 27/08/09 Debt @LBM2 =14,469.97 2nd DFD 14/03/2018
    Make 10/day Y13.5k Y23k Yr34k Yr41.5k
    DFW NERD 1068
    Avios 78,000
  • jenjade
    Can you count me in for 10 a day but i might change to 20 if i can later!
    Proud mum to Jade age 10 years and Baby Ellie born Christmas Day with a broke heart Proven to be a little fighter and battling on with her heart condition
  • smem
    Count me in for Feb, l stalled a bit during Jan as l had to buy craft supplies to help me achieve my total, but l should manage to get in front for Feb- fingers crossed
    Ist 2014 : Win Weekend in York
    • Addams
    • By Addams 27th Jan 09, 5:53 PM
    • 878 Posts
    • 9,152 Thanks
    Addams
    Put me down for 5 a day again. thanks
    May - 251.63/155, June - 108.69/150, July - 157.45/155, Aug - 104.28/155
    Sept - 110.80/150, Make 5 a day in Oct challenge = 50.50/155
    • froddington
    • By froddington 27th Jan 09, 6:37 PM
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    froddington
    I'm in again for 5 a day - thanks purpleroses
    "There's only one way of life - and that's your own"
    Depression is not a sign of weakness;
    it's a sign you have been strong for too long
    MFW No.3 Mortgage OPs 2018 300
    • savingholmes
    • By savingholmes 27th Jan 09, 6:43 PM
    • 8,955 Posts
    • 17,028 Thanks
    savingholmes
    Count me in again please at 10 a day
    Today is a new day 93/310 10 a day Mar Challenge DFD August 2021
    • kacie
    • By kacie 27th Jan 09, 6:44 PM
    • 814 Posts
    • 2,717 Thanks
    kacie
    I'm up for trying 5 per day
    • JesaRose
    • By JesaRose 27th Jan 09, 6:56 PM
    • 4,448 Posts
    • 8,608 Thanks
    JesaRose
    Thanks for doing the thread again purpleroses - must must must get some ebay done in February
    Not been here in years! Hi everyone. Make 10 a day challenge = 78.45/155
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