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    • stevenJcarroll
    • By stevenJcarroll 4th Aug 16, 8:46 PM
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    Selling your soul to the devil
    • #1
    • 4th Aug 16, 8:46 PM
    Selling your soul to the devil 4th Aug 16 at 8:46 PM
    I've noticed over the last few months that comments on Facebook competitions seems to be getting quite intense. What I mean is the sob stories. e.g. Comment to win a toilet roll, I have only got six months to live and I've never won anything, thanks this awesome prize so generous of you and good luck everybody. Let's not forget the photos and the emojis.

    On a serious note does any of these comments make a difference in whether you win or not???
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    • dontone
    • By dontone 5th Feb 18, 8:59 AM
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    Found them! Over on 'pure collection' FB for a jumper, usual format and someone earlier suggested both accounts were the same people, I think your right. There is a new account commenting on comp posts now, using their surname as a first name! Judging by the format of wording all three accounts are the same person/s. Brazenly breaking most comping rules and not in the spirit of things.
    Originally posted by Blueyez
    I've seen it. I think there might be four, 'cos the husband has mentioned a friend too, who only has about 8 friends on his account.
    I hope it's picked up on, 'cos it's a blatant attempt to win. PAH!!
    Be Lucky.
    BEST EVER WINS WON IN ORDER (so far) = Sony Camcorder, 32" lcd telly, micro ipod hifi, Ipod Nano, Playstation 3, Andrex Jackpup, Holiday to USA, nintendo wii, Liverpool vs Everton tickets, 250 Reward Your thirst, 500 Pepsi, p&o rotterdam trip, perfume hamper, Dr Who stamp set, steam cleaner.

    comping = nowt more thrillin' than winnin'
    • Blueyez
    • By Blueyez 11th Feb 18, 2:21 PM
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    Posts from this thread and now the thread itself has vanished from Compers chat corner (had to look it up) what's going on? other threads have gone too?
    Last edited by Blueyez; 12-02-2018 at 9:59 AM.
    • dontone
    • By dontone 11th Feb 18, 9:56 PM
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    dontone
    Posts from this thread and now the thread itself has vanished from Compers chat corner (had to look it up) what's going on? other threats have gone too?
    Originally posted by Blueyez
    Not been on this thread for a couple of days, but I haven't noticed anything different. I must be missing something.
    Did someone say something deemed offensive/inappropriate/unPC/daft/something rather sensible?
    Be lucky
    BEST EVER WINS WON IN ORDER (so far) = Sony Camcorder, 32" lcd telly, micro ipod hifi, Ipod Nano, Playstation 3, Andrex Jackpup, Holiday to USA, nintendo wii, Liverpool vs Everton tickets, 250 Reward Your thirst, 500 Pepsi, p&o rotterdam trip, perfume hamper, Dr Who stamp set, steam cleaner.

    comping = nowt more thrillin' than winnin'
    • jonesMUFCforever
    • By jonesMUFCforever 11th Feb 18, 10:30 PM
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    Posts from this thread and now the thread itself has vanished from Compers chat corner (had to look it up) what's going on? other threats have gone too?
    Originally posted by Blueyez
    Threats or threads ??
    What goes around - comes around
    give lots and you will always receive lots
    • Blueyez
    • By Blueyez 12th Feb 18, 9:59 AM
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    Blueyez
    Threats or threads ??
    Originally posted by jonesMUFCforever
    Oops! Must stop multi tasking!
    • rwgray
    • By rwgray 12th Feb 18, 2:00 PM
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    I love those comps, you can just say "blah blah blah" and they have to give you the prize when you win! Nice to come up with something more inventive, too, like "If I win the camera I'll take it with me on my next trip to the moon"... but no begging!

    Rich.x
    • Gigervamp
    • By Gigervamp 21st Feb 18, 1:41 PM
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    There's all sorts of things wrong with using other peoples pictures of the cakes THEY make, to advertise your own.

    To the person who does that: You should be ashamed! Hopefully one of your customers will complain to Trading Standards, and possibly the council, (do you have a food hygiene certificate?) and HMRC (are you declaring your income, even if you're not earning enough to pay tax?).

    I'm surprised MSE pandered to this person.
    • nula888
    • By nula888 21st Feb 18, 3:38 PM
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    Not sure why but when I see someone comment on a comp post saying Yes Please gets right on my nerves lol
    • nula888
    • By nula888 21st Feb 18, 3:42 PM
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    And why do people on twitter post pictures of their kids on comp posts ? I mean my little one is super cute but I ain't gonna blast him all over twitter to win a packet of crisps. It's like saying oh look at my kid that I have to feed yes please feed my kid lol
    • EnglishWelshie
    • By EnglishWelshie 21st Feb 18, 8:41 PM
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    Just spotted the Michigan couple have entered a competition to win 15 bull semen straws lol
    • ginsterman
    • By ginsterman 21st Feb 18, 10:58 PM
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    Not sure why but when I see someone comment on a comp post saying Yes Please gets right on my nerves lol
    Originally posted by nula888
    Oops thats me, i ran out of sob stories!and my son wouldnt go to michigan
    2011 Jarlsberg Cheese Hamper Case of cans of spirits and mixers Waitrose Cheese Plate Gu Pudding vouchers Years supply of Heinz Ketchup Karl Lagerfeld Scarf iPad2 5* Hotel Stay and 100 food and drink tab Photoshoot and Outfits 100 Matalan vouchers Black Grouse Whisky, Pistachio Nuts, 500 hotel giftcard, cheese plate.
    • Chyna-s
    • By Chyna-s 22nd Feb 18, 10:01 AM
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    Not sure why but when I see someone comment on a comp post saying Yes Please gets right on my nerves lol
    Originally posted by nula888
    Better this than the ridiculous sob stories.
    • BlueBella
    • By BlueBella 22nd Feb 18, 10:12 AM
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    With Mother's Day approaching there will be loads of sob stories .... compers wanting to win for their dear dying mams, who are may not live to see their next Mothers day, or mams who are already passed away! Thankfully my mam is fit and healthy, but if she was ill or indeed dying, the last thing she would want is for me to tell the world via social media!
    A big thanks to all who post and sprinkling lucky dust to all who enter

    I never knew how strong i was until being strong was my only choice....Don't Judge My Path If You Haven't Walked My Journey....
    • dontone
    • By dontone 22nd Feb 18, 1:35 PM
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    Just spotted the Michigan couple have entered a competition to win 15 bull semen straws lol
    Originally posted by EnglishWelshie
    What comp is this please? I have to go and have a nosy. I wonder why they've gone for that? lol
    Be Lucky
    BEST EVER WINS WON IN ORDER (so far) = Sony Camcorder, 32" lcd telly, micro ipod hifi, Ipod Nano, Playstation 3, Andrex Jackpup, Holiday to USA, nintendo wii, Liverpool vs Everton tickets, 250 Reward Your thirst, 500 Pepsi, p&o rotterdam trip, perfume hamper, Dr Who stamp set, steam cleaner.

    comping = nowt more thrillin' than winnin'
    • BlueBella
    • By BlueBella 22nd Feb 18, 2:12 PM
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    What are bull semen straws?


    Erm ... just googled so I know now! Hee hee! What would they want with bull semen straws unless they have bulls???? The mind boggles!
    Last edited by BlueBella; 22-02-2018 at 2:45 PM.
    A big thanks to all who post and sprinkling lucky dust to all who enter

    I never knew how strong i was until being strong was my only choice....Don't Judge My Path If You Haven't Walked My Journey....
    • mansey
    • By mansey 22nd Feb 18, 2:57 PM
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    mansey
    What are bull semen straws?


    Erm ... just googled so I know now! Hee hee! What would they want with bull semen straws unless they have bulls???? The mind boggles!
    Originally posted by BlueBella
    I Google some very odd things too

    Some can't be unseen
    Last edited by mansey; 22-02-2018 at 3:00 PM.
    I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.
    !!!8213; Billy Joel

    "You are awful - but I do like you! - Mandy
    • mansey
    • By mansey 22nd Feb 18, 3:03 PM
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    What comp is this please? I have to go and have a nosy. I wonder why they've gone for that? lol
    Be Lucky
    Originally posted by dontone


    https://www.facebook.com/inimexgenetics/posts/821553938053245

    I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.
    !!!8213; Billy Joel

    "You are awful - but I do like you! - Mandy
    • Blueyez
    • By Blueyez 22nd Feb 18, 6:31 PM
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    The 'Michigan' duo are back, WIN A 50 H.Samuel Voucher (FB) the "Husband" seems to have slightly missed that the prize is a voucher and not a ring.
    • EnglishWelshie
    • By EnglishWelshie 22nd Feb 18, 9:51 PM
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    EnglishWelshie
    What comp is this please? I have to go and have a nosy. I wonder why they've gone for that? lol
    Be Lucky
    Originally posted by dontone

    Mansey has posted it a couple of comments above this reply lol
    • nula888
    • By nula888 23rd Feb 18, 11:59 AM
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    nula888
    Lol yes true better to say yes please then write your whole life story !!!55357;!!!56834;
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