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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 14th Dec 16, 5:00 AM
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    If i can earn funds from surveys anyone can
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    • 14th Dec 16, 5:00 AM
    If i can earn funds from surveys anyone can 14th Dec 16 at 5:00 AM
    Hi Guys i am starting a new journal i am in the process of closing my former journal/account down.

    I will post on my former debt free diary so people know who i am soon. I recently went through a separation so things are not great at the moment.

    Alot of the guys will know me as the survey guru lol

    I will post again soon
    Last edited by Scott_Weiland; 25-01-2018 at 1:47 PM.
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    • JoJoC
    • By JoJoC 8th Sep 17, 11:37 AM
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    Woo - that sounds great Scott! And also nice to hear of someone meeting organically instead of Tinder horror stories!

    She sounds lovely - hope you have a nice time on Tuesday. I'll be on date-watch for an update!

    I've been with my husband since I was 16 so i like to hear dating stories since i never did that.
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    July debt total: £24,630.44 | New debt total: £18,316.34 | Total debt paid: £6,414.10 (26%)
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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 8th Sep 17, 12:26 PM
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    I don't have tinder horror stories I do have two horror stories re other dating sites.

    On was I met a lass off match.com we went for a date, it turns out she wasn't single. On the way into a second pub in Durham her boyfriends mate walked past us, 45 mins later said boy friend appeared and started bawling and shouting at me and her. I got up to leave and everything kicked off.

    Second time ever using dating sites I won't again I have had 2-3 bad experiences.
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    • JoJoC
    • By JoJoC 8th Sep 17, 3:01 PM
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    Oh god, that's a nightmare! What a nutter though - I don't get people who behave like that. If you want to date, get rid of your boyfriend.
    CC1: £4481.14/ £5031.14 (12% paid off, £600) | CC2:£3307/ £3807 (14.4% paid off, £550) | Loan: £10,528.20/ £15,792.30((33% paid off, £5,264))

    July debt total: £24,630.44 | New debt total: £18,316.34 | Total debt paid: £6,414.10 (26%)
    *My debt busting and savings diary*
    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 8th Sep 17, 7:10 PM
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    Exactly!!

    I have being and got date ready today, i want this too work so much. I have being and bought a nice polo shirt, some black trousers, new dress shoes, and blokey bits like a new razor shaving foam etc. I am nervous as hell.

    I spent about 75 quid

    I apologise anyone reading this i know its a finance forum lol
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    • Seasidegal58
    • By Seasidegal58 8th Sep 17, 8:21 PM
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    I apologise anyone reading this i know its a finance forum lol
    Originally posted by Scott_Weiland
    With the amount of make up/beauty/clothes related topics us women post on the forum along with our money woes, I wouldn't worry too much Scott.
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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 8th Sep 17, 8:36 PM
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    Well French Connection got quite a bit of my money today x
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    • Cumbria lass
    • By Cumbria lass 8th Sep 17, 9:47 PM
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    Scott great to hear about your date . Your stuff will be a good investment for future events. Look forward to hearing how you got on.
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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 9th Sep 17, 1:44 AM
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    I will keep you posted guys re the date don't you worry :-)

    Just an update I have just done and completed my first pa survey in about 2 weeks lol Hopefully things now will start picking up.
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    • Cumbria lass
    • By Cumbria lass 9th Sep 17, 7:49 AM
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    I have done 2 in 2 weeks on P A what's going on !
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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 9th Sep 17, 3:36 PM
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    its called the students not being at uni, i contact pa re it and they emailed me saying they had updated my settings so at least now i get emailed when surveys are avaliable.

    It will pick up Cumbria
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    • UncannyScot
    • By UncannyScot 9th Sep 17, 4:29 PM
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    Hi Scott
    just caught up with your diary mate
    Sounding good, sounding VERY good
    A belated Happy Birthday and hope everything goes well with The Date
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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 10th Sep 17, 3:19 PM
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    Thanks for popping in Scotty :-)

    Yeah at the minute all is good i am nervous regarding tuesday but i will live.
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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 11th Sep 17, 1:59 PM
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    Right i will do a quick diary update my date has being postponed 24 hours due to work commitments. In a way this is good as cash is tight and i have money arriving hopefully on tuesday from Ebay and PA. I hate going out with minimal money.

    I have listed a Garmin GPS cycling computer thing which my tom tom watch is just as good, that should go for 140-150 quid. Its at about 90 quid bid wise with 56 watchers. The auction finishes tomorrow evening.

    I am still waiting on 40 quid arriving from one poll. I have also today just hit the draw down amounts on opinion outpost and swagbucks so thats £7.50 winging its way to paypal. :-)

    PA is slowly picking up i am getting invitations but there are all laptop or desk top only lol gerrrrrrrrr
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    • EssexHebridean
    • By EssexHebridean 11th Sep 17, 2:42 PM
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    I was hoping PA would pick up this week onwards too - it's been SOOOO quiet on there!

    Hope the date goes well - fingers crossed!
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    • JoJoC
    • By JoJoC 11th Sep 17, 2:48 PM
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    Glad the date postponement works out well for you

    Great news about your ebay bidders too - I don't have anything of value like that which I'd consider selling so I'm always miserable about measly 99p sales. Better than nothing, although I'm not sure it's worth my time tbh.

    I've been waiting on onepoll getting to cash out for what seems like lightyears! I'm almost at £30 so will be on the home stretch then.

    I've had loads of PA invitations but even though I check regularly i've been getting the 'this study is full' error, even though it has just appeared. A bit annoying, but I'm sure it'll pick back up soon. Those pesky students will just be getting back to Uni and won't have had time to figure out their next research steps yet (that's what I'm telling myself!) so maybe in a few weeks we'll have more.
    CC1: £4481.14/ £5031.14 (12% paid off, £600) | CC2:£3307/ £3807 (14.4% paid off, £550) | Loan: £10,528.20/ £15,792.30((33% paid off, £5,264))

    July debt total: £24,630.44 | New debt total: £18,316.34 | Total debt paid: £6,414.10 (26%)
    *My debt busting and savings diary*
    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 11th Sep 17, 3:25 PM
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    I will keep you posted guys re the date don't you worry :-)

    Just an update I have just done and completed my first pa survey in about 2 weeks lol Hopefully things now will start picking up.
    Originally posted by Scott_Weiland
    Glad the date postponement works out well for you

    Great news about your ebay bidders too - I don't have anything of value like that which I'd consider selling so I'm always miserable about measly 99p sales. Better than nothing, although I'm not sure it's worth my time tbh.

    I've been waiting on onepoll getting to cash out for what seems like lightyears! I'm almost at £30 so will be on the home stretch then.

    I've had loads of PA invitations but even though I check regularly i've been getting the 'this study is full' error, even though it has just appeared. A bit annoying, but I'm sure it'll pick back up soon. Those pesky students will just be getting back to Uni and won't have had time to figure out their next research steps yet (that's what I'm telling myself!) so maybe in a few weeks we'll have more.
    Originally posted by JoJoC

    I am the same re one poll they are nearly as bad as uktoluna for taking ages paying up gerrrrrrr. I think i dropped my 40 a few days after you did from memory of reading your diary.

    What are you selling where you are getting bot all jojoc, i don't like selling stuff on ebay unless its something that will go for decent money. I tend to use ziffit/we buy books etc for getting shot of books and games and dvds. I listed the garmin on facebook but i kept getting daft offers.

    PA i am the same a few studies where they keep showing as full or i hsve started them and they are paused. I seem to be doing okay on swagbucks thats the only bonus, i am back upto 300 points snd i got a 55point birthday bonus lol.

    Credit rating wise i taking the plunge and i am going to get myself a new mobile phone, i have a Iphone 5s which i am paying a contract on but its in the ex's name. Not ideal but the contracts up in october, when we split i tried to get a sim only thing but i was rejected. Any how i have rang ee and they have approved me for a SamsungS7 but i have to pay 100 deposit which i get back in 3 months.
    Last edited by Scott_Weiland; 11-09-2017 at 3:27 PM.
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    • JoJoC
    • By JoJoC 11th Sep 17, 4:43 PM
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    Most of the things I was selling last time was kids clothes - to be honest, i thought id see if i could make anything and if not i'd just send to charity and even though a few bits went for £5-10, the majority was 99p. It's just not worth my time sorting, listing, photographing, packing and posting it all. I think i'll only list bits i think will do reasonably and just get shot of the rest! At least with DS1's stuff, the good stuff is saved for DS2.
    CC1: £4481.14/ £5031.14 (12% paid off, £600) | CC2:£3307/ £3807 (14.4% paid off, £550) | Loan: £10,528.20/ £15,792.30((33% paid off, £5,264))

    July debt total: £24,630.44 | New debt total: £18,316.34 | Total debt paid: £6,414.10 (26%)
    *My debt busting and savings diary*
    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 11th Sep 17, 5:24 PM
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    I tried cash for clothes or enviroclothes i think it was i gave them loads must of being 5kg worth next time i will just give it to charity. They turned there nose up at half of it i got 1.75 if i was lucky.
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    • Seasidegal58
    • By Seasidegal58 11th Sep 17, 9:24 PM
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    Re PA - since I started with them last week I've had ten surveys. All fairly small payers. I'm up to about £5.90 at the moment.
    Finally Debt Free! - July 2016
    Finished Emergency Fund- £10,000 April 2017

    Next Scrimpy Goal - Ad Hoc Savings - 16/07/2018: £776.27
    MONTHS TO RETIREMENT: 34!
    My diary: “Paid off the £31,0000! BUT- still scrimping!”
    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 12th Sep 17, 12:47 AM
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    That's excellent I wish I was upto that lol

    I had a couple of quid surveys from them over the weekend nothing since. But I have done canny from swagbucks and op. I got an email from Life Points what was global test market saying if I downloaded their new app I would get points. And well low and behold I was able to drop another 5 quid PayPal voucher.
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    "Always always train, be the best version of you that you can physically be"
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