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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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    • jvr
    • By jvr 21st Feb 18, 9:46 AM
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    Hey


    Makes total sense that when so many issues are brought up at once it can come crashing down on your head, and it wasn't long ago you lost a friend. It is so much for one person to deal with. I echo what other people have said that trying to find some other support through a GP or other services is a good idea, it sounds like you have some things to work through that have been buried for a long time.
    Debt: £10,006 now £8698.38
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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 21st Feb 18, 7:23 PM
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    This is so true ie as a result of below I broke down quite badly on sunday night. Me and ex mate are done, I couldn't handle seeing him a lot of junk was brought to the surface. I handled it though.

    Today I am okay much better frame of mind I just need to handle smoking abit less lol but I am not ready yet.

    re the bike Cumbria not yet but once the arctic snow does one I will.


    Gosh Scott, it really sounds like a tough time all round, but in a way it might be good that you met that ex-friend and a lot of the repressed stuff was brought up. It was likely to boil up at some point, so may as well be now?
    Cashback Earnings YTD £46.04 Survey Earnings YTD £182.66
    "Always always train, be the best version of you that you can physically be"
    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 25th Feb 18, 6:04 PM
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    Hey


    Makes total sense that when so many issues are brought up at once it can come crashing down on your head, and it wasn't long ago you lost a friend. It is so much for one person to deal with. I echo what other people have said that trying to find some other support through a GP or other services is a good idea, it sounds like you have some things to work through that have been buried for a long time.
    Originally posted by jvr
    That's right yeah I lost my oldest friend of 20plus years in September. I am fighting and kinda getting out of the mess I am in but its a slow slow process.
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    • JoJoC
    • By JoJoC 26th Feb 18, 11:14 AM
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    Hey, just stopping by to say hello and to check you're getting on ok?

    How was your weekend?
    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*
    • Chandelier.
    • By Chandelier. 26th Feb 18, 11:44 AM
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    Hey Scott, just caught up with your diary. I hope you are well and seeing better days.

    If you ever need to talk then drop us a message as we both seem to go through similar patches mental health wise.

    Please keep taking your meds and hopefully you'll come out of the dark side. They may not always seem to be the answer but they'll help a little. I used to always give up my meds after a short period of time thinking they didn't work when looking back they did. I've now consistently taken my meds for 4/5 months now and even though I still have bad days, there are more good.

    Keep doing what you are doing and reach out to your friends when you are low. I too found myself in your position of planning to harm ones self last week but thanks to a friend, he kept me safe and the next day didn't seem as bad. I'm putting all my focus now on getting myself better and improving my physical/mental health as well as other things.

    Drop us a PM Scott and we can talk whenever you feel like it.
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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 27th Feb 18, 11:06 PM
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    Meds seem to be working I am still kicking guys don't worry all your messages mean so much thank you..
    Cashback Earnings YTD £46.04 Survey Earnings YTD £182.66
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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 28th Feb 18, 12:16 AM
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    Hey, just stopping by to say hello and to check you're getting on ok?

    How was your weekend?
    Originally posted by JoJoC
    it was okay it sucked being truthful even England got hammered by the jocks lol which I am sure is the first time in the last decade lol
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    • JoJoC
    • By JoJoC 28th Feb 18, 9:18 AM
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    Haha yes! First time in 10 years! It was a joyous (and rare) occasion
    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 28th Feb 18, 10:48 PM
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    Haha it was a nightmare to watch but you guys played well we were !!!!!s

    2.50 collected from opinion outpost

    signature updated.

    And on a positive note 2 nights off work due to snow lol, the buses at 5pm ish today and yesterday stopped running the snow is the worst I have seen it in years. Think Antarctic lol
    Cashback Earnings YTD £46.04 Survey Earnings YTD £182.66
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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 1st Mar 18, 2:16 PM
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    Make that Snowday 3 of 3 yay lol

    I hope everyone is well I am on the mend slowly. I braved getting to the gym in the snow this morning where I live in Co Durham IS like the set of The Day After Tomorrow.
    Cashback Earnings YTD £46.04 Survey Earnings YTD £182.66
    "Always always train, be the best version of you that you can physically be"
    • Seasidegal58
    • By Seasidegal58 1st Mar 18, 3:22 PM
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    Just catching up on your diary Scott. You’ve really been through the mill lately but you’ve had some great advice from your virtual friends.

    Good idea to get the toxic “friend” out of your life - you don’t need people like him.

    Well done on braving the Arctic conditions! We’ve got it bad down here too. Quite unusual for my area as well! Looks like it should be Christmas from the snowy scene outside!
    Finally Debt Free! - July 2016
    Finished Emergency Fund- £10,000 April 2017

    Next Scrimpy Goal - Ad Hoc Savings - 20/05/2018: £646.59
    MONTHS TO RETIREMENT: 35!
    My diary: “Paid off the £31,0000! BUT- still scrimping!”
    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 4th Mar 18, 11:40 PM
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    Kerching all of 5.07 dropped from PA signature updated. Hope everyone had a nice weekend and survived the snow safely x
    Cashback Earnings YTD £46.04 Survey Earnings YTD £182.66
    "Always always train, be the best version of you that you can physically be"
    • JoJoC
    • By JoJoC 5th Mar 18, 10:26 AM
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    You're doing awesome with the cashback and survey earnings - long may it continue!

    I have a question - when you cash out of PA at £5ish, do you cash out to Circle or Paypal? Does it not charge you a fee everytime you do that? I need to wait until £20 or else it charges a fee. Just wondering!

    Snow is finally disappearing here today - sick of the sight of it! I want spring to arrive pronto!
    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 6th Mar 18, 12:24 PM
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    Thanks JoJoC

    It tends to charge a fee but its a minimal amount I don't have the benefit of any benefits coming in weekly as I work no kids etc so I don't tend to wait around until 20quid. I always use paypal plus if prolific went bust by by money.

    I know people wait until the 20quid mark I am money hungry and I would rather it in my account than theres and off debts than sitting waiting.
    Cashback Earnings YTD £46.04 Survey Earnings YTD £182.66
    "Always always train, be the best version of you that you can physically be"
    • JoJoC
    • By JoJoC 6th Mar 18, 5:02 PM
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    Fair enough, just wondered if I was missing something.

    For me, when the surveys start flowing it doesn't take that long to climb to £20 so I just crack on rather than pay the fee but as you say, it's minimal so doesn't matter that much.
    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 6th Mar 18, 6:05 PM
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    For me being honest with PA its so hitty missy, I did 1 yesterday even though every week day this week I have being doing bits and pieces on the pc for work. I have checked the site quite a bit and its usually a handful of surveys one day then nothing for days.

    To answer your earlier question jojoc I drew down 5quid and some pennies they took as a cut 30p ish lol I can take the hit on that.

    I do miles better with opinion outpost I have just dropped another 2.50 yay, my smallest debit is nearly at sub 100quid. My payment from opinium came in the other day and I am waiting on a cheque still coming from populuslive which known my luck will arrive just prior to payday or on payday lol.
    Last edited by Scott_Weiland; 06-03-2018 at 6:09 PM.
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    • Scott_Weiland
    • By Scott_Weiland 9th Mar 18, 3:42 AM
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    I am in the money lol i have just received 41p from top cashback whoop whoop.

    re my finances everything is all good my smallest debit which is with first credit i emailed them for a balance and its down to 97.25, all my other debits are getting token payments. I am basically hammering one down then working at the next one up in value on the list. My credit file must be improving as i applied for a new phone ie a Samsung S8 and i was accepted on it straight away no deposit needed.

    I am in a better place relationship wise ie none. I fell out with both ex's ie J1 and J2, J2 the Scottish rugby one went nuts at me yesterday as i hadnt come running when her boiler had broke with all the snow. I didnt message her and didnt care she said, i turned around and was a bit of a C being honest. I just turned around and said the F word quite alot. She seems to think i will take her back and that i love her blahhh blahhh which i dont.

    Old J ie number one we just dont talk now she can best be described as a facebook or instagram narcassist who loves herself. I miss her loads though shes the one i really wanted it to work as she was lovely bar being abit vain. She us blokes do have feelings lol.

    I am staying single and just enjoying dieting/training and i am getting used to spending time with just me. Progress wise i am now 107kg, bf is around 13percent.
    Cashback Earnings YTD £46.04 Survey Earnings YTD £182.66
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    • Seasidegal58
    • By Seasidegal58 10th Mar 18, 10:30 AM
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    You sound heaps better Scott and back to your old positive self. Glad that the training is going well.

    Try not to worry about J - it hurts I know when you still have feelings for someone but it does get better I promise you!
    Finally Debt Free! - July 2016
    Finished Emergency Fund- £10,000 April 2017

    Next Scrimpy Goal - Ad Hoc Savings - 20/05/2018: £646.59
    MONTHS TO RETIREMENT: 35!
    My diary: “Paid off the £31,0000! BUT- still scrimping!”
    • Cumbria lass
    • By Cumbria lass 11th Mar 18, 6:08 PM
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    Hope the latest snow has departed . You do sound much better at the moment. Just give all the women a wide berth for a while !
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    • UncannyScot
    • By UncannyScot 26th Mar 18, 11:10 PM
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    Hope all is well with you Scott.

    You've been quite quiet lately.
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