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    • mansey
    • By mansey 6th Dec 17, 6:15 PM
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    Compers Challenge 2018
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    • 6th Dec 17, 6:15 PM
    Compers Challenge 2018 6th Dec 17 at 6:15 PM
    Woo that's us ready to start on January 1st 2018 folks

    Good luck to all for the Compers Challenge 2018
    (Your gonna need it)


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    Last edited by MSE Andrea; 24-01-2018 at 10:01 AM.
    I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.
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    • Biker*Chick
    • By Biker*Chick 4th Jan 18, 9:28 PM
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    Didn't think I'd be updating my challenge post so soon

    Happy to report 2 wins so far this year - set of pruners and a blu-ray! I'm pacing myself

    If there's one challenge I want to complete this year it's this one...

    (32) Win .. Something the Newt would like
    (Tell us what it was)
    Contessa Biker*Chick of the Alphabetty thread

    =^._.^=
    • molly57.
    • By molly57. 4th Jan 18, 9:55 PM
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    Thank you for welcoming me as a newbie. I entered lots of competitions in December so hopefully I'll be able to add some wins in January along with the ones I'm entering now. One question about Gleam competitions. Do you have to enter every single option to be considered? i enter the Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Bloglovin, Youtube parts and only the Blog comments if compulsory. Sometimes I complete all the links but not always.
    • mansey
    • By mansey 4th Jan 18, 10:23 PM
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    Didn't think I'd be updating my challenge post so soon

    Happy to report 2 wins so far this year - set of pruners and a blu-ray! I'm pacing myself

    If there's one challenge I want to complete this year it's this one...



    Originally posted by Biker*Chick
    So what did you cross off, remember just 1 a day

    And an even bigger question....What do you think the Newt would like.....

    Have you ever seen a comp for a Mr Newt?

    What was the Blu Ray?
    Last edited by mansey; 04-01-2018 at 10:26 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 4th Jan 18, 10:25 PM
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    Thank you for welcoming me as a newbie. I entered lots of competitions in December so hopefully I'll be able to add some wins in January along with the ones I'm entering now. One question about Gleam competitions. Do you have to enter every single option to be considered? i enter the Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Bloglovin, Youtube parts and only the Blog comments if compulsory. Sometimes I complete all the links but not always.
    Originally posted by molly57.
    You enter more than I do on the Gleam comps Molly
    I think you get more entries the more methods you use, but I am almost certain you don't have to use all of the available methods to enter the competition.

    Keep plodding on and the wins will come
    I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.
    !!!8213; Billy Joel

    "You are awful - but I do like you! - Mandy
    • Biker*Chick
    • By Biker*Chick 4th Jan 18, 11:07 PM
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    So what did you cross off, remember just 1 a day

    And an even bigger question....What do you think the Newt would like.....

    Have you ever seen a comp for a Mr Newt?

    What was the Blu Ray?
    Originally posted by mansey
    Lol - I got the gardening win yesterday and the blu-ray win today, so hope that still counts as 1 a day! The blu-ray is The Dark Tower starring Idris Elba - I'm really looking forward to watching it when it arrives!

    I have NO idea what the newt would like thinking logically, might try some health comps for some spirulina
    Contessa Biker*Chick of the Alphabetty thread

    =^._.^=
    • mansey
    • By mansey 4th Jan 18, 11:31 PM
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    WOW Chrissie is on 588/1000 C2Ws for the year

    She is way ahead of me on our challenge, off to do some C2Ws before she kicks my erse
    I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.
    !!!8213; Billy Joel

    "You are awful - but I do like you! - Mandy
    • stefalfie11
    • By stefalfie11 5th Jan 18, 1:44 PM
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    Well done to everyone on their wins so far, I'm off the starting blocks too with a twitter win from fish is the dish. I got really excited when I saw I was tagged and thought I'd won a fish slice (and completed that challenge!) but it was on their Christmas promotion so got 11 young's gastro meals. Has anyone tried them before?

    Also just realised that I waited a year for a "y" win for the last challenge and had nothing and I've completed it 5 days into January... typical I've crossed off twitter win on my list too.
    50 Challenge 2017 - 47/50
    • Moneybot
    • By Moneybot 5th Jan 18, 5:25 PM
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    Hang on who did the "win something the newt would like" ?

    You do realise the newt has very odd taste don't you?

    First win of the year 100 topshop voucher. Not sure what I would like from there - I'm not really what you would call their target demographic.

    What can I cross off?
    "The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane."
    Marcus Aurelius
    • mansey
    • By mansey 5th Jan 18, 5:47 PM
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    Hang on who did the "win something the newt would like" ?

    You do realise the newt has very odd taste don't you?

    First win of the year 100 topshop voucher. Not sure what I would like from there - I'm not really what you would call their target demographic.

    What can I cross off?
    Originally posted by Moneybot
    Well done Missus

    Well you could get something only a man would use with your voucher, or something a woman would only use, buy some knickers you wouldn't show to the Vicar, or something the Newt would like if you get an actual vocher in your hand I am sure it will be floppy

    Was it a FB or Twitter win?

    Think like lucinad and make it fit
    (Or maybe not I wouldn't like to be in her heed)
    Last edited by mansey; 05-01-2018 at 5:53 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
    • GPark
    • By GPark 5th Jan 18, 6:06 PM
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    I was looking through to see what folks had chosen for their personal challenge but lots haven't entered one yet
    Originally posted by mansey
    Oops, sorry I'm one who hasn't done that yet. Can I blame how busy this week has been? Haven't even done any comping

    Hubby is back at work, but kids don't go back till next week, so I've had all 3 kids home, and the weather is awful here, so we've been stuck inside all week.

    And to top it all off, I discovered both my sons passports are about to expire, we go to EuroDisney in less than 8 weeks so frantically trying to sort out applying for new passports.

    I did however win a Family Ticket to Cadbury World in the advents, and that hasn't arrived yet, so hopefully when it does I'll be able to cross off my first challenge

    Wishing everyone a belated Happy New Year and Good Luck to everyone taking part in this years challenges
    2018 Wins:

    Wales Football Hamper, Signed Nicola J Rowley Book, Anatomy of a Scandal Book
    • GPark
    • By GPark 5th Jan 18, 6:16 PM
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    GPark
    Hang on who did the "win something the newt would like" ?

    You do realise the newt has very odd taste don't you?

    First win of the year 100 topshop voucher. Not sure what I would like from there - I'm not really what you would call their target demographic.

    What can I cross off?
    Originally posted by Moneybot
    Something only a woman would use? Since they only sell ladies clothes?

    Maybe you could buy the newt some new lippy, then you could cross off something the newt would like
    2018 Wins:

    Wales Football Hamper, Signed Nicola J Rowley Book, Anatomy of a Scandal Book
    • mansey
    • By mansey 5th Jan 18, 6:21 PM
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    Something only a woman would use? Since they only sell ladies clothes?

    Maybe you could buy the newt some new lippy, then you could cross off something the newt would like
    Originally posted by GPark
    I thought it was men's and women's clothing

    But now I think about it, the one close to us is Topshop and possibly Topman with men's clothing on one side and women's clothing the other
    Last edited by mansey; 05-01-2018 at 6:24 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
    • Moneybot
    • By Moneybot 5th Jan 18, 6:31 PM
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    Moneybot
    Something only a woman would use? Since they only sell ladies clothes?

    Maybe you could buy the newt some new lippy, then you could cross off something the newt would like
    Originally posted by GPark
    I could get a frilly thong for the newt and the vicar ...
    "The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane."
    Marcus Aurelius
    • GPark
    • By GPark 5th Jan 18, 6:34 PM
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    GPark
    I thought it was men's and women's clothing

    But now I think about it, the one close to us is Topshop and possibly Topman with men's clothing on one side and women's clothing the other
    Originally posted by mansey
    Well it's 2 completely different web sites, Top Shop is described as woman's clothing, and Top Man as men's.

    My local store is Top Shop only, but I have seen stores where both have been in the same building, I think they trade as 2 separate companies, but are both part of the Arcadia group.

    I think as it's 2 different websites, we should think like lucinad and allow it
    2018 Wins:

    Wales Football Hamper, Signed Nicola J Rowley Book, Anatomy of a Scandal Book
    • lisylou21
    • By lisylou21 5th Jan 18, 6:36 PM
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    Well done

    Is one of the challenges to win a years worth of something?

    Let us know how much you get please, I dare bet it won't be a years worth of the amount of tea I drink
    Originally posted by mansey
    They emailed again this morning and its 41 boxes, so one each of the whole range.
    Better make room to store it
    • GPark
    • By GPark 5th Jan 18, 6:37 PM
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    I could get a frilly thong for the newt and the vicar ...
    Originally posted by Moneybot
    Good plan.....but only 1 challenge a day remember? Or is the newt less strict when its a prize for him? or is it her?
    2018 Wins:

    Wales Football Hamper, Signed Nicola J Rowley Book, Anatomy of a Scandal Book
    • mansey
    • By mansey 5th Jan 18, 6:45 PM
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    mansey
    I could get a frilly thong for the newt and the vicar ...
    Originally posted by Moneybot

    A thong, them cheese wire cutters that go up ya bum

    Tis Winter Missus bloomers weather
    I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.
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    "You are awful - but I do like you! - Mandy
    • mansey
    • By mansey 5th Jan 18, 6:47 PM
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    They emailed again this morning and its 41 boxes, so one each of the whole range.
    Better make room to store it
    Originally posted by lisylou21
    How many teabags per box?
    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 5th Jan 18, 6:49 PM
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    Good plan.....but only 1 challenge a day remember? Or is the newt less strict when its a prize for him? or is it her?
    Originally posted by GPark
    The Newt wears frilly knickers and red lipstick

    That says nowt though does it

    I think the Newt is a girlie
    I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.
    !!!8213; Billy Joel

    "You are awful - but I do like you! - Mandy
    • 3forholidays
    • By 3forholidays 5th Jan 18, 6:54 PM
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    How many teabags per box?
    Originally posted by mansey
    Normally 20 teabags per box - they are individually wrapped inside the box. I drink the Three Mint Tea so I'm assuming all their range is similarly packaged.
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