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    • thinkstoomuch
    • By thinkstoomuch 13th May 18, 8:53 AM
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    What's your current success rate?
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    • 13th May 18, 8:53 AM
    What's your current success rate? 13th May 18 at 8:53 AM
    I've been comping on and off this past year for month or two at a time. I seem to win 4 small things a month, taking part in around 400-500 comps a month. So 1 in 125?

    I'd enter more but as i don't want to spam friends on facebook, it limits me. And I've become stricter on myself in terms of what I enter.

    How are you all doing at the moment?
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    • ikkle87
    • By ikkle87 13th May 18, 10:20 AM
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    • 13th May 18, 10:20 AM
    I don't really keep a track of how many I enter, some days I enter none some days I enter what seems a lot. My average wins work out just over 1 per day x
    You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.

    xx Mama to a gorgeous Cranio Baby xx
    • Marg2k8
    • By Marg2k8 13th May 18, 1:42 PM
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    • 13th May 18, 1:42 PM
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    • 13th May 18, 1:42 PM
    I don't really count, but I'd guess my win rate is more like 1/4000 or 1/5000, if you take into account multiple entries, such as mag daily and click to wins and gleam. ( I currently do around 250 a day of these) I tend to win around a couple of times a month, but I enter mostly for bigger prizes and I don't do FB. This year I have been quite lucky. I could probably increase my ratio if I entered for more books, CD's and DVD's.

    • Ms Dee
    • By Ms Dee 13th May 18, 2:32 PM
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    • 13th May 18, 2:32 PM
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    • 13th May 18, 2:32 PM
    I don't count how many I enter as everyday is different, I can enter 1 or 2 a day or spend 5 hours entering but I win anywhere from 2 prizes to 12 prizes a month.
    Thank you to everyone who posts competitions and good luck to everyone who enters.

    Challenges 2018 - 32/70
    • L_Sym
    • By L_Sym 13th May 18, 4:02 PM
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    • #5
    • 13th May 18, 4:02 PM
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    • 13th May 18, 4:02 PM
    God now I sound so unlucky, I enter lots, on mulitple sites etc and I've only won once this year... and that was a bunch of flowers. I must enter around 100 a day!

    Well done to your wins though and an obvious massive thankyou to the posters.
    Started 2011


    Do good and good will come to you x x x
    • hdh74
    • By hdh74 13th May 18, 4:18 PM
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    • 13th May 18, 4:18 PM
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    • 13th May 18, 4:18 PM
    Much worse than yours OP!
    • Blueyez
    • By Blueyez 13th May 18, 11:48 PM
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    • 13th May 18, 11:48 PM
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    • 13th May 18, 11:48 PM
    I don't keep track (I should try that though) I pretty much just enter as I see them. Only three wins so far this year (one for the last three months) There was a noted decline last year too but I still averaged one win a month.
    • KITTYKOMP
    • By KITTYKOMP 14th May 18, 1:19 PM
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    • 14th May 18, 1:19 PM
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    • 14th May 18, 1:19 PM
    I don't really keep a track of how many I enter, some days I enter none some days I enter what seems a lot. My average wins work out just over 1 per day x
    Originally posted by ikkle87

    One a day?! How many do you enter? I struggle with 1 a month if I'm lucky. Can I ask do you enter for lots of small things?
    • ikkle87
    • By ikkle87 14th May 18, 2:11 PM
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    • 14th May 18, 2:11 PM
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    • 14th May 18, 2:11 PM
    One a day?! How many do you enter? I struggle with 1 a month if I'm lucky. Can I ask do you enter for lots of small things?
    Originally posted by KITTYKOMP

    I don't really keep count. Some days I don't enter any comps or if I do its just the odd one I've seen on facebook when scrolling through etc. I enter for a mix of things, have no problem with entering for smaller things like books or dvd's if they are something my son would enjoy but have won several larger prizes too.

    Smaller prizes include Star Wars plasters and collectors tins, books, dvds, face masks.

    Bigger prizes include 300 love to shop vouchers, 2 designer watches, Nintendo Switch, Huawei P20 smartphone and a 500 Little Tikes toy bundle.

    Personally I don't stress about the numbers I enter anymore, I just enter what I can and try to look for lower entry comps or competitions that require a bit of effort, for example I won 8 prizes from pancake day photo competitions x
    You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.

    xx Mama to a gorgeous Cranio Baby xx
    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 14th May 18, 2:27 PM
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    I do not spend anytime to count how many I have entered.

    I do know how many I have won but that is just a consequence of keeping track of the value of my winnings - all that matters to me is I am happy to do it and secondarily that the return justifies the time spent, the actual number entered is irrelevant.
    Internet goodness 25580
    • frances93
    • By frances93 14th May 18, 2:58 PM
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    Im quite picky with what I enter, Ill only enter if I feel a prize is something I want need or would be a good present for someone. So my wins just latley are once in a blue moon
    • comper__9
    • By comper__9 15th May 18, 2:58 PM
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    I haven't won anything yet
    • cagsd
    • By cagsd 15th May 18, 4:45 PM
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    I don't keep track of how many comps I enter, nor have I ever done. I used to estimate that I entered around 100 a day, now I do far less as I have less time so probably around 100-200 a week. Wins are very few and far between, think I've had 2 this year.

    • lemonade11
    • By lemonade11 15th May 18, 8:56 PM
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    I used to comp loads and kept a little spreadsheet but I have won a lot less since social media became popular. I am trying to enter more but like others have said above a lot are social based now and I always feel like my friends will get annoyed with me 'spamming' my wall with competitions!
    • ikkle87
    • By ikkle87 15th May 18, 9:52 PM
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    ikkle87
    I used to comp loads and kept a little spreadsheet but I have won a lot less since social media became popular. I am trying to enter more but like others have said above a lot are social based now and I always feel like my friends will get annoyed with me 'spamming' my wall with competitions!
    Originally posted by lemonade11
    share them to a group rather than to your wall x
    You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.

    xx Mama to a gorgeous Cranio Baby xx
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