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    • mansey
    • By mansey 14th Nov 18, 7:04 PM
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    mansey
    Compers Challenge 2019
    • #1
    • 14th Nov 18, 7:04 PM
    Compers Challenge 2019 14th Nov 18 at 7:04 PM
    Happy New Year

    Wishing you all LOTS of luck for this years Compers Challenge

    I am trying to get this thread up and running before the Advents madness starts

    If you would like to join our Compers Challenge next year please copy and paste the following post into your name.

    The next Compers Challenge will begin on 1st January 2019
    Last edited by mansey; 01-01-2019 at 1:42 PM.
    I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints. - Billy Joel

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    • Moneybot
    • By Moneybot 13th Jan 19, 7:10 PM
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    Moneybot
    Just to let folks know, several of us have a group chat on FB.
    If anyone would like to join us just PM me with your FB name and I will add you

    We accept anyone and everyone even lucinad
    Originally posted by mansey
    Is this the group chat I am already in?
    Rational judgement, now, at this very moment.

    Virtuous action, now, at this very moment.
    (Wisdom, Courage, Self-control, Justice)

    Willing acceptance - now, at this very moment - of what you cant change
    • mansey
    • By mansey 13th Jan 19, 7:22 PM
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    mansey
    Is this the group chat I am already in?
    Originally posted by Moneybot
    Yes
    (Did you think we would leave you out)
    I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints. - Billy Joel

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    • GPark
    • By GPark 13th Jan 19, 7:25 PM
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    GPark
    Just to let folks know, several of us have a group chat on FB.
    If anyone would like to join us just PM me with your FB name and I will add you

    We accept anyone and everyone even lucinad
    Originally posted by mansey
    Add me please In my "proper" name, I'm not using my comping account anymore.
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    • I Love comps
    • By I Love comps 13th Jan 19, 9:49 PM
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    I Love comps
    Had my first win of 2019. The huge amount of 20p from the top cash back.
    I shall cross off the prize won less than a pound.
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    • mansey
    • By mansey 13th Jan 19, 9:53 PM
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    mansey
    Had my first win of 2019. The huge amount of 20p from the top cash back.
    I shall cross off the prize won less than a pound.
    Originally posted by I Love comps
    20p!!!

    You can cross off less than 1, or January win or add it to your xxxx/2019

    You choose but only 1 of them
    I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints. - Billy Joel

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    • Marg2k8
    • By Marg2k8 13th Jan 19, 10:39 PM
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    Marg2k8
    20p!!!

    You can cross off less than 1, or January win or add it to your xxxx/2019

    You choose but only 1 of them
    Originally posted by mansey
    I assumed we could add to the xxxx/2019 in addition to whatever challenge we cross off.

    If we can't. then my total prize fund will probably be zero, as I doubt I will win anything I cannot fit into any category.

    • mansey
    • By mansey 13th Jan 19, 10:51 PM
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    mansey
    I assumed we could add to the xxxx/2019 in addition to whatever challenge we cross off.

    If we can't. then my total prize fund will probably be zero, as I doubt I will win anything I cannot fit into any category.
    Originally posted by Marg2k8
    You're right the worth of the prize and the prize can be added

    Off to thrash myself with nettles, I will try not to enjoy it too much

    (Which reminds me I did not add my bingo win to the xxxx/2019)
    Last edited by mansey; 13-01-2019 at 10:53 PM.
    I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints. - Billy Joel

    C2W........107/1000......Email.......10/1000......FB...........248/1000
    Gleam......17/1000......IG...........329/1000......MD..........392/1000
    RC...........21/1000......TW..........931/1000......Web.........263/1000
    • becky004
    • By becky004 14th Jan 19, 5:12 PM
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    becky004
    Just had a surprise delivery, a Sage Fast Slow Cooker Pro, don't remember entering for one and can't find the comp on here, is no note in the box to say where it came from are 159 on Amazon

    Going to use it for my prize over 100 as am unlikely to get any more
    I love this board, have "virtually" met so many lovely people, people I am honoured to count as friends.

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    • GPark
    • By GPark 14th Jan 19, 7:14 PM
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    GPark
    Just had a surprise delivery, a Sage Fast Slow Cooker Pro, don't remember entering for one and can't find the comp on here, is no note in the box to say where it came from are 159 on Amazon

    Going to use it for my prize over 100 as am unlikely to get any more
    Originally posted by becky004
    Well Done Thats a fab win!

    Did you do advents? Day 3 of the Lakeland advent was Sage The Fast Slow Pro 6L Slow Cooker, so could be from that?
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    • mansey
    • By mansey 14th Jan 19, 7:29 PM
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    mansey
    Just had a surprise delivery, a Sage Fast Slow Cooker Pro, don't remember entering for one and can't find the comp on here, is no note in the box to say where it came from are 159 on Amazon

    Going to use it for my prize over 100 as am unlikely to get any more
    Originally posted by becky004
    A Fast Slow Cook, that's a good oxymoron

    Well done
    I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints. - Billy Joel

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    • becky004
    • By becky004 14th Jan 19, 8:00 PM
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    becky004
    Well Done Thats a fab win!

    Did you do advents? Day 3 of the Lakeland advent was Sage The Fast Slow Pro 6L Slow Cooker, so could be from that?
    Originally posted by GPark
    I did and I've thanked the post so did enter on that day, must be from there, thanks GPark
    I love this board, have "virtually" met so many lovely people, people I am honoured to count as friends.

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    • Marg2k8
    • By Marg2k8 14th Jan 19, 8:15 PM
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    Marg2k8
    great win. Congrats

    • mansey
    • By mansey 16th Jan 19, 3:23 AM
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    mansey
    Earlier this evening I had about 200 comps open, out of those I doubt I even entered 20.

    I have just realised how many different items I DON'T enter for.

    Can you name 10 types of comps you DON'T enter

    1 Books (When I read I use a Kindle)
    2 Blu-Rays (We don't have a player)
    3 Baby items (My kids are grown)
    4 Children's items (As above)
    5 Holiday abroad (Dogs)
    6 Luxury Holidays (Dogs)
    7 Spa Days (Just NO)
    8 Sports stuff (LOL)
    9 Make Up (Not for me)
    10 Gin (I don't do Mothers Ruin, although I have entered 1 or 2 on Twitter hoping to win a bottle for a friend)

    I could name loads more but that will do for now
    I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints. - Billy Joel

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    • nelie
    • By nelie 16th Jan 19, 8:29 AM
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    nelie
    1. Holidays in term time. As someone who works in a school its infuriating that most of the better holidays, snow holidays, breaks as sun-thur (exl school holidays!!!) I can't go on. It's beyond annoying that they are excluding a huge proportion of people that could possibly enter. I'd even by willing to pay an 'extra' if it was somewhere really good!

    2. Ones where you actually need a child.
    3. Photo comps of pets (no one ever wants to see my fish!)
    4. Ticket events mid-week/sunday/termtime (unless it's something my OH or I would be able to get back within the same night)
    5. Gleam/Raf if you have to do a million things before it lets you enter.
    6. Pintrest (I don't get it!)
    7. Books that are on a specific theme - unless someone I know would like it
    8. Musical instruments
    9. Gig tickets.
    10. Things I already have - Just seen a comp for an 'insinkirator' when I moved in we already had one, and a wine cooler so there would be no point in entering for these!


    There's probabaly other things. I don't beleive in selling things, especially if it's something like tickets to an event. Would much rather just give them away or not enter as I'd feel I was taking the chance from someone genuine.

    Im quite sporty, my OH does triathlons so I enter for all of those. We go camping and snowboarding (wide variety) most of my work friends/friends have babies/children so there's always a box or someone to give the things to!

    Sometimes I'll skip everything apart from vouchers.




    I go back to work next week so will be dramatically reducing what I enter!
    Last edited by nelie; 16-01-2019 at 9:54 AM.
    FEBRUARY WINS
    Box of Coffee, Box of Tea, Vegan beauty bundle, GTech Handheld and Cordless Hoover, Chocolates, Packing Cube, Cooper Tree Ornament, Cards - Print - Wall Hanging,


    BEST 2019 WIN: Handheld and Cordless Hoover
    Thanks to all posters - Have a lucky 2019
    • lucinad
    • By lucinad 16th Jan 19, 9:13 AM
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    lucinad
    what do these comps get counted on? daily mags? (i havent counted them anywhere as of yet)

    nme
    celeb angel
    expressly

    https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5786002
    Mar wins: sink trap 50 home bargains voucher
    completed: FB/TW/WEB/CTW/MD IN:420/1000; Email: 206/1000; Gleam: 215/1000; Raff: 133/1000;
    • bluesooz
    • By bluesooz 16th Jan 19, 1:00 PM
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    bluesooz
    can't help lucinad, as i don't enter them - perhaps I should add them to my list of 10 types of comps I DON'T enter!

    my list is:

    1 - red wine/beer/whisky but will enter for white wine/gin/vodka/lager/cider
    2 - tickets unless they're local
    3 - vape stuff
    4 - exotic holidays
    5 - baby/kids stuff
    6 - 'goodie' bags - (unless it was a BAFTA style goodie bag ) i've got enough tut as it is
    7 - anything to do with skiing
    8 - candles
    9 - DVDs
    10 - sunglasses (I wear glasses so need prescription sunglasses)

    there's loads of others as I red cross the vast majority of comps on the board
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    Web.........811/1000
    • mansey
    • By mansey 16th Jan 19, 1:25 PM
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    mansey
    what do these comps get counted on? daily mags? (i havent counted them anywhere as of yet)

    nme
    celeb angel
    expressly

    https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5786002
    Originally posted by lucinad
    They are all www sites so "Web"
    I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints. - Billy Joel

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    • Dormouse1940
    • By Dormouse1940 16th Jan 19, 2:47 PM
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    Dormouse1940
    Goodness me, just won another 20p from the Hummingbird. Possibly a new record!
    Now, are we counting each sum as a separate win or does anything you win during the promotion count as one?
    Living thriftily most of the time
    • mansey
    • By mansey 16th Jan 19, 3:24 PM
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    mansey
    Goodness me, just won another 20p from the Hummingbird. Possibly a new record!
    Now, are we counting each sum as a separate win or does anything you win during the promotion count as one?
    Originally posted by Dormouse1940
    If it's a different day you can choose a different challenge, myself I would just add it to my xxxx/2019 total
    I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints. - Billy Joel

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    Gleam......17/1000......IG...........329/1000......MD..........392/1000
    RC...........21/1000......TW..........931/1000......Web.........263/1000
    • Marg2k8
    • By Marg2k8 16th Jan 19, 5:28 PM
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    Marg2k8
    Ten things I don't enter for


    1) Wedding items (already married)
    2) Holidays abroad (don't have a passport)
    3) Cookery school days ( Don't like cooking)
    4) Recipe books (as above)
    5) International competitions (don't want to pay import duty)
    6) Eyejuster (or similar) glasses (I wear varifocals)
    7) Ski wear (don't go skiing)
    8) Motorbike items (don't ride a motorbike)
    9) Caravan items (don't have a caravan)
    10) Purchase comps if I would not normally buy the item.

    Probably lots more too, as I red X a load of comps.

    I do enter for baby prizes since having a grandchild.Some DVDs, some books, some make up, some alcohol, some experience days, theatre tickets, UK holidays and lots of random stuff.

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