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    • MSE Martin
    • By MSE Martin 12th Jul 05, 5:04 PM
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    MSE Martin
    Free MoneySavingExpert Car Sticker!
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    • 12th Jul 05, 5:04 PM
    Free MoneySavingExpert Car Sticker! 12th Jul 05 at 5:04 PM
    Update 3 November 2006:
    New car stickers now available! Grab 'em here

    18 May Important Update:

    We've run out of car stickers for the moment but new ones are being reprinted. Can you hold off sending SAEs for the moment?

    There will be an announcement in the weekly email when more are available. Any SAEs that we've received will be kept until we get the new batch (though it'd be helpful if you didn't send)


    'screw the banks before they screw you!

    I thought I'd have some printed for a bit of fun. Of course it's all for free (though I am asking you to send a stamped addressed envelope to reduce the cost) on a first come first served basis (i will update this post on how many have gone).

    I thought the idea would be fun. I also thought that it would be nice advertising for the site and MoneySaving. So please only apply if you are actually going to put the sticker on your car - otherwise it doesn't justify the expense for me.

    Send a stamped addressed A4 envelope to:

    Car Sticker
    F3, Shepherds Studios
    Rockley Road
    Shepherds Bush
    London W14 0DA

    (only one sticker will be sent)

    Hope you like them


    The sticker itself is below (though it's about double the size - nearly A4 in length)

    Update: More Notes on What to do

    Some people have asked 'can't we just send cash and you post it'. The problem with this is the vast number of hours it'd take to address every envelope, this way we just stuff the sticker in the envelope, simple as that.

    All we need is an A4 normal envelope (not a padded one or anything) this can be SAE'd and folded insidea normal envelope and posted here.

    In answer to the question I keep being asked

    "yes there are still stickers left"
    When they're run out this will be closed, so if it's here, there are stickers.
    Last edited by MSE Martin; 09-11-2006 at 4:02 PM.
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  • wirm
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    • 12th Jul 05, 5:06 PM
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    • 12th Jul 05, 5:06 PM
    "sigh" what a shame I won't be at the post office this week! Bank holiday today in Northern Ireland which won't help!
  • Foxy
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    • 12th Jul 05, 5:11 PM
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    • 12th Jul 05, 5:11 PM
    consider my sae in post tomorrow

    ps i think it is a great idea
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    • divadee
    • By divadee 12th Jul 05, 5:19 PM
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    • #4
    • 12th Jul 05, 5:19 PM
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    • 12th Jul 05, 5:19 PM
    My envelopes are all written just need to get a stamp first thing in the morning. Great idea. My little fiat panda will love this new addition!!!!
  • wirm
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    • 12th Jul 05, 5:19 PM
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    • 12th Jul 05, 5:19 PM
    I was thinking that it would be so kool to be driving round Norn Ireland and see loads of stickers! Imagine it!
  • toepazz
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    • 12th Jul 05, 5:32 PM
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    • 12th Jul 05, 5:32 PM
    My envelopes are all written just need to get a stamp first thing in the morning. Great idea. My little fiat panda will love this new addition!!!!
    by divadee
    Great idea! Our little red Vauxhall Agila (just like Postman Pat's) will also be suitably adorned - something for Jess to read too!
  • ben500
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    • 12th Jul 05, 5:56 PM
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    • 12th Jul 05, 5:56 PM
    I'll take one of those I think, we could have a thread for sticker spotting, just post each time you see the sticker displayed giving vehicle type not registration details obviously but vehicle type and colour location and time etc. I often wonder if I am in the midst of a bevvy of mser's when I'm out picking up a bargain.
    • tru
    • By tru 12th Jul 05, 6:04 PM
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    • #8
    • 12th Jul 05, 6:04 PM
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    • 12th Jul 05, 6:04 PM
    I don't drive. Do you think it'll fit on my pushbike?
  • wirm
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    • 12th Jul 05, 6:10 PM
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    • 12th Jul 05, 6:10 PM
    I might stick it to my dog if I get one!
    • Rex_Mundi
    • By Rex_Mundi 12th Jul 05, 6:11 PM
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    I always knew that boots offer of 5% discount for first class stamps months ago would come in handy! I bought at least a years supply. lol
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  • furrypig
    thank you Martin!

    Can't wait to play the 'spot the car sticker game', a new addiction perhaps, at least a new thread somewhere!!

    Great advertising too!
    • Smiley_Mum
    • By Smiley_Mum 12th Jul 05, 6:44 PM
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    I'll be sending my SAE tomorrow for the car sticker. I'll put it on my brother's car as I don't drive yet. Wonder if the bank manager would like one...
    Last edited by Smiley_Mum; 12-07-2005 at 6:52 PM.
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    • silverfoxdude
    • By silverfoxdude 12th Jul 05, 6:54 PM
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    My SAE is winging its way in the mornin.... This is fun, hehe, I hope to be waving to a lot of people from MSE

    cheers (plus its another freebie, so i gotta have it!!)
  • Joannekerry
    bllahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh I cant have one because Ive got a company motor and stickers of any description arent allowed (got in trouble for my "Only Elephants should wear ivory".

    But if I see any of you fellow moneysavers with ya groovy stickers I will give you a honk!
    • chalky_bertie
    • By chalky_bertie 12th Jul 05, 7:23 PM
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    SAE in post tomorrow AM and lets hope it puts a bullet up you know where for people look at the site.

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    • wannasave
    • By wannasave 12th Jul 05, 7:33 PM
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    I see someone has cross posted it to another forum already
  • lucidamike
    Did you think about a slightly less rude message which might go done better
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    • gravitytolls
    • By gravitytolls 12th Jul 05, 9:51 PM
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    brillo thanks Martin, I'm always recommending the site, this'll be groovy.
    I ave a dodgy H, so sometimes I will sound dead common, on occasion dead stupid and rarely, pig ignorant. Sometimes I may be these things, but I will always blame it on my dodgy H.

    Sorry, I'm a bit of a grumble weed today, no offence intended ... well it might be, but I'll be sorry.
  • owey
    I feel sorry for your postman on Thursday, I think he will have a few extra mail bags for you .
    • Roger_Rampant
    • By Roger_Rampant 12th Jul 05, 11:20 PM
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    Did you think about a slightly less rude message which might go done better
    My message would have been far ruder, personally I think this message is quite restrained enough, thanks very much
    Thanks to all who post constructively.
    ave an A1 day!
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