Friday, 30 December 2016

Comping reviewed

This has been the year that I have started to "comp" (enter competitions) systematically and it is proving to be great fun.  

My wins this year have included
My latest win!
Fridge storage boxes, 
A one hour life coaching session 
Tickets to a West End show,
Tickets to a country show, 
A pair of "designer" trainers, 
Four different selections of books
Selection of Milton hygiene products
A mobile phone
Tickets to a clothes show
A huge selection of gel nail products
A dinosaur toy

Some of these have been used, some given away and a few sold on eBay.

I seem to be particularly successful in winning books.  I suspect that these competitions have less entries than others.  

I spend about an hour every day entering competitions, usually first thing in the morning when I am barely conscious and not really up to doing much else!  It is not sure-fire way of acquiring something I want nor is it a quick way of making money but it is still fun waiting to see what the postie will bring.

8 comments:

  1. Wow, wow and wow again. Winning is fun even if the prize isn't much. Well done.

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  2. How clever! I have tried a couple of times to enter a competition but with no success. I think you have to keep at it.

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    1. Definitely! I think you would be amazed (and probably appalled) if you knew just how many competitions I enter! I only do the ones which cost me nothing to enter - I don't have to buy anything or post anything - so it just costs time but it costs a lot of time.

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  3. Well done you! Perhaps I'll have a go at a few this coming year; I have been lucky in the past. Happy New Year.

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  4. That is certainly a way to add a little spice to life and what an impressive list! How fun!

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  5. Well done, comping use to be my hobby but what with moving around so much the last few years I haven't done so much, but this year I am going to make more time for it, I really love it. x

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