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It's been 9 years - I'm back

posted 19-7-2023 @ 04:08 AM www
It's been 9 years - I'm back

So, my last post was 13 June 2014. Didn't realise it had been that long.

I have been cleaning out my garage, and like a scene from a movie, I found a beaten up old box of stamps and my mind went back to me sitting on my couch 15 years ago, filling out dozens of competition envelopes and sweating over 25 wol's. I couldn't let those stamps go to waste; Do we still do mail in comps?????

I think the competition landscape has changed a bit over that time but I'm excited to get back into it.

I think I have seen some familiar handles so some people might remember mine. Here's something that will make people feel a bit old, I was on Temptation in 2005 and showed a picure of my daughter Piper as she was 5 months old - well, she started University this year. :)
posted 19-7-2023 @ 06:13 AM www


Welcome back.

Iíve been here over 10 years and seen lots of changes. No more postage stamps for me, very few surprises in the mail now, used to get a couple a week but now maybe one a month if lucky. Most wins are digital vouchers and gift cards - really hard to keep track of and use and some for small amounts like $7 in the latest Sprite comp.

I donít enter Facebook or Insta comps so lots of red crosses as there are a lot!

Things are definitely different but still fun to check my emails each day looking for a WEM but itís been a long time since a MWEM or MWPC.

Good luck and hope you still enjoy :)
KakPlum
posted 19-7-2023 @ 08:28 AM www


Welcome home!:)

I'm back after an extended break too. I was originally Kakadu.
posted 19-7-2023 @ 08:46 AM www


Welcome home. I joined 2014 so we were here together in the days of finding forms in supermarket aisles, buying postage stamps in bulk, using coloured envelopes just to break the monotony and hoping they were lucky and expecting prizes to arrive every week.
You will find big changes but this site is the same except for the search. Gone are trip trip and carcar. You need to use the asterix. #car
There are more small, often trivial prizes offered but some good ones. What you want has no doubt changed too.
For me purchase comps that require a WOL are the best.
Good luck!




Prize wins 2014: $37680
Prize wins 2011: $13000
previous years about $25000

The harder you work the luckier you get
posted 19-7-2023 @ 02:31 PM www


welcome back
posted 19-7-2023 @ 03:41 PM www


And in the meantime, we've lost our wavy smiley!

Welcome back
posted 19-7-2023 @ 04:05 PM www


Welcome back Jesstibb 😉, and welcome back Kakplum , 👍 ,I've been a lottos member 15 years now and I recall so many changes , still preferred mostly the old ways , but have to roll with the new to stay in the game I guess.
posted 19-7-2023 @ 04:09 PM www


Welcome back home. Good luck.
posted 19-7-2023 @ 05:07 PM www


Welcome back, I also took a big break and started back late last year. Lot's of changes, Everything is entered online these days. And so many Instagram comps. Enjoy.
posted 19-7-2023 @ 05:52 PM www


A big welcome back. Hope the wins come rushing in for you. :)
posted 19-7-2023 @ 06:35 PM www


Welcome back. :) The entry landscape has changed, and the prizes seem further apart. I don't stalk the postie anymore!
Heads up. Check Lottos before buying those specially marked products for the new 'instant win' comps. (ie: Arnotts) There are new 'winning moment' style comps where you basically have next to no chance for the customer to win anything. You can have as little as 1 second chance to win, and no second chance draw.
posted 19-7-2023 @ 09:12 PM www


Welcome Back:):):)
posted 20-7-2023 @ 11:25 AM www


Welcome back!
Lots has changed but have fun dipping back into the comping pool. :)
posted 20-7-2023 @ 12:03 PM www


Welcome back hope you have a fantastic win soon



Wins for 2011: $12,235.25
Wins for 2012: $2034
Wins for 2013: $9740.50
Wins for 2014: $15755.07
Wins for 2015: $7249.60
Wins for 2016: $2697.60
Wins for 2017: $5846.66
Wins for 2018: $6628.12
Wins for 2019: $5024
Wins for 2020: $3754.56
Wins for 2021: $5534.35
Wins for 2022: $5049.69
Wins for 2023: $3398.05
posted 20-7-2023 @ 12:16 PM www


Welcome back Jesstibb. Yes, you will find comping has changed over the years. Best wishes for a winning year!
posted 20-7-2023 @ 01:49 PM www


Hello and welcome back. Do you lose your previous name when re joining? Thatís a shame.
I miss mail in comps sooo much. Now you can make a purchase in Woolworths and scan your loyalty card And get automatic entry into competitions with certain purchases. So no effort involved and thousands of people entering, without even knowing it. No wonder it is getting so hard to win.
I always liked purchase competitions, but it is now getting so expensive too. Especially when you have to buy 2 items. At least the purchase comps that you have to enter manually request a photo of your receipt to enter, most of the time. Good luck and have fun.
If you are a 25 wol person. You will have better odds. I purchase the product and stall on entering. Eventually it is the day after the comp closed that I try to enter :sniffle: too late!
posted 20-7-2023 @ 11:39 PM www


Welcome back to both Jesstibb and Kakplum , I've been here 20 years in October so remember you both.

Massive changes in that time, I so miss the old mail in entries but we can no longer rely on Aus Post.




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posted 21-7-2023 @ 08:54 AM www


Welcome back Jesstibb.
posted 21-7-2023 @ 08:57 AM www


Quote: Originally posted by gidda  

Do you lose your previous name when re joining? Thatís a shame.


If you rejoin using a new one, you use the new one and the old one sits idle. If you login/renew with your old name, you keep it.
posted 21-7-2023 @ 02:45 PM www


Welcome back.:) I've been here for 15 years now. So much has changed!! The main thing being, I don't win anything these days. lol
posted 21-7-2023 @ 09:18 PM www


Welcome back.. I'm still here... not many wins, but then, I'm not entering like I used too.. Comps aren't what they used to be, but I'm here just in case a few pop up that I really like..
GeelongSally02
posted 1-12-2023 @ 03:48 PM www


Welcome back Jesstibb. Lots of luck with your entries.

I'm also back after a long break. I had to add a 02 on the end of my original GeelongSally name, as I couldn't sign up with the same name again. Not sure if anyone remembers me.

I've a little more time on my hands now but everything is so different.
posted 1-12-2023 @ 03:54 PM www


Quote: Originally posted by GeelongSally02  
Welcome back Jesstibb. Lots of luck with your entries.

I'm also back after a long break. I had to add a 02 on the end of my original GeelongSally name, as I couldn't sign up with the same name again. Not sure if anyone remembers me.

I've a little more time on my hands now but everything is so different.


I remember you as I live in Geelong:)
posted 1-12-2023 @ 03:56 PM www


Just in time for Lucky Dust to be sprinkled on you and us all... wishing you the very best for how "things are now" in the comping world :D
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