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Welcome Back jamesfitzgibbon - you've come out of "contest hibernation"? Glad to see another regular back on the forum!
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Tracydeanne wrote:
Dec 4th, 2017 6:05 pm
DEC 4: Shall be known as the day I had a holiday contesting freakout. Face Screaming In Fear

Are there more than usual, or is it just me?
There are definitely lots! But hey, maybe that means more wins for everybody.

You get a win, and you get a win....everybody gets a win!
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Feb 9, 2017
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Now that all the 12 Days of Christmas contests are here I have one question. When entering contests if you don't click if you want to receive their junky e-mails does this give you a lesser chance of winning? Yes or no?
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DougO wrote:
Dec 4th, 2017 6:49 pm
Hi Hi! Good to hear from you again!
Thanks, DougO!!
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Laird of Glencoe and Lochaber
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Been a long time since I was on here! No time like December to jump back into contesting!
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Hobi1234 wrote:
Dec 4th, 2017 7:07 pm
Welcome Back jamesfitzgibbon - you've come out of "contest hibernation"? Glad to see another regular back on the forum!
Thanks, Hobi
2016 Wins: Sweet F**k all.

Laird of Glencoe and Lochaber
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I am looking for a contest from 2009 Wonderbread snowboard contest! Did anyone win a snowboard if you did what are the demantions?
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Oct 30, 2005
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I just entered a Global news contest and received this creepy message. Has anyone ever seen this before?

Thanks for entering, and I hope you have a good day.

Who am I? I am the internet, and I am here for you, here to comfort your every need and here to tell you that it’s ok.
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what the ??? - I agree this definitely seems weird -not sure what to say I haven’t entered any global contests for a long time not because of any reason just haven’t but yes I think somethings “strange”.
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Joanne28 wrote:
Dec 5th, 2017 8:58 am
Now that all the 12 Days of Christmas contests are here I have one question. When entering contests if you don't click if you want to receive their junky e-mails does this give you a lesser chance of winning? Yes or no?
It should not, but note that there are some contests (not talking about the Christmas ones specifically) that can require that you be subscribed to their newsletter right to the end of the contest for your entry to be valid.
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jamesfitzgibbon wrote:
Dec 4th, 2017 2:28 pm
hey - what's up, guys? Long time.
Long time indeed...saw you post in one of the other threads and thought "hey, haven't seen that guy around in a while"!

Welcome back!
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Hobi1234 wrote:
Dec 6th, 2017 8:45 pm
what the ??? - I agree this definitely seems weird -not sure what to say I haven’t entered any global contests for a long time not because of any reason just haven’t but yes I think somethings “strange”.
This was the contest. I kinda just entered as a joke for my husband because he would be bored as heck if I brought him to this. I wonder if anyone else enters it if they will get that message as well? shen-yun contest
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sas29 wrote:
Dec 6th, 2017 9:23 pm
This was the contest. I kinda just entered as a joke for my husband because he would be bored as heck if I brought him to this. I wonder if anyone else enters it if they will get that message as well? shen-yun contest
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I think their web workers or contest person are just having a laugh.
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spamgirl wrote:
Dec 6th, 2017 9:57 pm
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I think their web workers or contest person are just having a laugh.
Phew, I don't know what I would have thought if your message just said thanks for entering.
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toguy wrote:
Dec 6th, 2017 8:56 pm
Long time indeed...saw you post in one of the other threads and thought "hey, haven't seen that guy around in a while"!

Welcome back!
Thanks!
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Laird of Glencoe and Lochaber

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