Have you ever won a competition?

Can’t remember. Think I won some toy car in the Accrington Observer when I was about 5. But how would you like to win this FAN DAY with Aitch and Relentless!

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I won ten pounds by finding a square hula hoop once. I licked it and it was salt and vinegar flavoured even though I found it in a ready salted pack.

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Reported this to the Electoral Fraud Commission for subliminal Theresa May propaganda.

I won 2 DiS competitions - one Halo soundtrack vinyl box set (which I sold immediately on eBay) and a signed Liars cd.

Also won a bunch of beer stuff recently (hats and hoodies and stickers and stuff).

The best thing was winning the 50/50 raffle at an Oxford City Stars ice hockey match - got a bag full of coins which I immediately spent on hot dogs and candy :sunglasses:

Yes! It was for a writing competition and the prize was tickets to a writing conference at a university where I did a little talk. I just entered for fun and didn’t expect to win

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I also won a chocolate milkshake on the McDonald’s monopoly

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Also, my Mum used to have a go at me for peeling the label off the Imperial Leather bars of soap but then I did it once and it said £100 on the bottom and it meant we won £100 but I had to split it with my sisters neither of whom contributed anything at all to the windfall

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32 I was

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I won a bike in year 6 for making a health based poster
it featured a strawberry skipping and iirc a cool dude surfer banana

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Didn’t really know what I was doing during my placement year, so just entered online competitions intensively instead. Biggest win was a Honda CBR600. Sold it pretty much straight after for £4.5k. Worth more but hard to find buyers for a.sports motorbike.

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Note: Surfer Banana died on the way back to his home allotment

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Yeah won one through Shoot magazine where I got to meet Kevin Davies just after he signed for Blackburn. It was sponsored by Hula Hoops when they brought out their frozen potato rings so I had to wear a bright red shirt with HULA HOOPS on throughout. i was there during an interview he did and I got to ask a question at the end. It was are you excited to play with Martin Dahlin. Also got a shirt signed by him and Billy McKinlay cause he was at the stadium for something as well.

Remember Davies being a top bloke actually. Probably couldn’t be arsed sitting around pretending to eat these shit potato rings with some 7 year old but I remember him being really polite and engaging, so always liked him since

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Did you pop any cool wheelies on it?

Also been quite successful this time round on McDonald’s Monopoly. Won 2 (two) day passes for a gym (won’t use and could quite literally not give them away) and also a month’s trial for NextUp comedy subscription (won’t use).

No I never learnt to ride and then sold it #health

When I was in year 10 I won a bowling competition and inexplicably the prize was a pennant signed by the Southampton first team.

Then I won one of these in a Q magazine competition

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Think that’s it. Does Popmaster count as a competition?

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Oh, I was talking about the poster

On DiS I won:

  • Tickets to see Four Tet, Kode 9 and Jame Holden at the IndigO2
  • tickets for Nine Inch Nails, Jane’s Addiction and Mew at the O2
  • Tickets to Sonisphere 2009
  • some Philips Filelio 1 (or something like that) Headphones, with a couple of records.

I also won a parker pen in junior school for letting go of a baloon, and a small Brio Train set, not sure what I did there. I also won the paper aeroplane contest at both junior schools I went to, although I don’t remember getting a prize for that😖

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Won a large crochet blanket in a church raffle at about age 14.

DVD of Phoenix nights in a BBC Wiltshire competition

Signed book Strange Heart Beating from Domestic Sluttery

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Went through a phase a few years ago of combing through the competitions forum on moneysavingexpert and entering all the good ones.