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    Right this is my first thread so go easy on me!

    One of my mates has just won an Ipad in a competition and I was just wondering what is the biggest win anybody has ever had?

    Can you tell I'm bored on a Thursday afternoon?!

    I have myself down as a very unlucky person, so is it worth bothering to enter all these competitions? Never fancied it before but after his win I feel like giving it a go.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jlharris View Post
    Right this is my first thread so go easy on me!

    One of my mates has just won an Ipad in a competition and I was just wondering what is the biggest win anybody has ever had?

    Can you tell I'm bored on a Thursday afternoon?!

    I have myself down as a very unlucky person, so is it worth bothering to enter all these competitions? Never fancied it before but after his win I feel like giving it a go.
    £140million on the Euro lottery. I spent it all on drugs, alcohol and women. The rest I wasted.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MarillionFan View Post
    £140million on the Euro lottery. I spent it all on drugs, alcohol and women. The rest I wasted.
    That's George Best's line.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mich the Tester View Post
    That's George Best's line.
    He stole it from me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MarillionFan View Post
    £140million on the Euro lottery. I spent it all on drugs, alcohol and women. The rest I wasted.
    At least get the line right!

    I spent 90% of my money on women, drink and fast cars. The rest I wasted
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    Quote Originally Posted by jlharris View Post
    Right this is my first thread so go easy on me!

    One of my mates has just won an Ipad in a competition and I was just wondering what is the biggest win anybody has ever had?

    Can you tell I'm bored on a Thursday afternoon?!

    I have myself down as a very unlucky person, so is it worth bothering to enter all these competitions? Never fancied it before but after his win I feel like giving it a go.
    Lady Tester's mum does lots of the competitions in magazines like 'dream up a slogan' or 'tell us why you think the sun shines out of our arses' and wins quite a lot of stuff. But she's retired and has fook all else to do.

    So she's recently handed on to us;
    1 hairdryer
    1 blender
    2 tickets to see the Buddy Holly story
    1 electric cool box for in the car

    and that's just off the top of my head
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    Quote Originally Posted by jlharris View Post
    One of my mates has just won an Ipad in a competition and I was just wondering what is the biggest win anybody has ever had?
    I won one night alone with your mum
    2nd prize was 2 nights

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    Went through a competition phase when I was on maternity leave with #2.

    Best prize was a meal for two at a local hotel.
    Only other win I can remember was a disposable camera, which I had to attend a presentation evening to receive, but I've a feeling there were a couple of other small wins too.

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    A lot of people seem to have experience of winning stuff then.

    Maybe I should just enter a few when I'm bored at work and see what happens. Think the best bet is to go for Facebook competitions with companies that don't have an immense amount of likes- gives you a good chance. Ironically one of the first ones I found was this! https://www.facebook.com/CXCGlobalUK...43103275748075

    If I don't win in a competition related to Contracting I never will!

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