sweepstakes winners?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by dinahmoe, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. dinahmoe

    dinahmoe Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    has anyone ever won thru sweepstakes or contest?
    if so,what is the best thing you have won?
     
  2. HHandbasket

    HHandbasket The Chickeneer

    I won $100, $100, $50, and $250 4 weeks in a row on some California lottery scratcher tickets in 1998. I have not won anything on lottery scratchers since, with the exception of a free ticket here and a $2 winner there.

    My uncle, one of the richest men I've ever met in my life, won $1,000 on a lottery scratcher the first week that California had a lottery in the early 80s… the one person I know who didn't need it.
     
  3. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

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    I hit 5/6 numbers on the CA lottery in 1989. $4263. [​IMG]
     
  4. herefordlovinglady

    herefordlovinglady It Is What It Is

    Jun 23, 2009
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    On 20/20 the other night they talked about people who do sweepstaking for a living. they are entering sweepstakes everyday for like 8 to 12 hours. They enter everything. One woman has not bought household appliances in many years -- she won like 4 sets of washer and dryers. Another woman said since she had been doing it she had won over 1 million in cash and prizes. This other woman said she quit entering travel sweepstakes because she was winning too many of them -- Dang the luck.
     
  5. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Overrun With Chickens

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    I won a dime from the Readers Digest years ago.
     
  6. chickens? not yet

    chickens? not yet Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. Kschwartz

    Kschwartz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When I was little I won a big stuffed animal and a lava lamp. Pretty much thought it was the best thing ever.

    Recently though, I won a $25 gift card to a flower shop. [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Hoping I'll win something this weekend though! Going to a youth field day and have a chance to win a .22 rifle or a 20 gauge. Wish me luck! [​IMG]
     
  8. dinahmoe

    dinahmoe Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Quote:Good Luck [​IMG]

    i guess you have to enter alot of them.i just wandered if anyone ever wins.i am not that lucky but i may start entering some.it can't hurt ,i guess.

    last year i did win $100 on a scratch off ticket.[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Aug 10, 2011
  9. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    I won a hula hoop contest at a shoe store and got 20% off my purchase. That woulld have been awesome, but I didn't find what I was looking for. [​IMG]
     
  10. ChooksinChoppers

    ChooksinChoppers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Problem with a lot of online sweepstakes is that they "make" you sign up for something else or spam the heck outta you [​IMG]
    I got $100 on a scratch ticket last year and when I was 10 my mother won a bride doll on a stand (door prize) at my ballet recital and I won a book about anna pavlova (famous ballerina) cause I scored the highest in my ballet exams.
    I need to win a new car!
     

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