Hi All,You can now earn 5 CompBux a day just by clicking the button on the homepage. You can also earn 5 CompBux by clicking the link in the newsletter. This is just the start! We hope to implement more bonus points for rolling consecutive points. Eg. You click our newsletter every day for a month etc.. Let us know your thoughts / suggestions!A
Sounds good, it's a great thing I reckon :)
sounds great! - a few other ways to collect compbux would be even better
I still don't get your emails
That sounds great thanks
Yeh, looks like incentive stuff admin, I like it :)
Great idea, well done!!
The more bux to help feed the cows....well..the better I say, each point counts, now back to sleep
@FARMER-TYSON , don't you mean back to sheep? Couldn't help myself :) lol
Gold @Brokemaree93!!! :)
Sounds good :)
When will surveys start being more then 75 points?
Last 2 surveys I got were 150 each, go figure!! :)
Hey I would just like a survey that doesn't got for 20 questions & then tells me that I am not quite the person they are looking for.
totally agree with gaseja!!!
I absolutely concur!! :)
I just had 2 that were for 150 then. Both times i got 5 points and was over halfway done with the surveys. The emails i recieve are only 75 points, so i think it might only be 150 points for surveys now and then.
Same here, 2 surveys worth 150 each, heaps of questions than get told I don't qualify, woohoo got 5 points each. This way, It will take years to get enough points to have any sort of cash out. Looking back, in over 12 months I have only qualified for 1 survey and been able to complete it, omg.
Hi there should be some coming through at 150, the 75 points will be bumped to 100. You need to view the survey page for the 150 points ones for now..
started a 150 point survey now, go to 11% did not qualify, not even 5 points!!!
That's not so bad @flowerpower98 I have had many times when I have been at 70-90% and then told I did not qualify, getting no points as well!
Hi Compers!Here's the latest from our blog: THE MAGIC OF CRAFTY CREATIVE COMPETITIONShttps://blog.competitions.com.au/tips/the-magic-of-crafty-creative-competitions/Have a great Easter Holiday!NicoleResident Blogger at Competitions.com.au
Anyone copping weird phone calls. I am getting people ringing and then hanging up. I do a search on the phone number to see if there are complaints and most of the time they are multiple complaints.
I just found that i won the Guessing game 12 games ago but, have received nothing so, what's the go
Go into the survey section on top of page and it will show you your 5000 compbux, but I am sure you need like 5200 to redeem 50 but for 3400 you can redeem 30, see how u go :)
hi if you know of new competitions how can you share them on this site? it states only businesses can do that.
The only section you could do that on this site is in this forum. Some other comping sites let you post direct. :)
I need some help. Sometimes when I post a comment on facebook. It's only visible to me and my friends. But anyone who isn't friends with me can't view it. I don't know why. It seems to only happen when I write competition answers that are longer.
You need to go to your Settings which can be found on the far RHS up the top with the arrow pointing down. If you want EVERYONE to read you comment change this to PUBLIC. If you only want the Public to read one of your posts, you need to change the arrow on bottom RHS from FRIENDS to PUBLIC. But fb are tricky, because you will still need to go back into Settings again and change back from Public to Friends.
It's not a post on my page it's a comment on a business page
Facebook been doing some strange things of late, could it, for some reason, be marking your comment as spam? I know this has been happening to some friends over the last month or two, and the public can not see the friends comment.
Anyone love to share Coles's Easter Egg Hunt answaer , Please . I have to searched 3days and only one eggg because log in. Thank you very much. I give up Eftpos code , truly impossible to find it. Good Luck Everyone.
I'd like to know too. I've just been entering normally. Every time I go to enter the code word is eggs-husted. Probably won't win, but you never know.
I am still looking three Easter ?? eggs, make me crazy...., please , thank you
lmao. Yeah it's a bit of a brain teaser it went very quick last week.
I cashed in my comp points and haven't seen any payment yet. I have written several emails to no avail. Do you ever get paid on this site or is it one of those sites they warn you against?
We've processed CompBux today. Use the icon on the bottom right of the screen to chat with us if you haven't received anything.
@admin , hey mighty admin, I've submitted my compbux last week( which will help pay for cow feed ) and have noticed you also have not yet seen my love letter of gratitude, mate thanks in advance, helps take our minds off this horrible drought, happy days :)
@FARMERTYSON Love your style, humble words, good luck mate!!!
I've never been paid, even though I've sent emails. I gave up. :(
I am sure admin will be obviously reading these posts and hopefully honour the compbux redeemed, I mean who will do surveys ect. If people are not being paid. I am reluctant to do any if rewards are not being honoured. I will sit back and wait and see what happens!! Happy comping fellow compers!!!
What's the story with doing Surveys on this site? I just spent about 15mins completing the questions and then it came up saying I was not suitable. Not happy Jan :(
Exactly the same thing happened to me yesterday!
Don't bother as you will be inundated with call centre people wanting to sell you insurance.
OMG, the same happened to me, what a waste of time. And still offering 75pts if you quality. I thought that amount of points offered for doing surveys was to increase when ditching the leaderboard. Will take forever to get any where now :-(
Hi, No wins.. No survey's.. No points.. No leaderboard.. I wonder.. Is it worth it..
Must admit I wasn't pleased to spend time answering a lot of questions to then be told I didn't qualify. They need to do more work on their screening questions and I guess I will only get a token number of points. Will be seriously reconsidering doing future surveys.
@Di_D I concur :)
If you've had issues with surveys please let us know. Rewards will be increasing soon :)
@admin what about issues with compbux not being paid? Seems to be a few of them, I don't have much incentive to do them if this is the case, I say this with respect and no malice as I really do appreciate the opportunities on this site :)
I won the guessing game and have received nothing, What's the deal
I am just about at that point where I will ditch surveys. It seems most of them are run by shysters who ask a lot of questions and then get out of paying the surveyed for their time by telling them they don't qualify. I like it when too when I go to a survey and then before I get a chance to do anything - I am told I don't qualify - how would they know if I ain't answered one single question? Then - there is the reward. What are the average pay rates in Oz per hour these days? Surely more than 75c (or its equivalent in points). My only hope is that I might still be alive to be able to redeem my points after about 35 years.
Anyone find EFTPOS code , I have searched ove two hours, Website, Twitter and everywhere.
lmao. For this week it's now exhausted bonus entries for the codeword. They also have an Instagram and Youtube account. No. No. No idea what it was.
Not been too many wins listed here lately, good luck to everyone and hopefully that changes very soon!
With the Eftpos competition currently on here, they're winners about for this month. I think there are at least 4 members that have won already.Congrats to all the members that have won so far. It's the competition that just keeps on giving. :)
I won a pair of Volley shoes...
@onsmoko Congrats. :)
Win something? Ha! What are the odds? About ten trillion to one I would venture.
What members still using the site. :)
Eftpos comp $100 and looking good for roughly $140 AUD to be finalized Monday morning for my new favourite weekly leaderboard picking Esport winners.
Lemond nice win there mate!
@surferboy83 Thanks. That's the 2nd time in about a month won the Loot League. Considering around 350 participants each week I must be doing something right. :)
Why is the leaderboard discontinued?
That's something you should ask the administration, I don't think any members would know the answer to that question.
It's a sad day. It was probably one of the things that united all the nice active members. Maybe with any luck, they will bring it back in the future. Good luck with the guessing game.
Without the leaderboard, this website is not the same. Even though I never got first, second, third, fourth or even fifth place at the end of the month, I liked to visit this website daily to see how many daily points I would get. Most of the time was under 5 for some reason :( I also never won anything with the daily guesses, but I still guessed numbers every day just for the sake of getting 50 points in order to accumulate points for the leaderboard score. Now I can't see the point of doing that either because if the tradition continues, I will never guess the winning number anyway. I am not sure what other members feel like, but I would like the leaderboard to get back......so there is a reason for me to visit competitions' website every day.
Ascompet - how about for the competitions?? Is that a reason to visit competitions website every day.Isn't that the whole point of this site, to know/learn about and possibly enter the competitions!
I've won before and never received any payment. Oh well. Probably can't afford to pay members out.
volverine, even I don't have much time as I work 7 days a week, I still like to enter competitions during my coffee time :). But there are so many different websites with listed competitions, and I might be wrong, but having the leader-board was what differentiated Competitions.com.au from other comping websites. And also, created some form of 'daily or regular' compers here - at least in my opinion.
@Ascompet I agree with all that. Member exclusive competitions tend to attract members and keep them active. I have a few regular member exclusive competitions I do. It seems to be my forte/luck picking up a few wins from those this last year.The leaderboard displayed the most active members and compers and got some great comping buddies from that. They tend to a lot nicer than picking up random social media comping contacts. Yeah, the daily points were something to look forward to an "instant coffee" and pick me up (well some days).
@wolverine Hmm for the quality or number of competitions there's a lot of competition out there from other comp sites. My general opinion there's a bit of delay of at least a few days when most competitions are already well circulated. That at times can crucially affect your chances of winning. For that reason, I don't usually pay that close attention to the competitions posted. Doing the leaderboard at least more likely to notice something interesting I've overlooked.Eg Has the Eftpos comp been posted? Checking myself I can't see it listed. Entries started March 1st and Eftpos Australia gave a few days notice before it became active for entries. Considering it's enormous prize pool would expect it to be already posted. For some competitions getting in early before the mass of entries can vastly improve your chances. Plus fully understanding the T&C's helps towards how to maximize your chances or know what's required to potentially pick up a win or two, three...... There's still the guessing game, however, as shown by a lot of winners just do that and don't interact with the rest of site. It did have some attraction with the double guesses related to the leaderboard. Now that even that's lure has gone so it's a lot less attractive to return daily. The site does have some pluses like it's format, ease of use and the forum for exchanging ideas. The leaderboard encouraged members to return daily and keep active. That in turn, promoted the social aspect to check out the forum. More importantly, it attracted members towards the featured competitions which help the site generate an income. Remember all competitions are about the promoter. :)
@lemond Might not be the place to mention this, but can you recommend any other good comp sites?
@wolverine Will start with Ozbargain. I post a few on occasions. Usually, around 20+ competitions a day are posted most times ASAP. Its' disadvantage would be it's based on the voluntary posting by members. Thankfully there some dedicated members. They're a few others eg Lottos site which is paid. I don't like the format of that site. It looks like something out of the stone age. Considering members pay they could direct some funds towards a renovation. I don't use the site. There's a couple of other paid ones I can't recall off the top of my head. Personally, I wouldn't pay for any of them. Freebies.com http://signup.freebies.com/global/refer?refer=196236 my referral gives extra points for the member exclusive comp and its monthly leaderboard. Lately, I not trying hard for that. I play it strategically once in a while. I'm saving up points for a month down the track after a top 10 mid last year. That has some Aussie comps there. I don't pay close attention to those. I.e. too many sources of comps.That's a small list Ozbargain probably the best of the lot. They also have sections for freebies worth checking out regularly.For FB competitions keeping a rough eye on what's circulating. FB is where most probably finding competitions. I.e. most promoters will post competitions there. From there they circulate about. You could do the same for other social media. That process can be bit more legwork. There are pros and cons for all comp sites. If it's listed means it's probably well circulated. In January most of my wins were from "off-radar" comps with relatively low entry. (less than 50). This year I've generally changed tactic and on occasions focus more on those more likely to win. There are tons more including international sites I used to regularly check. It's too exhausting to regularly check them. Some automation might solve that one day. I've just resumed working on that. It helps now that I've got decent PC. It's slow and steady process. Somewhere in my bookmarks probably got dozens to potentially thousands of regular locations could be keeping an eye out. Argh, my bookmarks are extensive and have a life of there own. A rightful mess. That what was mainly working on for "few" months last year. Not just the interface to help manage what I've entered but a system to help collate competitions to enter. If really trying to keep on the ball for competitions of interest it's a lot of legwork checking various regular locations. Potentially could do things like highlight "off-radar" competitions worth entering, that's if they stay that way. Also, things like reminders for daily entries or store my creative entries for future inspiration. Gee I've got a lot of ideas on the back burner. At the moment getting core things required down pat. I'll have to properly go through my bookmarks to see what decent sites/links I've accumulated. Some I might have got around to putting into a database which potentially could be integrated.
@Lemond and @Volverine, maybe it is worth to mention that Ozbargain's members also use their referral links to gain bonus points when entering competitions. In my opinion, that also create some sort of comping community there
Has anyone ever found love though comping.I'm trying to find my soul mate.Any single female compers also looking for love message me.
Ummm..... @LenaAxelsson , @CindyDinh.... are you twins?...... maybe I need glasses or is something being copied here.......
Thanks for removing additional posts @admin
I am super excited! Since joining this community late last September I have won a $20,000 travel package with Jetstar ($10,000 in flight vouchers, $5000 spending money and $5000 in hotel vouchers) which we have received and booked to go to Hawaii for 3 weeks and Vietnam 2019 for a month! Plus a sprinkler from Gardena and most recently a $100 Salmon Hamper from Huon Salmon in Tasmania. 3 prizes in 5 months isnt too bad I think. I just wanted to say a HUGE thank you for this site and making it so easy to enter competitions - I am hooked now!
Congrats!! Have fun on your holidays :)
Wow! Great wins! Congrats :) Enjoy :)
Oh wow, massive congrats on the travel package, enjoy. Hope you get heaps more wins.
Congratulation on your wins :)
Awesome to hear!. I hope you don't mind us posting this on our Facebook wall :D
Congratulations and well done! That is amazing ????
Those ? Were supposed to be smiley faces :) :)
wow Cindy, what a winner of prizes, well done. whats your secret ? pretty amazing wins.
I am green with envy! :-) I have not won even a brass razoo after years of trying! Boo hoo (please bring on the violinist)
Bye Bye leaderboard :(It's being discontinued from the end of Feb
RIP leaderboard. :(
Which will also mean no more double guesses. :( Not much to keep coming back for.
Hmm and the really bad news to cash out without losing any compbux in the exchange rates at $100, well you need a lot of valid surveys or get lucky on the guessing game a couple of times. If you got a bit of spare Compbux you should be able to exchange for $50. Guess will remove the site from the bookmark bar.
Being in points section on the leaderboard once in the last year, won't make a lot of difference to me.
Hi Compers!If you're looking for some extra points, you can earn them by being featured on the competition.com.au blog.Its a quick questionnaire emailed to you about your wins, losses and everything competition related.To be featured contact me at email@example.comThanks!Nicole
Click link and will take you to the album of entries and hers should pop up. It's a Dragon drawing. Thank you.Please let me know if the link isn't working.
Good Luck :)
Liked, great drawing :)
@Smalot11 @fourleaf @Di_D @JoLee Thank you :) I appreciate you taking the time to vote. Cheers :)
Thank you everyone :)
Mad pic good luck:)
I'm a long time dragon supporter, she got my vote. Wishing your daughter good luck
@Try2win @FARMERTYSON Thank you for voting :)
@Brookemaree93 Thank you :)
Found a comp for washing machine Speedqueenhttp://www.thanksamillionaustralia.com.au/I did go to the official website speedqueen.com.au and it is a comp. Ends February 15
You had me at washing machine. :)That's been around since I think last year. Good luck
Did anyone happen to get the code word for "I'm a celebrity, get me out of here" on Sunday night. I watched the whole show and nope, no code word relating to the tenplay competition advertised.
Apparently any code is valid :) 4th was LION5th was ELEPHANTGood luck
@SunnyLife you read my mind, I was just about to ask the same thing. Thanks @Smalot11 :)
Thanks so much. :)
Were there any code words for this week? I'm sure my local T.V station does not put them up even though we are eligible to enter.
@SunnyLife The codeword comp is over :( but there is still a car giveaway on TenPlay that you don't need a codeword to enter. Good luck.
@Smalot11 Thanks :)
After a slow Dec/Jan here's hoping February will start picking up!
Good luck to you @surferboy83, maybe a holiday coming your way soon :)
Cheers Smalot11 you too mate!
Lotsa luck @surferboy83, can't wait to hear about your next win :)
X fingers you only need one good win then you can bask in the sun for the rest of the year.
Lemond that true :)
Have just started entering so good luck to us all
Just letting you guys know real people do actually win like and share competitions. I entered this one and found out on Thursday night that I won the first prize -flights to Singapore. Excited is an understatement!
Incentive right there fr everyone, big congratulations to you :)
Jackpot, Happy Dayz , bloody awesome!!!!
Woo hoo...Congratulations! Enjoy your trip. Singapore is amazing
Congrats, what a great prize!
Nice win! Congrats. Yeah people do win them! ;)
Congratulations,! Fantastic! :) So exciting!
Congratulations, on your awesome win.
How great is this!!! Have a great holiday!
WOW GREAT PRIZE Congratulations !!
Wow! How awesome. I like to hear from real people when there is a win
Wonderful prize, so much to see and do in Singapore
Congratulations on your win :)
How awesome congragultaions
Still just one guess once again - certainly an issue that keeps happening which I hope will be rectified one day soon, It seems to happen every time!I am also missing guessing game points too!!
Hi all,I have started my 4th 1000 comp challenge. Entering 20 comps a day for 50 days. If you want to follow along I am posting the 20 comps I am entering at this page - https://www.facebook.com/WinAndGrin/Wishing you all good luck for 2018
May fortune smile on you
@Lemond You too Mark, sure 2018 will be a winning year for you. I can see that new washing machine already! :)
@Smalot11 It must be sitting at your place if can already see it. haha :)Yeah, it's off to a good start with winning two "skilled" based competitions. That's 2 more then I had, period! Well, a touch of luck with both. Not much luck on the random draws so far. I haven't been keeping a close eye out for washing machines. Can't recall seeing many about guess can think of two. One random and one creative for a $1000 voucher which almost forgot, however for the cost of their machines you still need some decent cash.So far this year just tech prizes the headphones and to be confirmed by this arvo a $200 keyboard. The keyboard is a weekly leaderboard comp. Just checking that now I'll preemptively call the win with only a few hours to go as have a clear lead. :)
Haha yes the washing machine I won last year is going very well :)That's great news on the keyboard, let me know this afternoon when your announced as the winner.I'm yet to win a creative entry this year but did get lucky in a random draw from coca cola and won a $250 Red Balloon voucher.
@Smalot11 lol. Comping can be too funny at times. Had one funny moment on the weekend when passed on a comp to a nice contact and they won. I won that leaderboard comp for a nice keyboard, thou haven't got the confirmation email yet. Just reading any fine print it might be a few days until they confirm the winners. Keeping an eye out for those elusive winning emails is always "fun". At least for site membership style competitions, I know when expecting a winning email. Was for a global competition were pick at least 10 ESport winners each week for 1 of 3 tech prizes. You might recognize the details from a few months back, promoted via gleam comp when they also had additional small PayPal prizes. Been doing for a while, working out some sort of strategy. Knowing which teams not to pick against, understanding the points system or just blind luck always helps. Considering won with more loses then winning picks a combination of all three. :)Known for a few days was an excellent chance of winning or top 3 at worse, waiting for any late charges up the leaderboard. In hindsight, probably could've held off one for an easy pick.I've done quite well in the last year on the exclusive member leaderboard competitions. It must be my forte. lmaoCongrats on the Red Balloon I noticed that was purchase competition a couple of weeks and left an upvote. I've avoided Red Balloon as didn't realize what can use the vouchers for. I had a quick peek at the page looks you've got things well organized to keep on top of things, makes for a nice FB notepad to help to check back etc. I've done similar in the past with a summary style using just a few posts for various categories and an overall list in the past. Then within the comments put each individual comp. It was a bit of work maintaining it and summaries were sorted according to the date closed. I might resume it one day when got things automated a touch. When you've hundreds of comps there's a lot of scrolling, if using hashtags that might help quickly locate the comp looking for. I've used unique hashtags for that purpose. The scrolling now isn't such a big issue with the faster PC however, with the old PC that was a royal pain. A pinned post is great to say put a summary up. I don't think can pin multiple posts and annoying if got a few posts always want towards the top of a page. You can bump them up. I was constantly doing that every time did a batch of updates. Hmm, could be some reservations which mentioned on why someone might not winning as often. Sometimes good intentions can be taken advantage of. It depends on whether the pros outway the cons. Generally, nothing to worry about too much, more to aware of and might consider for those ODD occasions. Eg the headphone comp and the one a contact won on the weekend had to consider those factors.Good luck :)
@Smalot11 Nice just won a $100 Coles/Myer random comps finally off the mark. :)
@Lemond You're on a roll, 2018 is going to be good :)
@Smalot11 Thanks. Update for the keyboard they cant send to Australia despite the contact themselves was an Aussie, instead they award roughly $140 via PayPal. That will be towards the washing machine fund.I'll keep on plugging away with that comp as it's weekly and cash. 3x52 chances at a leaderboard comp. Woot!!!! Mind you about 500 participants. That should brigde those winning gaps between leaderboards. :)
@Smalot11 Another to add a $50 Coles/Myer voucher. Chipping away at the washing machine fund. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCRae5mRoRE
Definately rollin, rollin, rollin, keep those prizes rollin!!Its awesome they exchanged the prize for $140. Keep the ball rollin in Feb :)
@Smalot11 Oh yeah I'm steamrolling! Won a $20 wish card today. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1i6NawvrFGYTotally agree, prefer the PayPal for more urgent needs, they paid 75% value of the keyboard. Thou in Australia it retails around $200-250. Four cash & groceries wins in a week. I've never had such a roll. Should thank who posted regarding not winning as much that got me thinking. Plus having the new PC helps heaps.
@Lemond little fish are sweet as they say, nice work buddy, love reading about the booty, big and small, keeps da wheels turning, although the revolutions are getting bigger, regards :)
@Trevsta Thanks :). Yeah chipping away. Still not bad for a week around $300 in cash/groceries. Think my run of the leaderboard has dried up and need to start looking elsewhere rattling the tin can. Be nice to get one of the decent cash ones however they generally get heaps of attention. There were less than 10 entries, so I better odds at that then decent daily random points today. A bit of luck and made a fair bit of it by doing some legwork scrounging around. That's only half the challenge. Would have won close to $1,000 in cash & Coles/Myer in the last 12 months, a good portion from my sponsors Competitions.com.au and Eftpos :)
Following ....very interesting....good luck!
@KittyKat65 Thank you :)
Does anyone know of competitions on that are on Twitter. All the ones i have seen are all international, i can't seem to find any in Australia.Thank you
Twitter seems to be popular in the UK for competitions, EB games run quite a few twitter comps. Otherwise try searching #win #competitions #Australia.Good luck
Yes, that's what i had noticed. Thank you. Also Bet365 on Twitter are running a comp for big bash. Just a follow and a retweet. I have already won twice. $75 and then $50. You just pick what you think the highest top batsmans score will be. If you guess the correct score you win. Starts at $50 and goes up $25 each time. It goes into your online Bet365 account, and you can withdraw the funds, so you do not have to bet that money. Unsure if you don't have an account and what happens then, I'd say that they would deposit funds in your bank.If i do happen to find to find any comps, i will post them here for other people
Congrats on you wins! Im @RBonTheCoast on twitter :)
@Smalot11 I chat with a bunch of UK compers will ask them how often they use Twitter. I do notice a lot of USA and UK twitter comps in the feed. Argh sorting through various social media looking for nice international ones takes time.@WillWin1DayHmm for Aussie comps just on twitter. I don't use twitter enough mainly due it takes dedication to juggle competitions across multiple social media. On average just a few exclusive twitter comps each month. I'd probably find more via Youtube then Twitter. Usually, most are run across or advertised on multiple social media, mainly due to they're focussed on funding their Youtube and Twitch channels. Twitch there you go another untapped social media to scrounge for competitions. Also will add Discord. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, Twitch and Discord that's a juggling act. Reminds me got one on Discord to complete ASAP. :)
@WillWin1Day Probably the biggest factor you don't see many Aussie Twitter comps it helps if you're in touch with what's circulating about. I could go scrounging about and bound to stumble across a few. Most times it's a matter of knowing where to start looking. Following the trail of breadcrumbs usually leads to an ants nest. :)
Thanks heaps.Twitter seems to be my friend(touch wood) I have won 3 things so far, all from Twitter. $125 on my betting account, and yesterday wanderers vs Pheonix tickets with 3 of my mates in a corperate box! I only started doing comps roughly 6 weeks ago! Just don't want to get to hyped up with comps, because i know, you can't win them all.Although i did have an issue with my twitter account twice, due to improper use, so gathered i was following and retweeted comps constantly for all different things, so just be aware, that don't do follows often, as they can limit your use and potentially ban you.As you said, follow the bread crumbs, and that's what i do now, so definitely good advice there for other people to use!
@Admin.I cashed in points last week to go into my paypal account. The msg on the screen said will be processed in 1 or 2 days., yet still not received. Last time, it took weeks and weeks for the payment to come through after a lot of emails and messages. Please can you process the transaction asap, otherwise why bother with the point system.
I'll give a week or two. I can't recall how long the last time took in December. By the time it goes to Paypal then to the bank account allow a few weeks. It just goes into my account for paying bills. It used to be a lot easier and quicker. Any luck the @admin will notice and process it ASAP for you. :)
Thanks @Lemond, last time took a lot longer than usual, apparently my cash-out got misplaced :-( So this time I thought I would chase it up earlier. When it was finally processed last time, it showed up in my paypal straight away, and was in my bank account the next morning.
wow I would love to be getting points often enough to cash them in as regularly as you two, let alone making note of how long it takes to get your money. (not complaining or moaning just noticing, that's all) (or asking for tips EITHER for that matter)
@wolverine lmao. Well, it took ages to win the first time. With luck, you get your droughts then win in batches at times. I had Compbuxs waiting to reach the $50 level which sat on for ages from a couple of 3rd's. You lose too many Compbux cashing out at the $30 level. It could be while before I reach that level again. You know how it is with bills that need to be paid, they don't wait. Just hope it sorts out quickly for @Try2win. Good Luck :)
haha, some lucky number guesses @wolverine. Last time when I did cash in, turned out it was just 'deleted', by accident :( and yep have now been paid the latest one, thanks @admin.
Woot won my first creative competition for a pair of nice $340 headphones. Reading and understand the terms and conditions DOES make a difference as was judged the most "creative" by default. Everyone else answered incorretctly for one part of the question and were either distracted by the prize, copied from the first response thinking it was correct or didn't read the T&C's clearly. I'll chalk down the win to the ability to read the T&C's. Thou if I had read them a touch more thoroughly would of realised it's pick up interstate. It was an Australian wide competition and just didn't notice way down the bottom of the T&C's regarding pick up instore and no stores in my state. Currently waiting back on if they will post or need to organise pickup.There's lesson there somewhere always read all of the T&C's. :)
@lemond Congrats, what a very nice prize! Sure they will mail it too you :)
@fourleaf @Smalot11 @Try2win Thanks. :)Agree it's an awesome prize will go well with my iPad Pro won and been meaning to get headphones for it. I've got a lot of other priorities. X fingers winning a washing machine or cash. Hopefully they will post or at worse need to organise delivery. They still haven't read my message and will probably sort itself out Monday. Was commical for my first creative win. Might as well do it in style with a "Steven Bradury" moment. Any members got any funny competition stories to add? :)My answer was inspired by the lyrics to Stay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h--P8HzYZ74 to fit the competition questions and creativity. Towards the question being what do you think they're listening to in the silent TV commercial. Reading between the lines, my response reads like "If you've read the T&C's and checked what they sell online you would know the answer." They also they dropped a hint "How observant are you? Usually I'm thourough reading all of the T&C's, the irony. hahaha There were 3 prizes for Beats headphones the other winners were decided soley on creativity from everyone who all stated the incorrect answer to what headphones they were wearing. I can't belive everyone else just went with what the prize was even thou didn't look like what was in video. Thou I put a "touch" of effort in. They mentioned it was too long to repost the winner's response. I couldn't help myself and added a dozen reasons why as well. Was wise that changed the lyric to a dozen reasons from a thousand. lmaoAlso if anyone has been in that predictament, where are required to pickup and it's physically impossible, what solutions they have used or what to avoid?
Bit before Christmas won a prize, turned out pick-up only, luckily my sister lived just 5 minutes up the road and they let her pick it up for me. Hope they either post or let someone pick it up for you.
awesome win mate!
Thanks @surferboy83 I'm still laughing at the whole scenario. In future I'll read all the T&C's. lmao@Try2win @Smalot11Woot they will post. They finally got back this morning. "We wouldn't ordinarily post this out, but in this instance we will." :)I thought it would work itself out at least I don't need to worry about plan B for pick up. Now decisions gold or black Apple Beats Solo 3 headphones. Comedy gold might be fitting. Reminds me I haven't seen the illustrious @Goldmember in ages. Happy Birthday @Goldmember for this month. :)
@Lemond congrats mate, nice stuff!!!
Mystery solved, email arrived today from Mindfood magazine so I rang and thanked them.
Congratulations again! :)
I want to win a trip to The Australian Open this year.Anyone know of any competitions.There's hardly any. There all one night trips.I need two minimum.
There's not many this year.
Just a couple of links that might be handy if you're looking around for some extra competitions.https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_shopping_centres_in_Australiahttps://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_radio_stations_in_AustraliaMost shopping centre competitions are pick up only so best to stick to what's around you and radio competitions are usually state based. Good if you have the time to have a look :)
Thank you, very helpful :)
bit confused Sunday I got 2 chances to on guessing game and now ever other day been 1 guess?
Hello @Mamma, if you contact admin via the speech bubble at the bottom, they might be able to help you. :)
@fourleaf thanks Just msg admin thanks
Yes I seem to get 2 guesses at beginning of week. All good though, cant complain, although I still never win. I guess will be discontinued anyway now that leaderboard is going
Why are some competitions giving away flights and only ONE night's accomodation.I don''t get it. The flights maybe delayed and then you can barely enjoy your holiday.I saw one with flights, one nights accommodation and tickets to a sporting event and dinner. You can't attend both.
As my mother says "a sprat to catch a mackerel". A competition to get you in so you'll spend some $
Just wondering. I used to win say 10-15 prizes a month. I'm doing nothing different now but lucky to get 1. Over time do people notice the same thing, is it time to change my email address or are there so many people doing competitions now the golden days are over? Thanks!
Do you enter comps on Facebook and other social media?
Not much to go on apart from not winning as many prizes. You might need to reinvent your "strategy" and sounds like resting on previous laurels and require to find new "hunting ground". Initially a promoter might be off radar thou that doesn't last forever. There can may various reason why having less success apart from increase in participants. With a bit legwork can still find "off radar" competitions, the challenge might be keeping those low key or praying they get overlooked. Not as easy as it sounds with the way social media work and competitions. I've seen that first hand a quite a few times with competitions been off radar then within hours go wild once a few pick up the scent. It all depends what they majority of entry types of competitions doing. Random draws expect a bit of effort entering more competitions to pick up the same amont of wins. Or get smarter about them. They aren't all created equal. eg tagging comps etc etc. Also one of reasons may be harder to win. For random competitions they don't get much better odds then leaderboard with about 1/10 shot each month with around 40ish active members. Shh thou don't let that get out. lolOne good win can be better then dozens of prizes. @Samlot11 might agree that finding yourself a forte to work on can be more rewarding. WOL and creative entries which take more time and effort generally spread more slowly and attract less entries. What you think @Samlot11 , doing your 1,000 comp challenge and the blog post help reassess your successful methods? :)
More people are doing comps as times are hard and everyone wants something for nothing so the odds are just stacked up against you. Plain and simple really. Its hard to win a F.B comp these days as everyone is on the band wagon. At the start of comps appearing on F.B it was easy to win, those days are gone.
@lemond like I tell everybody, if you stick with it long enough and strong enough you are bound to win! I have won prizes on Facebook with thousands of entries where as other times I have done a creative 25WOL entry on Facebook that I thought was a winner with only 20 other entrants and lost.
@Smalot11 Yes, I do
OK thanks, maybe it's just a general trend - you start off strong and it tails off! I do enter lots of comps not on this website. I get the impression either there are many more compers these days or e.g. if you've won once, they might rule you out next time to give others a chance
@bexibex Good to hear your doing social media comps. Just keep with it and I'm sure you will back to winning 10-15 prizes a month.Wishing you good luck for 2018!
@Smalot11 @bexibexI agree you need to persistent and determined. There's luck and then there's statistics and may take a bit of dedication to win consistently some might get lucky a win a few things without much effort on the first few tries ,thou the majority (all the rest the entered that same comp etc) will have to keep trying. It took me a few months for the first prize a DVD and around 6 months before starting getting a few consistent wins and over a year and 1/2 for this site. I won my ipad pro with keyboad with odds arounnd 1/3000. So never let the odds stop you enter. I don't expect that to happen to often. Sometimes knowing the rough odds you can estimate the effort required to give yourself a reasonable chance. One comp comes to mind where that probably helped. Usualy FB comps somewhere about 300-500 about how many active aussie compers about , plus the core fanbase of the promoter. If the majority of competitions finding at that participation levels you need to enter a decent amount of competitons like that video you saw. Then it's pot luck for which prize you win if entering various prizes. It nice to have a few decent odds competitions and X fingers pick up a few consistent wins between long shots. To win like 10 to 15 a month I'd place bets a decent amount were probably from creative competitions where having a forte or persistence with those would help. Either that were finding a lot of low odds draws or stategies to give yourself a decent chance. Yes more might be doing competitions or at least from the popular promoters and if following the masses or what's just listed on competition sites and being "lazy" doesn't help your chances. What I'm saying you sometimes doing a bit of legwork to find specific prizes of interest and/or off radar. Occassionaly will come across a few when go scrounging about. Not something done for a while as takes a bit of time. One factor is not just the growing trend in number of participants but also how easy to find regular competitions and how readily they circulate among the compers, especially on Facebook. You just need to keep an eye out out what's circulating about on FB. Pros and cons with FB easy to find competitions thou if they are low odds that could change in a blink of an eye. Get the impression that a lot dont regularily use the various sites and mainly focus what's circulating on FB. A few times seen competitions listed on sites would of expected a lot more entries giving me that impression. Mixing it up a bit from various sources and search methods might help a touch. The con it takes bit of time to hunt down competitions off radar and no guarantees it will stay off radar for long. X fingers at least long enough to win once. :)
@Lemond Thank you, I'm going to Tri(ton) my best to win it. :) :)Good luck to you Mark for 2018!! and to you too @bexibex
@Smalot11 lmao good luck. :) Strangely seems off the main comping radar quickly looking on FB where I tripped over it doing a mini general explore. Then checked elsewhere if was already posted and sure enough. I'm not noticing the usual suspects which I use as indicators if a competition has gone "wild". Of course will get attention with the value of the prize in the general public . It's amazing say on the JB-HI posts get masses of entries and prizes like that might get a fraction. Sometimes I'll do a quick check of a facebook comp for the usual suspects and guage if gone wild especially if it's low entry. Most times don't bother as it becomes a hassle to remember to get back to them. One of factors for picking up some regular wins is finding a few regular off radar ones. Thou if a promoter is doing regular giveaways they don't stay that way for long.
You used to win what!!!! I have been on this site doing competitions for over 5 years and I haven't so much won a tram ticket! I am an old age pensioner and by doing these competitions is my only hope of ever again going on another holiday.... I suppose I can just hope that something may happen before I'm shuttled off this mortal coil. :-)
@Donald4564 Has the site being going that long? Hmm I haven't seen any competitions for tram tickets I'll have to keep an eye out for you. Best I can do at the moment is some rave tickets or for the tennis. :)
Thanks @bexibex you probably helped me a touch for winning a nice prize, regarding why not winning and doing a few things that should do more often. Sometimes you need to do a bit of scrounging about for nice competitions then pray they go relatively unnoticed.