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Old 20-09-2010, 19:46
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I've won various small things over the years like the odd bottle of wine on a raffle or the odd 10 on a scratch card or lottery but that's been about it, never anything worth more than say 10, What about you?
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Old 20-09-2010, 19:49
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I won a free live stream pass for Big Brother 11

And a few weeks ago I won Laura Marling's CD

I am counting this as a lucky streak. Can't remember the last thing I won before these.
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Old 20-09-2010, 19:53
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I won an Xbox 360 and an PS3. This was in 2007 on two separate occasions at work. I sold the PS3 and kept the Xbox, but I wish I done it the other way around!
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Old 20-09-2010, 19:59
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I hardly ever win anything.

I did manage to win 150 a month ago in an internet competition.

Only 101 people did the survey! It was an earworm survey I found out about on 6music.

I also won the raffle at a Shitmat gig once but couldn't find my ticket. I found it the next day.

Other than that I don't think I've won anything else.

EDIT:

Oh wait a minute, just remembered in won an iPod Shuffle on one of those stacker machines. It was a really good piece of luck because the other guys at work were trying desperately to win it and putting loads of money in the machine. I casually went on there one day after work, and won it straight away!

I went in to the kitchen and showed one of the guys who was desperately trying to win it, and he was genuinely really pissed off with me. And to add insult to injury I hardly ever used the thing either, it sounded like a turd compared to my Sony MP3 player.
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Old 20-09-2010, 20:00
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I won 200 on quizmania a few years back lol
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Old 20-09-2010, 20:02
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My hubby won a 3D TV a couple of months ago, its all very shiny!! Looking forward to Sky3D being launched and more films being released though as when it tries to convert 2D to 3D its not that great but the 3D previews are amazing.

I won a GIANT easter egg when I was 3, it seemed pretty immense at the time
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Old 20-09-2010, 20:14
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I remember a television show a few years ago with that balding man with the glasses who sets out to prove psychics are fake (scientist person type). It was about luck, and how it affected people. His findings showed that the reason most people feel like they never win anything worthwhile, or they feel unlucky, is because they hardly enter anything to win something in the first place. The people who won all the great prizes tended to enter nearly every competition they got the chance to enter.

In reply to the question, I've never won anything worthwhile either.
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Old 20-09-2010, 20:19
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My flatmate at uni won a Sony PSP on one of those stacker machines, I was kind of pissed of that I won a lousy iPod Shuffle. Better than nothing though.

Winning a PSP would've been great! I would've sold it and got quite a nice amount for it.
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Old 20-09-2010, 20:19
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I won 10 in a bag of wotsits once, a Harry Potter book from the Mirror 80 quid on the horses and 120 from a scratchcard. That's were my luck ends!
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Old 20-09-2010, 20:28
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A pair of shoes. A nice jacket. Other than that I'm a bit of a scruff
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Old 20-09-2010, 20:36
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I once won a dozen boxes of porridge.....
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Old 20-09-2010, 20:36
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I won 500 on an online scratchcard I played on the National Lottery website a couple of years ago. It was a deal or no deal one, and I was gobsmacked when all three chests opened and they all matched 500. It was a week before Christmas as well, which was very handy

I was in Tesco's earlier on in the summer and an older lady three places ahead of me in the queue took her thunderball ticket in to be checked as she thought she had one something with it. It turns out, after a bit of commotion at the lottery machine, she'd actually won the 250,000 jackpot, and a member of staff had to take her to the staffroom for a sit down and a cup of tea
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Old 20-09-2010, 20:51
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A five day trip for 3 to Amsterdam on my 18th birthday, well worth our while
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Old 20-09-2010, 20:53
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Nothing. Nowt. Nada. Zilch. Zippo!!
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Old 20-09-2010, 20:54
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I've won a few grand on the horses.

My mate's mum won a car in a competition.
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Old 20-09-2010, 20:57
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When the Sun.co.uk site forst started, I won a computer game. The following week both myself and my work colleague won more games. i guess they had a low number of entries at first!
I won two tickets to MotoGP at Donington one year, worth a few quid. I don't even know who I won them from, I just had a phone call one day for congratulations.
I never play the lottery.
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Old 20-09-2010, 20:57
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I've won a digital camera (Cybershot), and a photo printer! x
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Old 20-09-2010, 21:37
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I've won a DS, about 9000 mostly from Quiz TV, a holiday to USA, an 80gb iPod and some other stuff. Go me
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Old 20-09-2010, 21:42
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I won 1,188 on the lottery. I bought a car from my next door neighbour & a week later on Friday 13th some pregnant woman drove in to the side of me & wrote the car off. I only got half my money back from the insurance.
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Old 20-09-2010, 21:44
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My Mrs. won a professional award last week.
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Old 20-09-2010, 21:46
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I won about 800 quite a long time ago now, it was a rooky go at the Pools. If I had crossed number 10 I would have been in clover but I was over the moon.
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Old 20-09-2010, 21:49
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I won an 8GB iPod nano from O2 surprises this year. It was quite handy as my previous mp3 player had broken the week before. I don't rate it very much though.
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Old 20-09-2010, 21:51
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I won a set of childrens garden games the other week
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Old 20-09-2010, 22:36
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I won a set of Pyrex casseroles and baking dishes, and a Black and Decker snake light. We also won 420 on the lottery a few years back for getting 4 numbers!
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Old 20-09-2010, 22:44
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I won a set of childrens garden games the other week
Was that with the National Railway Museum? We entered this summer and I remember thinking what an odd prize.

I won a 42" HD TV. Hubby was unemployed at the time and he was over the moon. Every christmas, birthday & fathers day for the next two years, I would point to the tv and say "there is your present"
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