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Re: Competition Winners?

Postby Forum Admin » Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:32 pm

ManFromGlass wrote:I can understand that concern, but these could be the same young ‘uns who later post on TwitFaceGram how they are on holiday in Spain for a week and the front door lock hasn’t been fixed yet!
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Ahem... [coughs] no comment.
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Re: Competition Winners?

Postby Watchmaker » Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:34 pm

hmm,

I have the box for competitions checked but I have never received a winners announcement. Is that a new approach?

Also, I only use the website for SOS content and never, not once, have I perused either the .pdf or print versions. I would be very supportive of knowing whom in our community benefited from the generosity of the sponsors. My 2p is if you're unwilling to have your mug published, the prize should go the next person who is.
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Re: Competition Winners?

Postby blinddrew » Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:00 pm

I'm going to take an opposing view from a commercial point of view:
Companies offer prizes to harvest the email information of interested potential future customers.
If fewer people enter the competition because they are required to give up their privacy, then there is less incentive for manufacturers to offer prizes.
So whilst I might fancy the increased chances in the short term, in the longer term it's probably not good for the state of competitions in the magazine.
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Re: Competition Winners?

Postby Watchmaker » Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:55 pm

logic has no place in my beedy-eyed desire for that Neve pre-amp I didn't win! :headbang:
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Re: Competition Winners?

Postby ManFromGlass » Wed Apr 17, 2019 12:26 pm

That Neve was supposed to be mine!

The cynic in me always assumes free internet stuff is just a means of harvesting email addresses that later get sold to spam merchants. But without them I would not now have 3 Russian brides due to my new enlarged favourite organ. (Don’t tell my wife) :mrgreen:
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Re: Competition Winners?

Postby blinddrew » Wed Apr 17, 2019 12:37 pm

ManFromGlass wrote:But without them I would not now have 3 Russian brides due to my new enlarged favourite organ.
Is it a bontempi?
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Re: Competition Winners?

Postby ManFromGlass » Wed Apr 17, 2019 12:47 pm

you fell for it too?
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Re: Competition Winners?

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:57 pm

ManFromGlass wrote:(Don’t tell my wife) :mrgreen:

Which one? :bouncy:
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