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I just heard on the radio that someone in East Sussex has become a millionaire from their PB's!!!

I've got PB's!

I live in East Sussex!!

I'm nearly excited!!!!

I'm off to check!!!!

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I just heard on the radio that someone in East Sussex has become a millionaire from their PB's!!!
I can beat that.
At least five of my email addresses have independently won multi-million lottery prizes.
I have the emails to prove it.

However I bet we both end up with exactly the same amount of money.
 

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Finless: You couldn't invent him...
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I just heard on the radio that someone in East Sussex has become a millionaire from their PB's!!!

I've got PB's!

I live in East Sussex!!

I'm nearly excited!!!!

I'm off to check!!!!

:)
:cry:

Just for a tiny second I allowed myself to hope and dream of buggering off and ...................... inhale, hold and deeeeeeeeeeeeeeep sigh.
 

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I (well my dad's old bonds) came up 100 notes last month. My dad was lucky (apart from the death thing :)) so I'm keeping them as bonds.

Bryan, if I come up with the mill I'll buy you a beer mate.

Chris
 

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Finless: You couldn't invent him...
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I (well my dad's old bonds) came up 100 notes last month. My dad was lucky (apart from the death thing :)) so I'm keeping them as bonds.

Bryan, if I come up with the mill I'll buy you a beer mate.

Chris
"A" beer ............ wow ........... gee .............. thanks!

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On the subject of premium bonds having won exactly sod all i won £50 in April for first time ever.
Then i won £50 in may as well.

Took the cheque to the bank and girl working there said "Oh another one. You wouldn't believe how many of these we've had in the last 2 months".

Seems im not the only one that suddenly started winning.
 

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On the subject of premium bonds having won exactly sod all i won £50 in April for first time ever.
Then i won £50 in may as well.

Took the cheque to the bank and girl working there said "Oh another one. You wouldn't believe how many of these we've had in the last 2 months".

Seems im not the only one that suddenly started winning.
maybe because interest rates have gone up - the chance of winning is linked to interest rates, apparently http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/savings/premium-bonds
 

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I've had mine for 2 years now not just a couple either and have won the grand total of feck all. My mate on the other hand wins every other month or so and of course constantly tells me about it:angry:
 

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I've had mine for 2 years now not just a couple either and have won the grand total of feck all. My mate on the other hand wins every other month or so and of course constantly tells me about it:angry:
I was bought one by my Grandad when I was born (in 1961 - a lot of money in them days). Don't know where it is. I wonder if it's won anything yet?
 

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I was bought one by my Grandad when I was born (in 1961 - a lot of money in them days). Don't know where it is. I wonder if it's won anything yet?
Well yours is older than mine - I was a bigger nipper at the time but it was 1963. Its not won anything. I think me and Sparky are alike. I never win anything but my old man always did. He won the pools, the lottery and just about all the old-folk's raffles every week. So if the bonds don't win anything now they are transfered to me it is really me that is jinxed. If they win are they lucky numbers or my old man's good fortune from the grave?

Chris
 

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maybe because interest rates have gone up - the chance of winning is linked to interest rates, apparently Premium Bonds: Are they worth it?...
Could be the case, went on their site and unlike the lottery premium bonds are fixed prize amounts and varying number of winners. Still odd to get so much of a change the bank noticed though!

Of course, people with 32,000 are going to win more often than people with 100 etc.
 

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Finless: You couldn't invent him...
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I was bought one by my Grandad when I was born (in 1961 - a lot of money in them days). Don't know where it is. I wonder if it's won anything yet?
You can still check and find out about lost PB's - make sure you use the correct site. I fell for the "this looks like the right place to check" and got succored into paying something ............ I don't remember how .......... f*ck*ng cnuts!!! I phoned up to give someone earache but ................ :(

In fact - National Savings & Investments - part way down the page is the bit on "lost PB's" - it's free. Don't use one of the pay to find services!
 

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Am I the only sad git who knows the first few digits of my own two (when I bought mine, the minimum purchase was two) premium bonds (4BN 08), my mums (1FF) one brothers (1AS) and other brothers (1AW)?

I even remember my best mates phone number when I was twelve!
 

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Am I the only sad git who knows the first few digits of my own two (when I bought mine, the minimum purchase was two) premium bonds (4BN 08), my mums (1FF) one brothers (1AS) and other brothers (1AW)?

I even remember my best mates phone number when I was twelve!
Yes! If there were any other sad gits like you they would know your number and give you ring!!! :teeth:

Only joking.
 

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Never mind all that premium bond malarkey, last week 'er indoors sent me an email saying she had won the lottery. Only natural I thought, she married me. Then she spoilt it by saying she had got £28 on the Euro Lottery and £2 on a scratch card.

What a bummer, now I have to stay out here for the duration.

Gareth
 
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