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lonnie08
December 22nd, 2005, 1:58pm
Has anyone won gift cards from major companies such as gap and Old navy?
I just feel that some of these sweepstakes are scams. And also, has anone ever completed those offers that if they're completed, you recieve gift cards?

littlelulu
December 22nd, 2005, 2:05pm
2 $500 gift cards and a $50 gift card to blockbuster!!!

joolzie
December 22nd, 2005, 2:06pm
The editors on this site work hard to keep scam sweepstakes out.

Some people say that some of the things where you jump through a dozen hoops and complete offers are legitimate, but there's only one company I hear mentioned in that capicity and I can't think of its name offhand.

Good luck! :)

nance49
December 22nd, 2005, 2:10pm
yes,i won 10$shell gas card and 4$blockbuster card both on instants

Jolly720
December 22nd, 2005, 2:11pm
Yes, $50 Gift Card for Home Depot

guruwan2b
December 22nd, 2005, 2:12pm
A fellow OLSer won a $1,000 Joseph Banks gift card and bought a new wardrobe for himself.

denise1070
December 22nd, 2005, 2:12pm
I won a $100 gift card from Orvis, a $25 gift card from Target, $100 gift card from HP, several $25 gift cards from BP, spend all of them :-)

OoODaisyMaeOoO
December 22nd, 2005, 2:12pm
I've won a $500 Gap GC

cher4sc
December 22nd, 2005, 2:14pm
I've won a $100 GAP card before! It was a surprise, and it came through FedEx or UPS, I can't remember which one.

ariel36
December 22nd, 2005, 2:15pm
Yep; $250 Best Buy card from cingular; $10.00 Starbucks gc from HP; $25.00 BP gas card. Check my wins to see if I left anything out.

A

Janet
December 22nd, 2005, 2:17pm
Gift card wins from major brand companies are legit.

I have won many throughout my years of sweeping.

I do not enter anything that asks me to complete an offer, these imo are a scam.

BlessedMomof2
December 22nd, 2005, 2:17pm
I've won a $50.00 Pier 1 gc, a $25.00 Shell gasoline gc, and a $5.00 Sonic gc.

jturner9108
December 22nd, 2005, 2:18pm
i won some good ones, its not a scam..

Lpwilmer
December 22nd, 2005, 2:19pm
one a $750.00 Starbucks gift card, a $100 Simon Visa GC, a Kroger $10.00 GC, and recently a $10.00 Virtual Visa (internet visa). In every case, they were very legitimate and I've enjoyed spending every one of them (lol). :cheer7: :jump: :laugh: :gvibes:

jewelsee
December 22nd, 2005, 2:20pm
Has anyone won gift cards from major companies such as gap and Old navy?
I just feel that some of these sweepstakes are scams. And also, has anone ever completed those offers that if they're completed, you recieve gift cards?

Those are not sweepstakes. You have to jump through hoops to get your "prize". It requires $$ and signing up for several offers. If you have the patience, go for it. JMHO

I like to win my gift cards. Good Luck.

flautenmusik
December 22nd, 2005, 2:24pm
I've won giftcards from Circuit City, Best Western, Shell, and Citgo. You just have to keep entering! :gvibes:

clallen1971
December 22nd, 2005, 2:29pm
$100 circuit city, $100 foot locker, $50 block buster, $30 sports authority, $10 shell are the one i can remember off hand. good luck!

eerienight
December 22nd, 2005, 2:30pm
Yes, I've won a $100 gift card for Best Buy, a $100 gift card for K-Mart, a $100 gift card for Target and a $10 card for Shell.

abfantom
December 22nd, 2005, 2:30pm
Pier One, BP, Shell, Citgo, Target, Best Western etc. Not a scam!

outwardspace
December 22nd, 2005, 2:39pm
I won $5000 in Sears gift cards for a shopping spree. I also won gift cards from iTune, JCPenny and Sam Goody etc. I enjoyed them all.

Todd75
December 22nd, 2005, 2:40pm
:gift: Five--$100 gift cards from Kohls!!!Was great to spend someone else's money. :cheer7: :toot:

paddy4444
December 22nd, 2005, 2:40pm
never had....maybe one day

Tametaz
December 22nd, 2005, 2:42pm
I have won a $500 gc, and $100 GC.


If you are referring to the "sweeps" you get in your email that contain a link that goes to a survey. Those are scams and a waste of time.

If you find a sweep on this site that is giving away gift cards then it will most likely be legit.

sweepyhead
December 22nd, 2005, 2:44pm
This year I won a $500 gift card for J.C. Penny, and it was used to buy a new couch.

Sweepy:sleep2:

ROSIE203
December 22nd, 2005, 2:49pm
:gvibes: Ive won Staples,home depot,office max and just recently Red lobster
They do a very good job here,hang in there you'll see
someone just won a 10,000 dollar virtual visa card here

jacksgrl
December 22nd, 2005, 2:52pm
I have won an Old Navy gift card this year and over a hundred dollars in target gift cards this year from various sweeps i've won! :)

anine
December 22nd, 2005, 2:57pm
$10 BP
$25 Gap
$10 Shell
$25 Home Depot
$20 Bass Pro

I dont do surveys - these were all won on premium sweeps.

MrsM
December 22nd, 2005, 2:59pm
If you're speaking of those gift card "offers", no I will not do those. As far as sweeps, I have won a few gift cards - Circuit City, etc. But no, I NEVER do those free gift card offers.

Tricia316
December 22nd, 2005, 3:00pm
To the person who started this thread,

Any gift cards as prizes listed on this website are legit. The emails you get in your box offering a *free gift card if you fill out surveys or sign up for things are not sweepstakes and they are not FREE. Chances are you have to sign up for a credit card (which means running a credit check which lowers your credit score), or magazine subscriptions, or buying a product you don't want. Those are not prizes, those are sort of scams (in my honest opinion)

So enter contests listed on this sight where the only thing you may have to sign up for is an email newsletter!

Tricia

Miki
December 22nd, 2005, 3:02pm
I have won 2 $50 blockbuster GCs, $500 home depot gc, $10 starbucks, $25 visa from experian and a few others.

guruwan2b
December 22nd, 2005, 3:07pm
I have won a $25 Home Depot card, a Target card, and an $25 AOL Visa Debit card (in lieu of movie tickets).

Evilactionfigure
December 22nd, 2005, 3:22pm
Yes. I have won gift cards from Sports Authority, BP gas cards, Linens n Things, and Target.

Cody

TapDancer
December 22nd, 2005, 3:28pm
In 3 years and they were all real. Spent real nice, too.
$50 Pep Boys
$100 Target
$25 BP gas
$200 Circuit City
$150 Best Buy
$25 Old Navy
$10 Barnes & Noble
$500 Visa card
$5 Subway
$25 Marshalls
$25 Cabellas
$10 NBA
$100 NFL
$10 Disney
$20 Fye
$25 eBay
$5 eBay
$150 Regis Salon
$50 Home Depot
$10 Viviano Flower Shop
$50 Hard Rock
$50 Sports Authority
$10 Rite Aid
$25 Discovery Store

luckysarah
December 22nd, 2005, 3:32pm
I've won a few gift cards. $100 Mastercard, $100 Simon Visa, $25 Blockbusters, $25 Home Depot and $10 Target and I recieved them all!! :gvibes:

lonnie08
December 22nd, 2005, 9:16pm
w! you all have some great wins. I want a gift card sooo bad! I guess I'll keep on trying!

Boochi
December 22nd, 2005, 9:19pm
Ive won a 500 dollar Visa Gift Card and 250 dollar Best Buy Gift Card....I hope I win more in this New Year!!! I loved winning the gift cards and being able to go and buy what I wanted! :cool2:

kytodd
December 22nd, 2005, 9:20pm
I have won a $100 visa gift card, $10 Old Navy gift card and a $500 Spiegel gift card. Just hang in there. They are for real!

:gvibes:

Boochi
December 22nd, 2005, 9:21pm
I forgot I also won 10 dollar Starbucks Gift Card, 20 dollar FYE gift card and a 5 and 25 dollar BP Gas Card!

CrazyPants
December 22nd, 2005, 9:31pm
Waiting on 20k in gift cards to Home Depot from Mike's Hard Lemonade.... :jump:

lingling
December 22nd, 2005, 9:42pm
Last week I won a $500 Kay Jewelers gift certificate. Their rep had left message on home answering machine that I had won, verified address and I received the card within a few days. This was the first gift card I had won.

nvtribefan
December 22nd, 2005, 9:48pm
Has anyone won gift cards from major companies such as gap and Old navy?
I just feel that some of these sweepstakes are scams. And also, has anone ever completed those offers that if they're completed, you recieve gift cards?

I won a $100 Gap card. When I redeemed it, the clerk was quite surprised.
She said she very seldom saw a "giveaway" card (as opposed to a purchased gift card)
for more than $25.

I never do the "complete this offer" things. I've always assumed they are scams.

Oh yeah - I also won a $100 or $150 Best Buy Card.

I keep remembering these - I won a $100 Home Depot card.

And a $150 Regis card, and a $25 BP --- and a $250 Hollywood Video.

NJsunbunny
December 22nd, 2005, 9:49pm
I won $500.00 to The Sports Authority and many $5, $10, $25 and $50 gc's to various stores, restaurants and Visa GC's.

jesslag
December 22nd, 2005, 9:49pm
I won a $250 Lowes gift card a while back. I was super excited it came in really handy as we were remodeling.

Alimar
December 22nd, 2005, 9:50pm
My son won $2,500 in Toys R Us gift cards! He won them a year ago & we still have about half the money left on them. We've used them for every birthday party, Christmas gift, etc., and even some kids' clothes!

I have personally won the following gift cards:

$250 - Payless Shoes
$100 - Circuit City
$50 - my local grocery store (from a mail-in sweep)
$25 - Target
$10 - Starbuck's
$10 - Trade Secret (hair salon--I used it for shampoo)
$5 - BP gas station

All but the grocery store one were online sweeps I learned about from this site. And all of them worked! :)

Maprinces3
December 22nd, 2005, 9:52pm
250.00 Victorias Secret card, 25.00 BP card, and a 10.00 BP Card

azblondie
December 22nd, 2005, 9:54pm
I've won $25 form the Discovery store, 10 starbucks card and 200.00 from Lowe's. all instant wins!! THey are so much fun to spend !!! No wins in a long time, now... need some fairy dust!!!!

:cheer7: :jump: :cheer7:

Gothmag
December 22nd, 2005, 9:58pm
$50 visa for me

RockysJewel
December 22nd, 2005, 10:01pm
EDITED** oh i just re-read and you said those funky kind.. the go thourhg 10 pages and then get a card. Only did it once and got tired after the 25th page of nothingness. NOPE never from those. I have through sweeps and also through MyPoints.

$500 Speigel
$50 Stuart Anderson Cattle Company steak
$25 target card
$25 Starbucks
$10 Starbucks
$10 BP

the S's have been good to me !

pambanter
December 22nd, 2005, 10:06pm
I have won one or two 25 dollar visas. Don't do the "offers" - not the same as a sweeps. Do the instants at night and see what happens.

Bigfootsmother
December 22nd, 2005, 10:06pm
I have won gift cards from the Gap, Old Navy, Spiegel, Amazon, Longs Drugs, Home Depot ($5,000), JCPenney, Regis Salon, Chilis, Best Buy, Circuit City, BP, Shell and probably more I can't think of right now

paularph
December 22nd, 2005, 10:15pm
won a $100 card from coconuts.com.
They went overboard trying to get the card to me.
Great customer service.
They told me it was also good at FYE stores

Bought alot of christmas presents with it!

schmicky
December 22nd, 2005, 10:28pm
100.00 AOL GC
10.00 Starbucks GC
25.00 Block buster GC
That is my least... and I certainly hope it grows even more!!!

lonnie08
December 23rd, 2005, 2:10am
so were the majority of the gift cards from the company website, or another website?

TwistedPinkDiamond
December 23rd, 2005, 2:13am
i won a $5 bp card..that was off there site i believe

and than i won a $5 7-11 card but that was throu another company holding the drawing

dopey
December 23rd, 2005, 2:19am
I won a $100 pre-paid VISA from Simon Malls and a $10 GC from Old Navy.

ZIPONE
December 23rd, 2005, 2:25am
I won the Harrah's $1,000.00 Visa Debit Card about a year ago. $25.00 Resturant Card this year.

txhottie_86
December 23rd, 2005, 2:57am
I have won $200 in AOL Virtual Visa good anywhere, $25 PacSun card from Ellegirl, $50 Best Buy gift card, and another $200 in American Express. All of these have been from legitimate sweeps. I don't waste my time with those who try to get me to fill out many pages of information. The one time I tried that, it was more hassle than it was worth. I signed up with Auto Advantage because they promised me $40 in free gas to sign up for a 1 month free trial with them. The coupons they sent had all kinds of stipulations. I cancelled the account when my month was up and didn't use the free gas coupons I was sent.

chloe1234
December 23rd, 2005, 3:02am
I won $50 to Gap online.

raymondisadore
December 23rd, 2005, 3:25am
I Won A $1000 Gift Card To Best Suy Last Year

sparkleygem
December 23rd, 2005, 3:38am
Has anyone won gift cards from major companies such as gap and Old navy?
I just feel that some of these sweepstakes are scams. And also, has anone ever completed those offers that if they're completed, you recieve gift cards?
When you say complete offer, you're not talking about a SWEEPSTAKES. you're talking about those stupid flashing banners that say "Congratulations! You've been selected for a FREE gift card!* (*Upon Completion of offers)" THOSE are crap, don't click them.

Now, when you enter a sweepstakes, all you have to give is your info, and tht's it, and yes, you can win.

luvey
December 23rd, 2005, 4:17am
I have won a 50.00 sports authority gc, 25.00 home depot gc, 25.00 toys r' us gc, 25.00 discovery store gc, 50.00 ebay anything points (like a gc), 25.00 ebay anything points, 75.00 Gap gc, 10.00 old navy and 10.00 disney store.

kathyluman
December 23rd, 2005, 5:01am
$500.00 gift card from Regis, $25.00 gift card from Petsmart and $25.00 from the Polar Express Instant. :) :) :) :)

demon_nin
December 23rd, 2005, 6:16am
I've won a $25 Target card
$25 amazon.com E card
a few $10 Itunes cards
$100 AOL virtual visa card
:)

spent them all

Terigirl
December 23rd, 2005, 9:27am
Gift cards are great! I won a $25 Target gift card from the Toyota Tacoma instant and won a $10 ITunes card the other day in another. Not scams at all.

loved1
January 10th, 2006, 4:24am
On Christmas Eve I rec'd a surprise mail win from an A&E sweep - $20 Starbucks card.

A couple days ago, I rec'd a $10 American Express card from a freebie listed in "Free Stuff" on this site that asked you to watch a short demo regarding their (AMEX) business. I think several OLSers also rec'd this card. I would not do any popups or spam in my email that promised a free gift card.


http://www.online-sweepstakes.com/forums/showthread.php?t=313673&highlight=american+express

Good luck to you & keep trying!!

abebesue
January 10th, 2006, 5:31am
$25 Target gift card!

rbuske
January 10th, 2006, 5:55am
B/T DH and Myself we have won and received many giftcards, the best a 500.00 old Navy from Ellen DeGenres (SP?)Show, and $500 Movie Theatre (don't remember the name-sorry)giftcard, several 100 and several 50,25 and 10 gift cards. We used some that we could, gave others as gifts and sold some on eBay. I LOVE GIFT CARDS!

swstargal1
January 10th, 2006, 5:59am
I have won quite a few and never have had any trouble using them. This past year I won a $500.00 JCPennys and had a great time with it. I just love those cards!

Ejo2004
January 10th, 2006, 6:36am
I won a $20 Starbucks GC.

I know exactly what you mean though, it seems that some contests are kinda phony but I trust this site and love sweeping!

TDAWG
January 10th, 2006, 6:52am
$500 gift card from Yahoo for a local grocery store (used it all over a period of 8 months); $200(?) Regis Hair Salon gift cards - been going there for haircuts; $10 Shell card - in my tank; $25 Amoco(?) card in SOs tank; $50 Sports Authority, plus more (and that was just 2005)... So long as it is a brand name - you should have no worries... :) Waiting on Old Navy $10 & $10 Starbucks...

kathyluman
January 10th, 2006, 7:01am
Regis $150.00 :smile9:
Petsmart $25.00 :smile9:

peachis
January 10th, 2006, 8:21am
I won a$25 from Toyota Tacoma Instant, $40 from sports authority,and $25 from the Polar Express instant(I havent gotten that 1 yet though)
good luck!!

feta
January 10th, 2006, 8:45am
I won $450 in Gift Cards to Wal-Mart from an instant contest(for parkay I think it was), 2 years ago. I was suppose to get a patio set with Gas bbq Grill but they (ahum) said they didnt have the patio set for whatever reason(cant remember the reason now), So they asked if I wanted Gift cards & I said yes. Also won a $50 GC from Coke- Simon Mall & a $50 EMT Sports GC from an instant contest :grin4:

ryanluver
January 10th, 2006, 1:06pm
blockbuster

Tarah716
January 10th, 2006, 1:09pm
I won one from Best Buy - no problems using it either! :)

shelby99
January 10th, 2006, 1:16pm
Has anyone won gift cards from major companies such as gap and Old navy?
I just feel that some of these sweepstakes are scams. And also, has anone ever completed those offers that if they're completed, you recieve gift cards?




i won a $10 best buy gift card :cheer7:

jennyblue
January 10th, 2006, 1:16pm
A fellow OLSer won a $1,000 Joseph Banks gift card and bought a new wardrobe for himself.

good to know - I was wondering about that one
I always enter it.

Stagemother
January 10th, 2006, 1:19pm
I won and received a Home Depot gift card late last year. I gave it as a Christmas gift. I also won a Barnes & Noble g.c. as part of a prize package. I don't go in for those "offers" though. Keep sweepin! Good luck!

shoppinqueen
January 10th, 2006, 2:13pm
A $50 Prepaid Visa card-nov from AOL

$100 Virtual visa card-AOL holiday sweeps

$100 gift card to Buckle.com -Buckle/Puma Holiday sweep

alisha5024
January 10th, 2006, 2:18pm
I've won a target 25.00 giftcard.

catlady13711
January 10th, 2006, 2:52pm
I won the following GC's

$200 prepaid American Express from Miller
$50 blockbuster from GM
$25 Visa from equifax
$25 Discovery Store GC
$20 from sports authority
$20 from JC Penny
$10 from visa for Disney

and.. as for completing offers I recv'd $10 from american express for watching an online demo the other day and $25 for a test drive.

tupik3702
January 10th, 2006, 3:04pm
Olive Garden. I'm sure there are other however, I can't remember any more at this point in time. Good Luck! :supstar:

pestkaj
January 10th, 2006, 4:29pm
I won-

$50 form the Gap
$50 from Pattery Barn Teen
$100 from Drugstore.com
$25 from Disney
$25 from JC Pennys

etc.

maltiemom
January 11th, 2006, 2:35am
I won $75 from home depot. Makes me want to start doing more instants like I used to

sweepyaddict
January 11th, 2006, 7:04am
I have exactly $2.33 cent on my Visa Ecount card. Does anyone know of any online store that I can use the rest of this? Thanks!