Old  May 19th, 2009, 9:54am     #136
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The best tip I have is to always look at it as a hobby and something fun to do. Don't make it a job by expecting lots of wins or it will never be worth it.

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  Old  May 19th, 2009, 10:12am     #137
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My favorite wins are the essay wins, it feels great when an essay that I have written is chosen as a winner! My most favorite essay win was a prize I won for someone else. I wrote about how much good that this person does for the community and won him a brand new 2007 Ford Edge. It was an amazing moment in my life to call him on the phone to tell him I won him a brand new car!

Thanks for the chance!
  Old  May 19th, 2009, 10:30am     #138
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I would love to go to the Convention. It will give me a chance to meet other sweepers. Today I won my first win! I'm thrilled! thanks! I hope I get to go!

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  Old  May 19th, 2009, 10:42am     #139
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My most favorite tip is to enter at all different times. This way you stretched out and scattered your entries for a better chance for a win. It works for me.
  Old  May 19th, 2009, 10:53am     #140
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The two most important things I've learned: read the rules and don't give up on sweeping!
  Old  May 19th, 2009, 11:01am     #141
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Always double check your information before hitting that submit button. Robo isn't always right.

Thanks for the chance to win!

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  Old  May 19th, 2009, 11:18am     #142
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My only "tip" is - you don't win if you don't enter!! EVERYDAY!!!

  Old  May 19th, 2009, 11:53am     #143
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I have won quite a few very nice sweeps from snail mails. It also pays to enter those sweeps restricted to your state.
And one of my favorite prizes, a miliion air miles, came from a one entry only sweeps.
Karma is real so this is one of the reasons I just love this site!


  Old  May 19th, 2009, 12:51pm     #144
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Start a Notebook page for blogs. Every time you make an entry that you know will likely be repeated--your favorite product from XYZ company, for example--save it on the page. Then you can cut and paste as needed.
  Old  May 19th, 2009, 12:52pm     #145
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OLS is a great source for sweeps. But don't forget to look around for local sweeps--newspapers, tv and radio stations, supermarkets... Your odds are always better when you "shop local"
  Old  May 19th, 2009, 12:57pm     #146
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my OLS experience
I found OLS, and started entering sweeps and checking out the site in 2006. I saw many posts regarding "going green". I finally understood that it meant being a premium member, and I became one myself just in the last few days before the end of 2006, and found a lot of year ending sweeps to do! I still remember sitting at the computer, in my pj's, with my eyes bugged out trying to enter as many as possible before the crystal ball fell in Times Square. One premium sweeps got me a $100 gift card, and I said to myself, "that paid for me to go green right there!"
  Old  May 19th, 2009, 1:00pm     #147
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Speed of delivery for prizes
I won a digital picture frame and was notified on a FRiday. Fedex delivered my prize the next day.

I was blown away!!!

Love is everything it's cracked up to be...It really is worth fighting for,being brave for, risking everything for. Erica Jong

  Old  May 19th, 2009, 1:18pm     #148
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My best tip is keep an eye out for local sweeps. They are always your best bet. Thank you Online-Sweepstakes for having a separate section on your site. I love it.
  Old  May 19th, 2009, 1:25pm     #149
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My tip is to be patient. I enter the sweeps and dont even think twice about them once I hit the submit button. Good things come to those who wait!
  Old  May 19th, 2009, 1:44pm     #150
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