Old  May 28th, 2011, 2:42pm     #1
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Local Car Dealership Contest (Key in the mail)
I sometimes receive these random keys in the mail from local dealerships that say you could win a new car if your key works or a few other prizes like cash, etc. Someone told my husband they won the car before and so rather than throw it in the garbage I decided to go this year. It has official rules on it, so I guess it is legit, however horrible the odds. lol, just thought I'd ask if anyone has ever won this or knows anyone who has? Thanks!

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  Old  May 28th, 2011, 3:04pm     #2
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My good friend's husband won a turn-key at his dealership years ago. I believe he's still driving that win LOL!

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  Old  May 28th, 2011, 3:12pm     #3
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Good luck with this!

I think in the last2-3 months there was a thread about this type of sweeps.
The ols'er that was the OP didn't win but another ols'ers talked about
either they had won that way or knew someone that did.


Once I went to a car drawing -the official entry went into a cage and they spun and drew
a gal one and she didn't seem the least bit excited maybe she was in shock.
You had to be present to win. Over 100 folks attended.
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  Old  May 28th, 2011, 3:59pm     #4
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I get those keys once in a while but I usually forget to take it in and try.
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  Old  May 28th, 2011, 4:25pm     #5
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We get those keys from time to time, but we've never gone to the dealership to see if they are winning keys. Good luck!

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  Old  May 28th, 2011, 6:33pm     #6
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Thanks guys! I will let you know how it goes. You can take it anytime until the 4th because of the number assigned to the page you have so we will see how it goes. I'd be happy with anything! lol I am just gonna give it a shot because I never go and now that I know it isn't a scam, I'll go more often!!

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  Old  May 28th, 2011, 7:19pm     #7
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We had one here that said I was a winner, it said the least I could win was a gold coin. I won the "Gold" coin but it was a golden dollar, worth $1.

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  Old  May 28th, 2011, 8:06pm     #8
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Go to the dealership incognito and check the vin of the vehicle, order a "replacement" key from a different dealership, go back with "the one you got in the mail"

Actually, that wouldn't work, but anyway... I just throw them away, not that anyone cares, I did go in once, and they made me test drive a car before they'd let me try the key. Eff that.

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  Old  May 28th, 2011, 8:21pm     #9
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We had one here that said I was a winner, it said the least I could win was a gold coin. I won the "Gold" coin but it was a golden dollar, worth $1.
Yea I investigated about the 'gold coins' and they were only 'painted' gold...what a rip!
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  Old  May 28th, 2011, 9:29pm     #10
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We had one here that said I was a winner, it said the least I could win was a gold coin. I won the "Gold" coin but it was a golden dollar, worth $1.
I won a $5.00 walmart card but I also got the same flyer for the gold coin but the car dealership was too far from me.

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