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  1. Danilene

    Elections 2019 - Work as a Poll Clerk

    Hello, The European elections will be held on Thursday the 23rd May. My council is hiring presiding officers (£240 for the day + £50 for the training session) and poll clerks (£124 for the day + £50 for the training session). I guess other councils up and down the country might be doing the...
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    Prolific Academic

    Precisely. I can get wifi on the bus from work (approximately 1 time out of 3) but it is not very stable. I've tried doing surveys in the past, only to lose connection part way throughout! When I get into town, I can use the wifi at Waitrose while waiting for my second bus home. It's not worth...
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    Prolific Academic

    Seconds, OK... I've had the case where there were several hundreds of slots left, but when I get somewhere with internet access half an hour later, it's gone! Ah well...
  4. Danilene

    Survey network - BEWARE!

    I've had the same issue, I stopped clicking on the survey invites. My balance is £3.40 and you need £20 to cash out... I bet it would take me a couple of years at this rate!
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    Prolific Academic

    Wow, that's a lot of surveys! How often do you log in? I try to check them once a day, but sometimes the surveys fill in before I get a reliable internet connection!
  6. Danilene

    Ocado/rebate or cashback

    Hello, Does anyone know of a way to get cashback, or a rebate, when shopping with Ocado? I would be a first-time buyer. I want to save myself time so would like to place an order for food cupboard stuff, for £40-£50... then repeat it every couple of months. They sell stuff I used to buy from...
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    Work to live and not to live to work.

    Hi Karonher, I definitely agree with your first point. It's what I'm always telling employers: at least, with me, 'foreign' clients (which include those who were born here... or those who are British but grew up overseas!) won't complain about how rudeness etc. It's something which is all too...
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    Gifthulk

    I've found several people on Facebook who were complaining about the same thing as me. It seems that once you get 'Pending manual verification from staff', you will never get paid... and you will get the same message whenever you place a new order. Might be a glitch at their end. I may have a go...
  9. Danilene

    Work to live and not to live to work.

    Completely missed my target for March, made less than £70. My landlord's boiler died (I have to heat water in a kettle) and the keyboard on the chromebook I used for surveys died... and I got a cold! For 2018/2019, I made £738.39. The best payers were Swagbucks (£194), Global Test Markets (now...
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    Gifthulk

    Have you gotten paid though? I haven't, even though I've raised tickets. I've got three payments o/s, one of them 3 months 'old'....
  11. Danilene

    Prolific Academic

    Is your 'profile' complete? You can check this by clicking on it, it should show as 100%. They regularly add new questions (sometimes a couple of new ones in just one week) and usually you get a survey short after. Another factor would be that the surveys might fill up too quickly. If you can...
  12. Danilene

    Work to live and not to live to work.

    By the end of this week, I should get around £70 from various sites with a minimum £20 threshold. Then it should get a little quieter, so for the whole of March, I am aiming for £100 in surveys, £10 in mystery shopping (one of the assignments I was offered was at a pub where I had lunch with...
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    Work to live and not to live to work.

    Kinda reached my target. £10 from cashback and found out I still had some credit (below the £5 redemption amount) on my Checkoutsmart account. Survey wise, made £140, however this includes a £5 Gifthulk Amazon voucher which I don't think I am ever going to receive... I was kicked out of several...
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    Work to live and not to live to work.

    Yes. He also recently checked my immigration station with... the police (I am not British). Where I come from, you avoid any contact with the police, or the authorities, as you can end up being imprisoned and ugly things can happen to you then. I have an immigration lawyer, but it is really...
  15. Danilene

    What has p*ssed you off today?

    Realised I missed an appointment. Really need to invest into a 2019 diary...
  16. Danilene

    Getting rid of the car...

    I don't have a driving licence, but if I did, it would be so that I can rent a car or a van. To visit Ikea for instance... or National Trust places at the weekend or during the bank holidays!
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    Getting rid of the car...

    That reminds me of a story a former housemate told me. He needed to travel to London urgently for a job interview (like, with two days' notice) and had a small heart attack when he tried to book a train ticket online and saw the prices. He pondered... and decided to buy a cheap used car instead...
  18. Danilene

    Pension Bee

    You can do it by yourself, you don't need an app for that. I have transferred in the past (bad customer service) and may do so in the future (when I leave my job).
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    Getting rid of the car...

    It's good that you are breaking even, cars depreciate so quickly, unlike houses!