Member since: 2012
WPO User Name: curtisd1210
I am retired after working for 30+ years in the medical field
Sweepstaking, cake decorating, gardening, sewing and crafts
DOB (Year): 1952
Years in sweepstaking (when did you start): As a teenager I entered sweepstakes by mail and any local sweepstakes I could find.
Prizes Won: Too many to count
Prizes Value:About $40,000
What/who got you in to Sweepstaking
I got into sweepstaking to get the extras for myself and my family.
Prizes you have won
I have won gift cards or codes (value $5- $500), a kindle (value $200), trip to Alaska for fishing (value $9000), cruise trip on the Great Lakes (value $6000), gift cards to a department store along with a style consultation and closet re-do (value $15,000), a year supply of Coca-Cola, a karaoke machine, and numerous other smaller prizes. Also 2 Fitbits, several cash prizes, cookbooks, a year's supply of laundry detergent, WIii video system
My first win
When I was in high school I entered a contest at the jewelry store when I ordered my class ring and I won! The prize was a place setting of sterling silver in the pattern of my choice.
My latest win
A coupon from the FUD contest
Win I will never forget
The trip to Alaska and the department store win, both mentioned above.
Largest and smallest wins
Biggest win: Department store win mentioned above- value $15,000.
Smallest win: A coupon.
Sweepstakes you like the most
Sweepstakes you will not spend time on
Ones that have multiple steps to enter such as PCH, facebook/twitter/instagram sweepstakes that require you to tag friends
Tips for fellow sweepstakers
Consistency is the key- enter as many times as the contest allows. Set aside a time each day for entering contests. Use multiple sweepstakes sites to find contests to enter. Another tip for fellow sweepers is to set up a separate email account to use just for sweeping