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Best: My hometown's Monopoly set.
Worst: A left handed guitar (I am right handed).
iver never won anything where they pick your name out of a hat.
circa whenever they released that Teenage Dirtbag song. It was the second prize in a charity raffle.
That's probably both the best and worst thing I've ever won.
The only thing I've ever won was ticket to see Bowling for Soup. I think I was the only person who entered the competition.
Worst: A university branded memory stick.
Worst: A tiny little red hoodie for a pet
Actually, the worst is also the best.
Best: Rubber dingy
Worst: Rubber dingy
I was never gonna use it. People said I should go out on tit lake but tit lake is grim.
One time I won the Oneida triple cd. Will leave you to decide best/worst.
and got given a swimming medal.
Worst: A big rubber insect toy which creeped me out slightly as a six-year-old.
Worst: Don't be daft, winning stuff means U R A WINNAR!!!
Was the worst
Um, I did win a DiS one to see a David Byrne documentary. I enjoyed that.
Worst: crappy bottle of wine
Worst: Westlife single
I actually received a letter apologising that I wouldn't go the pemiere and a large poster.
So that is the best & worst rolled into one.
FROM THIS VERY SITE (#thankslukowski)
Worst: I once won an otter glove puppet by guessing its name correctly. Its name was Dylan.
Worst - a gigantic heavy bag full of Reckit Benkizer cleaning products. Was somewhat of a comedown after I'd initially been told I'd won a digital camera
Worst- a PS2. gaming is stupid. I gave it to the children's ward at my local hospital.
I'm sure I must have won better stuff than this, but... I just can't reacll. I'm a loser baby, so why don't you kill me.
Worst: Tickets to a gig where I ended up seeing Black Kids
Pretty sure that's all I've ever won. Someone in my office won return tickets with BA to anywhere in the world the other day. Jealous.
Best: is a draw, between long weekend ski holiday in alp d'heuz for two, and a vibrater
Worst: Free things are never bad.
Best - two tickets for a Zwan gig (piss off, I liked them) - when I already had tickets! Sold them very cheaply to a couple of kids who were about to pay over the odds to a tout. Ok, possibly should have given them away, but...
Worst - bag of rice in a school raffle. A small bag of rice. Crushing disappointment.
I was lucky enough to get 1 of the 15 signed Crying Lightning 7" vinyl's that were being sold at Oxfam.
Worst: An airfix model
worst: free soft drink or summit
I was eighteen at the time. Watched pretty much every film that was out that month.
Worst: a Worthington's t-shirt
Worse: a tiny little England Flag for having the worse Passport picture in the pub.
I'm still not sure which one is better or worse, really.
Funny, because I probably won due to my ugly flag winning face being covered up by a bonnet.
I won an ATP vs The Fans competition to get one of my band choices to play the festival. So I won Andrew WK! And a free four-person chalet for the My Bloody Valentine festival. Thanks ATP!
don't think I've ever won anything else.
...from my years of serial competition entering - must get back into the habit.
Best: a tie between: 1) 16 crates of Kronenbourg (24 bottles each), 2) VIP tickets to V2000 and an MP3 player (erm, 32MB)
Worst: a Beverley Knight wallet
completely forgot about it, then one day a huge parcel arrived with 6 boxes of chocolate bars inside, about six months later another arrived, that was a good year.
worst - a book token.
Worst: a teabag. One single teabag. Fucking thanks, Twinings.
I might go enter some now
I've just put into win an ULTIMATE SPA WEEKEND. I hope I win it but don't have to go because people might try and touch me and get me all mucky. That's what spa's are about aren't they.
I might be able to sell that on ebay, no mean jokes lads.
I already have a bed but perhaps I could balance it on top like some princess and the pea shit.
swings and roundabouts
I've not applied
probably because last time i was fingerbanged they were so vigorous that they punched a hole through my stomach.
and i imagine it something like a catheter and then got thinking about the mad fingerbang that must have happened to cause it but then again the worlds ending so idk
that's probably my answer for both cos I can't remember anything else.
My parents won a week-long trip to Egypt that included seeing Peer Gynt being performed at night under the Sphinx. Mrs Mubarak & Mrs Mugabe were there. It was actually my Nan that won it, by buying some Leerdammer or something, my parents understandably assumed it was a massive scam but it actually turned out to be real. I mean, they came back with severe food poisoning to find out their house had been robbed, but still. Cheese, eh?
I mean, we had to duck out of school & pay for trains to get there from Notts, but that still counts, right? We got a free lift back with a couple of strangers after the gig as well.
Also, having now read a bit of this thread: what the hell kind of competitions do you guys enter? Nobody wins this stuff for real, shirley?!
Like cds and sweets and that? Cos I'm pretty tall and a good catch, so I always rate my chances when that happens. I'm like the Paul O'Connell of promo shit. And yesterday I bought a double decker from the vending machine using a £2 coin and it gave me £1.90 change. That's kinda like winning.
Won a digital clock radio and a teddy bear dressed in a snooker outfit.
DLT continues to sadden
Best - a night in a suite, with dinner at Le Manoir (Ray Blanc's michellin starred restaurant and hotel)
Worst - A pair of spray painted Toms shoes slip on things that didn't fit. Actually, I am glad they didn't fit, I hated them.
Was a work thing, where people were incentivised to go to look at something (too boring to explain) by offering the chance to win a two person stunt flight experience. I only went, in scruffy clothes, because I was killing time before an afternoon off.
About 12 people entered, and the two people were to be picked seperately. i was one. A mate was the other. He decided he didn't have time for it, so gave me his half and said "take who you want". i looked it up online and there was option to switch the prize for another experience (was one of those red letter day type things). And there it was.
Room would've ebeen £850. Dinner was £99 a head. We had to pay for everything else on top of that, so still ran up a scary bill just with the wine and a few other drinks, but fucking hell it was awesomes. Also, there was free port in the room so we rocked up to dinner le hammered.
Was a brilliant time.
well if you enter a competition called that what do you expect?!
to "win a pair of trainers".
best: probably phoenix nights dvd
in the middle: NT day entry tickets, crochet blanket, christmas cake, wine
worst: wiltshire sound tshirt
jimi hendrix and paul mccartney wouldnt have bitched about it this much.
Worst - pencil tops at a work raffle
Worst - A tracker bar
Are you from the midlands?
(I only have one too, so the prize givers were very embarrassed).
Worst: a child Lord Of The Rings t-shirt. I wore it till the seems ripped, much to my housemates dismay.
GCSE revision guides that turned up after my exams. (And didn't look that great anyway)
Best: Signed Liars CD, Halo 4 Deluxe Soundtrack boxset.
Worst: a small girls Playstation Allstars t shirt (I am a medium man, at the very least).
Worst: Not really a competition, but tickets to Jools Holland. Got stuck out in Maidstone and had to hitchhike home. Actually that was pretty fun, but the show itself was rubbish.
In a karaoke competition in the Archers on Osborn Street.
It was only a 50ml bottle though.
Don't know if it's any good, have never listened to it. Come to think of it, I'm not sure I've ever knowingly heard any Interpol song. Certainly not about to start now.
But my parents got it obviously. I also won a mountain bike.
Worst is probably Towering Blocks. It's a cheap unfinished version of Jenga which has just been jigsawed from a larger piece of wood and put straight in a box. It comes with the tagline "Towering Blocks: 48 pieces Hard Wood!".
Still pretty good, though. Don't think I've ever won anything that bad.
it's not amazing tbh but I won it in a street fighter 4 competition so it will always prove that I am awesome at that. maybe the people I beat were tourists who had no idea what the game was, and yeah ok, I had the game at home a few days early so knew loads of moves but still, totally bossed it
worst: some fucking motion control thing for the ps1. you strapped it to your hand and tilted it to move etc. it was so relentlessly shit I only used it once then tried to trade it in in loads of shops, and none would give me anything for it.
oddly I have no idea how I got it really. it came with a note saying it was from a computer games magazine but I never entered any competitions a and didn't even remember sending them anything so not sure how they had my details. bit weird.