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Apr 17, 4:59pm - #157557 
anyone ever won a raffle?

has anyone ever won a raffle for a car in a mall?


well heres the story.. a couple months back me and dad were at the mall, and we saw a H2 for raffle.. my dad told me to fill it out, because who knows, we might have a chance.. so i filled it out.. and a couple months later... i get the call. i totally forgot about the whole thing until she mentioned.. the malls name, and the car that i filled the raffle out for.. well anyway she verifried my name and my address, then she said if i dont win the Humvee then theres 4 other cars i can pick from.. or take 25,000 dollars in cash. she said that i will get a pink slip in the mail, with a phone number that i call to claim my prize right there. she was like congratulations!! LOL... i dont know if its a scam.. but we will find out sooner or later. lol... o yea another thing, my dad filled out a raffle ticket also.. but he didnt get a call.. but i did.. so.. it might be reall... it might not be..

who knows.. i might be 25k richer.. or a 19 year old driving a H2 LOL!!!!!!!

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Apr 17, 5:02pm - #157558 
Nice! thumbsup

Hope its not a scam tho..

Damn you could get hella mods with the $$


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Apr 17, 5:02pm - #157559 
hey that'd be cool! I dont care for the H2's too much but if I won one I'd love it haha..

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Apr 17, 5:05pm - #157560 
damn lucky you. i went to a concert with my dad and they had a raffle for a lexus, motorcycle, and a electric scooter. We won the scooter rofl.


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Apr 17, 5:06pm - #157561 
thats cool thumbsup
hope its not a scam

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Apr 17, 5:08pm - #157562 
i wouldnt mind the 25k .. insurance will kick my A$$$$ with the h2

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Apr 17, 5:10pm - #157563 
my friend's dad had a H2 his insurance was like $150 a month


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Apr 17, 5:13pm - #157564 
if they say they're giving a car away they have to by law... so you might have actually won thumbsup

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Apr 17, 5:15pm - #157565 
its hard to belive these "too good to be true" kinda things eek

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Apr 17, 5:21pm - #157566 
sweet man... lucky bastard rofl

take the h2 and then sell it dude!


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Apr 17, 5:25pm - #157567 
Originally Posted by element_celica
sweet man... lucky bastard rofl

take the h2 and then sell it dude!


Yeah, then you could get like 55K instead of just taking the 25K.

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Apr 17, 6:21pm - #157568 
I've won a playstation (when it originally came out) by raffle...that was big back then!

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Apr 17, 6:30pm - #157569 
Umm... not to burst your bubble or anything. Ive entered those before and it was a huge scam. When you get the thing in the mail, READ THE FINE PRINT. It said something on mine like I had to visit virginia and by some property down there. And the odds of winning the car (sl55) 1 in 150,000. Odds of winning cash. 1 in 125,000. Odds of winning a free stay at resort. A hell of a lot. And I had to look for an orange slip in the mail. It was funny because me and 7 other people entered and all got calls... Coincidice? (<--spelling) Either way, if its not a scam then good luck, but if it seems to good to be true, then it probably is.


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Apr 17, 7:04pm - #157570 
I'm not trying to be a skeptic, but I can almost be sure that it's a scam bro

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Apr 17, 7:40pm - #157571 
whatever, if it's a scam it doesn't matter since you didn't pay for anything. if it's not then - awesome grin

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Apr 17, 7:43pm - #157572 
Originally Posted by MptGlw69
Originally Posted by element_celica
sweet man... lucky bastard rofl

take the h2 and then sell it dude!


Yeah, then you could get like 55K instead of just taking the 25K.


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Apr 17, 8:37pm - #157573 
Originally Posted by gtscelica05
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Originally Posted by element_celica
sweet man... lucky bastard rofl

take the h2 and then sell it dude!


Yeah, then you could get like 55K instead of just taking the 25K.


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Apr 17, 9:06pm - #157574 
Originally Posted by element_celica
sweet man... lucky bastard rofl

take the h2 and then sell it dude!


Lucky SOB!

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Apr 17, 9:15pm - #157575 
If you did get the H2, I'll trade you my GTS for it. grin


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Apr 17, 9:42pm - #157576 
Don't keep ur hopes up, that way when you do get it... you'll be that much happier. thumbsup A nd if you don't... then you wouldn't be let down.

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Apr 17, 9:49pm - #157577 
i once won a stereo in a raffel... its really nice and i still have it... some sony boom box with cd and tape...

my mom got a call back from a raffel, that told her she "could" have won a suv, a sedan and some money (not all of them, nor do i remember the names of the cars) but the call back number never picked up, and we got fed up and stoped trying... i really got my hope's up on that one, cause she only has one car, and id love to be able to have a second car at her place.

by the way has anyone seen that commershal that has the guy from "the publisher's clearing house" and everyone thinks they have won something, though he is actually spreading the word about a neighboorhood watch...? its inda funny

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Apr 17, 9:52pm - #157578 
Originally Posted by RevMonster
If you did get the H2, I'll trade you my GTS for it. grin


I'd rather have a Celica than an H2. puke

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Apr 17, 10:29pm - #157579 
I've won one of those raffle things. Years ago I filled out an application to win a boat. The owners called me weeks later and basically asked me to buy it. wtf So yes, in my case it was a scam.

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Apr 17, 11:09pm - #157580 
Originally Posted by rem
i wouldnt mind the 25k .. insurance will kick my A$$$$ with the h2

Gas is gonna kick your ass too wink

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Apr 17, 11:24pm - #157581 
Hope it's true man thumbsup

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Apr 17, 11:29pm - #157582 
Originally Posted by tooekneee
Originally Posted by rem
i wouldnt mind the 25k .. insurance will kick my A$$$$ with the h2

Gas is gonna kick your ass too wink


true, heard about that. fill it up with $35 every few days

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Apr 18, 12:35am - #157583 
If you win take the money and mod up your car!!! thumbsup

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Apr 22, 6:31pm - #157584 
well tomorrow at 10:30am i will find out if this is real

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Apr 22, 6:39pm - #157585 
Originally Posted by rem
well tomorrow at 10:30am i will find out if this is real


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Apr 22, 6:48pm - #157586 
cool...it would be cool to have one of them.


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Apr 22, 10:03pm - #157587 
Scam! Ive had the same shit happen


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Apr 22, 10:09pm - #157588 
Originally Posted by JAsMTz531
Umm... not to burst your bubble or anything. Ive entered those before and it was a huge scam. When you get the thing in the mail, READ THE FINE PRINT. It said something on mine like I had to visit virginia and by some property down there. And the odds of winning the car (sl55) 1 in 150,000. Odds of winning cash. 1 in 125,000. Odds of winning a free stay at resort. A hell of a lot. And I had to look for an orange slip in the mail. It was funny because me and 7 other people entered and all got calls... Coincidice? (<--spelling) Either way, if its not a scam then good luck, but if it seems to good to be true, then it probably is.

Same thing happened to me last week. Except, they called, and said the stuff you just said...and wanted me to visit some new hotel. thumbsdown

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Apr 23, 12:17am - #157589 
its nice to hear they they actually do give those away. I always thought they kept the cars and sold the personal info to advertising companies...

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Apr 23, 12:34am - #157590 
its not really a scam per say but you need to read the fine print really carefully. the people running these are normally people trying to sell you something(ie timeshares,condos etc.)you need to sign a contract with them and buy the thing there selling to be even considered for another raffle of the "so called" car. and these things are NOT localize they have the same raffle all throughout so your chances are really slim to none thumbsdown
i bet yah they'll sell you something theyll call you in to attend a so called seminar and then listen to all there bull

sorry to burst your bubble but its hard to comeby anything 4 free frown

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Apr 23, 7:53am - #157591 
i hope you win man a h2 is a nice car thumbsup


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Apr 23, 9:12am - #157592 
eh they did ask me for timeshare... she was like uhm.. so do you make at least 32,000 dollars a year? i was like no.. lol im only a part time work, full time college student LOL.. she was like.. oh. then we get to skip the timeshare part, and you can go and see what ur prize is!! lol.. so i go over to the other building.. and i won a 4 day all expense paid vacation to florida. but no h2 o well.

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Apr 23, 9:14am - #157593 
long drive for just that... im sorry.

atleast you can enjoy an all expense paid vacation to florida grin


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Apr 23, 9:21am - #157594 
I was just talking about timeshares today . One guy I work with went to 2 "meetings" one locked the door and he couldnt get outhad 2 more"closers" come in before they let him out. The other drove him to the middle of nowhere and locked the door and went with the same selling points as he did at the hotel My father in law vacations with the free hotel offers by signing the win a porsche drawing .
Your lucky you cant buy it due to lack of income . oh and when i was in sales we did the same "contest" no winner though and noone ever called to see if there was a winner...

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Apr 23, 9:31am - #157595 
I was thinking all along it was going to be one of those police busts... you know, they send out prize collection notices to people with outstanding warrants, then arrest them as they show up. rofl


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Apr 23, 1:34pm - #157596 
never won a car myself..but my brother won a red thunderbird..the new ones 2003 i believe..and he traded it back in for the $$ and got himself the 350 Z..and fixed it up..i was so mad bc my number was one off of his.. angry o well i dont mind..


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Apr 23, 4:24pm - #157597 
Originally Posted by BMWprincess
never won a car myself..but my brother won a red thunderbird..the new ones 2003 i believe..and he traded it back in for the $$ and got himself the 350 Z..and fixed it up..i was so mad bc my number was one off of his.. angry o well i dont mind..


What'd he do to his Z?

I wanna see pics! cry

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Apr 23, 4:29pm - #157598 
well let me find some..hes only modded the tires, rims,logos,sound system and i dont know what else..


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Apr 23, 4:41pm - #157599 
one

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Apr 23, 4:41pm - #157600 
two..sorry ill find more..

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Apr 23, 5:05pm - #157601 
i just won 2 dozen roses in a 1 dollar raffel


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Apr 23, 6:14pm - #157602 
Originally Posted by BMWprincess
two..sorry ill find more..


Awesome...HOw old is he?

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Apr 23, 6:48pm - #157603 
21 but he cant do much to his car till he gets back from breaks and stuff..u know?


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