Posts Tagged ‘Cheating’

A couple of years back it’s safe to say that one aspect of comping really riled us – automated competition entry services. We pretty much led the way in...


Last week an article appeared on Reddit titled “The Daily Telegraph rig their competitions to be won by friends/contributors”. In the article the author, telegraphpolygraph, outlined how they believe...


Although I tend not to enter that many competitions these days I do look out for photo comps (especially if they don’t require votes). However, photo competitions attract a...


Despite the fact that Facebook states that users are only allowed one account it’s a well known fact in comping circles that some people have a couple. One for...


Are You A Prize Pig?

December 3rd, 2011

People who tend to enter a lot of competitions are often regarded as a “professional comper” – a media term that we think isn’t really appropriate to describe someone...


Last week our @loquax twitter account was lucky enough to win some Krispy Kreme donuts. It’s possibly only the second time it’s won – the first was from O2...


We received an error notification today from ceedsie saying that the Mitsubishi competition to win a Mitsubishi ASX car has been suspended, despite the fact that the closing date...


The Institute of Sales Promotion (ISP) have finally started warning promoters about cheating in online competitions. They have issued advice to companies that run competitions to tighten up their...


A competition site that uses Twitter has had an interesting few days! Scramble asks entrants to post items on it’s site and then these are retweeted by other players...



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