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having to search for a product to buy before I can enter

Complaint Rating:  68 % with 304 votes
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Publishers Clearing House
6607 Co. Rd. 20
Orland, United States
Phone: 5308655653
This is a multi-part message in MIME format. ------=_NextPart_000_0033_01C92CA8.7B7828D0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf8" Content-Transfer-Encoding: binary I really resent having to try to buy something in order to finish an entry onto PCH.com. I don't believe that is the right way to approach things. Joyce _____ From: Publishers Clearing House [mailto:PublishersClearingHouse@superprize.pch.com] Sent: Sunday, October 12, 2008 5:06 AM To: lilaclady@sbcglobal.net Subject: PCH Important Entry Message DON'T MISS YOUR CHANCES TO WIN! Add pch.com to your address book. Why? Important Message PCH.com Publishers Clearing House MARYANN CARTER Contest Department Dear Joyce Staples, The Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol could visit the Staples home to award a $1, OOO, OOO.OO "Tax Free" SuperPrizeR from Giveaway No. 1170. I urge you to follow the instructions below so that you can claim your SuperPrize number. You see, if the SuperPrize number assigned to you matches the winning number drawn, Joyce Staples will win $1, OOO, OOO.OO from Publishers Clearing House, free and clear of State and Federal taxes. Here's what a SuperPrize winner from Giveaway No. 1170 would experience: The Prize Patrol would arrive at our winner's door with flowers and balloons to present the "Big Check" and personally congratulate the winner. Video cameras would be rolling to capture the winning moment. Our new winner would have enough money to enjoy financial security, indulge in a few luxuries ... and perhaps even travel the world. Our new winner would be in the financial position to help others by sending a child or grandchild to college or donating to favorite charities. To receive a valid SuperPrize entry that could ultimately win you a life-changing Tax Free Million Dollars, just use any of the links below to visit PCHSearch &Win -- AND THIS IS IMPORTANT -- search any topic you desire to claim your entry! And please, make sure to visit PCHSearch&Win every day for all your internet searching. Why? Because getting a daily entry for a Tax Free Million Dollar SuperPrize is just the beginning of the exciting prize opportunities that you'll get at PCHSearch&Win. You see, PCHSearch&Win also gives you chances to win instant prizes like computers, plasma TVs and lots and lots of cold hard cash every day. You search the internet all the time, and now, thanks to PCHSearch&Win, your searches could make you a winner -- INSTANTLY! Please don't miss out. Make sure we hear from you soon! If you become our SuperPrize winner the Prize Patrol will personally award you the "Big Check" and be the first to congratulate you on your good fortune! Much success in all that you strive for. Sincerely, Maryann Carter, Contest Department Maryann Carter Contest Department Click Here to Continue $15, OOO.OO Trick or Treasure Halloween Giveaway! P.S. This Halloween, the Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol could bring you a $15, OOO.OO treat! Yes, they will personally award a $15, OOO.OO cash prize on October 31st and your first search every day gives you a chance to win! So search now, Joyce, and maybe you'll have a VERY Happy Halloween! _____ To unsubscribe from future PCHSearch&Win emails, please click here. _____ WE CARE ABOUT YOUR PRIVACY! You've received this email because you are registered with pch.com. You are subscribed as lilaclady@sbcglobal.net. If you no longer wish to receive email from Publishers Clearing House, please unsubscribe. This is a post-only message, please do not reply. If you have any question regarding Publishers Clearing House or other pch.com sweepstakes, please visit the pch.com Info Center. Privacy Policy Habeas Certified Sender Seal Publishers Clearing House, pch.com, and their agencies are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information or formatting, whether caused by internet users or by any of the equipment, programming or software associated with or utilized in connection with the Sweepstakes. This offer is open to all residents of the United States, Puerto Rico and APO/FPO. C 2008 Publishers Clearing House 101 Winners Circle Port Washington, NY 11050 [08S4281] ------=_NextPart_000_0033_01C92CA8.7B7828D0 Content-Type: text/html; charset="utf8" Content-Transfer-Encoding: binary
I really resent having to try to buy something in order to finish an entry onto PCH.com. I don’t believe that is the right way to approach things.
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N  8th of Apr, 2010 by    0 Votes
I really would like to win because I have been struggling to survie for 3 yrs. i have no job been looking but have not been hired.love to work but the ecomney is not that great. i'm a divorced mom of 3 been on my own for 3yrs. i have lived in 4 different places with in 2yrs I "m moving out of a room i rent from a friend an going to take care of my elderly mom an live ina 1 bed room apartment still not working am wondering how I'm going to make it. will be moving out by May1st i also have 3 children I need to surport but its hard when u have very few funds to do with it. Jeanne Conkey from Canaan NH
N  11th of May, 2010 by    0 Votes
I would love to win a home for me and my kids & pay off all my dets. linda chrisley
A  21st of May, 2010 by    0 Votes
i have also, done the same, as everybody else has and gotten nowhere. sonebody, (you say), is winning, but, are they 'live' or are they 'memorex'
A  30th of May, 2010 by    0 Votes
I enter sweepstakes and play games everyday for 45 minutes a day with no avail. I feel like an idiot wasting time with this crap. I think the whole business is a scam and no one ever really wins. I don't like feeling this way about others but please prove me wrong!!!
N  20th of Jun, 2010 by    0 Votes
I don't mind looking at the product adds. I can ignore the magazine adds. But, I am sick of this mindless search to win aspect of the PCH system. I can't see how they come out on it and it is a nuissance to me.
A  10th of Dec, 2010 by    0 Votes
i won 2 times 1000.00 did all surveys and never got anything
this i believe is fault advering on pch part. i did the things so i could buy food and toys for a food minersty i help out at. who could really use the money i am up set that this i believe this is ascam... m rhyne
N  12th of Jan, 2011 by    0 Votes
I tried filling out a entry form for the PCH million dollar for life contest and I'm lost. I skip through all the promotional ads because I don't buy them when they are on TV and I'm not going to buy the now. If I skip one it took me to another and another and another and another, well I guess you get my drift. After I continue to skip finally I got to the point were it said my entry will be entered and it ask me to hit continue but before I could hit continue I was switch to a blank page. Was I entered because I'm not sure because there was nothing on the screen tellin me if I had been entered. I play a lot of different contest but this is my first time play the PCH and I was disappointed with all the ads trying to sell me something everyday. I hate those products that they sale on TV with stupid gimmecks and I hate the fact that PCH made me flip through so many of them before I could enter (at least I think I'm entered) I just want to win a million dollars for life not spend my hard earned money on gimmick products.
A  6th of Feb, 2011 by    0 Votes
Agree with most of the posts, but I hardly think putting your issue on this site is going to amount to anything. It's just a vent avenue for those irked and or cheated by pch.com when they know they clearly won a particular game from their site. They are blown off when they ask about it and told they did not win. PCH.com has no stats for winners on the spin and win game.. if you search you find nothing.. and well.. what does that tell you? It tells me that nobody is supposed to win those things.. and it's fixed so that you lose every time. Pardon me if I'm wrong.. but I also believe posting here does little more than crap.
N  7th of Apr, 2011 by    0 Votes
good afternoon pch . i till want to win from pch verysoon i hope so can that i have won from you from elizabeth dever.
N  28th of Jun, 2011 by    0 Votes
I am just waiting for that Knock, Knock or Door Bell on our Door here at 16 Fay Lane Bx 6001 Middletown NY 10940 with the Prize Patrolers on the other side of our Storm Door. Then I will make sur that all the Champaigne Glasses are ready to be Used as Fast As Possible. I will even make sure that I have a nice Big Vase for all of those nice RED ROSES. There is no attitude towards a complaint. I have NO COMPLAINTS about the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes & Either should nobody Else
N  13th of Aug, 2011 by    0 Votes
I Marilyn Joan Hadey at 16 Fay Lane Bx 6001 Middletown NY 10940, had gotten an evelope in the mail from Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes, & had also odered 3 Magazines with my entry that I had sent back with payment & still have not received the Magazines in the mail yet. What is the story.
A  30th of Sep, 2011 by    0 Votes
pch keeps sending e-mail about how I need to enter know, I will not win. However they always want me to buy somethings. But they say you don't have to buy anything to win. STOP YOU ARE NOTHING BUY FAKES !!! Everything that is wrote above is all true
N  16th of Feb, 2012 by    0 Votes
please mail to me present invoice pending upon me of how much money i owe to you in pending bill mail to: RICKY CARTER, 905 WEST WAGGOMAN ST., FORT WORTH, TEXAS 76110-5110. i cannot fine the bill so to mail payment. thank you.
N  1st of Mar, 2012 by    0 Votes
N  13th of Mar, 2012 by    0 Votes
pch is missleading, and if you buy something like i did, dooh. and send it back, (when your lucky enough to get an address to return a product to) they never admit to reciving it back, and damn if they dont ding your credit, with a negitive report.
yours, A player for decades.
N  15th of Mar, 2012 by    0 Votes
Actually, look at it this way how many are offering money free. Just your time. If you feel that your time is more valuable then use it in the matter that most satisfy you. Make yourself happy and be in control of that and if that doesn't work you won't have to search for the person to complain to. But if you have the time, do it, and move on make your pray to God and put it in his hand. NOW IT'S DONE . What's next. waltboli
N  15th of Mar, 2012 by    0 Votes
Wow waltboli. How insightful and profound. There is a guy here who is searching for the answer to the universe. Maybe you can help him out.
D  16th of Jun, 2012 by    0 Votes
This is the oddest web site I have ever seen. I can't believe people are on here complaining that they haven't won the lottery. PCH isn't "making" you do anything! You choose to look at their emails, enter their contest, and, in some cases, buy their stupid crap that is available at Walgreens and walmart. And to give out your address and other personal info online???? What the hell is wrong with all you people? Writing a letter to PCH on a complaint website that is in no way affiliated with their company will do no good! There is a PCH blog site that actually goes to the company and they answer people's questions, rather quickly. No one "deserves" to win the freaking lottery! Perhaps your time would be better spent polishing up your grammar and spelling as no one on here seems to have a grasp on the English language. This company owes you nothing, nor does your state lottery.
N  17th of Jun, 2012 by    0 Votes
lately I have gotten 2 emails from PCH that will mot open. How do I know if they are not from PCH and I'm missing an opportunity to win because the email will not open.
N  18th of Jul, 2012 by    0 Votes
will my name is wendywilburn and I have been tring to do the pch for a long time and I dont have a jod right now and am waiting on this jod to call me and i hope they do and my aunt works at this nursing home and she work so hard and we need heip with our bill and I HOPE YOU can heip us and I JUST PUT AND OTHER ONE ON LINE TODAY FOR ONE TO LIKE AT SO i HOPE i win will me and my aunt need hope with this ok you are on my face book and I SHARE YOU ON THEY TO AND WITH MY FRIENDS AND FAMILY WILL HOPE TO HERE FROM YOU SOON WENDY WILBURN 16@YAHOO.COM

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