With instant win comps like this, a specific time is pre-selected and the first entry received once this time has passed is the 'instant winner'. I always wonder when I get the 'Unfortunately you are not a winner this time' screen, how close I was to winning. Was I way off? Or did I miss out my mere milliseconds?
I do know that it's not impossible to be an instant winner as I have had some luck with these comps in the past. Last year I remember the very first time I'd won instantly. I was wanting to win Taylor Swift concert tickets for my teenage sister. Coca Cola and IGA were running a promotion and giving away thousands of tickets. So on the first day of the promotion I bought myself a bottle of Sprite and rushed home to put my entry in. I was completely shocked when I hit the enter button and was immediately advised that I was a winner. I couldn't believe how easy it was, it was my first go and I'd won 2 tickets. At the end of the promotion I was also lucky enough to win another 4 tickets from the unclaimed prize draw. So would you believe that when I told my sister about my good fortune she then tells me 'I don't even like Taylor Swift'?! Oh well, luckily I also have teenage nieces who gladly took the tickets off my hands.
Just recently I had also been entering the 'Woolworths Big Night In' promotion in hopes of winning one of the entertainment packages or weekend getaways they were offering. No luck with the major prizes however I did win two instant board game prizes.
So is anyone else entering the Mother Energy promotion? Has anyone won? Or have you ever had any luck with other instant win competitions?