March-April Compeition Sponsor – Quicken

scotty on 04/03/2010 at 3:35 pm, filed under OzBargain

First of all, let me have this chance to thank Zazz, especially Adam and Scott there for helping to run last two months’ competitions smoothly. For the very first time our winners can actually pick the prize, and there’s great communication to help all parties to be in the loop. Well done Zazz! For the […]

Nov-Dec 2009 Weekly Competition Sponsor –

scotty on 01/11/2009 at 10:13 pm, filed under OzBargain

As announced on OzBargain forum, the weekly competition sponsor for the next two months (November and December 2009) will be For the first week, will be giving away 2x “Elecom Scope Node 3-Button Laser Mouse”, where you can hold onto a mouse like how you normally hold onto a pen. An interesting gadget […]

September-October Weekly Competition Sponsor –

scotty on 02/09/2009 at 6:33 pm, filed under OzBargain

It has been a long time since I last blogged here (Wow, THREE months ago!). My involvement at OzBargain has been gradually changing. Due to other commitment (i.e. “work”, d’oh) I no longer have much time to sit down and write some stuff. How I used my spare time has also changed from talking about […]

Win Kingston 8GB DataTraveler from ShoppingSquare – OzBargain Weekly Comp

scotty on 02/06/2009 at 7:05 pm, filed under OzBargain

First of all, let me give a big thanks to Danilo @ ShoppingSquare for sponsoring OzBargain’s weekly competition for the next few weeks. We have been running our weekly comps since February 2007, and has given out thousands of dollars so far. From this Thursday onwards (4 June 2009), instead of getting our regular $20 […]

Microsoft Explorer Mouse Giveaway – Guess the IE Users!

scotty on 18/01/2009 at 9:23 pm, filed under OzBargain

One of my first Christmas presents last year was from Deeps at Microsoft Australia, whom I’ve worked together to create the IE8 Web Slice for OzBargain. It’s the Microsoft Explorer Mouse with BlueTrack technology that works on “any service surface”. Easy Recharging Reliable Wireless on the go Sophisticated design and comfort Go anywhere Retail for […]

Freebie Idol Anyone?

scotty on 15/12/2008 at 11:44 pm, filed under Freebie

Alissa at Free Sample Direct is running a competition — Free Idole 2008, where you can write a poem or produce a video about freebies. Yes I know it’s a bit similar to our own birthday competition this year, but on a different theme (freebies rather than bargains). The deadline is by the end of […]

OzBargain Birthday Comp – Win a Nintendo Wii!

scotty on 11/11/2008 at 5:41 pm, filed under OzBargain

OzBargain was launched back in November 2006, which means we are almost 2 years old! For the last 2 years, our community members have posted: 6,200+ deals 600+ forum discussion threads 26,000+ comments Thank you all who have participated! Last week I have also posted in the OzBargain forums — OzBargain Birthday Competition, where I […]

Win Remote Palm Size Helicopters from

scotty on 19/09/2008 at 3:29 pm, filed under OzBargain

I posted this new competition at OzBargain yesterday. Basically this is what happened. Monday evening I received an email from Chang at Yogee, a Sydney based online toys & games store and a regular at OzBargain. OzBargain has been bringing many new business to him so he wants to thank OzBargain by offering additional prizes […]

Weekly Competition at OzBargain

scotty on 10/02/2007 at 8:02 pm, filed under Competition, OzBargain

Just in case you have missed, OzBargain is going to run regular competitions every week. Our last two runs had great results, and I am hoping to have something similar running every week. Let’s make it a habit :) So from now on, every Thursday at 12:00pm mid-day, I will draw two winners from those […]

More Competition from OzBargain – Deals Direct Gift Vouchers

scotty on 02/01/2007 at 11:49 pm, filed under Competition, OzBargain

I have just announced our second competition, which will be running from today (3 Jan) for 3 weeks (until 23 Jan). Here’s the summary version: Post a deal, and you’ll get a chance to win, up to 5 entries. 1x$50 and 5x$20 Deals Direct vouchers to be won. Deals Direct will actually sponsor this competition […]

12 More Hours to Go to Post Your Bargains!

scotty on 22/12/2006 at 10:54 am, filed under Competition, OzBargain

Yes! Last day at work for the year 2006. I will be taking three days off next week + 4 more days the week after. New posts here will be more sparse while I am in the “holiday mood”. Meanwhile, there are only 12 more hours to go to contribute your bargain findings on OzBargain, […]

First Ever OzBargain Competition!

scotty on 05/12/2006 at 3:37 pm, filed under Competition, OzBargain

Here’s my “incentive” to get more of you to share deals, vouchers and bargain tips — First Ever OzBargain Competition!! These are the prizes that I am giving away: 1x AUD$50 voucher 5x AUD$20 voucher I have not really got those vouchers yet — so the winner can decide on what he/she wants to get. […]

Urban Chart Hits Competition from

scotty on 22/08/2006 at 10:40 pm, filed under Competition

Charmaine from has informed us about this new competition they are sponsoring, Urban Chart Hits Competition. Two of our lucky listeners will win a 51cm Pure Flat Screen TV / DVD Combo or a Full Size 18 Speed Mountain Bike with Shimano Gears. All you need to do to be in with a chance […]

Win LCD from, Or get $5 Coupon

scotty on 26/07/2006 at 4:57 pm, filed under Competition

Charmaine posted in the forum, Hi, The team at are giving things away. We are running a competition which allows you unlimited chances to win one of 10 major prizes. And even if you don’t win one of the major prizes, you will win a $5 discount that you will have 3 months to […]

Win Free Petrol from Drive and CarGuide

scotty on 25/07/2006 at 10:32 am, filed under Competition

Besides collecting shopping dockets to combat petrol price hikes, I guess another way is to join free-to-enter competitions that can actually win petrol. Two sites that I have found: — win $100 worth of petrol 3 times a day. I have been entering my details a few times a week ever since it has […]