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1st TSF Writing Competition - Entry OPEN

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How it works:

Write a topic/article about the theme in the next section below. At the end of the competition period our Judges will judge their top 3 articles individually, their top choice will get 3 points, the 2nd choice will get 2 points and their 3rd place choice will get 1 point, we will then add up the points to see who the ultimate winners are.

Our Judges in this competition are @5huggy, @CadmiumGreen, @kimchi, @adamthetaller, @Tn21, thank you all :) 

In the event of a tie our lead judge @5huggy will have the deciding choice. 

Topics/articles can be any length, the quality is being judged. Multiple entries allowed, providing each article is different and not about exactly the same subject. No plagiarism, this competition is designed for some enjoyment and something interesting to be part of, please do not cheat with copy and pasting from the internet, those found to be doing this risk their account, plagiarised content can easily be found by us so please do not risk it. Topics must be new topics written for the purpose of this competition and written after 29th March 2020.

This competition's Topic to write about:

Please write a topic/article written towards someone who is completely new at investing or collecting precious metals. You could write any help topic about the subject.

Some example topics: e.g. why gold is a good investment, how to protect your wealth in times of recession and uncertainty, how gold can be part of a structured portfolio, why holding physical precious metals is a good idea, what prices you should pay, which dealers you recommend new members to try (remember that we have members from all over the world so you can write about dealers in any specific country or multiple countries if you like or different topics for each country), the best way to pay for precious metals from abroad, taxes applicable, where/how to safely store your precious metals, Gold vs Silver vs Platinum, what to look out for when collecting numismatic coins, which coins are good to collect, semi numismatic vs bullion, what proof coins are, what spot price means, how to value a coin, tips when dealer with eBay or what to avoid. etc etc

The above are just some examples to give you an idea, you can write any article/topic that is written towards helping someone new at either precious metals investing or collecting. Or any article to convince new/potential new members why precious metals are a worthwhile investment or hobby. 


Competition running time

This competition will run from the date it is posted until 31st May 2020 (as per forum London time) entries can be submitted anytime during this period. The Silver Forum is a worldwide forum and the prizes will be shipped FREE of charge worldwide to the winners.  

The Prizes:

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Entry is open to both Premium Members and Standard Members. Prizes are dependant on if the winning member is a Premium Member or Standard Member, to be eligible for the Premium membership prize, premium membership must be purchased before end of May 2020, as the winner will be announced sometime after this date, you must be a premium member at the time the winner is selected. 1 prize per member per competition, e.g. a member entering this competition can not win both 1st and 2nd place, there will be unique winners for each prize.  

1st place prize if winner is a Premium Member: S1 1oz proof Dog. Boxed with COA. Estimated value £70 to £100.
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2nd place prize if winner is a Premium Member: S2 1/2oz proof, boxed with COA.
IMG_7294.JPG

3rd Place Prize: TSF T logo mug (This 3rd place runner up prize is the same whichever member group)
https://teespring.com/shop/tsf-t-logo-mug?aid=marketplace&tsmac=marketplace&tsmic=search&pid=659&cid=102910
IMG_7301.jpg

Should the winner not be a Premium member, the prizes will be changed with the below. 

1st Place if the winner is not a Premium member: HR proof bald eagle
IMG_7292.JPG

2nd place if the winner is not a Premium Member: Perth Mint S2 1/2oz Rabbit
IMG_7295.JPG

All winning members will also receive a TSF T logo pin badge in platinum grey colour, these T logo badges can not be bought and are only given out to various prize draw / competition winners on TSF.

How to enter:

To enter please post your topic/article in the relevant section on the forum, e.g. if it is a topic/article specifically about Gold, please use the Gold section, if it is relevant to the General Precious metals section please use that section. You can find the different forum sections here: https://thesilverforum.com/forum/3-precious-metals/

Please then paste a link to your topic/article below in this topic here, along with the entry number e.g. if you are the 2nd member to enter please write 2 in your post below. Please use a new entry number for each entry you make. 

The entry numbers are just to help communication when Judges are submitting their winners.

Entry open, please enter below, and good luck :) 


My posts are my personal opinions, they do not constitute advice or financial advice.

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I made an entry, included pictures of the proof 2014 Britannia and Una and the Lion.. that pretty much secures the victory for me without even needing to read anything

Big brain stuff¬†ūüėé

Enjoy "reading"

Your winner - Kman

Entry 5

 

 

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Entry number 10

I am sharing my experience of collecting gold sovereigns recalling from the beginning what I learned from a cold start hoping to help others.
 

 

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On 29/03/2020 at 11:46, ChrisSilver said:

How it works:

Write a topic/article about the theme in the next section below. At the end of the competition period our Judges will judge their top 3 articles individually, their top choice will get 3 points, the 2nd choice will get 2 points and their 3rd place choice will get 1 point, we will then add up the points to see who the ultimate winners are.

Our Judges in this competition are @5huggy, @CadmiumGreen, @kimchi, @adamthetaller, @Tn21, thank you all :) 

In the event of a tie our lead judge @5huggy will have the deciding choice. 

Topics/articles can be any length, the quality is being judged. Multiple entries allowed, providing each article is different and not about exactly the same subject. No plagiarism, this competition is designed for some enjoyment and something interesting to be part of, please do not cheat with copy and pasting from the internet, those found to be doing this risk their account, plagiarised content can easily be found by us so please do not risk it. Topics must be new topics written for the purpose of this competition and written after 29th March 2020.

This competition's Topic to write about:

Please write a topic/article written towards someone who is completely new at investing or collecting precious metals. You could write any help topic about the subject.

Some example topics: e.g. why gold is a good investment, how to protect your wealth in times of recession and uncertainty, how gold can be part of a structured portfolio, why holding physical precious metals is a good idea, what prices you should pay, which dealers you recommend new members to try (remember that we have members from all over the world so you can write about dealers in any specific country or multiple countries if you like or different topics for each country), the best way to pay for precious metals from abroad, taxes applicable, where/how to safely store your precious metals, Gold vs Silver vs Platinum, what to look out for when collecting numismatic coins, which coins are good to collect, semi numismatic vs bullion, what proof coins are, what spot price means, how to value a coin, tips when dealer with eBay or what to avoid. etc etc

The above are just some examples to give you an idea, you can write any article/topic that is written towards helping someone new at either precious metals investing or collecting. Or any article to convince new/potential new members why precious metals are a worthwhile investment or hobby. 


Competition running time

This competition will run from the date it is posted until 31st May 2020 (as per forum London time) entries can be submitted anytime during this period. The Silver Forum is a worldwide forum and the prizes will be shipped FREE of charge worldwide to the winners.  

The Prizes:

IMG_7296.jpg

Entry is open to both Premium Members and Standard Members. Prizes are dependant on if the winning member is a Premium Member or Standard Member, to be eligible for the Premium membership prize, premium membership must be purchased before end of May 2020, as the winner will be announced sometime after this date, you must be a premium member at the time the winner is selected. 1 prize per member per competition, e.g. a member entering this competition can not win both 1st and 2nd place, there will be unique winners for each prize.  

1st place prize if winner is a Premium Member: S1 1oz proof Dog. Boxed with COA. Estimated value £70 to £100.
6.png

2nd place prize if winner is a Premium Member: S2 1/2oz proof, boxed with COA.
IMG_7294.JPG

3rd Place Prize: TSF T logo mug (This 3rd place runner up prize is the same whichever member group)
https://teespring.com/shop/tsf-t-logo-mug?aid=marketplace&tsmac=marketplace&tsmic=search&pid=659&cid=102910
IMG_7301.jpg

Should the winner not be a Premium member, the prizes will be changed with the below. 

1st Place if the winner is not a Premium member: HR proof bald eagle
IMG_7292.JPG

2nd place if the winner is not a Premium Member: Perth Mint S2 1/2oz Rabbit
IMG_7295.JPG

All winning members will also receive a TSF T logo pin badge in platinum grey colour, these T logo badges can not be bought and are only given out to various prize draw / competition winners on TSF.

How to enter:

To enter please post your topic/article in the relevant section on the forum, e.g. if it is a topic/article specifically about Gold, please use the Gold section, if it is relevant to the General Precious metals section please use that section. You can find the different forum sections here: https://thesilverforum.com/forum/3-precious-metals/

Please then paste a link to your topic/article below in this topic here, along with the entry number e.g. if you are the 2nd member to enter please write 2 in your post below. Please use a new entry number for each entry you make. 

The entry numbers are just to help communication when Judges are submitting their winners.

Entry open, please enter below, and good luck :) 

 

On 29/03/2020 at 11:46, ChrisSilver said:

How it works:

Write a topic/article about the theme in the next section below. At the end of the competition period our Judges will judge their top 3 articles individually, their top choice will get 3 points, the 2nd choice will get 2 points and their 3rd place choice will get 1 point, we will then add up the points to see who the ultimate winners are.

Our Judges in this competition are @5huggy, @CadmiumGreen, @kimchi, @adamthetaller, @Tn21, thank you all :) 

In the event of a tie our lead judge @5huggy will have the deciding choice. 

Topics/articles can be any length, the quality is being judged. Multiple entries allowed, providing each article is different and not about exactly the same subject. No plagiarism, this competition is designed for some enjoyment and something interesting to be part of, please do not cheat with copy and pasting from the internet, those found to be doing this risk their account, plagiarised content can easily be found by us so please do not risk it. Topics must be new topics written for the purpose of this competition and written after 29th March 2020.

This competition's Topic to write about:

Please write a topic/article written towards someone who is completely new at investing or collecting precious metals. You could write any help topic about the subject.

Some example topics: e.g. why gold is a good investment, how to protect your wealth in times of recession and uncertainty, how gold can be part of a structured portfolio, why holding physical precious metals is a good idea, what prices you should pay, which dealers you recommend new members to try (remember that we have members from all over the world so you can write about dealers in any specific country or multiple countries if you like or different topics for each country), the best way to pay for precious metals from abroad, taxes applicable, where/how to safely store your precious metals, Gold vs Silver vs Platinum, what to look out for when collecting numismatic coins, which coins are good to collect, semi numismatic vs bullion, what proof coins are, what spot price means, how to value a coin, tips when dealer with eBay or what to avoid. etc etc

The above are just some examples to give you an idea, you can write any article/topic that is written towards helping someone new at either precious metals investing or collecting. Or any article to convince new/potential new members why precious metals are a worthwhile investment or hobby. 


Competition running time

This competition will run from the date it is posted until 31st May 2020 (as per forum London time) entries can be submitted anytime during this period. The Silver Forum is a worldwide forum and the prizes will be shipped FREE of charge worldwide to the winners.  

The Prizes:

IMG_7296.jpg

Entry is open to both Premium Members and Standard Members. Prizes are dependant on if the winning member is a Premium Member or Standard Member, to be eligible for the Premium membership prize, premium membership must be purchased before end of May 2020, as the winner will be announced sometime after this date, you must be a premium member at the time the winner is selected. 1 prize per member per competition, e.g. a member entering this competition can not win both 1st and 2nd place, there will be unique winners for each prize.  

1st place prize if winner is a Premium Member: S1 1oz proof Dog. Boxed with COA. Estimated value £70 to £100.
6.png

2nd place prize if winner is a Premium Member: S2 1/2oz proof, boxed with COA.
IMG_7294.JPG

3rd Place Prize: TSF T logo mug (This 3rd place runner up prize is the same whichever member group)
https://teespring.com/shop/tsf-t-logo-mug?aid=marketplace&tsmac=marketplace&tsmic=search&pid=659&cid=102910
IMG_7301.jpg

Should the winner not be a Premium member, the prizes will be changed with the below. 

1st Place if the winner is not a Premium member: HR proof bald eagle
IMG_7292.JPG

2nd place if the winner is not a Premium Member: Perth Mint S2 1/2oz Rabbit
IMG_7295.JPG

All winning members will also receive a TSF T logo pin badge in platinum grey colour, these T logo badges can not be bought and are only given out to various prize draw / competition winners on TSF.

How to enter:

To enter please post your topic/article in the relevant section on the forum, e.g. if it is a topic/article specifically about Gold, please use the Gold section, if it is relevant to the General Precious metals section please use that section. You can find the different forum sections here: https://thesilverforum.com/forum/3-precious-metals/

Please then paste a link to your topic/article below in this topic here, along with the entry number e.g. if you are the 2nd member to enter please write 2 in your post below. Please use a new entry number for each entry you make. 

The entry numbers are just to help communication when Judges are submitting their winners.

Entry open, please enter below, and good luck :) 

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Thank you to everyone who entered, the entries are being read and evaluated and the winners will be announced sometime on/after 16th June 2020 :) 


My posts are my personal opinions, they do not constitute advice or financial advice.

Please Follow / Like / Share to help spread the word of The Silver Forum:
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