Advice from PCH’s Prize Patrol Ambassador Abroad

I was recently out of the country enjoying the attractions and customs of a foreign land.  I had the occasion to be with a large group of American tourists and, while not homesick, I couldn’t resist giving them some valuable advice for when they return to the USA: “Enter the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes, and maybe we will meet again.”

I revealed my business identity by tearing open my shirt so they could see the PCH Prize Patrol   logo underneath.  (No, it wasn’t painted on my chest.)  Some exclaimed “I thought you looked familiar,” realizing they had seen me in Publishers Clearing House TV commercials.

Suddenly there was lots of excitement.  “You mean you guys are real?”  “OMG, I enter it all the time!”  “When are you coming to my house?”

And then there were some of those negative thinkers who chimed in, “They don’t really give away all those prizes” or “I gave up years ago” or “You have to buy something, right?”

I can handle the skeptics all right — I’ve been doing that for over thirty years.  “Yes, we absolutely award those Big Checks like you see on TV.”  And “Most of our winners entered many times before they won, so don’t stop now!”  And “Entering and winning our sweepstakes does not require a purchase, it’s absolutely free.”   (We are merchants and obviously want consumers to look at the products and magazines we offer.  But, like Main Street merchants who welcome window shoppers and browsers in their stores, we would never kick you out if you don’t buy.)

By the way, if anyone contacts you asking you to pre-pay taxes or a fee because “You have won a prize from Publishers Clearing House,” don’t fall for it.  That’s an illegal scam!

Well, I know that bunch of tourists I saw overseas will be quick to enter our sweepstakes at pch.com as soon as they get home.  And with some luck I may see them again when I lead the Prize Patrol to their door and announce “You’ve just won the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes!”

“Auf wiederseh’n” (till we meet again) and good luck!

Dave Sayer PCH

Dave Sayer
Prize Patrol Ambassador


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Reg Burnett said...

It seem to me that many other bogus companies use your system to work a scam. Asking for money and sending many letters. As a result I stopped paying the game after spending about $1000. It is a shame I did not see your Email letter until this morning.

Best of luck.

Reg Burnet

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Karen Shelton said...

Hi Dave

Hope you had a good trip…..A trip is alway refreshing.

Good for you for overlooking/ listening to the skeptics, they do not have alot of hope and belief. Always listen to the positive feedback….block out the negative, that’s why your winners have won, they believed and had hope.

If you don’t have hope you have nothing.

I hope to see you, Danielle and Todd on August 29th

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Tonya Parks said...

I can still remember how excited I was when I got my notice in the mail years ago. WHAT A THROWBACK memory for me. I was showing it to all my friends at work. I swear I was high stepping it like a super star. I was on top of the world what a precious moment in my life.

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Crystal Wheaton said...

Is there a short list for the forever prize?

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi Crystal, there is not a short list for the $5,000 A Week “Forever” prize. Winners are chosen randomly so everyone has the same chance of winning! Every new entry is a new chance to win!

    - Jussie W. at PCH

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Jamie Sharb said...

Hello again I love reading the blogs here on PCH. It sounds like you had a great trip and you got to meet some new people. I wish I were one of those tourist because I think it would be amazing to meet you. I have watched all the videos on PCHTV and have always wondered what it is like to meet you and the rest of Prize Patrol in person. You all seem like kind,smart,outstanding people and hope one day I get the chance to meet and speak with you and be able to say I met Dave, Danielle, and Todd Prize Patrol from Publishers Clearing House! Well thank you for sharing your trip with us.
In order for me to have any chance to meeting Prize Patrol I will continue to work hard on putting all my entries in and keeping up as much as I can on PCH Profiles.
“Ich hoffe, dass wir uns bald mal kennenlernen”.
(“I hope we can meet someday soon.”) I hope this is right I searched it on PCHSearchAndWin.

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Keeper of the Birds said...

enjoy your trip Dave! and thanks for the info. :)

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jannette callahan said...

“You’ve just won the pch “

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Pamela Crutcher said...

I’m rejoicing!!!!!!!!!!!

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Stancio Butler said...

Good Evening Dave Sayer, Prize Patrol Ambassador,

Hope you had a vacation being out of the U.S.A. enjoying the attractions and customs of just a private foreign land.

However, my own personal private business feedback is just you going to surprise me and award me with just $37,000,000.00 + $250,000.00 a year for life & never work again so, I will put into the middle part of the Latest Winners column for the first time ever between a recent $1 MILLION Dollar Winner: Giveaway No. 1830, S. Seltman of Gilman City, MO & those most recent local area winners at the PCH Winners Circle column on monday. I been entering the sweepstakes for nine long years now.

I will not lose our hope ever again on monday also.

Have a great evening, Dave Sayer!!

Stancio Butler
PCH Customer

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    Stancio Butler said...

    And guess what, Dave Sayer, I recently won both a $10.00 Amazon gift card & $10.00 in cash at the Publishers Clearing House website.

    CONGRATULATIONS TO JUST MYSELF ONLY!!!

    Stancio Butler
    PCH Customer

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      Stancio Butler said...

      Stancio Butler Said…
      Are the Prize Patrol going to meet me in person for the first time ever this week when they are going to surprise me & award me with a mystery prize including a $10.00 Amazon gift certificate that I recently won last saturday at PCH.com so, I will put into the middle part of the Latest Winners column for the first time ever between a recent $1 MILLION Dollar Winner: Giveaway No. 1830, S. Seltman of Gilman City, MO. & those most recent local area winners at the PCH Winners Circle column also this week?

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Mrs. A.T. said...

Hi, I’m glad you enjoyed your travels. It’s a beautiful country, my daughter was born there. There will always be skeptics, they have to see to believe. People need more faith, believing without seeing. Though I’m like everyone else, I really want to “see” it also, but that is where hope comes in. :)

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maria estrella baccay platecki said...

my wish only here is to win this is a good blessing to my family.to the winner who is she or he your such lucky and bless for our almighty god.thank you lord for the blessing that you gave me everyday.god bless you all

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DeLayne Perry said...

Germany! :) I still get asked if I think it is real because in spite of what others may think or say, I tell them I am in it to win it and I have been in it a long time. Yet others can win with just one entry.. BAM! That number can hit. So I encourage people to win. Usually (especially from the older folks) I get a sheepish look… as though they are already doing it but it is a SECRET!

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Jamie Sharb said...

I guess no matter where you live you have heard of Publishers Clearing House. I remember my mom used to get mail from PCH and I always wondered who they were. The older I got I heard more and more about them. Then as I became an adult I had thought about it when I would hear Publishers Clearing House name but never did because I always thought that could never be me. Then I watched some of the winning videos on television with my husband and kids and I knew then I had to try. I bet those tourist went home and told the story about when they met Dave Sayer from Publishers Clearing House. I bet that happens to you often when people realize who you are. I wish my mom was still alive she would still be entering to this day. Like the tourist she was a big fan. I’m not sure if she ever seen one of PCH tv commercials but she knew Publishers Clearing House was real. How much realer could it be to have Dave Sayer right in front of you talking to you about PCH. How exciting that must have been for all them American tourist.
If i was to ever win a big check from PCH I think it would be awesome to take my kids, husband, and myself to a foreign land. That experience would be great no matter if you were with friends, family, or strangers. How often do you get to go somewhere you never thought would ever happen in your life time. Now I enter PCH everyday I see Publishers Clearing House tv commercials all the time. I think it is a shame people have made it their mission to scam innocent people acting like they are Publishers clearing House. They will one day get caught as they should because it is a illegal scam and hurts many who fall for their scams. I know it is not a must to be PCH products and magazines to win. I had placed an order but had to cancel due to I never received them. I was waiting and waiting for them checking the mail everyday but when a month went by I decided I would call PCH customer service. They were very helpful and kind. We couldn’t figure out what happened but they were able to cancel order with no problem and said I could place another order at anytime. Everywhere I look I find nothing but kind, helpful people at Publishers Clearing House. I tell my family and friends all about my experience with PCH and tell them what do they have to lose it is completely free to enter. And they do not have to buy anything to enter or win Publishers Clearing House. I have them talking to me about it every time we see each other now so I think I am in their heads. Wouldn’t it be crazy if I got a phone call with them on the other end telling me they won PCH. I want to win Publishers Clearing House so I will never give up! I hope Prize Patrol comes knocking at my door with Dave leading the way announcing I just won the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes. Oh my I am excited just thinking about looking out my door and there stands who I have been waiting for Prize Patrol! I hope you have a wonderful day and I want to wish everyone lots of luck.

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Stancio Butler said...

Hi PCH Staff,

Did I already won that $10.00 Amazon Gift Certificate at PCH.com last saturday at the 12am hour, when do I get that $10.00 Amazon Gift Certificate from the Prize Patrol, & how did I win that $10.00 Amazon Gift Certificate at PCH.com last saturday at the 12am hour???????

Stancio Butler
PCH Customer

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi Stancio, congrats on your win! You should have received an email from us with your $10 Amazon Gift Code. If you have not received this email, please send us a message using our Ask Us page: http://pch.custhelp.com/app/ask so we may provide you with further assistance.

    - Jussie W. at PCH

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      Stancio Butler said...

      Well, actually, my own account at the PCH Customer Service Help website is recently has been disabled when I recently terminate my own account at the Yahoo! Mail website last year so now, are you going to provide me with further assistance about those two white female PCH representatives going to surprise me & award me with just my $10.00 Amazon Gift Certificate in person at the PCH Blog right now since I’m no longer going to receive an email from you with my $10.00 Amazon Gift Certificate???????

      Stancio Butler
      PCH Customer

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        Stancio Butler said...

        But, are Dave Sayer & his Prize Patrol crew going to surprise me & award me with just my $10.00 Amazon Gift Certificate in person coming up next which is tomorrow right after they are going to surprise & award a $10,000.00 Prize Patrol winner in Texas which is this morning???????

        Stancio Butler
        PCH Customer

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          Stancio Butler said...

          Hi PCH Staff,

          Did the Prize Patrol surprising a $10,000.00 winner in Texas yet just before they are going to surprise me & award me with just my $10.00 Amazon Gift Certificate in person coming up next tomorrow???????

          Stancio Butler
          PCH Customer

          PCH Staff said...

          Hi Stancio, please send us a message using our Ask Us page: http://pch.custhelp.com/app/ask so we may help you claim your prize.

          - Jussie W. at PCH

          Stancio Butler said...

          Actually, my parents told me six years ago that I’m no longer going to order anything I want from from Amazon.com.

          Please change my prize from a $10.00 Amazon Gift Code to $100,000.00 from Giveaway No. 2764 right now!!!

          Stancio Butler
          PCH Customer

          Stancio Butler said...

          & so is as a SuperPrize winner of $37,000,000.00 from Giveaway No. 3080 on August 29th later on!!!!

          Stancio Butler
          PCH Customer

wanda gilmore said...

Hi Dave,
I started playing a year+ago . Purchased numerous products( even though not required) recovering from Yet another surgery .(accident at work2007.unable to work .only 61 now.But….have great FAITH that I will get better to enjoy something in life ) QUESTION, WHY NOT INCORPORATE A GIVE BACK PAGE . Yes it would be slightly higher price point But…. Help various organizations , SOME MADE IN AMERICA PAGE, PETS
JUST THINK A NEW WAY TO NOT ONLY INCREASE YOUR BOTTOM LINE BUT HELP THE WORLD .MANY CUSTOMERS WOULD PURCHASE (even not required to win) FOOD FOR THOUGHT$$$$$$$$$ AMERICA WOULD BUY MORE IF MORE ITEMS SUPPORT THE USA I HOPE YOU HAD A GOOD TRIP .I USE TO LOVE ASIA. GOOD SHOPPING THEIR BUT NOWADAYS WE MUST SUPPORT THE ONES WHO SUPPORT YOU .IN IT TO WIN IT .
MS WANDA. VININGS, GA. YOUALL. COME SEE ME NOW !

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LARRY DEPRIESTER said...

IT DON’T MATTER ANYWAY AS I KNOW FOR A FACT THAT I WILL NEVER WIN AS THIS CRAP IS 100% RIGGED AND ONLY THE PEOPLE THAT DON’T NEED THE MONEY EVER WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKE SO WHATEVER GO AHEAD AND PROVE ME WRONG AS I AM A LOW INCOME FAMILY STRUGGLING EVERY STEP OF THE WAY JUST TO SURVIVE EACH AND EVERY WEEK!!!!!!!!!!!!

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