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Swaganigans: What Did I Do To Deserve a 2500 SB Grand Prize?

Posted by on Thu, August 13th, 2015 at 6:50 am


Nobody’s perfect. We all do things wrong, even knowingly (and hopefully not maliciously), and Swagbucks is no different. has its own fair share of shortcomings whether the site goes down for maintenance or a Swagbucks survey isn’t crediting correctly. The important thing is results and we pride ourselves on getting it right and doing the right thing.

Even the Swaganigans judges make mistakes too. We would like to take this time to apologize to a certain Swaganigans contest entrant from two weeks ago who was erroneously not credited for a winning submission. He reached out to us and we happily obliged and gave him his SB. Professor Jockey is particularly proud of himself, I think his hand is starting to hurt from patting himself on the back.

With that being said, onto this week’s Swaganigans! It’s confession time guys, we want to know what you’re doing wrong. Remember in the “The Simpons” intro when Bart Simpson was writing what naughty thing he did on the blackboard over and over and over again as punishment? Well, that’s your challenge:

Type one sentence about what naughty things you are doing pertaining to your use of Swagbucks (don’t worry, you only need to type out the sentence once… unless Professor Jockey says otherwise)

We’re not trying to get anyone in trouble here, we want you to make it fun. We’re not trying to catch cheaters, stop giving us that look. Here’s an example of a silly confession:

I will not use the Swagbucks search engine for looking at pictures of Grumpy Cat at work.

I will put my pants on before I start doing Swagbucks surveys.

I will answer Daily Poll questions truthfully and not just use “eeny, meeny, miny, moe”

I will not shout out my referral link at weddings when the minister invites anyone who objects to the marriage to “speak now or forever hold their peace”
I will not use nCraves or Watch as a babysitter for my 2 year old son

As for The Swaggodore, he has some explaining to do…



First time here? Have no idea what’s going on. Don’t worry. This post will answer all your questions.


Grand Prize gets 2,500 SB. Second Place gets 1500 SB. Other runners up get 1000 SB. And the submission with the most likes gets 500 SB.  Honorable mentions, if any, will receive 10 SB.  Any members that gets posted are immediately entered into the select group club of “Swagglers” all of whom are competing for the coveted Swaggler of the Year (i.e the member who gets posted the most). I hope the evilscotsman is keeping track?


Winners will  be selected on the basis of  humor, wit, wisdom, cleverness and originality. Write your entries in the comments below. 11 entries max. Please include your Swagname, city & state at the end of each entry. Entries must be posted on or before Sunday, August 16th at 11:59pm (in whatever time zone you happen to be in). Judges reserve the right to alter entries for taste, humor or appropriateness. No purchase necessary. Employees of Prodege LLC and members of their immediate families are not eligible for prizes. All gift card prizes are paid out in SB points. To get SB points you must be a member of Swagbucks. If you are not yet a member of Swagbucks that’s ok, no one is perfect. But you can redeem yourself by joining here.

For information on Swaganigans rules and ultimate purpose click here.

Now it’s time to hand things over to the esteemed Prof Jockey to round up last week’s answers in the form of questions.


Your Android Favorites

Posted by on Wed, August 12th, 2015 at 2:55 pm

First things first, all of us at Team Swagbucks would like to apologize for not holding up our end of the deal. At the end of June we announced in a blog post changes to our Yowgo Apps. In that blog post we stated that we would be reintroducing “favorites” to our Android apps in […]

New Additions to Shop!

Posted by on Wed, August 12th, 2015 at 1:50 pm

At Swagbucks we are always trying to make your online shopping experience more rewarding and enjoyable. We know that one of the best ways of achieving this is by adding more and more of your favorite stores, as well as stores you’ll be glad you discovered. Here is the rundown of newest additions to the […]

#SwagHook 1500 SB Grand Prize: Prehistoric Swagbucks

Posted by on Wed, August 12th, 2015 at 9:50 am

What is a SwagHook? We are glad you asked. It’s a personal message about Swagbucks with a referral link based on your wit or humor and a theme of our choosing. For this week’s SwagHooks Twitter Challenge we want you to: Create a #SwagHook for @swagbucks if you were living in a prehistoric era. You’re a […]

“We Got This” Wednesdays: What Do You Call Soft Drinks?

Posted by on Wed, August 12th, 2015 at 9:00 am

Each week, actors Hal Lublin (of The Thrilling Adventure Hour, Welcome to Night Vale and Swagbucks fame) and Mark Gagliardi (of Drunk History & The Thrilling Adventure Hour fame) settle all the small debates that are a big deal to YOU – once and for all. No subject is too small for Mark and Hal […]

iSpy Search: Beach Day!

Posted by on Tue, August 11th, 2015 at 7:50 am

Today is Beach Day! Even though Swagbucks HQ is right on the beach there is work to be done and SB to be awarded so we can’t take advantage of this great day. If you’re not lucky enough to make it out to the beach today, celebrate with us! This week’s iSpy Search is all […]

Little Extra Stories: Maria’s Textbook Swagging

Posted by on Mon, August 10th, 2015 at 2:50 pm

A couple years ago, Maria (SwagName is jstra) from Fairfax, Virginia was a stay-at-home mom with her daughter trying to make some extra cash from home. She collected codes from diapers and DVDs and redeemed them for baby stuff and recycled old cartridges for coupons for arts and crafts supplies for the little one. “One […]

Check Out Visa Checkout and Earn 500 SB

Posted by on Mon, August 10th, 2015 at 12:50 pm

NOTE: Unfortunately, 100,000 members did not complete the Visa Checkout Offer so there will be no 100 SB Swag Up Rebate. We hope you enjoy using Visa Checkout to expedite your future online purchases. Long ago Visa told us that they were “Everywhere you want to be”. Visa has been there for us at departments […]

Adventure Awaits!

Posted by on Fri, August 7th, 2015 at 10:50 am

It’s time to pack your bags because adventure awaits. It’s already August and summer is winding down. You’ve watched all your friends and coworkers travel to exotic and exciting destinations and now it’s your turn. Don’t settle for anything less than the best, book your hotel stay with IHG with their Best Price Guarantee. IHG promises […]

Three For All

Posted by on Fri, August 7th, 2015 at 7:50 am

We think the Three Musketeers were really onto something. It’s not just the chocolate-covered fluffy whipped chocolate goodness, but also, if you want to get a job done right, you’re better off working together. That’s why we are taking Athos, Porthos, and Aramis’ motto “all for one, and one for all” and making it even […]