Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Coupons Pay off for Emma

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Coupons Pay off for Emma

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Byline: ZANE JACKSON zane.jackson@qt.com.au

TEN lucky Ipswich residents took home new PlayStation 3 consoles last week after winning them in a competition promoted by The Queensland Times and supported by RT Edwards.

The competition, which started in late December last year and was drawn on February 23, required entrants to collect 10 special coupons from the QT to enter.

With 10 new PS3s on offer, the competition certainly caught the eye of many readers, with plenty of entries coming in for the popular gaming console.

One entrant dedicated to giving herself plenty of chances to win was Flinders View 11-year-old Emma Buchanan (pictured front row, far left).

Emma's mum Karen Buchanan said her daughter made sure she snapped up as many coupons as she could from family and friends.

C[pounds sterling]She was busy collecting tokens off everyone,C[yen] Mrs Buchanan said.

C[pounds sterling]She was really keen on entering.

C[pounds sterling]As it drew closer, I had to say to her that it was great there was 10 being given away, because there wasn't just one, but just because you entered a lot, it doesn't mean you will win. …

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