Its not a scam - you aint read what it says
you pick the words correctly and you are entered into a draw with other people who found the words, to pick just 1 winner who gets the 19k
i.e it costs you £12 with the possibility of winning 19k - the max you "win" = about 1500 times what it costs you to enter
To win 19k with a cost of 12 means the odds against you winning are at about 1500 to 1
BUT how many other people are gonna be able to pick the correct answers?
You say you did it instantly - you think nobody else cant pick them?
So lets assume 100,000 people can ALSO pick them
that means 100,000 "winners" are gonna be put into a bin and just 1 picked out
so the odds of YOU being the one picked out of the bin is 100,000 to 1 against - BUT if you were able to get these odds on a horse you would win 1,200,000 (= over a million) if you were to win with a bet of £12
That is- the tv advert is offering a prize FAAAAR less than it should be given the odds of winning it
i.,e it aint a "scam" its a "con"
(Its actually a method of getting around the laws on "lotteries"
They know damned well nearly everybody can find the words - so everybody who answers will get their name put into the pot the name comes out of (think about it- what would be the point of calling them and spending £12 if you COULDNT find the words)
If they just asked people to pay £12 for their name to be put into a pot and 1 name picked to win 19k, THAT would be a lottery
But by asking you to find the words so your name can go into the pot requires "skill" (no matter how little) , and THAT makes it a "gamble" , not a "lottery")
(I know it aint a "pot" - the 19k winner is just picked out at random on a computer from all the names with the ""correct" words picked)