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    Godbotherer dwellman's Avatar
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    Um . . . I have a bad feeling about this
    "Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize"
    "So I do not run like someone who doesn't run toward the finish line. I do not fight like a boxer who hits nothing but air."
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    Very entertaining and vicarious fun to read. Question: If everyone adds even 1/10 more crap than they take out, within a month or so, won't the box be so crapheavy it'll start costing $$$$ to ship?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dwellman View Post
    Um . . . I have a bad feeling about this
    Do you mean "where is realestvin7 with his confirmation of receipt and photos?"

    If so, I am on it.

    ALERT: we're at the 1 month point. If you are on the list in post #1 and haven't checked into the net (as we say in the radio communications world) by the end of the weekend, you will be removed.

    I think if someone was on the list and was still interested in playing the game, they'd have dropped us a line by now

    I went through the names and checked all the posts; for brevity's sake, the following members have not yet made their presence known on this new BOC thread:

    Chef Bigs (this one is pretty surprising to me)
    J. Wolfe
    mtnbike
    rookgirl

    So, I will be removing those names from the list Sunday evening. realestvin7, please check in and give everyone a status; a review of the post #1 rules might also be a good idea

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    Godbotherer dwellman's Avatar
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    I'm glad DD is not my PM. . . . (project manager)
    "Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize"
    "So I do not run like someone who doesn't run toward the finish line. I do not fight like a boxer who hits nothing but air."
    "And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us."
    "I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith."

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    That's right, no excuse, no makeup...

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    I'm willing to cut him some slack. He hasn't had any activity on the site since the 25th. Possible he's busy with important things.

    Maybe he has some time to toss a 20" wheeled kids bicycle in the box. That would be awesome.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dwellman View Post
    I'm glad DD is not my PM. . . . (project manager)
    It sucks to feel obliged to keep such a close eye, but you know, the rules were there from the very first post. They're pretty simple, too. As has been noted - not for the first time - this is not rocket science.

    It's not about me, anyway - I'm not down the list waiting on the box to come to me, after all

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    Iowegian is on a trip if I remember correctly, and should be back at some point.
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    I'm still in, just don't want to jinx anything...

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    got a PM. Tentative send date is tomorrow. . .
    "Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize"
    "So I do not run like someone who doesn't run toward the finish line. I do not fight like a boxer who hits nothing but air."
    "And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us."
    "I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Iowegian View Post
    I'm still in, just don't want to jinx anything...
    Thanks for checking in - I will remove you from the "are you in?" list

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    Quote Originally Posted by Iowegian View Post
    I'm still in, just don't want to jinx anything...
    Jinx? I'd say monkey with glasses...

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    Does anyone know the status of the BOC? realestvin7 are you out there somewhere?
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    I've no idea. I don't know anyone, anything except for two PMs 1) saying yeah I'm still in, and 2) I got it and where do I send it next?

    Maybe everyone's out riding?
    "Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize"
    "So I do not run like someone who doesn't run toward the finish line. I do not fight like a boxer who hits nothing but air."
    "And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us."
    "I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith."

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    Quote Originally Posted by dwellman View Post
    I've no idea. I don't know anyone, anything except for two PMs 1) saying yeah I'm still in, and 2) I got it and where do I send it next?

    Maybe everyone's out riding?
    Well I suppose realestvin7 could check into the thread and find out that information himself. It appears we should have eliminated him when he didn't check into the thread.

    Thanks for the update, dwellman.
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    UPDATE: I sent PMs to both dwellman and realestvin7 and received a response from dwellman to the effect that realestvin7 received the box on Friday and was intending to send the box on Saturday to mikeybikes. Thanks for the update, dwellman

    I have no idea why anyone on the recipient list cannot be bothered (yup, that's the phrase I'm using) to update to this thread with receipt date, photos and send-on date. Those were the rules spelled out in post number one. And Rule Number One was and still is "If you can't play by the rules, don't play".

    Out riding, doing whatever - hey, those are excuses, not reasons - not if you have the time to post in other threads, sell stuff and PM.

    Will the current owner either PM me with the status or check into the thread?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dwellman View Post
    2) I got it and where do I send it next?
    I PM'd him my address the day you sent it out. So he knows where I am.
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    Any word yet on the Box of Crap? realestvin, have you sent the box forward yet? We know you received it? C'mon, don't be shy.
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    I got a PM from the current box-holder. It appears it will get underway to mikeybikes soon.

    Sorry everyone, but we're currently in a holding pattern; somebody else is dictating the terms of the game at this point.

    Yeah, I said it.

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    He sent me the USPS tracking number: 9405503699300498250887

    It should be on its way to me. I promise a quick turn around once I get it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeybikes View Post
    It should be on its way to me. I promise a quick turn around once I get it.
    Cool - please post or let me know when you get it so I can catch up the gap in the first post for tracking. Oh, and it looks like atmdad is out so photogravity is now the follow-on - unless you guys have newer information I don't

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeybikes View Post
    He sent me the USPS tracking number: 9405503699300498250887

    It should be on its way to me. I promise a quick turn around once I get it.
    mikeybikes, I just PMed my address to you. Please leave me a little drillium if there's any left by the time you get it!
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