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    Senior Member Drillium Dude's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by w1gfh View Post
    Input the tracking number at packagemapping.com and get a visual display map of exactly where the Crap is.
    That's cool - but I was hoping we'd not need something like that

    BTW, did you want to be added to the list?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drillium Dude View Post

    BTW, did you want to be added to the list?

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    Not enough Crap here at present. Maybe when I get more. But enjoying the Lurk....

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    waiting patiently !! im still in it... got lots of good stuff. i hope i can fit a jim blackburn rack in the box ...lets just hope it gets there!!

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    I am not in, but for some reason I like to follow this thread.

    Maybe it should be renamed " Watch Drillium Dude heard kittens"

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    I had to make a "special" trip to the store JUST for kitty food. Dang driver cut me off too (you know the ones that slow down and turn right across the bike lane / shoulder?). Rear brake needs more adjusting. I can't wait till my cheapo CAD2 frame shows up and I can retire this BSO crap. . . . Maybe I should have hit him and let him buy me a new new bike.
    "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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    If the box doesn't get to me within a month I swear I'm going to cut up a whole NEXT full-suspension BSO and send it to the offender.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KOBE View Post
    I am not in, but for some reason I like to follow this thread.
    Me too. You can actually see the exact location of The Crap Box today....


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    I'm curious if my crap was actually worth anything. . you know I was cleaning and found an FD mounting screw I think belongs to an FD I put in the box. . . uh oh. I guess it went from "crappy" to "spectacularly crappy".
    "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
    ...you know I was cleaning and found an FD mounting screw I think belongs to an FD I put in the box. . . uh oh. I guess it went from "crappy" to "spectacularly crappy".
    Ha - I wouldn't worry about that; there's probably someone out there who has the mounting screw only that will appreciate that

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    Quote Originally Posted by kobe View Post
    i am not in, but for some reason i like to follow this thread.

    Maybe it should be renamed " watch drillium dude heard kittens"


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    It would be cool to map the travels of this alleged box (which I hope to receive at some point this summer!) on a google map or something so we could see what kind of crazy zig zags it makes across the country. I am not volunteering my services though ...Not enough time in the days as it is.

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    Processed through USPS Sort Facility
    May 02, 2012, 11:32 pm
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    Hopefully, that means it'll be on my door step when I get home today!
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    No they're just sorting. . .
    "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
    No they're just sorting. . .
    True.

    This however, does mean I'll have it today:

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    Alright!! We're moving right along here. Let's hope that the box of crap isn't the end result of a bran muffin and large coffee when you receive it.
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    Box of crap received: May 3rd, 2012

    I will attempt to mail it out tomorrow, Saturday at the latest. Obligatory pics will be taken.

    Boy, no one was kidding about the crap part.

    BTW, I'll probably have to get a new box. This one has a hole in one side and it is kinda "squishy."
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    Underwhelmed?
    "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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    "I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith."

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeybikes View Post
    Box of crap received: May 3rd, 2012

    I will attempt to mail it out tomorrow, Saturday at the latest. Obligatory pics will be taken.

    Boy, no one was kidding about the crap part.

    BTW, I'll probably have to get a new box. This one has a hole in one side and it is kinda "squishy."
    Thanks for the update - looking forward to your pics.

    And you ain't kidding about the box - it seems those things are only good for about 3 or 4 mailings before they're toast

    So, all the good stuff's gone?

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    post a pic of the box and I may be able to infer what was minused and added.

    Otherwise, hole in the side, I'm glad I put all those just rolling around in baggies.
    "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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    "I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith."

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    Sent to photogravity: May 5, 2012

    Crap:


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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeybikes View Post
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    Thanks - and thanks for the pics

    BTW, what type of crankset is that on top?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drillium Dude View Post

    BTW, what type of crankset is that on top?

    DD
    Came off a Raleigh: 165mm 52/42
    "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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    I know Photograv won't stall.. or I'll have to converse Zaph.
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    Lookee what arrived on my doorstep today. While I haven't had time to go through the box yet, I think there's some stuff in there that I can use! Tomorrow I'll take me some stuff out, put me some stuff in and try to get her sent by Wednesday, though it may be Friday since this is turning out to be a crazy week at work already. I won't bore you with the details on that...


    boc_1 by Sallad Rialb, on Flickr


    boc_2 by Sallad Rialb, on Flickr
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    Wow, there's some crappy crap in there, still. And, some slightly nicer crap.

    I don't see the crank, though.
    "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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