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Attention BigBore Ceremonial Raffle

Discussion in 'Himalayan Imports' started by Bawanna, Sep 28, 2018.

  1. Bawanna

    Bawanna Moderator Moderator

    Dec 19, 2012
    Ok boys and girls here it is.
    Since the Ceremonial knife is not getting any bites we'll give everyone a chance to give it a new and proper home.
    I'll get a picture attached here soon as I figure out how or you can visit the previous sale thread.
    Here's how it shall work.
    Chances are 25 dollars a chance. We'll keep this open until we reach the 1200 bucks plus at least another 50 for shipping this monster.
    You just make a post here in this thread stating you are in for how ever many chances.
    Then paypal the money to Yangdu. In the Paypal notes mention Bigbore Ceremonial.
    DO NOT- mention raffle, paypal does not like that word.
    Also include your screen name along with your real name. This is the hard part for me and Yangdu too. She see's your real name and often times doesn't know your screen name.
    I know most only by screen name and even the real names I forget, I'm lousy with names.

    I will keep track of this thread and make a list of who and how many using the screen names.
    I will compare notes with Yangdu regularly to make sure we have the same amount of chances.

    I suspect this is going to take quite some time to fill up but it will be worth it to the lucky winner in the end.
    I'm not an employee of HI but I will not purchase any chances for myself. I think I might purchase tickets for others here from time to time to help it along. I will just post those like everybody else.

    This is a fairly tough task to keep track of so lets keep this thread pretty clean as in, I'm in for 4 chances or 10 chances or whatever.
    NOT I'll be getting 10 chances week after next on pay day.
    NOT, a lot of just chat as it were. Questions of course especially early on.

    So I think I got it all covered. Let the games begin.
     
  2. Bawanna

    Bawanna Moderator Moderator

    Dec 19, 2012
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    I'm the smartest man alive! I made a picture. Lot to be said for cut and paste to this here Missouri farm boy.
     
  3. Berkley

    Berkley

    May 5, 1999
    I'm in for one chance to start.:thumbsup:
     
  4. Bawanna

    Bawanna Moderator Moderator

    Dec 19, 2012
    Berkely down for one.
     
  5. Yangdu

    Yangdu [email protected] Himalayan Imports-Owner Moderator

    Apr 5, 2005
    First of all I want to thank Bawanna for your time and help.
    So far sold 35 tickets.
    Good Luck to All.....
     
  6. EricTheRedBeard

    EricTheRedBeard Basic Member Basic Member

    430
    May 17, 2018
    I bought of bunch of those chances. Here's hoping!
     
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  7. Bawanna

    Bawanna Moderator Moderator

    Dec 19, 2012
    Well I thought this would go on for months but a few bought large quantities of chances, sooooo we're down to about 15 chances left.
    If you want in on this, now is the time.
     
  8. duzyolus

    duzyolus

    56
    Sep 3, 2015
    4 chances bought
     
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  9. Bawanna

    Bawanna Moderator Moderator

    Dec 19, 2012
    Put you down for 4 duzyolus.
     
  10. cul4u01

    cul4u01 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 5, 2012
    Let's do this.

    Mr. B. - I'll take the rest, whatever it is, LMK.
     
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  11. Bawanna

    Bawanna Moderator Moderator

    Dec 19, 2012
    Ok Cul, Yangdu advises there are 11 tickets left. If you want all 11 this is over.
    Let me know and I'll compare notes with Yangdu tonight to make sure we got everybody noted.
    Not all made a post here but so far our notes match.
     
  12. cul4u01

    cul4u01 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 5, 2012
    I'll take all 11.

    I'll send the money to auntie via Paypal by EOD today. Payment sent via Paypal.

    Send payment confirmation via email to you and auntie.

    Thanks
     
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2018
  13. Yangdu

    Yangdu [email protected] Himalayan Imports-Owner Moderator

    Apr 5, 2005
    Now we are sold out the 50 tickets.
    Good Luck to All!
     
  14. Bawanna

    Bawanna Moderator Moderator

    Dec 19, 2012
    I'm starting the process to do the drawing as we speak.
    It'll take me a bit but I'll be back shortly.
    Standby, fingers crossed. I sure didn't expect this to be finished so quickly.

    I'll be back.
     
  15. Bawanna

    Bawanna Moderator Moderator

    Dec 19, 2012
    OK boys and girls, the drawing is over.
    Once again this is how I did it. We're talking large money here so I wanted it to be just as fair as I could possibly make it.
    I did a nice job of printing the names on a nice Excel spreadsheet only to find out my printer was out of ink........grrrrrr.
    So I hand wrote all the names on equally sized pieces of paper.
    I counted each persons to verify I had the correct number of chances.
    I then counted overall to make sure I had the 50 required. Everything jived perfectly.
    I put all the pieces in a tupperware container with a lid and I shook that puppy for 10 minutes, Up down, side ways, every which way but loose. (terrible movie that was).
    Then I shook it some more and removed the lid and had my wife close her eyes and draw 1 piece.

    Drum roll please, a few cords on the Gurka Cigar Box guitar.

    And it looks like Cul is going to have crossed Bigbore Ceremonial knives at his house. He is one incredibly lucky dude.

    It's worth noting that there were only 5 players in this game.
     
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  16. Amko

    Amko

    485
    Jun 15, 2017
    It was cool following this raffle and congrats to Cul. Wow...crossed Bigbores. Need a photo.
    Thanks Bawanna, great work.
     
  17. EricTheRedBeard

    EricTheRedBeard Basic Member Basic Member

    430
    May 17, 2018
    Congratulations Cul! You are one lucky guy!
     
  18. Berkley

    Berkley

    May 5, 1999
    +1
    Took the words right out of my mouth!:thumbsup:
     
  19. cul4u01

    cul4u01 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 5, 2012
    Jeez, I won! Now, I feel really lucky.

    I guess Ndog was right, time to hang these two beasts on the wall...lol

    I'll get a pic up as soon as I can.
     
  20. Yangdu

    Yangdu [email protected] Himalayan Imports-Owner Moderator

    Apr 5, 2005
    Congratulations to Cul!
    [​IMG]

    I want to thank you all who participate on raffle tickets. Those of you did not win on this raffle drawing want to wish you all the best of luck for another drawing.
     

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