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Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« on: July 05, 2017, 04:34:54 PM »
Up for auction is a pair of tickets at a corporate table to The Fallen Outdoors banquet 8/5/2017 in Tacoma, WA.
We have a company who has donated half the price of a corporate table. A couple other folks threw in for a few more seats. We need a few more $$$ to cover the cost of the table...here's the catch. When the auction is over, we will have 3 seats at said table that we will donate to 3 vets so they can go to the banquet free of charge. With the seats, you get a t-shirt, dinner, a couple drink tickets a piece and front row seats. You also get that warm and fuzzy feeling in your belly knowing that you supported an amazing cause. The value of the tickets are $100 a piece. I'm going to open the bidding at $100 for the pair. Again...you're buying 2 seats. There are 5 seats spoken for at the table by me, Rainier10 and his sidekick, and Widgeondeke and his sidekick. The other 3 will go to veterans who want to go. In the event there are more than 3, we'll draw numbers via a random number generator to pick the 3 who get seats.
Post here with a  price.  Payment will be made to my paypal account upon the end of the auction, or you can mail a check to Widgeondeke.
Thank you in advance for your generosity.
There are raffles, silent auctions, live auctions, a full bar, and I'm betting several other huntwa members will be in attendance as well.

In the event we end up with more $$ than we need to cover the table, the balance will be donated directly to TFO.

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Re: Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2017, 04:38:34 PM »
My opening bid will be $100.00
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Re: Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2017, 04:40:07 PM »
150 and I am a veteran does that give me extra points  :chuckle:
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Re: Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2017, 04:40:58 PM »
$160.00 Me to.  :chuckle:
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Re: Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2017, 04:48:01 PM »
Wow...thanks guys!
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Re: Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2017, 04:48:11 PM »
:fire.:

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Re: Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2017, 04:51:38 PM »
Forgot. Auction will run till Sunday evening, 7/9/17, at 6pm. Time stamp by the forum clock will decide it. Not a second past 6pm!!
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Re: Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #7 on: July 05, 2017, 04:59:18 PM »
Here is what you get at the table with your dinner and admission:  10 raffle Tickets per guest and you keep everything on the table ie. shirts, decals, coupons

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Re: Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2017, 06:00:35 PM »
Here is what you get at the table with your dinner and admission:  10 raffle Tickets per guest and you keep everything on the table ie. shirts, decals, coupons

Thanks for the details.
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Re: Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #9 on: July 05, 2017, 06:08:51 PM »
No problem.

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Re: Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #10 on: July 05, 2017, 06:12:13 PM »
So bidding would be to "buy" the spots for 3 vets to go?
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Re: Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #11 on: July 05, 2017, 06:13:56 PM »
Hey you forgot to mention that @Russ McDonald , real name Russ McDonald will be at the dinner as well hopefully close to our table.

Hoping to see plenty of Huntwa members come out for a great cause.
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Re: Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #12 on: July 05, 2017, 06:21:18 PM »
Hey you forgot to mention that @Russ McDonald , real name Russ McDonald will be at the dinner as well hopefully close to our table.

Hoping to see plenty of Huntwa members come out for a great cause.
Yup I will be there with the wife, daughter and son in law and a couple members from my NWTF chapter.  Can't wait.  :hello:  It is a awesome outfit that takes vets out hunting and fishing.  A lot of these guiding outfits that donate are also veteran owned companies. 
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Re: Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #13 on: July 05, 2017, 06:25:13 PM »
So bidding would be to "buy" the spots for 3 vets to go?
It looks like you are bidding on a pair of tickets for yourself.

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Re: Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #14 on: July 05, 2017, 06:30:17 PM »
So bidding would be to "buy" the spots for 3 vets to go?
It looks like you are bidding on a pair of tickets for yourself.
:yeah: But they are seats at a corporate table versus the standard couple tickets.  The corporate table seats come with more "perks" than the standard single or couple seats I believe.  @jackelope can confirm in a bit.
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Re: Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #15 on: July 05, 2017, 06:32:53 PM »
@jkthomps @DaveMonti @Carl Shout out to my MDF partners in crime.
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Re: Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #16 on: July 05, 2017, 07:15:26 PM »
So bidding would be to "buy" the spots for 3 vets to go?
It looks like you are bidding on a pair of tickets for yourself.
:yeah: But they are seats at a corporate table versus the standard couple tickets.  The corporate table seats come with more "perks" than the standard single or couple seats I believe.  @jackelope can confirm in a bit.
that is correct  :tup:
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Re: Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #17 on: July 05, 2017, 07:30:28 PM »
$200

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Re: Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #18 on: July 05, 2017, 09:36:12 PM »
225
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Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #19 on: July 05, 2017, 10:21:09 PM »
You're buying 2 seats for yourselves to go. That would make 7 occupied seats and 3 empty seats we can give to some vets who want to go.
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Re: Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #20 on: July 05, 2017, 10:21:43 PM »
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Re: Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #21 on: July 05, 2017, 10:23:45 PM »
So with jackmaster's bid of $225, that covers the cost of the table. Anything above $200 goes straight to TFO. Keep the bids coming. It's a great time for a great cause.
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Re: Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #22 on: July 05, 2017, 10:24:48 PM »
@CoryTDF  are you going to be there?!?
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Re: Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #23 on: July 05, 2017, 10:45:23 PM »
Went last year and a great time to be had. You will have a lot of fun for a great cause if you get a chance to join in.
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Re: Auction!!! The Fallen Outdoors Banquet tickets
« Reply #24 on: July 05, 2017, 11:05:55 PM »
I'll see if my dad (WWII AAC Vet) wants to attend, I'm just a Viet Nam Era Vet.
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