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Author Topic: 2018 Washington Wild Sheep Foundation Banquet and Auction  (Read 9371 times)

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Re: 2018 Washington Wild Sheep Foundation Banquet and Auction
« Reply #45 on: March 11, 2018, 09:25:55 AM »
Anyone remember what the 7 day trapline went for?
Thanks

$5500 according to the prices my wife was writing down in the banque program.

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Re: 2018 Washington Wild Sheep Foundation Banquet and Auction
« Reply #46 on: March 11, 2018, 09:37:45 AM »
Unreal, the odds of winning both hunts are unreal, makes you wonder if itís on the up n up!!!

Had something similar happen at rmef banquets multiple times. Makes me hesitant to even go and if I do, to spend much money.
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Re: 2018 Washington Wild Sheep Foundation Banquet and Auction
« Reply #47 on: March 11, 2018, 10:08:36 AM »
What they forgot to tell you is they drew and someone wasnt presents so they drew a second name which is done on stage in front of us all. The person who wasnt present was my friends wife and he whill never here the end of that lol

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Re: 2018 Washington Wild Sheep Foundation Banquet and Auction
« Reply #48 on: March 11, 2018, 02:55:10 PM »
im going moose hunting and have a nice bench to sit on! :tup:
My wife told me that I hunt way more than I did when we first got married. I said yeah I know isn't it great !

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Re: 2018 Washington Wild Sheep Foundation Banquet and Auction
« Reply #49 on: March 11, 2018, 03:14:20 PM »
im going moose hunting and have a nice bench to sit on! :tup:
:yike:  :tup:
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Re: 2018 Washington Wild Sheep Foundation Banquet and Auction
« Reply #50 on: March 11, 2018, 03:18:33 PM »
The moose tag brought 32000 If I recall correctly

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Re: 2018 Washington Wild Sheep Foundation Banquet and Auction
« Reply #51 on: March 11, 2018, 05:39:55 PM »
Iíll be the first to admit that anybody has the same odds of winning both drawings, but that fact that she won both, and was the one taking money for membership tickets is just way too fishy.... she was literally the one put the tickets in the hat. Oh, and the other person drawn just happened to not be there?!

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Re: 2018 Washington Wild Sheep Foundation Banquet and Auction
« Reply #52 on: March 11, 2018, 05:43:08 PM »
If I sound bitter itís because I am. No way the person handling the tickets should be in the drawing

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Re: 2018 Washington Wild Sheep Foundation Banquet and Auction
« Reply #53 on: March 11, 2018, 06:04:56 PM »
I agree. This needs to be addressed and fixed. Maybe it was a completely random thing that the same person happened to hit both jackpots back to back each with less than 1% odds.

But the fact that it was an insider who won, and who was also involved in handling the tickets, and her husband was on the stage during the drawing reaks of an inside job. Nobody in the room except those on the comittee know exactly how many tickets were in the tumbler and whoís name went on those tickets.
 


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Re: 2018 Washington Wild Sheep Foundation Banquet and Auction
« Reply #54 on: March 11, 2018, 06:05:39 PM »
And by addressed and fixed I mean a different method for future drawings.

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Re: 2018 Washington Wild Sheep Foundation Banquet and Auction
« Reply #55 on: March 11, 2018, 06:49:22 PM »
Iíll be the first to admit that anybody has the same odds of winning both drawings, but that fact that she won both, and was the one taking money for membership tickets is just way too fishy.... she was literally the one put the tickets in the hat. Oh, and the other person drawn just happened to not be there?!
i agree, not to drag this on but that process needs to change.
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Re: 2018 Washington Wild Sheep Foundation Banquet and Auction
« Reply #56 on: March 11, 2018, 06:54:58 PM »
Iíll be the first to admit that anybody has the same odds of winning both drawings, but that fact that she won both, and was the one taking money for membership tickets is just way too fishy.... she was literally the one put the tickets in the hat. Oh, and the other person drawn just happened to not be there?!
i agree, not to drag this on but that process needs to change.
Looks good to me....  :dunno:  :chuckle:
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Re: 2018 Washington Wild Sheep Foundation Banquet and Auction
« Reply #57 on: March 11, 2018, 07:02:12 PM »
I think its pretty sad that this has turned into an online conspiracy .. The people who have put more time and effort that anyone get unbelievably lucky and now its being discussed in front of the whole world that some people feel it was an inside job..? Nobody wants to win those sheep hunts more than me and did I shake my head and think wow that is next to impossible,  but like everyone else in the room I watched them blind draw the winners including someone who wasn't present that could have won.. Sure go ahead and nicely present your ideas of change to the board via email or phone call but to call them out for an inside job on here is rude . ..

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Re: 2018 Washington Wild Sheep Foundation Banquet and Auction
« Reply #58 on: March 11, 2018, 07:09:47 PM »
The ďblind drawĒ for me is the problem. I didnít see them put any names in the tumbler. You, me or nobody in that room knows how many names went into that tumbler or if the odds were stacked with more names than others. Itís next to impossible to have what happened there happen. But the fact that those impossible odds happened to the people in charge of the tumbler is absolutely suspicious. Go ahead and shrug it off if you want.

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Re: 2018 Washington Wild Sheep Foundation Banquet and Auction
« Reply #59 on: March 11, 2018, 07:19:43 PM »
Well... the guys who run the show are members of huntwa. Maybe theyíll chime in if they see the thread.

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