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Reap What You Sow: The Hunt/Trash Talk/Hints/General Stupidity

Discussion in 'Beer It Forward' started by fortsambo, Feb 15, 2013.

  1. fortsambo

    fortsambo Savant (250) Colorado Feb 14, 2011

    Ok, we ended up with 14 guys. Here is the final list of misfits:

    1. djmichaelk
    2. readbaron
    3. BeerThirty
    4. hokiechef
    5. Stigs
    6. twiggamortis420
    7. bauermj
    8. BulbMan
    9. chrisp450
    10. alefish
    11. wagenvolks
    12. davesway10
    13. fortsambo
    14. BeerBuddy2122
    Everyone will have 1 week from today to submit your box. The list of bottles you plan to submit should be sent to me no later than midnight on Feb 22nd.

    Remember, no swag!

    Use this time to scout/study/stalk/stare at from afar the others participants. Gear your boxes to things that they will like, not necessarily what you like. This will help propel your box to the top and forever be known as the king poobah of all boxes! Hopefully everyone has updated/added to their wants list. Please try to do so if you haven't!

    Feel free to talk trash, brag, and even give hints so long as you don't really give anything away, haha.

    Cheers all, let the games begin!
  2. alefish

    alefish Aficionado (200) New Jersey Jan 26, 2012

    Going to update my wants this weekend. Don't look at them yet!
  3. readbaron

    readbaron Savant (345) Illinois May 12, 2010

    I'm #2! I'm #2! Numbers 3-13 can all smell my farts.
  4. fortsambo

    fortsambo Savant (250) Colorado Feb 14, 2011

    My box cost a late night fee
    Your box got the HIV
    My box plays on the double feature screen
    Your box went straight to DVD
  5. just seeing a Mickey Avalon quote in here makes me wish I was in this BIF...Looking forward to stalking this thread! Have fun guys!
  6. Disappointed I missed out on this one, Ill be watching with interest and hoping for a round 2.
  7. djmichaelk

    djmichaelk Savant (385) Florida Jul 6, 2008

    Oooh, you know what that means for you! And I've been eating a lot of spicy Mexican food, too. :D
  8. wagenvolks

    wagenvolks Advocate (655) Texas Sep 23, 2005

    If you having box problems, I feel bad for you son
    I got ninety-nine problems, but a BIF ain't one!
  9. ehammond1

    ehammond1 Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2008

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  10. KevSal

    KevSal Advocate (585) California Oct 17, 2010

    not participating but im excited to watch this play out.

    looking at the goup of guys tho i see a a few killer BAs... your gonna see some pretty kick ass boxes for sure!
  11. fortsambo

    fortsambo Savant (250) Colorado Feb 14, 2011

    Yeah, but who has the biggest schlong?! Time will tell...
  12. davesway10

    davesway10 Savant (490) Iowa Jan 23, 2010

    It is lonely at the bottom, but the real shitting won't begin until the rankings are out ;)
  13. fortsambo

    fortsambo Savant (250) Colorado Feb 14, 2011

    Lonely like this?

    [​IMG]
  14. alefish

    alefish Aficionado (200) New Jersey Jan 26, 2012

    150 to 250 ounces, right?
  15. BulbMan

    BulbMan Aficionado (115) Georgia Aug 15, 2010

    I believe that to be correct. Not an ounce more or less.

    But that having been said, 151 oz. of whale-ish-ness could be the winner!
  16. fortsambo

    fortsambo Savant (250) Colorado Feb 14, 2011

    The Bulbman is correct. It will be interesting to see if a big whale surrounded by small fish wins this or if a nice mix of medium fish wins it, or something else entirely different. I still haven't figured out my plan of attack yet.
  17. BulbMan

    BulbMan Aficionado (115) Georgia Aug 15, 2010

    As I prepare my list, someone out there better be in the mood for some big-ass stouts.
  18. LostTraveler

    LostTraveler Savant (375) Maine Oct 28, 2011

    Cant wait to see this play ouit.
  19. davesway10

    davesway10 Savant (490) Iowa Jan 23, 2010

    Couple of box stats here. Currently sitting on 228.8ozs , Average R.avg is 4.523 and Average BA Score is 99.27. Unless something significant happens between now and Friday this is the Box I'm rolling with.
  20. fortsambo

    fortsambo Savant (250) Colorado Feb 14, 2011

    So when people feel that their box is ready (mine is close), just send a BM me with the title MY BOX. These messages will not be opened until the deadline so that I do not get to see anything that others don't get to see.
  21. wagenvolks

    wagenvolks Advocate (655) Texas Sep 23, 2005

    I like the box stats idea. Here are some from mine:
    Nine beers for ~ 218 oz.
    rAvg = 4.35
    All with wants > gots.
    Total Wants = 3,570
    Total Gots = 1,547
  22. fortsambo

    fortsambo Savant (250) Colorado Feb 14, 2011

    My box is up to 193 oz currently, but not quite done.
    Avg BA score = 95.3
    Working on finishing it today!
  23. BulbMan

    BulbMan Aficionado (115) Georgia Aug 15, 2010

    99.27.. Damn! I don't think I could do that if I tried!

    I keep tweaking my list back and forth, up and down. Currently north of 95% Avg BA score for 10 beers, and total wants > 4,600. Details to follow!
  24. fortsambo

    fortsambo Savant (250) Colorado Feb 14, 2011

    I'm 93.7% sure my box is finalized....
  25. ggfunk

    ggfunk Savant (280) Oregon Mar 29, 2010

    I'm extremely excited to watch this play out. Count me in if there Is ever a round two.
  26. hokiechef

    hokiechef Aficionado (150) Virginia Feb 23, 2009

    Box Stats:
    9 Bottles
    rAvg: 4.37
    BA Score Avg:95.9
  27. Box stats:

    200 oz. Bud Light Lime full vertical from batch 1 (lime is considered sour, correct?)

    My target is one lucky bastard.
  28. Oh crap, I'm not in. Thanks Sam....someone is missing out on this.
  29. I'm not sure how Sam could enter a box for this BIF, let alone run it. No way he has the ammo. I've seen his cellar. /s
  30. chrisp450

    chrisp450 Savant (290) Minnesota Oct 23, 2012

    Picked up what I think will be the final piece to this puzzle.

    This box IMO is a bit of a beast, but maybe I'll be completely blown away by other people's boxes. Hesitant to even offer all this deliciousness up!

    Nervous for this thing to play out!

    Sam, dated picture of your beers prior to the deadline! Haha, only kidding!


    I plan to send my list over tomorrow!
  31. It's more like a crawlspace
  32. fortsambo

    fortsambo Savant (250) Colorado Feb 14, 2011

    More like a shoebox
  33. fortsambo

    fortsambo Savant (250) Colorado Feb 14, 2011

    I have no problem sending my list to someone if that's what you guys would like! I just figured in the end, it doesn't matter much as people will still need to vote on it and it wouldn't give me any real advantage.

    The good thing about this BIF is that you can't really get screwed. You get what you put in, maybe EXACTLY what you put in lol. I have no idea where my box will rank, but I'm shooting for somewhere near the top!

    Btw, all voting will be shown publicly to all.
  34. chrisp450

    chrisp450 Savant (290) Minnesota Oct 23, 2012

    No worries at all. Just playing. I'm waiting until a bit closer to the deadline. Gonna see what else I acquire over the next few days.
  35. Stigs

    Stigs Advocate (575) Pennsylvania Jun 3, 2005

    Box looking to stand as follows:
    12 bottles (10 beers)
    200oz
    rAVG: 4.39
    Avg BA Score: 96.75
    Wants/Gots: 10465/3434
  36. davesway10

    davesway10 Savant (490) Iowa Jan 23, 2010

    My Box is submitted, Its done, fineto. I feel like I've entered my prize hog into the state fair. Hope that heffer takes the blue ribbon. Runner up at least.
  37. BulbMan

    BulbMan Aficionado (115) Georgia Aug 15, 2010

    Shit.. The way this thing's trending, I'm just hoping to be mid-pack!
  38. fortsambo

    fortsambo Savant (250) Colorado Feb 14, 2011

    After permission from all participants, we have a last minute addition to the BIF: Mista! Better get that box going, it's crunch time!! We now have a full 15!
  39. Mista

    Mista Aficionado (195) Minnesota Nov 10, 2011

    what's the shipping window for this BIF? I have some inbound stuff coming in that i keep seeing on peoples wants list ;) yup that's right, i'm researching instead of doing my work!
  40. fortsambo

    fortsambo Savant (250) Colorado Feb 14, 2011

    After the 22nd box deadline, we will probably have a week to do ranking, then a week to do selections, then I would like everyone to ship the following week. So 2-3 weeks-ish.

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