BobZ is an amazing BA!

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by dachshunddude86, Feb 9, 2013.

  1. dachshunddude86

    dachshunddude86 Dec 21, 2012 Florida

    I know these threads are usually reserved for the trade forum, but no trade went down so its going here for all BA's to see. Bros if this needs to be moved please move it, i just want to make sure an awesome ba gets the recognition he deserves.

    I don't know why, but the other day BobZ sent me a message with two requests: 1) my shipping info 2) don't ask any questions. I then get a follow up message with a tracking number. And then I came home today to find these on my front door step:

    image by dachshunddude86, on Flickr

    I have no idea what I did to deserve this or how I can repay this random act of beer kindness, but I will try my hardest to keep my beer karma square and send him back something in return. Tonight I raise my glass to BobZ and I encourage all of you to do the same!

    PS- BobZ I now have your shipping info. Your porch is getting covered in snow today, but it will be covered in beer soon enough ;)
  2. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
    Beer Trader

    Good gobble d gook! I'm definitely going to raise a glass of something to BobZ. Time for me to hit the cellar...
  3. Nectar

    Nectar Jan 17, 2013 New Jersey

    You're the man Bob! What an awesome box!
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  4. gatornation

    gatornation Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Beer Karma and BA'S always impress me
  5. match1112

    match1112 Mar 2, 2011 Illinois


    For being awesome! Way to go BobZ!
  6. Ri0

    Ri0 Jul 1, 2012 Wisconsin
    Beer Trader

    Very cool. Recently jzeilinger did a very similar thing for me, sending Nugget Nectar and other great beers. I love this place and the people that make it so great!
  7. rodlavers

    rodlavers Jun 20, 2012 Pennsylvania

  8. Providence

    Providence Feb 24, 2010 Rhode Island

    Same here. That's awesome Bobz, cool for you for doing this man! To the OP. Beer it forward homie!
  9. lucas1801

    lucas1801 Apr 5, 2012 Massachusetts

    jzeilinger was one of my first trades(not that I trade much) and I think I may send him some Hoponius Union again as he loved that beer.
  10. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Jan 2, 2010 California
    Beer Trader

    If you poured all of those stouts into a punch bowl and served it at a party with a ladel that would be epic...
  11. Pelican5

    Pelican5 Feb 4, 2012 California
    Beer Trader

    Class act. BA at its finest!
  12. kingofhop

    kingofhop May 9, 2010 Oklahoma

    BobZ---early frontrunner for BA of the Year 2013.
  13. Providence

    Providence Feb 24, 2010 Rhode Island

    Beer it forward with everyone in this thread right now. Seriously. Beermail me if you want in. I want to keep Bobz's mojo flowing. Additionally, I think "spontaneous-beer-it-forwards" needs to start happening on this site; where someone just announces it because they are struck by the moment and then it happens.

    Everyone agrees to send one beer that they really want to share with someone else. You can send as much or as little as you'd like. Send a beer that you absolutely love and want others to share the joy of. Beermail me if you want in. I will start it and send the first brew. The last person to get in on it will ship to me to complete the circle. I will close it down when I feel like enough people have gotten in on it.

    Full disclosure I have never organized a beer it forward, and I am not really sure how it goes, but I think what I have proposed above is close enough.

    PS: I'm in the middle of a major blizzard so if I stop responding I probably lost power.
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  14. lucas1801

    lucas1801 Apr 5, 2012 Massachusetts

    There is a forum for that, but it never ends up being just a beer. I ran an LIF recently but haven't joined a BIF yet.
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  15. Providence

    Providence Feb 24, 2010 Rhode Island

    Already got two. You gonna be three?
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  16. time4lunch

    time4lunch Aug 10, 2012 New Hampshire
    Beer Trader

    Im sorry for asking in this thread but what are these bif/lif I hear about.?

    Way to be bobz! We need more like you good sir...cheers
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  17. SammyJaxxxx

    SammyJaxxxx Feb 23, 2012 New Jersey
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    Awesome move.
    I urge everyone to commit a random act of beer every once and a while.
  18. MisterGrizz

    MisterGrizz Jan 8, 2011 Texas

    I had a similar package full of Heady Topper in it. Again, courtesy of TotallyHosed. This isn't the first time I've mentioned him tonight either... lucky bastard!
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  19. lucas1801

    lucas1801 Apr 5, 2012 Massachusetts

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  20. Douglasjamjak

    Douglasjamjak Jan 7, 2011 Connecticut
    Beer Trader

    I am going to crack a pannepot in honor of BobZ. Having dealt with Bob before I can attest to the fact that he is truly a great beer advocate.
  21. lucas1801

    lucas1801 Apr 5, 2012 Massachusetts

    Depends on timing, I have some boxes on the move and others I am still putting together. It is not a good idea to have too many going on at once.
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  22. Providence

    Providence Feb 24, 2010 Rhode Island

    Less talking, more BIFing....
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  23. JamesShoemaker

    JamesShoemaker Sep 21, 2012 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    BobZ is a paragon. You've inspired me man!
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  24. PoopChute69

    PoopChute69 Oct 24, 2012 Poland

    What a stud muffin - I'ma send him some goodz
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  25. kcp85

    kcp85 Sep 7, 2012 Missouri

    The world needs more people like Bob. Always be kind to your neighbor. I think I'll drink one of my last 2012 Bigfoots tonight.
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  26. Eriktheipaman

    Eriktheipaman Sep 4, 2010 California
    Beer Trader

    I think this is a great idea. If I were not poor as all shit I would get in on this.
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  27. Providence

    Providence Feb 24, 2010 Rhode Island

    Fuck that noise. You're in. You're the last guy in the list. We'll stop it with you. No need to send anything to me. I don't want anything in return. Beer mail me.
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  28. Providence

    Providence Feb 24, 2010 Rhode Island

    Get in on this BIF
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  29. Providence

    Providence Feb 24, 2010 Rhode Island

    Get in on this BIF
  30. time4lunch

    time4lunch Aug 10, 2012 New Hampshire
    Beer Trader

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  31. Providence

    Providence Feb 24, 2010 Rhode Island

    Get in on this BIF
  32. dachshunddude86

    dachshunddude86 Dec 21, 2012 Florida

    count me in, send me the details. i would like to only send since i have already received something fantastic out of the blue
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  33. BobZ

    BobZ Jun 24, 2009 Massachusetts

    Ok, first, I would have to go a long, long, way to be as generous as you Doug. If anything, I was following your lead.

    Second, I have always been blown away with the generosity of BA's with regard to the few trades I've done. I felt like it was time to drop a nice box on a deserving BA, from what I know of Matt he definitely fits that bill.

    Third, I won the Avatar LIF, due to my awesome dog Molly, and wanted to do something to pay it forward.

    And... finally.... I'm off beer until May (haven't had one since Jan 4th), not alcohol related as I've had some single malt, but "I've gotten way too fat, too fast, and need to change course" related and I want to hike this summer without wheezing and then having a stroke....:)

    Thanks for all the kind words, but I'm just in the pack, there are many people in the forum ahead of me on the generosity front!
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  34. Giantspace

    Giantspace Dec 22, 2011 Pennsylvania


    Your in box is full so I cant contact you. Please contact me to be in this BIF.

  35. Hermthegerm

    Hermthegerm Oct 13, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Your box is full but I'm in
  36. jaIsPoAn

    jaIsPoAn Aug 1, 2012 New York

  37. MisterGrizz

    MisterGrizz Jan 8, 2011 Texas

    Well, why not? This is my first time doing this. You sir, are a persuasive person. Send me details.
  38. Eriktheipaman

    Eriktheipaman Sep 4, 2010 California
    Beer Trader

    You guilt tripped my noise...inbox full. Let me know the details and we'll see if I can pull this off.
  39. loafinaround

    loafinaround Jul 16, 2011 New York

    would make any stout lover drool. Props to BobZ!
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  40. dachshunddude86

    dachshunddude86 Dec 21, 2012 Florida

    My wife was definitely drooling and I had a huge shit eating grin on my face as I pulled out bottle after bottle of black goodness
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