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SWTFYW Hints and Hauls!!!

Discussion in 'Beer It Forward' started by Cuzco, Aug 1, 2013.

  1. Kwaide

    Kwaide Jul 11, 2012 Virginia
    Beer Trader

    that being the point. because who doesnt like extra beer. If it comes early on in the next month or so I am going to include my pumpkin soup recipe. along with the needed Alewerks Pumpkin to go in it and one to drink along side it.
     
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  2. Haywire

    Haywire Sep 25, 2012 California
    Beer Trader

    As I'll be shipping out in the next two days, might as well do my second hint.

    #1 Target doesn't live in my state.
    #2 Target had participated in the original SWTFTW BIF. ;)
     
  3. Houser

    Houser Sep 10, 2012 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    alewerks is an awesome pumpkin beer for those who like pumpkins. pa was given an extremely limited allotment this year (not sure if they are doing a second release) and i was lucky to grab a case.
     
  4. CTJman

    CTJman Jan 14, 2013 Connecticut
    Beer Trader

    i wonder if this is going to stoutseth
     
  5. StoutSeth

    StoutSeth Sep 24, 2010 Virginia

    I wouldn't mind :)
     
  6. Haywire

    Haywire Sep 25, 2012 California
    Beer Trader

    Nah. Don't want to make it that obvious. Sorry buddy. Someone else that is an early target can send to you.
     
  7. sandman3479

    sandman3479 Dec 8, 2006 Connecticut
    Beer Trader

    This.
     
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  8. Kwaide

    Kwaide Jul 11, 2012 Virginia
    Beer Trader

    Hint to my target, your not going to be Stoutseth or richardflyr. But you will be expected to drink the beers I keep.
     
  9. RedBeeron

    RedBeeron Jul 7, 2012 California
    Beer Trader

    Looks like the swag box was delivered today, and I'm just waiting on one for myself
     
  10. MSEGUIN

    MSEGUIN Apr 6, 2011 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    Since babies were/are a common theme of this BIF... Thought I'd let all you fine gentlemen know that my wife is pregnant with our second child. Pretty damn excited!
     
  11. Roger85

    Roger85 Aug 24, 2012 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Congratulation man!! We'll probably all still be here for the birth, and were probably all around for the conception. That is kind of insane when you think about it.
     
  12. MSEGUIN

    MSEGUIN Apr 6, 2011 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    Hahah ya. Ill be for sure to post pics as I see this going well past the delivery.
     
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  13. MSEGUIN

    MSEGUIN Apr 6, 2011 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    Also keep your eyes peeled for a LIF around January.
     
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  14. Houser

    Houser Sep 10, 2012 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    BOOM! atta boy. i guess we are all honorary uncles, groomsmen, and now fathers, too? im wearing a lot of hats these days.
     
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  15. Tertullian007

    Tertullian007 Nov 4, 2012 Missouri
    Beer Trader

    I just looked at another BIF thread and was surprised at all the bitching and whining that was going on. For ours to he almost 70 people with no whining is pretty cool. This is my first BIF and there will be many more. Oh, and I also won the TMTOBA 8.5 LIF yesterday. I love beer.
     
  16. Houser

    Houser Sep 10, 2012 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    i got nosy and looked at the same bif, i think. i stopped reading as i felt like a teenager in high school.

    what was this lif and what did you win?
     
  17. zekeman17

    zekeman17 Feb 14, 2010 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    At the rate this next BIF is going to stretch out, these kids will be graduating college before we're done.
    MSEGUIN---congratulations!
     
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  18. Haywire

    Haywire Sep 25, 2012 California
    Beer Trader

    If it goes on that long it'll be called "BIF within a BIF within a--- Ah Fuck It"
     
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  19. BorisKarloff

    BorisKarloff Apr 29, 2013 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    BIFCEPTION
     
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  20. Hophead717

    Hophead717 Oct 21, 2011 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    Second box arrived, thanks mate!

    [​IMG]
     
  21. Tertullian007

    Tertullian007 Nov 4, 2012 Missouri
    Beer Trader

    Too Much Time On BA LIF 8.5. I won CCB Forgotten Island, CCB Brewer's Brunch, a sixer of Jai Alai, Surly Seviin and some more goodies.
     
  22. Haywire

    Haywire Sep 25, 2012 California
    Beer Trader

    Sweet haul!
     
  23. TheBeerAlmanac

    TheBeerAlmanac Mar 3, 2011 Kentucky
    Beer Trader

    Since this has become the baby making thread, I just found out the sex of mine. And I'll have a newborn likely before this BIForever is over

     
  24. MSEGUIN

    MSEGUIN Apr 6, 2011 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    Hahahaha that was great.
     
  25. smonice

    smonice Aug 10, 2012 New Jersey

    My baby turned 1 today...kinda scary how fast it went by...I honored him by drinking a few Tired Hands 1L growlers in which he got a small taste of and made some very weird faces at o_O ...hopefully he grows into it!
     
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  26. Hophead717

    Hophead717 Oct 21, 2011 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    [​IMG]

    This beer is the tits. Cool glass, also. ISO moar--probably my favorite Alpine.
     
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  27. Houser

    Houser Sep 10, 2012 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    haha, full disclosure: it took me until the 1:30ish mark when i saw your wife that i realized that was you. when i first started watching i thought it was going to be some funny, spoof-like video. my favorite line: "and in fact you are not just a (random pause) poop."
     
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  28. Houser

    Houser Sep 10, 2012 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    i absolutely love duet. i could drink that all day eryday. if anyone has access to simtra by knee deep, let me know. that is an amazing beer, too. had that tonight. you had that yet, hophead?
     
  29. Hophead717

    Hophead717 Oct 21, 2011 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    I have! Got it as an extra in a trade. A little too high in alcohol for my taste without a stronger body and/or hop finish, but I also can't be sure of how fresh it was (trader mentioned it was less than three weeks, and I assume he'd be honest on an extra).
     
  30. IPAFan521

    IPAFan521 Jan 20, 2013 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Congrats man!!!!
     
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  31. Haywire

    Haywire Sep 25, 2012 California
    Beer Trader

    As I wait for the shipper to arrive, I've put together the first 12 bottles to go out to my target. Of the picture I recently posted, I've decided to send two out of the four. The rest of the bottles are either wants, style wants, and a few of WTF I wanted to send. One of the bottles was replaced by two cans, one of which is a want and the other which is a style want. I'll post later on today once I ship out to my target.
     
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  32. Haywire

    Haywire Sep 25, 2012 California
    Beer Trader

    Shipper has arrived. Packing box now and will be sending out within an hour or so.
     
  33. Roger85

    Roger85 Aug 24, 2012 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Let the games begin!!
     
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  34. Haywire

    Haywire Sep 25, 2012 California
    Beer Trader

    Package has left the building and will arrive on my target's doorstep on Monday, September 16.

    Just to recap the rules (this will be the reference post from here on out):

    • The first shipper (me) will send out a box with 12 bottles in a 12 bottle shipper.
      • In keeping with SWTFYW, these bottles can be a variety of bottles, shelf turds, whaelz, or anything in between.
      • The bottles must be between 12oz to 22oz (Seven-Fifties will fall in this range too). If sending cans, stack them 2 high in one spot. Cans only count as one bottle.
    • When you receive the box, select 6 of the 12 bottles or cans in the shipper to keep.
      • Post a picture of all 12 bottles/cans. Do not let us know which ones you are taking.
      • Replace the six you took with six new ones.
      • This is SWTFYW. While you can SWTFYW, don't forget about beer karma.
    • If a piece of swag is included in the box and you want to take it, go for it but make sure you replace it with another piece of swag.
      • If you decide not to take it, that's fine too. The next person in line has the option of taking it.
    • A list of targets will be included in the box. When you receive the box, please select a target at random from the list, cross them off the target list, and ship the box to your selected target.
      • As some participants want to be later down the list, please try to keep this in mind (their names will be annotated on the list).
    • After you receive your box, please do all you can to replace and send out the box to the next target within a weeks timeframe. If you are having trouble meeting this timeline, just shoot me a message or let everyone in the thread now via post.
    • The first sender (me) will be the last in line to be a target and receive the box.
     
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  35. Haywire

    Haywire Sep 25, 2012 California
    Beer Trader

    Here's a list of all participants:

    Ship to as an early Target (Prior to 10/30/13):
    StoutSeth

    Ship to as a later Target (After 10/30/13):
    Whiskeydeez
    Jas45678
    emottram
    shrek806
    IPAFan521
    TheBeerAlmanac
    BorisKarloff

    Ship to Whenever the F*#$ You Want:
    smonice
    buzzword
    CTJMan
    coldsnack
    MMBrew
    ThreeFishes
    roger85
    sandman3479
    richardflyr
    jdhowe
    Steve_Oldrati
    jfstilling
    zekeman17
    UtisTheLaw
    Tertullian007
    Houser
    phishbfm
    Goblinmunkey7
    Brewzma
    bruindre
    blackcloud
    Kwaide

    Very last target:
    Haywire

    Total Participants: 31
    Start Date for BIF w/in a BIF in a Box: 9/11/13
    Estimated End Date: 8/2/14 (325 Days)
     
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  36. Haywire

    Haywire Sep 25, 2012 California
    Beer Trader

    By the way, due to the extreme length of time that this BIF will run, if anyone has a change of address or needs to drop out suddenly, please let me know so I can let the current sender know to update the list with the new info.
     
  37. phishbfm

    phishbfm Dec 4, 2010 North Carolina
    Beer Trader

    Man, after hearing the first box, I've gone full range of emotions from wanting to be later to wanting to be first.
     
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  38. RedBeeron

    RedBeeron Jul 7, 2012 California
    Beer Trader

    Glad you liked it! Of the core 3, it's my least favorite so bottles usually make their way out as extras. Won't be down that way until after the wedding, but I'll hit you up when I do go.
     
  39. buzzword

    buzzword May 19, 2013 California

    could I possibly switch to an earlier timeframe? Two reasons: (1) I am already getting buried in my 2nd year of grad school, and (2) I have a metric buttload of awesome beer that isn't going to drink itself.
     
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  40. Haywire

    Haywire Sep 25, 2012 California
    Beer Trader

    Don't see why not. Box has been shipped already so list will have to be updated when it gets to its destination.
     
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