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What's the value to you? Hints and Hauls!!!

Discussion in 'Beer It Forward' started by Cuzco, Sep 20, 2012.

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  1. Cuzco

    Cuzco Mar 22, 2008 New York
    Beer Trader

    The Box is officially on its way west! Should land by the weekend.....
     
  2. zeledonia

    zeledonia Nov 23, 2008 Washington
    Beer Trader

    Sweet! The hint narrows it down to, hmm, maybe everybody minus 1 or 2.
     
  3. notjustgc

    notjustgc Nov 15, 2008 New Jersey

    I am so psyched. I have a feeling this BIF is gonna be a crazy ride.
     
  4. BulbMan

    BulbMan Aug 15, 2010 Colorado

    I think I'm one of the 'narrowed down' for this first box..
     
  5. davesway10

    davesway10 Jan 23, 2010 Iowa
    Beer Trader

    yeah, but , how far west
     
  6. crusian

    crusian May 14, 2010 Oregon
    Beer Trader

    got home today and there was a tall box that could hold a 6 pack on my doorstep, got excited, opened the door and alas, work shit. :'(
    grabbed a burton baton out of my fridge and went back to work...
    lol
     
  7. cavedave

    cavedave Mar 12, 2009 New York
    Beer Trader

    Funny, even I am west of Carmel.
     
  8. srivera14

    srivera14 Jul 12, 2011 Ohio

    Nothing on my doorstep today. Guessing it went elsewhere in the Midwest!
     
  9. nlmartin

    nlmartin Jul 26, 2005 Ohio

    Nothing landed on my steps. Think its going a bit further west.
     
  10. crusian

    crusian May 14, 2010 Oregon
    Beer Trader

    Where the hell is this thing going? Alaska?
     
  11. robL

    robL Oct 22, 2010 California

    Didn't hit Los Angeles this weekend. Sooooo, maybe Hawaii?
     
  12. fickenmeimirish

    fickenmeimirish Feb 18, 2011 Illinois

    Definitely didnt land in illinois
     
  13. srivera14

    srivera14 Jul 12, 2011 Ohio

  14. BulbMan

    BulbMan Aug 15, 2010 Colorado

    More clues??
     
  15. davesway10

    davesway10 Jan 23, 2010 Iowa
    Beer Trader

    nothing in Iowa
     
  16. crusian

    crusian May 14, 2010 Oregon
    Beer Trader

    Something fishy going on..
     
  17. notjustgc

    notjustgc Nov 15, 2008 New Jersey

    I hope it's not sitting on your porch for the next 2.5 weeks.
     
  18. crusian

    crusian May 14, 2010 Oregon
    Beer Trader

    Oh Jesus, me too.
     
  19. Cuzco

    Cuzco Mar 22, 2008 New York
    Beer Trader

    I am sorry for the lack of info in this thread. The box is in transit, heading west, will land Friday!

    Dave, if it was going to you I would have driven it to you, saved on shipping and shared some bottles with you.
     
  20. Cuzco

    Cuzco Mar 22, 2008 New York
    Beer Trader

    The initial box should be landing today!!
     
  21. Cuzco

    Cuzco Mar 22, 2008 New York
    Beer Trader

    The eagle has landed! I repeat the eagle has landed. If you live in a swing state that may play a large role in the upcoming election you should be checking your doorstep!
     
  22. srivera14

    srivera14 Jul 12, 2011 Ohio

    The eagle has landed on my doorstep! Hoooooly shit.....trying to post a picture but it's not working!! Gah....
     
  23. srivera14

    srivera14 Jul 12, 2011 Ohio

    So my actual picture of the bottles isn't working....here's what I got in the box though! Thanks, Cuzco!!!!!

    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  24. srivera14

    srivera14 Jul 12, 2011 Ohio

    P.S. Do I randomly choose the next target? I'm guessing yes, but wanted to make sure since nothing was numbered on the list.
     
  25. cavedave

    cavedave Mar 12, 2009 New York
    Beer Trader

    Woooaaaaahhhh. This is gonna be
















    AWESOME!~!!!!!!!!
     
  26. nlmartin

    nlmartin Jul 26, 2005 Ohio

    Random? Maybe not so much random? Look at your potential targets. Some will be ruled out by geography. Someone in Ohio will have very little to send to someone else in Ohio, Kentucky or Indiana. So distance may be a factor. Maybe you can blow someones wants up? Or perhaps I can blow up a should have wants list. Lots of factors go into who I would ship to next.
     
  27. nlmartin

    nlmartin Jul 26, 2005 Ohio

    I Seldom say this to another guy. That is a seriously nice package! :)
     
  28. srivera14

    srivera14 Jul 12, 2011 Ohio

    Lucky for you, I'm a girl! :p
     
  29. nlmartin

    nlmartin Jul 26, 2005 Ohio

    Still worried because now she has one also? (scared and confused)
     
  30. srivera14

    srivera14 Jul 12, 2011 Ohio

    Hahahaha....thank you, boys, for letting me in on this BIF! :)
     
  31. robL

    robL Oct 22, 2010 California

    So, was there a note as to which were the 3 that you're supposed to "value"? I'm going on the assumption that the Cantillons are those 3, but just curious if it was specifically noted as such.

    Also...gooooood luck matching the value for those babies. Hope you have a deep cellar!
     
  32. srivera14

    srivera14 Jul 12, 2011 Ohio

    No, there was no note except for the address list(which I'm retyping since I totally wrote notes on it as I was checking "wants" lists). I'm basing the value on the entire box since it was not noted, so my target will be receiving beers based on that value vs. just the Cantillon values.

    My target will be receiving more than just 5 beers because of said overall value, I can definitely tell you that. :)
     
  33. robL

    robL Oct 22, 2010 California

    Sounds good. I think I referenced 3 bottles since that was Cuzco's original example of how this would work. Going forward though, any "extras" outside of the value should probably be marked as such. Otherwise, the overall value of the box is only going to climb exponentially and be unfair for those later in the BIF.
     
  34. srivera14

    srivera14 Jul 12, 2011 Ohio

    Very true. My box was expensive! I'm estimating $70 for the Cantillons alone based on what they're priced here in CLE when they come in sporadically. I would hate for the value to climb any higher than that.
     
  35. robL

    robL Oct 22, 2010 California

    Right. But remember, this trade is "What's the value to YOU". I think we all have our own personal gauge for what is considered valuable and whats not. I know some people who cherish Cantillon Rose de Gambrinus like it's the holy grail. But having had it several times, I (personally) value it much lower than them. Anyway, that's just my two cents on this all. Can't wait to see how this box transforms over time.
     
  36. davesway10

    davesway10 Jan 23, 2010 Iowa
    Beer Trader

    This one made me laugh, funny shit. oh yeah, hell of a bar to set
     
  37. Cuzco

    Cuzco Mar 22, 2008 New York
    Beer Trader

    I am glad the box made it safe and sound! The 4 "Sour/Wild" beers are the "Trade" beers. The Pretty Things is an Extra because I really like that beer and I don't think they make it to OH.
     
  38. Cuzco

    Cuzco Mar 22, 2008 New York
    Beer Trader

    Yes, you randomly choose a target from the list. I cannot wait to watch this one progress!
     
  39. notjustgc

    notjustgc Nov 15, 2008 New Jersey

    Wow. I have a feeling these few high-magnitude bottles are going to generate one enormous box for the next doorstep. Excellent work setting this bar nice and high from stop #1.
     
  40. Goblinmunkey7

    Goblinmunkey7 Dec 24, 2007 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    Two words: Holy Shit!

    Epic first box. I can only hope what I have lined up is enough to cover the eventual spread.

    Really looking forward to it.
     
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