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> CaptKirk42s Chain July/Aug 2013, NOTE: Slight change in chain Order

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post Jan 23 2013, 11:37 AM
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This "contest" was inspired by previous "Chains" most notably the contest/link "The Chain" by Marc (msw_sportscards).

THE CONCEPT: is very simple I ship off a package to the first person in the list of participants, that person after oohing and aahing at the contents picks one, two or more cards (how many they please if any) from the stack, replaces those cards with different cards and ships the stack to the next person on the list. If they wish they may add more cards to the stack, provided only cards are shipped, (Marc's original chain got some snags when people started adding memorabilia and full card sets to the package making shipping costs phenomenal) Then the next person does likewise (the oohing and aahing, the picking, the replacing, the shipping) until the package gets to the last person on the list who after the aforementioned sequence of actions (the oohing and aahing etc...) then returns the package to me. Hopefully I will then quickly start up a new chain to keep this fun process ongoing.

Last chain the main rule was the replacement card had to be a different year from the card it was replacing. That doesn't need to be followed this time I think it confused things a bit more. Most of the time the replacement card will be a different year anyway.

The only real rule is if you take something out it must be replaced with something approximately equal in value, quality, cardness.

There is no time limit for how long you keep the chain stack, but try to keep things moving so it doesn't get stale. The last round averaged about a week (6 to 7 days) turnaround time which was good. Holiday shipping caused a bit of a delay but nothing major.

Delivery Confirmation is not required but it is requested so that the group can track where the package currently is.

This probably goes without saying but when your turn is getting close please PM the next person in line to get their mailing address if you don't already have it.

PARTICIPANTS (aka: Chainlinks):
July/Aug 2013 Package

START OF CHAIN:
00: redwing40 (Paul) Confirmed smile.gif
01: bajmurray (Brian) Confirmed smile.gif
02: WestCoastSkinsFan (Sam) Confirmed smile.gif
03: Boston5761 (Justin) Confirmed smile.gif
04: jtrsteel15 (Confirmed)
[package] ermm.gif unsure.gif
05: ayerhead18 (David) Confirmed
06: redwing40 (Paul) Captkirk42 (Kirk) Confirmed
:END OF CHAIN


NOTES:
UPDATE:
Package seems to have stalled. Basically have to close down this round. I might post a new round with some management changes in a few days.

Package was last delivered to tjrsteel15

Looks like Justin currently has the package and it seems to be stalled. Destination?

Paul has dropped out, I will be the new end of the chain.

This current round (July/Aug 2013) is being run by Paul (redwing40).

This post has been edited by captkirk42: Oct 15 2013, 03:42 PM


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post Jul 30 2013, 03:08 PM
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Package Mailed out as of today! DC# sent to bajmurray (Brian)

Its in a small flat rate box, It included DC# plus $50 insurance on it, which is included with the cost, $5.80 if we keep it in the same box!


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captkirk42   CaptKirk42s Chain July/Aug 2013   Jan 23 2013, 11:37 AM
redwing40   Hey, I just sent it out :lol: Thats fine, at leas...   Jan 24 2013, 06:46 AM
wytmke   ILL TAKE THE A SPOT   Jan 24 2013, 08:41 PM
captkirk42   Got you Jeremy   Jan 25 2013, 12:45 AM
WestCoastSkinsFan   I'm looking forward to another round!   Jan 24 2013, 09:07 PM
captkirk42   Any more takers Today?   Jan 28 2013, 03:29 PM
Boston5761   Count me in   Jan 28 2013, 04:33 PM
captkirk42   Got you Justin.   Jan 28 2013, 10:41 PM
redwing40   Welcome to the group Justin and Jeremy! :)   Jan 29 2013, 07:49 AM
Boston5761   Any updates on how this is going for folks (who...   Feb 11 2013, 12:48 PM
captkirk42   Justin et al, :( Sorry guys I haven't sta...   Feb 11 2013, 01:46 PM
Boston5761   No rush, I am certainly looking forward to it th...   Feb 11 2013, 10:01 PM
redwing40   Same here, but ready for when it starts back up...   Feb 21 2013, 06:22 AM
hugeeaglesfan   I'll throw in some basketball when the package...   Feb 11 2013, 11:56 PM
redwing40   Bringing this back to the top! If need be I ca...   Jun 24 2013, 07:35 AM
redwing40   Okay, got the go ahead from Kirk to restart this, ...   Jun 26 2013, 07:24 AM
bajmurray   I'm in for either one.   Jun 26 2013, 08:40 AM
redwing40   Thanks Brian!   Jun 26 2013, 09:23 AM
WestCoastSkinsFan   Still in.   Jun 26 2013, 11:29 AM
redwing40   Thanks Sam!   Jun 26 2013, 11:56 AM
ayerhead18   anyway I can get added to this month's chain. ...   Jul 21 2013, 10:20 AM
redwing40   PM sent!   Jul 22 2013, 05:18 PM
captkirk42   In if it's Hockey so be it if it is any that i...   Jun 26 2013, 12:25 PM
redwing40   Thanks Kirk for letting me start this back up, go...   Jun 26 2013, 04:07 PM
redwing40   Like to see more members joining in this Time, thi...   Jun 27 2013, 05:28 AM
redwing40   This is whos in so far, anyone else? 01: redwing40...   Jun 28 2013, 05:36 AM
redwing40   Hmm, like to see some long time members join in, w...   Jun 29 2013, 03:34 PM
redwing40   Last day to sign up folks, anyone else want in? I ...   Jun 30 2013, 08:45 AM
redwing40   Okay, I'm going to get this going with 4 membe...   Jul 6 2013, 11:04 AM
captkirk42   Paul, I updated the first post to reflect the cur...   Jul 6 2013, 04:24 PM
redwing40   Thanks Kirk! :D   Jul 6 2013, 10:07 PM
jtrsteel15   I would be in for this too   Jul 9 2013, 01:28 AM
redwing40   PM sent! Sorry guys, I will get this going s...   Jul 12 2013, 05:35 AM
redwing40   Second pm sent! Almost there everyone, see, ...   Jul 22 2013, 05:40 PM
Boston5761   Still in   Jul 12 2013, 06:15 AM
redwing40   :) Got you down, Thanks!   Jul 12 2013, 07:16 AM
redwing40   New mailing Order! 00: redwing40 (Paul) Confi...   Jul 22 2013, 05:48 PM
redwing40   Okay, here we go!!!! Going to m...   Jul 28 2013, 01:01 PM
redwing40   Okay we have 7 members Confirmed in, Anyone esle?   Jul 23 2013, 01:05 PM
captkirk42   first page updated using post #37 list.   Jul 23 2013, 01:23 PM
redwing40   Thanks Kirk! B)   Jul 23 2013, 04:49 PM
redwing40   Im out guys, Make sure Kirk gets the package at th...   Jul 31 2013, 09:11 AM
captkirk42   :huh: OH OK Paul. Thanks for reviving the chain...   Jul 31 2013, 09:32 AM
bajmurray   I received the package a couple of days ago. I de...   Aug 3 2013, 06:58 PM
redwing40   :) Good to see this heading in the right path, ni...   Aug 8 2013, 07:43 PM
captkirk42   Thanks for the update Brian. Those are some cool a...   Aug 3 2013, 09:12 PM
bajmurray   The package was mailed yesterday, so it should arr...   Aug 8 2013, 08:48 PM
captkirk42   Thanks I'll update the first post. with the ...   Aug 8 2013, 11:52 PM
WestCoastSkinsFan   Package received! I've decided to take on...   Aug 11 2013, 11:46 PM
WestCoastSkinsFan   According to the DC# (9400109699938732761159), The...   Aug 22 2013, 01:42 PM
Boston5761   Kept only the Brady Quinn auto and added an auto a...   Aug 22 2013, 09:34 PM
captkirk42   Justin currently has the package, but needs the ne...   Aug 27 2013, 09:42 AM
jtrsteel15   Sorry guys I kind of forgot about this. I sent hi...   Aug 29 2013, 07:57 PM
redwing40   Gald you remembered ;) Some nice stuff guys so ...   Aug 29 2013, 08:45 PM
redwing40   PM sent, please give us a update! your last v...   Sep 19 2013, 10:59 AM
captkirk42   Hey guys what is the current status of the package...   Sep 14 2013, 02:45 PM
redwing40   Update: PMs was sent but only Justin pm'ed me...   Sep 18 2013, 04:27 PM
redwing40   PM's going out to Boston5761 and jtrsteel15...   Sep 14 2013, 08:12 PM
redwing40   Okay, Justin sent me the DC# last night, The packa...   Sep 19 2013, 10:48 AM
captkirk42   Since we are nearing the end of this chain package...   Sep 19 2013, 04:20 PM
captkirk42   Updates?? :unsure: Just PM'd tjrsteel15 inqu...   Oct 15 2013, 03:40 PM
redwing40   Kirk, I never got a PM back from him :( Disappo...   Oct 15 2013, 07:01 PM


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