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Went through bags and got a nice assortment of stuff the daughter and I did not want duplicates of...so bringing it back up there today in a bag.

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I have spare minis from our VIP packages I don't want or need, maybe I can swap some things. Otherwise I will dump them on the melt bin

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A big thank you to everyone who came and gave me some stuff to do this with; you guys ROCK!!!!:winkthumbs:

 

I'll start a sign up/rules thread in a day or two.

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No worries!::):

 

So, I've had a few thoughts about this, and i'd like to know what you think, especially since you're the ones that helped me make this happen.

 

After a quick count, I have 34 miniatures, 5 miniature related items (bases, basing stamps, etc), and some random other stuff (pen, bag, discount vouchers for some of the vendors, etc).

Those numbers may get a little bit higher; I haven't gone through my stuff yet.

 

Here's where I want your input:

At the present count, I've got enough items to allow 13 people to take 3 things each, 39 people to get 1 thing each, or various other possibilities.

Do the random other items (bag, vouchers, etc) count as an item or not? If yes, that changes my numbers above. I'm leaning towards no, but tell me what you think.

I'm also thinking that this should be for folks who have no way (at least in the foreseeable future) of getting any of this stuff, so no one who had a ninja shopper, or anything like that. (Obviously, there's no way I'm going to be able to know for certain about that.)

I havn't tried yet, but I'm fairly positive this stuff isn't going to fit into a medium sized flat rate box in the packaging, is there any major heartbreak/outrage about me removing it for ease of packing and shipping?

 

 

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To make it worth while for people to reship it should probably be at least 2 minis from the box.   Not sure about how to deal with non minis.  Maybe say 1 non mini item can be taken and not count towards the total items per person.

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That's kinda what I was thinking, too. 2 or 3 items from the box each works out pretty well, and still allows a fairly good number of people to take part.

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12 minutes ago, Crowley said:

Will people continue to add other stuff as they take stuff?

No. I figured this one would just get smaller as it moves along till it's done. If there's still stuff left after the last person has had it, they'd send it back to me to either fold into the regular BoGW, or as the basis for next years Reapercon BoGW.

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