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View Poll Results: The Traveling Apron's Rules - Please Vote!
1 apron per continent 23 53.49%
1 apron per region (northern, southern, eastern, western states) 2 4.65%
a time limit of 4 days (not including weekends) in posession 5 11.63%
a time limit of 1 week total 33 76.74%
Only the apron and paper goods (recipe cards,etc) in the package 15 34.88%
The apron and all other items chosen by the sender in the package 18 41.86%
All participants will pm jkath their address, email and phone# to ensure a safe return of the apron 36 83.72%
No vital information like that above is necessary 1 2.33%
A minimum of 200 posts before anyone gets the apron 22 51.16%
A minimum of 3 months on the board (active member) before anyone gets the apron 30 69.77%
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Old 03-13-2007, 07:15 PM   #51
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Originally Posted by Alix
...The apron is pretty important to all of us...I'm sure you can understand why we are putting some restrictions around this. The theft of the apron was a shock and upset many members. We're just trying to ensure it doesn't ever happen again.
I do understand and was excited when it first started (even though I was low on the list, I did sign up quite quickly) and very "pissy" when it disappeared ... Sorry to all for the crabbing. Not to make excuses but some of us have been patiently waiting a LONG time and suddenly, it seemed like my chance was gone, again. I am sorry.

As long as "longevity" is also put into consideration when looking at number of posts, I'm fine with whatever the group decides.

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Old 03-13-2007, 07:26 PM   #52
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Originally Posted by Elf
Has anyonr thought about using UPS, Fed-X, or DHL ground? The cost is competitive and you get a tracking number so you can track the package alot easier then postal service. Fed-x and UPS now have store all over the place. They have all of the necessary paper work for over sea shipments, and you could, in the beginning use the letter packaging, before switching to a box.
Shipping wasn't the worry, Elf, the worry was the person who took off with it and left.

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Old 03-14-2007, 08:11 AM   #53
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Originally Posted by jkath
Shipping wasn't the worry, Elf, the worry was the person who took off with it and left.

I'll be putting up a list within this week.
Yep, shipping wasn't an issue. I sent it out FedEx and it was about $7 if I recall. I never even really looked at the money in the pocket, since I just just paid it's way (On to it's apparent final resting place ).

I'll have to sign up for the new one later. Spring and summer are getting here and it appears I am once again going to be busy, busy, busy...



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