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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:06 pm Reply with quote
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interstatetime wrote:
Jon wrote:


Here is another idea I have had for many years: WHY NOT FEATURE A CATALOGUED AUCTION RUN BY A MAJOR AUCTION HOUSE AT THE ANUAL/SEMI ANUAL CONVENTIONS/MARTS ON THE LAST DAY TO KEEP DEALERS, MEMBERS AND OUTSIDERS FROM LEAVING EARLY? THERE ALSO COULD BE A LAST MINUTE "BULLET" AUCTION FOR LAST MINUTE UNSOLD CONSIGNMENT MART ITEMS.


Jon, I think perhaps you and I have talked about this before. I think this is an idea with a lot of merit and should definitely be explored.


Yes, I remember mentioning this to you several times in the past two years along with many other ideas--IT MAKES SENSE and RAISES the level participation and interest at a convention ( everyone loves auctions)!

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:41 pm Reply with quote
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I will bring it up to the board. I agree that it is a good idea.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:17 pm Reply with quote
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Finally, after thinking and talking about this, someone decides to jump on it!

Only this one (?); as know I have a pocket full!

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 25, 2018 2:50 pm Reply with quote
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interstatetime wrote:
Jon,

I agree with all of what you say with the possible exception of giving the chapters seed money... We don't have the money to do that right now and I think there are probably things besides money we might offer that would help more. I think when we get a new website there will be a lot more on it for chapters and for people looking for chapters. We have had some setbacks on the new website front but all of the "movers and shakers" believe that the National needs to do more to promote and help the chapters.



I find the note that the nawcc needs money and thus does not have spare funds to assist/support chapters. RATHER INTERESTING>I know for a fact it is the chapter/chapters that fork over monies from marts and regionals to the national; THEREFORE, are not or have not the chapters been providing monies TO THE NAWCC? I once observed that the Pasadena chapter operators forwarded $50,000 to the national from one of the regionals there.

APPEARS BACKWARDS TO ME?

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The whole arrangement is one sided.

It amazes me that you have all put up with it for so long when the clear winner is the NAWCC.

That's why they don't want to change anything.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 26, 2018 6:10 pm Reply with quote
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StephanG wrote:
The whole arrangement is one sided.

It amazes me that you have all put up with it for so long when the clear winner is the NAWCC.

That's why they don't want to change anything.


Quite frankly, I find this reply offensive. If by win you mean that be successful then I want the NAWCC to win. I find my NAWCC membership to be one of the great pleasures in my life. I am sorry you don't Stephan.

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