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Auction Thread for the Styleforum 2013 Holiday Charity Drive for the Ronald McDonald House

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by unbelragazzo, Dec 1, 2013.

  1. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Dear all,
    Fok asked me to start up a thread for this year's holiday drive. Last year's auction was a huge success, raising over $12k for a great charity. This post from last year's thread gives you a idea of what kind of difference this money can make in someone's life:


    Many affiliates have donated spectacular items to this year's event. We'll be auctioning off each donation in this thread. Once the item is announced in this thread, you'll be able to bid until the auction ends, at which point the highest bidder will win the item. We'll start tomorrow with a gorgeous Calabrese bag and Drakes scarf from No Man Walks Alone.

    Don't forget to subscribe to this thread so that you won't miss out on any of the auctions.

    Also note that SF Affiliate LuxeSwap isn't providing just one item for the auction - ALL of their eBay auctions help our holiday cause. For all auctions ending on Dec 15 (i.e., those that will be posted on Dec 5th), LuxeSwap will donate 10% of the hammer price of each of their eBay auctions to the SF RMcDH donation.
     
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  4. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Thanks all. Let's make it big this year.

    Cheers,

    Fok.
     
  5. darkmatter7

    darkmatter7 Senior member

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    How do I go about donating something?
     
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    chobochobo Senior member Moderator

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    LOL, hopefully I'll get last year's stuff before this year's kicks off.
     
  7. HRoi

    HRoi Senior member

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    Awesome, glad to see this back for another year
     
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    Jr Mouse Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    While I wont be "auctioning" anything here, as I did last year and raised a whole bunch of money -

    I am donating 10% of my final hammer price of my auctions that end on 12/15. These are my auctions that launch live this coming Thursday the 5th.

    Ive also put up a banner on the landing page of my website :

    www.luxeswap.com

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    Fok, if theres a different place you want me to talk about this, or if you will allow some hype in this thread, please let me know.

    Last year I donated almost $2,000 from the same program - would love to beat that this year.
     
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  10. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Spoo, that's outstanding of you. I'm editing the OP to reflect your generosity and hope it generates some extra bidding on your holiday items.
     
  11. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Thanks much. You best be all in the mood to buy your women Chanel, by the way.



    Mod note: Spam quote deleted.
     
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  12. LA Guy

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    Thanks @SpooPoker . You're awesome, man.

    Tomorrow we'll start the first auction, for a Calabrese Napoli bag and a Drakes tie package, donated by @gdl203 and @Edouard of No Man Walk Alone.

    Let's raise lots of money for the Ronald McDonald House.

    Cheers,

    Fok.
     
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  13. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Alright everyone, here is the first auction. You are bidding on a package deal from No Man Walks Alone. The package includes this gorgeous Calabrese bag, retail value $840:

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    AND your choice of a Drakes scarf from No Man Walks Alone's selection (retail value between $130 and $160). Personally I think I'd go with this one:

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    Fok told me to start the bidding at $350, but that's ridiculous. I've been coveting this particular bag as well as the Drake's scarf for a while now anyway, so I'll open the bidding myself with a bid of $375. No doubt we will end much higher than that, but this will at least get us rolling.

    Since this is the first auction, we'll give it a bit more time to develop. Auction will close at noon ET on Wednesday.

    Happy bidding.
     
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  14. mimo

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    *sigh* it had to be that bag.

    I'll get you rolling with a laughable $500.
     
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    unbelragazzo Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Oh yes, it is that bag! I have the green boiled wool bag from Calabrese, which is outstanding. I've seen this bag in person, the leather on it is amazing.
     
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    so happy this is back again.

    LET THE SMACK TALK BEGIN!!!! AND LET THE DOLLAHS FLOW!!!
     
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    Smack talk is fine. But you have to put numbers in there too, big mouth. I said $500. You say wut?

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  19. mimo

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    That's how it's done. $600.
     
  20. gdl203

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    Gosh that scarf is beautiful ! [​IMG]

    And that bag... [​IMG]
     

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