Auction Question

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Mitch the Bard, Jan 29, 2019.

  1. Mitch the Bard

    Mitch the Bard Level 0 Character

    Does anyone happen to know the cost of a bidding card this year for the charity auction? Thanks
  2. dndgeek

    dndgeek Troubadour

    I haven't gone to the auction in a few years, but there was never a cost in the past to bid.
  3. Mitch the Bard

    Mitch the Bard Level 0 Character

    I did not attend last year, but two years ago I had to pay something - can't remember if it was $10 or $20 - to get a bidding number.
  4. dndgeek

    dndgeek Troubadour

    No kidding? That must've been the first year I missed.
  5. stahlnee

    stahlnee Spellbinder

    Haven't gone since it was moved to mid-afternoon. Use to be no charge.
  6. stahlnee

    stahlnee Spellbinder

    I recall Jim Kitchen taking over as auctioneer. Not sure Jim has a garycon email address.

    Ask Caroline question. Will pm the email.
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  7. mordrin

    mordrin Spellbinder Staff Member

    I think it was $5 2-3 yrs ago. Didn't go last year.
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  8. diaglo

    diaglo Chevalier

    yeah, there is a cost for the last 2 if not 3 years. and limited seating. Swinehurst holds about 70 or so.
  9. dndgeek

    dndgeek Troubadour

    That's probably why they instituted a cost.
  10. jim skach

    jim skach Troubadour

    If you ever wonder why I sometimes wax nostalgic for the early days, here is yet another symptom....

    I haven't been since we moved to the new place...
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  11. Poindexter

    Poindexter Chevalier

    i haven't been to it in the new place either, it fills up quickly.
  12. Buttmonkey

    Buttmonkey Troubadour

    Last year, seating wasn't too bad. The year before that was brutal with a line extending out the door seemingly to infinity.
  13. Steven Kreft

    Steven Kreft Level 0 Character

    It's not well represented in the spreadsheet. I've never been able to find it with a casual search.
  14. mordrin

    mordrin Spellbinder Staff Member

    It's doesn't have tickets, so you won't find it there.
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  15. Melf

    Melf Administrator Staff Member

    This year we are trying something new! The auction will be in the lobby area to allow more people to bid. As I recall cards are $5. It will be at 3pm to 6pm and will lead right into the TSR Reunion party.
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  16. dndgeek

    dndgeek Troubadour

    Like, in the bar?
  17. francisca

    francisca Troubadour

    Heaven help anybody who has to go from one end of the resort to the other, for a 4pm game, and has to pass through the lobby.
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  18. gizmomathboy

    gizmomathboy Spellbinder

    Let's call it Bar Adjacent ;-)
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  19. Melf

    Melf Administrator Staff Member

    Yes in the sunken area in the lobby bar. The swinghurst was too tight for the crowd.
  20. howandwhy99

    howandwhy99 Level 0 Character

    I have an item to donate to the auction. And a few Frazetta puzzles for the silent auction, if that is still going on. Who do I get in touch with to give those to?

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