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Re: Usagi Yojimbo Dojo Heroes Initiative New Year’s raffle

Postby Maka » Thu Oct 31, 2019 16:19 +0000

And if I had a chance to win an original sketch from Stan Sakai, I would be willing to buy more than one ticket. But I’m not eligible to win. Ha! We’ll figure it out and see what happens and adjust as necessary. And keep on posting your ideas here. Kyle and Steve will see them too and we’ll come to some agreement for the first one. We two months or so to decide.
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Re: Usagi Yojimbo Dojo Heroes Initiative New Year’s raffle

Postby Maka » Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:40 +0000

Dear Sam,

Your donations arrived today. Thank you so much for giving to our UY Dojo charity raffle.

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Re: Usagi Yojimbo Dojo Heroes Initiative New Year’s raffle

Postby maichan » Sat Nov 02, 2019 22:49 +0000

This should be fun!

So here's what I'm donating...

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Re: Usagi Yojimbo Dojo Heroes Initiative New Year’s raffle

Postby Maka » Sat Nov 02, 2019 23:52 +0000

Awesome! Thanks again, Maichan!

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Re: Usagi Yojimbo Dojo Heroes Initiative New Year’s raffle

Postby Gaffey » Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:24 +0000

Nice!
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Re: Usagi Yojimbo Dojo Heroes Initiative New Year’s raffle

Postby Maka » Fri Nov 08, 2019 19:18 +0000

Dear UYD,

Here’s a link to a podcast that Craig was a guest on promoting his Hellboy charity raffle. They hope to raise over $6,000. Craig even secured 100 exclusive hellboy pins for the first 100 people who buy 10 tickets ($50).

He also got Dark Horse, IDW to contribute prizes. Amazing work.

Here’s the point where they talk about Stan contributing. Can’t wait for Nov. 15 to see Stan art. https://overcast.fm/+ODNjyAO5M/13:51

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Re: Usagi Yojimbo Dojo Heroes Initiative New Year’s raffle

Postby Mayhem » Tue Nov 12, 2019 14:43 +0000

Not quite as impressive as some of the other donations, but I'm able to group these for a prize if that's good...? :) can take a photo of the items for the raffle as well.

(and probably easiest if I then just directly ship to the winner rather than send it somewhere first heh)

Usagi Yojimbo issue #1 (the very first issue, first print)
Critters #3
Planeta Comic Spanish FCBD promo (signed)
The Witcher issue #1 Sakai cover (signed)
Long Beach Comic Expo 2015 program
Dark Horse Presents issues #35 and #36 (signed)
TFAW.com promo card (signed)
Usagi Gets Caught Reading poster (signed)
IDW Usagi poster
Hallowe'en Comicfest issue
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Re: Usagi Yojimbo Dojo Heroes Initiative New Year’s raffle

Postby Maka » Tue Nov 12, 2019 21:28 +0000

That's Awesome Matt! Thanks! That's a nice bundle to win for one ticket.
Yes, a photo would be good to show people what they can win.
And I can send you money to pay for the shipping to where ever it ends up going.

You people are the best!

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Re: Usagi Yojimbo Dojo Heroes Initiative New Year’s raffle

Postby Steve Hubbell » Tue Nov 12, 2019 23:35 +0000

Mayhem wrote:Not quite as impressive as some of the other donations, but I'm able to group these for a prize if that's good...? :) can take a photo of the items for the raffle as well.

(and probably easiest if I then just directly ship to the winner rather than send it somewhere first heh)

Usagi Yojimbo issue #1 (the very first issue, first print)
Critters #3
Planeta Comic Spanish con promo comic (signed)
The Witcher issue #1 Sakai cover (signed)
Long Beach Comic Expo 2015 program
Dark Horse Presents issues #35 and #36 (signed)
TFAW.com promo card (signed)
Usagi Gets Caught Reading poster (signed)
IDW Usagi poster

I am curious as to what the Planeta Comic Spanish con promo comic is.....
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Re: Usagi Yojimbo Dojo Heroes Initiative New Year’s raffle

Postby Mayhem » Wed Nov 13, 2019 1:55 +0000

As my LCS ordered in the whole pack of the Hallowe'en Comicfest issue for me (25 copies!) then I've added one to the prize list. The pack should be with me this week. I'll also have spares for anyone needing it in Europe.

Steve Hubbell wrote:I am curious as to what the Planeta Comic Spanish con promo comic is.....

I''ve adjusted the description, it's what was offered here: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=8149

Evidently I ended up with two copies along the way, I believe... I'll double check obviously before letting this one go ;)
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Re: Usagi Yojimbo Dojo Heroes Initiative New Year’s raffle

Postby Maka » Fri Dec 06, 2019 16:28 +0000

Dear UYDers,

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Re: Usagi Yojimbo Dojo Heroes Initiative New Year’s raffle

Postby Gaffey » Fri Dec 06, 2019 17:46 +0000

send feel free via the “sending to a friend” option
Did you mean fee free?

We will meet with Stan shortly to get these things signed. Gaffey, I don't know if we will be able to meet with Stan again to get your donations signed.
I'll try to get my stuff out on Monday.
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Re: Usagi Yojimbo Dojo Heroes Initiative New Year’s raffle

Postby Maka » Fri Dec 06, 2019 18:49 +0000

Thanks Gaffey!

For the typo and the donations! :). Peace, maka
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Re: Usagi Yojimbo Dojo Heroes Initiative New Year’s raffle

Postby Mayhem » Sat Dec 07, 2019 13:53 +0000

7% is a bit high to add for non friend and family method, unless you are only buying one ticket. But thems the breaks heh.

I had to remove the Planeta book from my prize as I couldn’t find the one I thought I had in my collection :| I’ll find something else to replace it though, and get a photo together of the prize set!
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Re: Usagi Yojimbo Dojo Heroes Initiative New Year’s raffle

Postby maichan » Mon Dec 16, 2019 16:16 +0000

You're doing a great job organizing this Maka! I'm sure the raffle will be a big! (At least I'm praying it will be) :lol:

One word of caution though, as I've seen mention of this with the Mignola Raffle..... I'm not sure how true it is or not, but people need to try and avoid the use of the word raffle on PayPal (maybe even Facebook?). I read this can raise the red flags at PayPal and cause problems... not sure what kind of problems, but maybe something to look into.

I know when I was helping with a car show years ago, we had to avoid using the term raffle. The city where the car shows were held, had some strict guidelines for raffles. We had to call it something besides a raffle to avoid any issues.
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