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"bounce box" signup

Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2010 9:27 pm
by ConnieD
In the thread: "gearing up for the new year" I mentioned,
I saw some backpacker's were mailing a box of left over backpacking stuff and the box gets mailed on to the next person.

The recipient may take out stuff, but they are also expected to put more stuff in the box and mail it on to another backpacker.

Is this an idea that could catch on?

How about a "stovie" stuff box? It could be backpacking stove and backpacking cooking related stuff.
and, Zelph said,
Ok, I'll start it off. I'll load up a box tomorrow and send it off to you. You can creat a new thread and have it as a sign-up thread/sheet.
The concept is, you take out one item and you put one item in, maybe two items out and two items in, like that, and then, mail the to the next person that "signs up" in the thread. It is up to you to "PM" the next person for a current mailing address (people travel).

Add more than you take, if you like.

The idea is to put lightweight "stovie" gear you no longer need, or, you like something else better. Maybe you like something else better in the box. I did. I am trading out one item I never used, for one item I know I would like to use.

Lightweight "camp kitchen" items involved in food preparation are also welcome.

I think practically everyone finds has stuff too good to be thrown out, and, at the same time, no one around to give it to.

So, here's your chance. Plus, it should be fun.

We are "bpLite" and so, let's keep it lightweight for our friends who live overseas.

There is no requirement for "first class" mail, but do send it on reasonably soon.

edit: and invite other "stovie" friends you may know in other forums, if you like!

Re: "bounce box" signup

Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2010 10:11 pm
by ggarris
Sounds like a lot of fun. Sign me up please.

Re: "bounce box" signup

Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2010 10:25 pm
by JBRanger
Sounds like a hoot! Sign me up!

Re: "bounce box" signup

Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2010 10:44 pm
by ConnieD
Done, and done: just post here.

The last person to receive the box of stuff, "PM" the next person after them, in the thread, for a mailing address.

The "PM" is just under your name, on the right hand side of your post.

Add your post here, and you are the next person in line.

Re: "bounce box" signup

Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2010 10:53 pm
by Ridgerunner
I have enough surplus to outfit a scout troop so sign me up for the fun of it ! ;)

Re: "bounce box" signup

Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2010 5:38 am
by russb
I have a load to give too. Sign me up!

Re: "bounce box" signup

Posted: Thu Apr 01, 2010 11:34 am
by zelph
Connie sends it to ggarris

ggarris sends it to JBRanger

JBRanger sends it to Ridgerunner

Ridgerunner sends it to russb

After Ridgerunner and russb load up the box it will have to ship on a pallet via 18 wheeler. :lol: keep it light weight ;)

Re: "bounce box" signup

Posted: Sat Apr 03, 2010 11:08 pm
by ConnieD
I have sent it on.

This is fun. Sign up!

Re: "bounce box" signup

Posted: Sat Apr 10, 2010 5:19 pm
by JBRanger
What is the smallish thing in the bounce box on a chain? At first I thought it was a sparking tool of some sort. So yea, I have no idea. There is some REALLY great stuff in the bounce box.

Re: "bounce box" signup

Posted: Sat Apr 10, 2010 5:48 pm
by DarenN
i know it's cross-boarder and the shipping might be a bit more, but i'd like to play too. i've got tons of extra stuff.