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NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« on: February 26, 2019, 01:23:25 pm »
Voting will end at midnight on 3 March 2019 and the votes will be counted and verified shortly thereafter.  You will receive an email PRIOR to the official announcement of the winner and runner-up so keep a close eye on your email. Upon receipt of said email, PLEASE respond to it and keep the information confidential until the official announcement is made.

Again, WATCH YOUR EMAIL CLOSELY AFTER 3 MARCH!

Now is also the time to really get out the vote so it's time to get your campaign into the next gear.  How badly do YOU want to go OtP?
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Re: NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2019, 11:51:19 am »
How badly do YOU want to go OtP?

So badly that I'd take on this food challenge André posted on Facebook as well as the Surströmming!



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Re: NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2019, 02:56:55 pm »
Suggestion to the Candidates:
     The Official Announcement will not be given to the COGdom until "all" the candidates have been contacted and replied.
      So, Prior to March 3;  PM/Email Jim a contact note with correct Email address and phone number where you can be reached quickly.
      When you receive his message,  reply to his note immediately so the official announcement can be made..

Best of luck to all of you!!

Ride safe, Ted

PS: Jim, will I be contacted too?
        After all, I "are" an unofficial candidate.  {I figure I will have "lots" of Write-in votes}  :great:
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Re: NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2019, 03:53:20 pm »
Ted, you may rest assured that I will "reach out and TOUCH" you. It may be with the Flog-o-matic but still ... . :motonoises:
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Re: NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2019, 07:52:11 pm »
Ted, you may rest assured that I will "reach out and TOUCH" you. It may be with the Flog-o-matic but still ... . :motonoises:

I'm somewhat uncomfortable with this.....  though I'm sure not as uncomfortable as Ted should be.   :hee20hee20hee:
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Re: NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2019, 01:05:56 am »
It's okay Marty. Ted REALLY enjoys being "punished."  If you know what I mean. ;)
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Re: NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2019, 05:10:14 am »
Your right. I've been bad. I deserve to be punished...  :'(
 
    I think everyone should send Write-in votes to Jim/Mark, and make Ted go "OtP" for more punishment!!! :-\
        The extreme cruelty of the Eu/"OtP" team is known throughout the world.
             The meanies even invented the Flog-OHhh-matic!!!

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Re: NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« Reply #7 on: March 01, 2019, 06:56:07 pm »
 I reluctantly withdraw my nomination for 2019 OTP Traveler.
 It is primarily for personal reasons, family issues.
 I thank all those involved especially those COG members, my family and friends who voted and donated to OTP.
 Thank you all. I apologize for the late withdrawal.
 Good luck and safe travel to the winner!
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Re: NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« Reply #8 on: March 01, 2019, 07:09:50 pm »
Arghhhhh!!!!!
I hope all is well!!

Ride safe, Ted
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Re: NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« Reply #9 on: March 01, 2019, 08:16:01 pm »
Dan, sorry to hear that you can't participate. Hope all is well.

OK, DIBS ON ALL OF DAN'S VOTES!!!!!
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Re: NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« Reply #10 on: March 01, 2019, 08:31:28 pm »
I just got off the phone with Dan. Needless to say he's disappointed as are all of us.   :??:  Best of wishes to you Dan. Hope everything turns out okay.

Dan and I discussed what to do with his votes.  I will be presenting the plan to Mark, Chief Slave Laborer - USA.


TCARS Dan. Hope to see you sometime soon.
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Re: NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« Reply #11 on: March 01, 2019, 09:25:23 pm »
I just got off the phone with Dan. Needless to say he's disappointed as are all of us.   :??:  Best of wishes to you Dan. Hope everything turns out okay.

Dan and I discussed what to do with his votes.  I will be presenting the plan to Mark, Chief Slave Laborer - USA.


TCARS Dan. Hope to see you sometime soon.

But I called Dibs!!

I hate that he dropped out, but life happens.
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Re: NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« Reply #12 on: March 01, 2019, 09:41:44 pm »
Well, TED called dibs via telephone to me before you posted so ... . :rotflmao:
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Re: NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« Reply #13 on: March 01, 2019, 09:42:51 pm »
With all due respect to everyone on the OtP team, and all of the candidates that worked hard to earn votes, Dan included, and all of the people that voted and donated both here, and on the other shore, at this point my opinion is that "cast votes are cast votes", and should not be something passed around or "gifted" to anyone by anyone. Especially 2 days before polling ends. I truly hope the other 3 remaining nominees agree...
so let let this finish out, with the dice that have been rolled... it's kinda like playing "Yahtzee" with 4 dice now... so nobody can yell "Yahtzeee".

I also want to say I understand the last minute decision Dan made, and feel bad, knowing exactly how hard that is to do..bt/dt.
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This is why we have a "runner up", as any of us can have a need to change plans, no matter how much we want to be there.

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Re: NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« Reply #14 on: March 01, 2019, 09:54:56 pm »
I agree, or divide his votes "equally" between all the remaining "Candidates". (Yea, I know that's pointless)
Or,, "BETTER IDEA"  :great:  : turn his votes into write-in vote's for "TED" as I'm not a {official} "Candidate"… <evil grin>   >:D

PS: The "OtP" Team has checked on Dan.
                    All is well...

Ride safe, Ted
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Re: NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« Reply #15 on: March 01, 2019, 10:24:12 pm »
Ok, I was joking on the dibs comment. But dividing the votes is the same as not counting them.

But I will roll with what ever the OTP team decides.

Maybe allow this that voted for Dan to recast their votes but with in the current time line.
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Re: NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« Reply #16 on: March 01, 2019, 10:35:29 pm »
I agree, or divide his votes "equally" between all the remaining "Candidates".
Or,, "BETTER IDEA"  :great:  : turn his votes into write-in vote's for "TED" as I'm not a {official} "Candidate"… <evil grin>   >:D

PS: The "OtP" Team has checked on Dan.
                    All is well...

Ride safe, Ted

TED.... I'm sending the Buzzard....

i'll have to end you a vintage et of bumper stickers... very collectable...

might even take some OtP for foreign applications...
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dividing votes "evenly" is not an option, as it negates all votes cast by action and by the choices a voter made based on the candidates at that time.

back to Ted....
ssssshhhhhhhh..
go play Yahtzee now, with 3 dice.
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Re: NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« Reply #17 on: March 01, 2019, 10:47:06 pm »
I'm truly sorry to hear that Dan has to drop out. Certainly hope all goes well for him, I can only imagine it was hard decision. He was probably the most deserving of this small group.

I would love to see a bigger field of nominees, not smaller. Some may want to be the only one & have it handed to them. Not me, a large field with some good friendly competition would be great. 20 -30 would be a great number to have.

As far as Dan's votes go, I think they should be considered dead. Or at least anyone that voted for Dan could have the option of voting for someone else. I personally don't want his split up/shared votes.
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Re: NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« Reply #18 on: March 01, 2019, 11:10:50 pm »
 :great: :great:

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Re: NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« Reply #19 on: March 02, 2019, 12:21:21 am »
 Thanks for the comments. Generous and show concern.
 Hard decisions mellow out after having been made!
 All is OK but I now see that I can't be gone even for a week. So even a retired guy can't get away!
 I don't have final say but don't want my votes to be given to one candidate. Tipping the scales not fair including to those who voted for me.
 Again I am fine but regret the late timing.

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« Reply #20 on: March 02, 2019, 12:35:08 am »
Thanks for the comments. Generous and show concern.
 Hard decisions mellow out after having been made!
 All is OK but I now see that I can't be gone even for a week. So even a retired guy can't get away!
 I don't have final say but don't want my votes to be given to one candidate. Tipping the scales not fair including to those who voted for me.
 Again I am fine but regret the late timing.

 :great: :great: ;)
you did a great campaign, and I admire ya for it... truthfully you were my only competition that worried me... I respect you highly....for your many years in COG and your contributions.
trying to come out of my "forced retirement" myself, I do understand where you are coming from... :great:

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Re: NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« Reply #21 on: March 02, 2019, 01:35:49 am »
20-30 candidates! :-\  Geez Cliff!  Pretty danged obvious you aren't one of folks counting the votes! 5 was driving us crazy. :-[   ;)
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Re: NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« Reply #22 on: March 02, 2019, 11:54:43 am »
20-30 candidates! :-\  Geez Cliff!  Pretty danged obvious you aren't one of folks counting the votes! 5 was driving us crazy. :-[   ;)

 Yep, a large field of nominees would be great. Not to mention it would help out your math skills!  :nananana:
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Re: NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« Reply #23 on: March 02, 2019, 11:57:50 am »
 >:(  I just accidentally deleted all your votes. Sorry.  :)
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Re: NOTICE TO ALL OtP CANDIDATES
« Reply #24 on: March 02, 2019, 11:58:39 am »
Late to the party (again) as I took yesterday off for a musical doubleheader...Willie Nelson in the afternoon, "Hamilton" in the evening. Loved both, loved the variety. But that's off topic...

I'm in agreement with Cliff: either those who voted for Dan are allowed to change their votes, or the votes are not counted.

Yep, a large field of nominees would be great. Not to mention it would help out your math skills!  :nananana:

Especially if we implemented ranked voting! :)
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