Wesley Jones
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BGG is a bit confusing to me and I don't know where to post my questions or how to do this. I need advice.

Short Version:
I want to give away "Flash Point Fire Rescue" game with no strings attached. I'll even pay shipping (to lower 48 states). Game has been opened but never played.

Long, boring version--if you care:
I recently had a game that went out of print. I read on a thread in BGG of a young girl that really wanted this game. I never played it anymore and thought I would email her and just give it to her. But I got greedy and decided to trade it for a game I really wanted but have never played. I found someone willing to trade who lives on the east coast. I sent him the game right before Hurricane Sandy hit. I got the game he sent me, played it a few times and found it boring. His business building was hit hard by the Hurricane and was closed for some time. The game came back to me with a note "Undeliverable due to Hurricane". Because it wasn't his fault or my fault or anyone's fault, I reluctantly reshipped again at my cost (verifying his business was open again). I could have purchased a brand new game (of the one he sent me) for less than the price I paid to ship my out-of-print game twice.

I paid almost double for a game I didn't even like. I should have just given the game to the girl when I had that impression. Now I want to soothe my conscience and give away a game to someone who might enjoy it. Don't know how to do that though. Any advice other than, "I'll make it easy--just ship it to me!" Ha, ha.
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Todd Walden
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Yup. Hold a fun contest. Make people at least put in a little effort: i.e. Please Help Me - You Choose My #2000 Game Purchase - Get a FREE GAME!.

Or, I'll make it easy--just ship it to me!

p.s. I can pretend to be a young girl, if you want.
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Everyone loves a quick and easy contest.
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You could add it to:

2012 BGG Supporter Badge Drive / Rummage-O-Rama Give-Away - Free Games (some with Free Worldwide Shipping) - Maybe win a boardgame hotel stay in Greece or a subscription to the English edition of Spielbox?
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Jenna Sunderlin
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Or you could add it to the charity auction CLOSED -- Tim Seitz (out4blood) Memorial Fundraiser Auction -- $8500 raised --Thank you all!
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Robert Manore
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Warlord beats Troll, Troll beats Elf, Elf beats Water Sprite, and basically everything else beats Enchanted Bunny.
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meej wrote:


This.
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Jamie Specht
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Yup, hosting a contest/raffle sounds like the way to go. (If I saw it, I'd enter for sure! I love that game!)

If you don't want to start up your own, you could do it here: Supporter Drive Rummage-A-Rama
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