Enter FOTMD's 5th Birthday Pickled Dulcimer CONTEST!

Robin Thompson
Robin Thompson
@robin-thompson
6 years ago
1,036 posts
Way cool, Gale!Bobby's "key fobs" are great for putting on dulcimer cases, too!

Gale A Barr said:

571_forums.jpg?width=300 Thank you, Bobby Ratliff! I just rec'd my Dulcimer key fob in the mail today. It is very nice - can't wait to show it off!

(not sure why the photo is upside down :) )




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Gale A Barr
Gale A Barr
@gale-a-barr
6 years ago
49 posts

569_forums.jpg?width=300 Thank you, Bobby Ratliff! I just rec'd my Dulcimer key fob in the mail today. It is very nice - can't wait to show it off!

(not sure why the photo is upside down :) )

Strumelia
Strumelia
@strumelia
6 years ago
1,769 posts

Yay Folkfan! Be sure to contact both John Keane and Bobby Ratliff so you can arrange to receive your prizes !



folkfan said:

Yippee, I just found out. I've been away from a computer since last week. Thanks so. FOTMD is a prize we all can share.




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folkfan
@folkfan
6 years ago
363 posts

Yippee, I just found out. I've been away from a computer since last week. Thanks so. FOTMD is a prize we all can share.

Brian G.
Brian G.
@brian-g
6 years ago
99 posts

Congratulations to all of the winners! :)

Helen Seiler
Helen Seiler
@helen-seiler
6 years ago
130 posts

Congratulations to the winners. Great Competition Strumelia!

Gale A Barr
Gale A Barr
@gale-a-barr
6 years ago
49 posts
Awesome! Thank you! Can't wait to see the fobs.....and Happy Birthday FOTMD!
Robin Thompson
Robin Thompson
@robin-thompson
6 years ago
1,036 posts
Yay, FOTMD! I <3 this place!


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Cindy Stammich
Cindy Stammich
@cindy-stammich
6 years ago
61 posts
Great idea! I already have my consolation prize picked out and will order this weekend!!!
Strumelia
Strumelia
@strumelia
6 years ago
1,769 posts

Bobby Bingham, I'll also remind everyone that they can always buy themselves a consolation prize anyway, and thus help thank the prize donors by buying one of their quality dulcimer offerings! See the top of this thread for the contact info and links of our four generous prize donators!



Bobby (Maxspop) Bingham said:

Happy Birthday to FOTMD and a hearty Congratulations to the five contest winners! That means the rest of us came in 6th, which isn't bad, especially since we have the prize of all the interaction with members! Ain't this a wonderful site?!!!




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Mandy
Mandy
@mandy
6 years ago
142 posts

Happy Birthday to FOTMD!!36.gif36.gif36.gif36.gif

Maxspop
Maxspop
@bobby-maxspop-bingham
6 years ago
7 posts

Happy Birthday to FOTMD and a hearty Congratulations to the five contest winners! That means the rest of us came in 6th, which isn't bad, especially since we have the prize of all the interaction with members! Ain't this a wonderful site?!!!3.gif

Ken Backer
Ken Backer
@ken-backer
6 years ago
31 posts

Congratulations to all the winners, and three cheers for Lisa for making all thishappen!41.gif69.gif113.gif

Doug Jones
Doug Jones
@doug-jones
6 years ago
5 posts

HA! Missed it be *THAT* much! :D Congrats to all the winners!

phil
@phil
6 years ago
131 posts

Congrats to the winners. 41.gif41.gif41.gif

Robin Thompson
Robin Thompson
@robin-thompson
6 years ago
1,036 posts
Yay, FOTMD, and congratulations to the winners!Happy strumming to everybody here!


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Robin T
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Mary Ferguson Domec
Mary Ferguson Domec
@mary-ferguson-domec
6 years ago
2 posts

Congratulations to all Five winners!!!Smile.gif

Benjamin W Barr Jr
Benjamin W Barr Jr
@benjamin-w-barr-jr
6 years ago
62 posts

Yay to all the winners, and especially to Gale A. Barr--namesake! Grin.gif

Strumelia
Strumelia
@strumelia
6 years ago
1,769 posts

Now the winners must contact their prize donators and give them their prize info and mailing address so their prizes can be mailed to them:

All five winners must contact Bobby Ratliff to order their leather customized key fob . Please either contact him here on his fotmd profile page: http://mountaindulcimer.ning.com/profile/BobbyRatliff or at http://highnoonhunterleatherworks.webs.com/

Gordon Hardy - to get your prizes you must contact Bobby , ...PLUS John Keane : http://mountaindulcimer.ning.com/profile/JohnKeane

...Plus Mark Gilston: http://mountaindulcimer.ning.com/profile/MarkGilston

Mark Runge - to claim your prizes, please contact Bobby , and also Nina at http://www.ninazanetti.com/

Geekling and Folkfan - please contact both Bobby and John Keane to claim your prizes. (see links above)

and Gale A Barr - please contact Bobby (see above) to have him customize and send your leather dulcimer key fob!




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Ken Longfield
Ken Longfield
@ken-longfield
6 years ago
657 posts

Congratulations to the winners and thanks to Strumelia and everyone who participated for making this a fun contest. Happy Birthday FOTMD! We are fortunate to have this website and virtual community.

Ken

"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."

Kevin Messenger
Kevin Messenger
@kevin-messenger
6 years ago
88 posts

Congrats to all the winners.

Strumelia
Strumelia
@strumelia
6 years ago
1,769 posts

CONGRATULATIONS to our FIVE lucky winners!!!!!!

FIRST PRIZE winner:

Gordon Hardy ! (his guess was 161) -will receive CDs "Moonburn" and "Grandad's Favorite Oldtime Music" and a custom leather dulcimer key fob!

SECOND PRIZE winner:

Mark Runge ! (his guess was 168) -will receive CD "Beside Still Waters" and a custom leather dulcimer key fob!

THIRD and FOURTH winners:

FolkFan & Geekling ! (who both guessed 169) -will, because of guessing the same number, each receive a CD "Moonburn" and a custom leather dulcimer key fob!

FIFTH PRIZE winner:

Gale A Barr ! (who guessed 175) -will receive a CUSTOM leather dulcimer key fob made for her by Bobby!




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Benjamin W Barr Jr
Benjamin W Barr Jr
@benjamin-w-barr-jr
6 years ago
62 posts

Happy 5th Birthday FOTMD! 36.gif113.gif

Strumelia
Strumelia
@strumelia
6 years ago
1,769 posts

162 !




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Strumelia
Strumelia
@strumelia
6 years ago
1,769 posts

And the winning number was.......




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Strumelia
Strumelia
@strumelia
6 years ago
1,769 posts

Well we have a TIE for Third Place, so I need to figure out how to handle that....will return shortly.




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Strumelia
Strumelia
@strumelia
6 years ago
1,769 posts

OK, the contest is now CLOSED!

No more guesses please.

Give me a little time to tabulate the entries...

HAPPY 5TH BIRTHDAY TO ALL YOU MEMBERS OF FRIENDS OF THE MOUNTAIN DULCIMER who have made it what it is.




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Mark Runge
Mark Runge
@mark-runge
6 years ago
7 posts

168. What a wonderful thing that FOTMD does for me and the dulcimer world. Thank you!

Really big smiles to all y'all!

Strumelia
Strumelia
@strumelia
6 years ago
1,769 posts

LAST CALL to enter the pickled dulcimer contest!

Contest CLOSES to entries today, the 29th!




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Molly McCurdy
Molly McCurdy
@molly-mccurdy
6 years ago
15 posts

My guess is 423.

Sharon Setzer
Sharon Setzer
@sharon-setzer
6 years ago
3 posts
367
Strumelia
Strumelia
@strumelia
6 years ago
1,769 posts




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Cindy Stammich
Cindy Stammich
@cindy-stammich
6 years ago
61 posts

356 And a Happy Birthday to FOTMD and ALL the members - this is one of my favorite placesSmile.gif

steve north
steve north
@steve-north
6 years ago
1 posts

316

Joe Hamilton
Joe Hamilton
@joe-hamilton
6 years ago
9 posts

Happy Birthday FOTMD! My guess is 29.

David Preston
David Preston
@david-preston
6 years ago
7 posts

Hello Strumelia, I will guess 476. Happy Birthday to FOTMD Grin.gif

Bill Davenport
Bill Davenport
@bill-davenport
6 years ago
74 posts
458. Good job! Happy Birthday FOTMD
updated by @bill-davenport: 07/17/15 11:51:20PM
Martha E
Martha E
@martha-e
6 years ago
9 posts
246
Benjamin W Barr Jr
Benjamin W Barr Jr
@benjamin-w-barr-jr
6 years ago
62 posts

My bid is (finger-drum roll on the back of my dulcimer) 402.

Mary Ferguson Domec
Mary Ferguson Domec
@mary-ferguson-domec
6 years ago
2 posts

I am new here , hope this is where I place my guess. Happy birthday FOTMD! I am guessing 425

Gale A Barr
Gale A Barr
@gale-a-barr
6 years ago
49 posts

175

Kevin Yeoman
Kevin Yeoman
@kevin-yeoman
6 years ago
8 posts

425

Ann Wells
Ann Wells
@ann-wells
6 years ago
6 posts

Heard from Strumelia who said from 10 to 500, so my new guess, if allowed is:

55

Ann

Jon Timlin
Jon Timlin
@jon-timlin
6 years ago
1 posts

Love this site! I'll try 267

Rhonda Sorrells
Rhonda Sorrells
@rhonda-sorrells
6 years ago
2 posts

400 Grin.gif Happy B-day!

Brian Beach
Brian Beach
@brian-beach
6 years ago
17 posts

My guess is 387. :D

Skip
Skip
@skip
6 years ago
251 posts

312

Jay Waters
Jay Waters
@jay-waters
6 years ago
2 posts

417

Sue Neasbitt
Sue Neasbitt
@sue-neasbitt
6 years ago
1 posts

384

Luigi
Luigi
@luigi
6 years ago
2 posts

423

Rob N Lackey
Rob N Lackey
@rob-n-lackey
6 years ago
445 posts

107

Marcia Price
Marcia Price
@marcia-price
6 years ago
2 posts

193 Happy Birthday FOTMD!! Thank you for such a great dulcimer resource.

John C. Knopf
John C. Knopf
@john-c-knopf
6 years ago
209 posts

I'll guess a whopping 495, and I don't know why.

Ivan Bradley
Ivan Bradley
@ivan-bradley
6 years ago
31 posts

357, with hopes for many more birthday celebrations to come.

Joseph Buchanan
Joseph Buchanan
@joseph-buchanan
6 years ago
3 posts

226


updated by @joseph-buchanan: 07/17/15 11:51:01PM
Rocky LaRochelle
Rocky LaRochelle
@rocky-larochelle
6 years ago
1 posts

442

Burrell Loew
Burrell Loew
@burrell-loew
6 years ago
11 posts

121 hope it has many moreGrin.gif

Colleen Hailey
Colleen Hailey
@colleen-hailey
6 years ago
67 posts

375.

Ken Backer
Ken Backer
@ken-backer
6 years ago
31 posts
399, Congrats, Lisa, you have created a wonderful site and brought together a great community of people. Bravo and many thanks!
Gail Webber
Gail Webber
@gail-webber
6 years ago
76 posts

387 Thank you for this wonderful site!

Sam
Sam
@sam
6 years ago
171 posts

487




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Steve Battarbee
Steve Battarbee
@steve-battarbee
6 years ago
13 posts
14 is my guessHappy Birthday FOTMD!I don't know the history of FOTMD in any detail but I would like to thank Strumelia and everyone involved in the creation,management and maintenance of this brilliant website and to all the contributors for such a fantastic resource and a safe place to learn, find encouragement, inspiration and to express my fledgling musical ability.Please keep up the great work - Here's to many more years!!
Tim  Canuelle
Tim Canuelle
@tim-canuelle
6 years ago
6 posts

457

Jan Potts
Jan Potts
@jan-potts
6 years ago
440 posts

459 Happy Birthday!




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Ken Longfield
Ken Longfield
@ken-longfield
6 years ago
657 posts

313

Dave Lambert
Dave Lambert
@dave-lambert
6 years ago
1 posts

279

Blue Hand
Blue Hand
@blue-hand
6 years ago
8 posts

499

Joe Hamilton
Joe Hamilton
@joe-hamilton
6 years ago
9 posts

29 and holding! Happy birthday!

Ruth Lawrence
Ruth Lawrence
@ruth-lawrence
6 years ago
41 posts

374 and Happy Birthday, glad I found this site!

Steve Farling
Steve Farling
@steve-farling
6 years ago
1 posts
377 Happy Birthday!!!!!!!!!!
Brian G.
Brian G.
@brian-g
6 years ago
99 posts

97. Happy Birthday FOTMD!

John Henry
John Henry
@john-henry
6 years ago
257 posts

60 ! (the number of years we've been married)

JohnH

(sorry to hear that Dusty, is it 'catching' ?)

Rick Kennedy
Rick Kennedy
@rick-kennedy
6 years ago
18 posts

11--Someone had to ...

Dusty Turtle
Dusty Turtle
@dusty-turtle
6 years ago
1,256 posts

Since I have ESP, it would not be appropriate for me to "guess."




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John E. Wood
John E. Wood
@john-e-wood
6 years ago
16 posts

Hi Lisa. I'm going with 84. Btw, I still have the prizes I got in the first of these contests. Thanks.

 
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