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January 2024 Lottery Sign-Up Thread

YaksterYakster Posts: 25,255 ✭✭✭✭✭
edited December 2023 in Trades, Passes and Bombs

I like to start the signups for the next month's lottery around mid-month, I aim to post a new thread on the Ides of the month. Here's what Wikipedia says about the ides of December: the Nones of December was the 5th, and the Ides the 13th. The last day of December was the pridie Kalendas Ianuarias, "day before the Januarian Kalends". Roman counting was inclusive; December 9 was ante diem V Idūs Decembrīs, "the 5th day before the Ides of December," usually abbreviated a.d. V Id. Looks like I missed it by that much this month.

It's time to sign up for the CCOM Lottery again. If your on the Good Trader's List, here's your chance. January is almost on us, which brings exciting things like National Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friend Day, International Kiss A Ginger Day, and @Hawks favorite National Thank God it's Monday Day. It's that time once again to ante up for the Monthly Lotto and help ring in the new year as another year comes to a close. Who's in?

~ Play only if you're willing to win this thing. Even though the draw is random, you may end up winning multiple lotteries. ~

Here's the standard boilerplate:

  1. One entry per person; ante is five cigars.
  2. You should be on the good trader's list--If you haven't officially "made the list" then let me know and we'll see if you can't get someone to vouch for you.
  3. If you want in, type "In" or something similar. I'll periodically update the list so if you think you are in and you're not on the list, make sure I know.
  4. I'm not as sharp as I used to be so if you post a witty follow-up after you've already entered for the Lottery I may slip up and add you to the list twice. Just let me know and I'll fix the list.
  5. I'll draw at the beginning of the month. You'll need to get a box out to the winner sometime the first few weeks of the month so if you're going to be gone then and won't be able to send them out, make sure you include that information in your first post. Obviously, some of you will have plans and may have to send later than normal. That's no problem - just communicate with the winner.
  6. If you win, you need to make sure you post pictures of your winnings in the winner thread so we can track that you received everything. Try to identify who sent you the cigars with their forum name so I can check them off the list.
  7. You have to play for yourself. If you want to bomb someone else after you received you winnings, that's up to you but they all come to you.
  8. If you don't pay, then you can't play again (that and you'll likely be publicly shamed.)
  9. When someone wins, check their bio and if you have something you know they like then try to send that. Otherwise, send what you like and tell them why you like it.
  10. I try to do the drawing live on the Zoom vHerf so that I can get some witnesses and we can celebrate the winner and console those who have yet to win.(have a good laugh at the outcome)
  11. Have fun
I'll gladly bomb you Tuesday for an Opus today. 

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  • PuertoRicoShawnPuertoRicoShawn Posts: 347 ✭✭✭✭

    Has Number 1 ever won?

    When you’re finished changing, you’re finished. —Ben Franklin

  • YaksterYakster Posts: 25,255 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited December 2023

    I just crunched the numbers for lotteries from December 2018 to December 2023 and here's your answer. Keep in mind that the number of players varies with the average number being around 14 so the higher numbers will skew down.

    So, @PuertoRicoShawn, do you want in?

    I'll gladly bomb you Tuesday for an Opus today. 

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  • HawksHawks Posts: 869 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @PuertoRicoShawn Take it Shawn! Do it!

    Nolite Oblivisci Peniculus Dentes

  • PuertoRicoShawnPuertoRicoShawn Posts: 347 ✭✭✭✭

    Sign Me up

    When you’re finished changing, you’re finished. —Ben Franklin

  • YaksterYakster Posts: 25,255 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'll gladly bomb you Tuesday for an Opus today. 

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  • HawksHawks Posts: 869 ✭✭✭✭✭

    😈 now count me in. 😂

    Nolite Oblivisci Peniculus Dentes

  • YaksterYakster Posts: 25,255 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited December 2023

    1 PuertoRicoShawn
    2 Hawks

    Who's got next?

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  • CommanderDuke1_CommanderDuke1_ Posts: 2,020 ✭✭✭✭✭

    In

  • ShawnOLShawnOL Posts: 8,151 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'll take #4

  • d_bladesd_blades Posts: 3,646 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'm reserving #5 for @rsherman24...

    Don't let the wife know what you spend on guns, ammo or cigars.

  • YaksterYakster Posts: 25,255 ✭✭✭✭✭

    1 PuertoRicoShawn
    2 Hawks
    3 CommanderDuke1_
    4 ShawnOL

    Who'll make it a nickel?

    I'll gladly bomb you Tuesday for an Opus today. 

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  • rsherman24rsherman24 Posts: 6,657 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @d_blades said:
    I'm reserving #5 for @rsherman24...

    I will donate to someone. I'm in

  • cbuckcbuck Posts: 8,360 ✭✭✭✭✭

    In please!

  • YaksterYakster Posts: 25,255 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Now we're cooking with gas!

    1 PuertoRicoShawn
    2 Hawks
    3 CommanderDuke1_
    4 ShawnOL
    5 rsherman24
    6 cbuck

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  • BullSquatchBullSquatch Posts: 561 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Sign me up

    "Some people meditate, I smoke cigars." - Ron Perlman
    "...I intend to go home tonight and smoke a cigar to the glory of God." - Charles Spurgeon
    Two Time Cigar Lottery Winner

  • YaksterYakster Posts: 25,255 ✭✭✭✭✭

    You bet, lucky number 7!

    1 PuertoRicoShawn
    2 Hawks
    3 CommanderDuke1_
    4 ShawnOL
    5 rsherman24
    6 cbuck
    7 BullSquatch

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  • WaterNerdWaterNerd Posts: 3,269 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I’ll take lucky #8 please 😊

    Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt
    — Abraham Lincoln


  • YaksterYakster Posts: 25,255 ✭✭✭✭✭

    You've got it, the Ocho.

    I'll gladly bomb you Tuesday for an Opus today. 

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  • NewbfromNEONewbfromNEO Posts: 130 ✭✭✭✭

    Where is the good trader list?

    "I got stopped by a lady cop"- Lil Wayne

  • YaksterYakster Posts: 25,255 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited December 2023

    I'll post a link. You get added once you complete your newbie trade.

    https://forum.cigar.com/discussion/136/good-traders-and-stand-up-folks

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  • OutdoorsSmoke_21191OutdoorsSmoke_21191 Posts: 776 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I’m in please 🤙🏼

    A good cigar and whiskey solve most problems.

  • YaksterYakster Posts: 25,255 ✭✭✭✭✭

    1 PuertoRicoShawn
    2 Hawks
    3 CommanderDuke1_
    4 ShawnOL
    5 rsherman24
    6 cbuck
    7 BullSquatch
    8 WaterNerd
    9 OutdoorsSmoke_21191

    Alright, alright, alright, who'll make it a dime.

    I'll gladly bomb you Tuesday for an Opus today. 

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  • BrokegunnerBrokegunner Posts: 414 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Lucky for me, #10 has a low probability so I am in!!

    "Not all heroes eat crepes"

  • YaksterYakster Posts: 25,255 ✭✭✭✭✭

    1 PuertoRicoShawn
    2 Hawks
    3 CommanderDuke1_
    4 ShawnOL
    5 rsherman24
    6 cbuck
    7 BullSquatch
    8 WaterNerd
    9 OutdoorsSmoke_21191
    10 Brrokegunner

    Ten pounds of ground round!

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  • NewbfromNEONewbfromNEO Posts: 130 ✭✭✭✭

    If still open I am in like Flynn for 11.

    "I got stopped by a lady cop"- Lil Wayne

  • YaksterYakster Posts: 25,255 ✭✭✭✭✭

    You've got it!

    1 PuertoRicoShawn
    2 Hawks
    3 CommanderDuke1_
    4 ShawnOL
    5 rsherman24
    6 cbuck
    7 BullSquatch
    8 WaterNerd
    9 OutdoorsSmoke_21191
    10 Brrokegunner
    11 NewbfromNEO

    I'll gladly bomb you Tuesday for an Opus today. 

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  • d_bladesd_blades Posts: 3,646 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Make it a dozen, please.

    Don't let the wife know what you spend on guns, ammo or cigars.

  • YaksterYakster Posts: 25,255 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Good thinking.

    1 PuertoRicoShawn
    2 Hawks
    3 CommanderDuke1_
    4 ShawnOL
    5 rsherman24
    6 cbuck
    7 BullSquatch
    8 WaterNerd
    9 OutdoorsSmoke_21191
    10 Brrokegunner
    11 NewbfromNEO
    12 d_blades

    I'll gladly bomb you Tuesday for an Opus today. 

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  • First_WarriorFirst_Warrior Posts: 3,111 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'll take 13 again.

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