NEW: OTTI 12 Zencha Kagoshima Introduction


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Re: NEW: OTTI 12 Zencha Kagoshima Introduction

Postby Chip » Mar 9th, '12, 00:08

As of this posting, if you emailed me, you are indeed in this OTTI round. Thank you kindly for your participation in OTTI 12!

Instead of confirmation emailing everyone tonight, I will email everyone tomorrow along with paypal payment info. So please keep an eye open for this. If you do not receive this email (I will post here after I sent all the emails), be sure to email me again.
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Re: NEW: OTTI 12 Zencha Kagoshima Introduction

Postby Chip » Mar 9th, '12, 00:09

And there are still spaces available. So please email your interest to join this OTTI round. THANKS!
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Re: NEW: OTTI 12 Zencha Kagoshima Introduction

Postby Chip » Mar 9th, '12, 15:22

Everyone who has emailed me so far is "in" and there are still spaces available!

I believe there are 6 spaces open.

Please email your interest to me! Since I paid for this round in advance, I am particularly ... interested ... in filling all the spaces asap. :mrgreen:

Thanks.
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Re: NEW: OTTI 12 Zencha Kagoshima Introduction

Postby Chip » Mar 9th, '12, 20:38

Alrighty ... I believe there are just a few spaces left! :mrgreen: Please email me ASAP if you are interested in participating.

Everyone who has emailed me about participating should have receiced a confirmation email reply from me regarding payment information.

If you did not, then perhaps I did not receive your original email ... please resend it NOW. Thanks.

I have PMed a few members who PMed me and asked for an email from them. They are in, but they have not received an email from me as I await their emails. :mrgreen:
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Re: NEW: OTTI 12 Zencha Kagoshima Introduction

Postby Chip » Mar 9th, '12, 23:26

Please pardon me if I do not confirm payments ... my modem has decided to go on and off (it is well over 5 years old and living on borrowed time) ... it is working now and am crossing my fingers for tonight.

Still "room at the OTTI table!" I await 1 or 2 more participants.
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Re: NEW: OTTI 12 Zencha Kagoshima Introduction

Postby Chip » Mar 11th, '12, 19:36

All seats are taken for OTTI 12. If you are still interested, you can email your request to be on the waiting list. Sometimes a space either opens up or I added up participants incorrectly, etc.

Everyone who previously sent me an email to teachatmoderator@yahoo.com requesting to be in this OTTI 12, you should have received a confirmation and payment information. If you did NOT, please email me again NOW!

I still have to confirm payments, please be patient. Thanks!!! :mrgreen:
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Re: NEW: OTTI 12 Zencha Kagoshima Introduction

Postby Drax » Mar 11th, '12, 19:39

Always great to see all the slots fill up pretty quickly... this selection of greens will give me a really nice break from all of the pu'erh I've been having lately! :D
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Re: NEW: OTTI 12 Zencha Kagoshima Introduction

Postby Chip » Mar 11th, '12, 19:43

Drax wrote:Always great to see all the slots fill up pretty quickly... this selection of greens will give me a really nice break from all of the pu'erh I've been having lately! :D

DEFINITELY!!! :lol:
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Re: NEW: OTTI 12 Zencha Kagoshima Introduction

Postby sherubtse » Mar 11th, '12, 21:15

I'll be reading the reactions / assessments / reviews with much interest. :)

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Re: NEW: OTTI 12 Zencha Kagoshima Introduction

Postby Stentor » Mar 12th, '12, 09:38

Cool. Looking forward to this! 8)
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Re: NEW: OTTI 12 Zencha Kagoshima Introduction

Postby Chip » Mar 15th, '12, 15:44

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Although the addresses are seemingly reversed, a package arrived today ... 1 of 2 packages. Hopefully #2 will arrive tomorrow.

More photos to come ...
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Re: NEW: OTTI 12 Zencha Kagoshima Introduction

Postby Chip » Mar 15th, '12, 20:20

Upon removing the paper wrapping, a cool box appeared!

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Re: NEW: OTTI 12 Zencha Kagoshima Introduction

Postby Chip » Mar 15th, '12, 20:28

... with bootiful tea pouches inside ...

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This package included the Yutaka Midori Super Premium ... woo ... and Fuku.

Now the hard part begins. Prelim tastings!!! Brutal job, but alas someone has to do it. :mrgreen: 8) :lol:

Once all the packages arrive, all the weighing, packaging will commence.
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Re: NEW: OTTI 12 Zencha Kagoshima Introduction

Postby SilentChaos » Mar 15th, '12, 23:19

*drools....looks like Christmas..... :mrgreen:
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Re: NEW: OTTI 12 Zencha Kagoshima Introduction

Postby Stentor » Mar 16th, '12, 13:40

Chip wrote:Now the hard part begins. Prelim tastings!!! Brutal job, but alas someone has to do it. :mrgreen: 8) :lol:


Poor Chip, I'm sure we all feel so very sorry for you to have to do this :mrgreen:

Thanks for the update :wink:
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