OTTI 16 Thes du Japon, "French Sencha"


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Re: OTTI 16 Thes du Japon, "French Sencha"

Postby Poohblah » Oct 10th, '12, 21:48

I hope that the option to double up has not been depleting stock too quickly!
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Re: OTTI 16 Thes du Japon, "French Sencha"

Postby Chip » Oct 10th, '12, 21:52

Poohblah wrote:I hope that the option to double up has not been depleting stock too quickly!

I do not allow that to happen in the first 24 hours. You are in and email sent!
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Re: OTTI 16 Thes du Japon, "French Sencha"

Postby Poohblah » Oct 10th, '12, 23:06

I got impatient and excited about tea and sent payment for 2X. please let me know if I did so in error :)
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Re: OTTI 16 Thes du Japon, "French Sencha"

Postby campfire » Oct 11th, '12, 07:38

First OTTI I'll be participating in, can't wait!

Thanks for all your time you've put into this Chip.
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Re: OTTI 16 Thes du Japon, "French Sencha"

Postby Marco » Oct 11th, '12, 14:45

Just sent Email.
Hope I'm in. There are some gems I think and it is time to take a break from Puer :)
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Re: OTTI 16 Thes du Japon, "French Sencha"

Postby Chip » Oct 11th, '12, 17:45

Thanks and you are welcome!

I am closing this OTTI to any new potential participants as of 6 PM Eastern USA time ... 15 minutes from now.
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Re: OTTI 16 Thes du Japon, "French Sencha"

Postby Chip » Oct 11th, '12, 18:04

OK, no more participants. Thanks to everyone who has checked out this OTTI round.

If you did not get in, you can still see what members are saying about the teas from Thes du Japon.

Everyone should have received a confirmation/payment info email from me. If you did not, please let me know immediately! Thanks.
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Re: OTTI 16 Thes du Japon, "French Sencha"

Postby Chip » Oct 11th, '12, 18:27

Good news, lots of participants this round ... bad news, not everyone who wanted a 2X will receive a "Double." However most will.

I am sending emails to those who will NOT receive the 2X in the next 15 minutes. If you do not receive this email, and you requested 2X, then please pay for the 2X ASAP.

Got it? :mrgreen:

Thanks!
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Re: OTTI 16 Thes du Japon, "French Sencha"

Postby Chip » Oct 11th, '12, 18:39

If you are still interested, you can email me, and I will place you on the waiting list for this round.
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Re: OTTI 16 Thes du Japon, "French Sencha"

Postby Chip » Oct 11th, '12, 20:36

I am still ... "accepting payments." :mrgreen:

Please let me know if you did not receive a confirmation along with payment directions.

I will begin sending out payment received confirmations ... tomorrow.

Thanks everyone!
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Re: OTTI 16 Thes du Japon, "French Sencha"

Postby Chip » Oct 12th, '12, 22:57

I figured this was the easiest way ... for me. :mrgreen:

I have received everyone's payment except one who I already contacted. So, consider this a corporate confirmation of everyone's payment! Thank you for your prompt payments! So, we are moving along smoothly.

A few participants had indicated wanting to 2X, but paid for 1X (I think because "you" did not know if 2X was available to them?). I will be contacting you individually to see which you actually want.
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Re: OTTI 16 Thes du Japon, "French Sencha"

Postby dzrogers » Oct 16th, '12, 09:32

Chip,

Do we have an ETA on shipping?! I'm getting excited!
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Re: OTTI 16 Thes du Japon, "French Sencha"

Postby Chip » Oct 16th, '12, 09:43

dzrogers wrote:Chip,

Do we have an ETA on shipping?! I'm getting excited!

I have decided to keep all the tea and use the moneys collected for a Tea/Teaware binge! :twisted:

:mrgreen: OK, maybe not. All teas are in the TeaFridge and will be pulled out a few hours prior to opening on the day of weighing/packaging/etc. This may be Wednesday or Thursday of this week. I endeavor to plan it so it can all be completed and shipped on the same day ... tough one to pull off however. :shock:
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Re: OTTI 16 Thes du Japon, "French Sencha"

Postby Chip » Oct 23rd, '12, 09:41

Hm, I thought I had posted this already.

Last week was particularly wet and humid around here, so I decided not to open up all the teas and expose them to that. Instead, the plan is to conquer this either Wednesday or Thursday of this week.

I will post here when the packages are shipped!

I will then also update the brewing suggestions post near the beginning of this topic.
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Re: OTTI 16 Thes du Japon, "French Sencha"

Postby Drax » Nov 1st, '12, 18:42

Speaking of humidity, that was a whopper of a storm. I probably missed a post somewhere else where Chip describes his harrowing experience... hope you and the Mrs. made it through okay!

It wasn't too bad here, but I did lose power until today...!
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