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I don't never win NUTTIN!

Discussion in 'Ham Radio Discussions' started by W7UUU, Dec 8, 2019.

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  1. W7UUU

    W7UUU Principal Moderator Lifetime Member 133 Administrator Volunteer Moderator Platinum Subscriber Life Member QRZ Page

    Except for yesterday - at our club General Meeting... I put a few bucks in for the raffle without paying much attention to the actual prize - just "supporting the club with my donation" sort of thing.

    When they drew the tickets at the end of the meeting, I was the winner!!....

    .... of a Larsen 144/440 trunk lip-mount antenna - which I need like the Iliad needs yet another reference to Agamemnon

    BUT - the guy who won the prize at last week's club Awards Banquet prize drawing but wasn't present that day to claim it, came to the meeting yesterday to finally claim his prize - a shiny "new in the box" Bencher BY-2 paddle.

    He approached me as I claimed my Larsen antenna and I commented "well, it's a good quality antenna but I have absolutely no need for it - I don't do mobile VHF" to which he replied "and I have this good quality Morse Code paddle but I have absolutely no need for it - I don't do CW"...........

    He went home a VERY happy camper with his new antenna - and I'm sure you can guess the "rest of the story"


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  2. K8ERV

    K8ERV QRZ Member QRZ Page

    Luvit when a plan comes together

    TOM K8ERV Montrose Colo
  3. K6CLS

    K6CLS Ham Member QRZ Page

    you needed a good paddling! err, ummm
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  4. KU4X

    KU4X Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Good job, Dave!

    I heard Eric, KL7AJ, is looking to buy some snow. I think you're the man for the job! :cool:

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  5. WB2WIK

    WB2WIK Platinum Subscriber Platinum Subscriber QRZ Page

    Good trade!:)

    Reminds me of the city slicker salesman driving his Cadillac through an Indian reservation...picks up an Indian who was hitchhiking along the road and the Indian is very quiet but notices a paper bag on the seat near the salesman.

    He asks, "What's in bag?"

    Driver answers, "Oh, that's a bottle of good whiskey. I actually got it for my wife."

    Indian thinks a while, and finally says, "Good trade."
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  6. WJ4U

    WJ4U Ham Member QRZ Page

    Neat! I won a prize in the Publishers Clearinghouse Sweepstakes - ten whole dollars! Also won a raffle back in grade school.
  7. WA3GWK

    WA3GWK XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    Life is good!
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  8. WB2WIK

    WB2WIK Platinum Subscriber Platinum Subscriber QRZ Page

    PCHS publishes the chances of winning.

    The top prize odds are 1 in over 2.6 billion.

    Be happy for the ten bucks.:)
  9. WQ4G

    WQ4G Ham Member QRZ Page

    The only thing I ever won was a Pie In The Face Game...

    Dan WQ4G
  10. N8FVJ

    N8FVJ Ham Member QRZ Page

    I won $50 on lotto ticket (hardly ever play) and won $60 on a raffle. That is all in 70 years.

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