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8/26/18 6:15 PM EST26$478$12,517
8/28/18 2:16 PM EST711$1,032$11,963

« Last edited by EJB on August 28, 2018, 02:24:46 PM »

Author Topic: Antarctica Raffle #2, Fill Out This Form If You Would Like To Join A DDF Raffle!  (Read 3790 times)

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Let's gauge whether there's interest for an at-cost raffle so a lucky someone can join @Dan  and @Something Fishy in the trip of a lifetime, while everyone else will sob until someone makes a raffle #3. Please enter how much you'd send here, and I will update our progress.

Here are the terms that are the most fair to me:
Same ticket options that the Chabad raffle provided:

1 ticket for $118
2 tickets for $180
5 tickets for $360
10 tickets for $700
15 tickets for $1000
30 tickets for $1800
100 tickets for $5000

Minimum of $12,995

Any excess will be refunded to the participants proportionally, unless we have double the minimum, in which case two spots will be raffled off.

Dan - Can you provide us with a ddf discount (i.e. at cost)?
« Last Edit: August 28, 2018, 02:49:02 PM by Dan »

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Re: Antarctica Raffle #2
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2018, 05:21:04 PM »
If people would prefer a poll here I can do so, but it's a lot quicker to total $s on a form. And I'd like some way of coming up with an email list for those interested, which is why I made email mandatory and ddf handle optional. But if people would prefer something else, let me know.
I am not confident we'll get sufficient interest unless this is further discounted or advertised.

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Re: Antarctica Raffle #2
« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2018, 05:34:13 PM »
why is it being structured with discounts for higher purchases? this isnt tzedakah. just make 1 ticket for 100 with 150 entries.

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Re: Antarctica Raffle #2
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2018, 05:37:31 PM »
why is it being structured with discounts for higher purchases? this isnt tzedakah. just make 1 ticket for 100 with 150 entries.
Personally I structured it that way as it incentivizes higher spending per user.
If there were no discounts I'd expect to have sold around 648 tickets at $118=$76.4K. The pot grew by about $30K due to those incentive levels. Bigger pot=less need to find more buyers.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Antarctica Raffle #2
« Reply #4 on: August 26, 2018, 05:39:47 PM »
Personally I structured it that way as it incentivizes higher spending per user.
If there were no discounts I'd expect to have sold around 648 tickets at $118=$76.4K. The pot grew by about $30K due to those incentive levels. Bigger pot=less need to find more buyers.
i understand for tzedakah why it was like that. when its just ddf'ers trying to chip in, i don't see how it makes sense.

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Re: Antarctica Raffle #2
« Reply #5 on: August 26, 2018, 05:40:39 PM »
i understand for tzedakah why it was like that. when its just ddf'ers trying to chip in, i don't see how it makes sense.
Lowers the number of DDFers that need to buy in to make the raffle viable.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Antarctica Raffle #2
« Reply #6 on: August 26, 2018, 05:44:01 PM »
Would it include all the original benefits that Dan offered in the first Raffel?

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Re: Antarctica Raffle #2
« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2018, 05:45:29 PM »
Dan - Can you provide us with a ddf discount (i.e. at cost)?
Yes, we can give a DDF raffle $1,000 off.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Antarctica Raffle #2
« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2018, 05:45:39 PM »
Would it include all the original benefits that Dan offered in the first Raffel?
Nope, this has nothing to do with me, nor is it to raise funds for tzedaka.
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Re: Antarctica Raffle #2
« Reply #9 on: August 26, 2018, 05:47:45 PM »
Lowers the number of DDFers that need to buy in to make the raffle viable.
True. I personally would rather have the odds lowered. It's why I didn't buy in on the last one.

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Re: Antarctica Raffle #2
« Reply #10 on: August 26, 2018, 06:09:00 PM »
@Dan , how would a single berth in a triple cabin work? We'd be paired up with someone random? Jewish? Male? Ddf? Any any ddf discount?

Male, from our group if possible. OTherwise someone random, unless there simply aren't any others in a triple.

At the moment we have 1, probably 2 in a triple already.
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Re: Antarctica Raffle #2
« Reply #11 on: August 26, 2018, 08:47:52 PM »
unless there simply aren't any others in a triple.

And then they get the room to themselves?

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Re: Antarctica Raffle #2
« Reply #12 on: August 26, 2018, 08:48:27 PM »
And then they get the room to themselves?

If there's no one else, sure.
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Re: Antarctica Raffle #2
« Reply #13 on: August 26, 2018, 08:49:00 PM »
Sneak along a +1 and 2 in luggage and it's a bargain!
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Re: Antarctica Raffle #2
« Reply #14 on: August 26, 2018, 10:12:47 PM »
Sneak along a +1 and 2 in luggage and it's a bargain!
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