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Brock Graves
(gravesbrock) - F

Locale: asheville nc
Box on 10/05/2013 10:08:06 MDT Print View

Woohoo! Looks like thing are getting interesting! It seems the box is growing, Impatiently waiting in nc!

Reggie Garrett
(regarrett) - M

Locale: Lost in the mountains
Eastern heavy PIF box on 10/05/2013 10:17:43 MDT Print View

The box weighed 8 lb 2 oz when it left my place. Seems like people are adding more than they are taking. That's really cool.

Doug Wolfe
(Wolfie2nd) - F
East coast on 10/05/2013 10:25:12 MDT Print View

Nice looking forward to the east coast box

Kevin Schneringer
(Slammer) - MLife

Locale: Oklahoma Flat Lands
"New type of PIF -- the Travelling Hiker Box!" on 10/05/2013 10:52:28 MDT Print View

OOOhhh! I cant wait!
Looks like I get to upsize the box, Reggie says its about to bust a gut.

Fantastic how the PIF thing has exploded.

By the way I have a few 4T size kids pants/tops I can add if anyone has a child that size?
Let me know if you do I might just PIF direct to you rather than clutter the box.

Stephen Barber
(grampa) - MLife

Locale: SoCal
Spreadsheet highlight on 10/05/2013 17:30:14 MDT Print View

To highlight your name in the spreadsheet, left click the square with your first name, then without releasing, drag right to the zip code box, release. There is now a heavy blue line around your first name box and a lighter line around your entire info boxes.

On the top of the sheet, third line, are a whole bunch of odd little figures. Just to the right of middle is a tipped bucket with a drop falling out (black and white figure). Left click this, then left click your preferred color.

Ken Thompson
(kthompson) - MLife

Locale: Behind the Redwood Curtain
Re: Spreadsheet highlight on 10/05/2013 17:58:09 MDT Print View

Thanks! Of course it would be so intuitive,lol.

just Justin Whitson
(ArcturusBear)
Re: re: Re: PIF hiker box on 10/05/2013 23:01:17 MDT Print View

Thank you for the info Stephen.

Elias Pena
(3crows)
Removed from list on 10/05/2013 23:58:19 MDT Print View

Removed myself from the west list,space 23.moving again and not able to participate.

Kevin Schneringer
(Slammer) - MLife

Locale: Oklahoma Flat Lands
Got it today on 10/07/2013 16:17:59 MDT Print View

I have already torn into this thing! Found a neck gaiter and exofficio bandana and some silk ultralite weight gloves for the wife to run in.

I will have this back out tomorrow. Still has some nice stuff but it definitely needs a new infusion of choice goodies. So I will post my additions in the morning.

Kevin Schneringer
(Slammer) - MLife

Locale: Oklahoma Flat Lands
Eastern Box Update on 10/07/2013 19:08:47 MDT Print View

Well I took and I gave. I really waited excitedly to get into the box. But you know the best and most exciting part is going thru my stuff and giving some away! So Fun.

Box will be heading for Tennessee tomorrow morning.

Edited by Slammer on 10/08/2013 07:26:13 MDT.

Mark Ries
(mtmnmark) - M

Locale: IOWAHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!
Re: Eastern Box Update on 10/07/2013 19:37:20 MDT Print View

Kevin we are supposed to list what we took not what we put in.

Kevin Schneringer
(Slammer) - MLife

Locale: Oklahoma Flat Lands
Eastern Box on 10/07/2013 19:40:51 MDT Print View

Oh ok, I did list removed items in earlier post above but I saw some people list items add too. I added confusion free of charge ;)

Mike Prohoroff
(Mjprohoroff1)

Locale: Southern Oregon
So much fun on 10/07/2013 20:32:33 MDT Print View

Patiently waiting for the western box to head North. :)

matt diedrich
(deeder) - F

Locale: Middle TN
Pif on 10/08/2013 06:03:58 MDT Print View

Can't wait to see the look on my wife's face when she sees "another box of stuff came in" hahaha.

Doug Wolfe
(Wolfie2nd) - F
Re pif on 10/08/2013 06:10:39 MDT Print View

Yeah isn't that something always having to explain yourself when another package is sitting at the door.?.?.?

Brock Graves
(gravesbrock) - F

Locale: asheville nc
Package on 10/08/2013 06:31:23 MDT Print View

I've found the key is to not let them see what's inside and say it's for "Christmas"

Mike Prohoroff
(Mjprohoroff1)

Locale: Southern Oregon
Nice on 10/08/2013 07:02:59 MDT Print View

^ ^ perfect

Kevin Schneringer
(Slammer) - MLife

Locale: Oklahoma Flat Lands
Eastern Box Update on 10/08/2013 07:31:06 MDT Print View

Well I removed my pic and will try and "follow the rules" next time ;)

My wife told me when I got home last night that "I had a Box" with a bit of the what the heck have you bought now tone.
But the wife is getting much better at guessing the size to price ratio.
Since purchasing some Cuben items this year she realized that smaller packages could mean bigger $$

Mark Cashmere
(tinkrtoy) - M

Locale: NEOH
Re: Eastern Box Update on 10/08/2013 11:44:03 MDT Print View

There are no 'rules' just my suggestions to keep it mysterious and fun :) I am glad you guys are having a good time with this - it really makes me happy to see all of the good will being passed around.

Jason Cravens
(packpack)

Locale: Cumberland Plateau
box on 10/08/2013 14:44:17 MDT Print View

got my PM last night the box is heading my way. Looking forward to it. :)

Jason