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User currently offline707CMF From France, joined Mar 2002, 4885 posts, RR: 29
Posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 1071 times:

Still in the moving process... My living room, once warm and welcoming now looks like that.



It really looks like a battle is being fought in my place... A battle I seem to be loosing !!!

Now for the quizz. Everyone take a guess : how many cardboard boxes are the movers going to load in their truck tomorrow ?

Game closes tomorrow at 4 pm. Winner gets a flight in Kilo Fox or whatever aircraft I'll be flying by then !

Cheers,

707

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User currently offline707CMF From France, joined Mar 2002, 4885 posts, RR: 29
Reply 1, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 1068 times:

Oh, and just to add... Some of the boxes here are not mine (got a roommate who is moving as well, obviously), the game is only about *my* boxes, and only the ones that go in the movers truck tomorrow.

Cheers,

707


User currently offlineSpringbok747 From Australia, joined Nov 2004, 4387 posts, RR: 10
Reply 2, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1062 times:

Um...17 boxes?

Did I win? Big grin



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User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11953 posts, RR: 46
Reply 3, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1060 times:

Good Lord! The cardboard boxes are invading! Save yourselves!

Thom@s



"If guns don't kill people, people kill people - does that mean toasters don't toast toast, toast toast toast?"
User currently offlineTechrep From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1047 times:

Looks like the inside of an old wooden ship, with those planks!

Vast Ya Matty!

TechRep


User currently offlineANCFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1044 times:

Went kind of "low-rent" on those light fixtures didn't you???  Big thumbs up

Oh, boxes . . . . 30!?!

[Edited 2004-12-15 12:17:45]

User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 1030 times:

I think this picture is a little more telling...  Big grin



User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11953 posts, RR: 46
Reply 7, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 1020 times:

Nice photoshop work there. 707, how were you able to disguise that Shat in your original photo?  Confused

Thom@s



"If guns don't kill people, people kill people - does that mean toasters don't toast toast, toast toast toast?"
User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 1009 times:

I'm kinda hurt.....I figured the Shaft would have been one of the first things he *ahem* "packed".

User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24936 posts, RR: 56
Reply 9, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 1006 times:

Have to say KROC, props for that shaft in a room. Better than a cat in a bag anyway  Big grin


When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offline707CMF From France, joined Mar 2002, 4885 posts, RR: 29
Reply 10, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 953 times:

KROC, I already told you, stop that.

If you give me two more laughs like that, I *will* have to add you to my RR list.

Springbok... 17 ??? Come on, there are already way more than that in the pic !!!

Cheers,

707


User currently offlinePetertenthije From Netherlands, joined Jul 2001, 3369 posts, RR: 12
Reply 11, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 942 times:

You're packing only one shaft? What did you do with all your other shafts?



Attamottamotta!
User currently offlineSpringbok747 From Australia, joined Nov 2004, 4387 posts, RR: 10
Reply 12, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 926 times:

Ah...ok...33 boxes then. Did I win now? Big grin

As for the Shaft...I guess 707 still needs it, thats why its not packed yet.



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User currently offline707CMF From France, joined Mar 2002, 4885 posts, RR: 29
Reply 13, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 923 times:

As I said, the game closes tomorrow at 4 pm
Okay, maybe earlier when the movers have finished with loading the truck...

Right now, I have a number on my inventory, but I will not tell which  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

And don't worry, they are not packing my internet connection  Big thumbs up

Cheers,

707


User currently offlineJasepl From India, joined Jul 2004, 3582 posts, RR: 39
Reply 14, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 913 times:

707, t'a trouvé un appartement à Paris? Or are you moving under the Roissy bridge?

User currently offlineTeahan From Germany, joined Nov 1999, 5294 posts, RR: 61
Reply 15, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 912 times:

36 boxes

J.



Goodbye SR-LX MD-11 / 6th of March 1991 to the 31st of October 2004
User currently offline707CMF From France, joined Mar 2002, 4885 posts, RR: 29
Reply 16, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 905 times:

707, t'a trouvé un appartement à Paris? Or are you moving under the Roissy bridge?

Translation : did I find a flat in Paris or shall I sleep under CDG airbridge ?

Well, yes, I do have a flat now, I will be signing in Saturday evening upon mly arrival in Paris, and I should settle in a few days after.

Cheers,

707


User currently offline707CMF From France, joined Mar 2002, 4885 posts, RR: 29
Reply 17, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 896 times:

Okay, midnight update, and after a quick shower I'll be going to bed...

Here is what my living room now looks like :



What is in front of the couches will probably be trashed away, while most of the stuff on the other side will get in the movers truck.

You can still enter the guess the cardboard boxes count game. Current contestants and input are :

Springbok747 : 17/33
ANCFlyer : 30
Teahan : 36

Springbok, I accept your second submission, but I am now clarifying : only one submission per username !

Cheers,

707


User currently offlineJasepl From India, joined Jul 2004, 3582 posts, RR: 39
Reply 18, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 892 times:

Here's my submission: 4 boxes.

Bonne chance (good luck) in Paris!

Cheers, Jason


User currently offlinePJS800 From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 242 posts, RR: 5
Reply 19, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 875 times:

I'm going to guess 23 boxes.

Good luck with the move!

PJ


User currently offlineThecoz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 873 times:

How many shafts will fit in a box, anyway?  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


I say it's 24 boxes.


User currently offlineRj111 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 21, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 870 times:

........................................................................................................................................................................31

User currently offline707cmf From France, joined Mar 2002, 4885 posts, RR: 29
Reply 22, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 819 times:

Friday, 7.30 pm. (did really not have time to post till now)

I am sitting on the floor, the living room is all but empty, there is nothing left in my room...

Yesterday, the movers have put in their truck a total of
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52 cardboard boxes.

Guys, have any of you been in a complete moving yet ?
Teahan with a call of 36 is the closest (and no cheating was involved... ). You have won a free flight.

Cheers,

707


User currently offlineMD11Engineer From Germany, joined Oct 2003, 14026 posts, RR: 62
Reply 23, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 811 times:

30 boxes ONLY?

I had alone 30 big cardboard boxes full of books and another 3 of old vinyl records (damn heavy), plus I didn´t have a moving company, just my old Suzuki jeep, a trailer and myself (ok, for some big furniture I asked a colleague to give me a hand on one afternoon).
I moved from a 4th floor flat to 3rd floor one, all without a lift.

Jan


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