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    Quote Originally Posted by StevieM View Post
    Something like 'I'm StevieM, and I'm a @VeryPC AL-coholic.'?
    Yeah, video withdrawal.

    I wonder if @sparkeh still has future or past Al that he can force to make videos giving away little things like paper clips and staples, just to keep us going until present Al and @VeryPC do their next big comp.
    Last edited by bladedanny; 6th January 2014 at 03:15 PM.

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    ...and let's see what the prize is today...

    Wow. It's an atom of carbon!

    Al

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    Quote Originally Posted by VeryPC View Post
    ...and let's see what the prize is today...

    Wow. It's an atom of carbon!

    Al
    Yay! Who won it? I hope it's me. If I save up enough I can make a pencil.

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    So all those sweets are mine, right?
    Maybe they're being divvied up amongst all of us who got the "You owe us 1.41 before you can have your VeryPC package" cards from Royal Mail... I still haven't got a replacement package
    I must've upset Al

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    Quote Originally Posted by kearton View Post
    Maybe they're being divvied up amongst all of us who got the "You owe us 1.41 before you can have your VeryPC package" cards from Royal Mail... I still haven't got a replacement package
    I must've upset Al
    That's not as bad as some of us who stumped up the 1.41 to get the package thinking it was something we had ordered...

    I heard rumour of recompense for those of us affected, but haven't heard any more about that in a while...

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    Quote Originally Posted by crc-ict View Post
    That's not as bad as some of us who stumped up the 1.41 to get the package thinking it was something we had ordered...

    I heard rumour of recompense for those of us affected, but haven't heard any more about that in a while...
    Surely 1.41 was worth it for the schadenfreudian laugh it gave the rest of us.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StevieM View Post
    Something like 'I'm StevieM, and I'm a @VeryPC AL-coholic.'?
    Quote Originally Posted by bladedanny View Post
    Yeah, video withdrawal.

    I wonder if @sparkeh still has future or past Al that he can force to make videos giving away little things like paper clips and staples, just to keep us going until present Al and @VeryPC do their next big comp.
    Madvent 2013? Pfft! Not-Al who isn't not locked up in my non time travelling basement isn't currently performing draws for Madvent 2042.
    Top prize? Well it certainly isn't a hover board off of Back to the Future II.

    Weeeeeeeee *smack* *ooof* stupid hover board.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kearton View Post
    Maybe they're being divvied up amongst all of us who got the "You owe us 1.41 before you can have your VeryPC package" cards from Royal Mail... I still haven't got a replacement package
    I must've upset Al
    Quote Originally Posted by crc-ict View Post
    That's not as bad as some of us who stumped up the 1.41 to get the package thinking it was something we had ordered...

    I heard rumour of recompense for those of us affected, but haven't heard any more about that in a while...
    This rumour of recompense is true (I say "rumour", actually, it's a promise we made to compensate you for my mistake).

    We wanted to make sure your compensation was decent, so it took a little preparation, but your new items are in the oven now (literally as it happens - well, not "oven", kiln actually).

    Should take another week or two, but goodies will be coming the way of all 2013 Stocktobians soon.

    Thanks for your patience.

    Al

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    Quote Originally Posted by VeryPC View Post
    We wanted to make sure your compensation was decent, so it took a little preparation, but your new items are in the oven now (literally as it happens - well, not "oven", kiln actually).

    Should take another week or two, but goodies will be coming the way of all 2013 Stocktobians soon.
    So: guesses for what it is, then?

    I reckon you've made little clay models of Al-ly McBeal. Or maybe it's a beautiful little model of Al & @VeryPC_Colin_M re-enacting the famous clay scene from Ghost?

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    All I can think of now is Al and Colin re-enacting that scene...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gonk View Post
    All I can think of now is Al and Colin re-enacting that scene...
    argh!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sparkeh View Post
    argh!
    Exactly.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by VeryPC View Post
    We wanted to make sure your compensation was decent, so it took a little preparation, but your new items are in the oven now (literally as it happens - well, not "oven", kiln actually).
    I just got a package from @VeryPC... I thought it was this mysterious thing.

    It was actually the Ferrero Rocher that I totally didn't forget about.

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    Received my prize thanks again @VeryPC I opened it in front of the office staff and they was just staring :| I quickly made my exit lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by north-ict View Post
    Received my prize thanks again @VeryPC I opened it in front of the office staff and they was just staring :| I quickly made my exit lol.
    Opened in front of the staff?!

    Mine required the use of a bladed instrument to open... the entire thing was coated in a think layer of tape.

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