For those of you who think your soggy smelly socks DO indeed fall into the
"valuable" category, remember that there are those postal regulations that
prevent Charlie from mailing anything "potentially hazardous" in the US
Mail. And your soggy socks, if anything like mine, are a definite
biohazard. Sorry folks, no smelly socks in the mail. I had to get the
HazMat suit out to empty out our drop bags.
smiles from Silverton,
On 7/18/06, Charles T. Thorn <thorn@...> wrote:
> I collected the Hardrock drop bags that were not claimed by 3 PM on
> Sunday afternoon at the Sillverton gym.
> In a few days, I'll sort through them and mail their "valuables" to
> each runner that I can identify. I'll use the criteria that, if it
> were my stuff, would I pay postage to have it mailed to me.
> "Valuables" do not include the following: batteries, food items
> (including gels and bars), fluids in bottles, pills, soggy socks,
> plastic bags, and other other such items.
> "Valuables" do include clothing items (if in good shape), packs,
> flashlights and head lamps (without batteries), Gnass bags,
> prescription eye ware, and the like.
> If you want to make specific requests different from the above,
> please contact me before Friday. I'll use the mailing address that
> you put on your Hardrock entry form unless you provide different
> thorn@... <thorn%40lanl.gov>
> 505-662-2397 - h
> 505-665-0724 - w
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