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Re: [hr100] Hardrock Applications Received

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  • Jeanne Kysar
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    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 21, 2012
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      Woo hoo! Sending now:)

      Sent from my iPad

      On Oct 21, 2012, at 9:06 AM, Charles Thorn <thorncha@...> wrote:

      > Hardrockers,
      >
      > The Hardrock applications are coming in fast.
      >
      > I've received close to 300 applications so far and expect maybe 1000
      > total. The vast majority of them are complete and accurate. However,
      > there is that 1% that don't seem to be able to get it right. So, based on
      > applications received so far, below are some hints that will help make the
      > process work better for both you and me.
      >
      > * Please use the mail. *DO NOT* email your application. Emailed
      > applications will likely be ignored.
      >
      > * Send in your Hardrock application *EARLY*. The later you wait, the less
      > likely it is that I'll receive it by December 1.
      >
      > * Resist the urge to send your application using certified or registered
      > mail. I'm on travel a lot and if I have to go to the post office to sign
      > for your application, it will certainly be delayed and it may not be
      > received on time. As an example, last week I received a post office notice
      > to pick up a registered entry *WITH POSTAGE DUE*. That's funny but I'm not
      > amused.
      >
      > * Make sure you include documentation for your qualifying run. Without
      > complete documentation *INCLUDED*, your application is not complete and you
      > may not get into the lottery. (Of course, if Hardrock is your qualifier,
      > you do not have to provide any documentation.)
      >
      > * Make sure you highlight your name and the qualifying run name and year
      > on your documentation.
      >
      > * Staple *ALL* of your qualifier documentation pages and application pages
      > together but *DO NOT* staple your check to the application.
      >
      > * Double check your application to make sure it's complete. For example,
      > if you indicate you included your $250 check and it's not there, I assume
      > that it's been stolen in the mail and a time consuming exchange of emails
      > will ensue that wastes your time and mine.
      >
      > * Make sure that your name is printed or written on your check. A few of
      > the checks I've received are written from corporate accounts and, unless
      > you name is included, it may be tough to figure out who you are.
      >
      > Thanks for taking the time to make your Hardrock application complete and
      > get those applications in EARLY. And, don't find yourself in that 1%.
      >
      > Charlie
      >
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