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