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Sales, Swaps, Auction & Approvals/Approvals Disc. : Approval Book #20,000

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rrraphy
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08 Feb 2021
12:16:44am
Looks like Approval Book 20,000 will be activated some time this week (at the current pace of book activations)

Seems just like yesterday....
https://stamporama.com/discboard/disc_main.php?action=20&id=7928#52410

Conservatively speaking, that would be somewhere between 2.5 Million and 3 Million stamps listed and probably more than 1 million sold. Not bad for a club of 200-300 active members.


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09 Feb 2021
11:56:56am
re: Approval Book #20,000

As of today, Feb 9, 2021:
19950 SWEDEN 13 , USED STAMPS. pelleholm


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13 Feb 2021
01:55:58pm

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re: Approval Book #20,000

Almost there!
Currently at 19,996... correction, 19,997 Thumbs Up

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Neddie Seagoon from The Telegoons
14 Feb 2021
10:34:14am

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re: Approval Book #20,000

Jings!.....Crivvens!.....Help Ma Boab!

Guess who drew the number 20000 on their latest Approval Book?

Come on have a guess!

Was it my nemesis from San Francisco ?

Was it the man that keeps us in line if we overstep the mark ?

Was it our most generous host ?

No it wasn't any of them. It was......yes you've guessed...... it was..........ME!!

To celebrate the 20,000th Approval Book I have produced a 24 page Worldwide Book.

Every stamp is priced at 1 cent.

I will activate it sometime today.

(Remember I am at least 5 hours ahead of North America and 8 hours behind Australia)

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14 Feb 2021
11:39:18am

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re: Approval Book #20,000

Ian,

Congrats ! I was off by 2 books. If I would have got up early I may have made it but I decided sleeping in this morning was more important. Also I prefer to keep a low profile and not have too much notoriety here ! Steve

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14 Feb 2021
12:51:53pm
re: Approval Book #20,000

Congratulations Ian...well deserved badge of contribution.
And mostly high quality books I may add.

Now we have to design a certificate worth framing and hanging on the wall.
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14 Feb 2021
07:16:15pm
re: Approval Book #20,000

Did you include a nice US C13-5 zeppelin set in your 1ยข book? Laughing

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Jlav
15 Feb 2021
09:36:55am
re: Approval Book #20,000

Hi,

Ian (Brechinite) wrote "Remember I am at least 5 hours ahead of North America"

Not right Ian.

UTC -4 New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia

UTC -4 and UTC -3.5 Newfoundland and Labrador

UTC -3 Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Time Zones Currently Being Used in Greenland
Offset Time Zone Abbreviation & Name Example City
UTC -4 AST Atlantic Standard Time Thule Air Base
UTC -3 WGT West Greenland Time Nuuk
UTC -1 EGT East Greenland Time Ittoqqortoormiit
UTC +0 GMT Greenwich Mean Time Danmarkshavn

(https://www.timeanddate.com/time/zone/greenland)

Jacques


(Modified by Moderator on 2021-02-16 06:18:16)

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Neddie Seagoon from The Telegoons
15 Feb 2021
09:56:44am

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re: Approval Book #20,000

Jings!....Crivvens!....Help Ma Boab!

OK I used the wrong words "at least".

I should have said "on average" or "around" or just said "the USA" and ignored those in other parts of the North American continent or never gave a figure at all.

There again I could have upset everybody on all parts of the American Continent by saying that "you are always behind us" or better still "we are always well ahead of you" and ignored Australia completely.

Rolling On The Floor Laughing

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