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Win the Ultimate Muppet Whatnot Workshop Experience!

Discussion in 'Muppet Merchandise' started by Phillip, Nov 17, 2009.

  1. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member

    Muppets Studios let us know about a very special charity auction they are holding for... The Ultimate Muppet Whatnot Workshop Experience from FAO Schwarz!

    As you know, you can customize your very own Muppet Whatnot here. But between now and December 10, you have a chance to bid on the following:

    Here is the official auction link...

    http://www.charityfolks.com/cfaucti...=17794&catname=For Kids&scid=13571&mcid=13558

    And here are other FAO experiences being given away including a Spotlight Barbie Experience, Lego Experience and Storybook New York Experience.

    http://www.charityfolks.com/fao.htm
  2. dwayne1115

    dwayne1115 Well-Known Member

    This is really great! do we know what the Charity is that they are rasing money for?
  3. MuppetMazz

    MuppetMazz Member

    WOW do I wish I had enough money to even attempt to win this!
  4. jeremyactor

    jeremyactor New Member

    Proceeds benefit the Toys for Tots foundation.
  5. Davina

    Davina Member

    really wish i had a few extra thousand dollars laying around.. but then, i probablly couldn't use it anyway.. though.. maybe.. i didn't see in there anywhere if the "airfare" would cover coming from Alaska... (most prizes that include travel don't..)
  6. Nick22

    Nick22 Active Member

    lol. too bad i don't have a couple thousand extra dollars laying around.
  7. muppetperson

    muppetperson Well-Known Member

    Drats! There goes my chance of working with the Muppets.
  8. shimauta

    shimauta Member

    It is getting a bit expensive... I kind of wish this was a contest, rather than an auction. Whoever has the deepest pockets will win...
  9. theprawncracker

    theprawncracker Well-Known Member

    Yes, but it's for a very worthy charity, so I would say that it's worth it.
  10. muppetperson

    muppetperson Well-Known Member

    One last shot, before I hit the wall!
  11. shimauta

    shimauta Member

    Good luck!
  12. muppetperson

    muppetperson Well-Known Member

    Darn! Darn! Darn! I have been outbidded again.Some things are just not suppose to be.
  13. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    Aren't you supposed to wait until the final hour on those things and then pounce?
  14. muppetperson

    muppetperson Well-Known Member

    They have a measure in place to discourage "popcorn" bids.If anybody bids within the final 10 minutes, then the auction extends for another 10 minutes so buyers can see if anybody else is interested and have a chance to counter attack.maybe ebay should look at doing something simular.
  15. shimauta

    shimauta Member

    It will be interesting to see how high the price goes. I hope they do something again like this in the future so that more people can have the opportunity.
  16. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    Well, then waiting for the last several hours is probably best and acceptible. I just never understood the early heated bidding when there's so much time left.
  17. muppetperson

    muppetperson Well-Known Member

    Did you see how much the Lego experience is attracting? Last time I looked it was $18,000! Makes the Muppet bids look like small change!
  18. muppetperson

    muppetperson Well-Known Member

    There is an advantage of getting in early.For example, if the bid was $6000 and you waited and somebody came in at $6500, then your next bid would have to be $7000, a jump of $1000.However,if you got in early and put in a maximum of $6500 and then someone bids to $6500, then your can stay at $6500, saving $500.
  19. shimauta

    shimauta Member

    I just looked now, thats amazingly high! Although the FMV for the Lego one is also quite a bit higher and the bidding hasnt reached that high. I think I will just save my money for :shifty:
  20. muppetperson

    muppetperson Well-Known Member

    WOW! Went for $12,000.


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