GAW * GEC Office Knife * GAW

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by pmek5, Apr 29, 2020.

  1. Old Hunter

    Old Hunter Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 12, 2012
    I’m in - great knife! Thanks, OH
     
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  2. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    A few have caught it, and several other teachers have mentioned it.
    They ask why there's a mistake on the poster? I say, "That's what makes it funny!"
    I think I'm the only one that finds the humor in it though. :oops:
     
  3. Bartleby

    Bartleby

    Oct 28, 2005
    Having no examples of GEC, I'm in!
     
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  4. Chief

    Chief Chief Master Sergeant USAF (ret) 1975-2000 Platinum Member

    Nov 15, 1998
    I'm in … can't resist the opportunity for such a fine knife. Thanks.
     
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  5. Peregrin

    Peregrin Traditional Forum Moderator Moderator Gold Member

    Sep 2, 2004
    Not an entry, please. Nice idea for a GAW.

    A couple pics of my refuge. One of my favorite places on the planet. I consider myself lucky to have it.

    Before I retired I worked from home in the evenings and on the weekends occasionally, usually the result of working too many hours, with too many deadlines. Now it's my no stress zone.

    My wonderful wife is forever threatening to add, change, or rearrange it. I tell her "no way" it's my room. Do what you want with the rest of the house, it's yours to make it any way you want.
    So far, so good!

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  6. Wannabe Rambo Guy

    Wannabe Rambo Guy

    208
    Feb 11, 2020
    Vizsla, brother? It's too bright outside painting this house canary yellow. I can't see much right now lol
     
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  7. Prester John

    Prester John Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    Very nice, Gary. I love the paneling, pictures, lampshade, leather desk chair, and that sword letter opener. :thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
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  8. Ron Sabbagh

    Ron Sabbagh Platinum Member Platinum Member

    974
    Sep 15, 1999
    that looks like a wonderful den. Love the vintage Pfleuger reels.
     
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  9. Prester John

    Prester John Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    The dog is a Lab mix.
     
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  10. Rostovsky

    Rostovsky

    169
    Apr 12, 2015
    I play the game with your permission
     
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  11. AnW

    AnW Gold Member Gold Member

    755
    Jun 15, 2019
    Love everything about this room!
     
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  12. AnW

    AnW Gold Member Gold Member

    755
    Jun 15, 2019
    @pmek5 Thanks again for the opportunity. My entry post is #47. If I should be so lucky to win, I'd like it to go to @Jack Black . I'd be happy to pick up the postage as well.
     
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  13. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    Now THAT's a true Man Cave. :cool::thumbsup:
     
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  14. Ed Kramp

    Ed Kramp Custom Knifemaker Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    20
    Nov 6, 2019
    I’m in. Great idea.
     
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  15. blademan 13

    blademan 13 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 25, 2000
    Awesome GAW, I’m in. My office could really use some sprucing up and this knife just might be the ticket!
     
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  16. Neko2

    Neko2 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 18, 2003
    Oh boy!
    I'm in!

    I've been after a good vintage one off the bay and really wanted the GEC when it came out but it just wasn't in the stars.

    Thanks much!
     
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  17. K33ncutter

    K33ncutter Gold Member Gold Member

    744
    Jan 24, 2020
    Very nice! I’m in. Even though I have been retired about 9 1/2 years I spend plenty of time gaming in my “office”.
     
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  18. 5K Qs

    5K Qs Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 20, 2014
    Thanks for the generous GAW, Tim; handsome knife!! :thumbsup::cool::cool::thumbsup:

    I usually don't enter GAWs with a GEC for a prize, because I think lots of folks appreciate them more than I do. But I fully support this trend of entering a GAW for someone else, and I'd like to do that here. If my number comes up, please send the knife to Alan @joeradza.

    I really miss my on-campus office. Here are a couple of pics of the home space that's been my office/online teaching studio for the past 7 weeks. It used to be one end of the basement laundry room, with a chest freezer tucked between a shower stall on the left and the hallway wall on the right:
    before.teachingstudio.jpg

    But each weekday from 2-4pm, MATH 222 is broadcast from here:
    after.teachingstudio.jpg
    The sawhorse is a surprisingly comfortable seat! After class, I clear it all out so we have access to the freezer until it's time to set up for the next day. I actually do most of my class prep at the kitchen table one floor up.

    Best wishes to all the entrants! :D:thumbsup::thumbsup:

    - GT
     
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  19. joeradza

    joeradza Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 6, 2014
    That is unbelievably generous Gary. That's what I get for my math teacher being my all time favorite, even if it was 60 years ago.
     
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  20. Jathes

    Jathes Gold Member Gold Member

    489
    Nov 6, 2016
    I'm in
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