I have an auction on eBay at the moment, but since it’s unlikely to be of interest (from a purchasing perspective) to anyone who reads this blog, I’m not promoting the auction here, just linking to it to tell the story.
We went to a Trivia Quiz night last Saturday night at a school near here, after being invited by some friends. Much fun was had by all, and we came about 4th out of 15 tables, so not stellar but credible. There were also a variety of raffles during the evening and for some reason (as a die-hard NSW Blues supporter in the State of Origin rugby league clashes) I bought a couple of tickets in a raffle for a ball signed by the Queensland Maroons ‘Former Origin Greats’ organisation. And, ironically, being probably the only ‘enemy’ supporter in the room, won it.
I really don’t have a lot of use for it, but we still resisted when someone in the hall offered us 20 bucks for it on the spot. Just as well really, as you’ll realise if you read the story told by the various updates to the description on the eBay auction. And hey, as of right now, 13 1/2 hours before the end of the auction, it’s already up to $33, so we’re already ahead of where we would have been had we accepted the offer (and way ahead of the 5 bucks I paid for the tickets).
So by about 10 am tomorrow my time I’ll know just how the story has panned out… and maybe have a new affection for the Queenslanders in the State of Origin.