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Konosuke Giveaway

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Kosuke gave me a Sumiro 240 Ebony for a giveaway with little guidance as to what we should do.

Any suggestions? I have a few ideas but thought I would throw it open.
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I just drooled on my phone...

1) raffle off to charity.

2) random drawing of customers who have spent over $1000 lifetime with you

3) eBay and donate all to a good cause

4) random drawing of customers in food industry who are out of work?

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Re: Konosuke Giveaway

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It's a promotional thing, yeah? So use it to maximize your reach while providing exposure for Konosuke. Maybe one of those drawings where people get an additional entry for: following on IG/FB/YT/etc, being an email subscriber, etc.

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I really like the idea of a charity raffle. Plenty of local places in need right now.

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Promotional for Konosuke perhaps look at your customers that have purchased a lot of Konosuke products.

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Kosuke posted about this on IG a few weeks ago, specifically stating that the knives have been given to their vendors with the intent of being free-to-enter giveaways. Pivoting in to a raffle, no matter how well intended, would likely turn in to a headache for Mark.

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I feel like it could be a customer appreciation thing - I like the drawing for people who have spent a certain amount lifetime. Please no EBay.

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I just started a new generation of Konosuke users yesterday when I gave my son my 1st Japanese knife my 240mm HD2 I think people that use Konosuke will appreciate this much more.

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Graymatters wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:39 am
Kosuke posted about this on IG a few weeks ago, specifically stating that the knives have been given to their vendors with the intent of being free-to-enter giveaways. Pivoting in to a raffle, no matter how well intended, would likely turn in to a headache for Mark.
I didn’t realize this when I made my suggestion. Care to post a like to K post?

Edit. I found kono IG post. https://www.instagram.com/p/CBHZBnpjqpt ... j07epu922b

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Bensbites wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:05 am
Graymatters wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:39 am
Kosuke posted about this on IG a few weeks ago, specifically stating that the knives have been given to their vendors with the intent of being free-to-enter giveaways. Pivoting in to a raffle, no matter how well intended, would likely turn in to a headache for Mark.
I didn’t realize this when I made my suggestion. Care to post a like to K post?

Edit. I found kono IG post. https://www.instagram.com/p/CBHZBnpjqpt ... j07epu922b
Ben Ben Ben...

Clearly Mark could simply give it to you... and YOU could raffle/auction it off for charity :)
In fact, you could slap a nice handle on it, and raise it up even more, thus saving Mark the headache :)
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Re: Konosuke Giveaway

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How about a passaround?
Just a CONUS one...
or... then again, why not an international one? :o :mrgreen:
Mark could let someone else handle it, so as to get himself off the hook.
We could nominate... perhaps members with three-letter names, (but keep it in the American time zones, for convenience)
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Altadan wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:36 am
Bensbites wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:05 am
Graymatters wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:39 am
Kosuke posted about this on IG a few weeks ago, specifically stating that the knives have been given to their vendors with the intent of being free-to-enter giveaways. Pivoting in to a raffle, no matter how well intended, would likely turn in to a headache for Mark.
I didn’t realize this when I made my suggestion. Care to post a like to K post?

Edit. I found kono IG post. https://www.instagram.com/p/CBHZBnpjqpt ... j07epu922b
Ben Ben Ben...

Clearly Mark could simply give it to you... and YOU could raffle/auction it off for charity :)
In fact, you could slap a nice handle on it, and raise it up even more, thus saving Mark the headache :)
For the greater good, I would be happy to. However, that seems to go against spirit of the original offer.

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Well, contest for fans is what the offer speaks of... :roll:

So its a contest concept that must be presented?
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Just give it to me and call it good. 8-)
If God wanted me to be a vegetarian he wouldn't have made animals taste so good.

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Jeff B wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:15 pm
Just give it to me and call it good. 8-)
We're all thinking that, but no one was saying it. Thanks, Jeff. Nobody wants the stress. This Sumiiro is really a hot potato you're best fit to handle.
Though it's Joe who would give us the more detailed write-up...
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How about some pics and dims?

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Jeff B wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:15 pm
Just give it to me and call it good. 8-)

I was thinking you could use another blade ;-)

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Jeff B wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:15 pm
Just give it to me and call it good. 8-)
Jeff.....I already asked...and got answered in the negative ;-)
Seriously though.

Raffle on IG.
Have to follow #CKTG, #Konosuke-sakai and #knifelife!!!! OK forget the last one.
Share with 2 friends.
Anything else?

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mauichef wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:45 pm
Jeff B wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:15 pm
Just give it to me and call it good. 8-)
Jeff.....I already asked...and got answered in the negative ;-)
Seriously though.

Raffle on IG.
Have to follow #CKTG, #Konosuke-sakai and #knifelife!!!! OK forget the last one.
Share with 2 friends.
Anything else?
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mauichef wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:45 pm
Jeff B wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:15 pm
Just give it to me and call it good. 8-)
Jeff.....I already asked...and got answered in the negative ;-) ....
Then...let's do a random drawing between everyone with a 5 digit post count. :D
If God wanted me to be a vegetarian he wouldn't have made animals taste so good.

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