View Poll Results: Which Book For Grand Prize winner

Voters
48. You may not vote on this poll
  • Doctor Sleep Gift Edition

    1 2.08%
  • The Shining Gift Edition

    21 43.75%
  • Mister Mercedes Trade 1st edition

    26 54.17%
+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 LastLast
Results 1 to 25 of 57

Thread: Which would be the best book as a Grand Prize this year?

  1. #1
    Owner Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg's Avatar

    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    North of "The Claw" & Patrick, East of Chad, Thankfully 700 miles from Bill
    Posts
    38,619
    My Mood
    Pensive
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default Which would be the best book as a Grand Prize this year?

    Non-binding poll. We are now only ~6 weeks away from the Fundraiser closing (5/19/2014).
    Which book do you think would be the most desirable to have King inscribe to you (the winner)?
    I would have more options, but it is unlikely we could acquire a S/L "the Shining", or a S/L "Doctor Sleep" to have King inscribe.

  2. #2
    Servant of Gan e_taylor will become famous soon enough e_taylor's Avatar

    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    London, Ontario, Canada
    Posts
    1,752
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    IT Gift Edition would be pretty cool!

  3. #3
    Bastard Son of Cort stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin's Avatar

    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    United Kingdom
    Posts
    7,206
    My Mood
    Fine
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    As there are no planned signings, Mr Mercedes seems a good choice.
    "A real limited edition, far from being an expensive autograph stapled to a novel, is a treasure. And like all treasures do, it transforms the responsible owner into a caretaker, and being a caretaker of something as fragile and easily destroyed as ideas and images is not a bad thing but a good one...and so is the re-evaluation of what books are and what they do that necessarily follows." - Stephen King

  4. #4
    Fundraiser Emeritus Merlin1958 seldom gets put on hold Merlin1958 seldom gets put on hold Merlin1958 seldom gets put on hold Merlin1958 seldom gets put on hold Merlin1958 seldom gets put on hold Merlin1958 seldom gets put on hold Merlin1958 seldom gets put on hold Merlin1958 seldom gets put on hold Merlin1958 seldom gets put on hold Merlin1958 seldom gets put on hold Merlin1958 seldom gets put on hold Merlin1958's Avatar

    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Quarantined in an undisclosed location known only to Top Secret Operatives in the Govt. I'm watching
    Posts
    31,061
    My Mood
    Amused
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    GE of The Shining?

    How's it gonna work this year, Jerome? Is the winner supplying his own book or are we looking for a donation?
    The Houston Astros cheated Major League Baseball from 2017-18!!!!

    They cheated their way to a couple of League Championships & a World Series!!!!

    Is that how we teach our kids to play the game now?????

  5. #5
    Owner Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg's Avatar

    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    North of "The Claw" & Patrick, East of Chad, Thankfully 700 miles from Bill
    Posts
    38,619
    My Mood
    Pensive
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by e_taylor View Post
    IT Gift Edition would be pretty cool!
    Been done.


  6. #6
    Can Toi The Library Policeman has a reputation beyond repute The Library Policeman has a reputation beyond repute The Library Policeman has a reputation beyond repute The Library Policeman has a reputation beyond repute The Library Policeman has a reputation beyond repute The Library Policeman has a reputation beyond repute The Library Policeman has a reputation beyond repute The Library Policeman has a reputation beyond repute The Library Policeman has a reputation beyond repute The Library Policeman has a reputation beyond repute The Library Policeman has a reputation beyond repute The Library Policeman's Avatar

    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Scotland
    Posts
    5,965
    My Mood
    Relaxed
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    Mr Mercedes trade

  7. #7
    Roont jhanic has a brilliant future jhanic has a brilliant future jhanic has a brilliant future jhanic has a brilliant future jhanic has a brilliant future jhanic has a brilliant future jhanic has a brilliant future jhanic has a brilliant future jhanic has a brilliant future jhanic has a brilliant future jhanic has a brilliant future jhanic's Avatar

    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Cleveland, Ohio
    Posts
    15,761
    My Mood
    Tired
    Country
    Country Flag

    Default

    I agree with a US or UK trade Mr. Mercedes.

    John

  8. #8
    Fundraiser Emeritus Merlin1958 seldom gets put on hold Merlin1958 seldom gets put on hold Merlin1958 seldom gets put on hold Merlin1958 seldom gets put on hold Merlin1958 seldom gets put on hold Merlin1958 seldom gets put on hold Merlin1958 seldom gets put on hold Merlin1958 seldom gets put on hold Merlin1958 seldom gets put on hold Merlin1958 seldom gets put on hold Merlin1958 seldom gets put on hold Merlin1958's Avatar

    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Quarantined in an undisclosed location known only to Top Secret Operatives in the Govt. I'm watching
    Posts
    31,061
    My Mood
    Amused
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    Not that Mr. King ever turns the book around very quickly, but Mr. Mercedes isn't due out until June, right? The HF ends 5/19/14. Unless he is supplying the book I suppose. Hmmmm.
    The Houston Astros cheated Major League Baseball from 2017-18!!!!

    They cheated their way to a couple of League Championships & a World Series!!!!

    Is that how we teach our kids to play the game now?????

  9. #9
    Maerlyn's Imp tippy4 has a brilliant future tippy4 has a brilliant future tippy4 has a brilliant future tippy4 has a brilliant future tippy4 has a brilliant future tippy4 has a brilliant future tippy4 has a brilliant future tippy4 has a brilliant future tippy4 has a brilliant future tippy4 has a brilliant future tippy4 has a brilliant future tippy4's Avatar

    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Southern California
    Posts
    4,859
    My Mood
    Hot
    Country
    Country Flag

    Default

    U.S. Mr. Mercedes 1st is my vote.

    I for one would not mind waiting until June were I lucky enough to win.

    The book will not be supplied by the winner.

    I would assume Doctor Sleep would be donated by CD or by a member of this site, or purchased with funds from the fundraiser.

    I would assume The Shining would be donated by SP or by a member of this site, or purchased with funds from the fundraiser.

    I would assume Mr. Mercedes would be donated by Scriber or King or CD or by a member of this site, or purchased with funds from the fundraiser.
    FOR SALE OR TRADE
    Wizard & Glass Grant 1st Edition $125
    Dark Tower 7 Artist Edition $75
    The Waste Lands 1st Edition in Shrinkwrap $150
    1984 Grant Gift Edition of The Talisman $250
    Lisey's Story ARC $25
    .
    .

    WANTED
    Signed 1st Edition of The Bachman Books (1985 Omnibus Hardback)

  10. #10
    Gunslinger Apprentice idlewarnings will become famous soon enough idlewarnings will become famous soon enough idlewarnings's Avatar

    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Minnesota
    Posts
    401
    Country
    Country Flag

    Default

    Mr. Mercedes would be a great prize

  11. #11
    Don't. Get. Married. Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon's Avatar

    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Las Vegas, NV
    Posts
    8,221
    My Mood
    Twisted
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    I didn't vote. If these are the only three options that we are allowed to send him, then that is understandable. But at the same time, with the exception of Rage (for obvious reasons), I don't see why the winner couldn't provide the book him/herself that they truly want to get signed/inscribed. Not causing dissention here, I just don't see why that wouldn't be an/THE option.

  12. #12
    Gunslinger Apprentice mcdonaldj will become famous soon enough mcdonaldj's Avatar

    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Posts
    443
    My Mood
    Amused

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Shannon View Post
    I didn't vote. If these are the only three options that we are allowed to send him, then that is understandable. But at the same time, with the exception of Rage (for obvious reasons), I don't see why the winner couldn't provide the book him/herself that they truly want to get signed/inscribed. Not causing dissention here, I just don't see why that wouldn't be an/THE option.
    Agreed with emphasis on 'greed'

  13. #13
    Don't. Get. Married. Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon's Avatar

    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Las Vegas, NV
    Posts
    8,221
    My Mood
    Twisted
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    Firstly, greed is good.

    Secondly, greed?

  14. #14
    Bastard Son of Cort stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin's Avatar

    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    United Kingdom
    Posts
    7,206
    My Mood
    Fine
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by mcdonaldj View Post

    Agreed with emphasis on 'greed'
    Quote Originally Posted by Shannon View Post
    Firstly, greed is good.

    Secondly, greed?
    i think the inference is that this would allow you to make a valuable book even more valuable if you could supply your own...
    "A real limited edition, far from being an expensive autograph stapled to a novel, is a treasure. And like all treasures do, it transforms the responsible owner into a caretaker, and being a caretaker of something as fragile and easily destroyed as ideas and images is not a bad thing but a good one...and so is the re-evaluation of what books are and what they do that necessarily follows." - Stephen King

  15. #15
    Live it. webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000's Avatar

    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Posts
    16,387
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by stroppygoblin View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by mcdonaldj View Post

    Agreed with emphasis on 'greed'
    Quote Originally Posted by Shannon View Post
    Firstly, greed is good.

    Secondly, greed?
    i think the inference is that this would allow you to make a valuable book even more valuable if you could supply your own...
    That would be my choice for sure! I would love to get him to inscribe one of my own...
    HELP ME FIND
    Insomnia #459
    ANY S/L #459

  16. #16
    Owner Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg's Avatar

    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    North of "The Claw" & Patrick, East of Chad, Thankfully 700 miles from Bill
    Posts
    38,619
    My Mood
    Pensive
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Shannon View Post
    I didn't vote. If these are the only three options that we are allowed to send him, then that is understandable. But at the same time, with the exception of Rage (for obvious reasons), I don't see why the winner couldn't provide the book him/herself that they truly want to get signed/inscribed. Not causing dissention here, I just don't see why that wouldn't be an/THE option.
    3 years ago, the book got lost. Fortunately it was a gift edition of FDNS that CD donated, and Chadbourne had remarqued. Cd donated another book, and Chadbourne did another remarque. Had it been something a member had sent in, it might not have been so easily replaced.

  17. #17
    Bastard Son of Cort stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin's Avatar

    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    United Kingdom
    Posts
    7,206
    My Mood
    Fine
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Randall Flagg View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Shannon View Post
    I didn't vote. If these are the only three options that we are allowed to send him, then that is understandable. But at the same time, with the exception of Rage (for obvious reasons), I don't see why the winner couldn't provide the book him/herself that they truly want to get signed/inscribed. Not causing dissention here, I just don't see why that wouldn't be an/THE option.
    3 years ago, the book got lost. Fortunately it was a gift edition of FDNS that CD donated, and Chadbourne had remarqued. Cd donated another book, and Chadbourne did another remarque. Had it been something a member had sent in, it might not have been so easily replaced.
    Did a picture of the remarque ever get taken? be interesting to see if that book ever turned up on ebay....
    "A real limited edition, far from being an expensive autograph stapled to a novel, is a treasure. And like all treasures do, it transforms the responsible owner into a caretaker, and being a caretaker of something as fragile and easily destroyed as ideas and images is not a bad thing but a good one...and so is the re-evaluation of what books are and what they do that necessarily follows." - Stephen King

  18. #18
    Owner Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg's Avatar

    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    North of "The Claw" & Patrick, East of Chad, Thankfully 700 miles from Bill
    Posts
    38,619
    My Mood
    Pensive
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by stroppygoblin View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Randall Flagg View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Shannon View Post
    I didn't vote. If these are the only three options that we are allowed to send him, then that is understandable. But at the same time, with the exception of Rage (for obvious reasons), I don't see why the winner couldn't provide the book him/herself that they truly want to get signed/inscribed. Not causing dissention here, I just don't see why that wouldn't be an/THE option.
    3 years ago, the book got lost. Fortunately it was a gift edition of FDNS that CD donated, and Chadbourne had remarqued. Cd donated another book, and Chadbourne did another remarque. Had it been something a member had sent in, it might not have been so easily replaced.
    Did a picture of the remarque ever get taken? be interesting to see if that book ever turned up on ebay....
    I suppose Steve or Marsha might have sold it...

  19. #19
    Bastard Son of Cort stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin seldom gets put on hold stroppygoblin's Avatar

    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    United Kingdom
    Posts
    7,206
    My Mood
    Fine
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Randall Flagg View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by stroppygoblin View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Randall Flagg View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Shannon View Post
    I didn't vote. If these are the only three options that we are allowed to send him, then that is understandable. But at the same time, with the exception of Rage (for obvious reasons), I don't see why the winner couldn't provide the book him/herself that they truly want to get signed/inscribed. Not causing dissention here, I just don't see why that wouldn't be an/THE option.
    3 years ago, the book got lost. Fortunately it was a gift edition of FDNS that CD donated, and Chadbourne had remarqued. Cd donated another book, and Chadbourne did another remarque. Had it been something a member had sent in, it might not have been so easily replaced.
    Did a picture of the remarque ever get taken? be interesting to see if that book ever turned up on ebay....
    I suppose Steve or Marsha might have sold it...
    Ah it got lost by Steve's office. I assumed it was lost in the post en-route.
    "A real limited edition, far from being an expensive autograph stapled to a novel, is a treasure. And like all treasures do, it transforms the responsible owner into a caretaker, and being a caretaker of something as fragile and easily destroyed as ideas and images is not a bad thing but a good one...and so is the re-evaluation of what books are and what they do that necessarily follows." - Stephen King

  20. #20
    Owner Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg's Avatar

    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    North of "The Claw" & Patrick, East of Chad, Thankfully 700 miles from Bill
    Posts
    38,619
    My Mood
    Pensive
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    The book definitely made it to King's office, but somehow got misplaced.

  21. #21
    Citizen of Gilead bdwyer19 has a brilliant future bdwyer19 has a brilliant future bdwyer19 has a brilliant future bdwyer19 has a brilliant future bdwyer19 has a brilliant future bdwyer19 has a brilliant future bdwyer19 has a brilliant future bdwyer19 has a brilliant future bdwyer19 has a brilliant future bdwyer19 has a brilliant future bdwyer19 has a brilliant future bdwyer19's Avatar

    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Brookfield, WI
    Posts
    4,108
    My Mood
    Aggressive
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    My vote would be for a gift edition of The Shining

  22. #22
    Don't. Get. Married. Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon has a reputation beyond repute Shannon's Avatar

    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Las Vegas, NV
    Posts
    8,221
    My Mood
    Twisted
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    I figured it would be something like that, but I still think the risk is worth the reward.

  23. #23
    Live it. webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000's Avatar

    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Posts
    16,387
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Shannon View Post
    I figured it would be something like that, but I still think the risk is worth the reward.
    Your 100% right. Most of us have a book in our collections that are near and dear for one reason or another.... and would like that signed. I envy so many here that have had the chance to meet Sai King.... alas I may never get the chance. What about a 1 hour meet and greet with King himself for the top prize? lol
    HELP ME FIND
    Insomnia #459
    ANY S/L #459

  24. #24
    Owner Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg is loved more than Jesus Randall Flagg's Avatar

    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    North of "The Claw" & Patrick, East of Chad, Thankfully 700 miles from Bill
    Posts
    38,619
    My Mood
    Pensive
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Shannon View Post
    I figured it would be something like that, but I still think the risk is worth the reward.
    Knowing there is a slight chance your book could be lost, what book would you yourself submit?

  25. #25
    Honky Mahfah biomieg has a brilliant future biomieg has a brilliant future biomieg has a brilliant future biomieg has a brilliant future biomieg has a brilliant future biomieg has a brilliant future biomieg has a brilliant future biomieg has a brilliant future biomieg has a brilliant future biomieg has a brilliant future biomieg has a brilliant future

    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    The Netherlands
    Posts
    7,469
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    Hypothetically (because I really don't want it to get lost) I would have King sign my Skeleton Crew proof... but only if he used his 1980's signature

    Otherwise, my vote goes to a Mr. Mercedes trade 1st/1st hardcover.

+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts