Almost… Almost… #2022RABirthdayFundRAiser

Hello hello. After a lovely long day away from the computer, I am back with my evening update. Guess what? We are now well into the last 24 hours of the 2022 auctions! In fact there are only about 17 hours left until the auctions end tomorrow afternoon. I was away from the internet for most…

The Fixed-Price Sale Starts Tomorrow!

We are not done yet with the auctions, but for those who are eagerly awaiting the fixed-price sale, here is the low-down. As in the last couple of years, we are following up the auctions with a fixed-price sale of fan items on Etsy/Pattern. You will find it at scissorsandsmiles.patternbyetsy.com and the website will look…

Evening Update #2022RABirthdayFundRAiser

As promised, I am back with another update before I turn in for the night. I won’t make it long, but just to say that bids moved a good bit over the course of the day and we are sooooo close to breakthrough #2. There’s about €100 to it, so theoretically, with 34 auctions on…

Quick Morning Update #2022RABirthdayFundRAiser

Good morning, RA world! Just a quick update this morning. While I was sleeping, things developed just the way I thought it would. After the breakthrough last night, bids kept coming in and the total of all received bids so far have moved on. The great news is: All items have now received a bid!…

#2022RABirthdayFundRAiser – Breakthrough Post #1

Milestones, landmarks, mileposts, breakthroughs. Call it what you will but one thing is certain: It never ceases to amaze me how generously the fandom steps up to the plate and bids in the auctions. Bidding started today more or less as soon as I had uploaded the first handful of listings. Yep, that’s right, even…

#2022RABirthdayFundRaiser Kicks Off: NOW LIVE!!!

The day has finally come upon us again. We are kicking off the 2022 RA Birthday FundRAiser with the auctions of fan items over on eBay. I won’t bore you with the technical details. You know the drill. Private auctions… blablabla… non-commercial… blablabla… by fans for fans… blablabla… but CLICK THE ITEM HEADLINES TO GET…

Tee-Tee-Tease #2022RABirthdayFundRAiser

I’m running out of headlines for the teasers 😂. But I am not running out of things to tease. As the final teaser for this year’s eBay auctions, I would like to highlight the fan sets and other items that we have put together. Fan sets are a much-loved fixture in the auctions, usually combinations…

Tease Tease #2022RABirthdayFundRAiser

Here we go again. Some of you may have seen my tweet from last night. Yay. All is already set… 😅 #2022RABIrthdayFundRAiser pic.twitter.com/Ozqwpl8p5p — Sonja (@GuyltyPleasure) August 8, 2022 Yes, the eBay listings are drafted, so after one last proof-read I will be ready to list on Thursday. And if you have had a look…

The Tease – #2022RABirthdayFundRAiser

The countdown is on. Three days until the start of this year’s birthday fundRAiser. We are kicking off on Thursday with the auctions on eBay. (Read more about the small print HERE.) While I can’t give you the exact time of the first listing going live, I envisage that it will be mid-afternoon on Thursday.…

2022 Armitage Weekly Round-up #28

This is the last round-up before the big fundraiser begins! It’s strange how quickly it suddenly sneaks up on us, right? So the final sprint is here, and with all contributions to the auctions and sale now received, I am planning to get some items struck of my to do list today. Add remaining items…