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Old 03-19-2005, 04:42 PM   #85
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Just wanted you to know that you will be welcome at any WBCCI rally even if "Buttercup" isn't with you.
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Old 03-27-2005, 03:35 PM   #86
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Many thanks...

Tarheel,

Many thanks for your hospitality.

We are truly looking forward to joining in - even without Buttercup! After reviewing the calendar we're going to try to make their next luncheon and their next rally, even if Buttercup isn't ready.

We are hoping to bring Buttercup home in the next couple of weeks, after some bearing repacking! Then the fun will begin.

We just received our numbers! We were able to resurrect the original numbers #17330. How exciting!
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Old 02-10-2006, 02:41 PM   #87
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Special Numbers For Us!

Thanks to this thread, I realized that we could pick our "red numbers" if they weren't already taken. So, with my parents '06 directory, our search began. We finally came up with a biggie-"25678"-special to us because it's our birth months-one for each one of us! Even though this one is a big number, it actually means something to us- ! And Kathy at WCBBI was so great-told me if we changed our minds, call her back by Monday-lol!
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Old 02-10-2006, 03:03 PM   #88
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Thanks to this thread, I realized that we could pick our "red numbers" if they weren't already taken. So, with my parents '06 directory, our search began. We finally came up with a biggie-"25678"-special to us because it's our birth months-one for each one of us! Even though this one is a big number, it actually means something to us- ! And Kathy at WCBBI was so great-told me if we changed our minds, call her back by Monday-lol!
Congrats on your choice.It's great to have a special meaning to the number you've chosen .Seeing the higher numbers have always reminded me of the rich history of the club.Enjoy
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Old 02-10-2006, 04:04 PM   #89
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Old 07-28-2008, 11:34 AM   #90
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Question red numbers

I have an Airstream from the 70's with the red number, 976, and the WBCC emblem..where would the directories be and how could I access the history and information for this number?
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Old 07-28-2008, 02:12 PM   #91
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3 digit numbers designate WBCCI officers. 976 is not currently assigned according to the 2008 WBCCE membership directory. In fact the highest 3 digit number listed is 306. I would contact Jodi at WBCCI directly. Maybe she has the information you are looking for.
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Old 07-28-2008, 03:53 PM   #92
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I have an Airstream from the 70's with the red number, 976, and the WBCC emblem..where would the directories be and how could I access the history and information for this number?

First post kbourage,WELCOME to the forums.

I will PM some details to you shortly on this on this very interesting number.
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Old 07-28-2008, 04:07 PM   #93
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3 digit numbers designate WBCCI officers. 976 is not currently assigned according to the 2008 WBCCE membership directory. In fact the highest 3 digit number listed is 306. I would contact Jodi at WBCCI directly. Maybe she has the information you are looking for.
Just to clarify this post,here is some more info on 3 digit numbers.This is normally the rule of thumb but of course there could be exceptions.
100 series numbers are usually reserved for Int'l and Past Int'l Presidents.
200-300 series numbers are usually assigned to Region Presidents and those holding some sort of position in the club.
400-999 series numbers are rarely ever given out anymore and are usually long time members or decendents of those members who wanted to keep the number.
Again,there are exceptions.

Also,I should clarify that there was a misprint in the 2008 WBCCI Directory.Starting in the third column of Page 246 there was a '1' mistakingly put in front of many of the 3 digit numbers starting with #307 Ulrich.The directory shows #1307 instead.This continues right up to #909 Berg which is shown as #1909.
The next number after Berg in the directory is #1001 Sasuta.This is where the directory is listing the numbers correctly again.

I now return you to your regular scheduled programming.
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Old 07-28-2008, 06:56 PM   #94
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I heard from a member that the reissue numbers. so you could get a 4 or 6 thousand.. is that true..
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I heard from a member that the reissue numbers. so you could get a 4 or 6 thousand.. is that true..
You could get a four or six thousand number providing it is not already in use.If it is not in use it has to be inactive for two years to the best of my knowledge.There is a small surcharge to request a specific number.
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Old 07-29-2008, 01:24 AM   #96
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Mike, I think you may have missed the latest assignment of numbers, straight out of the Mid-Winter IBT meeting of '08:

Only Improvements Ľ 3-Digit Numbers

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Old 08-05-2008, 05:42 PM   #97
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There is a small surcharge to request a specific number.
Is that new? I don't think I paid extra when I joined about three years ago and requested a specific number.

Although with a number in the 13,000 area, they were probably glad to have someone want a number that large...
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Old 08-05-2008, 06:03 PM   #98
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Is that new? I don't think I paid extra when I joined about three years ago and requested a specific number.

Although with a number in the 13,000 area, they were probably glad to have someone want a number that large...
There was when I joined in 95 but I will find out for sure if there still is one.I emailed HO and will post my findings.
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