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Please join me in welcoming Paul Wheaton and Alex Ojeda, authors of Permaculture Playing Cards





Read the book review here!

Paul Wheaton and Alex Ojeda will be hanging out in the forums until November 22nd answering questions and sharing their experiences with you all.

At the end of the week, we'll make a drawing for 4 lucky winners to win a copy of their cards! From now until Friday, all new posts in the Permaculture forum are eligible to win.

To win, you must use a name that follows our naming policy and you must have your email set up to receive the Daily-ish email.

The winners will be notified by Purple Moosage and must respond within 24 hours. Only the winners who respond within that timeframe will receive their deck. Watch for a PM, and a notice in this thread announcing the winners!


Please remember that we favour perennial discussion.  The threads you start will last beyond the event.  You don't need to use Paul Wheaton and Alex Ojeda's names to get their attention. We like these threads to be accessible to everyone, and some people may not post their experiences if the thread is directed to the author alone.


Posts in this thread won't count as an entry to win the book, but please say "Hi!" to Paul Wheaton and Alex Ojeda and make them feel welcome!
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Oh cool!  Alexander is gonna be here too!
 
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How lovely, Hi Paul and Alex, I'm liking the design of the cards very much!
 
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Welcome Creators! Love the design too. Anyone aware of permaculture themed card or board games?
 
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Hello! These would make for a lovely set of backcountry cards! Leave them in a local hut and infect more brains!
 
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Would be a great addition to any Biology/geography classroom.
 
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Man I would love some of those cards. They look Bad
 
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Hello, and welcome,  Paul and Alex! I'm sure your cards will do very well!!!
 
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Hello all.
 
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Hello Paul and Alex!  Glad to see that you will be answering questions in the Permaculture forum and that some members will be blessed with your awesome looking Card game!
 
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Hi there, beautiful cards, welcom...interested how you chose which elements and ideas to feature and which to not?
 
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I made a list and Alexander just start cranking the images out.  And then when we were about 75% of the way through the list, we started getting to the end of the list and what was left was harder.  So we made a few changes.   When we were down to about five cards left to do, we started the kickstarter:



Geoff wrote to me to say that he would rather not be in the cards, because he's a muslim and cards are for gambling, so we took him out.  

About a year ago I contacted Alexander with a list of 72 new card ideas, thinking we could probably take the best of that list to do another 52 cards.   He said "yes!" and then he said "too busy."  So ...   maybe someday we will make a second deck.
 
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Here's a bit more on the story of the permaculture playing cards

https://permies.com/t/51838/Story-Permaculture-Playing-Cards

 
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Welcome Paul and Alex! I am new to this site and forum, just learning the ropes as I go along. Love the pictures on the Permaculture playing cards, they are beautiful!  
 
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Welcome and those cards look awesome.
 
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Hi to you both.  Always good to see the boss on line!
 
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Hello both, which card (s) are your personal favourites? Thanks
 
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I shuffled the deck, and pulled out four cards, and they tell the names of our winners!

Congratulations:

Jasmine Dale
James Landreth
Andrea Locke
Catherine Windrose


I will send each of you a PM--please respond by Sunday to claim your deck of cards!

And, for those of you who didn't win, you can buy them HERE! Buy a deck! Buy 12 decks! Be crazy like me and get 48 decks and feel like Oprah, "And you get a deck, and you get a deck, and YOU get a deck!!!"
 
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Woo hoo!!  Thank you! <3  
 
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Woo hoo indeed!! Thanks Permies. I've bought some for Christmas presents, though this lucky pack is for me. May it infect many minds.
 
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Congrats to *all* the winners - I hope you aren't so busy reading the cards that you blow the game you're playing!
 
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Jay Angler wrote:Congrats to *all* the winners - I hope you aren't so busy reading the cards that you blow the game you're playing!



I deliberately didn't try to win these cards because I won Jasmine's workbook, but I wanted a deck so I went to Amazon, and it was on sale! Just ordered!

 
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Congratulations, y'all! 😁😁😁
 
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Cards sent to the winners.   Everybody else is gonna hafta buy them:

https://richsoil.com/cards.jsp
 
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Seems I was a week late to the party! I have just bought a deck from Amazon as a xmas present for a permaculture loving friend. I think (hope) he's gonna love it :)
 
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Tim Cooke wrote:Seems I was a week late to the party! I have just bought a deck from Amazon as a xmas present for a permaculture loving friend. I think (hope) he's gonna love it :)



Better late, than never!! And, you're not too late for Christmas!
 
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