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CRAAAAAAAAP! (Geek Chic goes out of business)
« on: June 23, 2017, 11:49:33 AM »
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It is with great sadness that I must announce Geek Chic has ceased operation.  Despite heroic efforts by many, this outcome is out of our hands.  While I am certain there are many outstanding questions, we are currently limited in our ability to respond. I will update this page with appropriate contact information and procedures as they become available.

I am forever indebted to those who joined us on this adventure, and am absolutely gutted about it's end.


Robert Gifford

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Ah well - I can always order something from Carolina Game Tables....
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« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2017, 12:52:00 PM »
Uhh....


Was someone at the company arrested for using carved human bone?  Wood from Madagascar?

Hostages being held?


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« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2017, 01:25:00 PM »
probably lawsuits over failed deliveries
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« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2017, 01:50:59 PM »
From doing a bit of reading around the Interwebs, in a matter of weeks they went from taking orders to closing their doors. Almost sounds like some expected outside investment just didn't end up happening.

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« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2017, 02:06:58 PM »
I'm pretty sure Jodi and Clint are good over at Carolina Game Tables, so I'll end ordering from them.  Clint's family are 3rd-generation furniture makers and the company is carrying no debt
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« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2017, 03:57:01 PM »
^I looked at their tables at Origins. Very nice!  O0
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« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2017, 04:00:00 PM »
Just build yer damn tables ya lazy bastages!  :uglystupid2:
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« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2017, 04:02:24 PM »
^I did but it didn't look like that.  :-[
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« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2017, 09:50:50 PM »
^I looked at their tables at Origins. Very nice!  O0

Ditto and they are from my home town.

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Re: CRAAAAAAAAP!
« Reply #10 on: July 20, 2017, 02:10:24 PM »
Wow. That it is just nuts.

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« Reply #11 on: July 20, 2017, 02:33:51 PM »
Wow. That it is just nuts.

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Total liabilities come to more than $7.5 million. Total assets, including unfinished furniture, tools, equipment and a stockpile of unsold board games from a recent merger with Crash Games, were listed at $1.4 million.
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« Reply #12 on: August 04, 2017, 05:55:14 AM »
I wondered why Tom Vasel got rid of his Geek Chic table and replaced it with another brand (can't recall it offhand).