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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt2327 View Post
    Wow could that mean they are thinkin Jan 09 could get up into the 2,000's
    thoughts?

    Yeah Probally so .......

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    So whats the time line that some of you have been told for the next few weeks? Saturday we run, Monday we do the processing thing. Whats after that? What more needs to be done and when do we "start" and need to leave our current employers?

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    I am list number 20##. I still live in Chicago. (yes I tested for the CFD but my number is a lot higher here because they go by your SS# instead of your grade.) anyway, if people with list numbers in the 1800's are getting their packets, should I be moving to NYC soon?

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    Quote Originally Posted by IglooStix View Post
    My list number is in the mid 43x's. I live in Queens and have not received anything regarding the run this Saturday.

    Has anyone living in Queens and/or around #43x received anything regarding the run?
    Igloo I'd call your investigator ASAP. letters for the run went out into high 700s-low 800s (from what guys are saying on here) with most receiving Mon. I'm at #36x and got one-yes I live in Manhattan but I imagine if they mail the letters from Brooklyn it'd take a day to get to you and me both.
    Good luck.

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    Default Just so you guys know .....

    I know a guy on this list and he submitted everything to his investigator but his case was never closed ..... Why you ask? He asked what would be the reason behind it and his investigator told him, He cleared all the hoops but the F.B.I never sent his finger prints back to the FDNY. Because of that she couldn't "close his case" untill they send them back cleared. Cleared means the FEDS are not looking for you or you don't have any, or had cases with the FEDS. That sucks BIG TIME but there's nothing the FDNY could do if that's the case. YOU CAN'T MUSCLE the FEDS. They MUSCLE you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Red2117 View Post
    letters for the run went out into high 700s-low 800s (from what guys are saying on here)
    You know, a couple of guys made a good point. Did they really have to go that high to fill the class? Or is this the last qualifier before they form it up? I received 2 letters in my envelope: the official run letter and another one that stated a Letter of Appointment will be given to those who complete the run to show up 6/16 for processing. Everyone else get that, too?

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    indeed i agree.. something is fishy
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    Question The Run

    What Happens If You Fail The Run? Are You Dq'd? Can You Get In That Class At All?

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    The possibility of reaching number 2000 is a reality for january.
    If they did indeed reach list number 817 or around, it's more than likely.
    87 promos out of ems are in this class of 300, so you take roughly 200 dudes out of 6019 so it's a 4-1 basis. Now the next class if they are putting in 300 with this current trend of 4-1 could reach 2000. Statistically speaking, the better list number the more apt you are to take the job. So who knows, could go higher, or lower.

    Anyone know the exact number they called up for this current class going in july? Anyone higher than 817?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Red2117 View Post
    Igloo I'd call your investigator ASAP. letters for the run went out into high 700s-low 800s (from what guys are saying on here) with most receiving Mon. I'm at #36x and got one-yes I live in Manhattan but I imagine if they mail the letters from Brooklyn it'd take a day to get to you and me both.
    Good luck.
    Thanks Red. I spoke Mrs. Margie Prather (I'm not sure of the spelling) earlier this afternoon. She told me my paperwork has to go before a review board (which is meeting Thursday morning) because of a surgery I had when I was 16 years old. She assured me that I'm still on track to start the next class, so I'm thinking that they're going to have another run date and a subsequent day for processing before the class starts.

    Thanks again Red. Good luck.

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    Good luck to all who got their letters and are going for the run Saturday, wish I was in your shoes.

    Not to steal your thunder but I just got my packet in the mail today and I am so excited, like a kid on christmas. July 30th at 9am is when I go up with my packet filled out. Now I've got to get all this filled out and get copies of everything I need.

    List # 17## for those who may be wondering.

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    Theres nothing fishy goin on guys. It just took them that many people to make a class. Also they call some extra guys up for the run just incase some guys fail the run they have enough people to fill up the class. If they have too many people then i guess they would qualify them for the next class all according to list number. Also we dont know how big this class is going to be. I know its usual 300 dudes but u never know what they may be up to. Mainly though i believe they got so high up on the list because they are being picky with the 6019 list due to the test controversy and everything, what u guys think is the reason?

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    Haven't been on in awhile and just wanted to say congrats to everyone who got there letters.
    List # 13**

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    Quote Originally Posted by QCFRANKC View Post
    Just got my packet to begin processing today 06/11/08

    I am list # 18XX
    Anyone else higher than 18xx get a packet?
    6019 / #22--

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    Quote Originally Posted by IglooStix View Post
    My list number is in the mid 43x's. I live in Queens and have not received anything regarding the run this Saturday.

    Has anyone living in Queens and/or around #43x received anything regarding the run?
    I'm also in Queens and still haven't received my letter. I'm 76x, so I fall in the category that is supposed to get a letter. I'm quite happy to see you haven't gotten yours yet either, as I am currently sh1tting my pants. I bet ours come tomorrow, but I'm going to be making a phone call in the morning to confrim this. Wtf is up with the mail in Queens.
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    Everyone is having a fit about the list numbers that have been called for the run. I am positive that at least a 2:1 ratio of guys either failed the background check, or the medical (eyes, stairs etc.) The reason I am positive on that is that historically that has been the case that it takes at least 2 packets for them to get one qualified candidate. If my math is right and they called all closed cases up to list #750 I bet only 300 give or take are running by Saturday which is just about the right number to call to get 280 off 6019. Figure 20 EMS guys/gals and there and there you go...

    Now, if after Saturday they don't hand out enough appointment letters to make up the class they just call more guys for a run next weekend and they have plenty of time to process a few more people for July 1.

    That said if my # was below 750 and I was told my case was closed and still no letter I would BE AT METROTECH asking for my investigator not calling on the phone!

    Am I making sense here or am I nuts?
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    A training note;

    I broke 11min today 10:49 on the 1.5mi which is not too impressive but for a short legged 215lb guy it seems like flying...3 Weeks to go and aiming for 9:30

    For other big guys I highly recommend doing the Fartlek training like Indian sprints from HS lax and football. Before I started them I was killing myself to just finish right at 12min.

    I vary my pace from approx 8mph to 9.5mph for 2.25mi every other day outside and of "off" days I just run the 12min 1.5 on the treadmill to decrease impact on the legs and it feels like walking.

    O and get the nike thing for your Ipod it makes pacing soooo much easier for non skinny runner type guys like me :-)
    6019 #47x

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    From the City's Website:

    Firefighter Appointment & Recruitment Updates

    Current Appointment Information ( Exam # 2043 )
    The FDNY is appointing from Firefighter List #2043, which was established on May 5, 2004. To date, we have appointed 2242 eligibles from Firefighter List #2043; 302 eligibles entered the August 5, 2007 class. We reached List #4825.5.


    4825.5/2242 = 2.15

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    Quote Originally Posted by fdny2b View Post
    That said if my # was below 750 and I was told my case was closed and still no letter I would BE AT METROTECH asking for my investigator not calling on the phone!

    Am I making sense here or am I nuts?
    I don't want to come across as an impatient bastard, so I'm calling. If I'm unable to get through on the phone AND I still don't get a letter tomorrow, I'll be at Metrotech on friday morning. It is quite possible that the mail got messed up and is simply taking a bit longer than expected. (I know that I've been "qualified" as per my investigator on monday, so it's just a matter of figuring out where my damned letter is)

    The thing about the ratio for our list is that it was established BEFORE the "physical". In the past it was established after, which is a major difference in the process. I would guess that this alone will raise the ratio from about 2:1 to around 2.5:1 at the minimum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fdny2b View Post
    Figure 20 EMS guys/gals and there and there you go...

    Am I making sense here or am I nuts?
    I'd figure more like 80 EMS

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    Quote Originally Posted by CalmB4Storm View Post
    I'd figure more like 80 EMS
    Wow, I thought EMS was so short staffed they cant stand to lose 80 in one shot.....I guess the 2:1 is a bit too low
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    Quote Originally Posted by CalmB4Storm View Post
    I'd figure more like 80 EMS
    Only 75 ran the pre-qualifying mile and a half-but I haven't heard yet how many passed.

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    Guys, can I make a suggestion? Let's concentrate on getting this run done in under 12 and quit worrying about hiring ratios. They ain't gonna tell us who's in until they tell us who's in. Just do your level best to make it as hard as possible for them to tell you no.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Irish6019 View Post
    I don't want to come across as an impatient bastard, so I'm calling. If I'm unable to get through on the phone AND I still don't get a letter tomorrow, I'll be at Metrotech on friday morning. It is quite possible that the mail got messed up and is simply taking a bit longer than expected. (I know that I've been "qualified" as per my investigator on monday, so it's just a matter of figuring out where my damned letter is)

    The thing about the ratio for our list is that it was established BEFORE the "physical". In the past it was established after, which is a major difference in the process. I would guess that this alone will raise the ratio from about 2:1 to around 2.5:1 at the minimum.
    Irish thats a great point. This is the first list where you number was established before the CPAT. Hence ratios would be higher

    Hope those letters come in today Queens guys!

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    Check you mail today, Queens guys. If you don't have anything; give them a call. I live in Queens and mine (I guess, I was on vacation) came Tuesday.

    Good luck to everyone on Saturday. See you out there.
    Just a peon proby in the greatest job in the world; grinning ear to ear.

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