Secret Santa Thread

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Devin, Dec 25, 2012.

Dec 25, 2012

Secret Santa Thread by Devin at 1:24 AM (2,008 Views / 3 Likes) 59 replies

  1. Devin

    Member Devin "Local Hardware Wizard"

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    Okay so Christmas is here or will be in a few hours for most of us. So lets get the Secret Santa thing rolling. Members were told to exchange gifts with other members. Lets say member A is sending one to member B. Member A will have sent a code with the gift to member B. Member B can now open the gift, and post pics of it along with the code member A sent.

    Now for those naughty people who didn't send anything.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    But in all seriousness not cool, and I'll probably be giving you negative feedback in the Trading Forums unless I get a good excuse. PM me if you didn't get a gift but sent one. (Oh and if you sent your gift late, also PM me. No punishment for the postal system being late.)
     
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  2. 431unknown

    Member 431unknown Greatness Awaits

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    I never got mine.

    I sent my gift out about 2 weeks ago, but never received one in return.
     
  3. Devin

    Member Devin "Local Hardware Wizard"

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    Got it. I'll be contacting your Santa shortly. He was in the US so there's really no excuse.
     
  4. exangel

    Member exangel Self hatred increases with post-count.

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    I also haven't gotten mine, but I want to give Devin a chance to verify with my Santa whether it was shipped in November or December because I signed up for an international exchange.
     
  5. 431unknown

    Member 431unknown Greatness Awaits

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    Tis better to give than receive I guess. It saddens me a little, but I'm still going to give away some Humble THQ Bundle Steam codes away tomorrow morning anyway.
     
  6. astrangeone

    Member astrangeone GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I actually sent, but probably was late for the actual swap date. Also, I sent surface mail so probably not a good thing.

    I didn't get mine yet either...but that's okay. :D
     
  7. exangel

    Member exangel Self hatred increases with post-count.

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    :/ I think we're going to have to promote it earlier if we do this again in 2013. And be serious about reminding people to ship before December begins. Way early is a far better outcome than even a day too late.
     
  8. noob killer

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    oh secret santa thing sounds cool but i never heard anything about it guess next year ill give it a shot. what kind of things get sent and are we talking bout giving random people are address and what not.
     
  9. Tom

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    I got mine, Forgot to add my secret word to mine when I shipped it . Oh well
     
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    also giving is better then receiving i gave my mom diablo 3 and some other gifts to my family but am not expecting anything
     
  11. BenRK

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    I haven't received anything. Unless you sent me PS2 memory cards, in which case, sorry I sent them back modded. Said cards probably won't get there till next year.
     
  12. Veho

    Global Moderator Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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    I got my gift a week ago :)

    I'm sorry I was so late shipping my packet, circumstances conspired against me :( But it's on its way.

    Mine came from Canada. The code word was INGOT, and it's a bento box and a bunch of dividers and picks for it, and a postcard and a greeting card and a Canadian moose quarter (of a dollar. Not a quarter of a moose). I love it ^_^

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    Thank you :bow:
    Hope mine doesn't take too long getting there :(
     
  13. 431unknown

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    So nobody else has any pics to post?
     
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    Maybe people are still too busy with their families to take a picture..
     
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    I'll post a pic tommorrow, was at a Christmas party most of today
     
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    I still haven't received mine, so I have nothing to take pictures of. And I don't think I have a working camera anywhere.
     
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    I got mine like really early.
    From England yaaay n__n

    However the gift was from China I think...
    Ohwell.
    I love small figurines <3

    Warning: Spoilers inside!
    Thanks Secret Santa ;D
     
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    Awwww... shoot. I knew I forgot something... I didn't stick my secret word in the package (it was Umbra). The recipient should be able to connect it based on my username and shipped name alone, though. ^_^

    But anyway, onto the package I received from my lovely secret santa. The word included was Tapioca, and this is what I received:

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    Dr. Doom & Spidey capsule head ball figures. Their heads were ball capsules that popped open and contained their body parts. Their head then snaps back together into a ball shape and forms the head around the neck of the body. Really, really cool, I love em! Also included 2 American Gold Eagle Coin (1933 double eagle) replicas! These are also friggin awesome! I work for a jewelry shop, and we follow gold trends/futures all the time, I know exactly the role these things played in the past year and the stories surrounding the coin. Not only that, but I personally think it is one of the most beautifully designed coins in American history! Very awesome!

    Dr. Doom & Spidey fit in perfectly on my shelf of adorable stuff:

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    THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU SO MUCH SECRET SANTA!!! MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!!!!! ^_^
     
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  19. astrangeone

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    Awesome secret santy's! I'm loving the Mew figure and the Spider-man capsule toys. (And bento box!) :D
     
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  20. TwinRetro

    Global Moderator TwinRetro Don't start nothin', Won't be nothin'

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    Wewt! That one was mine! Glad you liked it :D

    Now...onto [M]artin's gift...to me!


    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    I am Extremely happy with my Secret Santa gift! Thanks [M]artin! This is actualy the best present I didn't buy myself this year :D
     

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