Can we do a secret santa?

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I love the idea.

Last couple of years I done at work, each time I spent quite a lot of money on whoever I had gotten. BUT both years I didnt get a gift in return lol. Wasnt just me. Quite a few people didnt participate properly..

To make it work, maybe we should all contribute like $5 or $10 dollars to someone who holds on to the money(preferable @shaunj66 or @Costello )
 
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this is funny, where i live they call it secret friend, and you don't do just in CHRIRMAAAAA
wait, when you do this, don't all brazilians "enrolar" or don't they do "sacanagem" to all their friends? ;O;

huu, can someone explain how secret santa works? never paid attention to it, all i know it is a gift exchange thing

how fo you guys will proceed with imports\fees and shit that may end up fucking your arse by customs?
 

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wait, when you do this, don't all brazilians "enrolar" or don't they do "sacanagem" to all their friends? ;O;

huu, can someone explain how secret santa works? never paid attention to it, all i know it is a gift exchange thing
The way it typically works is, you have everyone sign up (presumably even number of entrants) and raffle them off into pairs. Sometimes to know who you're gifting, sometimes it's totally random, and all you know is the address, but the receipient isn't supposed to know who's getting them what. Then you send a little something to them, usually something heartfelt or Christmas themed. Or anything, really.
 
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wait, when you do this, don't all brazilians "enrolar" or don't they do "sacanagem" to all their friends? ;O;

huu, can someone explain how secret santa works? never paid attention to it, all i know it is a gift exchange thing

how fo you guys will proceed with imports\fees and shit that may end up fucking your arse by customs?
bruh
 

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uhh what the fuck are you talking about dude?
it's a joke... i have brazilian friends who are always saying those 2 words all the time
my brazilian friends always think other people are trying to screw them (and are so used to it lol, in the area they live it seems it's a pretty common thing, or it's just culture, i don't really know..)
i was making a reference\joke about it..
 

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it's a joke... i have brazilian friends who are always saying those 2 words all the time
my brazilian friends always think other people are trying to screw them (and are so used to it lol, in the area they live it seems it's a pretty common thing, or it's just culture, i don't really know..)
i was making a reference\joke about it..
hmmmm i understand, and yeah its normal with some people, but i stopped use these kind of jokes like years ago, and i don't see so much people using
 

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If people are up for this I might make a sign up tonight when I get home

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The way it typically works is, you have everyone sign up (presumably even number of entrants) and raffle them off into pairs. Sometimes to know who you're gifting, sometimes it's totally random, and all you know is the address, but the receipient isn't supposed to know who's getting them what. Then you send a little something to them, usually something heartfelt or Christmas themed. Or anything, really.
Is there any chance if we do get this going it can be on front page? Just so it doesn't get eaten by the forum
 
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I was thinking $10 limit, gaming related seeing as we are a gaming site

10 quid limit is fine.
However, if someone doesn't like pokemon for example and gets a pack of pokemon trading card then it would essentially be a wasted gift.
Ofcourse, gaming related but it just makes it easier to pick a gift for the person.

If it was me mum, I'd given her me groceries list.
I'm terrible at picking gifts ;p
 
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10 quid limit is fine.
However, if someone doesn't like pokemon for example and gets a pack of pokemon trading card then it would essentially be a wasted gift.
Ofcourse, gaming related but it just makes it easier to pick a gift for the person.

If it was me mum, I'd given her me groceries list.
I'm terrible at picking gifts ;p

I get it, the only way to counter that I think would say you say you're in on the thread, if there is anything you're not into you write it on the thread, it is upto the person who gets you to then to check the thread and see if there is anything they should stay away from
 
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I get it, the only way to counter that I think would say you say you're in on the thread, if there is anything you're not into you write it on the thread, it is upto the person then to check the thread and see if there is anything they should stay away from

Sounds fair.
I personally don't mind anything really, I love little statues or figurines be it pokemon or not but some might not like it.

Just trying to ensure that no disappointments will be made ;p
 
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it's a joke... i have brazilian friends who are always saying those 2 words all the time
my brazilian friends always think other people are trying to screw them (and are so used to it lol, in the area they live it seems it's a pretty common thing, or it's just culture, i don't really know..)
i was making a reference\joke about it..
Yes, I know. I can read Portuguese lul. That was my reaction to it. lul
 

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