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Is It That Time? The Official 2015 Secret Santa Announcement!

Is It That Time? The Official 2015 Secret Santa Announcement!

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Please remember to PM wharvey both when you ship your gifts (with contents and tracking for each recipient) and when you receive your gifts (with contents and a name for your santa if possible)!

Posting photos:
Alternatively: Upload your image to somewhere on the internet (a list can be found in the wiki here, and I also can recommend imgur). Once the image is uploaded, right click on the image (control-click or click with two fingers for those of you with macs), click on "copy image URL". Then in your post in this thread, paste the image URL that you previously copied between two image tags, so the result looks like:
[img]your URL here[/img]

There is no "gifts sent" part this time around-PM your sent gifts to wharvey! (though feel free to post it in the thread)

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Please please please PM wharvey when you have received/opened your gifts!
Include pictures if you can-and please only link to posts once you have unwrapped your gifts!
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Old Dec 4, 15, 7:52 pm
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I came home from work to find a package on the front porch. Having ordered a bunch of stuff recently for a tractor I am trying to rebuild I didn't think much of it until I opened the box.

Thank you Jerrod from VA for the gifts, I do like them! I did a double take when I saw the 200 Kuna bill. Having never seen Croatian money before my first though was HOLY **** someone sent me 200 Euro. Then I looked it up and laughed. I do have family in Zagreb so when I finally get a chance to visit him I will be prepared!

Thanks!






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Old Dec 4, 15, 8:20 pm
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Christmas came early for me as my Secret Santa gifts arrived.

It started with a note on a tag





I received some awesome gifts:



Cat poetry magnets
A Mets beer pilsner glass (Santa must know me since I don't think I mentioned in my description I'm a Mets Fan.)
A Grumpy Cat Holiday toy!

That's Tigger who is upset she has to wait until Dec 24 to open her Santa Paws gifts

Secret Santa you know me very well. MANY MEOWY THANKS!!!

Also got these great Cat Dad socks. I did not know where they came from but Santa Wharvey told me it's part of the Secret Santa gift feast.



UPDATE: I Figured out how to post pictures so here they are! A few Shiner Red Ruby Ales helped!

I'm touched. I would have waited to open if they were wrapped.

Secret Santa... if you are in NYC sometime drop me a line and let's meet!

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Old Dec 4, 15, 8:37 pm
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Originally Posted by Catman View Post
Christmas came early for me as my Secret Santa gifts arrived.

It started with a note on a tag

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...=pcb.101538070 51338829&type=3&theater

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...=pcb.101538070 51338829&type=3&theater

I received some awesome gifts:

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...=pcb.101538070 51338829&type=3&theater

Cat poetry magnets
A Mets beer pilsner glass (Santa must know me since I don't think I mentioned in my description I'm a Mets Fan.)
A Grumpy Cat Holiday toy!

Secret Santa you know me very well. MANY MEOWY THANKS!!!

Also got these great Cat Dad socks. I did not know where they came from but Santa Wharvey told me it's part of the Secret Santa gift feast.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...=pcb.101538070 51338829&type=3&theater

I downloaded the photos to an album in My Flyertalk. I don't know if you can see the photos but I'm not tech savy.

But I'm touched. I would have waited to open if I got a note.

Secret Santa... if you are in NYC sometime drop me a line and let's meet!
No photos, maybe using Imgur or the built in album on FT would help.
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Old Dec 5, 15, 1:20 am
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Parcel from Japan received this morning. Made the decision to go ahead and open the gifts (it is Sinterklaas today in the Netherlands).

A big thank you to my Santa, we all had fun unwrapping the gifts and are very happy with what we found!



One of the gifts is closely related to something I sent out to one of my recipients, but a style I didn't try yet so very happy to receive it.

Thanks again!
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Old Dec 5, 15, 1:51 am
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Originally Posted by nrdk View Post
Received a few presents over the week after returning from holiday travels as well as a card, believe they're from two separate santas.

Package 1: Direct package with USPS label

Package 2: Uncommon Goods package, believe this one is for yours truly

Package 3: Photojojo package for the wife

Package 4: Amazon package for the family


We'll see how long I can hold off on opening
Yes, they're from two different Santas. Package #s 2, 3, 4 and the card all go together!
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Old Dec 5, 15, 2:00 am
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Originally Posted by danam View Post
Parcel from Japan received this morning. Made the decision to go ahead and open the gifts (it is Sinterklaas today in the Netherlands).

A big thank you to my Santa, we all had fun unwrapping the gifts and are very happy with what we found!



One of the gifts is closely related to something I sent out to one of my recipients, but a style I didn't try yet so very happy to receive it.

Thanks again!
I am happy that the gifts were a success. I will try to find an extra style to ship when I am back home from London.
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Old Dec 5, 15, 6:43 am
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I have sent out the final of 303 assignments this year.

Happy shopping everyone... and please do not wait until the last minute.

Please inform me details of what you ship when you ship it and what you receive when you receive it!
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Old Dec 5, 15, 9:09 am
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Note for my SS: I am going out of town on business until Dec. 27, do not worry if I haven't posted by Christmas. I promise I will post pictures when I get home on the 27th!

Merry Christmas!
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Old Dec 5, 15, 10:36 am
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Is It That Time? The Official 2015 Secret Santa Announcement!

I loaded to the flyertalk album. I don't know how to transfer
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Old Dec 5, 15, 11:22 am
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Belated Congrats wharvey!

So exciting having an official other, congrats wharvey!
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Old Dec 5, 15, 12:06 pm
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Originally Posted by steveman518 View Post
Came home today to find a nicely wrapped package in the parcel locker-apparently it had been sitting there for about a week and I wasn't notified by the complex's manager, and only found it because a personal package that arrived today was placed right next to it-whoops!


I opened the package (after I destroyed the wrapping) to find a great assortment of gifts: Exploding Kittens (a card game-no kittens will be harmed in its playing), Coup (another card game), Maggi (a ramen brand popular in southeast asia), Bertie Bott's every flavor beans, a lake toba keychain, and some cards and a pin from some games. What's that depicted on the pin?



Thanks so much madguy2!

ETA: ate the jelly beans, and I'd have to say half of them were either booger, rotten egg, or vomit...
I'm glad you enjoyed the present and even happier USPS didnt rip the wrapping paper or damage it

The character is from Fire Emblem: awakening. It was a random shot in the dark
The other two characters are Spy from team fortress 2 and Kairi from Kingdom Hearts

Haha, I guess the every flavor beans are more prank-ish than enjoyable.
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Old Dec 5, 15, 12:13 pm
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I received a box from Amazon today with this lovely assortment of teas from CKidder331-thank you very much-I love Tea Forte'!

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Old Dec 5, 15, 12:26 pm
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Final package put in the mail today. If you live in New York there are some delicious items coming your way!!! That makes four for me done. Already looking forward to next year.
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Old Dec 5, 15, 12:27 pm
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I also received another wonderful box from Amazon with another selection of Tea Forte' teas and a guidebook about Iceland. There was no gift receipt note in that box-I am not sure if it is also from CKidder331 or from an anonymous Secret Santa. It is a wonderful gift-thank you!
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Old Dec 5, 15, 1:08 pm
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Package #1 at USPS yesterday -- delivery date is blank
Package #2 should arrive in the next week via Amazon.
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