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JanitorBlade
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I just realized it's the first of December and usually we get things started sooner than this. Sorry for the delay. Like last year, I would like to gauge interest for this. Right now, simply voice whether you'd be interested in participating this year, and I will allow about 5-7 days for people to say so. After that, if we have enough, we'll do "Things I like as gifts" for a few days, and simultaneously you'll be given your assignment.

Right now I'm considering saying gifts do not need to arrive by the 25th, but they do need to be sent by the end of the month. Does that work for everybody?

Consider it officially open! [Smile]

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BlackBlade
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Also if you are willing to help me organize this, say so. I'd very much prefer not to do everything on my own. [Smile]
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All I really want is an apology.

Strictly speaking, i guess that wouldn't be a gift since it is something you owe me.

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BlackBlade
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quote:
Originally posted by Ace of Spades:
All I really want is an apology.

Strictly speaking, i guess that wouldn't be a gift since it is something you owe me.

I don't feel I owe you any sort of apology. I'm sure if you really wanted one, and were truly interested in discussing it, you'd be emailing me directly, rather than broadcasting your grievances on the forum.

Please don't do this here, this thread has a very specific purpose, and I'd very much like for it to happen again this year.

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quote:
Originally posted by Ace of Spades:
All I really want is an apology.

Strictly speaking, i guess that wouldn't be a gift since it is something you owe me.

Ooooh, someone's getting coal!
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http://www.babyblues.com/archive/index.php?formname=getstrip&GoToDay=12/01/2006
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I'm in, but not up for organizing.
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Derrell
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I'm interested in participating, but not running it.
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plaid
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Participating -- yep! (Sorry, organizing -- no.)
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BlackBlade
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[Wink] <---- Link.
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Oh, can I be Foxy Loxy?
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Hank
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I'm in, and I'd be willing to help organize!
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The Rabbit
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For some reason I keep reading this thread title as "gouging interest" rather than "gauging interest". I must have some subconscious association between gift exchanges and being gouged.
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BlackBlade
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quote:
Originally posted by The Rabbit:
For some reason I keep reading this thread title as "gouging interest" rather than "gauging interest". I must have some subconscious association between gift exchanges and being gouged.

People living outside the United States have to spend double the agreed upon standard so that we can take advantage of all the exotic stuff y'all take for granted.
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I'd be up for participating this year, but I think shipping by the end of the month would be more reasonable than by Christmas.
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The Rabbit
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Put my name in the hat this year.
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Will do! [Smile]
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i want to join in
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Blackblade: I died laughing at your link.

I'm not too interested in participating, but I look forward to hearing about all the crazy gifts people give.

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quote:
Originally posted by BlackBlade:
People living outside the United States have to spend double the agreed upon standard so that we can take advantage of all the exotic stuff y'all take for granted.

What about all that "exotic stuff" y'all take for granted in the USA. All I want for Christmas is a few hundred good corn tortillas.
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quote:
Originally posted by The Rabbit:
quote:
Originally posted by BlackBlade:
People living outside the United States have to spend double the agreed upon standard so that we can take advantage of all the exotic stuff y'all take for granted.

What about all that "exotic stuff" y'all take for granted in the USA. All I want for Christmas is a few hundred good corn tortillas.
Mmmmm.... homemade corn tortillas dripping with butter... I need to go across the street and get me some!
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Expect assignments and a new thread for posting what sorts of things you like later today.
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quote:
Originally posted by DDDaysh:
quote:
Originally posted by The Rabbit:
quote:
Originally posted by BlackBlade:
People living outside the United States have to spend double the agreed upon standard so that we can take advantage of all the exotic stuff y'all take for granted.

What about all that "exotic stuff" y'all take for granted in the USA. All I want for Christmas is a few hundred good corn tortillas.
Mmmmm.... homemade corn tortillas dripping with butter... I need to go across the street and get me some!
[Razz]
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JanitorBlade
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Featured this topic again because I realize that many people will assume the new thread is just the old one and there's nothing they need to see in there.
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