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Nov 2, 2017 at 2:27:48 PM
SnoopKatt (16)
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(Anthony B) < Eggplant Wizard >
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I'm in!

Nov 2, 2017 at 4:03:18 PM
TDIRunner (16)
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(Jon ) < Ridley Wrangler >
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Please include me this year. I will try to get my list out sometime this week.

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Maybe, just once, someone will call me "sir" without adding, "you're making a scene."

Nov 2, 2017 at 4:10:40 PM
Mel+Link (53)
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(Melanie Lei) < Meka Chicken >
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This is always fun, I've loved all the stuff I've received the past few years and I love seeing others post about what they got and what i gave. I'm SUPER in!

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You're everything I need, everything I'm not
So pull the trigger give me one more shot

No matter how hard we fall

We always knew
You will bleed for me, and I will bleed for you
 

Nov 2, 2017 at 5:11:44 PM
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TheToxieRules (69)
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< Wiz's Mom >
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Don't sign me up.

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The only difference between me and you is a couple a drinks.

Nov 2, 2017 at 5:29:13 PM
ZeldaFreak (36)
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(Conor ) < Lolo Lord >
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As usual I'm definitely in once again. Hopefully I won't ship my gift(s) out last minute again  

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Nov 2, 2017 at 5:32:23 PM
LaC (90)
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< Lolo Lord >
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I am in.

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WTB
FS/FT

Nov 2, 2017 at 7:11:08 PM
Tmoats15 (15)
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(Trey Moats) < Crack Trooper >
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im in

Nov 2, 2017 at 9:34:21 PM
Diamante Loco (145)
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(gblock mountaineer) < King Solomon >
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I'm in as giving only.

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The User formally known as g_block. Same nice guy, different name :-)

Nov 2, 2017 at 10:36:57 PM
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Fleck586 (153)
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(Jason Fleck) < Lolo Lord >
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In!

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"I'm sorry Bruce.  These boys get that syrup in 'em and they get all antsy in their pantsies."

Nov 2, 2017 at 10:46:46 PM
Astor Reinhardt (16)
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< King Solomon >
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I'm in as per usual!

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My finds thread: http://www.nintendoage.com/forum/messageview.cfm?catid=10&am...

My want list: http://www.nintendoage.com/forum/messageview.cfm?catid=56&am...

Trading: Lots of Pokemon cards, broken systems, Final Fantasy figures, Inuyasha figures, older PC games - PM me for more info! Also on the hunt for Earthbound!

(>'.')> I HAVE ASPERGERS, SO IF I SAY SOMETHING THAT SEEMS RUDE, I MIGHT NOT MEAN FOR IT TO BE RUDE!!!! <('.'<)

Nov 2, 2017 at 11:10:36 PM
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Murray (34)
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Originally posted by: Bert

Only Sadikyo would say that without realizing what he was saying 

Definitely a "Sadikyo thing to say"  
 

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Nov 3, 2017 at 11:26:22 AM
BouncekDeLemos (80)
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(Bouncy Blooper) < Wiz's Mom >
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Giving this a little bump on the noggin' here.  

This is awesome. I'm gonna put this out there, but I'm not gonna mention to whom this will be for: whoever I receive, I may even just go out and give out gifts to others as well. (That means some of you guys may get two Secret Santas this year! lol)  

It's the time of year to give, so why not a little extra?   Merry Christmas, everyone!

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I feel bad, but, that's magic.
Sell/Trade: NA - http://goo.gl/Bi25pL... SA - http://goo.gl/qmKao... PSC - http://goo.gl/VYlKhP...
http://goo.gl/xmzKR...

 

Nov 3, 2017 at 12:23:18 PM
Megamanfan (173)
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I'm in

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When the going gets tough the tough get gaming
Click Link below for my for sale thread



http://www.nintendoage.com/forum/messageview.cfm?catid=6&...


Nov 3, 2017 at 2:15:25 PM
8-bit_boice (46)
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(Josh Boice) < Meka Chicken >
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I'm in

Nov 3, 2017 at 5:59:25 PM
Splain (23)
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Eeeh, I'll have to think about it. Last year I saw that the suggested value was $15-$20, and I signed up. I got my secret name and I bought a $20 game that I thought fit the list very well. Then I looked through the reveal threads, and saw that most of the gifts were worth well over $20, and there were even a few people who were obviously disappointed in what they received. (both directly and indirectly, like normally-verbose users posting something like "here's what I got." with a zoomed-out picture of a single $15 item.) So I scrambled and spent an extra $40, because I didn't want my guy/gal to be secretly disappointed if s/he was expecting something within the REAL price range.

Meanwhile, I got an awesome package from my secret santa, definitely worth way more than $20. And really, anticipating and opening that package was genuinely a lot of fun. There's no way I'll be receiving a box of mystery Nintendo goodness from my wife  

So I'll have to decide if I want to participate in a $50-$60 secret santa again this year. Maybe I should just be an elf. Or Grinch.

Nov 3, 2017 at 6:02:24 PM
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TheToxieRules (69)
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Originally posted by: Splain

Eeeh, I'll have to think about it. Last year I saw that the suggested value was $15-$20, and I signed up. I got my secret name and I bought a $20 game that I thought fit the list very well. Then I looked through the reveal threads, and saw that most of the gifts were worth well over $20, and there were even a few people who were obviously disappointed in what they received. (both directly and indirectly, like normally-verbose users posting something like "here's what I got." with a zoomed-out picture of a single $15 item.) So I scrambled and spent an extra $40, because I didn't want my guy/gal to be secretly disappointed if s/he was expecting something within the REAL price range.

Meanwhile, I got an awesome package from my secret santa, definitely worth way more than $20. And really, anticipating and opening that package was genuinely a lot of fun. There's no way I'll be receiving a box of mystery Nintendo goodness from my wife  

So I'll have to decide if I want to participate in a $50-$60 secret santa again this year. Maybe I should just be an elf. Or Grinch.

Spend within your budget man, I hope someone wouldn't join in expecting to get more than what they paid or get lucky with their gift.

Have fun with it!
 

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Nov 3, 2017 at 6:41:14 PM
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captmorgandrinker (561)
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(Vas ) < Bonk >
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Originally posted by: Splain

Eeeh, I'll have to think about it. Last year I saw that the suggested value was $15-$20, and I signed up. I got my secret name and I bought a $20 game that I thought fit the list very well. Then I looked through the reveal threads, and saw that most of the gifts were worth well over $20, and there were even a few people who were obviously disappointed in what they received. (both directly and indirectly, like normally-verbose users posting something like "here's what I got." with a zoomed-out picture of a single $15 item.) So I scrambled and spent an extra $40, because I didn't want my guy/gal to be secretly disappointed if s/he was expecting something within the REAL price range.

Meanwhile, I got an awesome package from my secret santa, definitely worth way more than $20. And really, anticipating and opening that package was genuinely a lot of fun. There's no way I'll be receiving a box of mystery Nintendo goodness from my wife  

So I'll have to decide if I want to participate in a $50-$60 secret santa again this year. Maybe I should just be an elf. Or Grinch.

Since I've been Secret Santa before, let me expand on this a bit, as I'm sure you're not the only one thinking what you mentioned.

We do have a $20 suggestion before shipping cost.  Some people like to go beyond that, which is fine (as long as they're not expecting some large public fellation over it).  

So expect something worth about $20 from the list you send to Secret Santa.  We do have the rule in there that you should expect to go buy something, as I suspect some of the sensed disappointment you mentioned was from people getting $20 worth of stuff from somebody's random doubles pile.

And whatever you get, be gracious about it in public.   If you did royally get the shaft (some shit common from a system you don't collect obviously taken from some lazy ass's extras bin), PM me about it and I'll either take it up with Santa or tell you to quit your bitching if your claim is unjust.

Also a friendly reminder, HAVE SEVERAL SPECIFIC <$20 OPTIONS ON YOUR LIST.    It gives your buyer lots of options if they're having a hard time finding what you asked for.  Also specifics are way better than "I collect RPGs" or "I love shmups".

Thank you, and stay classy San Diego.  
 

Nov 3, 2017 at 10:29:27 PM
NESfiend (22)
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Definitely in - made my Christmas last year. 

Nov 4, 2017 at 7:22:44 AM
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I'm in as well.

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https://famicomfamilybits.wordpre...
 

Nov 4, 2017 at 1:16:21 PM
gutsman004 (123)
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I'm in! Excited to see what cool gift can I get someone this year!

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Nov 4, 2017 at 3:31:20 PM
Aestivalis (56)
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I will participate again. PM sent with info.

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Follow my Finders Keepers Thread.


Edited: 11/04/2017 at 04:11 PM by Aestivalis

Nov 4, 2017 at 7:44:04 PM
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ALTQQ (73)
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I'm in! Pm in a few days

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Nov 5, 2017 at 12:58:41 AM
rdrunner (35)
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Count me in. Wouldn't miss this for anything!  

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Nov 5, 2017 at 1:04:51 AM
Kemp175 (57)
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(Dane ) < Eggplant Wizard >
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I'm in! Was a fun time last year!

Nov 5, 2017 at 11:15:16 AM
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Prime2099 (24)

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Count me in again!