Secret Santa 2018 (Mods please sticky)

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Secret Santa 2018 (Mods please sticky)

Post by dste » Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:56 pm

It's coming up to that time of year again so for the second year running I'll sort this out if anyone is interested.

Please Read This Post Fully Before Responding

Closing date is Midnight Sunday November 25th

Please put in the subject line of your pm 'secret santa sign up'

>>>TO AVOID PROBLEMS PLEASE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS & RULES COMPLETELY BEFORE POSTING OR MESSAGING ME<<<

THE RULES!
1. If you are receiving a gift then you're sending one too, no exceptions. If you can't follow this rule you WILL be named and shamed
2. Items do not need to be gaming related but please remember we're on a gaming forum so it might be a good idea to keep it on theme
3. Gifts cannot include charity donations made on the recipients behalf (not knocking charity but it kinda goes against the idea of random gifting)
4. Ideally gifts should be between £5 and £10 there are loads of great gift ideas in this price range in stores at the moment and it should mean we all feel our gifts are the same kind of value I know that previously people have very nicely gone above and beyond this but that is obviously at the persons discretion. Of course if you're giving something out of your collection then it's more difficult to gauge its real value but please be fair to others
5. To take part you must have 50 posts or more, pretty much same reasoning as the selling rules. Hoping to attract reliable people who frequent the forums rather than just those looking to get something
6. To take part you must have been registered on the forums for at least 6 months, again this is to try and keep involvement to proper forum members

HOW IT WILL WORK;
Step 1. People PM me to enter (PMs must be received by November 25th) DON'T SEND IT YET, KEEP READING!
Step 2. After the closing date i'll work it into a list and everyone receives the details of who they need to send a gift to
Step 3. You will then find a gift for said forum member
Step 4. By December 15th all gifts must be sent out and confirmation of this sent to me
Step 5. Everyone receives their gifts and has a jolly old time with Christmas related shenanigans and tomfoolery
Step 6. A mob will be assembled to visit the addresses of those who received but did not send gifts (please provide own pitchfork/flaming torch)

HOW TO GET INVOLVED;
If you want to take part in this years secret Santa and you've read everything above PM me using "Secret Santa - " as the topic, it's important you use this topic to ensure the message is filtered into my special Secret Santa inbox, otherwise it may be ignored! Your message should include your address, gender, age, and what consoles you own (in case they want to give you a game) Personally i also recommend providing your name as it makes collecting the parcel from the PO easier, if you are getting your parcel delivered to a workplace then name is obviously crucial.
If you are unhappy putting your age please feel free to put an age range instead (ages might help your Santa target the gift)

e.g.
SUBJECT: Secret Santa - I'm In
Name: Bob Hoskins
Address: 11 Hoskins Tower
Hoskinsville
BH14 7HB
Gender: M
Age: 70
Consoles Owned: Philips Cdi


My inbox will not be automatically filtering messages so please only use the "Secret Santa - sign up" subject line for your entry, this makes it easier for me to send out addresses later, if you need to contact me for anything else please use a different subject line. Also if you don't use the correct subject line for your entry there's a good chance i won't see the message or may miss it when sending out details, It'll be your own fault so don't come moaning to me or your local MP.

If everyone who gets involved does this properly it should be just as successful as every year and a nice bit of community fun for the forum, so please only sign up if you're going to go through with it.

Right i think that's everything, i'll wait for either a flood of pm's or tumbleweed
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Re: Secret Santa 2018 (Mods please sticky)

Post by rocky1980 » Sun Nov 18, 2018 5:16 pm

Done :)
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Re: Secret Santa 2018 (Mods please sticky)

Post by dste » Thu Nov 22, 2018 11:55 pm

Will be closing in a couple of days time.
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Re: Secret Santa 2018 (Mods please sticky)

Post by Tom_Baker » Wed Dec 19, 2018 2:15 pm

So was there a flood of pms or Tumbleweeds? I’m suprised the Canteen never ran one.

Jelly Baby anyone
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