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Other Has he been? What did you get for Xmas?

Discussion in 'General' started by sniperdude, 25 Dec 2012.

  1. Shirty

    Shirty Time travelling rogue Super Moderator

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    Don't feel sorry for me Uni, my daughter has had the best few days of her life and that means more than anything to me. Even a million pounds wouldn't come close!
     
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  2. Margo Baggins

    Margo Baggins I'm good at Soldering Super Moderator

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    I bought myself a new keyboard, which is nice if it's not exactly what I thought I had ordered.

    My family got me,

    A new full face helmet for mountain biking
    some new bike lights that are so bright they will melt through walls
    a t-shirt that has a bike on it
    (apparently my whole family went bike mad)
    a new bigger better camelbak (That's right, for bike riding)
    some key caps (imsto thick caps - lovely :) )
    a book about haunted places in the UK and how to get to them (bit of a curve ball this one, but none the less some good weekend break ideas!)
    a bottle of gin
    some boxers (no socks though)
    my aunt bought me some towels that I think were meant for dolls house people as they don't even fit round my waist.
    My best friend bought me the limited edition vinyl of the album that has one of my favourite songs on it, and the vinyl's are orange and see through, which is my favourite colour.

    Pretty good haul this year - feel a bit spoilt. But I dished out some fairly heavy weight presents so fair is fair!

    Hope everyone had a lovely christmas :)
     
  3. jizwizard

    jizwizard Well-Known Member

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    Loads but the best is a day on an enduro with ex world champion Dave Thorpe, thanks to my missus and honda
     
  4. Unicorn

    Unicorn Uniform November India

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    Whatever floats your boat Shirty!

    I forgot to mention, I bought myself all the stuff that's in my recent post in the latest purchases thread, and also am building myself another media/internet computer for the workshop at home :D But I don't know if gifts you buy for yourself count :p

    Media machine;

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    It's going in a formerly beige, heavily modified (to fit) microATX mini tower, which is getting recycled because it fits in a specific space in the workshop :)

    It's been an annoyingly expensive month :/ Even more so, most of it has been annoyingly necessary :rolleyes:
     
  5. true_gamer

    true_gamer Well-Known Member

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    I didn't get a single present, but the joy was all I needed from watching my daughter's face and excitement from unwrapping the toys she longed for. Priceless! :D
     
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  6. Steelez

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    Nothing for us this year, times are a bit tight. Had a nice meal with the wife and now it's time for a Firefly marathon.

    Well "nothing" is not quite true, my dad donated generously to our replacement car after ours had to be scrapped on our holiday this year. He also sent us some vouchers for Weatherspoons as he realizes the creature comforts (no matter how lowly) are the first to be abandoned when cash is short at hand.
     
  7. goldstar0011

    goldstar0011 Well-Known Member

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    Finally got a new office chair
    Marvel Planet Hulk graphic novel
    Marvel Chronicle
    Some smart clothes

    And

    Lego!!!

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  8. TheBlackSwordsMan

    TheBlackSwordsMan Fellow of the Teelzebub Society

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    2 cardigans, 300gr of teas, JOOP! aftershave and a box of cookies.
     
  9. Salty Wagyu

    Salty Wagyu moo

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    TomTom Start 25
    Babyliss i-stubble trimmer
    moar pants and socks.
     
  10. TrevDX

    TrevDX Ah Who Cares Anyway???

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    London Welsh second strip, Wii U with Mario U (which I set up at launch) and some sweets/socks as per normal.

    Great day at my sisters with kids and family that money can't buy.
     
  11. samkiller42

    samkiller42 For i AM Cheesecake!!

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    A box of Jaffa Cakes, and the house all to myself.

    Sam
     
  12. Guest-16

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    My Mum got me a onesie because it would make her laugh. Mission accomplished.
    My Dad came to Taipei for 4 days on a flying visit, which was nice.
    My wife chose some French Sole
    And I'm getting a Nexus 7 32G as soon as I can blag a dock from the accessory dept aannnyy dayyyy nowww... until it's in retail come Jan.

    It's very hard to get festive when you're working all week :(
     
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  13. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    From me to me:-

    55" 3D TV.
    3D Bluray player.
    Plane tickets to Texas for August.

    From friends:-

    Assorted booze.
     
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  14. StingLikeABee

    StingLikeABee New Member

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    I got to spend some much needed downtime with my wife and two children, and to enjoy the festivities together. We had a great Christmas lunch yesterday, followed by us playing some board and parlour games and watching a film later on. We had a finger buffet with the extended family around in the evening. The kids were more than happy with their presents, and my wife and I exchanged a few small gifts with each other. Couldn't ask for more, nor would I want more. A very enjoyable seasonal holiday so far!
     
  15. Hiren

    Hiren mind control Moderator

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    Cash from uncle / aunt and grandparents (already spent most of it on some new trainers)
    3 piece pot and pan set from the parents (really needed these as mine at the end of their life).

    All in all a good chrimbo.
     
  16. Bogomip

    Bogomip ... Yo Momma

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    Radeon HD 6670 Silent to crossfire with my 3870K BE :)

    A few other bits and bobs too, got my bro coming today and we havent done prezzies with them yet :)
     
  17. YEHBABY

    YEHBABY RIP Tel

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    My present was watching my four year old son get so excited opening his presents. I love it :thumb::D
     
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  18. suragh

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    Bottle of JD
    Ed hardy aftershave
    Big Bang Theory season 5 DVD
    Panasonic Blu Ray player
    and a couple bits and bobs

    The best thing about opening presents was seeings smiles on my families faces, I am glad that I didn't **** up on buying the wrong presents.

    EDIT: Forgot to mention that I got a satsuma also. #winning
     
  19. mansueto

    mansueto Too broke to mod

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    Forgot to mention I also got a couple bottles of cologne and some cash.

    Bought myself a few gifts today, namely steam games and guitar hero aerosmith for the lovely price of $4 new. Steam games included mass effect 1 and 2, the witcher 2, bastion, dark souls and dungeon defenders. I'll have to see what sales come up in 3 more hours!
     
  20. atanum141

    atanum141 I fapped to your post!

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    Purchased The Dark knight Rises On BluRay.
    I dont really want/need anything but mum surprised me with a iPad4. Which is nice.
     

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