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Re: Secret Santa?

#1761 Post by chaos » Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:30 am

Artemis wrote:
Thank you for the great gifts, chaos! :kiss: :bigrin:
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Merci beaucoup!!
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Re: Secret Santa?

#1762 Post by chaos » Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:45 am

Matz wrote:"Lobsta" and "tuner" :lol:

They talk like that in Boston? Didn't know that, and I've even watched Good will hunting a couple of times. Surprisingly that doesn't make me an authority on the subject it seems
:lol:
Each neighborhood seems to have its own distinct sound and dialect. I have noticed that some of the older city officials speak as though they have marbles in their mouths.

I have lived here since 1999 and I still run into people I can't understand. :lol:





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Re: Secret Santa?

#1763 Post by farrellgirl99 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:54 pm

"the khakis ah in my khakis" is one of the funniest things ive ever read :lol: great gifts

my best friend from high school, who has a very thick queens accent, just married a guy from outside boston with a very thick boston accent and i cant wait to hear what their kids will sound like.

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Re: Secret Santa?

#1764 Post by perkana » Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:03 pm

Thank you, Secret Santa! Your package arrived today, Art :wiggle:
As soon as Rocco lets me, I will open it and share!

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Re: Secret Santa?

#1765 Post by Artemis » Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:38 pm

perkana wrote:Thank you, Secret Santa! Your package arrived today, Art :wiggle:
As soon as Rocco lets me, I will open it and share!
Glad you got it! I was wondering about it because the expected delivery date was the 6th and the Canada Post tracker still says "In Transit".

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Re: Secret Santa?

#1766 Post by perkana » Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:33 am

I loved everything!!!
I received these lovely parcels...
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Thank you for the onesie...I recognized Jim Carrey but you'll have to tell me the rest :wink: (I assume all are Canadian)
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Loved the pins! Is that the famous pee pitcher?
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I know it's Drake, but to me, he will always be Jimmy :heart:
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"Sorry" :lol:
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And last, but not least, this year's favorite ornament
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It wouldn't be you without your puns
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Thank you again, hope you all have a Merry Xmas! :bday: :love:

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Re: Secret Santa?

#1767 Post by Larry B. » Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:35 am

That's pretty sweet :thumb:

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Re: Secret Santa?

#1768 Post by farrellgirl99 » Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:51 pm

Sent!

Love the onesie and Drake gifts :lol:

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Re: Secret Santa?

#1769 Post by Warped » Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:33 am

:thumb: Excellent gifts so far.

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Re: Secret Santa?

#1770 Post by chaos » Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:41 am

Cool gifts. :thumb:

With regard to the onesie, I think I recognize a few faces: Margaret Atwood, Alanis Morrissette (or maybe Celine Dion ?), and Geddy Lee.

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Re: Secret Santa?

#1771 Post by chaos » Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:03 pm

My Secret Santa package arrived today from Mexico! :banana:

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Some yummy candy:

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A beautifully stitched bag, and lovely beaded bracelet:

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And a We Can Be Heroes Golden Retriever tee shirt :bigrin: :ele: :

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This shirt was inspired by Frida the rescue dog - http://time.com/4954826/frida-rescue-do ... arthquake/

Thank so much for the thoughtful gifts Perkana. :kiss:

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Re: Secret Santa?

#1772 Post by perkana » Wed Dec 13, 2017 4:53 pm

You are very welcome! :heart: :kiss:
The candy is from my parents' hometown. Hope you enjoy it :wink:

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Re: Secret Santa?

#1773 Post by Larry B. » Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:38 pm

That's fantastic. Really, really cool. I wish I had the skill of gift-thinking some of you have, seriously.

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Re: Secret Santa?

#1774 Post by Bandit72 » Thu Dec 14, 2017 1:49 am

That T-shirt is superb. All amazing gifts so far. ANR, the forum that keeps on giving! :cool:

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Re: Secret Santa?

#1775 Post by nausearockpig » Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:47 am

Larry B. wrote:That's fantastic. Really, really cool. I wish I had the skill of gift-thinking some of you have, seriously.
I was pretty impressed with you gifts last year, Lazzaroo!

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Re: Secret Santa?

#1776 Post by Larry B. » Thu Dec 14, 2017 5:27 am

nausearockpig wrote:
Larry B. wrote:That's fantastic. Really, really cool. I wish I had the skill of gift-thinking some of you have, seriously.
I was pretty impressed with you gifts last year, Lazzaroo!
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Re: Secret Santa?

#1777 Post by Artemis » Wed Dec 20, 2017 3:57 pm

perkana wrote:I loved everything!!!
I received these lovely parcels...
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Thank you for the onesie...I recognized Jim Carrey but you'll have to tell me the rest :wink: (I assume all are Canadian)
Image
Image
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Loved the pins! Is that the famous pee pitcher?
Image
I know it's Drake, but to me, he will always be Jimmy :heart:
Image
"Sorry" :lol:
Image
And last, but not least, this year's favorite ornament
Image
It wouldn't be you without your puns
Image
Thank you again, hope you all have a Merry Xmas! :bday: :love:
Hi, so glad you enjoyed your gifts. Sorry, I'm a little late to respond.

The onesie is Canadian pop icons such as Geddy Lee, Joni Mitchell,Drake, Justin Trudeau, Margaret Atwood, Jim Carey, Sarah Mclachlan, Celine Dion, I think Ryan Reynolds. A few others that I'm not sure who it's supposed to be. I know it doesn't get really cold where you live, but it'll be comfy for lounging in on the cooler days.
I thought the pins were funny...especially the Drake/Jimmy one. The one with milk bag in a jug is a very Ontario thing. I think in Quebec milk is sold in bags too. Anyway, the milk bags started in the 70s when Canada was converting to the metric system and glass bottles were being replaced with plastic jugs and cartons. So, the milk bottlers had to adapt and create a way to contain milk that their existing bottling machines could still use or just be modified a little bit. Dupont Canada came up with the plastic bladders which saved the bottlers a lot of money. If you visit Ontatio, you will see milk sold in bags- So, in each big bag, there are 3 bladders for a total of 4 L. Here's a pic of how it looks like:

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Sorry, but I', not going to explain the "sorry" pin. I think you already know it's a Canadian thing.. :lol:

The Bowie ornament was nice, I thought. They also had Bjork and a few others, but the Bowie looked the best.

Great gifts so far...Perk, your gift to chaos are really nice! :cool:

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Re: Secret Santa?

#1778 Post by perkana » Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:45 pm

Thanks for explaining the milkbag pitcher. For some reason I thought that it was used when it was so cold to pee outside :lol:

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Re: Secret Santa?

#1779 Post by Artemis » Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:56 pm

perkana wrote:Thanks for explaining the milkbag pitcher. For some reason I thought that it was used when it was so cold to pee outside :lol:
:lol: I have no doubt that people have used the milk pitchers as pee pitchers.

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Re: Secret Santa?

#1780 Post by Warped » Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:42 am

So as some of you have read on fb i got my parcel yesterday from Birmingham. :thumb: :wave:

I am really really impressed, this is awesome, a lot nicely wrapped little packages, i love it, thanks so much Bandit

So let's start with this:
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Next one, two football books, i absolutely love them, you must know how much i am a sucker for football (and football players :love: )
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English breakfast tea and a chocolote spoon...delicious, i love tea, i drink 1-2 liters per day, so yeah a good one
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Drumstick pens and a Birmingham calendar with beautiful pics
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A lovely card and a cute owl hand warmer
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Again a huge thanks to Bandit, that was well-thought and perfect man!!!!

I won't tell you how long it took me to upload and post all the pics :lol: :lolol: :eyes:
I think i need the chocolate spoon now :lol:

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