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Shipping out week edition

Its time to start mailing everything if you haven't already.
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Remember that if you know your gift will be delayed, please notify your recipient and/or the Secret S/a/nta organizers so that you don't get blacklisted.

>Domestic
Please give your packages at least one week to reach your recipient since the post system will be swamped horribly the closer to Christmas it gets. Try to ship on or before December 17. It may seem painfully obvious, but there is no mail delivery on Christmas Day. Receiving the gift post-Christmas takes a lot of the spirit out of the occasion.

>International
If you haven't mailed it out yet, do it NOW. Good luck, buddy.
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JJ I already sent your gift a few days ago, you might get it in a week or so, merry Christmas.
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MHJfromFrance your present was send out on Monday. It might arrive this week or next week. At least going by what my tracking says. So keep your eyes open for it~
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I received an anonymous card. Thank you very much, kind anon from IL! This is a masterpiece.
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How many ducking stamps am I supposed to put on a letter
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>>117821572
What stamps do you have? Forever stamps? Stamps with a written value? If it's in the US, you only need one Forever stamp or stamps that add up to $0.49.
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>>117821572
12, all on the upper right corner on top of one another.
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Sorry jesus of /a/ and other anons, no gifts from me this year. 5 asuka gift requests and Yui request, nty. Was thinking about just smearing shit on a card, but that takes effort. Hopefully I don't get grinched though.
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BG from AM in NL you should have gotten an e-mail from the organisers your packet will be there in 2-3 days
jebus you got my email
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Here the first card I made.
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Sent out all packages and cards yesterday. Hopefully my anon isn't a faggot and actually waits till Christmas to open his gifts.
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>>117822440
spoiler it or something? why would you post it.
also lose that trip already
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>>117822440
Its okay
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i'm going to be extremely disappointed if i don't get a card/gift that the person has rubbed their gentials on
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>>117823059
How would you even be able to tell?
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>>117823303
the smell most likely.
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Mr. Jose, I'll be mailing your gift by this week, so get ready for FedEx to drop it in front of your door or suite or whatever the fuck SPC stands for.
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>>117823475
special placement unit for cattle. your assignment may be a cow
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I need to find some decent wrapping paper that isn't newsprint or printer paper.
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i like the card and the little snowglobe thing, nice work. Makes me feel kind of bad for sending my guy two pieces of paper stapled together with his waifu taped to the front.

Probably should have mentioned that I like Rei more, but shit, I'd be a Marifag for free gifts. I feel like a kid sitting here and forcing myself from opening them, thanks a lot.
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I'm getting nervous. I ordered stuff from AC and I got most of it last week but the rest hasn't arrived. Should I email them?
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>>117820292
>On or before December 17
The second part of my gift has an arrival date of December 16 to January 8.

I hope it arrives early so I can send everything at once.

So PP from Nebraska, sorry if your gift is two parts. Also, we have the same first name WOW.
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WMG in GA, the last part of your gift is still on its way. Should be here within a couple days, and I'll try to have everything wrapped up and out to you within a week of that.
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>>117826015
Whoops, correction, that's PP from North Dakota.
I don't know why I got your state mixed up. Won't happen again.
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JD from Ontario, I shipped your package out on Monday. Hopefully it doesn't get stuck at Customs for too long, you're only a few hours' drive away from here.
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AS from Ireland, the package is ready. I will send it soon, buddy.
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I just got this card in today, thank you IL anon!!

I really appreciate the effort put into this, I cant wait to display it for the holidays.

1/2
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>>117826269
2/2
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>>117826321
Cut your nails you fag
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>>117826355
The better to finger you with the Christmas spirit, my anon.
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Wanted to participate this year but i thought i wouldnt have time for it. Next year im in.
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>>117826458
Subscribed.
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>>117826321
>>117826269
Looks like we had the same anon who mailed out a batch of his card after Thanksgiving.
>>117821524
>mfw his village is so small that I can probably go door-to-door and find him in person
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>>117826889
Yeah, we had some major ice storms in my area, which explains why I only got it just now. usually snail mail only takes about 3 days international.
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>>117826889
I didn't get a return address, which is a shame, since I would love to send him a card back.
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>>117826398
first of all, ouch and gross. secondly he should totally clip his nails and mail it with his cards.
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>>117826220
>one letter off
Fuck I want my shit confirmed I don't wanna be grinched
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>>117827095
>give me gifts wah wah

The uncertainty is the fun, moron. The point is to get someone a gift fully accepting you may not get one back.
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got the gift but i still haven't started the cards. what material do you guys use
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FUCK I always miss this every year! I just want to buy an anon something! Is it too late for me to see the list or whatever!
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Still waiting for one of my anon's gifts. if it doesn't arrive by the end of this week I'll send what I have and write in his card that the last one is on its way.
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>>117827234
I can give you an anon who is certain to not receive a gift
Because i grinched him
On accident
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>>117827463
>On accident
Explain further.
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>>117827049
>first of all, ouch and gross
>>>/tumblr/
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Am not good at making cards to mail out so it there some online service I can use to make the holiday cards for me and sent it out to the ones I have to sent out to?
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>>117827463
I may be interested if that anons not.

What bracket?
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>>117827680
http://www.zazzle.com/shop
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>>117827680
> so it there some online service I can use to make the holiday cards for me and sent it out to the ones I have to sent out to?
If you want to be boring.
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>>117827680
just draw something ugly then
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>>117827752
Thanks
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>tfw you're finally able to obtain your giftee's #1 wish item and it arrives earlier than expected

>>117827680
If you want to get really crazy and give your cardanon a gift (if they're American anyway) dunkin donuts' website has customizable and reloadable giftcards that you can mail with a greeting card.
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>>117827701
You can't be serious
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CC from Bronx I shipped your package a couple days ago. The lady at the post office told me it should be there around next Monday.
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>>117827192
Exactly this. I haven't seen my name mentioned once in threads, and I'm completely ok with that. Personally, I'm happy knowing I might make someone else's day.
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>>117825280
wo i got a gift and letter from this anon as well. it was nice. didnt open the package yet.
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>>117828008
I wouldn't offer if I wasn't.

>>117828205
Picture?
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Got the last part of my stuff yesterday, shipping either tomorrow or friday depending if I have time to make it to the post office on my break.

Should I have made cards by now?
Was planning on doing them this weekend.
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>>117828257
dont feel like editing out stuff. but here it is.
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>>117828267
Cards (mailed as letters) take less time to show up compared to packages, but you should do them ASAP since it's common for people to open them immediately and display them through December for festive spirit.
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>>117828363
Are you comfortable with sharing your private information online? At least blur out your Santa's info.
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>>117828365
Yeah, in my family we like to tape the holiday cards we get on our door when we get them.
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>>117828432
like your front fucking door? That's retarded, just staple them to the wall
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>>117828363
Very nice, looks like you will have a good christmas!
Hopefully the wait doesnt kill you.
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>>117828464
It's on the inside dumbass.
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>>117828407
I dont care really. if i get weird stuff sent to me It whatever. too late to blur it cause im leaving now.

>>117828506

its already killing me.
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>>117828882
I hope my anons is the type to open cards before hand, since I wrapped all his presents in his package individually, so it would be a shame for him to have the ugly package under the tree, when he could display the pretty ones I've wrapped.
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>>117828966
send a message to the organizers, with a message to your assignment saying you wrapped everything individually, that's what I did, since I added my spoils of my visit to the local chocolate factory, no need to let them spoil
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>>117829046
>>117828966
There are people who don't wrap the gifts? Do they even Christmas?
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>>117829046
Yeah, I have the same chocolate concerns.

>>117829109
They normally dont, that's why they join this to begin with.
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>>117825280
Oh shit it figures you'd be a Reifag but I hope you at least don't completely hate Asuka lol.

>>117828363
Anon you can open it. There's a little wrapped gift inside with something extra. I'm not your santa either I'm just a card anon that added a small gift to my cards.
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K3 of CA I was sick for half a month and just got the money from the other half. Your gifts are ordered and on their way. I hope they are not late.
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>>117826732
There's a gif version of this somewhere. Anyone have it?
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>>117829839

Here.
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>>117829839
Tell me your dreams anon.
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>>117829879
3Q
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>>117819748
I never got my assignment, whats up with that?
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>>117830072
should have signed up then
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I want to pick up a cool skill for next year's gift. What can I get really good at in a year?
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>>117830312
Sucking dick.
Woodcarving
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>>117830273
I did, I've got the emails to prove it.
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>>117830450
You're either blacklisted or from /v/.
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>>117830312
>carving/woodburning
>making bath stuff
>wire art or felting
>drawing/painting
>knitting
>baking
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>>117830654
Neither, I just wanted to spread christmas cheer!
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>>117830312
Vector tracing.
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>>117830312
Make chocolates, carve something, sculpt and bake clay, do paper cut art, screen printing, git gud at drawing, etc
I think you can see improvement in most hobbies in a year provided that you research and invest some time in them.
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Man I legit have no time to mail shit out. I'll try to go this weekend.
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>>117830736
I put that on all my cards.
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>>117829658
o really wow thanks anon! I wouldn't of even mind if this was the real /ss/ gift.
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>>117830716
why didn't you contact organizers right away?
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>>117830953
I forgot, had classes and stuff, figured since they replied the first time it went over smooth.
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fuck,

i was hoping it was not too late.
I was so caught up with finals and work that i totally forgot about getting into secret santa.
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>order stuff off amazon
>package at the door
>open it thinking it was the stuff I ordered
>mfw it was one of my /ss/ gifts

To the anon that chose "this item is a gift" while buying on amazon, they don't actually gift wrap shit and just put the stuff in the box, add a "note" saying it's a gift and mail it in a generic brown box.

well, at least now I know that amazon doesn't giftwrap.
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>>117831435
>well, at least now I know that amazon doesn't giftwrap.
They do for some things but it costs you extra.
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>>117831427
>every year, every thread
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>>117831507
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>>117831435
We just got a family gift that was wrapped from a relative, probably have to select wrapping.

What was it?
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>>117831694
a small plushie, about 7 inches or so.

It's pretty cute, not what I expected.
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Sorry to the guy who wanted suiseiseki. japs didnt allow me to buy a sick figurine for you. but i'm still sending you a car cookies and a cheap related item. i id try to get you something cool though ;_;.
just wanted to tell him that (if he is even viewing this thread) before the other thing i ordered him arrives.
(and i didnt get my money back on the damn figure i tried to buy you either.)

on another note, what are some foodstuffs that do well through mail?
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Well, shit, I should probably get these sent out, then.
Unfortunately, I wasn't able to get nearly as many done as last year, due to the combination of school and work, so if you're part of the secondary exchange, don't expect anything before January.
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>>117831922
Can't wait to see pics from people opening those up on Christmas
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>>117831922
I-I hope I'm one
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Mr. Loebbaka, I sent your gifts; they should be coming in 3 separate amazon boxes since each item was from a different seller.

I will be mailing your Christmas letter shortly as well.
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>>117832549
And I'm sorry for not wrapping it; this shit comes from overseas, so it would not make it in time if I were to ship it to myself, wrap it, and then send it again to you, as I am leaving overseas on the 16th and the items aren't scheduled to ship until the 12th.
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Did CR of MA receive his gift?
I looked it up on tracking and its said it was delivered, but for some reason, it doesn't say the right town.
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>>117831021
>I forgot
If that's your level of motivation and absentmindedness, perhaps it's better to stay out of it.
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>>117831021
how do you figure it goes smooth if you don't have an assignment by the time santas say all assignments are out
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>Live with parents
>They think I bought gifts for them
fuck this is going to be awkward on Christmas

How long does ground shipping take for 2 states away? The shitters I bought some of my gifts from didnt ship them until today, so I probably wont be able to send them out until the middle of next week
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>>117833080
USPS takes about 2-3 days, UPS/FedEx is anywhere between 2-9 days.
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One more week until this gets here :(

Hopefully it fits in one of those USPS priority mail boxes since they don't charge for weight and I'm gonna stuff the rest of the space up with coal.

It's for GM from TX if you're watching this thread
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>>117831908
You should have read the buyfag guide. If you order from japan, in most cases you have to use a proxy.
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>>117832858
I would call the post office about that.
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>>117833300
I know for a fact she will fit in a large priority mail box. There wont be much room for anything else though.
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>>117833300
>mailing banned flammable materials
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>>117833300
>USPS priority mail boxes since they don't charge for weight
You mean a large flat-rate box, right?
Unfortunately, she won't fit. The shortest side of her box is 6.3" and the USPS Large Flat-Rate Box is 5.5" tall (6" on the outside). You're going to need something else.
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>>117833631
>>117833413
Uh do any of you have the box and can do a quick double check of the box's shortest side? I tried finding pictures but there was nothing to compare her to so I couldn't find the dimensions. A lot of sellers also just listed her dimensions out of box as well.
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>>117832549
I'm in the process of wrapping all my presents and finishing all my cards. Should have everything sent out Saturday.

Is anyone else preparing things for the people you got last year?
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>>117833775
See
>https://store.usps.com/store/browse/uspsProductDetailMultiSkuDropDown.jsp?productId=P_LARGE_FRB

>Inside Dimensions: 12" x 12" x 5-1/2"
>Outside Dimensions: 12-1/4" x 12-1/4" x 6"

I have about 20 of those piled in my storage and I can verify the measurements.
I'm guessing that you are thinking of the large Priority mail boxes USPS also provides that are 12" X 12" X 8", but they do NOT qualify for flat-rate.
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>respond to make sure we know you're still participating
I probably should have done that.

LY in CA don't worry, everything is fine. Something will be mailed out tomorrow most likely.
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>>117833775
Its away in my closet. If its somewhere I can reach easily, I will get those for you.
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>>117833940
Is L first name and Y last name?
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>>117834058
Those are his initials, yes.
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I'm hoping he kek's at this
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>>117833930
Just curious, why do you have 20 of these?
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>>117834327
They ship that many when you order them.
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>>117833300
>showing the gift
>saying who it's for
>secret fucking santa
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>>117834107
epic meme brother why dont you fuck off
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>>117834396
The ":(" should have given it away.
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>>117834107
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>>117834396
I meant to spoiler the picture but I fucked up lol
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>>117834250
Im sure anon will appreciate your effort.
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>>117833300
>:(
>>117834492
>lol
reported
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I already sent out my gift, and I'm sending out the cards tomorrow, I didn't have the time to make elegant cards so I whipped up something fast.
I did however put in something nice for the lack of effort. I'm sure they'll appreciate it!
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>>117828363
You live WAY too fucking close to me man
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I wonder how many of you will send anthrax to each other
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>>117834879
Glitter is worse.
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I have almost everything ready for my anon now. Just waiting on one more keychain of his waifu to come in and I'll throw in a few more random trinkets.
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>>117834946
Lol
What's the point of the pic anyway?
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Presents are wrapped and ready to send out.

Hope you like this, anon.

Not pictured
>Local candy
>2 presents in the other room
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>>117834946
Alright a Chinatwo original. Would hang over fireplace.
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I've never been here on Christmas day, how many threads are posted for this event, I want to see how my secret santa liked his gift. How would I find his posts?
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>>117834946
Are you sending him a box full of cockroaches?
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>>117835128
ctrl+F if they post your initials or posts at all and threads happen during the week of Christmas most of the time.
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>>117835128
The archives.
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My gift is already sent, Is it okay if instead of wrapping paper, I used bubble wrap to wrap the gifts?
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>>117835070
>To: anon
>Love, anon
I don't know why I giggled so hard.
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>>117834946
I like the pixelated wrapping paper.
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>>117835179
You got part of the word right.
Cock
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>>117834917
You know, I did send a letter stuffed with glitter in it last year. I don't think anyone said anything until this past signup.
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>>117834796
maybe we should be friends bby. send me a card fag.
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>>117835248
Is it opaque?
If yes, yes.
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>>117835070
Did Luvia wrap the top left one?
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>>117835542
heh
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>>117835542
The fact that you mention a fate character, when indeed that present is the very fate character she hates, makes me highly uneasy.
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>>117832918
He emailed me immediately after I applied to confirm. I got ahold of him anyway, and it's all good now, merry christmas.
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>>117835707
well that's nice to hear. Did he respond to your email? Cause I told him to send a mail to my assignment, and he didnt confirm anything
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>>117835734
You mean when I applied, or just now? He responded promptly to both, we got stuff sorted.
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NVfrom CAI already sent your gift, it should be there by next week.
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My printer is out of ink shiiiiiiiiiiiiiit.

I guess it's time to work on my (shit) artistic abilities.
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>>117835819
just now. Ok, I guess he just forwarded without confirming. good to know, thank you
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Sent my gift for MW from ON on Tuesday. Should get there with plenty of time to spare. Sending my cards Friday. I need to pick up some candy to pack in with them.
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>>117830312
try yoyoing
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Just need to head to the post office but Santa Cat approves.
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I got the email with my assignments and responded back.
was i suppose to get another email back from the organizers?
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>>117836361
Forgot the image
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>>117836380
Nope.
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I have the gift all wrapped but I still haven't made a card. Do you think they'll mind if it's just a short message and not something big or funny like the rest of you guys are doing?

I don't want the guy to think I'm an uncaring jerk
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>>117831427
you can contact the host and can send a present to an anon that gets Grinched.
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>>117836605
A couple sentences should be fine.
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>>117835070
Are all those presents from Luvia?
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Sending the cards tomorrow!
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>>117836712
Nope, just that one.
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>>117821932
What email?
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>>117836774
about the package. with the beer
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>>117836724
Im pumped. I love it when cards are finally being received/sent out.
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>>117836741
But doesn't she go, "OH HO HO HO HO HO!?"
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>>117836792
Could you possible send it again to me? It's disappeared from my inbox
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I've already received by /ss/ gift. I'm leaving it in the package until Christmas though.

And I've already sent out all my cards and presents too.
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>>117836980
sure, I sent it again
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>>117819748
I still need a bit more time to make my card, also need to wait until I get my pay check since I'm broke... but it shouldn't be to bad since I should get it soon and ink send it out as soon as I get my check.
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>>117836949
But anon, that's the only present that would work for that. Read the labels.
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Last day on bedrest so I'm going out to buy card materials tomorrow.
Still debating if I should go buy glitter for a certain someone's card.
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>>117836774
Jebus, I still have your CD from last year. I made my boyfriend listen to it in the car when we were driving home from a Thanksgiving family gathering. He liked it, except for the Free! tracks. It was a wonderful start to December.
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>>117837120
Yes, you should.
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>>117835700
Oh shit, that isn't UBW, is it?
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Jebus, I love the CD you gave me this year. Thanks, it's a great way to curb my urge to open gifts.
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>>117837182
If I could've gotten my hands on it, it would have been.

My anon probably would have liked that better than what I got him.
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>>117837180
>boyfriend
Eh, it's Christmas. I'm glad you guys enjoyed it and I hope you stay together for a long time.
>>117837304
It came in already? Awesome! Glad you enjoyed it.
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>>117829658
Nah, I think Asuka's great too.

Please tell me the stuff of the snacks was seaweed and not rat poison i already ate all of them
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>still not laser-cut my cards yet
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>>117837497
That's for me to know and you to find out.

Actually it's just furikake. No poison or bodily fluids this time.
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JP of TX I'm just waiting on the last of your gifts to arrive this week! Will be shipping soon-ish.
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>>117819748
I'm extremely late to the party, but I'd be willing to jump in if you'll take me... Where do I sign?
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>>117838229
Just type Reddit Secret Santa into google
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>>117838229
>>117838561
It's even too late for Reddit's Secret Santa.
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>>117837844
>no bodily fluids

Christmas is ruined

it was pretty good though, thanks
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>>117838561
I recommend this, back in the day I would sign up for Reddit gift exchanges just to get free shit, but they've sort of cracked down on it now.
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>>117839133
>Dear MB of DE here is exactly what i bought you

I'm so fucking glad my anon wasn't a retard and i'll actually be able to get a surprise.
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>>117839249
Why are you even here?
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>>117839281
To send someone a present as a surprise?
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>>117839383
>wanting surprise
>I'm going to read what other people are making kek
Anon, we need to talk
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>>117839430
The fuck are you talking about? I was calling him out for ruining the surprise for whoever he's sending that to, there's no reason to do this shit.
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One card sent. Will send the rest either tomorrow or Friday.
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Late assignments sent out! Have fun if you signed up! You'll always be on time to me!
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>>117840919
Responded!
Thanks for doing this Spoon!
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Got a shit gift.

Gonna keep my assignments shit for myself, fuck this.
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>>117842151
blondedude pls

Post pics of whatever it was, i want to know what was so unacceptable
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>>117842151
Post it
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>>117839470
Just ignore him. He's being an ass.
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I got a box of watercolor colored pencils for making the cards. How do I even do this? I have never used watercolor pencils before.
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>>117842444
I've never used them either but I heard they're not too hard to work with. Try looking up a tutorial?
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>>117842151
Well we know who's getting blacklisted. Also its not even Christmas yet you faggot, why did you open it?
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>>117842493
Because it was not in any packaging.

>blacklisted

I'll have a new address, but nice try.
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>>117842493
>mentioning him getting blacklisted before he posted it
Congrats, now he knows not to post what it was. Thanks a bunch
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>>117842528
He's still going to post it because he's a retard.
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>>117842619
lolk
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>>117842523
>new address
>still going to use the same name
>you're not going to remember next year.
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>>117842699
Thanks for reminding me, I'll be sure not to do that next year.
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>package came today
>7 gifts are now sitting on my floor

HOW THE FUCK AM I NOT SUPPOSED TO OPEN THESE

SOMEONE STOP ME
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Mof NSW I have your gift and your card is nearly ready and I'll mail your stuff early next week. It's shipping domestically so don't worry about receiving it late.
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>>117842764
I'll kick you in the nuts.
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>>117842764
Masturbate
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>>117842151
>>117842523

I've seen you post about this before faggot. Whether you're legit or not, it's obvious that you're just an attention whore trying to incite paranoia among other anons. To which I say:

fuck you
and fuck anyone worrying about being grinched
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>>117834250
slow grandpa here
You should have changed the your waifu to you're
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>>117842940
>incite paranoia

It's already past the signup date, what would be the purpose?
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>>117842467
Tutorial said to use them like regular colored pencils, which doesn't help too much.
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>>117843000
Shit. Does it say anything on the box? I thought you were supposed to apply water at some point.
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>>117842954
Yes will do.
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>>117843048
Dip slightly in water and draw. Reapply as necessary.
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I'm still fucking stuck on ideas, buying for a female around with a 90 dollar limit who's only stipulation is something cute.

I need help.
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>>117842983
To incite paranoia.

What? You can't feel paranoid anymore after sign-ups? Haven't you seen the number of desperate anons trying to get the attention of their /ss/ and get them to mention them or something to abate their worries?
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>>117840919
Thanks for the speedy response Spoon!
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>>117843146
>female

It doesn't fucking matter, just get her something she wants
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>>117842983
There is at least a handful of ignorant anons who think the person they're giving to = the person they're receiving from, and then there are selfish anons who refuse to give until their own gifts have arrived because of various reasons, including a misled sense of fairness and "I don't want to be out of money/left with nothing".

The point of those mean-spirited posts is play to paranoia and further deter people from properly completing their participation.
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>>117843146
Didn't mention anything else? Man, that's tough. Just buy a bunch of little cute things? Maybe something that's functional too.
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>>117843120
Wait I have to dip the pencils in water?
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>>117843157
This simply shows the greedy nature of this board. God forbid you simply participate for the sake of making an anon happy for Christmas.
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>>117843146
Get plush dolls and keychains, or a cute loli figure if that's within the budget. You can throw in some stocking stuffers like unscented hand lotions or fuzzy socks.
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>>117843210
It's in human nature to be greedy and fearful, on top of an anonymous board where there's no real way to punish offenders. A lot of people here are somewhat socially challenged as well.
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Got a card pretty fucking early. Having trouble keeping myself from opening it.
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>>117843209
That's one way... Here's another since you're to stupid to use google. http://www craftsy com/blog/2014/01/mixed-media-painting-technique-watercolor-pencil/
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>>117843294
Cards are fine, its the gifts that need to wait until Christmas
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>>117843000
jesus christ anon

>use like a regular colored pencil
>dip a small brush in water, wet the colored areas with brush, and watch magic unfold as your shitty colored drawing turns into a shitty watercolored masterpiece.

Don't load too much water in your brush and don't use regular copy paper unless you want holes and wrinkles in your card.

>>117843120
>>117843209
It's usually done to get an intense color from your pencils. You can also draw on wet paper (like the part you just brushed with water)

Check the box. Some brands advise against dipping the pencils in water.
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>>117843146
An Onahole.

Imagine her face when she gets the gift
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Shit is it too late to sign up?
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>>117843464
You're 10 months too early.
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>>117843492

Fuck
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>>117843545
>$20 at this point

So basically you squandered all your money because you're a retard. You never had any initiative to save in the first place or else you'd have some funds for an actual gift.
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>>117843547
Damn, fucked up the spoiler.
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>>117843350
>watch magic unfold as your shitty colored drawing turns even shittier
Fuck anon, that's my top fear ;_;

I will try the water thing now and post back if my card hasn't turned into literal shit when all of the colors run together.
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>>117843721
>pizza
>$10/week extra spending money
Anon, if you're that poor and unskilled, you should acknowledge that cards are the only thing you could've done anyways from the very start.
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>>117843721
So how exactly were you operating prior to this job? Where was the need for money previously? Nonexistent?

>$10 to myself
>only saved $20 altogether for a gift
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>>117843146
A girl who's only stipulation is "something cute"? She didn't even list any favorite anime or characters?

I'd be suspicious if I were you. Not that I'd grinch her or anything. The cutest dildo you can find, maybe?
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>>117843721
What about unemployment
Hang in there anon.
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Alright cards sent out today! Hopefully the cards will reach to you by next week.

I'm tempted to post the cards in the thread but it'll ruin the surprise.
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>>117843780
Should get her one of Tenga's lady toys. They seem cute.
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>>117819748
Package just arrived from Japan a few days ago but the fucking post shop closes at 5:30 so I can only pick it up on Friday. Hopefully I'll get it posted out back to Japan on Saturday.

Got my first card too! Thank you, anon!
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>Homeless because of dodgey tradesmen
>May be 50 odd grand out of pocket at the end of this because of him
>Still haven't sent out cards or presents
>Only saving grace is that my present recipient is in my country
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>>117843889
>can't just put "violin instructor"

I'd ask you to use your head but you clearly can't given your situation.
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>>117843816
Anon you better order something fast if you want the present to get to her on time.
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>>117843970
>>117843610

I don't even feel like arguing. I deleted my posts. You win. Good night, Anon.
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>>117844092
Glad you admit you mismanaged your money.
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>>117844110

Don't put words in my mouth you disgusting prick of a grinch. I'm poor, attempted to get a job and still wasn't able to do much with my wasted time as I intended and that is all I'm going to say to satisfy that crook in your spine.
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>>117844214
>attempted to get a job

You managed without a job previously. This new found income just magically disappeared into the void rather than your savings.
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>>117843350
>>117843658
Whelp, as I feared, the water thing gave Mami a black eye. I should've inked after applying water. It's too late to fix it. Some poor anon will have to deal with a splotchy meguca, I'm sorry.
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>>117844214
Poor you, too bad. Have you considered taking courses to improve your skill set and putting more effort into financial management instead of an unnecessary gift exchange?
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So, what were the stats last year? I know the cards are great but don't a third of the people who do the gifts get ripped off?
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>>117844309
What the hell anon, you should at least set aside an hour or two of your time for experimenting with your watercolor pencils, and especially because it's your first time using it.

Can't you at least redraw and recolor again? And learn from your mistakes this time?
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>>117844309
Post it
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>>117844309
post so we can tell where you went wrong
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>>117843898
Pic related
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>>117844309
Just put more water on head? Make it look like shit, because that's what she is
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Just collected it from the frame shop while on break. Sending it over once i clock off for the day. I would send food as well but your country has strange restrictions in regards to that.

BF of aus. You are in good hands
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>>117844377
I don't think the grinched proportion was that big. If one of the santa organizes was around, they can give a better idea. They answered the question before and it was under 10% or something like that.
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>>117844729
Looks good son. Better than anything I can ever do.
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I'm worried I'm going to open my gifts, keep me from doing it anons i'm begging you
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>second half of my gift hasn't shipped from Japan yet
Oh god, if I get fucked by holiday imports, I should send an email to the organizers, right?
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>>117845152
You're waifu will be mad.
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>>117844729
For a split second I thought you pasted rice grains into her eyes
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>>117845289
>>117845130

Note, I didn't make this card, I received it.
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>>117844422
>>117844431
>>117844456
>>117845078
I think I'm done with this card. I'd probably wind up with similar results if I redrew it. A few more things went wrong other than the ruined eye. The cardstock absorbed a lot of water and got all bent, too. At least it's not for my main anon.
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>>117845090
Nigga did you draw this yourself because it's fucking beautiful
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>>117845388
Atashi?
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>>117845388
>ruined
Fucking artists
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>>117845498
Not him, but a lot of people get this way about things they make. I can't even look at some of the things I made anymore, because I constantly see all the little fuckups that I made that most people won't even notice.
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>>117845388
Fuck you, you faggot you said it was ruined. Now I feel shit about my own cards
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>>117845388
mfw I will never draw like this
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>>117845090
>you will never have a hand painted painting of you're waifu
I did get a really nice frame of her with some embroidery on it, can't get enough handmade crafts of you're waifu on them.
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>>117845498
It's worse when you can draw a little better, because the mistakes become even more pronounced in contrast. At least when you're an average artist on 'a/, you can ignore actual quality of art and go for quality of idea and joke.
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About to send out my cards. Hope my card anons won't be too disappointed at my shoddy workmanship.
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>>117846664
Those are pretty nice. I'm fairly certain they're not mine, but I'd definitely be happy receiving something like that.
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>>117826458
Me too! I feel so bad that I missed the starting threads! Only just now finding out.. maybe for New Years we could do a catch-up SS?
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>>117846839
>!
>..
Just leave.
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>>117830312
You can make really easy knitting things without all the needle equipment. Called "cardboard weaving" if you want to google it. I'm slowly making a scarf for myself atm.
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>>117846967
Are you a grill?
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>>117840919
Very tricky. Actually found that out on my phone when reading the emails since the backdrop isnt fully white.

how many do you have to make ?
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Two packages arrived two days ago and are waiting for me to pick up. One should be the gift for my assignment and the other might be my gift from my /ss/. I'm so excited

It's also my birthday on the 13th so it feels more like a birthday gift that's come early
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>>117846664
I love the Taiga, it has spirit.
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MF from TX I plan to send your stuff either later today or friday. One more thing is coming in but it wont get there until after christmas also hitei best girl
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>>117847207
>hitei best girl
Objectively wrong, but I forgive you.
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>>117847003
D-does it matter?
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update, now that I have the materials I needed I can now begin working on prototypes.

alright...so! adjusts glasses one more time*

Name : CK. (Cheesecake)
Name : J.M
Name : L.B
Name : R.Q
Name : Z.C
Name : F.E
Name: K.K
Name : K.S
Name : K.H

Guys again, I had some complications with Amazon, to sum things up UPS lost my package and I now got a replacement, so no need to panic, Like promised I'll keep my word and make sure everyone gets their stuff sent, so hang on for a little more, I am working on everyone's gifts as I write this.

so to cheer you up, here is a small update in form of a teaser for you guys. I am working on calibrating my printer and adjusting my measurements for prototypes, I want to ensure that you all get good looking cards for the holidays.

again, my bad for the delay, I'll be working on finishing up this weekend and send everything on monday. hopefully there is no more hiccups along the way.

peace!
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>>117846731
>>117847083
Thanks.
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>>117847853
Where is that LB from? I know there's at least one more in the exchange besides me.
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>>117845388
Anon, I wanted you to post your work so I could laugh at your failure and your stupidity for not knowing how to use watercolor pencils but you made me feel bad about my own cards instead.

A number of smudges on the stars and the gift box, among others, but it's actually nice. The shine on the open eye is actually quite eyecatching
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>>117828363
I have you as my recipient as well, BC. I actually sent out your package yesterday and you should probably expect to see it around the 11th. I'm tempted to post pics but I'll let you be the first to see it. I hope you like it!
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>>117847853
>that art
I love it. Really wish I was one of your assignments
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>>117847965

St. Paul, MN
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>>117848392
>>
I have a question say you make more than one assignment does that get you assigned to more people? or do you only get one secret santa?
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I wanna dragon dildo!

Seriously, I will not provide any personal info here ever.
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Ahh man, I'm late to this, I guess it is too late to take part in /a/ Secret Santa is it?
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>>117849025
Jesus fucking christ, not only does it go against common sense but people also fail to read not only this thread, but ever single other thread in the damn archive.
>>
Work in progress.... I hope you at least can tell which character she is.
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>>117849507
I'll take a wild guess.
Tsubasa?
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>>117847853
>CK
T-that could be me. Where is he from?
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>>117849747
Reno, NV?
if you aren't Cheesecake then I already doubt it
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>>117849999
Oh, well then that's not me indeed.
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>>117819748
Please fuck off to http://www.reddit.com/r/secretsanta/ with your facebook shit.
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>>117850144
>Being this new
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>>117850170
When I came to this board, this shit didn't exist.
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>>117850192
You're right, there probably wasn't a thread last week.
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>>117850144
Gtfo
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>>117850208
>lol he must be a newfag!
So much cancer.
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>>117850272
He actually is wrong.
We've had these threads since the beginning of November.
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>>117850337
much earlier than that if you count signing up
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>>117850346
Oh yeah, you're right
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>>117849600
No. Does it look like her at all?
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>>117843146
>female
Grinch her.
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>>117850468
Give her cat ears, fatter huge hair, and that gigant ahoge and you'll be spot on.
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>>117850468
>>117849507
You wouldn't happen to be Sweedish, would you?
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>MFW The gift and the cards were shipped.

Time to use 17track.net for tracking.
>>
For someone mentioning a show but not a specific character from that show, getting them something small from any of them should be fine, right?
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>>117851136
Probably, what show?
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>>117850880
Assesories are planned.

>>117850961
Y-yes..! How did you know!?
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>>117851136
Yes, provided no specific character was mention then you can go by the fact that they have no preference and your recipient will appreciate anything.

If they did not intend this then, tough luck for them for being silly.
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>>117851419
I recognized your style.
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>>117851366
Hidamari. He also mentioned a couple other shows and character he liked (none from the shows he mentioned though, and none of them still have merch easily available).

>>117851498
It's what I thought, but I wasn't quite sure. I mean even if you like some more, you can't really dislike any of the Hidamaris.
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>>117851613
If Hidamari was mentioned when you've got all sorts of merch to choose from. Artbooks and CDs are certainly something I'd appreciate rather than just a (couple of) fig(s).

They'd probably love anything you can get them if they didn't give a MFC account/list of merch they owned.
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>>117851578
Hi scarfanon! Glad to see Marisa is still alive.

How is your christmasu & assignments going?
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Late Santa mail here, mailing from Europe to Mexico, just got the assignment today. How long will it take a card to get there?
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>>117851922
Could be better. I moved halfway through November, and I still haven't managed to get my work area set back up, so my original gift idea is kind of out the window right now. I'm working on a temporary gift so I can actually send out something for Christmas with a note explaining that the main gift will be late.
The actual scarves are done though. I just have to get some envelopes to mail them out.
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>>117851578
>tfw you can't draw, make scarfs, or make little yard dolls of anon's waifu
I'll figure out something nice.
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>>117852343
Knitting is surprisingly easy. A pair of knitting needles and some yarn can be picked up at a craft store for $15 tops, and scarves are the simplest pattern ever (Knit a row, purl a row, cut and reattach new yarn color where desired, repeat to desired length).
Yes, the first couple you do are going to be terrible, but it's more a matter of patience than anything else. I usually just read VNs on autoplay or watch my Chinese Cartoons while I work.
It really only starts to get tricky when you start working in 3D and making your own designs.I had to scrap the prototype for this one when I realized that my seam was making a curve instead of a straight line like I intended.


I'm actually super jealous of people who can draw or paint. It's one skill I've never had.
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>>117852058
>out the window
Oh, I see what you did there.
I had some larger ideas myself also for my cardies. I've been busy as hell lately.

I hope to do something more warm & comfy for my anon however.
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>>117852759
Have you tried crocheting? Any more or less difficult than knitting?

I was wanting to make a beanie with side flaps and some kind of animal ears(cat or mouse) for my niece for christmas.

Too late to git gud for xmas though. Still, sounds like a neat skill to have.

Guess I could check out /diy/
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>mfw the present I'm sending finally arrived two days ago and I'm wrapping it now
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>>117853458
I don't have any experience with it, unfortunately. It's something I've been meaning to teach myself, but haven't gotten around to it.
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>>117853458
I know both. Crocheting is faster and you can do more stuff with it, think lace.
It is more movements involved but not as much predicition as knitting is required.
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>>117847853

J.M from where?
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HP from Italy
I sent out your card 3 days ago. Hopefully, it gets there in time for Christmas! Happy holidays.
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>>117839249
I only just woke up now, and since it's deleted I didn't look at it. I'm pretty excited though.
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Still 2 out of 3 gifts need to arrive from japan. One was send out on 21th and other 25th. It should arrive around 15th and I hope it will arrive to anons door before 24th. (International shipping in Europe)
Also tomorrow getting new paycheck so I can finally start working on the 5 cards I'm sending.
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I hate getting up early.. But on to the post office.
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>>117853458
Crocheting has more projects available, but I think it's slightly tougher to start. It's still easy, but you have to be more attentive to the project.

>>117852759
The Joy of Painting is wonderful.
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>>117855255
Can't wait to see it!
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>>117856714
Hope you like it, man! I'm from the other side of the world so I didn't want to worry you about grinching or anything.
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CZ from Austria I'm still waiting for one of your gifts but if it hasn't arrived by this time next week I'll ship what I have and send the last one once it comes.
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>some of the gifts for my anon arrived today
>one of them has an obvious flaw despite me buying it new
>even if bought a new one, it would take until after Christmas to get to me

Fuck. Would you mind a lot if you got a manga with some damage on the cover?
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>>117857496
well, it depends on the damage. I'm not really much of a collector so if it doesn't have too mcuh of a damage, I'm good.
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>>117857496
Depends on the damage.

You could also send the rest and include a note that that one volume will be coming later.
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KB from NC
Your package is almost prepared and I'll ship them out when I get my amiami package tomorrow and finish the cards. I keep procrastinating because I'm bad at art but everything should ship out by the weekend.
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RSR from UK
Your gift still hasn't arrived I'm sorry about this. I will still send something to you if it doesn't get here in time, don't worry.

ML from Belgium and BG from the Netherlands I'll send your cards on the 12th, hope it will make there in time.
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Both of my packages to anon have been delayed for two days because they're still on the fucking truck. Anybody in the postal service know why this would happen? It's only the first week of December, this kind of shit shouldn't be happening this early right?
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>>117858008
It could be that not enough packages are stuffed into the truck or Murphy's law.
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>>117857584
>>117857610
It's got a rip close to the spine on the backcover and horizontal wrinkles from that part being folded up at some point, pic related should illustrate what I mean.

Apart from that it's obviously unread and it's the kind of damage I have encountered occasionally when buying manga from stores, but it's still kinda ugly.

My anon did say he wasn't a collector though.


And sending it delayed is something I'd rather avoid doing, because there's already something else I'll have to send later, having lost the preorder gamble.
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I sent out all 4 cards today. Still waiting for the main gift to arrive.
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>>117857496
>>117858579
I don't think they'll be that worried about it because there's a lot of things that could cause a book to get damaged while it's in the mail, even with buying books from Amazon it's almost impossible to get one without a ding. If they're really upset about it they can just by another for themselves later on.
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I started making some bath bombs for anons so now's the waiting period and then pulling them out of their molds, hopefully they won't fall apart. There was only one bottle of citric acid at the store so I guess it was destiny to try making a batch with it.
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I was hoping to get my cards done to ship them out by tomorrow, but that isnt happening. They should be done and shipped monday. I'm even taking them with me when I go over a friend's house later.
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>>117859733
i don't know what that is but the word "bomb" has some negative connotations
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>>117860138
I had to look it up too but its these things that fizz in the bathtub.
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>>117860308
are they edible
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>>117860308
yuno, that thing that gets dropped into the bath to scent, clean and color your water.
I'd be afraid to use an anon crafted soup due to its legitimacy and that it could contain semen in it.
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>>117860420
>not wanting to bathe in a stranger's semen

What are you, gay?
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>>117860370
No, they're mostly baking soda and epsom salt with fragrance oil. Epsom salt is edible in small amounts but it's also a laxative so you shouldn't eat that either.
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>>117860478
what if I get pregnant
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>>117860512
I will take responsibility anon.
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JZ from aus, LK from UK and RF from muricah your cards are on their way already
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tfw never mentioned
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>>117860990
Same here. Don't lose hope anon.
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>>117860990
> My santa has vanished from Earth.
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>>117860990
I've never mentioned anyone who I'm giving presents to.
I only give shipping codes when I finally send things out.
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Fuck guys I got a problem one of my anons gifts if fucked a bit its supposed to light up but the problem is its missing the little spring for the battery is there a way to fix this?
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>>117860512
It will be a Christmas miracle anon!
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>>117861489
Ask /diy/, they love electronic stuff. You probably just have to weld another spring into that spot or something.
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>>117861726
>weld
I think you mean solder.
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>>117861834
Yeah my mistake.
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>>117861161
>Sent one extra gift, that I purchased on the spur of a moment directly to my /ss/
>Ask organizers to forward message about this early gift
>Dispatched on 21st of November
>Shipping shouldn't take more than 5 days
>Anon still hasn't picked it up
I'm starting to worry, whether or not is he still alive.

>>117861489
I guess anything will do, replace it with a string from old remote control, or something. It shouldn't be hard to fix.
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>>117861946
Post his initials. Maybe he doesn't know the gift has arrived and he's lurking this thread.
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>>117862004
NL from NL.
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>>117861726
>>117861946

Alright Ill try to figure out something with this. Thanks guys.
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>>117857813
Nice
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>>117861489
You can buy another spring, and it's easy that even anon can install it.
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>>117862233
Id feel bad if he had to do that. Fucking amiami first time these fuckers actually sent me something faulty.
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>>117862355
What was it?
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Will usps seriously turn away my package if I don't use their special fucking tape?

Can I just ask them to tape it there or do I have to buy a roll of that shit?
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>>117862616
Where did you even read something as retarded as that.
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>>117862616
regular packing tape should be fine
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>>117862616
Just use regular packing tape. Make sure you don't go full retard and use something like duct tape because they won't accept it.
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>>117862601
this

Its the crystal thing that lights up
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>>117862850
Oh damn that's really nice
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>>117862850
>Tohka
May I ask for who is that for?
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>>117862616
No i just came back from shipping a package. I used carton sealing tape.
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>>117862738
>no duct tape
You mean this stuff, right?
I always use it to pack stuff. Why not?
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For anyone sending things internationally, how does the customs form work? It is my first time sending international and I am just really confused.
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>>117863165
You don't seem to understand the meaning of SECRET Santa. Why do you want to ruin the surprise?
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>>117863377
It doesn't stick to paper as well as regular packing tape does. They also told me it's prone to fall off if it's too cold or too hot.
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>>117863506
Okay.
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>>117863458
Usually it just asks you to put the recipient's address, what the item is ("plastic toy" or "books" is fine, no need to fully give away the surprise) and an approximate value of the item, maybe the approximate weight if it's kind of big. You should be able to ask the person working there when you fill it out if you need help.
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>>117864505
Oh so I don't have to do it online? They have forms at the office for me to fill out?
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Welp here's one bath bomb so far. I couldn't figure out how to lay the ears flat and really messed up the front of it, but now I think I know what to do.
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>>117864662
Yeah they do, last year I sent a few packages overseas and they had me fill in a slip for each one. If you also live in the US you'd do the same.
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>>117864662
Yes they stick it to the package. Also usually you can mark something as Gift so the recipient doesn't have to pay customs tax.
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>>117864686
If I received one of these, I would feel so guilty for using them since they're so cute.
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>tfw you try really hard to make your cards and they still look like you spent 15 minutes making them
I'm sorry to my recipients, I'm still trying to make them nice. ;_;
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>>117864686
Very cute.
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>>117864812
Oh okay that's good to know. I'll definitely mark it as a gift. Well then I'm off to ship.
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>>117864852
at least you put effort in it. They will still be displayed in ever anons home!
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>>117863087
>>117863165
Yeah didn't really wanna post it because. >>117863506
Has a point I don't want to put everything here before my /ss/ gets it. It ruins it.
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>>117864662
>>117864812
It's better to just mark the value to $20 and as merchandise, gifts get checked sometimes.
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>>117864963
Will they not get charged the customs tax if it is 20 or less?
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KB in OR is getting two envelopes since I forgot to put something in the first one.
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CR of MA
It says you received your package on the 1st.

Feel free to open the box, because everything is individually wrapped, there are cookies in tins, and I don't think you'd want them to be stale.
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>>117822440
Fucking excellent.
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>>117864686
Absolutely adorable. I am jelly.
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>>117825280
That snowglobe bottle is about the most wonderful thing I've ever seen in my life.
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>>117864686
That's cute as hell. Is it going with your gift or is it for a card anon?
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>>117865034
Yeah, most countries have a limit of about 20€ before it gets taxed.
At least I don't know of any country that has a lower limit.
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>>117865050
Don't forget to tear it up after and complain on the internet about it.
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>>117865126
Why thank you.

I'm actually having a lot of fun making cards.
I got Christmas music playing and I'm drinking Sierra Mist Cranberry Splash while I do it.
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>>117862850
I would build an altar to her if I got that.

More WIP
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>>117865236
$20 and 20€ are very different.
What's wrong with just marking it as a gift, even if it gets checked it won't be taxed (hence gift) and as long as you're not sending anything illegal there's no problem.
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>>117822440
Why are you tripping?
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>>117822440
I will wipe my ass with that piece of garbage before burning it, you faggot.

Why are you participating if you hate Christmas?
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The JJBA one came out awesome, I'm very happy about it. The angels aren't bad either and none of their noses broke this time. I made six penguins but three of them look like they're not going to make it.

>>117865231
I'd like to send some to cardanons but I was planning on giving my giftanon penguins and dolphins because they like Free
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>>117866052
Man, those look good.
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>>117835981
oh shit that is probably me.

I'm mailing my cards out this weekend. Someone from Chile might get theirs late because a part of the card is late coming to me, I'll e-mail admin if so.

NYNC in Toronto, I've got you and I hope you like the present. I am super jealous but promise not to keep anything back.
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>>117866052
that JJBA one looks amazing, I wouldn't want to use it so I could keep it forever
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>>117819748
why did she put newspaper on a plate
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>>117865034
Oh damn, I marked the actual value of about $40 on my customs paperwork when I mailed it out. Hope I didn't inadvertently fuck over my person.
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>>117867035
Anon-kun that's a yule log, a delicious keki that she slaved over so that you can enjoy. You watch your bitch whore mouth.
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AG in Arizona, I sent yours out earlier this week. Hopefully you've gotten it by now.
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>>117867182
You'll be fine as long as you marked it as a gift and not goods.
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>>117865654
I said $20 since this is under 20€ and leaves some space before the limit.

Gifts get charged to, at least here, but only after like 40€. It's just a higher upper limit. So if you're sending as a gift, write a value too, or it'll be checked 100%.
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>>117867182
If you want to be doubly sure, mark the items as Used in the item description lines.
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>>117866811
Unfortunately after a couple months they get kind of pocked so they should probably be used within a few weeks or so. I tested some that I made in the summer months and they still worked but they looked worse for wear.
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>>117867182
Depends on the country.
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here's what I have done for my anons, in various states of completion. I tried to jumble them together to obscure them a bit. One's missing, but she got so fucked up I have to do a lot of work fixing her before she can be seen by human eyes.
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>>117867264

In retrospect, I'm 99% sure I marked it as a gift, so I think we're safe. My portion of the receipt doesn't show what I marked. I even was telling the lady behind the counter what sort of gifts were in it. She said it sounds like a nice gift.
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>>117867441
Dont bother posting the image you forgot, you are fucking retarded for attempting to post it in the first place
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>>117867441
dropped pic
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>>117867311
Okay, so for it to not get checked, it should be marked as a gift so long as it is 20 dong or under?
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>>117833300
Lucky bastard.
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>>117864686
That is really cute. It's from Natsume right? Now I feel incredibly jelly.
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>>117867629
Yeah, the story with Gen and was one of my favorites from the series.

>>117867596
I'm jelly of your paper cutting skills.
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>>117867596
If that's a Christmas theme Holo, whoever is getting that is extremely lucky.
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>>117867596
Shit's cool.
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i thought i could draw something cool on my cards but worse than a kindergardener at drawing
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>>117868276
I don't see how that is a problem. As long as you tried your best, I'd cherish the card, regardless of quality.
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