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Old 12-05-2013, 10:06 AM
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I have a list and thought I'd share ;D



1. Dragon
2. To fly (myself) and on the dragon also
3. Homeless shelter with a bar (so my friends think I am not selfish)
4. Another Dragon
5. A 1970's Mustang Mach 1 super Cobra Jet with original paint that looks like brand new
6. My mustang also to fly

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Old 12-05-2013, 04:24 PM
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A Dodge Challenger of the same year, if you please, Santa.
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Old 12-06-2013, 02:40 AM
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I know I'm going to get the two things I've asked for as hubby is so busy this time of year I have to do my own Christmas shopping on his behalf, so I'm getting the Kipling Joslyn bag I wanted and Red2 on DVD.

Other than that I just want to enjoy my Christmas and relax, while spoiling my children rotten with lots of festive activities such as making a gingerbread house and non alcoholic mulled wine to make the house smell festive.

But nothing Christmassy will be going on in our house until after my son's birthday next week.
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Old 12-06-2013, 04:37 AM
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Nothing's on my list. My wife is a great gift-giver -- she really pays attention and makes note of things you say you want or need. Or sometimes she just comes up with things out of the blue. It makes Christmas and birthdays pretty fun. My kids want their own computer -- we agreed to that, but made it clear they're not getting much else. We were shopping the other day, my wife tried on a jacket she really liked, but thought it was too expensive. I went back and bought it a few days later -- it was 30% off -- so that was a bonus. Plus, I didn't wait til the last minute like I usually do, so that's a good feeling.

Christmas will be different this year -- the first one without both my folks. It's the first year we'll be staying at home all day, just the 4 of us. A little sad, but I'm looking forward to just hanging out and relaxing.
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Old 12-06-2013, 04:54 AM
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Ooh, a coat, I forgot, I also got a coat already. Same as you Joe, we saw it in a store but it was too much. However an assistant heard me telling hubby it was too much so she went and got him a voucher for 20% off. It was still a lot of money, but hubby bought it for me as part of my Christmas box.

We said we wouldn't get each other anything this year but ... we did. I've got him a really nice watch (he chose it) and something else I saw him look at, which is a surprise.
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Old 12-06-2013, 05:06 AM
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Sometimes I wish our(my) Christmas was like that, Joe--Just the kids, wife and me, relaxing. It's always hectic though. Preparing food, going here, going there. My wife's sister, hubby and couch potato son staying for a freaking week or more.

I'm thinking about charging rent this year, just to get them on the road quicker. The showers, loads of washed/dried clothes and toilet flushes cost a fucking fortune. Ah, I'd never hear the end of it if I suggested such a thing.
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Old 12-06-2013, 05:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Redlorry View Post
We said we wouldn't get each other anything this year but ... we did. I've got him a really nice watch (he chose it) and something else I saw him look at, which is a surprise.
Yeah -- coats and watches are things you need. But sometimes it's nice to just get something a little nicer than you would buy for yourself. I always get my wife some jewelry -- nothing too extravagant. She likes her hand-crafted hippie jewelry -- silver and colored stones like turquoise etc. Our first Christmas together, I was pretty much broke, so I bought her a jewelry box and told her I'd fill it in years to come -- so it's kind of a tradition.

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Sometimes I wish our(my) Christmas was like that, Joe--Just the kids, wife and me, relaxing. It's always hectic though. Preparing food, going here, going there. My wife's sister, hubby and couch potato son staying for a freaking week or more.
Well, I expect it will be different ongoing. Two of my brothers are here in town, but they're going to their wive's parents this year. I have another brother and two sisters who live out of town who will probably be coming at Christmas on and off. One of my sisters lives in Italy and she comes about every other year for Christmas, and says she's coming next year. So I guess I'd better enjoy this Christmas by ourselves.

I seem to remember from your picture that you have two daughters -- I have the same configuration. Yours are maybe older -- mine are 8 and 10. Still really fun ages for Christmas.
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Old 12-06-2013, 05:52 AM
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We always have my husband's family to stay at Christmas, which makes for cluttered living. But this year our lovely neighbours have offered the spare rooms in their house as they're going away from a few days. So I'm much happier about the arrangements now. Especially since my two 7 and 10 will both have new video games they'll want to play early in the morning. Waiting for their grandad to vacate his bed in the living room would be intolerable for them.

Hubby has surpised me over the years with very thoughtful presents, like an engraved red ipod and my Kindle in a red leather case. I had absolutely no idea I was getting them. He's a master of surprise, lol.
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("...me, I just don't want my fears to become the reality now, where my reason acts like some ghost of christmas future to my speculations here, as if I were standing next to the grave of this present western hegemony as we know it, arrived at from an unsustainable economic policy of throwing good money after bad...' so the ghost then whispers in the goblin's ear the question "...so now goblin, just tell me how they can possibly tapper off this ponzi scheme without breaking the back of consumer confidence, oh yes, well they might diminish pumping out that liquidity a bit, just like they might turn off the pumps entirely a short while too, but they can't turn the pump off and indefinitely too, why, because I'll name the monster for you goblin, it's all a fragile consumer confidence based upon an addiction towards low interest rates and endless liquidity, in short the good times continue as long as more money us thrown after bad, but off course one can't compound debt with more debt, but who would admit it to themselves...", at which point the ghost just pointed to the grave again, concluding "...oh yes, they all knew it at the time goblin, everyone knows it still...")

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Old 12-06-2013, 07:13 AM
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Dear Santa,

You know how I love swords ... please send me Glamdring, The Foe Hammer for Christmas. I have a goblin in my sights ...
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I want a Uniden BC75XLT. It is a portable radio scanner that will hopefully be of better quality than my current Radio Shack Pro 404.

I use a scanner to assist me in my foaming (interest in railroad operations.)
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The number one thing that is probably on Santa's list right now:

A vacation!

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I'd love for Santa to be a little generous with me:

1) iPod 5S
2) Sony Xperia Ultra
3) Sleeping pills
4) Strawberry milkshake
5) Lotus 2015 esprit
7) Jackson RR 7 string (not made anymore, so steal it)
6) Candy.

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1. Amy Lee as my bride.
2. Lots and lots of money.
3. Napoleon Bonaparte painting.
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Originally Posted by ViKtoricus View Post
1. Amy Lee as my bride.
2. Lots and lots of money.
3. Napoleon Bonaparte painting.
People say I look like Amy Lee.
But to me, I think she just wants to look like me
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This year i had really hard time thinking of what i wanted, but i finally figured out a few things. Its mostly stuff for my blades collection:

1) Bluetooth headphones
2) Throwing knives/batarangs
3) I wanted to ask for a dual dao sword (Zuko's sword(s) from Avatar: TLA), but they're really pricey, so i asked for this instead: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...F8&me=&seller=

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A 1941 Buick Special or a 1956 Plymouth Fury
A Sako Vixen in 22 Hornet caliber
A new computer
A Braun Cool Shave electric razor
A new battery for my DeWalt cordless drill
A pair of flannel lined jeans that don't hang on me like a tent.
Some wool socks without holes in them
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To become a bestselling author and have enough money to buy a mansion... it's not much Santa!
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Nothing.
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Originally Posted by JP_Inkswell View Post
A 1941 Buick Special or a 1956 Plymouth Fury
A Sako Vixen in 22 Hornet caliber
A new computer
A Braun Cool Shave electric razor
A new battery for my DeWalt cordless drill
A pair of flannel lined jeans that don't hang on me like a tent.
Some wool socks without holes in them
What happened to the red head guy on your Avatar
I suggest you ask for red hair too.
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To become a bestselling author and have enough money to buy a mansion... it's not much Santa!
And to buy your dog a real bed and a humidifier. FYI.
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And to buy your dog a real bed and a humidifier. FYI.
Santa's an ass, you have to be firm with him or else he won't bring you anything. My dog can write her own letter to him.. that's why I gave her that pen that she stared at for a few seconds and then went back to sleep. Not my fault she doesn't like big, fat men who break into houses and eat your biscuits and drink your milk.
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Santa's an ass, you have to be firm with him or else he won't bring you anything. My dog can write her own letter to him.. that's why I gave her that pen that she stared at for a few seconds and then went back to sleep. Not my fault she doesn't like big, fat men who break into houses and eat your biscuits and drink your milk.
I personally dislike Santa's attitude of choosing who he feels deserves a gift.
I cannot help it if I am impolite or hostile to people during the year.
Think of me as a whole and not as a piece.
C'mon Santa, don't be difficult with us human beings.
We cannot help and shout at the mail man, or scare away kids, or curse at bad drivers.
Give me my gift!
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Originally Posted by NokturnalMe View Post
I personally dislike Santa's attitude of choosing who he feels deserves a gift.
I cannot help it if I am impolite or hostile to people during the year.
Think of me as a whole and not as a piece.
C'mon Santa, don't be difficult with us human beings.
We cannot help and shout at the mail man, or scare away kids, or curse at bad drivers.
Give me my gift!
I'd like to see Santa walking around and working like the rest of us, rather than ordering a bunch of midgets to slave away in a workshop far from their homes. You know what he is? He's a sweatshop owner... I always wondered why nobody ever had to pay for any of the gifts! He's a criminal! Someone get him before he commits more Elf Rights violations!
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Santa still never gave me a dollhouse when I was a kid.
I asked it for every year for five consecutive years.
No dollhouse. So you know what Santa? Kneel!
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Santa please just see that we are all together and happy
maybe that should be God I'm asking. Matters not to me
what is under the tree just give me smiles on Christmas Day.
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Santa please give me a Bonsai that won't die.
Thank you.
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I say we give it back to Santa for a few. Do you not think he enjoys ripping into a badly wrapped present? I've got two on their way to him.

1. He definitely wants a new delivery method these days. I'm sending him five dozen recently stolen drones to practice with for next year.

2. We must streamline his Christmas wish list. Those poorly written mailers suck, he told me. He will only except email after this year on his new laptop.
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2. "...He will only except email after this year on his new laptop."
This reminds me of the guy who was holed up, holding a hostage and, when he sent out a list of demands, including a helicopter, a few million cash, and a car to get to the airport. The police negotiator sent back a written response saying, "We except all of your demands."

At that, the man surrendered and was promptly taken into custody, whereupon he learned the difference between accept and except.
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