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Strider

Trad climber
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Topic Author's Original Post - Nov 1, 2012 - 04:39pm PT
Howdy again Supertopo-ians,

Supertopo Secret Santa Gift Exchange 2010
Supertopo Secret Santa Gift Exchange 2010
Credit: Strider



It's that time of year again. This year will be the fourth annual Supertopo Secret Santa Gift Exchange. The previous 3 years have been a pretty fun success so hopefully we can get even more people involved this year. For reference:

http://www.supertopo.com/climbers-forum/1022277/Supertopo-Secret-Santa-Gift-Exchange-2009

http://www.supertopo.com/climbers-forum/1311158/Supertopo-Secret-Santa-Gift-Exchange-2010

http://www.supertopo.com/climbers-forum/1653449/2011-3rd-Annual-Supertopo-Secret-Santa-Gift-Exchange

Supertopo Secret Santa Gift Exchange 2012 Rules
 You must be a registered forum user of Supertopo.com BEFORE 11/1/2012. Sorry to you lurkers who want to participate but this is to insure that we don't get any opportunists who want free stuff without reciprocation.
 Having said that, if you do agree to participate you also acknowledge the fact that you may receive NOTHING back if your Secret Santa is a douchebag. We will of course mercilessly torment them on the forum but otherwise there is nothing to be done.
 And having said that, DON'T BE A JERK! Do not sign up if you are not FULLY COMMITTED to FULL PARTICIPATION.
 The gift should cost around $20. Homemade gifts are encouraged, there is no price put on care, creativity and thoughtfulness. Also factor in for shipping, so your overall cost will be around $30 depending on what you bought and how expensive it is to ship.
 Gifts MUST NOT BE NSFW!!! (NSFW= not safe for work) No porn, rubber appendages, lingerie, etc...! EVERYONE should plan on sending and receiving something clean and fun!
 Everyone is encouraged to post of pics of their gift, sharing the joy with the rest of us!


IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PARTICIPATE THIS IS HOW IT WORKS:
 EMAIL ME BY 11/30/2012 if you wish to participate
 Email me at supertoposanta (at) gmail (dot) com
 IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT YOU ADD THE ABOVE EMAIL TO YOUR SPAM FILTER. Last year we had problems with my emails getting filtered through spam. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE, when you email me to join ADD THE EMAIL TO YOUR SAFE SENDERS LIST
 Give me your supertopo name, real name, shipping address and any other special considerations like gender/allergies/crazy phobias/etc... =)
 Secret Santa Name Distribution emails will go out on 12/3/2012. In this email will be the name and address of who you need to send your gift to. Also, at the same time, someone else is getting your name and address so they can send you a gift!
 You will now have 2 weeks to purchase or finish creating your gifts
 Have your package in the mail by 12/16/2012. This gives 9 days for shipping (hopefully enough to ensure timely delivery during the Holiday Rush)
You do NOT have to respond to this post to participate. Maybe you are Royal or Jim or Chris or etc... and wish to remain anonymous. Fine. However you MUST send an email to me supertoposanta (at) gmail (dot) com but otherwise participation is 100% anonymous unless you choose to divulge your identity to your recipient yourself.

Happy Holidaze!

-n
adatesman

climber
philadelphia, pa
Nov 1, 2012 - 04:55pm PT
Woo-hoo! I can't wait!!!
eKat

Trad climber
BackInTheDitch BackInTheDirt BackInTheDay
Nov 1, 2012 - 04:56pm PT
WOOT!

I got the vibes it was time to stop in the sunroom and check TheTaco.

YAY!

I'm FULLY in!

THANK YOU SO MUCH, SaintNick!

oxoxoxoxoxoxoxox
zip

Trad climber
pacific beach, ca
Nov 1, 2012 - 06:08pm PT
I'm down with this.
My gift got stolen last year by The Grinch.
Mungeclimber

Trad climber
the crowd MUST BE MOCKED...Mocked I tell you.
Nov 1, 2012 - 06:11pm PT
Strider Returns!!
Norwegian

Trad climber
Placerville, California
Nov 1, 2012 - 06:32pm PT
i'd be happy to participate.
sure.
i'll make something of the
mountains lost soul
and it'll hem up
your current domesitc hole.

send me a douche bag,
i dont need nothing
that i already haventy.

edit i chainged my post
for the previous string of words
suggested alot within
the prerequisite voids
that inherit our's communication.

do danger, here. at norwegian.
Lynne Leichtfuss

Social climber
moving thru
Nov 1, 2012 - 06:37pm PT
Strider, like e kat, I was just thinking about you and the gift exchange yesterday. I'm definetly in.

Zip, how could the grinch steal your gift? It wasn't that much, I know, it was from yo. :D
Crimpergirl

Sport climber
Boulder, Colorado!
Nov 1, 2012 - 06:48pm PT
I'm in!! I still feel bad that my Santa last year never self-identified. I felt like I did not thank them appropriately. So again - thanks 2011 Secret Santa!!
Edge

Trad climber
New Durham, NH
Nov 1, 2012 - 06:53pm PT
Ooh, count me in!!!

I somehow missed the last three years, but I'm in a giving mood and can't wait to share some holiday Taco love! Hand crafted? You betcha!
Seamstress

Trad climber
Yacolt, WA
Nov 1, 2012 - 07:45pm PT
I'm in again. It helps me "connect" and feel less like a lurker.
Strider

Trad climber
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Topic Author's Reply - Nov 1, 2012 - 08:03pm PT
Excited to see so many already in!

I forgot to mention, I will be out of town for the next week, until Thursday, and have limited access to internet. So if you have any questions or concerns it may take me a little while to get back to you.

Texas, here I come!

-n
SCseagoat

Trad climber
Santa Cruz
Nov 1, 2012 - 08:03pm PT
Yup




Susan
Norwegian

Trad climber
Placerville, California
Nov 1, 2012 - 08:14pm PT
strider would
it be 'ceptable
to demolish the statue of
liverty and re-acquaint
it in lucifer's kitchen?

she kooks well
of the earth's sprouts.
the petrified limestone
framing our's kingdom
might be better
spent in
oyster soup?

contrary to popular atmoshpheric
reports,
the rainbow is really concave;
a dungeon of psycedelic circumstance,
where the colors never swirl and play.

instead they just exist, predictably.
Norwegian

Trad climber
Placerville, California
Nov 1, 2012 - 08:17pm PT
when the craft goes astray,
just rip apart the controls
and let destiny matstrabate.
eKat

Trad climber
BackInTheDitch BackInTheDirt BackInTheDay
Nov 1, 2012 - 08:20pm PT
I'm in a giving mood and can't wait to share some holiday Taco love! Hand crafted? You betcha!

I WANT EDGE!

I WANT EDGE!

:-)

ox

P.S. Actually, I think I want Edge to get me. . . that's how it works.
phylp

Trad climber
Millbrae, CA
Nov 1, 2012 - 08:24pm PT
I'm in - this is a lot of fun!
nutjob

Gym climber
Berkeley, CA
Nov 1, 2012 - 08:35pm PT
Alright, count me in! I'll have to put my thinking cap on.
Andy Fielding

Trad climber
UK
Nov 1, 2012 - 08:43pm PT
I'm in if Santa doesn't mind having a trip across the Atlantic.
Mighty Hiker

climber
Vancouver, B.C.
Nov 1, 2012 - 09:51pm PT
Can we make it non-sectarian, and call it a Yuletide Gift Exchange, or even a Midwinter Gift Exchange?

Someone needs to sign up Audrey's daughter, Camilla. In fact, maybe we need a system for all those under six... Baby bluering. Baby Aristides. And so on. But they only get - they don't have to give.
Melissa

Gym climber
berkeley, ca
Nov 1, 2012 - 09:56pm PT
I'm in! (Unless it morphs into a non-sectrarian opportunity to buy gifts for someone's kids.)
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