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Christmas Aftermath 2012.

Oh what fun it is to... make a mess.

Hope everybody had a great Christmas holiday! So what did Santa leave under your Astro-Weenie Christmas Tree this year? Yeppers, you know the drill... post what gifts you received over the holidays this year so we can all be extremely jealous and decide who we need to burglarize in the future. I'll post my holiday haul soon, but I still have my birthday to survive today. I'm sure I'll be devouring a Carvel ice cream cake at some point, so that's a damn good start.

Okay, on with the gifts! Post lists of whatcha got and feel free to include photos of your Christmas holiday hauls! Let's see just how spoiled you bastards really are!

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WhiteRoseBrian on 12/26/2012 7:08 pm

I have received a fair number of gifts. I'll list just a few.

When I gave my friend the two Arkham games, he gave me a card for PSN. I also received a card for PSN from my parents as well as cards for a messaging program that I often use. I received Assassin's Creed III and Midway Arcade Origins. I received a few shirts, a couple of books on perspective drawing, an Avengers calendar, and a box of vintage sodas from Cracker Barrel, among other things.

I gave my mother a light-up wand for her Harriet Potter costume, among other gifts to my parents. Later, my brother gave me a gift-card for a department store. My grandparents gave me a tin filled with the fruitcake cookies that I've enjoyed in years past as well as a scarf that should serve me well this winter.



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Zomboid on 12/26/2012 7:16 pm

DVDs:
TMNT Complete set
Tales from the Crypt/Vault of Horror DVD
Tales from the Cryptkeeper Volume 2 (and with that, my collection is complete)

Blu Rays:
Dark Knight trilogy
Death Valley (Starring Ralphie!)
Halloween 2
Halloween 3
Killer Klowns from Outer Space

Gift cards:
$65 Tim Horton's
$25 Starbucks
$50 M&M Meat Shop

Other stuff:
A Song of Ice and Fire 2013 Calendar
Replica of Robert Baratheon's Warhammer (http://www.valyriansteel.com/shop/swords/king-roberts-warhammer/prod_14.html)
Set of Game of Thrones pint glasses
Ice cream bowls
Two Star Wars ice cube trays (one Vader, one Stormtrooper)
PVR
Hellboy Volume 12
Cabin in the Woods visual companion
A really cool painting
A print of a zombie Chihuahua
Legend of Zelda keyholder thing (this, basically: http://www.etsy.com/listing/109167512/3-hook-legend-of-zelda-inspired-key)
Mars Attacks! wall decals
Cool little magnet from the same guy who did the painting

And I think that's it. I get spoiled rotten every year. My family is really big on Christmas.



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Nick on 12/26/2012 7:47 pm

Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
Kid Icarus: Uprising
Paper Mario: Sticker Star Saga
New Super Mario 3DS
Cold Hard Cash
A hoody
some pants
and the wonderful stuff from the I-Mockery Secret Santa: http://www.i-mockery.com/forum/showpost.php?p=764276&postcount=106



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All Hail Duke on 12/26/2012 10:54 pm

the good-
a new tv
some clothes

the bad-(ended up in the trash)
watercolor paints
shitty vinyl brushes
shitty dollar bin horror dvds



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Kitsa on 12/27/2012 1:20 am

A cuisinart griddler that kicks all manner of ass, which I've already used with excellent results.

A food-airbrush kit.

A ton of books, which would be excellent if I ever managed to have time to myself to read a book, which never happens anymore.

Three Fiestaware place settings, which Mr. Kitsa thought would be clever to hide in boxes full of his dirty laundry, so effectively I got laundry and dishes from him. He's still laughing about it.

A calendar about how your cat is plotting to kill you

Some pajamas and a robe

An ornament with a $50 bill taped to it

Waffle plates for the Cuisinart



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Rob Man on 12/27/2012 10:21 am

Thomas Kinkade teleflora figurene (The Cottage)

1983 - 1992 Joe Montana football cards

(49ers) desk pen set

blue jeans

dress socks

$10 (Wal-Mart) gift card

Large Box of Junior Mints

Tootsie Roll coin bank

Silent Night Deadly Night / 1 & 2 Re-Release DVD



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ryot on 12/27/2012 11:53 am

This year it was short. I got the Alex Grey book, "Net of Being" and David Lynch's "Inland Empire"... oh, and HUGS. from FAMILY. that was nice too. hope everyone had good times.



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PoGo on 12/27/2012 1:05 pm

Books.
-Batman: Year One
-Batman: The Killing Joke
-X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills
-Generation Of Swine: Tales of Shame and Degradation in the '80's by Hunter S. Thompson

DVD's.
-Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
-The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro
-Its Always Sunny In Philadelphia seasons 6-7
-The Ultimate Flint Collection (Our Man Flint and In Like Flint)
-The Three Stooges Collection volumes 1-3
-Batman: Year One
-Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1

Clothes.
-Two flannels
-A pair of ill fitting jeans
-Two cartigans
-A wool sweater I do not trust

Gift Cards.
-Half-Priced Books
-Amazon
-Best Buy
-Barns and Noble

Misc.
-A neato Gene Simmons ornament
-An even more neato Lion-o ornament.
-An uber-trimmer (shaver, beard trimmer, nose hair trimmer, over-all hair devourer)
-Hair spiking glue
-Hair spiking gel



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Sixfeet (Guest) on 12/27/2012 3:51 pm

$25 Best Buy gift card

Oscillating Multifunction Tool so I can CUT AND SAND STUFF! (maybe together, maybe not...I DON'T KNOW!)

Nolan Batman Trilogy (the DVD special edition thingy with a booklet).

Tons and tons of joy from watching my daughter and son open their presents.



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Trey (Guest) on 12/27/2012 4:49 pm

BOND 50 blu-ray set
NEVER SAY NEVER AGAIN DVD
JOHN CARTER blu
SPARTACUS blu
CABIN IN THE WOODS blu
MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL blu
Desktop computer
blu-ray player w/wifi & streaming
Criterion Collection gift card
various clothes
BATMAN ARKHAM CITY GOTY (PS3)



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All Hail Duke on 12/27/2012 7:58 pm

got a late gift of a 10 pack of mini canvases
i could use them eventually, so i'd add that to the 'good' pile



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Hoverbored (Guest) on 12/27/2012 9:37 pm

How was your Xmas, RoG? I only got one thing, but it's just what I wanted: an android netbook! It's fast, light, and supports most of my favorite sites (including most Java and Flash-based content), although I can't get Netflix or Google Play store to work. As soon as I get an SD card, I can use the office suite and maybe access some emulators.

I downloaded z4root to gain root access, but it doesn't seem much different after running it. If anyone has any advice about getting the most out of Android devices, shoot.

Happy Xmas, folks!



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-RoG- on 12/28/2012 3:43 pm

Nice holiday hauls everybody! Here be some o' the things I received for Christmas and my birthday (which was on the 26th):

-A Space Invaders guitar strap
-A Pac-Man fleece blanket
-Han Solo frozen in carbonite ice cube tray
-An electronic firefly in a jar
-A mini Theremin kit and a mini analog synth kit from Japan.
-Some Christmas NES cartridges
-An 8-bit wreath
-Homemade cookies with tons of sprinkles
-Some horror DVDs including one with movies like C.H.U.D. II and Ghoulies III on it.
-A zombified portrait of myself and Re
-A wine bottle filled with M&M's candies.
-Amazon gift cards
-eBay gift cards
-Fandango gift cards
-A bunch of goodies from my I-Mockery Secret Santa including a classic clapping monkey, Christmas comic books, and random gags.

Good times!



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Dannywizkid (Guest) on 12/29/2012 4:10 am

I had zombie flesh eaters on Blu ray, a walking dead iPhone case, a galactic empire bath robe( I got my dad the Jedi robe), blacula and scream blacula scream double DVD, red dwarf season 10 , a knit your own zombie kit, a supercrooks graphic novel walking dead vol 17, mongrels season 2, ted, frankie Boyle live, a lee child's novel, some smellies and socks some cash



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Dannywizkid (Guest) on 12/29/2012 4:11 am

I also got a diehard themed christmas sweater



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Travis Bucharest (Guest) on 12/29/2012 4:27 pm

I donated coats to the needy.
Helped out distributing food to the homeless at the shelter.
Shoveled neighbors driveways and sidewalk areas.
Drove 20miles to the closest recycling plant since there isn't one close by to drop off recyclables.

I don't believe in the holidays. Its just a satanic event for spoiled punks that most likely don't even deserve any of the crap they list.
Because seriously, can you honestly tell us you can be "good" 365 days?



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-RoG- on 12/29/2012 11:51 pm

We're very proud of you, Travis.



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HowardC on 12/30/2012 1:25 am

I'm certainly not. It's this special time of year when commercialism often gets in the way of what is most important. Namely how can we better serve our dark lord Satan. >:D

Seriously what kind of self-righteous jerk has a problem with people giving other people presents, which will make them happy? You'll have a happy holidays Travis if I have to beat you over the head with it.

Shitter's Full! Merry Christmas!!

err....umm... anyway

Games:
New Super Mario Bros. U
Assassin's Creed III
ZombiU

Blurays:
Thor (kind of sucked)
Captain America (suprisingly awesome)
The Avengers (overrated, but still pretty good I guess)

Misc:
A couple of pairs of pants. (Because I'm getting fat.)
A shirt with included knit cap (Classy!)
Some new shoes
A UPS (Because I live in the land that time forgot apparently.)
A Drill Press
A classic car battery maintainer for my "classic" 92 Camaro RS.



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GreenPeaness on 12/30/2012 11:08 am

2 packages of socks
A George Foreman Grill
Axe Body Spray set
A portable air compressor

'Tis the season



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Volta1988 on 12/30/2012 5:13 pm

Indiana Jones box set.
Couple of bottles of whiskey.
Some books.
Socks. Yes, really, socks.

All around a great Christmas.



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Travis Bucharest (Guest) on 12/30/2012 10:32 pm

Thanks Rog.
I can always rely on you for the dry sincerity.
Anyhoo i was f**kin' with you foos.
I don't care about all that sh*t.

HowardC i believe my collection outweighs yours:
The Running Man Special Edition
Starman (Jeff Bridges)
$20 (Thanks folks)
Some woman that says i'm the illegitimate donor for a spawn thats prolly not mine
A half-a**ed BJ from said woman
A half smoked packed of cigarettes all half smoked
but still smokeable (Thanks bros)
Knowing i racked up $0.10g credit on my next fuel purchase at the gas station
Wet shoes from the snow that melted inside it the nite before
The fact i'm on here sharing these special gifts with you great people: Priceless

Everyone have a great 2013

I still hate your faces ;P



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Jim (Guest) on 12/31/2012 12:49 am

Totally bought myself some laser eye surgery. Best Christmas present I've ever gotten. As I was laying under the machine, I asked the surgeon to give me a nice scar down my face if he messed up and ruined one of my eyes. I told him I wanted to look like I'd been in a fight with a viking.

I got a Kindle paperwhite from my parents. While this was a great present on it's own...I discovered that there are "Choose Your Own Adventure" ebooks! Definitely a gift that will keep on giving.



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Pram (Guest) on 01/02/2013 1:24 pm

I got a new lease on life.



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