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Zhukov Nov 14th, 2010 07:37 AM

Trinkets are what you pillage after the end of the second Opium Wars, and then bring back and keep in your family for a few generations, before getting them priced on Antiques Roadshow in hope of paying for your new teeth,

I would take expensive trinkets (500-600).

stevetothepast Nov 14th, 2010 04:46 PM

I hate knick-knackery

blood_panther Nov 14th, 2010 05:51 PM


Originally Posted by stevetothepast (Post 703994)
I hate knick-knackery

what about paddy whackery?

MLE Nov 15th, 2010 12:30 AM

I am spending money on my gift in addition to spending time. I expect the giver that gets me should at least spend the minimum ;<

Cause that's the rules.

Because no one wants to be the next Microshock.

Samfucius Nov 15th, 2010 03:34 AM


Originally Posted by MLE (Post 704048)
Because no one wants to be the next Microshock.

I have never participated in one of these, nor had I ever followed any of the threads. This Microshock character piqued my interest, so I spent a while checking out his "glorious" history.

I mean good goddamn.

It's almost enough to turn a newbie off to the whole thing. The fact he's not participating is the only thing that kept me from running to the hills and taking my (hopefully) awesome gift ideas with me. Nevertheless, I am really looking forward to this.

BatmanJohnson Nov 15th, 2010 08:10 AM

Must we discuss that thing? it is over and done. That said! I'm so excited I can't wait!!! This is probably one of my favorite things to do around Christmas.

MLE Nov 15th, 2010 08:26 AM

I only brought it up because some people started making it sound like it was okay to send trinkets. I was just making sure it was clear that it's kinda not, unless the trinkets are just kinda an add-on.

10,000 Volt Ghost Nov 15th, 2010 09:01 AM

I feel like he was also unappreciative of the fact I got him a 007 movie where roger moore rides a crocodile car. The nerve.

stonewar Nov 15th, 2010 10:24 AM


Originally Posted by 10,000 Volt Ghost (Post 704095)
I feel like he was also unappreciative of the fact I got him a 007 movie where roger moore rides a crocodile car. The nerve.

I know! Some people may think it's a appalling but Octopussy is my favorite Bond movie. I was actually a little jealous.

10,000 Volt Ghost Nov 15th, 2010 10:40 AM

:Highfive Stonewar

AlliSabbah Nov 15th, 2010 04:19 PM

People take things too literally around here. :) Trinkets and what nots were just figures of speech as I have no idea what the heck I am going to get. Although now I will have to find some of the above to fullfill people expectations. If I recall I got some candy a swear button a simpsons magnet and maybe some other small things last time I was in this.

Tadao Nov 15th, 2010 05:02 PM

Yeah, times change.

The Leader Nov 15th, 2010 05:44 PM

If I get MLE the only things that I will send her will be $25 worth of trinkets and knick-knacks, just to spite her.

I hope she likes porcelain cats as much as I do.

Pentegarn Nov 15th, 2010 06:59 PM

Don't forget a few pet rocks

Mockery Nov 15th, 2010 08:44 PM


Originally Posted by Pentegarn (Post 704165)
Don't forget a few pet rocks

Pet rocks can be awesome, especially if they're from Clines Corners.

Sam Nov 15th, 2010 08:57 PM


Pentegarn Nov 15th, 2010 10:10 PM

I must admit I would be thrilled if you sent me Floam People Sam

Ex Leper Nov 15th, 2010 10:14 PM

No pack of Floam is complete without expired gummy snacks. ;)

10,000 Volt Ghost Nov 16th, 2010 11:27 AM

Gonna update the list todays.

dextire Nov 16th, 2010 07:31 PM

Awesome. We already have more people than we did last year!
I'm trying to avoid buying anything until I know who I'm getting. It's not working. :xmas1

Mockery Nov 16th, 2010 10:42 PM


Originally Posted by 10,000 Volt Ghost (Post 704213)
Gonna update the list todays.

Doooo eeeet :xmas2

Samfucius Nov 17th, 2010 04:45 AM


Originally Posted by 10,000 Volt Ghost (Post 703453)



It's no biggie, because literally everyone who tries to spell my name does this, but it's Samfucius (or SAMfucius, if you like. I sure do). But seriously, everyone adds the unnecessary O. I even did it when I first thought of the name, but it didn't look right, so I looked up Confucius and learned the correct spelling, which is not at all obvious.

And hey, at least I didn't have to hear you try to say it out loud. When people try to say that during a game over a headset, I always get 'Sam-fush-us' or my personal favorite (which happens a LOT), 'Sam-Fuck-You-I-Us', sometimes shortened to 'Sam-Fuck-Us'.

But it's a pet peeve, and if you could change that, I would be very grateful.

Samfucius Nov 17th, 2010 04:48 AM

Oh, and 10K Volt Ghost, I was gonna send you some fake mustaches with that letter so we could be gentlemanly together, but they wouldn't fit in the envelope.

10,000 Volt Ghost Nov 17th, 2010 11:28 AM

I'm on it.

Samfucius Nov 17th, 2010 01:45 PM

Dextire already mentioned it, but who has already started purchasing their gifts? I have, but just the smaller filler items. The bigger, better main stuff is waiting.

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