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2017 Brickset Secret Santa

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  • snowhitiesnowhitie BelgiumMember Posts: 2,878
    Everyone who has PM'd me should have had a reply, if you haven't let me know.
  • AllBrickAllBrick UKMember Posts: 1,419
    edited October 2017
    Count me in too please.  
    snowhitie
  • OrmskirkBricksOrmskirkBricks England, UKMember Posts: 265
    PM sent!

    snowhitie
  • snowhitiesnowhitie BelgiumMember Posts: 2,878
    edited October 2017
    And replied :)

    We're up to 40 in the UK, that's 2 more than last year.
    stluxSpeedman29MattDawsonkiki180703Muftak1
  • nexandernexander Glasgow Member Posts: 888
    snowhitie said:
    Everyone who has PM'd me should have had a reply, if you haven't let me know.
    Sent a message this morning and haven't had any reply :(
    snowhitie
  • MAGNINOMINISUMBRAMAGNINOMINISUMBRA Member Posts: 993
    Too busy looking at my collection and being introspective with the release of the Taj...
    If you need to round out the Oz/NZ numbers @cmrt1014 count me in!
    snowhitiestluxkiki180703
  • snowhitiesnowhitie BelgiumMember Posts: 2,878
    @nexander you were in the list, so must have not pressed 'send' on the PM. Apologies, should be corrected now.

    Couple of more people messaged last night after I was asleep, but now everyone should have had a PM. I'll be doing the draw tomorrow because I'm travelling to the UK today.
    stluxTheOriginalSimonBomniumGothamConstructionCokiki180703
  • TheOriginalSimonBTheOriginalSimonB Felixstowe Member Posts: 1,346
    @snowhitie Woo, have a safe trip.
    snowhitie
  • bandit778bandit778 Docking Bay 94. Member Posts: 1,968
    So when can we start to sign up for this then??
  • MaffyDMaffyD West YorkshireMember Posts: 2,612
    ^ Sign up? Now! Buy/collect/build things? When you have a name... Have you given @snowhitie a PM?
  • RedbullgivesuwindRedbullgivesuwind Brickset's Secret HeadquatersMember Posts: 1,788
    I haven't had a message @snowhitie don't forget me! I want my UCS Falcon :-)
    FowlerBrickssnowhitiekiki180703Bricklover18
  • MaffyDMaffyD West YorkshireMember Posts: 2,612
    edited November 2017

    ^ Hope springs eternal eh @Redbullgivesuwind?

    Edit: I'd like one too...

    Redbullgivesuwind
  • MaffyDMaffyD West YorkshireMember Posts: 2,612
    I signed up so long ago I forgot that I'd already got a reply from @snowhitie and panicked for a moment! :-)
    snowhitieomniumkiki180703
  • snowhitiesnowhitie BelgiumMember Posts: 2,878
    edited November 2017
    ^ someone is excited!

    All peeps should have messages now.
    MaffyD
  • FowlerBricksFowlerBricks USAMember Posts: 1,640
    Should I have gotten a message yet??
  • iso3200iso3200 97 miles from Brickset TowersMember Posts: 2,038
    ^Not sure, but I feel like I need a massage - my shoulders are killing me ;-)
    cmrt1014SirBrickalotOfLego
  • snowhitiesnowhitie BelgiumMember Posts: 2,878
    @FowlerBricks I was talking about the initial reply re UK people. We're all doing the draw in the coming days and @CapnRex101 will get to you.

    @iso3200 that is not included in the service I'm afraid.
    FowlerBrickscmrt1014bandit778iso3200kiki180703
  • FowlerBricksFowlerBricks USAMember Posts: 1,640
    Okay, great!
  • bandit778bandit778 Docking Bay 94. Member Posts: 1,968
    edited November 2017
    MaffyD said:
    ^ Sign up? Now! Buy/collect/build things? When you have a name... Have you given @snowhitie a PM?
    So what you saying is that I should have signed up yesterday to have my name in the box that @snowhitie is drawing names out of today?

    Damn I wish I'd done that. Shouldn't have spent all my spare time picking up that pallet full of £15 Falcons from that dodgy looking bloke outside a big warehouse somewhere in Denmark.

    Now I'll never get rid of them. ;D
    omniumMaffyDsnowhitiekiki180703Muftak1Aleydita
  • MaffyDMaffyD West YorkshireMember Posts: 2,612
    ^ Yeah, I realised that you were engaging in misdirection just a whisker after the 6 minute window. And then I forgot about it. What's this thread for again?
    bandit778snowhitiekiki180703
  • bandit778bandit778 Docking Bay 94. Member Posts: 1,968
    £15 UCS Millennium Falcons I think, I don't really know, maybe Secret Satan but I thought Halloween was over, it's all very confusing.
    omniumFowlerBrickssnowhitiekiki180703catwrangler
  • Matt89190Matt89190 UKMember Posts: 281
    Huge thanks to @snowhitie who had the foresight to account for idiots like me and planned the draw to allow for latecomers!
    snowhitieSirBenSirBrickalotOfLego
  • TheOriginalSimonBTheOriginalSimonB Felixstowe Member Posts: 1,346
    Ho ho and indeed ho. It begins...
    FowlerBrickssnowhitieOrmskirkBricks
  • RedbullgivesuwindRedbullgivesuwind Brickset's Secret HeadquatersMember Posts: 1,788
    @MaffyD yeah I am being optimistic. Though if I were getting a gift for me. I would put it in a lego box roughly the same size as the UCS Falcon and then in the box just put the mini Toys r' us falcon in it with a note saying "0.1% of the way there"
    MaffyDsnowhitiekhmellymelMattDawsonbandit778stluxcmrt1014kiki180703
  • MattDawsonMattDawson Solihull, UKMember Posts: 1,202
    I should be ready to ship out my gift by next week, provided I can source the rest of it...
  • TheOneVeyronianTheOneVeyronian Help me, I'm inside the M25! (UK)Member Posts: 1,359
    @snowhitie Was I one of those who had to buy for themselves? That would make things a lot easier for me... no worrying about whether or not the recipient would like the gift for one ;oP

    Hoping I get my assignment soon though - I'm eager to get started!
    cmrt1014
  • snowhitiesnowhitie BelgiumMember Posts: 2,878
    edited November 2017
    @TheOneVeyronian nope :) I've send out some more this morning and will do more this afternoon, just over halfway.

    I'm sending them out in order of people inscribing so if memory serves me right you should be up soon.
    stluxbandit778cmrt1014
  • MaffyDMaffyD West YorkshireMember Posts: 2,612
    All of a sudden, I feel compelled to look at past posts and interests of a Brickset forum member... cue multiple tabs and searches... It's going to be an interesting month! Thanks @snowhitie!
    bandit778snowhitiekezSpeedman29
  • paul_mertonpaul_merton UKMember Posts: 2,957
    ^ Oh, is this why I end up with sausages every year instead of that UCS millennium falcon? :D
    snowhitiecmrt1014MaffyDkezstluxTheOriginalSimonBGothamConstructionCoSumoLego
  • MattDawsonMattDawson Solihull, UKMember Posts: 1,202
    ^ Oh, is this why I end up with sausages every year instead of that UCS millennium falcon? :D
    I don't think anyone would complain about free food! :P
    snowhitiecmrt1014
  • M1J0EM1J0E Calgary, ABMember Posts: 507
    Looking forward to this, it should be fun!
  • snowhitiesnowhitie BelgiumMember Posts: 2,878
    @CapnRex101 great idea, it will also ensure a nice 'rumble rumble' sound that Lego makes!
    FowlerBricksSwitchfoot55kiki180703LittleLoriCapnRex101
  • Coolguy5000Coolguy5000 Ireland Member Posts: 1,525
    Any news on Europe and Ireland draw? Argos has a 3 for 2 here so may pick up bits there!
  • piratemania7piratemania7 New EnglandMember Posts: 2,085
    I have now drawn and assigned Secret Santa's ho ho ho for everyone in mainland Europe and the Republic of Ireland.

    If you have not received a message from me/thought you signed up/have questions or generally just want to say hello please feel free to send me a PM.

    May the games begin!  Or uh preparations and buying/building.

    :)
    stluxgratefulnatsnowhitieeanairkiki180703LittleLoriTheOriginalSimonBMuftak1
  • gratefulnatgratefulnat SwitzerlandMember Posts: 272
    Quite a bit of Christmas cheer around these parts :-)
  • Jern92Jern92 MalaysiaMember Posts: 802
    What happens if someone's wishlist only contains retired modulars and promotional sets that are unavailable for sale? Sorry, first time doing this so not entirely sure. 
  • plasmodiumplasmodium UKMember Posts: 1,938
    Jern92 said:
    What happens if someone's wishlist only contains retired modulars and promotional sets that are unavailable for sale? Sorry, first time doing this so not entirely sure.  
    That's when you have to start stalking then on the forum to see what their other interests are. Our maybe make some kind of MOC or something if  you're the creative type. 
  • starwars4everstarwars4ever The Forest Moon of EndorMember Posts: 479
    @CapnRex101 When will the US/North American assignments get sent out?
    FowlerBricks
  • Switchfoot55Switchfoot55 The Northwest, USAMember Posts: 1,644
    I'm having some serious non-participatory regrets right about now. Missed the deadline and have no one to blame but myself. 

    I guess I'll have to live vicariously through those who were much smarter than I!
  • FowlerBricksFowlerBricks USAMember Posts: 1,640
    @CapnRex101 When will the US/North American assignments get sent out?
    My thoughts exactly.
    starwars4ever
  • MaffyDMaffyD West YorkshireMember Posts: 2,612

    Right! Mine's off and away. Easy peasy.

    Or is it... :-)

    First in a series of posts to misdirect potential recipients.

    stluxFowlerBrickssnowhitiekiki180703
  • FowlerBricksFowlerBricks USAMember Posts: 1,640
    Oh yeah, I sent mine off weeks ago. 
    sid3windr
  • FowlerBricksFowlerBricks USAMember Posts: 1,640
    Or did I?
    MaffyDkiki180703
  • SalamalexSalamalex UKMember Posts: 274
    edited November 2017
    I've at least decided what to give, but is it a MOC? Is it a set? Well... it's LEGO (in some form or other).
    LostInTranslationstluxFowlerBrickskiki180703
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