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Secret Santa 2018!! Being Creative, but life is hard; come back on Boxing day

Posted: November 23rd, 2018, 7:48 pm
by Jecka
AS OF NOW (DEC 4, 12pm EST) SS ARE OUT
let me know if you have any questions. Also feel free to share likes/dislikes of things to indirectly throw out ideas.



Update#2: Due to reasons we're pushing back the deadline to December 25th (9pm EST/6pm PST/2am GMT) and the reveal will be December 26th (4am EST/1am PST/9am GMT)
I know it's an ungodly time for the east coast but I'm currently on GMT time and 9am seems reasonable :V




2018. Presents. Santa Korn. Ferris Wheels. Sniping. Wait I went too into character.

IT'S 2018 AND THANKSGIVING IS OVER IN THE USA AND WE'RE ALL GETTING SICK OF LEFTOVERS SO NOW IT'S OFFICIALLY TIME FOR OUR 8TH ANNUAL
SECRET SANTAAAAAAAAAAA
Hosted this year by Santa Korn.
Ok. *cracks fingers* It's time to copy and paste.



HOW IT WILL WORK!

Everyone that wishes to participate will be entered into the Secret Santa lottery. After the sign-up deadline passes, you will be given a name to prepare a gift for that you will send to this year's manager, Jeckorn (It’s me, Luigi! ...no wait), anytime before Christmas Day. On Christmas Day, all of the gifts will gradually be posted in a different topic yet to be created (without the giver's name, of course). All assignments will be determined randomly, and the gift can be literally anything: a picture you drew yourself, a story you wrote, some image you found, quotes from the person in question or others... anything you'd like! Creativity is your best weapon!

THE RULES!

— Everyone who posts in this topic will be considered signed up (unless they specifically post that they would like to opt out for whatever reason).

— The gifts may be images, text, a song, a link, or anything else appropriate. The gifts do not need to be elaborate or time-consuming if you do not wish, even just some in-joke would perfectly suffice for most people, I would imagine. (Except PMing pofa a pofa'd message, try to be a bit more creative for her!)

— Because this is meant to be anonymous, we encourage everyone to avoid revealing who they have been assigned and especially not to reveal who they've been assigned to their assignee. It is, of course, up to you, but if possible, attempt to ensure that your gift is not one that is immediately traceable to you by everyone else on the forums. If this is unavoidable, don't worry! This aspect isn't so important! It's more for the suspense than anything.

— Your assignments will be PMed to you by Jecka, and your gifts also need to be sent back to her.

If you sign up, you will receive a gift. Even if one is not sent by the person assigned due to inactivity, a replacement will be ordered and it will be delivered. Similarly, if we end up with late sign-ups that are still confirmed and after all other assignments are already handed out, you will still receive a gift.

SOME ADDITIONAL INFO!

A backup team will be created for ensuring that everyone gets a gift. If any signed up member has some difficulty to present a gift, the backup team will take action and will prepare a gift for the receiver assigned to that person. If anyone wants to be part of the backup team, be sure to PM Jecka.
Also, if in the process of making or thinking a gift, you stumbled upon an extra one, you can submit it too as a backup gift just in case there are some missing! More help is always welcomed.


THE DEADLINES!

November 23rd: Sign-ups open

December 3rd*: Sign-ups end

December 3rd*: Gift assignments sent

December 24th: Gifts due

December 25th: Gifts revealed!
hopefully**

(If you miss a deadline, please PM Jecka and see if there's still time to participate! we'll try to get everyone involved if at all possible!)

*(Some dates subject to change upon request or I can't do it that day because of work or smth).

**Also please note, as some of you know, I will be flying to Portugal on December 13th, so I will be in GMT Dec 14th through Jan 9th and I'll be visiting family. I will announce ahead of time if the dates will need to be adjusted for the reveals. Thanks for understanding. <3


THE PARTICIPANTS SO FAR!
1- Fujiwara/Fuji-san
2- Miyano Shiho/JJ
3- Link/Shinichi'sapprentice/Bart Allen
4- Yuri-sis!
5- Gamma-kun-chan
6- Sakaki
7- Kamite/Wolf
8- Meme
9- MoonRaven
10- Stopwatch/Para
11- BlueKaitou-kun
12- Kleene Onigiri
13- Raifuujin/KaiRai
14- Miaka-san
15- Cinna!!!!!
16- Conia/Gin/a bush
17- ABUSU!!!/Abs-kun
18- Yuriko/Neighbor

Re: Secret Santa 2018!!!!!!!

Posted: November 23rd, 2018, 7:58 pm
by Iwamoto Yuri
IM IN

Re: Secret Santa 2018!!!!!!!

Posted: November 23rd, 2018, 8:02 pm
by Gamma
I'm in as well! \o/

Re: Secret Santa 2018!!!!!!!

Posted: November 23rd, 2018, 8:43 pm
by Sakaki
Sign me up!

Re: Secret Santa 2018!!!!!!!

Posted: November 23rd, 2018, 8:50 pm
by Kamite
I'll join.

Re: Secret Santa 2018!!!!!!!

Posted: November 24th, 2018, 12:04 am
by Conia
It's fun to see the tiny part of the copy paste where I had to change things only to see them being changed again :D

Re: Secret Santa 2018!!!!!!!

Posted: November 24th, 2018, 2:22 am
by Memesu
I'm in \o/

Re: Secret Santa 2018!!!!!!!

Posted: November 24th, 2018, 3:33 am
by MoonRaven
I'm in! \o/

Re: Secret Santa 2018!!!!!!!

Posted: November 24th, 2018, 8:21 am
by bluekaitou1412
In! o/

Re: Secret Santa 2018!!!!!!!

Posted: November 24th, 2018, 11:21 am
by Jecka
Conia wrote:It's fun to see the tiny part of the copy paste where I had to change things only to see them being changed again :D

I'm not sure if you mean this seriously or what.
Also do you wanna join or stay on the sidelines again?

Re: Secret Santa 2018!!!!!!!

Posted: November 25th, 2018, 2:13 pm
by Kleene Onigiri
Joining \o/

Re: Secret Santa 2018!!!!!!!

Posted: November 28th, 2018, 9:36 am
by miakakiri
I want in too!
By the time things start, NaNo will be over & physical therapy shouldn't get in the way too much.

Re: Secret Santa 2018!!!!!!!

Posted: November 28th, 2018, 11:32 pm
by Conia
Jecka wrote:
Conia wrote:It's fun to see the tiny part of the copy paste where I had to change things only to see them being changed again :D

I'm not sure if you mean this seriously or what.
Also do you wanna join or stay on the sidelines again?

I'm just building the suspense as time runs out to join in at the end

Re: Secret Santa 2018!!!!!!!

Posted: December 3rd, 2018, 1:58 am
by Jecka
So this might be an awkward time, but
Sign ups will close today, December 3rd, at 12 pm PST

Use this link if you don't know when that is:
https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/ ... T03&p1=179

Re: Secret Santa 2018!!! Signups closing in a few hours

Posted: December 3rd, 2018, 3:34 am
by Conia
Oh look an SS thread :o Sign me up!