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Pinside 2021 Secret Santa Program - Sign Up Through Nov. 10th

By LesManley

2 years ago


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  • Latest reply 2 years ago by SKWilson
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    #151 2 years ago

    This is probably as good of a time as ever to remind everybody that not everybody participates in drinking and that it's good practice to hold back on sending alcohol as a gift unless you actively know someone participates in that!

    Pinball is a sober hobby for a lot of people and I think it's important to give people who choose that lifestyle all the support they need to maintain it!

    #152 2 years ago
    Quoted from radial_head:

    This is probably as good of a time as ever to remind everybody that not everybody participates in drinking and that it's good practice to hold back on sending alcohol as a gift unless you actively know someone participates in that!
    Pinball is a sober hobby for a lot of people and I think it's important to give people who choose that lifestyle all the support they need to maintain it!

    Whoever gets me, feel free to send alcohol. I will gladly accept.

    #153 2 years ago

    I don’t drink, so I’ll give my secret Santa a hint!

    #154 2 years ago
    Quoted from luckycreature:Whoever gets me, feel free to send alcohol. I will gladly accept.

    A nice bottle of Pappy Van Winkle would work!

    #155 2 years ago
    Quoted from NovaCade:

    The wait to get my Santa's name and info is killing me....can't wait to get started.

    Dude, you're the Santa!!

    #156 2 years ago
    Quoted from northerndude:

    Dude, you're the Santa!!

    Lol, I am an idiot. You guys know what I mean. Il

    I can’t wait to play Santa!!!

    #157 2 years ago
    Quoted from northerndude:

    Dude, you're the Santa!!

    Technically, everyone's a Santa. Lol

    #158 2 years ago

    I'm excited for this year, and I hope we can beat last year's participation numbers. It's so much fun for all.

    #159 2 years ago

    Let's be the jerk who massively jacks up the shipping cost for the soul unlucky enough to get me, this sounds brilliant!

    #160 2 years ago
    Quoted from Raedwald:

    Let's be the jerk who massively jacks up the shipping cost for the soul unlucky enough to get me, this sounds brilliant!

    Les tries to connect people in the same country where he can to save shipping.

    #161 2 years ago

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    #162 2 years ago
    Quoted from dirkdiggler:

    A nice bottle of Pappy Van Winkle would work!

    AMEN to that!!!

    #163 2 years ago
    Quoted from Raedwald:

    Let's be the jerk who massively jacks up the shipping cost for the soul unlucky enough to get me, this sounds brilliant!

    LesManley can find you an Aussie to make things even! Lol let's keep it in the Commonwealth, I say

    #164 2 years ago
    Quoted from Saltimbanco:

    LesManley can find you an Aussie to make things even! Lol let's keep it in the Commonwealth, I say

    I've already got one.

    #165 2 years ago

    I’m in under the wire!

    #166 2 years ago

    So, asking for a friend, does sign up end at midnight tonight, or is registration open until 11:59 on the 10th?

    Just kidding, I have no friends, just wanted to bump this topic in hopes of more sign ups!

    #167 2 years ago

    What’s the record for the number of people participating?

    #168 2 years ago
    Quoted from Percula:

    What’s the record for the number of people participating?

    I think like 163 last year??

    #169 2 years ago

    Almost there

    #170 2 years ago

    We need more people!!! It would be great to beat last year

    #171 2 years ago

    Bump for the late night crowd. Lets beat the record!

    #172 2 years ago

    5 to tie, 6 to win!

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    #173 2 years ago

    I’m in!!

    #174 2 years ago

    Check out these! There are videos on YouTube proving they work! Wow! Bonus...Better than a Chinchilla!

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    #175 2 years ago

    We need more pinsiders, just 6 to beat last year's record.

    Come on people! Today is the day! It's now or never! (actually, it's now or next year )

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    #176 2 years ago

    Oh yeah, one other thing...164! We did it, last year has been beaten! Still plenty of room if more people want to participate though. Today is the last day to get in.

    #177 2 years ago

    new record means More work for LesManley so lets remember to thank him for doing this each year!! Let's Go Shopping Santas!

    #178 2 years ago
    Quoted from luckycreature:

    new record means More work for LesManley so lets remember to thank him for doing this each year!! Let's Go Shopping Santas!

    This is so true.

    It might sound simple but it’s not. Actually, it's a lot of work to plan, organize and get through this project.

    Well done LesManley and thanks!

    #179 2 years ago
    Quoted from luckycreature:

    new record means More work for LesManley so lets remember to thank him for doing this each year!! Let's Go Shopping Santas!

    Thanks for all your time and efforts LesManley ...this is truly an awesome thing to be a part of!

    #180 2 years ago

    167 and climbing...

    #181 2 years ago

    Time to offload stupid stuff I received this year..!

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    #183 2 years ago

    Few hours left...

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    #184 2 years ago

    BUMP this thread!

    Now we just need Hallmark to make a xmas movie about us pinball people and how much love we have

    #185 2 years ago
    Quoted from northvibe:

    BUMP this thread!
    Now we just need Hallmark to make a xmas movie about us pinball people and how much love we have

    I'd watch that , and I hate those movies.

    #186 2 years ago

    So excited for this again this year, this is always a highlight to the holiday season for me!

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    #187 2 years ago

    Signup PM sent! I'm not on Pinside as much as I used to be, but this was so much fun last year, I HAVE to do it again!

    #188 2 years ago

    Yes!!! I got in this year! I will be a Pinside Secret Santa Virgin no more!!

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    #189 2 years ago

    The fat lady has sung. Signs up are now closed for Secret Santa 2021. The final tally for participants this year is...drum roll please...
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    Please check to make sure your username is on the list in the original post if you wanted in and believe you are already in. If I don't have you on that list, I don't have you in, so make sure to contact me if that is the case.

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    #190 2 years ago

    So what comes next you ask? I invested in some new fangled high tech computer help this year to make this process easier. I'm a little worried since I've only asked him to do one simple thing so far and he keeps telling me that he's afraid he can't do that, but I have high hopes things will get better. This mission is too important for me to allow anyone to jeopardize it. Anyway, I'm going to shut it down here and create a new thread for all participants to follow to keep things clean and simple. That thread is...

    https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/official-2021-pinside-secret-santa-participants-thread

    If you are still late to the game or know someone else who is, you still have a chance to get it before everyone is matched up. Just shoot me a message. Other than that, Moderators robin please shut down this thread since registration is now closed. Thanks again!
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    #191 2 years ago

    I Decided to pass this year we'll be watching everyone's gifts.

    #192 2 years ago

    I have not received my assigned person, I emailed on pinside a few days ago. Also checked my junk mail.

    #193 2 years ago

    Just got my Secret Santa present and it was in perfect condition upon arrival. In true spirit of Christmas however just like last year I will wait until Christmas to open it. I think there is a book inside. When I flip the box upside down it makes a light thud with what I think is a cover and pages closing. Whatever it is, thank you very much. You're the best!

    #194 2 years ago
    Quoted from hool10:

    Just got my Secret Santa present and it was in perfect condition upon arrival. In true spirit of Christmas however just like last year I will wait until Christmas to open it. I think there is a book inside. When I flip the box upside down it makes a light thud with what I think is a cover and pages closing. Whatever it is, thank you very much. You're the best!

    Actually, the Secret Santa 'reveal' page is here:
    https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/official-2021-pinside-secret-santa-participants-thread#post-6599736

    As for that light thud, I find it's a bit concerning.. could be something trying to get out maybe?!!

    I would punch a few holes on the side to give it some air, you never know!

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    #195 2 years ago

    Merry Christmas everyone! My faimly unwraps gifts on eve night (I know we are weird) so it was time for my goodie box! Thanks Pinside Santa!

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    #196 2 years ago
    Quoted from Porkfritter:

    Merry Christmas everyone! My faimly unwraps gifts on eve night (I know we are weird) so it was time for my goodie box! Thanks Pinside Santa!
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    Merry Christmas! You might want to post that in the participants' thread:

    https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/official-2021-pinside-secret-santa-participants-thread

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