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Re: Christmas shopping!

Postby janet » Thu Nov 21, 2013 8:09 am

mystmoon wrote:I've been picking up presents whilst at conventions so the only people left to buy for are my dad who'll be happy with a tie or something train related and my two best friends which is more tricky. I'm trying to figure out whether giving them a drawing each comes off as cheap :lol:

That sounds amazing! Homemade gifts show far more thought and love..... imo. Last year I made fruit cakes for friends but sometimes it's biscuits or sweets or something to wear. I'm cash poor but time rich at this time of the year so big shopping bills can't be allowed.
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Re: Christmas shopping!

Postby Ponder » Thu Nov 21, 2013 8:58 am

I've started...just...let the mayhem begin...in a nice controlled manner...steady now!
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Re: Christmas shopping!

Postby Catch-up » Thu Nov 21, 2013 12:42 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:Susanne. You gotta go to KMart!

http://mashable.com/2013/11/18/kmart-ch ... ad-boxers/


I have mixed feelings about that! :? :lol:

Natalya, your holiday sounds wonderful. I love the idea of stretching it out with different phases of celebrating! :D
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Re: Christmas shopping!

Postby Natalya » Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:16 am

janet wrote:... Homemade gifts show far more thought and love..... imo. ...

Yes, you are quite right! :clap:
I would like make some interesting sweet things as gifts! Something like 'little statuette from pastry ' ... But This would to worth very much time for me! I have not got free time for this, at all ... :? I dare say Making holiday meals for my family is my main 'heroic deeds' ... :oops:
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Re: Christmas shopping!

Postby Will of Lancre » Fri Nov 22, 2013 3:47 pm

KnightOfFewWords wrote:Maybe a few gift suggestions would help make the thread less stabby.

Here's one I came across while browsing, William Shakespeare's Star Wars.

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“Thou truly art in jest. Art thou not small/Of stature, if thou art a stormtrooper?

-Leia Organa”


Yay! That is brilliant! Have now ordered it for my youngest (keen on SF and general geekery :D).

Thanks, Sir Knight! 8-)
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Re: Christmas shopping!

Postby Sister Jennifer » Sat Nov 23, 2013 12:49 am

Verily, A New Hope... love it.

I actually started my Christmas shopping yesterday. I know, I can't believe it either.
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Re: Christmas shopping!

Postby Catch-up » Sat Nov 23, 2013 2:37 pm

Found a couple things on ThinkGeek to put in hubby's stocking:

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Re: Christmas shopping!

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Re: Christmas shopping!

Postby Catch-up » Sun Nov 24, 2013 8:14 pm

:D
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Re: Christmas shopping!

Postby Natalya » Mon Nov 25, 2013 5:22 am

Catch-up wrote:Found a couple things on ThinkGeek to put in hubby's stocking:

Catch-up,
Thanks for great idea (picture №2)! My family people are fans of 'Big Bang Theory' :roll: .
(Holidays have not started yet! That's why I can buy a few gifts else... :dance: )
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Re: Christmas shopping!

Postby Catch-up » Mon Nov 25, 2013 9:22 pm

I love that show! :D That site, thinkgeek has a lot of fun, unique gift ideas. The problem, of course, is trying not to buy a bunch of stuff for yourself.
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Re: Christmas shopping!

Postby Natalya » Tue Nov 26, 2013 5:57 am

Catch-up wrote: The problem, of course, is trying not to buy a bunch of stuff for yourself.

:D :D :D
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Re: Christmas shopping!

Postby KnightOfFewWords » Tue Nov 26, 2013 5:48 pm

I've placed a few orders now, and the packages are starting to turn up. Now I just have the tricky ones to sort out....

Will of Lancre wrote:Yay! That is brilliant! Have now ordered it for my youngest (keen on SF and general geekery :D).

Thanks, Sir Knight! 8-)


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Re: Christmas shopping!

Postby hnorwood » Sun Dec 01, 2013 3:00 pm

This was mentioned on "The News Quiz" on Friday - I just checked the website:

Travelling through time and relative dimensions in space can be tiring, so sit down and treat yourself to a biccie. This replica Tardis has a rubber seal on the lid to keep the contents fresh and Daleks out.

Stoneware.

Cat Ref: SKU 43790

11.5cm sq. x 23cm H. (4½” x 9”). Internal dimensions unknown.

http://www.lakeland.co.uk/43790/Doctor-Who-Cookie-Jar

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Re: Christmas shopping!

Postby Catch-up » Sun Dec 01, 2013 11:43 pm

Except for a few grocery items I want to put in gift baskets - I think I'm all done! :shock:
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