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Christmas loot thread

Postposted on Wed Dec 25, 2013 4:52 pm

there's one of these most years, figured I'd kick off.
Not a huge christmas, but what I got I liked:

Friend gave me this scorpion:
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Its a baby desert hairy scorpion (eating a dubai roach in the photo)

and my brother gave me this rifle:
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Savage Axis in 308. He can't shoot it anymore so it became a Christmas gift.
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Re: Christmas loot thread

Postposted on Wed Dec 25, 2013 8:27 pm

Wife gave me a Playstation Vita:

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(Stock Image)

Mother-in-law gave me $60 PSN Credit.

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So a very gaming christmas, indeed.
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Re: Christmas loot thread

Postposted on Wed Dec 25, 2013 8:34 pm

We got stuck having a Charlie Brown X-mas, but Valve was nice enough to give away Left 4 Dead 2 today, so I got that this year!!
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Re: Christmas loot thread

Postposted on Wed Dec 25, 2013 9:14 pm

zenlessyank wrote:We got stuck having a Charlie Brown X-mas, but Valve was nice enough to give away Left 4 Dead 2 today, so I got that this year!!


Sweet didn't know it was free today, thanks for the heads up!!
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Re: Christmas loot thread

Postposted on Wed Dec 25, 2013 10:05 pm

Marry Christmas Gerbils,
Got some gym clothes, cook book, money, and supplements. Going to enjoy the time off for the Holiday break.
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Re: Christmas loot thread

Postposted on Wed Dec 25, 2013 10:55 pm

Got a Boss collared shirt and perfume from the wife, some chocolates and a wallet from family members, and some serious cash from my aunt and uncle who have always been super-generous to me. I was kinda hoping someone would somehow figure out that I wanna get an SSD but the people closest to me (and thus would likely spend enough money to get an SSD for me) aren't techy people so I guess it's just too much to hope for without me telling them exactly what SSD to get for me. Well, with the money I was given I could buy any SSD on the market but I think I'll limit it to 120GB, especially since I need to be a Scrooge these days.
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Re: Christmas loot thread

Postposted on Wed Dec 25, 2013 10:57 pm

Someone gave me a 630W Rosewill Green.
Someone gave me (cash with which I purchased) an Asrock FM2A88X Extreme6+ and an Antec GX700
Someone gave me a paintball gun using water based bullets (bizarre, but cool)
Someone gave me a Amazon gift cert which I got Arkham Origins and Injustice for $20 each as well as a $7 Warframe platinum pack (66% off.)
Now I'm just waiting on Kaveri to come out :D
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Re: Christmas loot thread

Postposted on Thu Dec 26, 2013 9:12 am

My aging Media Center PC has been on the fritz lately and I got sick of fixing it over and over, so I ordered an Apple TV on a whim on the 22nd at like 10 pm. It arrived on the 24th with free shipping :o

So I've been playing all week with AirPlay and all the various media sharing features trying to get a feel for it's usefulness, as well as dodging all the pay-per-view-style apps it comes preinstalled with.
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Re: Christmas loot thread

Postposted on Thu Dec 26, 2013 10:16 am

New winter coat, some shirts, and lots of (good) beer!
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Re: Christmas loot thread

Postposted on Mon Dec 30, 2013 3:12 pm

Khaled Hossani's new book
Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson
pajama pants
Middle Earth Atlas.
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Re: Christmas loot thread

Postposted on Tue Dec 31, 2013 12:16 am

I'm well beyond the age of expecting anything for Christmas but a few things came my way, which was a pleasant surprise. Let's see...

Two movie tickets for free admission at Cineplex
$50 Wal-Mart gift card
$60 cash
A nice blanket which could be draped over my couch
Twining's Winter Spice Tea
A box of apple cider (packets)

All in all, pretty cool and not at all expected!
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