Discussion in 'January And Everything After' started by Matt Bowyer, Sep 1, 2012.
Gift has been sent and should arrive sometime next week via post office.
Jeez, all you guys apologizing need to relax. You're fine. There's still two weeks until the opening.
You're not too familiar with shipping things across international borders are you? I've had things sit at the border (from US to Canada) for weeks.
Well, international is another story, obviously. I will say, though, that I sent my package overseas, and it got there in a week.
If I'd been clever and feeling especially stalker-y I could've dropped off my gift in person a couple weeks ago. That would require me to have, like, planned ahead. And also to be especially stalker-y.
So a box was waiting for me when I came home. It's quite weighty and off balance piquing my interest in what might be inside. Why must I wait!
That would've been great! Just don't tell them that was you until afterward.
Just received a
Quackers -riffic package that my wife is cruelly keeping away from me. Now to wait.
My wife picked up an Amazon package, asked when The Opening was and hid it. I know nothing except that it's here and that I'm glad I got to use sad mailbox guy as a joke earlier, since there's no use for him now.
YAY!! I am so glad it got there!
Uh. Keep it away from heat. Room temperature or cooler only!
... And never feed it after midnight?
away from curious kitties and hubbies too I guess ;-)
I received a package from Amazon yesterday with two wrapped gifts inside ---- my wife checked and confirmed the tags are marked (in her words) "from that forum you've been reading for years" I didn't bother to explain the exodus to her
But the exodus is important. It means something. I'm not sure what, but it definitely means something.
It means our browser spends far too much time at this url instead of that url.
Tell her we are the jews of the internet, led by Lum to the promised land. or something. Is that the right biblical analogy?
I just got a package and I'm pretty sure it's from my Santa!
You supplied a wishlist which I promptly ignored, and my stalking began. You have a lot of posts, but 99.9% of them were of little to no value for my purposes. I found one, ONE, post which I thought was useable. I held on to that motherfucker. The problem, finding that gift was a job for American Pickers. I'm a pretty resourceful guy, but I had no luck locally, or on the internet, or on the internet from several other countries. Eventually I had to cave and resort to third parties. Used-Like New was the best I could do. I am sorry about that.
Hopefully, it gets the job done. ETA is 6-10 days. I know that's cutting it close.
Dammit man, you're giving me ideas.
Possibly not to explain the presence of a Christmas gift...
Finished buying everything for my Santee. Now it needs to get here so I can wrap and resend out!!!
a mysterious package has arrived! woohooo!
Something strange in a small white package has arrived at my house. I have been told that gifts have been sent to me, but I do not know if this is one of them. It has been sent to the testing facilities for decontamination (which is to say, Meghan is checking with Santa to see if this is a gift and is it safe to open and put under the tree).
I'm a little alarmed that my package to my SS here has arrived and Quack's package to her SS has arrived (in Switzerland, no less) but my package to my BGG SS in Toronto has yet to arrive. That seems bad.
Canadian customs sucks! My wife's been waiting on something she ordered for over three weeks.
Maybe I shouldn't have included an open jar of mayonnaise.
My Santee's package has been gesendet. it should arrive before the deadline but my deepest apologies if it runs a little later.
I got a package from amazon. It was in with all my other packages from amazon and I opened it.
I think it's my gift, as it says it was a gift to me. Since it wasn't different from my other packages it could've been my wife's present, so I couldn't really let her open it. I'm getting so many packages these days that I don't really know what to expect on my doorstep on any given day.
So I think I prematurely Santa'd.
If anyone gets a package they can't place, please let me know and I can check with Santa and see if it's safe to open (as in, is it wrapped).
Although in this case, I think I'm the one that screwed up, as Santa did. Goddamnit. Sorry.
EDIT: Though I feel a little better in that it was with everything else from Amazon, and I don't know how I could have prevented that.
Going back through my messages now -- I stopped getting emails of messages at some point, which has caused this problem. Again, if you have any questions, please let me know, and I'll ask!
(Good heavens, this is a lot of work. Getting Rapunzel more involved next year.)
I do think I have all of the important messages out -- if you haven't wrapped your gift, please do let me know and I'll fire that word out to your Santa. I think most of the messages I've gotten are of the "gift sent!" variety -- I did have one saying that the gift was unwrapped so don't open, and I got that out same day.
My gifts are wrapped, but unmarked. I think I said this. The whole thing came with a note, though. And on the note I drew something terrible. I don't remember what. Maybe a terrible Rudolf? Or a terrible Santa? I forget.
A bunch of people are sending me messages and I am sending out a bunch of messages. IT'S WORKING
Got everything set up today and subsequently found out that we're out of any wrapping paper save "Happy Birthday!" with clowns. Which could be used to make some snarky commentary on the meaning of Christmas, I suppose.
Will acquire more appropriate paper and ship on Monday.
There is no more appropriate paper.
my mysterious package turned out to be an ebay order... whoops! :)
I feel all good now that I've sent mine out.
Also, mine are being sent out in two stages, and the way I wrote the two notes on the two items worked out perfectly.
Sending mine out ASAP!
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