The joys of Christmas

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The joys of Christmas

Post by Jester » Sat Dec 03, 2005 4:12 am

This topic has two parts

1: What do you want for Christmas this year.

2: Name a memorable gift you got for Christmas when you were a little kid, also give the year if you can remember it.



I guess I'll lead off. Barring anything way too expensive like an Ibanez Jem(Floral Print) or even the X-BOX 360. I guess I would like all the Star Trek movies on DVD, a new Cleveland Browns football jersey #19 with my last name on the back. I wore #19 in High School. All the "Deadwood" episodes on DVD.

My most memorable Christmas gift was when I got Voltron back in 1984. Voltron, for those who don't remember, or who never heard of it, was 5 separate robot lions (Black, Red, Green, Blue, and Yellow) that came together to form one giant robot. There was a cartoon, it was cool. I wanted that thing so bad, and it was so expensive for the time. I believe it is still in my Dad's attic in a box somewhere. Good memories.


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Re: The joys of Christmas

Post by Neorave » Sat Dec 03, 2005 5:23 am

1. Either an Xbox 360, or a new laptop.

2. I can think of two:
a. a piece of stone from Jerusalem that has my confirmation verse on it (Philippians 4:13)
b. An N64 with Super Mario 64 & Shadows of the Empire
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Re: The joys of Christmas

Post by StragOvariuS » Sat Dec 03, 2005 6:55 am

well...i'll won nothing, except that i'll give a turkey to myself. Yeah, blame that stupid religion of my family...stupid whore that fucked all the xmas here. Well, but i had some xmas...one that i'll always remember was when i got my first bike. cant forget :)
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Re: The joys of Christmas

Post by mo-ka » Sat Dec 03, 2005 11:00 am

1) I would like to receive a new bike ( I have an old & ugly mountainbike)

2) When I was 6, in 1980 "Santa Claus" gave to me the house of Barbie, 3 floor with elevator, I play with it since I was 12. (Strange but true, I can't remember any christmas gift before this. I have a so short memory?) :?:
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Post by HvyMtlClickWitch » Sat Dec 03, 2005 11:56 am

I'd like the new Redwall book and a portable Jens Johansson.

The most memorable christmas i ever got was definitely my beloved typewriter. A Remington Rand Model 1. :luv1:
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Re: The joys of Christmas

Post by TrialByFire » Sat Dec 03, 2005 12:01 pm

I want the James Bond collection on dvd, I love those movies. also a few Xbox games. lol I am so easy to please.
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Post by htcdude » Sat Dec 03, 2005 12:08 pm

Why this topic Jester are you buying for all of us this year????:P

Hmmmm for Christmas i want....some new lenses for my camera.

Best present......cna't remember...i seem to remember being ecstatic when i got my first bike..i think that was in 2003...heehee no i dunno what year it was.
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Re: The joys of Christmas

Post by Paschendale » Sat Dec 03, 2005 12:14 pm

Any type of Iron Maiden collector's items (like I don't already have enough LOL)
A wooden Celtic Cross
A dream catcher
Music CDs
Some E. Raymond Capt books
A Smith's Bible Dictionary
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Re: The joys of Christmas

Post by TrialByFire » Sat Dec 03, 2005 12:16 pm

Well I have the Iron Maiden idea's already planned. LOL
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Post by Paschendale » Sat Dec 03, 2005 12:16 pm

Oh and my best Christmas as a child was when my Dad, who was a carpenter, built me a Barbie Doll House and decorated it with real carpet and tile ect.. :P
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Post by Paschendale » Sat Dec 03, 2005 12:17 pm

TrialByFire wrote:Well I have the Iron Maiden idea's already planned. LOL
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Re: The joys of Christmas

Post by Bones » Sat Dec 03, 2005 12:33 pm

1. This year hopefully brings me new guitar :P (I love my guitar but it's getting quite old..) Gibson Les Paul or Fender Stratocaster :lol:

2. Memorable gift... My brother gave his golden necklace to me when I was 4 years old. He died in a car accident back in -92 and I miss him :( I still have that necklace in a box under my bed.
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Re: The joys of Christmas

Post by TrialByFire » Sat Dec 03, 2005 12:35 pm

I am sorry to hear that.
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Post by HvyMtlClickWitch » Sat Dec 03, 2005 12:52 pm

Bones wrote:2. Memorable gift... My brother gave his golden necklace to me when I was 4 years old. He died in a car accident back in -92 and I miss him :( I still have that necklace in a box under my bed.
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Post by iron_thunder » Sat Dec 03, 2005 5:06 pm

Bones wrote:

2. Memorable gift... My brother gave his golden necklace to me when I was 4 years old. He died in a car accident back in -92 and I miss him :( I still have that necklace in a box under my bed.
My thoughts are with you. Bones, I'm really sorry... but I'm glad you still have that necklace...XO.

Similarly, what I want for christmas is to not have a completely shitty holiday. this is the first xmas without mum, and even though i suggested going away, my dad and brother want to stick to the tradition and have christmas at myparents' house...

i can't remember the year, but my most memorable christmas present (i was probably between 4 and 6 or so) was a rope ladder! how random is that? like, what made my parents say, "hmm. let's get clare something she can swing from the ceiling on!" haha... anyway it was awesome. I hung it from my ceiling... but as I grew up I wasn't light enough for it anymore and the plaster started to come out of the ceiling... and it had to be taken down. :(
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Re: The joys of Christmas

Post by Jester » Mon Dec 05, 2005 8:13 am

I feel for both of you. Loss is never easy. Especially around the holidays.

Clare, I am understanding that your Mom passed on earlier this year? I won't lie to you, this Christmas will sting a bit. You can still have a nice day though. Enjoy your family and let all the memories of your Mom give you happiness. I would imagine she's smiling down on you and wouldn't want you to be sad. You'll get through it. Trust me.

My Mom passed on a week before Thanksgiving, Nov 11th 2000. Thanksgiving and Christmas were pretty rough that year. It's sort of a hollow feeling that you get. Hang out with your family and don't forget to laugh a bit too. Laughter makes the tears go away. Hang in there!

Bones, your brother will always be with you in spirit.



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Post by nepi » Mon Dec 05, 2005 11:31 am

I don't want to reply the words of Jester but I share thee and I only can send you energy and all the best!

1. happyness and health. I know my family will give me gifts, but the biggest gift is to be happy, health and lucky

2. It was a mini-car that I can navigate with a little tool. Sometimes you can see kids on the streets, it was a similar one.
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Post by browneyedgirl » Wed Dec 14, 2005 4:37 am

I just want a peaceful XMas with no arguing, etc&plenty of food! =P
Materially, a few household items would be nice&maybe some nice fragrance items. And, a red bra. I think I'll get that for myself along with a bottle of Peppermint Schnapps! :yum:


My fav Xmas item was a Panda bear I got when I was 2 years old. Sam. :luv3: I wore him out by the time I started school carrying him around.
:) My second fav was a set of Tinkertoys I got when I was about 8. I got Barbies, of course&enjoyed them, but they don't stand out as Favs like the game toys I got as a child.
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Post by stratoplayer » Wed Dec 14, 2005 6:28 am

Me and my brother cooperated and my dad agreed to buy us a new ipod and some Bose speakers for it :D !


Most memorable christmass present... dunno probably the super nintendo system my dad brought us from NYC in 1992
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Post by Cacho.K. » Wed Dec 14, 2005 7:08 am

The X-BOX and an iPod

I think the N64 and Play Station
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Post by Miguel_Ricardo » Wed Dec 14, 2005 7:43 am

A new keyboard... bu I already know that I'll get shoes :lol:


Rambo's helicopter , and the toys that came with that x-mas! I think I was 9

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Re: The joys of Christmas

Post by cliff » Wed Dec 14, 2005 11:02 am

1: What do you want for Christmas this year.
I'd say a flat, a Nokia phone or a new bass guitar.

2: Name a memorable gift you got for Christmas when you were a little kid, also give the year if you can remember it.
Definitely a vinyl player, when I was 7 or 8.
I didn't have so many presents for xmas, because my parents were so poor :oops:
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Post by Dragon » Wed Dec 14, 2005 7:28 pm

THIS!
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Memorable present:
hmm, "Working With Dragons: A Course In Dragonology" by Ernest Drake, bit naff, but it was from my sis and shes the only one in my family who shares my love of Dragons :D
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Re: The joys of Christmas

Post by stratoplayer » Wed Dec 14, 2005 8:53 pm

That scimitar is awesome! How much does it cost?
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Post by NeonVomit » Wed Dec 14, 2005 9:05 pm

I'm not too fussy about what I get. I don't actually NEED anything anymore, I've aquired all the equipment i need.

Other than that, I was incredibly stoked when my parents gave me a laptop last year. It's such a handy piece of equipment, I don't know what I'd do without it.
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Post by Dragon » Wed Dec 14, 2005 9:20 pm

stratoplayer wrote:That scimitar is awesome! How much does it cost?
£45.00 from http://www.blades-uk.com
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Post by stratoplayer » Thu Dec 15, 2005 3:59 am

Dragon wrote:
stratoplayer wrote:That scimitar is awesome! How much does it cost?
£45.00 from http://www.blades-uk.com
thats a good deal... i recommend you also check out www.swordsonline.com if you are into swords (i am!)
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Re: The joys of Christmas

Post by Dragon » Thu Dec 15, 2005 2:42 pm

wow! that site is awesome! my wishlist is filling up rapidly! :D
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