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« Reply #150 on: December 16, 2014, 07:12:48 AM »
Thank you Santas and my Elf!
I will try to get a list of my gifts up some time today.  I'm just not patient enough to deal with the link-maker on my tablet for some reason - it drives me up the wall.

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« Reply #151 on: December 16, 2014, 07:55:52 AM »
Let me just take a moment to to say that I feel honored to participate in this game with all of you.  The overall experience in this game has been one of both generosity and gratitude and that is so moving and so telling; this was the perfect group to do something like this in.   I think it's fantastic that people ask others to refill their wish lists with books so more books can be gifted.  That is the sort of thing that makes playing here on KB worth while.

So, you're all officially on the Nice list this year.

Well said and so true, Geoffrey.
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« Reply #152 on: December 16, 2014, 03:15:16 PM »
People really do seem to be enjoying giving out books at least as much as receiving them. I know yesterday, I had received two within 10 minutes of posting a link and was surprised at the repetitive buzzing of my phone! (And happy, because it made an otherwise bad day at work today so much nicer with a new book gifted to me :))
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« Reply #153 on: December 16, 2014, 03:30:50 PM »
I agree! I get a kick out of gifting as much receiving. It's been a lot of fun! I got two more, I will update from my laptop later. Thanks to my Santas!! :)

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« Reply #154 on: December 16, 2014, 03:37:16 PM »
thank you to the folks who have added to my Harry Turtledove collection.

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« Reply #155 on: December 16, 2014, 03:40:51 PM »
Yeah! It is a lot of fun to go through and look at the lists of what people want and find which of those match what makes sense for me to give.
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« Reply #156 on: December 16, 2014, 05:56:37 PM »
I've received a few more books since I last said thank you.  So, Thank you one and all even if I haven't put together a list yet to share my new preciouses (can that be plural?)
Let me just take a moment to to say that I feel honored to participate in this game with all of you.  The overall experience in this game has been one of both generosity and gratitude and that is so moving and so telling; this was the perfect group to do something like this in.   I think it's fantastic that people ask others to refill their wish lists with books so more books can be gifted.  That is the sort of thing that makes playing here on KB worth while.
So, you're all officially on the Nice list this year.

I could not agree more! And like others mentioned it is just as much fun to give as it is to receive them. Each time I get the email that one I gifted has been claimed I smile because if they are like me that book just made their day a little better  :) It takes a very small act to make others days turn around, if a book gift can do that then it's great!
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« Reply #157 on: December 17, 2014, 03:24:49 AM »
Update--these are the books I have received:

 

:D  Thank you again!

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« Reply #158 on: December 17, 2014, 07:48:13 AM »
I've  received  2 more books for a total of 7, thanks a bunch Secret Santa's!!!

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« Reply #159 on: December 17, 2014, 09:13:25 AM »
Update--these are the books I have received:

 

:D  Thank you again!

Ooooh, I love the "Into the Wilderness" series, good book!
 
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« Reply #160 on: December 17, 2014, 09:25:14 AM »
*Update* I had 2 new books waiting for me this morning! Thanks so much to my Secret Santas/Gifters! KB members are an awesome bunch!  :D



That brings my total to 8, I received these wonderful books previously...

 
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« Reply #161 on: December 17, 2014, 09:39:41 AM »



Yay I finally figured it out :P

I'm currently reading Dragonswan.. LOVE it! Thanks again to all of my awesome Santas.

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« Reply #162 on: December 17, 2014, 11:22:59 AM »
Thanks for all books!!! I hope that everyone has an awesome Holiday!!!

A couple of yall will be receiving a book on my bd.  ;D So all the fun is not over yet.

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« Reply #163 on: December 17, 2014, 11:39:38 AM »
Thanks for all books!!! I hope that everyone has an awesome Holiday!!!

A couple of yall will be receiving a book on my bd.  ;D So all the fun is not over yet.

I loved The Passage. Some awesomely creepy moments.

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« Reply #164 on: December 17, 2014, 12:10:31 PM »
It has been on my tbr for yrs. I was going to start reading it Christmas day(after all my holiday bks) but now that you say that  I might wait cause DH leaves Christmas day on a hunting trip. Home alone and creepy book don't go together. lol

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« Reply #165 on: December 17, 2014, 12:22:56 PM »
Heh. It's not too creepy, there are just some scenes that really stick in your mind after you read them. The visuals it creates though.. I would love to see done properly as a movie.

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« Reply #166 on: December 17, 2014, 01:23:52 PM »
okay, we have some folks here with warped senses of humor--

the e-mail for one of my gifts today:
"On the second day of Hanukkah, my true love gave to me, a Turtledove not in a pear tree."

i'm still laughing.

and thank you to the other person who sent me a present today.

oh, and be warned, i like this game so much people might be getting random gifts throughout the year....

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« Reply #167 on: December 17, 2014, 01:35:42 PM »
oh, and be warned, i like this game so much people might be getting random gifts throughout the year....

Be like a hobbit and give everyone a book on your birthday! (Maybe I'll have to do that...)

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« Reply #168 on: December 17, 2014, 01:37:21 PM »
Be like a hobbit and give everyone a book on your birthday! (Maybe I'll have to do that...)

nah, that's not random enough....

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« Reply #169 on: December 17, 2014, 01:58:19 PM »
I agree it would be fun to do randomly throughout the year.

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« Reply #170 on: December 17, 2014, 02:03:10 PM »
I agree!  Maintaining wish lists for random gifting from here on out would be a WONDERFUL plan.  See what you started, Geoffrey?
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« Reply #171 on: December 17, 2014, 02:13:54 PM »
Thank you to the elf who gifted me the 2nd book in the Tasha Alexander series!  You are correct, it appears to be an addictive series.  Love it!
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« Reply #172 on: December 17, 2014, 02:38:24 PM »
I loved The Passage. Some awesomely creepy moments.

I loved The Passage too & The Twelve! Can't wait for book #3 "The City of Mirrors", it's a pretty long wait though... Oct 2015.  :(
 
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« Reply #173 on: December 17, 2014, 02:49:44 PM »
I received my 5th book today.  It was from "Secret Santa, his mice, reindeer, a bear and elf" hehe.  Thanks for the book and the laugh  :)
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« Reply #174 on: December 17, 2014, 03:09:55 PM »
I just want to thank Geoffrey again for starting this.  KB is such a great, generous community!
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