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Re: The Secret Santa Gifting Library Chat Thread ....
« Reply #50 on: December 09, 2014, 05:06:51 AM »
These lists are great.  Yup, I STOLE a book from someone else's list and added it to mine!  I guess mine wasn't long enough...

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Re: The Secret Santa Gifting Library Chat Thread ....
« Reply #51 on: December 09, 2014, 05:30:13 AM »
Ha! I will also be adding a few books to my list based on the lists of others. This was an awesome idea! For some reason it's easier for me to purchase gifts for others instead of myself :)

And thank you to my second "secret" Santa, kindlegirl!

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Re: The Secret Santa Gifting Library Chat Thread ....
« Reply #52 on: December 09, 2014, 05:48:07 AM »
This was an awesome idea! For some reason it's easier for me to purchase gifts for others instead of myself :)
I agree with you. I'm always the giver(LOVE surprising people) rarely the receiver. I want to thank my secret santas so much.
 I got so excited every time I cked email and saw an email from Amazon. My 18 yr old dd I guess saw that I was so excited by the surprises that she bought me a surprise early bd present last night. My birthday is the 23 and I usually get a Happy birthday and Merry Christmas so it made it extra special to get something a little early.
 I set a couple of yall books to arrive sometime b4 Christmas. I hope it brightens your day like yesterday did for me.
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Re: The Secret Santa Gifting Library Chat Thread ....
« Reply #53 on: December 09, 2014, 06:07:41 AM »
jlee,

I've started sending things in the future too ...   It's kinda fun to pick random dates for book deliveries ....



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Re: The Secret Santa Gifting Library Chat Thread ....
« Reply #54 on: December 09, 2014, 07:01:08 AM »
I would've sent mine for later but I am way too impatient lol

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Re: The Secret Santa Gifting Library Chat Thread ....
« Reply #55 on: December 09, 2014, 07:10:05 AM »
Thank you to my Secret Santas! Always a nice surprise waking up to new email stating a gift from Secret Santa. =)
I agree there are a lot of good books on other lists that I may have to check out.
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Re: The Secret Santa Gifting Library Chat Thread ....
« Reply #56 on: December 09, 2014, 07:52:40 AM »
Thank you Santas!

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Re: The Secret Santa Gifting Library Chat Thread ....
« Reply #57 on: December 09, 2014, 09:30:28 AM »
i thought i knew who sent me a book, but turns out i was wrong....

and does anyone know when arbor day is?

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Re: The Secret Santa Gifting Library Chat Thread ....
« Reply #58 on: December 09, 2014, 09:38:24 AM »
oh, and i do have to laugh...

i have been gifted the 3rd and 4th books of a series.... but not the first or second...

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Re: The Secret Santa Gifting Library Chat Thread ....
« Reply #59 on: December 09, 2014, 09:54:49 AM »
oh, and i do have to laugh...

i have been gifted the 3rd and 4th books of a series.... but not the first or second...

Oh no lol.

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Re: The Secret Santa Gifting Library Chat Thread ....
« Reply #60 on: December 09, 2014, 10:05:10 AM »
well, actually, i don't know for sure that i haven't been gifted the first two books, someone may have bought them but not had the e-mail delivered today.

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Re: The Secret Santa Gifting Library Chat Thread ....
« Reply #61 on: December 09, 2014, 10:07:12 AM »
Also, it may depend on the order the books are listed in your gift list; if the later books were near the top of the list, they just may have picked the first one they came to that met their price and interest level.  At any rate, a gift is a gift! :D

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Re: The Secret Santa Gifting Library Chat Thread ....
« Reply #62 on: December 09, 2014, 10:10:11 AM »
Also, it may depend on the order the books are listed in your gift list; if the later books were near the top of the list, they just may have picked the first one they came to that met their price and interest level.  At any rate, a gift is a gift! :D

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Re: The Secret Santa Gifting Library Chat Thread ....
« Reply #63 on: December 09, 2014, 10:46:43 AM »
jlee,

I've started sending things in the future too ...   It's kinda fun to pick random dates for book deliveries ....

question---  if you put in a future date, do you get charged now, or later?

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Re: The Secret Santa Gifting Library Chat Thread ....
« Reply #64 on: December 09, 2014, 10:53:20 AM »
question---  if you put in a future date, do you get charged now, or later?

Now.  At least I got by gift card debited immediately - I don't know if it's different if it's a credit card.



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« Reply #65 on: December 09, 2014, 10:55:06 AM »
Now.  At least I got by gift card debited immediately - I don't know if it's different if it's a credit card.

perfect.  this way if i put aside a certain amount on my GC for this, i'll know when it's used up.

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Re: The Secret Santa Gifting Library Chat Thread ....
« Reply #66 on: December 10, 2014, 07:47:08 AM »
Thank you Santa!
I'm going to have a great weekend:  new books are an awesome reason to hang out with my kitties.  I'm afraid it will be too warm for a fire, but we'll make do.

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« Reply #67 on: December 10, 2014, 08:06:42 AM »
Sounds perfect!

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Re: The Secret Santa Gifting Library Chat Thread ....
« Reply #68 on: December 10, 2014, 04:27:29 PM »
Thank you Santa!
I'm going to have a great weekend:  new books are an awesome reason to hang out with my kitties.  I'm afraid it will be too warm for a fire, but we'll make do.

I'll drink a hot cocoa to that!

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« Reply #69 on: December 10, 2014, 05:22:02 PM »
I'll drink a hot cocoa to that!

I will as well!

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« Reply #70 on: December 10, 2014, 05:27:30 PM »
*passes hot cocoa flavored mini cupcakes from baked by melissa to go with the hot cocoa*

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« Reply #71 on: December 10, 2014, 05:32:25 PM »
*passes hot cocoa flavored mini cupcakes from baked by melissa to go with the hot cocoa*


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Re: The Secret Santa Gifting Library Chat Thread ....
« Reply #72 on: December 11, 2014, 12:13:30 PM »
thank you santa.  for the book i added because it was on someone else's list....

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Re: The Secret Santa Gifting Library Chat Thread ....
« Reply #73 on: December 11, 2014, 01:39:39 PM »
Kitties, hot cocoa (or anything chocolate) and books, that's my idea of Heaven.

edit to add.. thanks again to my Santas.

One of the gifts I received finished up a series for me, I had the book before and the ones after but had never managed to get that one lol. I'm always buying myself stuff out of order because of sales. I think there are some series it will take me years to get to because I'm missing the first or second books but have later ones. so YAY! *hugs*
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Re: The Secret Santa Gifting Library Chat Thread ....
« Reply #74 on: December 11, 2014, 04:01:35 PM »
I need to come back in and say thank you to my secret santa's too. Now the hard part deciding on which one to read first =)