UKAPS Secret Santa 2008

Discussion in 'Events' started by Thomas McMillan, 14 Oct 2008.

  1. Thomas McMillan

    Thomas McMillan Member

    Messages:
    1,127
    I was thinking it would be a nice idea to do a UKAPS Secret Santa this year. I'm willing to oganise it. :)

    I know it's a bit early but I thought it would give everyone a chance to put their name down and get everything soted.

    Basically, how it could work is:

    - If your interested, put your name down here. I will then add you to the list below.
    - I'll leave it until 3rd November saying it's too late to participate, but this should be plenty of time. I'll then PM everyone who's interested, asking for their address and maybe a clue as to what they would like. Let's put a limit on the amount you can spend on your secret santa - £5 (not including postage). This makes it fair, but then if you are sending plants or stuff that you already have then this doesn't matter too much.
    - I'll then pick names out of a hat and PM each of you telling you who your secret santa is, the clue's that they may have provided as to what they would like and their address. Keep it a secret!
    - It's then up to you to sort out a 'present' for your secret santa. It could be a selection of plants that they are after/that you could spare, shrimp, a bit of hardscape that you have lying around and you think they could benefit from, an Aqua Esentials gift voucher - anything. That's just a few suggestions, I'm sure you can think of something much better.
    - I'll then set a date by which you have to get your 'presents' together by and then sent them off.

    I think it'll be fun. :D

    Let's assume that you cannot participate after 3rd November.

    So here's the list of people who are interested in participating:

    aaronnorth
    Dan Crawford
    Egmel
    Garuf
    hellohefalump
    Lozbug
    sari
    shaz3271
    SteveUK
    Themuleous
    Thomas McMillan
     
  2. Dan Crawford

    Dan Crawford Founder Staff Member

    Messages:
    3,266
    Location:
    Daventry, Northants
    I like it mate, good idea. I'm happy to do it (receive and send a present, not organise it :lol: ). I have plenty of stuff i can spare, in fact my house is starting to look like TGM! :lol:
     
  3. Steve Smith

    Steve Smith Member

    Messages:
    4,428
    Location:
    Leamington Spa, UK.
    I want to be Dan's secret santa! I want something from his house going by that comment :lol:
     
  4. aaronnorth

    aaronnorth Member

    Messages:
    3,955
    Location:
    worksop, nottinghamshire
    i'm in, great idea :D
     
  5. LondonDragon

    LondonDragon Administrator Staff Member

    Messages:
    10,289
    Location:
    London
    Sounds like fun, a bag of Cherry shrimp and a bunch of mosses should do it :p
     
  6. a1Matt

    a1Matt Member

    Messages:
    2,498
    Location:
    Bromley
    Great idea... unfortunately I am going to pass as I am on holiday at the time (I'm in Peru for 1 month including Xmas and New Year, I can't wait :) )
     
  7. Superman

    Superman Member

    Messages:
    1,804
    Location:
    Cheltenham
    Its a good idea but I'll be all over the place at Xmas so wouldn't be able to sort something out.

    Merry Christmas!
     
  8. Thomas McMillan

    Thomas McMillan Member

    Messages:
    1,127
    I'll try to make it so that everyone posts out about 10th December but I know how hectic Christmas time can be for some people!

    So the list now stands as above. (I'm not sure if that's a yes from LondonDragon and SteveUK?)
     
  9. Steve Smith

    Steve Smith Member

    Messages:
    4,428
    Location:
    Leamington Spa, UK.
    Sure, count me in :)
     
  10. Thomas McMillan

    Thomas McMillan Member

    Messages:
    1,127
    Come on guys, there must be a lot more of you that are interested!
     
  11. hellohefalump

    hellohefalump Member

    Messages:
    345
    Location:
    Newhaven, east sussex
    I'm in. But whoever get's me... please DON'T send me shrimp! My fish will eat them.
     
  12. Thomas McMillan

    Thomas McMillan Member

    Messages:
    1,127
    ^ Yeah, I'll give everyone a chance to specify if there's anything specific they're wising for this christmas (lol) or anything that they'd rather not get, no worries.

    More people are welcome!
     
  13. Lozbug

    Lozbug Member

    Messages:
    211
    count me in.

    might need to PM me to let me know whats what - im working away a lot at the moment so only able to log on once week ish.... if thats gonna cuase issue, then i'll sit it out.

    you decide.
     
  14. Garuf

    Garuf Member

    Messages:
    4,959
    Location:
    Leeds.
    Count me in.
     
  15. Thomas McMillan

    Thomas McMillan Member

    Messages:
    1,127
    Don't worry about that, Lozbug I'll PM everyone when it's all sorted. I'll always give a week or two before 'the next stage' sort of thing.
     
  16. Egmel

    Egmel Member

    Messages:
    724
    Location:
    Guildford, Surrey, UK
    Oh go-on then, count me in. ;)

    *edit* it could be that the lack of interest is because this is in events rather than a more frequented part of the forum such as general discussions?
     
  17. Thomas McMillan

    Thomas McMillan Member

    Messages:
    1,127
    I dunno, I just thought it would be best to put it in the Events forum as it's kind of an event. If a mod wants to move it to General then they are more than welcome to though.
     
  18. Thomas McMillan

    Thomas McMillan Member

    Messages:
    1,127
    Tell all your friends :lol: we need more people
     
  19. Thomas McMillan

    Thomas McMillan Member

    Messages:
    1,127
    Come on guys, everyone is welcome and we need more people. There must be more of you that want to participate!
     
  20. Themuleous

    Themuleous Member

    Messages:
    4,126
    Location:
    Aston, Oxfordshire
    Im in :)

    Does it have to be fish related?

    Sam
     

Share This Page

Facebook Page
Twitter Page
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice