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Title: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: wildbil52 on October 31, 2017, 08:13:46 AM
PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE POST, PEOPLE MISS DETAILS EVERY YEAR AND IT LEADS TO QUITE A BIT OF WORK TO TRACK BITS OF INFO FROM A DOZEN OR SO PEOPLE WHO DIDN'T READ THE POST

It's Secret Santa time again! Here is how it works:

Step 1 Reply to this thread with something like "I'm in" and I will add your name to the list

The cutoff for signing up is Friday, November 17th

Step 2 Send an email to rfgensanta@gmail.com The subject line should look exactly like this:.

User Name-Your Country-Country or Countries you are willing to ship to

EXAMPLE If I am in the USA and I am willing to ship to the USA and Canada:

Wildbil52-USA- Will Ship to USA, Canada

Copy and paste this text for the body of your email and fill in the blanks:


Dear Santa
Iíve been a VERY ___________ boy/girl (choose one) this year, so I feel like I have earned all of the __________ that I will probably get for Christmas from all my family and friends.

But I also want video games.

If I could get just one box of video games and/or video game related items with a total combined value of at least $20 before shipping costs, I would hope that the box would have___________ in it.

And I would prefer that it didnít have any __________ in it.

Since I am a responsible collector, my entire collection has been meticulously entered on rfgeneration.com (OR i is entered at this location: [link to your collection here]) so that you can see what I already have.  You can also check my RFGeneration wishlist to see what I really want more than anything in the whole wide __________.

Please remember to send out my domestic package by December 9th or my international package by December 1st so that I donít receive my package late and have to resort to _________________ on Christmas morning.

Thank you, Santa!

Sincerely
(RFGen User Name)
(Real Name and Shipping address here)

A note on writing your letter

As far as your wishlist goes, Be as specific as you want or as general as you want just remember that the more options you give your Santa, the easier you will be to shop for.  Say things like:

I would like any NES carts not already in my collection

or

I would love to get some spare controllers for NES, SNES, Genesis, or Saturn.

or

I would really like to get any of the following SNES games: x, x, x, x, x, x, x, x, x, x, x, x, etc.

Add as much room as you need, you don't have to say what you would like to get in just a few words.

Step 3
Once your package arrives, or on Christmas morning, post pics of your Secret Santa package here (and in Small Scores if you like)

The MINIMUM value of the items you must send to your Secret Santa is $20. You may give more if you choose, but $20 is the minimum.  There have been issues in years past with people feeling a little short changed so if you are unsure about what you are sending, give a little more, after all, itís Christmas!

Due to the scams of years past, The RFGen Secret Santa 2017 is available to established RFGen members OR to anyone who has an established member vouch for them.  If you are unsure if you are an established member, shoot me a PM.



Participating Members

a bold member name signifies that Santa has received and reviewed your letter and no further action is necessary.  Please allow a few days from when you send your letter for your name to turn bold.

bickman2k
bond2578
crabmaster2000
Disposed Hero
douglie007
Fleabitten
Ikariniku
leej07
MetalFRO
NeoMagicWarrior
noiseredux
russlyman
shaggy
singlebanana
slackur
Wempster
WildBil52
zophar53


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: Ikariniku on October 31, 2017, 12:19:25 PM
I'm in.  I've been waiting for this for a few days, now.


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: bickman2k on October 31, 2017, 12:29:21 PM
I'm in!


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: shaggy on October 31, 2017, 07:56:19 PM
I'M IN!!! WITHOUT A DOUBT!!! I LOVE THIS!!! I'M EXCITED!!! alfador alfador alfador alfador alfador alfador alfador

P.S. It's 2017.  The bottom of the post says 2015.


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: Zagnorch on October 31, 2017, 11:40:20 PM
Hey now, everybody! Pardon the interruption, but the 2017 edition of my NOT-So-Secret-Santa is scheduled to begin on November 16th at 5 a.m. U.S. Pacific Coast Time. I'll provide a few more details and the ground rules in the Official 2017 NSSS thread, which will be posted on November 9th. Thank you for your attention, and happy holiday wishes to you and yours.

...'Late


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: leej07 on October 31, 2017, 11:56:03 PM
Hey now, everybody! Pardon the interruption, but the 2017 edition of my NOT-So-Secret-Santa is scheduled to begin on November 16th at 5 a.m. U.S. Pacific Coast Time. I'll provide a few more details and the ground rules in the Official 2017 NSSS thread, which will be posted on November 9th. Thank you for your attention, and happy holiday wishes to you and yours.

...'Late

I eagerly await this every year, man! I can hardly wait!!


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: Crabmaster2000 on November 01, 2017, 01:51:54 AM
Im in again Bil


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: singlebanana on November 01, 2017, 01:10:23 PM
Oh yeah, the Naner is in!


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: Crabmaster2000 on November 02, 2017, 05:40:30 AM
email sent


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: Wempster on November 02, 2017, 05:46:36 AM
I'm in!!!


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: singlebanana on November 02, 2017, 08:56:52 AM
Letter sent!


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: Fleabitten on November 04, 2017, 12:19:08 PM
Year 3 for me! Let's do this!

Email sent.


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: shaggy on November 04, 2017, 01:13:15 PM
Email sent!


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: russlyman on November 05, 2017, 01:29:06 PM
In in baby


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Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: slackur on November 05, 2017, 09:05:17 PM
In 😁


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: Wempster on November 05, 2017, 09:11:58 PM
Email sent!!


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: zophar53 on November 06, 2017, 12:56:45 PM
I'm in for this! Will send the email tonight.

One question though. Is there a generally accepted way to value games if we have something in our own collections that fits the bill and we're willing to gift? I usually check pricecharting.com, but I'm not sure if there's a better way.


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: wildbil52 on November 06, 2017, 01:04:32 PM
I'm in for this! Will send the email tonight.

One question though. Is there a generally accepted way to value games if we have something in our own collections that fits the bill and we're willing to gift? I usually check pricecharting.com, but I'm not sure if there's a better way.

Price charting, recent completed online sale prices, retail stores, as long as you are in the ballpark you are good.  When in doubt, send more stuff.


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: NeoMagicWarrior on November 07, 2017, 08:20:31 PM
On it like white on rice. IF I wanted to vouch for someone, who would I bug? Also, since it is my wife, is there a way to make sure I don't get paired with her? I've gotta buy her enough stuff xD


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: douglie007 on November 08, 2017, 12:00:14 AM
sent the Email Im in this year :)


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: wildbil52 on November 08, 2017, 10:47:49 AM
On it like white on rice. IF I wanted to vouch for someone, who would I bug? Also, since it is my wife, is there a way to make sure I don't get paired with her? I've gotta buy her enough stuff xD

PM me with the username of who you want to vouch for.  Just add a note in the SUBJECT LINE of your email who you dont want to get paired with.


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: MetalFRO on November 08, 2017, 08:25:12 PM
I'm in ;D


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: bond2578 on November 10, 2017, 12:01:10 PM
I'm in!


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: wildbil52 on November 13, 2017, 09:29:41 AM
The deadline to sign up for the Secret Santa is this Friday.  If you have already signed up, please send your letter to Santa by then.


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: noiseredux on November 14, 2017, 01:49:33 PM
In. Email sent.


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: Disposed Hero on November 14, 2017, 01:51:29 PM
Count me in, also.  I'll get my email sent soon.


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: russlyman on November 16, 2017, 09:07:09 PM
Iíll send my email out tomorrow. Also need to update my collection


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Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: zophar53 on November 16, 2017, 11:47:02 PM
Email sent!


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: wildbil52 on November 17, 2017, 09:03:56 AM
OK everyone, today is the last day!


Title: Re: RFGeneration Secret Santa 2017!!!!!!
Post by: wildbil52 on November 20, 2017, 08:47:15 AM
OK everyone, deadline has passed.  Please get your letters in to Santa today so he can get all the matches out before Thanksgiving