Welcome to the official Gogglemas gift exchange thread! Here's what you need to know: It will be held on the 28th and 29th of February, since this year is a leap year, the max price you should spend on a gift is 25 US dollars or 13 UK pounds (this does not include shipping). If you wish to participate, simply contact me with the following information:
-Your preferred address AND zip or postal code
-Your gender (if it is not obvious)
-Your country of residence (and)
-Gifts you would like to receive (this is optional)
Here is a list of the current participants for posterity and gift giving purposes:
1-The Hat, Gentleman, USA, would like goggles or a locket made out of a brass cog (if you are able to make the locket, that would be preferable over the goggles) 2-Kabuki, Gentleman, USA 3-The Pink Hare, Lady, USA 4-Katarina Navane, Lady, USA 5-Ms. Boo Dreadful, Lady, USA, would like Old keys (skeleton keys) not modern ones. aviator hat, buttons, spats pins, fountain pen, pocket watch, hat pins, raygun, any thing hand made, tea items etc 6-Clair Delune, Lady, USA, would like fabric scraps, rusty bits, tinkering music, edible flowers, odds and ends, etc. 7-Pork Demon, Gentleman, Australia 8-Prof. A. Morphous, Gentleman, USA 9-Juxtimon, Gentleman, UK, would like something that does NOT include clock parts, cogs, gears or goggles
10-Bolshevik Simian, Gentleman, New Zealand
11-Dusza Beben, Gentleman, USA
12-Nikandedd, Gentleman, USA
13-Stella Gaslight, Lady, USA, would like death rays and shiny things 14-Heavyporker, Gentleman, USA, would like airships, fountain pens and ink, goggles, cogs and books
15-Wenzdai, Lady, USA
16-Cerridwen, Lady, USA 17-Villaintagonist, Lady, USA, would like something that does not smell funny 18-Era, Lady, USA
19-Phineas Lamar Alexander, Gentleman, USA, no books please, would like period clothing, accessories, cuff links, cravats and/or stick pins
20-elShoggotho, Gentleman, Germany
21-Sir Nikolas of Vendigroth, Gentleman, UK, would like a bit of costume... perhaps a waistcoat or some goggles
22-Alexander The Arcane, Gentleman, Canada, would like a waistcoat to fit me (I'm a rather large fellow; six foot four inches, about 240 pounds, very long in the torso), or some leather gloves, possibly a top or bowler hat, or a cane, or some goggles
23-Gentlemans Handbook, Gentleman, USA, would like anything with with leather, brass, or rivits
24-Jypsii, Lady, Canada, would like any bits of or jewelry made out of gears, clockwork, a pocket watch, or skeleton keys, a leather aviator's cap, or any explorer-type clothing/armwarmers (especially vests or anything leather) in a US size six 25-Kirix, Lady, USA, would like random cogs, clothes:semi-lolita skirts, bustle skirt, thigh-high socks or some nice tea
26-Augustus Dayafter, Gentleman, USA
27-Kogwheal, Gentleman, USA, has a preference for anything handmade, but will be delighted with whatever I may receive. 28-CapnHarlock, Gentleman, USA
29-Gazongola, Gentleman, England, would like a top hat, some wilson style sunglasses, or an old clock... but I'm not picky
30-Luella Dobson, Lady, USA, would like goggles, snoopy leather flying cap on uswings.com, or some sort of steamy jewelery
31-Sgt. Alistair King, Gentleman, USA, would like fountain pens, cuff links or a flying helmet...size large
32-Honky-Tonk Dragon, Gentleman, USA
If you are not in this list and you think that you should be, that means that you have not given me the information that is required above. Please do so ASAP. The number of participants is now locked!
Seeing that we now have a goodly number of folk waiting to receive presents, I believe that it is high time be began the fun! Here's how it goes: If you want to send something to someone on the list, please PM me and I will send you their address. If you would prefer your gift to go to a random person, please tell me the preferred gender and country your gift should go to and I will assign you an address. Once an address has been given out, the corresponding name of the forum member will be struck from the above list. ONCE YOU HAVE THE ADDRESS, IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO MARK THE ADDRESS DOWN AND PREPARE THE PERSON'S GIFT!
Happy Gogglemas to all!
P.S. Once you receive you gift, please wait until at least the 28th of February to open it. Once you do, please post pictures of what you received on this thread! Oh, and feel free to send letters of thanks to the benevolent person who sent you your gift. Letters expressing thanks are oh so nice!
P.P.S. If you wish to give me a gift, please contact Kabuki and he will give you my address.