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Old 12-25-2005, 05:37 PM   #61
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boyfriend gave me:

cute pullover sweater
some dvds
puzzle books

my parents:
nintendo ds
Mr. and Mrs. Smith DVD
Madonna cd

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Old 12-25-2005, 06:37 PM   #62
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Just got another gift from ma and pa:

Let There Be Rock - AC/DC on CD

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Old 12-25-2005, 06:46 PM   #63
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Originally posted by sami0201
3 Edun shirts
Funeral by Arcade Fire cd
Live 8 DVD
Love Actually DVD
Blank DVD's and cases
U2&i (not here yet, but it's ordered)
a ONE campaign t shirt
a Lisa Marie Presley t-shirt that I have to send back because it's the wrong one
$42 from my grandparents (they bought me 2 shirts and wanted to make up $100 )
a pair of pants I've wanted
$50 Simon giftcard
and I got it a few weeks ago but a DVD recorder/player for my room

best year ever
holy shit sami, that's a lot!

lucky you
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Old 12-25-2005, 07:03 PM   #64
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well.... firstly, one of my friends gave me the bono book because i was borrowing someone else's (sorry, that makes me seem like a really bad fan!)

i also got:

-a handmade 'acrobat' t-shirt (by far the best gift!)
-in cold blood (the book)
-the truth by al franken
-our endangered values by jimmy carter
-a dala horse (yay sweden!)
-arctic monkeys cd
-the verve greatest hits cd
-gift card for barnes and noble
-cadbury stocking thing
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Old 12-25-2005, 07:21 PM   #65
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  • a bracelet from the legal assistant I work with (she makes jewelry and it has purple stones and charms that spell out "U2" )
  • a picture frame from an attorney I work for
  • a candle and holder from another attorney I work for
  • a mini rum cake, kitchen towels with cosmopolitans on them, a muffin cannister, a picture frame ornament, hello kitty stuff and a day planner from friends
  • money from my mom's boyfriend
  • purple Uggs , diamond earrings, a replacement for my Italian charm bracelet I lost in Pittsburgh with three charms to start me off with again, the $250 deductible for the little wheel incident with my car, $500, The Beatles bio, Philosophy holiday survival guide kit (hot cocoa bath gel and marshmallow creme body soufle ), silk black and pink pajamas, a power station (multiple charger for my cell, iPod, etc.), a sweater with a scarf, Born To Run boxed set, Circle of Friends necklace (the organization is to help friends quit smoking), a new DVD player so I can watch U2 boots , Target and Kohl's gift cards, a lemon basket, Christmas Peeps (lol), chenille socks, a manicure set, and a set of ceramic carolers I've always loved since I was a kid - yes, all of this from my mom (I's spoiled )

And I've still got my aunts and uncles, dad, and another friend exchange to go.
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Old 12-25-2005, 07:43 PM   #66
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~$100 Visa giftcard
~Floormats for my car
~Case for my camera
~Barnes & Noble membership renewal paid for
~Car registration renewal paid for
~2 candles
~Stained glass star
~Serving bowl and knife set
~4 Bath & Body Works body creams
~2 Bath & Body Works shower gels
~2 Barbie dolls
~U2 Best Of 1990 - 2000 DVD (I already have it though, so my boyfriend said we can return it, and I can get something else)
~U2 Vertigo DVD (the regular boyfriend said we can return it so I can get the limited edition one)
~Joshua Tree DVD (Classic Albums thing)
~Napoleon Dynamite DVD
~$25 Barnes & Noble giftcard
~$25 Red Lobster giftcard (to share with my boyfriend)

I think that's it. I also have more gifts coming from my mom and my sister.

I wasn't expecting all this loot...all I asked for was the Chicago DVD.
"Knight in shining Zubaz."

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Old 12-25-2005, 08:07 PM   #67
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I also made out like a bandit today. And my in laws gifts won't get here till Tuesday. I'm way to spoiled for my own good!

U2 & I was supposed to be my only gift from Mr. Cat, but he is da man and he bought me speakers for my ipod and a car charger for it!

Santa brought:
U2 poster
4 knitting looms
Best of the 80's 3 cd set
Felix the cat cartoons dvd
Cat calender

My mommy & daddy:
4 pairs of jeans
red tailored jacket
pink and white sweater to match my pink hair.
old fashioned Mickey Mouse watch
The Desire Of The Everlasting Hills, Life before and after Jesus Christ (a historical look at the life of Jesus throughout history) I can't wait to read this!
A new purse
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Old 12-25-2005, 08:49 PM   #68
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This is my Hanukkah so far...I still have the big family party next weekend where I will get mostly gift cards to all of my favorite stores I got everything I asked for and a lot more this year!

From my parents and siblings:
Winter ski jacket
computer chair
2 poster frames
Emeril fry pan
Hanukkah kitchen towels
Electric Menorah
The Work of Anton Corbijn dvd
A really cute Shakespeare bookmark
$25 gift card to the store I work a 2nd job

From one of my friends that I always exchange gifts with:
2 Snoopy kitchen towels
Arcade Fire CD
Institute CD

$25 gift card to a grocery store
Lunch catered in every day this week
A very generous bonus in March
An ornament from my VP that I can't use since don't celebrate Christmas but it's the thought that counts!
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Old 12-25-2005, 08:55 PM   #69
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-James Dean: At Speed
-James Dean through death
-The live and Death of James Dean

-James Dean girls Tee (very cute)
-"I want a boy friend that looks like James Dean"

*James Dean puzzle
*James Dean Post card set
*James Dean glass/coaster set
*2 James Dean coffee mugs
*James Dean membership (40 dollar value)

Um... Do you see a pattern there at all??

Other non James Dean stuff:
*2 silver rings
*cash (150)
*Gift Certificate to bath and Body
*gift sertificate to Best Buy ($25)
* (Book): Richard Ramirez (The Night Stalker)
* Most notorious Serial Killers (DVD)
*(Book)Serial Killers: What makes them tick?

That's it!! No Pearl Jam stuff this year!
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Old 12-25-2005, 08:58 PM   #70
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electric menorah, excellent arw!

i think this is the year where we'll completely forget hanukkah
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In my stocking, I got:

-The Time magazine with Bono on the cover
-A stuffed teddy bear with hand lotion and cream things attached to it
-A little snowball dude with legs and skiis

Other things from parents and sister:

-U2 Vertigo DVD (EXCELLENT show)
-"The Twilight Zone" DVD set (the black and white episodes)-total surprise, but a really neat one
-A Caboodle thing, again with some hand lotions inside it
-A pretty red sweater with snowflakes on the front

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Old 12-25-2005, 10:07 PM   #72
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I raked in a pretty nice haul this year (including my birthday which i also received presents for today)
-acoustic guitar
-u2 live from chicago delux dvd
-At the end of the world(a u2 biography)
-jamba juice gift certificates
-u2 go home, live from slane castle
-u2 best of 1990-2000(dvd)
-a sgt. peppers shirt
-a talking heads shirt
-a shirt with the cover of the unforgettable fire
-u2 live from boston dvd
-rattle and hum(dvd)
-lots of money
-simpsons season 6 dvd
-the complet calvin and hobbes
-a cubs christmas ornament
-a mark prior jersey
-the tickets to the white sox playoff games that didn't happen since they already one the series
-an autographed ben gordon card
-a video game
-best buy gift certificates
-barnes and noble gift certificates
-a phone cover

I think that covers it

(If you're wondering about the mass quantity of gifts, it was b-day and chirstmas/Hanukkah gifts from my mom, my dad, my step-dad, my brother, my sister, my step-mom, my dad's family, my mom's family, and my step-mom's family)
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Old 12-26-2005, 03:11 PM   #73
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And how do YOU Feel about this? Are you excited and ready?

we are going to wait a few more months though.

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Old 12-26-2005, 05:02 PM   #74
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Originally posted by Dismantled

we are going to wait a few more months though.

You must be in the same boat as me... does EVERYONE ask you if you're pregnant every time you see them? I swear, I can get sick to my stomach, a cold, anything - without my family and friend thinking that I'm pregnant. Be patient people!
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Old 12-26-2005, 05:22 PM   #75
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here's what i got:

- U2 & I
- "On Beauty", by Zadie Smith
- A book called "10,000 Places to see before you die" (trying to plan a trip this year... Morocco? China?)
- Rolling Stones Cds ("Some Girls' and "Exile on Main St.")
- Madonna CD ("Confessions on a Dancefloor")
- The Audrey Hepburn DVD collection
- DVD of "The 40 Year old Virgin"
- Necklace
- Really warm gloves
- Starbucks gift certificate
- Movie theater gift certificates
- I-tunes gift certificate
- Manicure gift certificate (i've never had one... i bite my nails!)
- 2006 wall calender (Vintage New York)

it was a very good Chrstimas!

Happy Holidays everyone!

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