TRS Secret Celestia card exchange 2020!

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TRS Secret Celestia card exchange 2020!

Post by SlateSlabrock (?) » Fri Nov 27, 2020 6:55 pm

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This year, we're trying an exchange with a little less pressure than the usual gift exchange. Since shipping gifts, especially internationally, can be difficult, we'll be doing a Hearth's Warming card exchange so everyone can participate without feeling like they need to figure out any elaborate gifts.

We're also testing out a new way to organize things: Elfster is a Secret Santa Web site, and it takes care of all the assignments.

How to sign up:
Click this invite link!

You will also be asked a few questions: Your forums username, any special shipping directions, and whether you are okay with decorations on the envelope of your card (if your Celestia so desires).

What's the deadline?
Please sign up by Thursday, Dec. 10th. Assignments will be sent out the next day, Friday, Dec. 11th.

If you have any problems or questions:
You can post here, private message me, or send an e-mail to horsiesanta[at]gmail[dot]com.

Previous years:
2019, 2018, 2017, 2012
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Post by Factory Factory (?) » Fri Nov 27, 2020 8:16 pm

I'm in, and my Christmas Power is incredible.

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Heck yeah! I'm in

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Post by Smoke (?) » Sat Nov 28, 2020 4:37 am

Ooh, this sounds neat!
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Post by Dong Strongly (?) » Sat Nov 28, 2020 8:48 am

:spoiler: my life is meaningless of course I'll do this
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Post by Aramek (?) » Sat Nov 28, 2020 12:18 pm



Hell yeah!
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Post by Madeline (?) » Thu Dec 03, 2020 1:47 am

I will send the card to the friends :flutterhat:

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Post by Snowfire (?) » Thu Dec 03, 2020 6:45 pm

Signed up! :allears:

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Post by Princess Flufflebutt (?) » Fri Dec 04, 2020 3:37 pm

Sure! I shall send some cards!
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Post by Princess Flufflebutt (?) » Fri Dec 04, 2020 3:46 pm

Oh, do I post the username on the thing? I can ignore the birthday thing, I assume?
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Princess Flufflebutt wrote:
Fri Dec 04, 2020 3:46 pm
Oh, do I post the username on the thing? I can ignore the birthday thing, I assume?
Yeah, I can't turn off the birthday thing, but you don't need to fill it in.

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Post by Perrydotto (?) » Sat Dec 05, 2020 4:19 am

I'm iiiiiin
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Post by PonyHag714 (?) » Sat Dec 05, 2020 7:56 pm

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Post by The Doctor (?) » Sat Dec 05, 2020 9:43 pm

I'm in. :delight:

And I love the scaled back card idea.

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Post by Sage (?) » Sat Dec 05, 2020 9:45 pm

So is this sending actual physical cards or can we send digital ones? How does this work?

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Post by SlateSlabrock (?) » Sat Dec 05, 2020 11:51 pm

Sage wrote:
Sat Dec 05, 2020 9:45 pm
So is this sending actual physical cards or can we send digital ones? How does this work?
The idea is to send a physical card. Normally, we would do a gift exchange, but we don't want to overly burden people in such a rough year.

Also, that reminded me to add the previous years to the OP.

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Post by Sage (?) » Mon Dec 07, 2020 10:45 am

SlateSlabrock wrote:
Sat Dec 05, 2020 11:51 pm
The idea is to send a physical card. Normally, we would do a gift exchange, but we don't want to overly burden people in such a rough year.

Also, that reminded me to add the previous years to the OP.
That's a neat idea, might not take part in it this time around but maybe another time. I hope the people who are involved have a fun time with it!!!

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Post by SlateSlabrock (?) » Wed Dec 09, 2020 10:11 pm

Reminder: sign-ups close tomorrow evening!

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Post by Madeline (?) » Thu Dec 10, 2020 11:09 am

Edit: Not gonna duck out after all, I can use the magic of ~the internet~ to make things safer

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Post by SlateSlabrock (?) » Fri Dec 11, 2020 12:44 pm

Names have been drawn, so check your e-mail!

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Post by Mr. Big (?) » Fri Dec 11, 2020 1:06 pm

Got my person! :party:

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Post by Aramek (?) » Fri Dec 11, 2020 2:00 pm

SlateSlabrock wrote:
Fri Dec 11, 2020 12:44 pm
Names have been drawn, so check your e-mail!
Have not gotten an email yet, should I be worried?
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Post by PonyHag714 (?) » Fri Dec 11, 2020 2:18 pm

I have mine.
The line between hero and villain is very faint.

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Post by Mr. Big (?) » Fri Dec 11, 2020 2:49 pm

Aramek wrote:
Fri Dec 11, 2020 2:00 pm
Have not gotten an email yet, should I be worried?
I think you should be able to see who you drew just from going to the site.

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Post by Aramek (?) » Fri Dec 11, 2020 4:40 pm

Yay it came several hours later, hahaha.
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Post by Perrydotto (?) » Fri Dec 11, 2020 7:43 pm

Got my cool-ass person too!
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Post by Madeline (?) » Mon Dec 14, 2020 1:32 pm

Target acquired :yay:

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Post by Madeline (?) » Wed Dec 16, 2020 12:08 pm

:scootatrue: something may or may not be on its way to someone

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Post by Snowfire (?) » Fri Dec 18, 2020 1:15 pm

My card is written and sent on its way to my Santee. :allears:

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Post by Factory Factory (?) » Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:51 pm

There's a powerful thing in the powerful mail for a powerful holiday. OORAH
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Post by Mr. Big (?) » Fri Dec 18, 2020 11:33 pm

I have mailed my card as well. Heck yeh
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Post by PonyHag714 (?) » Sat Dec 19, 2020 12:44 am

My card has been mailed out. Image
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Post by Dong Strongly (?) » Mon Dec 21, 2020 1:54 pm

Somepony special is about to get a very special card in the mail... :party:

It's me
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Post by Princess Flufflebutt (?) » Mon Dec 21, 2020 3:17 pm

Oh yeah, mine's sent. No idea if it'll get there in time but we'll see.
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Post by Perrydotto (?) » Tue Dec 22, 2020 9:24 am

I have sent and I believe also received a card, both days ago! It will stay in its very colorful envelope until the 25th
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Post by Smoke (?) » Tue Dec 22, 2020 11:14 am

I sent mine out last week but I have no idea if it will arrive on time as the Bulgarian postal system seems to be on the overloaded side these days.
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Post by Princess Flufflebutt (?) » Tue Dec 22, 2020 2:41 pm

I haven't gotten mine and unfortunately I'll havr to read it after the 28th if I get it by then.
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Post by Madeline (?) » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:44 pm

I received a colorful card today :allears:

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Post by SlateSlabrock (?) » Thu Dec 24, 2020 3:44 pm

I got a card! :party:

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Post by Madeline (?) » Fri Dec 25, 2020 10:02 am

What the heck, I guess I’ll be going first this year.

I got a card in a red envelope the other day! What could be inside?

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Ooh, fancy :allears: I like the gold and silver!

(also this post is guest starring my leg, so the whole world will know I wear plaid pajamas)

I want to see what’s inside!

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Oh, thank you so much, Snowfire. This really touched me. I teared up a bit. This was very sweet and thoughtful of you and it means a lot to me. I needed to hear this. Again, thank you.

This was really lovely.

Hopefully my Santee will get my card at some point, if they haven’t already :nnngh: The dangers of international mail, I guess.

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