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2012 COTH Secret Santa -- Sleighs On The Way!

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  • Originally posted by ToTheMax_Elf View Post
    Dear To The Max,

    Have no fear!
    Your Secret Santa is here!
    I won't be sending you any beer

    The lists are made,
    The bills are paid,
    The stockings are laid

    I'll send you a message,
    From the elves in the village,
    They'll try not to pillage.
    Yay I have an elf! And a rhyming one! (And how'd you know I hate beer?! LOL)
    My CANTER cutie Chip and IHSA shows!
    http://www.youtube.com/kheit86

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    • TarheelJD,

      Your elf is here
      Never fear

      Just wanted to see
      If there was anything you need
      Or maybe something you desire
      But haven't been able to acquire.

      Your elf would also like to find
      What occupies any spare time
      And what books, music, and movies we will see
      On your must read/watch/listen list devotee

      My rhyming skills may leave something to be desired (which is ironic and you'll soon see why), but I promise to search hi and low to find the best gifts for you this holiday season!

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      • CarolinaGirl!!

        Hello, hello CarolinaGirl!!

        Just wanted to pop in and let you know I'll be your Elf this year! I will be brainstorming for the next week or so, then I will be in full-on shopping mode!

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        • Thank you!

          Originally posted by horsesinhaiti's elf View Post
          I got mine! I'm working on shopping ideas too. I need small easily carried things

          To my giftee:
          What is your favorite color? Do you have a pic of your hoover I could peek at?

          ~ELF
          Yay! My elf is here! For just peeking, I had a thread a couple months back with a series of photos of Hoover from when I bought him through september. All are less than 195 kb though. If you want to peek at something higher resolution, PM me your elvin email addy.

          Fave color is green, range from kelly to forest green.

          I in turn am beginning to shop for my giftee...
          HAS provides hospital care to 340,000 people in Haiti's Artibonite Valley 24/7/365/earthquake/cholera/whatever.
          www.hashaiti.org blog:http://hashaiti.org/blog

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          • JBCool

            This year your elf is a quick one!
            Found a few things and already almost done!
            Just one or two more questions for you,
            In your spare time, what do you like to do?
            Do you have any other animals in your life this season?
            The contents of your gift may or may not be the reason!

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            • While we're waiting for Eleanor's 2nd package to be delivered:

              Eleanor got degrinched by 2 warmbloods,
              On Vancouver Island Christmas Eve,
              You can say there's no such thing as warmblood elves,
              But when the package gets there Eleanor will believe.

              Now the items we sent are cool,
              We broke every secret santa rule,
              Now the bennies are on the table,
              And the cups full of tea,
              We sent lots of stuff to Eleanor,
              Everything but a Christmas tree.

              Now tell all your friends and neighbors,
              Better look out for themselves,
              They should never give credit cards to horses,
              Who have internet and want to be warmblood elves.

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              • Poo, I forgot to submit my updated description. Chocomare, am I out for this year?
                Charlie Brown (1994 bay TB X gelding)
                White Star (2004 grey TB gelding)

                Mystical Moment, 1977-2010.

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                • Originally posted by opus1elf View Post
                  Opus1 your gifting is starting! I've been shopping since I signed up

                  and I"m up in the NE--- ya know what's next WEEK???? THE EQUINE AFFAIRE!!!!!!!!! WOOT WOOT!!

                  your elf would like to inquire as to whether or not your Oliver has a LICK IT??? (hint hint)
                  YAY!! My Elifie's here!

                  My sweet Oliver does not have a likit. And he is not picky in the least.

                  Have fun at Equine Affaire! I, too, will be roadtripping to shop for my giftee, but alas, it will not be anything as nice as EA.
                  The dude abides ...

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                  • frustrated with signing in and not getting in.....repeatedly

                    I would like to sign in under my elf name, but for some reason I can only get in once in every ten or so attempts. If it doesn't happen by then, I leave the room before I toss the computer or phone out the window or even worse, give up COTH.

                    I have requested new passwords multiple times and followed the instructions carefully.....sometimes they work, sometimes not. I have tried to contact a moderator, but haven't heard back. Maybe this has to do with the revisions, maybe not. I should be able to enjoy Secret Santa time on COTH, but admittedly am just frustrated at this point. I can't even rhyme.

                    So to my giftee, I wanted to let you know that just a little bit ago I officially purchased the first two items for your Christmas surprise package. I wish I could say who my giftee is, but I can't.

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                    • I'm getting a little paranoid that I forgot to mention my cat in my description... So if my elf is out there reading this, I have a wonderful cat named Esme who acts more like a dog than a cat
                      No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. ~Winston Churchill
                      For Hope, For Strength, For Life-Delta Gamma
                      www.etsy.com/shop/joiedevivrecrafts Custom Wreaths and Other Decorations

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                      • I sent a pm to you chocomare. I haven't gotten my giftee yet. I wish I could have offered more though, just out of college and STILL no job. I hope I can at least cheer up someone's christmas this year
                        Telling a worrier to relax is counterproductive. Then we worry about relaxing.

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                        • ohhh AppendixQHlover!! Your elf is here and on the hunt. Are there any special requests that you have or anything you forgot to mention in your email, my fingers are itching to start shopping :-).

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                          • Original Poster

                            I've got you AliCat. If you wanna update more, PM me
                            <>< Sorrow Looks Back. Worry Looks Around. Faith Looks Up! -- Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.

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                            • Gabby.Gator you have an elf! Your elf is not much of a rhymer, but is definitely a shopper. In fact, some small gifts came home with her from Spain just this weekend.

                              Your elf would love to hear more about your favorite colors and what kind of saddle pads you like to hoard...your elf always liked colorful quilted square pads, but not everyone likes that, she knows.

                              If there's anything else your heart has been pining for, your elf would be happy to add to the list. She knows you've had a tough year and hopes to help make the holidays a good time.

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                              • Heard from my elf via email! Yeah. Now need to get my brain dead elf self straightened out and find my giftee so I can get shopping
                                OTTBs rule, but spots are good too!

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                                • Oh Snicklefritzg!! Just a few questions from your non-rhyming Elf...

                                  What's your favorite color?

                                  Do you like jewelry?

                                  What is your mare's name?

                                  DO you have any pictures of your horse?

                                  Coffee - yay or neigh?

                                  Any other pets...dogs, cats, ferrets, birds, etc that I should know about?

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                                  • I wear horse hair

                                    Finally !!! I hope that i finally got my alter registered,,,phewwww,,,. I promise that I am a better Elf than computer person ! I just wanted you to know that I am working on making your Christmas fun. If you could pick some things to put on the top of your Wish List what would they be ? Do you have a middle name ? What would you HATE to receive ? I know that I will have more questions as we get closer tro the Big Day ;-)

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                                    • Ooh, you are a swift elf! And you rhyme! Lucky me Hmmm...hobbies other than my pony include hiking with Mr JBCool and photography mostly, sometimes writing when we're on the river or in the mountains. Only pet is my noble steed. Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

                                      Originally posted by JBCool's Elf View Post
                                      This year your elf is a quick one!
                                      Found a few things and already almost done!
                                      Just one or two more questions for you,
                                      In your spare time, what do you like to do?
                                      Do you have any other animals in your life this season?
                                      The contents of your gift may or may not be the reason!
                                      "Radar, the man's ex-cavalry: if he sees four flies having a meeting, he knows they're talking about a horse!" Cptn. BJ Hunnicutt, M*A*S*H Season 4, Episode "Dear Mildred"

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                                      • Originally posted by tarheeljd's_elf View Post
                                        TarheelJD,

                                        Your elf is here
                                        Never fear

                                        Just wanted to see
                                        If there was anything you need
                                        Or maybe something you desire
                                        But haven't been able to acquire.

                                        Your elf would also like to find
                                        What occupies any spare time
                                        And what books, music, and movies we will see
                                        On your must read/watch/listen list devotee

                                        My rhyming skills may leave something to be desired (which is ironic and you'll soon see why), but I promise to search hi and low to find the best gifts for you this holiday season!
                                        YAY! My elf is here! So excited!

                                        As for anything we need, hmmmm. I just bought a dressage saddle from a friend (it did not fit her new horse, but fits mine perfectly). I am hoping we'll do a few baby level combined tests this coming year. Having never ridden dressage before (except one baby level combined test in 2011), I don't really have much. I probably need to get a dressage saddle pad, so I don't have to borrow my trainer's all the time!

                                        I am a big James Bond fan (on the brain lately with the release of the new movie). I read all of Ian Flemming's books when I was a kid, but I've lost track of my old copies over the years. I'd like to start getting copies of them so I can read them again now, as an adult. I've just been too swamped to order a copy of Casino Royale. And I like other spy type books, like Daniel Silva and Robert Ludlum. I also like legal type fiction like John Grisham and Scott Turrow.

                                        I have a 4 month old Weimaraner puppy (named Vesper), and she takes up most of my spare time these days!

                                        Love to travel, and food and wine, and antique shopping!

                                        Thanks for the meassage -- COTH SS is so much fun!
                                        Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of solitaire. It is a grand passion.... ~ Emerson

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                                        • Jingo bells, Jingo bells,
                                          Jingo all the way!
                                          Oh, what fun it was to shop
                                          For Jingo yesterday!

                                          Just wonderin', Jingo...
                                          If (and that's a big IF) I get the sleigh packed early, will you be able to restrain yourself from opening your package, or will you tear right into it??? I'm just curious; the decision is alllllll yours...

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