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What did you get for Christmas?

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  1. Dikbag

    Dikbag Registered User

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    Torque Wrench
    a couple shirts
    a shelving unit
    beef jerky
    $50 Amazon
    $100 Target
    $500 cash
    one of thoses long curved pizza cutter blades
    MP holy grail, not as good as I remembered
    stud finder
    a bench, like a park bench, not sure what to do with it
    a case of beer, half gone at this point

    and bought myself a new PC
     
  2. CM Mark

    CM Mark The East is Ours!

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    2 ties (I don't even wear ties) and pocket squares.
    A travel grooming kit
    Two jackets
    a bunch of shit I don't remember
    And the only redeemable thing, two tickets to see Neil Degrasse Tyson on April 22nd.
     
  3. icculus1284

    icculus1284 Registered User

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    Flannel shirt
    Sweater
    Members only jacket
    Some kitchen shit
    Walking Dead volume 17
    CRKT pocket knife
    Socks
    Phish '94 Chicago
    Movies
    Breaking Bad parody t shirt
    Cat tree
    They framed a concert poster that I bought
    $100 cash

    I didn't ask for anything. Wife and parents did well.
     
  4. samurai

    samurai Ridiculum Anserini

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    CRKT...nice. Good knives, and Wine.
     
  5. LiLJimmysHog

    LiLJimmysHog Professional negative prick

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    Laptop
    Watch
    couple of jos a banks shirts
    jos a banks coat
    2 bottles of cologne
    a waffen ss mess bowl
    mossberg 715 tactical rifle
    rc helicopter
    digital camera
    $50
    Mafia II
    Beethoven compilation CD
    cashmere scarf
    bottle of wine
    bottle of champagne
    remote control robot

    Still have to celebrate christmas with the in-laws so that usually means something like an electric razor and a couple hundred bucks.

    As I was opening up my gifts I realized I'm a fat adolescent in a fat 37 yr old's body.
     
  6. icculus1284

    icculus1284 Registered User

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    I don't know shit about knives, but it's heavy and sharp.

    I needed a new pocket knife though. I lose all of mine; which means I'll probably be needing a new one in a month or so.
     
  7. CousinDave

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    Yamaha RX-A3020
    Oppo BDP-103
    Martin Logan Electro Motion speakers - 11 total plus 2 Dynamo 1000 wireless subwoofers
    Wii U Deluxe & Mario
    a bunch of blu-rays
     
  8. Motor Head

    Motor Head HIGHWAY TRASH REMOVAL

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    Gift card to Best Buy (from the kids)
    New pair of 5.11 duty boots. (wife)
    Bushmaster ACR with EOTech (wife)
    Bottle of wine with cheese - (In laws)

    I gave :
    wife - bottle of perfume, watch, Horseshoe Casino chips.
    Emma - Gift card to Target,
    Ben - Glock 19, 4 boxes of ammo, CCW holster, agreed to pay for his CCW instructional class and permit.
    Bluto - Big chewy, new collar
    Freeway & Trooper - Two big cans of canned chicken (Xmas tradition)
    In-laws - Box of Omaha Steaks, tried to offer a bribe to the person on the phone that took my order to fart in said box - DENIED.
    Charity - Wrote checks to St. Judes, Salvation Army, Special Olympics, wife and the kids helped serve Christmas dinner to the homeless.

    I give this xmas a 9.8 out of 10 possible. 1 point deducted for being forced to purchase steaks for the in-laws. Another point deducted because my very pregnant daughter managed to pee on my leather couch because my soon to be grandkid decided to kick her in the bladder.
     
  9. samurai

    samurai Ridiculum Anserini

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    Colombia River Knife & Tool.

    If you lose this one, I WILL find you and give you a hearty slap.

    Like I just slapped myself for misspelling Columbia. :rolleyes:
     
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  10. Motor Head

    Motor Head HIGHWAY TRASH REMOVAL

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    Yeah, that's a hearty slap with a kick to the balls sort of knife to lose.
     
  11. GrammatonCleric

    GrammatonCleric Registered User

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    I give this one a 9. I guess that's a 10 point loss in your world.
     
  12. icculus1284

    icculus1284 Registered User

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    Duly noted.

    I had a nice Case knife that went missing when I moved to Chattanooga last year.
     
  13. MayrMeninoCrash

    MayrMeninoCrash Liberal Psycopath

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    Big present was a new digital camera that can upload photos directly to my cell phone.
    Got some books and gift cards
     
  14. Konstantin K

    Konstantin K Big League Poster

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    I got a nice wool coat from a co-worker. For some odd reason I didn't really have a decent coat (just light jackets), so I really appreciated it. I don't know the guy very well but I thought it was a nice gesture.
     
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  15. samurai

    samurai Ridiculum Anserini

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    This was an extremely odd/sad Christmas. It was my first with no parents, and only my second outside of Illinois. I didn't really get much, but I had bought myself some nice things while buying presents for others, so despite the last year being a catastrophe, I'm at peace. I was in a position to do good for others, so I'll take the karma.
     
  16. whiskeyguy

    whiskeyguy PR representative for Drunk Whiskeyguy.

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    Bluetooth? I was always amazed that feature didn't take off sooner.
     
  17. DR. Jimcy M.E.

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    Kitchenaid Stand Mixer
    few comedy CD's from my brother
    Cuisinart mandolin (food kind not the music kind)
    Mario Batali and Micheal Symon cooking books
    Book on herpetology
    Book on ornithology
    couple odds and ends I don't remember getting so I don't really care about them.
     
  18. Don the Radio Guy

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    Nothing. I took my dad out for dinner in the extra hour I had that was supposed to be a whole day. I gave my daughter cash since she's saving for a car.
     
  19. icculus1284

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    I, or my wife rather, got a mandolin as well.

    Also got a digital scale, pizza stone(cats managed to break our old one) and a metal scraper thing. I also got a spoon rest in my stocking.

    Cleaned up the BB&B wedding registry.
     
  20. icculus1284

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    My mother inlaw got me some wine bottle stoppers and a bottle of mojito drink mix(just add rum!). She bought it because she liked the shape of the bottle.

    The bottle stoppers may get used. I've never had a problem just smashing the cork back into the bottle for the following day. We aerate everything anyway. The mojito mix will probably get left at my parents' house, and ultimately thrown away.

    I've never had a mojito, but I think I'd prefer my first one to be made from scratch.
     
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  21. MayrMeninoCrash

    MayrMeninoCrash Liberal Psycopath

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    No it's actually wifi

    http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_12605_00353510000P

    It works with an app from the Android store. Besides downloading pictures wirelessly, the phone can act as a remote viewfinder and take pictures.
     
  22. Voodoo Ben

    Voodoo Ben You gotta wash your ass

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    Kindle Fire HD
    Scarface on bluray
    Far Cry 3 for xbox 360
    and some gift cards
     
  23. whiskeyguy

    whiskeyguy PR representative for Drunk Whiskeyguy.

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    That's pretty cool, but I always thought a Bluetooth app would be great for cameras. Just tried taking timer pics of the family tonight, and was so drunk I almost stumbled through the window.
     
  24. Motor Head

    Motor Head HIGHWAY TRASH REMOVAL

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    I gave one extra gift.

    I pulled over a lady from Florida that was on her way to Oregon. She had a little cute Capuchin monkey in a little car seat in the backseat of her car. I clocked her going 70 in a 60. I initiated a traffic stop, followed her a couple miles. I turned on my overhead lights and she pulled over. After running her plate, and ID she came up clean. So I got out of my patrol vehicle and carefully approached her vehicle checking the backseat as I approached the drivers side window. And what did I see? A cute little monkey wearing an elf costume. The little fells was eating grapes and was generally calm. I did the routine information check and came back to the car and issued a verbal warning for speeding. Jeffery, the monkey was still dining on grapes when I requested that the lady please drive carefully and observe the posted speed limits. I encouraged her to have a happy holiday. I asked if there was anyway I could shake her monkey's hand and she declined my request sighting that I would likely be bitten because he is leery of strangers, men in particular.

    I returned to my patrol car, and informed dispatch that I was 10-8. I noted into my shift log that I had just made the funniest, most awesome stop ever.
     
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  25. DR. Jimcy M.E.

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    I get mostly cooking supplies for christmas now.

    People used to make fun of me when I started teaching myself to cook but 6 or 7 years later no one makes a fucking peep. You taste stuff like horseradish rubbed prime rib, garlic mashed potatoes with a white wine reduction gravy and all jokes disappear. Holy shit was that prime rib good.
     
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