Christmas Loot

Discussion in 'Random Chit-Chat' started by Gemsy-chan, Dec 25, 2016.

  1. Gemsy-chan

    Gemsy-chan Combat Butler

    Thought i would dedicate a thread for what people got from Santa.

    Here's my haul

    Camera (from mum & dad)
    Case for camera (from mum & dad)
    Dressing gown (from mum & dad)
    Socks & knickers (from mum & dad)
    T-shirt (secret santa)
    Money (from both my brothers and their families)

  2. Zin5ki

    Zin5ki Railgun

    A successful day for me:

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  3. st_owly

    st_owly Guild Member

    My main present was a cheque from my parents so I can choose myself something ;) I got some little things like a new pair of pajamas and chocolate too
  4. Demelza

    Demelza Adventuring Alchemist AUKN Staff

    This is what I got this year:

    Not pictured: My partner's mum was also nice enough to buy me a bracelet and necklace with purple stones in to match my engagement ring, which was really sweet and so thoughtful. :)
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  5. britguy

    britguy Za Warudo

    No picture as i'm Lazy:

    £70 worth of amazon vouchers
    A new pair of shoes for work
    2 Hoodies
    Xmen - Apocalypse Blu-ray
    a new duvet set
    Touchscreen compatible gloves, a scarf, some socks

    Overall i'm happy, don't expect much for Christmas but I got plenty this year!
  6. unknownfate

    unknownfate Thousand Master

    Tub of Celebrations
    Sonic lounge pants
    Pokémon Duvet for reasons which boggle the mind
  7. britguy

    britguy Za Warudo

    my nephew got a pokemon duvet set, if it's teh same one then it's awesome!

  8. bailey1985

    bailey1985 Hunter

    I put most of it away now but I got some underwear, shower set, sweets and Argevollen Collection 1 and 2 blu ray.
  9. NormanicGrav

    NormanicGrav The Eagle-Eyed Member Moderator

    My Christmas 2016 haul:

    • Akira Collector's Edition 2016 Re-release (Blu-ray & DVD Combo)
    • Bakemonogatari Novel 1
    • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 2: Battle Tendency JoJonium Manga Volumes 1-4
    • One Piece Manga Box Set 3: Thriller Bark to New World (Dressrosa 1st half) Volumes 47-70
    • OVERLORD Novels 1-2
    • Steins;Gate 0 Limited Edition GAME Exclusive (PlayStation 4)
    I also received some chocolate, new gloves, new scarf, a badger plush that cleans screens (from Center Parcs) and a Sony MDR-XB450AP Headset.

    Overall I was concerned that I wouldn't be happy with my presents but in the end it was mostly satisfying. I think what bothered me was the lack of games, but that blame was entirely because I ran out on the maximum amount of items I could get due to the spending budget. I think if I referenced a pre-paid card for PlayStation Network my parents probably would let me off on that request (since in the past I got an Xbox points card each Xmas). Aside from Akira I didn't ask for much anime due to the high prices.

    And yes, I do have blog posts for a few of them:
    One Piece Manga Box Set 3 (as an added bonus I also got some photos of Box Sets 1 & 2)
    Steins;Gate 0

    And another added bonus, here's some pics of the books:
    Bakemonogatari Novel 1
    JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 2: Battle Tendency JoJonium Manga Volumes 1-4
    OVERLORD Novels 1-2

    Next week I should receive Goblin Slayer Novel 1, originally supposed to arrive before Christmas but Amazon are being slow. And the Rightstuf package of Nisekoi Aniplex Volumes 3 & 4 should arrive just after 2017 (because us Brits have to wait a while).
  10. Buzz201

    Buzz201 Cardcaptor

    I got some video games, some Lynx and some money:

    • The Witcher III: Wild Hunt - Game of the Year Edition (PS4)
    • ReCore (XB1)
    • Dragon Quest Builders (PS4)
    • A GAME Gift Card of an unknown amount (from my housemates' Secret Santa)

    I will be amazed if I've properly finished these by the end of 2017, so I'm very happy.
  11. mrclt1994

    mrclt1994 Hunter

    Cba to take a pic:
    • Charcoal Grey Stone Island sweatshirt with zipper pocket
    • Khaki Stone Island Wool Jumper
    • Black Stone Island bucket hat
    • Navy C.P. Company t-shirt
    • Back scratcher pen
    • Candy sushi
    • Matlesers selection box
    • Tub of smiley face gummy sweets
    • Pack of NEXT boxers x2
    • Pack of Calvin Klein socks x2
    • Jewellery box (I don't know why I received this)
    • Next shirts for work
    • Pack of 3 H&M plain white t-shirts x 2
    • Tube of fruit pastilles
    • Terry's Chocolate Orange segsations box
    • Terry's Chocolate Orange
    • £65 cash
  12. Joe

    Joe School Idol

    Here's the main things that I received, alongside the usual suspects of socks, snacks, smellies and what-have-you.

  13. IncendiaryLemon

    IncendiaryLemon Captain Karen AUKN Staff


    Here's the main batch of stuff that is of interest to people around here. Got clothes and stuff too, but you know, I doubt anyone's too interested in that stuff :p

    Now, here's something a bit more out there:

    My mum knows I like anime, yet she knows nothing about anime. So, she went on eBay and just looked for anime things. That is how I ended up with this; a figure from an obscure 90s movie spin off of a hentai series. I kind of feel as if I have to watch the series now, just so I can appreciate the gift, but the fact I'm going to have to watch two series of hentai because of my mum's christmas present is really weird.

    I also got an anime t-shirt:

    I quite like this myself, but I once again have no idea who the character is, or if she's even from something at all.

    I did mostly get money from people, which I have used to buy
    -Fate/stay night Unlimited Blade Works Part 2
    -Blue Exorcist Complete Collection
    -Bleach Series 16 Part 2
    -Hannibal Season 1-3
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  14. Vashdaman

    Vashdaman Za Warudo

    I wouldn't want to run into you in a dark alleyway. Only joshing, very nice haul, someone splashed out on you. I'd probably wear all that cool tough guy stuff myself if I was rich and wasn't such a man fearing pipsqueak, so I'll stick to my sesame street licensed garbs. Oddly enough though, I've been discovering that wearing Sesame Street garms and dangly ballroom costume earrings only increases the likelihood of being in firing line of macho aggression. Damned if you do damned if you don't.
    @NormanicGrav nice, you got the third best film of all time.

    everyone's hauls are really nice, I just got a packet of shower gel and a tenner. I was still pretty chuffed with that to be honest.
  15. mrclt1994

    mrclt1994 Hunter

    Haha yeah, I'm a fan of the whole football hooligan/Stone Island stuff, I try to mix it with formal wear though, as to not attract certain people trying it with me. Yeah, everyone's hauls are really nice, big or small. Tbh, what really had me looking forward to xmas was the dinner and that certainly didn't disappoint.
  16. Gemsy-chan

    Gemsy-chan Combat Butler

    My haul was smaller than usual as I wanted a new camera for my holiday next year and money to use as spending money.

    I never ask for anime and manga as usually I already have want I want.
  17. Zin5ki

    Zin5ki Railgun

    My anime-related haul consisted of Otaku no Video and The Irresponsible Captain Tylor on DVD.

    But enough of such fancies as that! The best Christmas gifts are the unexpected ones! Only today I received a miniature picture frame in a Christmas cracker, which I quickly put to good use:

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  18. Vashdaman

    Vashdaman Za Warudo

    Oh man, if I got one of those I'd have a Cuban Gooding Jr pic in it in a jiffy!
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  19. Rena Ryuugu

    Rena Ryuugu Oyashiro-Sama

    For Christmas I got:
    Bioshock the Collection for PS4
    Project X Zone for 3DS
    Kindle Fire
    Bath stuff

    Really happy with all the things I got :D
  20. serpantino

    serpantino Straw Hat Pirate

    I got a big box full of bits from my lady with lots of guitar stuff, Blu-rays, exercise stuff, CD's & real ales but I only 1 anime related thing..... Parasyte the movie part 2 (live action) the only problem is I don't have part 1 yet lol so I'll have to get it as soon as I can afford it again.