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General Chat Thread, Christmas Card / Gift Count! in General; Originally Posted by tech_guy 8 cards, 1 bottle of aftershave, 1 box of chocs, and an unexpected kiss and a ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    8 cards, 1 bottle of aftershave, 1 box of chocs, and an unexpected kiss and a grope from a rather fetching female member of staff....
    Really aren't you lucky!! Might this certain member of staff be frequenting your office more often then?

    D

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    31 cards from staff, 3 bottles of wine, 1 Champagne (head) plus a present from one of the kids I haven't opened yet. My lot broke up yesterday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by danrhodes View Post
    Really aren't you lucky!! Might this certain member of staff be frequenting your office more often then?

    D
    I hope not - my wife would kill me if she found out!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    I hope not - my wife would kill me if she found out!
    What she doesn't know won't hurt her

    One card... and everyone here got a card from that person

    Only started a few months ago though so not expecting a lot

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    Update so from staff: -

    Few cards

    Box of chocs
    unopened present
    Present for my Son from one of the staff

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    2 cards, shortbread and a create of beer.

    Can't crack it open yet though

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    Got a great present from my boss: a sort of calendar featuring a weird website for every day of the year.
    I'm glad its a good one as it is still the ONLY present I have got. *sigh*

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    I've had a few cards from kids this year and even one from an ex-pupil. One card from a TA but we have a charity board thing that you can use instead of giving out cards.

    And a bottle of wine from one of the teachers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sylv3r View Post
    Quite a few cards
    Money Box and bottle of JD - in my secret santa
    £20 HMV vouchers
    Box of celebrations
    3 x bottles of wine
    Chocolate Santa Claus
    10 bottles of bud
    box of quality street
    1 day to go!

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    this year -

    10 cards
    4 bottle's of carling
    1 x 12pk of carling

    Last year I got a trip to one of the boxes at the Villa, with free xmas meal and free booze all afternoon

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    So far i've got 9 cards, 3 bottles of larger - 500ml, 4 bottles of larger - 330ml, bottle of wine, bottle of christmas ale with a pint glass and a small christmas tree.

    Reason behind the christmas tree was the ex split up with me, so i didn't feel like getting a tree this year, but one of our admin girls bought one and gave it to me, it's about the size of a terrastation, maybe a bit bigger, and it's real so i can plant it after christmas.

    Crikey i'm sad, measuring things compared to a terrastation.....

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    Xmas gift count so far (from staff):

    Cards x 9
    Wine x 1
    Chocs x 3
    Bonus from staff fund x 1
    Unknown gift x 2

    That is all just personal gifts / cards to me - there is a few more presents bought for the whole department, like chocs + biscuits etc.

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    1 card nothing else. (and that was from our cleaner)

    3 people have tried to give me bottles of stuff (wine etc...) you'd thin they'd know me well enough after 3 years to realise I don't drink!

    What is the fascination in giving people booze??? Laziness, can't be bothered to think of anything original?????

    </rant>

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    Got a bottle of Mount Gay rum today which makes me the winner
    You can stuff all the girly beers and chocolates

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    I've received absolutely nothing! Had a card in my pigeon hole earlier and got all excited only to notice it wasn't for me - Bah!!

    We are exchanging Secret Santa gifts during break time though, so here's hoping for something good. Although, i'm more likely to get a Mug with a supposedly funny slogan on it..



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