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BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition

Stilly River Sage 07 Jan 16 - 09:49 PM
GUEST,Ma Cher Hollowfox, c'est St. Nick 07 Jan 16 - 01:36 PM
Hollowfox 27 Dec 15 - 05:22 PM
GUEST,Hollowfox's Nemesis 26 Dec 15 - 10:20 PM
GUEST,The SESSS 26 Dec 15 - 08:01 PM
Stilly River Sage 26 Dec 15 - 10:37 AM
GUEST,Firecat's Out of Alliterations and Acronyms 26 Dec 15 - 10:23 AM
jacqui.c 24 Dec 15 - 01:24 PM
GUEST,Jacqui's Secret Seasonal Santa 23 Dec 15 - 04:58 PM
Hollowfox 22 Dec 15 - 11:23 PM
Anne Lister 22 Dec 15 - 06:27 PM
GUEST,Firecat's finally footresting Secret Santa 22 Dec 15 - 01:12 PM
Rapparee 21 Dec 15 - 09:03 PM
Anne Lister 21 Dec 15 - 03:02 PM
GUEST,Anne Lister's Abstruse Leprechaun 21 Dec 15 - 02:27 PM
GUEST,Firecat's Scurrying Secret Santa 21 Dec 15 - 08:56 AM
GUEST,Hollowfox's Nemesis Santa 19 Dec 15 - 03:02 PM
GUEST,The SESSS 19 Dec 15 - 02:35 PM
billybob 18 Dec 15 - 08:04 AM
GUEST,Hollowfox at work 17 Dec 15 - 04:39 PM
GUEST,Firefox's hardworking Secret Santa 17 Dec 15 - 04:34 PM
GUEST,Billybob's inSANITY CLAUSE 12 Dec 15 - 07:36 PM
Sarah the flute 12 Dec 15 - 10:43 AM
GUEST,Sarah's saucily secret Santa 10 Dec 15 - 11:45 PM
Rapparee 10 Dec 15 - 10:24 AM
GUEST,Hollowfox's Nemesis 09 Dec 15 - 09:26 PM
GUEST,vectis sans cookie 09 Dec 15 - 08:05 PM
GUEST,Vectis' venerable viskery gentleman 09 Dec 15 - 06:16 PM
GUEST,Severn 09 Dec 15 - 03:41 PM
GUEST,The SESSS getting active 09 Dec 15 - 09:04 AM
GUEST,Vectis's overly-venerable Santa 02 Dec 15 - 01:46 PM
billybob 02 Dec 15 - 10:40 AM
Sandra in Sydney 02 Dec 15 - 04:11 AM
GUEST,Sandra in Sydney's Sizzling Secret Santa 01 Dec 15 - 07:24 PM
Severn 01 Dec 15 - 02:42 PM
Rapparee 01 Dec 15 - 09:05 AM
Sarah the flute 01 Dec 15 - 06:55 AM
GUEST,Sarah's saucily secret santa 01 Dec 15 - 02:59 AM
Sarah the flute 30 Nov 15 - 01:23 PM
GUEST,The SESSS 29 Nov 15 - 03:03 PM
Severn 29 Nov 15 - 02:34 PM
Rapparee 28 Nov 15 - 09:18 PM
Sandra in Sydney 28 Nov 15 - 07:21 PM
GUEST,Firefox's Ican'tthinkofanalliteration Santa 28 Nov 15 - 02:54 PM
GUEST,Sandra in Sydney's Sizzling Secret Santa 28 Nov 15 - 10:20 AM
GUEST,Severn 27 Nov 15 - 03:34 PM
Sarah the flute 27 Nov 15 - 10:34 AM
Rapparee 26 Nov 15 - 09:29 PM
GUEST,Billybob's inSANITY CLAUSE 26 Nov 15 - 04:58 AM
billybob 25 Nov 15 - 09:41 PM
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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 07 Jan 16 - 09:49 PM

Hollowfox, I heard from your Santa. I had to talk that person off of a ledge, they were so disconsolate that your parcel had been bounced around by the postal authorities. Please let us know when it arrives, so this individual will stop tying nooses in the barn back behind the house.


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,Ma Cher Hollowfox, c'est St. Nick
Date: 07 Jan 16 - 01:36 PM

Dear Ms Fox,

The flying monkeys (borrowed from a friend who suffered a meltdown) failed in their duty. Miserably failed. I found them playing with your gifts. They have been suitably chastised, bad performance appraisals have been written, and they will not receive good letters of recommendation.

First the elves, and now this!

No matter, my dear. Your gifts have been dispatched via a much more reliable carrier.

Sincerely and apologetically yours,

X

St. Nicholas (his mark)


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: Hollowfox
Date: 27 Dec 15 - 05:22 PM

That's all right, honey, I've got time. Thanks for the update.


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,Hollowfox's Nemesis
Date: 26 Dec 15 - 10:20 PM

Ah, yes. I remember that little adventure. Ah yes, I remember it well.

But I wanted to tell you that the Elf Strike is over. It ended just today, after the scabs replacement workers came and the thugs beat the bejesus out of those whinging, ungrateful executive committee sat down, discussed the grievances, and reached a mutually agreeable solution.

So your gift or gifts will be on its/their way very shortly.


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,The SESSS
Date: 26 Dec 15 - 08:01 PM

SSSSSevern ...it's Ob so quiet....has anything landed yet?

The SESSS - a little worried that maybe the reindeer have done too much rapping and not enough delivering


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 26 Dec 15 - 10:37 AM

;-)


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,Firecat's Out of Alliterations and Acronyms
Date: 26 Dec 15 - 10:23 AM

I just realized that in my haste to catapult the owl, I neglected to identify my Mudcat self in the package. This is 'way too many adventures for one gift - I mean I knew what to get you and everything. So as soon as you let me know it arrived, I'll tell you who I am.


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: jacqui.c
Date: 24 Dec 15 - 01:24 PM

Just can't get the staff, can you! I shall be back in the USA on Monday evening and will let you know when the goodies arrive.

Have a great Christmas.


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,Jacqui's Secret Seasonal Santa
Date: 23 Dec 15 - 04:58 PM

Well, it was you that suggested that the animosity between Taunto and a certain she-elf should cease and a solution be found. Well, apparently their little talk went better than expected and after running around for more gifts to add to what they had accumulated separately, they left the bounty in my office in a bag, both announced that they were taking leave (quite unheard of at this time of year) and they made plane connections for Las Vegas. Who would of thought.

   Anyway, the bag of goodies has been located and is winging its way to you, and you should be pleased.

Rest ye merry,
Santa


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: Hollowfox
Date: 22 Dec 15 - 11:23 PM

Nicely naughty - we must have met! Were you that WONderful soul I met in the dusky dark after the bawdy song session last summer? I kinda hope so...


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: Anne Lister
Date: 22 Dec 15 - 06:27 PM

ooooh, Rap - they look like a lot more fun! But I'll need a lot more mince pies if so!


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,Firecat's finally footresting Secret Santa
Date: 22 Dec 15 - 01:12 PM

The owl has been launched. The slingshot (what you folk call a catapult) was slung yesterday, and I think the snap was strong enough to get the pressie to you by Twelfth Night, perhaps New Years. It's kind of a bare bones trip, no stuffing with my local newspaper so you can see what our funny papers look like, etc. But hey, owls can only carry so much.


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: Rapparee
Date: 21 Dec 15 - 09:03 PM

Anne: Perhaps these scarlet coated gentlefolk were meant?


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: Anne Lister
Date: 21 Dec 15 - 03:02 PM

Scarlet-garbed individuals makes me think of the Household Cavalry, but we don't see much of them in this part of the United Kingdom. Or the local hunt, but they don't usually deliver anything. I will await with eager anticipation. Thank you for letting me know that the package is in transit, at least!

I shall bake a batch of fresh mince pies.


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,Anne Lister's Abstruse Leprechaun
Date: 21 Dec 15 - 02:27 PM

After last year's fiasco, where GOG thought he'd got the sack, the parcel has been entrusted to other scarlet-garbed individuals. This in itself was not particularly simple, as the elf charged with the dispatch was missing for several days, later being discovered at the local timber yard.

My own fault, really. I shouldn't have requested they took your parcel to the post office.


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,Firecat's Scurrying Secret Santa
Date: 21 Dec 15 - 08:56 AM

Too right you are about the nom de mistake. I finally gave up on tracking canoes on the Amazon and hunted down the proper quarry myself. Now I'm going all literary on this project, and sending it by owl. It should be there by Twelfth Night (Old Christmas is my excuse).


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,Hollowfox's Nemesis Santa
Date: 19 Dec 15 - 03:02 PM

Ah! I see that you have been, well, a bit naughty. But you have also been nice. Nicely naughty. But as soon as Rudolf gets his nose job, Prancer gets a new carburetor, Dunder and Blitzen decide who's who, and Elves and Sprites Local 679 approves the new contract with Mrs. Claus your pressie or pressies will be on the way, if the weather clears.


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,The SESSS
Date: 19 Dec 15 - 02:35 PM

SSSSSSSSSSSSSSevern are you looking skyward

We are homing in with that present

Way hey Roll n go

Pull boys pull

And we're bound for Santa - I - ana



The SESSS


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: billybob
Date: 18 Dec 15 - 08:04 AM

Thank you Santa, so excited, the chimney is soot free and I will leave out some carrots for the reindeer. Mince pie and glass of port?


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,Hollowfox at work
Date: 17 Dec 15 - 04:39 PM

Ah, my dear Nemesis. I love and appreciate bats. Anything that eats pests is a friend of mine, so you made the right choice. As for the fish, I've always wanted to try my hand at making lutefisk. Thank you so much for your wise decisions.


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,Firefox's hardworking Secret Santa
Date: 17 Dec 15 - 04:34 PM

You haven't been forgotten. Stupid elves forgot that you row with the current to get down the Amazon. I think they've been hitting the glitterpaint thinner again. RrRrRr.
Note: Apparent playful wordplay for all readers - it is this elf's belief that the post was actually from firecat's hard-working Santa. (A non-participatory elf was doing some head-scratching trying to follow the permutations of the game).


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,Billybob's inSANITY CLAUSE
Date: 12 Dec 15 - 07:36 PM

pressie winging (reindeering) it's way to you!


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: Sarah the flute
Date: 12 Dec 15 - 10:43 AM

ooooooooooh exciting jumping up and down!

StF


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,Sarah's saucily secret Santa
Date: 10 Dec 15 - 11:45 PM

Ho! Ho! Ho!

The elves have loaded the sleigh and we are ready for the off. Just a slight detour via the antipodes to do first but we'll be with you very soon. Watch out there's a prezzie about.

Ho! Ho! Ho!


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: Rapparee
Date: 10 Dec 15 - 10:24 AM

For all for whom I am not the SS:

Well, HERE!!


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,Hollowfox's Nemesis
Date: 09 Dec 15 - 09:26 PM

Little do you know! That peignoir you wanted was taken by a flock of rabid man-eating bats to use as a nest. I assumed that you would not want it, so I have obtained Something Else for you.

I know that you like to cook and so have arranged for some fresh fish to be delivered. Well, they were fresh when they were purchased but with international postal rates being what they are and all I had to do the best I could.

How are things in Garrettsville?


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,vectis sans cookie
Date: 09 Dec 15 - 08:05 PM

YAY! Been away for a while so just picked up my messages. YAY! Gotta Santa! YAY!


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,Vectis' venerable viskery gentleman
Date: 09 Dec 15 - 06:16 PM

Well, my dear Vectis, I have no idea whether you are reading this thread or not, as you have not replied to my previous messages. However, this is to let you know that today a small bundle of gifts has started its journey to you ...let's hope there are no delays.


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,Severn
Date: 09 Dec 15 - 03:41 PM

If you're up dere in da skies, how do I recognize you?

Now, I always have tended to look up to da skies, often in awe and admiration for dem, but if you rap on sky, who can hear you knock?

Can you be airborne simply by reputation? Is there a Rap City in the Wild Blue, where you can stay? If you're not a bird or plane or on another plane altogether, howda you stay up dere? To air is not usually human. To fore-give can be more divine than Andy or pecan candy. To post-give is fore-givable somehow, as you can usually blame it on the post.

Therefore, however you manage it, I'll be anxiously be waiting, hopefully without much wait-loss.

I love a mystery......


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,The SESSS getting active
Date: 09 Dec 15 - 09:04 AM

Look to the skies Severn
Is it a bird? Is it a plane?
No it's the SESSS on a rap

heh heh


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,Vectis's overly-venerable Santa
Date: 02 Dec 15 - 01:46 PM

I realise your name was sliced in two on my last missive, dear Vectis, and this may account for your silence so far as you may not have realised the message was for you.
I am still pondering what to send, but I have no doubt that the elves will, as usual, craft something utterly splendid for you.
In case you were wondering, a fine cognac will be most welcome, and a few Chantenay carrots for the reindeer. I'm doing my best to avoid the mince pies these days - or only eat one or two. Got to watch that waist line, don't you know.


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: billybob
Date: 02 Dec 15 - 10:40 AM

Oh I do have a Santa and he is grinning! Does he know I am in New Jersey,but I will be back home Friday, so I better get the chimney cleaned when I get unpacked?


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 02 Dec 15 - 04:11 AM

I think he is telling you a fib, Santa, I collected my parcel today!

unless you sent 2 parcels?

I was going to leave the pressie you said I could open immediately, but decided not to wait & found a very cute little
crocheted reindeer!

thankyou santa


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,Sandra in Sydney's Sizzling Secret Santa
Date: 01 Dec 15 - 07:24 PM

OK - just had word from Rudolph that he tried to deliver your parcel today but wasn't able to leave it (something about no chimney - that boy just doesn't use horizontal thinking, must be something to do with the reason the nose is so red...). He will try again today, he says.


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: Severn
Date: 01 Dec 15 - 02:42 PM

MC SESSS? Do I have a rapport with a rapper or a Scot?.....

Be careful crossing 'SNoMan's Land, as aircraft rushin' to their destination have been shot down around Turkey Day and we wouldn't want a sleigh among the sleighn.......

The House Brownies have not detected any strange Wee Folk in the neighborhood yet. When they do, they usually set up a party for local and visiting height-challenged folk and their attendant critters. Santa gets fed inside.....

I'm glad to see Sarah's Santa finally appeared after pleading Temporary InSpainity, so she can start happily tootling on her pip with joy while her elves are busy be-avering.....


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: Rapparee
Date: 01 Dec 15 - 09:05 AM

Santas, Santas everywhere,
And the Unsantaed numbers did shrink.
Santas, Santas everywhere --
Give the old elf a drink!
          -- Santa's Tailor, Cold Niche


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: Sarah the flute
Date: 01 Dec 15 - 06:55 AM

WooooooHoooooo I have a Santa Happy happy happy!


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,Sarah's saucily secret santa
Date: 01 Dec 15 - 02:59 AM

Sorry Sarah I have been in Spain preparing for Sinter Klaas this Saturday but have the elves beavering away seeking the perfect pressies for you. See you soon. Tootle Pip!


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: Sarah the flute
Date: 30 Nov 15 - 01:23 PM

Now Firecat has been Santa-ed I am feeling slone and bereft of festive cheer sniff sniff


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,The SESSS
Date: 29 Nov 15 - 03:03 PM

Hey there Severn ...eight or nine
De SESSS got some reindeer all in a line
Sing Heigh Sing Ho
Mind how you go - boy
Rappin with de reindeer tru de snow

Well hey there Severn ...nine or ten
When you gets to the end you begin again
Sing Heigh Sing Ho
Raparees camel he make no show - boy
When I is Rappin with me reindeer tru de snow

Well hey there Severn ...ten or eleven
Dis parcel he coming soon to de Severn
Sing Heigh Sing Ho
Rappin on the camel? no man no - boy
Get Rappin with me reindeer tru de snow


Dey calls me MC SESSS


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: Severn
Date: 29 Nov 15 - 02:34 PM

Thanks, Rap! That narrows it down a bit.....

I hope that someone other than Rapparee has been giving their rapt attention to the wrapping the gift that I will be in rapture (if the PO doesn't rupture) to receive when someone comes rapping at my door (asking where the chimney is).


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: Rapparee
Date: 28 Nov 15 - 09:18 PM

I'll betcha Severn would like to know that I'm his SS. Well, Sev, I ain't.


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 28 Nov 15 - 07:21 PM

thankyou santa & special thanks to the reindeer

sandra


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,Firefox's Ican'tthinkofanalliteration Santa
Date: 28 Nov 15 - 02:54 PM

I have procured your gift from the far Amazon. ASAP I shall wrap it and send it forthwith. (Sorry, not much for rhyming today either).


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,Sandra in Sydney's Sizzling Secret Santa
Date: 28 Nov 15 - 10:20 AM

Well, that reindeer was certainly making sure his hide stayed intact! I have news of his arrival in Oz and it looks like he charmed the customs officials to let him through without any hold up.

Sandra - you can open the package when it reaches you and there is one little item that can be opened immediately. The rest should remain under wraps until the big day.


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,Severn
Date: 27 Nov 15 - 03:34 PM

Dromadarity Forever.....


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: Sarah the flute
Date: 27 Nov 15 - 10:34 AM

So just me n Firecat lacking Santas? Or is Rapparee's camel coming to the rescue?


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: Rapparee
Date: 26 Nov 15 - 09:29 PM

Yes, I am again both Santa and Santee. I won't tell you who I'm santaing for because he/she/both/other/none will know soon enough. Let me say that this year will surpass all previous efforts! For a hint, see here. It won't do you any good, but look anyway.


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: GUEST,Billybob's inSANITY CLAUSE
Date: 26 Nov 15 - 04:58 AM

grin


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Subject: RE: BS: Secret Santa Taunting, 2015 edition
From: billybob
Date: 25 Nov 15 - 09:41 PM

Sniff, no Santa yet for me and I have been. So good!


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