In our family we go to Grandma's for Christmas Eve and have presents waiting that she bought. We then have the "santa" gifts that in our family are left sitting in the living room, unwrapped, with some arrangement done (such as a game deck hooked up to the TV). Then when everyone is awake we open the presents we got each other. Then we go to our other Grandma's for Christmas dinner and just chill out there most of the day. She usually just gives us money for Christmas...without going too deep we're kindof at odds with that side of the family right now.
At the moment:
$570 from Grandma (which will be used to get a new phone or a PS3 if I get a new phone as a gift with the rest in savings).
$30 in iTunes giftcards (which I cannot use since I do not own an iPod, and since my current MP3 player is only 3 months old I know I won't be getting one either (theres a good reason my Christmas list specifically said "Rhapsody"))
New wallet, cologne, steering wheel cover, and $25 in Best Buy giftcards.
...and I know my little brother is getting a new DS to replace his busted one (unless mom and dad went over my head as well and bought something else completely), and he is getting Season 1 and 2 of MXC on DVD (I got him that).
• A Lion's Tale by Chris Jericho (Paperback) • Assorted candies • Gumy headphones • Jeopardy! 2009 Calendar • Ken Jennings's Trivia Almanac [8,888 Questions in 365 Days] • Legacy of Stone Cold Steve Austin (3 Discs) • Million Dollar Password box game • Ric Flair: The Definitive Collection (3 Discs) • Rob Van Dam: One of a Kind (2 Discs) • Scratch-off tickets I won $13 on • The Best of Password (4 Discs) • TNA iMPACT! for Wii • Twist of Fate: The Matt & Jeff Hardy Story (2 Discs) • Viva la Raza: The Legacy of Eddie Guerrero (3 Discs) • WWE Hell in a Cell (3 Discs)
Just got my gifts: Another nice polo shirt Shea Goodbye DVD Christmas Classics DVD An Emerson SDTV (Been wanting a new tube set for my bedroom. That's where my old video game systems are.) An Olympus FE-20 digital camera
Going to my Aunt's later to get my last gift, which is probably either gonna be Final Fantasy VII for the PSX or Guitar Hero: World Tour for the 360.
My gifts included: White Brett Favre jersey Blue Chris Drury jersey Rangers jacket A new computer chair Simpsons season 11 DVD The Critic DVD Tropic Thunder DVD The Dark Knight DVD Donkey Kong Jenga A sweater Some Fusion razor blades and $6 won in lottery tickets
Post by GuyOfOwnage on Dec 25, 2008 9:53:01 GMT -5
- AC/DC - For Those About To Rock CD - The Nightmare on Elm Street Collection on DVD - Batman: The Complete Animated Series on DVD - A new electric razor (the one I got last year didn't work for me for some unknown reason) - Clothes. Plenty of clothes. Socks, jeans, sweaters, a winter coat, assorted items like that. - A LOT of chocolate and candy that will most certainly add several inches to my waist line. - $45 in gift certificates to Galaxy Cinemas (small Canadian theater chain) - $10 Wal-Mart gift certificate
Post by Mr. Emoticon Man, TF Fan on Dec 25, 2008 10:05:10 GMT -5
-DragonQuest IV for the DS from my brother -Rune Factory 2 for the DS and a home-made blanket from my mother -A $5 gift card to McDonalds from one of the little kids I work with at the tutoring company I work at.
And that's all I got worth mentioning. I can't wait to use that gift card, too, as I love me some McDonald's milkshakes.
Post by Koda, Master Crunchyroller on Dec 25, 2008 10:10:06 GMT -5
Well here's my complete list of things:
- $75 from Step-Grandma - OU Windbreaker f/ ^ - $50 from Step-Grandpa - $10 worth of Burger King gift cards f/ ^ - $70 from parents - Real live steel katana with carved dragon handle with a story on it - Jawa bobble head - Chewbacca bobble head from younger sister - Superbad UMD for PSP from youngest sister - SoHo woven cotton beanie
Post by Koda, Master Crunchyroller on Dec 25, 2008 10:28:04 GMT -5
Oh, and my Step-grandma gave my step-dad two tickets to the December 31st Oklahoma City Thunder game. Their opponent? The Golden State Warriors, so the Thunder actually have a chance to win! And I'll be going to the game!
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Post by LCR, Formerly Blue Nova on Dec 25, 2008 10:56:56 GMT -5
A 5 DVD set on the American Civil War A board game Two t-shirts A sweater Two pairs of dress pants Chikara Global Gauntlet Night 1 DVD A calendar Candy Some books I wanted to read 2008 Ted Petty Invitational DVDs Money
The best place to find a helping hand is the end of your own arm.
- Seinfeld Scene It - Disney/Pixar Box Set (Toy Story - Ratatouille) - Wall-E - Robot Chicken Season 3 - Lego Batman for Wii - Lego Indiana Jones for Wii - Dark Knight Calendar - 2 pairs of jeans and a belt from AE - 2 shirts from Hollister - Texas A&M tailgating chair - Cash and gift cards totaling about $600
I want to use the cash to buy a HDTV but I might just put it into the bank. Who knows.
Edit: Forgot to mention a few weeks ago my family all got new cell phones since our contracts ran out. I got a BlackBerry.