Secret Santa 2023: Post your gifts here!

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I just opened my gift! I got 2 books: The Typewriter Revolution and Python Brain teaser! I don't know who sent it but whoever did thank you very much!
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Just back back from holiday travels to find my secret Santa package!

Inside the first part was a diamond cutting wheel and one of those tiny GameCubes. No 20 year old gummies inside of this one though, apparently my Santa was too hungry to leave those in.
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The last item in there was a Waluigi Hot Wheels Car with a certification saying that it was signed by Charles Martinet! Awesome to have this before Chris Pratt takes over on Waluigi.
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And lastly, a showcase of what happens when you put Waluigi down as one of your interests for 6 years in a row of BitBuilt secret Santa. Thank you for adding to the shrine loopj!
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I apologize for the late post about my secret santa gift! I got a big box in the mail before Christmas from none other than Y2K!
Upon opening it, I was greeted by a very nice letter and a modded PS3 in excellent condition!
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I've never owned a PS3 (or really any modded console) and I've really been wanting to play one!
Unfortunately, I wasn't able to play around with it before leaving for the holidays, but I'm already putting together a list of games to play!
As if this wasn't awesome already, Y2K promised to gift me a Super Audioboy that he's still developing.
The Super Audioboy 3D CAD is looking awesome, so I can't wait to see it at MGC.
(Hopefully Y2K's commitment to finishing it before the convention will motivate me to finish my own projects before then!)
Thank you again for the great gift!
 

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Although this arrived Friday last week I have been super slow to make the post. I have been sitting on some incomplete portables for a bit now and I was mostly in need of buttons. @Kamp had me absolutely ecstatic giving me a treasure trove of buttons toggles and mixed used microprocessors. The total list included:

2x OEM gamecube sticks
2x 3DS sliders
2x Joycon sticks
2x dual action tactile switches
28x(?) orange squishy tacts (NOS)
5x right angle tactile switches
1 set of normal Gamecube buttons and sticks
1 set of red Gamecube buttons and sticks
1 set of black DS face buttons
1 set of clear red DS face buttons
1 ESP32
1 Arduino Pro Micro
1 Seeeduino Xiao
1 Digispark Attiny85

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These will look great on my unfinished G-wii (I swear to god I am gonna finish it this time) that has been following me around like a ghost to 5 different address across 3 states since I printed it back in early 2019. (I would also like to note that me and @YveltalGriffin have the same mouse pad in complementary colours)

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Super excited to get this hardware to use @Kamp! Excited to use the MPUs to add some pizzazz to my projects.
I'm glad my technique of throwing all of the buttons at you worked!
Looks like those red GC buttons will go well with your shell, I can't wait to see it BUTTONED up!
I hope you can get some use out of the other buttons and the MCUs!
 

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I apologize for the late post about my secret santa gift! I got a big box in the mail before Christmas from none other than Y2K!
Upon opening it, I was greeted by a very nice letter and a modded PS3 in excellent condition!
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I've never owned a PS3 (or really any modded console) and I've really been wanting to play one!
Unfortunately, I wasn't able to play around with it before leaving for the holidays, but I'm already putting together a list of games to play!
As if this wasn't awesome already, Y2K promised to gift me a Super Audioboy that he's still developing.
The Super Audioboy 3D CAD is looking awesome, so I can't wait to see it at MGC.
(Hopefully Y2K's commitment to finishing it before the convention will motivate me to finish my own projects before then!)
Thank you again for the great gift!
You're welcome my guy! Hope you enjoy it!
 
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Oops, guess I forgot I was supposed to post my gift (•_•; ).

When I got to the mailbox one day and opened it, I saw a large box stuffed in there. I immediately said out loud, "That's a big package."
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I couldn't find their username anywhere, sooo...

(I'm going to put them in the order in which I found them.)

When I opened the box, the first thing I found was a box of McDonold's Pokemon trading cards!
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A custom-painted GameCube controller shell!
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I will most definitely be installing this on a GameCube controller, as soon as I get one.

A Red and Blue Pokemon Tranier card!
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Teen Titans!
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I will be binge-watching the entire series now.

Chinese Rubik's Cube?
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And finally. An entire Wii!! (•o•)!
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- I wish I got something as good as this for the person I got. I didn't even get him what he asked for! \(•`-´•)ノ
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I am very happy to inform that I finally got my gift :D

It is a very big box so let's see what's inside:

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First thing we got is a teddy red pikmin :D OMG this is amazing

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For the next item we have some Skittles, I really like those

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A bag of Penne pasta, will have this cook as soon as I can :)

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Then we got a a can of Pirouline, really like those chocolate bars

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And also some Tortilla Chips, holiday themed and everything

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Some M an Ms :D

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A milk chocolate can, this seems to be a very delicious breakfast

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We also got a box of cereal, I actually love these, and the almonds on it are very delicious

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Got a box of cake mix, gonna pull out my Girlfriend's skill to have this one baked asap

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Then we have a bag of mini Marshmallows

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A gaming RGB keyboard which looks so nice

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And the best thing for last, and also a very good choice as I was in need of one of this. A set of screwdriver bits and very useful tools :D I could not ask for more.

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And everything together

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Thank you very much @CrispModz for such awesome gift, this made me very happy, and I will keep the red pikmin next to me in my desk, right next to my beaten up tux penguin lol.

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Oops, guess I forgot I was supposed to post my gift (•_•; ).

When I got to the mailbox one day and opened it, I saw a large box stuffed in there. I immediately said out loud, "That's a big package."
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I couldn't find their username anywhere, sooo...

(I'm going to put them in the order in which I found them.)

When I opened the box, the first thing I found was a box of McDonold's Pokemon trading cards!
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A custom-painted GameCube controller shell!
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I will most definitely be installing this on a GameCube controller, as soon as I get one.

A Red and Blue Pokemon Tranier card!
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Teen Titans!
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I will be binge-watching the entire series now.

Chinese Rubik's Cube?
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And finally. An entire Wii!! (•o•)!
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- I wish I got something as good as this for the person I got. I didn't even get him what he asked for! \(•`-´•)ノ
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I'm glad it was a good gift, sorry i forgot the username.
 

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In a pretty funny turn of events, @CrashBash was my secret santa (I was his last year)! He absolutely HOOKED ME UP with a lunchbox, blanket, box cutter (with tons of extra blades), some solder wire, electric salt and pepper grinders, a tumbler, and a sticky pallet! The best gifts are the ones you use every day, and these absolutely fit the bill. Thank you so much homie <3<3<3

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@CrazyGadget Glad you liked it! I'm admittedly not great at gifting, so I try to find things that are useful. Hope that solder will last ya a long time haha.

We've talked over PM's about it, but I was also going to give Crazy a title here on the forums. Turns out @Stitches beat me to it by a few days.
 

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@CrazyGadget Glad you liked it! I'm admittedly not great at gifting, so I try to find things that are useful. Hope that solder will last ya a long time haha.

We've talked over PM's about it, but I was also going to give Crazy a title here on the forums. Turns out @Stitches beat me to it by a few days.
Apologies for the inb4
 
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Alrighty. Better late then never.
Took me a bit to try to hunt down my secret santa sender. Not gonna lie. Wasn't any of the people i expected.
This year my guy was @CrazyGadget
And as a fellow 3d printing um..... enthusiast.... i have a couple rolls of filament. The mild 150 kg or so... Just a couple.
He sent me my favorite storage containers. Some printdry vacuum containers.
To anyone that has filament.. get these. They are pricy but worth it. Didnt really get any before use pics but they go well with the other 4 sets i have lol, well minus the dinge tint... not sure if they changed batch plastic or not.

thanks crazygadget for supporting my hoading addiction.
Edit: i suck at typing these kinds of things.
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