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Secret Santa 09 - PMs SENT!!!!!!!!!

on: November 15, 2009, 03:54:07 pm
It's this season of the year again and this time I will do it, because Panda is busy.
Better be nice, you don't want to draw my wrath  >:(

The Secret Santa, for those who are not familiar with it, is an annoymous gift exchanging activity.
Basically, you will be making a present for someone and receiving another one.l
The catch is that you know who you are giving it to, but not who is giving it to you, which makes it a very enjoyable and thrilling activity.
In our case, since we are Pixelation and all, we will be dealing with "pixel gifts".

Only those who sign up in this thread will be able to take part in it.
If you intend to do so, read carefully this thread.

First of all, here are some things you should be aware of:

  • For signing up, you must reply to this thread with a post along the lines of "I sign up" or "Count me in".
    Any message without a clear response will be ignored.
  • Also, when signing up, please put a couple of facts about you. What you like or dislike, hobbies, or whatever you think that would help the gift making.
  • Please only sign up if you are 100% sure you will be able to make something for your partner.
    If you sign up and do not deliver anything by the due date, you will get a strike and won't be able to participate in the Secret Santa next year.
    Be considerate and think about your partner. How would you feel if you didn't get a gift yourself?
  • Rawsushi, Zolthorg, Ro83rt and PASSOUT can not sign up since they did not deliver presents last year. Tough cookie.


The sign up starts today (November 15th, 2009), and will be open until November 23rd.
You can sign up until I temporarily close the thread, so don't miss your chance.
Once closed, no more participants will be accepted.

Shortly after the sign up is over, you will receive a PM (Personal Message) with the name of the person you have to pixel for.
Then you will have until December 23rd to finish your gift.

Once you are done with yours, please PM me the gift and your partner's name, so I can organize the whole thing before Christmas.

So remember:
  • November 15th-23rd - Secret Santa Sign up
  • November 24th - PM Send out (You will receive your partner's name in your PM)[/s]
  • DEADLINE CHANGE!!! December 25th, 5:00pm GMT +1 - Last day to send in your gift

If you have any questions feel free to ask in this thread or PM me



Q&A

What is a "Pixel Gift"?
A pixel gift is basically a pixel art piece you will be giving your partner. It can be anything, from an animation, to an avatar or a full fledged picture.
Whatever you want, as long as it is pixelled.

I will be away on December 23rd, Can I still participate?
Sure. You do not have to deliver the gift exactly ON December 23rd. You can send it in as soon as you are done (actually I would recommend everyone to do this).
So as long as you can deliver it on time, you are good to go.

How are you going to pick the partners?
First I will be assigning everyone a number according to the order you sign up.
Then I will be running this random sequence generator and everyone will get a new number.
After that I will re-run the generator once again to pick the order.

I couldn't finish my gift... Can I send in a WIP?
Yes, but you will still get a strike, and you must finish it as soon as you can. Or else!  >:(

Can I pixel a gift for someone that is not my partner?
Sure, feel free to make extra gifts, but before that focus on your partner's.



Wrapping



On the Secret Santa thread, all the gifts will be wrapped (hyperlinked) in one of these wrappers.
You can pick one for your partner (when doing so, address to them as A2 or B3 etc).
In case you don't choose one, a random one will be assigned.


Participants

  • 8bitty :santastic:
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  • darchangel :santastic:
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  • Dr D
  • eldiabolito :santastic:
  • Elk :santastic:
  • Emtch
  • EyeCraft :santastic:
  • Fry :santastic:
  • heyy13 :santastic:
  • huZba :santastic:
  • ilkke :santastic:
  • Indigo :santastic:
  • Jad :santastic:
  • Jeremy :santastic:
  • JJ Naas :santastic:
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  • Larwick :santastic:
  • Lizzrd :santastic:
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  • Maru :santastic:
  • Memo :santastic:
  • Mush :santastic:
  • ndchristie :santastic:
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  • Pawige :santastic:
  • pgil
  • Pixelized
  • Photocopier :santastic:
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  • Radiation-Gloves.Drugs :santastic:
  • Red_Mist :santastic:
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Re: Secret Santa 09 Signup!

Reply #1 on: November 15, 2009, 10:29:15 pm
SIGN UP GET

I like surrealism, vibrant colors, ridiculousness, or anything really. making sense is optional. I like an imagination, so go wild.

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Re: Secret Santa 09 Signup!

Reply #2 on: November 15, 2009, 10:35:31 pm
Count me in!(A3 please)
yus!
Pixelation secret Santa is definitely one of favorite christmas traditions! :y:
For my giftmaker:
I Like Batman,Cool monsters,Funky colors,robots and Mockups, (snow)!...but i also like originality,if you come up with something awesome, then do that!
(also if It's not too much to ask it would be really awesome if the gift came with a bit of poetry)
Sooo looking forward to this ;D

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Re: Secret Santa 09 Signup!

Reply #3 on: November 15, 2009, 10:53:38 pm
I'M IN! E4, por favor.

I like very big and very small.

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Re: Secret Santa 09 Signup!

Reply #4 on: November 15, 2009, 10:55:56 pm
Sign me up!

I like nature, weird animals, and retro palettes. I like beer. I like the Venture Bros. I like the Mighty Boosh. I like Kurt Vonnegut. I like low-budget sci-fi (more Dr. Who than Star Trek). I like birds. I like dogs. I like David Lynch. I like Sesame Street. I also like surprises.
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Re: Secret Santa 09 Signup!

Reply #5 on: November 15, 2009, 11:02:37 pm
I'm IN  ;D :crazy:
- I like steampunky/sci-fi stuff, mock-ups, grim realism (like bleak weather and stuff) and atmosphere.
- I dislike anim/manga
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Re: Secret Santa 09 Signup!

Reply #6 on: November 15, 2009, 11:42:35 pm
Oh go on then.. I'm feeling in a generous and giving mood - even though Christmas isn't celebrated here ;)

E5 looks like a nice shaped box.. doesn't need to be too big, pixel art is pretty small in size anyway.

-Z-

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Edit: Just to avoid confusion, this was indeed a 'count me in'

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Edit again: (seeming as others are mentioning likes/dislikes)

Likes:
  • Anything to do with little wizards or magic
  • isometric stuff
  • sci-fi
  • fantasy
  • twisted reality
  • satire
  • culture
  • wildlife
  • indie games
  • ...

Dislikes:
  • anime/manga
  • dollz
  • sport
  • spiders
« Last Edit: November 16, 2009, 01:47:55 am by Zoggles »

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Re: Secret Santa 09 Signup!

Reply #7 on: November 15, 2009, 11:52:01 pm
Here I am being in!  Egads!

To the sap lucky person that gets paired to make me a picture, I like what you have going on, sir or ma'am.  I enjoy your mustard, and your nerve!  But besides that, a little more helpful pocket of information to go on could be compiled into a list as such too, I suppose; let me add that following this:

Needless robotics (a great example of this is how on Sonic the Hedgehog, you're constantly busting things open and tiny mechanical woodland critters scamper away.  What the heck, society?  What's the point of a mechanical squirrel?  Is there a mechanical walnut epidemic?  I approve)
3D Glasses
Dogs with leather pilot headgear and goggles sticking their heads out windows with floppy ears flying
Pigtails
Boobies
The obligatory nostalgic NES theme
Mustaches
Adventure Games of yore
Spoofy mock-up de-makes
Comic books
Scientist babes


For my dislikes:
Anime, unless it is parodying itself on purpose (think Perfect Hair Forever in spirit)
Julia Roberts


I will like whatever I'm given, but as I am a person who lives in a lot of indecision I thought I would give some basis to work off of just in case the person that gets me is too.  Also, this will be my first secret santa since I discovered this place so I'm very excited!
« Last Edit: November 17, 2009, 12:08:33 am by Argyle »
Thanks Mush, adcrusher524, Ego, and iLKke!

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Re: Secret Santa 09 Signup!

Reply #8 on: November 15, 2009, 11:54:49 pm
Meh, screw it. COUNT ME IN!(D2)


I'm pretty anal, soooo...

Likes:

Comics:(favorite is The Maxx,cause Sam Keith is awesome) The Maxx, Y-The Last Man, Preacher, Watchmen, Ex-Machina, Sandman, Fables, etc., Captain America is mah' boy...

Games: pretty much, any type of fighting game(Capcom fighters being my fav)
Sports: American Football, Carolina Panthers, Boxing
Food: anything Mexican(of course,  :P)

Movies: Sunshine, Adaptation, Children of Men, No Country for Old Men, Berry Gordy's The Last Dragon, Killer Klowns from Outer Space, Unforgiven, There will be Blood, most Pixar movies

Music: keep it heavy please...heavy METAL that is(mainly of the death metal variety): Dismember, Hypocrisy, Behemoth, Amon Amarth, Nile, Kataklysm, Gojira, Kalmah, Iron Maiden and others
 
other: LOVE animation, Enjoy silliness, masses and masses of it. Nature, animals, the bright side of darkness,comfortable silence, kindness, big booty women-folk(of the brunette variety, por favor), Randomness, intricate masks....seriously, I could go on...

Doesn't like:

Anime, Manga,Furries, anything dealing with with Pokemon,
Nothing too religious, not too fond of birds,cats, Final Fantasy, Chibi's, or Dolls, NPA, angry grumbling Batman's, Nolan-verse Joker clones...anything tweener bopper related...I'm sure there's more, but I don't want to seem like too much of a negative Nancy...

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Re: Secret Santa 09 Signup!

Reply #9 on: November 16, 2009, 12:02:42 am
Yay, I'm so excited!  :crazy: I wanted to do last year's, but missed it.

Sign me up!

To whoever, I likes:

Vibrant, colorful, maybe cute stuff over dark and grimy.
Maybe something that makes me think, mysterious.
Crazy/weird/silly/stupid/insane things, that don't really make sense.

If you want/need some specifics to work with, or for inspiration maybe, here you go:

<3 Supervillains(Venom, Joker) (Was going to put superheroes, but then I decided that I like those supervillains much more.) (Would totally love a venom or joker gift!)
Skulls
Stars
Chains
Oh, definitely chicks!

Dislikes:
Robots
Cyberpunk
Space/Futuristic themes (Unless it's something like... Animals mounted with lasers or some shit.. we all know that's f'n awesome.)
Retro/Low-Res
Dullness/Monotonicity

I won't be picky, though, if you can't do anything with those, then that's fine with me, I'll love whatever I'm given.  ;)

Btw - Love the banner.
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Re: Secret Santa 09 Signup!

Reply #10 on: November 16, 2009, 12:10:13 am
Add me to the list, too!  ;D

I like pretty girls.  With or without mustaches...   ::)
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Re: Secret Santa 09 Signup!

Reply #11 on: November 16, 2009, 12:10:20 am
AH! Sign me up!

I like well..... anything so weird it makes your brain hurt.

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Reply #12 on: November 16, 2009, 12:28:19 am
Sign me up! I'm a fan of scenery, soccer, renaissance art, landscapes, powerful colors and themes with an impact.

I also love anything to do with birds or owls. ;D

But yup, anticipating this with a passion!

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Reply #13 on: November 16, 2009, 12:42:06 am
I am in!
Will edit later. :)

Likes:

Indie gaming
Game mockups
steampunk
Crossover Genres(ie cowboy+sci fi)
Epic fantasy
Sci fi
Exploration
Something cute/uplifting

Books: Bone, Dinotopia, Star Wars, The Chronicles of Narnia
Comics: Looking for Group, Real life, Double Fine Action, Garfield, Get Fuzzy, Tasha's Comic
Music: iiPause.net, Ubiktunes, Pterodactycl squad, Overclocked Remix.com, vgmusic.com
Artists: Orioto, Kaiseto, Squirrelsquid, anything from conceptships.org
Games I've played lately: Runescape, Children of Mana, Small World, Ladders 2, Tasha's game, TDC halloween games, Fantastic Contraption, Outer Empires, Trashman Demo

(There, that should give you enough ideas.)

I can't wait to get started for someone!
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Re: Secret Santa 09 Signup!

Reply #14 on: November 16, 2009, 12:47:49 am
I AM IN.

I like. Hey I dunno I like lots of stuff so it's more about what I want this time.

Hmm.

I either want something that explodes a ridiculous amount with or without muscles.

Or something that's very robot-y but sort of philosophical at the same time.

I'd like something with a contrast between something cute and something brutal. But that's up to you. Is that enough?

Oh and I don't mean something brutal killing something cute. If you make that I will possibly cry. (actually maybe this will make me extremely happy? I don't even know!)

That's all! <3
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Reply #15 on: November 16, 2009, 12:53:26 am
I'm joing in :o....after all the times I've skipped it

I like.....IRONY!
Shamanic stuff too.....psychodelics =O optical illusions, make me something weird (but true), something I cant predict!

If you want to know subjects, I like V for Vendetta the comic, Watchmen the comic (alan moore's stuff in general), NES and SNES megaman, Beatemups, SoulReaver, Yoji Shinkawa's Art, MGS1 2 & 3, The Tick, MC Escher, PRISMS, Dali, Fight Club, H.R Giger, Alex Grey, Calvin & Hobbes, Boston Public, Cowboy Beebop, Ren & Stimpy, Seinfeld, The Tick, Dr.House, Reboot,Vision of Escaflowne, The Wall movie (pink floyd too).....stuff  
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Re: Secret Santa 09 Signup!

Reply #16 on: November 16, 2009, 01:29:52 am
I am in!! I like fantasy and sci-fi stuff in general, babes, big ridiculous armor, the colors yellow and orange... Stuff like that I guess. Cats are cool too. Basically whatever though!

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Reply #17 on: November 16, 2009, 01:35:04 am
I'm in  :)

I like Metal Gear, Epicness, RPGs, Uncharted, Creativity, Christmas spirit!

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Reply #18 on: November 16, 2009, 01:48:27 am
In it!

A4 for my gift that I will give.

I like octopuses. Otherwise, I'm a huge fan of clever and humorous artwork. If not either of those, then something bright and colorful. But ultimately, I'd rather my SS to produce something that makes them feel happy and accomplished.

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Reply #19 on: November 16, 2009, 02:15:07 am
I'm in!

Things I like.... things I like.... hrmmmm.... Well.... I like being.... decisive? Not workin out too well at the moment though :P

Seriously though, I LOVE art in all forms, comics, cartoons, fine art, not so fine art, pixel art, fantasy art, realism, surrealism, subrealism, yellowsubmarealism, cg, 3d, teepee, squeegee, hebeegeebees, etc. Anything that has to do with art, so obviously, I'll love whatever anyone makese for me. Seeing art and wondering how it was created, how exactly someone makes something fantastic or horrible, or horribly fantastic is a hobby that I am completely and utterly obsessed with. So.... to make it a little more readable... I want a present made with pixels, made by you.... my secret Santa... free reign is a wonderful gift! :D

By the way, you guys (Pixelation) ROCK :)

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Reply #20 on: November 16, 2009, 03:08:08 am
For better or for worse; I AM IN!

To my generous gift-maker, I like Legend of Zelda, Apocalyptic cities, Morgan Freeman, Stephen King books, Banjo Kazooie, and forests. (Google saves lives Google saves lives Google saves lives...)

This should be fun.  ;D
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Reply #21 on: November 16, 2009, 04:10:47 am
I've never done this before but this year i will do it. I'm in!

I like Rays (favourite is the tiger ray) and Deep Space Nine (well all startrek except enterprise, but you can't go wrong with ds9). Also reading, eating, music and starcraft.

Go nuts!

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Re: Secret Santa 09 Signup!

Reply #22 on: November 16, 2009, 04:27:53 am
Sign me in!

I'll like pretty much anything, but if you're looking for ideas I like:

Wacky palettes
Colours
SciFi (esp. Star Wars)
Fantasy
Science Fiction/Fantasy ( :o )
Dinosaurs (especially Dromeosaurids :D )
Flight of the Conchords
MUSE
Rock Music in general
Tetris
Warhammer
Girls ^^
Guitars
Post Apocalyptic stuff
Mythology
Cute Stuff
Weird Stuff
France and things
Robots
WATCHMEN
Pretty much any other mainstream-ish comic.

And creativity :3

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Reply #23 on: November 16, 2009, 04:49:28 am
COUNT ME IN, IM IN, I WANAN BE IN, LET GET IN, GO IN, INSIDE THIS, GET ON THE LIST, IN IN IN  :y:
(B2) for my parnet and... A5 for an extra gift :D

here is what i like
I LIKE PIXELS!!!......        ....      ...   ....      ...   ...    jajaja... joking...
- Girls! ^^-
- 8bit music or chip music and make music with my gameboy and trackers.
- tribal and vintage stuff from 50's,60's,70's and 80's
- old video games consoles and graphics
- bight colors, retro colors and green palettes
- play with my DS and Wii with my friends
- friendly robots
- enjoy life, travel and basically ENJOY THE MOMMENTS....

what i dislike
- pokemons!!! (i dont hate them, but i just dont like! XD)
- war or violence in general + dump ppl
- sad colors or dark gotic/emo/patriotic palette
- live without music and ladies!!!
- talk about politics, religion and goverments.


What i do on pixel (sorry my website is down and underconstruction!  :'( hope have it done for the end of this santa event :D)
http://pixeljoint.com/p/9313.htm?pg=1&sec=icons

Part of my music
http://www.mixpod.com/playlist/35033404


lol this post sounds more like a confesion!! XDDDD..... i confessed I'm guilty!... plllzz dont kill the catt!!  :'( :'( :'( :'(

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Re: Secret Santa 09 Signup!

Reply #24 on: November 16, 2009, 05:39:32 am
I'm in.

And as always I enjoy the finer things in life, such as sprite-scaled palm trees on an endless stretch of highway, delicious fruits with specular highlights just waiting to be collected and the subtle breast physics of a female fighter's idle stance. Other things of interest include pulp and paperback novels, pinball dot-matrix animations, fast food iconography, roller derby, dogs playing poker and the future as envisioned in 1983.

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Re: Secret Santa 09 Signup!

Reply #25 on: November 16, 2009, 06:19:40 am
"I sign up" or "Count me in".

I like red and yellow metal.
Big, thick guns.
Jet packs.
Jelly.
And chicken.

Thank you.
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Reply #26 on: November 16, 2009, 07:13:47 am
I'm in  ;D

likes:

colourful stuff
:3 faces and/or cute stuff
creativity
imaginitive stuff
interesting patterns
originality
16 colour palettes
psychology
nature scenes
things that are inexplicably purple and/or contain hue shift abuse
weird stuff

dislikes:

anything related to anime/manga
anything that relates to christmas whatsoever
excessive dithering

PJ favourites

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Re: Secret Santa 09 Signup!

Reply #27 on: November 16, 2009, 08:40:01 am
I'll sign up.

Interests:
Deep sea exploration
Outer space
alien planets/lifeforms/landscapes
Sci-fi

Hobbies/careers:
Film-making
Stand-up comedy
Writing
Illustration

Films/TV:
80s Slasher films!
2001: A Space Odyssey
Twin Peaks
X-Files
Mr Show
Freaked
Altered States
Evil Dead 2

That should be enough.

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Reply #28 on: November 16, 2009, 09:05:15 am
I want to sign up

Dislike:

Manly stuff like cars or anything, IM GAY.
but that doesn't mean I only like pink colored stuff...

Like:

Fantasythemed stuff with fairytale stuff, preferably a mixture of Medieval and steampunk or so!
I love art and especially the scenery type with big canvas.

I also love originality when drawing monsters or such...
Saturated palettes make me feel warm, which I need quite ooften in this desaturated world :(

Sidenote: I DONT BELIEVE IN SANTA!

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Reply #29 on: November 16, 2009, 09:29:01 am
Count me in, please...

I like: comics (Batman, Daredevil, Judge Dredd, Green Lantern), Thundercats, TMNT, the 'Discworld' novels, RPGs, sci-fi/fantasy (most preferably Star Wars), game mock ups, board games with miniatures...

Apart from the above, please feel free to pixel whatever you like... After all, a gift is a gift...

Thank you, very much...

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Reply #30 on: November 16, 2009, 09:31:11 am
I'm in!  In in in!  (E4)

Pretty excited about this project...

I like: cute animals, hot chicks, explosions, super stylised artwork, abstract locations, Ghostbusters, Street Figther, Super Mario, Fatal Frame/Project Zero, Japanese horror films, The Prodigy, retro anime, Pingu... Sorry, tried to list a lot of stuff so the pic's a surprise!  
I don't like: boring landscape (realistic mountain, river, trees), furries.

Many thanks
Rik

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Reply #31 on: November 16, 2009, 11:47:25 am
I sign up!

Like:
Kawaii stuff,Cute monster (look pokmon),Roleplay game,ecchi/hentai,Anime (my favs: Naruto,One Piece,Bleach,Death Note),Manga,Insects (my favs: Mantis,Scalopendra,Scorpions and Spiders),Horror and Martial Arts Movies.

Dislike:
I don't like a much vehicles stuff,yaoi,music dance/hip pop.

thanks ^^

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Reply #32 on: November 16, 2009, 12:36:40 pm
First, count me in! And I think C3 looks nice enough.
Second, that new banner made my really laugh. Great work!

Things I like? Well, I utmost adore Miyazaki Hayao (as a human being, artist and director). I really enjoy good made animation but I mostly dislike popular anime series (mostly technical-wise. The story is based on a manga, so that's a different story). I think I have a soft spot for atmospheric skies and landscapes (because of Shinkai Makoto, google him!!!) and lately I enjoy observing little details in every day life. I really like digging into something, reading the same thing or looking the same movies over and over again and I dislike stuff which I can't enjoy multiple times - I think :) I'm really impressed by hardworkers and often grumble over lazy people (and myself).

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Re: Secret Santa 09 Signup!

Reply #33 on: November 16, 2009, 01:39:58 pm
Please sign me up!  :)

Likes: My fav game right now is Borderlands, Uncharted 2 or Metal Gear Solid series. (I love seeing 3D characters become 2D sprites~ *hinthint*) I also love Angelic Pretty lolita fashion, the colour pink, cute things, Gitaroo Man, Katamari, Ragnarok Online, Anything Ghibli, Tekkon Kinkreet, dolls, and hot dudes (RE4 Leon is pretty high on my hotness scale if you're wondering. Mmm~ could fry an egg on him.) I also like humour, and surprises. Nice surprises, that is... :D

Dislikes: Landscapes, Furries, Mecha, Cars, Kirby, Retro gaming 80s - I missed the golden era :C, Pokemon, lack of creativityyy.

Sidenote: Please don't give me rikfuzz. We live together, so that would totally defy the point of this xD

Thanks ♥
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Reply #34 on: November 16, 2009, 02:50:17 pm
Sign me up Please!

I'll take b5 for the present and lets see..

Likes:

      Cute Things in Anime: Disgaea(Prinnys), CowboyBebop(ein), Any Movie by Hayao Miyazaki (sprited away, Susuwatari) or (princess mononoke,Otaku)
                                     Tenshi Muyo(Cabbit) Kikis Delivery Service(Jiji) you get the idea :lol:

      Games: Transport Tycoon, Crystalis, Blackthorne, Epic Pinball, Cavestory, Fez (even tho its not out)

      Books I read recently Pillars of Earth by ken follet, The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Dis-likes

      I'll just keep this general Jar Jar Binks, Cars, Jpegs, Mspaint(Please dont flame me!) :o
         Actually I really dont care what I get, even if its a Pixel Portrait of Jar Jar.... so go ahead and do whatever!... Please dont give me a Jar Jar. :blind:
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Reply #35 on: November 16, 2009, 02:58:53 pm
Sign me up. (B4)

I'd like something from a movie, I'll just post my DVD collection because anything related to them would be fine.
Adventureland, Animal House, Arrested Development series, Back to the Future Trilogy, Breakfast Club, Casablanca, Citizen Kane, Corvette Summer, Dazed and Confused, Death Proof, Detroit Rock City, Empire Records, Fanboys, Fight Club, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Freaks & Geeks series, Futurama series, Hangover, Iron Giant, Pineapple Express, Planet Terror, Rebel Without a Cause, Shawshank Redemption, Sixteen Candles, Speed Racer, Stand By Me, Star Wars 1-6, Superbad, Undeclared series, V for Vendetta, Wackness, Watchmen.

Whoever gets me, just pick which movie you consider to have the most potential for this. :)
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Reply #36 on: November 16, 2009, 03:14:25 pm
I shall participate!

Likes:

surrealism; skeletal systems; machines; night; space; introspection; the sea; castles; rocks;

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Reply #37 on: November 16, 2009, 03:45:16 pm
I don't want to give a crappy present, but I will do my best!
I'm in!

The present can be anything, but preferably something bright, colourful and happy. I like indie games, martial arts, technology, nature and imagination.
Please don't include anime/manga, gore stuff or sci-fi.

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Reply #38 on: November 16, 2009, 04:14:42 pm
So I was a little iffy about putting myself up to a secret santa this year, but after seeing so many anti- pokemons I HAD to go against the crowd so count me in!
I LOVE pokemon : D
Charizard, Scizor, Lugia, Suicune, Typholosion, Crobat ahh I could list so many but im sure thats enough for now :p
Other than that I like .... Art materials. Old holland and rembrandt paints, winsor and newton monarch brushes etc.
If your feeling adventurous some favorite old timey artists include Rembrandt, Vermeer, Caravaggio, Giovanni Boldini, Antonio Mancini.

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Reply #39 on: November 16, 2009, 05:34:48 pm
Count me in!

Hope there's not too many people soo far  ;)
Sorry, i've not replied/ spoke for ages, just been lurking  ::)

ANyway, mhm..

LIKES:
Anything symbolic, but not too obvious. More of an enigmatic picture.
Maya
Inca
Greek art (bodies etc ;])
Architecture
Classicism (Renaissance mainly)
Chemistry
Neoclassicism (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neoclassicism)
Physics
Geology (volcanoes)
DISLIKES

Anime
Sports
Pokemon (to a degree)




Good luck everyone, and have a niceee xmas  :y:

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Reply #40 on: November 16, 2009, 06:49:58 pm
Sign me up before you gogo.

I like: Big butts and I cannot lie  ;)
Nah, I like cool machinery, vikings, beautiful women, metal music and booze/weed.

I dislike: Anime, gay-looking things and religion.

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Reply #41 on: November 16, 2009, 07:43:21 pm
Count me in
(C3 for the present)
 I like: Giant robots, epic stuff, Heavy metal music (black or death metal mostly), guitars, Lord of the rings (wizards, dragons), miniature stuff, funky color palettes.
But feel free to do anything you want. ;)
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Reply #42 on: November 16, 2009, 08:11:42 pm
Count me in!

I like giant things, small arms and legs, unique ideas and colors, 8bit, red, music, pictures that portrait feeling through colors, stories, giraffes and pandas. and and ffdROBOtBOy!! (http://pixeljoint.com/pixelart/48127.htm)

I dislike everything else, got it?
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Reply #43 on: November 16, 2009, 08:26:44 pm
I'M IN! ;D  D5 s'il vous plait

I like geography, sci-fi, technology, randomness, alien worlds, alien creatures and surrealism

Anything else is fine but preferably something from the above list :lol:
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Reply #44 on: November 16, 2009, 11:18:35 pm
I am in this year again!
 ;D

My hobbies?
I work in a circus, and practice juggling 10 hours a week..
I like yellow, really a lot, and furthermore I guess you would have to figure the rest out by yourself!
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Reply #45 on: November 17, 2009, 01:50:45 am
I'm in!

i like women...
oh, and darkness, guns, zany creatures, skyscrapers, lights, destruction, cyberpunk, and the colour pink :D

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Re: Secret Santa 09 Signup!

Reply #46 on: November 17, 2009, 02:31:43 am
hello I would like to participate

I would like a monster portrayed in an action scene.

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Reply #47 on: November 17, 2009, 02:07:17 pm
I'm in! B3 :)

I like:
Crows (duh :P)
Landscapes
Warm colors and colorful pieces
Zelda (as in, the game series)
Retro games (as in, SNES time)
Wood (no, really! I love wooden houses, benches, fence posts, whatever)
Medieval stuff

I dislike:
Pieces with only cold colors
Oversaturated colors
Undersaturated colors :P
Bold outlines


That's it I guess :)

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Reply #48 on: November 17, 2009, 02:55:50 pm
i would enter but whoever got a gift from me would probably feel kind of stiffed so ill wait till next year maybe  :crazy:

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Re: Secret Santa 09 Signup!

Reply #49 on: November 17, 2009, 06:27:19 pm
I'm in for sure. B3 for me.

Oh, and some likes:
-Women (preferably naked)(Also: I'm a breastman)
-Awesome Colours
-Rich and detailed fantasy/sci fi enviroments
-Cephalopods
-Crabs and Lobsters
-Strange and awesome monsters and creatures
-Mecha's
-Post apoclyptic and steampunk styles
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Reply #50 on: November 17, 2009, 06:37:04 pm
I'd love to take part in this so sign me up.

I love anything grotesque, mutilated, or deformed. I also like kittens, halloween is my favorite holiday, I have an obsession with serial killers such as Charles Manson, Jack the Ripper, The Zodiac Killer, ect.

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Reply #51 on: November 17, 2009, 07:37:56 pm
I'm in, no wrap preference

I like...surprises! :).


(but if you need a hint, I suppose you can never go wrong with girls, bright colors, and a bit of clean humor).
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Reply #53 on: November 17, 2009, 09:21:55 pm
i would enter but whoever got a gift from me would probably feel kind of stiffed so ill wait till next year maybe  :crazy:

Hey man, don't let that stop you! Some of the point of entering any activity is to motivate yourself to improve.   ;)
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Reply #54 on: November 18, 2009, 12:12:32 am
...
I love anything grotesque, mutilated, or deformed. I also like kittens...

Ermm....?
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Reply #55 on: November 18, 2009, 04:48:17 am
Sign me in

I like any Andy warhol related, hmm and also robots and mockups .. anyways.. anything is accepted asl ong as is it is good.

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Reply #56 on: November 18, 2009, 06:41:09 am
I'm in

I'll try my best this year :)

I like:
acoustic/indie music - symbolism hidden in plain sight - nature meshed with mechanics - great and simple video game design - and stuff... You can probably figure out things i'd like just by googling me.
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Reply #57 on: November 18, 2009, 07:57:56 am
I will join this activity! C1 Please.

Delurking for christmas sounds good so there.
I like robots, ninjas, steampunk, aggrotech, game mockups, weird creatures, spaceships, bunnies, kitties and cute girls.

I'm also still patiently waiting for this to open  ;D.
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Reply #58 on: November 18, 2009, 11:05:20 am
JOIN GET! i will rule this sudo sport!

likes:
World of Warcraft
cute things
badass robots

:D

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Reply #59 on: November 18, 2009, 12:28:19 pm
Count me in please.

B2

Things I like:
I love art in general so I leave it up to you, afterall, this will be your creation.

***EDIT***
I do need an avatar  :crazy:
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Reply #60 on: November 18, 2009, 01:03:14 pm
...
I love anything grotesque, mutilated, or deformed. I also like kittens...

Ermm....?

Do you have a problem with my hobby of mutilating deformed kittens? DO YOU!?!?!

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Reply #61 on: November 18, 2009, 04:30:39 pm
What the heck. Count me in. (B1)

I like beautiful girls, kitties, squeaky clean cities, lush jungles, world domination, pastels, and cute girls.

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Reply #62 on: November 18, 2009, 08:04:21 pm
Sign me up, please.   :)

I really don't care what you pixel me, but if you'd like a sense of direction:
- birds
- lsd
- ancient civilizations/medieval paraphernalia
- knights

Looking forward to this.

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Reply #63 on: November 18, 2009, 09:02:30 pm
...
I love anything grotesque, mutilated, or deformed. I also like kittens...

Ermm....?

Do you have a problem with my hobby of mutilating deformed kittens? DO YOU!?!?!


NO! No! no! It's just that I prefer eating the kittens, and if you mutilate them, they won't fit in the microwave.
                                     
demonstration --->  !yus!       =
                           kitten  microwave
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Reply #64 on: November 18, 2009, 10:31:49 pm
Me me, I'm in, I'm in!

An organized list of what I like
GAMES
Super mario bros. (The RPGs on handhelds are great!)
Megaman
Metal Slug
Advance Wars
Yoshi's Island
Lyle in Cube Sector (shit just got INDIE)
Street Fighter
Tekken
King of Fighters
(MANY MORE UNMENTIONED ONES BUT YOU GOT THE GIST OF WHAT I LIKE)

Misc.
octopi
pandas
dogs
cats
parrots
gorillas
women
these forum smilies

You know, I can't list things very well, but I also like things that are bizzare, in a silly way, bright saturated colors, and SIMPLICITY.

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Reply #65 on: November 18, 2009, 10:40:21 pm
Awww, I'll have to give this a try.
Sign me up.

I like....
Rich, full colors.
Art. (Mainly pixel art and sketching.)
Robots/Interesting machines.
Women. (Same as Opacus, except, ahem, clothed... skin-thight leather? Just kidding. :P)
Games. (Video games, retro games, indie games, board games, pen and paper games, mind games, doesn't matter.)
Final Fantasy games in particular. (Comes naturally since I grew(ing?) up with a brother who owns all of them.)
Birds.
Dogs.
Sleep.
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Reply #66 on: November 20, 2009, 12:21:56 pm
Count me in please!
(no special wrapping prefs...)

so uhm what do i like (yay, it's a lot ^^):
• music!!! (i really dig rock and roll, psychobilly, country, blues, metal and stuff...)
• girls girls girls ... love the suicide girls 'n oldschool pinups
• books (i like max barry, ken bruen, allan guthrie, wolf haas, benjamin kunkel, david baldacci, dave barry, paul auster...)
• movies (i'm into indie films a lot)
• alcohol
• unnecessary violence
• toys (kidrobot and the likes)
• shirts and shoes
• skateboards
• videogames
• good food
• subtle humour... well i like funny stuff no matter if its that subtle or straight in the face ;D
• good design
• black
• elvis & johnny cash!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
• skulls
• poker
• blood
• tattoos 'n piercings ... body modification in general
• steampunk

i dislike
• manga/anime (xept blame!)
• pokemon
• cute stuff
• pop music
• emo
• gothic
• stupid people...

ah well.. you'll get the point ;D

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Reply #67 on: November 20, 2009, 02:46:50 pm
Put me on the list.

Likes:
* Funky color palettes.
* Cutesy things
* Big explosions and pew pew pew lasers
* Exaggerated and eccentric concepts with insane people.
* Videooooo games, including: Kirby, Metroid, Mega Man, Castlevania, Metal Slug, Gradius, Katamari Damacy, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, Shadow of the Colossus.

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Reply #68 on: November 20, 2009, 08:28:51 pm
I will do it I will do it yes I will yes I will!

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Giant Japanese Monsters
Awful Movies
Retro 50's-60's Sci Fi
Guitars/Rock music
Amazing flying contraptions
Tales of derring do
The great outdoors
falling in love with a girl

Dislikes:
Clowns
Unicorns
Dentists

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Reply #69 on: November 20, 2009, 08:39:14 pm
I will do it I will do it yes I will yes I will!

Likes:
Giant Japanese Monsters
Awful Movies
Retro 50's-60's Sci Fi
Guitars/Rock music
Amazing flying contraptions
Tales of derring do
The great outdoors

Dislikes:
Clowns
Unicorns
Dentists



If I get you, you do realise you will get a clown with a dentist's drill in his hand riding a unicorn, right?
I can just see it now.

I would also include rainbows on the background. Yes.

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Reply #70 on: November 20, 2009, 09:17:57 pm
5A pls.

I like whatever that thing is that rolls past the secret santa banner. that is seriously cool. props to whoever made that. anyways, i like cool character designs, michael lau, gangsta shiz, afros, colour, awesomeness. ty in advance  :y:

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Reply #71 on: November 20, 2009, 09:28:06 pm
you forgot to say you're in.

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Reply #72 on: November 20, 2009, 09:54:49 pm
@Ptoing: You spelled my name Skamacore not Skamocore on the list in the first post D: Please fix.

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Reply #73 on: November 20, 2009, 11:48:41 pm
Larwick will sign up!

Almost forgot about this, thanks to Reo for reminding me.  :blind:
This'll be my fourth pixelation secret santa, wow.

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Reply #74 on: November 21, 2009, 01:43:46 am
YOU LIKE TEA I hope I can be your secret santa ; u ;
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Reply #75 on: November 21, 2009, 02:04:07 am
Woo, I'm in!
I like Sven Ruthner, hyenas, jellyfish, bad horror movies, pink, orange, cacti, pretty much any weird creature, and of course Jad  :P COME HITHER AND DITHER, DARLING!
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Reply #76 on: November 21, 2009, 05:45:22 pm
AH what the hell. I'm in.

I like robots, reptiles, asian villages, old retro games, pizza, wolfs, water, huge anicent trees and that's about it (Except the 184652 other things of course).
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Reply #77 on: November 21, 2009, 09:14:33 pm
you forgot to say you're in.

i'm in ._.

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Reply #78 on: November 22, 2009, 01:35:38 am
Count me in, I've been lurking long enough. 

I like Castlevania, Bass Guitar, Psychobilly and Guinness. 
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Reply #79 on: November 22, 2009, 06:08:08 am
I'm with Tuna here, I'd love to join but I think people would be dissapointed with what I give them.

What I do wan't to know (because I'm new here) Will we be able to get to see everyones gifts. It would be nice to see what people get. :3

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Reply #80 on: November 22, 2009, 07:30:16 am
@Ultimaodin - yep, everyone's gifts will be viewable on the 25th. Also, I reckon you should join in anyway - just put your best effort into it, that's all that anyone can ask of you. :)

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Reply #81 on: November 22, 2009, 08:48:22 am
You guys can count me in, presuming I don't to make some manly display of my ::ahem:: spriting "prowess". I figure this'll make good practice.

Anywho, I'm your stereotypical geek. Science fiction and anything related to AD&D or D&D is a bonus. Anime, as well, although I'm less into the mainstream stuff (like Naruto) and more into things like Nausicaa, Spirited Away... Thundercats... etc. Also, anything music-related is great too, I'm a bit of a composer and musical artiste as well (notice the e for that extra "avant-garde" flair).
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Reply #82 on: November 22, 2009, 09:47:27 am
Fine count me in, It will be good practice. I just hope I get an easy one.  ;D

Okay likes:

Dragons
Trigun
Plants

Hate:
Robots. (sorry people I hate them, even robotic dragons)

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Reply #83 on: November 22, 2009, 03:03:40 pm
I'm with Tuna here, I'd love to join but I think people would be dissapointed with what I give them.

What I do wan't to know (because I'm new here) Will we be able to get to see everyones gifts. It would be nice to see what people get. :3
Seriously, don't even worry about that, just put in your best effort and they will appreciate it. ;)
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Reply #84 on: November 22, 2009, 06:04:43 pm
I'll join in too.  Not done one of these before.

Likes : Uncharted 1&2, live action Transformers, good anime (Akira, Ninja Scroll, Cowboy Bebop, Miyazaki for example), Street Fighter II/Alpha3/IV (particularly Chun Li & Rose), big juicy bloody steak, DC comics (Green Lantern, Batman, Superman etc), Doctor Who from any era, Firefly/Serenity, Iji, LittleBigPlanet, ThunderCats, The Warriors (game & movie), Turrican II on Amiga, werewolves, devil women, Super Metroid, Castlevania - Symphony of the Night, Robin of Sherwood, proper retro looking games that bring back happy childhood memories of playing on the Amstrad CPC, Amiga or even NES, banoffee pie.

Dislikes : Nearly all FPS/RTS/RPG games, 2D games that use mouse aiming, post-SNES Nintendo, Sonic the Hedgehog, Gordon Freeman, Lara Croft, anything too kiddy especially japanese, crap anime (Dragonball Z, Pokemon and such), trendy vampires, zombies (overused), Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings (actually most fantasy magic stuff), anything by Pixar 'cept Toy Story, carrots.

there ya go.  Enough to choose from and enough to avoid too I reckon.
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Reply #85 on: November 23, 2009, 12:31:28 am
@taka- I'm not certain of that but I will give my best shot anyway.

@ptoing- Just letting you know you spelt my name wrong on the first page but that's just a minor nit-pick.

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Reply #86 on: November 23, 2009, 12:39:13 am
Haha, fixed. I have no clue why I read your name as Ultramodin. O_o

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Reply #87 on: November 23, 2009, 04:01:02 am
I wanna sign up!

Likes:
Anything 3D and pixel like
valve games
Fan art for one of my games would be cool. (found here www.bluepxl.com)
zombies

Hates:
Isometric HAAATE!
cats

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Reply #88 on: November 23, 2009, 10:49:39 am
Yo, I'm in!

I like:
Skeleton warriors
Lolcats
Large Hadron Collider
Games: Great Giana Sisters / Chaos Engine / Ultima 5-7 / Thief 1-3

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Reply #89 on: November 23, 2009, 08:46:14 pm
Ah whatever, sign me in!

vierbit likes:

-landscapes
-nature
-comics
-anime/manga (but not the generic naruto, pokemon, dragonball ect.)
-mechanical stuff
-racing games
-shmups

vierbit dont like:
-half assed sloppy art (dont have to be perfect but I want to see the work going into the art)
-to abstract stuff

yeah, try to make it easy for my victim  :D
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Im really curious how many of all the people entered can finish there gift ;)
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Reply #90 on: November 23, 2009, 10:07:34 pm
Hope I'm not too late to join.

Likes:
Soviet forces
STALKER characters
guns
wilderness
pretty much anything Russian/Eastern.
Gasmasks
Bald people with cyborg limbs
Creepy faces
Cortex Command Fan art
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Reply #91 on: November 24, 2009, 12:30:00 am
I'll join.
I like robots and moss and spaceships and these things.
But don't let that stop you :D
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Reply #92 on: November 24, 2009, 12:56:53 am
Signup be over!

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Reply #93 on: November 24, 2009, 03:30:13 am
I sent all the PMs!!!

Rydin and Dokozai, you have no valid emails in your profile so you wont get a PM notification, you might wanna rectify this.

If you did not get a PM please let me know. (I doublechecked tho D:)
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Reply #94 on: December 15, 2009, 12:11:33 pm
8 days left to make your gifts everyone!

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Reply #95 on: December 15, 2009, 11:43:27 pm
*cries*

haven't even had time to start. aah, gotta get on that NOW.

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Reply #96 on: December 16, 2009, 12:09:55 pm
My expectations are highh!!11111
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Reply #97 on: December 17, 2009, 10:24:06 am
Less than a week... I need to brainstorm...
(my Secret Santa-ee didn't give me much to work with. :-( )
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Reply #98 on: December 17, 2009, 02:17:56 pm
Crap! I really need to get some more sleep so I can finish mine off.

That... or MOAR coffee  :-*

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Reply #99 on: December 17, 2009, 03:29:34 pm
Mine neither, but I think I made something nice out of it ;)
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Re: Secret Santa 09 - PMs SENT!!!!!!!!!

Reply #100 on: December 17, 2009, 08:40:11 pm
(my Secret Santa-ee didn't give me much to work with. :-( )
Mine gave me a ton to work with. I think it's easier if your SS doesn't give you a lot because then you have more room to insert things you personally want to include, or think they'll like. With a big list it's like, okay, they're so specific I need to include what they say to include, and if I don't, they may not like it because this is WHAT THEY WANT.

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Reply #101 on: December 17, 2009, 08:48:29 pm
6 days now and I don't have a lot of stuff yet. Come on people, get your asses in gear!

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Reply #102 on: December 17, 2009, 09:49:29 pm
I sent you mine but got no reply or santa by my name  ???

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Reply #103 on: December 17, 2009, 09:55:03 pm
Come on people, get your asses in gear!
Where's the gearshift?! :o

Okay, in all seriousness...
*Cracks knuckles*
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Reply #104 on: December 17, 2009, 10:19:51 pm
Updated the Santas. Still, I have 11 out of 75 so far. That is not a lot by any standard. I hope everyone else is working on theirs something fierce and will submit soonish.

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Reply #105 on: December 19, 2009, 03:57:22 am
I'm still working on mine and have been non-stop. I will probably submit on the last possible day considering I'm pretty new to pixel art and I want to get the best out of it for my Secret Santa.
Though even then I don't think it will be excellent work. I will make sure I submit on or by the date though. :y:


Must think of a way to batter down my SS's expectations

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Reply #106 on: December 19, 2009, 05:29:54 am
im about to finish mine, just in case :)))), im adding lot of details and "design" to the final art :)) hope have it done before this weekend ends.

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Reply #107 on: December 19, 2009, 07:08:06 am
Can't wait to see what i get  ::)
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Reply #108 on: December 19, 2009, 10:59:13 pm
Same for me...can't wait who I've got!
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Reply #109 on: December 20, 2009, 01:52:59 am
Whew... finally done. Can't wait for Christmas! :3

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Reply #110 on: December 20, 2009, 02:04:32 am
HOLY SHIT IT'S CRUNCH TIME!! GET THE AMPHETEMINES!!

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Reply #111 on: December 20, 2009, 10:26:34 am
Gah it's still four days  :(
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Reply #112 on: December 20, 2009, 01:09:33 pm
@Ptoing - When we say 23rd December, what time zone are we talking about?

I'm almost done, but I have some parts I need to touch up a bit.

Hm, I don't really mind who/what I get; I'd like something nice, but I'm not too fussed. I just hope my partner likes my gift :)

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Reply #113 on: December 21, 2009, 03:20:23 am
I believe GMT+1 :p

Being ptoing, he is probably very traditional to get this will through fr das volk and in Germany and Austria and some other countries aswell, Christmas is on the 24th ;p
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Reply #114 on: December 21, 2009, 03:27:45 am
Well yeh, I want to up everything on the 24th, probably in the evening. So if you send your stuff early on the 24th (GMT+1) it will be fine.

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Reply #115 on: December 21, 2009, 02:24:13 pm
Just a minor question, do we find after the gift opening who the artist was. I ask this because I really think my piece could ue C&C by trained pixelists (yeah I know not a word) so even though the comp ill be over I can make a better image for my Secret Santee, no matter how much time and effort I've spent on my piece.

Also I'm almost done per noob standard! 8)


I'm getting Psyched for what I get. Hope my little amount of info didn't make it hard. :(

Thought it would spark more creativity.

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Reply #116 on: December 21, 2009, 02:34:29 pm
Just a minor question, do we find after the gift opening who the artist was. I ask this because I really think my piece could ue C&C by trained pixelists (yeah I know not a word) so even though the comp ill be over I can make a better image for my Secret Santee, no matter how much time and effort I've spent on my piece.

Yeah don't worry, once the presents have all been revealed people will know who made what and I see no reason why you couldn't ask for some critique then. :)

I've finished mine! On the 19th I was really worried that this was ending on the 20th, so I went crazy on it, but then realised, and finished it today. Looking forward to seeing what everyone's made.

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Reply #117 on: December 21, 2009, 06:21:14 pm
Excited for this! Hopefully my SS likes my picture, spent hours upon hours on that monster  :lol:

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Reply #118 on: December 21, 2009, 07:35:58 pm
Excited for this! Hopefully my SS likes my picture, spent hours upon hours on that monster  :lol:

Mine is really simple, spent like 1 hour only on it
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Reply #119 on: December 21, 2009, 08:02:16 pm
Mine is 90x60 ish, still working on it as I type. :yell:
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Reply #120 on: December 21, 2009, 08:51:52 pm
Excited for this! Hopefully my SS likes my picture, spent hours upon hours on that monster  :lol:

Mine is really simple, spent like 1 hour only on it
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Reply #121 on: December 21, 2009, 09:07:32 pm
My simple idea is much more complex than I imagined.  bah. 

almost there, I hope.
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Reply #122 on: December 21, 2009, 11:03:38 pm
Mine is 320 x 240( :D) and spend a few hours on it, but still not finished  :-X

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Reply #123 on: December 21, 2009, 11:27:02 pm
Same boat as vierbit. AND IM STILL ON THE BACKGROUND O..O

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Reply #124 on: December 22, 2009, 12:41:12 am
trying to get my ass in gear, finals are finally over thank god  :blind:

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Reply #125 on: December 22, 2009, 05:13:16 am
I'm gonna get this thing done on time if it kills me, working on it every time I'm on the computer, though now i wish i had chose a slightly smaller canvas :$

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Reply #126 on: December 22, 2009, 05:57:49 am
Yay I'm done, :lol: for noob quality anyway. Can't wait to see the posts of my Secret Santee. -_-
@Ray- I started thinking the same too after about 60hrs but in the end I liked mine, even if it's messy.
Anyway YOU CAN DO IT!
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Can't wait now.

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Reply #127 on: December 22, 2009, 08:29:36 am
Excited for this! Hopefully my SS likes my picture, spent hours upon hours on that monster  :lol:

Mine is really simple, spent like 1 hour only on it

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Reply #128 on: December 22, 2009, 09:27:34 am
Hehe I'm in a similar boat to Vierbit with my 480x320. Still.. I have it mostly done - but certain parts could do to be touched up. Hopefully I'll get the time to polish it up a bit more before tomorrow night.

-Z-


(really wish PSP had a timer that told you how long you spent on a piece, that way if you give yourself a time limit you could close the window and go off in between while keeping your time, not to mention I'd know how long I spent on pieces like this. Most people would probably find this stupid though)

That would be a really cool feature for any art program :) especially if it took 2 readings.. one for when the cursor is active and one as a total.. so you can easily compare pixeling time with 'staring and pondering' or 'getting a coffee' added in hehe.
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Reply #129 on: December 22, 2009, 01:45:22 pm
28 gifts arrived so far. I hope I get some more today and tomorrow, and by some I mean the missing 47!

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Reply #130 on: December 22, 2009, 04:07:37 pm
Okay, finally done mine.

Can't wait to see what everyone has made!!!

Hehe I'm in a similar boat to Vierbit with my 480x320. Still.. I have it mostly done - but certain parts could do to be touched up. Hopefully I'll get the time to polish it up a bit more before tomorrow night.

-Z-

Woah, epic!  :o

That timer idea is perfect for collaborations!

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Reply #131 on: December 22, 2009, 05:23:39 pm
I can already say sorry to the one who I got! Already the day after I got you, I had BIG problems for ideas. When I from the start decided to do something awesome and unique, BUT, after one or two weeks I had no idea what to do and made it simple for me - ignore  this challenge. Now today I felt pretty bad cuz of my decision and gonna start on something for you, even if it won't be anything awesome.

Sorry.

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Reply #132 on: December 23, 2009, 12:40:25 am
Think I'm more-less finished.  Not going to send it until I have a chance to look over it one last time tomorrow though considering it's now 2 am. 

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Reply #133 on: December 23, 2009, 03:11:42 am
After about a weeks worth, worked like a dog last night till 7:00 a.m. this morning,  to send mine in; only to realize that I (for some reason) thought the due date was today. All's well, though. I just hope people who signed up can finish, despite their busy schedules. Hate seeing people work hard for some else's Secret Santa, only to see that they got nothing in return...kinda' a crappy deal.

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Reply #134 on: December 23, 2009, 03:22:09 am
Mine is going to be so rushed, I've literally had no time to spend on it recently.

Aaah. I guess that's what I'll be doing from the time I wake up tomorrow; finishing it...

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Reply #135 on: December 23, 2009, 04:08:18 am
Haha totally agree with bobby :D

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Reply #136 on: December 23, 2009, 06:07:31 am
WOW

THERE IS NO TIME

and I need to sleep. I'll send this in in ... a rough state. I'm not too ashamed about that - it's still filled with loads of love. Still, I'm sorry secretperson, I do intend to finish it.

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Reply #137 on: December 23, 2009, 06:11:01 am
Yeah yeah, organisation is everything! ;)
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Reply #138 on: December 23, 2009, 06:19:22 am
Phew, sent mine in. Its all I had but I think my secret santa-ee might like/appreciate it.
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Reply #139 on: December 23, 2009, 06:46:52 am
At time of posting the tally reads as 31 submitted, 44 nothing yet. Thats only just over 40% :(  :n:

For the last few weeks I have been on a very busy work schedule awkwardly spanning 3 timezones each separated by about 8 hours. Thus I needed to make extra time somehow... easiest way was to just forgo personal hygiene, cooking and sex for a week. Well.. no sex was really because of my girlfriends unwillingness due to my lack of cleanliness... but hey ho.. I got it done - and now I'm starved!! I could have gained a little extra time I suppose by putting a bucket next to my chair to avoid most of the toilet trips, but I guess that's just where you have to balance 'slightly rushed' and '100% polished'.

From the outset, I was skeptical about whether my assigned recipient would contribute, and pretty doubtful if even his intended recipient would produce anything on time... still hopefully the gifts will get rearranged somewhat amongst those that rose to the challenge and made their own sacrifices to bring some happiness to others and hopefully some tighter restrictions next time round on who is allowed to sign up.

Anyhow.. gotta go for a shower and then find an all-you-can-eat style restaurant. Oh.. and then pick up some wrapping paper for it on the way home.

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Reply #140 on: December 23, 2009, 07:48:29 am
D: Still a lot of (great) pixel artists yet to hand their stuff in. Go-go gadget pencil tool!!

P.S. My piece was made in like 3 mins in MS Paint (Windows 3.1 version!) :wah:

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Reply #141 on: December 23, 2009, 08:30:38 am
I manually edited the color values for each pixel in a text editor, in 5 minutes.

Just kidding I didn't enter this year.

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Reply #142 on: December 23, 2009, 09:43:00 am
@Jad
You have trouble getting motivated to pixel on your free time? The day before it sounded like a spectacular idea to make something tomorrow, but when the time comes there is no will to continue? Your brain does everything in it's power to prevent you from drawing?

Maybe you should make a thread about it or talk with some of your artist friends for some workarounds?
From my lurking place it seems you have some issues working outside your dayjob. Maybe there are some patterns that lead you to a negative feedback loop and misery? Outside it might seem like lazyness, but sometimes people are physically handicapped by their brain not cooperating.

I might be completely off with my assumptions, but this kind of things are common.

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Reply #143 on: December 23, 2009, 10:38:16 am
Damn gotta get this thing done today! Glad I can pretty much dedicate my whole day to it.

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Reply #144 on: December 23, 2009, 10:43:01 am
Gosh, I feel really sub-standard in amongst all you awesome spriters...

My gift is relative crap comparatively, and I haven't even SEEN any of yours yet. Although, this WAS my first pixelated art project, so I suppose it came out a bit better then I expected...

Ah, well...  :(
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Reply #145 on: December 23, 2009, 10:50:58 am
I don't know why, but I felt less pressure then last years on SS.
Anyway, I  probably could have made time, but just like some of you, I made a quicky last night.

I hope its seen as small but delicious :)

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Reply #146 on: December 23, 2009, 11:22:11 am
Cant wait for them to be release woooo...!!!!
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Reply #147 on: December 23, 2009, 11:50:07 am
Just wondering, you did get mine right? I turned it in a LLLLOOOONNNNNGGGG time ago  :P

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Reply #148 on: December 23, 2009, 11:52:54 am
Just wondering, you did get mine right? I turned it in a LLLLOOOONNNNNGGGG time ago  :P

Check the first page with the Santa icons next to the participants. (I got mine done yesterday.)

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Reply #149 on: December 23, 2009, 12:06:56 pm
I really hope my SS will like mine...
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Reply #150 on: December 23, 2009, 12:07:55 pm
Ditto.
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Reply #151 on: December 23, 2009, 12:12:34 pm
Quote
Check the first page with the Santa icons next to the participants. (I got mine done yesterday.)

Aaah I see it, should have checked there first.

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Reply #152 on: December 23, 2009, 04:31:34 pm
i hope my ss likes mine too  :'( :n:
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Reply #153 on: December 23, 2009, 06:19:33 pm
This is it, the moment of truth. I gotta work harder than I ever have on this, and faster than I ever have.... NOTE FOR NEXT YEAR: don't start your present a few days before the deadline! D:

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Reply #154 on: December 23, 2009, 08:50:12 pm
I was going to do an outlandish bigass piece on this one...but I cant get it to look like...anything  :o I'll do something animation related instead so that I come out with something and hopefully please my Secret Santa, hoping they still like it!
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Reply #155 on: December 23, 2009, 09:03:57 pm
@Ptoing: I sent mine in earlier. If you didn't get it I can resend.

"Mine gave me a ton to work with. I think it's easier if your SS doesn't give you a lot because then you have more room to insert things you personally want to include, or think they'll like. With a big list it's like, okay, they're so specific I need to include what they say to include, and if I don't, they may not like it because this is WHAT THEY WANT."

Actually, giving people a big list is something that I did to make sure people had a good idea of WHO I AM. Not just of WHAT I WANT. The WHO I AM part of a person is more important then WHAT THEY GET. Because, if you don't know anything about said person, and give them something. And then they're like: "Jeeze, this sucks, what the heck where you thinking?" Because, the more you know about a person, the less you'll be worried about WHAT THEY WANT, and the more you'll be able to concentrate on THE BEST YOU CAN DO. That is the important thing. Not per say, to be worried about offending them by what you did/didn't give, but being worried that you did/didn't GIVE YOUR BEST. That's all I got.

Cheers.

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Reply #156 on: December 23, 2009, 09:25:30 pm
Conceit, yeah, my first intentions were to do something large and lovely... but time got away and I got distracted.

Anyways, just finished mine! It's nothing much, but I hope my partner will like it...

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Reply #157 on: December 23, 2009, 09:28:50 pm
weeehhh santa arrive to my houseee! :DDDDDDD

im done with mine too! :DDDD hope you likeee SS :XXXX

im not exited :P

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Reply #158 on: December 23, 2009, 09:35:11 pm
We can tell.

But c'mon, wo isn't exited here?
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Reply #159 on: December 23, 2009, 09:38:15 pm
Yeah, seriously? How can you NOT be excited, what with all of these absolutely amazing spriters running around in here... I'm falling off of my chair waiting for the gifts to be released.
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Reply #160 on: December 23, 2009, 10:13:32 pm
  >:(

28 santa-less names on that list, cmon guys!  Last day!
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Reply #161 on: December 23, 2009, 10:39:13 pm
=O I just realized I'm santaless....to my giftmaker...dont worry, I made a lot of subjects but I have no expectations :p I just wanted to give a broad selection of stuff to chose from.

What are we gonna do? you think everyone of the 28 is gonna come trough in what little time is left? =O I'm making something barebones but atleast making sure there's something in it that only I could give this guy....
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Reply #162 on: December 23, 2009, 11:01:22 pm
I'm a slacker, but my gift will be finished tonight!!!!!!! Excelsior!!

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Reply #163 on: December 23, 2009, 11:45:33 pm
In before the deadline.
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Not really happy with everything though, but atleast finished :blind:

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Reply #164 on: December 24, 2009, 12:15:58 am
done with mine...
work overkill had me to rush it a little :-/
but i think it could've turned out worse...
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Reply #165 on: December 24, 2009, 12:28:37 am
If I had more time I definitely would have fixed a few things and added some more detail, but I think what I managed there works.

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Reply #166 on: December 24, 2009, 01:53:06 am
Ahh, good luck everybody. Still a lot of people who need to turn in their gifts... :X

I might be able to provide for those without, though.

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Reply #167 on: December 24, 2009, 02:05:40 am
I still have like 12 hours, right? workin on it!

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Reply #168 on: December 24, 2009, 04:08:20 am
Wow, there must be something in the air! What's happened here? Good luck everyone in getting your gifts in on time, ya scalleywags!  !yus!

Hey look, surpassed Robot Santa's post count on xmas eve, how fitting!  :crazy:

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Reply #169 on: December 24, 2009, 04:18:08 am
Got it in a few hours ago.

Merry x-mas everybody!
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Reply #170 on: December 24, 2009, 06:23:10 am
Suckas! Sent! :angel:
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Reply #171 on: December 24, 2009, 07:32:27 am
Still 24 people we miss...
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Reply #172 on: December 24, 2009, 07:52:31 am
SENT!

Merry Christmas everybody  :)

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Reply #173 on: December 24, 2009, 09:10:34 am
well crap.. be late for SS or be late for work deadline.  I got a head start this year, but still tons more to do.  HURRYING!

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Reply #174 on: December 24, 2009, 09:18:15 am
This is it, the moment of truth. I gotta work harder than I ever have on this, and faster than I ever have.... NOTE FOR NEXT YEAR: don't start your present a few days before the deadline! D:

Should always keep that in mind, i started on dec 5th or so
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Reply #175 on: December 24, 2009, 09:30:57 am
Woohoo! Merry Christmas Eve, folks! Let's hope all of your gifts are awesome and jaw-dropping.
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Reply #176 on: December 24, 2009, 10:51:41 am
I think it's awesome that the SS deadline is 12am on the 25th my time :o

P.S. You slacker types have 2ish hours to finish your stuff off  D:

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Re: Secret Santa 09 - PMs SENT!!!!!!!!!

Reply #177 on: December 24, 2009, 11:19:48 am
hnnng, I woke up early to do this, but can I finish in a little over an hour!?

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Reply #178 on: December 24, 2009, 11:47:00 am
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Reply #179 on: December 24, 2009, 11:51:43 am
done and sent.
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Reply #180 on: December 24, 2009, 11:53:25 am
Holy crap...I started working on mine as soon as I got the PM and was done and sent on Dec 7th....come on guys!!!

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Reply #181 on: December 24, 2009, 12:37:11 pm
unfortunately I had to cut down the scope of my image considerably because of a hecktic work schedule.  I hope they will forgive me.

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Reply #182 on: December 24, 2009, 12:42:38 pm
Deadline is over ^^
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Reply #183 on: December 24, 2009, 12:46:37 pm
Sent mine in and its kind of messy, but hopefully I can put together something more polished by the time ptoing puts them up!

Apologies to my partner for the mess . o .

EDIT: cleaned up mess and finished!

PTOING IS ONLINE . O .
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Reply #184 on: December 24, 2009, 02:55:58 pm
Too many forgot to submit this year imo.
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Reply #185 on: December 24, 2009, 03:13:45 pm
At least I'm glad  actually submitted mine ;D

Though It might just be that ptoing hasn't put little heads near everyone yet.

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Re: Secret Santa 09 - PMs SENT!!!!!!!!!

Reply #186 on: December 24, 2009, 03:13:53 pm
15 people still have not submitted anything.

But since I am nice I gave them another chance by extending the deadline (see news box).
This means that the unwrapping will be sometime tomorrow evening (GMT+1)

I PMed the guilty parties and hope at least some of them will man up and do the right thing.

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Re: Secret Santa 09 - PMs SENT!!!!!!!!!

Reply #187 on: December 24, 2009, 03:20:26 pm
15 people still have not submitted anything.

But since I am nice I gave them another chance by extending the deadline (see news box).
This means that the unwrapping will be sometime tomorrow evening (GMT+1)

I PMed the guilty parties and hope at least some of them will man up and do the right thing.

Oh man, I was looking forwards to the great unveil so bad! I doubt anyone's gonna be seriously pixelling on christmas day, to be honest, but here's hoping the extra few hours will be what the last few need!

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Reply #188 on: December 24, 2009, 03:25:16 pm
Well, I hope someone will. As they should. If not then they wont be able to participate next year.

I am also thinking about keeping tabs and if someone does not submit something in 2 secret santas consecutively (well with one year pause) they will be banned from the event for LIFE!  >:(

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Reply #189 on: December 24, 2009, 03:40:35 pm
It's really disappointing the sheer number of no-shows D: Especially some of the really talented guys not submitting anything.

TBH, I don't think the rest of us should be punished because they didn't submit stuff though. The rest of us have been hanging out to see the gifts. I think you could display the gifts that were handed in on time and then add the extra gifts later (if they ever finish them, that is).

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Reply #190 on: December 24, 2009, 04:04:51 pm
I personally don't mind waiting, though, thn again I don't actually celebrate Christmas so yeah.

Either way I hope those people get their presents in on time for the people that did put in a lot of effort. :(

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Re: Secret Santa 09 - PMs SENT!!!!!!!!!

Reply #191 on: December 24, 2009, 04:07:20 pm
ptoing...I've got something that works so far and I'm still working on it....can you santa my santa? =(

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Re: Secret Santa 09 - PMs SENT!!!!!!!!!

Reply #192 on: December 24, 2009, 08:55:17 pm
I've been trying to complete something for the last 3 days, but I'm having major computer problems. My computer literally crashes every 5-30 mins, and it's very frustrating to lose your work multiple times.

I'll be trying, but I really can't guarantee finishing on time. To my partner, I'm sorry, but I'll finish as soon as possible.

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Reply #193 on: December 24, 2009, 08:58:47 pm
Try unplugging the internet. Chances are it's a virus/spam thing which uses your computer as a mailserver. I had something like that at work once and it spammed out mails and then crashed. But if it is not plugged to the internet it can't spam around and also did not crash. Worth a try at least.

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Re: Secret Santa 09 - PMs SENT!!!!!!!!!

Reply #194 on: December 24, 2009, 10:51:40 pm
sent in an updated version of my secret santa, actually put more effort into it! i really hope they like it! :)

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Reply #195 on: December 25, 2009, 12:24:52 am
Oooohh... I wanna see what I got :3

When can I see what I got btw?
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Re: Secret Santa 09 - PMs SENT!!!!!!!!!

Reply #196 on: December 25, 2009, 01:38:20 am
15 people still have not submitted anything.

But since I am nice I gave them another chance by extending the deadline (see news box).
This means that the unwrapping will be sometime tomorrow evening (GMT+1)

I PMed the guilty parties and hope at least some of them will man up and do the right thing.

by the looks of it about half way through today we get to unwrap our pressies.

Oh yeah and I may not celebrate but to all that competed:


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Reply #197 on: December 25, 2009, 06:54:59 am
Well that just means more presents :lol:
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Reply #198 on: December 25, 2009, 09:49:20 am
Yay, some more people submitted their stuff and it's about 6 hours to go till deadline. Up to 65 gifts now \o/

The unwrapping will be some time after that because I actually have to do some other work as well.


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Reply #199 on: December 25, 2009, 09:51:14 am
I was bored. So I counted the missing people. It's 9.
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Reply #200 on: December 25, 2009, 09:59:10 am
Hm, I have 65 gifts, so it should be 10 left. *doublechecks*

You miscounted, it's 10.
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Re: Secret Santa 09 - PMs SENT!!!!!!!!!

Reply #201 on: December 25, 2009, 11:27:31 am
Hmm, 2 deadline changes?
You're alot softer than Panda. Maybe it's the christmas spirit  :D

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Reply #202 on: December 25, 2009, 11:44:23 am
Nope, pretty sure it's 9.
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Reply #203 on: December 25, 2009, 11:46:20 am
I count 9 too :<

(I thought there were 74 in total?)

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Reply #204 on: December 25, 2009, 11:47:32 am
I count 9 as well.
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Reply #205 on: December 25, 2009, 11:52:58 am
Yes, now it's 9 because SolidIdea submitted a short while ago :P Was 10 before.

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Reply #206 on: December 25, 2009, 11:55:07 am
Hmm, 2 deadline changes?
You're alot softer than Panda. Maybe it's the christmas spirit  :D

I don't like to chop of heads if I can avoid it. I prepared the Gift post with all the submissions and will wait until the deadline for new stuff to come in.
So in any case the unwrapping will be very shortly after the deadline.

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Reply #207 on: December 25, 2009, 01:32:31 pm
You're alot softer than Panda.

Hah, indeed he is  >:(
Ironically more gifts are missing this time though.

Either way, thanks for taking care of this Sven :)

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Reply #208 on: December 25, 2009, 01:45:13 pm
2 hours left, perhaps there will be some more submissions, tho I kinda doubt it.

Also Panda, much appreciation for you doing it the last few years, this is an assload of work.

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Re: Secret Santa 09 - PMs SENT!!!!!!!!!

Reply #209 on: December 25, 2009, 02:04:35 pm
Hmm, 2 deadline changes?
You're alot softer than Panda. Maybe it's the christmas spirit  :D

I don't like to chop of heads if I can avoid it. I prepared the Gift post with all the submissions and will wait until the deadline for new stuff to come in.
So in any case the unwrapping will be very shortly after the deadline.

Indeed so, but it does seem a swing of the axe will be inevitable.

Thanks for taking care of all this. Can only imagine what a work this is.

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Re: Secret Santa 09 - PMs SENT!!!!!!!!!

Reply #210 on: December 25, 2009, 02:44:08 pm
Well.. just less than an hour left of Christmas day here - guess it'll be boxing day gifts instead :(

Anyone from Australia / Japan of course - it's already the 26th.
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Reply #211 on: December 25, 2009, 03:11:00 pm
Tick
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