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    QOTW: What are you hoping to get for Christmas?

    A dodgy jumper, a hug from a loved one, or something else?
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    Re: QOTW: What are you hoping to get for Christmas?

    A life's purpose.

    Failing that, a new monitor.

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    Re: QOTW: What are you hoping to get for Christmas?

    there was a bunch of really cheap nearly out of BBE date fruit/veg at Tesco last night.
    dad got 10 bags mixed carrot/peas for 5p for 500g and some sprouts all BBE 22nd dec.


    what I'm hoping to get is the bag of oranges for 10p but i'll probably end up with a bag of sprouts.


    btw. we've given up on proper Christmas and birthdays in our house. I am genuinely hoping for the oranges

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    Re: QOTW: What are you hoping to get for Christmas?

    working all the way thru so you lot can have a nice xmas ..lol
    so not bothered ..
    but come jan/feb zen and vega will be coming to my house ..
    What does it matter now if men believe or no?
    What is to come will come. And soon you too will stand aside,
    To murmur in pity that my words were true
    (Cassandra, in Agamemnon by Aeschylus)

    To see the wizard one must look behind the curtain ....

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    Re: QOTW: What are you hoping to get for Christmas?

    Quote Originally Posted by stevie lee View Post
    there was a bunch of really cheap nearly out of BBE date fruit/veg at Tesco last night.
    dad got 10 bags mixed carrot/peas for 5p for 500g and some sprouts all BBE 22nd dec.


    what I'm hoping to get is the bag of oranges for 10p but i'll probably end up with a bag of sprouts.


    btw. we've given up on proper Christmas and birthdays in our house. I am genuinely hoping for the oranges
    having now reached the point in my life where socks and pants would be received gratefully, i tend to be given computer-orientated things.

    when i was younger (etc, etc) pants (grumble grumble) socks (bloody bloody) gizmos- nada.

    the inverse square law of presents.

    merry christmas.

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    Re: QOTW: What are you hoping to get for Christmas?

    ...a working Steam service?

    Thanks Phantom squad, good job there guys.

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    Re: QOTW: What are you hoping to get for Christmas?

    Kate Bush Live in London on Vinyl

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    Re: QOTW: What are you hoping to get for Christmas?

    Quote Originally Posted by chrisbreame View Post
    ...a working Steam service?

    Thanks Phantom squad, good job there guys.
    Happy Christmas, its back

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    Re: QOTW: What are you hoping to get for Christmas?

    A working cooker - ours exploded this evening. Nowhere carries stock, not John Lewis, not CostCo, not Currys. It could be interesting catering for 7 people with only a microwave and a BBQ if I can't get one from a local independent retailer tomorrow.

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    Re: QOTW: What are you hoping to get for Christmas?

    Quote Originally Posted by b0redom View Post
    A working cooker - ours exploded this evening. Nowhere carries stock, not John Lewis, not CostCo, not Currys. It could be interesting catering for 7 people with only a microwave and a BBQ if I can't get one from a local independent retailer tomorrow.
    Try local charity furniture warehouses / shops, some around here have cookers, you might get lucky on them being open and having something.

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    Re: QOTW: What are you hoping to get for Christmas?

    Maybe a Withings Avitvite/Kinetic type Watch.. although I've barely talked about so I doubt I'll get it.

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    Re: QOTW: What are you hoping to get for Christmas?

    I'm at that point of my life where I don't wish for anything for Christmas ...apart from having a good time with my family.

    Stuff I want I usually buy myself when I find it at a good price.

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    Car mats for the car

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    Re: QOTW: What are you hoping to get for Christmas?

    I'm hoping not to get Zika. Does that count?

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    Re: QOTW: What are you hoping to get for Christmas?

    Quote Originally Posted by azrael- View Post
    I'm at that point of my life where I don't wish for anything for Christmas ...apart from having a good time with my family.

    Stuff I want I usually buy myself when I find it at a good price.
    Took the words right out of my mouth.

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    Re: QOTW: What are you hoping to get for Christmas?

    Any graphics card enough to play Bioshock Infinite. That's all I ask this Christmas.

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