MINI US's Annual Gift Exchange

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  1. Nathan

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    Gift Swap

    The premise is, you sign up, you get a gift from someone else. You send a gift to someone. Cost under 10 bucks.

    Did it last year, sent a calendar with a note to let me they got it. never got note. Never did get a gift either. Oh well.

    Lets see if I am stupid or not, signed up for this years.
     
  2. teresa wood

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    Okay, I'll give it a try. Everybody needs self tanning cream!:biggrin5:
     
  3. ScottinBend

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    First I had heard about this.......sounds kinda fun. Better promo than most MINI has done.
     
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    Figure I'll give it a try this year too.
     
  5. Nathan

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    Tell ya what...If you want to send a M/A Calendar I'll offer a discounted rate of $17 shipped. However, you have to contact me for that rate with an email address I can send an invoice to. Please, this is only for the exchange so this will not open until Dec 10 when MINI sends out the emails to tell you who you are sending something to.

    FYI, MINI recommends spending no more than $10, so this is over the recommended budget.

    FYI 2, I'm going to put pro M/A stuff in the mailer.
     
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    I got screwed last year also!
     
  7. Ernesto

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    I did participate last year..
    I was one of the people who got 2 names by mistake from MINIUSA (they later corrected to 1 of the 2 names)
    I sent gifts to both.. got a nice gift back from one, and a thank-you note from the other.
    Also sent a small gift to someone in Canada who had hassles sending theirs to the US (and didn't get anything back), but I don't think mine made it out to her either.


    Signed up for the one this year too..
     
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    We do our own at MoM donuts next month.
     
  9. Only John

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    I did not receive a gift either. But it is Christmas. I gave rather than received.

    Only John
     
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    Yes it is, but there are too many a-holes that just want to receive and it appears MINI doesn't give a crap!
     
  11. Nathan

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    Got my match today. We'll see how it goes.

    To reiterate too...

    If you want to send a M/A Calendar I'll offer a discounted rate of $17 shipped. However, you have to contact me for that rate with an email address I can send an invoice to. Please, this is only for the exchange.

    FYI, MINI recommends spending no more than $10, so this is over the recommended budget.

    FYI 2, I'm going to put pro M/A stuff in the mailer.

    FYI 3, there are 10 Calendars that have been kept aside for this.
     
  12. ScottinBend

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    I will be taking you up on this. Will let you know as soon as I get my email.
     
  13. packimocity

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    Nathan:

    I am down for this...

    PM sent with my name and address and my gift recipient's name and address!

    Thank you kindly
    pac
     
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    My husband and I signed up. No contact info sent to either of us yet??? And I got a gift on the porch yesterday...:nonod:
     
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    Same here....got a Matchbox MINI 'vert, but no secret Santa info sent to me.
     
  16. Nathan

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    #16 Nathan, Dec 21, 2014
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    I thought I was generous with sending the person MINI picked for me a M/A Calendar. What came to me is incredible...

    In the box:

    Plush Bulldog
    Matchbox Hot Rod Classic Mini in BRG
    Handmade Stocking
    Photos of MINI
    Handwritten note
    Homemade MINI themed Greeting Card

    Wow....

    [​IMG]
     
  17. Crashton

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    Maybe you can have a do over Nathan. :wink:
     
  18. teresa wood

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    If I HAD gotten a name, I was going to send a bottle of SUN (sunless tanning lotion). great stuff when you look pasty and disgusting in the wintertime! Besides, sitting in front of the fireplace to dry gives new meaning to tanning on the beach!!!
     
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    Mele Kaliki maka
     

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    Nathan......everyone knows who you are. And we all love you, as the package can attest to.
     

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