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SimonMac
25th December 2016, 11:17
So what's the haul from everyone?

I got some new knives, a moka pot and some crystal glencairn whiskey glasses!

MarillionFan
25th December 2016, 11:19
I got some steak and a blow Job from Santa.

Cliphead
25th December 2016, 11:34
Gibson Les Paul Gold Top :banana2:

SueEllen
25th December 2016, 11:35
Chocolate

DaveB
25th December 2016, 13:19
One Plus Three T, from which this was posted.

PurpleGorilla
25th December 2016, 13:53
An Arkansas wet stone. Kitchen knives now fooking sharp!

ladymuck
25th December 2016, 14:12
Two bottles of vodka, Kate Bush Live 2014 CD, Amazon voucher

Opened them all about two weeks ago.

SueEllen
25th December 2016, 14:53
Two bottles of vodka, Kate Bush Live 2014 CD, Amazon voucher

Opened them all about two weeks ago.

Some one went to a shop and brought you an Amazon voucher?

How quaint!

ChimpMaster
25th December 2016, 15:35
2 sweatshirts from Burton and a tie that clearly no one else wanted.

BrilloPad
25th December 2016, 16:50
Mathematics of hygiene book. Superb stuff....

ladymuck
25th December 2016, 17:08
Some one went to a shop and brought you an Amazon voucher?

How quaint!

Went to the local garage, to be more precise! My SIL insisted (my opinion of her is available on another thread) that they couldn't email me a voucher because I had to have something to go with it. Queue a physical voucher and one of those diddy sized bottles of Smirnoff you can buy in the local BP garage. My brother picked them up on his way to/from spending the Halfords voucher he was given by his works. He knows I don't give a monkeys

original PM
25th December 2016, 17:10
Some socks

Not even an alcohol

Tis our winter of discontent indeed

Had a lovely meal with in laws mind you

Om nom nom

greenlake
25th December 2016, 17:37
http://i.imgur.com/tt1KNdO.jpg

mudskipper
25th December 2016, 19:56
Chocolate and gin. Can't ask fairer than that.

TestMangler
25th December 2016, 19:58
Wife got me tickets for Micky Flanagan and aftershave.

I got her a pair of slippers and a dildo.

adubya
25th December 2016, 20:17
I covet a Putin calendar.

http://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/lBEAAOSwA3dYTSHN/s-l500.jpg

NickFitz
25th December 2016, 21:18
Slippers (M&S), and books. Lots of books :nerd

Lockhouse
25th December 2016, 21:20
I wanted a tenor saxophone but got an Amazon voucher.

WTFH
25th December 2016, 22:01
I wanted a 3 tonne log splitter, but got an 8 tonne one :)

darmstadt
25th December 2016, 22:03
Handkäse-Essig Öl and a pot to keep my Handkäse in...amongst other things although the boy got the best, that new, but old, Nintendo NES Classic (http://www.nintendo.com/nes-classic/) which has kept us quiet for hours (well we did have the sound on but after an hour of 8 bit audio, you tend to get a bit annoyed with it)


(translated would be hand-cheese vinegar oil and a pot to keep my hand-cheese in!)

SueEllen
25th December 2016, 22:43
I wanted a tenor saxophone but got an Amazon voucher.

The local community are great full.

They are loud ****ers even if you can play them in tune like one of my cousins'.

doconline
26th December 2016, 08:38
One Plus Three T, from which this was posted.

Are these good? I've got one on its way to me now as a Christmas present from my wife. Had a quick look at one in the O2 store and was impressed.

DaveB
26th December 2016, 09:46
Are these good? I've got one on its way to me now as a Christmas present from my wife. Had a quick look at one in the O2 store and was impressed.

Upgraded from One Plus 1. So far seems very good.

cojak
26th December 2016, 11:26
Upgraded from One Plus 1. So far seems very good.

I'll be moving to One Plus next time (next year probably).

Netraider
26th December 2016, 12:08
Sous Vide Immersion Cooker
New BBQ Cookbook - Grill Stock

cojak
26th December 2016, 14:46
Oh, yes.

The Kate Bush live album, some ukulele strings, and a decent set of watercolour brushes. :)

greenlake
26th December 2016, 18:21
some ukulele strings

http://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/ef/73/93/ef739302efd089afd4da210de5226bac.jpg

vetran
26th December 2016, 20:28
Mrs V got me this

https://www.iflyworld.com/

& this


https://www.thewhiskyexchange.com/b/40/aberlour-single-malt-scotch-whisky?status=no#productlist-filter


I love my wife :hug::hug:

the Girls got me

these

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Aint-Half-Hot-Mum-Collection/dp/B003ZUXZAY



& star wars slippers among other things.

I'm a lucky daddy

:smile

RetSet
26th December 2016, 20:29
A 20 minute 'chocks away to chocks on' flight in a Tiger Moth at Duxford.

That translates pretty much to a single (extended) circuit. Plus the arse that is navigating the A14 between the A1 and M11. Twice. In a single day. An nobody to invoice for my time.

Then there's the fact that the old bird will only fly if the weather is perfect. If it is working.

Basically means giving up most of my summer weekends for the offchance of 'enjoying' 10 minutes of prop wash.

The £300(ish) would be much better invested in time in a Cessna Aerobat and/ or a weight shift microlight.

Mrs RS bought the voucher on December 5th. The small print (not brought to her attention at the time of purchase) says full refund only in first 14 days :tantrum:

I've sent off the initial, polite, email asking for a full refund.

In the meantime she's ordered some Olympic bumper plates as a partial replacement. :yay:

(which is what I told her I wanted in the first place)...

vetran
26th December 2016, 20:31
Mathematics of hygiene book. Superb stuff....

Brillo + Soap = Cleaner


????

Cliphead
26th December 2016, 20:32
It's not the type but getting stick time in a Tiger Moth? Awesome present if not very economical. Just do it with a GoPro mounted somewhere and spend yer own dosh on what you want to fly.


A 20 minute 'chocks away to chocks on' flight in a Tiger Moth at Duxford.

That translates pretty much to a single (extended) circuit. Plus the arse that is navigating the A14 between the A1 and M11. Twice. In a single day. An nobody to invoice for my time.

Then there's the fact that the old bird will only fly if the weather is perfect. If it is working.

Basically means giving up most of my summer weekends for the offchance of 'enjoying' 10 minutes of prop wash.

The £300(ish) would be much better invested in time in a Cessna Aerobat and/ or a weight shift microlight.

Mrs RS bought the voucher on December 5th. The small print (not brought to her attention at the time of purchase) says full refund only in first 14 days :tantrum:

I've sent off the initial, polite, email asking for a full refund.

In the meantime she's ordered some Olympic bumper plates as a partial replacement. :yay:

(which is what I said I wanted in the first place)

vetran
26th December 2016, 20:36
It's not the type but getting stick time in a Tiger Moth? Awesome present if not very economical. Just do it with a GoPro mounted somewhere and spend yer own dosh on what you want to fly.

AYCOTBAC????


£300 notes to fly a piece of real history?

Not my thing but if it were worth every penny, YOLO.

Cliphead
26th December 2016, 20:41
AYCOTBAC????


£300 notes to fly a piece of real history?

Not my thing but if it were worth every penny, YOLO.

I got lucky and was privileged to fly many types that very few will even see flying now but not a Tiger Moth yet. Doesn't matter what the cost is and the fact it can be done much cheaper it's a very thoughtful Christmas present. I'd be delighted to have someone so aware of my interests that they would do that.

RetSet
26th December 2016, 20:50
it's a very thoughtful Christmas present.

Yep. It was thoughtful when she did it 10(ish) years ago and the voucher lapsed after numerous bookings and subsequent cancellations, including one when I was actually en route in my car. Yes, I could have paid some more to extend the voucher validity, but I had already lost too much of my life to be arsed doing that.

Incidentally, she had totally forgotten that she had already done that one.

A similar thing happened when she booked a baloon flight for me. Cancellation after cancellation. Then the last one was cancelled only after we had all arrived at the launch site. Again, too much life squandered.

RetSet
26th December 2016, 20:51
YOLO.

Yep, that's why I cut my losses.

vetran
26th December 2016, 20:52
Here you go a proper tree

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2016/12/26/17/3BA6F59B00000578-0-image-m-2_1482773197081.jpg

SueEllen
26th December 2016, 21:44
Here you go a proper tree

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2016/12/26/17/3BA6F59B00000578-0-image-m-2_1482773197081.jpg

I saw that tree in the paper and thought very environmentally friendly. It has more use than the standard tree...