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25th-Dec-2008 08:41 pm - Christmas Day
appalling_cynicism: (The sun after the shadowlands)
I hope everyone has had a fantastic day, or will have an amazing day depending on your time zone. I sure as hell have. My awesome parents bought me a shiny new camera and my sister got me the latest season of Scrubs. The weather was hot, the food was cold, and the Buzz competition was fierce.

Also look what I made...and ate heaps of. )

For those who didn't want to click, it was a gingerbread house. It was my first attempt and I don't think it was horrible. It tasted good.
13th-Nov-2008 01:05 pm - Address will be provided if necessary
appalling_cynicism: (Default)
Exams suck.

Step One

- Make a post (public, friendslocked, filtered...whatever you're comfortable with) to your LJ. The post should contain your list of 10 holiday wishes. The wishes can be anything at all, from simple and fandom-related ("I'd love a Snape/Hermione icon that's just for me") to medium ("I wish for _____ on DVD") to really big ("All I want for Christmas is a new car/computer/house/TV.") The important thing is, make sure these wishes are things you really, truly want.
- If you wish for real life things (not fics or icons), make sure you include some sort of contact info in your post, whether it's your address or just your email address where Santa (or one of his elves) could get in touch with you.

Step Two

- Surf around your friendslist (or friendsfriends, or just random journals) to see who has posted their list. And now here's the important part:
- If you see a wish you can grant, and it's in your heart to do so, make someone's wish come true. Sometimes someone's trash is another's treasure, and if you have a leather jacket you don't want or a gift certificate you won't use--or even know where you could get someone's dream purebred Basset Hound for free--do it.
You needn't spend money on these wishes unless you want to. The point isn't to put people out, it's to provide everyone a chance to be someone else's holiday elf--to spread the joy. Gifts can be made anonymously or not--it's your call.
There are no rules with this project, no guarantees, and no strings attached. Just...wish, and it might come true. Give, and you might receive. And you'll have the joy of knowing you made someone's holiday special.

It is actually really hard thinking of 10 things I want... )
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