So yeah, jot down what you got here:
Many shnazzy clothes
Limited Edition Dissidia soundtrack
Dissidia guide book
ALOT OF Clothes...
Expensive Toothbrush...IDK WHY!
D'aw Rai. :(
~FE: Radiant Dawn and FE: Shadow Dragon
~LoZ: Spirit Tracks
~Betrayal at House on the Hill (board game)
~Cool Zelda shirts
~Stuff my brother made for me :]
A shirt, a cap, and a case for my mechanical pencil (it came with a pen, but fuck that).
A Canon EOS 500 along with a stand for it and a 4GB SD card, a few books, and a bit of money.
Pretty much for considering I didn't actually want anything. :x I'm quite grateful though, as this camera finally allows me to take photos at night!
. The first 5 seasons of Everyone Loves Raymond >_________________________________>
. 3 Xbox games: Dragon Origins, Tales of Vespira ( I broke my other copy) , and Wanted: Weapons of Fate.
. Some hoodies
. New works shoes
OH YEAH, AND A PS3 ~~~
WELL I DIDN'T REALLY WANT ANYTHING FOR CHRISTMAS SO I DON'T MIND.
36 inch LCD LG HDTV, Phantasy Star Portable, and a political book.
House of Leaves
A table air hockey thing
New hooded sweater
First season of The Simpsons
HP: The Half-Blood Prince on DVD
Final Fantasy 12
Gears of War
Ninja Gaiden 2
Also I still don't get what Krakenmas is all about :(
• WARM HAT FROM CHILE (from brother's girlfriend)
• Snorlax hat (from brother)
• A jar with an awesome way to close (from mother)
• A candle holder (from mother)
• a bunch of silly trinkets with embarrassing writing telling me how much I'm cared about (from mother)
• $50 (from grandfather and his wifeorwhateversheis)
• $50 (from grandmother)
TO EXIST SOME TIME IN JANUARY:
• $250 (from mother)
• http://www.hlj.com/product/MEG80985 (from SPECIALPERSON)
I'm soo going to make Krakenmas a tradition. I mean, I got exactly eight gifts. That's awesome.
For Krakenmas I got a thread on LCN about Krakenmas. Thank you, Tenta Claus.
YOU ALSO GOT THIS
THERE YOU GO RAI, MERRY KRAKENMAS
Dragon Age: Origins (PS3)
Soul Calibur IV (PS3)
Queen's Blade: Spiral Chaos (PSP)
$25 Borders gift card (spent on a complete bookset of my favorite books from childhood)
$15 Amazon gift card from a friend
Queen's Blade 2010 calendar
Some badass t-shirts
A hat that is in the fedora/trilby/bowler hat range
Miscellaneous candies/soaps/incense sticks in my stocking
Canadian quarter from a friend in Canada
A friend's girlfriend http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v51/Hentaisha/IMG_0652.jpg me a plushie cat and also sent me a handbag charm and a handwritten letter stuffed with confetti.
Sounds like a deal.
I was short 5 gifts for it to be Krakenmas. So then, it was only Christmas.
- $65 worth in Gamestop cards
- $75 for songs from iTunes.
- Quick Charge Kit + 1 Recharge pak for my 360 controller.
- A new TV.
- Modern Warfare 2
- New Nikon 10MP camera.
Soon to be getting a iidx controller for $30 <3
there is what i got:
Two tins of popcorn, a bagofsnacks
Dominos gift card
Japanese/English pocket dictionary, A Game of Thrones, The New York Trilogy, the other ASoIaF books
Two shirts, a new jacket, socks
That Rubik's Revolution thing
For Krakenmas I got:
-an 11 hour flight
-a new pair of headphones I purchased myself
-GS3, also purchased myself
-a cute doodle of Legault
-another Japan guidebook to marry and fight and divorce and go through relationship counseling with, not necessarily in that order
-THE RESOLVE TO WRITE AN RL POKEMON TOUR LIKE A
TOTAL NERD BOSS
Thank you, Tenta Claus.
Seeing as how my Krakenmas has been like all of the past month:
-a car ('96 Honda Accord if anyone cares)
-a Rubik's Dodecahedron
Yeah I got a lot of costly things.
So far it looks like:
-A Pair of Noise Cancelling Headphones from my parents
-A Pair of Earbuds from my sister
-A Study Bible from my Dad.
3D Dot Game Heroes
Golden Sun: Dark Dawn
A donation to a charity in my name (??????)
Flashlight that doubles as a Swiss Army Knife
hooded sweater, dress shirt, and clothes
$50 and Super Scribblenauts
A tire pump for my bike
front and back lights for my bike
a hair and beard trimmer set
A Logitech headset
Breaking Bad Seasons 1 and 2
a 1tb external harddrive
a $100 Wal-Mart gift card
half birthday/half Krakkenmas: two $50 Visa gift cards
a travel kit
a set of dumbbells
a weight bench
two pairs of jeans, two dress shirts, one non-dress shirt
a water bottle
AND ATMA'S WONDERFUL CARD
~backwards compatible PS3
~Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood
~Borderlands and Fallout: New Vegas via Steam gift from my friend
~board game (American Trivia)
~a huge box of various chocolate things
I think there was one or two more things but I can't remember. I pretty much only really wanted the first four things on my list anyway. I'm happy. :D
WELL STINCE STING IS KEEPING THE PRESENTS TO THEMSELVES AND DIDN'T SHANK ANYONE I'M PRETTY SURE THIS IS THE WORST KRAKKENMAS EVER SO FAR.
A pair of shoes
Megaman X 1-6
Shining Force EXA
Shining Force Neo
Crappy movies (Even more T_T)
A second copy of Red Dead Redemption (I later exchanged for Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit)
$200 that I actually owed my mother. She told me that she would forget about those as my christmas present.
Also Midnight IF THAT'S NFSHP FOR PS3 ADD ME LIKE NOW VOYAGE52
a clock, a black one.
and the humble bundle, which i liked.
and pretty much nothing else.
IT WAS BETTER THAN LAST YEAR
Another year another Johnny Depp to sacrifice...
3DS with SM3DL, ordered myself MK7
some mental Sudoku calendar thing, totally doing all of them through the whole year
a shirt, socks
Walmart gift card
ebay'd myself a PSP
4x4 Rubik's Cube
Handheldstravaganza up in here.
Wool socks and popcorn. Being an adult is kinda' cool.
Warm and Fuzzy slippers, an umbrella, and $300 that's paying for my college loan.
And apparently Grotesque Tactics on steam because one of my friend's won it from the steam shenanigans.
$20, unmarked Walmart gift card (probably $20), 10-pack Beers of the World, and a coffee maker.
Yeah. I got beer as a gift. Opted to drink an Estrella which apparently came from Spain. Gonna finish them and keep the bottles to put them up for display somewhere in my room.
Axe Shower Gel
Axe Body Spray
Axe Shower Gel
Hello Kitty Chocolate-covered Macadamia Nuts
$20 in quarters
Three pairs of black jeans
A red dress shirt with tie
A really cool Eagle necklace carved out of buffalo bone
A Vivitar HD mini-camcorder
A Toshiba Satellite Laptop
Cooling fan for the laptop
$10 in cash
A tin of chocolate chip cookies
$300 and some shirts..so far. Money was used to buy gifts
-a new shoulder bag to replace the one I've had for 8 or so years that is in a truly sad state of falling apart
-a nice set of inking pens
-The Hunger Games (the first book)
-AC: Revelations (yes I beat it already but it's great so what)
-various articles of clothing, including a pair of sweats for use as PJ pants and one of those dress-but-not-really things you're supposed to wear over jeans or whatever, with the really big belts
fashion what's that
Apparently I have more stuff coming in the mail so my Christmas is probably just going to last until New Year's.
I'm okay with this.
And I got everything I wanted.
Earrings (hoops, one pair)
Hello Kitty-meets-Sportsac passport case
A number of hugs
A scarf (grey, snakeskin-patterned)
Tablet PC (Fujitsu Lifebook, from eBay)
Unofficially, a coat (black, detachable leopard faux-fur trim)
Dried "miracle fruit" (one pack)
The privilege of being repeatedly called a Grinch by my sister
Krakenmas is weird in Japan. No other complaints, though.
in my case, its better to say i got nothing.
oh wait, pens, i got a blue one a red one and a black one.
nothing else. im happy thought.
I got Wild at Heart and The Elephant Man (because David Lynch is the best person alive), No More Heroes, and Shadows of the Damned. I am quite excited! And merry krakenmas to you all, even if I kind of never post here.
IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN EVERYONE
Posting early because my parents decided I needed a new phone, so I got a Galaxy Nexus. Probably getting pants and stuff as the rest of my krakkenappeasments. And something pink.
OKAY NOW THAT IT'S ACTUALLY HAPPENED EXCEPT APPARENTLY ONE THING LEFT FOR LATER TO COMPLETE THE TENTACLES:
new set of sheets and giant blanket
socks/underwear and pajama pants
jigsaw puzzle and some stupid wood puzzle things
the most amazing pair of gloves
So far I've gotten a throat that feels like I've been screaming all day.
YOUR PHONE NUMBER DIDN'T CHANGE DID IT WALRUS? I NEED TO KNOW THIS STUFF, YO
As a late birthday present I got Otoyomegatari Vol 2+3. I'll probably grab the 4th one when I get some more money.
For actual Krakenmas so far I've gotten:
-A Maroon Dress Shirt
-Some sort of Fruitcake because of seasonal work over thanksgiving
I think I'll be getting an
other umbrella since mine broke last week. I did buy myself a pair of AKG k81djs and a Logitech g500 mouse.
Enzd got me Borderlands 2 <3
HAPPY BIRTHDAY LUX WHOSE BIRTHDAY IS ON CHRISTMAS EVE
Everyone gather 'round the jetsam and flotsam, it's time to count this year's tentacle(wound)s.
Spanish man steam moneys/regular family moneys
three pairs of pajama pants(two involving dogs)
two shirts(only one doge)
Rubik's cube with the normal amount of sides
giant tin of popcorn
I think I'm getting a drawing of bees or something later.
Pokemon X, Audiosurf from Rai, CSS and GMod from another friend.
Also got a Pocketwatch and some Nougat from my sister.
Vizio 24'' HD TV (which I'm using as a monitor :3)
leatherbound copy of The Hobbit
The Hobbit PEZ set >_>
The Lord of the Rings: War in the North for the 360
Hunted: Demon's Forge for the 360
Breaking Bad Season 3 DVD box
A 2014 puppy calendar :3
Axe pack (spray, shower gel, shampoo, deodorant)
$25 GameStop gift card with a nifty magnetic seal wallet
More candy than I can stomach
I actually opened my presents two days ago, here's what I got:
A mini sewing kit
Colognes, shower gels, etc
An organizer tray
I also got the Destiny PS4 bundle and a $60 Gamestop gift card
TMNT Lego Set
TMNT Night Light (Michaelangelo)
TMNT Beanie (with nunchuck action) (Michaelangelo)
TMNT Piggy Bank (Donatello)
I'm serious. That's what I got.
HI EVERYONE AGAIN HERE'S WHAT I GOT FOR THE KRAKKENDAY THIS YEAR:
big ol tin of snacks
tasty motherfucking candy and shit
a c moore giftcard
buying myself a Wii U/MH3U with the money so I'm kind of counting it as one >_>
the bees and things have actually been postponed to this year I think BUT THAT STILL WON'T BE EIGHT TENTACLES MY LIFE IS OVERRRRRRRRR
This year I got:
- Fire Emblem Awakening
- Pokémon Alpha Sapphire
- Super Smash Bros. for 3DS
- Destiny for 360
- 32GB SD card, which I desperately needed for my 3DS. 2GB is way too low for stuff.
- $50 eShop card (Which I used to buy SMT IV, Etrian Odyssey Untold, and Liberation Maiden.)
- A new headset (Sennheiser PC 320)
- Vol. 2 of Senran Kagura: Skirting Shadows
- Vol. 1 of No Game No Life
- Vol. 5 of Puella Magi Kazumi Magica
- Pajamas and pillowcases
- Christmas mug
- 2 packages of coffee
- $120 in cash and gift cards
I've been treated pretty good this year.
I'm splitting a Moto G 2nd gen with my parents.
I did buy myself https://twitter.com/Irysa_/status/544482183381929984 for christmas though!
A sweater too small and pants too big.
I'm not an eggplant :(
I did end up buying myself a new computer, Headphones, speakers and a 4 person copy of Risk of Rain so I guess it balances out.
I didn't get anything. Australians don't celebrate Christmas.
- A STAR WARS SHIRT WITH THE MILLENIUM FALCON, TIE FIGHTERS AND THE FREAKING DEATH STAR IN THE BACKGROUND
- A BOX OF AXE PRODUCTS BECAUSE I HAVE NO CLEAN
- ANOTHER STAR WARS SHIRT, THIS ONE HAS A STORMTROOPER ON A TOBOGGAN OR SOMETHING
- CAMO DESIGN SLEEP PANTS SO I CAN HIDE FROM THE NIGHTMARES
- A 12 MONTH PS PLUS SUBSCRIPTION SO I CAN KEEP DESTINY-ING AND ENJOYING MY SORT OF FREE GAMES
- CANDY LIKE ALL HELL
- A NAIL BRUSH FOR GETTING DIRT OUT FROM UNDERNEATH MY NAILS BECAUSE CONVENIENCE STORES ARE FILTHY
- A NEW LITTLE FLASHLIGHT BECAUSE WE ALL NEED A FUCKING FLASHLIGHT
- THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON OF AMERICAN HORROR STORY BECAUSE AMERICAN HORROR STORY ROCKS
- THE LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY ON BLU-RAY I HAVEN'T SEEN THOSE IN FUCKING FOREVER
- A NEW PAIR OF TURTLE BEACH HEADPHONES, ROGUE SQUADRON DESIGN FUCK YES
This year I got:
- A sweater
- New bedding
- A year's subscription of Xbox Live Gold
- Truffles and a sampler box of Jelly Belly
- Good Eats 3: The Later Years (Awesome cooking show.)
- A cookie maker of some kind
- A $10 Google Play card
- Bravely Default
- SMT: Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker
- Stella Glow
- Etrian Odyssey III
- Oh yeah, and MORE COFFEE
I also got a $50 PSN card a month back as an early present, which I used to buy Persona 2 PSP, KitN, and Summon Night 5.
I DON'T KNOW WHAT ELSE TO TELL YOU GUYS
I got nothing.
I'm okay with what I got.
A bottle of Dr. Pepper
A chili dog
A fruit basket
A $10 Cracker Barrel gift card
I'm counting Disgaea 5 as a Christmas present because my roommate bought it knowing full well he wouldn't play it nearly as much as me.
And dinner and a movie in about a week, which is doubling as a birthday present.
All in all, pretty good Krakenmas haul for me.
EDIT: Of course, I also got the best gift of all: DETERMINATION.
GLAD YOU'RE NOT DEAD(AND STILL RECEIVING GIFTS FROM THE TENTACLED GODS) DUSTY
This year I got:
- the setup for my acoustic guitar paid for
- threepants and oneshirt
- an 8-piece manicure set
- amazon giftcard(got Siege with it)
- gamestop giftcard(edit: got nintendopoints)
- giant yarn for some reason
- guitar pick holder
- bonus ninth tentacle: card with $25(got MGSV)
TECHNICALLY ALSO GOT:
- my cousin's old graphics card that doesn't die while running DS3
- myself Pokermans Moon and Alpha Sapphire
An Over the Garden Wall shirt
An Axe kit with shampoo, body spray and wash, and deordorant.
I also got myself a New 3DS, Dragon Quest VII, and Fire Emblem Conquest.
This year, I got:
- A french press and filtered water pitcher for coffee
- Manga (Madoka Magica spinoffs and Vol 8 of Sunshine Sketch,)
- $50 gift cards for Best Buy (got a mouse with it) and GameStop (getting Pokemon Moon with that,) and another $50 cash
- $20 PSN card, which I used to complete my Dept Heaven collection with Gungnir
- Clothing and a blanket
- The Neptunia anime, mainly for collection's sake
- Games (7th Dragon Code: VFD and Forza Horizon 3)
- Most importantly, a new laptop
Since I have a job now, I can actually give stuff to people, which feels awesome. Got mother a stand mixer and was really happy with how she reacted to it.
Tales of Symphonia
Though "nothing" would've been fine, too.
OKAY BOYS AND GIRLS AND OTHERKIN(AND NEITHERKIN), time for everyone to celebrate the holidabors and tell each other what stupid shit they got from people. Making this post while I'm falling asleep was a bad idea.
- candies and chocolates(to maintain my girlish figure)
- threepants and threeshirts(to drape over my girlish figure)
- an amazon giftcard
- a other moneys
Less tentacles compared to recent years, guess the giftkraken's been slimming down. Probably getting a random thing tomorrow from the family grabbag extravaganza, hopefully it's not some completely nonsensical thing like the stuff I've gotten the last two years.
ALRIGHT BONUS TENTACLES WOOOO
- another amazon giftcard
- more money
- some games/steamcash I guess
Technically all of the money went towards that but whatever, it's mine now.
Let's see here:
- A new TV
- Gift cards and cash
TWO BOTTLES OF (NOT VERY) HOT SAUCE
A SNEAKER/SHOE CLEANING KIT
AND POTENTIALLY NEW TIRES
I got some books and some candy canes
-A Books-a-Million card (I got a replacement copy of Only Revolutions to make up for the one my sister lost years ago)
-A month of Playstation Plus
-Homemade Christmas cookies
-A PS4 controller
My mom tried to give me money but I just wiped my hair with the envelope and put it on her bed. She was not amused.
A polo shirt for work, A cardigan bomber jacket thing, and socks. woop woop
Definitely didn't hit eight tentacles this year.
- Smash Ultimate
- twoshirts, a hoodshirt, and a dogpants
- some weird europe candy that's very dusty for some reason
- a slamazon gift card
- a bank account?
I guess if I split the clothes up they'd kind of make eight but whatever. Smush has consumed most of my time in the last week and will continue to consume my time for the foreseeable future. Foreseeable is a stupid word.
Didn't really wanted much this year, but this year I got:
- Money and gift cards. Barnes & Noble and Amazon mostly.
- Clothes and a new winter jacket.
- New shoes
- Booze in the form of coffee liqueur and vodka.
Midnight, you should join us on New Years on Discord. It's customary to drink vodka and play games over voice chat.
- Two shirts
- Pair of jeans
- Pair of shoes
- mug with a cool piece of art on it designed by my boyfriend's sister's boyfriend
- Pickle Rick pop figure
- Rick and Morty plush blanket thing
- a coffee pot for our basement apartment
- fruit... for some reason
- a gamestop card from my grandma
- money from other people
Binging with Babish Cookbook
Drink Mixing Kit (No one else in my family drinks. Why?)
Google play Giftcards
$100 from my co-workers
This year, I got:
- Desk and chair for the computer I built myself
- More alcohol, even though I barely drink