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The Annual Ridemonkey Secret Santa, v.2018

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  1. slyfink

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  2. cecil

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    I think I forget to put a note in my elf gift box letting him know who sent it so I will drop this clue to him
    The package arrived in Ontario CA at 6:22 am
     
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    delivered. someone has a package waiting...
     
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    Sweatshirt fits great and you can never have too much hot sauce. Thanks Mike!
     
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    Hoodie and hot sauce is a winner
     
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    I got a mystery package in yesterday’s post!! And my box is schedule for today by end of day!
     
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    Nick My name is Nick

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    made it to town ... should be delivered today :banana:
     
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    Mine is out for delivery as well. Thought it might get there in one day but somehow took three fucking days.
     
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    my elf's gift is scheduled for delivery tomorrow
     
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     photo image_zpstxt2oijn.jpg" target="_blank"> Sorry for the delay...I shop Amazon so much and all the packages this time of year but these were for me...Thanks Claus!!!
     
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  11. BadDNA

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    That's a fun game. Brenda and I have both versions (SFW/NSFW) and the expansion sets.
     
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    The first part of mine's in transit, delivery scheduled for Monday.
     
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    junkyard You might feel a little prick.

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    Just got my box from the letter carrier. Thank you @binary visions . Ill get these cold as soon as i get home and start drinking them. The water bowl is quite needed as well. I really appreciate the donation, ive given many bikes to kids here, and across the border. I collect all the junk bikes i can find for the purpose. One of my tenants fixes them and takes them down now as my time is more limited. Anyways Thank you, and merry Christmas.
     
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    Vincent you are the man! Thank you so much for such great gifts!!!!! I'm not a huge south park fan, but I am a huge Mr. Hanky fan!!!!!!









     
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    Also I love how you made Mr. Hanky jump out of the box! Well done sir!
     
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    delivery of my package delayed from thursday to tomorrow...fingers crossed usps doesn’t eff it up even more. excited to get home on sunday and see if anything arrived!
     
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    I haven’t played this version but am looking forward to!!! Alex loves playing exploding kittens so I’m gonna need to put this away.
     
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    junkyard You might feel a little prick.

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    Mines been delivered. Elf just has to open it i guess.
     
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    Something has arrived from Amish country
     
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  20. binary visions

    binary visions The voice of reason

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    Glad you liked it @junkyard !

    Let me know how that coffee is, it's a super limited run from a local place, and I haven't tried it yet at the price.
     
  21. cecil

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    @slyfink starting with this I have a feeling they will all be sampled tonight

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    Next
     
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  22. vinny4130

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    @Konabumm you are welcome! Once I get rolling it’s hard to stop my wonderful fiancé helped me and it was super fun! If the spoke bracelet doesn’t fit or it’s not your thing and someone smaller wants it I’ll get one that fits, a family member makes them. Hence the card!
     
  23. boostindoubles

    boostindoubles Nacho Libre

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    Sup man! The suspense is getting to me, was everything intact on arrival??
     
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  24. kazlx

    kazlx Patches O'Houlihan

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    I got a sweet box of goodies! Love it. The BBQ stuff is awesome. Can't wait to try out the sauces and rub. Shirts fit great and I've been needing a multi-tool since my other one has disappeared somewhere. Sweet swag and box o' goodies. I could tell there was coffee in there without even opening the box haha.



    Bummed, since my shipment said it would be delivered today, but should be there tomorrow. Just hoping it's a delay and not an issue with the package.
     
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  25. cecil

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    Make sure to read the box you can store a master link in the multi tool
    I'm glad you liked everything
     
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  26. vinny4130

    vinny4130 Monkey

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    Sorry I I want going to open till Xmas but, now I understand why! All liquid vessels arrived unopened! And I am excited to try them, I’ll post pics. Bearded Monkey looks like a pretty rad shop!!
     
  27. kazlx

    kazlx Patches O'Houlihan

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    Yea man, it’s awesome! Definitely put it all to good use. Thanks!
     
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    Sweet! Yeah, get those puppies cold! I also understand the desire to wait until Christmas, but it is not the monkey way, haha. Bearded Monkey is a good shop ;) that t shirt is made by a guy in Bellingham who runs Balance Lifestyle Company. He has a bunch of cool t shirt designs on his webpage! I almost sent a bearded monkey shirt also but your package was getting full! Beer makes good packing peanuts. haha cheers!
     
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    binary visions The voice of reason

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    Woah.

    Pretty big, heavy box. Let's see what's inside...
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    So... spray foam insulation? Weird. Okay, let's dig in. Bunch of gifts, neat. But there's this huge block of foam. It's suspiciously heavy for just being foam. Let's look a little closer... Is that... a beer?
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    Challenge accepted! This was a bit of a disaster to pull apart, and some of the wrappings seemed to turn themselves into sticky goo that I'm still trying to get off my hands.
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    But the contents were badass. Custom gear all around - Ridemonkey mugs and coasters, a cool metal box, keychain bottle openers, and a metal minimalist wallet. None of this looks off-the-shelf, I assume it's one of the metalworking monkeys? No note. I have a guess, based on past years custom machining. I could dig through my email logs but don't want to spoil it if the Santa doesn't want me to know.

    Four new IPAs, and a pair of smartwool hiking socks (seriously, these were on my Christmas list for my own family, how did you know?) round out the package. Awesome and big thanks!
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  30. kazlx

    kazlx Patches O'Houlihan

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    Haha I was probably overly worried about the bottles getting broken. I’ve used that method before on sensitive parts, but usually have pallet wrap on hand to keep it from sticking, which I think I ran out of. Totally forgot to put something in there saying who it was from. It’s been a mad rush for me the last couple weeks with packages going out and wanted to make sure it hit FedEx in time so I made due with what I had on hand.
     
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  31. vinny4130

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    BLC is rad, thanks for the correction!!! I’ll get some more from him in the near future! Merry Christmas to you all! Thanks again boostindoubles!
     

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    binary visions The voice of reason

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    No worries! It was just an adventure getting apart and I don't know what caused this glue stuff to get all over :monkeydance:

    Is all this metalwork yours? It's awesome. And the skull on the bottom of the box is super cool!
     
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    kazlx Patches O'Houlihan

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    Yes. I made everything that’s metal. The box and wallet are anodized aluminum. The bottle openers are brass and one offs that I did just to send. Might end up making more. The logo is my company logo. Hope you enjoy!
     
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    jstuhlman We noticed.

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    holy shit that’s awesome. @kazlx needs to figure out a way to make the RM logo into a bottle opener. the mugs are killer too.
     
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    @kazlx ...
    Holy smokes. Nicely done man.
    Can we get a :monkey: mug group order going after the holiday crazies?
     
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    Right on, BLC has some cool stuff. Enjoy the beers, I hope they all taste good. Some may not, I pulled them out of the work stash. The beer is sent from all over the country by customers of ours. Cheers dude, hoppy holidays!
     
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    That’s easy actually. Mulled around a few things, but ultimately didn’t want to make all the gifts about the monkey. So just whipped up something else.

    Thanks. For sure. The mugs and coasters were surprisingly easy through vistaprint. Maybe someone a little more Illustrator savvy than me can clean up the logo. I imported into my CAD stuff. I’m fine in Ai for lines and stuff but horrible with brushes and lines and colors since I never really do ‘art’ with it. I just use it for dxf line files.
     
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    @amishmatt really hooked it up this year! Super stoked.

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    silky pocketboy ftw!

    mine finally shows delivered. forgot to put a note in, but just to give a clue (if the return address didn’t...)
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    @jstuhlman hooked me up with some tasty stuff and permanent access to the courtesy phone. The inflator and tubeless repair kit will help with my goal to lighten the weight of the gear I ride with, the beer will counter the savings. Thanks a bunch for the awesome gifts.
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