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    10-24-2009, 07:55 PM
  #31
Trained
When I did a secret mom thing, we e-mail the person in charge and she in turn gave us a survey type to fill out. Then she matched us up with other people.

It doesn't matter to me, if we get to pick or not.. its still going to be a surprise as to who has us.
     
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    10-25-2009, 01:54 PM
  #32
Weanling
Oh! This sounds like fun I want to join in!
There should be something that we keep a list of those who said they would and didn't. Unless they contacted the organizer before.
     
    10-25-2009, 02:22 PM
  #33
Foal
I want in Please can I play too
     
    10-25-2009, 02:47 PM
  #34
Yearling
When will we be starting this?
     
    10-25-2009, 05:52 PM
  #35
Green Broke
When I organized this last year this is what I did:

* I kept a list of everyone who was participating, and their country.
* I matched up each person within their country, at least I tried.
* I emailed each person their buddy, and I think I may have even put together a questionnaire for them to fill out and exchange info with.

I thought this was a good way to do it, seens how addresses were only swapped with the people who would be sending gifts to each other.
     
    10-26-2009, 10:50 AM
  #36
Showing
Quote:
Originally Posted by Moxie    
When I organized this last year this is what I did:

* I kept a list of everyone who was participating, and their country.
* I matched up each person within their country, at least I tried.
* I emailed each person their buddy, and I think I may have even put together a questionnaire for them to fill out and exchange info with.

I thought this was a good way to do it, seens how addresses were only swapped with the people who would be sending gifts to each other.
And you did an excellent job. It was a lot of fun.
     
    10-26-2009, 01:36 PM
  #37
Green Broke
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Originally Posted by My2Geldings    
And you did an excellent job. It was a lot of fun.
It was a lot of fun.

So first and foremost you all need to decide on one person to be running the show, then set a date for a cut off (cannot accept anymore people after so and so date), then set a date for the gifts to be sent out.

I think last year I started this in sept or maybe oct? I know it was early. I wanted to give everyone ample time to sign up and shop for their partners. I do believe that the date to send gifts was early dec. Again, I wanted to give ample time for the gifts to arrive to the person so that they would have them by Christmas.

I personally feel that if you guys are going to do this, you better the the ball rolling! Indeed it sounds easy, but it can get complicated.
     
    10-26-2009, 02:01 PM
  #38
Weanling
So, who is the main person of all this? LOL, I'm at a lost on who ask to signup.
     
    10-26-2009, 02:17 PM
  #39
Green Broke
I would set up and do it, seens how I ran the show last year, but I don't want to come in and start dominating the thread -- If it's alright with M2G.
     
    10-28-2009, 12:45 PM
  #40
Super Moderator
Bump.

Moxie or PonderosaMiniatures is ok to me.
What you think about that, M2G? Others?
     



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