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        10-24-2009, 06:55 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, 12:54 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, 01:22 PM
      #33
    Foal
    I want in Please can I play too
         
        10-25-2009, 01:47 PM
      #34
    Yearling
    When will we be starting this?
         
        10-25-2009, 04:52 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, 09:50 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, 12:36 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, 01:01 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, 01:17 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, 11:45 AM
      #40
    Super Moderator
    Bump.

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

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