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09 December 2008 @ 10:00 am
 
As it's nearly Christmas, I thought I would try this idea out.

If you have an Amazon wishlist - post it! Please at least have some items that the average person can afford, random folk off the internet probably aren't going to want to buy you a 48 inch TV.

I know that I'm going to go through and try and buy people what I can, so it would be nice if others could too. I did this last year in another community and it worked out really well, but I thought this time it would be best if I stuck to the UK as then you can all be cheap and use free postage and packaging options :)

Hope you all get something awesome out of this.

Edit; I feel a little bad for accidentally taking the credit for this idea, I actually stole the idea from the lovely inspired after she went on a wishlist filling spree on her friends page - so yes, any credit should go to her rather than me :)
 
 
 
Nicolainspired on December 9th, 2008 10:11 am (UTC)
This is a good idea, I'll try and fill a few random wishes, although I'm annoying in that I generally only buy what I would want myself!

My wishlist. Mostly after the books, atm!
Nicolainspired on December 9th, 2008 10:57 am (UTC)
Thank you very much to anyone who buys me something! I don't mind if it's random cheapy stuff from the marketplace, it's all appreciated.
(no subject) - marysiak on December 10th, 2008 12:03 pm (UTC) (Expand)
The real Joon: hogswatchinnerbrat on December 9th, 2008 10:38 am (UTC)
Mine is here.

This is an amazing idea.
erinerinpower on December 9th, 2008 10:40 am (UTC)
ok i'll play, sounds fun:

my wishlist!

merry christmas.
balthaserbalthaser on December 9th, 2008 10:43 am (UTC)
?Here's mine but is being sorted through at the moment.
reluctant_diverreluctant_diver on December 9th, 2008 10:52 am (UTC)
I wish I could be more organised to prepare a wish list! In fact what would be fab is that I do a wish list and then random strangers buy me stuff, maybe we should all endevour to do one act of random pressie buying, Call it secret stranger

Edited at 2008-12-09 10:54 am (UTC)
Bex: Christmas Baubleimyournobody on December 9th, 2008 11:01 am (UTC)
this is an awesome idea!
Here's mine. I took the TV off my list :p I will put more affordable things on it and hope for the best!
marketplace stuff is ok with me :D

Edited at 2008-12-09 03:34 pm (UTC)
Mary R. Crumpton, née Perkinsmaryrcrumpton on December 9th, 2008 11:50 am (UTC)
Nicolainspired on December 9th, 2008 06:27 pm (UTC)
I've sent you something from your list but it might take an age to get to you as I was a bit cheap with delivery :P
(no subject) - maryrcrumpton on December 9th, 2008 08:51 pm (UTC) (Expand)
High Priestess of Me: baby memarysiak on December 9th, 2008 12:03 pm (UTC)
Mine is at http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/registry/ZA4OWP5AXV1A

I'll have a look through people's and see what I can afford.
High Priestess of Me: life is a cabaretmarysiak on December 10th, 2008 12:06 pm (UTC)
If anyone wants to be able to buy me cheaper marketplace stuff you can use the address

Marysia Kay
Treadwells Books
34 Tavistock St
London WC2E 7PB

My friend doesn't mind me having stuff sent there and Amazon doesn't allow marketplace items to be sent to wishlist addresses.
(no subject) - queenortart on December 15th, 2008 11:45 am (UTC) (Expand)
ΘΣ. - Creatrix of the Cosmic Groove: Snoopydancetheasigma on December 9th, 2008 12:09 pm (UTC)
Mary R. Crumpton, née Perkinsmaryrcrumpton on December 9th, 2008 12:43 pm (UTC)
I've already posted the link to my wish-list in this thread above, but I just wanted to thank you for this idea.

Sending some surprises to 5 or 6 people gave me a lovely warm glow inside. So thank you so much for starting this off, and giving us all the chance to do something nice for other people that we wouldn't have otherwise done.

Thanks,

Mary x
Nikki86nikki on December 9th, 2008 01:11 pm (UTC)
What a lovely idea, i'll go through and try and buy a few people bits and bobs!

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/registry/wishlist/3S2ADC0OARU4R/ref=cm_wl_rlist_go

is mine! x
seb86: starfish_and_pebblesseb86 on December 9th, 2008 01:23 pm (UTC)
This is my wish list, mostly books, dvd's, music and games so i have given a wide selection.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/registry/registry.html/ref=w_h_em-si-html_viewall?id=1M6UT1XVTL88X

I must say this is a great idea!
Lizzie: toys - Giraffewitherwings on December 9th, 2008 02:14 pm (UTC)
This is a really cool idea :) I shall have a look through and see what I can get for people :)

Mine is here. Thank you to anyone who does get me anything :) I don't mind stuff being got from marketplace :)

Edit: I have a warm glowy feeling now. This was a great idea richardarcher.

Edited at 2008-12-09 04:20 pm (UTC)
Nicolainspired on December 9th, 2008 06:25 pm (UTC)
You have the biggest variety of gifts ever on yours! I got you a little something, hope you enjoy it :)
(no subject) - witherwings on February 5th, 2009 02:42 pm (UTC) (Expand)
Alexander / ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ -defender of mankind-elkippy on December 9th, 2008 03:22 pm (UTC)
this is a really sweet idea :) mine's here. It's all books, lol.
mogalie on December 9th, 2008 03:23 pm (UTC)
Mine: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/registry/registry.html/ref=w_h_em-si-html_viewall?id=21K31EVKGRRN2

I have a few cheap books lurking around in there somewhere. As soon as I have time I'll go through some of your lists and pick. Happy Christmas!