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Welcome to Pesty's.


Pesty Elf's Christmas BG Giveaway Extravaganza, was founded in 2011. This is Pesty's fourth year of running a Christmas giveaway in this thread. She has five years experience under her stylish belt. One could say she is a veteran at this.

What we do: We're a seasonal donation and giveaway thread, opening in September. From September to the middle of November we are open for chatting and donations only. From mid-November to January first we accept donations, take wish lists of fellow Gaians and send out presents. blaugh

Please see the rules for when wish lists open and wish list terms.


This giveaway is a group effort. Not just the elves behind the thread,
but also the generous people who donate to the cause and
the ones who keep the thread alive with chat.

PAY IT FORWARD!






A brief thread history.....
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RULEZ

1.OBEY TOS

2. If you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all.

3. Wishlists may be posted beginning November 15th.

WE HAVE TWO OPTIONS FOR WISHLISTS. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY.

Option A, the traditional wishlist:

- Post your wishlist of 5 (five) items in this thread
- 4 (four) of those items must be under 10 mil.
- For the fifth item, the sky's the limit
- You WILL get a gift from your list. We just can't promise which one. The elves aren't made of gold.
- DON'T ASK FOR JUST ONE EXPENSIVE ITEM. Wishlists are FIVE items as described above.

Option B, surprise me:

- Through the generosity of our donors and some magical elven sleight of hand, the elves have ended up with quite a lot of very nice items. So instead of posting a specific wishlist in this thread, you can post "Surprise Me".
- You WILL get a gift. It WILL be a nice gift. It won't be something like a Dirty Newspaper Combover (if you really want one of those, choose with Option A).
- If you choose this option, it would help if your profile was public and you had a wishlist on it. No guarantees, though.

Once you have chosen Option A or Option B, YOU CANNOT CHANGE YOUR MIND OR YOUR LIST.

4. Please don't be greedy. We do have limited funds, so please don't let the elves see the same screen name more than once.

5. No editing of wish lists once the elves gather the lists for the day. We elves are old and confuse easily.

6. DO NOT harass the elves by asking for early gifts / donations. It's not happening.
This includes in PMs.

7. No Questing / No Quest Post!

8. It is requested that you not open your gifts until Christmas.

9. It is suggested that you READ THIS WHOLE PAGE,
because breaking rules gets you placed on the Naughty List.
Naughty List = No Gift!


Need clarification? Ask an elf! 4laugh
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These are the folks that the Elves love lots!
Without them, we couldn't do what we do....
OUR HONORARY ELVES!


Donations for the 2014 Season can be made via trade to any of the 4 staff elves.

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Kurai_Yamino
1littlewolfy
john vanko
purplewiz
Vox Draconis
awkward anarchy
Darth Daddicus
rickscoco
fred66
amia chan
madhatterzmouse
skyailia
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whatta hay
ozkur
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ANONYMOUS ~ You know who you are!
Nick_austin90
bluemist2001
Reve Casse
ginger cookie luvr
Harvey Kinkle
ButterflyOnMyShoulder
its a curse
Kattmynta
NocturnalVeil
Dota-chan
Queen-tintin
Rubai Sora
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SeraphKiyo
edokitty
Gilliam Yager
Zengar Zonvolt
shellsmachine
Jinglybell
oo_fiona_oo
The Batcat
Vellick
Freaksrus
oneia
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Tell everyone about Pesty's Christmas Giveaway!


Use one of our sig banners and be entered into a weekly gold prize drawing!
Send a PM to Pesty Elf so I know you're using our banner. I may not see it otherwise.
Drawings will be held every Saturday from 4th October ~ 20th December
The weekly winner will receive 1 million gold.


Link-in sig banners can be found on page 1 of this thread.
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Meet the staff


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███ Name: Pesty

███ Pesty, one of Santa's elves in a supervisory position, responsible for a team of three. Unfortunately she got stuck with the three stooges, Horace, Nidorous and Vox. It's a full time job handling the misfit elves atop of getting presents made, inventoried and sent out. Some how she manages though. It's never a dull day with her team, though, a dull day might be welcomed when trying to pull Horace from the bar. Or trying to stop Nidorous from putting questionable objects, people and pets in his mouth. Or even trying to pull Vox from the shadows.

She believes in hard work and perseverance, with an excessive amount of coffee to help her get through the day. To say she is hard working would be an understatement, but in order to reach her ultimate goal of 'Best of Santa's division', hard work and maintaining her crew are all a part of that task.





Likes: Giving Gifts, Paying it forward, Animals, Any coffee-based beverage and Greek yogurt.


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███ Name: Nidorous

███ Nidorous, a former elf employed by Santa who met with an untimely demise when Santa was gifted a new MP3 player for the holidays and failed to assist the elf in distress.

The distressed elf was lounging on the pile of toys in the back and when Santa took off, the elf was blown off the back of the sleigh after shouting many unpleasant words in the man's general direction and clinging for life.

Ended up crashing through a barn roof and was planted in a heaping soft warm pile, that belonged to the rather large cow that was spooked by his entrance and was promptly trampled.

After being buried later near some nuclear waste, the elf is back in business, only this time out for revenge on the 'Fat Man', working under Pesty's direction. ( More or less. )




Facts: Will eat nearly anything that catches his eye. Has a tendency to lick, chew and drool on things. Small animals, children and even fellow elves have all suffered either minor or grievous injuries in various incidents due to new compulsions. Your drink is not safe around this elf.

The maggots in his brain help keep it functioning to some degree, though is constantly attempting to pick them out and flick them at people.

Has a loathing of toy trains, dolls, doll houses and reindeer.

The only known distractions seem to be offerings of cheesecake and eggnog.

Warning: Do not engage if happened upon. Back away slowly and quietly. Should you be face to face with the creature, the best course of action is to sacrifice a small child if there is no cheesecake or eggnog present.


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███ Name: Horace

███ What makes Horace tick is beer. He's that guy who's always at the end of the bar, always with a beer in front of him, always somewhat relaxed, but never falling down drunk. That would be disrespectful to the beer.

He's fundamentally lazy, but when the time comes for the rubber to meet the road, he's there. He'll be back in the bar again as soon as possible afterwards, but he does what he has to do.

He's just not convinced he has to do as much as everyone else thinks he does.








Likes: Beer.

Dislikes: Work. Not enough beer.




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███ Name: Vox

███ Found on the surface taking refuge with the joy bringing elves of Santa's Workshop, this dark skinned, sun-hating Drow has found his niche there. Sort of. There are still the old Drow habits that need to be kicked. Lurking in dark places being one of many. Much to the chagrin of the Vox's co-workers.

Using the toy shop as a personal refugee camp, Vox has come to be known for his unusual eating habits. Crickets, usually caramelized-- as if that makes it any less disgusting to the other residents. Not typically allowed in the kitchen to cook meals after a mishap of serving lizard eggs and rats to the rest of his adopted family, which only few pretended to eat.

Vox, otherwise, despite his strange habits, doesn't seem to realize he doesn't quite fit in with the other surface elves, but always tries his best when working despite strange tendencies. Just don't ask him to clean out the storage shed where spiders of monstrous size are assumed to lurk...



Likes: Mead, shadows, dragon, lurking, pouncing on people and other elves, feeding kippers to Nid and tampering with Horace's Beer.

Dislikes: Sunlight, gold things, mushrooms, garlic and SPIDERS!
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Curly toes...we hate 'em.
The only thing they're good for is throwing at stuff. So pick up a shoe and give it a toss!
Preferably NOT while the elf is wearing it.



Generate a random number between 1 and 1000. That is your toss.
You get 1 toss per day.
Send a PM to Pesty Elf with the page number when you win.



Here are your targets and GOOD LUCK!
If we receive more as donations, more will be added to the game.


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19 ~ Kokeshi Collectible
33 ~ Giant Stone Coatl
67 ~ Katsumi's Kokeshi
91 ~ Bladed Vase
168 ~ Walker
211 ~ Kokeshi Collectible
397 ~ Full Witch Doctor tank
500 ~3 Alpha Grams
574 ~ Katsumi's Collectible
663 ~ Octopii
707 ~Katsumi's Collectible
999 ~ Grunny Sub





emotion_bigheart This game wouldn't have been possible w/o the wonderful Honorary Elves who donated the Minis. emotion_bigheart
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Seven Tanks A Week...That's All We Ask



Do you want to donate but don't have a lot of gold? Or time? Or energy?
Make it simple then, and take
Purplewiz's Seven Tanks A Week Challenge!

1. Pick a time when you can sit down and play Booty Grab for about 15 minutes.
2. Pick your favorite Booty Grab Thread.
3. Play the next seven tanks you see glowing.
4. When you've played seven tanks, add up your scores, and send that amount in a trade to Pesty Elf.
(If you caught any drops, keep 'em. You've earned 'em.)
5.You're done for this week!

It's fast, it's easy, it's painless, it adds up fast, and you're helping to make someone's Gaian Christmas just a little bit brighter.

We'll make it even easier for you! Pledge to match and donate whatever amount Purplewiz grabs for the week!


Can you meet the seven tanks a week challenge?
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Head over to Pesty's profile and click the link for
The Animal Rescue Site.

It costs you nothing to help feed shelter animals.
Click daily! Pay it forward!

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