Secret Teacher

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  1. TeacherNY

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    Is anyone else getting a huge amount of "answered questions" from elfster in their email? I guess people are posting in "ask the group a question" and not asking their secret pal anonymously? I don't really know why I'm getting all of these emails.
     
  2. Rebel1

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    :whistle:
    DAH!
    My mind was not on the SECRET part. It was on KFC all during work and I even made a looooooooong trip to get some of that finger licking chicken, ate it on the way home, threw a bone out the window and could have gotten a ticket. My defense, "It would eventually be eaten by a wild animal in the wooden area I threw it out at!":D
    Is it too late? I want to take part in this fun thingy!
    Rebel1
     
  3. Jem

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    So has anyone gotten their first package? My person should have...
     
  4. INteacher

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    I have :woot: My secret pal sent me an email gift card to Amazon!! I have deciated Sat afternoon between 4 -6 to do my shopping :) I love Amazon.

    Thanks again secret pal for the awesome gift :thumb:

    BTW - I am mailing my gift Sat
     
  5. Pisces_Fish

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    I wish I wasn't so broke this month...maybe we'll do another? :)
     
  6. INteacher

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    This one only goes to December so I would bet we'll start another pretty soon after we finish this one :)
     
  7. nklauste

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    I will also be mailing mine this Saturday (hopefully)!
     
  8. TeacherNY

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    Ugg...i went to the store to get the gift for my pal and they didn't have it! I will try another store. I had an idea in mind but maybe I can save that idea for next month and get something else this month.
     
  9. runsw/scissors

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    We did say the ship date was the 20th right?
     
  10. INteacher

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    yep - I think it was a ship by date of the 20th
     
  11. TampaTeacher2Be

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    I got mine yesterday! Yay! It was so awesome!! I Got a TON of classroom trinkets, including about 200 fancy pencils!!!! WOO HOO!!!! :up::up::up: My kids will do ANYTHING for a fancy pencil! :p

    My gift is going out to my secret pal in the mail later today!!!
     
  12. TeacherNY

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    Has anyone else gotten their package?
     
  13. teacherfourth

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    ;-( I missed that deadline to sign this time....so I didnt get mine...next time....
     
  14. Proud2BATeacher

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    Thanks for the reminder. I need to get stamps for my gift.
     
  15. clarnet73

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    Mine is about halfway done... thanks for the reminder :)
     
  16. TeacherNY

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    Just wondering...since my secret pal asked me a few questions but didn't ask my name or address LOL I think that's a pretty important piece of info they're missing haha
     
  17. SwOcean Gal

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    Here is just another friendly reminder to please answer the questions being asked of you! I have asked questions, but I have not gotten any answers- so please take a second to look at your page and see if you have any questions being asked of you!

    This is my first time doing it- so a quick question- Do we keep the same secret buddy for the three months or do we get re-assigned each month? If we keep the same buddy how do we keep it a secret because it is getting mailed and I am assuming you put a return address? I am perplexed!
     
  18. MelissainGA

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    SwOcean Gal,

    We keep the same person. To deal with the return address issue I just used my person's address in both places.
     
  19. MelissainGA

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    My person should have gotten their package by now I mailed it last weekend and the post office said that it would be there by the middle of this past week.
     
  20. Proud2BATeacher

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    I just use Secret Pal as my name but I use my own address. I've had packages go missing and I don't feel comfortable not having mine on the package. I did remove my location on AtoZ, to make it harder for my person to figure out who their pal is.
     
  21. Proud2BATeacher

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    They should have it, unless you didn't add your name and address when you signed up on Elfster.
     
  22. TeacherNY

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    Hmm maybe! I guess i'm just being paranoid since the last time i signed up I didn't get anything!!! The person decided to drop out and be a party pooper :unsure:
     
  23. Proud2BATeacher

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    I didn't get anything the 2nd time I signed up for this too, but I decided to try again.
     
  24. runsw/scissors

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    I'll be sending out my package early next week. I need to pick up a couple more goodies.
     
  25. Proud2BATeacher

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    I was going to send mine out today, but maybe I'll wait until Monday. I'd like to buy one more thing that she really wants in it.
     
  26. nklauste

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    I sent mine out yesterday, I had hoped to do it last weekend but that didn't work out for me.
     
  27. Caesar753

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    Mine is packaged and ready to ship tomorrow.

    Has there been a change to the A to Z Elfster page? It used to show me who I was paired up with, but now it does not.
     
  28. Peachyness

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    I WOULD LOVE to participate but I'm too paranoid that whatever I send won't make it there at all. Plus, I"m pretty poor. Maybe I'll try it out next time. :)
     
  29. TeacherMJ

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    I want to play :)
     
  30. clarnet73

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    Caesar, I think the Elfster page thinks the exchange is finished... I got an email that said "now that your swap is over..."

    Mine is in the car and will be sent out as soon as it gets packaged and to the post office, likely this afternoon :)
     
  31. Proud2BATeacher

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    I haven't recieved an e-mail from elfster recently. Caesar if you saved your e-mail (hotmail, yahoo or whatever you use), you may be able to get to the link that showed you who your partner was.
     
  32. Caesar753

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    I remember who it was. :) I just had to sort of maneuver my way through the pages to find her wishlist. It didn't just show up like it did at one point.
     
  33. INteacher

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    I got the same email :dizzy: kinda of confusing
     
  34. clarnet73

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    My package arrived today, but since I live in an apt, I have to go pick it up at the post office... I'm excited to get it tomorrow!! :) I sent mine out this afternoon :)
     
  35. sweetlatina23

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    I am mailing out mine today. I am so excited to get my package this week. Hope everyone that is participating will get theres soon.
     
  36. TeacherNY

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    WOWIE!! I got my package today! My pal is the best! I got an assortment of Pug stuff [​IMG] I love everything! Thank you so much for adding to my Pug collection :)
     
  37. MissAnt

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    I received my package today as well, what a wonderful pal! She made sure I'll smell good, be well caffeinated and have prizes for my kiddos, and more! I can't thank you enough secret pal.
     
  38. SwOcean Gal

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    I have not gotten any feedback to my questions from my secret pal nor any other answers- sadly my package did not go out today- I have a stop I need to make tomorrow prior to getting it out. Sorry- I am mailing tomorrow. I will just do my best with the zero insight I have into my buddy.
     
  39. scienceteach82

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    Thanks for the cute outfits for the babies! It was sent to my moms, so I just got it. They'll be wearing them tomorrow!
     
  40. clarnet73

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    I picked my package up yesterday afternoon... those socks iwll definately be on my feet next week, the books are now on my plans for next week as well... and my kiddos will lvoe the game! :) Thanks!!!!
     

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