Christmas presents

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by Tenor-Steffen-DK, Dec 24, 2003.

  1. So, here in Denmark we get all of our presents Christmas eve...
    Here's my list:
    A DVD-player
    A headset for my computer
    A gift voucher for 10 brass cds 8)
    A gift voucher for a tenor horn gigbag
    A purse

    What did you get?
  2. Naomi McFadyen

    Naomi McFadyen New Member

    well, my dads in church just now so I'm still waiting to open any other pressies I may or may not have...
    But so far, some chocs, £200 (never know, may get out of the red by new year!) and my own website url ( Thanks to my brother! :D) :D so, not doing too bad so far! :D

    Will post again later

    Merry Christmas to you all! I'm off to set up my new site! :D
  3. Bob Thompson

    Bob Thompson Member

    Well I got a minature/ornamental trombone, whilst my daughter got a Conn 88h, santa screwed up somewhere me thinks!, coz Ive been a very good boy!
  4. Naomi McFadyen

    Naomi McFadyen New Member

    whoohooo! I got 2 toolkits!
    They're well good... one's a tourch tool kit... Powerful Lantern with tool kit and Blinking Light! :D has a spotlight, blinking light for emergency use (twin or single); twin red colour shaded reflector to maximize visibility... tool set includes: hammer, screwdrivers, slip joint pliers, hex keys set and adjustable wrench...

    get them in Safeways I'm told! :lol:

    The other tool kit is FULL of various different screwdrivers and stuff...
  5. stopher

    stopher Member

    Toolkits - Handy for the percussion section when building that shed!
  6. Naomi McFadyen

    Naomi McFadyen New Member

    :lol: yea... funny you should say that- because I do have my own shed for my percussion equipment at home! :D
  7. faerie

    faerie Member

    A poster
    A cute ickle scarf thing thats a teddy bear :) hard to explain.
    Some day of the week socks.
    Bob the Builder bubble bath.
    3 kinder Eggs.

    And abit of money from my gran and uncle.
  8. super_sop

    super_sop Supporting Member

    Well ihad some new 5.1 speakers for my pc,
    A web cam
    socks :lol:
    socks :)
    some money
    socks :cry:
    erm oh yer and another 100 blank cds :p
    some other stuff :wink:
    merry christmas everyone
  9. lynchie

    lynchie Active Member

    this year was pretty good

    beer fridge
    silent brass system
    fancy shaving kit
    fridge magnet bottle opener

    and best of all...

    "The Hulk" boxers

    ah, the wonders of christmas!
  10. tewkeshorn

    tewkeshorn Account Suspended

    A quiet Xmas for me this year:
    A PS2 game when I havent got a PS2, there was me getting all excited that I was getting a PS2 when Parental Units said 'Oh we thought you already had one' Doh!
    Socks n Chocks
    A jumper (how predictable!)

    and thats it, well apparantly my new car back in the summer was my Xmas present....

    Is it just me, or does it not feel like Xmas at all this year?
  11. lynchie

    lynchie Active Member

    it's too warm... i can understand no snow... but the weather's not even miserable!!!
  12. blue_smarties

    blue_smarties Member

    One of them Silent Brass thingys (You think they're trying to tell me something?!)
    Loads of CD's and other random stuff!
    Can't help noticing that as you get older, the amount of presents you get starts to decrease dramatically :? :) !! And i'm only 14, there's no hope!! :)
  13. Naomi McFadyen

    Naomi McFadyen New Member

    yes, the number of presents starts to decrease, but they usually get more expensive and last longer! ;-) then it'll get to the age where they'll decrease and get smaller at the same time... and cheaper... hehe :roll:

  14. cornetgirl

    cornetgirl Active Member

    Well I had a very homely set of prezzies this year:

    New wok
    Doormat (YAY!!!! I did actually request this!)
    Toaster that works!
    Bagpuss-coloured teacosy :?:

    Pretty good I reckon!

    Rach x
  15. Straightmute

    Straightmute Active Member

    New Peter Kay VD. Laughed so much they had to call th'ambulance.

    Oh and some CDs, beer and a large stack of curry ingredients. Hmmmm.

  16. sparkling_quavers

    sparkling_quavers Active Member

    I got loads of nice pressies this year- an mp3 player, 2 nights away in whitby for my bf and I, kitchen blow torch, some knee high stripey winnie the pooh socks (can it get cooler than that??!)
  17. dyl

    dyl Active Member

    Sounds painfull! You're gonna need some cream to get rid of that methinks!! :roll:
  18. Ey, which one was that? I just got a Creative Nomad with 30 gigs on it..... Plenty of brass hours on it ;)
  19. Hilary Mateer

    Hilary Mateer Member

    Lots of Chocolates, Biscuits, Tea, Coffee and other consumables
    Christmas Apron and Teatowel
    Spice Rack and Teapot.
    (Does everyone think I spend all of my time eating or cooking?) :cry:

    Gold Earrings (from my children) :)

    But my best presents were from friends at band

    A China Mug with 'Nota Bene for Musicians' inscribed on it and the following definitions of musical terms

    p - piano(soft) - the neighbours have complained
    f - forte(loud) - the neighbours are out
    Crescendo - getting louder - testing the neighbours
    ff - fortissimo (VERY load) - to hell with the neighbours
    pp - pianissimo(VERY soft) - the neighbours are here
    Dim - thick
    Obligato - being forced to practice
    Rit/Rall - reaching the bit you haven't practised
    Con moto - I have a car
    Allegro - a little motor car
    Maestro - a bigger motor car
    Metronome - person small enough to fit into a Mini
    Lento - the days leading up to Easto (with eggo and chocco and things)
    Largo - brewed in Germany(Handels Largo reaches parts other beers cannot reach)
    Piu Animato - that rabbit will have to go
    Interval - time to meet the players in the bar
    Perfect Interval - when drinks are on the house
    Cantabile - singing (that is, viz. drunk)
    Cantata - a fizzy drink
    Con spirito - drunk again
    Tutti - ice cream
    Coda - served with chips
    Codetta - child's portion
    Chords - things organistes play with one finger
    Dischords - things organists play with two fingers
    Suspended chord - for lynching the soloist

    I think I will take it to work so I can have a little smile when thing get frantic or boring :D

    My other present was the book 'The Trumpet - Howard Snell'
    I have read a couple of chapters and it makes a lot of sense so I think I will be making a lot of use of it in the months to come :D (Maybe it will help me with Tristan Encounters) :wink:
  20. timbloke

    timbloke Member

    i got some random presents....

    Eddie Izzard Sexie video.
    A thumb piano!! (random african instrument, anyone fancy writing a concerto for band and tumb piano?)
    "the most comfortable socks in the world" which are actually quite comfortable.
    a slinky
    and more to come


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