I….I am simply speechless.
I left this morning about 7:30 to go return one thing at Goal and drop MY reward off on the submit workplace on my method again residence. I get residence at about 9 and there is a FedEx door tag, supply got here by at 7:58 to drop off a bundle, so I known as to see if they may come again by. FedEx girl on the telephone mentioned she wasn’t positive in the event that they’d have the ability to come again at this time, however they undoubtedly would tomorrow. Not kidding like quarter-hour later my door buzzer goes off and the man got here again! He dropped of this freakin HUGE BOX and I noticed c/o Aerrix on it and I simply began flipping out! I had no thought what it could possibly be and I used to be simply SO EXCITED. I used to be ALSO confused as a result of my Santa JUST SHIPPED YESTERDAY. This was a GIANT field, and overnighted…I used to be simply…flabbergasted! I get the field inside and the pets needed to examine instantly. Pets for scale.
So then I get the field open and there is simply bubble wrap EVERYWHERE, however underneath the primary layer I see an image…and my jaw. Simply. Drops. I’ll let the image communicate for itself! I instantly name my husband at work, I usually textual content him first to ensure it is okay if I name however I could not wait…he answered and I spoke very quietly as a result of I knew if I did not I might simply yell, and I mentioned one thing like “expensive, please inform me you may speak proper now,” and he sounded apprehensive and he is like “sure? What is going on on?” And I mentioned BILL GATES IS MY FREAKIN SANTA!!!!!!!! I apprehensive him an excessive amount of, it took a second for it to sink in however oh MAN I used to be excited and flipping out! He needed to get again to work so I known as my mother and talked to her and despatched pics the entire time I used to be opening presents! He despatched a really good be aware talking to some previous expertise I might had with exchanges…effectively boy did he make up for all the pieces!
I acquired all the pieces out and laid it out all good, and there was glitter EVERYWHERE. I simply needed to go for the 2 unwrapped packing containers that mentioned “Aerrix’s Mittens” and “Clairrix’s Mittens” first. My canine’s identify is Claire, btw, how freakin CUTE IS THAT?! He acquired me ZELDA MITTENS and also you guys, matching ones for my DOWG!
Subsequent I open the three pink packing containers stacked collectively, and it is three particular version wi-fi XBOX one controllers! I used to be confused, however just for a second, as a result of then I seen the precise SIZE of the massive pink field to my left….I knew what it was, I KNEW WHAT IT WAS. It was an XBOX ONE MINECRAFT EDITION!!!!!!!!! There was additionally a handwritten be aware from him that claims “I really like my XBOX and thought you would possibly like one too.” Nicely sure, sure I might! And I do! I am simply flipping out at this second (so is my mother on the telephone, I am sending her all these pics AS I am taking them).
I press on, and I opened the slippers he talked about in his be aware! I put them on instantly and I’m nonetheless sporting them, after taking them off for 30 seconds to get my final image!
Subsequent I open this superior wanting Cajun cookbook (I am from Southern Louisiana and talked about this in my trade profile, additionally that I might be visiting there quickly and could not await my Uncle’s Cajun Thanksgiving meals! It was completely wonderful, btw, my Uncle is kinda the most effective). As I used to be setting the e-book to the facet, I discover a sticky be aware in it, so I examine. There was one other hand written be aware from him that learn “Aerrix, Because you’re initially from Louisiana and miss your Uncle’s Cajun cooking, I assumed you would possibly get pleasure from making an attempt a number of the recipes from this cookbook.” I am simply speechless! My mother could not cease gushing over how candy it was. I’ll attempt the e-book quickly!
I then select a fairly squishy bundle to open, and I am fairly positive my jaw dropped once more. He undoubtedly was spot on with all of the Zelda stuff! I acquired a Zelda tie blanket! I do know he did not know this, however I might been that particular cloth on-line and wanting it for the previous a number of months, however could not justify making/getting ANOTHER blanket for myself BUT THIS IS TOTALLY THE ONLY ONE I WILL USE FOREVER MORE. It’s very in my lap RIGHT NOW, and my canine is on high of it. 🙂
Subsequent, I attain for a field that has a tag on it that claims “Watch out this reward could be very fragile” and I actually could not inform you how lengthy it took me to open it I used to be being SO CAREFUL!!! You guys…it is a PAPER, critically all made out of PAPEEEEERRRRRRRRRR model of the ultimate kind Grasp Sword from Skyward Sword! Whaaat! I’ma want a shadowbox to place this dangerous boy in as a result of it’s being DISPLAYED. It is simply so superior wanting!
The subsequent merchandise I opened was simply….completely wonderful. It was wrapped in SO MUCH BUBBLE WRAP I am fairly positive it took me 3 minutes to open. So. Value. It is a Zelda image body with Hyperlink and Zelda made with PERLER BEADS ON IT! Beading is a large pastime of mine, so once more, spot on with this reward! And the image in it’s simply the most effective…he used my profile image on right here of me, my husband, and my canine, PHOTOSHOPPED HIMSELF IN, and put Santa hats on all of us! Come on now, that’s the cutest factor! I simply could not recover from it and my mother thought it was hilarious. XD
The aforementioned films got here subsequent. Two of them I’ve by no means heard of, however can be watching quickly, and he additionally despatched The Martian! I completely LOVE that film and did not even have it on my record of favorites, I actually do not know why. I am actually wanting ahead to watching The Finish of the Tour although! I really like Jason Segel. XD
I tear into the following field and I simply…I misplaced it yall. I did. I began screaming like slightly woman to my mother on the telephone…I used to be simply blown away! An NES Traditional Version! WHAAAAAAT! I’ve needed considered one of these SO BAD! And NOW I HAVE ONE! BECAUSE BILL GATES! GAH! ldsfjhgdlfjgbsldfjgkdflg That is all I can say! That is it!
There’s nonetheless yet another factor to open and I am simply over right here like what else on the planet might there presumably be?! I’m going for the final reward, (it was the prettiest wrapping imo), and it is Halo 5 Guardians (Restricted Version, in fact) and the brand new Tomb Raider YOU KNOW FOR MY NEW XBOX ONE YOU GUYS!!! And there is additionally a YEAR’S WORTH of gold membership playing cards!! WOOOOO!
I staged my haul all fairly like, put the canine within the pic, and took the most effective Secret Santa pic there ever was. You guys, I’m simply, SPEECHLESS! I do know I mentioned that like twice earlier than, then wrote this large wall…however like, I work overnights and usually go to mattress round 9:30am and it is 11:14 now and I simply cannot convey myself to do it! I need to have a look at my fairly Zelda issues and hook up my new consoles and PLAY VIDEO GAMES! GAH! I’ll pressure myself to go to mattress after which play video video games after I get up.
Merry Christmas to all yall on the market, and to Mr. Gates, who has the most important coronary heart and REALLY KNOWS HOW TO TREAT A GIRL TO SOME VIDEO GAMES (and online game paraphernalia)! I am simply blown away by his generosity, which went even additional than all these presents as a result of he submitted a donation to code.org in my identify to provide extra college students the possibility to be taught pc science, which is AWESOME as a result of it is one thing close to and expensive to my coronary heart as my husband is a programmer and my brother has a level in pc science!
Thanks SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO a lot Mr. Gates! I am going to by no means EVAR neglect this Christmas!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 😀 😀 😀