The Tridecadal Korean (astralblue) wrote,
The Tridecadal Korean

Holiday Wishes 2004!

Stolen from iguanagrrl.

Step One

  • Make a post (public, friends-locked, filtered... Whatever you're comfortable with) to your LJ.  The post should contain your list of 10 holiday wishes.  The wishes can be anything at all, from simple and fandom-related (I'd love a Snape/Hermione icon that's just for me) to medium (I wish for _____ on DVD) to really big (All I want for Christmas is a new car/computer/house/TV.)  The important thing is, make sure these wishes are things you really, truly want.

  • If you wish for real life things (not fics or icons), make sure you include some sort of contact info in your post, whether it's your address or just your email address where Santa (or one of his elves) could get in touch with you.

  • Also, make sure you post some version of these guidelines in your LJ so that the holiday joy will spread.

Step Two

  • Surf around your friends-list (or friends' friends, or just random journals) to see who has posted their list.  And now here's the important part:

  • If you see a wish you can grant, and it's in your heart to do so, make someone's wish come true.  Sometimes someone's trash is another's treasure, and if you have a leather jacket you don't want or a gift certificate you won't use -- or even know where you could get someone's dream purebred Basset Hound for free -- do it.

You needn't spend money on these wishes unless you want to.  The point isn't to put people out, it's to provide everyone a chance to be someone else's holiday elf -- to spread the joy.  Gifts can be made anonymously or not -- it's your call.

There are no rules with this project, no guarantees, and no strings attached.  Just... Wish, and it might come true.  Give, and you might receive.  And you'll have the joy of knowing you made someone's holiday special.

Now here come my 10 wishes...

  1. A pair of pot-pourri baskets -- one for the bedroom, one for the living room.

  2. A flower basket by my doorstep.

  3. A mini tripod for the camcorder.

  4. A set of Pump It Up EXCEED for PS2, with -- yes! -- double pads. =p

  5. A bottle of any good sparkling soft wine.

  6. A black fleece blanket.

  7. A laundry basket.

  8. A Miyazaki animation on DVD.

  9. A folding wooden tray table.

  10. And a sweetheart who can share some of these wishes with me. *^^*

My email:

Or if you wanted it to be a surprise gift, make it delivered to (^^v):

Eugene M. Kim
Research Co-Lead, IPv6 Group
NTT Multimedia Communications Laboratories, Inc.
250 Cambridge Avenue, Suite 300
Palo Alto, CA 94306
+1 650 326 8088 (voice)
+1 650 326 1878 (fax)

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