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[Activity] Mycena Cave Secret Santa


Welcome to the seventh annual Mycena Cave Secret Santa! If you’re unfamiliar with this activity, it’s described pretty well on the intro page, here:

Please note!

In order to participate in this Secret Santa, your account has to have been created before October 1st to be eligible. If your account is more recent than this, we hope to see you in next year’s Secret Santa!

Important dates!

November 30 at 23:59 server time: Signup deadline! No exceptions!
Sometime on December 1: Santas will be paired with their Santa’ees.
On or before December 7: Last day to establish contact with your Santa and Santa’ee via SantaMail.
On or before December 24: Deadline. Your Santa’ee should have received their present. Be a good Santa.
On or before January 7: Hard deadline. Your Santa’ee must have received their present (or proof of shipment).

If both you and your Santa are okay with it, your Santa can mail you a physical present. However, while gesturing vaguely at all of 2020, we are strongly encouraging digital gifts this year. Santa’ees who do not wish to give out their name and/or address (or who would simply prefer a digital present) may select a “digital presents only” option. If you’re a Santa and you want to send someone a physical present, we’ll do our best to match you with someone who has not selected this option, but of course we can’t guarantee it.

Every year, lack of regular contact with your Santa or Santa’ee is the largest source of anxiety and most frequent cause of messages to staff about the activity. Don’t be a hard-to-reach Santa or a disinterested Santa’ee. Please keep the comms open, send your counterparts messages to let them know you’re thinking about them, and respond to messages promptly. Remember to not only be a good Santa, but also be a good Santa’ee: don’t deny your Santa the opportunity to make your day :)

Special notes or differences from Santas Past
  • The default gift-type selection is set to “digital only” so as not to encourage unnecessary outings
  • Just like last year, we no longer require any anonymity for Santas unless you choose to stay anonymous. Please feel free to identify yourself to your Santaee if you choose to (do whatever makes you happy!)

For much more info (well, all the rest of the info, in fact), head over to the Secret Santa page and get started!

Posted Nov 18
I’m SO excited to get gifts together for my Santa-ee this year!!!
Posted Nov 18
Most Excellent :O
Posted Nov 18
I always love participating in Secret Santa. :D Very excited to spread some holiday cheer!
Posted Nov 18
Ever since I can remember, I’ve always participated in Secret Santa. :D I always look forward to this every year.
Posted Nov 18
Why do our accounts have to have been created before October 1st to join?
Posted Nov 19
Potential ability to not be anonymous is nice. Also rather looking forward to actually getting to join in this year, so yay.
Posted Nov 19
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