If we all fail to share, we are enow
To do our forum loss; and if to share,
The fewer folk, the greater share of honour.
God's will! I pray thee, wish maybe one dude more.
By Jove, I am not covetous for fudge,
Nor care I who doth feed upon my cake;
It yearns me not if kids my cookies eat;
Such selfish things dwell not in my desires:
But if it be a sin to covet shortbread,
I am the most offending soul alive.
No, faith, my coz, wish not a box from Neville:
God's peace! I would definitely hide so great an honour
As my wife more, methinks, would hide from me
All the best treats I have. O, perhaps wish one more!
Rather proclaim it, good forumers, through our host,
That he which hath no stomach to this fight,
Let him depart; his oven is shut off
And store-bought cardboard put into his mouth:
We would not feast in that man's company
That fears his baking skills to share with us.
This time is called the cookie XXXchange:
He that outlives this time, and comes fat home,
Will stand a tip-toe when the time is named,
And rouse him at the name of cookies.
He that shall live this time, and see diabetes,
Will yearly on the vigil feast his neighbours,
And say 'To-morrow is the XXXchange:'
Then will he strip his shirt and show his rolls.
And say 'These pounds I had on the cookie XXXchange.'
Old men forget: yet all shall be forgot,
But he'll remember with advantages
What feats he did that year: then shall our names.
Familiar in his mouth as household words
Neville the baker, plut and Peen,
Psyckoma and #pipe, pixiecow and MadEddy,
Be in their flowing cups freshly remember'd.
This story shall the good man teach his son;
And cookie XXXchanges shall ne'er go by,
From this day to the ending of the world,
But we in it shall be remember'd;
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers;
For he to-day that shares his sweets with me
Shall be my brother; be he ne'er so vile,
This day shall gentle his condition:
And gentlemen in cyberspace now a-bed
Shall think themselves accursed they were not here,
And hold their manhoods cheap whiles any speaks
That baked with us upon SE++’s cookie XXXchange.
It's a cookie and treats exchange. You send cookies, candies, jams, breads, and whatever else you think is festive to another forumer.
Can anybody join?
Anybody can and should.
What if I don't live in the USA?
Try to sign up anyway! If enough people from a specific country want to sign up I'll set up a minature exchange but I need at least 4. Canada achieved this last year, UK and EU and parts unknown failed.
Will someone ship me goodies filled with drugs/razor blades?
Maybe! That's part of the fun!
All of that sounds great! How do I sign up?
Send an e-mail to: [email protected]
The e-mail's subject will be YOUR FORUM HANDLE
The body will be:
Your real name
Your real address
your absent times i.e. I won't be home Dec 20-26
allergies i.e. peanuts, gluten, feminism
favorite children's author (this is not germane to the exchange, I just think it's interesting)
Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate your allergies but relatively little attention will be paid to your likes and dislikes. If they are especially hilarious I will pass them along to your match and they can do with them what they will.
Sign Ups will go until Saturday, November 29 and I will send out the matches shortly thereafter.
The Deadline For Delivery Is Monday, January 19th.
If you miss the deadline you will be dead. To me.
Signed up eh?: