tech2 News StaffDec 19, 2016 12:03:35 IST
Ever wondered what it would be like if Bill Gates was your Secret Santa? Well, wonder no more, for it’s actually happened!
When Redditor Aerrix decided to participate in a Secret Santa, the last thing she expected was to get Bill Gates as her Santa.
Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, philanthropist and richest man on this planet. Let that sink in for a minute.
So what did Aerrix get? Here goes, *takes deep breath*: Zelda mittens for Aerrix and her dog, a Minecraft Edition Xbox One, 3 Xbox One Wireless controllers, Zelda slippers, a Cajun cookbook, a Zelda tie blanket, a paper master sword (Zelda again), a Zelda picture frame made from perler beads with a photo of Aerrix, her family and a photoshopped image of Bill Gates, a bunch of movies, an NES Classic Edition console, a limited edition copy of Halo 5 Guardians and Tomb Raider and a couple of handwritten notes to go with all of the above. Whew!
That’s quite some list.
Aerrix was understandably overjoyed. She poured all of her excitement into a Reddit post that starts with “I…I’m just speechless,” and you can read the whole thing here. And you should. This is your only chance to vicariously experience the joys of having Bill Gates as your Secret Santa.
It’s also very apparent that Bill Gates did his research. All of the gifts have a personal touch to them. The slippers for Aerrix’ dog, for example, were addressed to Clairrix (the dog’s called Claire). He even sent a hand-written note with the Cajun cookbook saying, "Aerrix, Since you're originally from Louisiana and miss your Uncle's Cajun cooking, I thought you might enjoy trying some of the recipes from this cookbook."
And no, before you point a wavering finger and scream “STALKER”, all of this information is available on Aerrix’s reddit account.
We can best summarise this whole account in Aerrix’ own, unedited words, “Merry Christmas to all yall out there, and to Mr. Gates, who has the biggest heart and REALLY KNOWS HOW TO TREAT A GIRL TO SOME VIDEO GAMES (and video game paraphernalia)! I'm just blown away by his generosity, which went even further than all these gifts because he submitted a donation to code.org in my name to give more students the chance to learn computer science, which is AWESOME because it's something near and dear to my heart as my husband is a programmer and my brother has a degree in computer science!
Thank you SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO much Mr. Gates! I'll never EVAR forget this Christmas!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 😀 😀 :D”
Bill Gates, you’re awesome!
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