Secret Santa

redditor receives tons of x box nintendo nes classic zelda video game stuff from bill gates on reddit secret santa
Via: Aerrix
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Traditionally the worst part of the holiday gift giving season, Secret Santa generally sends offices around the world into a tizzy. Employees often try and fail to get something for their co-workers that won’t just sit in a drawer somewhere. Alas, any gift purchased from a CVS that stay under the $20 limit are not destined to be anyone’s favorite.

But every now and then you get that person who is willing to break with tradition, spend a little more, and make everyone else in the office feel bad. That person this year was Bill Gates, former richest man in the world and current one of the richest men in the world.

via Seeing Things in a New Light Ford

Gates, who has done these Reddit Secret Santa exchanges for the last few years, seemed to outdo even himself, presenting Reddit user Aerrix with a ton of video game merch, including a Nintendo NES Classic, some Zelda gloves, and an X-Box, which he presumably didn’t even pay for. He’s probably just re-gifting that one.

“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 :D :D”

Reddit does these Secret Santa exchanges based on interests. She smartly picked video games. Check out everything that was waiting for her under the tree:

I won Secret Santa...Bill Gates was my Santa!
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The annual Secret Santa Gift Exchange returns for another record-breaking year! Since its humble beginning as a Redditor's project by programmer Dan McComas in 2009, the event has quickly grown into the world's largest holiday gift exchange program with more than 17,500 participants from 92 countries. The sign-up for this year's event begins today and ends on Monday, November 26. All gifts must be shipped by December 14.

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Heartwarming Tearjerker of the Day: An anonymous businessman, inspired by Kansas City philanthropist Larry Stewart, has taken to spreading Christmas cheer  to the less fortunate people of Reading, PA -- one of America's poorest cities -- a hundred dollars at a time.

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