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Twas the TAY before Christmas, and all through the shift, people were commenting on DisturbedShadow’s new GIF. Krakken_Unleashed hung the stockings with care, in hopes our Secret Santa gifts would soon be there. Zarnyx and Barkspawn were nestled all tight in their lab, trying to inject cheer into PyramidHeadCrab. With Furbs talking Run Club with Shiryu and Nach, I, the first Jolly, settled down for a long winter’s nap.


When then on the site there arose such a clatter, I sprang to my laptop to see what was the matter. Away to the computer I flew like a flash, threw open the screen and the address I smashed.

The moon on the breast of the new fallen snow, gave the luster of awesome to the Ani-TAY posts below. When, what to my wondering eyes should appear, but a miniature sleigh being dragged by an angry Swan and Novibear.

With a giant boy driver, so lively and quick, and a hat that let you know the man could detect. More rapid than a Bowling review, his coursers they came, he whistled and shouted and called them by name.

“Now Duke, now Ishamael! Now, Axel and Gar! On, Kcet, UI, and Koda Kazar! To the top of the site, no topic’s too small, now write away, write away, write away all!”


InvadingDuck spoke not a word, and went straight to his work, And Meathead started calling himself Jolly (the jerk). GBD smiled, touching his nose, happily seeing the post count as it rose.

He sprang to his sleigh, and to Morie did whistle,and away they all flew like the dawn of a thistle. But I heard him exclaim, ‘ere he drove out of sight, “Happy Christmas TAY, and to all a good night!”


Tonight’s topic: It was impossible to add in every name of people who contribute to TAY, so add in your own verses for those missing below!

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