This is gonna be fun! I haven't done this in a while either, so I'm looking forward to seeing what's out there.
I'm going to try to do this from a completely noobish point of view, and I'm not going to join any groups that I know have gifts out, nor am I going to use any hunt items because they're just temporary gifts. I'll post URLs to the blogs I'll use, and SLurls to the places I go.
I do have one question though...can I make my own shape, or should I try to find a good free one?