Thrill of Victory = Knocking out my Christmas shopping in an hour and a half.
Agony of Defeat = Having my mother walk into the store as I was buying her present.
Thrill of Victory = Getting a package slip in my mailbox.
Agony of Defeat = Being told that there is no longer a package for me in the office and that nobody seems to know what happened to it.
Thrill of Victory = Knowing that I have the next two weeks off work.
Agony of Defeat = Spending it listening to recorded Christmas music due to the failure of Operation Capture Josh Groban's Voice in a Tupperware and Run Away With It.