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I'm approaching my 7th coal in Steam's Winter Sale. When selecting my coal in my inventory, it says I can combine 7 coal into a prize from the Great Gift Pile. I see nowhere to actually combine the coal, though.

Is there a button in the inventory screen that appears whenever 7 or more coal are in the inventory, or is the combining done on a separate screen entirely?

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I'm also curious about whether crafting means you get to choose your prize. – bwarner Dec 25 '11 at 18:58
@Dave when you do it, could you tell me what you got? I'm curious whether it was worth it. – ver Dec 25 '11 at 19:16
@ver I got a 50% off coupon for Max Payne 2 :/ – Dave McClelland Dec 26 '11 at 16:54
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When you open up your inventory and select your coal, there is a button that is displayed in the bottom right of the window that lets you "craft" them into a prize. This button only shows up when you have at least 7 pieces of coal in your inventory.

To be clear about the process, you do not get to choose your prize when combining coal - you are randomly given a coupon or a game.

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This is exactly what happened, thanks! – Dave McClelland Dec 26 '11 at 16:54

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