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Do you buy what you like or

By zlitocook ·
Do you make a wish list? My wife says I buy every thing I like or need so she has a hard time buying for me. I have a wish list on Amazon and Ebay but well if I need it I buy it.
So I put movies, packs of CD's/DVD's and other things like SD cards there.
When family and friends ask what you want; how do reply to them? I never say what ever you get will be fine because I have trashed more ties, stupid games and candy because I ether hate it or it is not on my list.
What is the best gift and the worst gift you have received?
And do you keep it or recycle it, give it to another person?

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Some people are harder to buy for than others

by jdclyde In reply to Do you buy what you like ...

My ex-father-in-law was very hard to buy for. Working at GM for three decades and taking all the overtime he can get, if there is ANYTHING he wants, he runs out at gets it. For him, I would just give a gift certificate/card to get a nice dinner for him and his wife.

Other people are hard to buy for because they don't really share with other people what they are interested in.

Not really sure about the best/worst gifts as I generally don't pay a lot of attention what I am getting, but the funniest thing in a long time was when my Mother gave me a coffee grinder for Christmas one year. She also gave me a bag of coffee to go with it, but she grabbed the wrong one and it was already ground, instead of the beans. I accused her of teasing me!

If I get something that I don't care for, I still thank the person very much for the thought and effort, then either return it or give it to someone that can you the item. I would never throw it away.

It is also hard for me to tell people what I want, because most things I am interested in are more expensive than I want people spending money on. Restarting my house, so kitchen items are always good and so are cloths.

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PSSSSST!

by Tig2 In reply to Some people are harder to ...

This discussion double posted. Which one is the right one???

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Hey Tig

by jdclyde In reply to PSSSSST!

sounds like you sprung a leak! :0


And if Mae is here, is should be obvious which is the real discussion! B-)

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Now JD

by Tig2 In reply to Hey Tig

What if everyone goes to the other discussion without me? I am aging and senile- you can't expect me to notice the little things! :)

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But you forget Tig

by jdclyde In reply to Now JD

that the center of the universe is HERE. What would possibly make people go anywhere else?

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Well

by Tig2 In reply to But you forget Tig

Movement on the part of the centre of the universe?

At least one would think so....

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But what if the center of the universe

by NickNielsen In reply to But you forget Tig

was the double...and it is. :)

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I'm easy to buy for..

by maecuff In reply to Some people are harder to ...

If it's shiny or sparkly, I'll like it..

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That is what we like

by jdclyde In reply to I'm easy to buy for..

A woman that we can easily distract with shiny beads!

"I need you to do the dishes and then take the trash ou... oh, thats pretty!" (quickly runs into other room before she realizes the dishes and trash are still there..... )

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I would suspect

by neilb@uk In reply to That is what we like

That Mae, like most women, can assay the item in question and come up with the price without even opening the box!

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