Buying people gift cards for Christmas

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  1. DDragon

    DDragon Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Are you ever worried you might buy gift cards for things and places that they dont go to or use or do you just not give a shit ?
     
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    the latter :yes:
     
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    The supermarket gift card tree is the greatest thing since sliced bread.
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    I was looking at a selection of those just a few hours ago and noticed with great glee the Visa/MC fill-in-the-amount gift card!
     
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    buying gift cards is a great way to establish what value people in your life have to you
     
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    There's this thing called asking "Where do you want a gift card from?".
     
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    I give people who hate pets gift certificates to a pet store.
     
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    Nothing beats a thoughtful gift but these cards are a close second
     
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    for many people gift cards are way more appreciated than actual goods. i am one of those. my cousins all know to get me amazon gift cards. i then use them to find things on amazon they need, so it works out well for everyone ;)
     
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    Gift cards for Blockbuster Movie rentals.
     
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    Fuck gift cards. Its always to some shitty place that i would never normally eat at like applebees . Might as well give cash and say i am too lazy and stupid to think of a gift for you
     
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    you know there are websites where you can sell and buy unwanted gift cards usually at a discount?
     
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    when in doubt the amex gift card works for everyone
     
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    If I give a gift card, and it's very rare, I know the person shops there frequently, otherwise they get an AMEX card
     
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    I am anti gift card. Shows you put zero effort.
     
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    Jayla Ou ai-je l'esprit? Gold

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    Ha. I just purchased a few. I'd rather give a wrapped gift, but they're good in a pinch. I worry that the recipients might not be satisfied with their gift, yes. Some ppl actually prefer them though.
     
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    You better not become a member of my family!:D
     
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    it is so tough to buy for my new cousins: their parents are slugging it out to show who can love them more and i can;t compete with their parents. i told the pair who had twins last year that i am not getting them xmas gifts. i will just buy them cars when they are 18, and the older girl (she's 6) is just going to college on me.
     
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    Dan Do you like my car?

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    But Applebee's is where all the hot chicks are.
     
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    so often people buy me things i already bought myself, or they get me a lesser version of something i would get myself. its awkward so i prefer the gift cards.