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Polska kielbasa
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#21 Posted on 28.12.08 2219.55
Reposted on: 28.12.15 2220.09
For the Boyfriend:

- A Tiger tank model
- A Watch
- Cologne
- Sweater, shirt and 2 belts
- Lots of candy

For the nieces and nephews:

- An Easy-bake Oven
- Talking Transformer
- Hockey Stick and an Old Navy hoodie
- Mama Mia and a Pink Hoodie

Best Friend:

- A pair of purple, cashmere lined Coach leather gloves
Boudin rouge
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#22 Posted on 29.12.08 1042.11
Reposted on: 29.12.15 1045.51
fiancee-ipod, new stephen king book, dinner date

mom-some of those furry boots

stepdad-$20 itunes giftcard

sister-$40 hair salon gift card

brother-in-law-BBQ sauce gift set

niece(8yearsold)-hannah montana outfit, jeans

nephew(5)-batman batcycle/pod w/batman and joker action figures

niece(2)-clothes, baby doll playpen

daughter(3 in a month)-leapfrog clickstart computer, little people airplane, stuffed spongebob toy, curious george dvd and 2 books, 3 other books
El Nastio
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#23 Posted on 29.12.08 1923.00
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My Wife:

- A case for an iPod Touch.
- You guessed it, an iPod Touch
- A nifty package which contained Seasons 1-4 of The Office.

Father in law:

- Quicken.

Mother in Law:

- My wife re-did all of her recipies and used this plastic style thing to laminate them. She also made the font size huge so her mother wouldn't need to wear her glasses (because she does not like wearing them).

Siblings in Law:

- Assorted HMV gift cards plus a gag gift style DVD.
Head cheese
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#24 Posted on 29.12.08 2231.32
Reposted on: 29.12.15 2231.49
I gave my kids a Wii.
I'm about to give myself a new HDTV as soon as I finish my "scouting"
El Nastio
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#25 Posted on 26.12.09 1320.53
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Because really, it's just as awesome to GIVE presents too!

My wife;

- A keyboard rack which can hold two keyboards (one of hers has been in storage due to lack of space, now she can use all of them).

- Flight of the Concords Seasons 1 and 2 (with bonus music CD!).

- The Day the Earth Stood Still.

- The Alfred Hitchcock Collection (13 of his BEST movies).

My Best Friend;

Munchkin Impossible.
Summer sausage
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#26 Posted on 26.12.09 1333.35
Reposted on: 26.12.16 1333.38
My mother:
10" digital picture frame and a Firefighter Santa (because she collects Santas, and my brother is a firefighter)

My father:
2 Henley shirts, a pair of khakis, and a BU tshirt to replace the one he wore threadbare

My brother:
A Red Sox driver cover, 2 Old Navy poplin shirts, a box of teeny peanut butter poppers and a box of holiday smidgens

My grandmother:
A sweater, a fleece top, jeans, Gertrude Hawk smidgens

My aunt:
2 sweaters and a box of peanut butter smidgens

My cousin and his wife:
A Red Lobster gift card & a box of chocolate peanut butter caramels

My friends:
Homemade candy boxes with cookies and candy

My SO:
Nothing - too soon :P
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#27 Posted on 26.12.09 1608.39
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I got my dad a bunch of USF gear, because every time he goes to USF football or basketball games with me he ends up wearing either St Louis Cardinals or Florida Gators stuff. I also got him tickets to a Harlem Globetrotters performance in Orlando, which I'm pretty excited to see and so is he.

I got my mom some new furniture that she'd been wanting.

I gave my brother a Buddhist-themed chess set I got in Vietnam and some travel books for a trip he has planned next summer.

I got my sister some perfume and a few decorative ornaments I got while in Asia.

The only other person I got a gift for was a longtime girlfriend who is still a good friend of mine; I made her a cheesy photoalbum from a trip we took when she came to visit me in Asia earlier this year.
Dexley's Midnight Jogger
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#28 Posted on 26.12.09 1756.02
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I gave my wife:

A green amethyst ring
Air bake cookie sheets
Two books
A U2 T-Shirt and pajama pants
Inglorious Basterds on DVD
Speakers for her iPod (she gave me the same thing!)

My mother-in-law:

A tea kettle
Pajama set
Rocky Horror Picture Show on DVD

Nieces: Tee-shirts and gift cards to Target
Mike Zeidler
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#29 Posted on 26.12.09 1807.45
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My wife got:

32GB iPod Touch (technically not a Christmas present)
Some heirloom glitter (which she's been wanting for 6-ish years)
Combination running pants/skirt
Shelves for the basement
a folding table
Some thigh high and knee high socks
a tea container
some hot cocoa
a monthly planner (only to be used until she gets everything into her iPod.)

My mom got a sweater (27 years running!)
Dad got a gift card to Menards because nobody ever knows what to get him.
My goddaughter got an Old Navy giftcard because I'm smart enough to know that I have no idea what a 16 year old girl would like. (Apparently she loves socks as much as my wife, who knew?)
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#30 Posted on 26.12.09 2126.54
Reposted on: 26.12.16 2127.18
For my sister:
-A Twilight Poster (team Edward)
-A candle
-An electronic waterfall for her apartment

For dad:
-A fireman's prayer frame
-An insulated cooler for golfing

For mom:
-A pink snuggie
-One of my favorite gifts I've given: She's a big fan of 20/20 and we had show correspondent John Quinones here at our school speaking for Diversity Day in October. He had a book coming out, so I bought it for mom. Then I heard he was doing a book signing in the afternoon, so I waited in line for that. When I got to him, I told him what a big fan my mom was of the show and that she'd get a kick out of this. I thought he'd just write a generic message, but he addressed it to her and wrote, "Thanks for being such a big fan of 20/20!" then he signed it. It was pretty cool.
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#31 Posted on 26.12.09 2211.10
Reposted on: 26.12.16 2211.54
Dad: Barnes & Noble gift card
Mom: Portable digital photo viewer (companion to Dad's gift for her, a bigger digital frame)
Girlfriend: Stitch figurine, Benefit row house perfume set, purple stone-studded bracelet
Her roommate: Anthropologie candle
Girlfriend's mom: Hurricane candle holders and pillar candles
Nephew: Ikea Mula push toy
Grab bag: Best Buy gift card
Big G
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From: the people who brought you Steel Magnolias....

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#32 Posted on 26.12.09 2341.21
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Mum: Ticketmaster voucher
Sister: iTunes voucher
Friends various: USB missile launcher with webcam, Megatron action figure, "Wreck this Journal" Book, iTunes vouchers, ball with a stick in it (for friend's cat).
Also bought each of my staff a $20 iTunes voucher
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#33 Posted on 27.12.09 0904.11
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The big winner was my dad, who got a HP laptop notebook computer. My sister and I pitched in together (though I put in the majority of the money) and not a moment too soon; his old computer has been wreaking havoc for the past several months and looks to be on its last legs.

The other presents I got:

-Mom: A wrist watch with matching braclets and a thermos cooler that looks like a purse, since she always likes to bring her own meals to work.

My sister: A voice recorder to use at college and when she mentors. I was going to buy a netbook for her, but getting my dad his gift pushed it out of my budget for now. Going to do my research and see which one to get her for her b-day in march.

My friends: Homemade gift baskets with candy canes, cocoa, choclate cookies, and some little presents like a pocket watch(for one friend who works on the railroad), some pryex products (for his girlfriend, who loves to cook), and acoustic guitar strings among other things.

My co-workers: Boxes of choclate candy (either Russell Stover or Hershey's Pot of Gold) to share among them.

My managers: A bottle of Australian shiraz for each of them. Yes, I am a shameless suck-up. But they're pretty cool people to work for, so why not?
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#34 Posted on 27.12.09 1448.55
Reposted on: 27.12.16 1449.04
For my mom and stepdad: blu-ray player.

For my dad: James Bond blu-rays.

For my stepmom: bath stuff.

For my girlfriend: good headphones, a couple good knives to fill out her knife block, OK Computer on vinyl, a stocking full of random stuff. Actually my mom and stepdad each got a stocking full of random stuff as well, now that I think about it.

For friends: Future Shop gift cards, Calgary Flames Uno (a bigger hit than you might expect, but you'd have to know the guy), new PostSecret book, ticket to Hawksley Workman, De Blob for Wii, books for their kids, Hornswoggle action figure to be given ironically (and with a gift card taped to it because I am not that big of a jerk) (sometimes)

For relatives: Scrabble Me board game, label maker, cookbook, DVDs (Up; Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog), travel book, fancy cocoa mix
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#35 Posted on 27.12.09 1527.02
Reposted on: 27.12.16 1527.12
To the wife:
New Jewelry Box
Land's End purple scarf and gloves
Wii Active
University of Louisville Snuggie

To my daughter:
Nintendo DSi (in iCarly pink and w/iCarly game)
Namco museum for DSi
Pink Seahawks jersey and jeans w/pink belt to match
Pink Plaid themed dress
Connect Four
Songe Bob themed Operation game

To my son:
Rocky the Truck Robot
ImagiNext Batcave (Target exclusive w/3 extra figs)
V Smile handheld console
Seahawks sweatshirt
Seahawks shirt
Superman pj's (w/cape!)

The Seahawks gear for the kids was the result of a local Louisville, KY Target apparently getting an incorrect shipment of NFL gear (they probably wanted Colts stuff), so my kids are good on 'Hawks gear for the next few X-Mases as I (correctly) waited around for it all to go on clearance ;-)
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#36 Posted on 27.12.09 1617.56
Reposted on: 27.12.16 1618.06
I managed to find three Zhoo Zhoo pets online that my daughter was crazy over. Didn't realize how hard to get they were until people started offering me $75 for ONE of them.
She also got a bunch of clothes, an art easel, Super Mario fro Wii, and a lot of other little stuff, including this dinosaur that shoots water out of his mouth.

My fiance' got a handheld trivial pursuit that you can load new questions from online, for our road trips.

I also got her a cereal dispenser that she loved when we saw it at Target, but I talked her out of buying.

And some nice diamond earrings. (lab manufactured, no blood involved.)

My son got season 3 of friends on DVD (He loved Phoebe) som Bakugan toys, Bakugan body wash, a remote control hover craft, three WWE action figures (Punk, Jerricho and HHH), a few movies and a cool superman hoodie.

Summer sausage
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#37 Posted on 28.12.09 0916.19
Reposted on: 28.12.16 0917.10
Bass guitar & amp
Bottle of Baileys
Bassist magazine
Blow football game
Foo Fighters CD

Ipod touch

Ipod Nano

Girlfriend's parents:
Euorpean beers & glass

Anvil DVD, Incredible Hulk Hands, Rock school Doll, Hot wheels James Bond car, Terminator costume, Stone Cold Steve Austin figure.

Friends' parents:
Bottles of wine
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#38 Posted on 30.12.09 1311.29
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For my son:

-The Matrix video game
-Gift cards

For my daughter:

-Devil May Cry 2 video game
-a Michael Jackson book
-some Japanese comics
-a watch
-body wash
-gift cards

For my wife:

-a gift certificate for dinner out with the girls
-babysitting for New Years Eve so that we can do our own thing

We made an agreement to spoil the kids, not ourselves.

(edited by Oliver on 30.12.09 1216)
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#39 Posted on 31.12.09 0032.14
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I bought this for Aaron, and a slew of various little things.

I got both my brothers those plunger measuring cups that Alton Brown uses, and various things off their gift lists (my brother Dan had a lot of bacon related things, and my brother Chris was mostly Monty Python).

I bought my Dad Scalzi's Old Man's War series, and two Eddie Izzard comedy CDs and told him when I think of him I think "Action Transvestite" He wasn't quite sure what to make of that... but he'll like them.

Mom got some useful kitchen gadgets (silicone sink strainer, hand crank cheese grater) and a stainless steel water bottle in a pretty pattern.

My friends got mead, flamingo shaped pasta, and adult mad-lib books
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#40 Posted on 3.1.10 1551.59
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What seems like thousands of Harry & David brand 'nuts & cheese' gift boxes. We know way too many people.
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