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#41 Posted on 3.1.10 1626.10
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Stylophones are great. Now he just needs a Stylophone Beatbox to go along with it!

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#42 Posted on 7.1.10 1057.56
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For my fiance:
The Wii Fit Plus (Best gift ever! We aren't even in their "target demographic" and it's still awesome.

For my kids:
Band Hero (eh)
A digital camera for the oldest (8)


To my mom:
An Ipod and a travel charger and radio tuner
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#43 Posted on 19.12.10 2018.41
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Most of my family live out of town, so I picked up gift cards for everyone.

For my Mom, I put a gift basket together, including some German sauces I found at a local European deli that she can't find where she lives.

For my best friend, I bought a sushi serving set.

For my fiancee, I bought her a diamond ring, a desk calendar, and Avatar on blu-ray.
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#44 Posted on 19.12.10 2114.55
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    Originally posted by Stilton
    The best present I gave this year is:

    A box filled with everything you need to bring home a new kitten.

    My girlfriend's been hinting that she'd like to get a new cat, so I got all the supplies together, and promised we'd pick out a new kitten together before the new year.

    Let's just say she was pleased.


Did you get the pussy yet?
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#45 Posted on 20.12.10 0848.50
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The wife and I already did ours. I got her the newest Dr.Who season, Inception, Philosophy of Final Fantasy book, Hailstorm CD and a watch. The rest of the family is getting DVDs, clothes and books. Nephew is getting Superhero squad Thor 2 Pack, matchboxes cars and a Looney Tunes DVD. Too many friends of kids' as well as friends shoot my budget up to $500. I did get my friend the newest Smallville season for $10 off of Amazon that was the best deal I made this year.
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#46 Posted on 20.12.10 2147.16
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I bought my son a bunch of dress shirts, a book on dealing with bullies and improving his self esteem, a few boxes of gobstgoppers, and a Albert Pujols jersey.

Gave my daughter cash/gift cards so she could spend it how she sees fit.

Got my wife one of those Kurig (spelling?) single cup coffee makers, and a framed photo of us from our wedding reception.


It's a lean year this year, so I couldn't get what I wanted, so I just got the things everybody would want the most, or at least I hope so.
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#47 Posted on 20.12.10 2205.10
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Mother: Laptop PC
Step Dad: Scotch
Sister: Bunnings voucher (think Home Depot)
Friends various: USB Xmas tree, Miz I'm Awesome T shirt, Zombie origami calendar, Voltron USB stick, Rare Earth magnet exec toy, whiskey stones, various booze and cash kick ins for larger group gifts

Bought myself a new watch too! Citizen Skyhawk - Blue Angels edition. Perfect for an old Hornet tech like me :)

And I bought some egg nog. Purely because of the banner here a few days ago. Bastards. Tonight I'll try some Australian nog - ie mix some Bundy Rum in with the supermarket egg nog :)
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#48 Posted on 27.12.11 2050.21
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It was my first Christmas with my girlfriend. She's very practical and not into expensive jewelry and such. I got her a stethoscope, CD player for her kitchen, a gift card to the local food co-op, some humor books, a fleece sweatshirt and lip balm. I gave one niece the original Star Wars DVD box set, which she was very excited for.
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#49 Posted on 28.12.11 1129.37
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It was my first xmas with my new girlfriend too, and she told me how much of an Atlanta Braves fan she is so I surprised her with a throwback Hank Aaron jersey. White with the blue sleeves.
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#50 Posted on 31.12.11 0408.33
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The top gifts:

Son - WWII German MP40 airsoft machine gun

Daughter - New HP laptop computer

Wife - Tickets to see SNL Seth Meyers at the Byham Theater
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#51 Posted on 3.1.12 1627.13
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My son turned 2 this year, so it was the first Christmas where he kinda sorta got the Santa thing. Santa hooked him up with a giant play kitchen.

We also gave him the Charlie Brown holiday special collection, some Mickey Mouse dinnerware, Disney puzzles, kickass Spidey PJs (a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net), and a set of cars from Cars 2.

Wife and I agreed not to get anything for each other, to make sure everyone else was covered. (Though she did sneak me the shirt from the Whadjaget thread.)

My parents each got a different Doctor Who DVD set, depending on where they were in their viewing.

Her mom got early Bee Gees collections and clothes.

Ended up having to do mostly gift cards for everyone else, with a few cool shirts and things thrown in.
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#52 Posted on 24.12.12 1015.41
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For my wife: I'm taking care of three night school classes she needs to complete an HR certificate she's been working toward. That said, I'm cheaping out on Christmas. My wife will always be priority #1 for me.

I did give her a Mickey Mouse bead for her Pandora bracelet on the side. It matches the Tinkerbell and Minnie Mouse charms I picked up earlier this year.
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#53 Posted on 25.12.12 1920.41
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Cashed in some airline miles to get both kiddos iPod Touches.

They both got some old Seahawk jerseys I had purchased at a local Target on clearance a few years ago (Not sure why a Louisville, KY Target got in a case of kids Seahawks gear, but I am eternally grateful).

Got my wife some UofL running gear and commissioned my step brother to do a pencil sketch of her mother to go along with the ones he's done of my dad and mom the past few years.

For all the Packer fans 'round these parts: My son got a #18 Randall Cobb jersey and a Packers hoodie from my step dad, a Cubs/Packers mini cornhole set from my Dad/Stepmom, a cheesehead from Santa and a Packers case for his iPod Touch.
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#54 Posted on 25.12.12 2240.07
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For my son, who just moved out - a George Foreman grill and a Roku Box and one of those rotary drill kits

for the daughter - socks and sweaters and movies

for the wife, Angels and Jewelry
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#55 Posted on 26.12.12 0119.24
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My wife and I gave each other a 3 week trip to India earlier this month. We arrived home on Monday afternoon, slept for over 12 hours, and had a quiet, relaxing day at home for Christmas. This is the first time we've something like this for the holidays, but I think it may become a recurring thing.

To eggnog!
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#56 Posted on 26.12.12 1033.27
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Wife got Lego LOTR, Warehouse 13 new season and a few books. Nephew got the Avengers gift set. Parents got a 8x10 frame of the new baby as well as some books and Dickinson village pets for my Dad's collection. New Baby got a walker and talking puppy dog that is twice her size that she ripped from the toy aisle a few weeks ago. Kid also go a mountain of clothes and toys.
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#57 Posted on 26.12.12 1101.49
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My dad:
-2 Coleman battery-operated lanterns
-2 packs of Wolfgang Puck's K-cups (48 total)
-basketball shorts
-batteries for the lanterns
-Peanut butter/banana smidgens from Gertrude Hawk

My mom:
-Mets lawn gnome
-Raiders lawn gnome
-10.4" digital picture frame
-Dark Shadows (movie) on DVD

My brother:
-Magic Mouse for his Macbook
-rechargeable battery charger
-Ted on BluRay
-Peanut butter smidgens
-Criminal Minds season 6 DVDs
And since his birthday is the day after Christmas, his birthday present is a custom combo from Omaha Steaks

My boyfriend:
-Book-bookcover from TwelveSouth for his Macbook
-large glass teapot with loose leaf and flowering teas
-Magic Mouse charger
-Blair's hot sauce sampler
-Blair's Ultra Death hot sauce
-long sleeved t-shirt
-keychain from the first anime series we watched together
-Sony PSN card
-Yashica GX rangefinder camera
-Peanut butter smidgens

My aunt:
-History of the New York Giants DVD. She is very excited since it may be the only way she sees any Giants football in January. :/
-sweater
-sweatpants
-Irish cream & dark chocolate smidgens

My nana:
-gold cross with a synthetic topaz in the center
-fleece coat
-fleece housecoat
-chocolate caramel smidgens
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#58 Posted on 2.1.13 1610.59
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I sent out or handed Christmas cards to like a dozen people, marking the first year I actually had a Christmas card list.

My sister got Despicable Me and Short Circuit 2 on DVD. (Hey, don't look at me: She requested Short Circuit 2).

My dad got a $20 Amazon gift card.
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