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How long do you wait to send a thank you card?

if you receive a gift do you send a thank you right away? do you wait? do you send them at all (haha some people don't)

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elizabiza

Asked by elizabiza at 9:51 AM on Sep. 6, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • Depends on where the gift came from.

    Parties, holidays (co-workers and such), etc within the week.
    Memigen

    Answer by Memigen at 9:52 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • I always send them right away (for me, right away usually means 3-4 days!)
    yoliplus6

    Answer by yoliplus6 at 9:52 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • I never send them. And I usually feel guilty about it. But I always call the person and thank them.
    fairyinabubble

    Answer by fairyinabubble at 9:54 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • Within a week.
    bmwlover

    Answer by bmwlover at 9:54 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • Right away if the gift was received by mail.
    The next day if presented with a gift in person.
    Within the week of coming back from the honeymoon.

    The sooner, the better because then it feels more genuine.
    PrydferthMenyw

    Answer by PrydferthMenyw at 10:06 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • I always send a thank you card the day after I receive a gift. I also send a thank you card the day after we've had dinner at someones house or if they took us out for dinner.
    ghostwriter777

    Answer by ghostwriter777 at 10:12 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • If I send one,I do it right away.That way I don't forget.
    bvannkissy

    Answer by bvannkissy at 10:48 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • I never send them. I have never seen the point. I say thankyou when I get the gift, why do I have to do it twice? I'm not a big fan of getting them either. I feel like I didn't give the gift so I could get some kind of recognition, I gave it because I care about the person, getting a Thankyou not just makes me feel guilty and greedy!
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 10:53 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • I try to send them as soon as I can cause if I don't theres a really good chance that i'll forget.
    Finkette

    Answer by Finkette at 11:45 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • I will forget if i don't get them out right away.
    Airforce3mom

    Answer by Airforce3mom at 12:19 PM on Sep. 6, 2010

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