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WYR get a store bought gift or a gift card to get your own gift for Christmas?


Asked by Erin_Jus at 8:03 PM on Nov. 8, 2010 in

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  • Gift card. Some people worry that's it's too impersonal, but I actually like picking something out. If they give me a gift card for a place they know I love, then they obviously still put some thought into it. I actually like giving gift cards if I think someone would like something from a particular clothing store, but I don't know their size. Also, my brother was saving up for a game system, and because a few of us gave him Best Buy gift cards he was able to get it quicker. I'd rather make sure they get something they really want than buy something they don't need or like.

    Answer by pam19 at 8:17 PM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • Gift card. I like to buy my own stuff.

    Answer by louise2 at 8:04 PM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • Gift card. I know it's the thought that counts, and I will graciously accept anything, but I really enjoy shopping for myself (because I don't do it very often at all) so it's a double treat.

    Answer by scout_mom at 8:09 PM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • Probably a gift card, unless the person buying the gift really knows me well (i.e.- my family, my husband, etc)

    Answer by Natalies3girls at 8:09 PM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • It depends on who it's from. Anyone other than immediate family, I'd prefer a gift card. But really, it doesn't matter much to me. I'm not picky, and I appreciate anything. :)

    Answer by LovingSAHMommy at 8:23 PM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • From DH, definitely a real gift!

    From the rest of my friends and family, a gift card is fine.

    Answer by anng.atlanta at 11:39 PM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • gift card

    Answer by raisingmen at 8:39 PM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • gift card

    Answer by devo3 at 10:23 PM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • Gift card

    Answer by ladyambition at 11:32 PM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • gift card...i like pickin my own stuff

    Answer by alexis_06 at 11:34 PM on Nov. 8, 2010