Do you make a Christmas list?
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11-16-2011, 02:34 PM
Join Date: Apr 2002
No. I haven't made an actual Christmas list since I was 12.
Originally Posted by
oh, you mean make a list of things i want for
to give to others so they'll know exactly what to get me?
i don't like telling people what to get me. i don't like people asking me what i want or what they can get me.
telling people what i want renders the same flavor as gift registries (a pet peeve). and people asking me what i want makes me think they have exhausted themselves thinking of something to get me. so i'd
prefer they just send a greetings card and call it a day. hey, i wouldn't be upset with a gas gift card or grocery store gift card, as high as prices are today.
i've always liked to be surprised. and even if someone is off the mark, i'd rather discover it on Christmas morning. it adds to the wonder and surprise of the festive part of the holiday
Pretty much all of this. Especially the bolded. Giving somebody a list of what to buy me just seems so... generic or something (to ME).
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