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The holidays are coming, and that means gift giving.

Assuming you have the following people to buy for, how much do you or would you normally spend on these people.

If you don't usually buy for them, or don't have the following to buy for then how much would you?
| Closed on 12/25/10 at 05:00PM
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120.051. Spouse, GF/BF, mate, lover, "friend"
278.82. Kids
108.83. Parents
17.1584. Grandparents
56.35. Grandkids
178.86. Adult Kids
44.87. Friends
15092.558. Self

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#2 | 1436 days ago

I hate X-mas shopping with a passion, plus this year I won't have my "girls" to do it with or for me. Jesus's birthday is a pain in the backside. Why can't we all just take him to TGIFriday's or Dave and Busters. Much better than fake trees and crappy songs and wrapping gifts... and all you Q's down in Q-ville with your ring-ting-tinglers and walla-kazzoos and...


I do like fruit cake tho, so there's that.
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#1 | 1436 days ago

My kid is turning 18 on x-mas eve. Her mother and I are splitting the cost of a car.
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#2 | 1436 days ago

I hate X-mas shopping with a passion, plus this year I won't have my "girls" to do it with or for me. Jesus's birthday is a pain in the backside. Why can't we all just take him to TGIFriday's or Dave and Busters. Much better than fake trees and crappy songs and wrapping gifts... and all you Q's down in Q-ville with your ring-ting-tinglers and walla-kazzoos and...


I do like fruit cake tho, so there's that.
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#3 | 1436 days ago

I try to match the person with the right gift.  Not so much a dollar amount.     

#4 | 1436 days ago

(Edited by alainpeartree)
Dont have a spuse or g/f this year (again) but usually give what they want, my youngest son and grandchild being in CO is kind of difficult but the oldest is here with me, usually get something necessary or educational. Friends I usually get someting they need or dont think of buying themseves, usually around $15-$20 a piece depending how close our friendship
#5 | 1436 days ago

 It's all about the kids for sure. I'll never forget, like 10 years ago this bookie I knew said "my kids' Christmas all depends on how I do on this one football bet." Sad and hilarious at the same time.
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#6 | 1436 days ago

alainpeartree wrote:
Dont have a spuse or g/f this year (again) but usually give what they want, my youngest son and grandchild being in CO is kind of difficult but the oldest is here with me, usually get something necessary or educational. Friends I usually get someting they need or dont think of buying themseves, usually around $15-$20 a piece depending how close our friendship
 I'd say that you and I are more like $35 friends :)
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#7 | 1436 days ago
huskerfan_ia (+)

This is what I've done in the past.  This year will be different...
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#8 | 1436 days ago
NG_TEXAS (+)

DONT REALLY CARE ABOUT THE PRICE..I BUY WHATEVER THEY WANT OR CLOSE..I LOVE CHRISTMAS..ALREADY STARTED SHOPPING..TEE-HEE
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#9 | 1436 days ago

I try not to make it all about the gifts. This year will be a lot easier and quicker.
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#10 | 1436 days ago

(Edited by Eric_)
With the exception of my little sisters, I plan on again proposing a deal with everyone else: Don't buy me anything, and I won't buy you anything. I hate shopping, don't need anymore crap, and am generally a complete scrooge who barely tolerates Christmas, so the less I have to participate, the better.
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#11 | 1436 days ago

The kids get something nice. Everyone else gets what happens to be left on the Bargain Table as you walk into the Walmart. Ho, H
#12 | 1436 days ago

i'm not buying presents this year...  i did it last year, soooo....  =D
#13 | 1436 days ago

I can't believe so many of don't buy yourself something for Christmas.  I usually buy a new outfit and maybe a new gown or pjs and robe to wear  Christmas.  Spent much more on the kids and grandkids when they were little and at home.
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#14 | 1435 days ago

We have 17 grandkids so after we spend on them and my parents not much left!
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#15 | 1399 days ago
Nick__ (+)

I get what I can. I don't have a cap, per say, but, I also don't spend more than my means.
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#16 | 1395 days ago

 I usually ask my nieces and nephews, love ones and friends  what they prefer to receive as gifts on Christmas and I  try to give them what they wanted.

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