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ROLL UP ROLL UP for the TOP TIPS Xmas present thread

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WikiFreak Sun 05-Dec-10 13:54:02

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here are mine

For FUDGE eaters
this is the dogs nuts

for drinkeypoos types
these flowers

for bloke teachers - get a cinema voucher
( or love film gift thing)

fopr organic types get them this

for teenagers with iphones get them smart gloves not very glam but hey - have them but not in UK

for the man in your life get a Private eye subsicription - one of the most popular gifts ever here! a bargain

and remember the maxim

"I wil not buy a digital photo frame"

NoahAndTheWhale Sun 05-Dec-10 14:05:03

I think I may get private eye sub for BIL. My friend writes for Private Eye.

WikiFreak Sun 05-Dec-10 14:05:38

its very good. we LUFF ours

can i help you
puts on apron

sasza321 Sun 05-Dec-10 22:32:31

any tips for teens - nephew 16, niece 14? I have no clue confused

Cyb Sun 05-Dec-10 22:34:48

Niece-as much as I hate gift cards you can't go far wrong with a H & M card or Zara or similar with a half decent amount on it (ie not a fiver)

Nephew 16- designer socks/boxers etc? Anything with 'Superdry' written on it?

WikiFreak Sun 05-Dec-10 22:36:31

any kid over 12 does not want your shit
they want cash

WikiFreak Sun 05-Dec-10 22:37:23

CybillLiberty Sun 05-Dec-10 22:38:23

God I wnat to smash my computer screen . Lasted about 3 secs of that tosser

titferbrains Sun 05-Dec-10 22:39:31

my dd is so obssessed with the photo screen saver on our PC that I'm considering getting one of those digital pic frame things for her. Is that wrong?

WikiFreak Sun 05-Dec-10 22:48:37


titferbrains Sun 05-Dec-10 23:04:13

dear god what was that fred thing? yuck.

Thanks for letting me know Wiki.

WikiFreak Sun 05-Dec-10 23:04:59

no i mean really for Ils and the rest.
god if a kid wants one - easy job done

bibbitybobbitysantahat Sun 05-Dec-10 23:06:33

Shall I buy Private Eye Subscription for ddad even though he has cancer?

(spose it might encourage him to keep going knowing that his gift is going to keep giving for a whole year?)

What can members of my family buy for 7 y/o ds?

WikiFreak Sun 05-Dec-10 23:07:00

oh god a chatimal

WikiFreak Sun 05-Dec-10 23:07:49


WikiFreak Sun 05-Dec-10 23:08:42

also lego of course.
the star wars lego brick builder thing

WikiFreak Sun 05-Dec-10 23:10:56

alos GEAR like sport stuff? we need more of a bio

1234ThumbScrew Sun 05-Dec-10 23:12:53

Dh has said he likes to have something to play with on Christmas day, he's 40 odd Mr Cool not into sport, very arty?

ChristmasTrulyReigns Sun 05-Dec-10 23:38:03

An etch-a-sketch?

Retro and arty.


SharonGless Sun 05-Dec-10 23:43:19

Any sites which deliver direct to New Zealand?
Am fucking useless this year and haven't posted anything to godchildren. Need somewhere over there I suppose to get them there in time.

1234ThumbScrew Mon 06-Dec-10 08:57:38

ChristmasTR - the dc's have an etch-a-sketch both DH and I have played with it more than the dc's blush, still need to find something for DH though.

RolandButter Mon 06-Dec-10 09:01:54

need to go out
will think on.

Rannaldini Mon 06-Dec-10 16:00:22

what can i get balkan size 6 hard as nails sil?

like clothes from jane norman hates gift vouchers

i am stumped

RolandButter Mon 06-Dec-10 16:02:32

does she like glitter etc?

RolandButter Mon 06-Dec-10 16:03:09

get her the chance to have her nails minxed

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