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If you are or know someone who is really into Dr Who and Star Trek...

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SashaOfSiberia Mon 09-Dec-13 18:36:43

What would you buy them for around £20-£25?

It's a present for a guy who babysits ds4 and dd on occasion, he's 21 and he's our neighbours son. All we really know is he likes DR Who, Star Trek and Metal (I think he's into drumming).

I'd like to spend around a tenner each and get him 2 small presents but will go up to £25 for one or two good things.

I don't want to buy him DVDs as I think he has lots and I wouldn't know which ones he has or doesn't have.

Help! My boys were all into football and Lego so I'm really stuck.

scaevola Mon 09-Dec-13 18:41:53

A 'teach yourself Klingon course', a box set of TBBT (though he may already have got it) or Browse the Firbidden Planet website for ideas (Jedi warrior bath robe?)

Elovena Mon 09-Dec-13 18:50:50

Just popped in to remind pp that Jedi is in Star Wars, not in Star Trek.
I've been informed they are not the same thing.. wink

Elovena Mon 09-Dec-13 18:52:42

Or did i mix them up myself again? blush

scaevola Mon 09-Dec-13 18:52:57


For some utterly misplaced reason, now I check, I thought it said Star Wars in title. So sorry.

scaevola Mon 09-Dec-13 18:53:42

No, Elovena, you're right and it was my mistake.

PersonalClown Mon 09-Dec-13 18:55:17

Anything from Forbidden Planet!

I'll be buying DP a model kit of the Enterprise from the reboot films.

ZombieBelle Mon 09-Dec-13 19:20:03

check out phoenix copper art on facebook. He makes gorgeous engraved copper books and has a few dr who ones. I commissioned a notebook with the Greyjoy crest from Game of Thrones for my husband last year and he also made our wedding guest book!

ZombieBelle Mon 09-Dec-13 19:20:50 here is the link

Weknowwhoyouare Mon 09-Dec-13 19:23:34

Lots of good T-shirts out there.

enormouse Mon 09-Dec-13 19:56:18

This is what I plan to get DP over the next week -


enormouse Mon 09-Dec-13 19:58:12

Oops sorry finger slipped
truffleshuffle is worth a look

JassyRadlett Mon 09-Dec-13 20:00:16

Is he by any chance secretly into baking? Lakeland have some great Doctor Who stuff.

Actually just checked and they also have a TARDIS teapot and cookie jar and various mugs.

Weknowwhoyouare Mon 09-Dec-13 21:06:13


70isaLimitNotaTarget Mon 09-Dec-13 21:52:14

My DH loves Star Trek, Deep Space 9, Serenity, (but not Star Wars)

DS has by osmosis inherited the love grin

We bought DS a couple of Big Bang Theory T Shirts. (Not the same thing, but he might be into that)

BearPear Mon 09-Dec-13 21:58:55

My son is 21 and a massive Dr Who nut. One of his gifts is a t-shirt with the graphic "University of Gallifrey". I think I got it from

Davros Mon 09-Dec-13 22:26:37

I am getting DD her first Monopoly but it will be a Dr Who one

ZoeZoeZoe Mon 09-Dec-13 22:48:01

sorry, no helpful suggestions as such, just a slight application of the brakes if he is such a big fan that you don't get him something he already likely will have... : (

ExitPursuedByAChristmasGrinch Mon 09-Dec-13 22:49:19

Hohohowhatfuckeryitis Mon 09-Dec-13 22:54:18

Redbubble have great different tshirts for all geeks fans. Dd has several from Arctic monkeys to hunger games.

Hohohowhatfuckeryitis Mon 09-Dec-13 22:56:27

Oh and obviously dr ones.

JennySense Mon 09-Dec-13 23:55:21

It's tough to buy Geeks something they haven't got but I buy a lot of tees from and - both have previous designs available.

JennySense Mon 09-Dec-13 23:56:08

Gah - clickable links:
It's tough to buy Geeks something they haven't got but I buy a lot of tees from and - both have previous designs available.

NoComet Tue 10-Dec-13 00:37:08

Redbubble send from the USA and are very slow, I'm still waiting for three t-shirts, ordered ages ago.

two Dr Who and a Calvin and Hobbes.

Which gives me an idea I wonder if he's ever seen revenge of the baby sat

The snow goons one is brilliant too.

SashaOfSiberia Tue 10-Dec-13 00:51:39

Thanks. I've been looking through all of these. I suppose its a bit like trying to sell chewing gum to a toothless man, I really as in REALLY struggle to see the appeal of these things. DH and the DC are no better.

I think I may try and wheedle some information out of him before making a decision.

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