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What do you do if both your DC put the same thing on their christmas lists??

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spookyskeleton Thu 13-Nov-14 20:20:13

Ds1 has just written his list and put something on that DS2 has put on his. I had already decided to get it for DS2 (as I know he will play with it more).

It is a fairly expensive thing and was going to be DS2's main present. To complicate matters I cannot think of anything to buy DS1 as his main gift so it would actually solve that problem but it is unfair to give DS1 a gift that I know his little bro will play with more isn't it?

gildedlily Thu 13-Nov-14 20:23:11

nothing wrong with a joint present if try both want it and it's something that can be shared or played together

PesoPenguin Thu 13-Nov-14 20:24:06

It depends what it is really...

schmeegle Thu 13-Nov-14 20:25:05

That's a toughy.

Can you say what it is? Could you stretch to two of them? Or get one larger one to share? What age are your DCs? Are they young enough to be swayed in their choices?

Mehitabel6 Thu 13-Nov-14 20:25:30

Joint present.

Littlemousewithcloggson Thu 13-Nov-14 20:26:49

Joint to share and a smaller present each

spookyskeleton Thu 13-Nov-14 20:29:41

It is the Disney Marvel Infinity xbox set so no point in getting 2 of them. I got DS1 the pixar version last year and DS2 plays on it a lot whereas DS1 rarely does hence why the superhero version will be perfect for DS2.

Ds1 is 8 and DS2 is 6 btw.

DamselNotInHerDress Thu 13-Nov-14 20:30:58

I'd make it a joint present. Definitely don't need 2 of the same thing as presumably you only have the one console to play them on.

spookyskeleton Thu 13-Nov-14 20:31:20

I am thinking of maybe getting it as a joint present with a couple of extra figures each as individual gifts.

stewierooibos Thu 13-Nov-14 20:38:53

Give it as a joint present

myotherusernameisbetter Thu 13-Nov-14 21:31:13

Joint present as they play it together and get a few extra characters if available with one of them being one that DS1 would like the best?

evelynj Thu 13-Nov-14 21:45:44

Defo joint pressie-extra figures each sounds good

thegreylady Fri 14-Nov-14 14:36:52

Label it to X and Y then get them each a couple of smaller gifts as well.

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