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disturbing trend in gifting......

Old 01-11-04, 06:23 AM
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disturbing trend in gifting......

Every person here, I would bet does not like standing in line at customer service for ANY reason. If the general populace hates standing in that line/dealing with uncooperative store employees who are trying to get crazy with rules/restriction, what makes people think it is ok to give a gift that will likely get returned????

I mean, giving a gift is supposed to be a good experience, why not try getting it right in the first place? It isn't that difficult to find out what a friend is interested in/would like right?

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Old 01-11-04, 01:31 PM
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Re: disturbing trend in gifting......

Originally posted by wmunn
Every person here, I would bet does not like standing in line at customer service for ANY reason. If the general populace hates standing in that line/dealing with uncooperative store employees who are trying to get crazy with rules/restriction, what makes people think it is ok to give a gift that will likely get returned????

I mean, giving a gift is supposed to be a good experience, why not try getting it right in the first place? It isn't that difficult to find out what a friend is interested in/would like right?

Just my 2 cents, not worth much obviously
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Old 01-11-04, 11:44 PM
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Re: disturbing trend in gifting......

Originally posted by wmunn
Every person here, I would bet does not like standing in line at customer service for ANY reason. If the general populace hates standing in that line/dealing with uncooperative store employees who are trying to get crazy with rules/restriction, what makes people think it is ok to give a gift that will likely get returned????

I mean, giving a gift is supposed to be a good experience, why not try getting it right in the first place? It isn't that difficult to find out what a friend is interested in/would like right?

Just my 2 cents, not worth much obviously
Have a seat on my couch, pay me $200 and hour and we can discuss your views in more detail..... 52 week minimum.
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Old 01-11-04, 11:45 PM
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The GC the best thing ever to come to gifting.
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Old 01-15-04, 04:30 PM
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what makes people think it is ok to give a gift that will likely get returned????
Why do you assume someone gave you a gift they thought you would likely return? I've never given someone a gift expecting they might return it, nor have I ever received a gift where I thought the person giving it expected me to return.

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Old 01-15-04, 11:35 PM
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I think he's referring to people who buy something, and then say "well I don't know if they will like this, but they can always just return it."
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Agreed, gift cards are the way to go.
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Old 01-17-04, 04:11 PM
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Yep, that's why I love gift cards.
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