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#917858 - 12/09/04 09:42 AM The Perfect Gift For Sullen Teens And People Who Have Everything  
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I just learned about something that will get me off the hook with certain nieces and nephews who want an Ipod and nothing but an Ipod for a gift. 'Cause I'm not buying an Ipod. Their parents can buy them an Ipod.

It's Nike ID

You pick a Nike product, choose your colors and other features you'd like, personalize it, and then Nike sends it to you. Or you give the Sullen Teen a gift card, and they can design their own.

I was playing around with the features, and I was able to design a nice large messenger bag for $70. They also had watches and shoes and things.

Anyone else know any good places for gifts for Difficult Gift Recipients?

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#917859 - 12/09/04 09:54 AM Re: The Perfect Gift For Sullen Teens And People Who Have Everything  
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Give them gift certificates from Apple for music dowloads into IPods.

When they say, "But Buntie Ciny, I don't have an IPod!"
(Make sure the parents are with earshot)
Say:
"What?
YOU'RE KIDDING!
YOU DON'T HAVE AN IPOD YET?"

#917860 - 12/09/04 09:59 AM Re: The Perfect Gift For Sullen Teens And People Who Have Everything  
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Amazon gift certificates are some of the best, I think. Rarely is there something that a teenager--like myself--would want that can't be found on amazon.com

#917861 - 12/09/04 10:57 AM Re: The Perfect Gift For Sullen Teens And People Who Have Everything  
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Talking about Ipods.....I'd love one too but....am I right in thinking I cannot use it with a PC running on Windows 98?


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#917862 - 12/10/04 09:29 AM Re: The Perfect Gift For Sullen Teens And People Who Have Everything  
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In NYC with sin taxes so high, a carton of cigarettes makes a very nice gift for the teens who no longer play with Barbie and GI Joe.

amazon gift certificates seem a good bet for just about anyone. Tristan und Isolde on DVD and a 15 amp mitersaw from the same site? Sounds like my kinda store.

#917863 - 12/10/04 05:39 PM Re: The Perfect Gift For Sullen Teens And People Who Have Everything  
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The Perfect Gift For Sullen Teens And People Who Have Everything

See three months to live thread.


If you keep a green bough in your heart the songbird will always come.
#917864 - 12/10/04 05:42 PM Re: The Perfect Gift For Sullen Teens And People Who Have Everything  
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smile

#917865 - 12/10/04 10:56 PM Re: The Perfect Gift For Sullen Teens And People Who Have Everything  
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Quote
Originally posted by Christopher James Quinn:
In NYC with sin taxes so high, a carton of cigarettes makes a very nice gift for the teens who no longer play with Barbie and GI Joe.
Yeah, right. Maybe you could throw in a free package of condoms and a bottle of booze to go with it. :rolleyes:


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#917866 - 12/11/04 09:11 AM Re: The Perfect Gift For Sullen Teens And People Who Have Everything  
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I think CJQ was just joshing, Jerry.

Everyone knows that teens really want a nice collection of porn in their stockings. smile

#917867 - 12/11/04 09:17 AM Re: The Perfect Gift For Sullen Teens And People Who Have Everything  
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(sigh) I wish you'd been my mum, Cindy. wink


David


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