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#917858 - 12/09/04 08:42 AM The Perfect Gift For Sullen Teens And People Who Have Everything
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Registered: 02/14/03
Posts: 6416
Loc: Washington D.C. Metro
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 08:54 AM Re: The Perfect Gift For Sullen Teens And People Who Have Everything
kenny Offline
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Registered: 05/29/01
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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?"

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#917860 - 12/09/04 08:59 AM Re: The Perfect Gift For Sullen Teens And People Who Have Everything
Goldberg Offline
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Registered: 02/08/03
Posts: 1231
Loc: U.S.
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

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#917861 - 12/09/04 09:57 AM Re: The Perfect Gift For Sullen Teens And People Who Have Everything
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Registered: 03/18/04
Posts: 276
Loc: Stresa, Italy
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 08:29 AM Re: The Perfect Gift For Sullen Teens And People Who Have Everything
Christopher James Quinn Offline
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Registered: 12/15/03
Posts: 2299
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.

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#917863 - 12/10/04 04:39 PM Re: The Perfect Gift For Sullen Teens And People Who Have Everything
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Registered: 12/08/04
Posts: 213
Loc: England
The Perfect Gift For Sullen Teens And People Who Have Everything

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#917864 - 12/10/04 04:42 PM Re: The Perfect Gift For Sullen Teens And People Who Have Everything
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Registered: 02/14/03
Posts: 6416
Loc: Washington D.C. Metro
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#917865 - 12/10/04 09:56 PM Re: The Perfect Gift For Sullen Teens And People Who Have Everything
Jerry Luke Offline
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Registered: 09/15/04
Posts: 969
Loc: Tillamook, Oregon
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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.
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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 08:11 AM Re: The Perfect Gift For Sullen Teens And People Who Have Everything
Cindysphinx Offline


Registered: 02/14/03
Posts: 6416
Loc: Washington D.C. Metro
I think CJQ was just joshing, Jerry.

Everyone knows that teens really want a nice collection of porn in their stockings. \:\)
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#917867 - 12/11/04 08:17 AM Re: The Perfect Gift For Sullen Teens And People Who Have Everything
jazzyd Offline
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Registered: 09/16/01
Posts: 1861
Loc: United Kingdom
(sigh) I wish you'd been my mum, Cindy. ;\)


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