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    Re: Valentines, Easter cards, any point or....

    On my birthday, rather than buy me a card, my dad gets me a lottery ticket, for the price of a card I get a couple of lines which may end up being the best card ever, or like other birthday cards it goes in the bin.

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    Re: Valentines, Easter cards, any point or....

    Quote Originally Posted by Khamelion View Post
    On my birthday, rather than buy me a card, my dad gets me a lottery ticket, for the price of a card I get a couple of lines which may end up being the best card ever, or like other birthday cards it goes in the bin.
    Good idea to be honest. I might do that for that missus instead, I'll draw a love heart on it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stuart_C View Post
    Valentine's day, Mothers day and Fathers day is everyday imo.
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    Re: Valentines, Easter cards, any point or....

    Isn't a case of "what would be the cost if you didn't"?

    Years ago I sent an ex of mine a bouquet of weeds. The flower shop were well up for it and delivered it. The card was something along the lines of "so we've split up, am I sad? No way b---- I'm really glad". Apparently she was really excited when she saw the delivery van turn up and a couple of her friends were there at the time. Went down a storm with our crowd for having the balls to do it. Needless to say we didn't get back together.

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    Re: Valentines, Easter cards, any point or....

    On Christmas Cards...

    I still think it nice to spend a little time choosing a card for a close friend, and maybe writing a note of maybe a couple of lines - especially to friends you don't see very often. The art of card sending is disappearing (letter writing has almost gone) - when actually it is nice to receive a card in the post. Because it means that the sender has spent a little time thinking of you and, just like a card sent as a 'thankyou' for a gift, or hospitality, or kind act of friendship or support; a Christmas Card from a close friend I think is an act that cements the friendship - and very much more so than any Email or Text could.
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    Re: Valentines, Easter cards, any point or....

    Quote Originally Posted by SwingsitlikeHogan View Post
    On Christmas Cards...

    I still think it nice to spend a little time choosing a card for a close friend, and maybe writing a note of maybe a couple of lines - especially to friends you don't see very often. The art of card sending is disappearing (letter writing has almost gone) - when actually it is nice to receive a card in the post. Because it means that the sender has spent a little time thinking of you and, just like a card sent as a 'thankyou' for a gift, or hospitality, or kind act of friendship or support; a Christmas Card from a close friend I think is an act that cements the friendship - and very much more so than any Email or Text could.
    When I get birthday cards for close family I always try and pick funny cards that will make them laugh. As I think making someone laugh is more worthwhile then just getting them a bit of card that says happy birthday on it.
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    Re: Valentines, Easter cards, any point or....

    Did it today and done it every year. This year was probably a bit more poignant. It's not so much the good times that have kept us together. But the bad times that have got us closer. Been one or two of those of late.

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    Re: Valentines, Easter cards, any point or....

    Christmas birthday and anniversary are the only ones we get each other. No need for any others.

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    Re: Valentines, Easter cards, any point or....

    no valentines cards in this house, went out last night two meals for 10,

    xmas cards cost pennies so send about 20 at the most, birthdays for family only

    any received go into recycle bin
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    Re: Valentines, Easter cards, any point or....

    Quote Originally Posted by full_throttle View Post
    no valentines cards in this house, went out last night two meals for 10,

    xmas cards cost pennies so send about 20 at the most, birthdays for family only

    any received go into recycle bin
    Am gonna pass me seasonal greetings onto you now and put my card to you straight into my bin. 😁👍

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