Cheap low down Christmas goings on

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  1. Shakira

    Shakira Well-Known Member

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    K lets see how this rocks the boat here.
    During the holidays most people stress and spend money going to buy Christmas cards. I on the other hand dont function like most people. I save all the sample cards people send to my business. I scratch the name out and add mine. I also have stapled my business cards over others and resent the cards to others. I also reuse the envelopes! This year I went a step further. I got a big chocolate gift basket from someone. Most people would dive into the chocolate I saw it differently. I saw the cardboard dividers and thought this would make a nice christmas card. So out came my label maker and I printed a happy holidays sticker. Then I cut out a pic of Donald Trump and taped it to the card. Then I wrote the address on the other side and sent it off :O) Am I the only one who is a ass like this or are some of you into this stuff?
     
  2. GW_Freak

    GW_Freak Banned

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    I just don't send fake religious holiday cards....
     
  3. Foster

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    My wife uses airplane barf bags for gift wrapping.
     
  4. GW_Freak

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    New or used?
     
  5. Foster

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    Depends on the recipient.
     
  6. GW_Freak

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    That explains her gift to me last year... She knows I don't like corn!
     
  7. MegaMoonMan

    MegaMoonMan www.megamoonman.com TFW2005 Supporter

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    Christmas cards?
     
  8. Liege Prime

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    That sounds like a lot more effort then buying a box of them and sending them off to people. Creative though.
     
  9. Transbot90210

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    Are you refering to the Holiday as fake or the fact that he makes his own cards or reuses cards???

    Thanx
    Transbot90210
     
  10. Omnibus Prime

    Omnibus Prime I'm too old for this shit TFW2005 Supporter

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  11. Jeremy.B

    Jeremy.B Formerly Leader Blackout TFW2005 Supporter

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    That's my question as well...
     
  12. Shakira

    Shakira Well-Known Member

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    I know its a lot of effort but the phone calls I get after are priceless XD. I even had a idea of sending someone a gift COD! that way they would be paying for their own gift XD. My friends have the same sick sense of humor. So around here with us it's nothing new.
     
  13. GW_Freak

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    SO everyone is North Hollywood is a cheap bastard?
     
  14. Poho

    Poho That's MISTER Poho to you

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    is your name really shakira?
     
  15. gonzo23

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    Why dont you go all the way and just color some cut-up cardboard with crayons! Draw some stick figures, write some letters backward.
     
  16. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    Ever bought those cheap school valentines (like 30 to a box for classmates) and sent thost at christmas just to confuse 'em?

    Me, I sometimes just repackage gifts in boxes that are wrong and after a couple weeks, call them up and ask, "you ever gonna use that DVD player i gave you?"
    man, their reactions are priceless.
     
  17. Jux

    Jux Please, call me Steve. Veteran

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    I'd rather receive nothing than someone's cheap attempt to save $1.59.

    Nothing says "Thinking of You" like your business card stapled over someone else's, complete with whited-out addresses on a reused and re-taped envelope.
     
  18. Wreckgar

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    Seinfeld right?
     
  19. NIDARAM12

    NIDARAM12 Robot art guy

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    Dude a box of envelopes and cards is like five bucks. But keep fighting the system, man.
     
  20. rodster6

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    Cards are a waste of money. They are over priced for what they are and get thrown away anyway. Its the thought that counts and id be more impressed with someones creative attempt at a cheap card than one brought anyway.
     

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