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Old 11th December 2014, 10:42 AM   #1
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Exclamation Do you think it's a good idea to give a birthday card?

Is it a good idea to give a birthday card for my friend's birthday? I mean I know she's turning 19 but isn't that very unthoughtful to give a card instead of another present? I remember back in my past birthdays my friends didn't give me a birthday card. Instead they gave me something else.

However, I can't think of anything else to give her. I am just curious is this age is actually bad for giving out cards. I know back when I was in school teachers would give out cards to their favourite students (and vice versa) but isn't this age a little too immature to give out cards?
Q: Why do you use dating sites if you're only 19?
A: I didn't go to university but instead went to college so the friend pool dropped. My neighbourhood just doesn't seem to have the right people for me. I have more internet friends than in real life. I think there is a bigger pool of women I like online.
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Old 11th December 2014, 11:09 AM   #2
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I'm sure people feel different about receiving and giving cards but I see no harm in doing. If you have creative abilities, make your own card so it's even more personal.

She is your friend so you probably have a pretty good idea what her response will be. In this day and age where a lot just write digital greetings, yeah I think a card would be really nice.
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Old 11th December 2014, 6:23 PM   #3
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Cards are nice. Or movie passes or a small $10 gift certificate are good too.
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Old 11th December 2014, 6:36 PM   #4
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My friends still give cards. DH's friends do not.

Do or don't. It's whatever your group's custom is.
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Old 11th December 2014, 6:37 PM   #5
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Or any gift certificate to a book store, or retail chain or spa too.
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