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Old 12-09-2012, 12:50 AM   #16
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Because it would be a copyright violation?
Give a woman a ring box and then have her find an ebook voucher inside? I think "disastrous" is understating it.
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Old 12-09-2012, 02:42 AM   #17
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I was suggesting a personal greeting before the front page, haven't said a word about a ring box.
A ring box should contain a ring, preferably with diamonds, lots of them, and big.
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Old 12-09-2012, 03:03 AM   #18
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I was suggesting a personal greeting before the front page, haven't said a word about a ring box.
The post you responded was "#6 has the potential to be a disaster." #6 is "Throw her off track" and shows a picture of a ring box.
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A ring box should contain a ring, preferably with diamonds, lots of them, and big.
You obviously understand what we are talking about
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Old 12-09-2012, 03:40 AM   #19
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#6 is a reference to post #6, is it not?
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:17 AM   #20
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#6 is a reference to post #6, is it not?
That wasn't how I interpreted it. And from the comment, I don't think DianNC was referring to that.

By the way, I like your idea in post #6. It is sort of like putting a message or a bookplate in the front of a paper book.
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Old 12-09-2012, 06:32 AM   #21
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Usually when # is used with a number it refers to that specific message in the thread. I tried using Wingding with a 6 in a circle but alas those don't work, since that is not a platform independent standard. I checked the article after posting, that is when I realized that it was an item in there that was mentioned.
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Old 12-09-2012, 06:32 AM   #22
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No ebooks under the tree, but there is an xbox live subscription gift card and a minecraft gift card. I put them in envelopes and perch the envelope on a branch.

Remember it's the gift that counts!
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Old 12-09-2012, 06:50 AM   #23
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A ring box should contain a ring, preferably with diamonds, lots of them, and big.
I agree, but then I am a Jeweler.
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Old 12-09-2012, 06:57 AM   #24
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Ring ring ring
ring around the collar
tree rings
bathtub rings
phone rings
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Old 12-09-2012, 07:00 AM   #25
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I like idea 3! My daughter has a capsule coffee/hot drinks machine. A mug, some chocolate drink capsules and a book gift card... Hmmm....
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Old 12-09-2012, 07:07 AM   #26
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chocolate in a capsule.......now wait a minute....
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Old 12-09-2012, 07:24 AM   #27
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Ring ring ring
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you answer.
Is that Dr. Suess? Or that fall out of your brain by itself?
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Old 12-09-2012, 07:25 AM   #28
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That's an original Duckie.

(feel free to check out my other work at the links in my sig. or in the user poetry thread here)
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Old 12-09-2012, 07:27 AM   #29
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That's an original Duckie.

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I will do that, try to remember putting it on my todo list. If I don't forget.
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Old 12-09-2012, 10:38 AM   #30
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Even before ebooks., my family never bought me books as gifts. They could never know if I already had it. Before gift cards it was checks or cash in a nice card with a message. Now it is gift cards. I just have to convince them not to buy Books A Million Gift Cards. It is the only book store in town and their ebook selection sucks.
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Not once did I ever get a book I actually wanted when I was young and still exchanging gifts with family. One relative knows I'm not religious, so used to send me a bible every year. Another would load up a box of books she'd read, knowing I had no interest in the genre and pass them to me as a Christmas gift. (She didn't want to waste them by tossing them out.)

I'd so much rather get a gift card it isn't funny. Now, we've just all have agreed not to give presents accept to parents. And they get restaurant gift certificates.

The rest of us are so much happier with just sending a Card, sharing a meal or a phone call. The rest it just too much work.
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