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gleneagles
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Cards.

Christmas cards, Birthday cards, get well cards........etc

Do you send them or would you send them if your partner did not send them.

Most men I speak to would not bother and it's unlikely I would bother if swmbo did not do it, changes of addresses, dates to remember etc..... too much for me.

Am I wrong in thinking that the majority of cards are sent by women ?

The only exception I can think of when I would send a card is following the loss of a relative or close friend and that would be in addition to contacting those most affected by it.

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Re: Cards.

I tend to be the one who keeps tabs of birthdays, etc. chez Mav.

 

There is a card shop not too far away where decent ones can be got for 39p upwards rather than the £2 or £3 from such places as Clinton Cards.

 

As for posting I will try and hand deliver where possible.

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billnotben
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Re: Cards.

I always send Christmas cards.

Posted - but many hand delivered as said, a good excuse to say hello.

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Re: Cards.

Thanks for reminding me, it's our anniversary on the 30th. I remember her birthday and Valentine's day also but those are good investments. Otherwise SWMBO is motivated in that direction and I ain't I do offer encouragement though
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Re: Cards.

Nah, just a message on facebook or send 'em a tweet! 

I blame the bloody Victorians and let's face it, it's all got out of hand what with mothers, fathers, and aunt fanny adams days. 

It's all humbug. Ticked_off

Seriously though, Mrs Minivanman buys all the cards, and Mrs Minivanman then forgets to send them Smiley


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Re: Cards.

Christmas,birthdays, Easter, anniversaries etc - nah, but SWMBO does.

 

For a one off like bereavement or moving house I design one on the PC.

The older I get, the earlier it gets late.

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Re: Cards.

My missus sends cards....  I buy her one for her birthday, and for the wedding anniversary, ... but for others "on my side"... I use

 

http://www.jacquielawson.com/

 

Much more fun going through them to find something, than standing in front of the card rack waiting for "the all clear" before bagging the cheapest... ! ! 

 

artmo
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Re: Cards.

I do send Christmas cards. I will order them in October. It's always a last minute rush as I forget to get them ready but they eventually get done and off in time.

 

 

gleneagles
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Re: Cards.

@shutter

 

Thanks for the link, have passed it on to swmbo, anything to make her life easier !

 

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Re: Cards.

SWMBO and I exchange the same cards each year for Birthdays and Christmas, and have done so for best part of 30 years. Getting a bit dated now. but neither of us object or consider buying new one's.

And before you ask, it was Mrs P who instigated it not as you might think me.

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