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View Poll Results: When do you shop for Christmas presents?
All year round 4 8.33%
2-3 months before Christmas 11 22.92%
The month before Christmas 19 39.58%
The week before Christmas 9 18.75%
Christmas Eve 1 2.08%
I don't buy Christmas presents 4 8.33%
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Old November 23 2008, 10:49 PM   #1
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When do you shop for Christmas presents?

One of my friends has bought all her Christmas presents while I haven't even started.

So a poll to see when folks in here Christmas shop. Pick the one that is nearest for you.

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Old November 23 2008, 11:04 PM   #2
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Re: When do you shop for Chrsitmas presents?

Depending on the complexity of the gifts I make of course; late December usually is when I get it all together.
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Old November 23 2008, 11:09 PM   #3
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Re: When do you shop for Chrsitmas presents?

Sometimes I buy an early gift or two, but usually it's all crammed into the week before Christmas. Since I do my "shopping" in advance, I just try and hit the stores as they open when it comes time to do the actual buying. Swoop in, grab the goods, hit the checkout and out the door within 30 minutes usually. Next day, a different store or maybe two if they're next to each other.
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Old November 23 2008, 11:11 PM   #4
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Re: When do you shop for Chrsitmas presents?

I'm completely finished.
I started in mid October, and finished two weeks ago.
I must give thanks to Amazon.com, for making my life much easier.

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Old November 23 2008, 11:12 PM   #5
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Re: When do you shop for Chrsitmas presents?

I bought my first presents today, which is early for me. I'll probably finish my shopping on Christmas eve.
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Old November 23 2008, 11:14 PM   #6
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Re: When do you shop for Chrsitmas presents?

J. Allen wrote: View Post
I'm completely finished.
I started in mid October, and finished two weeks ago.
I must give thanks to Amazon.com, for making my life much easier.

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Have you wrapped them all?
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Old November 23 2008, 11:15 PM   #7
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Re: When do you shop for Chrsitmas presents?

Black Friday. Is that politically correct, btw?
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Old November 23 2008, 11:22 PM   #8
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I'm completely finished.
I started in mid October, and finished two weeks ago.
I must give thanks to Amazon.com, for making my life much easier.

J.
Have you wrapped them all?
Yes, they are all wrapped and under the tree.


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Old November 23 2008, 11:23 PM   #9
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Re: When do you shop for Chrsitmas presents?

You have one of those damned fake trees, don't you J?
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Old November 23 2008, 11:31 PM   #10
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Re: When do you shop for Chrsitmas presents?

I have no money this year since I have been out of work for a long time. I usually keep an eye out for presents all year.
This year I'll probably wait until the last minute since I'll have to use my giftcards from Best Buy and Overstock.com for presents for my mother, father and sister. Hopefully these stores will have better deals closer to Christmas.
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Old November 23 2008, 11:32 PM   #11
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Re: When do you shop for Chrsitmas presents?

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You have one of those damned fake trees, don't you J?
Hey, don't knock fake trees.

We have to have a fake tree in our home as one of my sons is very allergic to pine trees.
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Old November 23 2008, 11:34 PM   #12
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Re: When do you shop for Chrsitmas presents?

Week before Christmas. Usually a few days before Christmas.

It feels more festive that way. Barging your way through crowds, fighting over the last item on the shelf, listening to the Christmas Carollers while getting drunk on free mulled wine and generally making as much of a celebratory nuisance of myself in shops as possible while spending more than is good for me...

As I said - festive.
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Old November 24 2008, 12:03 AM   #13
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Re: When do you shop for Chrsitmas presents?

The passing of Halloween is usually my cue to start Christmas shopping. Sometimes I get it done before the end of November, but sometimes I have a really hard time thinking of what to get certain people, so I spend a couple of months fretting over it and then end up getting something mediocre the week before. Some people are extremely hard to shop for.
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Old November 24 2008, 12:07 AM   #14
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You have one of those damned fake trees, don't you J?
We live in an apartment, so yes.


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Old November 24 2008, 12:07 AM   #15
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Re: When do you shop for Chrsitmas presents?

1 week before crimbo day but this year i'm seriously skint so i'm going to be a scrooge and buy people nothing. Bwahahaha
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