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      12-21-2005, 03:00 PM   #23
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      12-21-2005, 03:06 PM   #24
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--gift card to abercrombie, nordstrom, j. crew
I think gift cards (of any value) are actually a really good idea. Especially if you don't know what to get for someone. There's also double the fun. Getting the gift itself, and then going to the store and using it (more so if you're a woman ).
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      12-21-2005, 03:09 PM   #25
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I think gift cards (of any value) are actually a really good idea. Especially if you don't know what to get for someone. There's also double the fun. Getting the gift itself, and then going to the store and using it (more so if you're a woman ).
Yeah, but it still hard then to figure out which place to get the gift card. I guess the best way would be to get those gift cards that are good in any store at the mall.
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Insane gifts? This is mine.

11,100km (6,000nm) on a full tank, seats up to 40 depending on configuration (but I would prefer no more than 15), and you can travel around in style. :rocks:

It's the Airbus Corporate Jetliner. I think I'll leave the 3er at home. It's only about 3,000 times the price.

that looks like the inside of my friend's private jet.. except thats bigger.

ohh how i hate rich people
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ok well if we're not talking about the car now...

1. $0-$100
--gift card to abercrombie, nordstrom, j. crew
2. $100+
--sunglasses
3. $300+
--coach bag
4. $500+
--xbox 360, 19" lcd monitor

EEEH i love abercrombie, nordstrom and j. crew. does it bug you when people say "I'm going to nordstromS" instead of "im going to nordstrom" ?? people always had random S to stores like that and im liek AHH NO! its NORDSTROM not NORDSTROMSSSSSSSSSSSS.
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i think gift cards are easy but i think they're SO impersonal. its worse than giving money IMO. its liek saying HEY IM TOO LAZY TO GO FIND U A REAL GIFT SO HERSE A GIFT CARD. you might as well just give money cause at least with money, they can spend it on what store they want. so not only are u sayingyou're lazy.. you're also saying HAH! u can only buy stuff at THIS store. like.. recently.. for xmas.. a friend got me a $25 ITUNES card.. yaa too bad i download all my music illegaly already -- i dont need that 25$ itunes card.. it would have been better of just 25$ cash..

but acutally just i dont like gift cards and money ... impersonal!! impersonal!! for ppl that matter.. put a little effort into it

i always get things when i see it and it reminds me of a certain person. ;]
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EEEH i love abercrombie, nordstrom and j. crew. does it bug you when people say "I'm going to nordstromS" instead of "im going to nordstrom" ?? people always had random S to stores like that and im liek AHH NO! its NORDSTROM not NORDSTROMSSSSSSSSSSSS.
lol i've never really talked to anyone about going shopping, so i don't know. all of my friends are guys, so they just say "we're going into some store right now" haha.
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gift cards actually can cause problems with financial reporting for companies

most gift cards aren't used, or aren't fully used and companies can't just take value away from these cards due to inactivity.

big companies end up with millions of unused gift card dollars
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gift cards actually can cause problems with financial reporting for companies

most gift cards aren't used, or aren't fully used and companies can't just take value away from these cards due to inactivity.

big companies end up with millions of unused gift card dollars

why isthat a problem for them? because i mean.. the person who purcahsed the gift card already put money into the company so does it even matter if the gift cards are used?


yaa i have liek 4 unused gift cards in my wallet. ill prob never use them either.
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the problem is that they have millions of dollars worth of value that could be at any time exchanged for goods/services

all the money left on gift cards can't be claimed as profit as it could eventually be turned in for goods, so they have millions of dollars that they're holding but can't claim as profit yet. it makes it impossible for them to do anything with the money they've taken in for the gift cards, and they end up having millions of dollars just sitting that they can't do anything with

http://biz.yahoo.com/rb/051209/column_lifting.html?.v=1
article on the issue.... oooh so boring......
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