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View Poll Results: When do you do the majority of your Christmas shopping?
Throughout the year 8 32.00%
Black Friday (day after Thanksgiving) 0 0%
Between Thanksgiving and Christmas 12 48.00%
The week before Christmas 4 16.00%
Christmas Eve 0 0%
Christmas Day 0 0%
After Christmas sales 0 0%
I don't shop for Christmas 1 4.00%
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Old 12-22-2006, 02:53 PM   #11
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As early as possible to get it out of the way. I dislike last minute shopping!

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Old 12-22-2006, 03:55 PM   #12
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The funny thing is, I have always loved going to the mall on Christmas Eve to do some last-minute stocking stuffer shopping, but ONLY if I have everything else done. I just like watching the hustle and bustle that last day before Christmas.


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Old 12-22-2006, 04:12 PM   #13
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Was out this afternoon getting a few last things, and it was nice to see everyone in the shops in a good mood because they were buying things for others instead of themselves, Christmas music was on the overhead speakers, and people wearing Santa hats or reindeer antlers, little kids singing Christmas songs in the salon where I got my hair cut this morning, guy handing out Lindor's truffles to everyone in line at Border's....

kinda cool.

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Old 12-22-2006, 04:59 PM   #14
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If I'm doing anything through the computer I'll do that right after Thanksgiving. Then, I have specific shopping outtings. I do some shopping in Vermont, I do some shopping in Philly, and I do some in NYC. If I'm not done by the last outting, it's unusual.

Curiously, when I shop in Vermont, almost every shop gift wraps for free. In Philly, I cannot even beg a box out of shopkeepers. In NYC, it's hit or miss.
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Old 12-22-2006, 09:20 PM   #15
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The majority of my Christmas shopping is done between Thanksgiving and Christmas. But I also keep an eye out for things I know relatives and friends will like throughout the year. Then the hard part is to remember what I bought for who and where did I hide them?
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Old 12-22-2006, 09:36 PM   #16
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I used to buy my gifts in the couple of weeks before Christmas but I am getting into the habit of buying during the year now. I don't necessarily have anyone in mind when I am buying but if it is nice and on special then I will buy to add to my gift cupboard.


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