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Old 06-17-2009, 12:18 PM
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I'm a horrible ungrateful person!!!!!!!

Bruce has just returned from Rome, brown as a berry and full of the joys of Italian culture, food and females, judging from some of the pictures!!

He proudly announced that he'd brought back presents and I was duly handed a piece of cheese! Okay, Italian parmesan but cheese none the less.

I went into his room to see his photos and he said - "Oh, I got this for Uncle Stewart and that for Granny and a Pope fridge magnet for Shaun and this for Paula" Paula, to let you understand is a good friend, nothing more, has been since they were about 2.

"This" Paula is receiving, is a turquoise Italian leather handbag!!!!!!!!!!!!

I got cheese.................!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 06-17-2009, 12:45 PM
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Cheese eh? Did you ask him why?
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Aww you poor thing.. I dont blame you..I know its the thought that counts but Cheese? Are you a big Cheese lover?
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Originally Posted by Maureen View Post
Bruce has just returned from Rome, brown as a berry and full of the joys of Italian culture, food and females, judging from some of the pictures!!

He proudly announced that he'd brought back presents and I was duly handed a piece of cheese! Okay, Italian parmesan but cheese none the less.

I went into his room to see his photos and he said - "Oh, I got this for Uncle Stewart and that for Granny and a Pope fridge magnet for Shaun and this for Paula" Paula, to let you understand is a good friend, nothing more, has been since they were about 2.

"This" Paula is receiving, is a turquoise Italian leather handbag!!!!!!!!!!!!

I got cheese.................!!!!!!!!!!

Well... If it makes you feel any better.
He didn't get me ANYTHING!!!!

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I know how you feel. I had a similar experience. It hurts to think the other person does not seem to care enough to get you a proper gift.

BUT.... is it really an improper gift? Maybe if you ask why he chose this, you would be pleasantly surprised at the reason.

I suggest you ask what his motivation was in selecting the cheese for you.
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I'm sorry Maureen, but I had to do it.

Think of it like this, maybe he is saving the bigger better present for later. I hope, for his sake
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I'm sorry Maureen, but I had to do it.

Think of it like this, maybe he is saving the bigger better present for later. I hope, for his sake
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Well... If it makes you feel any better.
He didn't get me ANYTHING!!!!

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Now that is hilarious!!!
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Originally Posted by Maureen View Post
Bruce has just returned from Rome,

He proudly announced that he'd brought back presents and I was duly handed a piece of cheese! Okay, Italian parmesan but cheese none the less.

and this for Paula" Paula, to let you understand is a good friend, nothing more, has been since they were about 2.

"This" Paula is receiving, is a turquoise Italian leather handbag!!!!!!!!!!!!

I got cheese.................!!!!!!!!!!
I am SO SORRY. I am properly upset in your place. There better be a HUGE present for Christmas for you--at the VERY LEAST, blest by the Pope!!! What was that man thinking???
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