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Royal Wedding gifts

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by DarrellH, Apr 29, 2011.

  1. DarrellH

    DarrellH New Member

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    I couldn't decide whether to send a blender or a chop-o-matic. In the end, the blender won. I didn't know whether Kate felt very Popeil-ish. :lol:

    What gift did/would you send?
     
  2. cruisin

    cruisin Banned Member

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    Interesting topic, wedding gifts are very steeped in custom. My family always gives a gift for the engagement and or shower, but money for the wedding. I don't imagine anyone is giving Kate and William money, though.
     
  3. orbitz

    orbitz Well-Known Member

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    Bet Kate doesn't have a Thigh Master :lol:.
     
  4. danceronice

    danceronice Corgi Wrangler

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    Lol, actually they asked for donations to charity, but given his description of trying to impress Kate ("I would try to cook her these fancy meals, and something would burn, something would boil over, something would catch fire") perhaps cooking lessons for the newly-created Duke of Cambridge?
     
  5. Aceon6

    Aceon6 Hit ball, find ball, hit it again.

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    They seem to need a fondue pot. I think I have one in the basement. They'll never know. After all, regifting is so earth friendly.
     
  6. nyrak

    nyrak Active Member

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    I sent a slap-chop. And a shamwow ;)
     
  7. Lanie

    Lanie Well-Known Member

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    A toaster. Just because.

    If I would send 'em anything, that is...
     
  8. Civic

    Civic New Member

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    A George Foreman grill or a Presto Frybaby. It comes in so handy when you want to make fish and chips.:D
     
  9. Jot the Dot Dot

    Jot the Dot Dot Headstrong Buzzard

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    Gift? Howzabout, ** a job? **
     
  10. Garden Kitty

    Garden Kitty Tranquillo

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    I like that they asked for charitable donations and then invited the heads of the various charities to the wedding as well.

    I recall in one of the interviews, I think with the Mayor of London, he mentioned that he'd made a donation to the charity fund, but also got them a book by a photographer with pictures of the town in Wales where they are currently living since this is a nice time in their lives and he hoped the pics would remind them of good memories.
     
  11. danceronice

    danceronice Corgi Wrangler

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    William has one. He's a search and rescue pilot and active-duty RAF.
     
  12. DarrellH

    DarrellH New Member

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    Zumba!
     
  13. skaternum

    skaternum Grooving!

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    Since they're not going to have a staff, I think I'll get them a roomba vac, to help keep their cottage tidy!
     
  14. Civic

    Civic New Member

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    What a lovely gift idea for a couple who has everything.
     
  15. The Village Idiot

    The Village Idiot Demon Barber

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  16. DarrellH

    DarrellH New Member

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    Do they make a Chia Crown?
     
  17. emason

    emason Well-Known Member

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    ROFL. Good thing I wasn't drinking tea or I would have spit it at my computer screen.
     
  18. DarrellH

    DarrellH New Member

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    :D:lol::D