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« on: May 20, 2008 06:03:20 PM »

Uh...So the guy I am seeing just had his car stolen. Yeah...it was in front of my house when it went missing too. So I feel terrible. So awful. I have never ever had trouble with stolen goods in the two years I have lived here and now BAM a car gets stolen.  Angry

So I feel really bad and want to make/ give this guy a bit of something nice just to say "Hey, that sucks. I'm sorry some people are jerks". I do not want to go down the sappy gross pukey gift route as it is a new friendship thing.

I was thinking of making him a nice dinner......but that seems so trite. Then I thought maybe I could make him some cupcakes or cookies. But I don't know if that is too.....odd. A bottle of wine, maybe? I thought it would be funny to get a nicer bottle of wine and put a note on it that said: "I knew you wouldn't be driving for awhile so I thought you could put this to good use." haha. Maybe I'll go to the used book store and look for some of his favorite authors and make him a little card.

What do you think? Should I even bother?
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« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2008 11:54:03 PM »

showing some sympathy is never wrong.

I like the idea with the wine-bottle or dinner invitation.
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« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2008 05:20:58 PM »

Totally off-topic, but when I read the post name, I thought it said "Sorry your cat was stolen."  Oops.   Roll Eyes
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« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2008 02:31:15 AM »

I'm kinda snarky that way, but perhaps the club? Wink
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« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2008 04:19:26 PM »

you know....my bf's mazda tribute was stolen from outside of my house too (it was a few years ago). He was in chicago & he let me keep it to drive to work. honestly the hardest part wasnt telling him that it was stolen...the hardest part was telling him they found it.... burned to a shell! Whoever stole it blew it up! I didnt get him anything, I just offered to make the calls & stuff for him. and to help out anyway that I could. we had only been dating for a couple of months...honestly, we laugh about it now...

so i would definitely suggest getting the club & the wine. one for while he is waiting to get a new car & one for when he gets it---so he can keep it this time! Or an alarm system for it!!!
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« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2008 08:14:19 PM »

honestly, I'd buy him a bike...  you two could go out for romantic bike rides together and picnics not to mention I think its kinda hot when a guy in a suit rides a bike... it might just be me though....
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