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Van down by the river

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Re gifting to mom, right after I get it.
« on: December 26, 2012, 01:31:41 AM »
     This one is going to sound a little strange. I'm in town visiting my family for Christmas. I gave mom the same gift she gave me.
      My question is, is it stupid tacky and rude to re wrap it and hand it back to her w the explanation of what we are doing?
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Re: Re gifting to mom, right after I get it.
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2012, 04:06:32 AM »
I wouldn't re-wrap it, but seeing as this seems like a situation everyone is happy with I don't think it's rude or tacky.

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Re: Re gifting to mom, right after I get it.
« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2012, 08:27:44 AM »
It's a know-your-audience sort of thing.  From what you write here, I think it would be ok, but I would not re-wrap, just give it to her with thanks and explain why.

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Re: Re gifting to mom, right after I get it.
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2012, 11:30:01 AM »
I thinks that's a great solution. I probably would not wrap it though.

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Re: Re gifting to mom, right after I get it.
« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2012, 03:18:14 PM »
To me, this doesn't count as a re-wrap.  It's a really nice gesture!  If you have time today, you should run out to...well, just about anywhere (including Walmart) and get her some K-cups.  Then wrap, and when she opens them and says she doesn't have the machine, you could have some fun with that.

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Re: Re gifting to mom, right after I get it.
« Reply #5 on: December 26, 2012, 04:21:41 PM »
I'd leave it unwrapped, but stick a bow on it.
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Re: Re gifting to mom, right after I get it.
« Reply #6 on: December 26, 2012, 09:31:31 PM »
I would absolutely have wrapped it. In order to more strongly emphasize that this is a gift, and not a "here, have my castoff."

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Re: Re gifting to mom, right after I get it.
« Reply #7 on: December 27, 2012, 10:43:15 AM »
I would absolutely have wrapped it. In order to more strongly emphasize that this is a gift, and not a "here, have my castoff."

After reading the thread, I doubt that the 're-gifting' would be considered a cast-off.  The OP appreciated the gift but the logistics of getting it home was a major problem. 

Also, Mom wanted one so, why not make it a win-win situation.  I DO like the idea of an excursion to buy extra pods.