I can't Wrap presents

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  1. uriah1

    uriah1 Telefied Ad Free Member

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    I admit it. I am present wrapping deficient. Is there some kind of math
    involved here. I got to use a whole roll of scotch tape to get the
    dang thing to look half way presentable..

    Almost 60 years on the planet, you would think I would have picked it up..

    oh well..


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    Just work in different shops/stores for about 25 years, and you'll learn ...
     
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    It's not that you can't wrap presents well. Its just you have your own style of wrapping presents.
     
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    A brilliant person invented something for the "non-wrappers" of the world. Gift Bags! Sold at all major retailers.
     
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    Crude gift wrapping is ok. The effort comes from the heart. I call it "manly" wrapping.
     
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    Gift Bags

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    Gift bag, or gift card. I once tried to wrap a Christmas present using duct tape. I managed to roll me and Toto up in the stuff we ended up in a trash can took us 17 hours to walk home from the dump. ( Lots of stops peeling the tape off )
     
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    I don't put much effort into it either. I did try and be neat and put a ribbon and bow on one for my daughter because she's a great wrapper and a little fussy. Plus it's a palm sander and I thought the irony would be enjoyable.
     
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    Wrapping is over-rated and a waste of paper. Why spend time wrapping a gift when it's just going to be thrown in the trash. Use gift bags, they leave a smaller eco footprint.
     
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    youtube. there are tons of videos. Wrapping is really easy.
     
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    Me neither, so I quit.
     
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    For my wife's gifts I make the effort, but it ain't pretty. For everyone else's, I contribute at my appropriate skill level. I sit there and dutifully rip of pieces of tape and place them where I am told.
     
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    Wrapping presents is easy and I enjoy it, plus seeing kids ripping it off and getting the slow reveal of the gift is more fun for them and the giver than just pulling it out of a gift bag, which is just a glorified grocery bag.
     
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    I wrap the presents for the dogs. They're not fussy.
     
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    I suck at it, too. Spent last night from about 8:00 until 11:00 destroying wrapping paper. It's kind of a joke around our house what a terrible wrapper Santa Clause is.
     
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    At 58, I'm in the same boat. When my step daughter, at age 11, decided I needed a lesson, my wrapping talent soared, but it is still pretty bad. Some of us just don't have it, whatever it is. Genetics?
     
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