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What People Give

The Reddit Secret Santa Exchanges are interesting because some people spend the minimum or a bit less, others go way overboard, others go for a happy medium. The minimum minus tax should be $20. There is no maximum. Plus, the gift is based on a list of your person’s likes and dislikes.

I was actually surprised on what I received for my 80’s gift!

I mentioned that I missed listening to the music from Dr. Demento on 97.1 KMET (I even met the great Doctor at the Orange County Fair in California, years ago and have a picture of us.) so she got me a CD. This particular CD is one of, if not, the earliest, with songs from the 1800’s. I definitely would not have purchased it, myself.

I will not say I am disappointed, although, I had most of my list focused on Friday-The-13th. There are always other exchanges, so, you never know.

I am having fun buying gifts for others and knowing they enjoy them. Just like giving food, etc.. bags to the homeless. I helped a man, today.. and it felt good.