Who doesn't like gifts?

Philippines
June 11, 2012 12:14pm CST
I'm pretty sure everyone loves gifts. Most maybe. It's something we look forward to giving or receiving during special occasions. Whenever I have some extra cash and someone's celebrating something, be it a friend, family member, I try to give them a gift. Even the simple one like a cake, a card, or whatever fits the person's personality. If someone asks me what I'd like to receive for a gift, I normally say "I like a good book" or "pizza". Often times (when I celebrate with food), I only ask them to be present on the occasion. Presence is enough for me. =) I also give myself a gift to celebrate life's joys, even without special occasions like my birthday. I usually buy myself a good book to read or a bag. =) How about you? What gift would you like to receive from others? Do you give yourself a gift also? What gift do you usually give others? =)
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16 responses
@asliah (11148)
• Philippines
10 Oct 12
hi, of course every one would like and love to receive gifts from other people,if i want to give a gift my self i will just eat those food that i really wanted to eat,and when someone will give me a gift i want their gift is a thing that i can use and as a display only.
• Philippines
26 Jan 13
Somehow, we're similar with that. I usually treat myself to any good food. It doesn't have to be expensive but at least it's great to eat. Receiving things from others is great to, especially when I know they put much effort to it. I appreciate any simple gift. =)
@arielfu (59)
• China
7 Jul 13
I received a fully white shoes from my friend at my birthday last year, it has been put under my bed all the time because it is easy dirty. On another occastion, a friend posted me a handbag which cost more, but I found I didnt have appropriate clothes for matching it. In May, I went to Thailand for a short trip and broght many gifts to my friends. One girl said: Oh, the pants dont suit for me, I look like a old woman when I wear it! The second girl: The skirt is so colorful, I'm afraid of going out when I'm in it. ................. I hate gift!
@surekharathi (14134)
• India
11 Dec 12
I not like gift if I not arrange the party and friends or family members giving the gift on birthday. I like to give the book in gift because this is most important than other gift. I not purchase gift for me on any occassion.
@kokomo (1868)
• Philippines
10 Oct 12
Yes,of course, everybody loves gifts.I do give myself a gift or a treat during our salary days. My office mates and I usually eat at those affordable yet self rewarding food chains.That's how I treated myself. I'm giving gifts also to my friends. I'm not asking anymore what to give for they will just say it would be fine for them if the item would be for their kids for some of them were already mothers.hehe..And most of the time, clothes for the kids are usually given.
@toniganzon (53391)
• Philippines
13 Jun 12
Thinking of what gift i would want for myself is the most difficult one. I just appreciate whatever it is that's given to me. Anything would do even just a simple card. It's easy for me to give presents to my friends since i know them well enough to knoe what to get them. For my gay friend on his birthday i gave him shoes. We both have the same shoe size and i know what type of shoes he's in to. For another friend, i got her a tequila on her last birthday. She wanted a Cuervo Gold and that made her so happy. To myself, I usually give myself a present once in awhile.
@kukueye (1761)
• Malaysia
12 Jun 12
i give cash gifts - I don give cash for them to buy whatever they like
Personally i seldom give gifts to other people , if i give also i give people cash. BEcause i believe giving them cash is more suitable and they can buy whatever they wish with the cash , instead of swallowing the garbage or useless stuffs that people give to them. HEnce , giving cash has not much sentimental value for me. Therefore people also very rare occasion give me gift.If they do tat means i done something very important to them.
@pahak627 (4198)
• Philippines
12 Jun 12
Generally everyone loves to receive gifts. One's presence in an occasion is considered a gift. The celebrant is already happy to see his/her guests specially the vip's in his/her life. For me, whatever I receive, I'm already very happy with it because what matters is that the giver thinks of us on our special day.
@ryanong (9694)
• Vietnam
12 Jun 12
Special gift that i want now is a laptop..,My life is boring since my laptop is broken. Normal gift that i want is flowers, i really love to receive flowers only...
12 Jun 12
Hi chan,you are right,everyone love gifts.for me,i like receiving gifts in any occasions,especially in my birthday,six years ago one of my good friend give me a special card that i uauslly remind of it,i miss him very much!and i ever give others gifts,for explem cakes,flowers,books,closes and so on,i will give myself a gift also if something good happen to me.
@choybel (5059)
• Philippines
11 Jun 12
I normally would just be grateful for any gift I receive,but if really given the opportunity to choose and receive something specifically, I would definitely go for something in the gadgets department. I do reward myself sometimes, especially if I see something affordable and very much to my liking. The gifts I give would usually depend on the person I am giving it to and the budget I have at the time. Oh, and by the way, I too share your love for books and pizza.
@HosmanF (93)
• Belgium
11 Jun 12
Good evening dear mylloter friend Chan2zexy , hmmmm gifting , receiving and giving back , its a feeling that gives me shakes , because whenver i make gifts it takes me alot of time to decide what to select , especially if its my sisters birthday or my mothers birthday's , or anyone in my familly and friends circle that i trully care about , then i really put my mind into it and i try to be as suprisefull and a little bit comique also , like last year for my girlfriends birthday , i had to prepare it one whole month in advance , and i had to be playing a small acting class , the gift i had for her was actually two days full expense at a spa station , but the trick is that one month before her birthday , i told her that one the July first week'end i have to fly to Marseille for a one day and one night bussinnes trip and i managed to convinced her that i tried everything to get out of it , but my Boss is depending on me hence my colleague is in vacation , so the day of the leaving ( wich was also the day of her anniversarry ) she noticed i kind of had a little bit too much luggage for just a one day /night trip ( actually i had mad her luggage also without her knowing ) , and once at the cashier airport she had the surprise that we are actually going toghetter for a full week in Amsterdam ( she loves Holland ) , and that expression on her face will always be printed in my brain. I know i haven't fully answered all your discussion questions , but that is because i am not pretention when receiving gifts , for me the gesture itself its a sign that we think and care of me. I wish you a verry great evening dear friend. HosmanF.
@cher913 (25890)
• Canada
11 Jun 12
i like jewelry, candles, chocolate and of course maybe a gift card to a book store. i love books also (though i never buy any, i am at the library once a week). maybe all of them. i could light the candle, read a book while eating the chocolates and wearing the jewelry! lol!
• Malaysia
11 Jun 12
Yes, I love receiving gifts too. Going for shopping is a gift that i gave to myself. For others i am with you according to the persons personality and as for me any gifts others gave me i will accept with gladness. The only gifts that are my all time favourite and most awaited is a diamond wedding ring
@Bhebelen14 (5206)
• Philippines
11 Jun 12
I love receiving gift in any occasions. I want to receive simple scarp because I always bring scrap wherever I go, it served as my protection on the sun and blanket when it cold. Every year during christmas and on my birthday I give myself a gift as a prize for the job well done that I made for the whole year, I usually buy bag, shoes, clothes or some relaxation therapy. Giving gift is a symbol of sharing so every christmas I usually give gifts to my nephews and niece like clothes, money and foods. And for our friends and relatives I used to give them collectible items like snowballs, pen,dolls, figurine and etc.
• United States
11 Jun 12
I want anything I could put on my back. I lost a lot of weight and now I can get all kinds of cute clothing. so,that is what my man gives me and I love it. he bought me a sexy one piece and I can't wait to wear it.
@subhojit10 (7382)
• India
11 Jun 12
Yeah i like to receive gifts especially on my birthday. I expect people to gift me something different and special that i can remember for the rest of my life. I prefer giving useful gifts to others so that i am reminded when they see that gift.