Confused on birthday present

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  1. fireshot91 macrumors 601

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    So, my brother's birthday (He'll turn 23) is in 2 days.

    Of course, I procrastinate and don't get him anything...
    I need some ideas on what to get him. He doesn't like clothes, and I hate giving clothes as gifts. Last year I gave him a bottle of cologne. He has everything in electronics. He's got a good laptop, a good desktop with a really nice monitor, a good camera (D40 with amazing lenses), he's got a good cell phone.

    I'd like to stay under $100 if possible....

    Thanks.
     
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  3. Unspoken Demise macrumors 68040

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    If your relationship with him is good enough, you could always do something homemade. Maybe you could orchestrate a party with all his close friends? It would be short notice but you could do it. I'd appreciate that more than any gift.
     
  4. fireshot91 thread starter macrumors 601

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    Well...I'm 15, I don't know his close friends...or how to get in touch with them, and my parents hate parties :).

    And I'm super cool with him, he's been by my side since the day I was born. But, sadly I lack the homemaking skills.
     
  5. AngryApple macrumors 6502

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    Does he have an iPod? You could get him a nice case and some sexy headphones. An interesting gift would be a whiteboard if he has th space to hang it on a wall.
     
  6. Unspoken Demise macrumors 68040

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    Hmm. Ok, I see a party is not do-able.
    But homemade at your age is perfectly acceptable.
    Maybe something for his desktop or laptop?
    An accessory for a phone?
    A new mouse?
    A bag for his camera?

    A cheap hooker?
     
  7. richard.mac macrumors 603

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    i really like receiving gift cards. get one from a department store that has everything.
     
  8. Surely Guest

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    When I read the title of this thread, I thought you meant that you were confused about a birthday present that you received...... like, your boyfriend bought you a gym membership or something.

    Anyways.......

    Why don't you take him out for a nice dinner- to his favorite restaurant, perhaps?

    Or....

    Sensual massage? :D
     
  9. DrunkenMunky macrumors member

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    How much are hookers?





    I'm sure you can get one for less than $100.
     
  10. Unspoken Demise macrumors 68040

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    I already beat you to it.
     
  11. fireshot91 thread starter macrumors 601

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    What does he need/want for his desktop or laptop, he has everything. Whenever he gets a new electronic item he goes on an accessory buying spree
    He bought a case, a screen protector, two batteries, and a battery charger for his cell phone when he got it (30 days ago)
    He's got a MX Revolution
    He has a bag for his camera already

    Yeah, I'll give him a hooker in front of my parents :p
    He doesn't really like gift cards

    I'm a guy, he's a guy. That'd be kinda homo.
    Yeah.....:rolleyes:
     
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    Which part would be "kinda homo"?
     
  13. fireshot91 thread starter macrumors 601

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    The sensual massage part :p
     
  14. Unspoken Demise macrumors 68040

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    Wait, can't you just get him a gift certificate for 'Hooker 'R Us' wrapped in a 'Macy's' envelope?
     
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    Buying him a sensual massage is "kinda homo"?

    I didn't mean for you to give him one.... that would be weird- he is your brother, after all.
     
  16. fireshot91 thread starter macrumors 601

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    No, me giving him one is.

    But yeah, didn't think of that. He's not a massage kind of person though.
     
  17. Surely Guest

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    But everybody loves a happy ending.......

    :D

    /okay, I'll stop now.
     
  18. DrunkenMunky macrumors member

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    I was talking about a dead hooker.
     
  19. Unspoken Demise macrumors 68040

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    Nothing beats a dead hooker.
    You know, except for their pimp CUZ THEY AINT WORKIN HARD ENUF!
     
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    "Here's $99. But you can only spend it at this store. Happy birthday."
     
  21. steve2112 macrumors 68040

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    Booze. It always makes a great present. At least it does for me, anyway.
     
  22. fireshot91 thread starter macrumors 601

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    And where will a 15 year old (Who doesn't have a ride anywhere) get some alcohol?
     
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    You just don't know the right people. I was buying alcohol all the time at 15-16 years old. :D

    Uh, how long does the statute of limitations last on that?
     
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