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graduation gift for my boyfriend. ideas?
« on: May 02, 2008, 12:40:42 AM »

Hi all,

My boyfriend is graduating from our college in a couple of weeks, and I was trying to think of something to buy/make/do for him. I'm at a loss for ideas, except one-

I thought it might be cool to buy a wooden picture frame, sand it, paint it, and cover it from little things from our relationship (movie/concert stubs, etc.) and then put a nice picture of us in it, but I think that might be too girly of a gift.

Any other suggestions?
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Re: graduation gift for my boyfriend. ideas?
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2008, 12:49:38 AM »

Hi all,

My boyfriend is graduating from our college in a couple of weeks, and I was trying to think of something to buy/make/do for him. I'm at a loss for ideas, except one-

I thought it might be cool to buy a wooden picture frame, sand it, paint it, and cover it from little things from our relationship (movie/concert stubs, etc.) and then put a nice picture of us in it, but I think that might be too girly of a gift.

Any other suggestions?

Actually, I think that's a great gift idea, but I'm not a typical guy.
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Re: graduation gift for my boyfriend. ideas?
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2008, 01:23:47 AM »

The first 3 things that came to mind were just...total degeneracy. Sorry. :-\

I'll post something more wholesome if any such thing comes to mind.

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Re: graduation gift for my boyfriend. ideas?
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2008, 09:10:18 AM »

Hi all,

My boyfriend is graduating from our college in a couple of weeks, and I was trying to think of something to buy/make/do for him. I'm at a loss for ideas, except one-

I thought it might be cool to buy a wooden picture frame, sand it, paint it, and cover it from little things from our relationship (movie/concert stubs, etc.) and then put a nice picture of us in it, but I think that might be too girly of a gift.

Any other suggestions?

Actually, I think that's a great gift idea, but I'm not a typical guy.

The big question is, what kind of person is he like, and what are his likes. Because you're the range from Shawn who likes that idea, to me where I would just probably boxed it away.

Personally, I like a parts for my motorcycle, or a new lens  :icon_rr:
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Re: graduation gift for my boyfriend. ideas?
« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2008, 12:46:01 PM »

Something frilly from Victorias Secret to throw on the floor?

Oh wait, HH beat me to that.... :embarassed:


Um, hell....
Something related to his degree?
A snappy frame for his diploma? *
If you really wanted to go overboard, how 'bout a tank of gas for his car?






*warning, this can cost almost as much as the gas.

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Re: graduation gift for my boyfriend. ideas?
« Reply #5 on: May 02, 2008, 02:59:35 PM »

as everyone is graduating now, hell my girlfriend is probably watching right now to get her masters. I can tell you, not a single person I know cares about framing diploma. And every single person's parents are going to be doing for them anyways

Speaking of graduation  gifts. I just got hers:


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Re: graduation gift for my boyfriend. ideas?
« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2008, 05:30:07 PM »

as everyone is graduating now, hell my girlfriend is probably watching right now to get her masters. I can tell you, not a single person I know cares about framing diploma. And every single person's parents are going to be doing for them anyways

Speaking of graduation  gifts. I just got hers:




I think his mom is getting him a diploma frame, so maybe me making him a frame isn't that great of an idea...  I'm just looking for something original and not very pricey...
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Re: graduation gift for my boyfriend. ideas?
« Reply #7 on: May 02, 2008, 08:15:41 PM »

What did he study? an Engineering an art major?
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« Reply #8 on: May 02, 2008, 11:43:21 PM »

While I must refrain for the same reasons Hurricane Hugo has, I must take this opportunity to emphasize the power of the sorts of gifts that are going unuttered.
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Re: graduation gift for my boyfriend. ideas?
« Reply #9 on: May 03, 2008, 12:34:53 AM »

The first 3 things that came to mind were just...total degeneracy. Sorry. :-\

I guess we all have dirty minds, then.
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« Reply #10 on: May 03, 2008, 09:53:51 AM »

And every single person's parents are going to be doing for them anyways

I wish I lived in your world... That would be awesome.  :'(
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Re: graduation gift for my boyfriend. ideas?
« Reply #11 on: May 03, 2008, 10:22:51 AM »

What did he study? an Engineering an art major?

He's a psych and English double-major. He doesn't really want to do anything with pysch; he kinda fell into the major and stuck with it to graduate on time.
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Re: graduation gift for my boyfriend. ideas?
« Reply #12 on: May 03, 2008, 02:26:55 PM »

He doesn't really want to do anything with pysch; he kinda fell into the major and stuck with it to graduate on time.

Going for something that one wants to do is more important than finishing "on time", which is really a subjective thing anyway.
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« Reply #13 on: May 03, 2008, 03:08:25 PM »

And every single person's parents are going to be doing for them anyways
I wish I lived in your world... That would be awesome.  :'(
Dangah dear, you haven't graduated yet...
I'm sure when you do, your parents will spring for a frame....  won't they?
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« Reply #14 on: May 03, 2008, 03:18:33 PM »

And every single person's parents are going to be doing for them anyways
I wish I lived in your world... That would be awesome.  :'(
Dangah dear, you haven't graduated yet...
I'm sure when you do, your parents will spring for a frame....  won't they?

For Jenny or Alex, yes. For me? They'd say "good job now get out." (Seriously. My mother used to buy me cheap on-sale stuff every now and again when I was younger, and now that Jenny is the same age, her WALK-IN-CLOSET is stuffed full of brandname clothing. Many many many more examples... BF apologizes to me all the time for it, even though his family was worse... I "don't deserve to have to put up with their bs," as it were.)

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