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Help! Best friend over seas

Discussion in 'Military' started by DanGer, Oct 26, 2009.

  1. Oct 26, 2009 at 6:31 PM
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    DanGer

    DanGer [OP] Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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    Hey guys my best friend is currently deployed overseas and I am putting together a little care package. I realize that only I know him but I was hoping for some advice from anyone who either has been deployed, or had friends/family deploy on what to add.

    His girlfriend told me that
    I am going to add a big container of snacks that have some nostalgic value to us and this:
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    Any other ideas?
     
  2. Oct 26, 2009 at 6:33 PM
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    Menametony

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    maybe some pictures... phone card? oh... his gf's thong -=D haha
     
  3. Oct 26, 2009 at 6:35 PM
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    Haha all his friends hate his girlfriend, myself included haha. Pictures is a good idea, I'll throw in some rugby pics
     
  4. Oct 26, 2009 at 6:39 PM
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    this is a good idea
     
  5. Oct 26, 2009 at 6:43 PM
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    x2 will those survive the shipment?
     
  6. Oct 26, 2009 at 6:45 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Couple bottles of Jack Daniels and maybe some Bacardi?:rolleyes:
     
  7. Oct 26, 2009 at 6:46 PM
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    buy more dip too....it goes quick
     
  8. Oct 26, 2009 at 6:47 PM
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    we used to send liquor in detergent bottles....;)
     
  9. Oct 26, 2009 at 6:49 PM
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    Haha, nice!!:D
     
  10. Oct 26, 2009 at 6:49 PM
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    the goodies will be fine, my friends dad sent him JD in a syrup bottle... haha and i sent him 5 logs of dip.. he was extremely happy
     
  11. Oct 26, 2009 at 6:49 PM
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    Very nice!!!;)
     
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    I've heard that they definitely like baby wipes! My best friend is deployed as well and they use baby wipes all the time...
     
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    cup noodles, sanitizer, foot powder, pack of powdered gatorade, sugar free chewing gum, etc...
     
  15. Oct 27, 2009 at 11:57 AM
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    Depending on his job Tampons are always a plus. Everything else will make him extremely happy.
     
  16. Oct 30, 2009 at 12:41 PM
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    Ramen Noodles, baby wipes, beef jerkey, a couple movies, dip or cigarettes if applicable, magazines, and any other snacks he may like.
     
  17. Oct 30, 2009 at 12:47 PM
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    There are a lot of good ideas on here. Im sure whatever you send your buddy will help him a lot. Good lokking out for your friend!!
     
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