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Need gift Ideas for an 8 & 12yr old Boy

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by AFButters, Oct 30, 2010.

  1. Oct 30, 2010 at 7:37 PM
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    AFButters

    AFButters [OP] Rigger, Please!!

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    Trying to find something to get for my nephews for Christmas trying to keep it under $20 for each.. if anyone knows of something unique or interessting for kids these days fill me in..

    Also feel free to use this thread to post any kids you might be looking for gift ideas for.
     
  2. Oct 30, 2010 at 8:26 PM
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    JML50

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    When i was about that age i was pumped to get a BB gun. I could only shoot it with dad but it was cool. Might want to check with mom and dad first though.
     
  3. Oct 30, 2010 at 9:17 PM
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    AFButters

    AFButters [OP] Rigger, Please!!

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    They live less than an hour from there grandparents house and get to shoot real guns..

    but a good idea none the less
     
  4. Oct 30, 2010 at 9:19 PM
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    OH-MAN

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    They will give you the stink eye now but in 10 years they will be saying THANKS A TON!!!!
     
  5. Oct 30, 2010 at 9:21 PM
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    AFButters

    AFButters [OP] Rigger, Please!!

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    I was gonna get the nerf guns they can shoot at each other but we checked and they ahve them already
     
  6. Oct 31, 2010 at 10:33 AM
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    Toph

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  7. Oct 31, 2010 at 10:37 AM
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    Tacomanator

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    just give them the cash in a card and let them buy whatever they want
     
  8. Oct 31, 2010 at 10:37 AM
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    DubyaDawg

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    Maybe too young for this but maybe some paintball guns and masks?
     
  9. Oct 31, 2010 at 10:46 AM
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    chugchug

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    Well if they play video games you can them a GameStop give card. only if there is a GameStop near you. Good luck
     
  10. Oct 31, 2010 at 10:50 AM
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    island808

    island808 Me l've got brains.

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    I just gave mine a hundred dollar bill... Lesson and gift. Giving him cash for the last few rewards/holidays has really gotten him spending his money frugally. Even been having him do price shopping on amazon etc. FTR he went to game stop with it. I also like amazon cards.. But giving cards for a place that you may have to use it to pay shipping kind of blows as a present.
    "Thanks for the 25 $ shipping dad"

    Also gave him an XBOX card a while ago, so he could buy a couple games and some goofy stuff for his avatar on that.
     
  11. Oct 31, 2010 at 10:54 AM
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    ImpulseRed008

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    What do they LIKE to do? Like someone else said - video games. Do they like bicycles - get them something for them. Do they like Legos or other building blocks? Astronomy? Do they like to read?
     
  12. Oct 31, 2010 at 10:57 AM
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    oofy15354

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    that. love those things...
     
  13. Oct 31, 2010 at 11:40 AM
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    Lego... Doesn't matter if they are boys or girls, every kid I know gets Lego from us when it comes to gifts. Never had a parent or kid not be content.
     
  14. Oct 31, 2010 at 12:31 PM
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    Legos sounds like a plan..
     
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    There are some awesome Legos out there. Books or Board games are also a good idea. Encourage family time and time away from the computer.
     
  16. Oct 31, 2010 at 1:05 PM
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    x2. I still love to mess around with Legos.
     
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    spend $50 and get this... then you will be the best uncle ever
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    I would agree with the lego sugestion. My brothers would give me legos at that age, I always had fun putting them together.
     
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    damn i wish i hadnt given away all my legos
     
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