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    Default Do u always say thank u for gifts even if..

    Even if the gift was sent in the mail..
    Would you call or text the person to say thank you?or just the next time u see them u would say thanks for the package gift?

    I sent a gift in the mail to someone who is not really a friend but felt I had to buy something when her baby was born. I spent about $30 so was quite nice I thought for an acquaintance.

    Anyway I just realised I haven't heard from them in weeks so they would have got it a few days later at most. They live about an hr away which is why I posted it.

    Anyway I'm really hurt I haven't had a thank you or anything to say they got it etc. I think it's so so rude and yeh I'm hurt.

    Is that a normal thing? I would always text saying thank you etc.. I sent a letter with it wishing them well etc.

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    I at least txt or email a thanks. How rude of them.

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    I could have written this. I always acknowledge gifts, no matter how they get here. I always call the gift giver, usually as soon as it is received, or soon after.
    I sent a parcel interstate to a friend when she had her baby, and again for her babies 1st birthday. I know I had the right address as I sent her a message the day I sent it and she confirmed the address. I have never received a thanks or acknowledgement. I will not be sending anymore gifts to them, which may seem petty, but to never acknowledge the gifts I send, nor ever send even a card or SMS for my kids birthdays I think is a pretty one sided friendship.

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    I call or text to acknowledge the gift and say thanks.

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    Yeh I thought so. Maybe I will take this as a hint from them.

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    I always contact them & say thank you straightaway.

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    Always and even more so when they have been sent in the mail, because not only does it show your appreciation, but lets the sender know you have received it.
    I also leave feedback for eBay sellers to let them know the item has arrived safely or what not.

    I really hate how 'these days' people need a knudge to RSVP, acknowledge and thank hosts/gifts etc and I hate even more when the excuse is that the recipient was 'time poor'. Honestly, with the way technology makes communication so easy these days, it really doesn't take much to say a simple 'thank you'.
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    Default Do u always say thank u for gifts even if..

    Yip always say thank you! I think it's extremely rude not too.

    In cases like this, I usually send a message or call and ask if they received it. If they then say yes and follow it with a thank you, I would accept the thanks but never send anything again.

    Unless there was a really good reason as to why they hadn't said thanks before this.

    R u sure this person actually received the gift? The postal service has been known to make mistakes...

    I've had a friend send me a gift, she told me about it, I waited WEEKS for it and it never arrived. It eventually got it posted back to her (had her return address on it) she reposted it again, and I still never got it.

    It was posted internationally on this occasion but I guess I'm just saying sometimes stuff definitely does go missing in the mail.

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    Always. Even if you can't see them in person you send a message or note saying thanks.

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    Default Do u always say thank u for gifts even if..

    Definitely say thank you!! I'd probably be that surprised that I got a gift in the mail that the surprise alone would prompt me to say thank you more then the gift!

    I'd just ask and say "did you get x gift" an see what the response is.


 

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