The tradition of some families (even if all are adults) is tell what they would like and basically they know they will get it. For example Susie will tell mom - I would love to have a cocktail dress to wear to the New Years Eve party. By specifically asking for the dress, Susie knows she has a 99.9 % chance of receiving it. Now over at Woody's family, no one would ever think about asking outright for something - but they do use subtle hints. For example Woody's wife gets in the pickup truck with him, and Woody states -"Boy, these floor mats are in bad shape. I need to buy some new ones - I guess I'll have to go to the Army-Navy Store and take another look at those military style ones I saw the other day. Finally we have Terry's family. No one even suggests what to get one another - as they believe they should know each other well enough as to buy a practical and needed gift. So which family would you most likely fall in line with?