Proper Etiquette?

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  1. abcgrad94

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    What is the proper etiquette for thanking someone for a gift? Is it a verbal thank you, an email or pm, or only a handwritten note? Does it matter?
     
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    I would find an email to be too impersonal. I think what is best is a quick phone call, then followed up by a handwritten note. If the giver took time to shop (or make) a special gift, then taking a few moments to hand write a note should not be out of the question.


    Now may I propose a second situation. Suppose you sent a gift, and heard nothing - how long should you wait before asking the receiver, if the gift actually arrived at its designation?

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    Salty, I never received the gift.

    I would certainly send a hand written thank you note. I might even call.

    How long would I wait with no recognition? Depends on the person I sent the gift to.
     
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    I left it underneath your back porch in a brown paper bag :smilewinkgrin:
     
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    I think it depends on who gave it to you! If it's someone you correspond with by email anyway, then I think email is fine. There are some really cute cards you can send by email too.

    If you see them regularly, I'd thank them in person - and depending on the relationship follow up or not with a note.
     
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    That's how I feel, too. I just wanted to be sure I wasn't committing a boo-boo by emailing a thank-you to someone I correspond with by computer.
     
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    A loving kiss will suffice.
     
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    Bwahahahahaha.
     
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    Oh. Well. I wondered what my cats had gotten in to.
     
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    David gives a holy kiss :)

    We need a new smiley.
     
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    I have given a gift a few times, wishing I would get a holy kiss!!
     
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    I think there was a recent post on the holy kiss thing. In France we kiss a lot :) Mostly it's to women, both cheeks, and a third time if they are very close to us. Even as men we do it. Family and close friends, must admit I found it odd at first being a Brit. Now it's a delight. I love very much all my close friends.

    Judas did a very bad thing by kissing Jesus knowing what was in his heart.
     
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    I usually send a handwritten note or card.
     

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