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Old 12-02-2004, 08:01 AM   #1
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Gifts from Santa - Wrapped or not?

I swear I have this argument with my wife every year. As a kid growing up, gifts left from Santa were never wrapped. She thinks you wrap them, I say no. What say you?
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Old 12-02-2004, 08:08 AM   #2
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Unwrapped.
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Unwrapped--the elves loaded them in the sleigh that way.
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the really big ones were always unwrapped for me. stocking stuffers and things like clothes and videos always were wrapped. i think it's basically a judgment call as to how much you want your kid(s) to anticipate it.
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when i was a kid, my gifts from santa were always wrapped. santa's handwriting was eerily similar to my mother's.

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Wrapped, except for large items which were always hidden. We'd never find them though so my Dad had to push sofas into the centre of the living room so we'd see them. One time he left bikes in the kitchen and me and my siblings went in, sat at the table playing with toys and eating and left again without seeing 3 bikes

Christmas is about ripping off the wrapping paper and making a mess
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They were always unwrapped in my house.

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Old 12-02-2004, 08:35 AM   #8
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wrapped

When we discovered there was no Santa and where the gifts were hidden, we used to unwrap some of them and look at them then re-wrap them
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Everything was always wrapped in my family, except the year I got a scooter.
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Everything was wrapped, but either way I always drove my parents insane by asking what I was getting.
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wrapped

When we discovered there was no Santa and where the gifts were hidden, we used to unwrap some of them and look at them then re-wrap them
or when the rellies left us presents that came in a box, we'd open the present, take out the gift and fix the paper again and leave it under the tree.
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Wrapped! A huge part of the fun is unwrapping gifts!

The only Christmas presents from Santa that weren't wrapped were my beanbag chair and my Barbie Dream House...because they were so big.
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Unwrapped?

I've never heard of such a thing.

I've always wrapped all my gifts. Even the parlor grand piano I gave my wife years ago.
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All my presents were wrapped, unless I got something REALLY big, which in that case it was hidden and unwrapped.
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Definitely unwrapped from Santa, wrapped from anyone else.
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