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Icon 1 posted      Profile for LadyLuck77     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post I have to get a gift for my boss' 30th birthday. He's a male. The reason why I have to is because I have been invited to his surprise birthday party (outside of work) and feel like I should.

What in the world do I get him? I don't really know his tastes and preferences. What would be classy (but not too personal) for a 30-year old male boss? Without a clue of what he likes in general? [Confused]

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This might be a really stupid idea, but the first thing that popped into my head was a tie. Does he wear those at all?

Have you ever seen him reading a particular genre of book?

Do your other co-workers know his tastes and preferences any more than you do? Maybe you can ask around?

You might have already thought of all this, but I just thought I'd ask. I always find it really hard to get gifts for any guys.

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Bottle of Wine.
Its a simple thing and he will love it, Thats my gift of choice when I dont know what someone wants. Or coffee gift certificate like to starbucks.

Thats me assuming that your over 21 and he is over 21 so its all legal. :-D


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A small gift card to a bookstore like Borders or Barnes & Noble is always a good way to go too. There's something for everybody there! If you're not into reading, you can use it for music or movies.

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Gift cards to clothing stores are good, too. At 30, should I guess Gap and Banana Republic?

Starbucks cards are also popular.

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