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Thread: Jackpot fom a co-worker!

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    Super Member Minnesewta-sam's Avatar
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    Looks like you scored a 300 game. I like the idea to make some type of food treats for sharing on their bowling night....That way, if the other guys on his league win a quilter's basket later on, you have a better chance of getting that one too. Just my way of thinking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IrishNY
    Does he read? In my family, we all love gift certificates to Barnes and Noble.
    You can buy me one any old time :D :D :D :D :D

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    What a sweet gesture to give it to you :lol:

    Something small I would think, you don't want to embarrass him , anymore than the guys at bowling already have :wink:

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    Does he garden? A pack of seeds for each piece of fabric he gave you?

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    I like the lottery ticket idea,too.

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    Make a quilt for a nursing home, a children's home or a charity raffle with part of the fabric and donate it in his name. Give him a picture of it with a plate of cookies.

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    Pickles, relish, wine, beer....all good stuff for guys, maybe homemade chilli sauce (if he likes the hot stuff).

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    There's a certain graciousness in simply saying "thank you". He said he doesn't want anything, and what material item can possibly equal the happiness he has given you?
    If you must, watch for one day, when you can surprise him with something. Not necessary with a dollar value attached.

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    Wow! Great jackpot! Buy him a beer! LOL, No really, I agree with the gift certificate for the bowling alley.

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    I'll say it was your lucky day, I think a gift certificate for
    some bowling would be wonderful.

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    Just pay him back with a thank you!! Not everybody looks for something back when they give something :)

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    WOW What a Nice Guy!!! I would give him lottery tickets too!

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    Aw, what a nice guy! Around her, LOL, WI, we'd get him some beer, or if he doesnt drink, a case of pop~

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    WOW!!!!

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    What a wonderful jackpot!

    He was very sweet to think of you.

    I agree that sometimes less is more. A simple thank you note will suffice. If you really feel you need to do something, make him a homemade meal; lasagna, meatballs, chili, chicken and dumplings, and add the extras: salad, veggies, iced tea, etc. and of course a nice home made dessert. Deliver it in a basket. Nice way to say thank you for thinking of me.

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    Yep! I agree......Men (and women) usually LOVE to eat!

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    Lunch certificate? A free game of bowling certificate? He was sweet to give you this! What a jackpot that u have!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Angellight
    I'd buy him a gift certificate to the bowling alley.
    Or a gift certificate to a nice restaurant...

    Congratulations on your "perfect Score"
    I agree - Bowling gift certificate would be perfect!

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    What a wonderful gesture. He probably has no idea how impressive and useful this basket is. I would get him some lottery tickets where he can take a chance on getting something back for himself. I wish him luck.

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    Make something for his daughter.... a purse or some kind of bag.

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    So many GREAT ideas! Thanks everyone!

    I thought about the bag. One of the magazines has purses and bags. Last year I made his daughter a cute "cheater" quilt when I found out she was going in for surgery. (She is 5) That is how he remembered that I quilt.

    Have to ROFL to all of you who said I should cook something. It's the knee slapping kind of laugh! NOT one of my talents! :oops: And everyone in my family will confirm that.

    I am not sure if he drinks. I do know he cooks so maybe something there. He is also an avid reader, so I liked the bookstore idea. I'm not in a hurry~something will seem right sometime.

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    Jackpot for you! I'd say give brownies to him! :D

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    I agree with Eddie, brownies or a cake (chocolate of course).

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    Wow, what a great surprise. Great haul. See if there is something he needs for bowling.

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    If you do machine embrod. perhaps you could put names on shirts for next years bowling team., or maybe embrod. some hand towels for him to use when bowling. When I was young and on a Bowling team, we always had our own towels, to wipe presp. from hands and wipe down our bowling balls. Maybe that and a Pizza, sounds great. I play the lottery, but the chances are pretty slim that he might win. Food or gift cert. or something, will be something that would be useful. Good friend, and it looks like you have some real goodies there. Congrats.

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