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  1. simsy56

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    Who on earth invented greaseproof envelopes for cards!? FFS! :doh:
    I have been given the job of writing christmas cards, much to my dismay, and 'er indoors bought a multitude from M and S, and, i write the name and address on the envelope, only for it to disappear five minutes later! What is the point!? WHAT IS THE POINT !!! :swear2:

    Craig
     
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    I've had those before Craig.
    The only thing that seems to write on them is those silver or gold fibre tipped pens. They are a PITA.
     
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    PITA? What, as in bread?
    I aint got no silver or gold fibre tipped pens, who do you think i am? A stationer? I write my cards with my calligraphy pen, so it looks nice. But, trying to write on this $hite made from old IZAL toilet paper is too much. :swear2:

    Craig
     
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    Pain In The Ar!e !!
     
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    Craig , don't panic

    JUST POST ME THE MONEY

    (y):clap2::party2:
     
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    Larry, i can't post you the money cos' your address keeps falling on the floor! :swear2:things!:banghead:

    Craig
     
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    I print address labels from a database I have on the computer, get wrong of the wife, she says it's impersonal, but it saves a hell of a lot of time and nobody gets missed. Just have to make sure data is up to date, as I get older, less and less to send:cry:
     
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    Email all your Christmas cards and use the envelopes to line your christmas cake tins!!!:rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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    Now that's not a bad idea! I mean, these cards were not cheap! £1.20 for fourty!

    Craig
     
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    Co you've been lashing out :rofl:
     
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    You obviously bought them at m&s in liverpool:rofl:
    Yesterday
     
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    I don't send cards and have advised all friends and families that a donation is made to the local hospice in lieu.
    IMHO the sending of cards has got out of hand especially to neighbours etc who I see every day, pointless when I can wish them seasons greetings in person. Cost of postage etc is rediculous and I much prefer to donate to a charity or similar.
     
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    No chance! I don't buy anything unless i need it! I need christmas cards, li
    We stopped giving cards a few years ago, then slowly it has crept back in. Just a select few, so Mo won't be getting one. Usually they are close family in England, America, and South Africa. Neighbours can go take a jump........:swear2:

    Craig
     
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    How do you stick the labels to greaseproof envolopes ? ;) :D
     
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    I bought a load of white rectangular stickers after having the same problem last year. Not sending cards this year so now have a large batch of white rectangular stickers if anyone wants some.... Christmas!!! Bah. Humbug! :)
     
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    Hammer and nails?
     
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