Originally Posted by Bo Eder
This must be some kind of "I'm entitled to" statement. It's a GIFT. Our OP is not required to give out GIFTS. You take whatever gift you get (if someone should deem you so worthy) and say THANK YOU and live with it. The idea is that you're gracious and you're lucky someone thinks of you enough to give you something. Have we forgotten that? Sheeesh.
No it's not an "i'm entitled to" statement, i'm just saying that i, like most people, would much prefer you just gave me money if you really can't think what you ought to get me.