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DrMachine
10-12-2005, 12:23 PM
so...if a co worker is having a baby and has a baby event of some kind I can rationalize giving a gift...BUT

what if a co-worker's daughter who you don't know is having a baby...do you feel obligated to give a gift?

Generic Poster
10-12-2005, 12:24 PM
No, unless you are really great buddies with said co-worker.

jason hissong
10-12-2005, 12:24 PM
No. No obligation there. If you WANT to give a gift, sure. But noobligation.

I don't even think there's an obligation to give a gift if a co-worker is having a baby.

-j

Taki Soma
10-12-2005, 12:25 PM
so...if a co worker is having a baby and has a baby event of some kind I can rationalize giving a gift...BUT

what if a co-worker's daughter who you don't know is having a baby...do you feel obligated to give a gift?
no way

saymama
10-12-2005, 12:26 PM
NoPE, NOT EVEN IF THEY BEGGED!

Taki Soma
10-12-2005, 12:28 PM
no way
oh wait, I mean to say

FUCK.NO.

McAfee
10-12-2005, 12:28 PM
That's pushing it. Unless you're the father. One-night stand?

;)

xyzzy
10-12-2005, 12:29 PM
You are never ever obligated to give a gift to anybody. That's what makes it a gift. If it's required, then it's more like taxes.

Ray G.
10-12-2005, 12:29 PM
No, and if the office she-thug comes around with a collection basket and demands it, I'd put in a note saying "fuck you, entitlement cow!". :lol:

DrMachine
10-12-2005, 12:30 PM
No, and if the office she-thug comes around with a collection basket and demands it, I'd put in a note saying "fuck you, entitlement cow!". :lol:

actually my response was

"I'm already paying for the little bastard to be born..."

and suddenly I'm the bad guy

:lol:

Taki Soma
10-12-2005, 12:33 PM
actually my response was

"I'm already paying for the little bastard to be born..."

and suddenly I'm the bad guy

:lol:
A HAHAHAhahahahAHAhAHAHAHAHhAHahahahaHaHAHAhaha

McAfee
10-12-2005, 12:35 PM
actually my response was

"I'm already paying for the little bastard to be born..."

and suddenly I'm the bad guy



:lol:AWESOME!!!




(is it a bastard, btw?)

Ben
10-12-2005, 12:59 PM
If you do give a gift, go for the gag gift. Like a fake gift certificate to an abortion clinic with a note saying "Don't make the same mistake twice"

The laughter will spill like water from her uterus.

KingMob
10-12-2005, 01:02 PM
Give her a business card of a doctor who specializes in tubal ligation.

Victor Cabanelas
10-12-2005, 01:04 PM
buy the present and cash a favor in return. Remember the Godfather.

dankiely
10-12-2005, 01:07 PM
just tell her you already gave them a grandchild. what more do they want?!

Patton
10-12-2005, 01:16 PM
I'd be offended if you DID.