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Ideas For My Dads 59 Birthday  
User currently offlineMCOflyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 8690 posts, RR: 16
Posted (7 years 3 months 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 2176 times:

Anyone have any good ideas? I know we are having a cook out but would like to know what would be good before he turns 60. His birthday is in december and his wifes is 1 day before.

Hunter


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User currently offlineTZ757300 From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 2873 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (7 years 3 months 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 2170 times:

This is as random as the 681 posts thread, why dont you do something big for his 60th?


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User currently offlineMCOflyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 8690 posts, RR: 16
Reply 2, posted (7 years 3 months 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 2166 times:

Quoting TZ757300 (Reply 1):
why dont you do something big for his 60th?

I'm going to take him cross country in my 18 wheeler.

Hunter



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User currently offlineTZ757300 From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 2873 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (7 years 3 months 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 2164 times:

Quoting MCOflyer (Reply 2):

I'm going to take him cross country in my 18 wheeler.

You already have an 18 wheeler?



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User currently offlineMCOflyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 8690 posts, RR: 16
Reply 4, posted (7 years 3 months 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 2155 times:

Quoting TZ757300 (Reply 3):

You already have an 18 wheeler?

i'll be driving on one in Mar of 08.

Hunter



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User currently offlinePope From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (7 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 2108 times:

Hooker?

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User currently offlineDougloid From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (7 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 2102 times:

Quoting MCOflyer (Thread starter):
Anyone have any good ideas? I know we are having a cook out but would like to know what would be good before he turns 60. His birthday is in december and his wifes is 1 day before.

Hunter

Find something he mentioned about his past or his childhood and then find something from that period for a gift.

My old man used to call me and my sister "the Gold dust Twins" and I asked him about that. His mother used Gold Dust . It was a washing powder sold in the 1930s that featured a pair of black kids in the advertising. So one day I was in an antique shop and found a box of Gold Dust in perfect condition. I bought it and sent it to him with a card that said "Happy Birthday from 1936".


User currently offlineFalstaff From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 6157 posts, RR: 29
Reply 7, posted (7 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2081 times:
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Quoting Dougloid (Reply 6):
ind something he mentioned about his past or his childhood and then find something from that period for a gift

For my dads 50th (9 years ago) I bought him an American flyer train set like he had when he was a kid. I was able to get a good look at it in some photos. I went to a vintage Lionel and American flyer shop in St. Louis and picked it up. I could get everything. I got the locomotive, some cars, a caboose, track, and a transformer. Dad's birthday is December 13th so he was able to set it up around the Christmas tree. He loves it.

Quoting MCOflyer (Thread starter):
Anyone have any good ideas?

What does your dad like to do? I always get my dad stuff that will help him do what he likes. My dad works with railroad equipment at work and for fun at a museum. I get him tools and equipment that he will use for that stuff. He also travels a lot for business so I get him stuff he can use on the road too.



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User currently offlineMCOflyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 8690 posts, RR: 16
Reply 8, posted (7 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2079 times:

Quoting Falstaff (Reply 7):
Dad's birthday is December 13th

Same here. My moms is the 12th. For his 60th I'm taking them both on a road trip. See my im.

Hunter



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User currently offlineFalstaff From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 6157 posts, RR: 29
Reply 9, posted (7 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2074 times:
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Quoting MCOflyer (Reply 8):
Quoting Falstaff (Reply 7):
Dad's birthday is December 13th

Same here

12-13-1948?



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User currently offlineSTLGph From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 9494 posts, RR: 26
Reply 10, posted (7 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 2065 times:

Throw a living will party. And why not go ahead with funeral arrangements?


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User currently offlineFalstaff From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 6157 posts, RR: 29
Reply 11, posted (7 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 2063 times:
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Quoting STLGph (Reply 10):
Throw a living will party. And why not go ahead with funeral arrangements?

Already done...



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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31702 posts, RR: 56
Reply 12, posted (7 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 2059 times:

Book them a holiday package covering both days & arrange for a few presents to be delivered.
regds
MEL



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