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Old 02-27-2013, 02:46 PM   #1
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Anyone out there want to throw some ideas out as to what I should get my Dad for his 50th birthday. He's into sports. He likes to golf/fish but just occasionally. His birthday is March 8th so it's coming up fast.
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What kind of price range are you looking at?

If it's in the range and in season I'd say tickets to some kind of sporting event that he'd like.
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Some seriously quality wine glass and a bottle of wine.
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How about a nice watch? It's somethinng he can use all the time.
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No real idea on price. Thought about the tickets...would get Opening Day tickets for our local MLB baseball team.

He's not really a watch or jewelry guy. He's been a factory worker since he was 18. Not really into the wine thing either...doesn't drink all that much at all anymore actually.
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He likes to golf/fish but just occasionally
Not sure what type of Fishing your Dad does but what about a bait boat >



My uncle took me fishing ... hours of looking at water ... not my idea of fun
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Sweet he is a pisces same day as my Birthday just 22 years behind lol.

you could get him a real gold watch, a nice pen, set of golf clubs (nice ones special Made) or arrange for a day out a meal and a show it is up to you really but personally you want to give him something he can keep.

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At his age probably got every thing he ever wanted in life, may be your mother would know what he wants.

Just book a night out to a restaurant, pub or theatre with the family might be a nice way to celebrate his birthday....that is what I expect from my kids these days since I have no desire for presents any more.
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At his age probably got every thing he ever wanted in life, may be your mother would know what he wants.

Just book a night out to a restaurant, pub or theatre with the family might be a nice way to celebrate his birthday....that is what I expect from my kids these days since I have no desire for presents any more.
Mom isn't getting him anything because she doens't even know what he wants. I think your right though, a night with the his kids and grandson will probably mean more than anything we could get him. I think dinner to his fav resturant and time with our family is going to be the way to go.
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