69. I should warn you, the box is empty

“I should warn you, the box is empty.”

“Not much of a birthday present then.”

“Hey, I asked you what you wanted and you said you didn’t want anything.”



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15 thoughts on “69. I should warn you, the box is empty

  1. Brieuse Bernhard Piers-Gûdmönd says:

    What bastardry! Good story!

  2. Excellent! How often do we really say what we mean? I’m enjoying your writing immensely – hope you can achieve your goal!

  3. safia says:

    I really like that – so honed down but says such a lot. Nice one.

  4. Danny James says:

    Hmmm….a new idea for my wife’s birthday!


  5. A one way trip to GETTHEHELLOUTTAMYLIFE’sville LOL 😀

  6. rosellezubey says:

    I can’t believe it when you believed the person meant it when she said she didn’t want anything. I never believed it when people said that to me.

  7. Frances D says:

    This reminds me of a friend from long ago who told every one at his job not to throw the usual lunch time bash with champagne for his upcoming birthday. When they didn’t he complained bitterly for weeks.

  8. Hell yes! I cannot stand obligatory gifting!

  9. diligentmonster says:

    My mom always says she doesn’t want anything and still I have never thought of this 😉

  10. LOL that’s mean….but hopefully someone got cake

  11. rilzy says:

    This is why I always ask for something 🙂

  12. drakulus23 says:

    OMG I’ve done that before to my mom. She said she didn’t want anything so I gave her an empty box. Great job for making me relive that dude :]

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