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How NOT to wrap a wedding present!

by Paul C / May 16, 2010 7:42 AM PDT

Starring the Bad Wrapping Committee, which consists of:

1 adult male (my son, Jeff)
1 two year-old girl (my granddaughter, Sophia)
Carter the Wonder Puppy, and
1 blue rubber ball

Hint: The old carpenters' adage "measure twice, cut once" applies here. Wink

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what a hoot!
by James Denison / May 16, 2010 12:30 PM PDT
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Poor Jeff
by oldie and goody / May 17, 2010 2:21 AM PDT

Now the whole world knows he can't wrap a package! LOL Did he know you shared this?? Wink

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Oh, he knows!
by Paul C / May 17, 2010 9:41 AM PDT
In reply to: Poor Jeff

Rachel, my daugfhter-in-law (who took the video), posted it on her Facebook page; need I say more? Devil

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I knew her wicked
by oldie and goody / May 17, 2010 1:57 PM PDT
In reply to: Oh, he knows!

laughing was the sign of a good wife:) LOL

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A good wife? No.
by Paul C / May 18, 2010 9:57 AM PDT
In reply to: I knew her wicked

A typical one? Hell, yes, as I have over 36 years' experience in this matter... Wink

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from the female
by oldie and goody / May 18, 2010 11:07 AM PDT
In reply to: A good wife? No.

viewpoint, I say good wife Devil

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been there, done that
by jonah jones / May 17, 2010 3:08 AM PDT

and i have to ask, did your son turn the box
diagonal to the sheet of paper?



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it's so much easier
by James Denison / May 17, 2010 3:16 AM PDT
In reply to: been there, done that

...to spray paint the box and stick a ribbon on it.

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AFAIK, no.
by Paul C / May 18, 2010 9:55 AM PDT
In reply to: been there, done that

I suspect that I'm now going to try doing that and look at the results. I tend to want to experiment with things I don't exactly understand at first glance, and this is one of them.

Of course, sometimes this gets me in deep, deep doodoo... Devil

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