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    Just received a handful of belated birthday cards, a couple containing money; so should I send them thank you notes/letters? or is that more for presents? This is family I haven't seen in about 5/6 years, and have never sent thank you's before, but now I'm 19 I think it's a bit rude not to acknowledge their kindness.

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    Text them?
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    Of course you should. Where's your manners?
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    (Original post by RNBen)
    Text them?
    One's a great aunt in her eighties. Not sure that would work...
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    (Original post by rylit91)
    One's a great aunt in her eighties. Not sure that would work...
    Text her house phone.
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    (Original post by RNBen)
    Text her house phone.
    The likelihood of her knowing how to read it is less than her having a mobile
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    I always send out Birthday/Christmas thank you letters (but I have the bonus of birthday being close Christmas). I would say you should especially since you've not seen them in a while.
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    (Original post by rylit91)
    Just received a handful of belated birthday cards, a couple containing money; so should I send them thank you notes/letters? or is that more for presents? This is family I haven't seen in about 5/6 years, and have never sent thank you's before, but now I'm 19 I think it's a bit rude not to acknowledge their kindness.

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    Write thank yous for the OAPs, and call the rest.
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    Yeh you could, it would be a nice gesture. Or just phone them up or text them a and say thanks.
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    I think you should write, or at least ring. There's nothing I hate more than giving gifts/money to people and not getting a thank you. My niece, who is 15 has not once said thank you for anything Ive ever bought her, despite the fact I spend £20-£30 on her each bday/xmas so I dont bother anymore!
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    (Original post by rylit91)
    The likelihood of her knowing how to read it is less than her having a mobile
    If you text a house phone it reads it to you.
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    I think you should write, or at least ring. There's nothing I hate more than giving gifts/money to people and not getting a thank you. My niece, who is 15 has not once said thank you for anything Ive ever bought her, despite the fact I spend £20-£30 on her each bday/xmas so I dont bother anymore!
    I agree. I never wrote to them as a child/teen but now I'd just feel incredibly rude, and I intend on apologising for that in the note...
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    (Original post by rylit91)
    Just received a handful of belated birthday cards, a couple containing money; so should I send them thank you notes/letters? or is that more for presents? This is family I haven't seen in about 5/6 years, and have never sent thank you's before, but now I'm 19 I think it's a bit rude not to acknowledge their kindness.

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    Manners maketh the man/woman! I think it'd be a nice gesture to write and say thanks, especially if they've sent you some money. It's a bit of a pain to do but it will be appreciated.
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    (Original post by LibraryHomeCinema)
    Manners maketh the man/woman! I think it'd be a nice gesture to write and say thanks, especially if they've sent you some money. It's a bit of a pain to do but it will be appreciated.
    Think I should write to those who sent a card, but didn't include money? ( not that I'm bothered by no money; I don't blame them.)
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    you should definatly send thank you letters. even if they are late, make sure you aplogoize for their lateness and send them anyways.
 
 
 
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