What did you get (or what do you HOPE to get) as an 18th birthday present? Watch

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I got a sewing machine from my parents - that's what I wanted! also they threw me a huuge birthday party at a club in town which cost a fair bit but was such an amazing night!
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(Original post by inksplodge)
Mine is too :eek:
I'm exactly a year older than you then!
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my mum got the diamonds from her engagement and eternity ring (parents divorced)
made into a diamond necklace... one for me and one for my sister
that was nice

annd my dad got me a nice watch


my bf got a £750 watch off his parents

and £3000 off his grandparents :O
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At first, nothing.

Then dad came. I got 10 silver dollars and an Irish walking stick. I thought to myself, "The silver is awesome, but WTF am I going to do with a cane? It 'supposedly' is a traditional gift for a young man in Ireland (we're Irish descended). But I turned 18, not 80."

My grandparents sent some money ($50 US). They were wintering in Florida. They normally live in New York, but each year miss my birthday.

I suppose Christmas was a make-up. I received a musket that cost $500 US. I then spent another $125 on gun powder, musket balls, and miscellaneous accessories for shooting. When I bring that to the range...boy does it turn heads.

But my God....I am a little jealous of those of you who got $2000 or more (I am doing the currency conversions).

Although, my grandfather does let me play with money he gave me at birth...
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Got a Digital Camera & a bonus bond my parents bought for me when I was born, all 2000GBP of it.

Got 200GBP off by uncle & 100 GBP off my brother
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I got a cello I'd always used a school one before then, so I needed one of my own for after I finished year 13.

My sisters and I had a great birthday because it had snowed so hard the night before that the local schools were all closed!
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trip to amsterdam!!!!!!!
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i dont expect to get anything....probobly a lil money but thats abotu it....so sorry to be modest but....i think at 18 ...you shud be giving more than getting...a lil rule of mine..
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i got a HUGE houseparty (combined with my best mate cause his bday was on the same weekend as mine.) best ever. got Digital cam, a new ipod (which i've lost now ) and a new macbook. and then the next day (in my drunken state) i flew back home to see some of my oldest friends! twas a good day. i've never received cash money as presents before for some reason! my parents are really weird.
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I got a D-SLR and a box of beers.
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I got the insurance for my car from my parents and the car from my bf (it's his old one s didn't cost him anything apart from MOT and tax) and my bf also took me on holiday to france for a week My uncle got me and expensive necklace. Didn't get any money lol but I don't care cause it would have gone on what I got bought
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From my parents I got a gold diamond and blue topaz ring. I picked it in March last year and my birthday was in November!

My parents also got me a Radley purse and the Jungle Book Special Edition DVD.

My sister & brother in law got me this gorgeous necklace and watch.

I was so happy with my presents! I didn't get any money cos all my other family live in South Africa but tbh I hate getting money cos I never know what to do with it.
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I'm getting a new MP3 player, because I asked for one, my Dad said he's got something special lined up for me and I don't have a clue what it is!

I hope I get a nice piece of Jewellery from someone, or some nice perfume.

But some people at my college got ridiculous amounts for their 18th. One girl got;
- Brand new black mini - she hasn't even passed her theory test even though she's taken it 6 times
- £5000 of Tiffany's Jewellery
- £1000 of Burberry clothing
- Designer handbag (I forget which)
- £10,000 cash
- Birthday party at a really cool club - with £1000 tab behind the bar

I also know another guy who got £100,000 for his 21st ;___;
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money from mum and dad and from bfs mum and dad
gold ring and necklace from grandma
gold kara and bangles from nani and nanaji (mums mum and dad)
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(Original post by Silver Fox)
£500.
Same here.
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I was given £50 from my parents and £80 from family and friends. I can't believe how many people were given £1000 :eek:

(Original post by pandora7)
a new ipod (which i've lost now )
The theory of having a tiny MP3 player is neat, but in reality it just doesn't work
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Wow, some people get loads of money. I didn't get any. My parents got me Glastonbury tickets though - best present EVER.
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My parents have bought me a ticket to Leeds festival ... also I'm having a party.
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My birthday is...still... two months away, despite the fact I swear my last birthday was about 6 years ago. Anyway, I'll be so relieved to finally be 18 (last one in the year!), I don't really care about presents. My boyfriend is taking me on holiday though, and I think my parents are giving me the spending money, which should be a pretty safe gift.
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I hope to get a top of the range laptop, which I can use for when I go to Uni.
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