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Old 11-17-2012, 02:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default You guys have any ideas for Groomsmen gifts?

I'm getting married in March and need to think of a few ideas for the groomsmen's gifts. Most like sports so i figured that this is a good place to start a little brainstorming session with my brethren. Here are the "rules"

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Looking for fairly cheapish options. No more than 30ish.
Gifts will be given in front of family so PORN sadly, is not an option

Fellas and ladies if you are here, any ideas?
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Old 11-17-2012, 02:15 PM   #2 (permalink)
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yo dude- talk to Trackster about getting a custom card set done for each guy.
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Old 11-17-2012, 03:58 PM   #3 (permalink)
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$25 gift cards to Applebees or some place like that would be cool.
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Old 11-17-2012, 04:29 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Best groomsman gift i ever received was a bottle of Patron . I have been up there a lot and all the other gifts are in a box getting dusty.
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Old 11-17-2012, 04:45 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Flasks are always good too...then you guys can fill them up and have them with you on the big day!!!

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You could always get the flasks engraved.
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Old 11-17-2012, 04:46 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I'd go with a nice money clip w/ a team logo or something. Cheaper than a flask.
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Old 11-17-2012, 05:01 PM   #7 (permalink)
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This is exactly what I was thinking - last wedding I was in we each got a different bottle of bourdon...and we were also given cigars. Those are doable for like $25/$30 (not the finest bourbon, but it'll do). Very cool.

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When my brother got married this summer, each groomsman had a different colored vest/tie combo. Our gift was a pair of light gray (matched the tux) adidas gazelles with shoelaces to match the vest and tie. Wore them instead of shiny dress shoes, it was a real hit.
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Yeah, something you know they can use. A bottle of bourbon and a nice cigar maybe
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Old 11-17-2012, 05:38 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Flasks are always good too...then you guys can fill them up and have them with you on the big day!!!

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Old 11-17-2012, 05:50 PM   #11 (permalink)
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man this is a great thread, and thank you all for the well wishes! i also thought it was a good idea to start the thread because there are always some good stories or little jokes that are associated with weddings lol. its the elast little bit of fun we can have with the whole deal lol.

what are your guys thoughts on like a "brand" for steaks of a favoriote teams.
tervis tumblers?
grilling stuff?

what do u guys think about/what are your thoughts on getting the entire group the "same gift" with variations or different gifts all together?
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Old 11-17-2012, 05:51 PM   #12 (permalink)
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oosh-those are cool. where are those at?
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Old 11-17-2012, 05:54 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I did personalized flasks and a 50-pack of condoms for each guy
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Old 11-17-2012, 05:56 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Congratulations man! I got my groomsmen each a flask engraved with their initials. Or a bottle of alcohol is also good (as long as it's a reasonable price!)
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I got my 2 groomsmen different things. I got one some real nice Golf Balls (the best Titleist ones out there), and the other guys some Ohio State stuff. My groomsmen weren't really the sentimental type or big drinkers, so I just bought them stuff they would enjoy.
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Old 11-17-2012, 06:50 PM   #16 (permalink)
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(Haha)

I'd do a little giftbasket for each one -- practical + booze + food, but I tend to go over the top for presents.
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You could always get the flasks engraved.
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i got them a few times
and we where getting tanked on the way to the wedding
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Old 11-17-2012, 06:59 PM   #18 (permalink)
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i got mine small cigar humidors.... dont remember price , i think i got em somewhere between 35-50 each. then went to engraving place had each guys initials engraved on a metal rectangle and put them on top center of each humidor..... if u want to keep it less $ and sports related, how about getting a mcfarlane of each guys favorite player.. i dont know just a thought maybe that too little.. a friend gave us nice zippo lighters with our initials engraved for his wedding
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i got them a few times
and we where getting tanked on the way to the wedding
Yeah, I was in a wedding in September and all the bridemaids were stealing swigs out of the groomsman's flasks.
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congrats, just got married in june myself.....i got them all a bottle of their favorite liquor, and a polo shirt, but i work at polo so i got a good deal
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I got married last July and got everyone an engraved mug with their name, date, and groomsmen engraved on them. Cost me right around $30 a mug, they all seemed to like it. Hopes this helps.
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One of my favorite gifts was engraved Zippos. A lot of great ideas in this thread.
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No Straight Man could ever drink out of this glass.

I do like the engraved Cigar Holder or Flask Idea.

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Yeah, I was in a wedding in September and all the bridemaids were stealing swigs out of the groomsman's flasks.
we each had different booze in each flasks too
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I gave all my groomsmen (and friends) engraved steel flasks with their favorite teams on them.
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