What were your college graduation gifts?

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  1. GreenFrog

    GreenFrog Senior member

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    I'm graduating from college tomorrow and every single one of my "gifts" thus far has been money. I'm not complaining, as I'd much rather receive cash than anything. So far received a couple grand, so I'm quite pleased [​IMG] I go to a school with a lottt of rich kids (know a kid who has a $10M trust fund), and I see kids wearing Pateks. What did you guys get?
     
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    a nike sweatshirt. =)
     
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    I bought my godparents dinner at a fancy restaurant. I didn't get a card, but I got some phone calls to congratulate me. I think graduation gifts are exceedingly rare over here.
     
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    a pat on the back.........
     
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    a caution to not screw up my life...I was a film major so job prospects equate to staring into the abyss to find my character.
     
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    I got about a thousand dollars cash for a trip to California from my parents, then some money and a few random gifts from family.

    My wife got like five grand and a $12k set of pearls from her (crazy) parents.
     
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    Don't think I got anything special. For hs graduation I got a nice watch. My family is strange with gifts.
     
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    a pat on the back.........
    +1. College graduation irks me, almost as much as high school graduation. College graduation is not an accomplishment. It takes effort to flunk out of college. I don't expect a reward for passing a bunch of classes and drinking for four years. It is just such an overcelebrated, fake event that it just makes me feel uncomfortable.
     
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    A $30k college education without having to pay for it.
     
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    some 40oz's of ole e!
    (paid for by me)
     
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    A pat on the back. After high school, a graduation gift is as cheesy as hell.
     
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    Total sum of gifts for high school and graduation = the knowledge that I was now that much more employable + lunch. My family isn't much for making a big deal out of shit that I was plainly expected to accomplish.

    That said, they kicked in five figures when I bought a house last year.
     
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    $30,000 in debt.
     
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    I got a trip to New York with my girlfriend.
     

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