I had to go to the mall a few weeks ago to get an existing gift card balance updated for a wedding present.
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Yes, I am tacky enough to use the balance on gift cards we haven’t touched in years towards a wedding gift; but no, I am not tacky enough to send the self-same card that’s been stuck in a drawer in our house all those same years.
You know the ones…they stare accusingly at you every time you open said drawer, asking why you haven’t used them yet. Your half-hearted rejoinder goes something like, “Well, the store is so far away,” “There’s not much money on you anyway,” “We never used the last thing we bought from this store,” or “I could use you to buy online but the cost of shipping will use up half your balance!”