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I Still Write Handwritten Thank You Notes

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    Out There In The Dark Is A Lady With A Light, Bring Her To Me So I Can Light This Joint - One it comes to me I still write handwritten thank you notes because I'm just a old...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Feb 22, 2013

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    Letters - I just love writing little letters and notes to people. When i was working at a call centre, because we couldn't talk to eachother we would send eachother notes all shift...
    jasminjane jasminjane 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2008

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    Sure Do - After holidays or when someone does something nice/thoughtful. I like to acknowledge the kindness others have done for me and they are fun to write. Plus I like getting...
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2008

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    Personal Element of Handwriting - I enjoy sitting down and writing when I have the opportunity, most of my communication is through typing and e-mail and i sometimes fear I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 30, 2008

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    Love Is In the Letters - There is something so intimate about handwriting - every curve and angle is a piece of you, a breath of your endearment for each person you deliberately...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 17, 2008

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    What a Coincedence.. - I just finished writing my thank you cards last night. My birthday just passed and I got gifts from all my family members. I got over $500 in cash and over...
    stripesANDsunshine stripesANDsunshine 18-21, F May 16, 2009

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    Holiday Thanks -  I'm glad I'm not alone.  When I was younger, my stepmother (aka Santa)put thank you notes and stamps in my stocking so that I had all the resources...
    AnnOnimus AnnOnimus 36-40, F Jan 6, 2010

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    I Do Too - I think it is rude when I send a gift, especially a wedding gift, and I don't receive a thank you card. Many times I order online from a registry and if I don't get a...
    autimom autimom 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 18, 2008

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    Being Nice Matters! - Writing thank you notes is personal, it's polite, and it shows people that you really appreciate what they have done.  Everyone likes to feel appreciated...
    swirlingmist swirlingmist 51-55, F May 16, 2009

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    Most Definitely! -  It's really the polite thing to do! Of course, that's just my opinion 
    SteelCityGirl74 SteelCityGirl74 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2008

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    A Book That Changed My Life - A Simple Act of Gratitude: How Learning to Say Thank You Changed My Life The name of the book intrigued me, I usually don't spend money on books, but...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2013

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    Wax. - There is something to be said about the act of handwriting anything these days.   Besides EP and university notes; everything I write is handwritten.  When you...
    annalea annalea 22-25, F Apr 25, 2010

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    Letters - I just love writing little letters and notes to people. When i was working at a call centre, because we couldn't talk to eachother we would send eachother notes all shift...
    jasminjane jasminjane 18-21, F Dec 17, 2008

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    Just Because... - it's faster and more personal. Also I enjoy writing.
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2008

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