(Closed) Are you a Christmas Snoop?

posted 5 years ago in Holidays
  • poll: Do you snoop?
    You betcha : (32 votes)
    23 %
    Not a chance : (69 votes)
    50 %
    Sometimes : (37 votes)
    27 %
  • Post # 3
    3370 posts
    Sugar bee

    @MsGinkgo:  I cannot be trusted. And then I ruin it for myself because I have no surprises on Christmas morning. Anyone’s best bet is to never let me know you have bought anything, ever.

    Post # 4
    2419 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2015

    I am so terrible at snooping. Probably why my Fiance hasn’t finished Christmas shopping yet.

    Post # 5
    3765 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: February 2013

    @MsGinkgo:  Nope, I totally snoop around. Darling Husband is usually bad about leaving out receipts, but this year he’s been surprising, and sadly, good about hiding them. I might have figured out one item his mom is giving me though… 😛

    Post # 6
    8483 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2014

    Yep. I hate being surprised! I’m always scared I’m going to open something in front of the person who gave it to me and I’m just going to make a “wtf” face at it.

    Post # 7
    1797 posts
    Buzzing bee

    My SO doesn’t trust me even a bit with my Christmas presents. He got them shipped to his parents’ house, then his mom brought them over while I was at work yesterday so they could wrap them. He then hid them in the corner, and told me not to look at them because I guess the wrapping paper is a bit see through. Of course that makes me want to look at them, but I’m refraining for the next week because my SO always knows if I’m not surprised by a present, and it upsets him so much. 

    Post # 8
    2564 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    I was horrible when I was a kid…. Now that I’m older I am better but I would be lying if I said I didn’t shake or inspect every box under the tree the first Christmas my husband and I spent together, hoping for a ring!  (Got it the next year…lol)

    Post # 9
    403 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    @jadlnc:  @MsGinkgo:  I do the same thing. I even bug Darling Husband until he tells me and then get sad because its not a surprise anymore. He has gotten to the point he lies to me so I’ll stop bugging him. I’m a child but I get it from my dad who will peel back wrapping paper to try and figure it out.

    Post # 10
    2664 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2015 - Ketchum, ID

    @MsGinkgo:  no, because I’m really good at guessing things haha. It’s so hard for me to just not look though. Thankfully we’re opening presents on the 22nd this year. 

    Post # 11
    2196 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    I’m not but FH is! He’s more excited for Christmas than I am!

    Post # 12
    14494 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Hell to the YES I AM! I’m a great gift giver but I totally suck as a receiver, especially if there’s sneekiness afoot. 

    Post # 13
    3370 posts
    Sugar bee

    @LittleButtons:  I have bee known to completely unwrap and re-wrap gifts that don’t even belong to me just to see what my sister was getting…

    Post # 14
    809 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    @MsGinkgo:  I’m the opposite, I would much prefer to keep my gifts a total surprise until I open them Christmas morning. I don’t even want any hints. Unfortunately my Darling Husband is the worst secret keeper ever! He usually doesn’t get me surprise gifts, he just has me pick out something I’ll like. I was so excited this year to see a big box under the tree that I had no idea about. 3 days later he had dropped so many (unsolicited) hints about it that I guessed what it was :/ Oh well, it’s a keurig and I’m still excited!

    Post # 15
    9681 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper

    @MsGinkgo:  I don’t do this, but my sister does. Even as an adult, she will literally unwrap stuff and wrap it back up hoping people won’t notice. I don’t get it! You’ll find out soon enough! I have to lock her presents away. 

    My husband doesn’t snoop and neither do I, so hiding presents for each other is easy. Our puppy is the biggest snooper out there but he isn’t bright enough to know what he’s found 😉 I do find it annoying when I make an effort to get a nice gift and the person snoops. I find it rude! 

    Post # 16
    4495 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    No not at all. The problem is that my Darling Husband cannot stand to wait to tell/give me my gifts. I have to tell him no so many times because he just wants to give me everything early. Last year he literally gave me every single gift before Christmas (like days and weeks before) because he just couldn’t wait. Its ridiculous.

    He sort of did it again this year. I know most of my gifts because he told me, though I haven’t actually seen them yet. He always says, “this isn’t happening next year. I’m not going to tell you” but he just can’t help himself. All of his gifts from me are complete surprises to him 🙂

    Its funny because my mother is the exact same way as my DH! She could never wait. She’d come in the room weeks before Xmas and say, “you want one of your gifts now?” So between the two of them (who are my biggest gift givers) I pretty much know/get everything early.

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