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Old 11-29-2019, 10:35 AM
glee is offline
Join Date: Aug 1999
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Originally Posted by Czarcasm View Post
Convince her to donate money or a gift in your name to a local charity, then tell people about her generosity to reinforce the act.
I agree with this. You don't want to start an argument and giving to charity at Xmas is very appropriate!

I was tricky to buy for when I was young.
I was in my own little world of chess, books (mainly sci-fi and detective stories.)
One elderly relative bought me a book on 'how to learn chess'. I know she meant well, but I was playing in the British Chess Championship at the time.