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Gift for Dad

  • 05-12-2018 11:05am
    Registered Users Posts: 3,193 ✭✭✭

    keeping it short

    He's 68
    doesn't drink
    doesn't smoke
    likes tech stuff
    has loads of laptops , desktops

    guys life literally evolves around work

    no interest in clothes / books etc

    wrecking my head to try get a fun gift from the fat red fella

    any idea's ???
    Post edited by Posy on


  • Registered Users Posts: 17,324 ✭✭✭✭Cathmandooo

    What about a drone if he's into tech?

  • Registered Users Posts: 3,193 ✭✭✭Eircom_Sucks

    thanks , he's not that into it

    loves laptops and tablets and has all

    maybe a good accessory for one

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,673 ✭✭✭juke

    What about a dashcam?

  • Registered Users Posts: 3,193 ✭✭✭Eircom_Sucks

    juke wrote: »
    What about a dashcam?


    but he has no interest at all

    this guy wears shoes with tracksuit bottoms with a shirt and jumper ha ha , no interest in style , fashion , dashcams etc

    live is work and pc's

  • Registered Users Posts: 18,517 ✭✭✭✭_Brian

    Jesus, 68 with no interests only work :(

    How about a good weather station that feeds data straight to his laptop, streams it online for him to view ??

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  • Registered Users Posts: 3,193 ✭✭✭Eircom_Sucks

    _Brian wrote: »
    Jesus, 68 with no interests only work :(

    How about a good weather station that feeds data straight to his laptop, streams it online for him to view ??

    think he's a lost cause tbh

    he's old school , use to just want a phone for the red and green button nothing else

    usually get him trainers and a tshirt but he must have a wardrobe full of that crap now

    even just some gadget that might be funny

    i got him an inflatable zimmer frame and cane ( just for a laugh ) but want to get him an actual present

  • Registered Users Posts: 3,317 ✭✭✭davo2001

    likes tech stuff
    has loads of laptops , desktop

    How about an amazon echo or echo dot?

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,681 ✭✭✭Standman

    How about a telescope you can plug into the laptop?

    Might be a nice techy thing for him to tinker around with and get him into a new hobby.

  • Registered Users Posts: 46 Lena11

    Yeah I've a non drinker/ non smoker too with no handy hobbies like Golf or football and a wardrobe full of gifts. I go with magizine subscriptions sometimes (maybe there is a PC mag he reads regularily or an online paper subscription ?)

  • Registered Users Posts: 15,721 ✭✭✭✭AMKC

    What about some ties or even a tie rack? Let me guess. He does not wear ties?

    I got my Dad an electrical tie rack one year as he has hundreds of ties. So handy just presses the button it goes rounds and he stops it when it comes to a tie he feels like wearing lol.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 7,994 ✭✭✭Stone Deaf 4evr

    Book a meal out somewhere for just the two of ye, regardless of how little interests he has, he surely has to eat.

    time spent together is worth more than some useless nicknack that'll likely end up sitting in the back of a cupboard somewhere.

  • Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 27,542 Mod ✭✭✭✭Posy

    This thread was started over 4 years ago, so I hope the OP has gotten sorted since then!

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