Sending out holiday cards?

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  1. Patrick Sun

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    Do you send out a lot or a little in terms of the quantity of holiday cards?

    I sent out just under 25 this year.
     
  2. David Lawson

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    I sent out ten yesterday, and have perhaps ten more addresses to dig up to complete my mailing list.
     
  3. MikeAlletto

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    i haven't sent any out...i might not this year considering I don't get any from the people I usually send them too.
     
  4. Patrick Sun

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    I've been weaning my list of "deadbeats" as well, trimmed off about 10 from last couple of years.
     
  5. Greg*go

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    I don't send any out. It's a big hassle to even open them and then worry about wether or not I send everyone out one that sent me one, and taking people off my list that don't respond to any. I really don't see a point in them. Everyone I would send them out to I usually talk to on Christmas, which I consider much better then a card.
    Of course, my age (23) and my marital status (single) might have something to do with my opinion. And it might change once I get married as I seem to remember getting a bunch from married couples. = [​IMG]
     
  6. Kevin P

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    We sent out about 90-odd cards this year. That includes about 15-20 to co-workers (meaning hand-delivered so that saves a bit on stamps). I have the process fully computerized - an Access database keeps the addresses and I keep track of who sends us cards so I can prune out deadbeats or people we never hear from anymore. We used to send out 100+ cards. The cards themselves are created in Word and are printed via mail merge from Access.

    KJP
     
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    I'm not sending jack this year, no cards, gifts, nada.
     
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    I'm 39 and married. 40 cards, inc friends and both families.
     
  9. Ted Lee

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    i did somewhere in the high twenties this round. but about half of them i'm going to hand-deliver (with gift-certificates inside) to my family in LA.
    the rest are just "wassup" kind of x-mas cards that i'm mailing to my friends.
    it's no biggie if i don't get one in return. to me...that's not really the point of the cards. it's just my way of saying hi and letting them know i'm thinking about them.
    do i sound like a sap or what? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. Jeff Pryor

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    My wife and I don't send out cards. Really, what's the point? We don't have much family left between the two of us, and friends are close by year round.
     
  11. Grant B

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    We made an email card and sent that to most.a few Cards will go out to family...people without computers(WHAT?!?!?)
     
  12. John Thomas

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    Quick question: What software is recommended for making greeting cards?
     
  13. MikeAlletto

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    Well I decided to send out some. I found a box of old cards from a few years ago and used them [​IMG] I sent out 4. Just to people in other states that I haven't heard from in awhile.
     

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